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Battle of the Oak Hills.official report of Gen. McCulloch. Headquarters McCulloch's Brigades, Camp Weightman, near Springfield, Mo August 12th 1861. Brigadier General J. Cooper, Adjutant General C. S. A.: General: --I have the honor to make the following official report of the battle of the Oak Hills on the 10th inst.. Having taken position about 10 miles from Springfield, I endeavored to gain the necessary information of the strength and position of the enemy, stationed in and about the town. The information was very conflicting and unsatisfactory. I however made up my mind to attack the enemy in their position, and issued orders on the 9th inst. to my force to start at 9 o'clock at night to attack at four different points at day-light. A few days before. Gen. Price in command of the Missouri force, turned over his command to me, and I assumed command of the entire force, comprising my own brigade, the brigade of Arkansas State forces under Gen Pearce, and Gen. Pri