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Morgan’s Raid Across Ohio: The Civil War Guidebook of the John Hunt Morgan Heritage Trail By Lora Schmidt Cahill, David L Mowery
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This book (perfect binding)serves as the official guide to the John Hunt Morgan Heritage Trail of Ohio. From July 13-26, 1863, Confederate Brigadier General John Hunt Morgan led a daring group of... More > more than 2,000 men across Southern Ohio. His mission: to distract and divert as many Union troops as possible from the action in Middle Tennessee and East Tennessee. Union troops under the command of Major General Ambrose Burnside gave chase. Although they were ultimately successful, ending Morgan’s raid was a much harder job than anyone anticipated. With the John Hunt Morgan Heritage Trail, you too can follow Morgan’s route through southern and eastern Ohio. Fifty-six interpretive signs covering 557 miles through nineteen counties tell the story of the raid’s successful beginnings, the battle with Union forces at Buffington Island, Morgan’s desperate escapes, and finally his capture. Come along and discover this amazing Ohio Civil War story!< Less
Morgan’s Raid Across Ohio: The Civil War Guidebook of the John Hunt Morgan Heritage Trail By Lora Schmidt Cahill, David L. Mowery
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This book (coil binding) serves as the official guide to the John Hunt Morgan Heritage Trail of Ohio. From July 13-26, 1863, Confederate Brigadier General John Hunt Morgan led a daring group of more... More > than 2,000 men across Southern Ohio. His mission: to distract and divert as many Union troops as possible from the action in Middle Tennessee and East Tennessee. Union troops under the command of Major General Ambrose Burnside gave chase. Although they were ultimately successful, ending Morgan’s raid was a much harder job than anyone anticipated. With the John Hunt Morgan Heritage Trail, you too can follow Morgan’s route through southern and eastern Ohio. Fifty-six interpretive signs covering 557 miles through nineteen counties tell the story of the raid’s successful beginnings, the battle with Union forces at Buffington Island, Morgan’s desperate escapes, and finally his capture. Come along and discover this amazing Ohio Civil War story!< Less
To arms! To arms! Morgan is coming! By Charles Saint
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July of 1863 the War between the states has entered its second year and shows no sign of ceasing. With the Army of Northern Virginia advancing through Maryland, Confederate Brigadier General John... More > Hunt Morgan leads a raid through Kentucky, Indiana, and Ohio to bring the war the North and try and draw Union troops away from other parts of the country. In the town of Marietta, Ohio many men, including two friends, enlist in the state militia to protect their homes and are sent to the old Fort Harmar and ordered to prepare for its defense. However, their officers are as green as the men and as they build and try to drill they wonder if Morgan will come their way and if he does, how will they stand up against the best the South has to offer.< Less
Morgan's Men: A Narrative of Personal Experience By Henry Lane Stone
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A first hand account of a soldier in John Hunt Morgan's command in the Civil War.
A Romance of Morgan's Rough Riders: The Raid By Basil Wilson Duke, et. al.
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First hand account of John Hunt Morgan's Raid into Ohio in July 1863, his subsequent incarceration and escape. Civil War content. Indexed, illustrated.
13th Kentucky Cavalry, C.S.A. : Caudill's Army By Ben Caudill Camp No. 1629
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Some called him "Captain" and others called him "Colonel". Some of his enemies called him a "dangerous guerilla chieftain". After the war was over, he would be known... More > as one of the "Immortal 600". This book contains vital details regarding Confederate Colonel Ben E. Caudill's 13th Kentucky Cavalry. It includes a complete roster of the men who rode with Caudill, a history of their engagements with their enemy, and a collection of period and post-war photographs.< Less
Garrard County Kentucky; Cross Roads of the Civil War By Byron Teater
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History of Garrard County Kentucky during the Civil War. This book tells of small battles that happened here in the county.
Perryville By Alfred D. Byrd
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After a series of defeats in the West had driven Southern forces into Mississippi, their new commander, Braxton Bragg, daringly moves them by rail into eastern Tennessee. From there he and Edmund... More > Kirby-Smith strike swiftly into Kentucky and win dazzling victories at Riohmond and Munfordville. Lexington and Frankfort fall to the South, and Louisville and Cincinnati are in danger. At a hitherto unknown hamlet called Perryville, Bragg meets the Union commander, Don Carlos Buell, in a battle whose survivors will call it more intense than Shiloh. The Battle of Perryville will determine Kentucky's fate, and perhaps America's. Here, in verse as venerable as Beowulf, but as vivid as the Federals and Southrons who fought and died on parched pastures by a drought-stricken stream, is the tale of events that led to Perryville, the pathos and humor of the field of battle, and its aftermath of woe and triumph.< Less
Perryville By Alfred D. Byrd
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After a series of defeats in the West had driven Southern forces into Mississippi, their new commander, Braxton Bragg, daringly moves them by rail into eastern Tennessee. From there he and Edmund... More > Kirby-Smith strike swiftly into Kentucky and win dazzling victories at Riohmond and Munfordville. Lexington and Frankfort fall to the South, and Louisville and Cincinnati are in danger. At a hitherto unknown hamlet called Perryville, Bragg meets the Union commander, Don Carlos Buell, in a battle whose survivors will call it more intense than Shiloh. The Battle of Perryville will determine Kentucky's fate, and perhaps America's. Here, in verse as venerable as Beowulf, but as vivid as the Federals and Southrons who fought and died on parched pastures by a drought-stricken stream, is the tale of events that led to Perryville, the pathos and humor of the field of battle, and its aftermath of woe and triumph.< Less
6th Battalion Confederate Cavalry By Jeffrey Weaver
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This is a history of the 6th Battalion Confederate Cavalry, a unit composed of men from Virginia and Kentucky. This unit operated in Southwest Virginia; participated in Wheeler's Raid in October... More > 1863; accompanied John Hunt Morgan on his last Kentucky raid, and remained behind the lines to disrupt Federal Army operation in Kentucky during the last nine months of the American Civil War. This book is referenced, and includes a detailed roster of the men who served in it.< Less