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Gorin, Betty J.

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ISBN 10: 1564691349 / ISBN 13: 9781564691347
Published by Harmony House Publishers, Louisville, 2006
Condition: Fine Hardcover
From Hooked on History, Inc. (Des Plaines, IL, U.S.A.)

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Harmony House Publishers, Louisville, 2006. Signed, 2nd ed, Fine/Fine/hardcover/book and dust jacket without any defects, Hardcover, 452pgs. The exploits of John Hunt Morgan and his men, in Taylor and surrounding counties, is the centerpiece of this narrative. Packed with care and shipped promptly. Bookseller Inventory # BOOKS024505I

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Publisher: Harmony House Publishers, Louisville

Publication Date: 2006

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 2nd Edition.

Book Type: Book

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John Hunt Morgan, and his dauntless cavalrymen, roamed the countryside of Taylor and surrounding counties in KY, burning Pleasant Hill Church, stockades and bridges, tearing up rail lines, and striking fear into the hearts of Kentuckians, with Union forces in hot pursuit. The "invincible" Morgan met his match in Michigan's Col. Orlando Moore at the decisive bloody battle of Tebbs Bend, July 4, 1863. Book includes: 15 maps, 42 illustrations, 233 photographs, and over 400 soldiers listed from area, Morgan's Cumberland river crossings, the battles of Columbia and Lebanon, and other Confederate raids are included.

About the Author:

Betty J. Gorin, a native of Taylor County, KY, holds bachelor's and master's degress in history from the University of Kentucky and has done post graduate work at Western Kentucky University and the University of Virginia. Ms. Gorin taught history at the secondary and college levels for thirty-five years. She was a Fullbright scholar and recipient of the Ashland Oil Teacher Achievement Award. She led saving the 1823 Jacob Hiestand House, the Atkinson-Griffin Confederate Hospital, and developing the Tebbs Bend Battlefield Trail. She was a member of the KY Bicentennial Comm, boards of KY His Soc, Friends of KY Public Archives, & John Hunt Morgan Trail Commission.

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