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sion of the enemy's camping ground, the latter retreating toward Fort De Russy. That night, General Smith concluded to follow them by land, while I proceeded up Red River with all the gunboats and t and proceeded up to the Fort, which at that moment was being surrounded by the troops under General Smith, who had marched from Simmsport since daylight. A brisk musketry-fire was going on between good Union men here, who have suffered much. I hope the day of their delivery has come. General Smith has left a good force at the forts (and I left the Benton and Essex) to destroy them effectue parapets of the rear works, but could see nothing of the attacking force. An officer from General Smith had reached the vessel, notifying me of the approach of his force, but with no advice as to guns and works were captured uninjured, and one hundred and eighty-five prisoners fell into General Smith's hands, those of the enemy occupying the water-battery making good their escape. General W
and got a severe punishing at the hands of General Smith. General Banks said to him: General Smith,rm, and ordered all the forces to return. General Smith is very popular with the army, and every tstood that General Grant has sent an order for Smith's return to Vicksburgh. I do not see how Genefor this place. I came at the same time. General Smith had formed his line of battle, and was skimen. The commander of the right brigade in General Smith's first line was Colonel Lynch; the left biven them to recover their good order, but General Smith ordered a charge, and his men dashed rapidcavalry brigades were also got into camp. General Smith had reached Pleasant Hill on the night of reveport, unless weakened by the withdrawal of Smith's force, in which event the Red River expeditineral Banks was anxious to unite the forces of Smith with his own. The withdrawal of the force c time fell into the hands of the enemy. General Smith made all preparations to receive the advan[19 more...]