: This illustration of John Hunt Morgan, a Civil War Confederate general, is from a German history textbook entitled "Gesthichte des Burgerkriep in den Uereinigton Stoaten," about the United States Civil War.
John Hunt Morgan was born in Huntsville, Alabama, on June 1, 1825. He is known for "Morgan's Raid," which he led during the American Civil War. In 1863, his troops rode from Tennessee through Kentucky, Ohio, and Indiana, resulting in the northernmost presence established by Confederate forces.
He died on September 4, 1864, in Greeneville, Tennessee, killed by Union cavalry men while attempting to escape. He was buried in Lexington Cemetery. View on Ohio Memory.
: AL04269 Subjects
: United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Confederate States of America; Generals--United States; Morgan's Ohio Raid, 1863 Places
: John Hunt Morgan illustration