essay on the life of the Honourable Major General Israel Putnam.

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  • Putnam, Israel, 1718-1790,
  • Bunker Hill, Battle of, Boston, Mass., 1775

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StatementAddressed to the state Society of the Cincinnati in Connecticut, and first published by their order. By Col. David Humphreys. With notes and additions. With an appendix, containing an Historical and topographical sketch of Bunker Hill battle. By S. Swett.
ContributionsSwett, Samuel, 1782-1866., Connecticut Society of the Cincinnati.
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LC ClassificationsE207.P9 H95
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Pagination276 p.
Number of Pages276
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Open LibraryOL7006013M
LC Control Number09006989
OCLC/WorldCa1312920

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Israel Putnam (January 7, – ), popularly known as "Old Put", was an American army general officer who fought with distinction at the Battle of Bunker Hill during the American Revolutionary War (–). He also served notably as an officer with Rogers' Rangers during the French and Indian War (–), when he was captured by Mohawk warriors.

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An Essay on the Life of the Honourable Major General Israel Putnam. Addressed to the State Society of the Cincinnati in Connecticut, and First Published by Their Order.

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Putnam's Sons. pp. Israel Putnam () Israel Putnam, a patriot and Revolutionary War veteran, is most famous today for his bravery during the Battle of Bunker Hill. Originally from Massachusetts, a year-old Putnam moved to what is now Pomfret in There, local residents credited him with crawling into a wolf den and killing the last known wolf in Connecticut.Split authors include: # David Humphreys, author of An Essay on the Life of the Honourable Major-General Israel Putnam # David Humphreys, editor of The Lost Book of Enoch # David Humphreys, author of # Logjam: Deforestation and the Crisis of Global Governance.Early life and career.

Putnam was born in Sutton, 's father Elisha Putnam died when Rufus was 6 or 7, and Rufus temporarily lived with his paternal grandfather in Danvers, Putnam and Israel Putnam, who became a renowned general during the American Revolution were cousins.

Ann Putnam, accuser of the Salem witch trials, was a first cousin .

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