Monday, 20 October 1862
We arrived at South Berwick Junction, where we had to stop almost an hour to see a great many friends...and bid a last adieu to them - diary entry of Sgt Joseph Doe [Bryant and Gooch did not mention this stop in their writings]
Tuesday, 21 October 1862
The streets was full of men, women and children all giving us their best wishes Old men as much as 75 years old and little girls....all running to see the soldiers - Charles Gooch, writing about Philadelphia in his 10/23 letter home to his wife
Wednesday, 22 October 1862
At 5:00 pm, the train rolled into Washington, DC. The 27th Maine men went into barracks (perhaps the Soldiers' Relief Barracks, mentioned by other regimental histories) near the depot, where they would spend the evening.
- Captain Seth Bryant, Company I - kept a journal while serving with the 27th Maine
- Private Benjamin F Davis, Co B, in a 24 Oct 1862 letter home to his father
- Sgt Joseph Doe, Co B - kept a diary, some of which was mentioned in "A Shower of Stars" on pages 38-39
- Pvt Charles Gooch, Co I, wrote about the trip south in a letter home to his wife, on 23 Oct '62
- E. Sachse, & Co.'s bird's eye view of the city of Baltimore, 1869
- Maps of the Washington Aqueduct, Md. and Washington D.C.: to accompany supplemental report of Chief Engineer dated Feb. 22nd 1864
- View of Boston, July 4th 1870. F. Fuchs, del. & lith. New Eng. Lith. Co.
- Map of the Philadelphia, Wilmington, & Baltimore Railroad shewing [sic] its connections (ca 1850's)
- Military map of Philadelphia 1861-1865 Drawn by Frank H. Taylor