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Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 3. 4 2 Browse Search
Oliver Otis Howard, Autobiography of Oliver Otis Howard, major general , United States army : volume 1 4 0 Browse Search
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Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 3., The capture of Port Hudson. (search)
ith great difficulty, owing to the shallowness of the water, was completed by 4 o'clock in the afternoon. Favored by the woods and undergrowth, which concealed their numbers, Vincent's 2d Louisiana and Reily's 4th Texas Cavalry, with a section of Cornay's battery, delayed the advance until Dwight's brigade, supported by two regiments of Birge's and March of the Nineteenth army Corps by the Bayou Sara road toward Port Hudson, Saturday, march 14, 1863. from a sketch made at the time. by Closson's battery, went out and drove them away. At 6 the division took up the line of march to the Teche and bivouacked at nightfall on Madame Porter's plantation, five miles distant. Meanwhile Banks had moved Emory and Weitzel slowly up the Teche, seeking to hold Taylor's forces in position until Grover could gain their rear. Taylor fell back behind the intrenched lines below Centreville known as Fort Bisland, and there a brisk engagement took place on the 13th, Banks only seeking to gain a
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 3., The opposing forces at Port Hudson, La.: May 23d-July 8th, 1863. (search)
rd Brigade, Col. Henry W. Birge: 13th Conn., Capt. Apollos Comstock; 25th Conn., Lieut.-Col. Mason C. Wild; 26th Me., Col. Nathaniel H. Hubbard; 159th N. Y., Lieut.-Col. Charles A. Burt. Brigade loss: k, 34; w, 128; m, 10=172. Artillery, Capt. Henry W. Closson: 2d Mass., Capt. Ormand F. Nims; L, 1st U. S., Capt. Henry W. Closson; C, 2d U. S., Lieut. Theodore Bradley. Artillery loss: w, 5; m, 3 = 8. cavalry, Col. Benjamin H. Grierson. 6th Ill., Col. Reuben Loomis; 7th Ill., Col. Edward PrCapt. Henry W. Closson; C, 2d U. S., Lieut. Theodore Bradley. Artillery loss: w, 5; m, 3 = 8. cavalry, Col. Benjamin H. Grierson. 6th Ill., Col. Reuben Loomis; 7th Ill., Col. Edward Prince, 1st La., Maj. Harai Robinson; 3d Mass., Col. Thomas E. Chickering; 14th N. Y., . Cavalry loss: k, 10; w, 37; n, 47 =94. Corps D'Afrique: 6th Inf.,----; 7th Inf.,----; 8th Inf.,----; 9th Inf.,----; 10th Inf.,----. Corps d'afrique loss: k, 15; w, 12 ; m, 4 = 31. Total Union loss: killed, 708; wounded, 3336; captured or missing, 319 = 4363. General Banks, in his official report, says that on May 27th, when h-e first assaulted the enemy's works, his effective force had been reduced to