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our worn-out natures. General Montgomery intends to join us immediately, so that we have a winter's campaign before us. But I trust we shall have the glory of taking Quebec! The young soldier's hopes were vain. He was taken prisoner with many of his men while gallantly defending a difficult position, and spent a year in prison. On his release he rejoined the army of Washington and fought through the greater part of the Revolution, rising to the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel. He was at Peekskill, Valley Forge, and Red Bank, and wrote the official account of the last-named battle, which may be found in Washington's correspondence. During the terrible winter at Valley Forge, Lieutenant-Colonel Ward obtained a month's furlough, wooed and married his cousin, Phoebe Greene (daughter of Governor William Greene, of Rhode Island, and of the beautiful Catherine Ray, Granddaughter of Simon Ray, one of the original owners of the island. He was pressed in a cheese-press on account of
Parsons, verse by, II, 115. Parthenon, I, 274. Pascarello, Sig., II, 255. Passion Flowers, I, 59, 106, 135, 137, 142, 162, 251; II, 211. Pater, Walter, II, 168. Patti, Adelina, II, 5. Paul, Jean, I, 67. Peabody, A. P., I, 210. Peabody, F. G., II, 127. Peabody, Lucia, II, 260. Peabody, Mary, see Mann. Peace, I, 300-07, 309, 312, 318, 319, 332, 345, 346; II, 8, 77, 326, 327, 359. Pearse, Mrs., II, 250. Peary, R. E., II, 396. Pecci, see Leo XIII. Peekskill, I, 6. Pekin, II, 276, 278, 279. Pelosos, Ernest, I, 124. Pennsylvania Peace Society, I, 319. Perabo, Mr., I, 245, 259; II, 136. Pericles, I, 274. Perkins, Charles, II, 99. Perkins, Mrs. C. C., I, 347; II, 65. Perkins, G. H., II, 292. Perkins Institution for the Blind, I, 73, 74, 102, 103, 105, 109, 111, 112, 128, 167, 249, 273, 283, 354; II, 59, 73, 129, 150, 269, 293, 347, 357. Perry, Bliss, II, 320. Perrysburg, II, 121, 122. Persiani (Fanny Tacchinard