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

MARCH 28, 1863.—Guerrilla attack on Steamer Sam. Gaty.
Report of Maj. Gen. Samuel R. Curtis, U. S. Army.

Saint Louis, Mo., April 3, 1863—8 p. m.

A band of guerrillas took steamer Sam. Gaty, and murdered several soldiers and 9 contrabands. General Loan telegraphs that Colonel King, in pursuit, had two fights yesterday with guerrillas, totally routing them, mortally wounding their chief.

SAML. R. CURTIS, Major-General.

Maj. Gen. H. W. Halleck, General-in-Chief.

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