John Horton Slaughter biography

John Horton Slaughter

Military Person

1841 – 1922

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Who was John Horton Slaughter?

John Horton Slaughter, or sometimes Texas John Slaughter, was an American lawman, Civil War soldier, and gambler. Over the course of his long life, John Slaughter served as an honorable soldier and lawmen throughout much of the Southwest. He fought in many skirmishes against all sorts of enemies, including Union soldiers, hostile natives, and Mexican and American outlaws. In the latter half of his life, he lived at the San Bernardino Ranch, which is now a well-preserved historic site in southern Arizona.

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Born
Oct 2, 1841
Sabine Parish
Lived in
  • Louisiana
Died
Feb 16, 1922
San Bernardino Ranch

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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