Pvt. Jacod D. Vaughan

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Vaughan, Jacob D. (or Vaughn) (Jacob David Vaughan) - Pvt. 10/15/1861. Died at Savannah, Ga. May 31, 1862.

His death was reported in the diary of Col. Cornelius Hanlieter, his remains were packed in charcoal and sent home by freight train. Buried at Vaughan Family Cemetery, Dewy Rose, Elbert Co. Ga. Tombstone reads: CO H 38 GA INF, CSA, born 1823, died 1863.

Pvt James R. Adams, also of Co. H, is also buried in same cemetery, their relationship is unknown. Jacob was born in Ga. about 1823, farmer, married, 3 small boys, real estate valued at $800, and personal property at $443. Source: 1860 US Census, Elbert Co., Georgia; Roll: M653_120; Page: 795.

Brother of Alexander and John Henry Vaughn of Co. H., Uncle of William M. and Thomas A. Moore of Co. H.

Martha J. Hewell Vaughan filed a CSA widow’s pension application in 1891. Application stated he was taken a congestive chill and died a few days later at Savannah, Ga. Widow stated they were married 12/16/1847 and she was a resident of Ga. since 7/10/1828.

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