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Seven months before the battles of Lexington and Concord, Abigail writes to John about recent colonial military activity outside their front door in Braintree.

Marching Militia (0:19)
September 14-16, 1774

About eight o'clock Sunday evening there passed by here about 200 of our men, and marched down to the powder house.

The militia passed without any noise, not a word among them till they came against this house. They asked me if I wanted any powder and I replied not, since it was in good hands.

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