State/Province
Missouri
Country
United States of America

Crooked River, Missouri

Summary

Located in northwest Missouri. Rises in Clinton Co. and flows about sixty miles southeast through Caldwell and Ray counties; drains into Missouri River. Saints settled mainly on northwestern and southeastern sections of river, by 1835; main settlement also called Crooked River. Battle of Crooked River between Mormon militia and Missouri state militia fought near river, 25 Oct. 1838.

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