Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Gen. N. Lyon” in chapter 198 of Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 2.:
...ct M. S. G.
Springfield, Mo., via little Rock, Ark., Aug. 12.
Hon. L. P. Walker: The battle of Oakhill has been fought, and we have gained a great victory over the enemy, commanded by Gen. N. Lyon .
The battle was fought ten miles from Springfield.
The enemy were nine or ten thousand strong; our force was about the same.
The battle lasted six and a half hours. The enemy were repulsed and ...
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