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

July 6.—The steamer Juniata, while aground about four miles from Harrison’s Landing, on the James River, was fired into by the rebels, from the opposite shore, and one man wounded.

—A fight took place at Grand Prairie, near Aberdeen, Ark., between a body of Union infantry, under the command of Col. Spicely, and a superior force of rebel cavalry, resulting in the rout of the rebels with great loss.—(Doc. 146.)

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