Battle at Wilson's Creek, MO.

Historical Images of Philadelphia Americana
Battle at Wilson's Creek, MO.

Item Info

Item No: pdca00036
Title: Battle at Wilson's Creek, MO.
Additional Title: Death of General Lyon
Media Type: Engravings
Source: Print and Picture Collection

Engraving of battle scene between Union forces and the Missouri State Guard, also known as the Battle of Oak Hills, fought on August 10, 1878 near Springfield, Missouri. Union General Nathaniel Lyon is shown falling from his horse as the battle rages around him.


HMI  Civil War 1


Published in New York in 1878 - Battles of America By Sea and Land with Biographies of Naval and Military Commanders. Volume 111. The Great Civil War by John Laird Wilson.

Creation Year: 1878
Creator Name: Darley, Felix Octavius Carr, 1822-1888 - Artist
Balch, Vistus - Engraver