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The Battle of Dry Wood Creek

Shortly after the Union defeat at the Battle of Wilson’s Creek in August 1861, Confederate General Sterling Price marched his 10,000 man Missouri State Guard north from southwest Missouri toward the Missouri River valley....

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Sterling Price Quick Facts

Name Meaning Sterling is of English origin and means “pure, high quality”. Vital Stats Birthday: September 14, 1809 Birth Name: Sterling Price Birthplace: Farmville, Virginia Date of Death: September 29, 1867 Cause: Cholera Place...