7 a.m.: Morgan leaves Georgetown.
Noon: Union commander at Paris warns Landram at
Cynthiana of Morgan heading that way. Landram is supported at Cynthiana by 345
men consisting of a detachment of 18th Ky Volunteers; one 12-pounder
of Capt. Glass of Cincinnati; detachment of 7th Ky Cavalary and
several Home Guard units.
3 p.m.: Morgan arrives three miles south of
Cynthiana on Leesburg Pike and divides his force into three sections: Gano from
Lair Pike, Nix from Falmouth Pike and Morganís main force from the Leesburg
4 p.m.: Cannon fire from Morganís two howitzers
signals his initial attack at the covered bridge. Nix and Gano attack from other
roads and converge on Union troops at train depot. Landram and some of his men
escape to Paris.
5 p.m.: The battle is over; Landramís captured
men are guarded at the courthouse; other prisoners paroled that evening on Deshaís
farm [behind present post office].