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The Gulf, US Army Department Feb 23, 1862 - after Jun 25, 1865

US Dept. of The Gulf created including coastal Louisiana Mississippi and Alabama, Feb 23, 1862
Benjamin F. Butler Commander, Feb 23, 1862 - Nov 8, 1862
Expedition to New Orleans, Mar 20, 1862 - May 1, 1862
Fort Jackson, battle, Apr 16, 1862 - Apr 24, 1862
New Orleans, US occupation, Apr 28, 1862 - May 1, 1862
Baton Rouge, battle, Aug 5, 1862
Florida west of Apalachicola river transferred from US Dept. of the South to Dept. of The Gulf, Aug 8, 1862
Donaldsonville, bombardment, Aug 9, 1862
Sabine Pass, First Battle, Sep 24, 1862 - Sep 25, 1862
Galveston, battle, Oct 4, 1862
Georgia Landing, battle, Oct 27, 1862
Operations in LaFourche District , Oct 27, 1862
Coastal Texas included in US Dept. of the Gulf, Nov 8, 1862
Nathaniel P. Banks Commander, Nov 8, 1862 - Sep 22, 1864
Kocks Plantation, battle, Nov 28, 1862
Operations against Galveston , Dec 27, 1862 - Jan 1, 1863

Galveston, battle, Jan 1, 1863
Vicksburg Campaign, Jan 10, 1863 - Jul 4, 1863
Key West and Tortugas transferred from US Dept. of The South to Dept. of the Gulf, Mar 16, 1863
Fort Bisland, battle, Apr 12, 1863 - Apr 13, 1863
Irish Bend, battle, Apr 14, 1863
Vermillion Bayou, battle, Apr 17, 1863
Siege of Port Hudson , May 8, 1863 - Jul 9, 1863
Plains Store, battle, May 21, 1863
Port Hudson, Siege, May 27, 1863 - Jul 9, 1863
Millikens Bend, battle, Jun 7, 1863
Taylorís Operations in West Louisiana 1863, Jun 10, 1863 - Sep 29, 1863
La Fourche Crossing, battle, Jun 20, 1863 - Jun 21, 1863
Donaldsonville, battle, Jun 28, 1863
Goodrichs Landing, battle, Jun 29, 1863 - Jun 30, 1863
Port Hudson, Surrender, Jul 9, 1863
Operations to Blockade the Texas Coast 1863, Sep 4, 1863 - Sep 11, 1863
Sabine Pass, Second Battle, Sep 8, 1863
Stirlings Plantation, battle, Sep 29, 1863

Red River Campaign, Feb 10, 1864 - May 22, 1864
Fort De Russy, battle, Mar 14, 1864
Mansfield, battle, Apr 8, 1864
Pleasant Hill, engagement, Apr 9, 1864
Blairs Landing, battle, Apr 12, 1864 - Apr 13, 1864
Monetts Ferry, battle, Apr 23, 1864
US Division of WEST MISSISSIPPI created including Depts. Of The Gulf and Arkansas, May 7, 1864
Mansura, battle, May 16, 1864
Mansura, engagement, May 16, 1864
Yellow Bayou, engagement, May 18, 1864
Operations in Mobile Bay , Jul 28, 1864 - Aug 23, 1864
Mobile Bay, battle, Aug 5, 1864
Franklin-Nashville Campaign, Sep 18, 1864 - Dec 27, 1864
Stephen A. Hurlbut Commander, Sep 22, 1864 - Mar 18, 1865
Decatur, battle, Oct 26, 1864 - Oct 29, 1864

Mobile Campaign, Mar 17, 1865 - Apr 12, 1865
Nathaniel P. Banks Commander, Mar 18, 1865 - May 17, 1865
Wilsonís Raid in Alabama and Georgia, Mar 22, 1865 - May 9, 1865
Spanish Fort, siege, Mar 27, 1865 - Apr 8, 1865
Selma, engagement, Apr 2, 1865
Selma, US occupation, Apr 2, 1865
Fort Blakely, siege and capture, Apr 2, 1865 - Apr 9, 1865
Spanish Fort, capture, Apr 8, 1865
Citronelle, Richard Taylor and Nathan B. Forrest surrender, May 4, 1865
Palmito Ranch, battle, May 12, 1865 - May 13, 1865
Louisiana Mississippi Alabama and Florida transferred from US Depts. Of the Cumberland South and Mississippi to Dept. of The Gulf, May 17, 1865
Edward R. S. Canby Commander, May 17, 1865 - after Jun 25, 1865
New Orleans, Trans-Mississippi Department surrender, May 26, 1865