Civil War Events by Person - Nathaniel Lyon


Listing of all day-by-day events of the American Civil War related to the state of Nathaniel Lyon.

There are a total of (3) Civil War Events by Person - Nathaniel Lyon events in the CivilWarTimeline.net database. Entries are listed below by date-of-occurrence ascending (first-to-last). Other leading and trailing events are also included for perspective.
June 15, 1861

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Jefferson City, Missouri - the state's capital - is claimed by Union forces under the command of Captain Nathaniel Lyon.



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June 17, 1861

Captain Lyon leads his victorious Union forces against opposing militia at Boonville, Missouri in what becomes the Battle of Boonville. Losses are light for both sides and helps the Union maintain control of the Missouri River.



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August 10, 1861

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Union General Nathaniel Lyon is killed during the Battle of Wilson's Creek in Missouri. He becomes the first Union general to be slain.



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