Anderson County in the Civil War
September 18th, 1861 - John Hunt Morgan and small band of Lexington Rifle cross the Kentucky River at Shyrock's Ferry just east of Tyrone Kentucky with two wagon loads of rifles on the way to Tennessee to join the Confederate Army. (1)
July 14th 1862 - Confederate troops under command of General John Hunt Morgan pass through Anderson County during his first Kentucky raid.
October 8th 1862 - Skirmish around Lawrenceburg Ky
October 8th 1862 - Skirmish at Lawrenceburg Ky
Union - 9th Cavalry. OHIO--Battery "A" 1st Light Arty.; 1st and 49th Infantry. UNITED STATES--Battery "H" 6th Arty.; 15th and 19th Infantry. Union loss, 3 killed, 12 wounded, 13 missing. Total, 28.
October 9th 1862 - Battle of Dogwalk aka Chesser's Store aka Dry Ridge
Oct. 11th, 1862 - Skirmish at Lawrenceburg KY (Delayed Reporting from 8th?)
Oct. 25th, 1862 - Skirmish at Lawrenceburg KY
July 7th, 1863 - 8th Michigan Cavalry Regiment (Union) camps at Lawrenceburg during purist of John Hunt Morgan (2)