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concealed, and kept running from front to flank, and from flank to rear, loading their pieces at one place and discharging them at another. This fire was continued till sunset. Beyond Lexington the troops were attacked by men chiefly from Essex County and the lower towns. Gordon says there were never more than about four hundred provincials together attacking at one and the same time, and often scarce that number. The British flankers entered the houses on the line of march, plundering an Salem Gazette for May 5, 1775, states, On Thursday the twentieth past, the bodies of eleven of the unfortunate persons who fell in the battle, were collected together and buried at Medford. Menotomy is occasionally confounded with Medford by Essex county writers on the battle. On the morning of the 20th, Capt. John Battle, of Dedham, was ordered with his company of militia, to pass over the ground which had been the scene of action the preceding day, and bury such of the slain as he should