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Today in Indiana History: Confederate Guerrilla’s Invade Indiana

On July 18, 1862, a small paramilitary force of Confederate sympathizers invaded Indiana and occupied the town of Newburgh.  The invaders obtained supplies and some ammunition before withdrawing across the Ohio River.  Read a contemporary account of the raid printed in the Indiana Daily State Sentinel at the linked image below.

Daily State Sentinel for July 21, 1862