Kansas City in Jackson County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Shelby's Last Stand
Go S.E. to the Confederate monument. Shelby and many of his men are buried here.
Erected by K.C. Chapters United Daughters (and Children) of the Confederacy. (Marker Number 13.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
Location. 39° 0.159′ N, 94° 34.483′ W. Marker is in Kansas City, Missouri, in Jackson County. Marker can be reached from Troost Avenue 0.2 miles from 71st Street, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6901 Troost Avenue, Kansas City MO 64131, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Leroy Robert "Satchel" Paige (approx. 0.3 miles away); Forest Hill Confederate Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Waldo P. Johnson (approx. 0.4 miles away); Battle of the Big Blue (approx. 0.7 miles away); Harrisonville Road (Prospect) (approx. one mile away); Hinckle's Grove (approx. one mile away); Replica of the Statue of Liberty (approx. one mile away); Mockbee Farm (approx. 1.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Kansas City.
More about this marker. This marker is just inside the cemetery grounds on the left hand side. Turn right to go to the Confederate Memorial. This marker is accessable during daylight hours only.
Also see . . .
1. Battle of Westport. Website with an expanded explanation of the action at this marker.
2. Kansas City Civil War Round Table. Link to the organization that organized the driving tour.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page originally submitted on January 20, 2010, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas. This page has been viewed 1,115 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 20, 2010, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.