Park Museum Collection Profile
Wilson's Creek National Battlefield

Collection SummaryThe collection objects represent the Civil War in the Trans-Mississippi West Theater and contain items documenting battlefield medicine; uniforms; an extensive weapons collection; cavalry objects; soldiers’ personal items including cards, dice, dominoes, and tobacco pipes; and Civil War flags such as the Confederate First National flag recovered from the battlefield at Wilson’s Creek, and the Confederate Cherokee Mounted Rifles Regimental flag “Cherokee Braves." The park’s extensive archival collections include personal diaries, soldiers’ drawings, over 1500 images of soldiers, civilian and military correspondence, and military orders.

Collection Size 85,504
Facilities Exhibiting Museum Items Ray House
Visitor Center
Virtual Exhibits Trans-Mississippi Theater Virtual Museum
Trans-Mississippi Theater Photo Archive
Community and Conflict: The Impact of the Civil War in the Ozarks
Virtual Exhibits
for All Parks

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