Controlling Missouri, Part 5: Bloody Hill

After an early morning victory, the Battle of Wilson’s Creek concentrates on a hill that would later be named Bloody Hill. Despite the advantages won by a successful surprise attack, the Union army would find itself on the defensive, and the battle would end with the first general officer killed in the Union army.

Chris Calton recounts the controversial history of the Civil War. This is the 21st episode in the third season of Historical Controversies. You may support this podcast financially at

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