The Decisive Day has come on which the fate of America depends...
Battle of Bunker Hill.The patriots await the British assault 1775.
Painting by Don Troiani
Erected by Boston National Historic Park- Bunker Hill Monument - National Park Service U.S. Department of the Interior.
Location. 42° 22.58′ N, 71° 3.65′ W. Marker is in Charlestown, Massachusetts, in Suffolk County. Marker is on Monument Square. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Charlestown MA 02129, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers
Also see . . . June 18, 1775 Letter from Abigail Adams to John Adams, Page 1. Dearest Friend Sunday June 18 1775 The Day; perhaps the decisive Day is come on which the fate of America depends. my bursting Heart must find vent at my pen. I have just heard that our dear Friend Dr. Warren is no more but fell gloriously fighting for his Country-saying better to die honourably in the field than ignominiously hang upon the Gallows. great is our Loss. He has distinguished himself in every engagement, by his courage and fortitude, by animating the Soldiers & leading them on by his own example -- a particular account of these dreadful, but I hope Glorious Days will be transmitted you, no doubt in the exactest manner. (Submitted on October 7, 2012, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Alabama, USA.)
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