Morgan-on to Ohio
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ReedKyCacheFinders
N 38° 00.301 W 086° 10.154
16S E 572934 N 4206697
Quick Description: Morgan-on to Ohio in Meade County Kentucky Located on Main St. at river, in Brandenburg, KY
Location: Kentucky, United States
Date Posted: 6/1/2014 4:59:46 PM
Waymark Code: WMKVXK
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Titansfan
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Long Description:
Morgan-on to Ohio

July 7, 1863, Morgan's CSA Cavalry arrived here, captured steamers John B. McCombs and Alice Dean. Next day they began crossing river. Indiana militia fired on them but fled under return fire. Alice Dean burned after crossing. Morgan went on to northeastern Ohio, where he surrendered July 26. Imprisoned at Columbus, Ohio, he escaped Nov. 24, returned south.
Marker Name: Morgan-on to Ohio

Marker Location: Roadside

Type of Marker: Other

Marker Number (for official markers): 529

Group(s) Responsible for placing Marker:
KENTUCKY HISTORICAL SOCIETY KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT of TRANSPORTATION


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