Saturday, September 22, 2012

Camp at Bolivar Heights

Monday, September 22, 1862

The Twentieth Massachusetts broke camp at Antietam at 6:00 A.M. for a thirteen-mile march to Harper's Ferry. By mid-afternoon the regiment reached its destination and made camp at Bolivar Heights, overlooking Harper's Ferry and the Potomac River.1

1George A. Bruce, The Twentieth Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry 1861 - 1865 (Cambridge, Massachusetts: The Riverside Press, 1906), 176.

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