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Boston, etc. ; also, petition dated Camp at Hull, Sept. 17, 1776, signed by
said Webb and others belonging to battalion stationed at Hull, asking for
increase and payment of wages; also. Private, Capt. Winslow's co.. Col.
Josiah Whitney's regt. ; service from Aug. 1, 1776, to Nov. 1, 1776, 3 mos. ;
also, same co. and regt. ; pay roll for Nov., 1776; service, 1 mo. 2 days, includ-
ing travel (35 miles) home.



742 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

"Webb, Benjamin, Andover (also given Salem) . Return of men raised to serve in
the Continental Army from Capt. John Abhot, Jr.'s (2d Andover) co. ; resi-
dence, Andover; engaged for town of Andover; joined Capt. Benjamin
Farnum's co., Col. Francis's regt. ; term, 3 years; also, Private, Capt. Ahbofs
CO., Col. Benjamin Tapper's regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for ser-
vice from Feb. 2G, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; also, Capt. Benjamin Farnum's co..
Col. Ebenezer Francis's regt. ; subsistence allowed from date of enlistment,
Feb. 26, 1777, to time of arrival at Bennington ; said Webb credited with sub-
sistence to IMarch 28, 1777, 42 days, including allowance for 11 days (220 miles)
travel; also, Capt. Farnum's co., Col. Tui)per's regt.; return dated Jan. 24,
1778 ; mustered by County and Continental Muster Masters ; reported on fur-
lough; also, Cai)t. Stephen Abbot's co.. Col. Tupper's regt.; muster roll for
March, 1779, dated West Point; also, .same regt.; Continental Army pay
accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780; also, descriptive list
of men in Continental service; Capt. Stephen Abbot's co., 10th Ma.ss. regt.;
age, 29 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 5 in.; complexion, dark; hair, brown; occupation,
mariner ; birthplace, Salem ; residence, Andover ; enlisted Oct. 25, 1779, by
Capt. Abbot, at West Point; enlistment, during war; also. Private, Col. Ben-
jamin Tupper's (10th) regt. ; service from Jan. 1, 1781, 24 mos. ; also, Capt.
Emenson's co. ; accomit of rations, small stores, etc., delivered officers and
soldiers of 10th Mass. regt. by E. Luut, State Commis.sary [year not given] ;
also, list dated Boston, Jan. 28, 1803, returned by John Avery, Secretary, and
J. Jackson, Treasurer, of men who had enlisted into the Continental Army
and actually served 3 years and were accordingly entitled to gratuities under
resolves of March 4, 1801, and Juno 19, 1801 ; 5th Mass. regt. ; residence,
Salem.

Webb, Benjamin. Quarter Gunner, Capt. John Symonds's co. of matrosses; en-
listed Aug. 2, 1776; service, 1 mo. 29 days; company raised in Salem.

Webb, Benjamin, Jr. Private, Capt. Benjamin Ward, Jr.'s co. ; enlisted Jan. 22,
1776 ; discharged Nov. 18, 1776 ; service, 9 mos. 28 days ; extra wages allowed
for 25 days service at Boston during above term ; company stationed at Salem
for defence of seacoast.

Wkbb, Constant, Harwich. Descriptive list of men raised to reinforce the Conti-
nental Army for the term of 6 months, agreeable to resolve of June 5, 1780,
returned as received of Justin Ely, Commissioner, by Brig. Oen. John Glover,
at Springfield, July 11, 1780; age, 13 yrs.; stature, 4 ft. 8 in.; complexion,
nxddy ; engaged for town of Harwich ; arrived at Springfield July 10, 1780 ;
marched to camp July 11, 1780, under command of Capt. George Webb ; also,
list of men raised for the 6 months service and retunuMl by Brig. Gen. Pater-
son as having passed mu.ster in a return dated Camp Totoway, Oct. 25, 1780;
also, pay roll for 6 montlis men raised by the town of Harwich for service ui
the Continental Army during 1780 ; marcluHl to camp July 8, 1780 ; discharged
Dec. 8, 1780; service, 5 mos. 15 days, including travel (300 miles) home.

Webb, Daniel. Receipt dated Fort Washington, Aug. 17, 1776, signed by said
Webb and others belonging to Capt. Addi.son Richardson's co., for wages for
Continental service in Nov. and Dec, 1775.

Webb, Daniel. Capt. Ebenezer Battelle's co. ; enlisted July 11, 1778 ; discharged
July 18, 1778 ; service guarding Continental stores at and about Watertown.

Webb, Darius. Sergeant, Capt. Christopher Banister's co.. Col. David Weels's
(Wells's) regt. ; engaged May 8, 1777 ; discharged July 8, 1777 ; service, 2 mos.
7 days, on expedition to Ticonderoga, including travel (140 miles) home.

Webb, Darius. Private, Capt. Ebenezer Webber's co., Col. Ezra May's regt. ; en-
listed Sept. 20, 1777 ; discharged Oct. 4, 1777 ; service, 19 days, including travel
(90 miles) home ; regiment marched on expedition to Stillwater.



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Webb, David, Falmouth (also given Gorham). Private, Capt. Burbank'sco., Col.
Sprout's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1. 1777,
to Jan. 11, 1778 ; residence, Falmouth ; reported died Jan. 11, 1778 ; also, Capt.
Silas Burbank's co., Col. Samuel Brewer's ihgt. ; return dated Camp near Val-
ley Forge, Jan. 23, 1778; residence, Gorham; enlisted for town of Gorham;
term, 3 years; mustered by Daniel Insley (Ilsley), Muster Master; reported
left sick at Albany.

"Webb, David. Capt. John McKinstry's co.. Col. John Paterson's (26th) regt. ;
order for bounty coat dated Charlestown Camp, Fort No. 3, Oct. 26, 1775.
[See David "Wabe and David Weels.]

Webb, David. Armorer ; pay roll of field and staff officers and other persons serv-
ing under Col. John Allan and stationed at Machias for its defence ; engaged
July 29, 1778 ; discharged Dec. 1, 1778 ; service, 4 mos. 2 days.

Webb, Eeenezer, Roxbury. Private, Capt. Moses Whiting's co.. Col. John Grea-
ton's regt. of Minute-men, which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; ser-
vice, 28 days.

Webb, Ebenezer. Private, Capt. Benjamin Lemont's co., Col. Samuel McCobb's
regt.; enlisted June 26, 1779; discharged Sept. 24, 1779; service, 2 mos. 29
(also given 2 mos. 28) days, at Penobscot; also, Capt. John Blunt's co., Col.
Prime's regt. ; service between March 6, 1780, and Sept. 6, 1780, 2 mos. 24
days, under Brig. Gen. Wadsworth; regiment raised for defence of eastern
Massachusetts.

Webb, Edward, Wmdham (also given Casco Bay) . List of men raised to serve in
the Continental Army from Col. Timothy Pike's (4th Cumberland Co.) regt.,
as returned by Capt. Thomas Trott ; residence, Windham ; engaged for town
of Windham; joined Capt. Walcut's co. ; term, 3 years; also, Private, Lieut.
Colonel's co.. Col. Thomas Marshall's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts
for service from Jan. 2, 1777, to Jan. 2, 1780; residence, Casco Bay; also, Capt.
Benjamin Wallcutt's (8tli) co.. Col. Marshall's regt.; muster roll for Jan.,
1779, dated AVest Point; enlisted Jan. 2, 1777; enlistment, 3 years; reported
furloughed Nov. 20 [year not given], for 90 days ; also, same co. and regt. ; mus-
ter roll for March, 1779, dated West Point. [See Eli Webb.]

Webb, Eli, Buxton. Corporal, Capt. Nathan Lord's co. ; marched ^May 8, 1780;
discharged Aug. 8, 1780; service, 3 mos., under Gen. Wadsworth at Camden;
enlistment, 3 months ; company detached from York Co. militia.

Webb, Eli, Gorham. Private, Capt. Hart Williams's co., which marched April
21, 1775, in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 5 days ; reported
returned home.

Webb, Eli. Capt. William Knight's co.. Col. Mitchel's regt.; service, 9 days;
company detached from 1st Cumberland Co. regt. by order of Lieut. Col.
Peter Noyes to work on the forts at Falmouth in Nov., 1775.

Webb, Eli. List of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for Suffolk
Co., dated Boston, Jan. 8, 1777; Capt. James Gray's co.. Col. ^Marshall's regt. ;
reported received State bounty; also. Private, Capt. Benjamin Wallcut's co.,
Col. Thomas Marshall's regt. ; subsistence allowed from date of enlistment,
Jan. 2, 1777, to Feb. 5, 1777 ; credited with 35 days allowance ; subsistence also
allowed for 11 days (220 miles) travel on march from Boston to Bennington.
[See Edward Webb.]

Webb, George. Lieutenant, Capt. Seth Clark's co. ; engaged July 1, 1775; dis-
charged Dec. 31, 1775; service, 6 mos. 16 days, in defence of seacoast; roll
sworn to in Barnstable Co. ; also. Captain, Col. William Shepard's 4th (also
given 3d) regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777,



7tU MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAU.ORS

Webb, George, cotitinued.

to Dec. 31, 1780; also, letter dated Camp Valley Forge, May 1, 1778, signed by
said "Webb, Captain, and other olMcers of Col. Shepard's regt., reciuesting that
application be made to the President of the Board of War for clothing granted
them by resolve of March 13, 1778; also. Col. Shepard's regt. ; muster roll for
Oct., 1778, dated Canij) at Providence; appointed Jan. 1, 1777; also. Captain,
6th CO., Col. Shepard's regt. ; muster roll of field, staff, and commissioned officers
for March and April, 177'.l, dated Providence ; also, list of men raised to reinforce
the Continental Army for the term of 6 months, agreeable to resolve of June
5, 1780, who marched from Springfield July 11, 1780, under the care of said
Webb, Captain ; also, Col. Shepard's regt. ; return of officers for clothing, dated
Salem, Aug. 28, 177<J; also, Captain, 4th ISIass. regt.; list of .settlements of
rank of Continental officers, dated West Point, made by a Board held for the
purpo.se and confirmed by Congress Sept. 6, 1779; commissioned Jan. 1, 1777;
also. Captain, 4th Mass. regt.. Gen. Glover's brigade; return of officers, dated
Boston, Dec. 14, 1780; also. Col. Shepard's regt. ; returns of effectives, dated
Sept. 28, Oct. 12, and Oct. 19, 1781 ; reported on command at the Southward by
general order; o/.so, Captain, 9th (Light Infantry) co.. Col. Sliepard's regt.;
muster roll for Feb.-Nov., 1781, dated Hutts 1st Brigade ; reported on command
witli light infantry at the Southward in July, 1781, on command with light in-
fantry in June and Aug., 1781 ; also, muster roll of field, staff, and commis-
sioned officers for Oct. and Nov., 1781, dated York Hutts; also, muster rolls
for Dec, 1781, Jan. and Feb., 1782, dated Hutts 1st Brigade and sworn to at
West Point; also, returns of effectives, dated Cantonment 1st Brigade, Feb.
22, and March 1, 1782; reported on furlough in Massachusetts from Jan. 11,
1782, by leave of Gen. McDougall ; also, return dated West Point, Aug. 15,
1782, signed by said Webb, Captain Commandant, 4tli Mass. regt., showing
number of men in actual service and immber of men whose terms were to ex-
pire on or before Dec. 31, 1782; also. Col. Shepard's regt. ; returns of effectives
between Sept. 13, and Oct. 25, 1782, dated Verplanck's Point; reported on
duty with light infantry; also, return of effectives, dated Nov. 15, 1782; re-
ported with light infantry.

Webb, Gideon. Matro.ss, Capt. Joseph Thomas's co., Col. John Lamb's (2d Artil-
lery) regt.; muster rolls for Feb., March, and April, 1781, dated West Point;
enlistment, during war.

Webb, Henry, Falmouth, Cumberland Co. Private, Capt. John Brackett's co..
Col. Edmund Phinny's (31st) regt.; company return dated Sept. 29, 1775;
enlisted May 12, 1775; also, Capt. James Johnson's co.. Col. Phinny's regt.;
order for bounty coat dated Cambridge, Fort No. 2, Oct. 24, 1775; also, return
of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from Col. Peter Noyes's (1st
Cumberland Co.) regt. ; residence, Falmouth ; engaged for town of Falmouth ;
joined Capt. Smith's co.. Col. Patterson's regt. ; term, 3 years ; also, Sergeant,
Capt. Hancock's co., Col. Joseph Vose's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts
for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1778 [9] ; reported as serving 10 mos.
4 days as Corporal, 25 mos. 26 days as Sergeant ; also, Caj)!. George W. Smith's
CO., Col. Vose's regt. ; muster roll for Dec, 1777, sworn to at Camp near Valley
Forge; engaged Nov. 1 [1777]; also, .same co. and regt.; pay rolls for Nov.
and Dec, 1778, sworn to at Providence ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay roll for
Jan., 1779 ; also, same co. and regt. ; i)ay roll for Feb., 1779, .swoni'to in CJuarters
at Providence; also, (late) Capt. Smith's co.. Col. Vose's regt. ; muster roll for
March and April, 1779, dated Quarters Providence: also, Colonel's co., Col.
Vose's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to
Dec. 31, 1780; also, descriptive return dated West Point, Feb. 4, 1781; Capt.
Timothy Remick's co., 1st Mass. regt. ; ago, 23 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 8 in. ; com-
plexion, dark ; hair, dark ; birtliplace, Falmouth, Cumberland Co. ; residence,
Falmouth, Cumberland Co. ; enlisted Jan. 1, 1777, by Col. Vose, at Highlands ;



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 745



Webb, Henry, continued.

enlistment, during war; also, Sergeant, Capt. Timothy Remick's co., Col.
Joseph Vose's (1st) regt. ; muster rolls for Jan.-April, 1781, dated Garrison
"West Point ; reported on furlough at Falmouth in Jan., Feb., and March, 1781 ;
also, muster roll for May, 1781 ; reported on furlough ; also, muster rolls for
June and July, 1781, dated Camp Phillipsburgh ; reported on furlough in
June, 1781; also reported discharged July 1, 1781.

Webb, Henry. List of prisoners on board the cartel " Hostage " to be exchanged
for British prisoners, as returned by Thomas Stone, Commissary [year not
given, probably 177(i] ; reported taken in the sloop " Retrieve " (privateer) , of
Casco Bay, by the British ship " Milford."

Webb, Jacob. Private, Capt. David Strout's co. ; enlisted July 22, 1775; service
to Dec. 31, 1773, 5 mos. 22 days; company stationed on seacoast at Cape Eliz-
abeth and Scarborough.

Webb, Jacob. List of men who moved from the town of Cape Elizabeth subse-
quent to 1776, dated Cape Elizabeth, Jan. 17, 1782, accompanying a petition of
the Selectmen stating their inability to supply their quota ; reported a refugee.

Webb, James, Falmouth, Cumberland Co. Private, Capt. John Brackett's co.,
Col. Edmund Phinuy's (;31st) regt. ; company return dated Sept. 29, 1775; en-
listed May 10, 1775; also, Capt. James Johnson's co.. Col. Phinney's regt.;
order for money in lieu of bomity coat dated Cambridge Camp, Fort No. 2,
Oct. 25, 1775.

Webb, James, Falmouth. Return of men raised to serve in the Continental Army
from Col. Peter Noyes's (1st Cumberland Co.) regt. ; residence, Falmouth ;
engaged for town of Falmouth ; joined Capt. Smith'sco., Col. Patterson's regt. ;
term, 3 years; also. Sergeant, Maj. Cogswell's co., Col. Vose's regt.; Conti-
nental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to Sept. 10, 1777 ; also,
Ensign, same regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Sept. 10,
1777, to May 30, 1780; also. Ensign, Capt. George W. Smith's co., Col. Vose's
(1st) regt.; muster roll for Dec, 1777, sworn to at Camp near Valley Forge;
appointed Nov. 4, 1777 ; also, same regt. ; return of otficers for clothing ; receipt
for said clothing, dated Boston, May 25, 1778; also, Capt. Smith'sco., Col.
Vose's regt. ; pay rolls for Nov. and Dec, 1778, sworn to in Quarters at Provi-
dence; aZso, same CO. and regt. ; payrollfor Jan., 1779; aZ.so, same co. and regt. ;
pay roll for Feb., 1779, sworn to in Quarters at Providence; also, (late) Capt.
Smith's CO., Col. Vose's regt. ; muster roll for March and April, 1779, dated
Quarters Providence ; also. Ensign and Quarter Master, Col. Vose's regt. ;
account rendered against the LTnited States by the Commonwealth of Ma.ssa-
chusetts for amounts paid officers and men on account of depreciation of their
wages for the first three years service in the Continental Army from 1777 to
1780.

Webb, James, Medford. Private, Capt. John Walton's co.. Col. Brooks's regt. ;
company return dated Oct. 31, 1776 ; reported in camp ; also, same co. and regt. ;
enlisted Sept. 27, 1776; discharged Nov. 16, 1776; service, 2 mos. 1 day, in-
cluding 11 days (225 miles) travel home ; roll dated North Castle.

Webb, James. Sergeant, Capt. Jonathan Sawyer's (late Capt. Wentworth Stuart's)
CO., Col. Edmund Phiney's regt.; muster roll dated Gan-ison at Fort George,
Dec. 8, 1776 ; engaged Jan. 1, 1776 ; reported deserted Nov. 6, 1776.

Webb, James. Private, Capt. Caleb Brooks's co.. Col. Brooks's regt. of guards;
joined Nov. 3, 1777; service to April 3, 1778, 5 mos., at Cambridge.

Webb, James. Captain, Col. Henry Sherburne's regt. ; mtister roll dated Camp at
Rhode Island, Aug. 21, 1778.



746 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

вЦ†Webb, James. Landsman, frigate " Boston," commanded by Capt. Samuel Tucker ;
engaged June 4, 1779 ; reported in the " Pole." Roll made uj) for advance pay
for 1 month.

Webb, James. Volunteer, ship "Protector," commanded by Capt. John Foster
Williams ; engaged Sept. 2, 1780 ; discharged Sept. 4, 1781 ; service, 12 mos. 2
days.

"Webb, Jere [ ? ]. Private, Lieut. Col. Jabez Hatch's (Boston) regt. ; service with
dftaclmient commanded by ^Lxj. Andrew Synimes drafted to serve for 5 weeks
in guarding stores under Maj. Gen. Heath at and about Boston, agreeable to
order of Council of May 12, 1777.

"Webb, Jeremiah. Seaman, sloop " Defence," commanded by Capt. James Nivens;
engaged July 9, 1781 ; discharged Sept. 26, 1781 ; service, 2 mos. 17 days. Roll
dated Boston.

Webb, Jeremy (also given Jeremiah) . Surgeon's Mate, ship " Mars," commanded
by Capt. Simeon Samson ; engaged July 1, 1780 ; discharged March 12, 1781 ;
service, 8 mos. 12 days; reported as having received wages on account in
France; also reported as entitled to share in the brig "Tryall" if made a
prize; roll dated Boston; also, Doctor's Mate, ship "Mars," commanded by
Capt. James Nivens ; engaged March 23, 1781 ; discharged June 12, 1781 ;
service, 2 mos. 20 days ; roll dated Boston.

"Webb, John, Boston. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from
1st Hollistou CO., as returned by Lieut. Joseph Mellen ; residence, Boston ; en-
gaged for town of Holliston; joined Capt. Robert Allen's co.. Col. Ichabod
Alden's regt. ; term, 3 years; also, list of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber,
Muster Master for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, April 27, 1777; Capt. Allen's co..
Col. Alden's regt. ; reported received State bounty.

Webb, John, Danvers. Private, Capt. Stephen Wilkens's co.. Col. Wigglesworth's
regt. ; pay abstract for travel allowance, etc., from Albanj^ home, sworn to
Jan. 15, 1777; 215 miles travel allowed said Webb.

Webb, John, Falmouth. Private, Capt. John Brackett's co.. Col. Edmund Phinnj''s
(31st) regt. ; company return dated Sept. 29, 1775; enlisted May 10, 1775: also,
Capt. James Johnson's co.. Col. Phinney's regt. ; order for money in lieu of
bounty coat dated Cambridge Camp, Fort No. 2, Oct. 25, 1775.

Webb, John, Rochester. Order on David Jeffries, Paymaster General, payable to
Joseph Shurtleff, dated Castle Island, Aug. 7, 177G, signed by said Webb, a
soldier in Capt. Tliomas Turner's co.. Col. Thomas Marsliall's regt., for advance
pay for 1 month, etc., due him per an abstract returned by Capt. Turner; also,
Private, Capt. Thomas Tixrner's co.. Col. Thomas Marshall's regt. ; service
from Aug. 1, 1776, to Nov. 1, 1776, 3 mos.

Webb, John, Stoneham. Private [Fifer], Capt. Job. Whipple's co.. Col. Rufus
Putnam's (4th) regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Aug.
28, 1777, to March 21, 1779; reported deserted; also, certificate dated Boston,
Feb. 13, 1779, signed by Lieut. Col. Ezra Newhall, certifying that said Webb,
a soldier in Capt. Whipple's co.. Col. Putnam's regt., was in camp on or before
July -, 1777, and had not been absent subsetiucntly except on furlough ; also,
descriptive list of deserters from Col. Rufus I'utnam's (5th) regt., dated Nov.
20, 1780; age, 20 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 7 in. ; comj)lexion, black; residence. Stone-
ham; engaged for town of Stoneham; term, during war; deserted April -,
1779 ; reported as last seen at Boston ; also reported a negro.

Webb, John, Weymouth. Private, Capt. Jacob Goold's co., Col. Greaton's regt.;
muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 2, 1775; service, 13 weeks; also,
Capt. Goold's CO., .36th regt. ; company return dated Fort No. 2 [probably Oct.,



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 747

"Webb, John, continued.

1775]; also, Capt. Goold's co.. Col. Greaton's regt. ; order for money in lieu
of bounty coat dated Cambridge Camp, Dec. 12, 1775.

"Webb, John. Capt. Asa "White's co. ; return for equipments, dated "Weymouth,

ISIarch 20, 1775.
"Webb, John. Private, Capt. Benjamin "Ward, Jr.'s co. ; enlisted Jan. 22, 1776;

discharged Nov. 18, 177G; service, 9 mos. 28 days; company raised in Salem

and stationed there for defence of seacoast.

"Webb, John. Private, Capt. Nathan Packard's co.. Col. Thomas Carpenter's regt. ;
entered service July 25, 1778 ; discharged Sept. 9, 1778 ; service, 1 mo. 16 days,
at Rhode Island. Roll sworn to at Plymouth.

"Webb, John. 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.

"Webb, John. Private, Capt. "William Tupper's co.. Col. Nathan Sparhawk's regt. ;
entered service Oct. 7, 1778; discharged Dec. 14, 1778; service, 2 mos. 7 days,
at Boston. Roll sworn to at Middleborough.

"Webb, John. Private, Capt. Benjamin Peabody's co.. Col. Jacob Gerrish's (1st)
regt. ; enlisted Oct. 1-1, 1779; discharged Nov. 22, 1779; service, 1 mo. 19 days,
near Claverack, including 11 days (220 miles) travel home. Roll dated
Middleton.

Webb, John. Seaman, on board the armed ship " Count D'Estaing," commanded
by Capt. Elias Smith ; descriptive list of officers and crew, sworn to at Beverly,
Sept. 14, 1780; age, 18 yrs. ; stature, 4 ft. 9 in.; complexion, dark ; reported as
belonging to New England.

"Webb, John. Descriptive return dated Boston, made by Edward Procter, Colonel
of Boston regt., of men who had enlisted to serve in the Continental Army for
the term of 6 months from the time of their arrival at place of rendezvous,
unless sooner discharged, and who had received bounty and mileage due them
of said Col. Procter; Lieut. Cook's co. ; age, 18 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 5 in. ; com-
plexion, brown ; also, descriptive list of men raised to reinforce the Continental
Army for the term of 6 mouths, agreeable to resolve of June 5, 1780, returned
as received of Justin Ely, Commissioner, by Capt. Lieut. John Callender, of
3d Artillery battalion, at Springfield, July 6, 1780; age, 17 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft.
4 in. ; complexion, light; engaged for town of Boston; arrived at Springfield
July 5, 1780 ; also, Matross, Col. Crane's regt. ; pay i-oll for 6 months men raised
by the town of Boston for service in the Continental Army during 1780;
marched July 1, 1780; discharged Dec. 30, 1780; service, 6 mos. 10 days, in-
cluding travel (10 days) home.

"Webb, John (also given Ebenezer) . Company receipt, given to Capt. Benjamin
Lemont, formuskets, etc., dated Camp Coxes Head, June 8, 1781. [See Eben-
ezer "Weeb.]

"Webb, John. Private, Lieut. Andrew Loomiss's detachment. Col. Ashley's (Berk-
shire Co.) regt. ; entered service May 31 1778 [7] ; discharged June 3, 1778 [7] ;
service, 4 days ; detachment marched to Ticonderoga by order of Brig. Gen.
Fellows on an alarm; also, Capt. Ephraim Fitch's co.. Col. Ashley's (Berk-
shire Co.) regt. ; entered service July 8, 1777 ; discharged Aug. 14, 1777 : ser-
vice, 37 days; also, Lieut. Andrew Loomiss's co.. Col. Ashley's (Berkshire
Co.) regt.; entered service Oct. 14, 1780; discharged Oct. 17, 1780; service,
4 days; company called out on the alarm at Bennington of Oct. 14, 1780; also,
Capt. John Spoor's co.. Col. John Ashley, Jr.'s regt. ; entered service Oct. 12,
1781; discharged Oct. 23, 1781; service, 11 days; company ordered to march
to Barnes's Heiths in Stillwater on an alarm.



748 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS'

Webb, John. Private, Capt. Lieut. William Burbeck's co. ; enlisted Jan. 25, 1780;
service to Oct. 24, 1781, 21 mos. 1 day; company raised for defence of Castle
and Governor's Islands and commanded liy His Excellency John Hancock;
roll swoni to at Boston ; also, Capt. Thomas Cushing's co. ; service from Oct.
25, 1781, to date of discharge, Jan. [Dec] 24, 1783 [2], 14 mos. ; company raised
for defence of Castle and Ciovernor's Islands; rolls sworn to at Boston; also,
same CO. ; enlisted March 15, 1783 ; service to Oct. 24, 1785, 31 mos. 10 days ; com-
pany raised for defence of Castle and Governor's Islands ; rolls sworn to at
Boston ; also, same co. ; treasury pay rolls for service from Oct. 25, 1785, to
April 25, 1786, at the Castle.

Webb, Jonathan. Receipt given to Benjamin Hejrwood, Paymaster, 4th regt.,
dated Camp Mt. Washington, Sept. 30, 1770, signed by said Webb and others
belonging to Capt. Wiaship's co., for wages, etc., due prior to Jan. 1, 1776;
also. Private, Capt. Ebenezer Winship's (4th) co., Lieut. Col. Thomas Nixon's
(4th) regt. ; regimental return dated North Castle, Nov. 9, 1776 ; also, com-



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