Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Gen. John H. Morgan CSA



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Location: on West Main Street west of High Street (Tennessee Route 53), Alexandria, TN
County: DeKalb
Coordinates: N 36° 4.658    W 086° 2.02
  36.07763333    -86.03366666
Waymark: None
 



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Side 1
Gen. John H. Morgan CSA

Side 2
Gen. Morgan left here Dec. 21, 1862, with 2,500 horsemen on his Kentucky Christmas Raid. The raid concluded in Smithville Jan. 5, 1863, after the raiders captured 1887 enemy soldiers and destroyed $2,000,000 in Federal property.

Side 3
Gen. Morgan's Great Indiana and Ohio Raid began here June 11, 1863, and ended less than 100 miles from Lake Erie July 26, 1863.

Side 4
Erected by Savage-Goodner Camp 1513, 1999