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Posts tagged Morgan’s Raid

April 29, 2013

 

Morgan's Raiders in a vintage lithograph

In Morgan’s Wake Without A Break

Few claims were paid for the property confiscated by Union troops in pursuit of Morgan's Confederate raiders since the federal government required receipts.

January 30, 2012

 

Golden Circle, Dark Plot

Historians concur that there were many Southern sympathizers in Indiana. Whether they were plotting the violent overthrow of the state government is unclear.

November 14, 2011

 

Morgan's Raid

A Young Girl’s Brush With The Civil War

In the summer of 1863, a young woman wrote her cousin about the "visit paid to the citizens of Corydon and vicinity by Morgan and his herd of horse thieves.”

September 20, 2010

 

Constitution Elm, circa 1910

A Tree Grew in Corydon

Legend has it that Indiana’s constitution was debated and ultimately drafted underneath a massive elm, whose trunk was five feet in diameter.

August 2, 2010

 

corydon indiana battleground site

The Invasion of Indiana: Morgan’s Raid and the Battle of Corydon

Morgan's Raid was one of the few Civil War battles fought in the North, and remains the last battle to have been fought within Indiana borders.

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