Posted By:David Rathbun
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Subject:Re: What troops
Post Date:January 26, 2002 at 05:59:16
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Forum:Pequot War Forum
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The settlers were what we would call Milita. I don't believe they had much organization. This was the 1630's!
The Pequot War was a very minor affair for the colonist, devasating for the Pequots who were a proud and fierce tribe.
Go to www.Google.com and search on Pequot Wars, you'll get more than you ever wanted to know.
I note in my previous message that the Fort burned by Mason was really in the site of present day Mystic, Connecticut and not New Haven (about 60 miles away).