was fully in progress, when, at sunrise on the eighth, my right and centre renewed the firing, whichseventh, and pressed forward the centre on the eighth. Col. and Acting Brig.-Gen. Carr is also wounddation.
Report of the engagement of the Eighth inst.
On the morning of the eighth inst. Ieighth inst. I took position in front of the enemy, our right resting on the Springfield road, three companies supen.
Thirty-seventh Illinois--killed, on the eighth, twenty-one; wounded, six.
Fifty-ninth Illinois--killed, on the eighth,--; wounded,--.
Peoria light artillery--wouve.
Peoria light artillery--wounded, on the eighth, twelve.
Total — killed, thirty-five; woundidge.
At seven o'clock, on the morning of the eighth, we took position on the left of Col. Carr's rt, and Major Paten guarded our rear.
On the eighth, you came at the right time to the right placell during the engagement of the seventh and eighth inst.
Very respectfully, your obedient servant