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3 edition of Historical and topographical sketch of Bunker Hill battle. found in the catalog.

Historical and topographical sketch of Bunker Hill battle.

by S[amuel] Swett

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Published in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bunker Hill, Battle of, Boston, Mass., 1775.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE207.P9 H95
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. [173]-276. 18 cm.
    Number of Pages276
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23361915M
    LC Control Number03011714

    History of Bunker Hill battle: with a plan / By Samuel Swett. Abstract. First edition published in , with title: Historical and topographical sketch of Bunker Hill battle."Notes to his sketch of Bunker-Hill battle. By S. Swett. Boston, Munroe and Francis, Dec. ": 34 p. at of access: Internet. CGC Sketch, Collectable Trading Cards with Sketches, Bunkers-Fabricated Buildings, Sketch Books for Artists, Battle Video Games with Collector's Edition, bunker coat, Bunker Hill Security Home Security Sensors and Motion Detectors, inflatable bunker, jim lee sketch, walking dead sketchSeller Rating: % positive.

    The Battle of Bunker Hill was fought outside of Boston, Massachusetts on June 17th, Though the British forces won the battle, it was at a great cost to them, with at least officers killed or wounded. Plan of the town with the attack on Bunkers-Hill in the peninsula of Charlestown, the 17th. of June Scale ca. , Relief shown by hachures. Battle of Bunker Hill shown pictorially. From James Murray's Impartial history of the present war in America. v. 1. p. Includes historical note on fires and indexes to wards and points of.

    battle of Bunker Hill, in the American Revolution, J Detachments of colonial militia under Artemas Ward, Nathanael Greene, John Stark, and Israel Putnam laid siege to Boston shortly after the battles of Lexington and Concord. However, Thomas Gage, British commander in the city, made no attempt to break the siege until he was reinforced (in May) by troops led by William Howe, Sir. He commenced his researches in July, finished them in August, and early in September was ready to favor the public with his "Historical and Topographical Sketch of the Battle of Bunker Hill." This account made up, in great part, from oral or written communications of actors in the battle, and framed with the theory that General Putnam was the.


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First edition, Boston,appeared under the title: Historical and topographical sketch of Bunker Hill battle. Plan, 30 x 47 cm., engraved by Annin & Smith. Both works are bound in buff printed paper cover with title: "Bunker-Hill battle.".

Historical and topographieal Sketch ofBunker Hill Batlle, with a plan. By S. Swett. In conformity to the act of the Congress of the Unit~d States, entitled, "An act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts and books, to the authors.

The controversy began in43 years after the Battle of Bunker Hill, when Henry Dearborn, who at the time was a Major General, published an account of his experience as a young captain at Bunker Hill in the April edition of The Port Folio, a Philadelphia-based publication and leading political journal.

At the time Dearborn was running for governor of Massachusetts against the. Peter Salem by Walter J. Williams Jr. Peter Salem, a slave who was freed to fight in his master’s militia, is credited for stepping forward at a critical point in the Battle of Bunker Hill outside Boston in ; he fired the shot that killed British Royal Marine Major John the time of the battle, Salem was already a veteran who had stood in defiance with the Framingham militia.

The next major source for the quotation was Samuel Swett’s “Historical and Topographical Sketch of Bunker Hill Battle,” an appendix to an edition of David Humphreys’s An Essay on the Life of the Honourable Major General Israel Putnam.

Swett wrote. [4]Samuel Swett, “Historical and Topographical Sketch of Bunker Hill Battle,” appendix to David Humphreys, An Essay on the Life of the Honourable Major General Israel Putnam (Boston: Samuel Avery, ), Samuel Swett, Notes to His Sketch of the Bunker-Hill Battle (Boston: Munroe & Francis, ), Similar Items.

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