Sunday, October 7, 2012

En Route to War

Tuesday, October 7, 1862

After arriving at Jersey City early in the morning the regiment boarded railroad cars for Philadelphia. Reaching their destination by nightfall, the regiment ate their evening meal at Cooper's Shop Volunteer Refreshment Saloon. Following their meal the regiment marched through the city and boarded freight cars headed for Baltimore.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), 9-10.

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