§At daylight on April 30, Marmadukereengaged
Salomon’s men but made little
arrived under Major General Sterling Price,
who quickly sent Brigadier
division into the fray.
§The troops under Salomon
anchored their right flank to a flooded creek and their
left in dense, swampy woodland, which restricted maneuvering.
had to feed his brigades into the fight piecemeal, which worked
toward the Union advantage.
§In good position but
received reinforcements from Thayer’s
Frontier Division and blunted the Confederate attack.