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McMinnville in Warren County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Morgan's Headquarters

 
 
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By Duane Marsteller
1. Morgan's Headquarters Marker
Inscription.  To a house which stood nearby, belonging to Dr. J. B. Armstrong, Brigadier General John Hunt Morgan brought his bride, the former Martha Ready, of Murfreesboro, when establishing his cavalry command in this area. The house served as his headquarters until shortly preceding his departure on his ill-fated Ohio Raid in the summer of 1863.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2E 54.)
 
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.
 
Location. 35° 40.919′ N, 85° 46.362′ W. Marker is in McMinnville, Tennessee, in Warren County. Marker is on East Morford (State Highway 380), on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 171 East Morford, McMinnville TN 37110, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Uncle Dave Macon (a few steps from this marker); POW and MIA Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Elisha Pepper II
Morgan's Headquarters Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Marsteller
2. Morgan's Headquarters Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Symbol of Strength (within shouting distance of this marker); Occupation of McMinnville (within shouting distance of this marker); 16th Tenn. Reg’t. C.S.A. Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Charles Faulkner Bryan (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); W. S. "Dad" Lively (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in McMinnville.
 
Also see . . .  John Hunt Morgan. (Submitted on September 8, 2010, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 22, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 8, 2010, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 780 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 22, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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