Death: 1755, Jul. 9
- Baltimore City
- Dates: 1755
Notes: Dr. Swinton, Surgeon, killed and five Surgeon’s Mates wounded at Braddock’s defeat. After this defeat people fled Baltimore for safety. Indians said to be within 80 miles of the town. Women and children put on boats in the harbor for flight down the Bay, if necessary (July 9).
Source: Cordell, Eugene Fauntleroy, Medical Annals of Maryland 1799-1899 Baltimore: The Medical and Chirurgical Faculty for the State of Maryland: 652
- Dates: 1755, Jul. 9
Notes: “Dr. Swinton, Surgeon, killed, and five Surgeon-Mates wounded, at Braddock’s defeat.”
Source: Quinan, John Russell, Medical Annals of Baltimore from 1608 to 1880, including Events, Men and Literature to which is added a Subject Index and Record of Public Services Baltimore: Press of Isaac Friedenwald: 12