• A Nickname Gives Birth to a Legend

    Thunderbolt Raiders is the story of a Civil War raid held 150 years ago and a reunion held 100 years ago.

    The 1913 reunion was of Morgan’s Raiders, cavalrymen who served under the dashing, enigmatic Confederate Gen. John Hunt Morgan, known in the South as the “Thunderbolt of the Confederacy.”

    A Nickname Gives Birth to a Legend

Ohio and Indiana mark 150th anniversary of Civil War invasion

By Thunderbolt Raiders Staff   The sesquicentennial of the Great Raid of Confederate General John Hunt Morgan and his band of Thunderbolt Raiders has created quite a stir along their 1,000 mile route from Tennessee to northeast Ohio. Many communities all along their route through Kentucky, Indiana and Ohio set aside days to relive the terror they […]

New Book Focuses on Great Raid

A few readers of this website have wondered why they haven’t seen any new material here for several weeks. Rest assured we’re still working hard on the script for our screenplay, Thunderbolt Raiders.

Basil Duke was a Leader in War and Peace

We had so many positive responses to a previous story which included a sample scene from Thunderbolt Raiders, that we’re going to do it again.