Doctor Joseph Warren
Some Information about Doctor Joseph Warren
Doctor Joseph Warren was an American physician who played an important role in the early days of the American Revolution.
"The Death of General Warren at the Battle of Bunker Hill" at the Boston's Museum of Fine Arts.
Eight Things I Learned about Joseph Warren
- Married to Elizabeth Hooten on September 6, 1764.
- They had four children: Elizabeth, Joseph, Mary and Richard.
- Practicing Physician who attend school at Harvard College.
- Grand Master of the Provincial Grand Lodge of Massachusetts.
- Conducted the autopsy on Christopher Seider shortly after he was shot. Some people believe that Christopher Snider is considered to be the first martyr of the Revolutionary War.
- He gave William Dawes and Paul Revere the responsibility to alert John Hancock and Samuel Adams of the approaching British Army on the night of April 18, 1775.
- Elected President of the Massachusetts Provincial Congress and was appointed general of Massachusetts troops.
- Fought with William Dawes at the Battle of Bunker Hill (Breed's Hill). He died at the first day of battle.
Body Reburied Around Many Time
After Death, Doctor Joseph Warren body was relocated many times:
- Buried by the British Captain Walter Laurie, the British Commander who led the troops to Concord's North Bridge, at Breed's Hill.
- In 1824, he was exhumed and moved to the family valt under St. Paul's Cathedral.
- In 1865, his remains were moved to the Warren family plot at Forest Hills Cemetery