Thursday, September 11, 2014

Camp Duties at Petersburg

Sunday, September 11, 1864

The Thirteenth New Hampshire Regiment spent another week in camp Petersburg, alternating between picket duty and digging entrenchments. Today the Thirteenth once again engaged in the Sunday routine of inspection, dress parade, and religious services.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), 449-452.

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