|Birth: ||Oct. 29, 1845|
New Santa Fe
|Death: ||Feb. 23, 1924|
Son of Reuben Vaughn and Rebecca Harper. He married Caroline "Carrie" Lillian Kuntz March 1, 1881 in Martin City, Missouri.
Born October 29 1845 near New Santa Fe, Missouri. In 1860 at the age of 15, he freighted with a wagon train to Fort Union, New Mexico as a teamster under Dick Yeager. About May in 1862, he joined William Quantrill and rode with him for about two months. He then joined Confederate Colonel Upton Hays and fought in the Battle of Lone Jack, August 16 1862, where he was wounded. After the battle he went south to Arkansas with General Joseph Shelbys Brigade. Hays' regiment was officially designated the 2nd Missouri Cavalry, a part of Shelbys brigade. While in Arkansas he contracted measles and took leave and returned home. After this he made a number of trips on wagon trains and did some farming. He died on his farm in Washington township of Jackson County on Feb. 14 1924 and is buried in the Belton Missouri cemetary. Ref: Donald Hale great-grandson. (from the book "Branded as Rebels" compiled by Joanne C Eakin & Donald H Hale)
Created by: dcvolts
Record added: May 23, 2006
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For my great, great, great uncle.|
Gina (Ward) Guilfoyle.
Added: Oct. 9, 2012
Added: Mar. 18, 2012
J.N. Vaughn was the great grandfather of author Donald R. Hale. Vaughn rode with Quantrill for two months and then joined the regular Confederate Army under Upton Hays where he fought in the Battle of Lone Jack on August 16,1862.|
Gary and Nancy Clampitt
Added: Feb. 14, 2011
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