Bibliography of MS 2 Boxes 8 and 9

Millitary Records and War Correspondence of Richard Montgomery Gano

SUMMARY: Boxes 8 & 9 of these Gano materials contain information transcribed from various sources pertaining to Gano's military service.  Box 8 (volume I) covers the time period from the battle at Marlins Ranch in Texas in 1859 through the spring of 1863 just after Gano was detached from General John Hunt Morgan's cavalry.  The materials from the Personal Records of Richard M. Gano will at a later date (January 2003?) be transcribed and added to this website since they are not available in other libraries.  All other materials should be available elsewhere if the original sources are needed.

Volume I

General Biographical Material

Biographical Souvenir of the State of Texas.  F.A. Battey and Company, 1889.  (p315)
Confederate Veteran.  S.A. Cunningham: Nashville,  Aug. 1889.  (v7, n8, p341)
Estill, Mrs. Frank.  "Random Recollections." [manuscript], 1958.
Evans, Gen. Clement A., ed.  Confederate Military History.  Confederate Publishing Co., 1899.  (v11, p407)
Fields, Mrs. S.M.  "Texas Heroes of Confederacy." Dallas Times Herald,  [N.D.]
Fort Worth Mail-Telegram, Historical Addition, 1896.
McLaurin.  "Early Dallas Resident Dies." Dallas Morning News.  01.09.1944.  (s4, p8)
Memorial and Biographical History of Dallas County, Texas.  The Lewis Publishing Co.: Chicago, 1892.  (p999)
Paddock, B.B., ed.  [Note from editor and advertisement for Gano's cattle.] Fort Worth Weekly Democrat, 11.15.1873.
"Public Meeting in Tarrant Fort Worth, May 4, 1861, Tarrant County, Texas." Dallas Times Herald, 05.15.1861.
Raines, C.W., ed.  Six Decades in Texas -or- Memoirs of Francis Richard Lubbock, Governor of Texas in War-Time 1961-1863.  Ben C. Jones and Company: Austin, 1900.  (pp323-324, 341, 607)
Southwestern Historical Quarterly.  Texas State Historical Association: Austin, 1914.  (v17, p99)

Battle With Indians at Marlin's Ranch - 1859

Crouch, Carrie J.  A History of Young County, Texas.  Texas State Historical Association: Austin, 1956.  (p23)
Miller, W. Henry.  Pioneering North Texas.  Naylor Co.: San Antonio, 1953.  (p66)
Personal War Record of Brigadier-General Richard Montgomery Gano.  [unpublished], 1910.  Personal War Record of Brigadier-General Richard Montgomery Gano, unpublished, 1910 (excerpts)
Southwest Historical Quarterly.  Texas State Historical Association: Austin, 1932.  (v29, p116)

Gano's Texas Squadron - Morgan's First Kentucky Raid

Skirmish at Walden's Ridge, TN
Capture of Tompkinsville, KY
Skirmish at Bear Wallow, KY
Capture of Glasgow, KY
Fight at Green River Bridge, KY
Fight at Rolling Fork Bridge, KY
Capture of Lebanon, KY
Capture of Springfield, KY
Capture of Mackville, KY
Capture of Harrodsburg, KY
Skirmish near Mackville, KY
Capture of Laurenceburg, KY
Capture of Versailles, KY
Capture of Georgetown, KY
Battle of Cynthiana, KY
Capture of Paris, KY
Capture of Winchester, KY
Capture of Richmond, KY
Capture of Crab Orchard, KY
Capture of Somerset, KY
Return to Tennessee
07.05.1862
07.09.1862
07.09.1862
07.10.1862
07.10.1862
07.11.1862
07.11.1862
07.12.1862
07.12.1862
07.13.1862
07.14.1862
07.14.1862
07.14.1862
07.15.1862
07.18.1862
07.18.1862
07.18.1862
07.19.1862
07.21.1862
07.22.1862
07.23.1862
-07.28.1862
"The Attack on Cynthiana." The New York Times.  07.20.1862.  (p1)
Berry, Col. Thomas F.  Four Years With Morgan and Forrest.  Harlow-Ratliff, Co.: Oklahoma City, [N.D.] (pp73-74)
Cist, Henry M.  Campaigns of the Civil War: The Army of the Cumberland.  Charles Scribner's Sons: New York, 1898.  (v7, p35ff)
Collins, Lewis.  History of Kentucky.  [no pub., no date].
Dowdey, Clifford.  The Land They Fought For.  Garden City: New York, 1955.  (p226)
Duke, Gen. Basil W.; Davis, William J., ed.  Morgan and His Men: The Partisan Rangers of the C.S.A. - Memoirs of General Adam R. Johnson.  George G. Fetter Co.: Louisville, KY, 1904.  (p359)
Duke, Gen. Basil W.  Morgan's Cavalry.  The Neale Publishing Co.: New York, 1909.  (p103, 105, 108, 114, 116, 128-129, 130, 134, 135, 137, 140)
Evans, Gen. Clement A., ed.  Confederate Military History.  Confederate Publishing Co., 1899.  (v9, p95, 99, 100)
"The Excitement in Cincinnati: Measures Taken by the Citizens to Oppose Morgan and His Men." The New York Times.  07.21.1862.  (p8)
"Excitement in Shelby County, Kentucky." The New York Times.  07.21.1862.  (p8)
"From Kentucky." The New York Times.  07.29.1862.  (p3)
"From Kentucky - Correspondence of the New York Times: Louisville, Saturday, July 12, 1862." The New York Times.  07.18.1862.  (p2)
Gray, Wood.  The Hidden Civil War: The Story of the Copperheads.  Viking Press: New York, 1942.  (p91)
"The Guerrillas in Kentucky: Morgan at Midway - Telegraph Wires Cut and Railroad Destroyed - Advance Toward Louisville." The New York Times.  07.18.1862.  (p5)
"Guerrillas in Kentucky: Movements of Morgan's Calvary - Lexington and Louisville Threatened." The New York Times.  07.13.1862.  (p8)
"Headquarters, Kentucky River, July 14, 1862: By Order, John H. Morgan." The New York Times.  08.10.1862.  (p5)
"Headquarters, Morgan's Legion, July 4, 1862: Special Order No. 4." The New York Times.  08.10.1862.  (p5)
Herr, Maj.-Gen. John K. and Edward S. Wallace.  The Story of the United States Calvary, 1775-1942.  Little-Brown and Co.: Boston, 1953.  (p104)
Holland, Cecil Fletcher.  Morgan and His Raiders.  The Macmillan Co.: New York, 1942.  (p111, 116, 118, 121, 128)
King, Rufus.  Ohio.  New York, 1888.  (p379)
Map of Morgan's First Kentucky Raid: July 4, 1862 to July 28, 1862.  [no source]
"Morgan Pursued into Tennessee." The New York Times.  07.24.1862.  (p1)
"The Morgan Raid: Capture of Cynthiana, Railway, by the Rebels." The New York Times.  07.19.1862.  (p1)
"Morgan's Proceedings at Lebanon, KY (from The Louisville Express)." The New York Times.  07.19.1862.  (p2)
"Morgan's Proclamation." The New York Times.  08.10.1862.  (p5)
"Morgan's Raid in Kentucky." The New York Times.  07.15.1862.  (p1)
"Morgan's Raid into Kentucky." The New York Times.  07.22.1862.  (p1)
"News of the Day." The New York Times.  07.09.1862.  (p2)
"News of the Day." The New York Times.  07.16.1862.  (p4)
"News of the Day: The Rebellion." The New York Times.  07.18.1862.  (p4)
"News of the Day: The Rebellion." The New York Times.  07.21.1862.  (p4)
"News of the Day: The Rebellion." The New York Times.  07.23.1862.  (p4)
"News of the Day: The Rebellion." The New York Times.  07.29.1862.  (p4)
"[no title]" The Cincinnati Gazette.  07.16.1862.
"Operations in Lebanon." The New York Times.  07.21.1862.  (p8)
"Paris, Kentucky, July, 17, 1862: Miss Alice Revill:" The New York Times.  08.10.1862.  (p5)
"Paris, Kentucky, July, 17, 1862: My Dear Brother:" The New York Times.  08.10.1862.  (p5)
Perrin, Wm. Henry, ed.  History of Bourbon, Scott, Harrison and Nicholas Counties, Kentucky.  Boskin Co.: Chi., 1882.  (p96)
Perrin, W.H.; Battle, J.H.; Kniffin, G.C.  Kentucky: A History of the State.  F.A. Battery and Co.: Louisville, 1888.  (p451, 452)
Personal Records of Mrs. Roy M. Fox, Fort Worth, Texas, grand-daughter of Jacob Lyon Morehead, member of Gano's Texas Calvary Squadron.  (supplied 11.03.1957)
Personal War Record of Brigadier-General Richard Montgomery Gano.  [unpublished], 1910.  (Personal War Record of Brigadier-General Richard Montgomery Gano, unpublished, 1910 (excerpts) , Personal War Record of Brigadier-General Richard Montgomery Gano, unpublished, 1910 (excerpts) , Personal War Record of Brigadier-General Richard Montgomery Gano, unpublished, 1910 (excerpts) , Personal War Record of Brigadier-General Richard Montgomery Gano, unpublished, 1910 (excerpts) , Personal War Record of Brigadier-General Richard Montgomery Gano, unpublished, 1910 (excerpts) , Personal War Record of Brigadier-General Richard Montgomery Gano, unpublished, 1910 (excerpts) )
"Prisoners' Paroles." The New York Times.  08.10.1962.  (p5)
"Recruits for Morgan." The New York Times.  07.30.1862.  (p1)
Reminiscences of General Basil W. Duke, C.S.A.  Doubleday, Page and Co.: New York, 1944.  (pp152-153)
"Reported Capture of Russellville." The New York Times.  08.01.1862.  (p1)
Seitz, Don C.  Braxton Bragg: General of the Confederacy.  The State Co.: Columbia, SC, 1924.  (p138,140, 141)
Shotwell, Walter Gaston.  The Civil War In America.  Longmans, Green, and Co.: London, 1923.  (v1, pp272-275)
Smith, Z.F.  History of Kentucky.  Louisville, 1886.  (p634)
Swiggett, Howard.  The Rebel Raider, A Life of John Hunt Morgan.  The Bobbs-Merrill, Co.: Indianapolis, 1934.  (p38, 60-61, 65-70)
Tibbals, Alma Owen.  A History of Pulaski County, Kentucky.  Bagdad, KY, 1952.  (p215)
"Tricks of the Enemy." The New York Times.  07.16.1862.  (p4)
War of the Rebellion: Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies.  U.S. War Department.  (Union Army Report, v16, pt2, p122,126, 127, 131, 132, 258, 733, 739, 767; Confederate Army Report, v16, pt1, p754, 771)
Young, Bennett Henderson.  Confederate Wizards of the Saddle.  Continental Book Co.: Kennesaw, GA, 1958.  (p102ff, 107ff, 115ff)

Morgan's Raid on Louisville and Nashville Railroad

Engagement at Hartsville, TN
Engagement at Pilot Knob
Engagement at Drake's Creek
Engagement at Moscoe Creek
Engagement near Gallatin
Capture of Gallatin, TN
08.12.1862


08.20.1862
08.21.1862
08.21.1862
Berry, Col. Thomas F.  Four Years With Morgan and Forrest.  Harlow-Ratliff, Co.: Oklahoma City, [N.D.] (pp130)
Cist, Henry M.  Campaigns of the Civil War: The Army of the Cumberland.  Charles Scribner's Sons: New York, 1898.  (v7, p45)
Confederate Veteran.  S.A. Cunningham: Nashville, Jan. 1898.  (v6, n1, p12-13)
Duke, Gen. Basil W.  Morgan's Cavalry.  The Neale Publishing Co.: New York, 1909.  (p146ff, 155, 161, 179)
Evans, Gen. Clement A., ed.  Confederate Military History.  Confederate Publishing Co., 1899.  (v9, p202)
"The Guerrillas In Tennessee: Some Particulars of the Second Fight at Gallantin - General Johnson Paroled - The Losses on Both Sides." The New York Times.  08.29.1862.  (p8)
Holland, Cecil Fletcher.  Morgan and His Raiders.  The Macmillan Co.: New York, 1942.  (p147)
"Important From Kentucky - Defeat of the National Forces Under General R.W. Johnson: Three Hundred of Our Men Captured, General Johnson a Prisoner." The New York Times.  08.24.1862.  (p1)
"Important From Tennessee." The New York Times.  08.22.1862.  (p8)
"An Invasion Threatened." The New York Times.  08.17.1862.  (p8)
"John Morgan's Guerrilla Band." The New York Times.  08.20.1862.  (p5)
"Kentucky and Tennessee: Correspondent of the New York Times." The New York Times.  08.25.1862.  (p2)
"The Louisville and Nashville Railroad." The New York Times.  08.17.1862.  (p3)
"Morgan on Another Raid: Capture of Gallatin, Tennessee - A National Regiment Taken Prisoner - Large Quantities of Stores Destroyed." The New York Times.  08.14.1862.  (p1)
"Morgan Reported in Kentucky." The New York Times.  08.08.1862.  (p1)
"Movements of Morgan's Men." The New York Times.  08.14.1862.  (p1)
Perrin, W.H.; Battle, J.H.; Kniffin, G.C.  Kentucky: A History of the State.  F.A. Battery and Co.: Louisville, 1888.  (p453)
Reminiscences of General Basil W. Duke, C.S.A.  Doubleday, Page and Co.: New York, 1944.  (p248)
"Skirmishing With the Guerrillas - Captured Soldiers Paroled." The New York Times.  08.16.1862.  (p4)
Swiggett, Howard.  The Rebel Raider, A Life of John Hunt Morgan.  The Bobbs-Merrill, Co.: Indianapolis, 1934.  (p70-72, 74, 75)
"Tennessee and Kentucky: Surprise of Guerrillas at Gallatin - Reported Skirmishing in the Vicinity of Bowling Green." The New York Times.  08.15.1862.  (p8)
Turner, George Edgar.  Victory Rode the Rails.  Bobbs-Merril, Inc.: New York, 1953.  (p185)
"The War in Kentucky: From Our Own Correspondent." The New York Times.  08.23.1862.  (p2)
War of the Rebellion: Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies.  U.S. War Department.  (Union Army Report, v16, pt2, p285, 301, 309, 311, 312, 318, 329, 330, 334, 336, 349, 352, 353, 361, 393, 401, 450, 465, 763, 766; v17, pt2, p168, 682; v20, pt2, p25; Confederate Army Report, v16, pt1, p857, 879)

Kirby Smith's Invasion of Kentucky

Battle of Richmond, KY
Capture of Lexington, KY
Capture of Maysville, KY
09.04.1862
09.05.1862
09.11.1862
Clift, Glenn.  History of Maysville and Mason County.  Lexington, 1936.  (v1, p225)
Perrin, Wm. Henry, ed.  History of Bourbon, Scott, Harrison and Nicholas Counties, Kentucky.  Boskin Co.: Chi., 1882.  (p174)
Personal War Record of Brigadier-General Richard Montgomery Gano.  [unpublished], 1910.  (pPersonal War Record of Brigadier-General Richard Montgomery Gano, unpublished, 1910 (excerpts) , Personal War Record of Brigadier-General Richard Montgomery Gano, unpublished, 1910 (excerpts) , Personal War Record of Brigadier-General Richard Montgomery Gano, unpublished, 1910 (excerpts) )
"The Rebels in Kentucky: An Experience of Six Weeks Among the Soldiers of Generals Kirby, Smith, and Bragg." The New York Times.  11.24.1862.  (p3)
War of the Rebellion: Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies.  U.S. War Department.  (Union Army Report, v16, pt2, p488; Confederate Army Report, v16, pt2, p801, 807, 813)

Morgan's Mountain Campaign

Evans, Gen. Clement A., ed.  Confederate Military History.  Confederate Publishing Co., 1899.  (v9, p145)
Personal War Record of Brigadier-General Richard Montgomery Gano.  [unpublished], 1910.  (pPersonal War Record of Brigadier-General Richard Montgomery Gano, unpublished, 1910 (excerpts) )
War of the Rebellion: Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies.  U.S. War Department.  (Union Army Report, v16, pt2, p556; Confederate Army Report, v16, pt2, p830, 849, 851, 859, 866, 869)

Battle of Perryville

Berry, Col. Thomas F.  Four Years With Morgan and Forrest.  Harlow-Ratliff, Co.: Oklahoma City, [N.D.] (p137ff, 146-153, 187)
"Central Kentucky and Tennessee." The New York Times.  08.20.1862.  (p2)
"Defeat of the Guerrilla Morgan." The New York Times.  10.06.1862.  (p1)
Duke, Gen. Basil W.  Morgan's Cavalry.  The Neale Publishing Co.: New York, 1909.  (p182, 195, 197ff, 204)
Evans, Gen. Clement A., ed.  Confederate Military History.  Confederate Publishing Co., 1899.  (v9, p151)
"Lexington Again Captured by Morgan and His Guerrillas." The New York Times.  10.20.1862.  (p8)
"Louisville, Kentucky, Thursday, Oct. 9, 10 A.M." The New York Times.  10.10.1862. (p1)
"Louisville, Thursday, October 16." The New York Times.  10.17.1862.  (p8)
"News of the Day: The Rebellion." The New York Times.  10.10.1862.  (p4)
Personal War Record of Brigadier-General Richard Montgomery Gano.  [unpublished], 1910.  (pPersonal War Record of Brigadier-General Richard Montgomery Gano, unpublished, 1910 (excerpts) )
"The Pursuit of General Bragg." The New York Times.  10.25.1862.  (p1)
Swiggett, Howard.  The Rebel Raider, A Life of John Hunt Morgan.  The Bobbs-Merrill, Co.: Indianapolis, 1934.  (p77)
"The War in Kentucky." The New York Times.  10.30.1862.  (p1)
"The War in Kentucky: General Morgan's Forces Occupying Frankfort." The New York Times.  10.09.1862.  (p1)
"The War in Kentucky: Skirmishes With Morgan's Guerrillas - No News From General Buell and Bragg." The New York Times.  10.26.1862.  (np)
War of the Rebellion: Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies.  U.S. War Department.  (Union Army Report, v16, pt2, p605, 624, 625, 626, 628, 629, 631, 647, 652; v17, pt2, p303, 309, 310; Confederate Army Report, v16, pt2, p915, 925, 936, 984)

Engagements at Gallatin, Hartsville, and Castillin Springs

"Attack on Nashville: Polk and Breckinridge, With 25,000 Men on the South - Morgan, With His Guerrillas, on the North." The New York Times.  11.09.1862.  (p5)
Berry, Col. Thomas F.  Four Years With Morgan and Forrest.  Harlow-Ratliff, Co.: Oklahoma City, [N.D.] (pp171-181)
Davis, Jefferson.  Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government.  New York, 1881.  (v2, p384)
"Department of the Cumberland: The Cause of Cannonading Explained - A Brisk Fight With Morgan at Rural Hill - The Rebels Driven Off With Considerable Loss - Movements of the Army - General Rosencrans and Co." The New York Times.  11.28.1862(p1)
Duke, Gen. Basil W.  Morgan's Cavalry.  The Neale Publishing Co.: New York, 1909.  (p206, 209, 212, 220)
Fitch, John.  Annals of the Army of the Cumberland.  Lippincott and Co.: Philadelphia, 1863.  (p375, 377)
Holland, Cecil Fletcher.  Morgan and His Raiders.  The Macmillan Co.: New York, 1942.  (p158, 166ff)
"Important From Tennessee: A Disgraceful Affair At Hartsville.  Three Regiments and Two Guns Captured by Morgan.  The Rebels Escape Without Serious Loss." The New York Times.  12.09.1862.  (p1)
"News From Louisville." The New York Times.  11.29.1862.  (p1)
"News of the Day: The Rebellion." The New York Times.  12.02.1862.  (p4)
"News of the Day: The Rebellion." The New York Times.  12.12.1862.  (p4)
Shotwell, Walter Gaston.  The Civil War In America.  Longmans, Green, and Co.: London, 1923.  (v1, pp291-295)
Seitz, Don C.  Braxton Bragg: General of the Confederacy.  The State Co.: Columbia, SC, 1924.  (p218)
Thompson, Ed Porter.  History of the Orphan Brigade.  Louisville, 1898.  (p151, 154)
War of the Rebellion: Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies.  U.S. War Department.  (Union Army Report, v20, pt2, p3, 4, 8, 12, 13, 15, 18, 19, 20, 27, 37, 45, 48, 53, 67, 89, 101, 103, 108, 119, 143, 156, 172, 176, 177, 179, 180; Confederate Army Report, v20, pt2, p388, 411, 413, 445)
Young, Bennett Henderson.  Confederate Wizards of the Saddle.  Continental Book Co.: Kennesaw, GA, 1958.  (p226ff)

Morgan's Christmas Raid

Engagement at Bald Knob
Capture of Glasgow, KY
Engagement at Bear Wollow
Engagement at Rolling Fork Bridge
Capture of Elizabethtown
Engagement at Rolling Fork Bridge
Engagement at Boston
Engagement at Nolin
Engagement at Lebanon, KY

12.24.1862
12.25.1862
12.25.1862
12.28.1862
"Another Exploit of General Morgan: Capture of Thompsonville, KY." Abingdon Virginian.  01.02.1863.
Berry, Col. Thomas F.  Four Years With Morgan and Forrest.  Harlow-Ratliff, Co.: Oklahoma City, [N.D.] (p187)
"Capture of a Union Transport by Morgan." The New York Times.  02.27.1863.  (p5)
"Defeat of the Guerrilla Morgan: A Large Number of His Men Killed and Captured - Our Forces Still In Pursuit." The New York Times.  01.03.1863.  (p1)
"Destruction of the Louisville Railroad by Morgan." Abingdon Virginian.  01.02.1863.
Duke, Gen. Basil W.  Morgan's Cavalry.  The Neale Publishing Co.: New York, 1909.  (p230, 240, 255, 259, 270)
Fitch, John.  Annals of the Army of the Cumberland.  Lippincott and Co.: Philadelphia, 1863.  (p502)
Holland, Cecil Fletcher.  Morgan and His Raiders.  The Macmillan Co.: New York, 1942.  (p180ff)
"Important From Tennessee: Lebanon Entered By Our Forces - Capture of 600 Prisoners Including Several Field Officers." The New York Times.  02.11.1863.  (p1)
"Mobile, Tuesday, March 3rd." The New York Times.  03.09.1863.  (p1)
"Morgan Again In Kentucky." The New York Times.  01.14.1863.  (p1)
"Movements of the Guerrilla Morgan." The New York Times.  02.02.1863.  (p1)
"News of the Day: The Rebellion." The New York Times.  12.28.1862.  (p4)
"News of the Day: The Rebellion." The New York Times.  01.12.1863.  (p4)
"News of the Day: The Rebellion." The New York Times.  02.20.1863.  (p4)
"Operations of General Morgan." Abingdon Virginian.  01.02.1863.
Perrin, W.H.; Battle, J.H.; Kniffin, G.C.  Kentucky: A History of the State.  F.A. Battery and Co.: Louisville, 1888.  (p455)
"The Rebels in Kentucky: Defeat of Guerrillas Under John Morgan and Co." The New York Times.  12.31.1862.  (p1)
"The Rebels in Kentucky: Morgan At Work on the Louisville and Nashville Railroad - Six Hundred National Soldiers Reported Captured." The New York Times.  12.30.1862.  (p1)
Seitz, Don C.  Braxton Bragg: General of the Confederacy.  The State Co.: Columbia, SC, 1924.  (p232ff)
Shotwell, Walter Gaston.  The Civil War In America.  Longmans, Green, and Co.: London, 1923.  (v1, p292ff)
"The Victory At Bradyville, Tennessee: Brilliant Conduct of Our Forces Under General Stanley." The New York Times.  03.08.1863.  (p2)
War of the Rebellion: Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies.  U.S. War Department.  (Union Army Report, v17, pt2, p444, 458, 522, 530; v20, pt1, p148; v20, pt2, p200, 201, 213, 216, 217, 218, 222, 225, 229, 239, 243, 250, 252, 275, 280, 285, 319, 323, 336; v23, pt1, p47; v23, pt2, p82; Confederate Army Report, v17, pt1, p503; v20, pt1, p154ff; v20, pt2, p488, 503)
Wells, J.W.  History of Cumberland County, Kentucky.  Louisville, 1947.  (p213)

Battle of Snow's Hill

"The Battle of Milton or Vought's Hill." Confederate Veteran.  S.A. Cunningham: Nashville,  Nov. 1899.  (v7, n11, p535ff)
Confederate Veteran.  S.A. Cunningham: Nashville,  Nov. 1897.  (v5, n1, p16)
"Department of the Cumberland: General Stanley's Engagement With the Rebels at Snow Hill." The New York Times.  04.18.1863.  (p1)
"Department of the Cumberland: Particulars of the Defeat of Morgan by General Stanley - The Rebels Driven From Three Separate Positions - Another Dashing Cavalry Affair." The New York Times.  04.08.1863.  (p1)
Duke, Gen. Basil W.  Morgan's Cavalry.  The Neale Publishing Co.: New York, 1909.  (p272ff, 277)
Fitch, John.  Annals of the Army of the Cumberland.  Lippincott and Co.: Philadelphia, 1863.  (p425)
Hale, Will T.  History of De Kalb County, Tennessee.  Paul Hunter, Publisher, 1915.  (p228)
"Important From Tennessee: The Victory Over the Rebels At Milton." The New York Times.  03.23.1863.  (p1)
"The Latest Rebel News." The New York Times.  04.01.1863.  (p1)
"Murfreesborough, Friday, Mar. 20th." The New York Times.  03.21.1863.  (p1)
"Murfreesborough, Friday, Mar. 20th." The New York Times.  03.22.1863.  (p1)
Personal War Record of Brigadier-General Richard Montgomery Gano.  [unpublished], 1910.  (pPersonal War Record of Brigadier-General Richard Montgomery Gano, unpublished, 1910 (excerpts) , Personal War Record of Brigadier-General Richard Montgomery Gano, unpublished, 1910 (excerpts) )
"Rumored Death of Morgan." The New York Times.  03.23.1863.  (p1)
Swiggett, Howard.  The Rebel Raider, A Life of John Hunt Morgan.  The Bobbs-Merrill, Co.: Indianapolis, 1934.  (p113)
War of the Rebellion: Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies.  U.S. War Department.  (Union Army Report, v23, pt1, p207, v33, pt1, p209; Confederate Army Report, v23, pt1, p160, 214)

Skirmishing At McMinnville

Berry, Col. Thomas F.  Four Years With Morgan and Forrest.  Harlow-Ratliff, Co.: Oklahoma City, [N.D.] (p214)
Holland, Cecil Fletcher.  Morgan and His Raiders.  The Macmillan Co.: New York, 1942.  (p12)
"Important From Tennessee: A Raid of National Forces into McMinnville - The Place Surprised and Captured Without Difficulty." The New York Times.  04.25.1863.  (p1)
Parsons, John E.  The First Winchester.  Wm. Morrow and Co.: New York, 1955.  (p17)
Personal War Record of Brigadier-General Richard Montgomery Gano.  [unpublished], 1910.  (pPersonal War Record of Brigadier-General Richard Montgomery Gano, unpublished, 1910 (excerpts) )
Todd, William.  The Seventy-Ninth Highlanders New York Volunteers.  New York, 1886.  (p430)
"The War in Tennessee." The New York Times.  05.09.1863.  (p8)
"The War in Tennessee." The New York Times.  05.16.1863.  (p1)
"The War in Tennessee: A Fight at Lebanon." The New York Times.  05.12.1863.  (p3)
War of the Rebellion: Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies.  U.S. War Department.  (Union Army Report, v23, pt1, p; Confederate Army Report, v20, pt2, p504; v24, pt3, p948)

Note: Following the battle of Snow's Hill, and for the next three months, the records are very scarce.  Piecing together the fragments, I conclude that the following occurred.  (Probably made by John Gano, descendant of R.M. Gano, who compiled this information in the 1970s)

"After the battle of Snow's Hill, General Gano and his command were detached from Gen. J.H. Morgan's Division, and was sent to McMinnville to operate with Grigsby's cavalry in that area.

Morgan's Division proceeded up to Carthage, from whence, on July 2, 1863, in disobedience to orders, Morgan started on his ill-fated Indiana-Ohio Raid that resulted in his capture and the destruction and annihilation of his famous division.

Gano's command proceeded (after Snow's Hill) to the vicinity of McMinnville where it was engaged for a period of time in skirmishes with Federal forces in that vicinity.  It could not have been his entire command, however, because some of his original men were involved in the Raid on Indiana-Ohio.

Since General Duke indicates that some time after Snow's Hill Gano fell into bad health and was out of active action for a while, it appears likely that the truth of the matter is that Gano, following the fighting (next described herein) around McMinnville, became ill and went on leave of absence, probably back to his family's home in Kentucky.  The balance of his original command, under his second in command, John R. Huffman of Dallas, went on the Indiana-Ohio Raid with Morgan, and were substantially destroyed on that raid.  John R. Huffman was taken prisoner at Bluffington's Island, Illinois on that raid.

Scattered remnants of the original Morgan command (probably including Gano's) escaped singly or in small scattered groups from that disastrous raid, and made their way back into Kentucky and Tennessee, some of these being gathered up by Gano as they passed through Kentucky, and brought back into Tennessee.

Gano called this re-organized group the "Gano Guards" and it is doubtful if they exceeded more than two hundred men by this time.

Gano recounts that this group fought at Chickamauga, and earlier in his recollections stated that at the battle of Chickamauga he lost the sword that had been given him by the citizens of Tarrant County [Texas] following his pre-war fight with the Indians.  The records of the battle of Chickamauga reveal that a re-organized unit of Morgan's old cavalry fought at Chickamauga but the identity of the unit is not shown.

Gano, meanwhile, was ordered to take command of the Fifth Texas Calvary Brigade, to which he went taking the "Gano Guards" with him."

[ [MS 2] John Allen Gano ]

Thanks to a donation from an alumnus, the Special Collections at ACU's Center for Restoration Studies now houses two Ethiopian religious texts dating back to the turn of the 19th century.
 

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