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ome up, he closely invested the stronghold of the enemy.
Rains' division occupied an advantageous position to the east and northeast of the works, from which an effective artillery fire was kept up by Bledsoe's and Churchill Clark's batteries.
Parsons took position with his division and Guibor's battery southwest of the works.
A part of General Steen's and Col. Congreve Jackson's commands was held in reserve.
Skirmishers and sharpshooters from the commands first named did effective service ies and dispersed.
Before the surrender Sturgis and his cavalry appeared on the north side of the river, expecting to find boats to cross and reinforce Mulligan.
But all the boats had been captured by Price's men, and Sturgis was chased by General Parsons—whom General Price had sent to operate on the north side of the river and prevent reinforcements reaching Mulligan—and escaped with the loss of his tents and camp equipage.
After the surrender of Mulligan, General Price found his position