Thursday, May 29, 2014

Steamer Journey along the James River

Sunday, May 29, 1864

The Thirteenth New Hampshire arose at daylight and embarked on the steamer "Starlight," which departed Bermuda Hundred Landing at 8:00 A.M. for progress along the James River. The steamer arrived at Fortress Monroe by nightfall and anchored for the evening.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), 335-36.

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