Wilson’s Creek First National Flag

First National Confederate Flag captured at the Battle of Wilson's Creek, the first major battle of the Trans-Mississippi Theatre of the War of Northern Aggression, fought on 10 August 1861, near Springfield, Missouri. The flag was recovered on a part of the battlefield used as a campsite by Texas, Arkansas, and Missouri cavalry units, including the 3rd Texas Cavalry, 1st Arkansas Mounted Rifles, 1st Arkansas Cavalry (State Troops) and Missouri State Guard Cavalry.
First National Confederate Flag captured at the Battle of Wilson’s Creek, the first major battle of the Trans-Mississippi Theatre of the War of Northern Aggression, fought on 10 August 1861, near Springfield, Missouri. The flag was recovered on a part of the battlefield used as a campsite by Texas, Arkansas, and Missouri cavalry units, including the 3rd Texas Cavalry, 1st Arkansas Mounted Rifles, 1st Arkansas Cavalry (State Troops) and Missouri State Guard Cavalry.

Author: Christian Clay Columba Campbell

Christian Clay Columba Campbell is a Roman Catholic of the Anglican Use. As Senior Warden of the Cathedral of the Incarnation (Orlando, FL), he organised the process by which the parish accepted the Apostolic Constitution Anglicanorum coetibus, petitioning to join the Catholic Church. The Anglican Cathedral is now the Church of the Incarnation in the Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of St. Peter. Personal queries should be directed to me at eccentricbliss dot com.

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