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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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1111 E. Chestnut St.
Carthage, MO 64836

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General Interest Info
Open Year-round
Travelers With Disabilities Information
Partially Wheelchair Accessible
Smoking Policy
Smoking Allowed Outdoors Only
Suitable For These Age Groups
All Ages
Pet Policy
Pets On Leash Allowed
Cost Of Admission
Free Admission