and Colonel McCulloch, of the Second Missouri, to get in motion, and as the federal column came in reach, the two regiments dashed forward, Forrest leading the Second Missouri.
The enemy halted and began to give way, when a federal colonel named Starr rushed at Forrest with saber en carte.
Forrest met him with his long blade and unhorsed him quicker than I can write it. Colonel Starr was no more in the hands of General Forrest than a butterfly would be in the claws of an eagle.
Forrest ran Colonel Starr was no more in the hands of General Forrest than a butterfly would be in the claws of an eagle.
Forrest ran his saber entirely through his body and forced him off his horse.
The federal officers acted with great bravery and tried to rally their men, but could not do it.
Having attained the objects of the expedition, Forrest retired with the prisoners and captured horses to the south side of a creek about three miles distant, and gave the men time to exchange their jaded horses for the captured ones.
There were about six hundred prisoners, a majority of them officers, who were captured in their n