|From the BPC Historical Collection
A look at Morgan's Raiders and their dash through Meigs County, Ohio in
1864 and culminating in the Battle of Buffington Island, the only major
battle of the Civil War fought in Ohio. Accounts, Notes, Telegrams, Diary
Entries, Facts and Pictures.
"There were many stragglers from each company, who were circling about
the valley in a delirium of fright, clinging instinctively, in all their terror, to
bolts of calico and holding on to led horses, but changing the direction in
which they galloped, with every shell which whizzed or burst near them."
Colonel Basil W. Duke,
2nd Kentucky Cavalry, CSA.
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