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Shepherdsville in Bullitt County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Morgan - On To Ohio

 
 
Morgan ~ On To Ohio Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cleo Robertson, April 19, 2011
1. Morgan ~ On To Ohio Marker
Inscription. July 2, 1863, CSA Gen. J.H. Morgan began raid to prevent USA move to Tenn. and Va. Repulsed at Green River, July 4. Defeated USA force at Lebanon, July 5. Moved through Bardstown, July 6. After night march, crossed here July 7. Rested troops few hours and proceeded to Brandenburg. Crossed to Indiana, July 8. He continued raid until captured in northeast Ohio, July 26.
 
Erected 1971 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1413.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 59.022′ N, 85° 43.045′ W. Marker is in Shepherdsville, Kentucky, in Bullitt County. Marker is at the intersection of Preston Hwy (State Highway 61) and Old Preston Highway South (County Route 2237), on the right when traveling south on Preston Hwy. Click for map. Located on the south side of Salt River bridge. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1029 Preston Hwy, Shepherdsville KY 40165, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jefferson County (Kentucky) Korean War Memorial (approx. 9.5 miles away); Pennsylvania Run Presbyterian Church and Cemetery
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By Judy King, December 19, 2015
2. Morgan - On To Ohio Marker
(approx. 11 miles away); Skirmish at Rolling Fork (approx. 13.6 miles away); Morgan's Second Raid (approx. 13.7 miles away); Cedar Creek Baptist (approx. 15.4 miles away); Rogers Station, 1780 (approx. 15.6 miles away); The First Cedar Creek Baptist Church (approx. 15.9 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Kentucky History: Morgan on to Ohio. (Submitted on February 25, 2014, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.)
2. Wikipedia: John Hunt Morgan. (Submitted on February 25, 2014, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.)
3. American Civil War: John Hunt Morgan. About.com article on Military History written by Kennedy Hickman (Submitted on February 25, 2014, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.) 

4. Carnegie Public Library: Morgan's Raid into Ohio. (Submitted on February 25, 2014, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.)
5. This Day In History: Confederate leader John Hunt Morgan captured (July 26, 1863). (Submitted on February 25, 2014, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.)
6. Ohio Historical Society: Morgan's Raid. (Submitted on February 25, 2014, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.)
7. City of Montgomery, Ohio: Gen. John Hunt Morganís Raid. (Submitted on February 25, 2014, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.)
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Morgan - On To Ohio Marker image. Click for full size.
By Judy King, December 19, 2015
3. Morgan - On To Ohio Marker
Markers along Hwy 61 south of Salt River image. Click for full size.
By Cleo Robertson, April 19, 2011
4. Markers along Hwy 61 south of Salt River
Markers along Hwy 61 south of Salt River image. Click for full size.
5. Markers along Hwy 61 south of Salt River
Confederate General John Hunt Morgan image. Click for full size.
By Unknown
6. Confederate General John Hunt Morgan
General John Hunt Morgan. Courtesy the Library of Congress.
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By University Press of Kentucky
7. Book Cover
Rebel Raider: The Life of General John Hunt Morgan by James A. Ramage
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By University Press of Kentucky
8. Book Cover
John Hunt Morgan and His Raiders by Edison H. Thomas
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By Dr. John Wesley Slider
9. Book Cover
John Hunt Morgan and His Great Raid: The Story of the Thunderbolt of the Confederacy by Dr. William W. Slider
 
 
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