Kansas City in Jackson County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Byram's Ford Battleﬁeld
Erected by Native Sons of Kansas City. (Marker Number 16.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Native Sons and Daughters of Greater Kansas City marker series.
Location. 39° 0.915′ N, 94° 31.648′ W. Marker is in Kansas City, Missouri, in Jackson County. Marker is on Manchester Trafficway 0.2 miles north of East 63rd Street, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. There is a pullout at the marker site. Marker is in this post office area: Kansas City MO 64132, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battle of the Big Blue (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Pratt's Artillery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Log House and Defensive Line Byram's Ford Historic District (approx. 0.3 miles away); Battle of Westport (approx. 0.4 miles away); "Boston" Adams' House (approx. 0.9 miles away); Kansas City's First Public Golf Course (approx. 0.9 miles away); Delbert J. Haff (approx. 1.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Kansas City.
Also see . . .
1. Battle of Westport. Link from the Civil War Muse with further information on this tour stop.
2. Civil War Roundtable of Kansas City. Link to the organization responsible for the Auto Tour.
3. Native Sons & Daughters of Kansas City. Link to the Organiztion that placed the marker.
4. John S Marmaduke. Wikipedia link on the life and career of Confederate division commander who fought here.
5. Sterling Price. Wikipedia link to the life and military career of the overall Confederate Commander.
6. Samuel Curtis. Wikipedia link to the life and career of the overall Union Commander.
7. Alfred Pleasonton. Wikipedia Link to the life and career of the Commander of the Union Forces pursuing General Price across Missouri.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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