The Continental Army, Chapter III

The Continental Regiments of 1776: Boston and Quebec In 1775 the four New England colonies had raised their own armies in the aftermath of Lexington, and New York followed suit with encouragement from the Continental Congress. Lack of centralized direction allowed each colony to base its regimental organization on its own particular experience in the …

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Warren’s Oration

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol I. Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. March 6. –This day 1 the old South Meeting-house in Boston was crowded with nobility and some gentlemen. The selectmen with Adams, Church, Hancock, Cooper, and others, assembled in the pulpit, which was covered with black, and we all …

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