Make way for Gen. John Hunt Morgan

It was the famous Confederate Raider John Hunt Morgan who personally directed the attack on Union troops near Milton.

“Open ranks! Open ranks for the general,” commanded the staff of one of the most glamorous soldiers of the Civil War.

Morgan, receiving word of the Army of Cumberland’s reconnaissance in force in the Auburntown area, moved from McMinnville on the night of March 18, 1863,

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