Russell Dewey's Journal p.6

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Title

Russell Dewey's Journal p.6

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.

Sunday 10th. Marched by 2 towns and came to a town called the 3 Rivers; a large town with 3 meeting houses. 21 miles.
11th. We marched by 2 towns, nothing remarkable happened except sore eyes; 18 miles.
12. Lay still upon the account of its raining in the A.M. and one of our company being sick and unable to March.
13th. Marched 30 miles, part of the day we marched upon the land; we marched by 5 more towns that day.
14th. It was a very bad stormy day; we marched by 3 more churches one had 3 steeples; 20 miles.
15th. Was a fine pleasant day; we arrived at Quebec; we marched by 4 churches and 1 image that day; 22 miles. The whole of my march from Murri’s field to this place is 520 miles.
Saturday 16th. Nothing remarkable happened except a smokehouse which our company was put into and almost smoked my eyes out; three companyies march in this day.
17th. They fired from the walls of Quebec considerable.
Monday 18th. I viewed the wall of Quebec; they fired at me 2 or 3 times without danger.

Abstract

Journal entries by Russell Dewey during the Siege of Quebec, descriptions of travel and location.

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

Is Part Of

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.6,” Edwin Online, accessed September 24, 2017, http://edwin.westath.org/items/show/110.

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Creative Commons License

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