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Wheeler, Lemuel. Lists of men appearing under the heading " Hartwell Brook
the first Everidge ; " said Wheeler appears among men with no date or par-
ticulars given.

Wheeler, Levi, Stow. Private, Capt. William Whitcomb's (Stow) co. of militia.
Col. James Prescott's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775;
service, 3 days ; reported returned home.

Wheeler, Levi. Private, Capt. Elijah Deming's co.. Col. A.shley's (Berkshire
Co.) regt.; entered service April 26, 1777; discharged May 20, 1777; service,
25 days, at Ticonderoga; company called out at request of !Maj. Gen. Gates



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Wheeler, Levi, continued.

and ordered to Saratojja ; also, pay roll of a company commanded by Lieut.
Eleazer Taylor, Col. John Asliley's (Berkshire Co.) regt. ; entered service Aug.
17,1777; discharged Aug. 20, 1777 ; service, 4 days; company marched to Pitts-
field on an alarm at Bennington.

Wheeler, Lucas. Corporal, Capt. John I'utuam's co. ; return dated June 22,
1778; company detached from Col. John Holman's regt. to serve for 21 days
at Providence, R. I.

Wheeler, Luke, Plymouth. Li.st of men raised to serve in the Continental Army
[year not given] ; residence, Plymoutli ; engaged for town of Plymouth.

Wheeler, Mary. This name appears, probably on account of .service rendered in
her behalf, among men reported as " Those who went at the taking of Bur-
goyne " [year not given], appearing mider the general heading " Hartwell
Brook the first Everidge; " reported a widow.

Wheeler, Moses, Holden. Private, Maj. Paul Raymond's co. of militia, 1st
Worcester Co. regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Cam-
bridge, via Concord ; service, 8^ days.

Wheeler, Moses, Holden. List of men mu-stered by Thomas Newhall, Muster
ISIaster for Worcester Co. ; Capt. Gates's co.. Col. Bigelow's regt. ; mustered
May 6, 1777 ; term, 3 years ; reimrted received £26 bounty ; also, Private, Capt.
Peirce's co.. Col. Timothy Bigelow's regt.; Continental Army pay accounts
for service from April 3, 1777, to Sept. .3, 1778 ; reported deceased ; also, Capt.
William Gates's co., Col. Bigelow's regt.; muster roll for Jan. -Aug., 1777,
dated Van Schaick's Island and .sworn to at Camp near Half Moon ; enlisted
April 2, 1777 ; reported sick at Holden ; also, same co. and regt. ; return dated
Feb. 4, 1778; residence, Holden; enlisted for town of Holden; mustered by
Worcester Co. Muster Master.

Wheeler, Moses. Drummer, Capt. Adam Henry's co. of guards; enlisted Jan.
4, 1779; discharged March 31 (also given April 1), 1779; service, 2 mos. 29
(also given 2 mos. 28) days ; company detached from militia to guard troops
of convention at Rutland for 3 months from Jan. 1, 1779.

Wheeler, Moses. 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 re-
ceived of Justin Ely, Commissioner, by Brig. Gen. John Glover, at Springfield,
July 2.5, 1780; age, 31 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 11 in.; complexion, light; engaged
for town of Blandford ; marched to camp July 25, 1780, under command of
Capt. Park ; also, pay roll for months men raised by the town of Blandford
for service in the Continental Army during 1780; marched July 10, 1780; dis-
charged Dec. 5, 1780; service, 5 mos., including travel (120 miles) from camp
home.

Wheeler, Moses. Receipt dated Worthington, May 7, 1781, for bounty paid said
Wheeler by the town of Worthington to serve in the Continental Army for the
term of 3 years; also, descriptive list of men rai.sed in Hampshire Co. to serve
in the Continental Army, as returned by Noah Goodman, Superintendent ; age,
16 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 6 in.; complexion, light; occupation, farmer; engaged
for town of Worthington ; engaged April 10, 1781 ; term, 3 years; a/.so, Private,
Capt. John Mills's co., Col. Joseph Vose's (1st) regt. ; muster roll for ^lay,
1781 ; enlisted April 1, 1781 ; also, muster roll for July, 1781, dated Camp near
Dobbs's Ferry ; reported on command at the Lines ; also, muster roll for Sept.,
1781; also, muster roll for Oct. and Nov., 1781, dated Huts; also, muster roll
for Jan., 1782, dated TTutts and sworn to at West Point; also, muster roll for
Feb., 1782, dated York Huts.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 983



Wheeler, Nat., AVestminster. Sergeant, Capt. John Estabrook's co., which
marched on the alarm of April 19, 177o, to Cambridge and joined Col. Asa
"Whitcom's regt. ; service, 10^ days.

"Wheeler, Nathan, Acton. Private, Capt. Simon Hmit's co.. Col. Brooks's regt. ;
company return [year not given, probably 1776] ; said Wheeler reported as at
White Plains and fit for duty.

Wheeler, Nathan, Holden. Private, Capt. James Davis's (Ilolden) co. of
Minute-men, Col. Doolittle's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19,
1775 ; service, 10^ days.

Wheeler, Nathan, Holden. Capt. John Jones's co.. Col. Ephraim Doolittle's
regt. ; receipt for advance pay, signed by said Wheeler and others, dated Cam-
bridge, July 1, 1775 ; also, Private, same co. and regt. ; muster roll dated Aug.
1, 1775; enlisted May 24, 1775; service, 2 mos. 13 days; also, company return
dated Camp at Winter Hill, Oct. 6, 1775; .also order for money in lieu of
bounty coat dated Winter Hill, Dec. 14, 1775.

Wheeler, Nathan, Holden. List of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster
Master for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, June 8, 1777; Capt. Oliver's co., Col.
Greaton's regt.; reported received State boimty; also, Private, (late) Capt.
Oliver's co.. Col. John Greaton's regt. ; Continental Anny pay accounts for
service from May 19, 1777, to Dec. 30, 1778; reported deserted but returned
May 20, 1780; also, Capt. Robert Oliver's co.. Col. Greaton's (2d) regt. ; return
[year not given] ; residence, Holden; enlisted for town of Holden; mustered
by County Muster Master Barber; also, Capt. Edward Cumi)ston's co.. Col.
Greaton's regt. ; return of men who were in camp on or before May [Aug.] 15,
1777, etc. ; reported deserted ; also, Capt. Prichard's co.. Col. Greaton's regt. ;
Continental Army pay accounts for service from May 20, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780 ;
also, list taken from Lieut. James Davis's book [year not given], of men be-
longing to 4th CO., 3d Mass. regt., who enlisted for 3 years and for the war;
said Wheeler enlisted for 3 years ; reported transferred to light infantry co.
July 16, 1780.

Wheeler, Nathan, Mendon. Private, Capt. Luke Drury's co., Col. Jonathan
Ward's regt. ; company return [probably Oct., 1775].

Wheeler, Nathan, Rehoboth. Private, Capt. Samuel Bliss's co. of Minute-men,
which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service to April 27, 1775, 1
week 1 day; also, Corporal, Capt. Samuel Bliss's co.. Col. Timothy Walker's
(22d) regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 28, 1775; service, 3
mos., 1 week, 4 days; also, company return dated Oct. 6, 1775; also, order for
bounty coat dated Camp at Roxbury, Oct. 26, 1775 ; also. Corporal, Capt. Na-
thaniel 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, 1770.

Wheeler, Nathan (also given Nathaniel) , Royalston. Ensign, Capt. Joseph
Butler's (1st) co.. Col. John Nixon's (5th) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1,
1775; engaged Jime 29, 1775; service, 1 mo. 5 days; also, company return
dated Camp at Winter Hill, Sept. 30, 1775; also, receipt given to Benjamin
Ileywood, Paymaster, 4th regt., datetl Camp Mt. Washington, Sept. 30, 1776,
signed by said Wheeler, for wages, billeting, and travel allowance, due his
son, Amos Wheeler, a soldier in Capt. Wiiiship's co., prior to Jan. 1, 1776;
also, 1st Lieutenant, Capt. Ebenezer Winship's (4th) 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 Lieutenants in said
regiment; also. Lieutenant, Col. Thomas Nixon's (6th) regt.; Continental



98i MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Wheeler, Xathan (also given Nathaniel), co«<inwed.

Army pay accouuts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to Feb. 1, 1779; reported
retired as a supernumerary otHcer; also, 1st Lieutenant, Capt. Adam Wheeler's
(1st) CO., Col. Nixon's (4th) regt. ; muster roll of field, staff, and commis-
sioned officers, dated Van Schaick's Island, Sept. 2, 1777, and sworn to at
Camp near Stillwater; appointed Jan. 1, 1777; also, same co. and regt. ;
muster roll of field, staff, and commissioned officers for Nov. and Dec, 1777,
dated Albany ; also, same regt. ; pay abstracts for rations between June 11,

1777, and Jan. 1, 1778, certified at Albany ; credited with IW) days allowance;
also, Capt. Wheeler's CO., Col. Nixon's regt.; return of officers for clothing;
receipt for said clothing, dated Boston, April 30, 1778 ; also, .same co. and regt. ;
muster roll of field, staff, and commissioned officers made up from Jan. 3,

1778, to May 4, 1778 ; also, same regt. ; return of officers for clothing, certified
at Boston, Nov. 24, 1778; also, Capt. Wheeler's co.. Col. Nixon's (6th) 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, same regt. ; pay
abstract for rations between June 1, 1778, and Aug. 1, 1780; engaged June 1,
1778 ; deranged Dec. 14, 1778 ; credited with 197 days allowance.

Wheeler, Nathan (also given Nathan, Jr., and Nathaniel) , Royalston. Pri-
vate, Capt. Jonas Allen's co. of IMinute-men, Col. Doolittle's regt., which
marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 7 days ; also, Coqioral, Capt.
Abel Wilder's co.. Col. Ephraim Doolittle's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1,
1775; enlisted April 26, 1775; service, 3 mos. 13 days; also, order for money
in lieu of bounty coat dated Camp at Winter Hill, Dec. 26, 1775; also. Ser-
geant, Capt. ^licajah Gleason's (3d) co., Lieut. Col. Thomas Nixon's (4th)
regt. ; regimental return dated North Castle, Nov. 9, 1776 ; also, receipts given
to Benjamin Ileywood, Paymaster, 4th regt., signed by said Wheeler and
others, for wages for Sept.-Dec, 1776, as Sergeants in said regiment; also,
Lieut. Col. Nixon's (4th) regt. ; return of men who engaged to serve the
month of Jan., 1777, dated Springfield; reported 340 miles from home; also.
Quartermaster Sergeant, (^apt. Spurr's co.. Col. Nixon's (6th) regt.; Conti-
nental Army pay accounts for service from Feb. 1, 1777, to March 6, 1779;
engaged Feb. 1, 1777 ; credited to town of Royalston ; reported promoted to
Ensign March 6, 1779; also, receipt for clothing, dated Royalston, Dec. 3, 1778,
signed by said Wheeler and others, of Royalston, belonging to Col. Nixon's
and Col. Jackson's regts. ; reported on furlough ; also, 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, F'eb. 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; engaged Feb. 10 [1777]; term, 3 years; also, Capt. John
Spurr's CO., Col. Nixon's regt.; pay rolls for June-Dec, 1779; also, Capt.
Spurr's (1st) co., 6th Mass. regt.; return for clothing delivered for the year
1780 ; receipt for said clothing, dated Peekskill, Dec -, 1779 ; also. Ensign, Col.
Nixon's regt. ; list of officers promoted in the Continental Army and for whom
warrants were made out; warrant is.sued Nov. 26, 1779; also, Ensign, Col.
Nixon's regt. ; Continental Army pay accovmts for service from March 6, 1779,
to Oct. 5, 1780; also. Ensign, Lieut. Col. Daniel Whithig's co.. Col. Nixon's
regt. ; pay roll for Jan.-June, 1780; also, Lieut. Colonel's co., 6th Mass. regt. ;
pay roll for July, 1780; also, Lieut. Col. Whiting's co., 6th Mass. regt.; pay
roll for Aug. and Sept., 1780.

Wheeler, Nathan, Townsend. Private, in a detachment from Townsend co. of
militia, Col. James Prescott's regt., which marched April 20, 1775, in response
to the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Cambridge under command of Lieut. Daniel
Shcrwin; discharged April 21, 1775; service, 3 days.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 985

Wheeler, Nathan. Private, Capt. David Goodwin's cc, Col. Cogswell's regt. ;
entered service Sept. 23, 177S; discharged Dec. 31, 1778; service, 3 mos. 10
days ; company detached to guard and fortify jjosts at and about Boston.

Wheeler, Nathan. Private, Capt. David Wheler's co., Col. Benjamin Simonds's
regt. ; service, 3 days; company marched from Lanesborough Oct. 26, 1780.

Wheeler, Nathan. Private, Capt. Tompson J. Skinner's co., Col. Asa Banes's
(Barnes's) Berkshire Co. regt. ; entered service Nov. 1, 1781 ; discharged
Nov. 10, 1781; service, 10 days; company marched to Western frontiers at
request of Gen. Stark on an alarm.

Wheeler, Nathaniel, Westminster. Private, Capt. Joseph Sargent's co. ; ser-
vice from May 5, 1777, to July 12, 1777, 071 days, at Rhode Island ; company
drafted from Col. Josiah Whitney's and Col. Stearns's regts., and marched to
serve under Gen. Spencer; also, Capt. Francis Willson's co.. Col. Danforth
Keyes's regt. ; enlisted Aug. 14, 1777; service to Jan. 3, 1778, 4 mos. 19 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 08 miles allowed said Wheeler; also, Capt. John White's co.. Col.
Abijah Stearns's regt.; enlisted April 1, 1778; discharged July 2, 1778; ser-
vice, 3 mos. 5 days, at and about Boston.

Wheeler, Nathaniel. Private, brig "Freedom," commanded by Capt. John
Clouston; discharged Feb. 10, 1777; service, 1 mo. 16 days; said Wheeler re-
ported as among the crew taken in the ship " La Soye Planter," a prize of the
brig " Freedom," and thereby prevented from arriving at Boston until Feb. 16,
1777; also reported as having received pay to Jan. 1, 1777.

Wheeler, Nathaniel. Capt. Robert Davis's co.. Col. Freeman's regt.; service,
37 days ; company raised to serve on a secret expedition to Rhode Island. Roll
sworn to in Suffolk Co., Dec. 4, 1777.

Wheeler, Nathaniel. Sergeant, Capt. John Stutson's co., Maj. Edward Proc-
ter's detachment of militia; detached Dec. 10, 1777; discharged March 1,
1778; service, 2 mos. 22 days, with guards under Maj. Gen. Heath at Boston.

Wheeler, Nathaniel. Master Smith; returns for rations allowed from Dec. 28,
1778, to March 27, 1779 ; service, 91 days, at the Laboratorj^ ; also, returns for
rations allowed from July 3, 1779, to Sept. 25, 1779 ; service, 84 days, at the
Laboratory ; also, returns for rations allowed from March 25, 1780, to June 24,
1780 ; service, 91 days, at the Laboratory.

Wheeler, Nathaniel. Private, Capt. Timothy Boutell's co., Col. John Rand's
regt.; enlisted July 10, 1780; discharged Oct. 10, 1780; service, 3 mos. 11
days, including 10 days (200 miles) travel home; regiment raised in Worcester
Co. to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months.

Wheeler, Nathaniel. List dated Cape Elizabeth, Jan. 17, 1782, of men formerly
belonging to Cape Elizabeth who went out in armed vessels,.«tc., subsequent
to 1776, accompanying a petition of the Selectmen, stating their inability to
.supply their quota; said Wheeler reported lost in the ship "Cumberland,"
commanded by Capt. CoUens.

Wheeler, Noah. Private, Capt. Joseph Hosmer's (Concord) co.. Col. Eleazer
Brooks's regt. ; service, 5 days; company marched to Roxbury March 4, 1776,
to reinforce the army; roll endorsed " Minet Men;" also, Capt. Hosmer's
(Light Infantry) co. ; company return endorsed "1776;" also, lists of men
appearing mider the heading " Hartwell Brook the first Everidge;" said
Wheeler appears in list of men [no date or particulars given]; also, list of
men detached from Col. Brooks's regt. to relieve guards at Cambridge, as re-
turned to Lieut. Col. Francis Faulkner [year not given, probably 1778]; re-
ported as among men detached from Capt. Hosmer's co.



98G IMASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

"Wheeler, Oliver, Concord. List of ineu raised to serve in the Continental Army
[year not given] ; residence, Concord; engaged for town of Concord.

"Wheeler, Oliver. Descriptive list of men raised from Col. Elislia Porter's (4tli
Hampshire Co.) regt. to serve iii the Continental Army for the term of 3
months, agreeahle to order of General Court of Jime 2'1, 1780; Capt. Hooker's
CO. ; age, 28 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 11 in. ; complexion, light; engaged for town of
Greenwich; mustered July 28, 1780, by Col. Porter; also, Private, Capt. Job*
Alvord's CO., Col. S. Murray's regt.; enlisted July 22, 1780; discharged Oct.
10, 1780; service, 2 mos. 26 daj^s, including 7 days (140 miles) travel home;
regiment raised in Hampshire Co. to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months.

"Wheeler, Peter, Concord. Lists of men appearing under the heading " Hartwell
Brook the first Everidge;" said "Wheeler appears among men in service at
Ticonderoga in 1776; also, Corporal, Capt. Charles Miles's co.. Col. Jonathan
Keed's regt. ; pay abstract for travel allowance, etc., from Ticonderoga, sworn
to Feb. 16, 1777 ; 180 miles travel allowed said "Wheeler ; service with Northern
army.

"Wheeler, Peter, Littleton. Capt. John Minot's co.. Col. Dike's regt. ; pay
abstract for mileage to and from Dorchester Heights and travel allowance
home ; said "Wheeler credited with mileage for 68 miles and travel allowance
for 2 days ; warrant allowed in Council Nov. 30, 1776.

"Wheeler, Peter. Private, in a Concord company commanded by Lieut. Ephraim
"Wheeler, Col. Eleazer Brooks's regt.; service, 6 days; company marched to
Eoxbury March 4, 1776, to reinforce Continental Army near Boston.

"Wheeler, Peter. 4th Sergeant, Capt. John Buttrick's co. of volimteers, Col.
Keed's regt.; engaged Sept. 28, 1777; discharged Nov. 7, 1777; service, 1 mo.
11 days, at the time of taking Gen. Burgoyne ; company detached from Col.
Brooks's regt. to reinforce army imder Gen. Gates at the Northward ; Col.
Buttrick reported as serving as Captain ; also, lists of men appearing luider
the heading "Hartwell Brook the first Everidge;" said "Wheeler appears
among " Those who went at the taking of Burgoyne " [year not given].

"Wheeler, Peter. Private, Capt. Robert Cutting's co., Col. Mclntash's (Mcin-
tosh's) regt., Gen. Lovell's brigade; enlisted Aug. 1, 1778; discharged Sept.
13, 1778; service, 1 mo. 16 days, on expedition to Rhode Island.

"Wheeler, Peter. Drummer, Capt. Asa Laurance's co. of volunteers. Col. Jona-
than Reed's regt.; entered service Sept. 26, 1777; discharged Nov. 9, 1777;
service, 1 mo. 15 days, at the Northward ; company raised in Littleton and
"Westford and marched to assist army under Gen. Gates ; also. Drummer, Capt.
John Porter's co.. Col. Samuel Denny's (2d) regt. ; engaged Oct. 19, 1779; dis-
charged Nov. 23, 1779; service, 1 mo. 15 days, at Claverack, including 10 days
(200 miles) travel home ; regiment raised for 3 months.

"Wheeler, Peter. Lists of men ajjpearing luuler the heading " Hartwell Brook
the first Everidge; " said Wheeler appears in list of men [no date or particu-
lars given].

"Wheeler, Phineas (also given J. and Phil'n) , Rutland. List of men raised to
serve in the Continental Army, as returned by Capt. David Bent and Capt.
Phineas "Walker; residence, Rutland; engaged for town of Rutland; joined
Capt. "Wheeler's CO., Col. Nixon's regt. ; term, during war; also, Corporal and
Sergeant, Col. Thomas Nixon's (6th) regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts
for service from March 10, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; reported as serving 30 mos.
7 days as Corporal, 3 mos. 14 days as Sergeant; also. Corporal, 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 fur-
lough, etc., dated Soldier's Fortune, Feb. 15, 1779, and certified at Camp near



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 987

"Wheeler, Phineas (also given J. and Phil'n), continued.

Peekskill; also, Colonel's co., Col. Nixon's (5th) regt. ; muster roll for May,
1779, dated Camp Highlands ; enlisted March 10, 1777 ; also, Colonel's co. com-
manded by Capt. Lieut. Benjamin Heywood, Col. Nixon's regt. ; pay rolls for
June-Sept., 1779; credited with 15 days service as Sergeant in Sept., 1779;
also. Sergeant, Colonel's co.. Col. Nixon's regt.; pay roll for Oct., 1779; also,
Colonel's co. commanded by Capt. Lieut. Matthew Chambers, Col. Nixon's
regt. ; pay rolls for Nov. and Dec, 1779 ; also, descriptive list of men belonging
to Col. Nixon's regt. who enlisted for the war prior to Sept. 30, 1779, certified
at Highlands, Feb. 23, 1780; rank. Sergeant; age, 24 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 6 in.;
complexion, dark; engaged for town of Rutland; also. Colonel's co.. Col.
Nixon's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service fi'om Jan. 1, 1780,
to Dec. 31, 1780; also. Colonel's co. commanded by Capt. Lieut. Peter Clayes,
Col. Nixon's regt.; pay rolls for Jan. -July, 1780; also, Colonel's co. com-
manded by Capt. Lieut. Benjamin Pike, Col. Nixon's regt.; pay rolls for
Aug.-Dec, 1780; also, descriptive list dated "West Point, Jan. 29, 1781; Capt.
Heywood's co., 6th Mass. regt. commanded by Lieut. Col. Smith; rank.
Sergeant; age, 24 jts. ; stature, 5 ft. 7 in.; complexion, light; hair, dark;
eyes, blue ; birthplace, Rutland ; residence, Rutland ; engaged in 1777 by
Capt. Wheeler; term, during war; also. Sergeant, Capt. Benjamin Heywood's
CO., Lieut. Col. Calvin Smith's (6th) regt. ; muster rolls for Jan.-May, 1781,
dated West Point; also, muster rolls for June and July, 1781; reported on
duty at Dobbs's Ferry in July, 1781 ; also, muster roll for Aug., 1781, sworn
to in Camp at Peekskill; also, muster roll for Sept., 1781, sworn to at Camp
Bald Hill; reported on command at Verjilanck's Point; a^so, muster roll for
Oct. and Nov., 1781, sworn to in Quarters Highlands; also, muster rolls for
Dec, 1781-March, 1782, dated Hutts New Boston and sworn to in Quarters
Highlands; reported on command at Verplanck's Point in Dec, 1781; also re-
ported reduced and discharged March 20, 1782, and place taken by James
"Wheeler; also. Sergeant, Capt. Heywood's (4th) co.. Col. Benjamin Tupper's
(6th) regt. ; muster rolls for Jan., March, and April, 1783; appointed Sergeant
Feb.- [year not given] ; also, register of contingencies in Capt. Heywood's co.,
6th Mass. regt. ; reported furloughed June 10, 1783, xmtil the declaration of
peace ; also, order on Capt. He^'wood, payable to Sergt. Russell, dated Rut-
land, Oct. 27, 1783, signed by said Wheeler, for money due him ; also, list dated
Boston, Feb. 18, 1804, returned by John Avery, Secretary, and J. Jackson,
Treasurer, of men who furnished satisfactory evidence of their service as
soldiers and were entitled to gratuities under resolves of March 4, and June
19, 1801 ; 6th Mass. regt. ; reported as belonging to Vermont.

"Wheeler, Phineas. Private, Capt. Joseph Hosmer's (Concord) co.. Col. Eleazer
Brooks's regt. ; service, 5 days ; company marched to Roxbury March 4, 1776,
to reinforce the army; roll endorsed " Minet Men ; " also, lists of men appear-
ing under the heading " Hart well Brook the first Everidge; " said Wheeler
appears among men in a detachment with Col. Brooks in 1776; also, Capt.
Hosmer's (Light Infantry) co. ; company return endorsed " 1776; " also, Capt.
John Buttrick's CO. of volunteers. Col. Reed's regt.; enlisted Sept. 28, 1777;
discharged Nov. 7, 1777 ; service, 1 mo. 11 days, at the time of taking Gen.
Burgoyne; company detached from Col. Brooks's regt. to reinforce army
under Gen. Gates at the Northward; Col. Buttrick reported as serving as
Captain ; also, lists of men appearing under the heading " Hart well Brook the
first Everidge ; " said Wheeler appears among " Those who went at the taking
of Burgoyne" [year not given].

"Wheeler, Randall, Greenwich. Private, Capt. John Thompson's co.. Col.
Leonard's regt.; enlisted May 7, 1777; discharged July 8, 1777; service, 2
mos. 10 days, including 9 days (180 miles) travel home ; regiment raised from
Hampshire Co. militia to reinforce Northern army for 2 months ; also, Lieut.



988 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Wheelkr, Randall, continued.

Josiali ^yilson's co., Col. Porter's (Hampshire Co.) regt. ; marched Sept. 23,
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 apjiears as Andrew "Wheeler on a



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