Versailles in Ripley County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
John Hunt Morgan's Code of Honor
John Hunt Morgan Heritage Trail
The Raiders left at 4 p.m. in several directions with orders to converge at present-day St. Paul. Union General Edward H. Hobson and the pursuing Union Cavalry arrived Sunday evening, only four hours behind Morgan. That night the Union forces camped west of Versailles. (Note the Historical Markers on the courthouse lawn.)
Erected by Historic Hoosier Hills RC&D. (Marker Number 18.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the John Hunt Morgan Heritage Trail in Indiana series list. A significant historical date for this entry is July 12, 1863.
Location. 39° 4.295′ N, 85° 15.155′ W. Marker Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Versailles IN 47042, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Johnson Watts (within shouting distance of this marker); Ripley County Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Masonic Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Stephen S. Harding (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Ripley County Veterans Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Eleazer Wheelock Ripley (about 400 feet away); Morgan's Raid (about 400 feet away); General John Morgan (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Versailles.
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