The Sudbury Fight - April 21, 1676

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Fought and Slain in Sudbury Battle April 21, 1676
*Samuel Gardner, son of Peter William Cleaves (Roxbury)
*Thomas Baker (Roxbury)
*Joseph Pepper (Roxbury)
*John Roberts (Roxbury)
*John Sharpe (Roxbury)
*Nathaniel Sever (Roxbury)
*Thomas Hopkins (Roxbury)
*Thomas Hawley, Lt. (Roxbury)
*Samuel Gardner, Lt. (Roxbury)
*Samuel Wadsworth, Capt.
*James Hosmer (Concord)
*Samuel Potter (Concord)
*John Barnes (Concord)
*Daniel Comy (Concord)
*Joseph Buttrick (Concord)
*Josiah Wheeler (Concord)
*William Heywood (Concord)
*Robert Wayles (Dorchester)
*Samuel Brocklebank, Capt. (Rowley)
*Eliazer Hawes (Dorchester)
*John Jackson (Rowley)
*William Brown (Rowley)
*Samuel Tiller (Rowley)
*Joseph Bixby (Rowley)
*Simon Gowin (Rowley)
*William Cleaves

Fought in Sudbury Battle and Survived
*Richard Jacob, Lt. (in command after death of Capt. Brocklebank
*Edward Cowell (definitely fought)
*Daniel Warren (claimed to have fought)
*Joseph Peirce (claimed to have fought)
*John Hopkinson (Roxbury)
*John Stickney (Roxbury)
*Joseph Jewett (Roxbury)
*Thomas Palmer (Roxbury)
*Stephen Mighill (Roxbury)
*John Leighton (Roxbury)
*Caleb Jackson (Roxbury)
*John How, son of John, killed 20 Apr on road between Marlboro and Sudbury (Marlboro)
*Henry Axtel, similarly slain as How above (Marlboro)
*Eleazar Ward, married Hannah Rice, slain as above (Sudbury)
*Ensign Jonathan Stanhope, Sr

May Have Fought/Survival Unknown
*Robert Badcocke, Sgt.
*Job Kattenanit
*Edmund Rice
*James Dolvine (paid for service under Wadsworth through April 24, 1676)
*Jacob Leonard (paid for service under Wadsworth through April 24, 1676)
*Robert Braine (paid for service under Wadsworth through April 24, 1676)
*James Ford (paid for service under Wadsworth through April 24, 1676)
*Peter Roberts (paid for service under Wadsworth through April 24, 1676)
*Robert Corbett (paid for service under Wadsworth through April 24, 1676)
*Henry Ledebetter (paid for service under Wadsworth through April 24, 1676)
*Robert Parker (paid for service under Wadsworth through April 24, 1676)
*Timothy Tilston (paid for service under Wadsworth through April 24, 1676)
*John Sharp (paid for service under Wadsworth through April 24, 1676)
*Thomas Smith (Rowley)
*Capt. Hugh Mason, then 75-years-old (Watertown) (Impressed November 1675)
*Daniel Warrin, Sr (Watertown) (Impressed November 1675)
*John Bigulah, Sr (Watertown) (Impressed November 1675)
*Nathaniel Hely (Watertown) (Impressed November 1675)
*Joseph Tayntor (Watertown) (Impressed November 1675)
*John Whitney, Sr (Watertown) (Impressed November 1675)
*George Harrington (Watertown) (Impressed November 1675)
*William Hagar, Jr (Watertown) (Impressed November 1675)
*John Parkhurst (Watertown) (Impressed November 1675)
*Michael Flagg (Watertown) (Impressed November 1675)
*Jacob Bullard (Watertown) (Impressed November 1675)
*Isaac Learned (Watertown) (Impressed November 1675)
*Joseph Waight (Watertown) (Impressed November 1675)
*George Dill (Watertown) (Impressed November 1675)
*William Pierce (Watertown) (Impressed November 1675)
*Nathaniel Sangar (Watertown) (Impressed November 1675)
*Moses Whitney (Watertown) (Impressed November 1675)
*John Windam (Watertown) (Impressed November 1675)
*Joseph Smith (Watertown) (Impressed November 1675)
*Nathaniel Barsham (Watertown) (Impressed November 1675)
*John Barnard (Watertown) (Impressed November 1675)

Refused to Fight
*Aaron Stephens who sliped aside as soon as ever spoken to and could not be found any more.
*Phillip Cain who said he would go to the Governour to be cleared but afterwards could not be found.
*James Burges who could not be seen by us after notis given that he should attend ye countreys servis.
*Thomas Wats who pretended to go home to put on his clothes and came not again neither could he be found though there were severall messengers to seek him.
*John Pittam who sayde they would be hanged drawne and quartered Rather than goe or words to thatt effect
*Robt Miller who sayde they would be hanged drawne and quartered Rather than goe or words to thatt effect

Further Reading
Bodge, George M. '''A Brief History of King Philip's War 1675-1677.''' Privately printed 1891
*Bodge, George M. '''Soldiers in King Philip's War'''. Containing Lists of the Soldiers of Massachusetts Colony, Who Served in the Indian War of 1675-1677. With Sketches of the Principal Officers, and Copies of Ancient Documents and Records Relating to the War. Boston: Printed for the Author, 1891. Print.
*Emery, Helen Fitch. '''The Puritan Village Evolves: a history of the Town of Wayland, Massachusetts.''' Wayland Historical Commission (Phoenix Publishing), 1981
*Federal Writers Project. '''1639-1939 Sudbury Massachusetts.''' A brief history of Sudbury from its beginnings (69pp). (Softcover, Sudbury Historical Society reprint, 1968)
*Frederickson, Margaret. '''The Settling of Sudbury.''' A five page introduction for children, equally a quick study for adults. (Softcover, Sudbury Historical Society, 2007)
*Fuller, Jr., Andrew D. et al. '''A Brief History of the Towne of Sudbury in Massachusetts: 1639-1939.''' Federal Writers Project of the Works Progress Administration in Massachusetts, 1939 (revised and reprinted by the Sudbury Historical Society 1968)
*Garfield, Curtis. '''Sudbury 1890-1989: 100 Years in the Life of a Town.''' (Softcover. Porcupine Enterprises, 1999)
*Goodman Society, The. '''List of Persons Buried in the Old Revolutionary Cemetery in The Town of Sudbury Massachusetts.''' (23pp). (Softcover, The Goodman Society, c1925)
*Hudson, Alfred Sereno. '''The Annals of Sudbury, Wayland and Maynard, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.''' Privately published 1891 (reprinted by Higginson1994)
*Hudson, Alfred Sereno. '''The History of Sudbury, Massachusetts 1638-1889.''' The Town of Sudbury, 1889 (republished by the Sudbury Press in 1968)
*Hudson, Alfred Sereno. '''
Indexes – History of Sudbury, Massachusetts. Annals of Sudbury, Wayland, and Maynard.''' (Softcover, Sudbury Historical Society, 1983)
*Lepore, Jill. '''The Name of War: King Philip's War and the Origins of American Identity.''' Vintage Books, 1998 (reprinted 1999)
*Philbrick, Nathaniel. '''Mayflower: a Story of Courage, Community, and War. New York''': Viking, 2006. Print.
*Powell, Sumner Chilton. '''Puritan Village – The Formation of a New England Town.''' The history of Sudbury and Wayland, MA from original research starting in England, tracing where all the settlers came from, and what they did here to form an open town government and the origin of the open Town Meetings in America. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize in History in 1964 (215pp). (Softcover, Wesleyan University Press, 1963)
*Powers, John C. '''We Shall Not Tamely Give It Up.''' A book of 47 entertaining stories of Sudbury History, vividly told (308pp). (Softcover, Privately Printed, 1988)
*Schultz, Eric B. and Tougias, Michael J. '''King Philip's War: The History and Legacy of America's Forgotten Conflict.''' Countryman Press, 1999 (reprinted 2000)
*Scott, Laura. '''Sudbury: A Pictorial History.''' The Donning Co., 1989
*Smith, Janet H. '''(Untitled) Scrapbook of Descriptions and Pictures of Historic Monuments and Houses in Sudbury, MA.''' Unpublished (Collection of Sudbury Public Library) 1975

Links
*[http://www.sudbury01776.org/index.htm Sudbury Historical Society]
*[http://sudbury.ma.us/about/default.asp Town of Sudbury]
*[http://www.sudbury.ma.us/committees/committee_home.asp?dept=HistoricalCommission Sudbury Historical Commission]
*[http://www.sudbury.ma.us/archives/ Sudbury Archives]
*[http://www.sudbury.ma.us/committees/committee_home.asp?dept=HistoricDistricts Sudbury Historic Districts Commission]
*[http://www.town.sudbury.ma.us/services/department_home.asp?dept=Library The Goodenow Library]

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April 21, 1676

Sudbury, Middlesex, Massachusetts

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No comprehensive list of those who fought in the Sudbury Fight of King Philip's War is known to exist; collaborators on this project have compiled this listing during research.

NOTE: This is a working list and is not comprehensive nor official.

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