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A Fight to Save Where They Fought
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TitleA Fight to Save Where They Fought
AbstractArticle on the Monnett Battle of Westport Fund and their attempts to acquire land of the Big Blue Battlefield north of Swope Park. The fund controls more than half of the area near the Blue River where Union and Confederate troops fought the largest battle west of the Mississippi during the Civil War. Its goal is to protect and promote the history of the battlefield.
AuthorBrian Burnes
PhotographerKeith Myers
Jill Toyoshiba
DateJuly 3, 2012
SourceThe Kansas City Star
LocationMicrofilm
PageA1, A8
SubjectHistoric sites
Battlefields
Local SubjectCivil War
Battle of Westport
Swope Park
IllustrationsYes
Item TypeNewspaper Article
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CONTENTdm number40217
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