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Battle/Campaign
Commanders
Date(s)
Result
Location
Baton Rouge
aka Magnolia Cemetery
Operations Against Baton Rouge
Brig. Gen. Thomas Williams (US); Maj. Gen. John C. Breckinridge (CSA) Aug. 5, 1862
--- Victory
East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana
Blair's Landing
aka Pleasant Hill Landing
Red River Campaign
Brig. Gen. Thomas Kilby Smith & Rear Adm. David D. Porter (US); Brig. Gen. Tom Green (CSA) April 12-13, 1864
Union Victory
Red River Parish, Louisiana
Donaldsonville
Operations Against Baton Rouge
Rear Adm. David G. Farragut (US); Capt. Phillippe Landry (CSA) Aug. 9, 1862
Union Victory
Ascension Parish, Louisiana
Donaldsonville
Taylor's Operations in West Louisiana
Maj. Joseph D. Bullen (US); Brig. Gen. Tom Green (CSA) June 28, 1863
Union Victory
Ascension Parish, Louisiana
Fort Bisland
aka Bethel Place
Operations in West Louisiana
Maj. Gen. Nathaniel P. Banks (US); Maj. Gen. Richard Taylor (CSA) April 12-13, 1863
Union Victory
St. Mary Parish, Louisiana
Fort DeRussy
Red River Campaign
Brig. Gen. A. J. Smith & Brig. Gen. Joseph Mower (US); Lt. Col. William Byrd (CSA) March 14, 1864
Union Victory
Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana
Forts Jackson & St. Philip
Expedition to & Capture of New Orleans
Flag-Officer David G. Farragut (US); Brig. Gen. Johnson K. Duncan & Cdr. John K. Mitchell (CSA) April 16-28, 1862
Union Victory
Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana
Georgia Landing
aka Labadieville
aka Texana
Operations in LaFourche District
Brig. Gen. Godfrey Weitzel (US); Brig. Gen. Alfred Mouton (CSA) Oct. 27, 1862
Union Victory
Lafourche Parish, Louisiana
Goodrich's Landing
aka The Mounds
aka Lake Providence
Grant's Operations agains Vicksburg
Brig. Gen. Alfred W. Ellet (US); Col. William H. Parsons (CSA) June 29-30, 1863
Inconclusive Victory
East Carroll Parish, Louisiana
Irish Bend
aka Nerson's Woods
aka Franklin
Operations in West Louisiana
Brig. Gen. Cuvier Grover (US); Maj. Gen. Richard Taylor (CSA) April 14, 1863
Union Victory
St. Mary Parish, Louisiana
Kock's Plantation
aka Cox's Plantation
Taylor's Operations in West Louisiana
Brig. Gen. Godfrey Weitzel & Brig. Gen. Cuvier Grover (US); Brig. Gen. Tom Green (CSA) Nov. 28, 1862
Confederate Victory
Ascension Parish, Louisiana
LaFourche Crossing
aka Lafourche Crossing
Taylor's Operations in West Louisiana
Lt. Col. Albert Stickney (US); Col. James P. Major (CSA) June 20-21, 1863
Union Victory
Lafourche Parish, Louisiana
Mansfield
aka Sabine Cross-Roads
aka Pleasant Grove
Red River Campaign
Maj. Gen. Nathaniel P. Banks (US); Maj. Gen. Richard Taylor (CSA) April 8, 1864
Confederate Victory
DeSoto Parish, Louisiana
Manura
aka Smith's Place
aka Marksville
Red River Campaign
Maj. Gen. Nathaniel P. Banks (US); Maj. Gen. Richard Taylor (CSA) May 16, 1864
Union Victory
Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana
Milliken's Bend
Grant's Operations agains Vicksburg
Col. Hermann Lieb (US); Brig. Gen. Henry E. McCulloch (CSA) June 7, 1863
Union Victory
Madison Parish, Louisiana
Monett's Ferry
Red River Campaign
Maj. Gen. Nathaniel P. Banks (US); Brig. Gen. Hamilton P. Bee (CSA) April 23, 1864
Union Victory
Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana
New Orleans
Expedition to and Capture of New Orleans
Flag-Officer David G. Farragut & Maj. Gen. Benjamin Franklin Butler (US); Maj. Gen. Mansfield Lovell (CSA) April 25-May 1, 1862
Union Victory
Orleans & St. Bernard Parishes, Louisiana
Plains Store
aka Springfield Road
Siege of Port Hudson
Maj. Gen. Christopher C. Augur (US); Col. Frank P. Powers & Col. William R. Miles (CSA) May 21, 1863
Union Victory
East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana
Pleasant Hill
Red River Campaign
Maj. Gen. Nathaniel P. Banks (US); Maj. Gen. Richard Taylor (CSA) April 9, 1864
Union Victory
DeSoto & Sabine Parishes, Louisiana
Port Hudson
Siege of Port Hudson
Maj. Gen. Nathaniel P. Banks (US); Maj. Gen. Franklin Garner (CSA) May 21-July 9, 1863
Union Victory
East Baton Rouge & East Feliciana Parishes, Louisiana
Stirling's Plantation
aka Fordoche Bridge
Taylor's Operations in West Louisiana
Maj. Gen. Napoleon J. T. Dana (US); Brig. Gen. Tom Green (CSA) Sept. 29, 1863
Confederate Victory
Pointe Coupee' Parish, Louisiana
Vermillioni Bayou
Operations in West Louisiana
Brig. Gen. Cuvier Grover (US); Maj. Gen. Richard Taylor (CSA) April 17, 1863
Union Victory
Lafayette Parish, Louisiana
Yellow Bayou
aka Norwood's Plantation
Red River Campaign
Brig. Gen. Joseph A. Mower (US); Maj. Gen. Richard Taylor (CSA) May 18, 1864
Union Victory
Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana

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