Friday, September 13, 2013

Stringent Inspections at Camp Gilmore

Sunday, September 13, 1863

The Thirteenth New Hampshire began their day as usual in the weekly inspection, which goes poorly and is repeated. As the men have been heavily engaged at work in camp attention to clothing and equipment have been neglected. Responsibility and scoldings are passed down the chain of command to the enlisted man.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), 200-204.

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