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James Snedden-Lexington, MS
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe
N 33° 06.996 W 090° 01.992
15S E 776831 N 3668131
Quick Description: Civil War Medal of Honor Recipient for action at Piedmont, VA on June 5, 1864. He is buried in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Lexington, MS in Lot 228.
Location: Mississippi, United States
Date Posted: 5/15/2019 9:23:11 AM
Waymark Code: WM10JE4
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions
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Long Description:
He was born on September 19, 1849 in Edinburgh, Scotland and died on June 14, 1919 in Lexington, MS. His Medal of Honor information and citation is: SNEDDEN, JAMES
• Rank and organization: Musician, Company E, 54th Pennsylvania Infantry
• Place and date: At Piedmont, Va., 5 June 1864
• Entered service at: Johnstown, Pa.
• Dates of issue: 11 September 1897
Citation: Left his place in the rear, took the rifle of a disabled soldier, and fought through the remainder of the action.
Armed Service: Army

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