War of the Rebellion: Serial 077 Page 0019 Chapter LI. MORGAN'S RAID INTO Kentucky.

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on Saturday night between this and Decherd, and yesterday they stole a horse near Winchester. We are very much embarrassed for want of a telegraph office here.

Very respectfully,


Colonel Seventy-first Ohio Veteran Volunteer Infantry.

Captain PAINE,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Tullahoma.

MAY 31-JUNE 20, 1864. -Morgan's raid into Kentucky.


June 1, 1864. -Skirmish near Pound Gap.

4, 1864. -Morgan's forces enter Kentucky.

8, 1864. -Capture of Mount Sterling.

9, 1864. -Action at Mount Sterling.

Affair near Pleasureville.

10, 1864. -Capture of Lexington.

Affair near Benson's Bridge.

10-12, 1864. -Demonstration on Frankfort.

11, 1864. -Capture of Cynthiana.

Action at Keller's Bridge, near Cynthiana.

12, 1864. -Action at Cynthiana.

12-20, 1864. -Morgan's forces retreat to Abingdon, Va.


No. 1. - Brigadier General Stephen G. Burbridge, U. S. Army, commanding District of Kentucky.

No. 2. - Captain J. Bates Dickson, Assistant Adjutant-General, U. S. Army.

No. 3. - Captain Julius Fosses, Assistant Inspector-General of Cavalry.

No. 4. - Captain George H. Laird, Acting Assistant Quartermaster.

No. 5. - Brigadier General Edward H. Hobson, U. S. Army.

No. 6. - Colonel David A. Mims, Thirty-ninth Kentucky Infantry, commanding brigade.

No. 7. - Colonel Charles S. Hanson, Thirty-seventh KentuckyInfantry, commanding brigade.

No. 8. - Colonel John Mason Brown, Forty-fifth Kentucky Infantry, commanding brigade.

No. 9. - Colonel Israel Garrard, Seventh Ohio Cavalry, commandingFirst Cavalry Brigade.

No. 10. - Colonel Israel Daniel W. Lindsey, Kentucky State Guard.

No. 11. - Colonel George W. Monroe, Twenty-second Kentucky Infantry, commanding forces defending Frankfort.

No. 12. - Colonel Joel F. Asper, One hundred and seventy-first Ohio Infantry.

No. 13. - Captain Richard O. Swindler, One hundred and seventy- first Ohio Infantry.

No. 14. - Brigadier General John H. Morgan, C. S. Army.

No. 1. Reports of Brigadier General Stephen G. Burbridge, U. S. Army, commanding District of Kentucky.

LEXINGTON, KY., June 10, 1864. -4. 45 p. m.

(Received 12 p. m.)

After concentrating a force at the month of Beaver Creek, on Big Sandy, I moved against Morgan's force in Virginia. Went as far as