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equal number of well-armed troops, had started in pursuit of his army, and that 3,000 more under Sigel had been sent by rail to Rolla to intercept him. On the 5th of July, the Missourians found themselves confronted by Sigel, six miles from Carthage, and a battle ensued in which Sigel was defeated and compelled to retreat to Sarcoxie. Gen. Ben McCulloch, arriving at this juncture from his camp Sigel was defeated and compelled to retreat to Sarcoxie. Gen. Ben McCulloch, arriving at this juncture from his camp at Elm Springs, Ark., with 3,000 Confederate enlisted men, and Gen. N. Bart Pearce from Osage Mills with a brigade of State troops, they united with Price at Carthage. On the 7th, the combined forces took up the line of march to Cowskin prairie. Colonel Sigel had not been prepared for the strength of resistance there was in the Missouri men who fought him at Carthage. Mein Gott! he said, was ompany of cavalry under Captain Stanley, and finally Totten's battery, with also two pieces from Sigel's brigade, to drive the Confederates back. Col. Jordan E. Cravens, of Governor Rector's staff,
two miles nearly in our front, from which Colonel Sigel was to have commenced his attack. This fin flag. The opinion was general that this was Sigel's brigade, and preparations were commenced to s battery opened upon them from the north, and Sigel's from the south, at dawn Sunday morning, Augu as to completely command Sigel's position. Sigel and his men were in blissful ignorance of all be it, and such was the report he bore back to Sigel. The latter communicated the glad news to hisand charged right upon the Federal battery. Sigel's whole force took to instant flight, abandonie Fayetteville road. Here they got separated; Sigel and Salomon, with about 200 of the Germans, anld not see the entire field. He knew now that Sigel had been defeated, and that the troops that diin reserve in the ravine. Soon the enemy (General Sigel's brigade) appeared in our rear in the fies under Colonel Hebert had fully satisfied Colonel Sigel, and he retreated without giving us anothe[29 more...]
, he encamped on the battleground, waiting for Sigel, who was a few miles behind, to reinforce him.f the retreat of Price, followed by Curtis and Sigel, and the battle of Sugar Creek. Van Dorn immeike, Van Dorn moved out for Bentonville, where Sigel, with his Germans, had arrived and taken possehe latter on the east, in an effort to cut off Sigel from the main body of the enemy at Sugar creekille, which by that time had been evacuated by Sigel. Sigel left the north side of the town as Pri arrived an hour sooner, we could have cut off Sigel and beaten the enemy easily the next day. Coladen with arms and ammunition. He accelerated Sigel's march by continuing the pursuit and attack ud in the uncertain light of the winter night. Sigel continued his march in the darkness until he jdwellings indicated the presence of the enemy (Sigel and his Germans), whose rear guard abandoned tt is believed that this body of troops was General Sigel's division, numbering from 5,000 to 7,000 [1 more...]