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Madisonville in Monroe County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

John Crawford Vaughn

Feb. 21, 1824 - Sept. 10, 1875

 
 
John Crawford Vaughn Marker image. Click for full size.
By Judith Barber, October 11, 2012
1. John Crawford Vaughn Marker
Inscription. Born in a house which stood here. Captain in the 5th Tenn. Inf., Mexican War; organizer and first commander of the 3rd Tenn. Inf., CSA, whose first action was the first Battle of Manassas. Promoted brigadier general, he was captured at Vicksburg July 4, 1863; on exchange commanded the cavalry brigade which in 1865 escorted President Jefferson Davis on his flight from Richmond. Speaker of the Tennessee Senate in 1871. He died near Thomasville, Ga., and is buried there.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1F 23.)
 
Location. 35° 31.194′ N, 84° 21.761′ W. Marker is in Madisonville, Tennessee, in Monroe County. Marker is at the intersection of Warren Street and Tellico Street North, on the right when traveling west on Warren Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 229 E Warren St., Madisonville TN 37354, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. In Memory of Those Who Served (a few steps from this marker); Monroe County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); War Comes to Madisonville (within shouting distance of this marker); Estes Kefauver
John Crawford Vaughn Marker image. Click for full size.
By Judith Barber, October 11, 2012
2. John Crawford Vaughn Marker
Marker is behind the courthouse.
(approx. 0.6 miles away but has been reported missing); Old Federal Road (approx. 3.7 miles away); The Great Craighead Cave (approx. 4 miles away); Lost Sea (approx. 4.1 miles away); Sweetwater Depot (approx. 7.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Madisonville.
 
Categories. PoliticsWar, Mexican-AmericanWar, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 12, 2012, by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia. This page has been viewed 322 times since then and 24 times this year. Last updated on April 8, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 12, 2012, by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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