Near Leota in Washington County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
A Strange Procession Hastens Eastward
— John Hunt Morgan Heritage Trail —
The cavalrymen did not stay long in this area. They stopped only for fresh horses or something to satisfy their gnawing hunger as they came upon farmhouses. Union General Edward H. Hobson and an estimated 4,000 men and horses passed through on July 11.
Erected by Historic Hoosier Hills RC&D, Inc. (Marker Number 10.)
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 10, 1863.
Location. 38° 38.446′ N, 85° 53.27′ W. Marker is near Leota, Indiana Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Scottsburg IN 47170, 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. Pigeon Roost (approx. 6.3 miles away); a different marker also named Pigeon Roost (approx. 6.4 miles away); "Lightning" Ellsworth Strikes Again (approx. 6.4 miles away); Morgan's Great Raid (approx. 6.4 miles away); Scott County Home (approx. 6.7 miles away); Scott County's Carnegie Library (approx. 7 miles away); Scott County Courthouse (approx. 7.1 miles away); Scott County War Memorial (approx. 7.1 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on November 15, 2018. It was originally submitted on November 14, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 223 times since then and 57 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 14, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.