Lone Jack in Jackson County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Battle of Lone Jack
Here early in the morning of August 16,1862, two thousand Confederates surprised and defeated a detachment of federal cavalry under the command of Maj. Emory S. Foster. Foster,seriously wounded, finally surrendered in the afternoon after 43 men were killed and 75 were reported missing. The Confederates loss under Coffee, Hays and Thompson's commands was 118 men.
Erected 1961 by Jackson County Park Department.
Location. 38° 51.989′ N, 94° 10.401′ W. Marker is in Lone Jack, Missouri, in Jackson County. Marker is on South Bynam Road (Missouri Route 150) 0.1 miles south of U.S. 50, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 301 South Bynam Road, Lone Jack MO 64070, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. War Memorial (approx. 6.4 miles away); Philip Short Baldwin (approx. 6.6 miles away); Civil War Dead (approx. 6.6 miles away); Liberty Tree (approx. 6.6 miles away); William McKitterick 400 Cedar St. (approx. 7.7 miles away); 100 Veterans Parkway (approx. 7.7 miles away); 110 South Lake Street (approx. 7.7 miles away).
Also see . . . Lone Jack Battlefield Museum and Soldier's Cemetery. (Submitted on October 11, 2019.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on October 11, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 11, 2019, by Michael E Sanchez, Jr. of Kansas City, Missouri. This page has been viewed 43 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 11, 2019, by Michael E Sanchez, Jr. of Kansas City, Missouri. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.