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Near Pleasanton in Linn County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Mine Creek Battlefield Aerial Overlay

 
 
Mine Creek Battlefield Aerial Overlay Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., July 11, 2013
1. Mine Creek Battlefield Aerial Overlay Marker
Inscription.  
This present day photo of Mine Creek Battlefield with overlays highlights the positions of Union and Confederate troops at 11 a.m. on October 25, 1864. Note where you are positioned in relationship to the events of that day.

The woods and farm fields were not present in 1864. The Mine Creek area was prairie with a few farm fields and some trees at the creek.
 
Erected 2012 by Kansas State Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpaceWar, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is October 1866.
 
Location. 38° 8.706′ N, 94° 43.417′ W. Marker is near Pleasanton, Kansas, in Linn County. Marker is along the path from the parking lot to the visitor center at Mine Creek Battlefield State Historic Site. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 20485 Kansas Highway 52, Pleasanton KS 66075, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Combat at State Line (a few steps from this marker); Battle of Mine Creek (a few steps from this marker); Price's Raid (a few steps from this marker);
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The Battle Begins (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Defeat (within shouting distance of this marker); After the Battle (within shouting distance of this marker); The Fort Scott Road (within shouting distance of this marker); Two Mounted Armies Collide (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pleasanton.
 
Also see . . .
1. Mine Creek Battlefield State Historic Site, Kansas. (Submitted on August 7, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Battle of Mine Creek, Kansas. (Submitted on August 7, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Mine Creek Battlefield Markers image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., July 11, 2013
2. Mine Creek Battlefield Markers
Visitor Center in background
Photo on Mine Creek Battlefield Aerial Overlay Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Turner, undated
3. Photo on Mine Creek Battlefield Aerial Overlay Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 6, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 7, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 514 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 7, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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