Action on the Third DayNear 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.
|Placed By||Jackson County Historical Society and Mr. & Mrs. Gilmer Meriwether, Jr|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 4:11am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||15S E 361954 N 4320923|
|Decimal Degrees||39.02646667, -94.59476667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 1.588', W 94° 35.686'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 1' 35.28" N, 94° 35' 41.16" W|
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|Area Code(s)||816, 913|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 5601-5647 Pennsylvania Ave, Kansas City MO 64113, US|
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