Stories tagged with: Ohio Civil War Trail Commission

August 23, 2013 - 5:50pm
2 years 40 weeks ago

In 1863 Confederate General, John Hunt Morgan led more than 2,000 soldiers across Southern Ohio to distract union troops during the Civil War.

Now the public gets a chance to retrace his steps through the John Hunt Morgan Heritage Trail. There are almost 600 miles of the trail that pass through southern and eastern Ohio. Throughout the Ohio portion of the journey there are 56 markers that tell visitors historical information about Morgan's Raid.

"They had a battle scrimmage...

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