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Narragansett Campaign (beginning 19 Dec 1675) in King Philip’s War

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Narragansett Campaign[1]

Roster of the officers of the army of th eUnited Colonies as organized for the Narragansett Campaign, and as mustered at Pettisquamscot, December 19, 1675

  • Gen. Josiah Winslow, Governor of Plymouth Colony, Com. in Chief. Staff:
    • Daniel Weld, of Salem, Chief Surgeon
    • Joseph Dudley, of Boston, Chaplain
    • Benjamin Church, of Little Compton, R.I., Aid

Massachusetts Regiment

  • Samuel Appleton, of Ipswich, Major, and Captain of 1st Company. Staff:
    • Richard Knott, of Marblehead, Surgeon
    • Samuel Nowell, of Boston, Chaplain
    • John Morse, of Ipswich, Commissary
  • 1st Company: Jeremiah Swain, Lieut; Ezekiel Woodward, Sergeant
  • 2d Company: Samuel Mosely, Captain; Perez Savage, Lieut.
  • 3d Company: James Oliver, Captain; Ephraim Turner, Lieut.; Peter Bennett, Sergeant
  • 4th Company: Isaac Johnson, Captain; Phineas Upham, Lieut.; Henry Bowen, Ensign
  • 5th Company: Nathaniel Davenport, Captain; Edward Tyng Lieut.; John Drury, Ensign
  • 6th Company: Joseph Gardiner, Captain; William Hathorne, Lieut.; Benjamin Sweet, Ensign, prom. Lieut.; Jeremiah Neal, Sergeant, prom. Ensign.
  • Troop: Thomas Prentice, Captain; John Wayman, Lieut.

Plymouth Regiment:

  • William Bradford, of Marshfield, Major, and Captain of 1st Company. Staff:
    • Matthew Fuller, of Barnstable, Surgeon
    • Thomas Huckins, of Barnstable, Commissary
  • 1st Company: Robert Barker, of Duxbury, Lieut.
  • 2d Company: John Gorham, of Barnstable, Captain; Jonathan Sparrow, of Eastham, Lieut.; William Wetherell, SErgeant.

Connecticut Regiment:

  • Robert Treat of Milford, Major. Staff:
    • Gershom Bulkeley, surgeon
    • Rev. Nicholas Noyes, Chaplain
    • Stephen Barrett, Commissary
  • 1st Company: John Gallop, of Stonington, Captain
  • 2d Company: Samuel Marshall, Windsor, Captain
  • 3d Company: Nathaniel Seely, of Stratford, Captain
  • 4th Company: Thomas Watts, of Hartford, Captain
  • 5th Company: John Mason, of Norwich, Captain

Credited under Major Appleton:

  • Dr. Jacob Willard, surgeon of Newton
  • Dr. John Cutler, surgeon of Hingham
  • Dr. John Clark of Boston
  • possibly Dr. Knott
  • possibly Dr. William Hawkings afterwards sent to wounded at RI

Line officers, Mass. Regiment, included:

  • Lieut. Robert Barker (imprisoned and fined March 10th 1675/6 for mutinous conduct (but he must have been there long enough for heirs to receive his claim)

Those Killed & Wounded at the Battle of the Great Swamp Fort


  • Capt. Davenport (k)
  • Capt. Johnson (k)
  • Capt. Gardiner (k)
  • Lieut. Upham (w)
  • Lieut. Savage (w)
  • Lieut. Swain (w)
  • Lieurt. Ting (w)
  • Capt. Gallob (k)
  • Capt. Marshall (k)
  • Capt. Seely (k)
  • Campt. Mason (mortally wounded)
  • Major Bradford, commander of Plymouth forces (w)
  • Benjamin Church (w)

Compensated for guarding ammunition 14 Sep 1675:

  • Richard Smith
  • Thomas Lawrence
  • James Hosly
  • Jams Montt
  • Ebenezer Hill

Apparel to:

  • Nathaniel Gunny
  • Benjamin Peirce
  • Capt. Cornelius
  • Josiah Joslin
  • Gen. Cudworth


  • Peter Treby
  • Israel Nichols
  • Stephen Hascott
  • Anthony Low
  • Richard Goodall
  • Nehemiah Goodall
  • Pilgrim Simpkin
  • Richard Earle
  • Ezekiel Gardner
  • William Woobery
  • Anthony Haywood
  • Thomas Moore
  • John Baker
  • probably Andrew Belcher of Cambridge, merchant
  • probably Benjamin Gillam

Hungry March:" Capt. Samuel Brocklebank and his men

Samuel Brocklebank, of Rowley, said to have been born England abt 1630; came to New England with widowed mother Jane, and brother John. With wife Hannah had children, Samuel, Francis, Hannah, Mary, Elizabeth, Sarah, Joseph. He was slain between April 18-21 in the march between Sudbury and Marborough with Capt. Wadsworth. His widow married Richard Dole of Newbury.[2]

February 29, 1675/6

  • Samuel Mower
  • Joseph Parker
  • Rowland Ravensbee
  • John Abbott

March 24, 1675/6:

  • Thomas Stamford
  • John WIlson
  • Philip Butler
  • John Linsy
  • John Humkins
  • Samuel Brocklebank, Capt.
  • John Hobson
  • John Woodin
  • Benjamin Peirson
  • Daniel Tenny
  • John Jackson
  • John Wood

Apr 24, 1676:

  • James Ford
  • John Giddings
  • Peter Jennings
  • John Pollard

June 24, 1676:

  • Richard Potter
  • Peter Jennings
  • John Lovejoy
  • Jonathan Emery
  • Joisah Clark
  • Henry Cooke
  • Samuel Ireson
  • Simon Adams
  • Moses Bennett
  • John Burrell
  • Thomas Brown
  • John Wood
  • Francis Gefford
  • Nath. Pease
  • Samuel Hills
  • Simon Groe
  • Nicholas Richardson
  • Robert Rand
  • Richard Haven
  • James Day
  • Daniel Hutchins
  • Samuel Brocklebank Capt.

July 24, 1676:

  • John Brown
  • Nathaniel Stephens
  • Zechariah Ayres
  • Richard Bryan
  • Thomas Kemball
  • Philip Kertland
  • John Stanwood
  • Philip Stanwood
  • Robert Pease
  • Thomas Baker
  • Benjamin Jones
  • Joseph Fellows
  • John Lynd
  • Joshuah Boynton

Aug 24, 1676

  • Jonathan Fantom
  • Peter Chever
  • Samuel Perkins
  • Richard Jacob

Sept 23, 1676:

  • Richard Prince
  • Samuel Peirce
  • James Chafe
  • Edward Sewery
  • Michael Derick

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