Tombstone Tuesday: Lieutenant Nathaniel Bowditch (Part Two)

NathanielBowditchNathaniel Bowditch arrived at Hilton Head and discovered the temperature to be 120 degrees in the shade!  NOTE: If you missed Part One of this story, you can read it here.  His regiment was ordered to Aquia Creek on August 25 and he was resigned to the inevitability that they would be engaged in battle.  He asked his family to “not feel anxious if you do not hear from me for several days.  I go forward with perfect confidence in my heavenly Father, and know that whatever he does is for the best.”

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  1. Thanks for the two articles on Lt. Nathanial Bowditch! I work on my family tree, and he is a 7th cousin of mine. Thanks for the info given – yes, I have subscribed to you!

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