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Wilson"s Creek

The Second Battle of the Civil War and the Men Who Fought It (Civil War America)

by William Garrett Piston

  • 209 Want to read
  • 33 Currently reading

Published by The University of North Carolina Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Battles & campaigns,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • United States - State & Local - Midwest,
  • History: American,
  • History,
  • History - U.S,
  • USA,
  • Military - United States,
  • United States - Civil War,
  • History / United States / State & Local / Midwest (IA, IL, IN, KS, MI, MN, MO, ND, NE, OH, SD, WI),
  • military study; social analysis; August 10, 1861; Springfield, Missouri; Confederacy; Trans-Mississippi theater; American Civil War

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages432
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7972959M
    ISBN 100807855758
    ISBN 109780807855751
    OCLC/WorldCa56661840

    OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages: illustrations, maps, portraits ; 22 cm: Contents: Introduction --Lyon occupies Springfield --Engagement at Dug Springs and the Confederate concentration at Wilson Creek --General Lyon decides to attack --The battle opens --Cornfield fight and rout of Sigel's column --Price fails to carry "Bloody Hill" and Lyon is killed --The Federal retreat.   An Account of the Battle of Wilson's Creek or Oak Hills by Holcombe and Adams first appeared in Ed Bearss's The Battle of Wilson's Creek, which has gone through many editions since , remains perhaps the best tactical treatment, but the finest overall account of the battle is William G. Piston and Richard Hatcher's Wilson's Creek: The.

    The Civil War Muse leads you on a tour of the battle of Wilson's Creek about 10 miles southwest of Springfield, Missouri, On Aug the Union Army of the West under the command of Brigadier General Nathaniel Lyon, the first US General killed in action in the American Civil War, attacked a combined force of the Confederate States of America and the Missouri State Guard that were.   Wilson’s Creek Touring Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield. Begin by watching the orientation film and browsing displays in the Visitor Center for an overview of Civil War events leading up to the Battle of Wilson’s Creek. Pick up a park guide and map while you’re there.

    Seeing the mass of confusion below, Sigel ordered the Third and Fifth Missouri, with cavalry in the lead, to advance, They crossed Wilson Creek at a ford and climbed up onto a small plateau, followed closely by the artillery. The land was cleared and fenced in, so the advance was rapid with little resistance from the few remaining southern troops.   Wilson’s Creek, Pea Ridge, and Prairie Grove, the first book to provide a detailed guide to these battlefields, takes the visitor step-by-step through the major sites of each engagement. With numerous maps and illustrations that enhance the authors’ descriptions of what happened at each stop, the book also includes analytical accounts Reviews:


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Wilson"s Creek by William Garrett Piston Download PDF EPUB FB2

Good Book. 2/3s of the book is dedicated to the troops and how they got to Wilson's Wilsons Creek book. Another 1/4 of the book gives great battle descriptions.

Would recommend to anyone interested in the Battle of Wilson's Creek or the Civil War in the by: 4. "Wilson's Creek" could have been yet another narrative of an American Civil War battle.

Luckily, the authors recognized the opportunity given by the unique features of that engagement and wrote a book that provides not only an excellent analysis of the battle itself, but also a fascinating insight into political and social reasons for outbreak /5.

This book is a great introduction to the Battle of Wilson's Creek or Wilson Creek, also known as the Battle of Oak Hills, which was the second major land battle of the Civil War in Missouri and the first important battle of the Western Theater of the American Civil War.

It was also the first battle in which a commanding officer was by: 3. 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 Augnear Springfield, ri was officially a neutral state, but its governor, Claiborne Fox Jackson, supported the South and secretly collaborated with Confederate on: Wilson's Creek, near Springfield.

Good Book. 2/3s of the book is dedicated to the troops and how they got to Wilson's Creek. Another 1/4 of the book gives great battle descriptions. Would recommend to anyone interested in the Battle of Wilson's Creek or the Civil War in the West/5(18).

By August many families had settled in the Wilson Creek area (now known as Wilson’s Creek). Families such as the Gibsons, who owned and operated a grist mill, the Manleys, the Sharps, the Shorts, and the Edwardses whose house was the site of Southern headquarters during the August 10th battle.

The Battle of Wilson’s Creek in Missouri was the first major battle west of the Mississippi River during the American Civil War ().

On Aug   This item: Discovering North Carolina's Wilson Creek Area: Hiking And Mountain Biking Guide To The Wilson Creek by Wayman Benton Paperback $ Ships from and sold by FREE Shipping on orders over $Reviews: 7. Wilson's Creek Intermediate School. The Wilson’s Creek Community is committed to developing meaningful character traits and learning that is engaging, relevant, and personal.

Wilson's Creek 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.

The costly Southern victory on Augfocused national attention on the war in Missouri. Also look for Kevin Knight's guide book to the Wilson Creek area. It's $10 and is also available at Brown Mountain Beach Resort, Walkers store and Betsey's store which is at the end of Brown Mountain Beach Rd and NC Wayman Benton also has an excellent book Discovering North Carolina's Wilson Creek Area that is available on Amazon at this.

"Wilson's Creek will stand as the definitive study of a long-neglected but important battle It should be seen as a blueprint for the way all Civil War battle books ought to be written. It is military history with a social historian's heart."--Journal of American History.

The Confederates were too disorganized and ill-equipped to pursue. The Confederate victory buoyed southern sympathizers in Missouri and sustained Price's Missouri State Guard activities in the state.

Wilson’s Creek, the most significant west of the Mississippi River, gave the Confederates control of southwestern Missouri. Considered one of the better tactical accounts of the Battle of Wilsons Creek. The book covers action to the regimental level. This book mostly focuses on the battle itself.

If you want details on other aspects of the war in Missouri, youll want a different book. The book has good maps and, at pages, is a /5(4). Wilson’s Creek standing up manfully to the task of battle, as they had earlier in Mexico. In addition, artillery proved decisive at several key moments during the fighting.

Cavalry, on its part, proved to be much This book outlines the general usefulness of Wilson’s Creek. A complete online free book about the Battle of Wilson's Creek on Aug written with soldier diaries, letters, and articles. wilsons creek battle: The Battle of Wilson's Creek They were just young boys and grown men.

They had families, friends, and dreams of a better tomorrow. Wilson Creek Winery & Vineyards Best of Temecula Wineries & Wine Tasting. WE ARE OPEN. WINE TASTING (Open daily): We have a spacious courtyard to accommodate wine tasting come, first serve.

No reservations. Wilson’s Creek in Miniature Posted on May 8, by Scott Mingus I received a series of photographs and the following narrative from veteran dioramist Stephen Schultheis, Jr., whose previous work has been featured here on the JRGS’s Charge.

blog in the past. The book’s other weakness is its lack of a detailed study of the long, complex campaign that led to Wilson’s Creek. Three months separated Lyon’s capture of the Missouri State Guard and the clash at Wilson’s Creek.

A new assessment of the strategic picture in Missouri before and after the battle still needs to be written. The house is a four room frame structure built about on the trail later to be known as "the Old Wire Road" and as the "Butterfield Trail." It overlooks the Wilson’s Creek Battlefield with a sweeping view of the countryside and is the only building standing today that went through the battle.

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Search our online phone book to find phone numbers, addresses, and more. Wilson Creek Demographic Data Population Mediam Household Income $45k - $50k Total Households Average Home Value $71, Median Age 35 - Cities Near Wilson Creek.Wilson Creek School; p.

; Faculty list ; Wilson Creek State Bank; p. ; history of name changes and owners. Wilson Creek Town photo by R J Young; p.

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