The largest cavalry battle west of the Mississippi. In it, 2,500 Union horsemen routed 6,500 Confederate soldiers, killing or capturing over a thousand of them. Mine Creek was the last important Civil War battle in the west, and the last important civil war battle fought in Kansas.
An interpretive marker has been placed on the battlefield grounds recalling the events as they took place in the battle.
Address: One mile west of the intersection of U.S. Highway 69 and Kansas Highway 52.
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