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19th of April 26th Mass Aaron Jones aged Andover Benjamin born in Acton Boston Brooks brother building built Capt Captain Davis Chaffln Charles church Colonel committee Conant Concord Concord fight Daniel daughter Davis Guards Deacon Deacon John died enlisted farm father feet Francis Faulkner Francis Tuttle George graduated Handley Hayward hill Isaac Davis James Fletcher January John Fletcher John Heald Jonas Jonathan Hosmer Joseph Barker Joseph Fletcher Josiah July June Lexington lieutenant Littleton lived Luther March married Massachusetts meeting-house memory Middlesex monument Moses Adams Moses Taylor Nathan Nathaniel North Bridge Noyes October old North Bridge pastor patriotic Piper present railroad reached regiment road Samuel school-house Sept Silas Hosmer Silas Taylor Simon Davis Simon Hunt Skinner soldiers South Acton Stevens Hayward Thomas Wheeler town of Acton Tuttle village voted West Acton Wetherbee William Winthrop Winthrop E Wood Woodbury
Page 275 - As the cloud is consumed and vanisheth away : So he that goeth down to the grave shall come up no more. He shall return no more to his house, • Neither shall his place know him any more.
Page 260 - It was two by the village clock When he came to the bridge in Concord town He heard the bleating of the flock, And the twitter of birds among the trees, And felt the breath of the morning breeze Blowing over the meadows brown. And one was safe and asleep in his bed Who at the bridge would be first to fall, Who that day would be lying dead, Pierced by a British musket-ball.
Page 248 - So through the night rode Paul Revere; And so through the night went his cry of alarm To every Middlesex village and farm,— A cry of defiance and not of fear, A voice in the darkness, a knock at the door, And a word that shall echo forevermore!
Page 248 - For these reasons, as well as many others which might be produced, we are confirmed in the opinion, that the present age will be deficient in their duty to God, their posterity and themselves, if they do not establish an American republic.
Page 246 - The rising morning can't assure That we shall end the day ; For death stands ready at the door, To seize our lives away.
Page 248 - So through the night rode Paul Revere ; And so through the night went his cry of alarm To every Middlesex village and farm, — A cry of defiance, and not of fear, — A voice in the darkness, a knock at the door, And a word that shall echo forever more...
Page 264 - Duty's regiment; raised by the province of Massachusetts Bay for the reduction of Canada ; enlisted May 2, 1758; reported discharged Nov.
Page 248 - ... and we now instruct you, sir, to give them the strongest assurance that, if they should declare America to be a free and independent republic, your constituents will support and defend the measure, to the last drop of their blood, and the last farthing of their treasure.