--We are informed that a private dispatch was received in this city on Saturday from a very reliable source in Arkansas
, which states that at the recent battle near Springfield, Missouri
, the Confederates
lost, in killed, wounded, and prisoners, about one thousand, and the Federals
lost twenty-five hundred in killed, wounded, and prisoners.
Six cannon were taken, besides a large amount of stores, wagons, &c., &c. The Federal rout was complete.
were in hot pursuit of the enemy, and they entertained confident hopes of capturing the whole of General Siegel
's command.--Generals Hardee
and Jeff. Thompson
are moving to the northeast with a view of cutting off General Siegel
's retreat towards St Louis