|Death: ||Apr. 13, 1863|
Union forces under command of Gen. Nathaniel Banks made their approach on the fort in late morning, with battle beginning at about 11:00 A.M., and ending around dusk. Confederate gunboat "Diana" which had been recently captured from the Union Navy helped the Confederate defense by shelling the Union troops. That evening, Upon learning of Union troops landing in his rear, Confederate Gen. Richard Taylor evacuated the fort.
Co. I, 156th N.Y. Infantry. Killed in action at Fort Bisland, La.
Richmond County (Staten Island)
New York, USA
Created by: Tony Cossean
Record added: Oct 10, 2007
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