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Morgan"s Raid into Ohio.

Ronald Max Gard

Morgan"s Raid into Ohio.

by Ronald Max Gard

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Published in Lisbon, Ohio .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Morgan"s Ohio Raid, 1863.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE475.18 .G3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination62 p.
    Number of Pages62
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5876011M
    LC Control Number63005176
    OCLC/WorldCa2397378

      BUFFINGTON ISLAND, Ohio - When Confederate Gen. John Hunt Morgan began his raid across Ohio years ago this July, little could he know that his pillaging and plundering would one day become a. General Morgan continued his raid through southeastern Ohio. Union forces prevented him from crossing the Ohio back into Kentucky or West Virginia and on J he finally surrendered near the Pennsylvania border with officers and men. It is estimated that he had successfully diverted over , Union soldiers from the main fighting.

      The raid lasted six weeks, only two of which took place in Ohio. Morgan assumed he'd be able to cross out of enemy territory at Buffington Island on the Ohio River, into West Virginia, but the river was swollen by heavy rain, and Union forces were waiting for him there, along with federal gunboats. Many of his men were captured there or : Laurie Kingery. Morgan's Great Raid: The Remarkable Expedition from Kentucky to Ohio. 44 likes. A book about Confederate general John Hunt Morgan's raid into Followers:

    The raiders continued to leave a path of destruction. The advance guard of Morgan's cavalrymen crossed the bridge into Harrison, Ohio, at 1 p.m. The Great Raid through Indiana was coming to a close. AS the tail of Morgan's column made it into Ohio at . Depiction of Morgan's Raid into Washington, Ohio as it appeared on the front page of Harper's Weekly on Saturday, Aug Morgan's Raid. Despite Ohio's major contribution to the Civil War in men and materials, many people believe the Civil War battles were only fought in .


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Morgan"s Raid into Ohio by Ronald Max Gard Download PDF EPUB FB2

They scaled the prison outer walls and made a clean escape into the night. Morgan arrived safely in the South only to be killed less than a year later, on September 4, at Greenville, Tennessee.

The Impact on Ohio. More than northern lives were lost in the two week period of Morgan's Raid of Ohio with at least casualties. Morgan's Raid, also known as the Morgans Raid into Ohio. book Raid, the Great Raid, or the Ohio Raid, was the only major attack by Confederate forces on the state of Ohio during the American Civil War.

On July 8,Brigadier General John Hunt Morgan, a Confederate cavalry leader, led approximately 2, soldiers across the Ohio River into southern Indiana.

Morgan’s Raid into Indiana, J at Salem, in Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper. Source: Indiana Historical Society, P Responsibility for the defense of Indiana rested upon three military forces: the Federal Army’s Department of the Ohio, Union naval gunboats on the Ohio River, and the Indiana Legion, or state militia.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gard, Ronald Max, Morgan's Raid into Ohio. Lisbon, Ohio, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book. Morgan's Raid was conducted from June Jin the Civil War and saw Brig.

Gen. John Hunt Morgan raid into Kentucky, Indiana, and Ohio. The Longest Raid of the Civil War: Little-Known & Untold Stories of Morgan's Raid into Kentucky, Indiana & Ohio [Horwitz, Lester V.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The Longest Raid of the Civil War: Little-Known & Untold Stories of /5(43). Morgan's Raid Resources. What follows is a select bibliography of sources available for studying Morgan's Raid from the Indiana Division of the Indiana State Library.

In addition to the sources listed below, many of the standard Indiana histories have sections on Morgan's Raid. Books and Pamphlets I Mt Title: John Hunt Morgan and his.

BOOK YOUR ESCAPE. MORGAN’S RAID. It is July 14thYou are a Union officer based in Columbus, Ohio and are tasked with uncovering Confederate Sympathizers in the North. Ever since Brigadier General John Morgan entered Union territory with. With the John Hunt Morgan Heritage Trail, you too can follow Morgan's route through southern and eastern Ohio.

Fifty-six interpretive signs covering miles through nineteen counties tell the story of the raid's successful beginnings, the battle with Union forces at Buffington Island, Morgan's desperate escapes, and finally his capture/5(8).

After going through Kentucky Morgan decided to cross the Ohio River into Southern Indiana, and then go into Southern Ohio (both Union States), with 2, men under his command. When Mr. Morgan realized he had the attention of many Union officers, he tried to go back across the Ohio into West Virginia but by then the Union Troops had him blocked.

Starting just outside of Mauckport near the Kentucky border and running through seven counties of Indiana before crossing into Ohio at Harrison, the John Hunt Morgan Heritage Trail through Indiana follows the path taken by Brigadier General John Hunt Morgan and his Confederate Cavalry during the Great Raid of Now citizens of Ohio can do the same in a new, well-marked John Hunt Morgan Heritage Trail that debuted in May and will be officially inaugurated this month, the th anniversary of Morgan's Raid.

MORGAN’S RAID ACROSS OHIO This book serves as the official guide to the John Hunt Morgan Heritage Trail of Ohio, a self-guided driving tour utilizing miles about Morgan’s Indiana-Ohio Raid ABOUT THE OHIO CIVIL WAR The th anniversary of the American Civil War is upon us.

The Civil. He was with Morgan’s Men on the Great Raid into Indiana and Ohio and was one of those captured following the Battle of Buffington Island. McCreary was briefly imprisoned by the Federals on Morris Island, SC, but was released and served in. Morgan's Raid Into Ohio by Gard, R.

Max. SIGNED by the author. Minor shelf and handling wear, overall a clean solid copy with minimal signs of use. Hardcover binding. Secure packaging for Seller Rating: % positive. Remembering Morgan’s Raid July 2,marked the beginning of Confederate General John Hunt Morgan’s 1, plus mile raid in Sparta, Tennessee.

He then proceeded to cross into Kentucky, at the time was a “border state” due to still being. Morgan's Raid Into Ohio July, by R.

Max Gard Lyle Printing Salem, OH. Rare little book written by local man who had a fascination with Morgan and his famous raid.

Book was written during the centennial when much interest motivated the people of Eastern Ohio - the papers carried the raid from its beginning to Rating: % positive. * Morgan and his Raiders Cross the Cumberland River into Burkesville, Kentucky, via the Neeley Ferry.

* In the summer ofConfederate Brigadier General John Hunt Morgan launched an even more audacious raid through Kentucky, Indiana and Ohio. His inventive and highly successful tactics. About the book. Acts 29 USA preacher. Kentucky, officially the Commonwealth of Kentucky, is a state located in the east south-central region of the United States.

About the book. Morgan's Raid. The Longest Raid of the Civil War: Little-Known & Untold Stories of Morgan’s Raid Into Kentucky, Indiana & Ohio. Cincinnati: Farmcourt Publishing. Jeffersonian, The Daily. “Property Taken, Destroyed in County As Result of Raid Valued at $” July Jr, Russell H.

Booth. Morgan's Raid Marker A scan from a book at the Jefferson County Historical Society documents the series of Morgan's Raid markers erected throughout the county in This page describes marker #13, but the photo seems to be of the location where tablet #12 now resides, at the southern entrance into Bergholz (then known as Nebo).Volume XXX, #2, an Excerpt from: Morgan's Great Raid, Kentucky, Indiana, Ohio View a special Captioned Supplemental Photo Gallery of the Raid.

By James Ramage General John Hunt Morgan was one of the greatest special forces commanders in history, and he stands higher today in military history than ever. In the important book.The remnants of Morgan’s command fled into northeastern Ohio, where they were captured near West Point in Columbiana County on July Explore Vinton County.

See a reenactment of Morgan’s Raid. After a four-month incarceration at the Ohio State Penitentiary in Columbus, Morgan and six of his men escaped on November