Benjamin Church, ca. 1675

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Benjamin Church, ca. 1675

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Description

Engraving of Benjamin Church (1639-1718). Church was a colonial soldier in King Philip's War and took a leading role in the Great Swamp Fight of Dec. 1675.

Church's military company was responsible for hunting down and killing Matacomet (King Phillip) in August 1676.

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About This Item

  • Title: Benjamin Church, ca. 1675
  • Creation Date: 1881
  • Subject Date: circa 1675
  • Town: Mount Hope
  • State: CT, RI
  • Media: Engraving, ink on paper
  • Local Code: Coll. 420; MS00-20.0336E
  • Collection: John S. H. Fogg autograph collection
  • Object Type: Image

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