Monday, July 9, 2012

President Lincoln at Harrison's Landing

Wednesday, July 9, 1862

In order to honor the arrival of President Abraham Lincoln at Harrison's Landing, General John Sedgwick performed an inspection of his division, including the Twentieth Massachusetts Regiment, on the spacious grounds of Berkeley Plantation along the James River.1

1George A. Bruce, The Twentieth Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry 1861 - 1865 (Cambridge, Massachusetts: The Riverside Press, 1906), 139.

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