The Photo Request has been fulfilled.

 
 Nineveh Shaw McKeen

Nineveh Shaw McKeen

Birth
Marshall, Clark County, Illinois, USA
Death 22 Dec 1890 (aged 52–53)
Collinsville, Madison County, Illinois, USA
Burial Collinsville, Madison County, Illinois, USA
Plot Section G, Lot 707
Memorial ID 6404551 · View Source
Suggest Edits

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He was commissioned on June 14, 1861 as First Lieutenant in Company H, 21st Illinois Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at the Battle of Stone River, Tennessee on December 30, 1862 and at Liberty Gap, Tennessee on June 25, 1863. His citation reads "Conspicuous in the charge at Stone River, Tenn., where he was three times wounded. At Liberty Gap, Tenn., captured colors of 8th Arkansas Infantry (C.S.A.)". He resigned his commission on July 2, 1864, and received brevets of Captain and Major, US Volunteers for his services. His Medal was awarded to him on June 23, 1890.

Bio by: Russ


Family Members

Parents
Spouse
Siblings
Children

Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement

How famous was Nineveh Shaw McKeen?

Current rating:

17 votes

Sign-in to cast your vote.

  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Russ
  • Added: 9 May 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6404551
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Nineveh Shaw McKeen (1837–22 Dec 1890), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6404551, citing Glenwood Cemetery, Collinsville, Madison County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .