SUGGESTED READING

 

NON-FICTION BOOKS

The Battle of Wilson's Creek - Edwin C. Bearss

Bloody Hill:  The Civil War Battle of Wilson's Creek - William Riley Brooksher

October 25th and The Battle of Mine Creek - Lumir F. Buresh
You can get it for $18 plus S/H from Mine Creek!

Civil War Kansas: Reaping the Whirlwind - Albert Castel

General Sterling Price and the Civil War in the West - Albert Castel

War To the Knife:  Bleeding Kansas 1854-1861 - Thomas Goodrich

The Battle of Carthage: Border War in Southwest Missouri: July 5, 1861 - David Hinze & Karen Farnham

Civil War on the Western Border, 1854-1865 - Jay Monaghan
*The above title covers ALL of the battles we'll be studying during muster.  I haven't finished reading it yet, but from what I've read, I suspect I'd give it a star when I have.  We're going to be discussing this book in the CWiP chatroom on Sunday nights, 8 PM (Central) starting April 27th.

Confederate Cavalry West of the River - Stephen B. Oates

Fort Scott:  Courage and Conflict on the Border - Leo E. Oliva

Damned Yankee:  The Life of General Nathaniel Lyon - Christopher Phillips

The Second Battle of the Civil War and the Men Who Fought It:  Wilson's Creek - William Garrett Piston & Richard W. Hatcher III

Nathaniel Lyon:  Harbinger from Kansas - Captain Richard Scott Price
*Written by our own Roadhog!

Pea Ridge:  Civil War Campaign in the West - William L. Shea & Earl Hess

The Fight for Missouri from the Election of Lincoln to the Death of Lyon - Thomas L. Snead

The Lyon Campaign in Missouri:  Being a History of the First Iowa Infantry - Eugene Ware

 

NOVELS

Elkhorn Tavern - Douglas C. Jones

Ride with the Devil (previously published as Woe to Live On) - Daniel Woodrell

 

MAPS

Wilson's Creek National Battlefield - A complete guide map including all historic and present day features which commemorate the August 1861 battle, waterproof, tearproof and an invaluable asset in study. 

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