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Morgan's Raid July 8-13,  1863

Location: South side of Washington County Courthouse, Salem. (Washington County, Indiana)

Erected by the Indiana Civil War Centennial Commission , 1963

ID# : 88.1963.1

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At this point Gen. John Hunt Morgan routed poorly armed militia and occupied Salem - July 10, 1863. The town was looted and $1, 000 ransom exacted from each mill owner.

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Military