Friday, October 25, 2013

Picket Duty in the Rain

Sunday, October 25, 1863

The Thirteenth New Hampshire Regiment spent another week hard at work at Camp Gilmore shoring up the camp defenses. Today the Thirteenth shared picket duty with the Tenth New Hampshire Regiment in a cold, 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), 212.

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