Help support TMP

"Battle of Wilsonís Creek Facts and Trivia" Topic

2 Posts

All members in good standing are free to post here. Opinions expressed here are solely those of the posters, and have not been cleared with nor are they endorsed by The Miniatures Page.

Please do not use bad language on the forums.

For more information, see the TMP FAQ.

Back to the ACW Discussion Message Board

Areas of Interest

American Civil War

Featured Hobby News Article

Featured Link

Featured Ruleset

Featured Showcase Article

CSS Mississippi

Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian completes a Confederate river ironclad.

Featured Workbench Article

Guilford Courthouse

The modeler himself shows how he paints Guilford Courthouse in 40mm scale.

364 hits since 25 Aug 2020
©1994-2021 Bill Armintrout
Comments or corrections?

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP25 Aug 2020 3:19 p.m. PST

"…What Happened: On August 9th, 1861, Brigadier General Nathaniel Lyon led his four brigade Army of the West out of Springfield, Missouri, on a southwest march along the Wire Road, an important route between Springfield and Fort Smith, Arkansas. The Wire Road term came from the telegraph wires that ran along the road. Lyon wanted to hit the Confederate Army that had gathered a few miles southwest of Springfield on the Wire Road at stream called Wilson Creek. (The creek itself was named Wilson Creek, and was misnamed Wilson's Creek by battlefield participants, although the battle is referred to as the Battle of Wilson's Creek). This Confederate Army consisted of Brigadier General Benjamin McCullough's Western Army and the Missouri State Guard troops of Major General Sterling Price. The two Confederate commanders agreed that McCullough would be in overall command of the army…."
Main page


Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP15 May 2021 4:02 p.m. PST

An incredible good Diorama here…


Hope you enjoy!.


Sorry - only verified members can post on the forums.