Thursday, December 13, 2012

Nathaniel's Story - Battle of Fredericksburg

Saturday, December 13, 1862

Nathaniel Caverly Jr. was engaged in the night assault of the Thirteenth New Hampshire Regiment and survived the hellish encounter without injury. He undoubtedly was grateful to God that he was spared this day.1

1Compiled service record, Nathaniel Caverly, Pvt., Co. F, 13th New Hampshire Infantry; Carded Records, Volunteer Organizations, Civil War; Records of the Adjutant General's Office, 1780s-1917, Record Group 94; National Archives, Washington, D.C.

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