Saturday, September 20, 1862
The enlisted men of the regiment mustered in today at Camp Colby, near Concord. Among the enlisted was Private Nathaniel Caverly Jr. of Company F. The captain of Company F, Lewis Buzzell, was absent due to sickness. Captain Buzzell would not return to the regiment for nearly two months.1
1S. Millett Thompson, Thirteenth Regiment of New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865 : A Diary Covering Three Years and a Day (Boston, Massachusetts: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1888), 3-4.