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Stop 28: Jackman’s Feint, October 22

[Waypoint 39.066982 -94.497453]

This tour stop is located on E. US Highway 40 about a tenth of a mile southeast of Manchester Avenue. For a better view, you may want to walk a tenth of a mile east from your vehicle to a spot [Waypoint 39.067768 -94.499167] overlooking the intersection of Manchester Avenue and E. US Highway 40. On October 22, Maj. Gen. Sterling Price ordered Col Sydney D. Jackman to feint at the Main Crossing to hold the Federals in place there while Shelby attacked Col. Charles R. Jennison’s defenders at Byram’s Ford.



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