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May 1, 1780 ; discharged Dec. 23, 1780 ; service, 7 mos. 23 days, under Brig.
Gen. Wadsworth at the Eastward. Roll sworn to at North Yarmouth and
certified at Thomaston.

True, Zebulon. Private, Col. Benjamin Tupper's (10th) regt. ; service from April
1, 1782, 9 mos.

Trueby, Samuel. 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.

Trueford, John (also given Jonathan) . Private, Capt. Luke Howell's co. ;
treasm-y jjay roll, year not given. [See Jonathan Trufant.]

Tbuel, David, Sutton. Private, Capt. Arthur Dagget's co.. Col. Ebenezer Leamed's
regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 1, 1775; service, 3 mos., 1
week, 1 day; also, (late) Cajjt. Dagget's co., Col. Lemed's regt.; company
return dated Roxbury Camp, Oct. 6, 1775.

Truel, David. List of men raised in Essex Co. to reinforce the Continental Army
for the term of 9 months from the time of their arrival at Fishkill, agreeable
to resolve of April 20, 1778, returned as mustered by Henry Rutgers, Jr.,
Deputy Muster Master, dated Fishkill, Aug. 1, 1778; engaged for town of
Danvers ; arrived at Fishkill June 22, 1778.

Truel, Samuel, Haverhill. 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, Commis.sioner, by Col. Timothy Bigelow,



80 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AXD SAILORS

Truel, Samuel, coiitiiiued.

at SpriuKtield, Oct. 26, 1780; age, 24 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. i) in.; complexion,
light; engaged for town of Haverhill; arrived at Springfield Oct. 4, 1780;
marched to camp Oct. 26, 1780, under command of Lieut. Gary; also, payroll
■ for 6 months men belonging to the town of Haverhill raised for service in the
Continental Army during 1780; marched Sept. 26, 1780; discharged Feb. 9,
1781; service, 4 mos. 25 days, travel (220 miles) included.

Truel, Sashjel. Capt. Stickney's co., Col. Bridge's regt. ; receipt for advance pay,
signed by said Truel and others, dated Cambridge, June 26, 1775.

Truell, . [This name also appears under the form of Trewel, Truel.]

Truell, David, Bow (also given Danvers) . Descriptive list of men raised by the
town of Danvers 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 ;
age, 23 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 7 (also given 5 ft. 5) ui. ; complexion, light; hair,
dark ; eyes, light ; residence, Bow (also given Danvers) ; arrived at Fishkill
June 22, 1778. [See Daniel Tronal.]

Truelove, James, Salem. Seaman, brig " Prospect," commanded by Capt. Joseph
Vesey; descriptive list of officers and crew, sworn to in Suffolk Co., June 20,
1781; age, 25 yrs. ; stature, 5ft. 11 in. ; complexion, dark ; occupation, mariner;
residence, Salem.

TRUEJLA.N, Boatswain, Frammgham. List of men raised to serve in the Continen-
tal Anny [year not given]; residence, Framingham; engaged for town of
Framingham.

Truemax, Boatswain, Norwich. Private, Capt. Nathan Peters'sco., Col. Timothy
Danielson's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 12, 1775; ser-
vice, 2 mos., 3 weeks, 6 days.

Truen, "William. Surgeon, ship " General Putnam," commanded by Capt. Daniel
Waters; engaged July 9, 1779; service to Sept. 7, 1779, 1 mo. 28 days, on
Penobscot expedition ; roll sworn to in Suffolk Co. ; also. Surgeon, ship
" Viper," commanded by Capt. "William "Williams; descriptive list of officers
and crew, sworn to in Suffolk Co., Sept. 30, 1780; age, 35 yrs.; stature, 5 ft.

5 in. ; complexion, light; reported as belonging to France.

Truesdale, . [This name also appears under the form of Treusdell, Truesdell,

Truesdill, Trusdail, Trusdal, Trusdale, Trusdall, Trusdel, Trusdell, Tuesdell.]

Truesdale, Daniel. Private, Capt. Benjamin Bonney's co.. Col. Elisha Porter's
(Hampshire Co.) regt. ; enlisted July 21, 1779; discharged Aug. 27, 1779; ser-
vice, 42 days, at New London, Conn., including 5 days (95 miles) travel home.
Roll dated Chesterfield.

Truesdell, Daniel. Private, Lieut. Piussell Kellogg's co.. Col. Ezra May's regt. ;
enlisted Sept. 20, 1777 ; discharged Oct. 14, 1777 ; service, 30 days, on expedition
to Stillwater and Saratoga, including travel (111 miles) home ; roll sworn to in
Hampshire Co.; also, Capt. Daniel Pomeroy's detachment from Gen. Daniel-
son's (Hampshire Co.) brigade ; entered service July 1, 1778 ; service to Oct. 31,
1778, under Gen. Stark in Northern department ; aZso, same detachment; pay
roll for Oct., 1778, certified at Northampton : also, descriptive list of men raised
to reinforce the Continental Army for the tenn 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 18, 1780; age, 22 yrs.; stature, 5 ft.
10 in.; complexion, ruddy; engaged for town of "William.sburg; marched to
camp July 18, 1780, imder command of Capt. Joseph Brown ; also, pay roll for 6
months men raised by the town of "Williamsburg for service in the Continental
Army during 1780: marched July 18, 1780; discharged Jan. 18, 1781; service,

6 mos. 7 days, including travel (140 miles) home.



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Truesdell, Thomas, Monson. Private, Capt. Josejili Thomson's co., Col. Timothy
Daiiielson's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 12, 1775; ser-
vice, 2mos., 3 weeks, 4 days; also, order for bounty coat dated Iloxbury Camp.
Nov. 10, 1775.

Truesdill, Thomas. Private, Capt. Reuben Munn's co., (late) Col. David
Leonard's regt.; entered service March 1, 1777; discharged April 11, 1777;
service, 42 days ; company detached to reinforce army at Ticonderoga.

Trueworthy, . [This name appears under the fonn of Treworthy.]

Trufant, . [This name also appears under the form of Truant, Trufhent, Tru-

font, Trufunt, Truphant, Truvant.]

Trufant, Colsox. Private, Capt. Thomas Cushing's co. ; enlisted Dec. 4, 1784;
service to Oct. 24, 17.S5, 10 mos. 21 days ; company 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.

Trufant, David, Weymouth. Private, Capt. Joseph Trufant's co. ; service from
Dec. 1, 1776, to Jan. 1, 1777, 1 mo. ; company raised for defence of seacoast and
stationed at Hull ; also, Capt. Pool's (Independent) co. ; muster return of four
Independent cos. stationed at Hull, dated March 1, 1777; mustered by Daniel
Souther, Muster Master; also, Capt. Silas ^Yild's co., Col. Brooks's regt. of
guards ; joined Xov. 12, 1777 ; service to April 3 [1778], 4 mos. 22 days, at Cam-
bridge guarding troops of convention ; also, Capt. Samuel "Ward's co.. Col.
Cogswell's regt.; entered service Oct. 5, 1778: discharged Dec. 31, 1778; ser-
vice, 2 mos. 28 days ; company detached to guard and fortify posts at and about
Boston ; also, Capt. Lieut. "William Burbeck's co. ; enlisted Dec. 11, 177i) ;
service to Oct. 24, 1781, 22 mos. 15 days ; company raised for defence of Castle
and Governor's Islands and commanded by His Excellency John Hancock :
roll sworn to at Boston ; also, Capt. Thomas Cushing's co. ; service from Oct.
25, 1781, to date of discharge, Dec. 10, 1782, 13 mos. 16 days; company raised
for defence of Castle and Governor's Islands ; rolls sworn to at Boston.

Trufant, Jonathan, "Weymouth or Braintree (probably) . Private, Capt. Jacob
Goold's CO. of Minute-men, Col. Benjamin Linclon's (Lincoln's) regt., which
assembled April 19, 1775 ; service, 8 days.

Trufant, Jonathan, "Weymouth. Private, Capt. Joseph Trufant's (Independent)
CO. ; enlisted June 19, 1775 ; service, 6 mos. 2 weeks ; also, same co. ; enlisted
Jan. 1, 1776 ; service to May 22, 1776, 4 mos. 22 days ; company stationed at
"Weymouth for defence of seacoast; also, Capt. Trufant's [Independent] co.
under command of Col. Josiah "Whitney ; enlisted May 22, 1776 ; service to Aug.
1, 1776, 2 mos. 9 days ; roll dated Camp at Hull ; also, Capt. Joseph Trufant's
CO., Col. Josiah "Whitney's regt. ; service from Aug. 1, 1776, to Dec. 1, 1776,
4 mos. ; also, same co. ; service from Dec. 1, 1776, to Jan. 1, 1777, 1 mo. :
company raised for defence of seacoast and stationed at Hull.

Trufant, Jonathan, "Weymouth. Descriptive list of men raised in Suffolk Co.
to reinforce the Continental Army, agreeable to resolve of June 9, 1779; Capt.
Nash's CO., Col. Cushing's regt. ; age, 25 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 9 in. ; hair, dark ;
eyes, gray ; occupation, husbandman ; residence, "Weymouth ; engaged for
town of Weymouth. [Name crossed out on list.]

Trufant, Jonathan, Weymouth. Private, Capt. Luke Howell's co.. Col. Nathan
Tyler's regt. ; pay roll for Dec, 1779, allowing 1 mo. 4 days service at Rhode
Island, including travel (75 miles) home.

Trufant, Jonath.\n. Private, Capt. Lieut. William Burbeck's co. ; enlisted Jan.
12, 1780; service to Oct. 24, 1781, 21 mos. 14 days; company raised for defence
of Castle and Governor's Islands and commanded by His Excellency John



82 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Trufant, Jonathan, continued.

Hancock ; roll swoni to at Boston ; also, Capt. Thomas Cushing's co. ; service
from Oct. 25, 1781, to date of discharge, March 7, 1782, 4 mos. 14 days ; com-
pany raised for defence of Castle and Governor's Islands; roll sworn to at
Boston.

Trufant, Joseph, Weymouth. Captain of an Independent co. ; engaged May 9,
1775; service, 8 mos.; also, Captain, Col. Solomon Lovell's (2(1 Suffolk Co.)
regt. of Mass. militia; list of officers; oi'dered in Council April 4, 1776, that
said officers be commissioned ; also, Captain of an Independent co. ; engaged
Jan. 1, 177(); service to May 22, 1776,4 mos. 22 days; company stationed at
Weymouth for defence of seacoast; also. Captain of an [Independent] co.
under command of Col. Josiah Whitney; engaged May 22, 1776; service to
Aug. 1, 1776, 2 mos. 9 days; roll dated Camp at Hull; also, Captain of an
Independent co. ; return of effectives in Col. Josiah Whitney's regt. and four
Independent cos., dated Hull, Sejit. 16, 1776; also, Captain, Col. Josiah Whit-
ney's regt.; service from Aug. 1, 1776, to Dec. 1, 1776, 4 mos.; also. Captain
of a company raised for defence of seacoast and stationed at Hull; service
from Dec. 1, 1776, to Jan. 1, 1777, 1 mo.

Trufant, Joseph, Weymouth. List of men mustered to serve in the Continental
Army, as returned hy Nathaniel Barber, Muster JNIaster for Suffolk Co., dated
Boston, July 25, 1780; Capt. Amos Lincoln's co. ; age, 17 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 7
in.; complexion, light; dtcupation, farmer; residence, Weymouth; mustered
by Capt. Lincoln.

Trufant, Joshua, Weymouth. Private, Capt. Joseph Tnifant's [Independent]
CO. under command of Col. Josiah Whitnej' ; enlisted May 22, 1776; service
to Aug. 1, 1776, 2 mos. 9 days ; roll dated Camp at Hull ; also, petition dated
Camp at Hull, Sept. 17, 1776, signed by said Trufant and others belonging to
battalion stationed at Hull, asking for increase and payment of wages ; also,
Capt. Tnifant's co., Col. Whitney's regt.; service from Aug. 1, 1776, to Dec.
1, 1776, 4 mos. ; also, same co. ; service from Dec. 1, 1776, to Jan. 1, 1777, 1 mo. ;
company raised for defence of scacoa.st and stationed at Hull.

Trufant, Joshua, Weymouth. Capt. Pool's (Independent) co. ; muster return of
four Independent cos. stationed at Hull, dated March 1, 1777; age, 18 yrs.;
mustered by Daniel Souther, Muster Master.

Trufant, Joshua, Weymouth. Descriptive list of men raised in Suffolk Co. to
reinforce the Continental Army, agreeable to resolve of June 9, 1779 ; Capt.
Hall's CO., Col. Cushing's regt. ; age, 21 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 10 in. ; hair, light;
eyes, gray; occupation, husbandman; residence, Weymouth; engaged for
town of Dorchester. [Name crossed out on list.]

Trufant, Joshua, Weymouth. Private, Capt. Luke Howell's co.. Col. Nathan
Tyler's regt. ; pay roll for Dec, 1779, allowing 1 mo. 4 days service at Rhode
Island, including travel (75 miles) home.

Trufant, Joshua. Private, Capt. Silas Wild's co.. Col. Brooks's regt. of guards;
joined Nov. 12, 1777; service to April 3 [1778], 4 mos. 22 days, at Cambridge
guarding troops of convention.

Trufant, Joshua. Private, Capt. Lieut. William Burbeck's co. ; enlisted Jan.
12, 1780; service to Oct. 24, 1781, 21 mos. 14 days; company raised for defence
of Castle and Governor's Islands and commanded by His Excellency John
Hancock ; roll .sworn to at Boston ; also, Capt. Thomas Cushing's co. ; service
from Oct. 25, 1781, to date of discharge, Jan. 14, 1783, 14 mos. 28 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 July 25, 1786, to
Jan. 25, 1787, at the Castle.



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Trufhent, Joseph. Gunner, Capt. Amos Lincoln's co. of matrosses; service from
Nov. 1, 1782, to date of discharge, June 20, 1783, 7 mos. 20 days. Roll dated
Boston.

Trufoxt, Jonathan. Capt. Joseph Trufant's co. ; order for money in lieu of
bounty coat, payable to Col. Solomon Lovel, dated Weymouth, Dec. 30, 1775.

Trufunt, Jonathan, Weymouth. Private, Capt. Luke Howell's co.. Col. Nathan

Tyler's regt. ; enlisted July 15, 1779 ; service, 4 mos. 16 days, at Rhode Island ;

also, same co. and regt. ; pay roll for Dec, 1779, allowing 20 days service at

Rhode Island.
Trxtfunt, Joshua, "Weymouth. Private, Capt. Luke Howell's co.. Col. Nathan

Tyler's regt. ; enlisted July 15, 1779; service, 4 mos. 1(5 days, at Rhode Island ;

also, same co. and regt. ; pay roll for Dec, 1779, allowing 20 days service at

Rhode Island.
Truin, Robert, Boston. List of men raised for the 6 months service and returned

by Brig. Gen. Paterson as having passed muster in a return dated Camp Toto-

way, Oct. 25, 1780. [See Robert Erving and Robert Irwin.]

Trull, . [This name also appears under the form of Traul, Truel.]

Trull, David, Dracut. Private, Capt. Stephen Russell's co. of militia. Col. Green's
regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 3 days ; reported
returned home; also, Capt. Joseph Bradley Vamum's co., Col. Simeon
Spaulding's regt. ; abstract of equipments for train band and alarm list, endorsed
" 1777 ; " said Trull reported as belonging to train band ; also. Corporal, Capt.
Yamum's (Dracut) co. of volimteers. Col. Jonathan Reed's regt.; enlisted
Sept. 29, 1777 ; marched from home Oct. 1, 1777 ; discharged Nov. 7, 1777 ; ser-
vice, 42 days, at Saratoga ; company marched to reinforce Northern army ; also,
returns, etc., of 2d Dracut co. ; list of persons who hired men to serve 8 months
in the Continental Army, agreeable to resolves passed in April, 1778; said
Trull, with others, hired Peter Parker, and is reported as having paid £10
towards his hire.

Trull, David, Needham. Private, Capt. Aaron Smith's co. of militia. Col. "Wil-
liam Heath's regt., which marched in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775;
service, 5 days; also, Capt. Smith's co. ("West co. in Needham), Col. "William
Mclntash's (Mcintosh's) regt. ; service, 4 days, in March, 1776, at the time of
taking and fortifjdng Dorchester Heights.

Trull, David. Private, Capt. Ebenezer Battle's co.. Col. "William Mcintosh's
regt. ; entered service March 23, 1778 ; discharged April 5, 1778 ; service, 15
(also given 14) days ; company marched to Roxbury March 23, 1778.

Trull, John, Billerica. Capt. Jonathan Stickney's co., Col. Ebenezer Bridge's
regt. ; receipt for advance pay, signed by said Trull and others, dated Cam-
bridge, June 26, 1775 ; also, Private, same co. and regt. ; muster roll dated
Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 9, 1775; service, 3 mos.; also, company return
dated Cambridge, Sept. 25, 1775 ; also, certificate dated Billerica, Dec. 22, 1775,
signed by the Selectmen, certifying that Samuel Trull, of Billerica, was father
of said John Trull, deceased, late a Private in Capt. Jonathan Stickney's co.,
Col. Bridge's regt. ; order on Committee of Clothing, payable to bearer, signed
by Samuel Trull, for money due said John Trull in lieu of bounty coat, appears
on reverse of certificate.

Trull, John, Tewksbury. Captain of a company of Minute-men, Col. Ebenezer
Bridge's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 10 days;
also, Captain, 11th co. ("West co. in Tewksbury), Col. Simeon Spaulding's (7th
Middlesex Co.) regt. of Mass. militia; list of officers chosen by the several
companies in said regiment ; ordered in Council May 31, 1776, that said officers
be commissioned; reported commissioned May 31, 1776.



84 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

TuuLL, John. Private, Capt. Amos Ratbbun's co., Col. Benjamin Simomls's de-
tachment of Berkshire Co. militia; enlisted Jan. (i, 1777; muster roll dated
Ticonderoga, Feb. 25, 1777; enlistment to expire March 15, 1777.

Trull, John. Capt. Simon Hunt's co.. Col. Jacob Gerri.sb's regt. of guards; en-
listed July 15, 1778; di.scbarged Dec. 15, 1778; service, 5 mos. 1 day. Roll
dated Winter Hill.

Trull, John. Private, Capt. Amos Foster's co.. Col. Cyprian How's regt. ; entered
service July 28, 1780, 3 days preceding march; discharged Oct. 30, 1780; ser-
vice, 3 mos. 8 days, probably at Rhode Island, including 5 days (100 miles)
travel home; company detached from 7th Middlesex Co. regt. and ordered
part to Rhode Island and part to Fishkill ; regiment raised to reinforce Conti-
nental Army for 3 months; also, receipt dated Tewksbury, Jan. 28, 1782, for
bounties paid said Trull and others by the Selectmen to serve in the Continental
Army for the term of 3 years; also, descriptive list of men raised in Middle-
sex Co., agreeable to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780, as returned by Joseph Hosnier,
Superintendent for said county ; age, 20yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 11^ in. ; complexion,
light; hair, brown; eyes, gray; occupation, farmer; engaged for town of
Tewksbury; engaged Jan. 1, 1782; term, 3 years.

Trull, Jonathan. Private, Capt. Winthrop Boston's (Baston'.s) co. ; enlisted
Feb. 1, 1776; comjjany raised in North Yarmouth, Brimswick, Harpswell,
New Gloucester, New Boston (Gray), and Windham, Cumberland Co., for 2
months service during the siege of Boston in 177().

Trull, Josla.h. Private, Capt. Joshua Lealand's co. of giiards: enlisted Oct. 6,
1779; discharged Nov. 10, 1779 ; service, 1 mo. 5 days; company detached from
militia by order of Gen. Hancock to man forts at and about Boston until Nov.
10, 1779, and stationed at Boston under Maj. Nathaniel Heath.

Trull, Samuel, Billerica. Private, Capt. Edward Farmer's co. of militia. Col.
Green's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 2 days.

Trull, Samuel, Billerica. Private, Capt. Jonathan Stickney's co., Col. Ebenezer
Bridge's (27th) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 9, 1775;
service, 3 mos. ; also, company return dated Cambridge, Sept. 25, 1775 ; also,
order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Cambridge, Nov. 16,
1775.

Trull, Samuel. Private, Capt. Stephen Russell's co.. Col. Samuel BuUard's regt.,
Gen. Warner's brigade ; enlisted Aug. 15, 1777 ; discharged Nov. 30, 1777 ; ser-
vice, 3 mos. 28 days, in Northern department, including 12 days (240 miles)
travel home. Roll dated Dracut.

Trull, Samuel. Sergeant, Sergt. William Warland's co.. Col. Samuel Danny's
(Denny's) 2d regt. ; engaged Oct. 28, 1779; discharged Dec. 3, 1779; service, 1
mo. 6 days, at Albany, including 10 days (200 miles) travel home.

Trull, Samuel, Jr., Billerica. Private, Capt. Edward Farmer's co. of militia.
Col. Green's regt., which marched on the alarm of Ai)ril 19, 1775; service, 7
days.

Trull, Willard, Billerica. List of 6 months men raised agreeable to resolve of
June ."), 1780, returned as received of IM.ij. Jo.seph Hosmer, Superintendent for
Midillesex Co., by Justin Ely, Commissioner, dated Springfield ; also, descrip-
tive list of men raised to reinforce the Continental Army for the term of 6
montlis, agreeable to resolve of Jime 5, 1780, returned as received of Ju.stin
Ely, Commissioner, by Maj. Peter Harwood, of 6th Mass. regt., at Spring-
field, July 3, 1780; age, 17yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 9 in. ; complexion, light ; engaged
for town of Billerica ; marched to camp July 3, 1780, under command of Lieut.
Daniel Frye, of the artificers ; also, list of men raised for the 6 months service



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Trull, "Willard, continued.

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 Billerica for service in the Continental Army during 1780 ; marched
to camp June 29, 1780 ; discharged Dec. 4, 1780 ; service, 5 mos. 17 days, in-
cluding travel (220 miles) home.

Trull, Willard. Private, Capt. Joseph Boynton's cc, Col. "Wade's regt. ; enlisted
July 2, 1778; service to Jan. 1, 1779, 6 mos. 5 days, at Rhode Island, including
travel (100 miles) home; also, same co. and regt.; muster roll dated North
Kingston, Nov. (5, 1778; also, same co. and regt.; muster rolls sworn to at
East Greenwich, Sept. 17, Sept. 28, Nov. 12, and Dec. 29, 1778; enlistment to
expire Jan. 1, 1779.

Trull, Willlam, Billerica. Private, Capt. Joshua Walker's co.. Col. Samuel
Deanney's (Denny's) regt.; enlisted Oct. 30, 1779; discliarged Nov. 23, 1779;
service, 1 mo. 6 days, including travel (215 miles) home ; regiment detached
to join Continental Army and ordered to march to Claverack to serve for
3 months; also, Capt. Samuel Tay's co., Lieut. Col. Webb's regt.; enlisted
Aug. 18, 1781 ; discliarged Nov. 29, 1781 ; service, 3 mos. 22 days, including 11
days (212 miles) travel home ; regiment raised in Suffolk and Middlesex coim-
ties to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months.

Trum, John'. Seaman, ship " Protector," commanded by Capt. John Foster Wil-
liams; engaged Nov. 10, 1780; service, 5 mos. 25 days; reported captured May
5, 1781.

Trujlan, . [This name also appears under the form of Tremain, Trimam,

Trimon, Trueman, Tuman.]

Truman, Boatswain, Norwich. Private, Capt. Nathan Peters's co.. Col. Timothy
Danielson's regt. ; company return dated Oct. 6, 1775; also, order for bounty
coat or its equivalent in money dated Camp at Roxbury, Nov. 20, 1775.

Truman, Nathan. Private, Capt. Samuel Clark's co.. Col. John Brown's (Berk-
shire Co.) regt. ; entered service June 29, 1777 ; discharged [July] 21, 1777 ; ser-
vice, 23 days; mileage home ((iO miles) allowed said Truman ; company called
out by Brig. Gen. Fellows at request of Maj. Gen. Schuyler and ordered to
march to Fort Ann; 15 men of the company joined Col. Ashley's regt. and
were discharged at Kingsbury.

Truman, Nathaniel, Westfield. Private, in a Westfield co. of Minute-men, com-
manded by Lieut. John Shephard, which marched April 20, 1775, in response
to the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; discharged May 12, 1775 ; service, 3 weeks
1 day.

Truman, Nathaniel. Private, Capt. Zebulon Norten's co., Col. John Ashley's
(Berkshire Co.) regt. ; entered .service July 27, 1777 ; discharged Aug. 14, 1777 ;
service, 23 days, at the Northward, travel (70 miles) included. Roll dated
Equivalent.

TuuMAN, Peter. Wheelwright; return for rations allowed in Quartermaster Gen-
eral's department, dated Fishkill, Oct. 14, 1781.

Trujian, Shem, Westfield. Private, Capt. Daniel Sacket's co.. Col. Woodbridge's
regt. ; enlisted Aug. 20, 1777 ; discliarged Nov. 29, 1777 ; service, 3 mos. 9 (also
given 3 mos. 10) days, in Northern department ; also, descriptive list of men
raised in Hampsliire Co. to serve in the Continental Army for the term of 9
months from the time of their arrival at Fishkill, as returned bv Noah Good-
man, Superintendent for said county; Capt. Mosley's co.. Col. Mosley's regt. ;
age, 19 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 4 in.; complexion, light; hair, light; residence,
Westfield ; engaged for town of Westfield ; arrived at Fishkill June 16, 1778.



86 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Truman, Solomon, Egremont. Private, Capt. "William Bacon's co., Col. John
Fellows's regt. ; company return dated Dorchester, Oct. 6, 1775.

Tkumbal, James. Private, Capt. Joseph Livermore's co. ; muster roll dated Rut-
land, Aug. 2, 1779; enlisted July 7, 1779; enlistment, 3 months, to expire Sept.
30, 1779.

Trumbal, James. Private, Capt. Francis "Wilson's co.. Col. Samuel Deimy's regt. ;
enlisted Oct. 21, 1779; discharged Nov. 23, 1779; service, 1 mo. 11 days, at
Claverack, including 8 days (IGO miles) travel home ; regiment raised to rein-
force Continental Army in state of New York for 3 months.

Trumbal, Peter. Private, Capt. Francis "Wilson's co., Col. Samuel Denny's regt. ;



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