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Page 3 Chapter XXVII. SUMMARY OF PRINCIPAL EVENTS.

Nov. 1-6, 1862. - Naval operations on Berwick Bay, La.

8, 1862. - Major General Nathaniel P. Banks, U. S. Army, assigned to the command of the Department of the Gulf.

14, 1862. - Brigadier General Andrew J. Hamilton, U. S. Army, appointed military governor of Texas.

20, 1862. - Affair near Matagorda, Tex.

21, 1862. - Skirmish at Bayou Bonfouca, La.

21-22, 1862. - Affairs at Petite Anse Island, La.

27, 1862. - Capture of steamboat Lone Star.

29, 1862. - Major General John B. Magruder, C. S. Army, assumes command of the District of Texas, New Mexico, and Arizona.

Dec. 7, 1862. - Affair at Padre Island, Tex.

10, 1862. - Skirmish at Desert Station, La.

14, 1862. - Brigadier General William W. Mackall, C. S. Army, supersedes Major General John H. Forney in command of the District of the Gulf.

Major General Simon B. Buckner, C. S. Army assigned to the command of the District of the Gulf.

16, 1862. - Major General Nathaniel P. Banks, U. S. Army, assumes command of the Nineteenth Army Corps.

17, 1862. - Baton Rouge, La. reoccupied by Union forces.

Major-General Banks supersedes Major-General Butler in command of the Department of the Gulf.

23, 1862. - Major-General Buckner assumes command of the District of the Gulf.

24, 1862. - Galveston, Tex., occupied by Union forces.

25-26, 1862. - Expedition from Milliken's Bend to Dallas Station and Delhi, La.*

28, 1862. - Major General Franklin Gardner, C. S. Army, assumes command at Port Hudson, La.

29, 1862. - Affair near Plaquemine, La.

31-Jan. 3, 1863. - Affairs at Plaquemine, La.

Jan. 1, 1863. - Recapture of Galveston, Tex., by Confederate forces.

4-May 8, 1863. - Operations against Indians in New Mexico.

9, 1863. - Loss of U. S. transport Sparkling Sea.

10, 1863. - Brigadier General Thomas W. Sherman assumes command of Defenses of New Orleans, La.

11, 1863. - Capture of U. S. S. Hatteras off Galveston, Tex.

14, 1863. - Engagement on Bayou Teche, La., and destruction of the Confederate gunboat Cotton.

Lieutenant General E. Kirby Smith, C. S. Army, assigned to the command of the Southwestern Army.

21, 1863. - Attack on blockading squadron at Sabine Pass, Tex.

28, 1863. - Skirmish at Indian Village, La.

29, 1863. - Skirmish near Richmond, La.+

Feb. 3, 1863. - Capture of steamers Baker, Berwick Bay, and Moro by the Queen of the West.+

10, 1863. - Skirmish at Old River, La.+

12-28, 1863. - Operations on Bayou Plaquemine and Atchafalaya River, La.

14, 1863. - Captured of the Queen of the West.+

19, 1863. - Expedition from Indian Village to Rosedale, La.

24, 1863. - Capture of the Indianola.+

Mar. 2-30, 1863. - Expedition from New Orleans to the mouth of the Rio Grande.

7-27, 1863. - Operations against and about Port Hudson, La.

21-29, 1863. - Expedition from Bonnet Carre to the Jackson Railroad and Amite River.

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*In connection with operations against Vicksburg. See Series I, Vol. XVII.

+In connection with operations against Vicksburg. See Series I, Vol. XXVI.

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