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Doc. 175.-battle of Wilson's Creek, Mo. this battle is variously known as that of Wilson's Creek, Springfield, and oak hill. General Fremont's report. Headquarters Western Department, St. Louis, August 13, 1861. Col. E. D. Townsend:-- Gen. Lyon, in three columns, under himself, Siegel, and Sturgis, attacked the enemy at half-past 6 o'clock on the morning of the 10th instant, nine miles south-east of Springfield. The engagement was severe. Our loss is about eight hundred killed and wounded. General Lyon was killed in a charge at the head of his column. Our force was eight thousand, including two thousand Home Guards. The muster roll reported to have been taken from the enemy gives their force at 23,000, including regiments from Louisiana, Tennessee, and Mississippi, with Texan Rangers and Cherokee half-breeds. This statement is corroborated by prisoners. The enemy's loss is reported to have been heavy, including Generals McCulloch and Price. Their tents and wag
Doc. 181.-navigation of the Missouri. General Pope's order. Special order no. 12:Headquarters, District North Missouri, St. Louis, August 13, 1861. The following regulations for the navigation of the Missouri River are published for the information of all concerned, and will be strictly enforced:-- 1. All captains of steamboats desiring to navigate the Missouri River, for the purposes of legitimate steamboat traffic, will be required to deposit at these Headquarters full lists of the officers of their boats, including mates, engineers, and pilots, who shall not be changed without immediate information to the General commanding, and a compliance with the specifications set forth in the following rules:-- 2. Each captain shall file in the office a pledge, sworn to before some authorized magistrate, and signed by himself, the mates, engineers, and pilots of his boat, that they will not receive for transportation, or for any other purpose, any arms, ammunition, or muni