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he learned that Blunt was camped at Cane Hill, and that Gen. Herron, with five thousand men, was pushing on rapidly from Spr falling back to Fayetteville, and forming a junction with Herron. For this purpose, early in the morning of the 6th Decembn the morning on the roads towards Fayetteville, to attack Herron's force approaching the field of battle. A regiment of calle and Cane Hill road, and surprised the advance-guard of Herron's force, capturing two hundred prisoners. This success s to have confused Gen. Hindman, and, instead of attacking Herron immediately and with vigour, he divided his force, sendingaluable time had been lost, and the attack was not made on Herron's force until half-past 3 o'clock in the afternoon. In oudriven from the field; Blunt swinging around, uniting with Herron, and both retreating. The Federal forces fell back six miugh he had yet succeeded in driving the combined forces of Herron and Blunt, was so impressed with the fact they had formed