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at Winter Hill and Dorchester for about 2 months and dismissed April 1, 1776.

Wheaton, Lucas. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Carpenter's co., Col. John Hatheway's
regt. ; service from April 21, 1777, 23 days ; company stationed at Tiverton, R. I.

Wheaton, Mark. Private, Capt. John Blunt's co.. Col. Samuel McCobb's regt.;
service between Jmie 28, 1779, and Sept. 28, 1779, 2 mos. 16 days, on Penobscot
expedition.

Wheaton, IMason. Colonel, 4th Lincoln Co. regt., Brig. Gen. Charles Cushing's
brigade ; general return of Mass. militia made by Adj. Gen. Wadsworth, dated
July 5, 1779.

Wheaton, Oliver. Private, Capt. Jesse Bradley's co., Col. John Browni's regt.;
entered service June 30, 1777 ; discharged July 26, 1777 ; service, 27 days, at
the Northward.

Wheaton, Reuben, Swanzey. Capt. Peleg Peck's co.. Col. George Williams's
regt. ; entered service Sept. 29, 1777 ; discharged Oct. 30, 1777 ; service, 1 mo.
1 day, vmder Maj. Gen. Spencer on a secret expedition ; company stationed at
Tiverton, R. I. ; also. Private, Capt. Peck's co.. Col. Thomas Carpenter's regt. ;
entered service Aug. 4, 1780; discharged Aug. 9, 1780; service, 6 days; com-
pany marched to Tiverton, R. I., on an alann ; by order of Col. Slead all the
men in Swanzey were joined in one company under Capt. Peck, the other
officers refusing to serve.

Wheaton, Samuel. Sergeant, Capt. William Foord's co., Col. John Brown's regt. ;
entered service July 21, 1780; discharged Oct. 27, 1780; service, 3 mos. 6 days.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 955



Wheaton, Spencer, Partridgefield (Peru) . List of men raised in Berkshire Co.
to serve in the Continental Army for the tenu of 9 months, agreeable to resolve
of April 20, 1778, as returned by Truman Wheler, Muster Master, dated Great
Barrington, June 5, 1778; also, descriptive list of men raised in Berkshire Co.
for the term of 9 months from the time of their arrival at Fishkill, agreeable
to resolve of April 20, 1778; Capt. Williams's co.. Col. Dimond's (Simonds's)
regt.- age, 17yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 5 in. ; complexion, dark; residence. Partridge-
field;' arrived at Fishkill May 31, 1778; also, list of men returned as received
of Jonathan Warner, Commissioner, by Col. K. Putnam, July 20, 1778; en-
gac-ed for town of Partridgefield ; arrived at Fishkill June 3, 1778 ; also, list of
men returned as mustered by Henry Rutgers, Jr., Deputy Muster Master,
dated Fishkill, Aug. 1, 1778.
Whebber, Michael. Matross, Capt. William Ellery's (1st ArtiUerj-) co. ; enlisted
June 24, 1776; service to Dec. 31, 177(5, 6 mos. 8 days; company stationed at
Gloucester for defence of seacoast.
Whedden, James. Private, Capt. Tisdale's co.. Col. Greaton's (3d) regt. ; muster
rolls for Aug. and Sept., 1781, dated Camp Peekskill ; enlisted April 16, 1781 ;
enlistment, 3 years ; reported on command with Col. Putnam in Sept., 1781;
also, muster roll for Oct. and Nov., 1781, dated Camp Highlands; also, mus-
ter roll for Feb., 1782, dated Hutts New Boston.
Wheden, Eber. Private, Capt. Caleb Hyde's co.. Col. James Easton's regt.;
marched May 10, 1775 ; service, 5 days ; company marched from Lenox on an
alarm at Ticonderoga.
Wheden, Samuel. Sergeant, Capt. Erastus Sergeant's co., Col. Benjamin Simonds's
detachment of Hampshire Co. militia; muster roll dated Ticonderoga, Feb.
25, 1777 ; term to expire March 15, 1777 ; reported exchanged for Daniel Gilbert
Feb. 1, 1777; also, same co. and detachment; entered service Dec. 16, 1776:
discharged March 22, 1777 ; service, 97 days, at Ticonderoga.
Whedon, Dennison, Westfield. Private, Capt. Malcolm Henery's co.,Col. David

Brewer's (9th) regt. ; company return dated Oct. 7, 1775.
Whedon, Ebenezer. Private, Capt. Charles Dibble's co., 3d Berkshire Co. regt. :
entered service Oct. 14, 1780; discharged Oct. 17, 1780; service, 3 days, on the
alarm at the Northward of Oct. 14, 1780. Roll endorsed " Col Rosseter Reg."
Whedon, Ichabod. Private, Capt. Aaron Rowley's co., Maj. David Rosseter's
detachment of Berkshire Co. militia; entered service Feb. 23, 1777; dis-
charged April 7, 1777 ; service, 43 days, at Ticonderoga ; also, receipt dated
Stockbridge, Feb. 5, 1781, for bounties paid said Whedon and others by a com-
mittee of the town of Stockbridge to serve in the Continental Army for the
term of 3 years, agreeable to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780.
Wheeden, Job. List of men belonging to the State regiment of artillery entitled
to an additional bounty of £15, as returned by Col. T. Crafts, dated Boston,
Jan. 12, 1778; Capt. Balch's (1st) co. ; also. Sergeant Major, Capt. Cushing's
CO., Col. Revere's regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service from
May 8, 1777, to Nov. 1, 1779; also, returns of provisions dated Castle Island,
May 22, June 19, and July 10, 1779.
Wheedon, Eb'r (also given Eber). Private, Capt. William Wells's detachment
of militia, 3d Berkshire Co. regt. ; entered service Oct. 30, 1781 ; discharged
Nov. 7, 1781 : service, 8 days; detachment marched on the alarm at Saratoga
of Oct. 29, 1781.
Wheedon, Ichabod. Private, Capt. Ezra Whittelsey's co., 3d Berkshire Co.
regt.; entered service Oct. 14, 1780; discharged Oct. 18, 1780; service, 4 days,
at the Westward (also given in Northern department) on the alarm of Oct. 14,
1780.



956 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Wheedon, John. Private, Capt. Job Woodbiidge's co., Col. Brown's regt. ; en-
tered service July 8, 1777 ; discharged July 26, 1777 ; service, 19 days ; com-
pany formed part of a detachment under Maj. Caleb Hide which marched
from Stockbridge on tlie evacuation of Ticonderoga. iloll bears signature
" Jah. Woodbridge Capt."

WnEELACKS, John, alias Richakd Packard. Private, Capt. Sylvanus Smith's
CO., 5th Mass. regt. commanded by Lieut. Col. David Cobb; muster roll for
Jan., 1783; balance of term of enlistment unexpired, 1 year, 6 months, 1 day.

Wheelan, Thomas. Capt. Benjamin Wallcut's co., Col. Marshall's regt. ; sub-
sistence allowed from date of enlistment, Jan. 11, 1777, to March 25, 1777;
credited with 74 days allowance.

"Wheelak, Aaron. Private, Capt. Joseph Livermore's co. ; enlLsted July 8, 1779;
discharged Aug. 14, 1779 ; service, 1 mo. 9 (also given 1 mo. 7) days ; company
served as guards at Rutland Barracks ; roll dated Spencer ; also, same co. ;
muster roll dated Rutland, Aug. 2, 1779; enlistment, 3 months, to expire
Sept. 30, 1779 ; reported sick and absent.

Wheelar, Abraham. Private, Capt. John Boynton's co., Col. Nathan Spar-
hawk's regt. commanded by Maj. Jonas Wilder; entered service Sept. 27,
1777 ; discharged Oct. 18, 1777 ; service, 29 days, in Northern department, in-
cluding 7 days (141 miles) travel home ; company raised for 30 days service.

"Wheelar, Benjamin. Sergeant, Lieut. John Trask's co., Col. David Leonard's

regt. ; engaged Feb. 26, 1777 ; discharged April 10, 1777 ; service, 44 days, on
expedition to Ticonderoga, including travel (180 miles) home.

Wheelar, Joel. Capt. Abishai Brown's co., Col. John Robinson's regt. ; enlisted
July 7, 1777 ; service, 5 mos. 28 days, at Rhode Island.

Wheelar, John, Medway. List of men returned by a committee of the town of
Medway April 13, 1778, as having rendered service at various times subsequent
to April 19, 1775.

Wheelar, Jonathan, Medway. List of men returned by a committee of the town
of Medway April 13, 1778, as having rendered service at various times subse-
quent to April 19, 1775.

Wheelar, Nathan. Capt. Abishai Brown's co., Col. John Robinson's regt. ; en-
listed July 7, 1777; service, 5 mos. 28 days, at Rhode Island.

Wheelar, Nathan. Private, in a detachment from Myrifield co. commanded by
Sergt. Nathaniel Corbet; marched from home Aug. 15, 1777; service, 7 days;
detachment marched to Bennington Aug. 14, 1777, at request of Gen. Stark;
also, Capt. Seth Howard's co. of Ilampsliire Co. militia; enlisted Sept. 22,
1777; discharged Oct. 18, 1777; service, 1 mo. 2 days, under Col. David Wells
in Northern department, including travel home ; roll dated Myrifield.

Wheelar, Samuel, Lynn. Private, Capt. Ezra Newhall's co.. Col. John Mans-
field's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 6, 1775; service, 3
mos. 2 days.

Wheelar, Samuel (also given Samdel, Jr.) . Order on Paymaster, 6th Mass. regt.,
payable to George Perkins, dat«d West Point, Oct. 18, 1783, signed by said
Wheelar, for wages, etc., for service from April 17, 1781, to Dec. 31, 1781, 8
mos. 13 days, in 6th Mass. regt. ; also, order on Paymaster, 6th Mass. regt.,
payable to Thomas Taylor, dated Pittsfield, Jan. 14, 1784, signed by said
Wheelar, for wages, etc., for service for the year 1782.

Wheelar, Thomas. Certificate dated Boston, Feb. 3, 1779, signed by Capt. Benja-
min Wallcut, certifying that said Wheelar, Private, Capt. Wallcut's co., Col.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 957

Wheelar, Thomas, contimied.

Marshall's regt., and others, were in camp on or before Aug. 15, 1777, and had
since joined the corps of invalids; order on Henry Gardner, Esq., payable to
Lieut. Osgood Carleton, signed by said Wheelar and others, for gratuity, appears
attached to certificate.

"Wheelar, Warham. Private, Capt. Edward Richardson's co., Col. Thomas Poor's
regt. ; enlisted June 14, 1778, 3 days preceding march ; service, 7 mos. 22 days,
at North river; reported died Feb. 6, 1779; roll dated Watertown ; a/so, same
CO. and regt.; pay roll for Sept., 1778, dated West Point; also, same co. and
regt. ; pay roll for Nov., 1778, dated King's Ferry.

Wheelar, Zenas. Private, Capt. Elijah Deming's co.. Col. Ashley's (Berkshire
Co.) regt.; entered service Sept. 19, 1777; discharged Oct. 1(5, 1777; service,
28 days; company called out by Maj. Gen. Gates and ordered to Stillwater.

Wheelden, Joshua. Private, Capt. Benjamin Phillips's co.. Col. Elisha Porter's
(Hampshire Co.) regt. ; enlisted July 10, 1777 ; discharged Aug. 12, 1777 ; ser-
vice, 38 days, in Northern department, including travel (100 miles) home.

Wheelear, Samuel. Capt. Joseph Stetson's co., Col. Dike's regt. ; pay abstract
for gun and blanket money, dated Boston, Feb. 24, 1777.

Wheelen, James. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Carpenter's co., Col. Simeon Cary's
regt.. Gen. John Fellows's brigade; copy of a list of men stationed at New
York and White Plains for 5 months and dismissed Dec. 1, 177tJ.

Wheelex, Luke, Plymouth. Private, Capt. Amos Cogswell's (2d) co.. Col. James
Wesson's regt. ; Continental Army i^ay accounts for service from Sept. 7,
1777, to Feb. 23, 1778; residence, Plj-mouth ; reported died Feb. 2:3, 1778; also,
same co. and regt. ; return dated Jan. 25, 1778 ; engaged for town of Plymouth ;
mustered by James Hatch, State Muster Master.

Wheeler, . [This name also appears under the form of Weeler, Weler,

Whaler, Whalor, Whealer, Whealor, Wheelar, Wheelear, Wheelen, Wheel-
ler, Wheelor, Wheelr, Whelar, Wheler, Wheller, Whelor, Whelur, Wheter.]

Wheeler, . Private, Capt. Thomas Brintnal's co., Col. Cyprian Howe's regt.,

enlisted Aug. 11, 1780; discharged Oct. 10, 1780; service, 2 mos. 3 days, in-
cluding 3 days (tiO miles) travel home ; regiment raised in Middlesex Co. to
reinforce Continental Army at Rhode Lsland for 3 months.

Wheeler, . Sergeant, 4th co., 6th Mass. regt. ; list of men [year not given] ;

reported as belonging to Squad No. 1. [See James Wheeler.]

W^heeler, Aaron, Holden. Private, Capt. James Davis's (Holden) co. of Min-
ute-men, Col. Doolittle's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775;
service, 7^ days; also, Capt. John Jones's co.. Col. Ephraim Doolittle's regt. ;
muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted April 27, 1775 ; service, 3 mos. 12
days; also, company return dated Camp at Winter Hill, Oct. 6, 1775; also,
order for bounty coat dated Camp at Winter Hill, Dec. 5, 1775.

Wheeler, Aaron. Private, Capt. John Maynard's co.. Col. Job Cushing's regt. ;
marched Aug. 21, 1777; discharged Aug. 2;5, 1777; service, 6 days, including
3 days (60 miles) travel home ; company marched to Hadley by order of Col.
Denney on an alarm at Bennington. Roll dated Shrewsbury.

Wheeler, Aaron. Private, Lieut. John Dryer's co.. Col. Thomas Carpenter's
regt. ; service, 16 days; company marched from Rehoboth to Bristol, R. I., on
the alarm of Dec. 8, 1776; also, Capt. Sylvanus Martin's co.. Col. Williams's
regt.; service from Sept. 29, 1777, to Oct. 30, 1777, at Tiverton; roll dated
Rehoboth.



958 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Wheeler, Aaron. Receipt dated Worcester, May 6, 1782, for bounty paid said
Wheeler by Isaiah Brown, Chairman of Class No. 1 of the town of Holden, to
serve in the Continental Army for the term of 3 years.

Wheeler, Abel, Brookfield. Private, Capt. Francis Willson's co., Col. Danforth
Reyes's regt. ; enlisted Sept. 1, 1777 ; discharged Jan. 3, 1778 ; service, 5 mos.
3 days, at Rhode Island ; roll dated Providence; also, same co. and regt. ; pay
abstract for mileage from place of discharge home, dated Providence, Dec. 29,
1777 ; mileage for 60 miles allowed said Wheeler.

Wheeler, Abel, Petersham. Private, Capt. Joel Fletcher's co.. Col. Ephraim
Doolittle's regt. ; company return dated Camp at Winter Hill, Charlesto\vn,
Oct. 6, 1775; also, Capt. Ezekiel Knoulton's co.. Col. Nicholas Dike's regt.;
pay abstract for mileage fi-om home to Dorchester Heights [year not given] ;
also, same co. and regt. ; pay abstract for travel from Dorchester home, dated
Dorchester, Nov. 20, 1776; 74 miles traA^el allowed said Wheeler; also, same
CO. and regt. ; muster roll for Dec, 1776-Feb., 1777; enlisted Dec. 1, 1776; regi-
ment raised to serve until March 1, 1777 ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay abstract
for gun and blanket money, dated Dorchester Heights, March 31, 1777.

Wheeler, Abner. Lists of men appearing under the heading " Hartwell Brook
the first Everidge;" said Wheeler appears among 8 months men [year not
given] ; also among men in service at Ticonderoga in 1776, and among persons
reported as having contributed cash " at the march for taking Burgoyne 1777 ; "
reported contributed $3.

Wheeler, Abraham, Boothbay. Private, Capt. Woodbridge's co.. Col. Calvin
Smith's (late Wigglesworth's) regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for ser-
vice from Jan. 24, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1780; also, Capt. Israel Davis's co.. Col.
Edward Wigglesworth's regt. ; return [year not given] ; residence, Boothbay;
engaged for town of Boothbay ; mustered by Col. Sewall ; also, (late) Capt.
Davis's CO., Col. Wigglesworth's (4tli) regt.; muster roll for May, 1778, dated
Camp Valley Forge ; also, same co. and regt. ; muster roll for June, 1778, dated
Camp Greenwich ; 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 jMarch and
April, 1779; enlisted Jan. 21, 1777; enlistment, 3 years ; also, descriptive list
dated West Point, Jan. 25, 1781 ; Col. John Greatou's (3d) regt. ; age, 22 yrs. ;
stature, 5 ft. 6 in.; complexion, light; hair, sandy; eyes, blue; residence,
Boothbay ; enlisted Dec. 13, 1779, by Capt. Woodbridge ; enlistment, during
war.

Wheeler, Abraham, Dorchester. Cai)tain of a company of Minute-men, Col.
Lemuel Robinson's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; ser-
vice, 12 days ; reported returned home.

Wheeler, Abraham, Rutland. Private, Capt. Thomas Eustis's (Rutland) co. of
Minute-men, which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Cambridge;
left place of rendezvous April 27, 1775 ; service, 9 days.

Wheeler, Abraham. Private, Capt. John Robinson's co.. Col. Benjamin Gill's
regt. ; service, 12 days, at Dorchester in March, 1776, guarding shores at
mouth of Milton river.

Wheeler, Abraham. Receipt dated West Springfield, July 21, 1781, for boimty
paid said Wlieeler by John Ashley, on behalf of a class of whicli Lieut. Benja-
min Ashley and others were members, to serve in the Continental Army for
the term of 3 years; also, descriptive li.st of men raised in Hampshire Co. to
serve in tlie Continental Army, as returned by Noah Goodman, Superintend-
ent; age, 16 yrs.; stature, 5 ft.; complexion, light; occupation, farmer; en-
gaged for town of West Springfield ; engaged July 22, 1781 ; term, during
war.



m THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 959

Wheeler, Abraham. Private, Col. Benjamin Tapper's (10th) regt. ; service from
Jan. 1, 1782, 2 mos. 23 days; reported deserted March 23, 1782.

Wheeler, Adam, Hubbardston. Lieutenant, Capt. William Marean's co. of Minute-
men, Col. Doolittle's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; ser-
vice, 9 days ; also, Captain, Col. Ephraim Doolittle's regt. ; general return dated
May 20, 1775; also, Captain; list of company officers of Col. Doolittle's regt.
recommended by Committee of Safety, at Cambridge, June 12, 1775, to be com-
missioned ; ordered in Provincial Congress June 12, 1775, that commissions be
delivered said officers ; also, Captain, Col. Doolittle's regt. ; receipt for advance
pay, signed by said Wheeler and others, dated Charlestown Camp, July 13,
1775 ; also, return of officers belonging to Col. Doolittle's regt. who lost articles
at the battle of Bunker Hill, dated July 13, 1775 ; also, company return dated
Camp at Winter Hill, Oct. 6, 1775; also. Captain; memorandum of firelocks
received of sundry officers and soldiers ; date of deliverj', Feb. 9, 1770 ; also,
receipt given to Benjamin Heywood, Paymaster, 4th regt., dated Camp Mt.
Washington, Sept. 27, 1776, signed by said Wheeler and others, for money for
enlisting recruits ; also. Captain, 2d co., Lieut. Col. Thomas Nixon's (4th) regt. ;
regimental return dated North Castle, Nov. 9, 1776; also, receipts given to
Benjamin Heywood, Paymaster, 4th regt., signed by said Wheeler and others,
for wages for Sept. -Dec, 1776, as Captains in said regiment; also, receipt
given to John Horton, dated Newark, Dec. 30, 1776, signed by said Wheeler,
for a carbine with accoutrements belonging tliereto; also. Captain, Col.
Thomas Nixon's 6th (also given 5th) regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts
for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to Oct. 15, 1778; reported a supernumerary officer
(also reported deranged) Oct. 15, 1778 ; also, Captain, 1st co., Col. Nixon's (4th)
regt. ; muster roll of field, staff, and commissioned officers, dated Van Schaick's
Island, Sept. 2, 1777, and sworn to at Camp near Stillwater ; appointed Jan.
1, 1777; also, muster roll of field, staff, and commissioned officers for Nov. and
Dec, 1777, dated Albany; also, same regt. ; pay abstracts for rations between
June 10, 1777, and Jan. 1, 1778, certified at Albany ; credited with 166 days
allowance ; also, same regt. ; return of officers for clothing ; receipt for said
clothing, dated Boston, April 30, 1778; also, muster roll of field, staff, and
commissioned officers, made up from Jan. 3, 1778, to May 4, 1778 ; reported on
furlough from March 1, 1778, to April 1, 1778, by leave of Maj. Thompson;
also, order on Paymaster, Col. Nixon's regt., payable to said Wheeler, dated
White Plains, Sept. 7, 1778, signed by Joseph Voinard, for the whole of his
wages; also, return of officers for clothing, certified at Boston, Nov. 24, 1778;
also, return of men who were in camp on or before Aug. 15, 1777, and who had
not been absent subsequently except on furlough, etc, dated Soldier's Fortune,
Feb. 15, 1779, and certified at Camp near Peekskill ; also, receipt given to
Benjamin Heywood, dated Shrewsbury, June 21, 1779, signed by said Wheeler,
Captain, for $120 and a State note of £100 in full for the gratuity and first
moiety granted him by the General Court for his service as a Captain in the
Continental Army.

Wheeler, Amos, Ashby. Sergeant, Capt. Samuel Stone's co. of Minute-men, Col.
William Prescott's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775: ser-
vice, 6 days; also, Sergeant, Capt. Abijah Wyman's co., Col. William Pres-
cott's regt.; master roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; engaged April 24, 1775; service,
59 days ; reported as having died of his wounds Jane 21, 1775.

Wheeler, Amos, Barre. Descriptivelistof men raised to reinforce the Continental
Army for the term of 6 montlis, agreeable to resolve of June 5, 1780, returned
as received of Justin Ely, Commissioner, by Maj. Peter Harwood, of 6th Mass.
regt., at Springfield, July 2, 1780 : age, 18 yrs. ; stature. 5 ft. 8 in. : complexion,
ruddy ; engaged for town of Barre ; arrived at Springfield July 1,1780: marched
to camp July 2, 1780, under command of Capt. Phineas Parker ; also, list of



960 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AXD SAILORS

Wheeler, Amos, continued.

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.

Wheeler, Amos, Royalston. Drummer and Private, Colonel's co., Col. Thomas
Nixon's ((Jth) regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Feb. 1,
1777, to Dec. 31, 1779 ; residence, Royalston ; credited to town of Royalston ;
reported as serving 11 mos. as Drummer, 24 mos. as Private; also, Private,
Capt. Adam Wheeler's co., Col. Nixon's regt. ; return of men who were in
camp on or before Aug. 15, 1777, and who had not been absent subsequently
except on furlough, etc., dated Soldier's Fortune, Feb. 15, 1779, and certified
at Camp near Peekskill ; also. Colonel's co.. Col. Nixon's (5th) regt.; muster
roll for May, 1779, dated Camp Highlands ; enlisted Feb. 10 (also given Feb. 1) ,
1777 ; enlistment, 3 years ; alao. Colonel's co. commanded by Capt. Lieut. Ben-
jamin Heywood, Col. Nixon's (6th) regt. ; pay rolls for June-Sept., 1779 ; also.
Colonel's co., Col. Nixon's regt.; payroll for Oct., 1779; also. Colonel's co.
commanded by Capt. Lieut. Matthew Chambers, Col. Nixon's regt. ; payrolls
for Nov. and Dec, 1779; also. Colonel's co.. Col. Nixon's regt.; Continental
Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Feb. 7, 1780 ; also. Colonel's
CO. commanded by Capt. Lieut. Peter Clayes, Col. Nixon's regt. ; pay roll for
Jan.-June, 1780 ; reported discharged Feb. 7, 1780.

Wheeler, Amos, Royalston. Descriptive list of men raised to reinforce the Con-
tinental Army for tlie term of 6 months, agreeable to resolve of June 5, 1780,
returned as received of Justin Ely, Commissioner, by Maj. Peter Harwood, of
6th Mass. regt., at Springfield, July 6, 1780; age, 19 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 7 in. ;
complexion, light ; engaged for town of Brookfield ; arrived at Springfield July
5, 1780 ; marched to camp July 6, 1780, under command of Lieut. Taylor, of 2d
!Mass. regt. ; also. Private, Lieut. Colonel's co., 6th Mass. regt. ; pay roll for
July, 1780; enlisted July 5, 1780; also, Lieut. Col. Whiting's co., 6th Mass.
regt.; pay roll for Aug. and Sept., 1780; also, list of men raised for the 6
months service and returned by Brig. Gen. Paterson as having i)as.sed muster
in a return dated Camp Totoway, Oct. 25, 1780 ; also, account showing money
paid by Benjamin Heywood, Paymaster, 6th Mass. regt., to the 6 months levies
in said regiment from Aug. 1, 1780, to the time of their discharge; Lieut.
Colonel's co. ; service, 5 mos.

Wheeler, Amos. Receipt given to Benjamin Heywood, Paymaster, 4th regt.,
dated Camp ]Mt. Wasliington, Sept. 30, 1776, signed by Nathan Wheeler, father
of said Amos Wheeler, for wages, travel allowance, etc., for service in Capt.
Winship's co. prior to Jan. 1, 1776; also. Corporal, 8lh co., Lieut. Col. Thomas
Nixon's (4th) regt. ; regimental return dated North Castle, Nov. 9, 1776; also,
receipts for wages for Sept. -Dec, 1776; also, order on Lieut. Benjamin Hay-
ward, for wages, dated Acton, March 13, 1777, signed by said Wheeler, payable
to Silas Brooks, of Acton.

Wheeler, Amos. 1st Lieutenant, Capt. Ebenezer Lovel's (6th) co. (North co. in
Worcester), Col. Samuel Denny's (1st Worcester Co.) regt. of Mass. militia;
list of officers chosen by the several companies in said regiment, dated Leic(!Ster,
March 28, 1776; ordered in Council April 4, 1776, that said officers be commis-
sioned ; reported commissioned April 5, 1776; also, petition addressed to the
General Court, dated Concord, Sei)t. 30, 1777, signed by men who were drafted
to guard Continental stores at Little Cambridge, Concord, Sudbury, etc., under
Capt. Isaac Woods, asking for additional wages : said Wheeler, Lieutenant,
signed memorandum on pcstition signifying his apjiroval of the same ; petition
endorsed "Leave to withdraw;" also, l.st Lieutenant, Capt. Nathan Har-
rington's CO. of guards, Maj. Reed's detachment. Col. Abijah Stearns's regt.;
engaged March 31, 1778 ; service, 3 mos. 2 days, probably at Rutland ; roll dated
llolden.



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"Wheeler, Amos. Private, Capt. Caleb Moulton's co., commanded by Lieut.
Eliphalet Hastings subsequent to Oct. 11, 1778, Col. Thomas Poor's regt. ;



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