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Death of John Morgan

Sept. 4, 1864

 
 
Death of John Morgan Marker image. Click for full size.
By Melanie Storie, circa April 2009
1. Death of John Morgan Marker
Inscription. The center of the present block was once the garden of the Williams house where Brig. Gen. John Hunt Morgan of Morgan's Raiders fame and his staff were billeted. Just after dawn a detail from Brig. Gen. Alvan C. Gillem's Federal forces slipped past Confederate outposts, surrounded the house, surprised and killed Morgan, and captured his staff.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1C 51.)
 
Location. 36° 9.867′ N, 82° 49.883′ W. Marker is in Greeneville, Tennessee, in Greene County. Marker is on West Church Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Greeneville TN 37743, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. General Morgan Inn (a few steps from this marker); The Dickson - Williams Mansion (within shouting distance of this marker); Death of Gen. John Hunt Morgan (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Dickson - Williams Mansion (within shouting distance of this marker); Greenville Cumberland Presbyterian Church (about 300 feet away, measured
Death of John Morgan Marker image. Click for full size.
By Melanie Storie, September 18, 2008
2. Death of John Morgan Marker
in a direct line); Greeneville Cumberland Presbyterian Church (about 300 feet away); First Presbyterian Church (about 400 feet away); Opera House (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greeneville.
 
Categories. Notable PersonsWar, US Civil
 
Death of John Morgan Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 27, 2009
3. Death of John Morgan Marker
Death of John Morgan Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 27, 2009
4. Death of John Morgan Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 1, 2009, by Melanie Storie of Elizabethton, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 1,270 times since then and 40 times this year. Last updated on March 17, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 1, 2009, by Melanie Storie of Elizabethton, Tennessee.   3, 4. submitted on October 4, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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