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An account of the battle of Wilson"s creek or Oak hills, fought between the Union troops, commanded by Gen. N. Lyon and the Southern, or Confederate troops, under command of Gens. McCulloch and Price, on Saturday, August 10, 1861, in Greene county, Missouri by R. I. Holcombe

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Published by Dow & Adams in Springfield, Mo .
Written in English

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  • Wilson"s Creek, Battle of, Mo., 1861

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Edition Notes

On cover:...Wilson creek reunion, August 10, 1883.

StatementWritten and comp. from authentic sources by Holcombe & Adams
ContributionsAdams, Thomas W.
The Physical Object
Pagination104 p. :
Number of Pages104
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25394320M
LC Control Number22000075
OCLC/WorldCa4625516

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The Battle of Wilson's Creek (also known as the Battle of Oak Hills) was the first major battle of the Trans-Mississippi Theater of the American Civil was fought on Aug , near Springfield, ri was officially a neutral state, though its pro-South governor, Claiborne Fox Jackson, was secretly collaborating with Confederate on: Greene and Christian counties, Missouri, . Our Battle of Wilson's Creek page includes history articles, battle maps, photos of the battlefield, and preservation news for this important Civil War battle in Missouri. Brig. Gen. Nathaniel Lyon’s Army of the West was camped at Springfield, Missouri, with Confederate troops from Arkansas under the command of Brig. Gen. Ben McCulloch.   An account of the battle of Wilson's creek, or Oak hills, fought between the Union troops, commanded by Gen. N. Lyon and the Southern, or Confederate troops, under command of Gens. McCulloch and Price, on Saturday, Aug , in Greene county, Missouri by Holcombe, R. I. (Return Ira), ; Adams, Thomas WPages: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Holcombe, R.I. (Return Ira), Account of the Battle of Wilson's Creek. Springfield, Mo.: The Springfield Public Library and .

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