John H. Morgan

John H. Morgan (HMF8F)

Location: Greeneville, TN 37743 Greene County
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 9.796', W 82° 49.865'

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1825 - 1864

— The Thunderbolt of the Confederacy —

First lieutenant, Marshal's Regiment of Cavalry in the Mexican War Captain the "Lexington Rifles" 1857 captain Company A of the Kentucky Cavalry 1861. Colonel 2nd Kentucky Cavalry 1862 Brigadier General appointed from Tennessee December 11, 1862. His command, never exceeding 4,000 men, was composed largely of Kentuckians and Tennesseans. It was renowned for boldness and celerity on raid, carrying terror into the region north of the Ohio. The "Great Raider" was surprised at night and killed by a detachment of the command of Gen. A.C. Gillem on the premises of the Williams home near this spot September 4, 1864. His heroism is the heritage of the South
HM NumberHMF8F
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Date Added Sunday, September 28th, 2014 at 3:51am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 335301 N 4003610
Decimal Degrees36.16326667, -82.83108333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 9.796', W 82° 49.865'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 9' 47.76" N, 82° 49' 51.90" W
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Area Code(s)423
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 101-109 W Depot St, Greeneville TN 37743, US
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