The reports below were taken from the Official
Records of the War of the Rebellion. Both sides
reported very different versions of what transpired on
that fateful day in August 1862 when the two armies
paths inadvertantly crossed.
Major Emory S. Foster
Official report of Major Emory S.
Foster, Seventh Missouri Cavalry.
Brigadier-General James G.
Official report of Brigadier-General
James G. Blunt.
Milton H. Brawner
Official report of M.H. Brawner,
Company A 7th Cavalry, Missouri
John W. F. Clawgis
Proposed Court Martial for Asst.
Surgeon Clawgis - his commission