Morganís Christmas Raid
Courtesy of The News-Enterprise Newspaper
†††† Confederate General John Hunt Morgan and his Raiders stormed through Hardin County on a 3-day rampage conquering garrisons and burning railway bridges, to cut the Unionís supply routes.†
†††† Learn about these exciting times by reading excerpts from Assistant Editor Darrell Birdís Anniversary series from the Dec. 1992-Jan. 1993 issues of the News-Enterprise in Elizabethtown, Kentucky.
Morgan's Christmas Raid Map Courtesy of the News-Enterprise
Morgan Spent Night in Upton Here
Back View of House
Upton L & N Railroad
For a shorter version of the story click on
Ms. Cooper & Mrs. Riggs Classes
Coming to Upton Soon
Learn about what was happening November of 1863 in Upton from an eyewitness, Nancy A. Sullivan, who wrote this letter to her husband, who was a soldier in the Civil War.
Courtesy of the Wilcox Family
Permission of News-Enterprise: Dec. 26, 1992-Jan. 1993 Morganís Raid Remembered Series by Darrell Bird Assistant Editor; Confederate Veteran and Civil War Times magazines.
Pictures by permission of The Second Regiment Kentucky Infantry, C.S.A. The Orphan Brigade
Special Thanks to
†Mr. & Mrs. Kenny Coplin
†Mr. Mike Beumel, Mayor, of Upton, Kentucky
Mrs. Teresa Wilcox & Family
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