Following the American Civil War Sesquicentennial with day by day writings of the time, currently 1863.

April 27.—Acting Master Hill, commanding the United States steamer Currituck, of the Potomac flotilla, succeeded in destroying two thousand bushels of grain, which was in process of transportation to Richmond.—Com. Parker’s Report.

—The English schooner O.K. was captured by the National vessel Union, off the coast of Florida.—The army under General Banks, including the forces of General A. J. Smith, returned to Alexandria, La.—(Doc. 131.)

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