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Carroll County Markers
Ohio (Carroll County), Carrollton — “Fighting McCook” Home
Build 1830 by Maj. Daniel McCook, Sr. Birthplace of four younger of his nine sons, eight of whom with the father served in the Civil War. All commissioned officers except one. Surg'n Latimer A.; Gen. George W.; Maj.-Gen. Robert L.; Maj.-Gen A. McDowell; Brig.-Gen. Daniel, Jr.; Maj.-Gen. Edwin S.;'Priv. Charles M.; Col. John J. — Map (db m291) HM
Ohio (Carroll County), Carrollton — 1-10 — The Fighting McCooks and the Civil War
Major Daniel McCook of Carrollton and his 9 sons and their cousins, the 5 sons of Dr. John McCook of Steubenville, won popular acclaim for their outstanding service in the United States Army an Navy. “TRIBE OF DAN” Maj. Daniel: mortally wounded at Buffington Island. Maj Latimer: a surgeon. Brig. Gen. George: early regimental commander Midshipman John: died at sea. Brig. Gen. Alexander: commander of the 20th Corps. Brig. Gen. Daniel Jr.: mortally wounded at Kennesaw . . . — Map (db m290) HM
Ohio (Carroll County), Carrollton — The First Courthouse
Site of Carroll County's first courthouse, built in 1835. Bricks were burned one block west in the Atkinson-McCook brickyard and laid in "Flemish Bond" style. The bell was cast in Pittsburgh in 1842, shipped by boat to Wellsville, and brought to Carrollton by ox-cart. George Y. Hampson, contractor; Peter Herold, Sr., carpenter. First elected commissioners were John Shober, William Davis and James Ferrall. — Map (db m289) HM
Ohio (Carroll County), Salineville — Morganís Raid
Here on July 26, 1863 occurred the northernmost engagement of Confederate forces during the Civil War. In this immediate area, troops under Major General John H. Morgan, C.S.A., and General James Shackelford, U.S.A., met in full engagement. After evading Union troops, Morganís forces were re-formed at Norristown, from whence they proceeded to West Point, where Morgan surrendered his command. — Map (db m243) HM
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