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Farmers in Rowan County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Morgan Raiders’ Camp

 
 
Morgan Raiders' Camp Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, November 4, 2017
1. Morgan Raiders' Camp Marker
Inscription. On last tragic raid, the fourth into Kentucky, Morgan's Raiders took Mt. Sterling, then lost it, took Lexington and June 11, 1864 took Cynthiana. Next day USA men under Brig. General S. G. Burbridge dispersed raiders. Morgan then retreated through Flemingsburg and camped here June 12. He and his men returned to Virginia, but never recovered from this reverse.
 
Erected 1962 by Kentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 567.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 38° 8.471′ N, 83° 32.86′ W. Marker is in Farmers, Kentucky, in Rowan County. Marker is on U.S. 60, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Morehead KY 40351, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. An Early Boom Town (within shouting distance of this marker); Caney Furnace / Iron Made in Kentucky (approx. 1.7 miles away); Unwind with Us (approx. 4 miles away); Clear Creek Furnace / Iron Made in Kentucky (approx. 4 miles away);
Morgan Raiders' Camp Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, November 4, 2017
2. Morgan Raiders' Camp Marker
First Faculty And Staff (approx. 6.9 miles away); Allie Young Law Office (approx. 6.9 miles away); National Register Historic District / Morehead State University (approx. 6.9 miles away); Rowan County "War," 1884-1887 (approx. 6.9 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  John Hunt Morgan. (Submitted on November 17, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Morgan Raiders' Camp Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, November 4, 2017
3. Morgan Raiders' Camp Marker
Gen. John Hunt Morgan, C.S.A. image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse
4. Gen. John Hunt Morgan, C.S.A.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 20, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 17, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 64 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 17, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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