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General Israel Putnam, "Old Put."; a biography. (reprint, 1865).


General Israel Putnam Israel Putnam (January 7, 1718 – May 29, 1790) was an American army general who fought with distinction at the Battle of Bunker Hill (1775) during the American Revolutionary War (1775–1783). , "Old Put."; a biography. (reprint, 1865)

Hill, George Canning George Canning (11 April 1770 – 8 August 1827) was a British statesman and politician who served as Foreign Secretary and, briefly, Prime Minister. Early life .

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Israel Putnam (1718-1790) was an American Revolutionary War general who fought at the Battle of Bunker Hill Bunker Hill

“Don’t shoot until you see the whites of their eyes”; American Revolutionary battle (1775). [Am. Hist.: Worth, 22]

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. Written in 1865, this work was one a series of biographies designed "more particularly for the young." The series aimed to "furnish from the pages of the world's history a few examples of true manhood, lofty purpose, and persevering per·se·vere  
intr.v. per·se·vered, per·se·ver·ing, per·se·veres
To persist in or remain constant to a purpose, idea, or task in the face of obstacles or discouragement.
 effort, such as may be safely held up either for the admiration or emulation of the youth of the present day." The biography, which covers Putnam's life from his early days to his death, is presented in facsimile form with no ancillary materials.

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