Old Washington in Guernsey County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
The Bodies of Three Confederate Cavalrymen
Erected 1947 by Freeman T. Eagleson with the approval and cooperation of the Village Council.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is July 24, 1965.
Location. 40° 2.2′ N, 81° 26.65′ W. Marker is in Old Washington, Ohio, in Guernsey County. Marker can be reached from Morgan Way (U.S. 40) near Exit 186 North (Interstate 70), on the right when traveling east. From the interstate, make the first turn right to climb up Cemetery hill. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lore City OH 43755, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Morgan’s Raid in Old Washington (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Washington (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Morgan’s Raiders Old Washington (approx. 0.2 miles away); Eisenhower Interstate System (approx. 2.7 miles away); Peacock Road (approx. 3.1 miles away); Lore City Honor Roll (approx. 3.6 miles away); Lore City (approx. 3.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Old Washington.
Also see . . . Entry of Morgan’s Freebooters into Washington, Ohio. 1863 article and steel-cut illustration from Harper’s Weekly (Submitted on May 20, 2007.)
Credits. This page was last revised on July 14, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 20, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,860 times since then and 68 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 20, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.