Wednesday, December 3, 1862
At 10:00 A.M. the Thirteenth New Hampshire began their daily march. Passing through Piscataway they made evening camp six miles north of Port Tobacco by 5:00 P.M.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), 28.