Sunman in Ripley County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Exhausted Morgan Troops
Spend Fifth Night in Indiana
—John Hunt Morgan Heritage Trail —
Two miles to the north at Sunman, 1,800 Union soldiers were waiting in railroad cars for orders to pursue Morgan and his men. At 5 a.m. on the 13th, Morgan and his men continued their raid eastward (on Asche Road or County Road 900N) into Dearborn County.
Erected by Historic Hoosier Hills RC&D. (Marker Number 20.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the John Hunt Morgan Heritage Trail in Indiana marker series.
Location. 39° 12.296′ N, 85° 5.664′ W. Marker is in Sunman, Indiana, in Ripley County. Marker is on State Road 101 north of Asche Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is located near the entrance to the St. Paul Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8930 State Rte 101, Sunman IN 47041, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers Saint John Lutheran Church (approx. 3.2 miles away); Raider's Steal the Priest's Horses (approx. 5˝ miles away); General John Morgan (approx. 5.6 miles away); Whitlatch Clinic (approx. 6 miles away); a different marker also named General John Morgan (approx. 6.4 miles away); Union Noose Tightening (approx. 6.6 miles away); Dover (approx. 8.3 miles away); a different marker also named General John Morgan (approx. 8.3 miles away).
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on November 30, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 29, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 165 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 29, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.