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equately sustained by the gunboats they were compelled to surrender, the enemy's force turning out many times larger than their own, and having many pieces of artillery. The 42d had five killed and fifteen wounded. In acknowledgment of the creditable course of the little band, Colonel Burrell was requested to keep his sword, and all private property of officers and enlisted men was respected. Seven officers and two hundred and thirty-seven privates were taken prisoners, but were paroled February 18, at Alexandria, La., whither they had been marched one hundred and twenty-five miles, and were subsequently ordered to form a paroled camp at Bayou Gentilly, where they were detained during the rest of their term of service, except the chaplain, who was immediately released. The first battle of the 19th Army Corps took place at Bisland, in Louisiana, on April 13, 1863. It consisted of an attack on the line of breastworks thrown up by the Confederates on each side of the Teche, the bri