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Doc. 185.-the battle of Lone Jack, Mo. General Blunt's report. Col. E. C. Catherwood, Commanding, Sedalia: your despatch of this, the eighteenth, is just arrived. I came upon the united forces of Coffee, Hunter, Tracy, Jackman and Cockerhills, numbering four thousand, at Lone Jack, at seven o'clock P. M. on the fifteenth instant. On the morning of the sixteenth the rebel forces attacked Major Foster with six hundred State militia at Lone Jack, defeating him, and captured two piestence, except as we could forage off the country, yet the men have borne their fatigue and privations cheerfully in anticipation of meeting the enemy. I arrived here at two o'clock this morning, and shall march in an hour for Greenfield. James G. Blunt, Brigadier-General Commanding. Official account of the battle. headquarters, Sedalia, Mo., August 24, 1862. Colonel Catherwood: sir: On tile morning of the fifteenth instant, about eight hundred men (our detachment included) were