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of the Supreme Judicial Court Sept. 28, 1784; roll swom to at Southampton.

Sheldon, Israel, Jr. Corporal, Capt. Ebenezer Sheldon's (7th) co. of volunteers,
2d Hampshire Co. regt. ; service against the insurgents at Hadley Jime 13, 1782,
and at Northampton June 14, 15, 16, and 17, 1782, 5 days.

Sheldon, Jeremlah, Danvers. Private, Capt. Enoch Putnam's co., Col. John
Mansfield's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 18, 1775; ser-
vice, 2 mos. 19 days; also, Cori^oral, Capt. Samuel Flint's co.. Col. Samuel
Johnson's regt.; engaged Aug. 25, 1777; discharged Nov. 30, 1777; service, 3
mos. 19 days, at the Northward, including 13 days (260 miles) travel home;
also, same co. and regt. ; pay abstract for mileage from Scarsdale, N. Y., home ;
mileage for 260 miles allowed said Sheldon ; warrant allowed in Coimcil July
27, 1778.

Sheldon, John, Danvers. Private, Capt. James Gray's co.. Col. Thomas Marshall's
regt. ; abstract for advance pay, mileage to camp, etc., dated July 15, 1776 ; also,
same co. and regt. ; entered service July 12, 1776 : service to Nov. 1, 1776, 3 mos.
20 days; also, same co. and regt. ; pay roll for Nov., 1776.

Sheldon, Jonathan, Boston. List of prisoners discharged from prison-ship at
Rhode Island in exchange for British prisoners and sent to Boston in the
schooner " Speedwell" Aug. 6, 1777, by Capt. Josiah Godfrey.



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Sheldon, Jonathan, Danvers. Private, Capt. Samuel Flint's co., Col. Samuel
Johnson's regt. ; enlisted Aug. 25, 1777 ; discharged Nov. 30, 1777 ; service, 3
mos. 19 days, at the Northward, including 13 days ('2G0 miles) travel home;
also, same co. and regt. ; pay abstract for mileage from Scarsdale, N. Y., home ;
mileage for 260 miles allowed said Sheldon ; warrant allowed in Council July
27, 1778.

Sheldon, Jonathan. Private, Capt. Agrippa Wells's co.. Col. Asa Whetcomh's
regt. ; company receipt for wages for Sept., 1775, dated Camp at Prospect Hill.

Sheldon, Jonathan. Private, Capt. Amasa Sheldon's co.. Col. Elisha Porter's
regt. ; enlisted July 10, 1777; discharged Aug. 8, 1777; service, 1 mo. 4 days,
in Northern department, including travel (100 miles) home. Roll sworn to at
Deerfield.

Sheldon, Joseph. Private, Capt. James Gregg's co.. Col. Goose Van Schaick's (1st
New York) regt.; muster roll for April, 1781, dated West Point; enlistment,
during war ; reported sick in hospital at Robinson's house.

Sheldon, Josiah. Private, Capt. Oliver Lyman's co. ; service, 7 days ; company
probably made up of three [ ? ] companies and marched from Northampton to
East Hoosuck on the alarm of Aug. 17, 1777.

Sheldon, Levi. Private, Capt. Daniel Pilsbury's co., Lieut. Col. Calvin Smith's
(t)th) regt. ; return for wages for the year 1782 ; no wages allowed said Sheldon ;
reported transferred from 10th Mass. regt.

Sheldon, Nathaniel. Private, Capt. Archibald McAllister's co., Col. S.amuel
McCobb's regt. ; enlisted July 11, 1779 ; service to Sept. 24, 1779, 2 mos. 13 days,
on expedition against Majorbagaduce. Roll endorsed " Reg't at Penobscot."

Sheldon, Paul, Southampton. Corporal, Capt. Lemuel Pomeroy's co., which
marched April 21, 1775, in response to tlie alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 32
days ; reported returned home May 23, 1775 ; also, Capt. Lemuel Pomeroy's co..
Col. John Dickinson's regt. commanded by Maj. Clap ; j)ay abstract for wages
and mileage home, dated July 10, 1777 ; service, 38 days ; mileage for 100 miles
allowed .said Sheldon ; also, Sergeant, same co. and regt. ; engaged Sept. 20,
1777 ; discharged Oct. 14, 1777 ; service, 30 days, under Col. Ezra May on expe-
dition to Saratoga, including travel (112 miles) home ; also, Capt. Ebenezer
Sheldon's (7th) co. of volunteers, 2d Hampshire co. regt. ; service agauist the
insurgents at Hadley June 13, 1782, and at Northampton June 14, 15, IG, and 17,
1782, 5 days; also, same co. and regt.; service, 3 days; company ordered to
Springfield to protect the sittmg of the Supreme Judicial Court Sept. 28, 1784.

Sheldon, Pliny, Southampton. Private, Capt. Abner Pomroy's co.. Col. John Fel-
lows's (8th) regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted iVpril 27, 1775 ; ser-
vice, 3 mos. 12 days ; also, company return dated Oct. 7, 1775 ; also, order for
boruity coat or its equivalent in money dated Dorchester, Nov. 28, 1775.

Sheldon, Pliny, Southampton (probably) . Fifer, Capt. Lemuel Pomeroy's co.. Col.
John Dickerson's regt.; engaged Sept. 20, 1777; discharged Oct. 14, 1777; ser-
vice, 30 days, under Col. Ezra May on expedition to Saratoga, uicluding travel
(112 miles) home; also, Capt. Ebenezer Sheldon's (7th) co. of volunteers, 2d
Hampshire Co. regt. ; service against the insurgents at Northampton June 15,
16, and 17, 1782, 3 days; also, same co. and regt.; service, 2 days; company
ordered to Springfield to protect the sitting of the Supreme Judicial Court
Sept. 28, 1784.

Sheldon, Remembrance. Private, Capt. James Walsworth'scc, Col. Elisha Por-
ter's (Hampshire Co.) regt. ; enlisted July 22, 1779 ; discharged Aug. 27, 1779 ;
service, 1 mo. 11 days, at New London, Conn., including 6 days (120 miles)
travel home. Roll sworn to at Deerfield.



108 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Sheldon, Samuel. Lieutenant, Col. Rufus Putnam's regt. ; Continental Army pay
accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to Jan. 1, 1778; reported deserted Jan.
1, 1778; also, 1st Lieutenant, same regt. ; return of officers for clothing, dated
Boston, June 17, 1778.

Sheldon, Shelton, Danvers. Sergeant, Capt. John Putnam's (Alarm) co. of Dan-
vers, which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 2 days.

Sheldon, Silas, Southampton (probably). Private, Capt. Elijah Clap's co., Col.
John Dickenson's regt. ; enlisted Aug. 17, 1777 ; discharged Aug. 22, 1777 ; ser-
vice, 5 days ; company marched towards Bennington as far as New Providence
on an alarm ; also, Capt. Lemuel Pomeroy's co., Col. John Dickerson's regt. ;
enlisted Sept. 20, 1777 ; discharged Oct. 14, 1777 ; service, 30 days, under Col.
Ezra May on expedition to Saratoga, including travel (112 miles) home ; also,
Capt. Ebenezer Sheldon's (7th) co., 2d Hampshire Co. regt.; service, 2 days;
comi^any ordered to Springfield to protect the sitting of the Supreme Judicial
Court Sept. 28, 1784.

Sheldon, Simeon, Southampton. List of men raised to serve in the Continental
Army, as certified by Capt. Lemuel Pomeroy and the Selectmen, dated March
30, 1779; residence, Southampton; engaged for town of Southampton; joined
Ca^Jt. Alvord's co.. Col. Shepard's regt. ; term, duringwar ; also, Corporal, Capt.
Larned's CO., Col. Shepard's (4th) regt.; Contmental Army pay accoimts for
service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Oct. 7, 1780 ; reported died Oct. 7, 1780 ; also, same
CO. and regt. ; return for gratuities, dated Highlands, Feb. 24, 1780 ; gratuity
paid said Sheldon Jan. 30, 1780.

Sheldon, Stephen. Private, Capt. Ebenezer Sheldon's (7th) co. of vohmteers, 2d
Hampshire Co. regt. ; service against the insurgents at Hadley June 13, 1782,
and at Northampton June 14, 15, 16, and 17, 1782, 5 days.

Sheldon, "Whiten (also given "Whiting) . Private, in a detachment from Capt.
"William Fellows's co. of matrosses. Gen. Fellows's (Berkshire Co.) brigade;
entered service July 3, 1777 ; discharged July 20, 1777 ; service, 17 days ; detach-
ment marched to Kingsbury, N. Y., 110 miles from home ; roll dated Sheifield;
also, pay roll of a detachment from Capt. "William Fellows's co. of matrosses
commanded by Lieut. Paul Dewey, Brig. Gen. John Fellows's (Berkshire Co.)
brigade ; entered service Sept. 21, 1777 ; discharged Oct. 19, 1777 ; service, 28
days; detachment ordered out by Brig. Gen. Fellows to serve under Maj. Gen.
Gates in Northern department ; also, Capt. William Fellows's co. of matrosses,
Col. John Ashley's (Berkshire Co.) regt. ; enlisted Oct. 15, 1780 ; discharged
Oct. 17, 1780 ; service, 4 days ; company marched to the Northward on an alarm
at the time Forts George and Ann were taken by the enemy.

Sheldon, "William, "Woolwich. Private, Colonel's co.. Col. Michael Jackson's
regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to March
9, 1780 ; residence, "Woolwich ; term, 3 years.

Sheldren, Ephraim, Cape Ann. Capt. John Row's co.. Col. Ebenezer Bridge's
(27th) regt. ; receipt for advance pay, signed by said Sheldren and others,
dated Cambridge, June 28, 1775 ; also. Private, same co. and regt. ; muster roll
dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 29, 1775; service, 2 mos. 8 days; also, com-
pany return [probably Oct., 1775].

Shelds, "William, Boston. Return of men raised to serve in the Continental Army
from Capt. Sumner's co.. Col. Benjamin Gill's regt., dated Stoughton, June
27, 1777; residence, Boston; enlisted for town of Dorchester; joined Capt.
Allen's CO., Col. Crane's regt. ; enlistment, 3 years.

Shell, Elisha. Matross, Capt. John Doughty's co., Col. John Lamb's (2d Artil-
lery) regt. ; muster rolls for Feb., March, and April, 1781, dated W^est Point;



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 109



Shell, Ellsha, continued.

enlistment, during war ; repoi-ted on command at Verplanck's Point in Feb.
and March, 1781.

Shell, Gedeon. Matross, Col. Crane's regt. ; pay roll for 6 months men raised by
the town of Boston for service in the Continental Army during 1780 ; marched
July 2, 1780; discharged Dec. 20, 1780; service, 6 mos., including travel (10
days) home. [See Gideon Hull and Gideon Stull.]

Shelldon, Elish.\. Private, Capt. James Walsworth's co., Col. Elisha Porter's
(Hampshire Co.) regt.; enlisted July 22, 1779; discharged Aug. 27, 1779; ser-
vice, 1 mo. 11 days, at New London, Conn., including 6 days (120 miles) travel
home. Roll sworn to at Deerfield.

Shelley, . [This name also appears under the form of Shelly.]

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Shelley, Job, Raynham. Private, Capt. James Perry's co.. Col. Paul Dudley
Sargent's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 12, 1775 ; enlisted July 8, 1775 ; service,
1 mo. 7 days; also, company return dated Oct. 6, 1775; also, Capt. Joshua
"Wilbore's co., Col. John Hathaway's regt. ; service, 23 days, at Rhode Island ;
company drafted from Taunton, Raynham, and Easton, in April, 1777 ; also,
Capt. Joshua Wilbore's co.. Col. Josiah Whitney's regt. ; service, 1 mo. 23 days ;
company marched from Taimton to Providence, R. I. ; roll swoi-n to Sept. 23,
1777 ; also, Capt. Jonathan Shaw's co., Col. George Williams's regt. ; service,
21 days ; company marched from Raynham, Taunton, and Easton, in Sept., 1777,
on a secret expedition ; also, Capt. Ebenezer Dean's co.. Col. Thomas Carpen-
ter's regt. ; service, 1 mo. 4 days ; company marched from Taunton to Reho-
both, thence to Bristol, thence to Providence, R. I., and thence home; roll
dated Nov. 5, 1777 ; also, Capt. Jonathan Shaw's co.. Col. John Daggett's regt. ;
entered service Aug. 21, 1778; discharged Sept. 1, 1778; service, 12 days, at
Rhode Island ; also, pay roll for same service sworn to at Taunton.

Shelley, John, Manchester. Capt. Benjamin Kimball's co.. Col. Mansfield's regt. ;
receipt for advance paj% signed by said Shelley and others, dated Cambridge,
July 1, 1775; also, Private, Capt. Kimball's co.. Col. John Mansfield's (19th)
regt. commanded by Lieut. Col. Israel Hutchinson ; company return dated
Winter Hill, Oct. 6, 1775; also, order for money in lieu of bounty coat dated
Camp at Winter Hill, Jan. 3, 1776.

Shelley, Joshua. Private, Cajit. Abel Dinsmor's co.. Col. Ruggles Woodbridge's
regt. ; enlisted Aug. 26 (also given Aug. 17), 1777; discharged Nov. 29, 1777;
service, 3 mos. 14 (also given 3 mos. 23) days, including travel (10 days) home ;
company raised to serve with Northern army until Nov. 30, 1777. Roll swoni
to in Hampshire Co.

Shelley, Lebbeus, Raynham. Capt. James Perry's co., which marched on the
alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 11 days; also. Private, Capt. James Perry's
CO., Col. Paul Dudley Sargent's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 12, 1775 ; enlisted
July 4, 1775 ; service, 1 mo. 11 days ; also, company return dated Oct. 6, 1775.

Shellingford, Thomas. Carpenter's Crew, frigate "Boston," commanded by
Capt. Samuel Tucker; engaged June 4, 1779; reported in the " Pole." Roll
made up for advance pay for 1 month.

Shelly, Abla.thar. Private, Capt. Jonathan Shaw's (Raynham) co., Col. George
Williams's (3d Bristol Co.) regt. ; service, 16 days ; company marched to
Warren, R. 1., via Rehoboth, Dec. 8, 1776, on an alarm.

Shelly, Barnabas. Private, Capt. Jonathan Shaw's (Raynham) co.. Col. George
Williams's (3d Bristol Co.) regt. ; service, 16 days ; company marched to
Warren, R. I., via Rehoboth, Dec. 8, 1776, on an alarm.



110 IVIASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Shelly, "Elibeus." Private, Capt. James "Williams, Jr.'s co. of Minute-men,
which marched April 20, 1775, in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775, to
Roxbury ; discharged April 29, 1775 ; service, 12 days.

Shelly, Job, RajTiham. Capt. James Perry's co.. Col. Paul Dudley Sergeant's
regt. ; order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Camp before
Boston, Nov. 14, 1775.

Shelly, John, Manchester. Private, Capt. Benjamin Kmiball's co., Col. Mans-
field's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 18, 1775; service,
2 mos. 19 days.

Shelly, John. List of prisoners sent from Newjiort, R. I., in the prison-ship " Lord
Sandwich " and landed at Bristol March 7, 1778.

Shelly, Jonathan. Private, Capt. Jonathan Shaw's (Raynham) co.. Col. George
Williams's (3d Bristol Co.) regt.; service, 25 days; company marched to "War-
ren, R. I., via Rehoboth, Dec. 8, 177(5, on an alarm.

Shelly, Lebbeus. Capt. James Perry's co.. Col. Sargent's i"egt. ; order for bounty
coat or its equivalent in money dated Cambridge, Nov. 21, 1775.

Shelton, David. Matross, Capt. "William Pierce's co., Col. John Crane's (Artil-
leiy) regt. ; muster rolls for Sept., Oct., and Nov., 1778, dated Camp at Provi-
dence; also, Capt. Peirce's co.. Col. Crane's (also given Col. Harrison's) regt. ;
muster roll for Dec, 1778, dated Providence; a^so, Capt. Peirce's co.. Col.
Crane's regt. ; muster rolls for Jan. and Feb., 1779, dated Providence ; enlisted
April 20, 1777 ; enlistment, 3 years ; also, same co. and regt. ; muster roll for
March, 1779.

Shelton, Richard. Boy, sloop [brigantme] "Tyrannicide," commanded by Capt.
John Fisk ; engaged June 15, 1776 ; discharged Sept. 30, 1776 ; roll dated Salem ;
also. Seaman, same vessel and commander ; engaged Sept. 30, 1776 ; discharged
Jan. 1, 1777; service, 3 mos.; roll sworn to at Boston; also, same vessel and
commander; engaged Jan. 1, 1777; discharged Feb. 20, 1777; roll sworn to at
Boston.

Shelton, Richard. List of prisoners sent in the cartel " Silver Eel " from Halifax
to Boston Oct. 8, 1778, to be exchanged for British prisoners, as returned by
Bat. Fox, Commissary of Prisoners; reported a Seaman.

Shemany, Reuben, Belchertown. List of men i-aised for the 6 months service and
returned by Brig. Gen. Paterson as having passed muster in a return dated
Camp Totoway, Oct. 25, 1780.

Shemany, "Whitney, Belchertown. List of men raised for the 6 months service
and returned by Brig. Gen. Paterson as having passed muster in a return dated
Camp Totoway, Oct. 25, 1780.

Shemway, Elijah. Private, Capt. Noah Allen's co.. Col. Joseph Vose's (1st)
regt. ; muster roll for Feb., 1782, dated Quarters York Hutts; reported joined
since last muster; also, muster roll for March, 1782; enlisted Nov. 23, 1781;
enlistment, 3 years.

Shenahen, James. Capt. David Cowden's co.. Col. "Woodbridge's regt.; receipt
for advance pay, signed by said Shenahen and others, dated Cambridge, June
26, 1775. [See John Shanahan and John Shananham.]

Shenley, Patrick. Council order dated March 20, 1781, directing Joseph Hender-
son, Sheriff of Suffolk Co., to liberate said Shenley, a soldier in the Continen-
tal Anny, from jail, and to deliver him to his commanding officer, said Shenley
having been confined for stealing a piece of cloth from Thomas Gibbs, and said
Gibbs having acknowledged satisfaction as shown by his certificate dated
Boston, March 20, 1781.



IN THE AVAR OF THE REVOLUTION. Ill

Shepar, Charles. Descriptive list of men raised in Middlesex Co. to serve in the
Continental Army for the term of 9 months, returned as received of Justin
Ely, Commissioner, by Capt. James Cooper, at Springfield, July 19, 1779 ; Capt.
Hubbard's co.. Col. Faulkner's regt. ; age, 16 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 6 in. ; com-
plexion, dark; engaged for town of Concord.

Shepard, . [This name also appears mider the form of Shapard, Shaperd, Shea-

pere, Sheapord, Sheepard, Shcephcrd, Shepar, Shepeard, Sheperd, Shephard,
Shepheard, Shepherd, Shepord, Sheppard, Shepperd, Shiperd, Sliippond.]

Shepard, . Private, (late) Capt. Samuel Sayer's co., commanded by Lieut.

Samuel Yoruig subsequent to Aug. 3, 1779, (late) Maj. Littlefield's detachment
of York Co. militia ; entered service July 7, 1779 ; discharged Sept. 6, 1779 ; ser-
vice, 2 mos., on Penobscot expedition; reported a negi-o.

Shepard, Alexander, Newton. Private, Capt. Amariah Fuller's co., which
marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to headquarters at Cambridge ; ser-
vice, 2 days ; reported as belonging to the alarm list.

Shepard, Benjamin. Sergeant, Capt. Samuel Cowell's co., 4tli Suffolk Co. regt.
commanded by Maj. Seth Bullard ; marched July 28, 1780; discharged July
30, 1780 ; service, 5 days, including 2 days (45 miles) travel home ; company
marched to Rhode Island on an alarm.

Shepard, Benjamin, Jr., "Wrentham. Private, Capt. Lemuel Kollock's co., Col.
John Smith's regt., wliich marched on the alarm of Ajiril 19, 1775; service, 5
days.

Shepard, Charles. Private, Capt. Simon Hunt's co., Col. Eleazer Brooks's regt. ;
enlisted Dec. 18, 1777 ; service to April 3, 1778, 3 mos. 15 days, with guards at
Cambridge ; company detached from militia.

Shepard, Charles. Lists of men appearing under the heading " Hartwell Brook
the first Everidge ; " said Shepard appears among men in a detachment which
marched to Rhode Island, agreeable to resolve of Sept. 6, 1778, and among men
with Col. Buttrick at Rhode Island in 1778.

Shepard, Charles. Capt. David Goodwin's co.. Col. Cogswell's regt.; entered
service Sept. 23, 1778; discharged Dec. 31, 1778; service, 3 mos. 10 days; com-
pany detached to guard and fortify posts at and about Boston.

Shepard, Charles. Pay roll for 6 months men raised by the town of Concord for
service in the Continental Army during 1780; marched June 26, 1780; dis-
charged Dec. 18, 1780 : service, 6 mos. 2 days, ijicluding travel (200 miles) home ;
alfio, receipt dated Boston, June 4, 1782, for bounty paid said Shepard by Isaac
Hubbard, Chairman of Class No. 6 of the town of Concord, to serve in the Con-
tinental Army for the term of 3 years.

Shepard, Daniel, Jr., Acton. Private, Capt. David Wheeler's co.. Col. Nixon's
regt. ; pay abstract for mileage to and from camp, dated Winter Hill, Jan. 15,
1776 ; mileage for 42 miles allowed said Sliepard.

Shepard, David, Murrayfield (also given Liidlow and Westfield) . Captain of a
company of Minute-men, Col. Seth Pomroy's regt., which marched April 22,
1775, in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Cambridge ; service, 6 days ;
reported appointed Surgeon April 28, 1775 ; also, Surgeon ; general return of
Col. Timothy Danielson's regt. in camp at Roxbury May 27, 1775; ordered in
Provincial Congress IMay 27, 1775, that officers of said regiment be commissioned ;
also, Surgeon, same regt.; engaged April 28, 1775; service, 3 mos., 2 weeks,
4 days ; also, certificate dated Oct. 9, 1775, signed by Col. Timothy Danielson,
testifying to the satisfactory service of certain officers in his regiment and
stating that said officers had not received their warrants ; ordered in Council
Oct. 9, 1775, that the president be directed to send a letter to Gen. Washijigton



112 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Shepard, David, continued.

recommending that said officers be commissioned according to their respective
ranks; also, Surgeon, Col. Danielson's regt. ; list of field and staff officers
appearing on a return of Capt. Sylvan us Walker's co. [probably Oct., 1775].

Shepard, David. Private, Capt. Enoch Shepard's co.. Col. John Mosley's regt. ;
enlisted Sept. 21, 1777; service, 15 days, on expedition to Saratoga; reported
sent to bring back horses Oct. 5, 1777 ; company marched from Murrayfield to
reinforce army under Gen. Gates.

Shepard, Ebenezer. 2d Lieutenant, 2d co.. Col. Mcintosh's (1st Suffolk Co.)
regt. of Mass. militia; list of officers; commissioned Jan. 26, 1779; also, 1st
Lieutenant, Capt. Daniel Fisher, Jr.'s (2d) co., Col. Mcintosh's (1st Suffolk
Co.) regt. of Mass. militia; list of officers; commissioned Sept. 12, 1780; also,
Lieutenant, Capt. Thomas Newcomb's co., Lieut. Col. Joseph Webb's regt.;
engaged Aug. 1, 1781 ; discharged Dec. 4, 1781 ; service, 4 mos. 15 days, at
Peekskill, N. Y., including 11 days (220 miles) travel home.

Shepard [Ebenezer]. Private, Capt. Thomas Newcomb's co., Lieut. Col. Joseph
Webb's regt. ; enlisted Aug. 25, 1781 ; discharged Dec. 4, 1781; service, 3 mos.
21 days, at Peekskill, including 11 days (220 miles) travel home.

Shepard, Edward. Private, Capt. Edward Fuller's co., Col. William Mcintosh's
regt.; entered camp March 20, 1778; discharged April 16, 1778; service, 28
days; company stationed at Roxbury. Roll dated Newton.

Shepard, Elijah. Private, Capt. Levi Ely's co., Col. John Brown's regt. ; entered
service Aug. 9, 1780 ; discharged Oct. 22, 1780 ; service, 2 mos. 21 days, including
7 days (140 miles) travel home ; regiment raised for 3 months.

Shepard, Enoch, Murrayfield. Captain, Col. John Moseley's regt. ; marched from
home Oct. 21, 1776; service to Nov. 17, 1776, 28 days; company marched to
Mt. Independence (also given Ticonderoga) under command of Lieut. Col.
Timothy Roberson (Robinson) by order of Gen. Schuyler on the alarm of Oct.
21, 1776 ; also. Col. John Moseley's (Hampshire Co.) regt. ; engaged Aug. 17,
1777 ; discharged Aug. 23, 1777 ; service, 7 days ; company marched to Benning-
ton on an alarm; also, same regt. ; engaged Sept. 21, 1777; discharged Oct. 17,
1777 ; service, 1 mo. 3 days, on expedition to Saratoga, includmg travel (100
miles) home ; company marched from Murrayfield to reinforce army under
Gen. Gates; also, petition addressed to the Council, dated Murrayfield, April
6, 1778, signed by said Shepard, stating that he held a commission as Captain,
13th CO., Col. John Mosley's (3d Hampshire Co.) regt., although he had viewed
himself as not equal to the discharge of the office when chosen, but having
made the experiment and finding himself unable to discharge the duties of his
office with credit to himself or benefit to the country, asking to be permitted
to resign his commission ; ordered in Council April 24, 1778, that the resigna-
tion be accepted.

Shepard, Ephraim, Wrentham. Private, Capt. Samuel Cowell's co., Col. John
Smith's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 8 days.

Shepard, Ezekibl, Westfield. Private, Capt. Warham Parks's co.. Col. Daniel-
son's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 4, 1775; service, 3
mos. 4 days.

Shepard, Ezra. Private, Capt. William Cannon's co.. Col. David Leonard's regt. ;
service, 70 days ; company was drafted by order of General Court, marched to
Ticonderoga May 6, 1777, and returned home July 14, 1777 ; roll sworn to at
Blandford and also at Westfield ; also, Capt. Solomon Brown's co.. Col. Elisha
Porter's (Hampshire Co.) regt.; enlisted July 31, 1779; discharged Sept. 1,
1779; service, 1 mo. 6 days, at New London, Conn., including 4 days (87 miles)
travel home.



IX THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 113

Shepard, George, Norton. Private, Capt. Josiah Smith's co.. Col. Josiah "Whit-
ney's regt. ; abstract for advance pay for 1 month, etc., dated Camp at Hull,
July 13, 1776; also, same co. and regt. ; enlisted June 29, 177(!, 4 days preced-
ing march; service to Nov. 1, 1776, 4 mos. 1 day; company raised for defence
of town and harbor of Boston ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay roll for Nov.,
1776 ; service, 1 mo. 2 days, includmg travel (48 miles) home ; also, Capt. Seth
Smith's detachment of matrosses; enlisted June 3, 1778; discharged Jmie 9,
1778 ; service, 9 days, including travel (48 miles) home ; detachment marched
from Norton to Freetovt^n June 3, 1778, by order of Brig. Gen. Godfrey.

Shepard, George. List of men endorsed "prisoners at New York" [year not
given] ; also, list of prisoners sent from Newport, R. I., in the prison-ship
" Lord Sandwich " and landed at Bristol March 7, 1778.

Shepard, George. Corporal, Capt. Benjamin Bates's co.. Col. Abiel Mitchel's



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