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d my breakfast of half rations coarse cornbread and a slice of raw bacon, with a cup of bean coffee. Regiment moved this morning, and relieved Green's brigade in the ditches. No loss in regiment to-day. June 14.--Day very warm; the firing to-day heavier than usual, both front and rear. We hear that Johnston is crossing Black River, and Loring is at Hawkins's Ferry. Our regiment in the ditches. June 15.--Day pleasant; slight fall of rain in the morning; the firing very heavy. Sergeant Ed. Payne of our company had two fingers shot off the right hand. One man killed, five wounded in our regiment. Three of our companies were compelled to leave the ditches, in consequence of an enfilading fire. I visited the hospitals in town to-day. Had a very interesting chit-chat with the Yankees to-night. June 16.--Our regiment remained in the ditches until dark, when General Green relieved us. The firing to-day was very heavy; loss to-day, one killed. We lay in the hollow in the rear
Historic leaves, volume 3, April, 1904 - January, 1905, Thomas Brigham the Puritan—an original settler (search)
ams now living that it was borne with honor in Palestine in the time of the Crusades. I fear, however, that we are getting farther away rather than nearer to Thomas Brigham the Puritan. The first and only authentic mention of him found in England is in Camden Hotten's book, entitled Lists of Emigrants from England to America, 1600-1700, compiled from London Admiralty reports. From this we learn that 18 April, 1635, Tho. Briggham embarked from England on the ship Suzan & Ellin, Edward Payne, Master, for New England. In the same year Paige, in his admirable history of Cambridge, reports the arrival at Watertown, the fourth settlement in Massachusetts Bay colony, of our Thomas and thirty-six other males. Of these, some seventeen appear to have come by the Suzan and Ellin. Surely we of the name of Brigham may trace our ancestry back to the foundation stones of the old commonwealth. Thomas was then thirty-two years of age, and he appears quickly to have attained to respect an
se, 28. Nun's Well, 50. Oakman, —, 42. Oakes, Edward, 76, 79. oburne (Woburn), 83. Odin House, The, 38. Olin, John, Jr., 65. Old England, 27. Old Powder House, 47, 87. Old South Church, 30. Old State House, 4. Outline of Study of Somerville History, 60, 61. Oxbow, 2. Oyster Bay, N. H., 37. Paige, —, 51, 73. Palestine, 50. Parker, Benjamin, 16. Parker, Captain, John, 71. Parker, Rev., Theodore, 71. Parkman, Dr., Samuel, 38. Paul Revere's Ride, 60. Payne, Edward, Master, 51. Payson, Samuel, 68. Peggy, 88. Perry, Hon. A. A., 42. Philip, King, 86. Phillips, Elizabeth, 18. Phillips, Henry, 12. Phipps, Frances, 68. Phipps, John, 68. Phipps, Joseph, 16, 68. Phipps Street, Charlestown, 18, 90. Pierce, —, 29. Pierce, Augusta Smith, 71. Pierce, James, 16. Pierce, John, 71. Pierce, Sarah, 71. Pierce, William, 32. Pigeon, John, 88. Plymouth, Mass., 30. Poor (family), 42. Portsmouth, N. H., 21, 37. Pound, The, 24. Powder House, 20<
he citizens, the prudent shouted Home, Home; others, it was said, called out, Huzza for the main guard, there is the nest; but the main guard was not molested the whole evening. A body of soldiers came up Royal Exchange Lane, crying Where are the cowards? and brandishing their arms, passed through King Street. From ten to twenty boys came after them, asking, Chap. XLIII} 1770. March Where are they, where are they? There is the soldier who knocked me down, said the barber's boy, Edward Payne, Boston Narrative, 103; B. Lee, Trial, 69. and they began pushing one another towards the sentinel. William Parker, Trial, 77. He primed and loaded his musket. Benjamin Lee, Trial, 69. The lobster Alexander Cruikshank's Trial, 65, lobster and rascal. is going to fire, cried a boy. Waving his piece about, the sentinel pulled the trigger. Henry Knox, Boston Narrative, 101; and in Trial, 68, 69. If you fire you must die for it, said Henry Knox, who was passing by. I don't care, r