“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Kansas City in Jackson County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)

Thomas Farmhouse

Thomas Farmhouse Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Thomas Onions, July 5, 2009
1. Thomas Farmhouse Marker
Inscription. About 4 p.m. Oct. 23, 1864 after their victory at Westport the Union leaders met here for consultation. Included were Generals Curtis, Blunt, Pleasonton and Dietzler; Gov. Carney and Sen. Jim Lane of Kansas. The Confederates had lost over 1,000 men and General Price was forced to retreat south but with his army intact. The Union also suffered heavy losses. Union leaders discussed their next step. Pursuit would be started with Blunt's and Pleasonton's Cavalry. Two days later two of Price's Divisions were practically destroyed at Mine Creek near Pleasanton, Kansas.
End of Tour. Start at Westport and Pennsylvania.
Erected 1964 by Civil War Round Table of Kansas City and Dr. Bert Maybee, Civil War Round Table founder. (Marker Number 23.)
Location. 38° 57.209′ N, 94° 35.764′ W. Marker is in Kansas City, Missouri, in Jackson County. Marker is at the intersection of 96th Terrace and Wornall Road, on the right on 96th Terrace. Click for map. This marker is on the Northwest corner of 96th Terrace and Wornall Road. Marker is in this post office area: Kansas City MO 64114, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. "The Boy Scout" (approx. one mile away); Frank S. Land Memorial
Area photo of the Thomas Farmhouse Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Thomas Onions, July 5, 2009
2. Area photo of the Thomas Farmhouse Marker
(approx. 1.5 miles away); Alexander Majors House (approx. 1.9 miles away); Preservation and Restoration of Alexander Majors House (approx. 1.9 miles away); Russell's Ford (approx. 2.3 miles away); Mockbee Farm (approx. 2.4 miles away); New Santa Fe Road (approx. 2.6 miles away); New Santa Fe / Trail Remnants (approx. 3.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Kansas City.
Also see . . .
1. Battle of Westport. Stop 23 of the Battle of Westport (Submitted on July 6, 2009, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas.) 

2. Civil War Round Table of Kansas City. This is the link to the group responsible for the tour of Westport markers. (Submitted on July 6, 2009, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas.) 
Categories. War, US Civil
Senator James Lane Headstone Photo, Click for full size
By Thomas Onions, January 5, 2008
3. Senator James Lane Headstone
Senator James Lane is buried in the Oak Hill Cemetery in Lawrence, Kansas in Section 3.
George Dietzler Headstone Photo, Click for full size
By Thomas Onions
4. George Dietzler Headstone
George Dietzler is buried in Oak Hill Cemetery in section 3.
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas. This page has been viewed 1,314 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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