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1 Signed, Benjamin Locke, Captain. Dated, Camp Prospect Hill, Oct. 6, 1775.

Capt. Benjamin Locke, Cambridge. Lieut. Solomon Bowman, ditto. Ensign Stephen Frost, do. Sergts., Jonathan Clark, Boston; Joseph Trask, Cambridge; John Cutter, Cambridge; Moses Hovey, do. Corps., Thomas Cutter, Cambridge (discharged Oct. 5, 1775); John Tidd, Cambridge; James Fowle, ditto; Seth Stone, do.; Joseph Batcheller, Marblehead (supplied Thomas Cutter's place). Jonathan Perry, Cambridge; Joseph Frost, ditto; Daniel Cutter, Charlestown; Abraham Hill, Cambridge; Josiah Williams, ditto; Miles Greenwood, ditto; Matthew Cox, Cambridge (in the Quebec Detachment); Peter Stearns, Cambridge; John Fowle, ditto; John Locke, do.; Israel Blackington, do.; Andrew Cutter, do.; Elisha Hastings, do.; Joseph Cox, do.; William Adams, do.; Zechariah Hill, do.; Israel Blackington. Jr., do.; William Winship, do.; Charles Cutter, do.; Ephraim Mullet, Charlestown; John Sheldon Center, ditto; William Dickson, do.; Isaac Fillebrown, Charlestown (in the Quebec Detachment); William Hopkins, Charlestown; Richard Loring, Charlestown; Samuel Pierce, ditto; Andrew Mullet, do.; Amasa Jackson, Newton, Drummer; William Pradox, Fifer, Boston; Samuel Pierce, jr., Boston; John Grimes, Boston; Richard Kettell, ditto; David Blodget, Stoneham; Joseph Robinson, Lexington; Ebenezer Bowman, ditto; Samuel Seager, Newton; Ebenezer Cox, Boston (transferred to the train immediately after); Job Potamea, negro, Stoneham; Isaiah Barjonah, mulatto, Stoneham; Cuff Whittemore, negro, Cambridge; John Stewart, Cape Ann. (53.)

Smith's Address, pp. 60-62, omits two names in the above list, and gives two others that do not appear above, namely, those of William Ellery and Cato Wood (negro), both belonging to Charlestown. Paige, Hist. Camb. p. 410, names the Cambridge members of the company, all of whom he considers very likely were engaged in the battle of the 19th of April.

June 21, 1775, the Committee of Safety recommended Stephen Frost, ensign in Capt. Locke's Company of Col. Gardner's Regiment, to the Honorable Congress for a commission; and in Provincial Congress, June 22, 1775, it was ordered that an ensign's commission be delivered to Mr. Stephen Frost, of Capt. Locke's Company in Col. Gardner's Regiment.—Journals of each Provincial Congress of Mass., pp. 374, 573.

The British entered Menotomy about two o'clock in the morning; citizens were awakened by the stir of their march, and began making preparations to resist them. One man was aroused by the rattle of the pewter plates on his dresser, jarred by the measured tramp of the soldiers. Solomon Bowman, the

1 [58] regiment was afterward arranged as the 25th Regiment of the Continental Army.

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