Further of Forrest's victory.
's victory is greater than at first supposed.
Our loss is 150 killed and 450 wounded. The enemy's loss is 1,000 killed and 3,000 captured. The balance are scattered through the woods, and are still being pursued, having traveled fifty-eight miles in thirty-one hours. Their entire army is destroyed.
was the battle cry during the fight, and hence their anxiety to escape.
They are still being pursued, and many more will be captured before reaching Memphis
We have captured about 3,000 prisoners, 250 wagons with supplies and ordnance stores, 3,000 stand of small arms, and about twenty pieces of splendid artillery.
The fight was stubborn.
The enemy stood till knocked down by the butts of our guns.--We had about--thousand in the fight — the enemy ten thousand two hundred and fifty.
--A special to the Advertiser,
, June 13th, says that Forrest
, with Bell
's, and Johnston
's brigades, and Rice
's and Morton
's batteries, whipped the enemy, 12, 000 strong, of all arms, with great slaughter, capturing all things previously reported.
's loss is reported from 600 to 1,000, among them Col Holt
, of Bell
's brigade; Adjutant Pope
, of the 7th Tenn; King
, of Rice
's battery, 7th Ky. It is reported that the enemy were ambuscaded, and badly cut up and scattered.
is pursuing them beyond Ripley
The heavy rains may retard the enemy's retreat.
is on all sides of him.