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Missouri, Battle of Springfield Historical Markers

Twelve markers in Springfield highlighting events occurring during the 1863 Battle of Springfield.
 
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By Craig Swain, August 29, 2010
Map of This Phase of the Battle
Missouri (Greene County), Springfield — 10 — Battle of Springfield
This point marks the farthest advance of the Confederates into the city. After finally routing the 72nd Enrolled Missouri Militia, Confederates were forming along Walnut Street for the final assault into the city when drums along Jordan Creek to the . . . — Map (db m35920) HM
Missouri (Greene County), Springfield — 12 — Battle of Springfield

Across from this site stood Fort No. 5, the second largest of five forts built around Springfield. By January 8, 1863, the fort was only partially finished. It served only as a rallying point during the battle. From this point and along St. . . . — Map (db m79811) HM


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