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Near Sardis in Mason County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Morganís Last Raid

Confederate Raids and Invasions, and a Federal Retreat, in Kentucky

 
 
Morganís Last Raid Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, June 13, 2019
1. Morganís Last Raid Marker
Inscription.  On tragic last Kentucky raid, CSA Gen. John H. Morgan and Raiders entered state June 1, 1864, took Mt. Sterling June 8, lost it on 9th, took Lexington on 10th, and Cynthiana on 11th. USA under Gen. S. G. Burbridge defeated CSA next day. Morgan retreated through here, reaching Virginia June 20. See map on other side. Raiders never recovered from this reverse.
 
Erected 1964 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 695.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky - Confederate Raids and Invasions, and a Federal Retreat, and the Kentucky Historical Society series lists. A significant historical date for this entry is June 1, 1864.
 
Location. 38° 31.608′ N, 83° 56.683′ W. Marker is near Sardis, Kentucky, in Mason County. Marker is on Bucktown Road (U.S. 62) east of Sardis, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Maysville KY 41056, 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. A different marker also named Morganís Last Raid
Reverse side of Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, June 13, 2019
2. Reverse side of Marker
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(approx. 4.6 miles away); County Named, 1867 (approx. 5 miles away); Childhood Home of Dr. Drake (approx. 5.6 miles away); a different marker also named Morgan's Last Raid (approx. 6 miles away); Blue Licks Battlefield (approx. 6.9 miles away); Unknown Heros of the Battle of the Blue Licks (approx. 6.9 miles away); The Martyrs of the Last Battle of The Revolution (approx. 7 miles away); a different marker also named Blue Licks Battlefield (approx. 7 miles away).
 
Morganís Last Raid Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, June 13, 2019
3. Morganís Last Raid Marker
Morganís Last Raid Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, June 13, 2019
4. Morganís Last Raid Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 12, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 8, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 98 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 8, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.

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