John Hunt Morgan Heritage TrailAbout dusk on July 10, 1863, Brigadier General John Hunt Morgan and his men rode into Lexington, then the county seat of Scott County. The raiders had ridden approximately 45 miles since camping the previous night in the Palmyra area. Lexington was occupied without opposition. The county's three Home Guard companies had been ordered to Jeffersonville to protect the U.S. Government warehouses.
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|Placed By||Historic Hoosier Hills RC&D|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Saturday, November 19th, 2016 at 9:03pm PST -08:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 619574 N 4279159|
|Decimal Degrees||38.65293333, -85.62581667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 39.176', W 85° 37.549'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 39' 10.56" N, 85° 37' 32.94" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling South|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 2775 S Cherry St, Lexington IN 47138, US|
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