June 11, 1863The raid by Brig. Gen John H. Morgan's Cavalry Division into Indiana and Ohio began here Units were the 2nd, 3rd, 5th, 6th, 8th, 9th, 10th, and 11th Kentucky Cavalry, and the 9th Tennessee Calvary, with attached artillery. Brig. Gen. Basil Duke and Col. Adam Johnson commanded brigades. The raid ended in capture of the bulk of the 2640-man force at Buffington, O. A small portion escaped to Virginia.
|Placed By||Tennessee Historical Commission|
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|Date Added||Saturday, December 2nd, 2017 at 10:03am PST -08:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 587571 N 3991495|
|Decimal Degrees||36.06410000, -86.02758333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 36° 3.846', W 86° 1.655'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||36° 3' 50.76" N, 86° 1' 39.3" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 33224 Nashville Hwy, Alexandria TN 37012, US|
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