Old Washington in Guernsey County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
The Bodies of Three Confederate Cavalrymen
Erected 1947 by Freeman T. Eagleson with the approval and cooperation of the Village Council.
Location. 40° 2.2′ N, 81° 26.65′ W. Marker is in Old Washington, Ohio, in Guernsey County. Marker can be reached from Morgan Way (U.S. 40) near Exit 186 North (Interstate 70), on the right when traveling east. Click for map. From the interstate, make the first turn right to climb up Cemetery hill. Marker is in this post office area: Lore City OH 43755, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Morganís Raid in Old Washington (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Washington (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Morganís Raiders (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Old Washington (approx. 0.2 miles away); Peacock Road “S” Bridge (approx. 3.8 miles away); The Scottish Rite in Ohio (approx. 7.6 miles away); Dr. Charles E. Jefferson (approx. 7.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Old Washington.
Also see . . . Entry of Morganís Freebooters into Washington, Ohio. 1863 article and steel-cut illustration from Harperís Weekly (Submitted on May 20, 2007.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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