Battle of Pea Ridge Continued

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Battle of Pea Ridge Continued - .. (kelr eerBmaad. ' Uach ta their chagrin and...
.. (kelr eerBmaad. ' Uach ta their chagrin and (hafe! their gallant Comaaaader, the sweat v did not give them aa opportunity to add new laurels to those aJ. .ready wroa at Rich kiotmfain, -'f iti- - --The olviaipn kt daring the engagement 0 killed. 270 wounded, aad 8 mlstiiig. Total killed, wounded ad astasias, Ha, . ., , , . . . u, --.--- it eflorde ate pleasare to be able to bear teaPmoay to the prompt and efficient manner In which the brigade eoanaaanders. Cola. P.maea? aad Warn, coo-tuetf 5" ktinwdee throng aout tba eattre eagage-ment- The regiateatal commanders, CoL Baarea: E'ghth Indiana; Col. Ilajraaicxs. Tweniy-recood la-"a.and Liut-CoL Wasm, Eighteenth Indiana, of the First Brigade, and Ueutota, Baaara, Thlrty-ejnb. aad Faxsxxicx, Fifty-alath Illinois, of the ff00.B.rt?M,' acquitted therm-ctve wth etsflnc-aft mVih. i!""0?." feU oarivxa tbe eavaaeeaent. Jr Daily commanded the regiment tbebltTISf Crd to hin"eU the remainder of JSJRS' by the Peoria Light Artillery; (IU.,) P- DAVtBso. and Use First Indiana Battery. LLi P,K-i"' h ao conspicuously de-rri,'-l.heTrrPort tnl " would be useless to call further attention to their efficMacy and valiant conduct. The First Missouri Cavalry, omleVCol Ellis, reported curing tbe nlgbt of the 6Ui from a tour days' scout on the W hlte River, during which time they captured fifty rebel w ith their arms and horses. Ihe bearing and efficiency of my stafr-ofneers, Lieut. HoLVTiiif, A. A. General and Lieuts. Pxaaa and Moaaisow, Aids-de-camp, were coospicnous everywhere, fearlessly executing every order. Every part of the field witnessed their galantiy. Mv Division Sura-eon. BhitJABis Nxwlajcd. deserves tbe highest Commendation for his promptness and skill establishing his hospitals and taking care of tbe wounded. My Division Quartermaster and Commissary Captain, Baxasca and Braplii. performed their duUes equally prompt and efficiently. The superior number of the enemy's forces, engaged as he was in his favorite scrub,' bis utter rout when led on to desperation at the loss of two of bis famous generals on the field, is sufficient proof of the valor and patriotism of the troops displayed in every conflict with the enemy. Both officers and men fought wi h a courage and determination seldon excelled, and which will ever entitle them to the gratitude of a grateful country. I am, respectfully, your obedient servant, JEFF. C. DAVIS, Colonel Commanding Third Division. Capt. F. J. McKi.njit, Assistant Adjutant General Army Southwest. fcaJ f or lost Probably lea. Henedoa Taey continuaaoi superior dfmmt Gea. iklfit. TheW t ed defeat neeef a are Mack i aBraagftar bavule. i.ofi-coiu:ui-rcxice, to cany ascertain number side red capture waa fou Gen. the OV tOlM and ut, a the ine trf and iinon flativhe flati) if entire ol himto en have reril had the ena-bie him I he facts, martial.

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  1. The New York Times,
  2. 13 Apr 1862, Sun,
  3. Page 3

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