Sunday, October 18, 1863
The Thirteenth New Hampshire was hard at work during the week felling trees and chopping wood to prepare log huts for winter camp. This morning at 8:00 A.M. Companies C, G, and H were detailed for one-week picket duty on the Portsmouth Road as provost guards.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), 210-12.