This book begins with a short biography of Daniel Webster and includes teaching aides and suggestions by the editor, as well as Webster's oration regarding the laying of the Bunker Hill Monument cornerstone. A chronological timeline of events completes the volume.
Frothingham has written extensively on the subject of Bunker Hill. This special edition volume is another version of his examinations of the battle, including maps and illustrations. This book was printed in commemoration of the centennial anniversary of the battle.