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more suitable occasion--"the field is white to the harvest," the laborers are few. From ArkansasGraphic sketch of the great battle in Missouri--Gallantry of McCulloch's troops. Fayetteville, Ark. Sept. 5, 1861. Your readers have doubtless ere this heard of the great battle of Wilson Creek, Mo., fought August 10th, between the Federal forces upon the one side, under Gen. Lyon, and the Missourians and Confederates, under Gen. Ben. McCulloch. The Federals had in the engagement near 10,000 men; Lyon, with 6,000 men, (among whom were 4,000 regulars, the remainder Kansas "Jay-Hawkers." Illinoisans, and Iowans,) attacked us upon the North and West, an displayed great coolness in his actions; seemed to have no fears for his own safety, but was cheering us on to the last. "He deserves well of his country." General McCulloch was everywhere, and seemed to infuse his own spirit into the minds of all. Wherever he was seen, loud and deafening cheers rent the air, rising above the thu