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Wheelock, Benjamin, Lancaster. List of men raised to serve in the Continental
Army from 2d "Worcester Co. regt., as returned by Capt. William Greenleaf ;
residence, Lancaster; engaged for town of Lancaster; joined Capt. Reding's
CO., Col. Bradford's regt. ; term, 3 years ; also, list of men mustered by Thomas
Newhall, Muster Master for Worcester Co.; Capt. Bedding's co.. Col. Brad-
ford's regt. ; mustered April 10, 1777 ; reported received £26 boimty ; aho. Pri-
vate, Capt. Zebedee Bedding's CO., Col. Gamaliel Bradford's (14th) regt.; Con-
tinental Army pay accounts for service from April 6, 1777, to April 4, 1780 ;
also, same co. and regt. ; return [year not given] ; mustered by County and
Continental Muster Masters ; reported enlisted April 6, 1777 ; joined July 13,
1777 ; also reported on furlough.

Wheelock, Benjasiin, Mendon. Sergeant, Capt. John Albee's (1st Mendon) co.,
which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Roxbury; service, 3 days;
reported returned home.

Wheelock, Benjamin. Private, Capt. David Moore's co., Lieut. Col. Enoch
Hallet's regt. ; entered service Aug. 1, 1780; discharged Oct. 31, 1780; service,
3 mos. 4 days, at Rhode Island, including 4 days (75 miles) travel home ; regi-
ment detached to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months.

Wheelock, Caleb, Mendon. Private, Capt. Joseph Daniels's (3d Mendon) co.,
which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Roxbury ; service, 6 days ;
reported returned home ; also, Corporal, Capt. Peter Penniman's co., in a regi-
ment commanded by Lieut. Col. Nathan Tyler; service from Dec. 8, 177G, to
Jan. 21, 1777, 1 mo. 15 days, at Providence, R. I., on an alarm; also. Sergeant,
Capt. B. Read's co. commanded by Lieut. John Benson, Col. Nathan Tyler's
(Worcester Co.) regt. ; entered service July 28, 1780; discharged Aug 8, 1780;
service, 15 days, on an alarm at Rhode Island, including 3 days (52 miles)
travel home.

Wheelock, C.a.lvin, Mendon. Private, Capt. John Albee's (1st Mendon) co.,
which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Roxbury ; service, 4 days ;
reported returned home ; also, Capt. Samuel Craggin's co., Lieut. Col. Nathan
Tyler's regt. ; service between Dec. 8, 1776, and Jan. 21, 1777, 1 mo., at Provi-
dence Plantation and Rhode Island on an alarm ; mileage home to Mendon (24
miles) allowed; also, Capt. Isaac Martin's co.. Col. Joseph (Josiah) Wliit-
ney's regt. ; service from May 4, 1777, to July 4, 1777, 2 mos. 5 days, under Maj.
Gen. Spencer at Rhode Island, including travel {G^ miles) from home to place
of destination and from place of discharge home; also. Sergeant, Capt. Philip
Ammidon's co., Col. Tyler's regt.; entered service July 28, 1780; discharged
Aug. 8, 1780; service, 15 days, including 3 days (.52 miles) travel home; com-
pany ordered to Rhode Island on the alarm of July 27, 1780.

Wheelock, Cyrus. Private, Capt. Philip Ammidon's co., Col. Dean's regt. ; en-
tered service March 4, 1781 ; discharged March 18, 1781 ; service, 14 days, at
Rhode Island



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Wheelock, David (also given David, Jr.), Charlton. Private, Capt. John Nickols's
CO., Col. Jonathan Holman's regt. ; .service, 14 clays ; company marched Sept. 27,
1777, to reinforce army imder Gen. Gates in Northern department ; also, descrip-
tive list of men raised to reinforce the Continental Army for the term of
6 months, agreeable to resolve of Jmie 5, 1780, returned as received of Justin
Ely, Commissioner, by Maj. Peter Harwood, of (ith Mass. regt., at Springfield,
July fi, 1780; age, 18 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 6 in.; complexion, light; engaged for
town of Charlton ; arrived at Springfield July 5, 1780 ; marched to camp July
6, 1780, under command of Lieut. Taylor, of 2d Mass. regt. ; also, list of men
raised for the 6 months service and returned by Brig. Gen. Paterson as liaving
passed muster in a return dated Camp Totoway, Oct. 25, 1780; also, pay roll
for 6 months men raised by the town of Charlton for service in the Continental
Army during 1780; marched July 4, 1780; discharged Dec. IG, 1780; service,
5 mos. 20 days, including 8 days (KiO miles) travel from West Point to Charlton.

"Wheelock, David, Charlton. Private, Capt. Reuben Davis's co., Col. Luke Drury's
regt. ; detached July 17, 1781 ; marched to join regiment July 25, 1781 ; arrived
at West Point Aug. 1, 1781; discharged Nov. 1, 1781; service, 3 mos. 21 daj^s,
includmg 8 days (100 miles) travel home; residence, Charlton; engaged for
town of Charlton ; regiment raised for 3 months.

Wheelock, David. Private, Capt. Peter Penniman's co., Col. Wood's regt. ; ser-
vice from April 18, 1777, to May 7, 1777, 21 days ; company marched for de-
fence of Rhode I.sland.

Wheelock, David. Private, Capt. Thomas Marshall Baker's co.. Col. Benjamin
Haws's regt.; enlisted Aug. 2, 1778; service, 21 days; reported died Aug. 23,
1778 ; company detaclied to march to Rhode Island to serve for 6 weeks. Roll
dated Upton.

Wheelock, David. Sergeant, Capt. Elias Pratt's co. ; entered service April 13,
1779 ; discharged July 1, 1779 ; service, 2 mos. 18 days ; company stationed at
Rutland.

Wheelock, Dennison, Sturbridge. Private, Capt. Timothy Parker's co. of Minute-
men, Col. Warner's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775;
service, 6 days; also, Capt. Adam Martin's co., Col. Ebenezer Learned's regt. ;
muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted April 27, 1775 ; service, 3 mos., 1 week,
5 days ; also, company return dated Oct. 7, 1775.

Wheelock, Dennison. Corporal, Capt. Abel Mason's co.. Col. Jacob Davis's
regt.; enlisted July 30, 1780; discharged Aug. 8, 1780; service, 13 days, in-
cluding travel (80 miles) home; company marched to Tiverton on an alarm at
Rhode Island.

Wheelock, Ebi':nezer, Mendon. Return of men raised to serve in the Continental
Army from Capt. Ger.shom Nelson's (2d Mendon) co., dated Feb. 13, 1778;
residence, Mendon ; engaged for town of Mendon; term to expire Jan. -, 1778.

Wheelock, Eleazer, Westborough. Private, Capt. Edmund Brigham's co. of
Miimte-men, Col. Ward's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19,
1775; service, 5 days; reported enlisted into the army; also, Capt. Moses
Whcelock's co., Col. Jonathan Ward's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775;
enlisted April 24, 1775; service, 3 mos. 15 days; also, company return [prob-
ablj' Oct., 1775] ; also, Capt. Jonathan Houghton's co.. Col. Smith's regt. ; list
of men [year not given] ; also, Capt. Edmund Brigham's co., Col. JobCushing's
regt. ; service, 7 days ; company ordered to be mounted if possible and marched
Aug. 21, 1777, to reinforce Northern army at request of Gen. Stark and Gen.
Lincoln, proceeded to ITadley, and was there counter-ordered ; said Wheelock
reported among tho.se returned as unmounted.



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"Wheelock, Eleazer. Capt. Sabin Mann's co. of Medfield militia ; return of alarm
list with equipments dated June 10, 1776 ; age, 52 yrs. ; also, Medfield militia
records; list of men credited with tunis of service " Dune in the Last Wars in
the Days of Capt Morse the first And Captain Collidge " made up from the
records and attested by Capt. Peter Collidge in Nov., 177H; said Wheolock
credited with i turn and as having paid £'20 ; list attested by Capt. Sabin Mann
and Philip Blake, Clerk, Nov. 17, 177(1 ; also, list of men drafted from Capt.
Maini's CO. of Medfield militia, both train band and alarm list, to reinforce the
Continental Army, agreeable to warrant of Nov. 21, 1776; said Wheelock re-
ported drafted but paid £5 in lieu of service ; also, list of men belonging to
Capt. Mann's co. of Medfield militia drafted to complete the quota for the Con-
tinental Army in accordance with a warrant issued by Lieut. John Baxter May
8, 1777, but who paid money in lieu of service; said Wheelock reported as
having paid £r); also, list of men belonging to Capt. Mann's co. drafted to
march to Rhode Island and there serve for one calendar month at or near
Bristol, in accordance with a warrant from Lieut. Col. Benjamin Hawes, dated
"Wrentham, July 14, 1777, and by order of Brig. Lovell ; said Wheelock, being
town clerk, hired Jabez Fuller and Lebbeus Smith to serve in his place ; also,
list of men belonging to Capt. Mann's co. comprising one-half the town militia
who were ordered to march to Rhode Island on the alarm of July 22, 1777, in
accordance with a warrant from Col. Hawes ; said Wheelock reported as having
marched.

Wheelock, Eleazer. Sergeant, Capt. Reuben Sibley's co.. Col. Josiah Whitney's
regt. ; marched July 30, 1778 ; discharged Sept. 12, 1778 ; service, 1 mo. 15 days,
at Rhode Island. Roll dated Sutton.

Wheelock, Eli, Charlton. Fifer, Capt. Samuel Curtis's co.. Col. Ebenezer
Learned's (4th) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; engaged June 7, 1775;
service, 1 mo., 3 weeks, 6 days; also, order for money in lieu of boimty coat
dated Dec. 26, 1775 ; also, Fifer, Capt. Abijah Lamb's co., Col. Cushing'sregt. ;
engaged Aug. 15, 1777; discharged Nov. 29, 1777; service, 3 mos. 24 days, with
Northern army, including 9 days (180 miles) travel home ; also, Fifer, Capt.
Lamb's co., Col. Jacob Davis's (Worcester Co.) regt.; enlisted July 2it, 1780;
discharged Aug. 9, 1780; service, 15 days, including 4 days (80 miles) travel
home; company marched to Tiverton, R. I., July 29, 1780, on an alarm.

Wheelock, Ell\b, Northborough. Private, Capt. Samuel Wood's co. of Minute-
men, Gen. Ward's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; ser-
vice, 7 days; reported enlisted into the army; also, Capt. Samuel Wood's co.,
Col. Jonathan Ward's regt. ; order for advance pay, signed by said Wheelock
and others, dated Cambridge, June 13, 1775 ; also. Private, same co. and regt. ;
muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 26, 1775; service, 3 mos. 13
days; also, company return dated Dorchester, Oct. 7, 1775; also, order for
bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Dorchester, Jan. 5, 1776; also,
enlistment agreement dated July 2, 1776, signed by said Wheelock and others,
engaging themselves to serve until Dec. 1, 1776, unless sooner discharged, each
man to furnish his own firearm, etc., and to march with the utmost despatch
to New York; also. Private, Capt. Jonathan Houghton's co.. Col. Smith's
regt. ; list of men [year not given].

Wheelock, Eliab. Private, Capt. Reuben Sibley's co.. Col. Josiah Wliitney's
regt.; marched July 31, 1778; discharged Sept. 12, 1778; service, 1 mo. 14
days, at Rhode Island. Roll dated Sutton.

Wheelock, Ephraim, Medfield. Lieutenant Colonel, Col. John Smith's regt.
(West regt. in Suffolk Co.) ; service, 13 days, on the alarm of April 19,
1775 ; also, official record of a ballot by the House of Representatives, dated
Feb. 8, 1776: said Wheelock chosen Colonel, 4th Suffolk Co. regt. of Mass.
militia; appointment concurred in by Council Feb. 10, 1776; reported com-



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Wheelock, Ephk.\im, contiiitied.

missioned Feb. 10, 177(i; also, list dated Wrentham, April 8, 1770, of officers
chosen in -Ith Suffolk co. regt., as returned by said Wheeler, Colonel, and
others ; also, Medlield militia records ; copy of a warrant dated May 10, 1776,
signed by said Wheelock, giving directions to Capt. Sabin Mann for assem-
bling his company; also, entry dated May 24, 1776, being a copy of an order
signed by said Wheelock, Colonel, directing Capt. Sabin Mann to put his
company in readiness to march at the shortest notice, to make return of num-
bers and equipment, and directing that each fourth man be immediately sup-
plied ; also, list of men credited with turns of service " Dune in the Last Wars
in the Days of Capt Morse the first And Captain Collidge," made up from the
records and attested by Capt. Peter Collidge, and by Capt. Sabin Mann and
Philip Blake, Clerk; said Wheelock, Colonel, credited with 1 turn and as
liaving paid £75 ; also. Colonel of a regiment to be raised in Suffolk Co. and
part of Middlesex Co. ; list of field officers of regiments to be raised for Quebec
and New York ; commissioned June 26, 1776 ; also, Colonel ; return of effectives
in said Wheelock's regt., Gen. Brickett's brigade, dated Ticonderoga, Aug. 21,
1776; also, return of men belonging to various companies in said Wheelock's
regt. wanting flints, dated Ticonderoga, Oct. 2, 1776 ; also, return of officers of
said Wheelock's regt., dated Ticonderoga, Oct. 11, 1776; also, series of orders
and returns dated at Ticonderoga between Oct. 19, 1776, and Nov. 7, 1776,
signed by said Wheelock as Colonel of a regiment in service at that place ;
also, pay abstract for mileage of field and staff officers in said Wheelock's regt.
from Skeensborough, via Albany, home; mileage for 280 miles allowed said
Wheelock; also, pay roll of Capt. Oliver Clap's co., in said Wheelock's regt.
commanded by Maj. James Metcalf, made up for 24 days service on the alarm
at Warwick, R. I., of Dec. 8, 1776, and dated Walpole ; also, Medfield militia
records ; entry being a copy of a warrant dated INIedfiold, April 15, 1777, signed
by said Wheelock, directing Capt. Sabin Mann to draft forthwith one-fourth
part of the train band to be in readiness to march to Providence, R. I., at
a moment's warning and there serve under Gen. Spencer ; also, entry being
a copy of a warrant dated Medfield, April 17, 1777, signed by said Wheelock,
directing Capt. Sabin Mann to take command of the company drafted from
Medfield, Medway, Bellingham, and Walpole, under the quarter draft; also,
return dated April 19, 1777, made by said Wheelock, Colonel, to the Council,
stating that he had drafted one-fourth of the train band of his regiment and
ordered them to march to Providence April 21, 1777.

Wheelock, Ephraim (also given Ebenezer), Westborough. Descriptive list of
men raised to reinforce the Continental Army for the term of 6 months,
agreeable to resolve of June 5, 1780; age, 16 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 4 in.; com-
plexion, fresh ; engaged for town of Westborough ; arrived at Springfield
July 4, 1780; marched to camp July 5, 1780, under command of Capt. Froth-
ingham, of the artillery; 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. [See Ephraim Wheeler.] *

Wheelock, Ephraim. List of men belonging to Capt. Sabin Mann's co. of Medfield
militia drafted to complete the quota for the Continental Army in accordance
with a warrant issued by Lieut. John Baxter May 8, 1777, but who paid money
in lieu of service ; .said Wheelock reported as liaving paid €10.

Wheelock, Gideon. Private, Capt. Daniel Gilbert's co.. Col. Josiah Whitney's
regt. ; service from Aug. 2, 1778, to Sept. 1.3, 1778, 1 mo. 16 days, at Rhode
Island, including travel (106 mile.s) home. Roll sworn to in Worcester Co.

Wheelock, Jesse, Mendon. Private, Capt. John Albee's (1st Mendon) co.,
which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Roxbury; service, 9 days;
reported returned home.



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Wheelock, John, Lancaster. Drummer, Capt. Benjamin Houghton's co. of
Minute-men, Col. John Whetcomb's regt., which marclied on the alami of
April 19, 1775, to Cambridge ; service, 12^ days.

"Wheelock, John, Lancaster. Fifer, Capt. Benjamin Houghton's co. of Minute-
men, Col. John Wlietcomb's regt., which marched on the alunu of Ajjril 19,
1775, to Cambridge ; service, 9 days ; reported enlisted into the army ; also,
Capt. Andrew Haskell's co.. Col. Asa Whetcomb's (23d) regt. ; muster roll
dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 27, 1775; service, 3 mos. 12 days; also, com-
pany return endorsed " October G, 1775."

"Wheelock, John, Lancaster. Capt. Adam Wheeler's co., Col. Ephraim Doo-
little's regt. ; receipt for advance pay, signed by .said Wheelock and others,
dated Charlestown Camp, July 13, 1775; also, Drummer, same co. and regt.;
company return dated Camp at Winter Hill, Oct. 6, 1775; also, receipt dated
Hull, June 22, 1776, signed by said Wheelock and others belonging to Capt.
William Warner's co., for advance pay for 1 month, etc. ; also, petition dated
Camp at Hull, Sept. 17, 1776, signed by said Wheelock and others belonging
to battalion stationed at Hull, asking for increase and payment of wages ; also,
Drummer, Capt. William Warner's co.. Col. Josiah Whitney's regt. ; service
from May 30, 1776, 4 days preceding march, to Nov. 1, 1776 ; also, same co.
and regt. ; pay roll for Nov., 1776, attested at Boston.

Wheelock, John, Lancaster. List of men raised to serve in the Continental
Army from 2d Worcester Co. regt., as returned by Capt. William Greenleaf,
sworn to in Worcester Co., Feb. 17, 1778; residence, Lancaster; engaged for
town of Lancaster; joined Capt. Oaks's co. ; term, 3 years.

Wheelock, John, Lancaster. Private, Capt. John White's co., Col. Abijah
Stearns's regt.; enlisted April 1, 1778; discharged July 2, 1778; service, 3
mos. 4 days, at and about Boston.

Wheelock, John, Lancaster. Sergeant, Capt. Nathan Fisher's co.. Col. Nathaniel
Wade's regt. ; engaged July 21, 1778; company raised to serve until Dec. 31,
1778, unless sooner discharged, and stationed at Rhode Island ; also, Capt.
Ebenezer Belknap's co.. Col. Nathaniel Wade's regt. ; engaged July 21, 1778;
discharged Jan. 1, 1779; service, 5 mos. 15 days, including travel (80 miles)
from North Kingston, R. I., to place of discharge, i.e. home; also, same co.
and regt. ; muster rolls dated North Kingston, Nov. 6, and Dec. 4, 1778; also,
same co. and regt. ; muster rolls sworn to at East Greenwich, Sept. 28, Nov. 10,
and Dec. 30, 1778; term to expire Jan. 1, 1779.

Wheelock, John. Drummer, Capt. Forttmatus Eager's co., Col. Josiah Whitney's
regt. ; marched Dec. 17, 1776 ; returned March 27, 1777 ; service, 3 mos. 10 days;
14 days (280 miles) travel home also allowed ; company marched to reinforce
army under Gen. Washington in the Jerseys. Roll dated Lancaster and en-
dorsed " marchd to New York."

Wheelock, John. Sergeant, Capt. Fortunatus Eager's co., Col. Josiah Whitney's
regt.; marched Dec. 17, 1776; returned March 27, 1777; .service, 3 mos. 10
days; 14 days (280 miles) travel home also allowed; company marched to
reinforce army under Gen. Washington in the Jerseys. Roll dated Lancaster
and endorsed " marchd to New York."

Wheelock, John. Private, Capt. William Greenleaf's co.. Col. Josiah Whitney's
regt. ; entered service Aug. 22, 1777 ; discharged Aug. 28, 1777 ; service, 6 days ;
company marched on an alarm at Bennington.

Wheelock, John. Fifer, Capt. William Greenleaf's co.. Col. Job Cushing's regt. :
enlisted Sept. 3, 1777; service, 2 mos. 26 days, with Northern army; reported
furloughed Oct. 24, 1777. Roll dated Lancaster.



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"Wheelock, John. List of men mustered ; said Wheelock appears among men
raised from Col. Whitney's rcgt. for service at Rhode Island; Capt. Green-
leaf's CO.; engaged for town of Lancaster; mustered July 9 [year not given,
probably 1778].

Wheelock, John. Fifer, Capt. David Moore's cc. Col. John Jacobs's (Light
Infantry) regt. ; marched Sept. 25 (also given Sept. 26) , 1779 ; arrived at i)lace
of rendezvous Sept. 28, 1779 ; discharged Nov. 28, 1779 ; service, 2 mos. 7 days,
at Rhode Island, including 4 days (88 miles) travel home ; roll sworn to in
Worcester Co. ; also, pay roll for same service sworn to at Bolton.

Wheelock, John. Private, Capt. David Moore's co., Lieut. Col. Enoch Ilallet's
regt.; entered service Aug. 3, 1780; discharged Oct. 29, 1780; service, 3 mos.
1 day, at Rliode Island, including 4 days (75 miles) travel home; regiment
detached to reinforce Continental Ajmy for 3 months.

Wheelock, John. Drummer, Capt. David Moore's co., Lieut. Col. Enoch Hallet's
regt.; entered service Aug. 3, 1780; discharged Oct. 31, 1780; service, 3 mos.
3 days, at Rhode Island, including 4 days (75 miles) travel home ; regiment
detached to reuiforce Continental Army for 3 months.

Wheelock, John. Capt. Sylvanus Smith's (1st) co., 5th Mass. regt. commanded
by Lieut. Col. David Cobb; muster roll for Feb., 1783; reported succeeded by
Silas Blinn.

Wheelock, John, Jr. Fifer, Capt. Fortunatus Eager's co., Col. Josiah Whitney's
regt. ; marched Dec. 17, 1776 ; returned March 27, 1777 ; service, 3 mos. 10 days ;
14 days (280 miles) travel home also allowed ; company marched to reinforce
army under Gen. Washington in the Jerseys. Roll dated Lancaster and en-
dorsed " marchd to New York."

Wheelock, Jonathan, Lancaster. Drummer, Capt. Abijah Wyman's co.. Col.
William Prescott's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted May 6, 1775 ;
service, 87 days; also, company return dated Cambridge, Oct. 3, 1775; also,
order for bounty coat dated Cambridge, Nov. 11, 1775; also, list of men raised
to serve in the Continental Army from 2d Worcester Co. regt., as returned by
Capt. Solomon Stuart; residence, Lancaster; engaged for town of Lancaster;
joined Capt. Redding's co., Col. Bradford's regt. ; term, 3 years; also, list of
men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for Suifolk Co., dated
Boston, March 2, 1777; Capt. Redding's co.. Col. Bradford's regt.; reported
received State bounty; also. Drum Major, Capt. Zebedee Redding's co., Col.
Gamaliel Bradford's (14th) regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service
from Jan. 3, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; also. Private, same co. and regt.; sub-
sistence allowed from date of enlistment, Jan. 15, 1777, to April 30, 1777; cred-
ited with 105 days allowance ; also, same co. and regt. ; return [year not given ] ;
mustered by County and Continental Muster Masters ; also, Drum Major, same
CO. and regt. ; pay roll for Dec, 1778; also. Drummer, same co. and regt. ; re-
turn of men who were in camp on or before Aug. 15, 1777, and who had not
been absent subsetiuently except on furlough, etc., approved April 1, 1779;
enlisted Jan. 3, 1777; joined April 22, 1777; also, Drum Major, Colonel's co.,
Col. Bradford's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1
to Jan. 15, 1780; also. Drum Major, 2d Mass. regt. ; muster roll of field and
staff officers for ISIay and June, 1783, with such non-commissioned officers as
were not attached to any company.

Wheelock, Jonathan (also given Jonathan, Jr.) , Townsend. List of 6 months
men raised agreeable to resolve of June 5, 1780, returned as received of Maj.
Joseph Hosmer, Superintendent for INIiddlesex Co., by Justin Ely, Commis-
sioner, dated Springfield ; also, 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



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Wheelock, Jonathan (also given Jonathan, Jr.) , continued.

Glover, at Springfield, July 9, 1780; age, 25 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 8 in.; com-
plexion, light ; engaged for town of Towusend ; marched to camp July 9, 1780,
under command of Lieut. Jackson, of the artillery; also, list of men rai.sed for
the 6 months service and returned by Brig. Gen. Paterson as having pas.sed
muster in a return dated Camp Totoway, Oct. 25, 1780; also, pay roll for 6
months men raised by the town of Townsend for service in the Continental
Army during 1780; marched July G, 1780; discharged Dec. 3, 1780; service, 5
mos. 8 days, travel (220 miles) included.

Wheelock, Jonathan. Capt. John Boynton's co., Col. Nathan Sparhak's (Spar-
hawk's) regt. ; entered service July 27, 1777 ; discharged Aug. 23, 1777 ; ser-
vice, 34 days, under Col. Job Gushing on expedition to Bennington, including
travel (113 miles) home.

Wheelock, Jonathan. Receipt dated Boston, May 24, 1782, for bounty paid said
Wheelock by Samuel Lancey, Chairman of Class No. 2 of the town of Chelms-
ford, to serve in the Continental Army for the term of 3 years.

Wheelock, Joseph, Lancaster. Capt. Manasseh Sawyer's co.. Col. Nicholas Dike's
regt. ; pay abstract for mileage, etc., from liome to Dorchester Heights; war-
rant allowed in Council Sept. 15, 1776 ; also, Private, same co. and regt. ; pay
abstract for travel allowance home, etc., dated Dorchester Heights, Nov. 30,
1776 ; said Wheelock credited with allowance for 2 days (40 miles) travel ; also,
list of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from 2d Worcester Co. regt.,
as returned by Capt. Solomon Stuart ; residence, Lancaster ; engaged for town
of Lancaster; joined Capt. Bedding's co.. Col. Bradford's regt. ; term, 3 years;
also, list of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for Suffolk Co.,
dated Bcston, March 2, 1777; Capt. Bedding's co., Col. Bradford's regt. ; re-
ported received State bounty; also, Private, Capt. Zebedee Bedding's co.. Col.



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