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

Morgan's Headquarters

 
 
Morgan's Headquarters Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 5, 2018
1. Morgan's Headquarters Marker
Inscription. This house, built 1832, owned in 1863 by Col. Robert Buckner, War of 1812 veteran, was headquarters, July 7-8, of CSA General J.H. Morgan. Raiders crossing river on captured steamers interrupted as US gunboat ELK arrived. They exchanged fire and then ELK retired, ammunition exhausted. After crossing river, CSA burned steamer ALICE DEAN. Hulk at river bottom to the west.
 
Erected 1975 by Kentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 602.)
 
Location. 38° 0.269′ N, 86° 10.394′ W. Marker is in Brandenburg, Kentucky, in Meade County. Marker is on Lawrence Street (Kentucky Route 228) west of Green Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. 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. Morgan ~~ On To Ohio (approx. 0.2 miles away); Meade County Monument (approx. mile away); Early Meade County Leader / Meade County Courthouse (approx. mile away); Flint for the Hunt (approx. 0.3 miles away); Underground Railroad Statue (approx.
Morgan's Headquarters Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 5, 2018
2. Morgan's Headquarters Marker
0.3 miles away); A Rest at Otter Creek (approx. 0.4 miles away); Capture of the Alice Dean (approx. 0.4 miles away); Big Joe Logsdon (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brandenburg.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Morgan's Headquarters Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 5, 2018
3. Morgan's Headquarters Marker
Morgan's Headquarters image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 5, 2018
4. Morgan's Headquarters
U.S. Gunboat Elk image. Click for full size.
5. U.S. Gunboat Elk
 
 
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 34 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. 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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