after the attack on Helena,
See page 148. the surrender of Vicksburg and Port Hudson, and the retreat of Johnston from Jackson,
See page 146. by which Grant'ss suddenly withdrew from Alexandria, on the Red River, and marched to invest Port Hudson — a service which required nearly all of his available troops--General Dick ers to allow him to capture it, or at least by his menace to draw Banks from Port Hudson, to defend it.
Banks's outposts were drawn into Brashear City, where therof the Mississippi at that time, for Banks's forces, released by the fall of Port Hudson, quickly expelled the Confederates from the region eastward of the Atchafalaelled to pass, and the facility with which troops might be brought down from Port Hudson.
Before the close of July, Taylor had evacuated Brashear City
July 22. (bucontinually annoying vessels at sharp turns in the river, in the vicinity of Port Hudson, and General Herron was sent to Morgansia to suppress these gangs of annoyer
Va., cavalry fight near; 3.100.
Auger, Gen., at the siege of Port Hudson, 2.63 i.
Bailry, Lieut.-Col., Joseph, dam constructed bval's Bluff, capture of, 2.582.
Dwight, Gen., at the siege of Port Hudson, 2.631.
Early, Gen., Jubal, expedition sent out by in ted by Farragut, 2.594.
Gardner, Gen. Frank K., his defense of Port Hudson against Gen. Banks, 2.631.
Gauley Mountain, Rosecrans at the edition of from Memphis, 3.415.
Grover, Gen., at the siege of Port Hudson, 2.631.
Groveton, battle of, 2.456.
Guerrillas in Missourile of Gaines's Farm, 2.422.
Port Gibson, battle of, 2.604.
Port Hudson, Farragut's attempt to pass the batteries at, 2.598; investment er in command of the Southern Department, 2.319; at the siege of Port Hudson, 2.631.
Sherman, Gen. W. T., placed in command of the DepartmGen., his expedition in the Teche region, 2.596; at the siege of Port Hudson, 2.631; at Fort Fisher, 3.480; Richmond surrendered to, 3.549.