Friday, January 3, 2014

Confederate Force at Suffolk

Sunday, January 3, 1864

The Thirteenth New Hampshire observed another cold week at Camp Gilmore. Reinforcements were deployed at the Bowers Hill garrison as a report reached the camp of a sizable force of Confederates at Suffolk.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), 226-27.

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