Creator

Date Original

undated

Description

This collection contains a sketch of the Wilson Creek Battlefield.

Biographical/Historical Note

The Battle of Wilson Creek, also known as the Battle of Oak Hills, was the first major Civil War battle fought west of the Mississippi River and the site of the death of Nathaniel Lyon, the first Union general killed in action. It occurred near Springfield, Missouri on August 10, 1861.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Missouri

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.095.023

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Wilson Creek Battlefield sketch, SMC.095.023

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Wilson Creek Battlefield sketch, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

United States History

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