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Battle of Wilson's Creek

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Battle Of Wilson's Creek-150th Anniversary

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The Civil War: The Battle of Wilson's Creek

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Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield Visitor Center Renovation Campaign

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Wilson's Creek National Battlefield Near Springfield, Mo.

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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."
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