McGhee's Charge

McGhee's Charge (HMJRR)

Location: Kansas City, MO 64112 Jackson County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 1.812', W 94° 35.545'

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On Oct. 23, 1864 near noon Col. McGhee's mounted Arkansans charged north on Wornall Lane to capture McLain's Colorado Battery. Capt. Johnson of the 15th Kas. Cavalry attacked saving the guns. McGhee was killed in a hand-to-hand fight with the captain who was wounded. Troops of the 2nd Colo. Cavalry came up capturing the Confederates and driving back the rest who left 25 dead and wounded on the field. Union artillery fire destroyed the Simpson Home which stood on the S.E. corner of 53rd Terr. and Wornall.
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HM NumberHMJRR
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Marker Number7
Placed ByMartha B. Fowks
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Date Added Sunday, October 12th, 2014 at 5:24pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 362164 N 4321334
Decimal Degrees39.03020000, -94.59241667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 1.812', W 94° 35.545'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 1' 48.72" N, 94° 35' 32.70" W
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Area Code(s)816, 913
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5312-5398 Wornall Rd, Kansas City MO 64112, US
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