y 3,000 were captured, and most of them were of Prentiss' Division.
What the real loss of Grant's army was, those who could best estimate it have not been at the pains to ascertain.
The divisions of Buell engaged lost 3,753, much the heaviest part of which fell upon McCook's Division in the obstinate struggle against the Confederate left and center.
Of trophies the Confederates carried from the field some twenty-six stands of flags and colors, and about thirty of the guns captured on the 6th.
The guns which figure in Federal subordinate reports as captured from the Confederates, with few exceptions, were those lost on Sunday by the Federals, which, for want of horses to draw them from the field, had been left by the Confederates where they had been taken.
First—The delay of the Confederate Army in making the march from Corinth is a signal illustration of the truth of Napier's proposition:
That celerity in war depends as much on the experience of the tro