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Alfred Jefferson Vaughan, Jr
Birth: May 10, 1830
Dinwiddie County
Virginia, USA
Death: Oct. 1, 1899
Indianapolis
Marion County
Indiana, USA

Civil War Confederate Brigadier General. When the South declared secession from the Union in 1861, he at once raised volunteers for the Confederacy and was appointed Lieutenant Colonel of the 13th Tennessee. He gained the reputation of a fighting officer, engaging in all the battles at Belmont, Shiloh, Richmond, Perryville, Chickamauga and Missionary Ridge. Promoted Brigadier General in November 1863, his brigade took part in the Dalton-Atlanta campaign. At the Battle of Vining Station, July 4, 1864, his leg was taken off by an exploding shell and he was permanently disabled for military duty. After the war he engaged in farming and was elected clerk of the criminal court, Shelby County, Tennessee, in 1878. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Children:
  Alfred Jefferson Vaughan (1867 - 1942)*
  William Franklin Vaughan (1874 - 1953)*
 
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Burial:
Elmwood Cemetery
Memphis
Shelby County
Tennessee, USA
Plot: South Grove Section, Lot 360-361, Space #4
 
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Record added: Jul 16, 2000
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Alfred Jefferson Vaughan, Jr
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rest in peace, General.
- anonymous
 Added: Oct. 6, 2014

- Pipedreamer
 Added: Oct. 1, 2014
A Southern Hero and Patriot. Thank you for your Service. Rest in peace. Deo Vindice
- Sam D. Hatcher
 Added: Jun. 30, 2014
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