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Kansas City in Jackson County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
New Santa Fe
 
Closeup of New Santa Fe Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Thomas Onions, July 5, 2009
1. Closeup of New Santa Fe Marker
 
Inscription. In 1864 this village straddled the state line. The military road running north and south was -mile west of the line. On October 23, 1864, General Sterling Price's wagon train moving southwest on this road turned south on the military road at 2 P.M. followed by most of his army. Shelby's Division withdrew south at 3 P.M. with Union troops in pursuit. Jennison's and Ford's Brigades continued for four mi. and stopped. Price continued south for 20 miles that night. Union troops camped near here and at Indian Creek.
Go west; rt. on State Ln. rt. on 97th to Summit L. 1block & rt.
 
Erected 1964 by Howard N. Monnett Memorial Civil War Round Table K.C., Donated by Historical Society of New Santa Fe. (Marker Number 22.)
 
Location. 38° 54.406′ N, 94° 36.351′ W. Marker is in Kansas City, Missouri, in Jackson County. Marker is on Santa Fe Trail 0.1 miles west of Belleview Road, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. This marker is along the roadside and should not be confused with the two Santa Fe Trail markers near the Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Kansas City MO 64145, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, as the crow flies. New Santa Fe / Trail Remnants (within shouting distance of this marker); Santa Fe Trail (about 600 feet away, in a direct line); "The Boy Scout" (approx. 2.7 miles away); Thomas Farmhouse (approx. 3.3 miles away); Korean War Veterans Memorial (approx. 3.9 miles away in Kansas); New Santa Fe Road (approx. 4.2 miles away); Russell's Ford (approx. 4.7 miles away); Stanley Rural High School (approx. 4.8 miles away in Kansas). Click for a list of all markers in Kansas City.
 
Area shot of the New Santa Fe Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Thomas Onions, July 5, 2009
2. Area shot of the New Santa Fe Marker
 

 
Also see . . .
1. Civil War Round Table of Kansas City. This is the link to the group responsible for the tour of Westport markers. (Submitted on July 5, 2009, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas.) 

2. Battle of Westport. Stop 22 of the Battle of Westport (Submitted on July 5, 2009, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas.) 
 
Photo of New Santa Fe Cemetery Photo, Click for full size
By Thomas Onions, July 5, 2009
3. Photo of New Santa Fe Cemetery
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on July 5, 2009, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas. This page has been viewed 748 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 5, 2009, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas.   3. submitted on July 6, 2009, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
 
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