Battle of Carthage State Historic Site
16
1111 E. Chestnut St.
Carthage, MO 64836
Phone: 417-682-2279
Sunrise to sunset

This is the location of the final confrontation of a 12-hour Civil War battle on July 5, 1861, where 6,000 Southern troops forced Union soldiers to retreat to Sarcoxie. An interpretive shelter explains the history of the battle. The site is unmanned and is managed by Harry S Truman Birthplace State Historic Site in Lamar.

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GENERAL INTEREST INFO
  • open year-round
FOR TRAVELERS WITH DISABILITIES
  • Partially Wheelchair Accessible
SMOKING POLICY
  • smoking unrestricted
SUITABLE FOR THESE AGE GROUPS
  • All ages
PET POLICY
  • pets on leash allowed
RATES
  • free admission
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