John Hughes

Independence, Missouri

"Omnia Patriae Dedit" Brigadier General, Confederate States of America. Born: July 25, 1817, in Woodford County, Kentucky. Killed while leading his troops in the First Battle of Independence, Missouri on August 11, 1862. Graduated from Bonne Femme College 1844 Historian for the Doniphan Expedition during the Mexican War; Appointed as the receiver of the U.S. Land Office 1849; Elected to the Missouri Legislature 1954. A Christian Gentleman, Soldier, Historian, Educator, Statesman, and Legislator, True to the American Tradidition

  • Work
    • Confederate States of America
  • Education
    • Bonne femme