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John Dimitry , A. M., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 10.1, Louisiana (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 1 1 Browse Search
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en; Second company Chasseurs-a-pied, Maj. Bernard Avegno, 36 men; Orleans Cadets, Capt. Chas. D. Dreux, 39 men; Louisiana Guards, Capt. S. M. Todd, 41 men, Lieutenant Girardey commanding; Sarsfield Guards, Captain O'Hara, 16 men; Louisiana Grays, Capt W. C. Deane, 13 men. Total, 250. January 10th, the following companies, joking at their confined limits, left on board the towboat Yantic, the forts below the city being the objective point: Orleans battalion artillery (two companies), Captains Hebrard and Gomez, 57 men; First company Chasseurs-a-pied, Captain St. Paul, 44 men; Chasseurs d'orleans, Captain Hendolve, 15 men; the Jaegers (German), Captain Peter, 23 men; Lafayette Guards, 27 men. Total, 166; Maj. Paul E. Theard, Battalion d'artillerie, commanding. A third expedition, comprising members of that old and picturesque organization, the Continental Guards, Lieutenant Merriam commanding, stepped on board the Mobile mail boat, to stop short at Fort Pike at the Rigolets. No d
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 14. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Fortification and siege of Port Hudson—Compiled by the Association of defenders of Port Hudson; M. J. Smith, President; James Freret, Secretary. (search)
ood muskets, and 5,000 not good; 32,000 pounds powder in magazine; 12,000 made up; 150,000 cartridges for small arms. Colonel Ben. Johnson, say about 3,000 active, and 1,250 sick and wounded—total, 4.250. Federal forces. Nathaniel P. Banks, Major-General commanding (from General Banks's Campaign of Port Hudson). Right—General Weitzel and General Grover. (Banks's Report, page 146). Centre—General Augur, 3,500 men (Banks's Report). Artillery—Seventeen 3 inch rifle, Rambridge, Hebrard, &c.; four 6-inch rifle, heavy; nine naval batteries, Dahlgren-Ferry; four siege mortars, Terry; twelve 8-inch siege howitzer-mortars, &c.; six 6-pounders, Sawyer; two 9-pounders, Dahlgren; eighteen 12-pounder howitzers, Napoleons, &c.; fifteen 20-pounder Parrotts; five 24-pounder Parrotts, and seven 30-pounder Parrotts. Left—General T. W. Sherman. Effective Force—Banks's Report, pages 128 and 146—13,000 on May 27; March 14th, 12,000; J. Franklin Fitts (in June Day, &c.), ab