Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Long March to Yorktown

Friday, July 10, 1863

After two days of hard marching the Thirteenth New Hampshire Regiment reached Yorktown and made camp at the location they vacated on June 26. In the last two days the Thirteenth New Hampshire covered forty miles. 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), 180.

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