Thursday, August 2, 2012

New Recruits at Harrison's Landing

Saturday, August 2, 1862

The Twentieth Massachusetts received the first batch of new recruits since the Seven Days Battles. Thirty volunteers joined the Twentieth today, and many more were expected to follow in the next months.1

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

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