Town Creek Encampment Historical

Town Creek Encampment Historical (HM1VSF)

Location: Lexington, IN 47138 Scott County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 39.55', W 85° 37.7'

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John Hunt Morgan Heritage Trail

On the night of July 10, 1863, most of John Hunt Morgan's cavalry camped along town Creek in these fields. the next morning, while some of the raiders stole what they wanted from Lexington businesses and homes, others scoured the area for horses to replace their worn-out mounts.

Morgan's main column proceeded north toward Hinesville (present-day Blocher), and then moved into Jefferson County. Union General Edward Hobson's men spent the night of the 11th on these same grounds.
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HM NumberHM1VSF
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Placed ByHistoric Hoosier Hills RC&D
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, November 19th, 2016 at 9:03pm PST -08:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 619345 N 4279847
Decimal Degrees38.65916667, -85.62833333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 39.55', W 85° 37.7'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 39' 33" N, 85° 37' 42" W
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Area Code(s)812
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2511 Cherry St, Lexington IN 47138, US
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