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Collection Reference Number GLC00869
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1775 
Title Attesting to Battle of Concord
Date 20 April 1775
Author Fullam, Phinehas (fl. 1775)  
Document Type Military document
Content Description Fullam apparently was a postrider for a Committee of Safety, who, like Paul Revere, was employed to spread the news of Lexington and Concord and bring reinforcements. Says he saw the Battle of Concord with his own eyes and that he confirms about 200 died on both sides. Says 1500 regulars with artillery are on the march and that he is "to inform all the Troops that are on their March to Resort there as fast as possible." Later Fullam served in the Massachusetts militia.
Subjects Revolutionary War  Lexington and Concord  Military History  Global History and Civics  Death  Battle  Artillery  Militia  Government and Civics  
People Fullam, Phinehas T. (fl. 1775)  
Theme The American Revolution
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859
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