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Banks presses the siege
the Rebel supplies exhausted
Dick Taylor surprises Brashear City
fighting at Donaldsonville
Franklin attacks Sabine Pass, and is beaten off
Dana surprised at Morganzia
Burbridge surprised near Opelonsas
Gen. Banks embarks for the Rio Grande
Debarks at Brazes Santiago, and takes Brownsville
capture of Aransas Pass and Pass Cavallo
Fort Esperanza abandoned
Indianola in our hands
Banks returns to New Orleans.
Galthout a conflict; but, when Washburne commenced
Nov. 1. his retreat to the Teche, pursuant to orders, the Rebels, under Taylor and Green, followed sharply on his track, and, stealing up,
Nov. 3. under cover of woods, to our right, under Gen. Burbridge, struck suddenly and heavily, about noon, while the 23d Wisconsin was engaged in voting for State officers — that being election day in their State.
That regiment was speedily reduced from 226 to 98 men — many of the rest, of course, prisone
western Virginia. Gen. Stoneman had been dispatched by Thomas from Louisville to Knoxville to take command there, while Burbridge, with all his disposable force, was sent thither from eastern Kentucky through Cumberland gap.
Dec. 6. from Knoxville in pursuit of the now ever-matched and retreating foe: taking three mounted brigades, led by Burbridge and Gillem; at whose head, he swept
Dec. 12. rapidly eastward, skirmishing, to Bristol; while Gillem, on his right, uck Duke at Kingsport, capturing 300 prisoners, with several well-laden trains, and dispersing Duke's command.
Pushing Burbridge on to Abingdon, Va., where he was rejoined
Doc. 15. by Gillem, Stoneman captured that place also; destroying there a devastated, and East Tennessee utterly cleared of the enemy — Stoneman and Gillem returned quietly to Knoxville; while Burbridge led his force back through Cumberland gap into Kentucky.
Gen. Thomas, in summing up the results of his campaign, sta
ances against Bragg, 217; part of his army assailed at Perryville, 220-1; his official report, 221; relieved by Gen. Rosecrans, 222.
Buford, Gen., relieves Gen. Hatch, 175; guards the fords of the Upper Rapidan, 175; reports the enemy crossing Raccoon Ford, 175; services of his cavalry at Great Run 179; commands at Manassas Gap, 393; skirmish, 394.
Bullen, Major, relieves Donaldsonville, 338.
Bull Run second, battle of, 185-6; map of the field, 1847; Jackson's report of, 188-9.
Burbridge, Gen., at Fort Hindman, 293; at Vicksburg, 315.
Burke, Col., 63d New York, relieves General Meagher at Antietam, 208.
Burks, Col., Texas, killed at Stone River, 282.
Burnside, Gen. Ambrose E., his expedition sails from Fortress Monroe, 73; operations of, on the North Carolina coast, 73-81; captures Roanoke Island, 75-6: Newbern, 77; Fort Macon, 78; at South Mills, 79-80; returned to Fortress Monroe, 80; allusion to, 127; commands a division at Antietamn.
208-209; his Roanoke proc