Morgan's Raiders Camp
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ReedKyCacheFinders
N 37° 58.215 W 086° 08.582
16S E 575270 N 4202860
Quick Description: Morgan's Raiders Camp in Meade County Located on KY 448, W. of Jct. KY 1638
Location: Kentucky, United States
Date Posted: 6/1/2014 3:13:39 PM
Waymark Code: WMKVWH
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Titansfan
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Long Description:
Morgan's Raiders Camp

Gen. John H. Morgan's CSA cavalry of 2,000 camped three miles east, July 7, 1863. Next day crossed river at Brandenburg on 2 captured steamers, repelling attacks by gunboat Elk and Indiana militia. Moved thru Indiana into NE Ohio where captured July 26. Escaped prison Nov. 24, returned south. Map other side. Raid sought to prevent USA move to Tenn. and Va.
Marker Name: Morgan's Raiders Camp

Marker Location: City

Type of Marker: Other

Marker Number (for official markers): 766

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


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