Battle of Carthage State Historic Site

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Coordinates: 37°10′23″N 94°17′51″W / 37.17306°N 94.29750°W / 37.17306; -94.29750
Battle of Carthage State Historic Site
Missouri State Historic Site
Country United States
State Missouri
County Jasper
City Carthage
Coordinates 37°10′23″N 94°17′51″W / 37.17306°N 94.29750°W / 37.17306; -94.29750
Area 7.4 acres (3 ha) [1]
Established 1990
Management Missouri Department of Natural Resources
Location in Missouri
Website: Battle of Carthage State Historic Site

The Battle of Carthage State Historic Site is located in Missouri in the city of Carthage. The 7.4-acre (3.0 ha) site preserves one of the skirmish sites of the Battle of Carthage which took place in 1861 as one of the first battles of the American Civil War.[2] The site was created in 1990.

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  1. ^ "State parks...estimated acres". Revised Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan: 2008-2012. Missouri Department of Natural Resources. pp. 142–143. Retrieved September 9, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Battle of Carthage State Historic Site". Missouri State Parks. Missouri Department of Natural Resources. Retrieved October 9, 2014. 

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