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The battle of Westport, October 21-23, 1864

The battle of Westport, October 21-23, 1864

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Published by Westport Historical Society in Kansas City, Mo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Westport (Kansas City, Mo.),
  • Kansas City (Mo.)
    • Subjects:
    • Westport, Battle of, Kansas City, Mo., 1864.,
    • Westport (Kansas City, Mo.) -- History.,
    • Kansas City (Mo.) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 78-79).

      Statementedited by Fred L. Lee.
      SeriesSpecial publication / Westport Historical Society ;, no. 1, Special publication (Westport Historical Society (Kansas City, Mo.)) ;, no. 1.
      ContributionsLee, Fred L., Westport Historical Society (Kansas City, Mo.)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE477.16 .B38 1976
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 79 p. :
      Number of Pages79
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4905475M
      ISBN 100913504386
      LC Control Number76052611
      OCLC/WorldCa2766988

      The Battle of the Little Blue, fought just east of Independence in Jackson County, Missouri, on Octo , was part of Sterling Price’s “Missouri Expedition” and a prelude to the larger and more decisive Battle of Westport two days later.   (comment: thorough, clearly written account and remains the best tactical history of the battle itself. Very nice maps.) 5. October 25th and the Battle of Mine Creek by Lumir Buresh (comment: a great tactical history of Mine Creek and a wonderfully rich retelling of the Confederate retreat and Union pursuit after the Battle of Westport) 4.


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The Battle of Westport, OctoberPaperback – January 1, by Fred L. Lee (Author)Price: $ Gettysburg The battle of Westport the West: The battle of Westport, OctoberPaperback – January 1, by Fred L Lee (Author)5/5(1).

We would like to show you a description here but the site won’t allow more. This is an abridged version of the tour from my new book, The Battle of Westport, October 21–23, A Driving Tour of Battle Sites in Kansas City, Independence, and Northeastern Jackson County, Missouri.

I will also 1864 book a list of updates to the tour on this page. The three-day Battle of Westport took place over an area encompassing 35 October 21-23 miles.

Battle of Westport, Octo A Walking Tour of the Battlefield South of Brush Creek in The battle of Westport City, Missouri Paperback – Octo by October 21-23 Titterington (Author) See all 2 formats and editionsAuthor: Dick Titterington. The battle of Westport, October(Special publication / Westport Historical Society) by Lee, Fred L.;Westport Historical Society (Kansas City, Mo.) | Jan 1, Hardcover.

The aftermath and legacy of the Battle of Westport will be presented in the broader context of westward expansion and give the reader a greater appreciation of how far-reaching the effects were of those few The battle of Westport in October, /5(13). The Battle of Westport was the largest battle fought west of the Mississippi River.

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T October 21-23 Battle of Westport, fought October, was the last full-scale action of the Civil War in Missouri and west of the Mississippi. This 1864 book battle, the largest engagement west of the Mississippi River, 1864 book the climactic end of a decade of war and turbulence along the Missouri and Kansas border.

Because of the growth of Kansas City, few portions of the Battle of Westport of October, the largest Civil War battle west of the Mississippi have survived. The 1864 book Ford Historic District encompassing the historic ford October 21-23 the associated Byram's Ford Road site has fortunately remained largely unchanged since Missing: book.

The battle of Westport, OctoberAuthor: Fred 1864 book Lee ; Westport Historical Society (Kansas City, Mo.) ; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University. The Battle October 21-23 Westport, fought Octoberwas the largest battle west of the Mississippi 1864 book and the decisive battle of Confederate Gen.

Stirling Price's Missouri campaign. October 21-23 guide the visitor to the first of twenty-five narrative markers on a mile, self-guided automobile tour and a self-guided walking tour of Byram's. Gettysburg of the West: The Battle of Westport, Octoberby Fred L.

Lee, Editor. Shawnee Mission: Two Trails Genealogy Shop, This books covers the fighting that took place in and around Kansas City, Missouri. Includes many personal accounts from individuals present during the conflict. I finally published the tour as a book in October That book, Battle of Westport, Octo A Walking Tour of the October 21-23 South of Brush Creek in Kansas City, Missouri.

This online tour is not a substitute for buying the book, which is available in the Amazon catalog. Tour: The Battle of Westport. Battle across Brush Creek as depicted in Missouri State Capitol mural. Note: This article is inspired by the Monnett Battle of Westport Fund's Battle of Westport Self-guided Automobile Tour.

The tour stops are sequenced to minimize the distance traveled. The Battle of Westport, sometimes referred to as the "Gettysburg of the West," was fought on Octoin modern Kansas City, Missouri, during the American Civil War. Union forces under Major General Samuel R. Curtis decisively defeated an outnumbered Confederate force under Major General Sterling Price.

This engagement was the turning point of Price's Missouri Location: Westport, Kansas City. The Battle of Westport, by Paul B. Jenkins; one of the earliest books written about the battle. Gettysburg of the West: The Battle of Westport, October, by Fred L.

Lee; contains a full narrative history plus helpful images and maps. They Deserved a Better Fate: The Second Kansas State Militia and the Price Raid,by Roy Dean. Gettysburg of the West Gettysburg of the West, Book The Battle of Westport, Octoberby Lee, Fred L.

Battle of Westport: Union Artillery Tour Stop 6 [ Waypoint = N39 W94 ] "When General Curtis moved up the hill to the west, General Blunt moved south from Brush Creek through the woods to Loose Park.

battle of westport, october On the morning of Octo the advance of Gen. Curtis' army, comprising the First, Second and Fourth Brigades, under Gen. Blunt, was at Westport; the main body of the militia at Kansas City; Gen.

Pleasanton, with three brigades of cavalry, on the road from Independence to Byrom's Ford, and Gen. McNeil with one. The Battle of Westport, Octo Newell Convers Wyeth (American, ) Oil with pencil and charcoal on canvas, Transferred from University Business Office () Height: cm Width: cm Additional images may be viewed in Argus.

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Most Kansas citizens now know the location in Kansas City, Missouri, where this battle took place as Swope Park. When visiting the site, it is tough to imagine that approximately men died, were hurt, or ended up missing over a three-day time span on OctoberThe battle had many elements and g: book.

The Battle of Westport, sometimes referred to as the “Gettysburg of the West,” was fought on Octoin modern Kansas City, Missouri, during the American Civil War. Union forces under Major General Samuel R.

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[Gettysburg of the West: The Battle of Westport, Octoberby Fred L. Lee (Two Trails Publishing, rev.-OP)] Fred Lee’s eclectic mix of narrative, eyewitness accounts, newspaper articles, and biographical sketches dealing with the Battle of Westport is a treasure trove that has a little bit of everything for everyone.

The Battle of Westport was fought Octoand saw Union forces under Major General Samuel R. Curtis defeat a Confederate army in Missouri. The Battle of Westport, Octoberby Lee, Fred L.;Westport Historical Society (Kansas City, Mo.) and a great selection of related books, art.

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The Battle of Westport, Octoberby Fred L. Lee, Westport Historical Society, According to the Kansas City Public Library: "A concise, factual account of the essential points of the Battle of Westport, along with a tour route of the battle which corresponds to tour markers.

Numerous anecdotes and recollections are. Command disputes. By order of MG Blunt (General Field Orders No. 2) the militia regiments of William H.

Fishbeck, Brigadier General of Militia, were placed under the command of Charles W. Blair, Colonel of Volunteers; Fishbeck was infuriated that his command had been subordinated to a volunteer g: book.

OCTOBER 21 23, Monnett Battle of Westport Fund Tel: MONNETT BATTLE OF WESTPORT FUND HISTORICAL MARKERS Self-guided Auto Tour (32 miles) 1. “ACTION BEFORE WESTPO RT – PRICE’S RAID” The tour starts at Westport Road and Pennsylvania Avenue in the Westport District of Kansas City.

The largest battle ever fought west of the Mississippi and its aftermath made the Battle of Westport the "Gettysburg of the Trans-Mississippi Department".A book written by Paul Jenkins in sought recognition for the Battle of Westport. The book was a minor success and it fostered interest in the battle and a preservation effort in the.

Lee, Fred L. Gettysburg of the West: The Battle of Westport, OctoberIndependence, Missouri: Two Trails Publishing,revised edition. Originally published in Leslie, Edward E.

The Devil Knows How to Ride: The True Story of William Clarke Quantrill and His Confederate Raiders. New York: Random House, It took Union troops about six hours to control Bloody Hill during the October Battle of Westport.

preservationist and author of “Action Before Westport, ,” a book on the battle. The Battle of Westport, Missouri (today, part of Kansas City) was the largest Civil War battle west of the Mississippi. Troops from as far away as New Jersey and Pennsylvania (as well as Texas, Arkansas, Colorado and Iowa) took part in the hostilities/5.

What Confederate units were with Gen. Sterling Price during his Missouri expedition, culminating in the Battle of Westport on Octo. My great-great grandfather was with Price and in that battle. The Battle of Little Blue River was a minor battle of the American Civil War, occurring on Octo in Jackson County, Missouri during Price's Missouri Expedition of that year.

It became the opening round of the Second Battle of Independence, which began on this same day and was essentially a continuation of this led in turn to the Battle of Westport on October Location: Jackson County, Missouri. Westport, MO [Battle of Westport as depicted in mural in Missouri Pdf Capitol - Courtesy of Wikipedia.] Date(s): Octo Location: Please click on link below for map.

Westport (neighborhood), Kansas City, Missouri, United States.Westport Civil War battle summary. Westport. Other Names: None Location: Jackson County Campaign: Price’s Missouri Expedition () Date(s): Octo Principal Commanders: Maj.

Gen. Samuel R. Curtis [US]; Maj. Gen. Sterling Price [CS] Forces Engaged: Army of the.Book GETTYSBURG OF THE WEST: Ebook OF WESTPORT MISSOURI by LEE; CIVIL WAR You are considering an oversized or trade paperback book, GETTYSBURG OF THE WEST: THE BATTLE OF WESTPORT, OCTOBERby Fred L.

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