Morgan's Raid Route

Morgan's Raid Route (HM2B3Y)

Location: Pomeroy, OH 45769 Meigs County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 1.547', W 82° 5.136'

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The Deaths of Hysell and Hudson

General John Hunt Morgan led a force of 2,000 Confederate
cavalrymen into Meigs County during a raid north of the
Ohio River. More than 50,000 Union troops and militia
had been in pursuit of Morgan across Ohio. Near this site
on July 18. 1863, Holliday Hysell and Dr. William N. Hudson
were shot and killed by Confederate soldiers. These were
the only civilians killed in Meigs County during Morgan's
Raid. After suffering losses at Buffington Island. Morgan
surrendered eight days later near West Point in Columbiana
County. The surrender field was the northernmost point
reached by Confederate forces during the Civil War.
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HM NumberHM2B3Y
Series This marker is part of the Ohio: Ohio Historical Society series
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Year Placed1998
Placed ByMeigs County Historical Society, Meigs County Genealogical Society, Ohio Travel and Tourism, and The Ohio Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 3rd, 2018 at 2:02pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 406028 N 4320198
Decimal Degrees39.02578333, -82.08560000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 1.547', W 82° 5.136'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 1' 32.82" N, 82° 5' 8.16" W
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Area Code(s)740
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 38278 Bradbury Rd, Pomeroy OH 45769, US
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