Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield Visitor Center Renovation Campaign
Wilson's Creek National Battlefield Near Springfield, Mo.
Battle of Wilson's Creek, MO (US History to 1877)
The Battle of Wilson's Creek, also known as the Battle of Oak Hills, was the first major battle of the Trans-Mississippi Theater of the American Civil War. Fought on August 10, 1861, near Springfield, Missouri, between Federal forces and the Missouri State Guard, it is sometimes called the "Bull Run of the West."