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The State of Indiana compiled a list of claims in 1867 resulting from the Morgan Raid. Claims were filed in the following nine counties. The webmaster has a microfilm copy of all 2,100 plus claim records for the state, for further information please contact us. The webmaster is in the process of transcribing the records.

For a table of claims, click here.

The following counties are listed in the order that their claims were filed:

Harrison
Floyd
Washington
Scott (external link)
Jefferson (external link)
Jennings (external link)
Jackson
Ripley
Dearborn (PDF)
Marion



Speeches


Payment of the Morgan Raid Claims. Speech of Hon. Strother M. Stockslager, of Indiana, in the House of Representatives, Saturday, April 22, 1882. (Copy at the Indiana State Library)



Newspaper Articles about the Raid Claims & Public Sale of Horses of Morgan's Raid


Public Sale of Horses Left by Morgan and Hobson at Lawrenceburg, Indiana (1863) from the Lawrenceburg Democratic Register.

Morgan Raid Claims (1864) from the New Albany Daily Ledger.

An article about the Morgan Raid Commission and filing a claim (1867) from the New Albany Daily Ledger.

Morgan Raid Commissioners (1867), meeting at Corydon, from the New Albany Daily Ledger.

Morgan Raid Claims (1879) by Samuel J. Wright from the Corydon Democrat.

Morgan Raid Claims