October 20 This day during the American Civil War

October 20, 1862 – in Bardstown, Kentucky – On October 20, Col. John H. Morgan and his Confederate raiders were travelling on the Louisville Road near Bardstown when they discovered a large Union force moving in their direction. Morgan ordered his troops to dodge the Federals, which they managed to do. The Confederates then found a 150-wagon supply train, captured it, and burned all of the wagons.

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