Saturday, May 4, 2013

Aftermath of Battle

Monday, May 4, 1863

The Thirteenth New Hampshire Regiment rested in camp after their long day in battle on Sunday. Five soldiers of the Thirteenth who hid during the charge were publicly disciplined in camp. Praise for the bravery of the Thirteenth New Hampshire acclaimed by many officers in their division.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), 152-53.

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