"Morgan's Men" Here

"Morgan's Men" Here (HM1A5N)

Location: Winchester, KY 40391 Clark County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 59.583', W 84° 10.65'

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CSA Gen. John H. Morgan's cavalry first raided Kentucky July, 1862. Took Cynthiana but, faced by large USA forces, withdrew. Destroyed arms here on 19th and went to Richmond. On last raid, June 1864, after two battles at Mt. Sterling, they moved by here to Lexington and to Cynthiana where they met defeat on 12th and retreated to Virginia.

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HM NumberHM1A5N
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
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Marker Number625
Year Placed1963
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society-Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 3:44am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 747855 N 4208803
Decimal Degrees37.99305000, -84.17750000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 59.583', W 84° 10.65'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 59' 34.98" N, 84° 10' 39.00" W
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Area Code(s)859
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1-17 Cleveland Ave, Winchester KY 40391, US
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