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Alexandria in Dekalb County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Gen. John H. Morgan CSA

 
 
Gen. John H. Morgan CSA Marker-Side 1 image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 18, 2014
1. Gen. John H. Morgan CSA Marker-Side 1
Inscription. Side 1-Gen. John H. Morgan CSA

Side 2-Gen. Morgan left here Dec. 21, 1862, with 2,500 horsemen on his Kentucky Christmas Raid. The raid concluded in Smithville Jan. 5, 1863, after the raiders captured 1887 enemy soldiers and destroyed $2,000,000 in Federal property.

Side 3-Gen. Morgan's Great Indiana and Ohio Raid began here June 11, 1863, and ended less than 100 miles from Lake Erie July 26, 1863.

Side 4-Erected by Savage-Goodner Camp 1513, 1999
 
Erected 1999 by Savage-Goodner Camp 1513.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Sons of Confederate Veterans/United Confederate Veterans marker series.
 
Location. 36° 4.658′ N, 86° 2.02′ W. Marker is in Alexandria, Tennessee, in Dekalb County. Marker is on West Main Street west of High Street (Tennessee Route 53), on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Alexandria TN 37012, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Morgan in Alexandria (here, next to this marker); Adam Dale (approx. 6 miles away but has been reported missing); Battle of Snow Hill (approx. 7.8

Gen. John H. Morgan CSA Marker-Side 2 image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 18, 2014
2. Gen. John H. Morgan CSA Marker-Side 2
miles away); Beckwith Inn (approx. 12.2 miles away); Upper Ferry (approx. 12.6 miles away); Bragg Invades Kentucky (approx. 12.8 miles away); Smith County Courthouse Square (approx. 12.8 miles away); Captain William Walton (approx. 12.8 miles away).
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Gen. John H. Morgan CSA Marker-Side 3 image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 18, 2014
3. Gen. John H. Morgan CSA Marker-Side 3
Gen. John H. Morgan CSA Marker-Side 4 image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 18, 2014
4. Gen. John H. Morgan CSA Marker-Side 4
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 342 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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