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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06744 Author/Creator: Place Written: New York Type: Broadside Date: 1775/06/24 Pagination: 1 sheet 33.3 x 17.8 cm

Summary of Content: Reprints an eyewitness account of the battle of Bunker Hill. Printed by John Holt.

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Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Battle of Bunker HillBattleRevolutionary WarGlobal History and CivicsForeign Affairs

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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