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Letter from J. Waller to unidentified recipient, 21 June 1775

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Title:
Letter from J. Waller to unidentified recipient, 21 June 1775
Description:
Lieutenant Waller is the Adjutant of the 1st Battalion of Marines (later called the Royal Marines), which has already seen bloodshed on 19 April 1775. The Marines, under the command of Major Pitcairn, were part of the expeditionary force that marched to Lexington and Concord. Now, a little over two months later, Lt. Waller gives a detailed account of the Battle of Bunker Hill, an action "very fatal to the 1st Battalion."
Author:
Waller, Lieutenant
Date:
June 21, 1775
Format:
Manuscripts
Location:
Massachusetts Historical Society
Collection (local):
Massachusetts Historical Society Collection
Subjects:
Royal Marines
Bunker Hill, Battle of
History
Revolution
Siege
1775-1775
1783-1775
1776
Places:
MassachusettsSuffolk (county)Boston
Great Britain.
Boston, Mass.
Boston (Mass.)
Extent:
31.4 cm x 21cm
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
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Language:
English
Identifier:
nuview_726