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The John Hunt Morgan raid of 1863

Robert Edgar Ervin

The John Hunt Morgan raid of 1863

by Robert Edgar Ervin

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Published by Published by Robert Edgar Ervin with assistance from the Jackson County Historical Society, c2003] in [Jackson, Ohio .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Morgan, John Hunt, 1825-1864.,
  • Morgan"s Ohio Raid, 1863.,
  • Morgan"s Ohio Raid, 1863 -- Sources.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 291-293) and index.

    Statementcompiled, researched, and written by Robert Edgar Ervin.
    GenreSources.
    ContributionsJackson County Historical Society (Ohio)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE475.18 .E78 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxiii, 306 p. :
    Number of Pages306
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3698953M
    ISBN 10097461890X
    LC Control Number2003114370
    OCLC/WorldCa55846938

    Confederate cavalry commander John Hunt Morgan was born in Huntsville, Alabama, on June 1, Educated at Transylvania University, he fought in the Mexican War as a first lieutenant in the Kentucky Mounted Volunteers and saw action at the battle of Buena Vista. Morgan’s Great Raid is a narrative campaign study, with particular emphasis on Kentuckian and Confederate brigadier general John Hunt Morgan. In July , Morgan led nearly men and a battery of artillery on a one-thousand mile raid from Burkesville, Kentucky, to West Point, Ohio.

      In July ,General John Hunt Morgan and his Confederate army raided southern Ohio. And today you can drive along the path that the Confederate army took to their defeat. The total drive is around miles, but you don’t need to travel far . WOW. Rebel Raiders is a dramatic story of an eleven-year-old Ohio farm girl who comes face-to-face with the enemy during the American Civil War. First, the author, Lisa Trimble Actor places the reader in the midst of the painful, but distant, "War Between the States." Then the tragedies of war come closer and closer as the infamous Rebel Raider, John Hunt Morgan, and 2, cavalrymen strike.

      Confederate General John Hunt Morgan stormed through southern Indiana in Morgan's Raid through Kentucky, Indiana and Ohio covered 1, miles and was the longest sustained cavalry raid. John Hunt Morgan Alabama native John Hunt Morgan () was a merchant and military officer who served in the U.S. Army and Kentucky Militia during the Civil earned the nickname "Thunderbolt of the Confederacy" as he raided from Tennessee into Kentucky and Ohio between the spring of and the summer of , taking prisoners and equipment and disrupting Union supply .


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The John Hunt Morgan raid of 1863 by Robert Edgar Ervin Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book serves as the official guide to the John Hunt Morgan Heritage Trail of Ohio. From July, Confederate Brigadier General John Hunt Morgan led a daring group of more than 2, men across Southern Ohio.

His mission: to distract and divert as many Union troops as possible from the action in Middle Tennessee and East Tennessee/5(8). John Hunt Morgan, Confederate guerrilla leader of ‘Morgan’s Raiders,’ best known for his July attacks in Indiana and Ohio—the farthest north a Confederate force penetrated during the American Civil War.

A Kentuckian, he joined the Confederate army as a scout in and rose to the rank of general. This is an engaging account of John Hunt Morgan's dramatic raid across the Ohio River into Indiana and Ohio in the summer of The author clearly knows the topic and does an excellent job narrating the raid, especially the battles and skirmishes that took place during it, /5(29).

Morgan's Raid was conducted from June Jin the Civil War and saw Brig. Gen. John Hunt Morgan raid into Kentucky, Indiana, and Ohio.

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. 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. Morgan's Raid, also known as the Indiana-Ohio 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. John Hunt Morgan Heritage Trail of Ohio The mile John Hunt Morgan Heritage Trail of Ohio consists of fifty-six interpretive signs and more than specialized directional signs.

The interpretive signs present the historical information and stories about Morgan’s Indiana-Ohio Raid as it pertains to the location of each sign. In the summer ofcitizens of the Buckeye State were consumed by panic as Confederate Brig.

Gen. John Hunt Morgan and nearly 2, of. John Hunt Morgan’s cavalry raid was the largest military campaign conducted in Indiana during the Civil War. The raid was ordered by General Braxton Bragg, commanding the Confederate Army of Tennessee, to draw Union cavalry north into Kentucky; the intent was to impede an anticipated advance toward Chattanooga by the Union Army of the Cumberland commanded by Major General William S.

John Hunt Morgan was imprisoned in the Ohio State Penitentiary, until Novemwhen he and six other made an escape. This, of course, added to his reputation of a dashing cavalier. Despite his boldness and other more successful raids, Morgan never regained the confidence of his superiors - perhaps he was too bold.

John Hunt Morgan, () One of the leading Confederate raiders, John Hunt Morgan found it difficult to comply with the constraints placed upon his activities by his superiors. Born in Alabama, he had served in the Mexican War as a first lieutenant with the lst Kentucky. Brigadier General John Hunt Morgan sent his brother, Colonel Richard Morgan, and about Confederate raiders on a foraging expedition into Georgetown the morning of J Elizabeth King wrote a letter to Ulysses S.

Grant in 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 Brig.

Gen. John Hunt Morgan and his Confederate cavalry during the Great Raid of This route is lined with directional. n 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 included.

- General John Hunt Morgan was a daring Confederate cavalry raider during the Civil War. In earlyhe spent a three-month "honeymoon" with his year-old bride Mattie in downtown McMinnville, TN.

It was there that he planned the raid which took his brigade further behind Union lines than any other Rebel troops during the war pins. Morgan’s Christmas Raid. During the period of JanuaryGeneral John Hunt Morgan with the 2nd and 9th Kentucky Confederate Cavalry advanced through central and northern Kentucky.

At one point, Morgan split his command, sending a group to destroy the Bacon Creek Bridge at Bonnieville, Ky. John Hunt Morgan was a prominent Confederate cavalry officer in the American Civil War.

John Hunt Morgan was born on June 1,in Huntsville, Alabama. Inhis family moved to Lexington, Kentucky, to live near his maternal grandparents, who were wealthy slaveholders. July 2,marked the beginning of Confederate General John Hunt Morgan’s 1, plus mile raid in Sparta, Tennessee.

Known as the ‘Thunderbolt of the Confederacy’ and remembered as the ideal of the romantic Southern cavalryman, Morgan then proceeded to cross into Kentucky, at the time was a “border state” due to still being part of the Union but permitting slavery.

There is a great new book about Confederate general John Hunt Morgan and his comrades. “Morgan’s Great Raid: The Remarkable expedition from Kentucky to Ohio” has been published just in time for this summer’s sesquicentennial of that raid.

The Civil War News (CWN) asked Lee Bailey, co-writer of the site, to review the book. Get this from a library! John Hunt Morgan Heritage Trail in Indiana: a tour guide to the Indiana portion of Morgan's Great Raid, July[Lora Schmidt Cahill].

John Hunt Morgan - The Great Raid: Concerned that Morgan might become too aggressive, Bragg strictly forbade him to cross the Ohio River into Indiana or Ohio. Departing Sparta, TN on JMorgan rode with a select force of 2, cavalry and a battery of light artillery.Get this from a library!

Brigadier John H. Morgan's Old Cavalry Division, Morgan's Light Brigade: a source book of numbers and an alphabetical roster for Brig. Gen. John H.

Morgan's Old Division of Confederate cavalry, [Elizabeth Watkins; Dwight G Watkins].