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Lebanon in Marion County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Death of a Morgan

 
 
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By Tom Bosse, October 13, 2016
1. Death of a Morgan Marker
Inscription.  Lt. Thomas Morgan, 19, one of four brothers then in Morgan's Raiders under another brother, Gen. John Hunt Morgan, was killed near here July 5, 1863 as he led an attack on Union forces in the depot at Lebanon. He died in his brother Calvin's arms as the Union troops surrendered. He was reinterred in the Lexington Cemetery in 1868 where this Morgan family rests.
 
Erected 1962 by Kentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 543.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 33.969′ N, 85° 15.614′ W. Marker is in Lebanon, Kentucky, in Marion County. Marker is on West Main Street (Kentucky Route 68) 0.1 miles east of West Walnut Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 459 W Main Street, Lebanon KY 40033, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Death of Tom Morgan (here, next to this marker); Battle at Lebanon (approx. ¼ mile away); The L&N Depot
Death of a Morgan Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, October 13, 2016
2. Death of a Morgan Marker
(approx. ¼ mile away); The Battle of Lebanon (approx. ¼ mile away); Union Commissary Building (approx. ¼ mile away); The Commissary Building (approx. ¼ mile away); First Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Kobert Place (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lebanon.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on November 8, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 5, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 140 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 5, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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