Let us therefore say as Whittier did of her noble husband; may she not also—
Hear the blessing, Good and faithful enter in! Henry C. Delong, Walter C. Wright, Calvin H. Clark.
Rev. Ebenezer Turell. by Helen T. Wild.
Rev. Ebenezer Turell was the son of Samuel and Lydia (Stoddard) Turell.
He was born Feb. 15, 1702, and graduated from college in 1721.
In 1724, he was ordained and became the pastor of the church in Medford.
He married first, Jane, daughter of Rev. Dr. Colman, of Boston; second, Lucy Davenport, Oct. 23, 1735, and third, Mrs. Jane Tyler, a daughter of William Pepperell of Kittery.
Parson Turell died Dec. 8, 1778.
He left no children.
His home was afterward known as the Jonathan Porter Homestead, and stood at the corner of Winthrop Street and Rural Avenue. His colleague, Rev. David Osgood, took the place of a son to him, as well as associate pastor.
For the last five years of Mr. Turell's life, hardly a day passed which was not brighte
a second lieutenant, and thereafter, until the close of the three months campaign, the officers were: John Hutchins, captain; John G. Chambers, 1st lieutenant; Perry Colman, 2d lieutenant, and William H. Pattee, 3d lieutenant.
After this election a collation was given in the upper hall of the town house.
Do you remember it, wiLawrence Light Guard stipulated that the members should elect their own officers.
The selectmen granted their request and they chose Capt. John Hutchins, 1st Lieut. Perry Colman, 2d Lieut. I. F. R. Hosea, all veterans of the first campaign.
The day fixed for departure was August 25, 1862, and the ceremonies were similar to those Albert A. Samson was discharged to become second lieutenant in the 10th U. S. Colored Regiment, in which he was promoted to rank of captain the next year.
Lieut. Perry Colman was discharged for disability, and Lieut. Hosea was transferred to Co. E.
At the battle of Mine Run, November 28, 1863, Companies C and E were deployed a