mon; Lieutenant-Colonel, C. D. Wolff.
(As Colonel Salomon was in command at Springfield at last advices, doubtless the battalion was under the charge of Lieutenant- a small body of which bad joined the command previous to the departure from Springfield.
New York world's narrative.
St. Louis, July 10.
Lieut. Tosk, of ting account of the fight:
Shortly after the arrival of Colonel Siegel at Springfield, on the 23d ult., hearing that the rebel troops, under Jackson, were making th of Carthage.
He communicated with Brig.-Gen. Sweeny--who had arrived at Springfield in the meantime — who directed him to proceed at once to attack the rebel caVernon on the 7th, the second day after the battle.
I carried despatches to Springfield on the 6th and returned, and on the Sunday left for St. Louis.
I made the twith the balance of our South-western army, concentrated at Mount Vernon and Springfield.
The road to Sarcoxie passes around Carthage, and is covered by heavy woods