Browsing named entities in Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 9. (ed. Frank Moore). You can also browse the collection for March 18th or search for March 18th in all documents.

Your search returned 2 results in 1 document section:

ly two divisions, one of the Sixteenth and one of the Seventeenth, in all about ten thousand men, to the mouth of Red River. From that point this command moved to De Russy, when it again took transports and joined Banks at Alexandria on the eighteenth March. General A. J. Smith commanded the two divisions. It preceded Banks three or four days. It landed at Simmsport March twelve. At that time, the distribution of our forces was as follows: In Louisiana, General Taylor had two divisions of inf above Alexandria, but soon moved eighteen miles farther back, to Carroll Jones's, with his infantry. Meanwhile Banks, with twenty-five thousand men of all arms, drove Vincent up the Teche, and joined Sherman (Smith) at Alexandria about the eighteenth March. Every exertion was made to hurry up Green's cavalry from Texas; but it moved very slowly, and did not all reach General Taylor till about fifth April. General Liddell was ordered down into the country north and east of Alexandria, between