Friday, July 5, 2013

On the Return March to Camp Bowers

Sunday, July 5, 1863

After burning Littlepage's Bridge the Thirteenth New Hampshire Regiment began the return march to Camp Bowers. They endured a hard day's march from Littlepage's Bridge to Ayletts on the Mattapony River, traversing past their camp locations at Taylor's Plantation and White House.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), 176-78.

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