Pike County Morgan's Raid Compensation Claim   Save
Pike County Morgan's Raid Compensation Claim
Description: Mary Clay of Chillicothe, Ohio submitted this claim to the Pike County Probate Court in 1872, asking for reparations of $130 for a horse used by the militia in Pike County to repel Morgan's Raiders. During the Civil War, Confederate General John Hunt Morgan led his cavalry troops on a 1,100-mile raid into Union territory. Morgan started in McMinnville, Tennessee on June 6, 1863 and was captured near West Point, Columbiana County, Ohio on July 26, 1863. The document is four pages and measures 14" x 8.5" (35.56 x 21.59 cm). View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: Om2876_1783028_001
Subjects: Ohio Government; Military Ohio; Morgan's Ohio Raid, 1863; Horses; War damage compensation
Places: Piketon (Ohio); Pike County (Ohio)