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Morgan's Raid, July 8-13, 1863

Morgans Raid Office

Location: Jennings County Parks and Recreation Department office/visitor center, 325 North State Hwy 3, North Vernon (Jennings County), 47265

Erected by the Indiana Civil War Centennial Commission 1963

ID#: 40.1963.1

Note: This marker was replaced by 40.1997.1 Morgan's Raid


Confederate raider, John Hunt Morgan, demanded the surrender of Vernon on July 11, 1863. Upon the defender's reply that General Morgan "must take it by hard fighting," he withdrew toward DuPont.