This is a sketch of a cannon stationed on a battlefield.

Byram's Ford Battlefield

Located in the Byram's Ford Historic District of Kansas City, Missouri, the Byram's Ford Battlefield is in a light industrial area but has been preserved by Big Blue Battlefield Park green space. Some of the original entrenchments are still visible.  A self-guided walking tour with numerous monuments and markers is available from the Kansas City Parks and Recreation Department. A large Confederate monument in Forest Hill Cemetery is surrounded by graves of the Confederate dead, including Brig. Gen. Joseph Shelby's.

Byram's Ford Battlefield: What's Nearby

Kansas City, MO


The American Battlefield Trust and our members have saved more than 39 acres at Byram's Ford Battlefield.

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Jackson County, MO | October 22, 1864
Result: Union Victory
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