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

March 6.—A cavalry force, sent out from Cumberland, Md., under command of Lieutenant-Colonel Root, of the Fifteenth New-York cavalry, returned, having effectually destroyed all the saltpetre works near Franklin, in Pendleton County.—The English steamer Mary Ann, while attempting to run the blockade of Wilmington, N. C, was captured by the Union steamer Grand Gulf—The sloop G. Garibaldi was seized at Jupiter Inlet, Florida, while trying to run the blockade with a cargo of cotton.

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