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Near Maukport in Harrison County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Morgan's Raid

July 8-13, 1863

 
 
Morgan's Raid Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 5, 2018
1. Morgan's Raid Marker
Inscription.  Despite naval and militia opposition, General John Hunt Morgan, commanding about 2,200 Confederate cavalrymen, began his Indiana raid by crossing the Ohio at this point, July 8, 1863.
 
Erected 1963 by Indiana Civil War Centennial Commission.
 
Location. 38° 1.401′ N, 86° 11.641′ W. Marker is near Maukport, Indiana, in Harrison County. Marker is on Indiana Route 135 0.2 miles north of 2nd Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mauckport IN 47142, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Morgan’s Great Raid (here, next to this marker); Last Home of Squire Boone (here, next to this marker); The Civil War Comes to Indiana (here, next to this marker); Morgan Enters Indiana (approx. 1.6 miles away); Morgan's Headquarters (approx. 1.7 miles away in Kentucky); Louisville, Kentucky Confederate Monument (approx. 1.8 miles away in
Morgan's Raid Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 5, 2018
2. Morgan's Raid Marker
Kentucky); Morgan ~~ On To Ohio (approx. 1.9 miles away in Kentucky); Meade County Monument (approx. 1.9 miles away in Kentucky). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Maukport.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Morgan's Raid Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 5, 2018
3. Morgan's Raid Marker
Gen. John Hunt Morgan, C.S.A. image. Click for full size.
4. Gen. John Hunt Morgan, C.S.A.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on November 12, 2018. This page originally submitted on November 12, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 51 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 12, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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