Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Bivouac at Eltham's Landing

Friday, May 9, 1862

After falling into line with the rest of the brigade in the early afternoon the Twentieth Massachusetts marched three miles along the southern side of the Pamunkey River and made camp along the fields of Eltham's Landing.1

1George A. Bruce, The Twentieth Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry 1861 - 1865 (Cambridge, Massachusetts: The Riverside Press, 1906), 88.

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