Last Night & Last Day of
John Morgan's Raid

Stories & Photos of area people








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An Historical Summer
History Hatching
Valandingham Defys It
Valandingham's Night Ride
Columbia County Gets In
Morgan's Raid Conceived
Morgan Starts
Crosses The Ohio
Telegraphers Tapped The Wires
Morgan Invades Ohio
Slipped Around Cincinnati
The Chase Commences
Buffington Island Fight
Morgan's Flight Continues
Again Getting Away
Morgan Rests at Nebo
Morgan Reaches East Springfield
Arrived In Nebo
Mrs. George B. Smith's Story
R. M. Crabbs' Story
Extract From "The Partisan Rangers"
Stewart McClave's Story
L. McBane's Story
The Last Day of Morgan's Raid
Breakfast Disturbed
Morgan's Magic Military Movements
Morgan Starts for Monroeville
Mrs. Elder's Story
Morgan at Monroeville
Story of Mrs. James Twiss
James Twiss as Guide
Monroeville Fight Begins
Two Historic Dead
Amos Moore's Story
Morgan Away Again
Sara Sharp's Story
Morgan the Wizzard
Carey Taken as Guide
Morgan Approaches Bethesda Church
Morgan Leaves Bethesda Church
Raiders Have Fun
Charles Duane Thompson'a Story
Valandingham's Native Town
John Meister's Story
Louden's Horse Trade
Harvey Davis' Story
Shackleford's Troops Behind Morgan
The Powder Boy's Story
Charles D. Maus Captured
Morgan's Water Girl
Captain Burbick's Daughter
Henry Crawford's Story
Adams' Surrender Story
Crubaugh's Story
Surrender Monument
William J. Adams' Story
Monument Completed
Will L. Thompson's Gift
The Tablet
A Historic Dinner
Monument Dedication
Squire McLane Accepts
Ask For National Aid
Expression of Gratitude
Dr. George P. Ikirt's Story
Inspection and Reception
Large Crowd Present
An Epoch of History
The Happiest Day
Morgan's Romantic Life
Address of Welcome
Major Rue Introduced
Major Rue's Story
A Southerner's Address
Dr. Marquis Speaks
Other Addresses
Arrangements Perfect
Major Rue's Report
Morgan at Salineville
John Kirk's Story
Carnahan's Story
Mrs. Irwin's Recollection
Mrs. Patterson's Big Knife
Morgan at Wellsville
H. H. Whittacre's Story
Plot for Morgan's Escape
A Confession
Boat and Horse WaitingWomen Kissed MorganMorgan's Bronze Statue
Women Kissed Morgan
Morgan's Bronze Statue




contributed by: Danice Ryan







The information and photos contained in these pages were transcribed from the 1913 booklet of the Last Night
and Last Day of John Morgan's Raid as was recorded and printed in the
East Liverpool Morning Tribune newspaper by J. H. Simms.




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