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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book I:—the war on the Rapidan. (search)
sufficient to compel them to surrender. But, being unable to bring them back into port in consequence of their draft of water, they were obliged to set them on fire on the 23d, in order to keep them from the steamships that Commodore Bell had sent for the purpose of recapturing them. Two months later, as we will show hereafter when speaking of the military operations in Louisiana, one of the ships belonging to the squadron, the Diana, was captured by the Confederates in the waters of Bayou Teche. The month of April bought on still further misfortunes. On the 7th a river-steamer, the Barrataria, which the Federals had fitted out as a guard-ship to watch the waters of Lake Maurepas, near New Orleans, ran aground at the mouth of the river Amite, when her crew, finding themselves attacked by a large number of partisans ambushed along the shore, were obliged to abandon her after setting her on fire. On the 18th some Union officers, having landed near Sabine City for the purpose of
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book II:—--the Mississippi. (search)
nd part of Red River, as far as the long and tortuous channel of Atchafalaya (signifying in the Indian language the lost waters); which channith the forces at his disposal. He set about to find, by way of Bayou Teche and Red River, a route less dangerous for turning the batteries he could, in case of necessity, communicate with Banks by way of Atchafalaya. This blockade deprived the strong garrison occupying Port Huntending to gather all his forces in order to take possession of Bayou Teche, and to try to reach the borders of Red River by this route. Wihave alluded elsewhere to the combat he fought on the borders of Bayou Teche in January, 1863. An attempt to open the Plaquemine Bayou and tmps, and is divided throughout into two narrow strips of land by Bayou Teche. It was at this place that Taylor was waiting for his adversariand a large fortification mounted with heavy guns on the side of Atchafalaya, covered at the north and south by marshes which extended on one