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Newtonia Battlefield

The Newtonia Battlefields Protection Association preserves and interprets the Matthew H. Ritchey home and 25 acres of surrounding 1862 and 1864 battlefields.  Most of the battlefield is on private lands. The Ritchey home served as both Union and Confederate headquarters at different times during the battles.

Newtonia Battlefield: What's Nearby

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Newtonia Battlefield
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Preservation

The American Battlefield Trust and our members have saved more than 8 acres at Newtonia Battlefield.

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Related Battles

Newtonia, MO | October 28, 1864
Result: Union Victory
Estimated Casualties
650
Union
400
Confed.
250