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Brandenburg in Meade County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Morgan ~~ On To Ohio

 
 
Morgan ~~ On To Ohio Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 5, 2018
1. Morgan ~~ On To Ohio Marker
Inscription. July 7, 1863, Morganís CSA Cavalry arrived here, captured the steamers JOHN B. MCCOMBS and ALICE DEAN. Next day they began crossing river. Indiana militia fired on them but fled under return fire. ALICE DEAN burned after crossing. Morgan went on to northeastern Ohio, where he surrendered July 26. Imprisoned at Columbus, Ohio, he escaped Nov. 24, returned south.
 
Erected 1975 by Kentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 529.)
 
Location. 38° 0.301′ N, 86° 10.156′ W. Marker is in Brandenburg, Kentucky, in Meade County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Water Street, on the right when traveling south on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is located in River Front Park. Marker is in this post office area: Brandenburg KY 40108, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Meade County Monument (here, next to this marker); Early Meade County Leader / Meade County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Flint for the Hunt (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Underground Railroad Statue (about 600 feet away); A Rest at Otter Creek
Morgan ~~ On To Ohio Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 5, 2018
2. Morgan ~~ On To Ohio Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Capture of the Alice Dean (approx. 0.2 miles away); Big Joe Logsdon (approx. 0.2 miles away); Morgan's Headquarters (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brandenburg.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Morgan ~~ On To Ohio Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 5, 2018
3. Morgan ~~ On To Ohio Marker
Gen. John Hunt Morgan, C.S.A. image. Click for full size.
4. Gen. John Hunt Morgan, C.S.A.
The Great Raid image. Click for full size.
5. The Great Raid
The Alice Dean image. Click for full size.
6. The Alice Dean
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 18, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 17, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 41 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on September 17, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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