Baltimore, Aug. 8
--The Washington Star reports that Gen. Lyon
was killed at a later battle than that at Dug's Springs.
St. Louis, August 8.
--The Herald Extra,
of yesterday afternoon, has reports from various sources indicating the capture of Gen. Lyon
[Later advices from St. Louis
do not confirm the above.]
St. Louis, Aug. 8, P. M.
--The last heard of Gen. Lyon
was on Sunday last.
He had determined to return to Springfield
, fearing that the Southern
cavalry would outflank him and take Springfield
A fight had occurred at Athens
, between the Iowa
troops, assisted by the Home Guards, and the Missourians.
The latter are reported to have been worsted.