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fourche battle of Labadieville operations about Berwick bay exploits of the gunboat Cotton. The outlying ng for reinforcements, previously ordered up from Berwick bay and Bayou Boeuf, where they had been stationed. y the enemy via Donaldsonville, Des Allemands and Berwick bay. With a force sufficient to oppose the enemy at nds, in order better to concentrate his forces at Berwick bay. Vick, after destroying the Des Allemands statce I issued orders for the removal of the sick to Berwick bay and made all needful preparations for the removal After which, riding with his cavalry, he reached Berwick bay on the 29th. By the 30th, everything worth presell steamers and a launch composed the flotilla in Berwick bay, was sharply watching the Federal squadron under upon their plucky foe, turned and steamed back to Berwick bay. On his side, Mouton completed at his ease the mn number, to join in an attack upon his forces at Berwick bay, naturally decided him, always in co-operation wi
t all the routes from the village to Chicot were choked with drift for a distance of five miles. Not long did the gunboat Diana breast the waters of the Atchafalaya. On March 28, 1863, Dick Taylor was watching her somewhere from the bank near Berwick bay. He says: I have the honor to report the capture of the Federal gunboat Diana at this point to-day. She mounted five heavy guns. Boat not severely injured, and will be immediately put in service. Emory's loss in killed, wounded and prisonead previously been despatched to move up the Teche, and having heard of the arrival of the Confederate vessels Queen of the West and Webb at Butte-à--la-Rose, he naturally wanted some gunboats for himself. Without a superior force of these at Berwick bay he could not longer hold his position on the Atchafalaya. On April 8th, Banks left New Orleans on a new expedition. He reached Brashear City, where Weitzel's brigade was stationed, and immediately ordered Weitzel to cross the bay, followed
drawal from Bisland engagement at Franklin a successful retreat Banks Abandons the expedition Taylor's victory at Berwick bay fighting about Donaldsonville on the Fordoche and Bayou Bourbeau. Judging by the signs of retreat, the battle at ry against him for 1864. When New Orleans fell, ten guns (32-pounders and 24-pounders) were thrown into Barataria and Berwick bay. These had been fished out of the water at odd times. Taylor, returning from that section, thought constantly about the march of the other had been through a region largely in possession of the enemy, who had heard nothing of either. Berwick bay fell into Taylor's hands, with a large amount of stores of vast importance—twelve guns, 32 S and 24 S, among which wer in mules, from a Texas battery. Determined to do something, Banks transferred the troops of the expedition mainly to Berwick bay. Observing the concentration of forces there, Alfred Mouton, commanding in southwest Louisiana, surmised a march for
. For conduct in this battle he was commissioned brigadier-general April 16, 1862. When he recovered he was assigned to brigade command in Louisiana, the nucleus of his force being the Eighteenth and Crescent infantry regiments and Clack's battalion. From that time until he fell in battle he was distinguished on the battlefields of Louisiana, everywhere gaining fame as a skillful and dashing leader, first in the Lafourche district, commanding forces east of the Atchafalaya, later about Berwick bay and on the Bayou Teche. General Taylor frequently bore testimony to his skill, fidelity and courage. His record was that of the command he led, the Louisiana brigade in Louisiana. In command of his own and Polignac's brigade, one of the two infantry divisions in General Taylor's army, he was given the distinction of opening the battle of Mansfield, his men making a magnificent charge. At the front with his soldiers he fell, with many other gallant officers and men, in the high tide of