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Morgan's Raid July 8-13,  1863

Location: East entrance of courthouse, Versailles. (Ripley County, Indiana)

Erected by the Indiana Civil War Centennial Commission 1963

ID# : 69.1963.1

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General John Hunt Morgan, Confederate cavalry commander, occupied Versailles on Sunday afternoon, July 12. Having seized county treasury he moved North at 4:00 P.M. as Union forces began to close in upon him.

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