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General John Hunt Morgan's Brandenburg Raid

Brandenburg, KY 40108, USA

Follow the four-day action of Brig. Gen. John Hunt Morgan's raid on this scenic Ohio River community, a well-known shipping and trading center throughout much of the nineteenth century. A free brochure chronicles the Confederate leader's July 6-9, 1863, time here, which included a skirmish on the river and burning of a steamer named the Alice Dean. The brochure is available at the local chamber of commerce office or the public library.


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From I-64 at Corydon, Indiana, take exit 62; travel on State Highway 135 south (approximately 20 miles) and cross the Ohio River. Take Highway 1051; at four-way stop, turn left on High Street/Highway 79 and proceed 2 miles. Chamber office is inside City Hall at 735 High Street. The library is located at 400 Library Place (off Broadway/Highway 448).

Visitor Services

Chamber of Commerce office, public rest rooms, handicapped access; Meade County Public Library, public rest rooms.

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Admission Fee



Chamber of Commerce, Monday-Friday 9:00 A.M.-4:00 P.M.; Meade County Public Library, Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9:00 A.M.-5:00 P.M., Tuesday and Thrusday 9:00 A.M.-8:00 P.M., Saturday 9:00 A.M.-4:00 P.M., Closed: Sundays.



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