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Pilgrim

 

One who journeys in foreign lands, especially to visit a shrine or holy place. The English colonists who founded the first permanent settlement in New England at Plymouth in 1620 were called pilgrims.

 

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(ClBt: t. 126)

 

Pilgrim, a canal boat, was purchased by the Navy at Philadelphia, 18 July 1864, laden with stone, and sent via Baltimore to the James River to be sunk on the bar at Trentís Reach, Va. to protect General Grants troopís from Confederate attack by water.