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differently indicative of defeat, even if they had not informed us of their own retreat. A victorious army would scarcely have left the field of battle for a distant point in such a hurry as did the army of Hessians commanded by the late General Lyon. This officer, whose loss they now lament, was out of their most prominent General and his St. Louis butch are fresh in the memory of the public born it. Connecticut in 1815, entered the West Point Military Academy in 1837, served in the in 1815, entered the West Point Military Academy in 1837, served in the part of the Seminole war, and subsequently in the Mexican campaign, He received the rank of full captain in 1851 and was promoted to the rank of Brigadier General in May last, he was familiarly known in camp as "Daddy" Lyon, and was reputed a strict discipliners. On Saturday, the 10th inst. he met the fate which all deserve who are adding the Lincoln Administration in the nefarious work of making war upon a free people.
ihilated. Sometime in the afternoon, as Gen. Lyon was leading on his column, his horse was sho 13, 1861. To Colonel E. D. Townsend: General Lyon, in three columns, under himself, Generals,al. The attack was made in two columns by Generals Lyon and Sturges--General Siegel leading a flanmmand on the battle-field after the death of Gen. Lyon. General Siegel took command after the battlbattle has been fought in Missouri and that General Lyon has been slain. General Fremont has teory of the Union troops in Missouri, under Generals Lyon and Siegel. Heaven be praised! the righte skilled and gallant a soldier as the brave General Lyon. The damage inflicted upon the enemy, and morning, giving an account of the defeat of Gen. Lyon's army, and of the death of the General himsven to the repression of facts — indicates that Lyon's forces were badly beaten. The loss of eight hundred men is acknowledged; the death of General Lyon himself is officially announced, and also the[14 more...]