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gjlrashear Hade by Id The 3Y C. S. < f ? m A £" n ; • «lays of mules. 1 and Green on in a few hour S _ ^Lerab ha d a number of convalescent at Ber ifm but the effective ** 8 - na u. Some works their positions, L there was a gunboat anchor ■J7*>tay. Monton and * tfep . directed to coUect .S'bortn.aldffs- flat«, ever. -1 TUre, i" Teche ; liBportance of secrecy a aa upon them, picKe-» Z doubled to prevent com mon with the enemy and few scouts permuted to !Lch the bay. Returning î^to Morgan's Ferry, I cross Jthe Atchafalaya with Major s ^nd, and moved down the Moche and Grosse Tate, bay g'a draining the region between fa Atchafalaya and Mississippi, j^ort march brought us near — e jgiviere—an ancient bed 4 the Mississippi, some miles gat of the present channel, and g p«fa» Port Hudson, sitin g the command on the 'Igdoche and Grosse Tete, bay 0 draining the region between Riviere, whence the gte of battle at Port Hudson grid be heard. Two ladies of b family,. Recently from New 1 — told me that the Feder te* left in the city would CT f ^d a thousand men ; that J garrison occupied a work Donaldson ville, where the leaves the Mississippi, this exception there troops on the west bank river. From our position Fordoche to the Bayou in Mm rear of the Feder st Berwick's Bay, was thundred miles. The route the Grosse Tete to Pla poine on the Mississippi, and to «cape observation Plaquem ■i nut be passed in the night. Nur this point there was an ■krisr road that reached the ufoudie some distance below Minute instruc aad guides were given to t: B «as now tile 19th, of June, *1 be was expected to reach Mb Bœuf on the morning of the The necessity of punct was impressed on him and Mi oflcers, as I would attack a MfekV*ria*n on the 23rd, I'M fl wir cooperation was re •■wi tp secure success. In ■■i their own safety depended • PBBptaess* The men car ** 001 », with sinne forage, wagons were sent back ***** the Atchafalaya. . Sh oved in time to pass ■^jqueniine, tweny odd miles, ■we Budnight, and I hastened , ce®? below Bisland theTeche) reaching it in the 7®"*» of the 22nd. «y-three small crafts, eap of transporting three hun JTj®®» been collected ~^*-hments for the boats were Green's brigade and «« Louisiana horse. Maj Baylor's Texans » nu* 0 * 1 m «»"mand with Maj ^ the 2nd Louisiana as 1dght m Hun * men, and pad the Teche to the At 5œwTJîli Grand ^ a ^ ce - Ror ^ ^y. t here was no wind ; for dwtoAance of the „ J* ve swamped his TL fcad aboutl2 miles to 1 TSfW^toreach the northeast •^«d (Tiger island) T 8 ® Berwick and the (Bnshear) ,4 «tn»cted to lie City June 23rd,1863 Richard Taylor, Ueut-Ceoeral Confederate Ann . CRAY. of the bay, then rush on the rear of the Federal works. During the night Green placed a battery opposite the gunboat and railway station, and deploy ed 500 dism™. ited men along the shores of tne bay, here eight hundxeu yards wide. The battery was run up by hand, and every precaution to secure silence taken. At dawn of the 23rd (June 1863) our guns opened on the gunboat, and speedily drove it away. Fire was then direi id on the earthwork, where the enemy, completely surprised, had some heavy pieces with which he at tempted to reply. A shout was heard in his rear, and Hunter with his party came rushing on. Resistance ceased at .aice; but Hunter closed in. a train of 3 engines and many < ar riages escaped from the station toward the Boeuf, seven miles away. I crossed in a "pirogue" with Green, and sent back two flats and several skiffs found on the east side for his men, who used them to get over, their horses swimming along side. It was a seem of the wildest excitement and confusion. The sight of such quantities of Loot" quite upset my hungry followers. Wandering through the station and warehouse, filled with stores, a Texan came upon a telegraphic instrument, click ing in response to one down the line. Supposing this to be some infernal machine for our de struction, he determined to save his friends at the risk of his own life, and smashed the instrument with his heavy boots ; then rush ed among his comrades, exclaim ing: "Boys! they are trying to blow us ap. I seen the triggers aworking, but I busted 'em." Moucon now crossed with some infantry, and order was re stored ; and Green, who had brought over several scores of horses, mounted his men and fol lowed the rail toward the Boeuf. Before reaching it he heard the noise of the train; then, firing and moving forward, found the train stopped, and Major, up to time in possession of the bridge. The capture of the train was of importance, as it enabled us to operate the thirty miles between Berwick's and the Lafourche. In the combined movements described. Green and Major had set out from points more than a hundred miles apart, the latter marching through a region in hand of or under control of the enemy, while the boat expedition of Hunter passed over twelve miles of water; yet all reach ed their goal at the appointed time. Although every precau tion had been taken to exclude mistakes and insure cooperation, such complete success is not of ten attained in combined mili tary movements: and I felt that sacrifices were due to Fortune. In his rapid march from the Fordoche Major captured seven ty prisoners and burned two steamers at Piaquemine. He af terward encountered no enemy until he reached Thibodeaux, near which place, at Lafourche crossing, there was a stockade held by a small force to protect the railway bridge. Col. Pyron, with two hundred men was de tached to mask or carry this stockade, and Major passed on to the Boeuf. Pyron's attack was repulsed with a loss of fifty five killed and wounded, Pyron among the latter: but the enemy after destroying the bridge, ab andoned the post and three guns and retired to NewOrleans. The spoils of Berwick's were of vast importance. Twelve I ». -~w -Our Big August Clearance Sale Now Going On Balance of Our Summer Stock MUST GO Regardless of Cost, tOO pcs L'u^ns. Zolles, and Jrepes, values up to 25c, now at................................. 10c a yd 36 inch brown or bleached cot tens, worth 10c, cur price 8c a yd Royal Worcester Corsets, new price $1.25, still going at.......98c Ladies' gowns, t lace or embroid ery, worth ft, special..........75c Ladies' shirtwaists, all the new patterns, your choice........ +9c All our Ladies and Misses' Shoes that sold up to $3. now your choice for .................$1.98 a pr 300 prs. Odds and Ends, in ladies' and children's 8hoes, values up to $3 50. your choice while they last or'y 59c pr. Extra Specials For this Week Has FinisUifs. We carry the largest and best line of Men's Furnishings, Clothing, Hats and Shoes in the Parish, V7e carried over from last season 69 Hart Schaffner & Manx suits; the prices on this lot range from $2250 to $30 a suit, ___ to make a quick clears_ ance, we have marked the entire lot at the remarkably low price of $|^ QQ ** Suit This is the one best bet of the year, don't miss it A Few of Oor Specialties Wart Schaffner & Marx. Clothes, Marx Made Trousers, Hanao Shoes. Stetson & Trimble Hats, Hole Proof Hosiery, Broadway Shirts, Howard & Poster Shoes, and the best lines of underwear manufactured K Ladies' have you seen our new remnant counter over 5000 yds. of silks, cottons, voiles, ginghams, dress goods« trimmings« etc« This entire lot of goods is mark ed at exactly one half regular price. Remember our stock is still complete in departmentsand it will pay you- to see us before you buy. Henry Loeb Co., Ltd Morgan City's Fastest Growing Store* guns, fchirty-twos and twenty fours (among which were our old friends from Bisland), sev enteen hundred, prisoners, with many small arms and accut rements, and great quantities of quartermaster's, commissary, ordnance, and medical stores, fell into our hands. Ffcr the first time since î reached west ern Louisiana I had supplies, and, in such abundance as to serve for the Red River cam paign in 1864. Three fourths of the prisoners were sick and convalescent men left here, as well as the stores, by General Banks, when he inarched up the Teche m April. Excepting those too ill to be moved, the pris oners were paroled and sent to New Orleans under charge of their surgeons. The Morgan CUyDaily Review, ^ j Lodge Directory,, Lodges can Advertise their time and place of meeting at 50c per month in this column TRIBE OP BEN HUH-St Mary Court Ko. 34 Tribe of Ben Hur. meets on the First and Third Tuesday of each month, Red men Half, 8 p. m. Chas. Pranoioni Scribe; Thomas P. Gorman, Chief Mtaolte £\vtrr,Vt High Mass every first Sunday at 9:30 a. m. Low mass every other Sunday at 7:00 a, tn. Sunday school every Sunday at 3:30 p. m. BERWICK Low Wees on first Sunday at 7:30 a. m. High moss oc third Sunday at 9:30 a. tn. Sunday school every Sunday at mans hours. Thtf Morgan City lit «ca to WE WISH TO ANNOUNCE To our Friemfft and the Pu bin that we have installed a GAS FILLING STATION And will carry at all tunes A full 1 i n e of High Grade Lubricating Otis And Transmission Greases We also flurry in stock Goodyear Tires« Inner Tubes And Auto Accessories« mm ipakMiiauBitiîpiii^ rapt Saftfi BERWICK MERCANTILE COMPANY.