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Old 07-30-2018, 03:07 PM   #1
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Free Entrance to Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield Aug 10

Wilson's Creek National Battlefield will have a free entrance day on August 10th, 2018.
This is the anniversary of the battle that was fought on August 10th, 1861.
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Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield
157th Anniversary of the Battle of Wilson’s Creek (Oak Hills) Public Event Friday, August 10, 2018 at 10:00 a.m.

You are cordially invited to attend the 157th Anniversary of the Battle of Wilson’s Creek, on Friday, August 10, 2018.

The ceremony will be held at the Visitor’s Center, at 10:00 a.m. Fort Leonard Wood will provide the keynote speaker this year.

They will talk about the history of the park and the importance of having their staff rides at the battlefield. In addition, several volunteers will be dressed in period clothing to assist with the presentation of the colors, presentation of a memorial wreath, playing of taps and the firing of the cannon.

Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield Foundation will provide refreshments immediately following the ceremony.
We appreciate your continued interest and support of Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield and we look forward to seeing you at this very special event.

For more information, please call 417-732-2662, or go to our website at www.nps.gov/wicr
https://www.nps.gov/wicr/index.htm



The Second Major Battle of the Civil War

Wilson's Creek was the first major Civil War battle fought west of the Mississippi River, and the site of the death of Nathaniel Lyon, the first Union general killed in action.
The costly Southern victory on August 10, 1861, focused national attention on the war in Missouri.
Wilson’s Creek NB commemorates and interprets the battle within the context of the war in the Trans-Mississippi West.
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