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Kansas City in Jackson County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Harrisonville Road (Prospect)
 
Harrisonville Road (Prospect) Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Thomas Onions, February 28, 2010
1. Harrisonville Road (Prospect) Marker
Closeup of Marker
 
Inscription. This was the main road to Harrisonville. Faganís Confederate Division was posted here at noon on Oct.23, 1864. At daylight that day Gen. Priceís huge wagon train moved south on this road. After his defeat at Byramís Ford Gen. Marmaduke retreated south following Priceís column. Gen. Fagan was reinforced by Jackmanís Brigade. They faced east. Sanborn of Pleasontonís Div. attacked them but was driven back but he and Benteen then drove them to the south and west.
 
Erected by Padgett Companies and The Civil War Times Illustrated. (Marker Number 15.)
 
Location. 39° 0.409′ N, 94° 33.452′ W. Marker is in Kansas City, Missouri, in Jackson County. Marker is at the intersection of Meyer Blvd and Wabash Avenue, on the right when traveling east on Meyer Blvd. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2525 E Meyer Blvd, Kansas City MO 64132, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Forest Hill Confederate Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away); Leroy Robert "Satchel" Paige (approx. 0.8 miles away); Battle of the Big Blue (approx. 0.9 miles away); "Boston" Adams' House (approx. 0.9 miles away); Kansas City's First Public Golf Course (approx. 0.9 miles away); Shelby's Last Stand (approx. one mile away); Battle of Westport (approx. 1.4 miles away); Pratt's Artillery (approx. 1.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Kansas City.
 
Harrisonville Road (Prospect) Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Thomas Onions, February 28, 2010
2. Harrisonville Road (Prospect) Marker
Area photo of Marker.
 

 
More about this marker. Park either on Wabash or in the back of the College.
 
Also see . . .
1. Battle of Westport. Link from the Civil War Muse with further information on this tour stop. (Submitted on March 16, 2010, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas.) 

2. Civil War Roundtable of Kansas City. Link to the organization responsible for the Auto Tour. (Submitted on March 16, 2010, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas.) 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on March 16, 2010, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas. This page has been viewed 757 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 16, 2010, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas.
 
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