Pratt's Artillery

Pratt's Artillery (HMIW3)

Location: Kansas City, MO 64130 Jackson County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 0.809', W 94° 31.795'

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On the morning of Oct. 23, 1864 Clarke's Confederate Brigade of Marmaduke's Div. was in line on this hill from 63rd St. Trafficway north across 59th St. facing east to stop Pleasonton's Cavalry. Pratt's two Batteries, Harris' Mo. and Hynson's Tx. each with two 10 pounder Parrotts and one small gun were in the line. Two Parrotts were here firing on the ford, the road and Union Artillery on the hill across the river. Pratt's Artillery was withdrawn before the final Union charge. The entire line was forced back at 11 A.M.
HM NumberHMIW3
Series This marker is part of the Missouri: State Historical Society of Missouri series
Historical Period18th Century
Historical PlaceBattlefield, Gov Building
Marker TypeHistoric Object
Marker ClassHistorical Marker
Marker StyleCommemmorative Marker
Marker Number17A
Year Placed2014
Placed ByThe Kansas City Star and Times
Marker Condition
10 out of 10 (1 reports)
Date Added Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 2:50am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 367543 N 4319386
Decimal Degrees39.01348333, -94.52991667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 0.809', W 94° 31.795'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 0' 48.5400" N, 94° 31' 47.7000" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)816
Can be seen from road?Yes
Is marker in the median?No
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4800 E 63rd St, Kansas City MO 64130, US
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This monument overlooks a valley.

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