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behind stone-walls and houses, and kept up in that manner a scattering fire during the whole of their march of 15 miles, by which means several were killed and wounded; and such was the cruelty and barbarity of the rebels, that they scalped and cut off the ears of some of the wounded men, who fell into their hands. This story arose from the act of a young man at Concord Bridge, who killed one of the British wounded with a hatchet, as the soldier was attempting to get up.—Frothingham. Zechariah Brown and Thomas Davis, Jr., testified, Concord, May 11, 1775, that they (two) buried the dead bodies of the King's troops that were killed at the North Bridge in Concord on the nineteenth day of April, 1775, and that neither of those persons were scalped, nor their ears cut off, as has been represented.—Journals of the Provincial Congress of Massachusetts. Gordon, Hist. Am. Rev., i. 311, says the real fact was, one of the British wounded, who was left behind, attempting to get up, was as