Around 3 pm on the afternoon of July 23, 1863, Brigadier General John Hunt Morgan and about 600 Confederate raiders entered Cumberland. Morgan and a handful of his officers found respite at the Globe House. Others entered the home of a Dr. Stone.
. . . — — Map (db m171901) HM
Near this location stood the settlement of African American families known as
“The Lett Settlement.” The Lett Settlement was a self-sustaining community of mixed race families, including the Caliman, Guy,
and Lett families. The . . . — — Map (db m135923) HM