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Battles and Banter: A Relaxed Military History Podcast

Aug 23, 2021

Avery, Codie & Tony reconvene to discuss the Battle of Wilson's Creek a few weeks following the 160th Anniversary. Fought on August 10, 1861, Wilson's Creek was hailed as the "First Manassas of the West" and the second major battle of the American Civil War. The guys discuss the major significances of the battle, and analyze the fight from different angles. They analyze the decisions of Union General Nathaniel Lyon and the type of legacy Wilson's Creek has had in the grander scheme of Civil War memory. Enjoy!