Shelby's Last Stand

Shelby's Last Stand (HMHQ3)

Location: Kansas City, MO 64131 Jackson County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 0.159', W 94° 34.483'

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On Oct. 23, 1864, Confederate Gen. Shelby being forced back from Westport by Gen. Curtis and flanked on the east by Gen. Pleasonton formed a defensive line here behind stone fences running east and west to the state line. Jackman's Brigade of Shelby's Division arrived after 1 P.M. To defend the Confederate right flank. Shelby's "Iron Brigade" under Gen. Thompson was farther west. Generals Curtis and Pleasonton finally drove the Confederates south.

Go S.E. to the Confederate monument. Shelby and many of his men are buried here.
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HM NumberHMHQ3
Series This marker is part of the United Daughters of the Confederacy series
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Marker Number13
Placed ByK.C. Chapters United Daughters (and Children) of the Confederacy
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 5:47pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 363644 N 4318250
Decimal Degrees39.00265000, -94.57471667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 0.159', W 94° 34.483'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 0' 9.54" N, 94° 34' 28.98" W
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Area Code(s)816, 913
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6859-6901 Труст Авеню, Kansas City MO 64131, US
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