Tuesday, July 2, 2013

March to Brandywine

Thursday, July 2, 1863

The Thirteenth New Hampshire Regiment arose early and marched to Brandywine, where they camped for the evening. Many of the men suffered from sunstroke due to the extremely hot weather.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), 174.

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