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f the river, but saw nothing but the Hart, which he chased but could not catch. They got the Estrella and the St. Mary's over the next day, and the following day the Calhoun came up with the Diana. The night of our arrival here, we chased the rebel gunboat Cotten, but she got away from us by her superior speed. The same night was captured the rebel steamer A. B. Sigur. She is a small boat, about the size of the Fancy Natchez, and is very useful. Yesterday all the gunboats went up Bayou Teche, found the enemy about fourteen miles from here, and passed above the obstructions they had sunk in the Teche. The boats engaged them for two hours, and drove them off, including the Cotten. The Kinsman bore the brunt of it, and received fifty-four shots in her upper works and hull, and had one man killed (a soldier of the Twenty-first Indiana) and five wounded. The pilot, John Bellino, had his leg badly shattered, and died to-day from the effects of amputation. Captain Cook, on t
ng. I destroyed, as you directed, the skiffs and flatboats along either shore. I ascended Red River, on the morning of the twelfth, as far as the mouth of the Atchafalaya. Leaving the De Soto and coal-barge in a secure position, I proceeded down the stream six miles from its mouth. I met a train of army wagons returning from Siely fled under cover of the darkness. First Master J. D. Thompson, a gallant and efficient officer, was shot through the knee. Anchoring at the mouth of the Atchafalaya, I waited until morning, and then returned to the spot from which we had been attacked. All the buildings, on three large adjoining plantations, were burned byetly, and at daybreak Thursday we started up Old River, moving cautiously and calling at the plantations on the way. At nine o'clock we entered the mouth of the Atchafalaya. Four miles down the river a long train of heavy army wagons, driven by negro teamsters and guarded by a squad of soldiers, was discovered moving along the riv
Doc. 106.-fight at Bayou Teche, La. New-York times account. Lafourche Station, Friday, January 16, 1868. we have just arrived here with Gen. Weitzel and the larger number of the forces under him, who are encamped at Thibodeaux, near this place, having accompanied them from their successful expedition up the Bayou Tec the New-Orleans, Ope lousas and Great Western Railroad, which extends at present, no further than to Brashear City and Berwick's Bay, at the junction of the Atchafalaya River and Lake Palondre. For the benefit of those of your readers who may not know — and perhaps there are many such — any thing about these extraordinary bayouuesday morning they had all safely embarked, and the whole of the infantry — placed upon our gunboats Calhoun, Diana, Kinsman, and Estrella--proceeded up the Atchafalaya River to Patersonville, where they arrived on Tuesday, at two P. M. The cavalry and artillery went by land. There was some little skirmishing on the road, and in <
Doc. 167.-operations on Bayou Teche, La. Colonel Gooding's report. headquarters Third brigade, Third division, Opelousas, La., April 21, 1863. sir: I have the honor to report that in accordance with orders from General Emory, on the twelfth instant my brigade, excepting the One Hundred and Seventy-fifth New-York volunteers, marched with our army from Pattersonville toward the enemy's works on Bayou Teche, some four or five miles distant, the One Hundred and Fifty-sixth New-York volunteers, Lieut.-Colonel Sharpe, following the line of the railroad. A short distance from Pattersonville, pursuant to orders from General Emory, I sent the Fifty-of war, etc. The intention was to have left the night previous, but the dense fog detained them until the time mentioned above. The whole proceeded up the Atchafalaya River in line, the Clifton taking the lead. As the loaded vessels steamed up the river, one after another passing our army marching along the river road, hearty c