James Frye (b. in Andover, Massachusetts, in 1709; d. 8 January 1776) was a colonial soldier. He filled several local offices, served at the capture of Louisburg in 1745, and commanded the Essex regiment at the beginning of the Revolution, taking an active part in the battle of Bunker Hill. He afterward commanded the 6th brigade of the army investing Boston.
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- Wilson, James Grant; Fiske, John, eds. (1900). "Frye, James". Appletons' Cyclopædia of American Biography. New York: D. Appleton.
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