h winds which blew down the tents and upset the smoke stacks of the Sibley stoves, drenching rains which went through the tents as if they were paper, sounding, as the drops fell on the rubber blankets, like a tattoo on a snare drum, weather so cold that it froze the ears of men on guard, mud and the heaviest snow that had been known in that section for years, made the boys understand that campaigning was no pastime.
Sickness developed in the camp and blues were the order of the day.
In December, Wagoner Kiley, of Co. E, died of typhoid fever.
His body was sent home and buried with military honors.
Private Priggin went home about that time on account of sickness.
In February there were more ill than at any time during the term of enlistment.
The arrival of new tents, letters from home, which had been delayed, and certain news that they were to be mustered out, were good medicine for invalids.
March 3, 1899, one of the Light Guard wrote home, The fashion of dying has ceased to
en as a master-workman, one needing not to be ashamed, was the work committed.
The corner-stone was laid with appropriate ceremonies on the afternoon of September 2, 1872; and on June 29, 1873, the lower part of the house being completed and comfortably furnished, the lecture-room was occupied.
The old house, which had been used for thirty-one years, was sold.
Rev. Mr. Richardson after six years of faithful and unremitting toil, resigned his charge in May, 1877, and was succeeded, in December of the same year, by James Percival Abbott, now Rev. Dr. Abbott of Oshkosh, Wis.
Rev. Mr. Abbott brought to his new field the vigor of a fresh enthusiam.
Just graduated from Newton Theological Institution, young, ardent, hopeful, kind of heart, and fervent of spirit, he won his way, beloved of all. His ordination and installation took place in the lecture-room of the church, December 19, 1877.
The sermon was preached by Rev. Geo. B. Gow, of Millbury, Mr. Abbott's first Baptist pastor;
family of Simon Tufts.
Cozens, Nathaniel Rebecca (wife) and a childNov. 29, 1754
Cristie, MarthaNotice from Town of Boston, Aug. 27, 1803.
Crocker, John and familyStonehamFeb. 26, 1755
Crowell, Aaron wife and familyJuly 10, 1751
Crowell, Robert wife and familyJuly 10, 1751
Cutter, DavidWoburn abt. May 18, 1757Feb. 8, 1758Taken in by Wm. Faulkner
Mary (wife) one childTo James Long's farm of Medford.
Cutter, ElizabethWoburn, on or before Dec.Widow ; in family of Sarah Cutter.
Cutter, PollyJan. 30, 1791
RebeccaJan. 30, 1791Widow.
Darby, JamesJan. 30, 1791
Darling, John Mary (wife) John, Jr. Mary Thankful Lydia EuniceAug. 10, 1777
Davis, AbelJan. 30, 1791
Davis, ElizabethWoburn Precinct,
Burlington. Nov. 15, 1755In service to Timothy Hall.
Davis, ElizabethJan. 30, 1791
Davis LucyCharlestown, May 21, 1759Sept. 5, 1759In service to Zebulon May.
In service to Benj. Pierce.