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Patrick, Jeffrey L., 1963-
Campaign for Wilson's Creek : the fight for Missouri begins / Jeffrey L. Patrick
Alternate Title Fight for Missouri begins
Buffalo Gap, Tex. : McWhiney Foundation Press, c2011
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  E472.23 .P37 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Wilson's Creek, Battle of, Mo., 1861
Subject Missouri -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns
Physical Description 224 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 203-211) and index
Contents Enter the protagonists -- Saint Louis prepares for war -- Blood on the streets -- Aftermath -- "This means war" -- Sweeny and Sigel -- Lyon's forced march -- The southern Valley Forge -- The armies collide -- Lyon's difficult decision -- The armies prepare -- Lyon's advance -- Bloody Hill earns its name -- The cornfield -- The Sharp farm -- The struggle for Bloody Hill continues -- The final attack and the end of the battle -- "A savage and desperate courage"
Series Civil War campaigns and commanders series

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