The Battle of Mine Creek

the crushing end of the Missouri campaign
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History Press , Charleston, SC
Mine Creek, Battle of, Kan., 1864, Price"s Missouri Expedition, 1864-, Hi
StatementJeffrey D. Stalnaker
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LC ClassificationsE477.16 .S73 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
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Open LibraryOL25033138M
ISBN 139781609493325
LC Control Number2011036868

The last work on the battle was Lumir Buresh's October 25th and the Battle of Mine Creek, published in and now out-of-print. This book is part of the History Press's campaign to publish a book on seemingly every aspect of the Civil War as part of its Sesquicentenial Series, and it is, unfortunately, one of the weaker efforts/5(7).

The book also identified many notable participants in the battle, including several future governors and several West Point graduates. Another important effect of the book was to correctly include the action at Mine Creek, Kansas, as an important battle in Sterling Price's campaign or invasion of by: 2.

The Confederacy needed to stem the tide. Confederate major general Sterling Price led an army of twelve thousand troops on a desperate charge through Missouri to deliver the state to the Confederacy and dash President Lincoln's hopes for reelection. This daring campaign culminated with the Battle of Mine Creek.

The Battle of Mine Creek book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. InUnion troops controlled much of the South, Sherman /5. This daring campaign culminated with the Battle of Mine Creek. A severely outnumbered Union army crushed the Confederate forces in one of the war's largest and most audacious cavalry charges.

Historian Jeff Stalnaker puts the reader in the saddle with the Union troopers as they destroy all hope for Rebel victory in the :   The last work on the battle was Lumir Buresh's October 25th and the Battle of Mine Creek, published in and The Battle of Mine Creek book out-of-print.

This book is part of the History Press's campaign to publish a book on seemingly every aspect of the Civil War as part of its Sesquicentenial Series, and it is, unfortunately, one of the weaker efforts/5(5).

Great book on one of the largest cavalry battles of the Civil War.

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Mine Creek had some important effects on the Trans-Mississippi Theater: with the disintegration of Price's army after the battle, the Confederates were incapable of further offensive actions, and /5. The Battle of Mine Creek is often referred to as the Lost Battle of the Civil War because few details were available in historical records.

No newspaper reporters covered the battle. The one known account of the battle was written in by Lumir Buresh, October 25th and the Battle of Mine Creek.

Description. This image is available in print or canvas form. PRICES MISSOURI RAID OF THE PAINTING – The Union charge began at approximately am on a bright, sunny, October morning. The center of the Confederate battle line was occupied by a four-gun battery on the Ft.

Scott Road with Marmadukes division deployed to the right and Fagans division to the left. Entry: Mine Creek Battle - Octo Author: Kansas Historical Society Author information: The Kansas Historical Society is a state agency charged with actively safeguarding and sharing the state's history.

Date Created: November Date Modified: June The author of this article is solely responsible for its content. October 25th and The Battle of Mine Creek by Lumir F. Buresh. Published by The Lowell Press, Kansas City - First Edition. Neatly signed by the author on the page opposite the title page.

Hardbound book and dust jacket in Excellent condition - binding tight - covers and pages very clean - no writing, soiling, odors, torn or folded pages, Rating: % positive. The Battle of Mine Creek, fought on Octowas a devastating defeat for Major General Sterling Price’s Confederate Army of Missouri.

Price had a large wagon train full of supplies, ammunition, and plunder taken during his failed Missouri Expedition, and he. Our Battle of Mine Creek page includes battle maps, history articles, web links, recommended books, and more for this Civil War battle in Kansas.

About six miles south of Trading Post, Kansas, where the Marais de Cygnes cavalry engagement had occurred earlier in the day, the Union brigades of Col.

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Frederick Benteen and Col. John Phillips, of. In October 25th and the Battle of Mine Creek, Lumir F. Buresh recounts the disastrous (for the Confederacy) Price Campaign through Missouri in late Beginning with reviews of the cavalry charge of the famous British Light Brigade and the charge of Zagonyi at Springfield, Missouri, Buresh then narrates the complete Price Campaign, paying special attention to Price's political and military.

The Battle of Mine Creek was one of the largest cavalry engagements of the Civil War and contributed to a Confederate retreat. After the battle Union forces continued their pursuit of Price's Confederates through Missouri, Arkansas and into Indian Territory (present-day Oklahoma).

American Battlefield Trust’s map of the Battle of Mine Creek. About six miles south of Trading Post, where the Marais de Cygnes engagement had occurred, the brigades of Col.

Frederick W. Benteen and Col. John F. Phillips, of Maj. Gen. Alfred Pleasonton’s Provisional Cavalry Division, overtook the Confederates as they were crossing Mine Creek. These Rebels, stalled by their wagons crossing. ISBN: X: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations ; 23 cm.

Contents: Bleeding Kansas --The Missouri campaign --Defeat at Westport --Retreat from Kansas City --Trading post and Marias des Cygnes --"Charge with me, for god's sake!"--"Boot to boot; stirrup to stirrup" --The Confederates break and run --The aftereffects --Lieutenant Colonel Frederick.

Mine Creek Battlefield State Historic Site. Self-guided walk-through site open dawn to dusk daily. Grounds: Open year-round exterior self-guided walk-through site, dawn to dusk.

Visitor center: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Wednesday - Saturday Closed state holidays and Octo - March 8, K 52 Pleasanton KS Inside the Mine Creek Battlefield visitor center you'll see Civil War-era uniforms, learn about the eyewitnesses to the battle, view vivid sketches, and see weapons from the battle.

Exhibits take you through the days leading to the battle, telling the story of Price's raid through Missouri and Kansas. The Confederate Line Breaks * Chaos at the Ford * The Final Shots at Mine Creek * Fort Lincoln * The Union Attack at the Little Osage River * The Union Victory at the Little Osage River * Across the Prairie to Douglas Ford * The Battle of Charlot's Farm * Part VII.

The Second Battle of Newtonia and the Retreat * The Battle of Mine Creek Battle of the Osage. About six miles south of Trading Post, where the Marais de Cygnes engagement had occurred, the brigades of Col.

Frederick W. Benteen and Col. John F. Phillips, of Maj.

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Gen. Alfred Pleasonton’s Provisional Cavalry Division, overtook the Confederates as they were crossing Mine Creek. The Civil War Comes to Kansas Guided tour — Mine Creek Battlefield State Historic Site, Pleasanton Grades — Seventh-Eighth. This guided tour begins with a Read Kansas. The Civil War Comes to Kansas: The Battle of Mine Creek lesson to be completed in the classroom.

Throughout this lesson students will read expository text and study a historic painting, a map, and a newspaper article. The Battle of Mine Creek, also known as the Battle of the Osage, was a battle that occurred in Kansas as part of Price's Raid during the American Civil one of the largest cavalry engagements of the war, two divisions of Maj.

Gen. Sterling Price's Army of Missouri were routed by two Federal brigades under the command of Colonels Frederick Benteen and John Phillips.

The Battle of Mine Creek "The Battle of Mine Creek" was really a collection of skirmishes and maneuvers that took place during one day as Price retreated south from Marais des Cygnes. The evening of Octo Price decided to camp his army along a ford in the Marais des Cygnes River near Trading Post.

It was a rainy day and conditions were miserable. Mine Creek Battlefield - Plan your visit. We invite you to visit Mine Creek Civil War Battlefield and discover more about this important place in Kansas history. Hours. Open: Year-round exterior self-guided walk-through site: Dawn to dusk; Visitor center: 10 a.m.

- 5 p.m. Wednesday - Saturday; Closed state holidays, and Octo - March. The Battle of Mine Creek, Kansas, also known as the Battle of the Osage, was fought during the Civil War on Octoas part of Price’s Raid.

The second largest cavalry engagement of the war, it was fought between two divisions of Confederate Major General Sterling Price’s Army of Missouri and two Federal brigades under the command of Colonels Frederick Benteen and John Finis Philips. The Coal Creek War was an early s armed labor uprising in the southeastern United States that took place primarily in Anderson County, labor conflict ignited during when coal mine owners in the Coal Creek watershed began to remove and replace their company-employed, private coal miners then on the payroll with convict laborers leased out by the Tennessee state prison.

Battlefield Atlas of Price's Missouri Expedition of By Charles D. Collins, Jr. Pages. Published: Inthe Westport and Mine Creek staff rides received renewed attention as Mr. Charles D. Collins, CSI Historian, combined and expanded the two staff rides into a US Army Command and General Staff Officer Course (CGSOC) elective culminating with a two-day staff ride on both.

The Civil War Trust's Battle of Mine Run page features maps, history articles, recommended reading and more on this important campaign in Northern Virginia After the inconclusive Bristoe Campaign in the fall ofMaj. Gen. George G. Meade planned one more offensive against Gen. Robert E.

Lee in northern Virginia before winter weather. Of the brigades listed below, only Philips' and Benteen's brigades, and a small part of Sanborn's brigade from the Union Army of the Border fought in the Battle of Mine Creek of the American Civil War.

The Confederate order of battle is listed separately. The entire organization of. Inside the Mine Creek Battlefield visitor center you'll see Civil War-era uniforms, learn about the eyewitnesses to the battle, and see weapons from the battle.

The best part of the site is the interpretive walking trail out in the middle of the battlefield. The mile Prairie Loop passes through the area of the battlefield north of Mine Creek.The story of "The Battle of the Osage" comes alive at Mine Creek Civil War Battlefield State Historic Site just south of Pleasanton.

The visitor center tells the story of the Civil War in the West and the significance of the Battle of Mine Creek. A bank of windows that overlooks the battlefield allows visitors to contemplate the events of Octoor simply catch a glimpse of wildlife.Mine Creek Battlefield - Battle of Mine Creek - Pleasanton, Kansas.

One of the largest cavalry engagements of the Civil War (and the largest west of the Mississippi River) was fought at the Mine Creek Battlefield in Kansas on Octo near present day Pleasanton when 2, Union soldiers defeated nearly 3 times that number of Confederate soldiers.