Wilson's Creek National Battlefield - 150 Year Reenactment

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Wilson's Creek National Battlefield - 150 Year Reenactment

The 150 Year Reenactment was held at Wilson's Creek National last month.

Wilson's Creek National Battlefield

 

The Battle of Wilson's Creek was the first major battle of the Civil war west of the Mississippi River. 

Fought in 1861, the battle fought between the Union forces and the Missouri State Guard where over 2500 soldiers lost their lives fighting for their cause.




Visitors Center Wilson's Creek Battlefield




Today, the battlefield is open to the public and includes a Civil War Museum.  Drive through the park and you'll see several battle grounds.  You can even ride your bike through the park.  Picnic areas are located near the museum. 

 

 

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Comments (1)

EC, JF, Double R and Zoey the Cool Cat
Russel Ray Photos - San Diego, CA

We have a national battlefield here that I have never been to, probably because it's a couple of miles past the San Diego Zoo's Safari Park, and if I'm going to drive all the way out there, it's to go to the Park. The Battlefield is on my list of things to explore, though.

Sep 09, 2011 12:56 PM