Battle of Lexington State Historic Site
|Battle of Lexington State Historic Site|
|Location||Lexington, Lafayette, Missouri, United States|
|Area||94.57 acres (38.27 ha)|
|Visitors||28,165 (in 2017)|
|Governing body||Missouri Department of Natural Resources|
|Website||Battle of Lexington State Historic Site|
The Battle of Lexington State Historic Site is state-owned property located in the city of Lexington, Missouri. The site was established in 1958 to preserve the grounds where an American Civil War battle took place in 1861 between Confederate troops led by General Sterling Price and Federal troops led by Colonel James A. Mulligan. The site offers a short battlefield loop trail, picnicking, and tours of the battlegrounds and Oliver Anderson mansion.
- "Battle of Lexington State Historic Site: Data Sheet" (PDF). Missouri Department of Natural Resources. November 2017. Retrieved May 17, 2018.
- "State Park Land Acquisition Summary". Missouri State Parks. Retrieved October 19, 2015.
- "Battle of Lexington State Historic Site". Missouri Department of Natural Resources. Retrieved October 10, 2014.