A Complete Account of the John Morgan Raid Through Kentucky, Indiana and Ohio, in July 1863

A Complete Account of the John Morgan Raid Through Kentucky, Indiana and Ohio, in July 1863

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1863 edition. Excerpt: ...to the Cincinnati Gazette. Columbus, Friday, July 24. Morgan's movements to-day have been somewhat rapid, considering the difficulties to overcome. Last evening on leaving Cumberland his force was probably divided into two divisions, one of which, the largest, Was under command of Morgan himself. They left Cumberland last evening about eight, and taking a northeastern direction, succeeded in striking the Central Ohio Kailroad at Campbell Station at 7 o'clock this morning. He there burned, about 35 miles east of Zanesville.the bridge and depot. He resumed his march in another direction, and arrived at Washington, on the National road, about 10 this A.M. He destroyed several small bridges and stole a number of horses on his way. At this place our forces succeeded in approaching him near enough for a severe skirmish.which resulted in the killing of several rebels. Six were captured. Leaving Washington soon after 11, without being able to do much damage, he followed an eastern directien on the National road as far as Fairview, which is on the border line of the counties of Belmont and Guernsey, and is about eight miles east of Washington. He there left the National road and moved in a northeast course for some distanoe, when it was changed for a southeastern one until he again reached the National road at 4 this F. M. at Hendrysburgh, some six miles east of Fairview. We have no advice of his movements after this, other than his course would indicate that he was striving to reach Barnesville, where he can have another chance to damage the Central Ohio Road. He has probably already passed through that town, but we cannot say positively. We have received advices of the operations of the other squads. After leaving Cumberland the direction was exactly..show more

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  • Paperback | 26 pages
  • 188.98 x 246.13 x 1.27mm | 68.04g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236575962
  • 9781236575968