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APRIL MORNING: ONLINE BOOK SUMMARY
Accompanies Cousin Simmons and The Reverend on their way to the Atkins farm.
The news carrier from Medford who forgot to bring his own writing materials.
British officer on horseback
Dragged to death by his horse after being attacked by the colonials.
His pasture is used as a stopping point by the colonials.
A man from Lincoln who is shot in the belly with a musket ball and dies.
Draws water from the militiamen as they recover from battle.
Daughter of Mrs. Atkins, she is about seventeen and helps draw water for the militiamen.
Twelve-year-old son of Mrs. Atkins who helps draw water for the militiamen.
Leader of the Sudbury militia.
Unnamed wounded British soldier
Expects to be killed by the barbaric colonials.
A quack from Watertown who tends to the British soldier's wound.
One of the young militiamen who were at the Lexington Common massacre.
The cousin of Jonathan Crisp, who was also present at the massacre.
Leading a group of colonial militia from Essex.
A man from Concord who shot a British soldier waving a white flag.
A midwife in Lexington.
Friends of Levi Cooper.
A friend of Levi Cooper, presumably related to Jonas Parker.
A Lexington boy who witnesses a wounded British soldier screaming in pain.
Owns a shop in Lexington that is pillaged by the retreating British army.
The Loring family
Their house is burned down by the British army and their freight wagon taken.
Has her house set on fire by the retreating British army.
He has his team of horses stolen by the retreating British army.
They have their carriage stolen by the retreating British army.
A nine-year-old boy whom a British soldier threatens to bayonet.
Claims to have seen Adam laying dead.
Makes the casket for Moses Cooper and the others killed in the Lexington Common, apologizes to Adam for the shoddy craftsmanship.
Carried the coffin of Moses Cooper.
Reporter from the Boston Advertiser
A newspaperman who asks Adam for a reaction about the battles.
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