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Near Munfordville in Hart County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Morgan Inducted - CSA

 
 
Morgan Inducted - CSA Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, January 25, 2011
1. Morgan Inducted - CSA Marker
Inscription. On site, 1200 feet west, stood the church, his headquarters, where Gen. John Hunt Morgan and 84 of his men were formally sworn in, October 27, 1861, as the second Cavalry Regiment, Kentucky Volunteers, CSA. Formerly part of the Lexington Rifles, they joined Confederates at Green River, and their daring exploits earned them the sobriquet "Morgan's Raiders."
 
Erected 1969 by Kentucky Historical Society / Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1235.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 15.65′ N, 85° 52.973′ W. Marker is near Munfordville, Kentucky, in Hart County. Marker is at the intersection of Dixie Highway (U.S. 31W) and Woodsonville Road/Hardyville Road (State Highway 88), on the right when traveling south on Dixie Highway. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1097 S Dixie Highway, Munfordville KY 42765, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Battle of Munfordville (approx. 0.3 miles away); Fort Craig (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Woodson Farm (approx. 0.3 miles away); Anthony Woodson Farm
Morgan Inducted - CSA Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, January 25, 2011
2. Morgan Inducted - CSA Marker
From Woodsonville Road, looking east across US 31W.
(approx. 0.4 miles away); Kentucky and the Western War (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Raider (approx. 0.4 miles away); Battle of Munfordville: Day 1 (approx. half a mile away); L&N Railroad Bridge (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Munfordville.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Morgan Inducted - CSA Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, January 25, 2011
3. Morgan Inducted - CSA Marker
Looking south down US 31W at intersection with KY 88 & Woodsonville Road (goes off to the right).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 2, 2011, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 465 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 2, 2011, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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