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Phoenix, AZ email cooper amug. The Scots, although by religion in sympathy with the Parliamentarians, were loyal to the Stuart dynasty. The Scots surrounded the English army at Dunbar, but General David Leslie, commander of the Scottish army, believed that the English were still in the best position.
The Covenanters Scottish Presbyterian Church leaders claimed that victor had been revealed to them in a vision and ordered Gen. Leslie to attack the English, which he did on 3 September The battle lasted all day and the Scots were defeated. The English pursued many remnants of the Scottish army as far as 8 miles before capturing them.
Five thousand prisoners were taken and marched a hundred miles from Dunbar to Durham and New Castle in England. The Cathedral at Durham was converted into a prison for the Scottish prisoners.
They had also Coals daily brought them, as many made about Fires both Night and Day and Straw to lie upon.
Of the surviving prisoners were sent to Virginia and to New England. Peter Grant was among those deported to New England. The prisoners were sold as indentured servants for L each, and were expected to work off the price of their voyage for years, then be given their freedom.
The typical cost for passage across the sea was L5, so Capt.
Walker made quite a profit. Peter Grant was sold to work at the Lynn Iron Works in Massachusetts and like his fellow prisoners, probably received his first medical attention since the battle from his purchasers. In Peter was working for a sawmill in Maine, and probably received his freedom and L10 to start life on his own there.
The Maine sawmill was in financial trouble and it is possible that the remaining Scottish prisoners were discharged from their bondage early to relieve the owners of the mill from the responsibility of feeding the laborers. In Peter was granted land in Maine and so was free by that date.
He went to Boston to look for work and is known to have spent some time in Nantasket, Massachusetts. In he moved to Dover, New Hampshire and two years later was living across the line in Kittery, Maine.Jun 02, · Thomas Woodrow Wilson (December 28, – February 3, ) was the 28th President of the United States from to and leader of the Progressive Movement.
He served as President of Princeton University from to and was Governor of New Jersey from to Author: Tom Ford. Jan 04, · Edith Wilson () was an American first lady (–21) and the second wife of Woodrow Wilson, 28th president of the United States.
The couple married just a year after the death of. Watch video · Woodrow Wilson, the 28th president of the United States, dies in Washington, D.C., at the age of In , Governor Wilson of New Jersey was elected president in a landslide Democratic victory.
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He was born on December 29, , in Staunton, Virginia. He was a college professor, college president, and governor of New Jersey before becoming president. Woodrow Wilson summary: Woodrow Wilson was the 28th president of the United States of America. He was born in Virginia in He was born in Virginia in He was the son of a Reverend and traveled quite a bit as a child with his family.