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entered service Aug. 1, 1778; discharged Feb. 24, 1779; service, 7 mos. 4 days,
at North River, including 11 days (220 miles) travel home; also, Capt. Moul-
ton's CO., Col. Poor's regt. ; pay roll for Aug., 1778; reported enlisted into the
wagon service for 1 year; also, same co. and regt.; pay roll for Sept., 1778,
dated Fort Clinton ; also, Lieut. Hastings's co.. Col. Poor's regt. ; pay roll for
Nov., 1778; also, same co. and regt.; pay roll for Dec, 1778, dated King's
Ferry.

TVheeler, Andrew. Private, Lieut. Josiah "Wilson's co.. Col. Porter's (Hamp-
shire Co.) regt.; marched Sept. 2.3, 1777; discharged Oct. 17, 1777; service,
1 mo. 2 days, with Northern army, including 7 days (140 miles) travel home ;
company marched to reinforce army under Maj. Gen. Gates on an alarm.
[Name appears as Randall Wheeler on a duplicate roll.]

"Wheeler, ARTE>Li.s. Enlistment agreement endorsed " Col'l Doolllitte Rigement
Capt Steams Company," signed by said "Wheeler and others who engaged
themselves between April 26, 1773, and Aug. 24, 1775, to serve until Dec. 31,
1775, unless sooner discharged ; said Wheeler engaged ^lay 15, 1775 ; also,
Capt. Job Cushing's co.. Col. Jonathan Ward's regt. ; order for bounty coat
dated Dorchester, Nov. 13, 1775 ; also, Private, Capt. John Maynard's co.,
Col. Job Cushing's regt.; marched Aug. 21, 1777; discharged Aug. 23, 1777;
service, 6 days, including 3 days (60 miles) travel home ; company marched
to HadJey by order of Col. Denney on an alarm at Bennington ; roll dated
Shrewsbury.

Wheeler, Asa, Carlisle. Descriptive list of men raised to reinforce the Con-
tinental Army for the term 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 26, 1780; age, 17 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 10 in.; complexion,
light ; engaged for town of Carlisle ; marched to camp July 25, 1780, imder
command of Capt. Park ; also, pay roll for 6 months men raised by the town
of Carlisle for service in the Continental Army during 1780 ; marched July 20,
1780 ; discharged Oct. 26, 1780 ; service, 3 mos. 20^ days, including travel (270
miles) home ; also, Private, Capt. Asa Drury's co., Col. Turner's regt. ; en-
tered service July 21, 1781 ; discharged Nov. 30, 1781 ; service, 4 mos. 15 days,
at Rhode Island, including travel (100 miles) home; roll endorsed "five
Months Service at Rhode Island."

Wheeler, Asa, Templeton. Capt. Joel Fletcher's co.. Col. Ephraim Doolittle's
regt. ; receipt for advance pay, signed by said Wheeler and others, dated
Charlestown Camp, June 26, 1775; also, Private, same co. and regt.; muster
roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted May 1, 1775 ; service, 3 mos. 8 days ; also,
company return dated Camp at Winter Hill, Charlestown, Oct. 6, 1775; also,
return of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from Capt. Josiah
Wilder's co., 7th Worcester Co. regt.; residence, Templeton; engaged for
town of Templeton ; joined Capt. Mass's (Morse's) co., Col. Putnam's regt. ;
term, 3 years; also, list of men mustered by Thomas Newhall, Muster Master
for Worcester Co. ; Capt. Gates's co.. Col. Putnam's regt. ; mustered June 16,
1777; term, 3 years; also. Sergeant, Capt. Joseph Morse's co.. Col. Rufus
Putnam's (4th) regt. : Continental Army pay accounts for service from May
15, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; also, 4th Sergeant, same co. and regt. : return dated
Albany, Feb. 9, 1778; mustered by Capt. Newhall : also, Capt. Gardner's co..
Col. Putnam's (5th) regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from
Jan. 1, 1780, to May 15, 1780.

"Wheeler, Asa. Corporal, Capt. David Wheler's co., Col. Asa Bams's regt. : ser-
vice, 11 days; company marched from Lanesborough to Saratoga Oct. 29,1781,
on an alarm. Roll sworn to in Berkshire Co.



962 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Wheelkr, Asahel, Sudbury. 2d Lieutenant, Capt. John Nixon's co. of Minute-
men, Col. Abijah Pierce's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19,
1775; service, 1 mo. 5 days; also, Captain, Col. John Robinson's regt.;
marched Feb. 4 [year not given, probably 177(5] ; service, 1 mo. 28 days; also,
Captain, 5th co.. Col. John Robinson's regt. ; list of officers to be commis-
sioned, endorsed "to April 1st 1776;" commissions reported dated Feb. 5,
177() ; also, Captain ; list of officers chosen in a company raised in Concord,
Sudbury, Weston, Acton, and Lincoln, to serve until April 1, 1776, as a rein-
forcement to the army ; ordered in Council Feb. 12, 1776, that said officers be
commissioned; reported commissioned Feb. 12, 1776; also. Captain; return
for rations due officers of Col. Jonathan Reed's regt. ; rations allowed said
Wheeler from July 25, 1776, to Nov. 30, 1776; credited with 129 days
allowance; also, pay abstract for mileage due said Wheeler's co.. Col. Reed's
regt., from place of discharge home; company raised in Sudbury, Lincoln,
and Stow, and served at Ticonderoga; warrant allowed in Council March 13,
1777; also. Captain, Col. Read's regt.; engaged Sept. 28, 1777; service, 41
days, in Northern department ; mileage from home to camp (200 miles)
allowed; also, receipt dated Boston, April 12, 1782, for bounty paid William
Ozboni by Moses Goodenow, in behalf of said Wheeler, Captain, and Chair-
man of Class No. 1 of the town of Sudbury, to serve in the Continental Army
for the term of 3 years.

Wheeler, Asaph, Rehoboth. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Carpenter's co. ; copy of
a list of men stationed at Brookline for 6 weeks and dismissed Jan. 15, 1776;
also, 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. James Hills's co.. Col. John Daggett's regt. ; cojiy of a list
of men stationed at Bristol for 3 months from Dec. 28, 1776; also, Cai^t. Na-
thaniel Carpenter's co.. Col. John Hathaway's regt. ; service from April 21,
1777, 23 days; company stationed at Tiverton, R. I.; also, Capt. Carpenter's
CO., Col. Josiah Whitney's regt. ; service from May 13, 1777, to July 5, 1777,
1 mo. 25 days, at Rhode Island, including travel (3 days) on march home from
Point Judith in North (also given South) Kingston to Rehoboth.

Wheeler, Ashbel. Private, Capt. Ebenezer Newell's co., Col. Symonds's regt. ;
service, 21 days; company marched from Lanesborough to Manchester July
9, 1777, on an alarm ; also, Lieut. Joseph Farnam's co.. Col. Benjamin Simouds's
regt. ; entered service Sept. 5, 1777 ; discharged Sept. 30, 1777 ; service, 26 days ;
company marched from Lanesborough to Pawlet ; also, Capt. Daniel Brown's
CO. commanded by Lieut. William White, Col. Miles Powell's (Berkshire Co.)
regt. ; enlisted July 23, 1779 ; discharged Sept. 1, 1779 ; service, 1 mo. 10 days,
at New Haven, Conn., including 6 days (114 miles) travel home; roll sworn
to at Lanesborough ; also, Capt. David Wheeler's co.. Col. Benjamin Simonds's
regt. ; service, 8 days ; company marched from Lanesborough to Manchester
Oct. 12, 1780.

Wheeler, Benjamin, Greenwich. Descriptive list of men raised to reinforce the
Continental Army for the term 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, 18 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 8 in.; com-
plexion, light ; engaged for town of Greenwich ; marched to camp July 18,
1780, under command of Capt. Jo.seph Brown ; also, 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; also, pay roll for 6 months
men raised by the town of Greenwich for service in tlie Continental Army
during 1780; marched July 17, 1780; discharged Dec. 5, 1780; service, 4 mos.
26 days, including travel (150 miles) home.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 963



Wheeler, Benjamin, New Salem. Corporal, Capt. Ebenezer Goodall's co. of
Minute-men, Col. Wood bridge's regt., which marched on the alarm of
April 19, 1775; service, 7 days; also, Capt. John King's (9th) co.. Col. Ben-
jamin Ruggles Woodbridge's (25th) regt. ; receipt for advance pay, signed by
said Wheeler and others, dated Cambridge, June 22, 1775; also. Corporal,
same co. and regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted April 2«j, 1775 ;
service, 3 mos. 13 days; company commanded by Capt. William Meacham
prior to June 17, 1775; also, company return dated Cambridge Camp, Sept. 29,
1775; also, order for bounty coat dated Camp Prospect Hill, Oct. 23, 1775;
also. Private, Capt. Ebenezer Goodale's co., in a regiment commanded by Col.
David Wells; enlisted Sept. 24, 1777; discharged Oct. 18, 1777; service, 1 mo.
1 day, including travel (120 miles) home ; company marched to join Northern
army.

Wheeler, Benjamin, Rehoboth. Capt. Jabez Barney's co., Lieut. Col. Luke
Drury's regt. ; marched July 11, 1781 ; enlisted July 23, 1781 ; joined regiment
at West Point Aug. 8, 1781 ; discharged Nov. 8, 1781 ; service, 3 mos. 27 days,
at West Point by order of His Excellency John Hancock, including 10 days
(200 miles) travel home ; residence, Rehoboth ; engaged for town of Rehoboth ;
regiment detached from militia to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months.

Wheeler, Benjamin, Stoneham. Private, (late) Capt. Isaac Hall's co., Lieut.
Col. William Bond's (late Col. Thomas Gardner's) 37tli regt. ; company re-
turn dated Camp Prospect Hill, Oct. 6, 1775; also, Lieut. Caleb Brooks's
(late Capt. Hall's) co.. Col. Bond's regt. ; order for money in lieu of bounty
coat dated Prospect Hill, Dec. 29, 1775.

Wheeler, Benjamin. Capt. Jonathan Danforth's co., (late) Col. David Brewer's
(9th) regt. ; order for bounty coat dated Roxbury Camp, Nov. 6, 1775.

Wheeler, Benjamin. Private, Capt. John Pain's co. ; copy of a list of men
stationed at Winter Hill and Dorchester for about 2 months and dismissed
April 1, 1776.

Wheeler, Benjamin. Private, Capt. Israel Hix'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.

Wheeler, Benjamin. List of men drafted from Concord town co. who paid
money in lieu of service, dated May 15, 1777 ; said Wheeler paid £5.

Wheeler, Benjamin. Private, Capt. Sylvanus Martin's co., Col. Williams's regt. ;
service from Sept. 29, 1777, to Oct. 30, 1777, at Tiverton. Roll dated Rehoboth.

Wheeler, Benjamin. Private, Capt. Israel Hicks's co.. Col. John Daggett's regt. ;
marched to camp Jan. 2, 1778, but reported as not mustered Feb. 15, 1778;
Simeon Wheeler joined company in his place Feb. 17, 1778, and was discharged
March 31, 1778 ; combined service of both men, 2 mos. 28 days, at Rhode Island.
Roll sworn to at Rehoboth.

Wheeler, Benjamin. Private, Capt. Joseph Willmark's (Willmarth's) co., Col.
John Hathaway's regt. ; entered service March 1-1, 1779 ; discharged April 12,
1779 ; service, 30 days, at Howland's Ferry.

Wheeler, Benjamin. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Ide's co., Col. Carpenter's regt. ;
enlisted Aug. 13, 1779 ; discharged Sept. 12, 1779 ; service, 1 mo. ; travel allowed
to and from camp at Providence ; company detached from militia to serve at
Rhode Island for 4 weeks in a regiment under Capt. Samuel Fisher.

Wheeler, Benjamin. Private, Capt. John Perry's co.. Col. Abiel Mitchel's regt. ;
enlisted July 27, 1780; discharged Oct. .'50, 1780; service, 3 mos. 5 days, at
Rhode Island ; regiment raised to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months.
Roll sworn to at Rehoboth.



9G4 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

"Wheeler, Benjamin. Private, Capt. Simeon Cole's co., Col. Dean's regt. ; service
from March 6, 1781, 10 days; company raised to serve on a 40 days expedition
to Rhode Island but discharged March 15, 1781, by order of Maj. Gen. Lincoln.

Wheeler, Benjamin. Private, Capt. Daniel Taylor's co., Lieut. Col. John Collar's
(Berkshire Co.) regt. ; entered service Oct. 13, 1781 ; discharged Oct. 20, 1781 ;
service, 12 days, including 4 days (84 miles) travel home ; company marched
by order of Col. John Ashley, Jr., on an alarm at the Northward.

"Wheeler, Benjamin. Private, Col. Marshall's regt. ; statement of Continental
balances ; balance certified Aug. 2, 1782 ; term, 3 years.

"Wheeler, Benjamin, Jr. Report made by a committee of the House of Repre-
sentatives, dated March 17, 1780, showing officers employed in certain depart-
ments, their wages, and ration allowances ; said "Wheeler reported as serving
as Assistant Commissary of Hides for Hampshire and Berkshire counties.

Wheeler, Caleb, Sudbury. Private, Capt. John Nixon's co. of Minute-men, Col.
Abijah Pierce's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service,
24 days.

Wheeler, Caleb, Sudbury. Private, Capt. Asahel Wheeler's co.. Col. John Rob-
inson's regt. ; marched Feb. 4 [year not given, probably 1776] ; service, 1 mo.
28 days.

Wheeler, Caleb. Corporal, Capt. Jonathan Rice's co., Col. Samuel Bullard'sregt. ;
enlisted Aug. 17, 1777; discharged Nov. 29, 1777; service, 3 mos. 24 days, in-
cluding 11 days (220 miles) travel home ; reported as serving as Sergeant from
Nov. 19, 1777 ; company ordered to march to remforce Northern army. Roll
dated Sudbury. ,

Wheeler, Caleb. Private, Sergt. Joseph Goodenow's detachment ; service from
Aug. 6, 1778, to Sept. 18, 1778, 1 mo. 13 days, with guards at the magazine at
Sudbury.

Wheeler, Caleb. Private, Maj. Nathaniel Heath's co. ; enlisted May 1, 1780; ser-
vice, 3 mos., with guards at and about Boston; enlistment, 3 months; also,
same co. ; enlisted Aug. 1, 1780; discharged Oct. (5, 1780; service, 2 mos. 6
days, with guards at and about Boston ; enlistment, 3 months.

Wheeler, Charles. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Carpenter's co. ; copy of a list of
men stationed at Brookline for 6 weeks and dismissed Jan. 15, 1776; also,
Capt. John Pain's co. ; copy of a list of men stationed at Winter Hill and
Dorchester for about 2 months and dismissed April 1, 1776; also, Capt. Na-
thaniel Carpenter's co.. Col. Simeon Gary's regt.. Gen. John Fellows's brigade ;
copy of a list of men stationed at New York and White Plains for 6 montlis
and dismissed Dec. 1, 1776.

Wheeler, Charles. Private, Capt. Thomas Whipple's co. of guards; entered
service April 20, 1780; discharged Dec. 20, 1780; service, 8 mos. 1 day; com-
pany raised for 8 months and stationed at Rutland.

Wheeler, Charles. List of men appearing on a fragment of a roll from which
no particulars can be gathered, endorsed " Ent'd on Original Roll by M'r
Gorham."

Wheeler, Daniel, Dedham (also given Roxbury) . List of men mustered by
Nathaniel Barber, JNluster Master for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, April 27,
1777; Col. Crane's regt. ; reported received State bounty; also, Matross, Capt.
Benjamin Frothingham's co., Col. John Crane's (Artillery) regt. ; Continental
Army pay accounts for service from April 21, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; residence,
Roxbury; credited to town of Dedham ; reported as serving 8 mos. 10 days as
Matross, 24 mos. as Gunner; also. Gunner, same co. and regt.; muster rolls



IN THE WAR or THE REVOLUTION.



965



WHEELEB, DANIEL, contiumd. „ ., .„„K„„,-g CO , Col. Crane's (3d ArtiUerjO

for Sept.-Dec, 1777; «^««- ^-^P*- ^"^^'''"/''''!' ',' -f.^™ jan 1 1780, to April
.egt.; Contu.ental Ar.y pay aecount^^^^^^^^ ^^^^^,

21, 1780; also, same co. and regt. , reiiun ui.
It'park near Morristown, Jan. 28, 1780.

Army from 3d Hampslure uo. ^ ^ ' ^^ ^r town of Granville;

1 i J T,« 10 1778- residence, Granville, eug<if,eu xui "^
oted t";t' HiS ;:. col. Samuel ^yims..s regt. ; term. 3 years; reported
engaged for another state. [See Samuel Wheler.]

-D • 4^^ rcr.t Nathaniel Carpenter's co. ; copy of a list of

:c;:^ir;rK;,?ot„rsr^t:rSeaS^^
WH...... D...O. co.coM. f p-'°;%rrT^ver»trr.n'^-

men m Dec, 177o, ^"f J^^"' J'; ^^. ^;;^ ^.^ ^f men appearing under the
officers; commissioned Feb. 21, l<7b, also, us g on a list

heading " Hartwell Brook the first Everidge [J^^^l'^'^'l^^^l....^ from
[no date or particulars given]; ff ' f^P*^ , j^^j^^^.^s iT^^

— -:o-o'^r;^i:'S=23-:-^^^^

tinental Army for the term of 3 years.

^ „M, Oniitain Col. Simonds's detachment; return

WHEELER, DAVID, Lanesborough. Captam Coi. ft ^^^i^ws, of a detach-

dated Sheffield, May 1, 1777, signed ^^ ^rig^GenJohn ^^^^ ^^^^_

ment made from said ^^"^-^'^(^^^^^"^^fj-^olf and which marched the
tinental Army, agreeable to «'^'^«;:,°^^^.«"7^ """"y'^Cw I's detachment of
beginning of Jan. [1777] «'-' ^^^j;;-"^^ service, 26

militia: entered service June 30,l</7, ^'^^''^^If^Jj^.l '^^

1776, to reinforce the army.



966 JVIASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Wheeler, David. Lists of men appearing under the heading "Hartwell Brook
tlie first Everidge ; " said "Wheeler ai)pears among men in a detachment with
Col. Brooks in 1776.

Wheeler, David. Private, Capt. Simon Hunt's co.. Col. Eleazer Brooks's regt. ;
enlisted Nov. 15, 1777 ; service to April 3, 1778, 4 mos. 18 days, with guards at
Camhridge ; company detached from militia.

Wheeler, David. Private, Capt. James Mallon's co., Lieut. Col. Putnam's regt. ;
enlisted Aug. 18, 1781 ; discharged Oct. 2.5, 1781 ; service, 2 mos. 19 days, in-
cluding 12 days (240 miles) travel home ; regiment raised in Essex and Plym-
outh counties to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months.

Wheeler, David, Jr., Concord. Private, Capt. David Wheeler's co.. Col. Nixon's
regt. ; pay abstract for mileage to and from camp, dated Winter Hill, Jan. 15,
1776 ; mileage for 30 miles allowed said Wheeler.

Wheeler, Daved, 3d. Private, Capt. George Minott's co.. Col. Eleazer Brooks's
regt. ; service, 5 days ; company marched from the alarm post at Concord
March 4, 1776, to reinforce the army; also, Fifer; list of men belonging to
Concord town co. dated 1778.

Wheeler, Deliverance. Company receipt, given to Capt. Jonathan Houghton,
for wages for Oct. and Nov., 1776, and travel allowance home, dated Bolton,
Dec. 4, 1776; also. Private, Capt. Houghton's co., Col. Smith's regt.; list of
men [year not given].

Wheeler, Dill'r, Mt. Desert. Private, Capt. Reuben Dyar's co. ; enlisted May 28,
1777 ; discharged June 30, 1777 ; service, 1 mo. 2 days ; company raised between
Mt. Desert and Machias for service on expedition against St. Johns, N. S.

Wheeler, Edward, Kinderhook (also given Nobletown) . Return of men raised
for Continental service; Capt. Spoor's co., Col. Ashley's regt.; residence,
Nobletown; engaged for town of Sheffield; joined Capt. Stone's co.. Col.
Brewer's regt.; term, 3 years; also, list of men mustered between Jan. 20,
1777, and June 1, 1778, by Truman Wheler, Muster Master for Berkshire Co. ;
also. Private, Capt. Moses Ashley's co.. Col. Joseph Vose's (1st) regt.; Conti-
nental Army pay accounts for service from July 1, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779 ; also,
Lieut. Colonel's co.. Col. Vose's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for ser-
vice from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780; residence, Kinderhook; also, Capt.
Ashley's co., Col. Vose's regt.; muster roll for July, 1780, dated "Camp
Tenith; " reported transferred to Lieut. Colonel's co.

Wheeler, Edward. Capt. William Douglas's co., Col. Benjamin Simonds's de-
tachment of Berkshire Co. militia; entered service Dec. 16, 1776; discharged
March 22, 1777; service, 96 days; company marched to Ticonderoga; also.
Private, Capt. Douglas's co.. Col. Simonds's (Berkshire Co.) regt. ; entered
service Aug. 14, 1777 ; di.scliarged Aug. 20, 1777 ; service, 7 days, at Benning-
ton, 34 miles from home; roll endorsed " Service at Manchester; " also, same
CO. and regt. ; entered .service Sept. 7, 1777 ; discharged Sept. 30, 1777 ; service,
24 days ; company marched to Pawlet, 70 miles from home ; roll dated Hancock.

Wheeler, " Eleshai," Sudbury. Private, Capt. John Nixon's co. of Minute-men,
Col. Abijah Pierce's regt., wliiili marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; ser-
vice, 24 days.

Wheeler, Elisha, Sudbury. Lieutenant, Capt. Moses Stone's co., in a regiment
commanded by Lieut. Col. Ezekiel How, whicli marched on the alarm of
April 19, 1775, to headquarters ; service, 2 days ; reported as having left com-
pany without proper dismi.ssion.

Wheeler, Enos, Lincoln. Private, Capt. William Smith's co. of Minute-men,
Col. Abijah Pierce's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775;



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 967

Wheeler, Enos, continiied.

service, 2 days; also, Capt. John Hartwell's co., Col. Eleazer Brooks's regt. ;
service, 5 days ; mileage (40 miles) allowed from Lincoln to camp and return ;
company called out at the time of fortifying Dorchester Heights March 4, 1776.

Wheeler, Ep. Private, Capt. Phineas Stearns's co. ; service, 5 days; company
marclied from Watertown by order of Gen. Washington to reinforce army at
the time of taking Dorchester Heights in Marcli, 177<>.

Wheeler, Eph. Lists of men appearing under the heading " Hartwell Brook the
first Everidge ; " .said Wheeler ai)pears among persons reported as having con-
tributed cash "at the marcli for taking BurgojTie 1777;" reported contrib-
uted S5.

Wheeler, Eph. Lists of men appearing under the heading " Hartwell Brook the
first Everidge ; " said Wheeler appears among men in a detachment with Col.
Thatcher [year not given].

Wheeler, Ephraim, Hadley (also given Boston) . List of men mustered by Na-
thaniel Barber, Muster Master for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, Jan. 8, 1777;
Capt. Daniel Lane's co.. Col. Alden's regt. ; reported received State bounty;
also, Private, Capt. Daniel Lane's co.. Col. Brooks's regt. ; Continental Army
pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to May 30, 1778 ; residence, Had-
ley; reported killed May 30, 1778; also, Capt. Lane's co., Col. Alden's regt.;
return dated Albany, Jan. 14, 1778 ; residence, Boston ; enlisted for town of
Boston ; mustered by County Muster Master Barber and bj' a Continental
Muster Master; also, Capt. Lane's co., 6th Mass. regt. formerly commanded
by Col. Ichabod Alden; return of men who were in camp on or before Aug.
15, 1777, etc., certified at Cherry Valley, Feb. 24, 1778 [9].

Wheeler, Ephraim, Rutland. Private, Capt. Nathan Hamilton's co., Col. Samuel
Brewer's regt. ; service from Aug. 3, 1776, to Sept. 30, 1776, 1 mo. 29 (also given
1 mo. 28) days ; also, same co. ; company receipt for wages for Oct., 1776, dated
Ticonderoga Mills; also, Capt. Hamilton's co.. Col. Brewer's regt.; pay ab-
stract for travel allowance, etc., dated Brookfield ; 160 miles travel allowed
said Wheeler ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay abstract for travel allowance, etc.,
from Fort Edward home, dated Brookfield, Feb. 6, 1777; said Wheeler cred-
ited with allowance for 8| days (170 miles) travel.

Wheeler, Ephraim, Shutesbury. Return of men drafted from Hampshire Co.
militia to march to Horse Neck under command of Col. Samuel How [year
not given], but who failed to join regiment; reported drafted from town of
Shutesbury; drafted into Capt. Richardson's co.

Wheeler, Ephraim, Stow. Sergeant, Lieut. Nathaniel Sartell'sco., Col. William
Prescott's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; engaged April 24, 1775 ; ser-
vice, 98 days; also, Capt. Ephraim Corey's co.. Col. Prescott's regt. ; company
return dated Cambridge, Oct. 7, 1775, and endorsed " The late Capt Parkers "
CO. ; also, order for bounty coat dated Camp at Cambridge, Oct. 31, 1775.

Wheeler, Ephraim, Watertown. List of men raised to serve in the Continen-
tal Army [year not given]; residence, Watertown; engaged for town of
AVatertown.

Wheeler, Ephraim, Worthington. Private, Capt. Ebenezer Webber's co. of
Minute-men, which marched April 20, 1775, in response to the alarm of April
19, 1775; service, 23 days; also, Capt. Holman's co.. Col. Ephraim Doolittle's
(24th) regt. ; order for advance pay, signed by said Wheeler and others, dated
Cambridge, June 10, 1775 ; reported as having taken the oath in Middlesex Co.
Jime 10, 1775, required by Congress to be taken by the Mass. army : also, cer-
tificate dated Cambridge, June 18, 1775, signed by Capt. Jonathan Holuian,



9G8 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Wheelkk, Ephraim, continued.

certifying that said Wheeler aud others in his company, Col. Doolittle's regt.,
were in need of pouches and that each had received one, for which said Hol-
man promised to he accountable ; also, Sergeant, same co. aud regt. ; company
return dated Camp at Winter Hill, Oct. G, 1775.

Wheeler, Ephraim. Lieutenant, in command of a Concord co.. Col. Eleazer
Brooks's regt. ; service, G days ; company marched to Roxbury March 4, 1776,
to reinforce Continental Army near Boston.

Wheeler, Ephraim. 1st Lieutenant, Capt. Thomas Hubbard's (4th) co., 3d Mid-
dlesex Co. regt. of Mass. militia ; list of officers ; commissioned March 27, 1776.



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