Civil War Illustrated
The Battle of Westport 2004
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The Cover Photo-Dismounted Federal Cavalry rush to the scene to push back Confederate Skirmishers during Sunday's Public Battle.

THE PHOTO GALLERIES
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Miscellaneous Photo Gallery-Photos Coming Soon
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WEEKEND HIGHLIGHTS
 
"Spirited and Intense Tactical Battle Rages for Hours Throughout the Ft. Bellefontaine Site Saturday Morning and Afternoon-Leaves Troops Wet, Muddy and Exhausted"

"Early Heavy Rains Dampen Event Site but Weekend Ends with Success on Sunny Sunday"

"General John Beck Thrown from Horse During Morning Tactical- General Shaken but Not Stirred"

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EVENT QUICK STATS
May 1st-2nd 2004
Fort Bellefontaine, Missouri, St. Louis Area
Event Coordinator: Col. Terry Crowder 
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Reenactors Registered: 591

Actual Estimated Numbers that attended: 426
Total Artillery Pieces: 14
Total Cavalry Numbers: 45 mounted - 48 dismtd -21 Civilian Cav
(Union = 183 )
(Confederate = 243 )
Saturday Weather: Rain, Highs around 55 lows in the 40's
Sunday Weather: Mostly Sunny- Highs in the mid 60's
Estimated Number of Spectators for Sunday's Public Battle = 489
Event will be back in ? Waiting to hear from First Federal Division for possible National Tactical
 
***ATTENTION SPECTATORS AND REENACTORS!***
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The 2004 Battle of Westport
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1 Best event Ever!
2 Very Good!
3 Good
4 OK
5 Just another wet reenactment
6 Below Average-I want my money back!
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BRIEF HISTORY OF THE BATTLE OF WESTPORT
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