• The Ray House

    Wilson's Creek

    National Battlefield Missouri

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By Regular Mail
6424 West Farm Road 182
Republic, MO 65738-9514

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Visitor Center
417-732-2662, ext. 227

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417-732-1167

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Did You Know?

Joseph Shelby

The term "brother against brother" is often used to describe the Civil War, but at Wilson's Creek it was literally true. Both Joseph Shelby (Missouri State Guard) and his stepbrother Cary Gratz (1st Missouri Infantry, U.S.) fought on Bloody Hill. Gratz was killed during the battle.