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at both engagements gives an account of the battle of Dug Spring, fought on the 2d of August; but we have little faith in its correctness. The following is the conclusion: The fight lasted till dark. In the morning, it was discovered that McCulloch had again fled, and intelligence was brought that he had encamped a few miles South, at a place called McCullough's Store. Lyon immediately took possession of the field of Friday's fight; 40 rebels were picked up dead, and 44 wounded were founnd with their heads fairly cloven through from scalp to chin by the force sabre strokes of our cavalry. As to the loss, Lyon's is probably 9 killed and 30 wounded, though the accounts of the wounded conflict. There is no way of judging of McCulloch's loss, except from the fast already noticed — of the number of bodies discovered. The same writer gives an account of a fight at Athens, on the 5th of August, in which he claims that the number of "rebels" killed was twenty and as many mor
ster may be regarded as certain; otherwise the dispatch would not have been transmitted without official sanction] [Second Dispatch] St. Louis, August 14. --The following is the official report of the fight near Springfield on Saturday, as brought by one of Lyon aids to Fremont. The forces of Gen. Lyon's in three columns under himself Gen.Seigler, and Major Surgis, at 6 o'clock on the morning of the 10th, attacked the enemy 9 miles Southeast of Springfield. The engagement was severe. Our lose amounts to about 800 killed and wounded. Gen. Lyon was killed in a charge at the head of his column Our force numbered 8,000, including 2,000 of the Home Guards. The enemy's loss in reported to be heavy, including Gen. McCulloch as prisoner. This statement is corroborated by a prisoner Seigle retreated to Springfield at 3 o'clock, on the 11th inst., and continues the retreat on to Rolls bringing all his baggage trains and $25,000 in specie from the Springfield Bank.