at the beginning of 1863;
See page 595, volume II. Banks's triumphant march through the interior of Louisiana to the Red River, in April and May, 1863,
See pages from 595 to 600 inclusive, volume II and the Battle of Helena, in July following.
He failed to do so, but joined the fugitives in their retreat to Arkadelphia, whence, with Price, he fell back to the Red River.
About a month after Blunt took possession of Fort Smith, he was on his way to that post from Kansas, with a small escpulsed and driven across the Arkansas River.
After that there was no fighting of importance in all the region between the Red and Missouri rivers for some.
Let us now observe what occurred farther southward in the region west of the Missi N. P. Banks held control, as commander of the Gulf Department.
When Banks suddenly withdrew from Alexandria, on the Red River, and marched to invest Port Hudson — a service which required nearly all of his available troops--General Dick Taylor,
-Col., Joseph, dam constructed by across the Red River, 3.267.
Baird, Gen., at the battle of Misf the West, 2.589.
Ellet, Gen. A., in the Red River expedition, 3.253. Ellison's Mill, skirmish of his Sabine Pass expedition, 3.221; in the Red River expedition, 3.253.
Fredericksburg, Army o both parties, 1.485.
Mower, Gen., in the Red River expedition, 3.253.
Mulligan, Col. James Aiege of Vicksburg, 2.621; force under in the Red River expedition, 3.253; difficulties of in descending the Red River from Grand Ecore, 3.266.
Porter, Gen., at Bull Run, 1.596, 606; at the battleebellion, plans for, early matured, 1.84.
Red River, march of Banks and Weitzel to, 2.599.
ReRed River expedition, Gen. Banks's, 3.251-3.269.
Reese, Col., surrender of to Van Dorn, 1.273.
t the battle of Arkansas Post, 2.581; in the Red River expedition, 3.252; at the battle of Pleasant' Ridge, 3.167.
Smith, Gen. T. K., in the Red River expedition, 3.253.
Smith, Gen. William F.