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Ohio Penitentiary
On November 27, Morgan and six of his officers escaped from the prison and made their way by train to Cincinnati where Confederate sympathizers helped them cross the Ohio River to safety in Kentucky. Explore this place »
West Point, Ohio
Confederate Brigadier General John Hunt Morgan surrendered near West Point, Ohio, about eight miles from Salineville, at 2 p.m. on July 26. Explore this place »
Pomeroy, Ohio
Here Brigadier General Henry Moses Judah's division prevented Morgan's Raiders from crossing the Ohio River and escaping to Kentucky. Explore this place »
Bashan Church
Near this point five regiments of Kentucky cavalry and the 45th Ohio Mounted Infantry met Confederates retreating from the battle at Buffington Island, three miles east. During this skirmish, Confederate Colonels Richard C. Morgan, William W. Ward, and D. Howard Smith surrendered their commands, numbering about 400 men and officers. Explore this place »
Springdale, Ohio
On July 13, 1863, Morgan's Raiders passed through the community of Springdale, Ohio, north of Cincinnati, Ohio. Confederate troops entered several local houses and businesses to confiscate food, drink, supplies, and horses. The home of the town butcher, John Watson, served as General Morgan's temporary headquarters. Explore this place »
Glendale, Ohio
On July 13, 1863, Morgan's Raiders passed through the community of Glendale, Ohio, north of Cincinnati, Ohio. Explore this place »
Harrison, Ohio
Near this place, Confederate Brigadier General John Hunt Morgan and about 2,000 cavalrymen entered Ohio from Indiana, launching the Ohio leg of Morgan's Raid. Explore this place »
Morgan's Capture
On July 26, a combined force of about 3,000 Federals engaged Confederate Brigadier General John Hunt Morgan and about 400 of his cavalrymen near Salineville in Columbiana County, Ohio. Morgan tried to fight his way out, but was overwhelmed, losing most of his men. Morgan himself briefly eluded capture until he surrendered near West Point, Ohio, about eight miles from Salineville, at 2 p.m. Explore this place »
Battle of Salineville
On July 26, a combined force of about 3,000 Federals engaged Confederate Brigadier General John Hunt Morgan and about 400 of his cavalrymen near Salineville in Columbiana County, Ohio. Morgan tried to fight his way out, but was overwhelmed, losing most of his men. Twenty-three were killed and about 300 were captured. Morgan himself briefly eluded capture until he surrendered near West Point, Ohio, about eight miles from Salineville, at 2 p.m. Explore this place »
Battle of Buffington Island
The only major American Civil War combat to occur in Ohio was the Battle of Buffington Island, near Portland, Ohio. Explore this place »

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