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A Soldier's letters, 1775. To the Wider Judith Winn in Nottingham West in the Province of New hampshire in the County of hilsborough With Care. Winter hill March the 7 yer 1776 Mother these lines com unto you hooping thay will find you and all well as J be at present through good Providence and I want you to send Down som yarn to mend my sockings when you send my Jacoat we have no fiting at present they have Split five mortars 2 men kild. . . . they have intrenched on Dogester hill
Nehemiah Winn died at Bennington, Vt., of camp fever.
He was an uncle of Mrs. Sarah B. (Merrill) Butters, daughter of Henry and Bathsheba (Winn), wife of Jacob Butters of Medford.
The above are extracts taken from original letters in the possession of Miss Sarah Peasley of Medford, a granddaughter of Mrs. Butters.
In their simple wording these letters give a little of the subsequent history of the New Hampshire men who made Medford their rendezvous after the uprising of 1775.
New Hampshire soldiers in Medford. 1775. A plain boulder of New Hampshire granite, suitably inscribed, marks the resting place of the New Hampshire soldiers who fell in the Battle of Bunker Hill, June 17, 1775, or died of wounds or disease after the battle. The monument stands in the old Salem street burying ground, and was unveiled there with appropriate ceremonies, October 29, 1904. It was selected by Hon. Alvin Burleigh of Plymouth, New Hampshire, and sent to the Sarah Bradlee Fult
n of New Hamshir,, and came from Plymouth, N. H., near the celebrated Indian battle ground of Baker's River.
Short dedicatory exercises were held at the burial ground, and later the company adjourned to the Royall House, Stark's headquarters in 1775, where Mayor Charles S. Baxter greeted the assembly in the name of the city, and informal addresses were made by guests.
Miss Eliza M. Gill, through whose efforts the site of the burial place was identified, read the historical address which is