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

September 16.—Major-Gen. O. M. Mitchel arrived at Port Royal, S. C, and assumed command of the department.—A grand Union demonstration took place at Jefferson City, La.—Paynesville, Stearns County, Minn., was attacked by a party of Indians, who retired after burning one house and committing other depredations.—St. Pau’s Pioneer, September 20.

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