Friday, June 21, 2013

Orders to March

Sunday, June 21, 1863

The rapid advance of the Army of the Potomac had spawned some rumors and ended others. Concerns that the Thirteenth New Hampshire Regiment would be mustered out as a nine-month regiment were not realized, as the regiment was called to march the following day with three days rations.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), 169-71.

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