Vernon, Indiana

Vernon, Indiana

Town within Vernon Township and the county seat of Jennings County, Indiana, United States.

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Vernon Township, Jennings County, Indiana

One of eleven townships in Jennings County, Indiana, United States.

One of eleven townships in Jennings County, Indiana, United States.

Vernon (the county seat)

Map of Morgan's route. Small groups of Morgan's scouts and raiding parties rode through a number of southern Indiana counties. The main body of Morgan’s force followed a route through eight of those counties passing through such towns as Corydon, Salem, Lexington, Vernon (rather than North Vernon), and Versailles on the way to Harrison, Ohio.

Morgan's Raid

Diversionary incursion by Confederate cavalry into the Union states of Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio and West Virginia during the American Civil War.

Diversionary incursion by Confederate cavalry into the Union states of Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio and West Virginia during the American Civil War.

Map of Morgan's route. Small groups of Morgan's scouts and raiding parties rode through a number of southern Indiana counties. The main body of Morgan’s force followed a route through eight of those counties passing through such towns as Corydon, Salem, Lexington, Vernon (rather than North Vernon), and Versailles on the way to Harrison, Ohio.
The Battle of Tebbs' Bend
Panic in Louisville as Morgan's troops approach
Historical marker noting Morgan's activities at Brandenburg, Kentucky, where his forces captured two steamboats, the John B. McCombs and the Alice Dean, before crossing the Ohio River into Indiana
Morgan's Raiders enter Old Washington, Ohio
Group of "Morgan's Men" while prisoners of war in Western Penitentiary, Pennsylvania: (l to r) Captain William E. Curry, 8th Kentucky Cavalry; Lieutenant Andrew J. Church, 8th Kentucky Cavalry; Lieutenant Leeland Hathaway, 14th Kentucky Cavalry; Lieutenant Henry D. Brown, 10th Kentucky Cavalry; Lieutenant William Hays, 20th Kentucky Cavalry. All were captured with John Hunt Morgan in Ohio. 1863

After spending the night in Lexington, they headed to the northeast, terrorizing the small towns along the way, including Vernon, Dupont, New Pekin, Salem, and Versailles.

A highway sign designating the border between Nicholas and Greenbrier counties in West Virginia along a secondary road

Jennings County, Indiana

County located in the U.S. state of Indiana.

County located in the U.S. state of Indiana.

A highway sign designating the border between Nicholas and Greenbrier counties in West Virginia along a secondary road

The county seat is Vernon.

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Muscatatuck River

53.7 mi river in south-central Indiana, United States.

53.7 mi river in south-central Indiana, United States.

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This figure is arrived at by combining the approximate discharge of the Muscatatuck at Deputy, Indiana & the approximate discharge of the Vernon Fork Muscatatuck River at Vernon, Indiana.

West in 1954

Jessamyn West (writer)

American author of short stories and novels, notably The Friendly Persuasion (1945).

American author of short stories and novels, notably The Friendly Persuasion (1945).

West in 1954

West was born in Vernon, Indiana, to Eldo Roy West and Grace Anna Milhous.

Steele pictured to the far left in the painting "The Art Jury" by Wayman Elbridge Adams

T. C. Steele

American Impressionist painter known for his Indiana landscapes.

American Impressionist painter known for his Indiana landscapes.

Steele pictured to the far left in the painting "The Art Jury" by Wayman Elbridge Adams
T. C. Steele home and studio

The Muscatatuck River near Vernon, Indiana, was a favorite locale.

Robert Sanford Foster

Robert Sanford Foster

American officer.

American officer.

Robert Sanford Foster

Foster was born in Vernon, Indiana in 1834.

Engraving by John Sartain, Philadelphia

Sarah T. Bolton

American poet and women's rights activist who is considered an unofficial poet laureat of Indiana.

American poet and women's rights activist who is considered an unofficial poet laureat of Indiana.

Engraving by John Sartain, Philadelphia
Bolton's gravestone at the Crown Hill Cemetery in Indianapolis.

The Barrett family moved to Indiana when Sarah was a child around the age of three and settled on a farmstead in an area that was mostly wilderness in Jennings County, near present-day Vernon, Indiana.

Lincoln Dixon

American lawyer and politician who served seven terms as a U.S. Representative from Indiana from 1905 to 1919.

American lawyer and politician who served seven terms as a U.S. Representative from Indiana from 1905 to 1919.

Born in Vernon, Indiana, Dixon attended Vernon Academy, and graduated from Indiana University Bloomington with honor in 1880.

John C. New

United States banker and lawyer who held a variety of government positions.

United States banker and lawyer who held a variety of government positions.

John C. New was born on July 6, 1831 in Vernon, Indiana.