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Expedition to: Benton, MO August 7 - 10, 1861 Operation: Big Sandy Region, WV August 1, 1861 - March 17, 1862 Expedition to: Commerce, MO August 7 - 10, 1861 Operation: Fort Bliss, TX August 1861 Expedition to: Hamburg, MO August 7 - 12, 1861 Battle: Oak Hills, MO August 10, 1861 Skirmish: Potosi, MO August 10, 1861 Expedition to: Price's Landing, MO August 7 - 10, 1861 Scout: Round Valley, CA August 3 - 12, 1861 Battle: Springfield, MO August 10, 1861 Operation: Tennessee River July 1 - November 19, 1861 Battle: Wilson's Creek, MO August 10, 1861
Appointment: Samuel Davis Sturgis, USA, to Brigadier General Death: Brigadier General Nathaniel Lyon, USA, is shot and dies on the battlefield leading his troops during the Battle of Wilson's Creek, Missouri. Brigadier General Samuel Davis Sturgis, USA, assumes his command in the field.
(Source: Compendium of the War of the Rebellion Vol. I, p. 660-991. Frederick H. Dyer; The Chronological Tracking Of The American Civil War Per The Offical Records Of The War of the Rebellion pp. 1-336. Ronald A. Mosocco.)
The Battle of Wilson's Creek, Missouri. (MO004) (Operations to Control Missouri [June-October 1861]).
(Source: Civil War Sites Advisory Commission Report: Battle Summaries. National Park Service. In The Civil War Battlefield Guide, 2nd ed., 1998. Edited by Frances H. Kennedy.)