Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Sedgwick Ordered to Guard River Crossings

Friday, June 5, 1863

In response to Confederate troop movements in Virginia General John Sedgwick was ordered from Falmouth to guard the river crossings at United States and Banks Fords.1

1George A. Bruce, The Twentieth Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry 1861 - 1865 (Cambridge, Massachusetts: The Riverside Press, 1906), 262.

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