Confederate Line

Confederate Line (HMQVI)

Location: Independence, MO 64050 Jackson County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 5.481', W 94° 25.636'

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Oct. 22, 1864

— Battle of Westport —

On the 22nd Fagan's Division of Price's Army was defending against the advance of Union Gen. Pleasonton from the east. Two of Fagan's Brigades were driven from the Little Blue River to the eastern edge of town. The Union attack was made first from the NE with Philips' Brigade and the 2nd Arkansas (Union) both on foot. McNeil's Brigade then charged through town mounted. Cabell's Brigade came up to stop the Union advance. He was driven back and many of his men were surrounded. Near this spot two of his guns were captured and he barely escaped.

West on Lexington to Crysler and Stop F
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HM NumberHMQVI
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Marker NumberE
Placed ByCity of Independence and Howard N. Monett Memorial Civil War Round Table
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Date Added Friday, September 26th, 2014 at 9:56pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 376566 N 4327883
Decimal Degrees39.09135000, -94.42726667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 5.481', W 94° 25.636'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 5' 28.86" N, 94° 25' 38.16" W
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Area Code(s)816
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 101-153 S River Blvd, Independence MO 64050, US
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