Forest Hill Confederate Memorial
In memory of our Confederate Dead
To the brave soldiers who fell in
the Battle of Westport October 23, 1864.
Kansas City Chapter 149 U.D.C.
to the memory of
Seventy Five Confederate Soldiers
representing the States of
Virginia Texas Arkansas
who fell in the Battle of Westport
Oct. 23, 1864
Erected 1902 by United Daughters of the Confederacy.
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
Location. 38° 59.988′ N, 94° 34.152′ W. Marker is in Kansas City, Missouri, in Jackson County. Marker can be reached from Troost Avenue 0.3 miles north of 71st Street. Touch for map. This monument is in the Southeast corner of this large cemetery. The monument is atop the largest hill in the cemetery. 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. Waldo P. Johnson (within shouting distance of this marker); Leroy Robert "Satchel" Paige Shelby's Last Stand (approx. 0.4 miles away); Harrisonville Road (Prospect) (approx. 0.8 miles away); Replica of the Statue of Liberty (approx. 0.9 miles away); Battle of the Big Blue (approx. 0.9 miles away); Mockbee Farm (approx. 1.1 miles away); Hinkle's Grove (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kansas City.
Also see . . .
1. General Joseph Shelby. Wikipedia Entry on General Joseph Shelby who is buried at the base of the monument. (Submitted on January 18, 2010, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas.)
2. United Daughters of the Confederacy. Link to the National Website (Submitted on January 18, 2010, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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