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

Morgan's Ohio Raid

June 11, 1863

 
 
Morgan's Ohio Raid Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, June 4, 2017
1. Morgan's Ohio Raid Marker
Inscription. The raid by Brig. Gen John H. Morgan's Cavalry Division into Indiana and Ohio began here. Units were the 2nd, 3rd, 5th, 6th, 8th, 9th, 10th, and 11th Kentucky Cavalry, and the 9th Tennessee Calvary, with attached artillery. Brig. Gen. Basil Duke and Col. Adam Johnson commanded brigades. The raid ended in capture of the bulk of the 2640-man force at Buffington, O. A small portion escaped to Virginia.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2D 18.)
 
Location. 36° 3.846′ N, 86° 1.655′ W. Marker is near Alexandria, Tennessee, in DeKalb County. Marker is at the intersection of Nashville Highway (U.S. 70) and Foutch Road, on the right when traveling north on Nashville Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Alexandria TN 37012, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gen. John H. Morgan CSA (approx. one mile away); Morgan in Alexandria (approx. one mile away); Adam Dale (was approx. 5.1 miles away but has been reported missing. ); Battle of Snow Hill (approx. 6.9 miles away); Beckwith Inn
Morgan's Ohio Raid Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, June 4, 2017
2. Morgan's Ohio Raid Marker
(approx. 11.3 miles away); Battle of Milton (approx. 12 miles away); Upper Ferry (approx. 13.4 miles away); Bragg Invades Kentucky (approx. 13.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Alexandria.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Brig. Gen. John Hunt Morgan, C.S.A. image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse
3. Brig. Gen. John Hunt Morgan, C.S.A.
Col. Adam Johnson, C.S.A. image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse
4. Col. Adam Johnson, C.S.A.
Brig. Gen. Basil Duke, C.S.A. image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse
5. Brig. Gen. Basil Duke, C.S.A.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 3, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 24, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 44 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 24, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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