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Peter Brown

Peter Brown, of Westford, Mass., enlisted in the Continental Army on April 19, 1775. He served under William Prescott at the Battle of Bunker Hill. No further information is known about Brown. His letter to his mother, dated June 25, 1775, is one of the most complete accounts of the Battle written by a soldier.

Source: Massachusetts. Secretary of the Commonwealth. Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors of the Revolutionary War: A Compilation from the Archives.. Boston: Wright and Potter Printing Co., State Printers, 1896-1908. 27 vols.

 

 

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