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1864-Battle-June 8th

 Location: Mt. Sterling, US 460

Description: Early this day CSA forces under Gen. John H. Morgan on his tragic last raid attacked Union camp here under Capt. Edward Barlow. CSA took 380 prisoners and material. $59,000 taken from Farmers’ Bank. Leaving a force here under Col. H. L. Giltner, Morgan moved west with 2nd Brigade. Next morning CSA driven out. Joined by Morgan, took Lexington next day. See map.

 (Subjects: Civil War | Lexington | Morgan, John HuntMt. Sterling)