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9, 1862. via Hog Eye, March 10. Fought the enemy, about twenty thousand strong on the 7th and 8th, at Elkhorn, Arkansas. Battle, first day, from 10 A. M. until after dark. Loss heavy on both sides. Generals McCulloch and McIntosh, and Col. Herbert, were killed. Gens. Price and Slack were wounded. Gen. Price flesh wound in the arm. The other severely if not mortally. Many officers were killed and wounded but as there is some doubt in regard to several, I cannot yet report their names. Slept on the battle-field first night, having driven the enemy from their position. The death of Generals McCulloch, McIntosh and Herbert early in the action, threw the troops on the right under the command in confusion. The enemy took a second and stronger position, and being without provisions and the right wing somewhat disorganized, I determined to give battle on the 8th on their fronts for the purpose of getting off the field without the danger of a panic, which I did with success, but
Foots, of Tenn. presented a preamble and resolutions, declaratory of the purpose of this Government to prosecute the war, and to sustain the President in his calls for men and money; and also to exact full indemnity for the part and security for the future. Mr. Kennan, of Georgia, moved that the resolutions be laid upon the table and printed agreed to. Mr. Ralls called for a reconsideration of the vote laying the resolutions on the table.--the House referred to reconsider. Mr. Herbert; of Texas, introduced a bill to authorize the Secretary of War to receive into the service of the Confederate States a regiment of volunteers for the protection of the frontier of Texas, and asked a suspension of the rules, with a view to place the bill upon its passage. Mr. Smith of N. C., moved that the bill be referred to the Committee on Military affairs, and, after some discussion, the bill was so referred. Mr. Russell, of Va., submitted a joint resolution to authorize the