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1785

American troops ended John Amberson's attempts to establish a government for local settlers on present Buffington Island

Other events that happened on or around 1785

1797

Buffington purchased the island, now Buffington Island

Other events that happened on or around 1797

Jul 19, 1863

The Battle of Buffington Island was fought in Jackson County ending Confederate Gen. John Hunt Morgan's raid

Other events that happened on or around July 19, 1863

Jul 26, 1863

Confederate General John Morgan was captured near East Liverpool, Ohio

1863

River pirate John Lockwood arrest and tried for murder

Other events that happened on or around 1863

1993

Buffington Island preservation became a part of the Ohio River Islands National Wildlife Refuge

Other events that happened on or around 1993


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