Thursday, June 20, 2013

Arrival at Thoroughfare Gap

Saturday, June 20, 1863

Continuing their northern march the Second Corps, of which the Twenty-Seventh Connecticut was a part, arrived at Fairfax Station and Centerville for a two-day rest. This morning the Twenty-Seventh Connecticut reached the Bull Run battlefield and arrived at Thoroughfare Gap by nightfall for a four-day rest.1

1Winthrop Dudley Sheldon The "Twenty-Seventh," : A Regimental History (New Haven, Connecticut: Morris and Benham, 1866), 72.

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