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mustered by Capt. Hatch.

Washburn, Edward. Private, Capt. Heniy Peirce's co.. Col. Theophilus Cotton's
regt. ; enlisted March 8, 1781 ; discharged March 31, 1781 ; service, 26 days, at
Rhode Island, including travel ((Jo miles) out and home; company raised by
order of His Excellency John Hancock to serve for 40 days, unless sooner
discharged.



662 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

"Washburn, Eleazer, Bridgewater. Drummer, Cupt. Robert Orr's co. of Minute-
iiien. Col. Joliu Bailey "s regt., which marched in response to the alarm of
April 19, 1775 ; service, 1 week 1 day.

Washburn, Eliab, Bridgewater. Private, Capt. Nathan Mitchell's co. of Miiiute-
men, which marched in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 11
days.

Washburn, Eliab, 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, Cai)t. Allen's co.. Gen. John Thomas's regt.;
company retmii dcitcd Roxbury, Oct. 6, 1775.

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

Washburn, Eliab. Private, Capt. Abram Washburn's co.. Col. John Cushing's
regt.; enlisted Sept. 20, 177(i; service, 59^ days; company stationed at New-
port, R. I. Roll dated Bridgewater.

Washburn, Eliab. Private, Lieut. Joshua Alden's detachment, Col. Mitchell's
regt. ; service, 7 days, on the alarm at Bristol of Dec. 8, 1776. Roll endorsed
" Alarm Roll to Providence in Dec'r 1776."

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

Washburn, Eliab, 2d. 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, Elijah (also given Elisha), Danvers. Capt. Enoch Putnam's co.,
Col. Mansfield's regt. ; order for advance pay, signed by said Washburn and
others, dated Cambridge, June 8, 1775 ; also, Private, same co. and regt. ;
muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted May 18, 1775 ; service, 2 mos. 19 days ;
also, Capt. Putnam's co., Col. John Mansfield's (19th) regt. commanded by
Lieut. Col. Israel Hutchinson ; company return dated Oct. 6, 1775 ; also, order
for money in lieu of bounty coat dated Camp at Winter Hill, Oct. 27, 1775.

Washbttrn, Elijah, Hardwick. Private, Capt. Edmund Hodges's co.. Col. Job
Cushing's regt.; enlisted July 27, 1777; di-scharged Aug. 29, 1777; service, 1
mo. 7 days, with Northern army, including 4 days (85 miles) travel home.

Washburn, Elijah. List of 9 m(mths men mustered by Thomas Newhall, Muster
Master for AVorcester Co. ; Capt. Leviston's co.. Col. Denny's regt.; engaged
for town of Leicester ; mustered Jmie 25, 1779.

Washburn, Elisha, Ervingsliire. Private, Capt. Ebenezer Goodall's co. of Minute-
men, Col. Woodbridge's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19,
1775; service, 7 days; also, Capt. John King's co.. Col. Benjamin Ruggles
Woodbridge's (25th) regt. ; receipt for advance pay, signed by said Washburn
and others, dated Cambridge, June 29, 1775 ; also, Sergeant, same co. and regt. ;
muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; engaged April 26, 1775 ; service, 3 mos. 13 days ;
company commanded by Capt. William Meacham prior to June 17, 1775; also,
company return dated Cambridge Camp, Sept. 29, 1775; also, order for bounty
coat dated Camp Prospect Hill, Oct. 23, 1775; also, descriptive list of men
raised in Hampshire Co. to serve in tlie Continental Army for the term of 9
months, agreeable to resolve of June 9, 1779, as returned by Noah Goodman,
Superintendent; Capt. Osgood's co.. Col. Williams's regt. ; age, 39 yrs. ; stat-
ure, 5 ft. 10 in. ; hair, black (also given dark) ; engaged for town of Erving-
sliire ; also, list of men returned as received of Noah Goodman, Superintendent



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Washburn, Elisha, continued.

for Hampshire Co., by Justin Ely, Commissioner, dated Springfield; also, list
of men returned as received of Justin Ely, Commissioner, by Capt. James
Cooper, at Springfield, July 19, 1779.

Washburn, Ephraim, Bridgewater. Private, Capt. Elisha IMitchell's co., Col.
Simeon Cary's regt. ; service from time of enlistment to time of marching, 7
days. Roll dated April 2, 1776.

Washburn, Ephraim, Rochester. Private, Capt. Edward Hammond's co., Col.
Theophilus Cotton's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 9,
1775 ; service, 2 mos. 27 days ; also, order for money in lieu of boimty coat dated
Roxbury, Nov. 11, 1775.

Washburn, Ephraim. List of men mustered for Col. Robinson's regt. between
July 26, 1777, and Aug. 18, 1777, by James Hatch, Muster Master for Plj-mouth
Co., to serve in the New England states ; Capt. Hollis's co. ; enlisted by Capt.
HoUis ; also, Capt. Silas Hollis's co., Col. John Robinson's regt. ; enlisted July
1, 1777; service to Jan. 1, 1778, 6 mos., at Rhode Island.

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

Washburn, Ezekiel, Bridgewater. Corporal, Capt. John Porter's co.. Col. Paul
Dudley Sargent's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted June 29, 1775 ;
service, 1 mo. 3 weeks; also, company return dated Camp before Boston, Oct.
6, 1775; also, order for bounty coat dated Cambridge, Nov. 20, 1775.

Washburn, Ezekikl, Bridgewater. Corporal, Capt. Henry Prentiss's co., Col.
Thomas Marshall's regt. ; abstract for advance pay, mileage, etc., sworn to at
Boston, June 17, 1776; mileage for 25 miles allowed said Washburn; also,
same co. and regt.; engaged Jime 8, 1776; discharged Dec. 1, 1776; service,
5 mos. 24 days.

Washburn, Ezekiel, Bridgewater. Return of men raised to serve in the Conti-
nental Army from Capt. Zebedee Snell's co.. Col. Edward Mitchell's (3d
Plymouth Co.) regt.; residence, Bridgewater; engaged for town of Bridge-
water; joined Capt. John Porter's co.. Col. Wigglesworth'sregt. ; 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,
25 yrs. ; enlisted by Capt. John Porter; also, Sergeant, Capt. Allen's Co., Col.
Smith's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780,
to Feb. 28, 1780.

Washburn, Ezekiel. Private, Capt. Nathan Packard's co., Col. Edward Mitchell's
regt. ; marched March 4, 1776 ; service, 5 days ; company ordered to march to
Squantum March 4, 1776, on an alarm.

Washburn, Ezekiel. Private, Capt. Thomas Samson's co., Col. Theophilus Cot-
ton's regt.. Gen. Palmer's brigade ; service between Sept. 25, 1777, and Oct. 30,
1777, 32 days, on a secret expedition to Newport, R. I. Roll sworn to in
Plymouth Co.

Washburn, Ezekiel, Jr. Order on Henry Gardner, Treasurer, payable to Capt.
Nathan Alden, dated Bristol, March 7, 1777, signed by said Washburn and
others, for wages for 3 mos. service at Bristol, R. I., in Capt. Alden's co.. Col.
Jeremiah Hall's regt.

Washburn, Henry, Middleborough. List of men mustered by James Hatch, Mus-
ter Master for Plymouth Co., dated Pembroke, June 10, 1777; residence, IMid-
dleborough; enlisted for town of Middleborough; enlisted by Capt. Benson;
enlistment to expire Jan. 10, 1778.



664 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAU.ORS

Washbukn, Hugh, Easton. Private, Capt. Frederick Pope's Co., Col. Sergeant's
regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted June ;30, 1775; service, 1 mo.
4 days; also, Capt. Matthew Randal's co.. Col. John Dagget's regt. ; enlisted
Jan. 7, 1778 ; discharged April 1, 1778 ; service, 2 mos. 26 days, at Rhode Island ;
regiment raised to serve for 3 months from Jan. 1, 1778; also, list of men re-
turned as received of Jonathan Warner, CommLssioner, by Col. R. Putnam,
July 20, 1778 ; residence, Easton ; engaged for town of Easton ; arrived at Fish-
killJune 22, 1778.

Washburn, Hugh. Matross, Capt. Daniel Lotlirop's co.. Col. Crafts's (Artillery)
regt. ; engaged Jan. 24, 1777 ; service to Feh. 1, 1777, 7 days.

"Washburn, Ira. Sergeant, Capt. Job Cook's (Kith) 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, Isaac, Taunton. Private, Capt. Robert Crosman's co. of Minute-men,
Col. Natlianiel Leonard's regt., which marched Ajiril 20, 1775, in response to
the alarm of April i;¬ї, 1775, to Roxbury ; service, 12 days; reported discharged
April 29, 1775.

Washburn, Isaac. Private, Capt. Samuel Gregg's co., Col. James Cargill's regt. ;
enlisted Aug. 25, 1775; discharged Dec. .'51, 1775; service, 4 mos., 2 weeks, 3
days; company raised in St. Georges, Waldoborough, and Camden, Lincoln
Co., and stationed there for defence of seacoast.

Washburn, Isaac. Company receipt, given to Capt. Oliver Soper, for ration
allowance on march from Dorchester to New York, dated New York ; also,
company receipt, given to Capt. Oliver Soper, for wages for Feb. and March,
1776, dated New York ; also, company receipts, given to Capt. Oliver Soper,
for wages for May- Aug., 1776.

Washburn, Isaac. Private, Capt. David Kingman's co.. Col. Edward Mitchel's
regt. ; service, 16 days, on the alarm at Rhode Island of Dec. 8, 1776. Roll
endorsed "Alarm Roll to Providence Dec'r 1776."

Washburn, Isaac. Private, Capt. Nathan Snow's co.. Col. Hawes's regt. ; enlisted
Sept. 24, 1777 ; service, 1 mo. 9 days, at Rhode Island on a secret expedition.
Roll sworn to at Plymouth.

Washburn, Isaac. Sergeant, Capt. Jabez Cottle's co.. Col. Ebenezer Sprout's
regt. ; entered service May 6, 1778 ; discharged May 7, 1778 ; service, 2 days, at
Dartmouth on an alarm ; roll sworn to in Plymouth Co. ; also, Capt. Ilarnabas
Doty's CO., Col. Sprout's regt. ; entered .service Sept. 5, 1778; discharged Sept.
11, 1778; service, 6 days, at Dartmouth on an alarm; roll sworn to in PlJ^n-
outh Co.

Washburn, Isa^vc. Private, Capt. Nathan Packard's co., Col. John Jacobs's (Light
Infantrj') 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, Isaac. Capt. Nehemiah Pratt's co.. Col. Mitchel's regt. conmianded
by Lieut. Col. James Williams, Brig. George Godfrey's (Bristol Co.) brigade ;
service, 8 days; company marched to Tiverton, R. I., on tlie alarm of Aug. 2,
1780.

Washburn, Isaac. Private, Capt. Barnabas Doty's co., 4th Plymouth Co. regt.
commanded by Lieut. Col. White ; entered service July 30 (also given July
31), 1780; discharged Aug. 8, 1780; service, 9 days, at Rhode Island on an
alarm. Roll certified at Rochester.



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Washburn, Is.\ac. Private, Capt. David Kingman's co., Maj. Eliphalet Gary's
regt. ; marclied July 30, 1780 ; discharged Aug. 9, 1780 ; service, 11 days ; com-
pany marched to Rhode Island on the alarm of July 30, 1780.

AVashburn, Isaac. Captain of a company of guards; engaged March 11, 1781;
discharged April 11, 1781 ; service, 1 mo. ; company stationed at Thomaston,
Lincoln Co.

Washburn, Isaiah, Ashfield. Private, Lieut. Samuel Bartlet's co., which marched
in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service from April 22 to April 2(5,
1775, 5 days; also, Capt. Ehenezer Webber's (9th) co.. Col. John Fellows's
(8th) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 27, 1775; service,
3 mos. 11 days; also, company return dated Dorchester, Oct. 7, 1775; also,
order for bounty coat dated Dorchester, Xov. 22, 1775 ; also. Corporal, Capt.
Agrippa Wells's co.. Col. Samuel Brewer's regt. ; pay abstract for travel allow-
ance and mileage from place of discharge home, sworn to at Deerfield, Dec.
10, 1777 ; 90 miles travel allowed said Washburn ; company served at Ticon-
deroga for 3 mos. from Sept. 1, 1776.

Washburn, Isaiah. Capt. John Barrows's co.. Col. Abijah Stearns's regt. of guards ;
entered service April 14, 1778 ; discharged July 2, 1778 ; service, 2 mos. 21 days,
at and about Boston.

Washburn, Israel. Sergeant, Capt. John Shaw's co.. Col. Abiel Mitchel's regt.
commanded by Lieut. Col. James Williams, Brig. Godfrey's brigade ; service,
8 days; company marched to Tiverton, R. I., on the alarm of Aug. 2, 1780.
Roll sworn to at Taunton.

Washburn, Israel. Receipt dated Springfield, Aug. 20, 1782, signed by Seth Ban-
ister, Captain, 4th Mass. regt., Muster Master, stating that he had received
Rozel Welsh of said Washburn, Captain, and Chairman of a class of the town
of Raynham, to serve in the Continental Army for the term of 3 years.

Washburn, Israel, Jr. Private, Capt. James Williams, Jr.'s co. of Minute-men,
which marched April 20, 1775, in response to the alami of April 19, 1775, from
Taunton to Roxbury ; discharged April 29, 1775 ; service, 12 days.

Washburn, James, Brookfield. Sergeant, Capt. John Packard's co., Col. David
Brewer's (9th) regt. ; company return dated Roxbury Camp, Oct. 7, 1775 ;
also, Capt. Packard's co., (late) Col. Brewer's regt. ; order for money in lieu
of bounty coat dated Roxbury Camp, Dec. 27, 1775, and endorsed " Col Putnams
Reg't; " also. Private, Capt. Asa Danforth's co. of volunteers, Col. Convers's
regt.; service, 22 days; company marched from Brookfield Sept. 23, 1777, to
join army under Gen. Gates at the Northward.

Washburn, James, Paxton. List of men mustered by Thomas Newhall, Muster
Master for Worcester Co., to serve at Rhode Island until Jan. 1, 1780; Capt.
Mayuard's co.. Col. Denny's regt.; engaged for town of Paxton; mustered
July 17, 1779; also. Private, Capt. Thomas Fish's co.. Col. Nathan Tyler's
regt. ; enlisted July 30, 1779 ; discharged Dec. 17, 1779 ; service, 4 mos. 22
days, at Rhode Island; roll sworn to at Newport; also, same co. and regt.;
pay roll for Dec, 1779, sworn to at Newport, allowing 1 mo. 4 days service at
Rhode Island, travel (80 miles) included.

Washburn, James. 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, James. Private, Capt. Amos Washburn's co.. Col. Ehenezer 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.



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Washburx, James. Private, Capt. Daniel Grout's co., Col. Enoch Hallet's regt. ;
enlisted Aug. 7, 1780; discharged Oct. 12, 1780; service, 2 mos. 5 days; regi-
ment raised to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months.

"Washburn, " Japhath." Private, Capt. Jabez Cottle'sco., Col. Ebenezer Sprout's
regt. ; entered service May 6, 1778; discharged INIay 7, 1778; service, 2 days, at
Dartmouth on an alarm ; roll sworn to in Plymouth Co. ; also, Capt. Barnabas
Doty's CO., Col. Ebenezer Sprout's regt.; entered service Sept. 5, 1778; dis-
charged Sept. 11, 1778 ; service, 6 daj's, at Dartmouth on an alarm. Koll sworn
to in Plymouth Co.

Washburn, Japhet. Private, Capt. Jonah Washburn's co.. Col. Ebenezer White's
regt.; marched Aug. 1. 1780; discharged Aug. i), 1780; service, 9 days; com-
pany marched to Rhode Island on the alarm of Aug. 1, 1780. Roll sworn to at
Middleborough.

Washburn, Jeremiah. Order on Henry Gardner, Treasurer, payable to Capt.
Nathan Aldeu, dated Bristol, March 7, 1777, signed by said Washburn and
others, for wages for 3 mos. service at Bristol, R. I., in Capt. Alden's co., Col.
Jeremiah Hall's regt.

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

Washburn, John (also given John, Jr.), Plymouth. Private, Capt. Thomas May-
hew's CO., Col. Theophilus Cotton's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; en-
listed May 1, 1775 ; service, 3 mos. 8 days ; also, company return dated Oct. 7,
1775.

Washburn, John, Plympton. Private, Capt. John Bridgliam's co., which marched
on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Marsbtield and then returned by order of Col.
Cotton ; service, 3 days.

Washburn, John. Sergeant, Capt. Benjamin Rider's co., Col. Lothrop's regt.;
service, 13 days; company marched from Plymouth to Bristol, R. I., Dec. 11,
1776, on an alarm.

Washburn, John (also given John, Sr.). Sergeant, Capt. James Harlow's co.,
Col. Ezra Wood's regt. ; entered service June 19, 1778; service, 5 mos. 23 days,
including travel (iSO miles) to and from camp ; regiment raised for 8 months
to giiard passes of North river; also, order on Lieut. John Potter, Paymaster,
Col. Wood's regt., dated Camp at Frederick.sburg, Oct. 20, 1778, signed by said
Washburn, for wages, payable to Lieut. King Laphum ; also, Capt. Harlow's
CO., Col. Wood's regt.; pay roll for Oct., 1778; said Washburn appears on
reverse of roll with others reported " not Join'd " and wages deducted accord-
ingly ; a note also states that deduction was made for .said Washburn, a deserter,
in the abstract for Jan., 1779.

Washburn, John. Descriptive list of men raised In Plymouth Co. in 1779 to serve
in the Continental Army; age, 26 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 6 in. ; complexion, dark ;
engaged for town of Plympton; delivered to Ensign J. Hubbel; also, order
payable to Lieut. Francis Shortlif, dated Plympton, July 6, 1780, signed by
.said Washburn, for bounty for the 9 months service and money for use of a
gun and blanket.

Washburn, John. Official record of a ballot by the House of Representatives,
dated June 20, 1777; said AVashburn chosen 1st Lieutenant, Cajit. Andrew
Sampson's co. stationed attlie Gui-net in Plymouth, in room of Josiah Smith,
resigned ; appointment concurred in by Council June 21, 1777 ; reported com-
missioned June 21, 1777; also, Lieutenant, in a seacoast co. stationed at the
Gurnet; list of olHcers of ISIass. militia; commissioned Jan. 3, 1778; also, 1st



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Washburx, Joh\, continued.

Lieutenant, Capt. Stephen Churchill's (Seacoast) co. ; list of officers of Mass.
militia; commissioned April 8,1778; company stationed at the Gurnet; also,
Lieutenant; list of seacoast officers; commissioned April 5, 1779; company-
stationed at the Gurnet ; also, returns dated I'lymouth, Jiuie 20, Aug. 27, and
Oct. 14, 1781, made hy said Washhum, Sergeant, of men serving under him at
the fort at the Gurnet in Plymouth harbor; also, return made by said Wash-
bum, Sergeant, of men serving uuder him at the fort at the Gurnet in Tlym-
outh harbor between April 10, 1781, and Jan. 1 [1782] ; also, Commander of
the garrison at the fort at the Gurnet ; entered service Oct. 1, 1781 ; discharged
April 1, 1782; service, 6 mos.

Washburn, Jonah, Middleborough. Return of men mustered for Col. Jacobs's
regt. to serve in the four New England governments by James Hatch, Muster
Master for Plymouth Co., June 8, 1778; Capt. Wood's co. ; enlisted by Capt.
Lemuel Wood; also. Private, Capt. Jacob Fuller's co., Col. John Jacobs's
regt. ; enlisted May 2, 1778 ; service, 8 mos. 1 day, at Rhode Island ; enlistment
to expire Jan. 1, 1779.

Washburn, Jonah. 1st Lieutenant, Capt. Nathaniel Wood's (1st) co., 4th Plym-
outh 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, 1st Lieutenant, in command of a company m Col. Ebenezer
Sproutt's regt. ; service, 11 days ; company marched from Middleborough to
Rhode Island on the alai-m of Dec. 8,1776; roll dated Middleborough; also,
return sworn to at ISIiddleborough, Feb. 19, 1778, made by said Washburn, 1st
Lieutenant, of men raised for Continental service from Capt. Nathaniel Wood's
CO., Col. Sprout's (4th Plymouth Co.) regt. ; also. Captain, Col. Ebenezer
White's regt.; marched Aug. 1, 1780; discharged Aug. 9, 1780; service, 9
days; company marched to Rhode Island on the alarm of Aug. 1, 1780; roll
sworn to at Middleborough.

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

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

Washburn, Joseph, Framingham. Descriptive list of men raised in ^Middlesex
Co. to serve in the Continental Army, agreeable to resolve of June 9, 1779, as
returned by Brig. Gen. Eleazer Brooks to Maj. Hosmer, dated Lincoln, Aug.
8, 1779; Capt. Buckminster's co.. Col. Perry's regt.; age, 20 yrs. ; stature, 5
ft. 7 in. ; residence, Framingham ; also, list of men returned by Joseph Hos-
mer, Superintendent for Middlesex Co., Nov. 24, 1779; engaged for town of
Framingham.

Washburn, Joseph, Hardwick. Private, Capt. Seth Washburn's co.. Col. Jona-
than Ward's regt.: muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 14, 1775;
service, 2 mos. 22 days ; also, company return dated Oct. 8, 1775.

Washburn, Joseph, Leicester. List of men raised to serve in the Continental
Army from North co. in Leicester, as returned by Capt. Loring Lincoln; resi-
dence, Leicester; engaged for town of Leicester; joined Capt. Martyn's co..



6()S MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AXD SAILORS

Washbuun, Joseph, continued.

Col. Bigelow's regt. ; term to expire Feb. -, 1780 ; also, Ensign and Lieutenant,
Col. Timothy Bigelow's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from
Jan. 1, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; reported as servLug 26 mos. as Ensign, 10 mos.
as Lieutenant; also, Sergeant, Capt. Adam JMartiu's co.. Col. Bigelow's (15th)
regt. ; muster roll for Jan.-Aug., 1777, dated Van Schaick's Island and sworn
to at Camp near Half Moon; engaged March 7, 1777; term, 3 years; reported
promoted to Ensign May 1, 1777; also, Ensign, same co. and regt.; muster
roll of field, staff, and commissioned officers for Jan.-Aug., 1777, dated Van
Schaick's Island and swom to at Camp near Half Moon ; reported on command
at Albany ; also, same co. and regt. ; muster roll sworn to at Camp near the
" Gulph," Dec. 18, 1777 ; also, same regt. ; return of officers for clothing, dated
Boston, May 25, 1778 ; also, Capt. Martin's co.. Col. Bigelow's regt. ; pay roll for
Feb., 1779; also, same co. and regt.; muster roll for March and April, 1779,
dated Providence; also, (late) Capt. Martin's co., Col. Timothy Bigelow's
(lotli) regt. ; muster roll of field, staff, and commissioned officers for Aug.,

1779, dated Lower Salem ; also. Lieutenant, Col. Bigelow's regt. ; list of officers
promoted in the Continental Annj^ and for whom warrants were made out ;
warrant issued Nov. 26, 1779; also. Lieutenant, same regt. ; Continental Army
pay accomits for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to April 11, 1780; also. Lieutenant,
Capt. Bowman's co., Col. Bigelow's regt. ; muster roll of field, staff, and com-
missioned officers for Jan. -June, 1780, dated Robinson's Farm ; appomted
March 2, 1779 ; reported discharged April 11, 1780.

Washburn, Joseph. Descriptive list of men raised to reinforce the Continental
Army for the term of 6 months, agreeable to resolve of June 5, 1780; age, 18
yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 7 in.; complexion, light; engaged for town of Leicester;
arrived at Springfield July 5, 1780; marched to camp July 5, 1780, under com-
mand of Capt. Frothingham, of the artillery; also. Private, Capt. Michael
Gab'l Iloudiu's co.. Col. Rufus Putnam's (5th) regt.; muster roll for Jan.,
1781, dated West Point; enlisted July 5, 1780; discharged Jan. 5, 1781; enlist-
ment, 6 months. [See Asa Washburn and Joseph Washburne, Jr.]

Washburx, Joshua, Bridgewater. Private, Capt. James Allen's co., in a regiment
commanded byJIaj. Eliphalet Cary; service, 23 days; company stationed at
Bristol, R. I., April 19, 1777.

Washburn, Joshua, Bridgewater (probably) . Private, Lieut. Samuel Dunbar's
CO., Maj. Elijihalet Cary's regt.; marched July 30, 1780; discharged Aug. 9,
1780; service, 11 days; company marched to Tiverton, R. I., on an alarm.

Washburn, Joshua. Order on Henry Gardner, Treasurer, payable to Capt. Nathan



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