Russell Dewey's Journal p.8

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Title

Russell Dewey's Journal p.8

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.

28th. I was very sick.
29th I grew better and got so well that I went to git my bottle but in vain the place where I left it was a grog shop; the man said it was stolen by somebody but swore he knew not where it was.
30th. The Regulars hawled a gun out of the city and fired at our main guard and just at night they killed one of our men.
31st. The Capt. or Lieut. Went to the hospital and what beat all was some crows which kept crowing round there and I could not kill them but I stirred them dito considerable.
Monday, April 1. Nothing remarkable happened.
2d. They wounded 2 of our men at the alarm post.
3d. Our men opened a battery from Point Levi upon the town; 3 Cos. Marched in this day belonging to Col. Por---.
4th. Nothing remarkable happened except half allowance.
5th. Nothing remarkable happened.
6th. Gunpowder, smoke, fire and balls about these days.
7th. Ball flying in the air.
8th. Some firing.
9th. Continual firing from Pt. Levi and from the town.

Abstract

Journal entries by Russell Dewey during the Siege of Quebec, largely concerning illness and combat.

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.8,” Edwin Online, accessed September 24, 2017, http://edwin.westath.org/items/show/112.

License

Creative Commons License

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