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Brig. Gen. John Crawford Vaughn
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Birth: Jan. 24, 1824
Monroe County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Sep. 10, 1875
Brooks County
Georgia, USA


General John C. Vaughn, commanded C. S. Gen. John Hunt Morgan's forces after their surrender and was Confederate President Jefferson Davis' escort through Georgia until his capture in Irwinville. He organized the 3rd Tennessee Regiment.

U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865
Name: John C. Vaughn
Side: Confederate
Regiment State/Origin: Confederate Troops
Regiment Name: General and Staff Officers, Corps, Division and Brigade Staffs, Non-Com. Staffs and Bands, Enlisted Men, Staff Departments C. S. A.
Regiment Name Expanded: General and Staff Officers, Non-Regimental Enlisted Men, CSA
Rank In: Brig. Gen'l.
Rank In Expanded: Brigadier General
Rank Out: Brig. Gen'l.
Rank Out Expanded: Brigadier General
Film Number: M818 roll 24

This information was contributed by Barb Parsons:
Gen. Vaughn's wife, Martha, his 3 daughters and father were all sent to prison in Illinois by Gen. Sherman. He is the only general on either side whose family was treated in such a way.

His wife died at age 37 in New York. Don't know what she was doing there in 1868, but anyhow she died there. She is supposed to be buried in Tennessee, but the marker says, "In memory of...." a lot of times that means the person is buried somewhere else and this is just a memorial marker.
Gen. Vaughn never saw her again after they had taken her to prison, and ended up a very bitter man.

Family links: 
  James Alfred Vaughn (1798 - 1868)
  Mary Jane Crawford Vaughn (1796 - 1856)
  Florence Jones Vaughn (1844 - 1896)
  Nancy Ann Boyd Vaughn (1831 - 1868)*
  Infant Vaughn*
  John Crawford Vaughn (1872 - 1934)*
  Hattie Brandon Vaughn Armand (1873 - 1937)*
  Mary Ann Vaughn Young (1821 - 1897)*
  Brig. Gen. John Crawford Vaughn (1824 - 1875)
  Andrew Jackson Vaughn (1829 - 1872)*
  James Foley Vaughn (1837 - 1906)*
*Calculated relationship
Laurel Hill Cemetery
Thomas County
Georgia, USA
Plot: not in Soldiers Circle
Created by: Winnette
Record added: May 25, 2008
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Brig. Gen. John Crawford Vaughn
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