Sept. 24-29, 1863.- Expedition from Carrollton and Baton Rouge to New River and to the Amite River, La.
25, 1863.- Operations in the vicinity of Baton Rouge, La.
27-29, 1863.- Expedition from Goodrich's Landing to Bayou Macon, La.
29, 1863.- Action at Stirling's Plantation, on the Fordoche, La.
Oct. 3-Nov.30, 1863.- Operations in the Teche Country, La.
5, 1863.- Skirmish on the Greenwell Springs road, La.
12, 1863.- Attack on blockade- runner under the walls of Fort Morgan, Ala.*
16-20, 1863.- Expedition from Natchez, Miss., to Red River, La.
20, 1863.- Major General Cadwallader C. Washburn, U. S. Army, assumes command of the Thirteenth Army Corps.
26, 1863.- Major General Napoleon J. T. Dana, U. S. Army, assumes command of the Thirteenth Army Corps.
27-December 2, 1863.- The Rio Grande expedition, and operations on the coast of Texas.
Nov. -, 1863.- Skirmish with Indians on the Gila, N. Mex.
8, 1863.- Skirmish at Bayou Tunica, or Tunica Bend, La.
9, 1863.- Skirmish near Indian Bayou, La.
Skirmish near Bayou Sara, La.
16, 1863.- Expedition from Vidalia to Trinity, La.
17, 1863.- Skirmish at Bay Saint Louis, Miss.
18-21, 1863.- Operations against United States gunboats and transports near Hog Point, Mississippi River.
22, 1863.- Affair on Lake Borgne, La.
30, 1863.- Skirmish near Port Hudson, La.
December 3, 1863.- Affair at Saint Martinsville, La.
9, 1863.- Mutiny at Fort Jackson, La.
10-19, 1863.- Descent from Confederate Salt-Works in Choctawhatchiee Bay.+
29, 1863.- Skirmish on Matagorda Peninsula, Tex.
No. 1. - Major General Henry W. Halleck, General-in-Chief, U. S. Army, of operations in the Departments of the Gulf and of New Mexico, December 16, 1862 - November 10, 1863.
No. 2. - Major General Nathaniel P. Banks, U, S. Army, of operations in the Department of the Gulf, December 16, 1862 - December 31, 1863.
No. 3.- Synopsis of operations in the Department of New Mexico, May 16 - December 28, 1863.
No. 1. Report of Major General Henry W. Halleck, General-in-Chief, U. S. Army, of operations in the Departments of the Gulf and of New Mexico, December 16, 1862 - November 10, 1863.
HEADQUARTERS OF THE ARMY, Washington, D. C., November 15, 1863.
SIR: In compliance with your orders, I submit the following summary of military operations since my last annual report:
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DEPARTMENT OF THE GULF.
Major-General Banks took command of the Department of the Gulf on the 16th of December. Almost immediately on assuming command,
*The United States gunboat Kanawha, Lieutenant Commander W. K. Mayo and the tender Eugenie, Lieutenant H. W. Miller, engaged. See Annual Report of the Secretary of the Navy, December 5, 1864.
+For report of Acting Ensign Edwin Crissey, U. S. Navy, see Annual Report of the Secretary of the Navy, December 5, 1864.