Friday, June 14, 2013

On the Long Northward March

Sunday, June 14, 1863

The Twenty-Seventh Connecticut received final orders to march, and at 3:00 P.M departed from Falmout. They marched in advance of the rest of the brigade to Stafford Court House, which they left behind in flames before proceeding to Occoquan.1

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

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