y and myself, tender you grateful thanks for the services you have rendered.
Whilst we drop a tear, therefore, for those who have fallen, and sympathize with those who are yet suffering, let us not forget to render thanks to the beneficent Giver of all blessings for the success that has thus far attested the truth and right of our glorious cause. F. J. Herron, Brigadier-General Commanding Second and Third Divisions.
General Curtis's report.
St. Louis, Mo., Thursday, Dec. 11, 1862. Majer-General H. W. Halleck, General-in-Chief of the U. S. Army, Washington, D. C.
Further details are received from Gens. Blunt and Herron, from the battle ground, Prairie-Grove, near Fayetteville, Arkansas:
Our loss in killed and wounded is now estimated at one thousand, and that of the enemy at over two thousand.
The rebels left many of their dead and most of their wounded for us to care for.
Extensive hospitals will be improvised in Fayetteville.
Persons returned from the battle