Confederate General John Hunt Morgan

Confederate General John Hunt Morgan (HM1ZAF)

Location: Abingdon, VA 24210 Washington County
Country: United States of America

N 36° 42.562', W 81° 58.937'

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Confederate General John Hunt Morgan,
"The Thunderbolt of the Confederacy" was
placed here in the Martin tomb for a short time
after his death in Greeneville, Tennessee on
September 4. 1864. General Morgan's funeral was
the largest Abingdon had ever seen. The
procession was three miles long from Acklin, the
home of Judge John Campbell to Saint Thomas
Episcopal Church for his service and then here
to Sinking Springs Cemetery. Morgan was removed
a few days later and taken to Richmond, Virginia
where he laid in state at the State Capitol was
placed in a vault in Hollywood Cemetery after a
military funeral. In 1868 his remains buried
in the family plot in Lexington Cemetery in his
hometown of Lexington, Kentucky.
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HM NumberHM1ZAF
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Year Placed2017
Placed ByMorgan’s Men Association
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, July 1st, 2017 at 12:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 412267 N 4063081
Decimal Degrees36.70936667, -81.98228333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 42.562', W 81° 58.937'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 42' 33.72" N, 81° 58' 56.22" W
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Area Code(s)276
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 133 US-58 ALT, Abingdon VA 24210, US
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