1775The militia was assembled to view arms and ammunition.Events & Anniversaries, Government and Public Service, National Events, Military

Minutes of Town Meeting, March 6, 1775. Gloucester Town Records, 1753-1800, 1800, p. 156.
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Minutes of Town Meeting, March 6, 1775. Gloucester Town Records, 1753-1800, 1800, p. 156.

In March 1775, the town voted that “the train’d bands and the alarm list in this town meet at the usual Places of Parade….with arms and ammunition compleat and the several Officers be desired to view the arms and ammunition and report the State thereof to this meeting…” (Town Records, 156)

Gloucester Town Records, 1753-1800, 1800. http://archive.org/details/townrecords17531800
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