1829-1891

1829, Caledonia, New York.

1891, Caledonia, New York.

Caledonia Rural Cemetery, Caledonia, New York.

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Little is known of McNaughton. His best known secular work was The Faded Coat of Blue, a song about captured Union soldiers in the American civil war. A monument to McNaughton stands on the farm where he lived near Caledonia. His works include:

  1. Good Night, O Savior Dear
  2. In Thy Tender Arms, O Savior
  3. Our Risen Lord
  4. When There’s Love at Home