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Boston, 1775

the shot heard around the world

by Brendan Morrissey

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Published by Praeger in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Boston (Mass.),
  • Charlestown (Boston, Mass.),
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Bunker Hill, Battle of, Boston, Mass., 1775.,
    • Lexington, Battle of, Lexington, Mass., 1775.,
    • Concord, Battle of, Concord, Mass., 1775.,
    • Boston (Mass.) -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783.,
    • Charlestown (Boston, Mass.) -- History -- 18th century.,
    • Boston (Mass.) -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Pictorial works.,
    • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Pictorial works.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementBrendan Morrissey.
      GenrePictorial works.
      SeriesPraeger illustrated military history series,
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE231 .M66 2004
      The Physical Object
      Pagination96 p. :
      Number of Pages96
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3306124M
      ISBN 100275984540
      LC Control Number2004050392

      Map of A sketch map of the area between Boston and Concord, Massachusetts, showing the events leading up to the Battle of Bunker Hill (J ). The map shows the route of Paul Revere from Boston to Concord to warn of the approach of the British (Ap ), the town of Lexington, where on Ap the "shot heard 'round the world" marked the opening of armed conflict between the.   Orderly book of Capt. William Coit's company at siege of Boston, Journal of Ensign Nathaniel Morgan at siege of Boston, Journal of Simeon Lyman of Sharon, Benjamin Trumbull's Journal of the expedition against Canada, Benjamin Trumbull's Journal of the campaign around New York, Roll of Benjamin Trumbull's company, Journal of Oliver Pages:

      Includes "Plan of Boston Harbour, from an actual survey" and "Plan of the town of Boston with the attack on Bunkers-Hill in the peninsula of Charlestown, the 17th of June, " LC Maps of North America, , Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. The leading actors and events in Boston in the s—Samuel Adams, John Hancock, the Boston Tea Party, Lexington, Concord, and Bunker Hill—have assumed a cherished place in history. Yet, with the passage of time, a layer of legend has obscured the.

      Filed under: Boston (Mass.) -- History -- Colonial period, ca. -- Juvenile literature Diary of Anna Green Winslow, a Boston School Girl of (Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Co., ), by Anna Green Winslow, ed. by Alice Morse Earle (multiple formats at ).   The British fleet had first entered Boston Harbor on October 2, , carrying 1, soldiers. Having soldiers living among them in tents on Boston Common–a standing army in 18th-century.


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