Military Life

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This section displays some of the military documents that the Athenaeum holds with a special emphasis on General William Shepard who fought in the Revolutionary War under Glover (see the Orderly Book) and stopped Shay's Rebellion. Letters from Russell Dewey who was at the Siege of Quebec, Eldad Taylor who writes during the siege of Boston and Lyman Lewis' letter from Valley Forge are also included.

Journal to Quebec and the Siege there
Jan. 30 to Apr. 26, 1776
Very valuable and very fragile

Journal written by Russell Dewey of Westfield of his journey to Quebec and the siege that occurred…

Journal written by Russell Dewey of Westfield of his journey to Quebec and the siege that occurred…

Journal written by Russell Dewey of Westfield of his journey to Quebec and the siege that occurred…

Journal written by Russell Dewey of Westfield of his journey to Quebec and the siege that occurred…

Journal written by Russell Dewey of Westfield of his journey to Quebec and the siege that occurred…

Journal written by Russell Dewey of Westfield of his journey to Quebec and the siege that occurred…

Journal written by Russell Dewey of Westfield of his journey to Quebec and the siege that occurred…

Journal written by Russell Dewey of Westfield of his journey to Quebec and the siege that occurred…

Journal written by Russell Dewey of Westfield of his journey to Quebec and the siege that occurred…