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8, 1777; discharged Nov. 29, 1777; service, 3 mos. 5 days, under Brig. Warner,
including 11 days (212 miles) travel home ; company drafted from militia and
marched to join Continental Army at the Northward.

Whitney, Ephraim. Private, Capt. Agrippa Wells's co.. Col. Samuel Brewer's
regt. ; pay abstract for travel allowance and mileage from place of discharge
home, sworn to at Deerfield, Dec. 10, 1777 ; 150 miles travel allowed said Whit-
ney ; company served at Ticonderoga for 3 mos. from Sept. 1, 1776.

Whitney, Ephraim. Private, Capt. Samuel Merriman's (2d) co., Col. Israel Cha-
pen's (3d) regt.; enlisted Oct. 15, 1779; discharged Nov. 21, 1779; service, 1
mo. 14 days, at Claverack, including 6 days (120 miles) travel home.

Whitney, Ephraim. Receipt dated Harvard, Oct. 30, 1779, for bounties paid said
Whitney and others by the Selectmen to serve in the Continental Army for
the term of 3 months, agreeable to resolve of Oct. 9, 1779 ; also, Private, Capt.
Luke Wilder's co.. Col. Samuel Denney's (2d) regt.; enlisted Oct. 27, 1779;
service to Dec. 1, 1779, 1 mo. 5 days, at Claverack ; travel home, 9 days (180
miles) , also allowed ; roll dated Albany.

Whitney, Ephraim. Private, Capt. Amos Perry's co.. Col. Abner Perry's regt. ;
marched July 28, 1780 ; discharged Aug. 7, 1780 ; service, 13 days, including 3
days (60 miles) travel home ; company marched to Rhode Island on the alarm
of July 28, 1780.

Whitney, Ezekiei,, Watertown. Private, Capt. Samuel Barnard's co. of militia,
Col. Thomas Gardner's regt. , which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; ser-
vice, 1 day ; roll endorsed " Watertown ; " also, Capt. Abner Craft's co., Lieut.
Col. William Bond's (late Col. Thomas Gardner's) 37th regt. ; company return
dated Cambridge, Oct. 7, 1775; also, order for bounty coat dated Camp at Cam-
bridge, Nov. 13, 1775 ; also. Private, Capt. Phineas Stearns's co. ; service, 5 days ;
company marched from Watertown by order of Gen. Washington to reinforce
army at the time of taking Dorchester Heights in March, 1776; also, enlist-
ment agreement dated Watertown, July 2, 1778, signed by said Whitney and
others, engaging themselves to serve as a guard over the powder magazine at
Watertown for the term of 6 months, unless sooner discharged, and to provide
themselves with firearms, etc. ; also, pay roll of a number of men for service



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Whitney, Ezekiel, continited.

from July 2, 1778, to Jan. 16, 1779, 6^ inos., guarding powder magazine at
Watertown ; also, enlistment agreement dated Watertown, Jan. 16, 1779, signed
by said "Whitney and others, engaging themselves to serve as a guard over the
powder magazine at Watertown until July 1, 1779, unless sooner discharged,
and agreeing to obey all orders received from Jonathan Brown, Esq., and to
provide themselves with firearms, etc. ; also, pay roll of a number of men for
service from Jan. 17, 1779, to July 16, 1779, guarding powder magazine at
Watertown.

Whitney, Ezra, Douglas. Lieutenant, Capt. Benjamin Wallis's (Douglas) co. of
Minute-men, Col. Arnold's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19,
1775 ; service, 1 week 3 days.

Whitney, Ezra. 2d Major, 3d Worcester Co. regt. of Mass. militia ; list of field
ofB.cers ; commissioned June 12, 1776 ; also, list of officers chosen by the several
companies in Col. Ezra Wood's (3d Worcester Co.) regt., as returned by Col.
Wood, said Whitney, 2d Major, and others, dated July 9, 1776; also, Major;
Lieut. Col. Nathan Tyler's (3d Worcester Co.) regt. ; entered service Dec. 8,
1776 ; discharged Dec. 28, 1776 ; service, 20 days ; regiment marched to Provi-
dence, R. I.

Whitney, Ezra. Private, Capt. Isaac Martin's co.. Col. Ezra Wood's regt.; ser-
vice, 1 mo. 15 days ; company marched to Rhode Island under command of
Lieut. Col. Nathan Tyler on the alarm of Dec. 8, 1776.

Whitney, Ezra. Private, Capt. Isaac Marttn's co.. Col. Joseph (Josiah) Whit-
ney's regt, ; service from May 4, 1777, to July 4, 1777, 2 mos. 6 days, under
Maj. Gen. Spencer at Rhode Island, including travel (80 miles) from home to
place of destination and from place of discharge home.

Whitney, Ezra. Private, Capt, Job Knap's co.. Col. Nathan Tyler's regt. ; en-
tered service July 28, 1780 ; discharged Aug. 7, 1780 ; service, 14 days, includ-
ing travel (3 days) home ; company marched to Tiverton, R. I., on the alarm
of July 27, 1780. Roll dated Douglas.

Whitney, Ezra. Private, Capt. Thomas Marshall Baker's co.. Col. Nathan Tyler's
regt. ; enlisted July 27, 1780 ; discharged Aug. 8, 1780 ; service, 15 days, in-
cluding 3 days (60 miles) travel home ; company marched to Rhode Island on
an alarm.

Whitney, Ezra. Private, Capt. Philip Ammidon's co.. Col. Dean's regt. ; enlisted
March 4, 1781; discharged March 18, 1781; service, 14 days, at Rhode Island.

Whitney, George, Ware. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army
from Capt. William Brakeidge's (Breckenridge's) co., 4th Hampshire Co. regt.,
as returned by Lieut. Col. R. Woodbridge, dated South Hadley, May 28, 1777 ;
residence, Ware ; enlisted for town of Ware ; enlistment, 3 years.

Whitney, Gershom, Brimfield (probably). Private, Capt. James Sherman's co.,
Col. Pyncheon's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service,
7 days.

Whitney, GerShom, Ware. Private, Capt. Joseph Foster's co.. Col. Ruggles
Woodbridge's regt., which marched in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775 ;
said Whitney marched April 20, 1775 ; reported enlisted into the army May
13, 1775 ; also, Capt. Jonathan Bardwell's co.. Col. David Brewer's (9th) regt. ;
muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted April 26, 1775 ; service, 3 mos., 1 week,
5 days; also, company return [probably Oct., 1775]; also, Capt. Bardwell's
CO., (late) Col. Brewer's regt.; order for bounty coat dated Camp Roxbury,
Oct. 31, 1775.



220 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Whitney, Gershom. List of men raised by the town of Ware to serve in the Con-
tinental Army, as returned by Capt. Brakenridge to Col. Ruggles Woodbridge,
dated April 1, 1779.

Whitney, Gershom, Jr., Brookfield. Return of men raised to serve in the Con-
tinental Army fi'om Capt. Daniel Gilbert's co., Col. James Converse's (4th
Worcester Co.) regt. ; residence, Brookfield ; engaged for town of Brookfield ;
joined Capt. Slaton's co., Col. Shephard's regt. ; term, 3 years ; also, Sergeant,
Capt. Field's co., Col. William Sheppard's regt.; Continental Army pay
accounts for service from Feb. 27, 1777, to Nov. 20, 1777 ; reported died Nov.
-, 1777; also, Private, Capt. Reuben Slayton's co.. Col. Shepard's (3d) regt.;
return of men who were in service on or before Aug. 15, 1777, etc. ; also, same
CO. and regt. ; return dated Valley Forge, Jan. 30, 1778 ; mustered by State and
Continental Muster Masters ; reported deceased.

Whitney, Gershom, Jr., Ware. Private, Capt. Joseph Foster's co., Col. Ruggles
Woodbridge's regt., which marched in response to the alarm of April 19,
1775 ; said Whitney marched April 22, 1775 ; reported enlisted into the army
May 6, 1775; also, Capt. Jonathan Bardwell's co.. Col. David Brewer's (9th)
regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 26, 1775; service, 3 mos.,
1 week, 5 days; also, company return [probably Oct., 1775] ; also, Capt. Bard-
well's CO., (late) Col. Brewer's regt. ; order for bounty coat dated Camp Rox-
bury, Oct. 31, 1775.

Whitney, Gershom, Sr., Brookfield. Return of men raised to serve in the Con-
tinental Army from Capt. Daniel Gilbert's co'., Col. James Converse's (4th
Worcester Co.) regt.; residence, Brookfield; engaged for town of Brookfield;
joined Capt. Slaton's co.. Col. Shephard's regt. ; term, 3 years; also, Private,
Capt. Field's co.. Col. William Sheppard's regt. ; Continental Army pay
accounts for service from Feb. 27, 1777, to Jan. 30, 1779; reported discharged
Jan. 30, 1779; also, Capt. Reuben Slayton's co., Col. Shepard's (3d) regt. ; re-
turn dated Valley Forge, Jan. 30, 1778 ; mustered by State and Continental
Muster Masters; also, same co. and regt.; muster roll for July and Aug.,
1778, dated Camp at Providence ; reported on furlough ; also, same co. and
regt.; muster roll for Oct., 1778, dated Providence; reported discharged Oct.
31, 1778.

Whitney, ELachaltah, Milford. Descriptive list of men raised to reinforce the
Continental Army for the term of 6 months, agreeable to resolve of June 5,
1780, returned as received of Justin Ely, Commissioner, by Brig. Gen. John
Glover, at Springfield, July 8, 1780; age, 18 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 7 in.; com-
plexion, light; engaged for town of Milford; arrived at Springfield July 7,
1780 ; marched to camp July 8, 1780, under command of Ebenezer Kent, Esq. ;
also, 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 ; also, pay roll for 6 months men raised by the town of Milford for service
in the Continental Army during 1780; marched June 19, 1780; discharged
Dec. 18, 1780; service, 6 mos. 8 days, including travel (180 miles) home.

Whitney, Hachaliah. Private, Capt. John Hayward's co., Col. Webb's regt.;
enlisted Aug. 23, 1781; discharged Dec. 1, 1781; service, 3 mos. 18 days, in-
cluding 10 days (200 miles) travel home ; regiment raised to reinforce Conti-
nental Army for 3 months. Roll sworn J;o in Middlesex Co.

Whitney, Hananiah. Private, Capt. Timothy Boutell's co.. Col. John Rand's
regt. ; enlisted July 10, 1780 ; discharged Oct. 10, 1780 ; service, 3 mos. 11 days,
including 10 days (200 miles) travel home ; regiment raised in Worcester Co.
to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months.



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"Whitney, Henry. Receipt dated Watertown, July 17, 1776, for bounties paid said
Whitney and others by Jonathan Brown, Town Treasurer, for enlisting "aa
Soldiers in the Defence of this Country."

Whitney, Hezekiah, Brookfield. Return of men raised to serve in the Continen-
tal Army from Capt. Daniel Gilbert's co., Col. James Converse's (4th Worces-
ter Co.) regt. ; residence, Brookfield ; engaged for town of Brookfield ; joiaed
Capt. Slaton's co., Col. Shephard's regt.; term, 3 years; also, Private, Capt.
Field's CO., Col. William Sheppard's regt.; Continental Army pay accounts
for service from Feb. 27, 1777, to Feb. 28, 1778; reported deceased ; also, Cajjt.
Reuben Slayton's co., Col. Shepard's regt.; return dated Valley Forge, Jan.
30, 1778; mustered by State and Continental Muster Masters.

Whitney, Hezekiah, Harvard. Sergeant, Capt. James Burt's co.. Col. Asa Whit-
comb's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; left place of
rendezvous April 28, 1775; service, 9 days; also, Captain, Col. Josiah Whit-
ney's regt. ; entered service July 22, 1777 ; service, 2 days ; company marched
on an alarm at Rhode Island ; also, Captain, Col. Job Cushing's regt. ; service,
36 days ; company marched on the alarm at Bennington of July 30, 1777.

Whitney, Hezekiah. Private, Capt. Nathan Sergant's co., Col. Jacob Gerrish's
regt. of guards; enlisted July 16, 1778; discharged Dec. 14, 1778; service, 5
mos. Roll dated Camp at Winter Hill.

Whitney, Isaac, Chelsea. Descriptive list of men raised to reinforce the Conti-
nental Army for the term of 6 months, agreeable to resolve of June 5, 1780, re-
turned as received of Justin Ely, Commissioner, by Brig. Gen. John Glover,
at Springfield, July 16, 1780; age, 23 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 8 in.; complexion,
dark; engaged for town of Chelsea; marched to camp July 16, 1780, imder
command of Lieut. Zebulon King ; also, list of men raised for the 6 months
service and returned by Brig. Gen. Paterson as having passed muster in a re-
turn dated Camp Totoway, Oct. 25, 1780 ; also, payroll for 6 months men raised
by the town of Chelsea for service in the Continental Army during 1780 ; passed
muster at Springfield July 16, 1780 ; discharged Jan. 16, 1781 ; service, 6 mos.
18 days, including 8 days travel to Springfield and 10 days travel home from
place of discharge. West Point.

Whitney, Isaac, Gorham. List of men raised in Cumberland Co. to serve in the
Continental Army for the term of 9 months from the time of their arrival at
Fishkill, agreeable to resolve of April 20, 1778, as returned by Brig. Lemuel
Thompson, dated Brunswick ; also, descriptive list of men mustered in from
Gen. Thompson's brigade, certified at Falmouth, June 15, 1778, by Daniel
Ilsley, Muster Master, as mustered and delivered to Maj. James Johnson,
Superintendent for said county; Capt. McLallen's (also given Capt. Whit-
more's) co.. Col. Fogg's regt. ; age, 29 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 9 in. ; complexion,
light; residence, Gorham; engaged for town of Gorham; mustered May 26,
1778 ; also, list of men returned as received of Jonathan Warner, Commissioner,
by Cpl. R, Putnam, July 20, 1778 ; arrived at Fishkill June 14, 1778.

Whitney, Isaac, Roxbury. Private, Capt. William Draper's (2d Roxbury) co..
Col. William Heath's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775;
service to May 3, 1775, 5 days ; also, Capt. John Gay's co., Col. Ebenezer Fran-
cis's regt.; pay abstract for travel allowance to camp and home, etc., sworn
to in Suffolk Co., Nov. 29, 1776; said Whitney credited with allowance for 5
miles travel; company drafted from Roxbury, Dedham, Needham, Medfield,
Wrentham, Walpole, Medway, Bellingham, Beverly, Danvers, Middleton,
and Manchester.



222 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Whitnet, Isaac, Stow. Private, Capt, "William "Whitcomb's (Stow) co. of militia,
Col. James Prescott's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775;
service, 17 days; reported returned home; also, Capt. Amasa Cranston's co. ;
company return endorsed " 1776 ; " said Whitney reported as at White Plains ;
also reported as having lost articles in battle ; company probably belonged to
Col. Eleazer Brooks's regt. ; also, Capt. Silas Taylor's co. of volunteers. Col.
Jonathan Reed's regt. ; enlisted Oct. 1, 1777 ; discharged Nov. 8, 1777 ; service,
1 mo. 8 days, with Northern army ; company marched from Stow to join army
\mder Gen. Gates ; also, list of men raised in Middlesex Co. for Continental
service, agreeable to resolve of Jvme 9, 1779, as returned by Joseph Hosmer,
Superintendent for said coimty, Nov. 24, 1779; also, descriptive list of men
raised in Middlesex Co. in 1779 to serve in the Continental Army ; age, 32 yrs. ;
stature, 6 ft. ; complexion, light ; engaged for town of Stow ; delivered to Lieut.
J. Grace ; also, Lieut. Colonel's co., 15th Mass. regt. ; entered service July 4,
1779; discharged April 4, 1780; term, 9 months.

Whitney, Isaac, Topsham. Private, Capt. Smart's co.. Col. Calvin Smith's (late
Wigglesworth's) regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan.
21, 1777, to Jan. 27, 1780; aZso, Capt. Nicholas Blasdel's co., Col. Edward
Wigglesworth's regt. ; return dated Camp Valley Forge, Feb. 5, 1778 ; resi-
dence, Topsham; engaged for town of Topsham; mustered by Maj. Inslow,
County Muster Master ; also, same co. and regt. ; muster roll for May, 1778,
dated Camp Valley Forge; also, same co. and regt.; muster roll for June,
1778, dated "Camp Greeage;" also, same co. and regt.; pay roll for Oct.,
1778, sworn to at Camp Providence; also, Capt. Blasdel's co., (late) Col. Wig-
glesworth's regt.; muster roll for March and April, 1779, dated Providence;
enlisted Jan. 21, 1777; enlistment, 3 years.

Whitney, Isaac. Private, Capt. Simon Hunt's (Acton) co., Col. Eleazer Brooks's
regt. ; service, 6 days ; company called out March 4, 1776, at the time of forti-
fying Dorchester Heights.

Whitney, Isaac. Sergeant, Capt. John Read's co.. Col. James Hunter's corps
raised for defence of eastern Massachusetts; appointed April 12, 1782; dis-
charged Nov. 20, 1782; service, 7 mos. 9 days.

Whitney, Isaiah, Harvard. Corporal, Capt. Joseph Fairbanks's co., Col. Asa
Whetcomb's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Cam-
bridge ; left place of rendezvous April 21, 1775 ; service, 3 days.

Whitney, Isaiah, Harvard. Private, Capt. Jonathan Davis's co.. Col. John Whit-
comb's regt. of Minute-men, which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775,' to
Cambridge ; left place of rendezvous April 27, 1776 ; service, 8 (also given 9)
days ; reported deserted on a duplicate roll.

Whitney, Isaiah. Private, Capt. Hezekiah Whitney's co.. Col. Josiah Whitney's
regt. ; entered service July 22, 1777; service, 2 days; company marched on an
alarm at Rhode Island.

Whitney, Israel, Brookfield. Return of men raised to serve in the Continental
Army from Capt. Daniel Gilbert's co., Col. James Converse's (4th Worcester
Co.) regt. ; residence, Brookfield ; engaged for town of Brookfield ; joined Capt.
Slaton's CO., Col. Shephard's regt. ; term, 3 years; also, Private, Capt. Field's
CO., Col. William Sbeppard's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for ser-
vice from Feb. 2, 1777, to Aug. 2, 1778 ; reported deceased ; also, Capt. Reuben
Slayton's co., Col. Shepard's (3d) regt.; return dated Valley Forge, Jan. 30,
1778; mustered by State and Continental Muster Masters; also, same co. and
regt. ; muster roll for July and Aug., 1778, dated Camp at Providence ; reported
deceased.



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Whitney, Israel, Harvard. Corporal, Capt, Isaac Gates's (4th) co. of militia,
Col. Asa "Whitcomb's regt., which marched in response to the alarm of April
19, 1775, to Cambridge; service, 8^ days; reported returned home April 26,
1775; also, Capt, Hezekiah "Whitney's co.. Col. Josiah Whitney's regt.; en-
tered service July 22, 1777 ; service, 2 days ; company marched on an alarm at
Rhode Island.

Whitney, Israel. Private, Capt. Manasseh Sawyer's co., Col. Josiah Whitney's
regt. ; service from July 30, 1778, to Sept. 13, 1778, 1 mo. 15 days, at Rhode
Island. Roll sworn to at Lancaster.

Whitney, Jabez, Medway. Private, Capt. Samuel Cobb's co., Col. Joseph Read's
regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted May 3, 1775 ; service, 3 mos. 6
days; also, order for bounty coat dated Roxbury Camp, Oct. 31, 1775.

Whitney, Jabez. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Lakin'sco., Col. John Jacobs's (Light
Infantry) regt.; entered service Sept. 9, 1779; discharged Nov. 11, 1779; ser-
vice, 2 mos. 3 days, at Rhode Island ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay abstracts
for Sept., Oct., and Nov., 1779, sworn to at Newport.

Whitney, Jacob, Harvard. Private, Capt. Jonathan Davis's co., Col. John Whit-
comb's regt. of Minute-men, which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to
Cambridge; left place of rendezvous April 25, 1775; service, 6 days; also,
Capt. Davis's co.. Col. Asa Whetcomb's (23d) regt.; muster. roll dated Aug.
1, 1775 ; enlisted April 26, 1775 ; service, 3 mos. 13 days ; also, company receipts
for wages for Aug. and Sept., 1775, dated Camp at Prospect Hill; also, com-
pany return endorsed *' October ye 6, 1775."

Whitney, Jacob, Harvard. Capt. Joseph Sargent's co.. Col. Josiah Whitney's
regt. ; pay abstract for mileage, dated June 22, 1777 ; mileage for 86 miles
allowed said Whitney ; also, Quartermaster Sergeant, same co. ; service from
May 5, 1777, to July 12, 1777, 67 days, at Rhode Island ; company drafted from
Col. Josiah Whitney's and Col. Stearns's regts., and marched to serve under
Gen. Spencer.

Whitney, Jacob, Roxbury. Private, Capt. William Draper's (2d Roxbury) co.,
Col. William Heath's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775;
service to May 3, 1775, 15 days ; also, Capt. Timothy Corey's co.. Col. Gerrish's
regt. ; receipt for advance pay, signed by said Whitney and others, dated June
12, 1775; also, receipts for provisions for Capt. Corey's co., signed by said
Whitney, dated Roxbury, July 11, and July 12, 1775 ; also, receipts for pro-
visions for Capt. Corey's co., signed by said Whitney, appearing on the reverse
of returns dated Brookline, July 14, and July 16, 1775 ; also, Sergeant, Capt.
Corey's co.. Col. Gerrish's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; engaged April
26, 1775; service, 97 days; also, returns of effectives in Capt. Corey's co.,
made by said Whitney, dated Camp at Sewall's Point, Aug. 4, and Aug. 18,
1775; also, Capt. Corey's (7th) co., Lieut. Col. Loammi Baldwin's (late Col.
Samuel Gerrish's) 38th regt. ; company return dated Sewall's Point, Sept. 27,
1775; also, order for money in lieu of bounty coat dated Camp at Sewall's
Point, Dec. 30, 1775.

Whitney, Jacob. Private, Capt. Jonathan Minott's co.. Col. Baldwin's regt. ; pay
abstract for mileage from home to headquarters and return, dated Cambridge,
Jan. 12, 1776 ; mileage for 46 miles allowed said Whitney.

Whitney, Jacob. Private, Capt. Samuel Hill's co., Col. Josiah Whitney's regt. ;
marched Oct. 2, 1777; service to Oct. 26, 1777, 24 days, under Lieut. Col.
Ephraim Sawyer with Northern army ; company marched from Harvard on
a 30 days expedition.



224: MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

"Whitney, Jacob. Private, Capt. John Homes's co., Col. Jonathan Reed's (1st)
regt. of guards ; muster roll dated June 1, 1778 ; enlisted April 1, 1778 ; enlist-
ment, 3 months from April 2, 1778 ; also, same co. and regt. ; entered service
April 1, 1778 ; service to July 3, 1778, 3 mos. 3 days, at Cambridge.

"Whitney, Jacob. Receipt dated Harvard, Oct. 30, 1779, for bounties paid said
"Whitney and others by the Selectmen to serve in the Continental Army for
the term of 3 months, agreeable to resolve of Oct. 9, 1779 ; also, Sergeant, Capt.
Luke "Wilder's co.. Col. Samuel Denney's (2d) regt.; engaged Oct. 27, 1779;
service to Dec. 1, 1779, 1 mo. 5 days, at Claverack ; travel home, 9 days (180
miles) , also allowed ; roll dated Albany.

"Whitney, Jacob. Private, Capt. John Read's co.. Col. James Hunter's corps
raised for defence of eastern Massachusetts ; enlisted April 12, 1782 ; discharged
Nov. 20, 1782 ; service, 7 mos. 9 days.

"Whitney, James, Gorham. List of men raised from 4th Middlesex Co. regt. to
reinforce the Continental Ajmy for the term of 9 months, agreeable to resolve
of April 20, 1778, as returned by E. Brooks, Superintendent; said "Whitney
reported as having enlisted for 3 years in room of Ephraim Stow ; also, Cor-
poral, Lieut. Colonel's CO., Col. Henry Jackson's regt. ; Continental Army pay
accounts for service from March 30, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779 ; credited to town of
Marlborough; also, Ensign Jabez Barney's co., Col. Henry Jackson's regt.
commanded by Lieut. Col. William S. Smith; pay roll for Nov., 1778; also,
Lieut. Col. David Cobb's (2d) co.. Col. Jackson's regt. ; muster roll for April,
1779, dated Pawtuxet; enlisted March 30, 1777; enlistment, 3 years; reported
on command at Newtown ; also, 2d co., commanded by Lieut. Thomas Edwards,
Col. Jackson's regt. ; company return certified at Camp Providence, July 13,
1779; engaged March 3, 1777; engaged for town of Gorham; also, Lieut. Col.
Cobb's (2d) CO., Col. Jackson's regt. ; pay roll for July, 1779; also, same co.
and regt.; pay roll for Oct., 1779; also, Lieut. Colonel's co.. Col. Jackson's
regt. ; regimental return made up to Dec. 31, 1779, dated Camp at Provi-
dence; also, Capt. Scott's (Light Infantry) co.. Col. Jackson's regt.; Conti-
nental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780; alsOi
return certified at Camp near Mori'istown, April 30, 1780, of officers and men
belonging to Col. Lee's, Col. Henley's, and Col. Jackson's regts., and men
belonging to Massachusetts in Col. Henry Sherburne's regt, who had been in-
corporated into a regiment under the command of Col. Henry Jackson, agree-
able to the arrangement of April 9, 1779; Lieut. Colonel's co. ; rank. Private;
residence, Gorham ; engaged for town of Marlborough ; engaged March 30,
1778; term, 3 years; reported promoted to Corporal Aug. 17, 1778; also, Cor-
poral, Lieut. Col. Cobb's co., Col. Jackson's (16th) regt. ; pay rolls for April-
July, 1780.

"Whitney, James, Sherburne. Private, Capt. Caleb Brooks's co., Col. Nicholas
Dike's regt. ; pay abstract for travel allowance, etc., to and from camp, dated
Boston, Nov. 27, 1776, and endorsed " at Dochester Heights ; " 44 miles travel
allowed said "Whitney.

"Whitney, James. Capt. Samuel "Waterhouse's co.. Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt. of
guards ; marched from home April 3, 1778 ; service, 3 mos. 5 days, at "Winter
Hill ; company detached from militia to serve from April 2, 1778, to July 3,
1778.

Whitney, James. Private, Capt. Joshua Lealand's co.. Col. Abner Perry's regt. ;
marched July 28, 1780; discharged Aug. 8, 1780; service, 14 days, including 3
days (60 miles) travel home ; company marched to Rhode Island on the alarm
of July 28, 1780. Roll dated Sherburne.



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Whitney, Jason, Natick. Private, Capt. Joseph Morse's cc, Col. Samuel Bullard's



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