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ted, re-formed his men, brought up his guns, and fired a few shots to ascertain the position (if position they still had) of his adversaries, and then ordered Maj. Shropshire, with his right, and Maj. Raguet, with his left, to charge with cavalry and develop the new Federal line, while he would lead forward the center at the first sound of their guns.
Delay ensuing, he moved to the right to ascertain its cause, and found that Shropshire had been killed.
Immediately taking command of that wing, he advanced and attacked — the left opening fire, and the center advancing, as he did so. Three batteries of S guns each opened a deadly fire of grape, canister, anut our infantry soon gave way, and the Texan victory was complete.
Their loss was reported by Scurry as 36 killed and 60 wounded ; but among the former were Majors Shropshire and Raguet, Capt. Buckholt, and Lt. Mills.
During the fight, which lasted from noon until about 4 P. M., Maj. Chivington, of Colorado, with four companies,