Sunman in Ripley County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Exhausted Morgan Troops
Spend Fifth Night in Indiana
— John Hunt Morgan Heritage Trail —
Two miles to the north at Sunman, 1,800 Union soldiers were waiting in railroad cars for orders to pursue Morgan and his men. At 5 a.m. on the 13th, Morgan and his men continued their raid eastward (on Asche Road or County Road 900N) into Dearborn County.
Erected by Historic Hoosier Hills RC&D. (Marker Number 20.)
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° 12.296′ N, 85° 5.664′ W. Marker is in Sunman, Indiana, in Ripley County. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8930 State Rte 101, Sunman IN 47041, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Saint John Lutheran Church (approx. 3.2 miles away); Raiders Steal the Priest’s Horses (approx. 5˝ miles away); General John Morgan (approx. 5.6 miles away); Milan Miracle (approx. 6 miles away); Whitlatch Clinic (approx. 6 miles away); Moore's Hill United Methodist Church (approx. 6.3 miles away); Moores Hill College (approx. 6.4 miles away); Moore Hall (approx. 6.4 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on November 30, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 29, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 674 times since then and 75 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 29, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.