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ment, and our mother's grandfather. Born 1756, died 1832. He graduated in 1771 from Rhode Island College (now Brown University) with distinguished honors. In Trumbull's painting of the Attack on Quebec in 1776, there is a portrait of Lieutenant-Colonel Ward, a young, active figure with sword uplifted. His life was full of stirring incident. In 1775 he received his commission as Captain, and was one of two hundred and fifty of the Rhode Island troops who volunteered to join Benedict Arnold's command of eleven hundred men, ordered to advance by way of the Kennebec River to reinforce General Montgomery at Quebec. In a letter to his family, dated Point-aux-Trembles, November 26, 1775, Captain Ward says: We were thirty days in the wilderness, that none but savages ever attempted to pass. We marched a hundred miles upon shore with only three days provisions, waded over three rapid rivers, marched through snow and ice barefoot, passed over the St. Lawrence where it was guarde
gfellow. Appleton, Maud, II, 58. Appleton, T. G., I, 159, 359; II, 92, 93. Argos, I, 275, 277. Argyll, Elizabeth, Duchess of, I, 267. Argyll, G. D., Campbell, Duke of, I, 267. Argyll, ninth Duke of, I, 267; II, 223. Arion Musical Society, II, 173. Aristophanes, I, 329; II, 98, 128, 130. Aristotle, I, 335; II, 7, 169, 174, 348, 372. Armenia, I, 189, 190, 209, 215. Armenia, Friends of, II, 190, 191. Armstrong, S. C., II, 91. Army Register, I, 344. Arnold, Benedict, I, 5. Arnold, Matthew, II, 87. Arthur, Chester A., II, 101. Ascension Church, I, 70. Assiout, II, 36. Association for the Advancement of Women, I, 361, 373-76, 383, 384; II, 29, 58, 73, 84, 90, 91, 95, 97, 98, 131, 141, 152, 162, 178, 180, 183, 199, 200, 207, 209, 268. Astor, Emily, See Ward. Astor, John, I, 121. Astor, Wm. B., I, 57, 99. Athens, I, 273, 274, 275, 278, 287; II, 43, 243. Athens Museum, II, 43. Atherstone, I, 97, 280. Athol, I, 119.