Morgan Finds a Hoosier Oasis Historical

Morgan Finds a Hoosier Oasis Historical (HM1VSE)

Location: Deputy, IN 47230 Jennings County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 49.433', W 85° 38.05'

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John Hunt Morgan Heritage Trail

Throughout the day of July 11, 1863, Morgan's Raiders streamed northward from Lexington, passing through Hinesville (now Blocher), Deputy, and Paris. As a diversionary tactic, a regiment of cavalry rode eastward on the Kent Road, creating a sense of panic in Madison. The main column reached Paris where much-needed water was found at the well in front of the general store. In typical fashion, the store was looted. From Paris, Morgan's men proceeded toward North Vernon and the Ohio and Mississippi Railroad line.

On July 12, the pursuing Union cavalry watered their horses at this pump.
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HM NumberHM1VSE
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Placed ByHistoric Hoosier Hills RC&D
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, November 19th, 2016 at 9:02pm PST -08:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 618564 N 4298119
Decimal Degrees38.82388333, -85.63416667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 49.433', W 85° 38.05'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 49' 25.98" N, 85° 38' 3" W
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Area Code(s)812
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1255 IN-250, Deputy IN 47230, US
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