h of July, McCulloch and Pearce entered Missouri with Churchill's mounted Confederate regiment, Gratiot's Arkansas infantry, Carroll's mounted regiment and Woodruff's battery; reached Price's camp the creek on the eastern side with the evident intention of charging Woodruff's battery.
Leaving Gratiot to support Woodruff, he ordered Mc-Intosh, with his regiment dismounted, the Third Louisiana anevery available man for a last desperate effort.
Price asked for aid, and General Pearce, with Gratiot and his Arkansas infantry, came to his assistance.
In getting into position Gratiot suffered sGratiot suffered severely.
His horse and his orderly's were killed, his lieutenant-colonel was dismounted, his major's arm was broken, his quartermaster was killed and his commissary badly wounded.
But the regimentloss of the Missourians on Bloody Hill was 680; the loss of the Arkansans there—Churchill's and Gratiot's regiments and Woodruff's battery—was 308.
The loss of both sides on Bloody Hill was, Missour