ion; but it fell with overwhelming force upon Prentiss from flank to flank.
Their sentinels, taken as a belligerent organization on that field.
Prentiss' Division, rallying, was formed in good time r two brigades moved swiftly to the succor of Prentiss, who had called for aid. With these went forwht companies of cavalry and three batteries.
Prentiss' Division was met, however, in broken fragmeneir artillery and the fragments of Sherman's, Prentiss', McClernand's and Hurlbut's Divisions, as weround, with seven stands of colors taken from Prentiss' Division.
In another part of the field sieir artillery and 3,000 prisoners, chiefly of Prentiss' Division, in the hands of their assailants.
They assisted in the capture of Prentiss' men, and being mounted, as well as comparatns of the day.
Among the prisoners was General Prentiss himself, who had much to say touching the3,000 were captured, and most of them were of Prentiss' Division.
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