Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Mayslick in Mason County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Morgan's Last Raid

 
 
Morgan's Last Raid Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 10, 2015
1. Morgan's Last Raid Marker
Inscription. On tragic last Kentucky raid, CSA Gen. John H. Morgan and Raiders entered state June 1, 1864, took Mt. Sterling June 8, lost it on 9th, took Lexington on 10th, and Cynthiana on 11th. USA under General S. G. Burbridge defeated CSA next day. Morgan retreated through here, reaching Virginia June 20. See map on other side. Raiders never recovered from this reverse.
 
Erected 1967 by the Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 691.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 38° 31.611′ N, 83° 49.986′ W. Marker is in Mayslick, Kentucky, in Mason County. Marker is on Old US Highway 68 (U.S. 68) 0.7 miles north of Helena Road (State Route 324), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6538 Old US Highway 68, Mayslick KY 41055, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Charles Young Birthplace (approx. 2 miles away); a different marker also named Morgan's Last Raid (approx. 4.6 miles away); Simon Kenton Shrine (approx. 6.1 miles away); "Cane Brake" Visitor's Center
Area photo looking north on U.S. Highway 68. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 10, 2015
2. Area photo looking north on U.S. Highway 68.
(approx. 6.1 miles away); Joseph Desha (1768-1842) / Old Court-New Court Issue (approx. 6.1 miles away); Washington Baptist Church Cemetery / Washington Baptist Cemetery (approx. 6.1 miles away); Early Stage-Mail Route (approx. 6.2 miles away); Washington Hall (approx. 6.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mayslick.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .  Morgan's Raid - Wikipedia article. (Submitted on May 21, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
The view south towards Hinton Mills Feed Store. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 10, 2015
3. The view south towards Hinton Mills Feed Store.
General John H. Morgan image. Click for full size.
By Public Domain
4. General John H. Morgan
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 21, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 238 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 21, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
Paid Advertisement