Two Mysterious Frenchmen at the Siege of Boston (Boston 1775)
An interesting history-related post from Boston 1775:
He brought the news that another Frenchman, “one Dubue, is their [the enemy’s] Chief Engineer, as Gridley cannot Act from his Wound.” Col. Richard Gridley, head of the American artillery regiment, had been wounded at the Battle of Bunker Hill. Various volunteers, including Henry Knox and Rufus Putnam, were filling in.
[ADDENDUM: Continental Army private Nathaniel Ober wrote in his diary on ...
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