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Morgan's Headquarters

 
 
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By Tom Gillard, September 7, 2010
1. Morgan's Headquarters Marker
Inscription. To a house which stood nearby, belonging to Dr. J. B. Armstrong, Brigadier General John Hunt Morgan brought his bride, the former Martha Ready, of Murfreesboro, when establishing his cavalry command in this area. The house served as his headquarters until shortly preceding his departure on his ill-fated Ohio Raid in the summer of 1863.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2E 54.)
 
Location. 35° 40.919′ N, 85° 46.362′ W. Marker is in McMinnville, Tennessee, in Warren County. Marker is on East Morford (State Highway 380), on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 171 East Morford, McMinnville TN 37110, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Uncle Dave Macon (a few steps from this marker); Symbol of Strength (within shouting distance of this marker); Elisha Pepper II (within shouting distance of this marker); Occupation of McMinnville (within shouting distance of this marker); 16th Tenn. Reg’t. C.S.A. Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Charles Faulkner Bryan (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); W. S. "Dad" Lively (about 800 feet away); Anthia Brady Hughes (approx. ¼ mile away). Click for a list of all markers in McMinnville.
 
Also see . . .  John Hunt Morgan. (Submitted on September 8, 2010, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee.)
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 600 times since then and 16 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on , by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
 
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