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Winchester in Clark County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

“Morgan's Men” Here

 
 
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By Don Morfe, July 20, 2013
1. "Morgan's Men" Here Marker
Inscription. CSA Gen. John H. Morgan's cavalry first raided Kentucky July, 1862. Took Cynthiana but, faced by large USA forces, withdrew. Destroyed arms here on 19th and went to Richmond. On last raid, June 1864, after two battles at Mt. Sterling, they moved by here to Lexington and to Cynthiana where they met defeat on 12th and retreated to Virginia.

See map on other side.
 
Erected 1963 by Kentucky Historical Society-Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 625.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 59.583′ N, 84° 10.65′ W. Marker is in Winchester, Kentucky, in Clark County. Marker is on Cleveland Avenue west of South Main Street (U.S. 60), on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. The marker is located on the grounds of the Clark County Courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Winchester KY 40391, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gov. James Clark Judicial Center (here, next to this marker); County Named 1793 (here, next to this marker); Clark County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Hanson Home Site
"Morgan's Men" Here Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 20, 2013
2. "Morgan's Men" Here Marker
The map is on the reverse side of the "Morgan's Men" here marker.
(approx. 0.3 miles away); East Broadway Cemetery (approx. half a mile away); Homer C. Ledford (approx. half a mile away); Daniel Boone (approx. half a mile away); Governor James Clark (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Winchester.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
"Morgan's Men" Here Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 20, 2013
3. "Morgan's Men" Here Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 16, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 369 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 16, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.
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