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New York 14th Cavalry (Union)


Organized - New York 14th Cavalry - New York


Battle - Port Hudson - East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana; East Feliciana Parish, Louisiana

Port Hudson
Port Hudson

In cooperation with Maj. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant's final offensive against Vicksburg, Maj. Gen. Nathaniel P. Banks's army moved against the Confederate stronghold at Port Hudson on the Mississippi River. Like Vicksburg, Port Hudson was located atop high bluffs at the river bank that commanded the river. On May 11th, Banks learned that some Confederates had been moved from Port Hudson to support the forces defending Vicksburg, so he sought to move upon the garrison before those troops could be replaced. Banks…READ MORE


Battle - Bayou Bourbeux - Carrion Crow Bayou, Louisiana

Bayou Bourbeux
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Battle - Pleasant Hill, Louisiana


Battle - Mansfield - DeSoto Parish, Louisiana


The Red River Campaign of 1864 was one General-in-Chief Ulysses S. Grant's initiatives to apply simultaneous pressure on Confederate armies along five separate fronts from Louisiana to Virginia. In addition to defeating the defending Confederate army, the campaign sought to confiscate cotton stores from plantations along the river and to give support to pro-Union governments in Louisiana. By early April, Maj. Gen. Nathaniel P. Banks' Union army was about 150 miles up the Red River threatening Shreveport. C…READ MORE


Battle - Pleasant Hill - Desoto Parish, Louisiana; Sabine Parish, Louisiana


Leadership Change - Division - undefined Major General Gordon Granger


Battle - Mobile Bay - Mobile Bay, Alabama

Mobile Bay
Mobile Bay

In the late summer of 1864, a Union combined Army-Navy force began operations to close Mobile Bay to blockade-running vessels from the port city of Mobile, Alabama. On August 3, infantry and cavalrymen under Maj. Gen. Gordon Granger landed on Dauphin Island and laid siege to Fort Gaines west of the main ship channel. Two days later, Rear Admiral David G. Farragut's fleet of eighteen ships, including four ironclad monitors, entered Mobile Bay and received devastating fire from both Fort Gaines and Fort Morg…READ MORE


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