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regt. ; billeting allowed from time of enlistment to date of marching to head-
quarters, July o, 1775; credited with 7 weeks 2 daj^s allowance. Roll sworn
to in Cumberland Co.

Weymouth, Moses, Berwick. Corporal, Capt. Jonathan Nowell's co.. Col. James
Scammon's (;50th) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 3, 1775;
service, 3 mos. 6 days; also, company return [probably Oct., 1775], including
abstract of pay to last of July, 1775.

Weymouth, Nicholas, Berwick (also given Old York) . List of men mustered by
Joseph Bragdon, Jr., Muster Master for York Co., dated York, March 17, 1777;
Capt. Samuel Derby's co.. Col. John Bailey's regt.; residence, Berwick; re-
ported received State boimty ; also, Private, 2d co.. Col. Bailey's regt. ; Conti-
nental Army pay accounts for service from Feb. 1, 1777, to Feb. 2, 1778;
residence, Old York ; credited to town of Berwick ; reported deserted Feb. 2,
1778; also, Capt. Samuel Darby's co., Col. Bailey's regt.; company return
dated Camp Valley Forge, Jan. 25, 1778; also, descriptive list of deserters
from Col. Bailey's (2d) regt. subsequent to Jan. 1, 1777, as returned by Ezra
Badlam, Lieutenant Colonel Commandant ; age, 20 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 6 in. ;
complexion, light; hair, light; residence, Berwick; enlistment, 3 years; re-
ported deserted Feb. 2, 1779.

Weyu-mp, David, Marlborough. Private, Capt. John Peirce's co., Col. Timothy
Bigelow's (15th) regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan.
1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780; reported as belonging to Rhode Island; also, same
CO. and regt. ; muster roll for Jan.-June, 1780, dated Robmson's Farm ; en-
listed Dec. 31, 1780; enlistment, during war; reported at the Lines; also,
descriptive list dated West Point, Jan. 10, 1781; Capt. Bowman's co.. Col.
Rufus Putnam's (5th) regt.; rank, Private; complexion, black; hair, black;
eyes, black ; residence, Marlborough ; enlisted Feb. -, 1780, by Capt. Peirce ;
enlistment, during war; company joined from 15th Mass. regt. ; also. Private,
Capt. Phineas Bowman's co.. Col. Putnam's regt. ; muster rolls for Jan.-April,
1781, dated West Point; reported in boat service in Jan., 1781, on command
with boats in Feb. and March, 1781, on the guard boat in April, 1781.

Whailen, Dennis, Ipswich. Private, Capt. Bumam's co., Col. Michael Jackson's
(8th) regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Dec. 7, 1777, to
March 13, 1778 ; residence, Ipswich ; reported deserted.

Whailen, Robert, Wrentham. Private, Capt. Bumam's co.. Col. Michael Jack-
son's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Nov. 20, 1777, to
Dec. 31, 1779; residence, Wrentham.

Whailey, James. Seaman, Continental frigate " Deane," commanded by Capt.
Samuel Nicholson; engaged April 10, 1782; service to May 31, 1782, 1 mo. 21
days.

Whalan, Francis. Private, Capt. Hancock's co., Col. Joseph Vose's regt. ; Con-
tinental Army pay accounts for service from Feb. 17, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779;
also, Capt. Robert Davis's co.. Col. Vose's regt.; muster roll for Dec, 1777,
sworn to at Camp near Valley Forge ; enlisted Feb. 17, 1777 ; enlistment, 3
years; also, same co. and regt.; pay roll for Nov., 1778; also, same co. and
regt.; pay roll for Dec, 1778, sworn to in Quarters at Providence; also, same
CO. and regt. ; order for gratuity, dated Providence, Feb. 13, 1779 ; also, same
CO. and regt.: pay rolls for Jan. and Feb., 1779; also, (late) Capt. Davis's
CO., Col. Vose's (14th) regt. ; muster roll for March and April, 1779, dated
Providence.

WHAL.A.N, Jajies. Marine, frigate " Boston," commanded by Capt. Samuel Tucker ;
engaged March 10, 1779. Roll made up for advance pay for 1 month.



942 IVIASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

"VV'halan, John, Bristol. Private, Capt. Woodbridge's co., Col. Calvin Smith's
(late "NVigglesworth's) regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from
Feb. 14, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; credited to town of Eelchertown; also, Capt.
Israel Davis's co., Col. Edward Wigglesworth's regt. ; return [year not given] ;
residence, Bristol; engaged for town of Bristol; mustered by Col. Sewall;
also, (late) Capt. Davis's co.. Col. Wigglesworth's (4th) regt. ; muster roll for
May, 1778, dated Camp Valley Forge; reported on command at Radner; also,
same co. and regt. ; muster roll for June, 1778, dated Camp Greenwich ; re-
ported sick at " Carrelsferry ; " also, same co. and regt.; pay roll for Oct.,
1778, sworn to at Providence ; also, Colonel's co. commanded by Capt. Lieut.
Christopher Woodbridge, (late) Col. "Wigglesworth's regt. ; muster roll for
March and April, 1779 ; enlisted Jan. 14, 1777 ; enlistment, 3 years (also given
during war) .

TVhalan, Thomas. Private, Capt. Jeremiah Hill's co., Col. Edmund Phinney's
regt. ; mu.ster roll dated Garrison at Fort George, Dec. 8, 1776 ; reported re-
enlisted Nov. 24, 1770 ; also reported sick in barracks ; also, list of men mustered
by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, Feb. 2,
1777 ; Capt. Jeremiah Hill's co., Col. John Patterson's regt. ; reported received
State bounty; also, Private, Capt. Hancock's co., Col. Joseph Vose's regt.;
Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to June 27, 1779 ;
reported deserted; also, Capt. Robert Davis's co., Col. Vose's regt.; muster
roll for Dec, 1777, sworn to at Camp Valley Forge; enlisted Jan. 1, 1777; en-
listment, during war ; reported sick and absent ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay
roll for Nov., 1778; also, same co. and regt. ; pay roll for Dec, 1778, sworn to
in Quarters at Providence ; also, same co. and regt. ; order for gratuity, dated
Providence, Feb. 13, 1779; also, same co. and regt.; pay rolls for Jan. and
Feb., 1779; also, (late) Capt. Davis's co.. Col. Vo.se's (14th) regt. ; muster roll
for March and April, 1779, dated Providence.

Whaland, John, Bristol. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army
from Capt. Thomas Brackett's co., 3d Lincoln Co. regt., as returned agreeable
to order of Council of Nov. 7, 1777 ; residence, Bristol ; engaged for town of*
Bristol ; joined Capt. Davis's co.. Col. Wigglesworth's regt. ; also. Private,
Capt. Woodbridge's co.. Col. Smith's regt.; Continental Army pay accounts
for 1780 ; wages of said Whaland reported as made up in Col. Shepard's regt.
[See John Whalen.]

Whaland, Joseph, Rehoboth. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Carpenter's co., Col.
Josiah Whitney's regt. ; service between May 13, 1777, and July 5, 1777, 23
days, at Rhode Island, including travel (3 daj's) on march home from Point
Judith in North (also given South) Kingston to Rehoboth.

Whalbraads, Asa, Belchertown. Private, Capt. Jonathan Bardwell's co. of
Minute-men, Col. Jonathan Warner's regt., wliich marched April 20, 1775, in
response to the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Cambridge ; service, 17 days.

WttiVLDEN, Thomas. Descriptive list of deserters from 13th Mass. regt. commanded
by Lieut. Col. Calvin Smith, endorsed " July 13th 1780; " Major's co. ; rank,
Private; age, 40yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 1 in. ; complexion, light ; hair, dark; occu-
pation, tailor; deserted Dec. 8, 1779.

Whale, George, Sanford. Private, Capt. Joshua Bragdon'sco., Col. James Scam-
man's (.30th) regt.; company return [jirobably Oct., 1775], including abstract
of pay to last of July, 1775; enlisted May 3, 1775; also, order for bounty coat
dated Nov. 1, 1775; also. Private, Capt. James Littlefield's co., (late) Col.
Storer's regt. ; entered service Aug. 14, 1777 ; discharged Nov. 30, 1777 ; ser-
vice, 123 days, with Northern army, including 15 days (300 miles) travel home;
company discharged at Queman's Heights.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 943

Whaleing, James. Matross, Capt. William Treadwell's co., Col. John Crane's
(3d Artillery) regt. ; muster roll for April, 1781, dated West Point; enlisted
Feb. 5, 1781; enlistment, 3 years; rejiorted joined April 24, 1781; also, muster
rolls for Aug. and Sept., 1781.

Whalen, . [This name also appears under the form of Plalen, Wailling,

Wealen, Whailen, Whalan, Whaland, Whaleing, Whaler, Whalin, Whaling,
Whalon, Whaylin, Whealand, Whealen, Whealens, Whealmg, Wheelen,
Wheelin, Wheland, Whelham, Whelon, Wheylon.]

Whalen, James, Pelham. Private, Capt. Samuel Fairfield's co.. Col. Nathan
Sparhawk's regt.; enlisted Oct. 10, 1778; service, 2 mos. 8 days; company
served at Dorchester and was discharged Dec. 12, 1778.

Whalen, John, Pemaquid. Descriptive list of men belonging to Col. William
Shepard's (4th) regt. who re-enlisted subsequent to Sept. 30, 1779, dated Bud's
Highlands; age, 21 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 9 in.; complexion, dark; hair, dark;
residence, Pemaciuid ; also, Private, Capt. Webb's co.. Col. Shepard's regt.;
Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780;
reported a transient; also, Capt. Webb's (Light Infantry) co.. Col. Shepard's
(4th) regt. ; return made up for the year 1780, dated West Point ; enlisted
Nov. 3, 1779; enlistment, during war; also, Capt. Webb's CO., Col. Shepard's
regt. ; muster roll for Feb., 1782, dated Hutts 1st Brigade and sworn to at
West Point.

Whalen, Patrick. Private, Capt. Warren's co., Col. Brooks's regt. ; Continental
Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to March 13, 1780.

Whalen, Richard. Private, Capt. John H. Wendell's co.. Col. Goo.se Van Schaick's
(1st New York) regt. ; muster roll for Jan., Feb., and March, 1781, dated
West Point; also, (late) Capt. Wendell's co., Col. Goose Van Schaick's regt. ;
muster roll for April, 1781, dated West Point; enlistment, during war; re-
ported on command at Stony Point.

Whalen, Thomas, Georgetown. Descriptive list of deserters from Col. Joseph
Vose's (1st) regt., dated Camp Highlands, N. Y., July 13, 1780; age, 26 yrs.;
stature, 6 ft.; complexion, dark; hair, dark; birthplace, Georgetown; resi-
dence, Georgetown.

Whaler, John. Private, Capt. Thomas Cowdin's co., Col. Samuel Denny's regt. ;
enlisted Nov. 1, 1779; discharged Nov. 23, 1779; service, 1 mo. 2 daj's, at
Claverack, including 9 days (180 miles) travel home ; regiment raised to rein-
force Continental Army in the state of New York for 3 months.

Whaler, Thomas, Cambridge. Return of men raised to serve in the Continental
Army from 1st Cambridge co., dated May 27, 1777; residence, Cambridge;
enlisted for town of Cambridge; joined Capt. Hill's co.. Col. Vorce's (Vose's)
regt. ; enlistment, during war.

Whales, George, Sanford. Private, Capt. Joshua Bragdon's co.. Col. Scammon's
regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 3, 1775; service, 3 mos.
6 days.

Whales, Samuel, Northampton. List of men raised for the 6 months service and
returned by Brig. Gen. Paterson as having passed muster in a return dated
Camp Totoway, Oct. 25, 1780.

Whaley, Thomas. Private, Capt. Elijah Lewis's co., Col. Christopher Greene's
(1st Rhode Island) battalion; mu.ster rolls for Jan.-Nov., 1777, and April,
1778; enlisted Jan. 1, 1777; enlistment, during war.

Whalin, John, Harpswell (also given Topsham) . Private, Capt. John Reed's co.,
Col. Brooks's regt. ; Continental Army pay accoimts for service from Jan. 1,
1777, to Nov. 2, 1777; residence, Harpswell; reported deserted; also, Capt.



944 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

WnAxtN, John, continued.

Reed's CO., Col. Ichabod Aldeu's regt. ; n- turn dated Jau. 12, 1778; residence,
Topsham ; enlisted for town of Topsham ; mustered by Suffolk Co. Muster
Master Barber and by a Continental Muster Master; reported deserted Nov.
2, 1777.

Whalin, Patrick, Harpswell. Private, Capt. John Reed's co.. Col. Brooks's regt. ;
Continental Army pay accounts for service from Feb. IG, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779;
residence, Harpswell; credited to town of Harpswell; also, Capt. Reed's co..
Col. Alden's regt. ; return dated Jan. 12, 1778 ; mustered by Col. Sewall, Mus-
ter Master for Lincoln Co., and by a Continental Muster Ma.ster ; a^so, Capt.
Reed's co., (late) Col. Alden's regt. ; return of men wbo were in camp before
Aug. 15, 1777, and who bad not been absent subsecjuently except on furlough,
etc., certified at Cherry Valley, Feb. 24, 1779; also, Capt. Benjamin Warren's
CO., 6th Mass. regt. formerly commanded by Col. Ichabod Alden ; muster roll
for March and April, 1779, dated Cherry Valley and sworn to in Garrison at
Fort Alden ; enlisted March 13, 1777 ; enlistment, 3 years.

Whalin, Richard, Pownalborough. Return of men raised to serve in the Conti-
nental Army from Col. Joseph North's (2d Lincoln Co.) regt., dated Gard-
nerstown, Feb. 2, 1778; residence, Pownalborough; engaged for town of
Pownalborough ; term, 3 years.

"Whalin, Robert. Private, Colonel's co.. Col. Michael Jackson's regt.; Conti-
nental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1 to Jan. 14, 1780.

"Whaling, Dennis, Fox Island. List of men raised to serve in the Continental
Army from Col. Jonathan Cogswell's (3d Essex Co.) regt., as returned to Brig.
Gen. M. Farley, dated Ipswich, Feb. 17, 1778; residence. Fox Island; enlisted
for town of Ipswich ; joined Capt. Burnam's co., Col. Jackson's regt. ; enlist-
ment, during war.

Whaling, Edward. List of prisoners sent from Newport, R. I., in the prison-ship
" Lord Sandwich " and landed at Bristol, March 7, 1778 ; said AVhaling reported
as Master of the l)rigantine " Active."

"Whaling, James. Return of men raised in Essex Co. for Continental service, agree-
able to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780 ; engaged for town of Rowley ; engaged Feb.
26, 1781; term, 3 years; also, receipt dated Rowley, March 21, 1781, signed by
said Whaling and others, for bounties received of the several clas.ses of the
town of Rowley for enlisting to serve in the Continental Army for the term of
3 years; said bounty, in each instance, consisting of $133 in silver or jjaper
money and clothing equivalent and an obligation promising 14 heifers to be
aged according to the years of service performed.

"Whaling, John, Georgetown. Private, Capt. White's co.. Col. Tupper's regt. ;
Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 19, 1777, to May 5, 1779;
reported died May 5, 1779; also, Cai)t. George White's co.. Col. Ebenezer
Francis's regt. ; subsistence allowed from date of enlistment, Jan. 20, 1777, to
time of arrival at Bennington ; credited with 62 days allowance ; 384 miles
travel allowed said Whaling; aZso, same co. and regt.; subsistence allowed
from March 20, 1777, to May 5, 1777 ; credited with 47 days allowance ; also,
Capt. White's co.. Col. Benjamin Tupper's regt.; return dated Jan.-, 1778;
residence, Georgetown ; engaged for town of Georgetown ; mustered by
County Muster Master Ilsley and by Col. Varrick, Continental Muster Mas-
ter; reported sick at Albany; also, same co. and regt. ; muster roll for March,
1779, dated West Point; enlisted Jan. 19, 1777; enlistment, 3 years.

"Whaling, Joshua. Private, Capt. Benjamin Phillips's co., Lieut. Col. Timothy
Robinson's detachment of Hampshire Co. militia; muster roll dated Garrison
at Ticonderoga, Feb. 24, 1777; enlisted Dec. 23, 1776; enlistment to expire
March 23, 1777 ; reported on command at the block house at the mills.



m THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 945

"Whaling, Peter. Private, Capt. Amariah Babbit's co.. Col. Benjamin Simonds's
regt. ; service, 5 days ; company marched Oct. 14, 1780, on an alarm at the
Northward.

Whaling, Robert, Machias. Return of men raised to serve in the Continental
Army from Capt. Samuel Cowell's co., Col. Benjamin Haws's (4th Suffolk
Co.) regt., dated Wreutliam, Feb. 16, 1778; residence, Machias; engaged for
town of Wrentham ; joined Capt. Bumum's co., Col. Jackson's regt. ; term,
during war (also given 3 years) .

Whaling, Thomas, Worcester. Private, Capt. Joshua Benson's co., Col. Rufus
Putnam's (5th) regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from April 2,

1777, to Sept. 2, 1777 ; reported discharged Sept. 5, 1777 ; also, same co. and
regt. ; return dated Albany, Feb. -, 1778 ; residence, Worcester ; enlisted for
town of Worcester; mustered by Mr. Xewhall; enlistment, 3 years; reported
discharged Sept. 2, 1777.

Whaling, Thomas. List of prisoners brought toMarblehead in the cartel " Pacific "
to be exchanged for British prisoners, as returned by Thomas Stone, Commis-
sary [year not given].

Whalon, Andrew. List of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master
for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, March 2, 1777; Capt. Pettiiigill's co.. Col.
Wesson's regt. ; reported received State bounty.

Whalon, Ebenezer. Private, Capt. Charles Dibbel's co., 3d Berkshire Co. regt. ;
entered service Oct. 18, 1780; discharged Oct. 21, 1780; service, 4 days, on the
alarm at the Northward of Oct. 18, 1780. Roll endorsed " Colo Rosseter
Reg't."

Whalor, Daniel. Private, Capt. Job Cook's (16th) co.. Col. Hathaway's (2d
Bristol Co.) regt.; entered service Aug. 7 [1780]; di.scharged Aug. 8 [1780];
service, 2 days, on an alarm at Rhode Island. Roll sworn to at Dartmouth.

Whandof, Frederick, Roxbury (also given New Britain) . Private, Capt. Abra-
ham Watson's co.. Col. John Greaton's (2d) regt. ; Continental Army pay
accounts for service from Dec. 15, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; residence, Roxbury;
also, same co. and regt.; return [year not given]; residence, New Britain;
enlisted for town of New Britain ; mustered by County Muster Master Wheeler.

Whapes, Jacob. Boy, State brigantine " Tyrannicide," commanded by Cajit. John
Allen Hallet; engaged July 28, 1778; discharged Dec. 18, 1778.

Whare, Elu.s. List of men raised in Suffolk Co. for the term of 9 months from
the time of their arrival at Fishkill, agreeable to resolve of April 20, 1778, re-
turned as received of Jonathan Warner, Commissioner, by Col. R. Putnam,
July 20, 1778; engaged for town of Franklin; arrived at Fishkill June 14,
1778.

Whare, Frederick. List of men raised in Suffolk Co. for tlie term of 9 months
from the time of their arrival at Fishkill, agreeable to resolve of April 20,

1778, returned as received of Jonathan Warner, Commissioner, by Col. R.
Putnam, July 20, 1778; engaged for town of Franklin; arrived at Fishkill
June 14, 1778.

Whare, Robert. List of men raised in Suffolk Co. for the term of 9 months from
the time of their arrival at Fishkill, agreeable to resolve of April 20, 1778,
returned as received of Jonathan Warner, Commissioner, by Col. R. Putnam,
July 20, 1778 ; engaged for town of Wrentham ; arrived at Fishkill June 14,
1778.

Wharf, Arthur, Gloucester. Capt. Gideon Parker's co., Col. Moses Little's regt. ;
receipt for advance pay, signed by said Wharf and others, dated Cambridge,



946 IVIASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Wharf, Arthur, continued.

July 2, 1775; also, Private, same co. and rejrt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1,
1775; enlisted June 18, 1775; service, 1 mo. Hi days; also, order for money in
lieu of bounty coat dated Camp Prospect Hill, Dec. 28, 1775.

Wharf, Arthur. List of prisoners to be received in exchange for British prisoners
sent to Halifax in the cartel " Swift," as attested by Robert Pierpont, Com-
missary, dated Oct. 9, 1777 ; said Wharf, Seaman, to be exchanged for James
Crumbee, Seaman ; also, list of prisoners to be returned in exchange for
British prisoners sent to New York in tlie cartel " Favorite," as returned by
Robert Pierpont, Commissary of Prisoners [year not given] ; said Wharf, Sea-
man, to be exchanged for Hugh Higgins, Seaman.

Wharf, Eliphalet. Account showing sums of money to be paid from the public
treasury to sundry persons for losses sustained at battles of Lexington and
Bunker ITill ; amounts allowed in Council June 13, 1776; also, 1st Sergeant,
Capt. Bradbury Sanders's (2d) co. ; service from Sept. 1, 1776, to date of dis-
charge, Nov. 18, 1776 ; service, 2 mos. 18 days ; company stationed at Gloucester
for defence of seacoast.

Wharf, Humphrey. Mariner, ship "Vengeance," commanded by Capt. Thomas
Thomas; engaged June 27, 1779; discharged Aug. 27, 1779; service, 2 mos.,
on Penobscot exi)edition ; vessel reported lost. Roll sworn to in Suffolk Co.

Wharf, Jonathan. List of prisoners to be returned in exchange for British pris-
oners sent to New York in the cartel " Favorite," as returned by Robert Pier-
pont, Commissary of Prisoners [year not given]; said Wharf, Mate, to be
exchanged for Richard Fossett, Mate.

Wharf, William. Receipt dated Sept. 16, 1775, signed by said Wharf and others,
for advance pay for 1 month, received of Michael Farley, Muster Master and
Paymaster of men raised in Essex Co. for defence of seacoast; said Wharf
and otliers raised in Gloucester and stationed there under Capt. Daniel Warner ;
also. Private, Capt. Daniel Warner's (1st) co. ; enlisted July 19, 1775; service
to Dec. 31, 1775, 5 mos. 26 days; company stationed at Gloucester for defence
of seacoast.

Wharfe, Eliphalet, Gloucester. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Warner's co., Col.
Moses Little's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted JNIay 6, 1775;
service, 3 mos. 3 days.

Wharff, . [This name also appears under the form of Wharf, Wharfe, Whorf ,

Whorff, Whort.]

Wharff, Arthur, Gloucester. Private, Capt. Gideon Parker's co.. Col. Moses
Little's (17th) regt.; company return endorsed "October 8 1775;" enlisted
June 18, 1775 ; age, 19 yrs.

Wharff, Eliphalet, Gloucester. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Warner's co.. Col.
IVIoses Little's (17th) regt. ; company return [probably Oct., 1775] ; enlisted
!May 6, 1775 ; age, 21 yrs. ; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money
dated Prospect Hill, Nov. 25, 1775 ; also, 2d Corporal, Capt. Bradbury Sanders's
CO.; enli-sted Jan. 17, 1776; service to Feb. '£), 1776, 1 mo. 14 days; company
stationed at Gloucester for defence of seacoast ; also, 3d Sergeant, same co. ;
engaged March 1, 1776; service to Aug. 31, 1776, 6 mos. ; company stationed
at Gloucester for defence of seacoast; also, order on Henry Gardner, Province
Treasurer, dated Gloucester, March 25, 1777, signed by said Wharif and others,
requesting that the money allowed them for clothing and guns lost at the battle
of Bunker Hill be paid to Nathaniel Warner.

Wharff, James. Ipswich. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Waide'sco. ; company return
dated June 5, 1775; company marched to Cambridge; also, Capt. Wade's co.,



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 947

"Whakff, James, continued.

Col. Moses Little's (17th) regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May
15, 1775; service, 11 weeks; also, company return [probably Oct., 1775]; age,
21 yrs. ; also, order for money in lieu of bounty coat dated Dec. 21, 1775.

"Wharff, John. Capt. Barnabas Dodge's (6tb) co.. Col. Baldwin's regt. ; order for
money in lieu of bounty coat dated Chelsea, Dec. 27, 1775 ; also, enlistment
agreement dated Chelsea, Nov. 13, 1775, signed by .said Wharff and others,
engaging themselves to serve in the Continental Army in Col. Baldwin's regt.
for the term of 1 year from Dec. 31, 1775.

Wharff, William. Receipt dated Gloucester, Sept. 28, 1775, for 4 weeks billeting,
received of Michael Farley, Muster Master and Paymaster of men raised in
Essex Co. for defence of seacoast; said "Wharff and others stationed at
Gloucester.

Wharfield, Aaron, Westfield. Return of men raised to serve in the Continental
Army from Capt. Daniel Sacket's (Westfield) co., sworn to in Hampshire Co.,
April 5, 1779; residence, Westfield; engaged for town of Westfield; joined
Capt. Samuel Flower's co., Col. Greaton's regt. ; term, during war.

Wharfield, Aaron. Private, Capt. Xathan Rowle's co., Lieut. Col. Timothy
Robinson's detachment of Hampshire Co. militia ; entered service Jan. 9, 1777 ;
service to April 3, 1777, 83 days, at Ticonderoga; mileage home (180 miles)
allowed.

Wharfield, Eliphalet. Private, Capt. Samuel Sloper's (12th) co.. Col. David
Mosley's (3d Hampshire Co.) regt. ; entered service Jime 16, 1782; discharged
June 17, 1782 ; service, 2 days ; company marched to Northampton June 12,
1782, in support of the government and was allowed horse rations.

Wharfield, Ephraim. Private, Capt. Daniel Sacket's co., Col. Woodbridge's
regt.; enlisted Aug. 20, 1777; discharged Nov. 29, 1777; service, 3 mos. 18
days, in Northern department, including 8 days (152 miles) travel home.

Wharfield, Ephraim. Private, Capt. John Morgan's co. ; enlisted Jan. 9, 1778 ;
discharged July 1, 1778; service, 5 mos. 22 days; company detached from
militia of Hampshire and Worcester counties to guard stores and magazines
at Brookfield and Springfield.

Wharfield, Ephraim. Pay roll for 6 months men raised by the town of Blandford
for service in the Continental Army during 1780 ; marched July 10, 1780 ; dis-
charged Jan. 10, 1781 ; service, 6 mos. 6 days, including travel (120 miles) from
camp home ; also, account showmg money paid by Benjamin Heywood, Pay-
master, 6th Mass. regt., to the 6 months levies in said regiment from Aug. 1,



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