"..disguised in women’s clothes, including a bonnet and veil to hide his red hair and whiskers, [Lyon] had ridden in an open carriage to reconnoiter a secessionist camp."http://npg.si.edu/blog/battle-wilson%E2%80%99s-creek-missouri-august-10-1861-death-general
Thursday, 28 June 2018
235) Nathaniel Lyon
Nathaniel Lyon (1818 - 1861). He was the first Union general to be killed in the American Civil War and is noted for his actions in the state of Missouri at the beginning of the conflict.