but prove victorious
death of the Federal General Lyon, and promotion of General Fremont
Misundeace many days when information was brought that Lyon and Sturgis had suddenly ceased their pursuit, scomfiture of Sigel at Carthage.
After a halt, Lyon, Sigel, and others formed a junction at Springfes south of Springfield, where it was reported Lyon and Sigel were encamped on hills beside the roaughtless of danger — in fact, never dreaming of Lyon being in the vicinity at all-threw out no pickesant discharges and their accurate aim, stopped Lyon's advance, and equalized the fight in the centrhe battle progressed in our favor on the right, Lyon was pushing Price with great vigor in the centr artillery; perceiving which, it was obvious to Lyon that nothing short of desperate courage could ts which had fallen to our lot. The body of poor Lyon was found among the dead, and was decently cofftuosity and valor of our men, as both Sigel and Lyon crept upon us during night, and took up command