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Corydon in Harrison County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Site of the Battle of Corydon

 
 
Battle of Corydon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ginger Drenning, July 16, 2008
1. Battle of Corydon Marker
Also see small marker "General John Morgan - Raid". It is only a few feet away.
Inscription.  
Site of the
Battle
of
Corydon
July 9 - 1863

 
Erected 1963 by Indiana Civil War Centennial Commission. (Marker Number 31.1963.1.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Indiana Historical Bureau Markers series list.
 
Location. 38° 12′ N, 86° 7.817′ W. Marker is in Corydon, Indiana, in Harrison County. Marker is on Old Indiana 135 south of West Heidelberg Road NW, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Corydon IN 47112, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Battle of Corydon (within shouting distance of this marker); Morgan's Condederate Dead (within shouting distance of this marker); Arville L. Funk (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Harrison County (Indiana) Fair (approx. half a mile away); A Fair to Remember (approx. half a mile away); Old Capital Bank
Battle of Corydon Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Ginger Drenning, July 16, 2008
2. Battle of Corydon Marker - Wide View
(approx. 0.8 miles away); Posey House (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Red Mill – Reasor’s Service Station (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Corydon.
 
Also see . . .
1. Corydon Battle Park. (Submitted on July 29, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. Route Morgan's Raiders took. through rough and tumble route to the Battle of Corydon. (Submitted on August 1, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.) 
 
Additional keywords. General John Morgan
 
Site of the Battle of Corydon, IN image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 5, 2018
3. Site of the Battle of Corydon, IN
Small Marker:: General John Morgan - - Raid image. Click for full size.
By Ginger Drenning, July 16, 2008
4. Small Marker:: General John Morgan - - Raid
Marched North along this road on Thursday, July 9, 1863 in His raid across Southern Indiana. (Harrison County Historical Society 1930)
Monument with Small Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Ginger Drenning, July 16, 2008
5. Monument with Small Plaque
"Battle of Corydon Park" - - sign image. Click for full size.
By Ginger Drenning, July 16, 2008
6. "Battle of Corydon Park" - - sign
This too is also within view on Old Indiana 135 at the entrance to the Park.
The Battle of Corydon Memorial Park image. Click for full size.
By Ginger Drenning, July 16, 2008
7. The Battle of Corydon Memorial Park
Given to the
Harrison County Park Board
by Barbara Hays Hamilton, James H. Hays, and Margaret C. Hays in memory of C. Blaine Hays, Jr.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 15, 2018. It was originally submitted on July 28, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 2,097 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 28, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.   3. submitted on November 14, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.   4, 5, 6. submitted on July 28, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.   7. submitted on July 31, 2008, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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