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Image from page 44 of "The battle of Pell's Point (or Pelham) October 18, 1776. Being the story of a stubborn fight. With a map, and illustrations from original photographs and family portraits" (1901)

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説明Identifier: battleofpellspoi01abbaTitle: The battle of Pell's Point (or Pelham) October 18, 1776. Being the story of a stubborn fight. With a map, and illustrations from original photographs and family portraitsYear: 1901 (1900s)Authors: Abbatt, William, 1851-1935. [from old catalog]Subjects: Pell's Point, Battle of, N.Y., 1776Publisher: New York, W. AbbattContributing Library: The Library of CongressDigitizing Sponsor: Sloan FoundationView Book Page: Book ViewerAbout This Book: Catalog EntryView All Images: All Images From BookClick here to view book online to see this illustration in context in a browseable online version of this book.Text Appearing Before Image:1777, and retire to his nativetown, where he spent the remainder of his life. In civil affairs he took an activepart, becoming Sheriff of Middlesex County, and a member of the Legislature.Two of his sons were noted as civil engineers, and the family is still prominent inWoburn. It is to Colonel Baldwin that is due the discovery and propagationof that valuable fruit, the Baldwin apple. The portrait of him, opposite page 16 is irom an engraving by Ritchie,furnished me by his grand-daughter, Mrs. C. R. Griffith of Woburn, from whomI have also received his diary of 1770, from which I quote several extracts. 2 Draper, in his History of Kings Mountain, says the time needed to load,prime and aim the flint-lock musket was three minutes. Thus the five roundsrepresent at least fifteen minutes. Colonel Von Heeringen says: Their riflementook a quarter of an hour to load, and we (the Hessians) overwhelmed them byrapid firing (at the battle of Long Island). (Eelking: The German Auxiliaries,p. 11.)Text Appearing After Image:d^/ (yA^frn/ (£&? 4 masterly well done, 1 says Glover, when the enemy were lessthan a hundred feet away. With a cheer, they advance con-fident of an easy victory, But as at Bunker Hill, behind thewall to the right is a regiment biding its time: Each man drew his watchful breath Slow taken tween the teeth,Trigger and eye and ear a-cock, Knit brow and hard-drawn lips. At about thirty yards, the solid column in front offers amark impossible to miss. Reads two hundred level over thewall their motley array of heavy Tower muskets, lightfowling pieces and long squirrel rifles, and a tremendousvolley bursts forth, right in the face of the foe. A heavycloud of smoke hides all for a moment—the moment whenRead and his officers listen for the command which shallbring the disciplined ranks up to the wall, and over with arush, following the deadly bayonets which won the day atBrooklyn. But none is heard, and as the smoke clears away, theenemys dead and wounded are seen lying thick along thegNote About ImagesPlease note that these images are extracted from scanned page images that may have been digitally enhanced for readability - coloration and appearance of these illustrations may not perfectly resemble the original work.
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