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"Washbun, Arthur, New Salem. List of men raised to serve in the Continental
Army, as returned by Capt. Israel Richardson and Capt. Jeremiah Ballard,
dated April 2, 1779; residence, New Salem ; engaged for town of New Salem ;
joined Capt. D. Shays's co., Col. R. Putnam's regt. ; term, 9 months. [Name
crossed out on list.]

"Washbun, Arthur. Capt. Moses Knap's co.. Col. Joseph Read's regt. ; order for
money in lieu of bounty coat dated Roxbury Camp, Dec. 29, 1775.

"Washbun, Asa, Bridgewater. Private, Capt. Seth Turner's [Independent] co.
under command of Col. Thomas Marshall; service between Oct. 31, 177G, and
Jan. 1, 1777, 1 mo. ; company stationed at Hull.

"\\"ashbun, Bildad. Capt. "Wadsworth's co.. Col. Cotton's regt.; order for money,
in lieu of bounty coat dated Roxbury Camp, Dec. 20, 1775.

"Washbun, Ebenezer. 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 Col. Timothy Bigelow, at Spring-
field, Oct. 1, 1780 ; age, -16 yrs. ; stature, 6 ft. 1 in. ; complexion, light ; engaged
for town of Hardwick ; arrived at Springfield July 10, 1780 ; marched to camp
Oct. 1, 1780, imder command of Lieut. Lynde.

"Washbun, Edmund. Capt. Jonathan Danforth's co., (late) Col. Brewer's (9th)
regt. ; order for bounty coat dated Roxbury Camp, Nov. 14, 1775.

Washbun, Hosea. Private, Capt. Perez Churchill's co.. Col. Ebenezer "White's
regt.; marched Aug. 1, 1780; discharged Aug. 9, 1780; service, 9 days: com-
pany marched to Rhode Island on the alarm of Aug. 1, 1780. Roll sworn to at
Middleborough.

Washbun, John. Return dated Plymouth, July 19, 1781, made by said "Washbun,
Sergeant, of men serving under him at the fort at the Gurnet in Plymouth
harbor.

^YASHBUN, Joshua. Private, Capt. Newell's co. ; enlisted Nov. 3, 1778 ; discharged
Nov. 18, 1778; service, 15 days; company detached from Gen. "Warner's
brigade to join Col. GerrLsh's regt. of guards and escort troops of Saratoga
convention from Rutland to Enfield, Conn.

Washbun, Lebbeus. Capt. John Packard's co.. Col. David Brewer's regt. ; order
for money in lieu of bounty coat dated Roxbury Camp, Dec. 27, 1775, and
endorsed " Col Putnams Reg't."

"Washbun, Salmon, Bridgewater. Sergeant, Capt. Calvin Curtis's co., Col. John
Jacobs's regt.; engaged Feb. 17, 1778; service, 10 mos. 16 days, at Rhode
Island; enlistment to expire Jan. 1, 1779.



65G MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Washbdn, Stephen. Private, Capt. Perez Churchill's co., Col. Ebenezer White's
regt.; marched Aug. 1, 1780; discliarged Aug. 9, 1780; service, 9 days; com-
pany marclied to Rhode Island on the alai-m of Aug. 1, 1780. Roll sworn to
at Middleborough.

"Washbun, Thomas, Dartmouth. Private, Capt. Thomas Kempton's co. of Minute-
men, which marched April 21, 1775, in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775;
service, 5 days.

Washbun, William, Plympton. Sergeant, Capt. William Attwood's co., Col.
Warran's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Marshfield;
service, 2 days.

Washburm, Hugh, Easton. Private, Capt. Frederick Pope's co., Col. Paul Dudley
Sargent's regt. ; company return [probably Oct., 1775].

Washburn, . [This name also appears under the form of Warsburu, War.shbon,

Warshbom, Warshbourn, Warshbron, Warshburn, Wasbourn, Wasbum,
Washband, Washbern, Washbon, Washbond, Washbom, Washbourn, Wash-
bourne, Wa.shbun, Washburm, AVashburne, Washman, Weshborn, Whash-
bum, Worsborn, Worshbon, Worshborn, Worshbron, Worshbum, Woshban,
Woshbon, Woshbom, Woshbun, Woshbum.]

Washburn, , Memorandum of clothing delivered said Washburn, Sergeant,

and others, as returned by John White, Quartermaster, 4tli regt., to Capt.
Howard (Heywood) , Paymaster of said regiment.

Washburn, Abiel. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Goodwin's co.. Col. Theophilus
Cotton's regt. ; detached Sept. 25, 1777 ; discharged Oct. 31, 1777 ; service, 1
mo. 6 days, on a secret expedition to Newport, R. I.

Washburn, Abiel. Private, Capt. William Crow Cotton's co., Col. Josiah Whit-
ney's regt. ; enlisted July 29, 1778 ; discharged Sept. 13, 1778 ; service, 1 mo.
16 days; company raised in Plymouth Co. and marched to Rhode Island on
an alarm.

Washburn, Abiel. Private, Capt. Amos Washburn's co.. Col. Ebenezer White's
regt. ; marched Aug. 1, 1780 ; discharged Aug. 9, 1780 ; service, 9 days ; com-
pany marched to Rhode Island on an alarm. Roll sworn to at Middleborough.

"Washburn, Abiezer, Bridgewater. Private, Capt. Abram Washburn's (Bridge-
water) CO., Col. Edward Mitchell's regt.; service, 6 days ; company marched
to Horse Neck in Braintree March 4, 1776 ; also, return of men raised to serve
in the Continental Army from Capt. Abram Washburn's co., Col. Edward
Mitchell's (3d Plymouth Co.) regt. ; residence, Bridgewater ; engaged for town
of Bridgewater; joined Capt. Porter's co.. Col. Wigglesworth's regt. ; term, 3
years; also, list of men mustered between March 22, and March 27, 1777, by
James Hatch, Muster Master for Plymouth Co. ; Col. Michael Jackson's regt. ;
age, 21 yrs. ; enlisted by Capt. John Porter.

Washburn, Abishai. Copy of an order on Ephraim Newell, Town Treasurer of
Attleborough, dated July 5, 1776, for wages due said Washburn and others for
service on the alarm caused by the battle of Bunker Hill.

Washburn, Abishai. Private, Capt. Moses Willmarth's co., Col. Thomas Car-
penter's regt. ; service from Aug. 17, 1778, to Sept. 9, 1778, 24 days, on expe-
dition to Rhode Island.

Washburn, Abner. Sergeant, Capt. Abner Crane's co. ; enlisted Feb. 3, 1779; ser-
vice to May 4, 1779, 3 mos. 1 day, with guards at Boston.

Washburn, Abner. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Wood's co.. Col. Simon Gary's regt. ;
service, 7 days; roll dated Roxbury, April 1, 1776, and sworn to at Middle-
borough; also, Capt. Jonah Wasliburn's co., Col. Ebenezer White's regt.;



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Washburn, Abner, continued.

marched Aug. 1, 1780; discharged Aug. 9, 1780; service, 9 days; compauy
inarched to Rhode Island on the alarm of Aug. 1, 1780; roll sworn to at
Midd lehorough .

Washburn, Abraham, Bridgewater. Private, Capt. Nathan Mitchell's co. of
Jlinute-nien, which marched in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775; ser-
vice, 8 days.

Washburn, Abraham, Norwich. List of men raised to serve in the Continental
Army, as returned hy Capt. John Kirkland ; residence, Norwich ; engaged for
town of Norwich ; engaged previous to May 17, 1777 ; joined Capt. Wheeler's
CO., Col. Nixon's regt. ; term, 3 years ; also, Private, Colonel's co., Col. Thomas
Nixon's (6th) regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from May 13,
1777, to Aug. 1, 1778; reported discharged; also, Capt. Adam Wheeler's co.,
Col. Nixon's regt. ; return made up for clothing for the year 1777 ; enlisted INIay
15, 1777.

Washburn, Abram. Official record of a ballot by the House of Representatives,
dated April 27, 1779; said Washburn chosen 1st Major, Col. Eliphalet Cary's
(3d Plymouth Co.) regt. of Mass. militia ; appointment concurred in by Council
April 28, 1779; reported commissioned April 28, 1779.

Washburn, Abram (also given Abraham). Captain of a Bridgewater co., Col.
Edward Mitchell's regt.; service, 6 days; company marched to Horse Neck
in Braintree March 4, 1776; also, Captain, Col. John Cushing's regt.; engaged
Sept. 18, 1776; service, 62| days; company stationed at Newport, R. I.; roll
dated Bridgewater; also, Captain; list of officers appointed to command the
several companies of a regiment drafted from Brig. Gen. Joseph Cushing's
brigade and Brig. Gen. Otis's (Barnstable Co.) brigade to be commanded by
Col. John Gushing, Jr., and ordered to march to Rhode Island, as returned by
Joseph Gushing to Maj. Gen. Warren, dated Hanover, Oct. 30, 1776; company
raised in Bridgewater; also. Captain, Col. Edward Mitchell's regt.; service,
16 days; company marched to Bristol, R. I., Dec. 8, 1776; also. Captain, Col.
Abijah Stems's regt. ; pay roll made up for service of said Washburn's co. from
April 11, 1778, to July 2, 1778, at Castle Lsland ; also, Captain, Maj. Nathaniel
Goodwin's detachment. Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt. of guards ; engaged Julj'
10, 1778 ; discharged Dec. 18, 1778 ; service, 5 mos. 9 days, at and about Boston ;
term, 6 months, to expire Jan. 1, 1779; also. Captain, Maj. Eliphalet Cary's
regt. ; marched July .30, 1780; discharged Aug. 9, 1780: service, 11 days; com-
pany marched to Rhode Island on an alarm ; also. Captain, Col. Theophilus
Cotton's regt.; marched March 10, 1781; service, 22 days; company marched
to Newport to serve for 40 days ; roll dated Bridgewater.

Washburn, Alden, Hanover. Private, Capt. William Turner's co. ; pay abstract
for mileage to and from camp ; mileage for 56 miles allowed said Washburn ;
company joined Col. John Bailey's regt. Dec. 10, 1775.

Washburn, Amos. 1st Lieutenant, Capt. Abiel Pierce's co. ; list of officers of the
Mass. militia which reinforced the army who joined Col. J. Ward's regt. ; com-
missioned Jan. 29, 1776; also. Captain, 13th co., 4th Plymouth Co. regt. of
Mass. militia ; list of officers chosen in said regiment, as returned by Ebenezer
Sproutt and Ebenezer White, field officers ; ordered in Council May 9, 1776,
that said officers be commissioned; reported commissioned May 9, 1776; also.
Captain, Col. Ebenezer Sproutt's regt. ; entered service May 6. 1778 ; discharged
May 7, 1778 ; service, 2 days, on an alarm at Dartmouth ; roll sworn to at Mid-
dleborough; also. Captain, Col. Waide's regt. ; entered service Jnne 22, 1778;
discharged July 17, 1778 ; service, 25 days, on expedition to Rhode Island ; roll
sworn to at Middleborough ; also, Captain, Col. Ebenezer Sprout's regt. ; en-
tered sei-vice Sept. 5, 1778 ; discharged Sept. 10, 1778 ; service, 6 days, on an



658 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Washburx, Amos, continued.

alarm at Dartmouth ; roll sworn to at Middleborougli ; also, Captain, Col.
Ebenezer White's regt. ; marched Aug. 1, 1780; discliarged Aug. 9, 1780; ser-
vice, 9 days ; company marched to Rhode Island on an alarm ; roll sworn to at
!Middlehorough ; also, receipt dated July 10, 1781, for bounty paid Davis Drure
by said Washburn, Captain, a member of Class No. 41 of the towni of Middle-
borough, to serve iu the Continental Army for the term of 3 years.

Washburn, Arthur. Mansfield. Private, Capt. Abiel Clap's (Mansfield) co. of
Minute-men, Col. John Dagget's regt., which marched in response to the alarm
of April 19, 1775; service from April 19 to April 29, 177(J[5], 11 days; also,
Capt. Moses Knap's co.. Col. Joseph Reed's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1,
1775; enlisted April 27, 1775; service, 3 mos. 12 days.

Washburn, Arthur, New Salem. Descriptive list of men raised in Hampshire
Co. for the term of 9 months from the time of their arrival at Fishkill, agree-
able to resolve of April 20, 1778; Capt. Ballard's co., Col. Wright's regt. ; age,
25 >TS. ; stature, 5 ft. 8 in. ; residence, New Salem ; engaged for town of New
Salem ; arrived at Fishkill June 9, 1778 ; also, list of men returned as received
of Jonathan Warner, Commissioner, by Col. R. Putnam, July 20, 1778.

Washburn, Arthur. Sergeant, Capt. Ebenezer Goodale's co., in a regiment com-
manded by Lieut. Col. Samuel Williams ; engaged Julj" 11, 1777 ; discharged
Aug. 12, 1777 ; service, 1 mo. 9 days, including travel home ; company marched
to join Northern army and was discharged 110 miles from home.

Washburn, Asa, Bridgewater. Private, Capt. Abram Washburn's (Bridgewater)
CO., Col. Edward Mitchell's regt. ; service, 6 dajs; company marched to Horse
Neck in Braintree ^larch 4, 1776; also, Capt. Seth Turner's [Independent] co.
luider command of Col. Thomas Marshall; enlisted Maj^ 27, 1776; service to
Nov. 1, 1776, 5 mos. 5 days; also, Capt. James Allen's co., in a regiment com-
manded by Maj. Eliphalet Caiy; service, 23 days; company stationed at
Bristol, R. I., April 19, 1777 ; also, return of men mustered for Col. Robinson's
regt: by James Hatch, Muster Master for Plymouth Co., to serve in the New
England states until Jan. 1, 1778, dated July 26, 1777; Capt. Cole's co. ; en-
listed by Capt. Cole ; also, Private, Capt. Josei)h Cole's co., Col. Robinson's
regt. ; enlisted July 6, 1777 ; service, 5 mos. 25 days, at Rhode Island ; also,
Lieut. Zachariah Watkins's co.. Col. Ezra Wood's regt.; enlisted May 13,
1778 ; service to Feb. 14, 1779, 9 mos. 1 day, at North river ; regiment raised for
8 months from time of arrival at Peekskill ; also, Cajit. Nathan Packard's co.,
Col. Jacobs's (Light Infantry) regt. ; entered service Sept. 21 (also given Sept.
23) , 1779 ; discharged Dec. 1 (also given Nov. 26) , 1779 ; service, 2 mos. 10 (also
given 2 mos. 3) days, at Rhode Island.

Washburn, Asa, Leicester. List of men raised for the 6 months service and returned
by Brig. Gen. Paterson as having passed mu.ster in a retui'n dated Camp Toto-
way, Oct. 25, 1780. [See Joseph Washburn and Joseph Washburne, Jr.]

Washburn, Asa. Private, Capt. Matthew Chambers's co., Lieut. Col. Calvin
Smith's (6th) regt.; returns for wages for the years 1781 and 1782; wages
allowed said Washburn from April 6, 1781, to Dec. 31, 1782, 20 mos. 25 days;
also, Capt. Mason Wottles's co., Lieut. Col. Calvin Smith's regt. ; return for
wages for the year 1782 ; reported received from 6th co.

Washburn, Barnabas, Bridgewater. Private, Capt. Seth Turner's [Independent]
CO. under command of Col. Thomas Marshall ; service between Oct. 31, 1776,
and Jan. 1, 1777, 1 mo. ; company stationed at Hull.

Washburn, Bkn.tamin, Bridgewater (probably). Private, Lieut. Samuel Dunbar's
CO., Maj. T':iiphalet Gary's regt.; marched July .30, 1780; discharged Aug. 9,
1780; .service, 11 days; comjiany marched to Tiverton, R. I., on an alarm.



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"Washburn, Benjamin, Middleborougli. Capt. Amos "Wade's co., Col.Theophilus
Cotton's regt. ; company return dated Oct. 7, 1775.

Washburn, Benjamin. Private, Capt. Abram "Washburn's (Bridgewater) co., Col.
Edward Mitchell's regt. ; service, 6 days ; company marched to Horse Neck in
Braintree March 4, 1776.

"Washburn, Benjamin. Private, Capt. Joshua AVhite's co., Col. Ebenezer Sprout's
regt.; marched Dec. 8, 1776 ; service, 12 days; company marched to Howland's
Ferry, R. I., on an alarm.

"Washburn, Benjamin. Private, Capt. Abram "^^ashbum's co., Maj. Eliphalet
Carj''s regt.; marched July 30, 1780; discharged Aug. 9, 1780; service, 11
days; company marched to Rhode Island on an alarm.

"Washburn, Benjamin. Private, Capt. Joshua "White's co., Col. Ebenezer "White's
regt.; marched Aug. 1, 1780; discharged Aug. 9, 1780; service, 9 days; com-
pany marched to Tiverton, R. I., on an alarm. Roll sworn to at Middle-
borough.

"Washburn, Benjamin. Private, Capt. Benjamin Rider's co.. Col. John Jacobs's
regt.; enlisted Aug. 4, 1780; discharged Nov. 1, 1780; service, 3 mos. 1 day,
at Rhode Island, including 3 days (45 miles) travel home; regiment detached
from militia to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months. Roll sworn to in
Plymouth Co.

"\A"ashburn, Benjamin. Private, Capt. Abram "Washburn's co., Col. Theophilus
Cotton's regt. ; marched ]SIarch 10, 1781 ; discharged April 1, 1781 ; service, 22
days ; company marched to Ne^vport to serve for 40 days. Roll dated Bridge-
water.

AVashburn, Bethuel, Brookfield. Lieutenant, Capt. Peter Ingersoll's co.. Col.
David Brewer's (9th) regt.; company return [probably Oct., 1775].

"Washburn, Bethuel. Capt. John Packard's co.. Col. David Brewer's regt. ; order
for money in lieu of boimty coat dated Roxbury Camp, Dec. 27, 1775, and en-
dorsed " Col. Putnams Reg't."

"Washburn, Bethuel. Quarter Master, Col. Rufus Putnam's regt.; Continental
Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to Aug. 24, 1777; reported
promoted to Commissary Aug. 24, 1777 ; also. Quarter Master, same regt. ; list
of staff officers to be commissioned, dated Boston, April 10, 1777.

"Washburn, Bezaleel. Private, Capt. Job Cook's (16th) co., Col. Hathaway's (2d
Bristol Co.) regt.; entered service Aug. 4 [1780]; discharged Aug. 8 [1780];
service, 5 days, on an alarm at Rhode Island. Roll sworn to at Dartmouth.

"Washburn, Bildad, Kingston. Drummer, Capt. Peleg "Wadsworth's (Kingston)
CO., Col. Cotton's regt., which marched April 20, 1775, in response to the alarm
of April 19, 1775, to Marshfield ; service, 11 days ; also, Capt. AYadsworth's co.,
Col. Theophilus Cotton's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; engaged May
1,1775; service, 3.mos. 8 days ; a/.so, Fifer, same co. and regt. ; company return
dated Oct. 7, 1775; also. Drummer, Capt. Andrew Samson's co. ; return dated
IMay 20, 1777; reported mustered bj' G. Partridge, Muster Master; company
stationed at the fort at the Gurnet.

"Washburn, Calvin. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Hammond's co., 4th Plymouth Co.
regt. commanded by Lieut. Col. "SVhite; entered service July 30, 1780; dis-
charged Aug. 8, 1780; service, 9 days, at Rhode Island on an alarm. Roll
certified at Rochester.

"Washburn, " Cornea," Bridgewater. Private, Capt. Nathan Slitchell's co. of
Minute-men, which marched in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775; ser-
vice, 8 days.



660 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Washburn, Daniel, Bridgewater. Private, Capt. James Allen's co., Col. John
Bailey's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 1, 1775; service,
3 mos., 1 week, 1 day ; also, Capt. Allen's co.. Gen. John Thomas's regt. ; com-
pany return dated lloxbury, Oct. 6, 1775.

Washburn, Daniel. Private, Capt. Abram Washhuni's (Bi-idgewater) co., Col.
Edward Mitchell's regt. ; service, G days; company marched to Horse Neck in
Braintree March 4, 1776.

Washburn, Daniel. Private, Capt. James Allen's co., Maj. Eliphalet Carey's
regt. ; marched July 30, 1780; discharged Aug. 9, 1780; service, 11 days; com-
pany marclied to Rhode Island on an alarm.

Washburn, Ebenezer, Hardwick. Lieutenant, Capt. Simeon Hazeltine's co. of
Minute-men, which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 12 days;
reported enlisted into the ai'my; a?.so, Quarter Master ; list of officers in Col.
David Brewer's regt. returned to be commissioned ; recommended in Committee
of Safety, at Cambridge, June 17, 1775, that said officers be commissioned by
Congress ; ordered that commissions be delivered to the several officers named
in list; also, return dated lloxbury, July 30, 1775, for 3 days provisions for a
detachment of men belonging to Col. Brewer's regt. ; receipt for said provi-
sions signed by said Washbuni, Quarter Master; also, Quarter Master, Col.
David Brewer's (9th) regt.; engaged May 1, 1775; service to Aug. 1, 1775, 3
mos. 7 days ; also, muster roll of field and staff officers, dated Roxbury Camp,
Oct. 7, 1775; also. Lieutenant, serving as Volunteer, Capt. Timothy Paige's
CO., Col. James Convers's regt.; engaged Aug. 21, 1777; discharged Aug. 31,
1777 ; service, 10 days ; company marched to Bennington on an alarm.

Washburn, Ebenezer, Harwich (Hardwick) . 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, receipt dated Hardwick, April
23, 1781, for bounty paid said Washburn by the town of Hardwick for 6 months
service in tlie Continental Army " the year past."

Washburn, Ebenezer, Kingston. Captain, 6th (Kingston) co.. Col. Gamaliel
Bradford, Jr.'s (1st Plymouth Co.) regt. of JNIass. militia; list of officers chosen
by the several companies and ranked by the field officers of said regiment, as
certified by Seth Cushing, 2d Major, at Watertown, June 6, 1776; ordered in
Council June 6, 1776, that said officers be commissioned ; reported commis-
sioned June 6, 1776 ; also, Captain ; list of officers appointed to command the
several companies of a regiment drafted from Brig. Gen. Joseph Cu.shing's
brigade and Brig. Gen. Otis's (Barnstable Co.) brigade to be commanded by
Col. John Cushing, Jr. and ordered to march to Rhode Island, as returned by
Joseph Cushing to iSIaj. Gen. Warren, dated Hanover, Oct. 30, 1776; company
raised in Kingston, Plympton, and Halifax; also, Cai)tain, Col. John Cush-
ing's regt.; pay abstract dated Newport, Nov. 1, 1776; also, Captain, Col.
Tliomas Lothrop's regt.. Brig. Joseph Cushing's brigade; service, 17 days;
company marclied to Bristol, R. I., on an alarm in Dec, 1776; also, Captain,
Col. Eleazer Brooks's regt. of guards; payrolls made up for service of said
Washburn's co. from Nov. 5, 1777, to April 3, 1778, at Cambridge ; also, Captain,
6tli CO., Col. Theophilus Cotton's (1st Plymouth Co.) regt. of ^lass. militia;
ILst of officers; commissioned Oct. 28, 1778.

Washburn, Ebenezer. Private, Capt. Ebenezer Washburn's co.. Col. Thomas
Lothrop's regt.. Brig. Jo.seph Cushing's brigade; .service, 17 days; company
marched to Bristol, R. I., on an alarm in Dec, 1776 ; roll dated Kingston ; also,
Capt. Ebenezer Washburn's co., Col. Eleazer Brooks's regt. of guards; en-
gaged Nov. 5, 1777 ; service to April 3, 1778, 4 mos. 28 days, at Cambridge.

Washburn, Edmund, Bridgewater. Return of men raised to serve in the Conti-
nental Army from Capt. James Allen Jr.'s co.. Col. Edward Mitcliell's (3d



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 061

Washburn, Edmund, continued.

Plymouth Co.) regt. ; residence, Bridgewater ; engaged for town of Bridge-
water; joined Capt. Porter's co.. Col. Wigglesworth's regt.; term, 3 yeai-s;
al.w, list of men mustered between March 22, and March 27, 1777, by James
Hatch, Muster Master for Plymouth Co. ; Col. Michael Jackson's regt. ; age,
18 yrs. ; enlisted by Capt. John Porter ; also. Private, Light Infantry co., (late)
Col. Wigglesworth's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from
March 18, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; also, Capt. Daniel Pillsbury'sco., Col. Edward
Wigglesworth's (4th) regt. ; return [year not given] ; mustered by a 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
" Greenage," and sworn teat Camp Norwich ; reported on quarter guard ; also,
same co. and regt. ; pay roll for Oct., 1778, sworn to at Providence ; also, (late)
Lieut. Col. Dudley Coleman's co. commanded by Maj. Porter, (late) Col. Wig-
glesworth's regt.; muster roll for March and April, 1779, dated Providence;
enlisted March 18, 1777; enlistment, 3 years; reported transferred to light
infantry CO. ; also, Capt. Daniel Pillsbury's (Light Infantry) co.. Col. Wig-
glesworth's regt. ; muster roll for March and April, 1779, sworn to at Provi-
dence; also, Capt. Pilsbury's co., Col. Calvin Smith's (late Wigglesworth's)
regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to March
18, 1780.

Washburn, Edmund, Western (Warren). Private, Capt. Jonathan Danforth's co.,
Col. David Brewer's (9th) regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted May
10, 1775 ; service, 2 nios. 27 days ; also, company return dated Oct. 7, 1775.

Washburn, Edmund. Private, Capt. Abram Washburn's co., Col. John Cushing's
regt. ; enlisted Sept. 20, 1776 ; service, 30 days ; company stationed at Newport,
R. I. Roll dated Bridgewater.

Washburn, Edmund. Private, Capt. Daniel Grout's co., Lieut. Col. Enoch Hallet's
regt. ; enlisted Aug. 7, 1780 ; discharged Oct. 30, 1780 ; service, 2 mos. 23 days ;
regiment raised to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months.

Washburn, Edmund, Corporal, Capt. Oliver Shattuck's co., in a regiment com-
manded by Lieut. CoU Barnabas Sears ; enlisted Aug. 12, 1781 ; discharged
Nov. 8, 1781 ; service, 3 mos. 2 days, including 5 days (100 miles) travel home ;
company raised from Hampshire Co. militia to serve for 3 months ; roll dated
Deerfield ; also, order on Alexander Hodgden, Treasurer, dated No. 7, Nov. 2,
1789, signed by said Washburn, for wages for service as Corporal in Capt.
Shatock's co., Col. Sears's regt., in 1781.

Washburn, Edmund. Marine, ship "Alfred," commanded by Capt. John Paul
Jones ; list of officers and men entitled to prize shares in the ship " Mellish "
and brig " Active " [year not given].

Washburn, Edward, Middleborough. List of men mustered between March 5,
and March 22, 1777, by James Hatch, Muster Master for Plymouth Co. ; Col.
Putnam's regt. ; age, 17 yrs. ; residence, Middleborough ; enlisted by Capt.
Joshua Benson; enlistment, during war (also given 3 years) ; also, Private,
Capt. Joshua Benson's co.. Col. Rufus Putnam's 5th (also given 4th) regt.;
Continental Army pay accoimts for service from March 12, 1777, to Feb. 7,
1780; reported died Feb. 7, 1780; ¬Ђ^.w, same co. and regt. ; return dated Albany,
Feb. -, 1778 ; residence, Middleborough ; enlisted for town of ISIiddleborough ;



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