ol. Rec., i. 187. Both were Cambridge men; the former had been Governor of Massachusetts, and was afterwards for many years Governor of Connecticut; the latter was the country's service and still resided here, had command of forty men from Massachusetts, but seems not to have arrived until after the principal battle ended.—Massl; Thomas Oliver, Esq., Lieut. Colonel of the 1st Regiment in Middlesex;
Massachusetts Spy, August 1, 1771. and in the same year, Thomas Gardner became Capt. Lieuding to a List of Colonels of the several Regiments raised by the Colony of Massachusetts, dated Oct. 18, 1775, it appears that the regiments composing the centre (eore than $30,000, for the benefit of soldiers and their families.
When the Massachusetts Soldiers' Relief Association was formed at Washington, Aug. 11, 1862, its fed, however, Mr. Bliss was appointed by the Senators and Representatives of Massachusetts in Congress to visit and relieve the sick and wounded soldiers.
As their a