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Washington in Guernsey County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Morganís Raiders

 
 
Morgan's Raiders Marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, September 23, 2007
1. Morgan's Raiders Marker
Inscription. Morgan's Raiders were here overtaken and defeated by Union cavalry under Gen. Shackelford, July 24, 1863.

A memorial to the fortitude and patriotism of our fathers and mothers.
 
Erected 1927 by Auxilary no. 28 to Sons of the Union Veterans of the Civil War of Cambridge Ohio.
 
Location. 40° 2.27′ N, 81° 26.457′ W. Marker is in Washington, Ohio, in Guernsey County. Marker is on Old National Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Old Washington OH 43768, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Washington (a few steps from this marker); Morganís Raid in Old Washington (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Bodies of Three Confederate Cavalrymen (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Old Washington (approx. 0.2 miles away); Peacock Road (approx. 3.3 miles away); “S” Bridge (approx. 3.6 miles away); The Scottish Rite in Ohio (approx. 7.8 miles away); Dr. Charles E. Jefferson (approx. 7.8 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Morgan's Raid in Old Washington. Remarkable Ohio. (Submitted on March 22, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 

2. Morgan's Raid on Washington Ohio.
Morganís Raiders Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, May 28, 2007
2. Morganís Raiders Marker
Harper's Weekly, August 15, 1863 (Submitted on March 22, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Horse Medallion image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, May 28, 2007
3. Horse Medallion
Close-up of sculpture on marker
Morgan's Raid — Entry of Morgan's Feebooters into Washington Ohio image. Click for full size.
Wikipedia
4. Morgan's Raid — Entry of Morgan's Feebooters into Washington Ohio
Harper's Weekly, August 15, 1863.
View west on Main Street from the marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck
5. View west on Main Street from the marker
National Road Milestone<br>Old Washington Ohio image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, May 28, 2007
6. National Road Milestone
Old Washington Ohio
Cumberland 172
Wheeling 42 (Morristown 6)
Zanesville 32 (Cambridge 8)
Chew Mail Pouch image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, May 28, 2007
7. Chew Mail Pouch
Painted barn in Washington Ohio
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 25, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,322 times since then and 58 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on January 25, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.   2, 3, 4. submitted on March 22, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.   5. submitted on February 19, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.   6, 7. submitted on March 22, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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