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

September 27.—Captain Parker, of the First Arkansas infantry, with seventy-five men, was attacked near Moffat’s Store, in Franklin County, Arkansas, by Shelby’s rebel cavalry. His loss was two killed, two wounded, and fifteen prisoners. The rebel loss was five killed and twenty wounded—among the latter, Shelby, their commander.

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