Signs of History(SM)

"Morgan's Men" Here

CSA Gen. John H. Morgan's cavalry first raided Kentucky July, 1862. Took Cynthiana but, faced by large USA forces, withdrew. Destroyed arms here on 19th and went to Richmond. On last raid, June 1864, after two battles at Mr. Sterling, they moved by here to Lexington and to Cynthiana where they met defeat on 12th and retreated to Virginia. See map on other side.

Photograph courtesy of the Student Technology Leadership Program students of George Rogers Clark High School (March, 1997)

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