Union Noose Tightening Historical

Union Noose Tightening Historical (HM1VZX)

Location: Milan, IN 47031 Ripley County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 8.095', W 85° 10.684'

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John Hunt Morgan Heritage Trail

As General Morgan neared Pierceville, an urgent message was sent to Governor Oliver P. Morton reporting the threatening situation. At the time,, what is now State Road 350 was a railroad bed. West of this location, detachments of the Raiders burned the railroad bridges in an effort to slow those Union forces who were traveling by train. Union Cavalry General Edward H. Hobson with his two subordinates, James M. Shackelford and Frank L. Wolford, were riding less than four hours behind. Morgan started a little beyond this location.
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HM NumberHM1VZX
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Placed ByHistoric Hoosier Hills RC&D
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, November 29th, 2016 at 9:02am PST -08:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 657469 N 4333329
Decimal Degrees39.13491667, -85.17806667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 8.095', W 85° 10.684'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 8' 5.7" N, 85° 10' 41.04" W
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Area Code(s)812
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4053 N Co Rd 450 E, Milan IN 47031, US
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