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attempted to make his escape; the enemy fired upon him, and he received twelve wounds; he fell as he was leaping a wall, and they supposing him dead left him. Nathan Putnam, a brother of Perley, who was killed, was severely wounded in the shoulder. He, as well as Henry Putnam of Medford [see Genealogies], who was killed on the saes the following advertisement, which relates to this action, and which appeared in the Essex Gazette of June 8, 1775:— Lost, in the battle of Menotomy, by Nathan Putnam, of Captain Hutchinson's Company, who was then badly wounded, a French firelock. marked D. No. 6, with a marking iron, on the breech. Said Putnam carried it Putnam carried it to a cross-road near a mill. Whoever has said gun in possession, is desired to return it to Colonel Mansfield of Lynn, or to the selectmen of Danvers, and they shall be rewarded for their trouble. From a list of funerals in Medford, is the following: 1775, April 21, Mr. Henry Putnam—slain at Menotomy by the enemy, in the retr