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WASHINGTON AND THE AMERICAN ARMY
NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE

cold, hunger, and sickness than had been slain at Lexington and Bunker Hill."
" What a dismal time for the poor women and children!" exclaimed Clara.
"At length," continued Grandfather, "in March, 1776, General Washington, who had now a good supply of powder, began a terrible cannonade and bombardment from Dorchester Heights. One of the. cannon balls which he fired into the town struck the tower of the Bra.ttle Street Church,where it may still be seen. Sir William Howe made preparations to cross over in boats and drive the Americans from their batteries, but was prevented by a violent gale and storm. General Washington next erected a battery on Nook's Hill, so near the enemy that it was impossible for them to remain in Boston any longer."
" Hurrah! hurrah!" cried Charley, clapping his hands. "I wish I had been there to see how sheepish the Englishmen looked."
" Alas for the poor Tories!" said Grandfather. "Until the very last morning after Washington's troops had shown themselves on Nook's Hill these unfortunate persons could not believe that the rebels, as they called the Americans, would ever prevail against King George's army. But when they saw the British soldiers preparing to embark on the ships of war, then they knew that they had lost their country. Could the patriots have known how bitter were their regrets, they would have forgiven'them all their evil deeds and sent a blessing after them as they sailed away from their native shore."
"And what did General Washington do now, Grandfather?" asked Charley.
" As the rear of the British army embarked from the wharf," replied Grandfather, "General Washington's troops

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