Morgan's Raid July 8-13 1863
Location: South side of Washington County Courthouse, Salem. (Washington County, Indiana)
Erected by the Indiana Civil War Centennial Commission , 1963
ID# : 88.1963.1
At this point Gen. John Hunt Morgan routed poorly armed militia and occupied Salem - July 10, 1863. The town was looted and $1, 000 ransom exacted from each mill owner.