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BRICKETT, James soldier, born m 1737; died in Haverhill, Massachusetts, 9 December, 1818. He practiced medicine successfully in Haverhill until the French war offered him an opportunity for service in the field. He was a surgeon at Ticonderoga in 1759-'60, when the French abandoned the vicinity of Lake Champlain. At the beginning of the revolutionary war he was made lieutenant colonel of the Essex County, Massachusetts, regiment, 20 May, 1775, was wounded at Bunker Hill, 17 June, and in the following year was made brigadier in the expedition preparing for Canada. After Burgoyne's surrender at Saratoga (17 October, 1777), General Brickett was placed in command of the escort, and marched the, prisoners, about 6,000 in number, from the battlefield on Hudson River to Cambridge, Massachusetts.
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