Friday, March 8, 2013

Drills and Dress Parade

Sunday, March 8, 1863

The Thirteenth New Hampshire engaged in regular drills this week, with company and battalion drills followed by a dress parade on Thursday. This week the weather was mainly clear but cold. This morning the Thirteenth had an inspection of arms during a thundershower.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), 115-116.

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