3 edition of To commemorate the Battle of Westport. found in the catalog.
To commemorate the Battle of Westport.
United States. Congress. House
|Other titles||To establish Westport National Park|
|Contributions||United States. Congress. House. Committee on Military Affairs|
|The Physical Object|
The battle of Westport, October , (Special publication / Westport Historical Society) by Lee, Fred L.;Westport Historical Society (Kansas City, Mo.) and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Battle of Westport: Pratt's Artillery Tour Stop 17A [ Waypoint = N39 W94 ] "On the morning of Octo , Clarke's Confederate Brigade of Marmaduke's Division was in line on this hill from 63rd Street Trafficway north across 59th Street facing east to stop Pleasonton's Cavalry.
Updates to Battle of Westport Driving Tour Book. This page will offer updates and corrections for my book, The Battle of Westport, October 21–23, A Driving Tour of Battle Sites in Kansas City, Independence, and Northeastern Jackson County, Missouri. Nothing to report yet. Battle of Westport - Curtis Responds: To the west, Major General Samuel R. Curtis, overseeing the Department of Kansas, worked to concentrate his forces to meet Price's advancing army. Forming the Army of the Border, he created a cavalry division led by Major General James G. Blunt and an infantry division consisting of Kansas militia commanded.
The Battle of Westport. Westport Historical Society. by Fred Lee. 89 page Civil War paperback book. Fred L. Lee / The Battle of Westport October Civil War | eBaySeller Rating: % positive. Akers loved learning about such a significant battle. She is a history buff and was blown away to discover that such an important Civil War engagement occurred so close to the Westport of today. As it turned out, the sign on the self-guided tour alluded only to the temporary mass graves that existed right after the battle.
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out of 5 stars A worthy book to commemorate the th Anneversary of the battle. Reviewed in the United States on Aug Verified Purchase. A good first book on the Battle of Westport, the description of the is very detailed and mapped but it ma take a second read through to really follow it just for the sheer magnitude of the /5(13).
The Battle of Westport, Missouri (today, part of Kansas City) was the largest Civil War battle west of the Mississippi. Troops from as far away as New Jersey and Pennsylvania (as well as Texas, Arkansas, Colorado and Iowa) took part in the hostilities/5.
out of 5 stars A worthy book to commemorate the th Anneversary of the battle. Reviewed in the United States on Aug Verified Purchase. A good first book on the Battle of Westport, the description of the is very detailed and mapped but it ma take a second read through to really follow it just for the sheer magnitude of the /5.
The Battle of Westport, sometimes referred to as the "Gettysburg of the West," was fought on Octoin modern Kansas City, Missouri, during the American Civil War. Union forces under Major General Samuel R. Curtis decisively defeated an outnumbered Confederate force under Major General Sterling engagement was the turning point of Price's Missouri Expedition, forcing his Location: Westport, Kansas City, Missouri39°01′48″N.
The battle was the climax of a desperate Confederate raid led by General Sterling Price proceeding from Arkansas across the State of Missouri to the Kansas border. The Union victory at Westport marked the end of major military operations in Missouri and secured Kansas and the trails, rails, and communication lines to the western states.
out of 5 stars A worthy book to commemorate the th Anneversary of the battle. Reviewed in the United States on Aug Format: Paperback Verified Purchase. A good first book on the Battle of Westport, the description of the is very detailed and mapped but it ma take a second read through to really follow it just for the sheer.
The Battle of Westport, fought Octoberwas the largest battle west of the Mississippi River and the decisive battle of Confederate Gen. Stirling Price's Missouri campaign. Directions guide the visitor to the first of twenty-five narrative markers on a mile, self-guided automobile tour and a self-guided walking tour of Byram's.
This video provides an overview of the Battle of Westport which began in western Missouri on Friday, October 21 and ended on Sunday Octo The Battle of Westport was the largest battle of the Civil War west of the Mississippi River, and one of its most significant.
Casualties on both sides were around 1, each in killed, wounded, and missing. Numerous historians have called Westport the “Gettysburg of the West,” but Westport actually proved to be more decisive than Gettysburg. To commemorate the battle fought on and near this point between the British forces and the American Patriots, Ap Ordnance presented by U.S.
Government and erected July 4, Erected by Compo Beach Life Guards. Restored by the Westport Historical Society. Topics. The military events surrounding the frontier village of Westport, Missouri, during the autumn of were part of a Confederate raid that exceeded any Civil War cavalry raid.
The climax of a last-ditch Confederate invasion of Missouri, the battle ended forever the bitter fighting that had devastated the Missouri-Kansas border.
First published more than thirty years ago and now available with. Immediately afterward, United Illuminating called Westport’s town attorney, offering to sell the island. The town of Westport bought the property for just over $, and designated it as open space. Life magazine, in a special Fourth of July issue incalled it “one of the most significant conservation victories in the nation.
Battle of Westport book, published by Westport Historical Society Marker No. Wornall House. This beautiful southern home was built in It was here that the John B. Wornall family lived at the time of the battle. At that time it was almost a section of farmland.
Frank C. Wornall was a boy of nine when the Battle of Westport was fought. The Battle of Westport Visitor Center and Museum in the historic Westport District of Kansas City at the Harris House tells the story of the stirring events of the Battle of Westport, the largest Civil War battle fought west of the Mississippi.
The Visitor Center is situated on the high ridge between downtown Kansas City and Brush Creek. The Battle of Westport, sometimes referred to as the "Gettysburg of the West," was fought on Octoin modern Kansas City, Missouri, during the American Civil War.
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Battle of Westport, OctoberA Driving Tour Battle of Westport Driving Tour. This is an abridged version of the tour from my new book, The Battle of Westport, October 21–23, A Driving Tour of Battle Sites in Kansas City, Independence, and Northeastern Jackson County, Missouri.I will also maintain a list of updates to the tour on this page.
No major fighting again took place in Missouri," according to the book The Battle of Westport, edited by the Westport Historical Society. Today, most of the areas where the battle was fought have been lost to commercial and residential development.
Yet a few areas have been set aside to commemorate the battle. Books + Music + Movies + Digital Smith explores earlier efforts by participants and successive generations to remember and commemorate this significant historical event.
Smith, an attorney for the Overland Park firm of Ankerholz and Smith, serves as the chairman of the Monnett Battle of Westport Fund, whose mission is the battlefield’s. Battle of Westport Auto Tour. This self-guided auto tour visits the 25 major sites associated with the Battle of Westport and provides a general understanding of the events which took place on OctoberEach site is designated by a historical narrative marker describing its significance.
Today marks the th anniversary of the Battle of Westport, Missouri. Some historians call this conflict the "Gettysburg of the West." My video contains the official 23 Tour Stops of the Battle of Westport.
It is a bit long but I hope you enjoy the sites surrounding this Kansas City, Missouri suburb.T he Battle of Westport, fought October, was the last full-scale action of the Civil War in Missouri and west of the Mississippi. This major battle, the largest engagement west of the Mississippi River, marked the climactic end of a decade of war and turbulence along the Missouri and Kansas border.