Russell Dewey's Journal p.3

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Title

Russell Dewey's Journal p.3

Subject

Invasion of Quebec

Description

Journal written by Russell Dewey of Westfield of his journey to Quebec and the siege that occurred between January and May of 1776.

Feb, 10. We marched from Fort Edward to halfaway brook to Ld. Wing which was a plane way very bad traveling upon the account of a rain the night before; the water was a near about middle deep some part of the way.
11th. We marched halfaway brook to Fort George; was a plane way. 7 miles.
12th. We left Fort George and came to Ticonderoga across the lake 40 miles.
13th. Left Ticonderoga came above Crown Point on the Lake Champlain; 20 miles.
14th. We marched on the lake to Stilburn which was 25 miles.
15th. We marched on the lake nearly 30 mile with the company and in our march one span of our horses broke through the lake which took us an hour to get them out ; at night we made a halt for to encamp, it being 21 miles to any house; 8 of us had a mind to go to the house ; we got leave of the Captain to go on; we traveled about 16 mile, two of us gave out and we could no go any further; we went on to the land and made a fire and stayed there that night; we 8 traveled 46 miles.
16th. We 8 marched to the white house and waited there for the company 5 miles.

Abstract

Journal entries by Russell Dewey during the Siege of Quebec on travels in February.

Creator

Adj. Russell Dewey

Source

Westfield Athenaeum Archives

Publisher

Westfield Athenaeum

Date

1776

Contributor

Westfield Athenaeum
6 Elm St
Westfield, MA 01085
413.562.0716

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Russell Dewey's Journal - Invasion of Quebec and Siege there

Format

Original File Size: 6 x 5 in.
JPEG: 5 MB
300 DPI

Language

Eng

Type

Text

Identifier

A.S. 1.7, “Dewey, Russell – Journal – 1776 – January 30 – April 30 – Invasion of Quebec & Siege”

Files

Collection

Citation

Adj. Russell Dewey, “Russell Dewey's Journal p.3,” Edwin Online, accessed November 22, 2017, http://edwin.westath.org/items/show/107.

License

Creative Commons License

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