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&rth 13: Smith's forces land at Simsport (7) April 7:1 .ee's Union cavalrv skirmishes with Green's Confedereate troopers at March 14: Federals capture Fori de Russy Carroll's Mill torch 16: Alexandria occupied April 8, pm: Battle of Mansfield

, torch 21: Federals surprise and capture ',lull's Confederate cavalry and a ■Hjim batter)' at Henderson' s Hill

- April 4j Confederate Brig. Gen. St. John R.

- pjeUVmen skirmish wiih Porter's fleet Jl&mpii

April 9, pm: Battle of Pleasant Hill j~Q\ April 12, pm: Supported by one batten'. — Green's Confederate cavalry attacks Porter's fleet at Blair's Landing m an unsuccessful attempt to block Porter's retreat

7: Union Brig. Gen. Albert L. Lee * qnh'$kkmisht$ with Brig. Gen. Thomas keen's cavalry at Wilson's Farm

April 24: Confederate Brig. Gen. Hamilton P, Bee is unsuccessful in his attempt to block Banks's retreat at Monnet's Ferry on the Cane River

May 20: The Federals complete their crossing of the Atchafalaya River. Lacking the capability to cross, Taylor could pursue no further

^2) May 16: Banks continues to retreat by pushing through Taylor's main force near Mansura

May 18: In a final effort to prevent Banks from escaping, Taylor attacks at Yellow Bayou. Outnumbered more than four to one, Taylor's vain attack costs his army 600 casualties

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