Monday, January 12, 1863
The Thirteenth New Hampshire spent much of the previous week engaged in drills. Assistant Surgeon John Sullivan was sent home on sick leave indefinitely in order to preserve his life.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), 97-99.