Battle of Wilson's Creek
The Battle of Wilson’s Creek in southwestern Missouri on August 10, 1861, is considered by many historians to be the second battle of… read more
The Battle of Wilson’s Creek in southwestern Missouri on August 10, 1861, is considered by many historians to be the second battle of the Civil War. Professor William Piston talked about that battle and the events that led up to it. He also responded to questions from members of the audience.
“From Camp Jackson to the Battle of Wilson’s Creek: The First Campaign and Second Battle of the Civil War” was a talk held to mark the sesquicentennial of the event by the Missouri History Museum in St. Louis. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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