Battle of Marais des Cygnes facts for kids
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|Part of the American Civil War|
|U.S. (Union)||CSA (Confederacy)|
|Commanders and leaders|
John F. Philips
John S. Marmaduke
James F. Fagan
|Phillips's and Benteen's brigades of the U.S. Provisional Cavalry Division||Army of Missouri|
|Casualties and losses|
The Battle of Marais des Cygnes was a battle during Price's Missouri Raid in the American Civil War. It happened on October 25, 1864, in Linn County, Kansas. It is also called the Battle of Osage, or the Battle of Trading Post. It was the first of three related actions on the same day. All three of those actions involved elements of Major General Sterling Price's Confederate Army of Missouri, and the Union's Provisional Cavalry Division commanded by Major General Alfred Pleasonton.
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