Friday, April 26, 2013

Back to the Nansemond River

Sunday, April 26, 1863

In the morning the Thirteenth New Hampshire engaged in inspection and dress parade in camp. Later in the day the regiment attended religious services. At 9:00 P.M. General John Peck ordered the Thirteenth back to the Nansemond River, where they spent the entire evening digging rifle pits.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), 134-36.

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