A nice photograph of Genral Richard A. Sneed and another veteran riding in a car at the 1932 United Confederate Veterans national reunion held in Richmond, VIrginia.† General Sneed is in the front seat of the car and you can see the other veteran behind him.† Written on the back of the photograph is "June 25, 1932.† Two Confederate Veterans as they rode in the parade.".
Sneed†was in the 18th Mississippi and fought for the whole war with the Army of Northern Virginia. He was captured twice. After the war he went back to Mississippi and then on to Oklahoma( Indian Territory) in the 1880's. He was Secretary of State for Oklahoma and also the state treasurer. In 1929 he was elected Commander in Chief of the United Confederate Veterans.
The photograph is approxiamtely 4 5/8 inches by 2 5/8 inches.† There is a very faint Fox Photo - Washington, D.C. stamp on the back of the photo.
Item #: 13529