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Dupont in Jefferson County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Morgan's Raid

 

—July 8-13, 1863 —

 
Morgan's Raid Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 7, 2011
1. Morgan's Raid Marker
Inscription. Confederate forces under Gen. John Hunt Morgan camped near Dupont the night of July 11. They destroyed railroad track, burned bridges, freight cars and a warehouse, and stole 2, 000 hams from Mayfield's pork house.
 
Erected 1963 by Indiana Civil War Centennial Commission. (Marker Number 39.1963.1.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
 
Location. 38° 53.318′ N, 85° 31.15′ W. Marker is in Dupont, Indiana, in Jefferson County. Marker is at the intersection of Indiana Route 7 and West Main Street on State Route 7. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dupont IN 47231, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Morgan's Troops Camped Here (here, next to this marker); Dupont: Fourth Night in Indiana (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Gen. John Morgan's Troops (approx. 2.1 miles away); John H. and Sarah Tibbets (approx. 3.6 miles away); Lyman Hoyt (approx. 3.9 miles away); Eleutherian College
Obverse Side - - Morgan's Raid Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 7, 2011
2. Obverse Side - - Morgan's Raid Marker
(approx. 3.9 miles away); Morgan Finds a Hoosier Oasis (approx. 7.6 miles away); Morgan is Forced to Turn Back, (approx. 7.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Dupont.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Wide View - - Morgan's Raid Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 7, 2011
3. Wide View - - Morgan's Raid Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 435 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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