Saturday, July 6, 2013

Bivouac at King William Court House

Monday, July 6, 1863

The Thirteenth New Hampshire Regiment reached Ayletts on the Mattapony River this morning at 1:15 A.M. after marching all day on Sunday. After a few hours of sleep the Thirteenth resumed their march at 8:30 A.M., reaching King William Court House by 3:00 P.M. and making evening camp in the heavy rain.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), 178-79.

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