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He Was Shot in the Face and Bayoneted by the British. But This 78-Year-Old Patriot Refused to Die.

Samuel Whittemore was shot in the face at point-blank range, bayoneted no less than six times and clubbed in the head with the butts of the British soldiers’ muskets.

A memorial to Samuel Whittemore’s. Note that it states the he was 80 years old, but according to birth records, he was 78 at the time of the attack.

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