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.