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J.C. Vaughn Notice

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3582

This small leaflet announces to all Bushwhackers, Outlaws, and Deserters that if they perpetrate any more crimes against Confederate soldiers or citizens,their houses and property will be burned to the ground. On October 19, 1864, R.C. Brown added that the above Order will be strictly enforced.

Dates

  • 1864 October 18

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet

Abstract

This small leaflet announces to all Bushwhackers, Outlaws, and Deserters that if they perpetrate any more crimes against Confederate soldiers or citizens,their houses and property will be burned to the ground. On October 19, 1864, R.C. Brown added that the above Order will be strictly enforced.

Biographical/Historical Note

John Crawford Vaughn was born on February 24, 1824, in Grayson County, Virginia and moved to Monroe County, Tennessee. He was a captain during the Mexican War and a merchant in Sweetwater, Tennessee. He enlisted and was commissioned as a colonel in Company S Tennessee, 3rd infantry on May 29, 1861, and promoted to Brigadier General on September 22, 1862. He was a Tennessee state senator from 1871 to 1873. Vaughn died on September 10, 1875, in Brooks County, Georgia.

Arrangement

This collection consists of a single folder.

Acquisition Note

This leaflet is the property of Special Collections.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480