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

February 22.—Colonel F. M. Cornyn, Tenth Missouri cavalry, in command of a detachment of Union troops, made a successful scouting expedition to Florence and Tuscumbia, Ala. He assessed the wealthy slaveholders in sums of five hundred dollars and upwards, carried off fifty bales of cotton, a large number of horses and mules, sixty negroes, and a number of prisoners.—(Doc. 123.)

—A captain and eight privates belonging to the Fifty-seventh rebel regiment of Virginia, were captured near Gatesville, Va., by a small force of Union troops.—The expedition through the Yazoo Pass reached Moon Lake this day.— See Supplement.

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