Civil War Tour
On Oct. 6, 1863, Gen. James Blunt and about 125 men from the 3rd Wisc. Cav. and the 14th Kans. Cav. stopped at the creek before coming into Ft. Blair. They were caught in a surprise attack from the rebel forces of William Quantrill. Nearly 100 of Blunt's men were killed in the massacre at Baxter Springs.
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|Placed By||City of Baxter Springs|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Saturday, January 10th, 2015 at 9:03pm PST -08:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||15S E 345673 N 4100294|
|Decimal Degrees||37.03618333, -94.73521667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 2.171', W 94° 44.113'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 2' 10.26" N, 94° 44' 6.78" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling South|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near N Military Ave, Baxter Springs KS 66713, US|
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