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ight at seeing him, and gradually approaching in this way, suddenly shot him through the heart. A general engagement followed, the Indians commencing the attack under shelter of the surrounding ridges. Colonel McPhail, with a detachment of rangers, was ordered to dislodge the enemy from the hill where Dr. Weiser was shot, supported by the Seventh regiment and Captain Edgerton's company of the Tenth. General Sibley, with a six-pounder under charge of Lieutenant Whipple, took possession of Big Mound, across a ravine, which the Indians had taken possession of, and poured into this ravine a raking fire with spherical case, soon driving them from their cover into the broken prairie. The rangers, supported by the Seventh, steadily advanced, driving the Indians from ridge to ridge, until finally they fled in confusion. This was upon the right of the camp. Upon the left Colonel Crooks and Colonel Averill deployed portions of the Sixth regiment as skirmishers, and drove the savages before