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Salem in Washington 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 28, 2011
1. Morgan's Raid Marker
Inscription. At this point Gen. John Hunt Morgan routed poorly armed militia and occupied Salem - July 10, 1863. The town was looted and $1, 000 ransom exacted from each mill owner.
 
Erected 1963 by Indiana Civil War Centennial Commission. (Marker Number 88.1963.1.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
 
Location. 38° 36.324′ N, 86° 6.038′ W. Marker is in Salem, Indiana, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of Public Square (South Side) (Indiana Route 135) and South Main Street, on the left when traveling east on Public Square (South Side). Click for map. Located on the South side of the Washington County Courthouse in Salem, Indiana. Marker is in this post office area: Salem IN 47167, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Salem Suffers (here, next to this marker); Washington County Honor Rolls Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Washington County Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Washington County Courthouse / Salem Downtown Historic District (within shouting
Obverse Side - - Morgan's Raid Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 28, 2011
2. Obverse Side - - Morgan's Raid Marker
distance of this marker); Birthplace of John Milton Hay (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); John Hay Center (approx. 0.2 miles away); Burning the Salem Railroad Station (approx. 0.2 miles away); Brock Cemetery (approx. one mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Salem.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
South/West Corner - - Washington County Courthouse - - Salem, Indiana image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 28, 2011
3. South/West Corner - - Washington County Courthouse - - Salem, Indiana
The marker is just out of the photo to the right.
South/East Corner - - Washington County Courthouse - - Salem, Indiana image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 28, 2011
4. South/East Corner - - Washington County Courthouse - - Salem, Indiana
The marker is just out of the photo to the left.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 435 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. 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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