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What follows is a select bibliography of sources available for studying Morgan's Raid from the Indiana Division of the Indiana State Library.  In addition to the sources listed below, many of the standard Indiana histories have sections on Morgan's Raid. 

Books and Pamphlets

 I 923 M8485t
Title: John Hunt Morgan and his raiders.
Author: Thomas, Edison H.
Published: [Lexington] : University Press of Kentucky, [c1975] 

I 973.734S961t
Title: Two great raids.
Author: Surby, Richard W.
Published: Washington, D. C. : The National Tribune, 1897. 

Ip 973.7 no. 40
Title: "Morgan's men," a narrative of personal experiences, by Henry Lane Stone, delivered before George B. Eastin camp, no. 803, United Confederate veterans, at the Free public library, Louisville, Ky., April 8, 1919.
Author: Stone, Henry Lane
Published: [Louisville : Westerfield-Bonte co., incorporated, 1919]

I 973.734 S478m
Title: Morgan and his captors.
Author: Senour, Faunt LeRoy, 1824-1910.
Published: Cincinnati : C.F. Vent & Co., 1865.

Ip 973.7 no. 33
Title: Truth of the raid of the Confederate general John Morgan and command through portions of the states of Kentucky, Indiana...By a United States army officer who was present and assisted in the capture.
Author: M, E. A.
Published: 1894.

Ip 973.7 no. 14
Title: A complete account of the John Morgan raid through Kentucky, Indiana, and Ohio, in  July, 1863.
Author: Simmons, Flora E.
Published: published by...Simmons, 1863. 

I 923 M848 no. 1
Title: The capture and wonderful escape of General John H.  Morgan as reported by Samuel C. Reid.
Author: Reid, Samuel Chester, 1818-1897.
Published: Atlanta : Library, Emory Univ., 1947.

I 973.7 I385o
Title: Operations of the Indiana legion and minute men, 1863-4. Documents presented to the General Assembly, with the Governor's message, January 6, 1865.
Author: Indiana Legion.
Published: Indianapolis : W. R. Holloway, 1865. 

Ip 973.7 no. 16
Title: When Morgan and his riders rode through southern Indiana.
Author: [New Harmony times]
Published: [New Harmony], 1906.

Ip 923 M958 no. 1
Title: Col. Bernard F. Mullen, commander of the 35th Indiana  volunteers, 1st Irish regiment, Civil War.
Author: Mullen, Andrew.
Published: n.p. : n.p., 1968.

Ip 973.734 K29m 1962
Title: Morgan's Raid.
Author: Keller, Allan.
Published: N.Y. : Collier Books, [1962, c1961]

Ip 973.7 no. 64
Title: The great Indiana-Ohio raid by Brig.-Gen. John Hunt Morgan and his men, July 1863.
Author: John, Don D.
Published: Louisville, : Book Nook Press,, 1955?.

Ip 973.7 no. 20
Title: Report ... to the governor, December 31, 1867.
Author: Indiana--Morgan Raid commissioners.
Published: [Indianapolis, 1867?]

Ip 973.73 no. 43
Title: An Ohio farmer's account of Morgan's Raid.
Author: Funk, Arville Lynn
Published: 1961.

Ip 973.7 no. 70
Title: ... The battle of Corydon.
Author: Funk, Arville Lynn
Published: [Bloomington, Ind.] : Department of History of Indiana University], 1958.

I 973.7342 E94m
Title: Morgan's raid in Indiana.
Author: Ewbank, Louis Blasdel
Published: Indianapolis : C.E. Pauley & company, [1918?]

I 973.73 D877h
Title: A history of Morgan's cavalry.
Author: Duke, Basil Wilson, 1838-1916.
Published: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [c1960]

Ip 973.73 no. 29
Title: Military movements in Indiana in 1864; designed to supplement the military history of Indiana and correct several errors in relation to the raids of Forrest, Morgan and Johnson in 1864, by reference to omitted documents, orders, telegrams, etc. of that period.
Author: Carrington, Henry Beebee, 1824-1912.
Published: Boston, Mass., n.d.

Ip 973.7 no. 67
Title: The Pursuit and capture of Morgan.
Author: Abbott, John Stevens Cabot, 1805-1877.
Published: [Fort Wayne, Indiana], 1955. 

I 973.734 H824L
Title: The longest raid of the Civil War : little-known & untold stories of Morgan's Raid into Kentucky, Indiana & Ohio      
Author: Horwitz, Lester V.
Published: Cincinnati : Farmcourt Pub., c1999.
Edition: 1st. ed. 

Iq 973.7 F295c
Title: The Copperhead agitation in Wayne County, Indiana and General Morgan's raid through Southern Indiana      
Author: Feeger, Luther M.
Published: Richmond, Ind. Palladium-Item, 1955.

Manuscript Collections

There are several manuscript collections in the Manuscript Section in which Morgan's Raid is mentioned.  Among the collections which should be checked are:

S110 Jonas B. Berkey Papers

L571 Thomas W. Barnett Diaries

Other Resources

Check the Clippings Files under the heading History, Civil War, Morgan's Raid.

Check the indexes to the Indiana Magazine of History, in which several articles about Morgan's Raid have been published.

Check the Supplementary Index to locate article about Morgan's Raid published in various Indiana periodicals, under the heading Morgan's Raid in Indiana.

Prepared by Barney Thompson, Senior Subject Specialist, Indiana Division, Indiana State Library, September 2002.
Modified by Andrea Bean Hough, Senior Subject Specialist, Indiana Division, Indiana State Library, October 2002.

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