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39.1963.1

Location: SR 7, Dupont. (Jefferson County, Indiana)

Erected by the Indiana Civil War Centennial Commission, 1963

ID# : 39.1963.1

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Confederate forces under Gen. John Hunt Morgan camped near Dupont the night of July 11. They destroyed railroad track, burned bridges, freight cars and a warehouse, and stole 2, 000 hams from Mayfield's pork house.

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