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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War. 44 0 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 4. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 28 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8. (ed. Frank Moore) 27 1 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3. 22 0 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume II. 19 1 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 9. (ed. Frank Moore) 18 0 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4. 14 0 Browse Search
John Dimitry , A. M., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 10.1, Louisiana (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 10 0 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 8 0 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 6 0 Browse Search
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Doc. 96.-capture of Fort de Russy, La. on board flag-ship, Fort de Russy, March 18, 1864. To understand the importance of the great expedition up Red River, it is necessary to review the military situation in the beginning of March. Shermeneral Smith is disposed to punish all offenders severely. It was decided that the column should march overland to Fort De Russy, the place to which it was supposed they had retreated, distant thirty-five miles. At daybreak, they started in lightprivileges of citizenship, for more than twenty years. It was about three o'clock as the head of the column neared Fort De Russy; some time was spent in making cautious approaches to the position, when the lines were moved up to the edge of the tce one of the two places to hold the other. The troops have already reembarked, and are on the way to Alexandria. Fort De Russy takes its name from Colonel De Russy, who formerly commanded in this vicinity, and lives not far distant. Lieutenant
Capture of Simmsport and Fort de Russy. see Doc. 96, ante. Report of rear-admiral D. D. Porter. Mississippi Squadron, flag-ship Black Hawk, Fort de Russy, Red River, March 15, 1864. sir: I had the honor to report to you that I was about to ascend Red River with a flion of the enemy's camping ground, the latter retreating toward Fort De Russy. That night, General Smith concluded to follow them by land, ws Landing. I inclose herewith a list of the guns captured at Fort De Russy, with their numbers, as some of them appear to be heavy guns. ary of the Navy, Washington, D. C. List of Guns captured at Fort De Russy water-battery.--One thirty-two pounder, thirty-three hundred weyou remove the obstructions, move up within a short distance of Fort De Russy, but make no attack until I get up with the main force, though, no obstacle till we reached the obstructions eight miles below Fort De Russy, on the fourteenth instant. The great length and draught of th
in Grant's army, and in the corps commanded by General Hurlbut. They were sent to aid in the movement upon Shreveport, and began their operations by capturing Fort De Russy, and thus opening the Red River. General Smith occupied Alexandria, the parish-town of Rapides, situated on the Red River, and one of the most beautiful towns housand two hundred horses and mules, including the great number that died on the march across the Teche from disease. Our gains thus far are the capture of Fort De Russy, Alexandria, Grand Ecore, and Natchitoches, the opening of Red River, the capture by the gunboats of three thousand bales of prizecotton, one half of which goes to the Government, and the bringing of other considerable quantities of cotton to our markets. Besides this, we have captured at Fort De Russy, Henderson's Hill, Pleasant Hill, Mansfield, and elsewhere, two thousand three hundred prisoners, including three lieutenant-colonels, six majors, and thirty line-officers at Pleasant Hil