Confederate Brigadier General John Hunt Morgan embarks on his third Kentucky raid after a successful action against a Federal garrison and a lavish marriage earlier this month.
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Morgan’s Second Kentucky Raid
As the two Confederate armies pull out of Kentucky, John Hunt Morgan’s Confederate cavalry conduct another raid in the state.
Jefferson Davis Stops at Abbeville
Jefferson Davis and his dwindling government-in-exile held what turned out to be their last council of war in their southward flight to avoid Federal capture.
The Death of John Hunt Morgan
September 4, 1864 – A Federal private ended the life of one of the Confederacy’s most legendary raiders. Since escaping from Ohio State Penitentiary last
Morgan’s Northern Raid: Surrender
July 26, 1863 – Confederate Brigadier General John Hunt Morgan and his cavalry troopers surrendered to Federal officials after a month-long raid through Indiana and
Morgan’s Raid: The Northern Penetration
July 13, 1863 – Confederate Brigadier General John Hunt Morgan embarked on another Kentucky raid, but this time he crossed the Ohio River and invaded