"Texas Jack" Vermillion aka John Wilson Vermillion, was not the son of James W Vermillion but was a cousin of James, my ggrandfather.After leaving the Confederate Army, he left for Missouri with his wife, a Horton and two daughters. They died of typhoid. He then drifted a bit then became Texas Jack, after helping Wyatt and Doc dispense of the "Cowboy Gang" left for Colorado to lie low till the Bat Masterson call from Dodge City came in. The term "Get out of Dodge" came from that. John Wilson Vermillion was born in 1842 Sullivan cty Tenn. Son of William Vermillion and Nancy Owens. He was a Sgt. Major under JEB Stuart's 1st VA CAl. After his western adventures, he returned to Wise cty Va where he earned a living as a carpenter and married a Fleenor. He was a school official and later died and is buried in Big Stone Gap Va.