Saturday, August 22, 2015

CORNFIELD CONFLAGRATION

On Saturday, Aug. 10, 1861, 154 years ago, the woods and corn fields along Wilson's Creek in southwest Missouri were ringing with the sounds of battle. The booms of cannon and rifles, the pitiful screams of the wounded and dying, the terrified neighing of horses-- it was surely a scene straight out of Dante's Inferno.

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