Saturday, November 3, 2012

Bivouac at Ashby Gap

Monday, November 3, 1862

The Twentieth left Bloomfield early in the morning and arrived at Ashby Gap by noon to the sounds of heavy artillery fire. The regiment immediately formed a line of battle and remained in formation for the rest of the day without incident.1

1George A. Bruce, The Twentieth Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry 1861 - 1865 (Cambridge, Massachusetts: The Riverside Press, 1906), 180.

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