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

December 3.—Major A. P. Henry, with a party of National troops, belonging to the Ninety-first Indiana infantry and Fifteenth Kentucky cavalry, entered and took possession of Princeton, Ky., at eight o’clock this morning, capturing a number of guerrillas and other persons inimical to the Government of the United States. — The schooners Emma Tuttle, Brilliant, and J. P. Boker were captured while attempting to run the blockade; the first two at New-Inlet, and the last at Deep Inlet, N. C.

—A series of skirmishes occurred near Oxford, Miss., between a brigade of Union troops under the command of Colonel Hatch, and a considerable force of the rebels, resulting in the capture by the Unionists of ninety-two prisoners, and the killing and wounding of twenty of their number.—Cincinnati Commercial.

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