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John Tweedale
  Colonel, United States Army
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John Tweedale PHOTO
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John Tweedal was born at Philadelphia, Pennsyvlania, June 10, 1841. He earned the Medal of Honor in the Civil War while serving as Private, Company B, 15th Pennsylvania Volunteer Cavalry at Stones River, Tennesse, Decmeber 31, 1862-January 1, 1863. The Medal was actaully issued on November 18, 1887. After the war he served as Chief Clerk of the War Department.

He died on December 21, 1920 and was buried in Section 1 of Arlington National Cemetery. His wife, Myra Bourn Tweedale (1844-1913), is buried with him.


TWEEDALE, JOHN

Rank and organization. Private, Company B, 15th Pennsylvania Cavalry. Place and date: At Stone River, Tennessee, 31 December 1862_1 January 1863. Entered service at: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Born: 10 June 1841, Frankford, Pennsylvania. Date of issue: 18 November 1887. 

Citation:

Gallantry in action. 



TWEEDALE, JOHN
COL US ARMY
DATE OF DEATH: 12/21/1920
BURIED AT: SECTION W WS  SITE 470
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

TWEEDALE, MYRA BOURN W/O JOHN
DATE OF DEATH: 05/25/1913
BURIED AT: SECTION W.DIV  SITE 470
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
 WIFE OF JOHN TWEEDALE, COL US ARMY RETD

John Tweedale Gravesite PHOTO
Photo courtesy of Raymond L. Collins


Updated: 7 October 2000  Updated: 18 August 2001 Updated: 27 July 2003  Updated: 27 August 2005
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John Tweedale Gravesite PHOTO June 2003
Photo By M. R. Patterson, 28 June 2003