Tuesday, August 30, 2011

READING LISTS--CIVIL WAR BATTLES, PT. 2

THE BATTLE OF WILSON'S CREEK (10 August 1861)

Place: Near Springfield, Missouri

Commanders: Ben McCulloch (CSA)
Franz Sigel (USA)
Nathaniel Lyon (USA)
Sterling Price (CSA)

Engaged Forces: Confederate-11,300; Union-5,400

Casualties: KIA--Confederate-257; Union-223
WIA--Confederate-900; Union-721
MIA--Confederate-27; Union-291
TOTAL--Confederate-1,184; Union-1,235

BOOKS OF INTEREST

Adamson, Hans C. Rebellion in Missouri, 1861: Nathaniel Lyon and His Army of the West. Philadelphia: Chilton Co., Book Division, 1961. HG-973.73

Castel, Albert E. General Sterling Price and the Civil War in the West. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1968. HG,ST 973.742

The Battle of Wilson's Creek, August 10, 1861: Wilson's Creek Centennial Commemoration, August 10, 1961. Springfield, Mo, 1961. ST-973.73

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

Holcombe, R. I. An Account of the Battle of Wilson’s Creek. Springfield, Mo: Greene County Historical Society, 1998. HG-973.731

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

Patrick, Jeffrey L. Campaign for Wilson’s Creek: the Fight for Missouri Begins. Buffalo Gap Press: McWhiney Foundation, 2011. 973.731 (most branches)

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

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

Rea, Ralph R. Sterling Price: the Lee of the West. Little Rock: Pioneer Press, 1959. HG-L B PRICE

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