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

December 3.—A large body of rebels, under the command of Chalmers and Forrest, made three desperate charges on a division of National cavalry, stationed at the Wolf River Bridge, Tenn., but were finally repulsed with heavy loss. The National troops were commanded by Colonel Hatch’s cavalry division, which suffered severely.

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