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Cole, John Cole, Jr., Samuel Cole, Aaron Comstock.
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into the Milk Row Road, their passage was through a flame of fire.
The provincials rallied from the towns in the vicinity
The list of killed, wounded, and missing, gives the names of twenty-three towns, which, with their respective number of killed are as follows: Acton, 3; Bedford, 1; Beverly, 1; Billerica; Brookline, 1; Cambridge, 6; Charlestown, 2; Chelmsford; Concord; Danvers, 7; Dedham, 1; Framingham; Lexington, 10; Lynn, 4; Medford, 2; Needham, 5; Newton; Roxbury; Salem, 1; Stow; Sudbury, 2; Watertown, 1; Woburn, 2.
See Frothingham's Siege of Boston, pp. 80, 81. Certainly some other towns, and probably many, besides these, were represented in this sanguinary conflict. even to as great a distance as Salem, and hung upon their rear and flanks, firing upon them from every advantageous point.
The British loss, in this retreat, is reported to have been seventy-three killed, one hundred and seventy-four wounded, and twenty-six missing,— the most of which were taken prisoners.
Savage's Winthrop, II. 151. He resided a short time in Watertown, but came to Cambridge before May 1, 1632,
Ibid., i. 7, to take charge of the soldiers raised from Charlestown, Watertown, and Cambridge, which are about sixty men, and to go fort, the committee of militia of Charlestown, Cambridge, and Watertown, were ordered and required to impress such armor, breasts sent warrants to the commanders-in-chief of Charlestown, Watertown, Cambridge, and the Village, Malden, and Woburn, to raise Needham, 5; Newton; Roxbury; Salem, 1; Stow; Sudbury, 2; Watertown, 1; Woburn, 2.
See Frothingham's Siege of Boston, pp. 80ss, p. 292. The other field officers were William Bond of Watertown, Lieut.-col., and Michael Jackson, of Newton, Major. A fo 0.
December 16, 1776, Voted, to desire the Selectmen of Watertown to find a Drum and deliver the same to Mr. Eayers, our dr: The powder last bought by Deacon Hill and Mr. Wyeth (at Watertown) came to £ 37. 10. 0.
July 26, 1780.
Voted to meet at 5
Colonel Woodbridge's Regiment at West side of Prospect Hill on the road leading from Charlestown Road to Menotomy.
Colonel Sargeant's Regiment at Inman's Farm.
Mass. Arch., CXLVI. 340.
It is said that Gen. Putnam's Headquarters were in the Inman house.
Frothingham says that during the next winter the troops were accommodated in barracks thus: At Prospect Hill, 3,464; at different places,— Number One, Inman's House, &c., 3,460; at Roxbury, 3,795; at Dorchester, 814; at Sewall's Point, 400; at Cambridge Barracks, 640; at Winter Hill, 3,380; in the College, 640; in the New College, 640; in the Old College, 240; North Chapel, 160; total, 17,633; exclusive of private houses in Cambridge.
Siege of Boston, p. 291.
After the 19th of April, 1775, not many important military events occurred within the borders of this town, while it was occupied by the army.
A few are mentioned by Gen. Heath, who was an eye-witness: Nov. 9th.
At the top of high water, the tide being v