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1930 UCV COMMANDER IN CHIEF GEN. SNEED ~ HONORARY MATRON OF HONOR COMMISSION
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NICELY FRAMED COMMISSION PRESENTED TO MRS. CECIL B. TAYLOR AS HONORARY MATRON OF HONOR ON THE STAFF OF GENERAL R.A. SNEED, COMMANDER IN CHIEF OF THE UNITED CONFEDERATE VETERANS.

DATED MARCH 4, 1930 ~~ SIGNED BY CNC SNEED AT BOTTOM RIGHT
ALSO SIGNED BY
ADJT. GEN. HARRY RENE LEE

FRAME MEASURES 19" X 23"

Richard Alexander Sneed (August 28, 1845 – March 16, 1936) was an American Confederate veteran, Klansman and politician. After serving in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War of 1861-1865, he was a co-founder of the Ku Klux Klan chapter in Madison County, Tennessee. A Democrat, he served as the Oklahoma Secretary of State from 1923 to 1927, the Oklahoma State Treasurer from 1927 to 1931, and the Oklahoma Secretary of State again from 1931 to 1935.
Sneed joined the Army of Northern Virginia of the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War of 1861-1865. He served under General Jubal Early during the Second Battle of Fredericksburg, where he was wounded. He served under General Robert E. Lee during the Battle of Cold Harbor. He was jailed by the Union Army for two months at the Point Lookout Prison in Maryland from April 14 to June 30 of 1865. After the war, Sneed was a co-founder of the Ku Klux Klan chapter of Madison County, Tennessee. He served as the commander-in-chief of the trans-Mississippi division of the United Confederate Veterans in 1927, and the commander-in-chief of the UCV in 1929-1930.
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