Major John Pitcairn was one of the more reasonable officers of the British military. He was a Marine stationed in Boston, Massachussetts. He was in command of the advance part during the first shots of the Battles of Lexington and Concord.
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Coffin, Charles Carelton The Boys of '76 (Franklin Square, NY: Harper & Brothers, 1879)