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The 8th New Hampshire Infantry at Port Hudson

In May of 1863, as Major General Ulysses S. Grant’s army was advancing on Vicksburg, Mississippi, another Federal force was surroundingĀ  the only other Confederate stronghold left on the Mississippi River at Port Hudson,...

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Colonel Joseph Bailey’s Red River Dam

In March of 1864, a land force consisting of the Union Army’s 19th Corps and portions of the 13th, 16th, and 17th Corps under the command of Major General Nathaniel Banks headed northwest up...