The regiment has taken in this engagement over one hundred and fifty prisoners, among them one acting brigadier-general, one colonel, one major, one chaplain, three captains, and two lieutenants.
They have also captured one stand of colors, two hundred and thirty stand of arms, and sixty horses.
Very respectfully yours, Chas. Knobelsdorff, Colonel Commanding.
Sigel's address to his soldiers.
headquarters First and Second divisions, Camp Pea Ridge, Arkansas, March 15, 1862. To the Officers and Soldiers of the First and Second Divisions:
After so many hardships and sufferings of this war in the West, a great and decisive victory has, for the first time, been attained, and the army of the enemy overwhelmed and perfectly routed.
The rebellious flag of the confederate States lies in the dust, and the same men who had organized armed rebellion at Camp Jackson, Maysville and Fayetteville — who have fought against us at Boonville, Carthage and Wilson's Creek,