When one starts digging, what's unearthed can be quite amazing. Below are
biographies and newspaper accounts of participants in the Battle of Lone
Jack and the men and women who resided in the Lone Jack area during the
War of the Rebellion.
Dr. Edward Ragsdale
Dr Edward Ragsdale helped administer to the
wounded in the aftermath of the battle.
Jeremiah Vardaman Cockrell
Col. Vard Cockrell, Commander of the
Confederate Troops at Lone Jack.
Dr. Caleb Winfrey
Dr. Caleb Winfrey participated in the Battle of
Lone Jack and administered to the wounded
and dying at battle's end.
Thomas Coleman Younger
Cole Younger participated in the battle of
Lone Jack.  He was also a well known figure
in the annals of post War Missouri.
Judge David C. Edwards
Biography published in the 1883 History of
Bates County, Missouri
Lewis C. Eichler
Biography published in the 1883 History of
Bates County, Missouri
William L. Andrews
Biography published in the 1883 History of
Bates County, Missouri
Daniel W. Cloud
Biography published in the 1883 History of
Bates County, Missouri
Mastin V. Owen
Biography published in the 1883 History of
Bates County, Missouri
John Lafayette Ludwick
Biography published in the 1883 History of
Bates County, Missouri
Wilson Arnold
Bates County resident whose
biography was published in the 1883 History
of St. Clair County, Missouri
 
   
Major Emory S. Foster
Biography of Union Major Emory S. Foster,
published in the Lee's Summit Journal, 1903.
Isaac N. Denham
Biography published in the 1883 History of
Henry & St. Clair Counties, Missouri.
William E. Dunn
Biography published in the 1919History of
Henry County, Missouri.
Albert Dunning
Biography published in the 1919History of
Henry County, Missouri.
Jasper M. Anderson
Biography published in the 1919History of
Henry County, Missouri.
Isaac N. Denham
Biography published in the 1883 History of
Henry & St. Clair Counties, Missouri.
James H. Blackwell
Biography published in the 1883 History of
Henry & St. Clair Counties, Missouri.
Samuel Calvert
Biography published in the 1883 History of
Henry & St. Clair Counties, Missouri.
W.B. Calvert
Biography published in the 1919 History of
Henry County, Missouri.
Andrew F. McCray
Biography published in the 1919 History of
Henry County, Missouri.
James H. Fletcher
Biography published in the 1883 History of
Bates County, Missouri
Robert N. Stubblefield
Biography published in the 1883 History of
Bates County, Missouri
George Wesley Gibson
George W. Gibson carried a bullet,
received during the Battle of Lone Jack, in
his head for thirty years.
 
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