1783The American Revolutionary War ended.Events & Anniversaries, Government and Public Service, National Events, Military

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The costs to the town of the war were heavy; of the 1,565 men from Gloucester who fought in the Revolution, 357 were lost. At the close of the war, hardship and poverty were widespread.

Babson, John James, and Samuel Chandler. History of the Town of Gloucester, Cape Anne, Including the Town of Rockport. Gloucester [Mass.] Procter brothers, 1860, http://archive.org/details/historytownglou00changoog
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