Friday, October 18, 2013

Provost Guard on the Portsmouth Road

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.

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