Civil War Research Library

The John K. and Ruth Hulston Civil War Research Library at Wilson's Creek National Battlefield is open 9:00 am to 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm Tuesday-Saturday, closed Sunday and Monday. For information or research assistance, call 417-732-2662 x224.

Wilson's Creek National Battlefield has announced that the battlefield's Civil War research library will be open by appointment only from November 8, 2021 until January 4, 2022.

Appointments can be made by contacting Museum Curator Jeff Patrick at (417) 732-2662 Ext. 224 or by email at

The research library includes around 15,000 cataloged books and other items. Learn more about the library collection and find resources for genealogy and other research on the Hulston Civil War Research Library page.

Last updated: January 24, 2022

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