Battlefield in Greene County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Death of Brigadier General Nathaniel Lyon
Brigadier General Nathaniel Lyon
Born Ashford, Conn. 1818
Graduated U.S Military
Academy, 1841. Commander
of the Federal forces
In The Battle of Wilson Creek
August 10, 1861
This marker is erected by
The University Club of
Springfield, MO. In honor of
General Lyon and the hundreds
Of brave men, north and
South, who, on this field,
“died for the rights as God”
gave them to see the right.
Erected 1928 by The University Club of Springfield, Missouri. (Marker Number XIV.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1818.
Location. 37° 6.299′ N, 93° 24.697′ W. Marker is in Battlefield, Missouri, in Greene County. Marker can be reached from Tour Road, on the right when traveling north. Located on a walking trail from stop 7, Bloody Hill, of the Wilson's Creek battlefield driving tour. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Republic MO 65738, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of Bloody Hill (approx. ¼ mile away); Guibor's Battery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Pulaski Arkansas Battery (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Eye of the Storm (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Pulaski Arkansas Battery (approx. half a mile away); Price's Headquarters (approx. half a mile away); Gibson's Mill Site (approx. half a mile away); Battle's Beginning ... and End (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Battlefield.
Also see . . . Wilson's Creek National Battlefield Park. (Submitted on June 2, 2008, by Bryan Olson of Syracuse, New York.)
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