Morgan County, Indiana is named for the American pioneer, soldier and politician Daniel Morgan (1735/1736 – July 6, 1802). Born in New Jersey to Welsh immigrants, he had an illustrious career serving in the Revolutionary War. He led a famous defeat of the British at CowPens, South Carolina. After the war, he served as a representative to Congress.
Copyright © 2022 Morgan County History Center and Museum - All Rights Reserved.