Missouri 4th Infantry State Guard (Confederate)
10 Aug 1861
Participated in the Battle of Wilson's Creek at Green Co; Chrisitan Co, MO.
In the summer of 1861, the Union and the Confederacy struggled for control of Missouri. Brig. Gen. Nathaniel Lyon Army of the West was camped at Springfield, Missouri, with Confederate troops under the command of Brig. Gen. Ben McCulloch and Maj. Gen. Sterling Price approaching.