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Can you name the facts about the Battles of Lexington and Concord?

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Date these battles were fought
Year these battles were fought
Colony in which these battles were fought
British military governor of Massachusetts who ordered his soldiers to seize all military stores
Silversmith who rode to warn John Hancock and Sam Adams about the plans of the British
Boston church where lanterns were hung to warn of British troop movements
Famous saying about the meaning of the number of lanterns hung
Phrase cried out in warning by #4
Title for the militia who fought at Lexington and Concord, so named for the speed of their response
Commander of colonial militia at Lexington
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Commander of the British Regulars
Nickname of the first shot fired at Lexington
Bridge in Concord where the militia advanced on the British regulars
Commander of British reinforcements
Song used by British reinforcements to taunt locals
General who took command of the militia to pursue the retreating British
Military action taken immediately after the battles by the militia who pursued the retreating British; it lasted until the fortification of Dorchester Heights in March of 1776
Poem by Ralph Waldo Emerson about these battles
Holiday celebrated on the third Monday in April that commemorates these battles
Boston athletic event now in its 115th year that is held on this holiday

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