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Shepherdsville in Bullitt County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Morgan - On To Ohio

 
 
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By Cleo Robertson, April 19, 2011
1. Morgan ~ On To Ohio Marker
Inscription.  July 2, 1863, CSA Gen. J.H. Morgan began raid to prevent USA move to Tenn. and Va. Repulsed at Green River, July 4. Defeated USA force at Lebanon, July 5. Moved through Bardstown, July 6. After night march, crossed here July 7. Rested troops few hours and proceeded to Brandenburg. Crossed to Indiana, July 8. He continued raid until captured in northeast Ohio, July 26.
 
Erected 1971 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1413.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical date for this entry is July 2, 1703.
 
Location. 37° 59.022′ N, 85° 43.045′ W. Marker is in Shepherdsville, Kentucky, in Bullitt County. Marker is at the intersection of Preston Hwy (State Highway 61) and Old Preston Highway South (County Route 2237), on the right when traveling south on Preston Hwy. Located on the
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By Judy King, December 19, 2015
2. Morgan - On To Ohio Marker
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south side of Salt River bridge. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1029 Preston Hwy, Shepherdsville KY 40165, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fort DeWolf (here, next to this marker); L & N Bridge - Civil War (here, next to this marker); The 1917 Train Wreck (approx. ¼ mile away); Adam Shepherd (approx. 0.3 miles away); County Named, 1796 (approx. 0.3 miles away); Bullitt County Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Shepherdsville Pioneer Graveyard (approx. 0.3 miles away); Alma Wallace Lesch (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shepherdsville.
 
Also see . . .
1. Kentucky History: Morgan on to Ohio. (Submitted on February 25, 2014, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.)
2. Wikipedia: John Hunt Morgan. (Submitted on February 25, 2014, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.)
3. American Civil War: John Hunt Morgan. About.com article on Military History written by Kennedy Hickman (Submitted on February 25, 2014, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.) 

4. Carnegie Public Library: Morgan's Raid into Ohio. (Submitted on February 25, 2014, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.)
 
Morgan - On To Ohio Marker image. Click for full size.
By Judy King, December 19, 2015
3. Morgan - On To Ohio Marker
Markers along Hwy 61 south of Salt River image. Click for full size.
By Cleo Robertson, April 19, 2011
4. Markers along Hwy 61 south of Salt River
Markers along Hwy 61 south of Salt River image. Click for full size.
5. Markers along Hwy 61 south of Salt River
Confederate General John Hunt Morgan image. Click for full size.
By Unknown
6. Confederate General John Hunt Morgan
General John Hunt Morgan. Courtesy the Library of Congress.
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By University Press of Kentucky
7. Book Cover
Rebel Raider: The Life of General John Hunt Morgan by James A. Ramage
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By University Press of Kentucky
8. Book Cover
John Hunt Morgan and His Raiders by Edison H. Thomas
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By Dr. John Wesley Slider
9. Book Cover
John Hunt Morgan and His Great Raid: The Story of the Thunderbolt of the Confederacy by Dr. William W. Slider
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Credits. This page was last revised on October 21, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 25, 2014, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. This page has been viewed 847 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on February 25, 2014, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.   2, 3. submitted on December 22, 2015, by Judy King of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on February 25, 2014, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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