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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Seeking Supremacy in Middle Tennessee
Braxton Bragg reorganizes his Confederate army in Middle Tennessee, and William S. Rosecrans plans to oppose him.
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.
Morgan’s Kentucky Raid Ends
John Hunt Morgan’s Confederate horsemen attack a Federal garrison at a key railroad town before ending their Kentucky incursion.
Morgan is Devastating with Fire and Sword
John Hunt Morgan leads 867 Confederate partisans on a raid into Kentucky to harass the supply line for the Federal Army of the Ohio.
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
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