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Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 3. 6 2 Browse Search
James D. Porter, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 7.1, Tennessee (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 4 2 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Olde Cambridge 2 2 Browse Search
Cambridge sketches (ed. Estelle M. H. Merrill) 1 1 Browse Search
Col. J. Stoddard Johnston, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 9.1, Kentucky (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 1 1 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: August 12, 1863., [Electronic resource] 1 1 Browse Search
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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Olde Cambridge, Chapter 1: old Cambridge (search)
ich made us a nation, but was especially full of its associations. In the old First Church, where Dane Hall now stands,--the present church having been built in 1833,--the First Provincial Congress met, which was presided over by John Hancock, from October 17 to December 10, 1774. Here the Committee of Safety met, November 2, and here, on February 1, 1775, the Second Provincial Congress was convened, adjourning to Concord on the 17th. In Christ Church (built in 1761) the company of Captain John Chester was quartered, after the battle of Lexington, and a bullet mark in the porch still recalls that period. The only member of the church who took the colonial side was appointed commissary general to the forces; the rest fleeing to General Gage in Boston. All these things were traditional among Cambridge boys; we knew the spot where the troops had been drawn up, opposite Dr. Holmes's Old Manse, while President Langdon offered prayer, ere he dismissed them to their march toward Bunker
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Olde Cambridge, Index (search)
, 30. Byron, Lord, 46. Cabot, J. E., 68. Carey & Lea, publishers, 118. Carlyle, Thomas, 53, 140. Carter, Robert, 46, 47, 67, 69. Channing, Prof. E. T., 14, 15, 44. Channing, Prof., Edward, 15. Channing, Rev. W. E., 116. Channing, W. E., (of Concord), 58, 64. Channing, W. H., 15, 57, 64, 104, 167. Channing, Dr., Walter, 84. Chateaubriand, Vicomte, 191. Chatterton, Thomas, 114. Chauncey, Pres., Charles, 7, 8, 9. Cheever, Rev. G. B., 94, 113. Cheney, S. W., 169, 170. Chester, Capt., John, 20. Child, F. J., 183. Clarke, Rev. J. F., 57, 104. Cleveland, Pres., Grover, 195. Cleveland, H. R., 123. Cogswell, J. G., 14, 27, 116, 117. Coleridge, S. T., 38, 91, 95. Collamer, Jacob, 161. Cooper, J. F., 35. Craigie, Mrs., 124, 129. Cranch, C. P., 58, 64, 70. Crichton, the Admirable, 155. Curtis, G. T., 16. Cuvier, Baron, 35. Dana, Francis, 15. Dana, R. H., 14, 15. Dana, R. H., Jr., 15, 191. Dana, Richard, 15. Danforth, Samuel, 152. Davis, Admiral C. H., 1