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  1. Buckeye Bill

    Ashland : The Henry Clay Estate

    On October 8, 1862 Confederate forces were defeated at the Battle of Perryville (Chaplin Hills) and shortly thereafter began an exit of the state of Kentucky. Confederate raider John Hunt Morgan began conducting attacks in an effort to distract Federal forces to the rear of the Confederate line...
  2. michaellross

    Battle of Round Mountain and Introduction

    Next weekend there's a reenactment of the Battle of Round Mountain in Yale, Oklahoma. Anyone going? Also, anyone here with ties to Morgan's Lexington Rifles? I suppose I should introduce myself. I'm an author of historical fiction. My first novel, Across the Great Divide: Book 1 The Clouds of...
  3. Buckeye Bill

    The Death of John Hunt Morgan

    The Death of Confederate Brigadier General John Hunt Morgan : On September 4rd, 1864, Federal Lt. Colonel William H. Ingerton led the 13th Tennessee Cavalry to Greeneville, Tennessee where he learned that Confederate Brigadier General John Hunt Morgan was staying the night at the...
  4. Belle Montgomery

    John Hunt Morgan Surrender Tree Displayed in Ohio State Park's Gaston's Mill

    I just posted my pics/videos today from the Beaver Creek Pioneer Village reenactment from yesterday but the one important thing I missed was the John Hunt Morgan "surrender tree" pic (camera flash failure) so I've substituted it with this man's video. It comes in at 7:49! It's the legendary tree...
  5. Buckeye Bill

    The John Hunt Morgan Memorial

    The John Hunt Morgan Memorial in Lexington, Kentucky, is a monument created as a tribute to Confederate Brigadier General John Hunt Morgan, who was from Lexington and is buried in nearby Lexington Cemetery. With the help of the state government of Kentucky, the United Daughters of the...
  6. Buckeye Bill

    The Lexington Cemetery (Lexington, Kentucky)

    * The Kentucky State Historical Marker. The Lexington Cemetery is a private, non-profit 170-acre cemetery and arboretum located at 833 W. Main Street, Lexington, Kentucky. It is open to the public from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Lexington Cemetery was established in 1849 as a place of beauty and a...
  7. Buckeye Bill

    Statues of John Hunt Morgan and John C. Breckinridge Relocated

    Lexington Herald : Lexington Cemetery BY KARLA WARD AND BETH MUSGRAVE July 24, 2018 07:19 PM The city of Lexington, Kentucky, quietly relocated Confederate-era statues of John Hunt Morgan and John C. Breckinridge to the Lexington Cemetery late Tuesday evening. “Today we are doing exactly...
  8. Buckeye Bill

    John Hunt Morgan's Harrison Beef Brisket

    On this day in 1863, Confederate Brigadier General John Hunt Morgan and his Raiders invaded the state of Ohio when they crossed the Whitewater River from Indiana. Morgan's Raiders wreaked havoc on this Hamilton County, Ohio town. * 5 lbs. Beef Brisket. * McCormick's Texas Smokehouse Beef Rub...
  9. Buckeye Bill

    The Corydon Battlefield Park

    The Battle of Corydon was the only official American Civil War battle in the state of Indiana. This site commemorates the Battle of Corydon which occurred on July 9th, 1863. This battle was part of Confederate Brigadier General John Hunt Morgan's "Great Raid of 1863" in the states of Kentucky...
  10. SWMODave

    John Hunt Morgan sends greetings with captured telegraph

    Courtesy Pinterest John Hunt Morgan by the Mort Kunstler After the Battle of Shiloh, Kentuckian Colonel John Hunt Morgan took his 900 men on a 3 week raid into his home state, destroying US supplies and causing much consternation to Union troops and Federal officials. After capturing the town...
  11. Buckeye Bill

    John Hunt Morgan Surrender Site

    * John Hunt Morgan and Raiders Surrender Monument. * The John Hunt Morgan Surrender Site is the place where Confederate Brigadier General John Hunt Morgan and his Raiders surrendered to Federal troops following the Battle of Salineville, Ohio. The site is located at a crossroads between the...
  12. Buckeye Bill

    Buffington Island Battlefield (Portland, Ohio)

    * The Buffington Island Battlefield State Memorial Park (Entrance off SR 124). * The Buffington Island Battlefield is the site of the only significant Civil War battle in Ohio. On July 19, 1863, a Federal force of 3,000 cavalry, artillery, infantry, and navy personnel routed a column of 1,800...
  13. Buckeye Bill

    Morgan's Great Raid in Indiana

    * Morgan and his Raiders enter Indiana, via Steamboats, over the Ohio River at Morvin's Landing. * In the summer of 1863, Confederate Brigadier General John Hunt Morgan launched an even more audacious raid through Kentucky, Indiana and Ohio. His inventive and highly successful tactics...
  14. Buckeye Bill

    Morgan's Great Raid in Kentucky

    * Morgan and his Raiders Cross the Cumberland River into Burkesville, Kentucky, via the Neeley Ferry. * In the summer of 1863, Confederate Brigadier General John Hunt Morgan launched an even more audacious raid through Kentucky, Indiana and Ohio. His inventive and highly successful tactics...
  15. Buckeye Bill

    The Tebbs Bend Battlefield (Green River Bridge : John Hunt Morgan Heritage Trail Tour)

    * Kentucky State Historical Marker. * The Tebb's Bend Battlefield, a National Register site, is a 3-mile long loop road (Old Cambellsville-Columbia Turnpike) that contains 12 stops, 10 of which have wayside interpretive exhibits. It was here that in July 1863, an outnumbered Federal force...
  16. Buckeye Bill

    Camp Dennison, Ohio

    * The Waldschmidt House (Federal Commander's Headquarters). Camp Dennison was a Federal Army training camp during the American Civil War. It was located in the town of Germany, Ohio, sixteen miles northeast of Cincinnati. George B. McClellan, a major general in the Ohio militia, chose Germany...
  17. ericfjames

    James-Younger Gang 2017 & Family Reunion - All Invited

    In the land of the bluegrass and John Hunt Morgan, the James-Younger Gang will gather with family & friends to consider what history has ignored. YOU ARE INVITED History has ignored the beginning of the story of the James-Younger Gang, their related families, and their social community...
  18. Buckeye Bill

    Discussion Confederate Brigadier General John Hunt Morgan Invades Southwest Ohio

    Confederate Brigadier General John Hunt Morgan and his Raiders planned to invade Kentucky, Indiana and Ohio in the summer of 1863. In what would become the United States' longest non-stop ride of a division of horsemen in enemy territory, Morgan led his cavalrymen into Hamilton County, Ohio, via...
  19. Buckeye Bill

    Confederate Brigadier General John Hunt Morgan and his Raiders (Indiana to Ohio)

    Confederate Brigadier General John Hunt Morgan and his Raiders invaded Harrison, Ohio, from Dearborn County, Indiana, on July 13th, 1863. Morgan and his Raiders crossed the Whitewater River covered bridge and burned it to slow down pursuing Federal cavalry. Morgan and his Raiders spent the...
  20. Buckeye Bill

    Battles of Cynthiana, Kentucky (Morgan's Raids)

    In the summer of 1862, Confederate raider Brigadier General John Hunt Morgan launched his first major raid into Kentucky. The famed "Thunderbolt of the Confederacy" hoped to disrupt Federal army communications and to recruit in his native state. After leaving Knoxville, Morgan and his 800...
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