Saturday, October 6, 2012

Traveling South to War

Monday, October 6, 1862

The men of Thirteenth New Hampshire Regiment boarded railroad cars at Concord Depot at 4:00 A.M. Leaving Concord at 7:00 A.M., they traveled south through Nashua and Worcester, Massachusetts, eventually arriving near Ledyard, Connecticut by 8:00 P.M. to board the steamer "City of Boston" en route to Jersey City.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), 9.

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