The Battle of White Oak Creek

The Battle of White Oak Creek (HM1RLO)

Location: Kansas City, MO 64138 Jackson County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 57.573', W 94° 26.591'

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August 18, 1862

Two troops of Union Calvalry headed by Colonels Jennison and Pennock approached aross the level fields of the valley to engage 160 Confederate troops of Colonel Upton Hays who were encamped along both sides of the creek and among the timber and rocky bluffs. 8 Federals and 1 Confederate soldier were killed in the Civil War battle.
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HM NumberHM1RLO
Year Placed2006
Placed ByRaytown Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, April 11th, 2016 at 9:05am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 374958 N 4313278
Decimal Degrees38.95955000, -94.44318333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 57.573', W 94° 26.591'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 57' 34.38" N, 94° 26' 35.46" W
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Area Code(s)816
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 8944-8976 Westridge Rd, Kansas City MO 64138, US
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