Camp Union

Camp Union (HMYJJ)

Location: Kansas City, MO 64105 Jackson County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 6.132', W 94° 35.227'

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In June - July, 1861, barracks and service buildings within a 200-foot-square earthwork were built on this site by the battalion of United States Reserve Corps, Companies A, B, and C, organized by Major R. T. Van Horn, then Mayor of the City. By these means Kansas City was held to the Union throughout the Civil War while border fighting harassed the county. The cellars of the unfinished Coates Hotel on the west were used as cavalry barns.
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HM NumberHMYJJ
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Year Placed1957
Placed ByNative Sons of Kansas City
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 25th, 2014 at 4:07pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 362763 N 4329316
Decimal Degrees39.10220000, -94.58711667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 6.132', W 94° 35.227'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 6' 7.92" N, 94° 35' 13.62" W
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Area Code(s)816
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 220-298 W 13th St, Kansas City MO 64105, US
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