Tag Archives: Revolutionary War

An Old Genealogical Inquiry Letter

Sorry for the lack of postings lately, I hope to have things slow down a bit here for the time being.  Let’s pick up with an interesting letter I have found for a request for Samuel Garfield’s Revolutionary War service … Continue reading

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Papers of the Continental Congress, compiled 1774 – 1789

This document from the National Archives describes the events of April 19, 1775 at Concord Bridge as testified by men of  Lexington, MA before the Continental Congress.  The men, including Abraham Garfield, testified that it was the British who first … Continue reading

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