The Funeral of General Nathaniel Lyon
From Life of General Nathaniel Lyon by Ashbel Woodward:
"The day was singularly beautiful, even among the lovely autumnal days of New England.
The Wilson's Creek area has a rich and varied history. For further information on the pre-Civil War history of Wilson's Creek and the James River (prehistoric and historic archeology, Native American removal, roads, trails, etc.), click here.
For more information on archeology at Wilson's Creek National Battlefield, click here. To read the Wilson's Creek National Battlefield Cultural Landscape Report, click here.
For more information on the Springfield National Cemetery, where many of the soldiers killed at Wilson's Creek are buried, click here.
To read an excellent overview of the Wilson's Creek Campaign published by Eastern National, click here.
To access a bibliography of the Civil War in the American West, click here.