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News of Morgan’s destructive raid reaches Trumbull County

This week in Civil War history

July 15, 2013
By WENDELL F. LAUTH - Special to the Tribune Chronicle , Tribune Chronicle | TribToday.com

Brig. Gen. John Hunt Morgan and his cavalry raiders began their famous Ohio raid in the summer of 1863 when they crossed into Ohio from Indiana on July 13. When the raiders reached the suburbs of Cincinnati, they had completed the longest continuous march of the war by covering 90 miles in 35 hours.

 
 
 

 

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