Thursday, May 19, 2011


Nathaniel Lyon was a Union Army general who was born in Connecticut. He secured the St. Louis Arsenal for the Union, and was killed at the Battle of Wilson's Creek on August 10, 1861--the first general to be killed in battle during the Civil War.

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Brooksher, William R. Bloody Hill: The Civil War Battle of Wilson's Creek. Washington: Brassey's, 1995. ST,HG,BU-973.731

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Kemp, Hardy A. About Nathaniel Lyon, Brigadier General, United States Army Volunteers and Wilson's Creek. S.l: s.n., 1978. ST-B

Phillips, Christopher. Damned Yankee: The Life of General Nathaniel Lyon. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 1990. ST,SLAS,HU-B

Phillips, Christopher. Missouri's Confederate: Claiborne Fox Jackson and the Creation of Southern Identity in the Border West. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 2000. ST,SLAS,BU,DA-977.803

Piston, William G, and Richard W. Hatcher. Wilson's Creek: The Second Battle of the Civil War and the Men Who Fought It. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2000. HG,SLAS-973.731

Siddali, Silvana R. Missouri's War: The Civil War in Documents. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2009. BR-973.803

Taylor, Holly Z. Neither North nor South: Sectionalism, St. Louis Politics, and the Coming of the Civil War (1846-1861) , 2004. ST-977.866

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