Who Was Edward Gould's Biased?

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I think that there is only one source that can be taken as reliable, and that is because all of the others could, and might be biased. As for Lt. John Barker, he was a lieutenant in the British army and is therefore probably biased. John Parker was a commander in the militia in Lexington, so he is also biased. Lastly, Edward Gould is in the British army as a foot soldier and so is also biased. Simon Winship, however, was on neither side. He was just a civilian in Lexington at the time, so I think that his word can be trusted. I take his word for it that the British fired first. Simon Winship basically says that the British started marching up to the Americans, when right before they got there, primed and loaded their guns. When they got there,
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