Battle of Pea Ridge
MARCH 6-8, 1862.
Report of Maj. Gen. Henry W. Halleck, U. S. Army.
HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE MISSOURI
The Army of the Southwest, under General Curtis, after three days' hard fighting near Sugar Creek, Arkansas, has gained a most glorious victory over the combined forces of Van Dorn, McCulloch, Price, and McIntosh. Our loss in killed and wounded estimated at 1,000; that of the enemy still larger. Guns, flags, provisions, &c., captured in large quantities. Our cavalry in pursuit of the flying enemy.
H. W. HALLECK,
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