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Sarah Osborn Recollections – Part 2

This account comes from a deposition Sarah filed in 1837, at the age of eighty-one, as part of a claim under the first pension act for Revolutionary war veterans and … Continue reading

Sarah Osborn Recollections – Part 1

Women participated actively in a variety of ways during the War for Independence; some even traveled with the Patriot army. Sarah Osborn was a servant in a blacksmith’s household in … Continue reading

Caleb Haskell Diary – July 1775

The following is a continuation of the Caleb Haskell diary.

Caleb Haskell (born July 1, 1754 – died January 12, 1829) was a fifer from Newburyport, Massachusetts.

July 1st, … Continue reading