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

Morgan's Ohio Raid

June 11, 1863

 
 
Morgan's Ohio Raid Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, June 4, 2017
1. Morgan's Ohio Raid Marker
Inscription.  The raid by Brig. Gen John H. Morgan's Cavalry Division into Indiana and Ohio began here. Units were the 2nd, 3rd, 5th, 6th, 8th, 9th, 10th, and 11th Kentucky Cavalry, and the 9th Tennessee Calvary, with attached artillery. Brig. Gen. Basil Duke and Col. Adam Johnson commanded brigades. The raid ended in capture of the bulk of the 2640-man force at Buffington, O. A small portion escaped to Virginia.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2D 18.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list. A significant historical date for this entry is June 11, 1863.
 
Location. 36° 3.846′ N, 86° 1.655′ W. Marker is near Alexandria, Tennessee, in DeKalb County. Marker is at the intersection of Nashville Highway (U.S. 70) and Foutch Road, on the right when traveling north on Nashville Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Alexandria TN 37012, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. DeKalb County Fair (approx. 0.9 miles away); Gen. John H. Morgan CSA
Morgan's Ohio Raid Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, June 4, 2017
2. Morgan's Ohio Raid Marker
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(approx. one mile away); Morgan in Alexandria (approx. one mile away); Wheeler School (approx. 1.2 miles away); Wilson Lawrence Waters (approx. 6.2 miles away); Watertown, Tennessee Veterans Monument (approx. 6.4 miles away); Battle of Snow Hill (approx. 6.9 miles away); Tennessee Central Crash Kills 10 (approx. 10 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Alexandria.
 
Brig. Gen. John Hunt Morgan, C.S.A. image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse
3. Brig. Gen. John Hunt Morgan, C.S.A.
Col. Adam Johnson, C.S.A. image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse
4. Col. Adam Johnson, C.S.A.
Brig. Gen. Basil Duke, C.S.A. image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse
5. Brig. Gen. Basil Duke, C.S.A.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 3, 2017. It was originally submitted on November 24, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 165 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 24, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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