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The Daily Dispatch: August 19, 1861., [Electronic resource] 14 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: August 30, 1861., [Electronic resource] 7 1 Browse Search
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aneously at half past 5, A. M., on our right and left flanks, and the enemy had gained the position they desired. General Lyon attacked us on our left and General Siegel on our right and rear. From these points batteries opened upon us. My commn ready. The Missourians under Generals Slack, Clark, McBride, Parsons and Raines, were nearest the position taken by General Lyon, with his main force; they were instantly turned to the left and opened the battle with an incessant fire of small armgun captured. Having cleared our right and rear, it was necessary to turn all of our attention to the centre, under Gen Lyon, who was pressing upon the Missourians, having driven them back. To this point McIntosh's regiment, under Lieut. Col Em. We captured six pieces of artillery and several hundred stand of small arms, and several of their standards. Major General Lyon, chief in command, was killed. Many of the officers, high in rank, were wounded. Our loss was also severe, and we