The Civil War in Missouri

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General Sterling Price Reconnoitering Before the Battle of Lexington

1861
MHM Collections

One of Price’s artillerymen sketched the commander as he monitored Union activity behind the lines. Price waited six days before launching a full attack on the entrenched Federal soldiers.