cheering them on with the cry of Forward, men, for Kansas and the old flag.
Col. Mitchell, of the Second Kvement.
Some favored a retreat in the direction of Kansas, while others regarded Rolla as the more desirable.ey were recalled and replaced by the fresh Iowa and Kansas troops, many were the faces covered with powder, anto retire to give place to the First Iowas and some Kansas troops.
Up to this time Gen. Lyon had received tuffering terribly themselves at the same time.
Two Kansas companies afterward did the same thing on the easteim, when Col. Deitzler and Col. Mitchell of the two Kansas regiments had both been disabled from wounds, when wn upon hearing the cannonading, with a few mounted Kansas troops, and not discerning the exact position of th the regulars, Major Porter of Iowa, Major Cloud of Kansas, Capt. Wood of the Kansas cavalry, and Capt. Wrightyonet.
Lyon formed for his main attack — regulars, Kansas regiments, and a few dragoons — within two hundred