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John Tweedale
Born (1841-06-10)June 10, 1841
Frankford, Pennsylvania
Died December 21, 1920(1920-12-21) (aged 79)
Washington, D.C.
Place of burial
Allegiance United States United States of America
Service/branch  United States Army
Union Army
Years of service 1862–65, 1899–1905
Rank US-O6 insignia.svg Colonel
Unit Pennsylvania 15th Pennsylvania Cavalry
Battles/wars American Civil War
Awards Medal of Honor
Other work War Department clerk

John Tweedale (June 10, 1841 – December 21, 1920) was a Union Army soldier during the American Civil War and a recipient of America's highest military decoration the Medal of Honor for his actions at the Battle of Stones River.

Post war

Tweedale received a LL.B. degree from Columbian University (now George Washington University) of Washington, D.C. in 1868. After receiving his commission in the Army, he became Chief Clerk of the War Department. and confirmed by Congress on April 27, 1904, as Assistant Adjutant General with the rank of lieutenant colonel. He retired June 10, 1905 with the rank of colonel.

Tweedale was buried at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia, Plot: Section 1, Lot 470.

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