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f an intention to fortify it. The war in Missouri. St. Louis papers of Friday last confirm the report that Gen. Lyon with his forces had fallen back on Springfield, and was preparing for a vigorous defence. He reached Springfield on Monday morning. The Confederates were advancing on the latter place by four different roadSpringfield on Monday morning. The Confederates were advancing on the latter place by four different roads, and their advance was ascertained to be from ten to fifteen miles distant. A correspondent of the Chicago Tribune. (violent Republican,) who was present at both engagements gives an account of the battle of Dug Spring, fought on the 2d of August; but we have little faith in its correctness. The following is the conclusion: unded. A Federal correspondent of the New York Herald, writing from Springfield, Mo., on the 5th inst., of Gen. Lyon's army, say: A panic occurred in Springfield on the afternoon of the 4th owing to the reception of intelligence that the rabble were approaching the two in advance of the Federal forces.-- About one-half
have been received here by Secessionists last evening. The messenger who brought the news killed four horses between Springfield and Rolla, in a race with the Government messenger. It is also reported that Gen. Fremont received dispatches aboanction] [Second Dispatch] St. Louis, August 14. --The following is the official report of the fight near Springfield on Saturday, as brought by one of Lyon aids to Fremont. The forces of Gen. Lyon's in three columns under himself Gen.Seigler, and Major Surgis, at 6 o'clock on the morning of the 10th, attacked the enemy 9 miles Southeast of Springfield. The engagement was severe. Our lose amounts to about 800 killed and wounded. Gen. Lyon was killed in a charge at the head of be heavy, including Gen. McCulloch as prisoner. This statement is corroborated by a prisoner Seigle retreated to Springfield at 3 o'clock, on the 11th inst., and continues the retreat on to Rolls bringing all his baggage trains and $25,000 in