ich had been officially designated the Nineteenth army corps.
With this, he was expected, in cooperation with Grant's efforts up the river, to reopen the Mississippi, expel the Rebels in arms from Louisiana, and take military possession of the Red River country, with a view to the speedy recovery of Texas, whose provisional Governor, Gen. Andrew J. Hamilton, surrounded by hundreds more of Union refugees, was with him at New Orleans, and naturally anxious for an immediate movement upon their Stpossession of it was imperfect and debated.
Beyond and above, all was Rebel; while fortifications at Butte à la Rose, well up the Atchafalaya, and Fort Bisland, at Pattersonville, on the Teche, were intended to bar ingress by our gunboats from Red river or by our land forces from New Orleans.
Fort Bisland was flanked by Grand Lake on the right, and by impassable swamps on the left; a Rebel force, estimated [too high] by Gen. Banks at over 12,000 men, held these strong works and the adjacent c
n Texas, 341; his operations in Texas and on Red River, 536 to 546; is routed at Sabine Cross-roadsg, Col. O. P., encounters a Rebel force near Red river, 589.
Gooding, Gen., taken prisoner, 220.uhatchie, 435.
Green, Gen. Tom, killed on Red river, 548.
Gregg, Gen., taken prisoner at Farmoats, captured and destroyed by the enemy on Red river, 550.
Guntown, Miss., Sturgis routed at, of the Potomac, 171.
Lee, Gen. A. L., on Red river, 536 to 546.
Lee, Lt., killed at Galvestoills, 307; at Vicksburg, 311; at Alexandria, Red river, 550.
McCook, Gen. A. D., at Perryville, s Fort de Russy, 537; his fleet working down Red river, 547-8; his estimate of losses — both sides Reams's Station, Hancock's fight at, 593.
Red river, rescue of gunboats on the, 549; 550; capturghts Brannan at Pocotaligo, 463; retreats up Red river before Gen. A. J. Smith, 537; killed at DecaWarren, Gen. Fitz Henry, reenforces Banks on Red river, 550.
Warren, Gen. George S., at Gaines's