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Stop 4E—Dee's Battalion Ravine

[Waypoint 39.020733 -94.520883]

To reach this tour stop you will follow the Dee’s Battalion Trail down into the ravine used by the 3d Battalion, 4th Iowa Cavalry, commanded by Capt. Edward W. Dee. Col. Edward F. Winslow ordered Dee to follow the ravine down to the river, cross, and flank the Confederates on the other side.

Dee's Battalion Trail Sign
Dee's Battalion Trail Sign.
Battlefield map showing general locations of combatants
Battlefield map showing general locations of combatants between 8:30 and 9:00 a.m. Click on thumbnail to load high resolution version of map.


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