Battle of Westport

Civil War reenactors fighting with rifles and bayonets.
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KMBZ News Staff
October 21, 2019 - 9:32 am
Kansas City, MO - The Battle of Westport took place 155 years ago this Wednesday, October 23rd. The engagement of the American Civil War is sometimes referred to as the Gettysburg of the West. It was the largest Civil War battle fought west of the Mississippi River, with close to 32,000 men in blue...
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Michael Ronnebaum
October 21, 2017 - 7:48 am
Kansas City, MO - Some believe the John Wornall House is a hot spot for ghost activity. Built in the 1850's, the home at 6115 Wornall Road served as a field hospital in the Battle of Westport during the Civil War. Surgeons were known to carry out amputations on the dining room table. Our Civil War...
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