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Indiana Historical Bureau

IHB > Historical Markers > Find a Marker > Morgan's Raid July 8-13, 1863 Morgan's Raid July 8-13, 1863

Location: SR 135 and SR 11 junction, before the Mauckport-Brandenburg Ohio River Bridge. Missing. (Harrison County, Indiana)

Erected by the Indiana Civil War Centennial Commission, 1963

ID# : 31.1963.2

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Despite naval and militia opposition, General John Hunt Morgan, commanding about 2, 200 Confederate cavalrymen, began his Indiana Raid by crossing the Ohio at this point, July 8, 1863.

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Military