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Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: The Opening Battles. Volume 1. 68 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 2. (ed. Frank Moore) 49 1 Browse Search
John M. Schofield, Forty-six years in the Army 45 1 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2. 44 0 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 32 6 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume I. 32 0 Browse Search
William F. Fox, Lt. Col. U. S. V., Regimental Losses in the American Civil War, 1861-1865: A Treatise on the extent and nature of the mortuary losses in the Union regiments, with full and exhaustive statistics compiled from the official records on file in the state military bureaus and at Washington 28 4 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 3. (ed. Frank Moore) 16 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 14 2 Browse Search
The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 10: The Armies and the Leaders. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 11 1 Browse Search
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f Springfield, fought on the 10th inst. on Wilson's Creek, some ten miles south of the city, between the Home Guard on his left, were to cross Wilson's Creek, and move toward the front, keeping pace w submit to you the report of the battle at Wilson's Creek, so far as the troops under my command wertention to attack the enemy in his camp at Wilson's Creek, on the morning of the 10th; that the attad of Gen. Lyon, and commenced the march to Wilson's Creek, twelve miles distant. Arriving within thr the field of battle, toward their camp on Wilson's Creek. After this we were left unmolested, and enemy would try to cut us off in crossing Wilson's Creek, and that the infantry and artillery shouls. The official reports of the fight at Wilson's Creek make up the following result:  Killed.WEarly the next morning we moved forward to Wilson's Creek, ten miles southwest of Springfield, wherom view by a hill jutting into an angle of Wilson's Creek, were before us, presenting as animated ap[10 more...]
sted by the intense heat of the weather and the dustiness of the roads. Early the next morning we moved forward to Wilson's Creek, ten miles southwest of Springfield, where we encamped. Our forces were here put in readiness to meet the enemy, whexpecting, momentarily, an order to march. The morning of Saturday, the 10th of August, found them still encamped at Wilson's Creek, fatigued by a night's watching and loss of rest. About six o'clock, I received a messenger from Gen. Rains that tthousand tents, stretching off into the distance, and partially screened from view by a hill jutting into an angle of Wilson's Creek, were before us, presenting as animated appearance as a young city. The enemy's camp extended from the head of the vduring nearly the entire day. The enemy having been reinforced, had encamped in position two miles nearer the city on Wilson's Creek, their tents being on either side of it, and extending a mile east and south of the road, crossing to two miles west
Secession narratives. Lieutenant Barlow's account. Headquarters Sixth Division M. S. G., Brig.-Gen. M. M. Parsons Commanding, Phelps' Farm, Springfield, August 22. Remembering several acts of kindness of yours, and hoping that you will place confidence in a report of mine, I will give you a short account, in honor of the affair at Wilson's Creek, as far as I saw it in person. Gen. Lyon attacked us before breakfast. I was awoke by Totten's battery opening within one thousand two hundred yards of my tent. We were surprised completely. Siegel also attacked us in our rear, opposite Lyon's point of attack. The battle ground presents large hills with deep ravines, thickly covered with small trees and underbrush. We had a bushwhack fight — regiment against regiment, advancing and retreating for about three hours. Siegel's battery was taken (in our rear) by the gallant Louisiana regiment at the point of the bayonet. Lyon formed for his main attack — regulars, Kansas reg