The Battle of Bunkers-Hill

The Battle of Bunkers Hill This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers You may find it for free on the web Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery

  • Title: The Battle of Bunkers-Hill
  • Author: Hugh Henry Brackenridge Montrose Jonas Moses
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  • Page: 319
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers You may find it for free on the web Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.

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  • Hugh Henry Brackenridge Montrose Jonas Moses

    Hugh Henry Brackenridge 1748 June 25, 1816 was an American writer, lawyer, judge, and justice of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania.A frontier citizen in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States, he founded both the Pittsburgh Academy, now the University of Pittsburgh, and the Pittsburgh Gazette, still operating today as the Pittsburgh Post Gazette.Brackenridge was born in Kintyre, Scotland, a village near Campbeltown In 1753, when he was 5, his family emigrated to York County, Pennsylvania, near the Maryland border, then a frontier 1 2 At age 15 he was head of a free school in Maryland At age 19 he entered the College of New Jersey, now Princeton University, where he joined Philip Morin Freneau, James Madison, and others in forming the American Whig Society to counter the conservative Cliosophic, or Tory, Society Today these are conjoined as the American Whig Cliosophic Society Freneau and Brackenridge collaborated on a satire on American manners that may be the first work of prose fiction written in America, Father Bombo s Pilgrimage to Mecca 3 They also wrote The Rising Glory of America, a prophetic poem of a united nation that would rule the North American continent from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean Brackenridge recited it at the commencement exercises of 1771.He corresponded with other politically active men such as Alexander Addison, a major figure in the Whiskey Rebellion 5 6 7 In 1815 he completed Modern Chivalry, his rambling satirical novel Widely considered the first important fictional work about the American frontier and called to the West what Don Quixote was to Europe, the third and fourth sections of the book appeared in 1793 and 1797, and a revision in 1805, with a final addition in 1815 Henry Adams called it a thoroughly American book than any written before 1833 Brackenridge died June 25, 1816 in Carlisle, Pennsylvania.The Allegheny County borough of Brackenridge, Pennsylvania, is named for his son, the lawyer, judge, and writer Henry Marie Brackenridge 1786 1871.

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