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Lathrop Cabin

Tour Stop 3.7 [ Waypoint = N38 08.165 W94 43.375 ]

Directions to Stop #3.7: Follow the trail south into the woods along the creek. You will walk pass the Confederate Memorial to the right (west) of the trail. Shortly after you cross the Benteen Memorial Footbridge, you will come to Trail Marker 7 on the left (east) side of the trail. This tour stop is located near Pleasanton, Kansas 66075.

Price's Retreat Tour Stop 3.7 Looking Southeast Towards Lathrop CabinPrice's Retreat Tour Stop 3.7 Looking Southeast Towards Lathrop Cabin Closeup

Description: Off in the distance to the southeast was the cabin of a Mrs. Lathrop. The cabin stood just about where the house that you see stands today. According to Hinton, a Mrs. Lathrop stood with young children in front of her log cabin and shouted, "God bless you, boys! God bless you boys! Hurra for the Union! Hurra for Kansas! Give it to 'em." After the battle, the area in and around the cabin was used as a field hospital. When this occurred, Mrs. Lathrop took the children north to the Ragain's house which was located near the Mound City Road (now State Highway 52).

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