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

November 11.—Yesterday a skirmish took place near Huntsville, Tenn., between a band of rebel guerrillas and a detachment of the Huntsville Home Guard, under Captain Duncan, resulting in a rout of the rebels with a loss of four killed and several wounded; the Home Guard sustaining no loss whatever. To-day the rebels crossed the Cumberland Mountains, committing many depredations on their route, and made their way to Jacksboro, Tenn.

—Great excitement existed at Chambersburgh, Pa., it having been reported that the rebels were in Mercersburgh, and on their march for the former place.—The One Hundred and Fifty-sixth regiment of New-York volunteers, under the command of Colonel Erastus Cooke, left Kingston for the seat of war.—Lieutenant Johnson, of the Seventeenth regiment of Kentucky, was dismissed the service of the United States.—A fight took place near Lebanon, Tenn., between a party of National cavalry, under the command of Kennett and Wolford, and the rebels under Morgan, resulting in the defeat of the latter with a loss of seven killed and one hundred and twenty-five captured.—At Newbern, N. C, the National pickets and a small advance force were driven in by a large body of rebels, who opened the attack with shell and canister. Every thing was prepared to meet the rebels, should they attempt to enter the town, but they confined themselves to harassing the pickets, and withdrew during the night.—The Supreme Court of Georgia decided that the rebel conscript law was constitutional, under the provision which gives to Congress the power to raise armies, and also distinguished from the power to call out the militia. Judge Jenkins delivered the opinion. — Savannah Republican.

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