Battle of Westport

Battle of Westport (HMIPK)

Location: Kansas City, MO 64113 Jackson County
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N 39° 1.588', W 94° 35.686'

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Action on the Third Day

Near this point on the morning of October 23, 1864, Capt. Richard A. Collins' Confederate battery of Shelby's Brigade went into action, supported by two cavalry battalions. for two hours this battery dueled with the 9th Wisconsin battery, covering the approaches to Westport. So hot was Collins' fire that he burst one of his guns.
Marker Number9
Placed ByJackson County Historical Society and Mr. & Mrs. Gilmer Meriwether, Jr
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Date Added Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 4:11am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 361954 N 4320923
Decimal Degrees39.02646667, -94.59476667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 1.588', W 94° 35.686'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 1' 35.28" N, 94° 35' 41.16" W
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Area Code(s)816, 913
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5601-5647 Pennsylvania Ave, Kansas City MO 64113, US
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