August 18, 1862Two troops of Union Calvalry headed by Colonels Jennison and Pennock approached aross the level fields of the valley to engage 160 Confederate troops of Colonel Upton Hays who were encamped along both sides of the creek and among the timber and rocky bluffs. 8 Federals and 1 Confederate soldier were killed in the Civil War battle.
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|Placed By||Raytown Historical Society|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, April 11th, 2016 at 9:05am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||15S E 374958 N 4313278|
|Decimal Degrees||38.95955000, -94.44318333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 57.573', W 94° 26.591'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 57' 34.38" N, 94° 26' 35.46" W|
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|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling South|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 8944-8976 Westridge Rd, Kansas City MO 64138, US|
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