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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|
It may be depended upon as matter of Fact that on the 19th Day of April I the subscriber with Eyes beheld the Engagement at Concord and saw some of the Men Killed the whole number on both sides as near as can be estimated is 200 among whom are a Considerable Number of Regular Officers and this day being the 20th came from said Concord as a Post not having time to write any written but it is Reported as Matter of Truth that 1500 Regulars with their Artillery as was supposed was in their March to Concord for which I am des[i]red to inform all the Troops that are on their March to Resort there as fast as possible - Test Phinehas Fullam [docket] Phinehas Fullam's Acct. of the Engagement at Concord, April 19, 1775.