Mississippi Marine Brigade
Infantry (1st Battalion)

Organized at St. Louis, Mo., January 3 to April 4, 1863. Organized for duty in Western Waters. Attached to District of Northeast Louisiana, Dept. of the Tennessee, October, 1863, to April, 1864. District of Vicksburg to February, 1865.

SERVICE.--Action at Duck River Island April 26, 1863. Beaver Dam Lake, near Austin, May 24. Near Austin May 28. Expedition from Young's Point, La., to Richmond, La., June 14-16. Richmond June 15. Grand Lake June 16. Expedition from Snyder's Bluff to Greenville June 29-30, Goodrich Landing June 30. Bayou Tensas June 30. Expedition from Goodrich Landing to Griffin's Landing, Catfish Point, Miss., October 24 to November 10. Fayette November 22. Operations about Natchez, Miss., December 1-10. Rodney December 24. Port Gibson December 26. Grand Gulf January 16-17, 1864. Lake Village, Ark., February 10. Expedition to Grand Gulf February 15-March 6. Lima Landing, Ark., February 22. Rodney March 4. Coleman's March 5. Red River Campaign March 10-May 22. Fort DeRussy March 14. Ashton May 1. Endorah Church May 9. Greenville May 20-27. Leland's Point May 27. Columbia June 2. Worthington's and Sunnyside Landings, Fish Bayou, June 5. Old River Lake or Lake Chicot June 6. Sunnyside Landing June 7. Indian Bayou June 8. Coleman's Plantation, Port Gibson, July 4. Port Gibson July 7. Duty in District of Vicksburg until February, 1865. Mustered out February 1, 1865.

Battalion lost during service 11 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 161 Enlisted men by disease. Total 173.

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