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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments. 15 1 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 14 0 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Battles 4 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 4 0 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 2 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1: prelminary narrative 2 0 Browse Search
Capt. Calvin D. Cowles , 23d U. S. Infantry, Major George B. Davis , U. S. Army, Leslie J. Perry, Joseph W. Kirkley, The Official Military Atlas of the Civil War 2 2 Browse Search
George P. Rowell and Company's American Newspaper Directory containing accurate lists of all the newspapers and periodicals published in the United States and territories, and the dominion of Canada, and British Colonies of North America, together with a description of the towns and cities in which they are published: description of towns and cities. (ed. George P. Rowell and company) 2 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Mass. officers and men who died. 1 1 Browse Search
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Green, Thomas 1816- (search)
Green, Thomas 1816- Military officer; born in Virginia in 1816; settled in Texas early in life; served in the war with Mexico: and when the Civil War began joined the Confederate army, and took part in the engagements of Valverde, Bisland, and Galveston, and the capture of the United States revenue-cutter Harriet Lane. In 1863 he defeated the National army in the action of Bayou la Fourche; was promoted major-general in recognition of his gallantry; and was fatally wounded at Pleasant Hill, La., by a shot from a United States war-ship, April 12, 1864, and died two days afterwards.
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Battles, Louisiana, 1863 (search)
ANSAS--1st Colored Infantry. June 30: Skirmish, Goodrich's LandingMiss. Marine Brigade; 1st Infantry. Union loss, 1 killed, 3 wounded. Total, 4. June 30: Action, Bayou TensasMiss. Marine Brigade; 1st Cavalry; 1st Infantry. July 2: Skirmish, Springfield LandingNEW YORK--162d Infantry. RHODE ISLAND--2d Cavalry. Union loss, 1 killed, 6 wounded, 6 missing. Total, 13. July 9: Surrender of Port Hudson(See Forces Engaged in Siege.) July 12-13: Engagement, Cox's Plantation, Donaldsonville, Bayou La FourcheLOUISIANA--1st Cavalry (1 Co.): 1st and 2d Infantry. MAINE--1st Battery Light Arty. MASSACHUSETTS--6th Battery Light Arty.; 30th, 48th and 49th Infantry. NEW YORK--90th, 91st, 116th, 131st, 161st and 174th Infantry. Union loss, 56 killed, 223 wounded, 186 missing. Total, 465. July 18: Skirmish, Des Allemands(No Reports.) Aug. 3: Skirmish, JacksonMASSACHUSETTS--3d Cavalry (Detachment). VERMONT--2d Battery Light Arty. UNITED STATES--Corps de Afrique, 1st, 3d and 6th Infantry. Union loss,
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Battles, Louisiana, 1864 (search)
and 14th Cavalry. MISSOURI--6th Cavalry. Union loss, 12 wounded. Nov. 15: Skirmish, Clinton, Liberty CreekWISCONSIN--4th Cavalry; 1st Battery Light Arty. WISCONSIN--11th Infantry (Detachment). Nov. 17-19: Exp. from Brashear City to Bayou PortageUNITED STATES--93d Colored Infantry (Detachment). Nov. 18: Skirmish, Lake Fausse PointWISCONSIN--11th Infantry (Detachment). UNITED STATES--93d Colored Infantry (Detachment). Union loss, 1 killed, 1 wounded. Total, 2. Nov. 18-19: Skirmishes, Bayou La Fourche, Ash BayouWISCONSIN--11th Infantry (Detachment). UNITED STATES--93d Colored Infantry (Detachment). Nov. 19-27: Exp. from Terre Bonne to Bayou Grand CaillouINDIANA--16th Mounted Infantry (Cos. "D," "E"). Nov. 21: Skirmish, Liberty, JacksonWISCONSIN--4th Cavalry; 1st Battery Light Arty. Nov. 23: Skirmish, MorganzaUNITED STATES--84th Colored Infantry (Pickets). Union loss, 3 killed, 3 wounded, 14 missing. Total, 20. Nov. 23: Affair, Bayou Grand CaillouINDIANA--16th Mounted Infantry (Co
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories, Illinois Volunteers. (search)
out from Fort Pillow, Tenn., August 3 (Detachment). Denmark August 3 (Detachment). Expedition from Fort Pillow to Jackson, Tenn., September 19-25 (5 Cos.). Moved to Dept. of the Gulf August, 1863 (7 Cos.). Sterling's Plantation on Bayou Fordoche, near Morganza, La., September 29. Western Louisiana Campaign October 3-November 30. Carrion Crow Bayou October 18. Opelousas and Barre's Landing October 21. Washington October 24. Carrion Crow Bayou November 3. Rogersville,apture of Yazoo City July 13. Moved to Port Hudson, La., July 24, thence to New Orleans, La., August 13. Expedition after Taylor's and Green's forces, west of the Atchafalaya River September 8-October 11. Action at Sterling's Farm on Bayou Fordoche September 29. Moved to the Rio Grande, Texas, October 24-November 4. At Brownsville and guarding Rio Grande to Ringgold Barracks till February, 1864. Expedition to Rio Grande City November 23-December 2, 1863. Regiment veteranize
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories, Indiana Volunteers. (search)
Ark., December 27-29. Capture of Van Buren December 29. Duty at various points in Southwest Missouri till June. Ordered to Vicksburg, Miss., June 3. Siege of Vicksburg June 11-July 4. Expedition to Yazoo City, Miss., July 12-21. Capture of Yazoo City July 14. Moved to Port Hudson July 23, thence to Carrollton, La., August 28. Expedition to Morganza September 5-12. Atchafalaya River September 9-10. Sterling's Farm September 12. Battle of Sterling's Farm on Bayou Fordoche, near Morganza, September 29. Mostly captured. Moved to Carrollton October 10. Expedition to the Rio Grande, Texas, October 27-December 2. Duty at Mustang Island, Brazos Santiago and Brownsville, Texas, till March, 1864. Regiment veteranize February 1, 1864. Furlough April and May. Garrison duty at Fort Butler, Donaldsville, La., June, 1864, to March, 1865. Campaign against Mobile and its defenses March 17-April 12. Siege of Spanish Fort and Fort Blakely March
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories, Louisiana Volunteers. (search)
May 21. Siege of Port Hudson May 24-July 9. Assault on Port Hudson May 27. Expedition to Clinton June 3-8. Pretty Creek, near Clinton, June 3. La Fourche Crossing June 20-21. Surrender of Port Hudson July 9. Engagement, Bayou La Fourche, near Donaldsonville, July 12-13. Moved to Thibodeaux August 2. Affair at Thibodeaux August 29-30. Western Louisiana Campaign October 3-November 30. Bayou Vermillion October 9-10. Grand Coteau October 16 and 19. Washington l 17-21. Moved to New Iberia April 25; to Washington May 6, thence to Brashear City May 11-27, and to Port Hudson May 28. Siege of Port Hudson May 30-July 9. Surrender of Port Hudson July 9. Cox's Plantation, near Donaldsonville, Bayou La Fourche, July 12-13. Duty at Donaldsonville and in District of La Fourche till March, 1864. Red River Campaign March 25-May 22. Monett's Bluff, Cane River Crossing, April 23. At Alexandria April 27-May 13. Construction of dam at Alexa
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories, Missouri Volunteers. (search)
Mason's Ford, Big Black River, June 9. Advance on Jackson, Miss., July 4-10. Near Baker's Creek July 7. Bolton's Station July 8 (Detachment). Near Clinton July 8 (Detachment). Near Jackson and near Clinton July 9 (Detachment). Siege of Jackson July 10-17. Brookhaven July 18 (Detachment). Moved to the Dept. of the Gulf August. Near Morganza, La., September 8. Atchafalaya September 8-9. Hornersville, Mo., September 20 (2nd Battalion). Sterling's Farm, on Bayou Fordoche, near Morganza, September 27. Western Louisiana Campaign October 3-November 30. Reconnoissance toward Opelousas October 20. Opelousas, Barre Landing, October 21. Washington October 24. Bayou Bourbeaux November 2. Carrion Crow Bayou November 18. Bayou Portage, Grand Lake, November 23. Attack on Bloomfield, Mo., and pursuit to Brown's Ferry November 29-30 (2nd Battalion). Near Vermillionville, La., November 30. Branchville, Ark., January 17, 1864 (Detachment).
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories, Wisconsin Volunteers. (search)
20. Expedition to Bayou Long June 30 (Cos. A, G and I ). Expedition to Grand Lake June 25 (Co. F ). Expedition to Grand Lake July 27 (Cos. E, D and K ). Expedition to Grand River September 8 (Cos. B and G ) and again September 13 (Cos. A, C, H and I ). Expedition to Grand River September 26-30. Non-veterans mustered out October 25, 1864. Expedition to Belle River October 22-24. Expedition to Bayou Portage November 17-19. Lake Fausse River November 18. Bayou La Fourche, Ash Bayou, November 18-19. Expedition from Brashear City to Bayou Sorrel January 21-22, 1865 (Co. D ). Expedition from Brashear City to Lake Verret February 10-11 (Detachment). Moved to New Orleans, La., February 26. Campaign against Mobile and its Defenses March 17-April 12. Siege of Spanish Fort and Fort Blakely March 26-April 8. Assault and capture of Fort Blakely April 9. Occupation of Mobile April 12. March to Montgomery April 13-25 and duty there till Jul
aking a dash into the town and planting its flag upon the courthouse. In that campaign fell Capt. Ezra Ripley of the 29th, who died of exhaustion and overwork. See his memoir in Harvard Memorial Biographies, I, 107. The engineering operations, both at Port Hudson and Vicksburg, were largely under the direction of Massachusetts officers,—Capt. John C. Palfrey in the former case and Maj. Cyrus B. Comstock in the latter. In the ill-fated and objectless battle of Cox's plantation, or Bayou La Fourche, July 13, 1863, Colonel Dudley (30th Mass.) was sent out with two sections of the 6th Mass. Battery (Carruth's) along the right bank of a bayou, supported by Gen. Charles J. Paine. Col. J. S. Morgan, moving on the other side of the bayou, was surprised and driven back by the Confederate General Green, and fell back on Dudley, both being forced a mile in retreat, until supported by General Paine and ultimately withdrawn by General Grover. Colonel Morgan was ultimately tried and sentence
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., Fourth battery Massachusetts Light Artillery. (search)
son, being in action on May 27 and June 13 and 14. It was next engaged in the expedition to the Teche from Oct. 3 to Nov. 16, 1863, being engaged at Vermilion Bayou, La., October 9 and also on November 11. In January, 1864, almost the entire battery re-enlisted as veteran volunteers, and were on furlough of 30 days from February 11, after which, on April 6, it was stationed at New Orleans, La. On the 5th of September, 1864, it was transferred to Morganza, La., and on September 16 engaged in an expedition to Bayou Fordoche; a part of the battery, under Lieutenant Manning, engaged in a skirmish to the Atchafalaya River. On November 28 it was transferred to Memphis, Tenn., and was in camp at Kennerville, La., and near Fort Gaines, Ala., until March 17, when it entered into the movement against Mobile, in which it was engaged until July 1. The battery was then ordered to Galveston, Tex., and remained in that vicinity until its return to Boston, where it was mustered out Nov. 10, 1865.
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