John Hunt Morgan's Code of Honor 18
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member purplepotter51
N 39° 04.294 W 085° 15.154
16S E 651165 N 4326171
Quick Description: John Hunt Morgan's Code of Honor #18 Sign/Marker John Hunt Morgan Heritage Trail 1863 in Indiana.
Location: Indiana, United States
Date Posted: 1/16/2012 1:21:25 PM
Waymark Code: WMDH80
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Turtle3863
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Long Description:
John Hunt Morgan's Code of Honor #18 Sign/Marker John Hunt Morgan Heritage Trail 1863 in Indiana: Morgan's Raiders arrived in Versailles at 1 p.m. on Sunday July 12, 1863. Versaiilles was plundered that afternoon by Morgan's men. They robbed the county treasury, as well as taking fresh horses; they also captured and paroled 300 men, who had assembled in hopes of defending Versailles. One of Morgan's men robbed jewelry from the local Masonic Lodge; Genearl Morgan, a Mason himself, orderd the jewellry to be returned and reprimanded the theif. Morgan's Raiders did not stay in Versailles long, leaving in several directions at 4 p.m "with orders to converge at present day St. Pual" - Union forces pursuing Morgan arrived just 4 hours later.
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