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

Gen. John H. Morgan CSA

 
 
Gen. John H. Morgan CSA Marker-Side 1 image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 18, 2014
1. Gen. John H. Morgan CSA Marker-Side 1
Inscription.  Side 1-Gen. John H. Morgan CSA

Side 2-Gen. Morgan left here Dec. 21, 1862, with 2,500 horsemen on his Kentucky Christmas Raid. The raid concluded in Smithville Jan. 5, 1863, after the raiders captured 1887 enemy soldiers and destroyed $2,000,000 in Federal property.

Side 3-Gen. Morgan's Great Indiana and Ohio Raid began here June 11, 1863, and ended less than 100 miles from Lake Erie July 26, 1863.

Side 4-Erected by Savage-Goodner Camp 1513, 1999
 
Erected 1999 by Savage-Goodner Camp 1513.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Sons of Confederate Veterans/United Confederate Veterans series list.
 
Location. 36° 4.658′ N, 86° 2.02′ W. Marker is in Alexandria, Tennessee, in Dekalb County. Memorial is on West Main Street west of High Street (Tennessee Route 53), on the left when traveling west. 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. Morgan in Alexandria (here, next to this marker); DeKalb County Fair

Gen. John H. Morgan CSA Marker-Side 2 image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 18, 2014
2. Gen. John H. Morgan CSA Marker-Side 2
(approx. 0.4 miles away); Wheeler School (approx. half a mile away); Morgan's Ohio Raid (approx. one mile away); Wilson Lawrence Waters (approx. 5˝ miles away); Watertown, Tennessee Veterans Monument (approx. 5.8 miles away); Battle of Snow Hill (approx. 7.8 miles away); Tennessee Central Crash Kills 10 (approx. 9.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Alexandria.
 
Gen. John H. Morgan CSA Marker-Side 3 image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 18, 2014
3. Gen. John H. Morgan CSA Marker-Side 3
Gen. John H. Morgan CSA Marker-Side 4 image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 18, 2014
4. Gen. John H. Morgan CSA Marker-Side 4
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 11, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 533 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 11, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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