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Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4., The opposing forces in the Red River campaign. (search)
ers, 67; Engineers, 721; 13th Corps, 4773; 19th Corps, 10,619; Corps d'afrique, 1535; Cavalry, 4653,--total Army of the Gulf, 22,368; detachment Army of the Tennessee, 8935,--grandtotal, 31,303. Deducting Grover's division left at Alexandria (3846), and Kilby Smith's division, which moved with the fleet (1721), it will be seen that the marching column consisted on the 31st of March of 25,736 officers and men of all arms. In his official report Banks says: In these operations (up to April 26th), in which my own command had marched by land nearly 400 miles, the total loss sustained was 3980 men, of whom 289 were killed, 1541 wounded, and 2150 missing. A large portion of the latter were captured. On the return march from Alexandria the loss approximated 165 killed, 650 wounded, and 450 captured or missing. The Confederate Army.-General E. Kirby Smith. District of West Louisiana, Lieut.-Gen. Richard Taylor. Walker's division, Maj.-Gen. John G. Walker. Brigade Comman
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4., The opposing forces in Arkansas, April 20, 1864. (search)
rd Brigade, Lieut.-Col. Joseph W. Caldwell: 1st Iowa, Capt. James P. Crosby; 10th Ill. (detachment), Lieut. R. J. Bellamy; 3d Mo., Maj. John A. Lennon. independent cavalry Brigade, Col. Powell Clayton: 1st Ind., Maj. Julian D. Owen; 5th Kan., Lieut.-Col. Wilton A. Jenkins. Effective force (estimated), 13,000; total loss about 2,500. The Confederate Army.-General E. Kirby Smith. District of Arkansas, Maj.-Gen. Sterling Price. Assumed command of the Arkansas and Missouri divisions April 26. Escort: Mo. Battalion, Maj. R. C. Wood. Fagan's cavalry division, Brig.-Gen. J. F. Fagan. Cabell's Brigade, Brig.-Gen. W. L. Cabell: 1st Ark., Col. J. C. Monroe; 2d Ark., Col. T. J. Morgan; 4th Ark., Col. A. Gordon; 7th Ark., Col. John F. Hill; Ark. Battalion, Lieut.-Col. T. M. Gunter; Blocher's Battery,----. Dockery's Brigade, Brig.-Gen. T. P. Dockery: 18th Ark.,----; 19th Ark., Lieut.-Col. H. G. P. William; 20th Ark.,----; Ark. Battalion,----. Crawford's Brigade, Col. W. A. Cra
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4., Closing operations in the James River. (search)
eutenant John Taylor Wood. Numerous conflicts occurred on the bay, but in November Beall was finally captured. The repression of this guerrilla warfare was chiefly intrusted to the Potomac flotilla, under Commander F. A. Parker, while several raids were made upon Matthews county, the principal base of operations of the guerrillas, by gun-boats of the North Atlantic squadron. The most striking operation in the James River and adjacent waters in 1863 was the defense of the Nansemond, April 12-26. A sudden movement in force was made by the Confederates to cross the river and thereby reach Suffolk to attack General Peck. Admiral Lee hastily dispatched two flotillas to hold the line of the river: one composed of the Stepping Stones and seven other gun-boats under Lieutenant R. H. Lamson, in the upper Nansemond, and the other of four gun-boats under Lieutenant William B. Cushing, in the lower waters. Of special importance were the capture on the 19th of April of the battery at Hill's Po