urg was hurling shells upon her besiegers, Port Hudson had offered a long and brave resistance to hers.
On May 27th, General Banks, strong in the presence of Farragut's fleet, and resting upon Grant's promises, threw his infantry forward within a mnemy's line was hurled against the Confederate left.
The repulse of the assault upon the left was decisive for that day. Banks, still confiding in his fleet and still leaning upon Grant, continued to invest the works.
On June 13th he demanded thined altogether to consider the demand.
On the next day, an hour before daylight, the curtain was lifted a little over Banks' plans.
About daylight the fleet in the river and the land batteries, erected by the enemy within three hundred feet froStonewall Jackson inspire victory?—John Dimitry, Belford's magazine, September, 1863. The surrender of Port Hudson to General Banks (with the fleet) on July 9th, followed, as has been seen, the surrender of Vicksburg to General Grant on July 4, 1863