Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Orders to March

Friday, July 29, 1864

After remaining primarily in the rear trenches for most of the week the Thirteenth New Hampshire is ordered to march with the Eighteenth Corps at nightfall with two days rations. Their destination is to the rear of the Ninth Corps, about four miles away from their camp.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), 430-431.

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