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on-resisting militia were taken prisoners. Captain Lyon, a New Englander and a fanatical abolitioniheir fellow citizens as prisoners of war, under Lyon's guard, one of the German military companies f about 20, among whom were women and children. Lyon's action met the approbation of Lincoln. He waeral Harney, transferred to another field. General Lyon was an aggressive, enthusiastic supporter oormed by Fremont, in advance of Lincoln. General Lyon announced that he should take military occu Col. John S. Marmaduke. On June 16, 1861, General Lyon ascended the Missouri river to attack this e army. Colonel Marmaduke deemed this force of Lyon too strong to be resisted. General Price was d loss to themselves of 3 killed and 30 wounded. Lyon was astonished, and, it seems, admonished, by tp, they found there a body of home guards, whom Lyon and Blair had ordered to intercept the march ofhill, of McCulloch's brigade, soon captured. Lyon marched into Springfield, August 1st. He was j[8 more...]
attack had been abandoned. Upon my return, General Lyon informed me of his intention to make the atmake the attack as soon as he heard that of General Lyon. The column under General Lyon reached tencounter lasted perhaps half an hour after General Lyon's death, when the enemy fled, and left the ust 10th. The entire Southern army lay between Lyon and Sigel. Sigel had surrounded the camp in thion of the troops across the creek, confronting Lyon's advance. The Confederates waited for Lyon too Little York, and the other to Springfield. Lyon, finding that his men were giving way, brought to win the day while yet there was time to try, Lyon had nearly reached the advanced section of Tottlmost instantly thereafter a fatal ball pierced Lyon's breast. He fell from his horse into the armsd Rains, were nearest the position taken by General Lyon with his main force. They were instantly tntire army. Our whole loss was in front of General Lyon's command. Sigel made but a feeble resista[23 more...]
t of infantry, commanded by Col. John R. Gratiot; the Third and Fourth regiments of infantry, attached to General Pearce's command; the Fifth regiment of infantry, commanded by Col. David C. Cross; the Sixth regiment of infantry, commanded by Colonel Lyon; the Seventh regiment of infantry, commanded by Col. R. G. Shaver; the First regiment of cavalry, commanded by Col. DeRosey Carroll; the First battalion of cavalry, commanded by Lieut.-Col. Solon Borland; the Pulaski artillery, commanded by Catached to Pearce's command. On July 22d General Hardee assumed command of the upper district of Arkansas, with headquarters at Pitman's Ferry, Ark. His force, as reported August 31st, included the Arkansas regiments of Cleburne, Hindman, Cross, Lyon, Shaver, and Borland, Shoup's battalion of artillery, Roberts' battery and Phifer's cavalry. Patrick Roanyne Cleburne, who at once became prominent in the command thus formed, had been a lawyer at Helena since his admission to the bar in 1856,