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John Hunt Morgan, acclaimed Confederate cavalry commander, gained the significant notice of his Federal enemy while operating in vicinity of Union-occupied Nashville; and featured in the March 8th 1862 report of Colonel Jonathan Kennett to General Ormsby Mitchel [OR 10 pages 4- 6]. Captain Morgan's own report (to William Hardee, of March 10th) so impressed the General that he recommended the cavalry officer be promoted to Colonel [OR 10 page 7]. Going from strength to strength, John H. Morgan helped screen the Confederate movement towards Corinth; was available for service at Shiloh [mention