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March 22, 178,'}; also. Adjutant, 2d JNIass. regt.; muster roll of field and staff
officers for May and June, 1783, with such non-commissioned officers as were
not attached to any company; also. Lieutenant and Adjutant, Lieut. Col. E.
Sprout's (2d) regt.; returns of effectives between July 11, 1783, and Aug. 15,
1783, dated Philadelphia, signed by said Tupper; also, order on Capt. Hey-
wood. Agent, 0th Mass. regt., payable to Lieut. Joshua Danforth, dated Ches-
terfield, ISIarch 12, 1784, signed by said Tupper, for wages, etc., due for service
as Lieutenant and Adjutant in 0th Mass. regt.

Tupper, Benjamin, Chesterfield. Major, Col. John Fellows's regt. ; engaged April
25, 1775; service, 3 mos. 14 days; roll dated Bo.ston; also, same regt.; list of
officers, dated Roxbury Camp, May 23, 1775 ; also, same regt. ; li,st of officers,
dated Roxbury Camp, May 31, 1775 ; ordered in Provincial Congress, at Water-
town, June 7, 1775, that commissions be delivered said officers; receipt for
above commissions, dated Camp at Roxbury, June' 10, 1775, and signed by Col.
Fellows; also. Major, Col. Fellows's (8th) regt. ; list of field and staff officers
appearing on a return of Capt. William King's (1st) co., dated Dorchester,
Oct. 7, 1775; also, Lieutenant Colonel and Colonel, 11th Mass. regt.; Conti-
nental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; re-
ported as serving 6 mos. as Lieutenant Colonel, Col. Bailey's regt., 30 mos. as
Colonel ; also. Colonel ; list of field and staff officers appearing on a return of
Capt. Billy Porter's co., dated Jan. 25, 1778 ; residence, Chesterfield ; also, letter
from said Tupper to the President of the Council, dated Camp at Valley Forge,
Jan. 28, 1778, enclosing a return of his regiment and relating in most emphatic
terms the suffering and distress of the soldiers under his command ; also, order
on the Board of War, dated Camp near Valley Forge, April 8, 1778, signed by
commissioned officers of said Tupper's regt., Brig. Gen. John Paterson's bri-
gade, for clothing to replace that lost on retreat from Ticonderoga; also,
Colonel, and Captain of 1st co., 15th Mass. regt. ; muster roll of field, staiT, and
commissioned officers for March, 1779, dated West Point; also. Colonel, 11th
Ma.ss. regt. ; return of officers for clothing, dated West Point, Aug. 10, 1779 ;
also. Colonel, 11th ISIass. regt.; list of .settlements of rank of Continental
officers, dated West Point, made by a Board held for the purpo.se and con-
firmed by Congress Sept. 6, 1779; commissioned July 7, 1777; also. Colonel,
11th Mass. regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780,
to Dec. 31, 1780; reported as serving as Inspector of Gen. Patterson's brigade
from Sept. 1, 1778, to Sept. 15, 1779, 12i mos. ; also. Colonel, and Captain of Oth



IN THE WAR OF TIIE REVOLUTION. 145

TuppER, Benjamin, contimied.

CO., lltb Mass. regt. ; muster roll of field, staff, and commissioued officers for
Oct., Nov., and Dec, 1780, dated Hiitts near "West Point; reported on command
in Massachusetts from Nov. 20, 1780; also, Colonel, 10th Mass. regt. com-
manded by Col. Thomas Marshall prior to Jan. 1, 1781 ; service from Jan. 1,
1781, 24 mos. ; also, Colonel, 6th Mass. regt. ; return of officers entitled to the
commutation of five years full pay in lieu of half pay, agreeable to act of Con-
gress of March 22, 1783.

TuppER, Benjamin E. Private, Capt. Benjamin Perkins's co. ; company return for
the year 1775.

TupPEK, Darius. List of men who engaged in Col. James Easton's regt., marched
from Pittsfield to Canada Aug. 4, 1775, under command of Capt. Eli Root, and
were dismissed Dec. 30, 1775: service, 22 weeks 2 days; also, li.st of men who
marched from Pittsfield to Kinderhook after inimical persons INIay 4, 1777,
imder command of Capt. John Strong, and were dismissed May 11, 1777 ; ser-
vice, 1 week.

TuppER, "Denom." Private, Lieut. William Foord's co., Col. David Rossiter's
detachment of Berkshire Co. militia ; entered service Aug. 13, 1777 ; discharged
Aug. 20, 1777 ; service, 7 days, at Bennington.

TuppER, Ezra, Middleborough. Return of men must¬Ђred for Col Jacobs's regt.
to serve in the four New England governments by James Hatch, Muster Master
for Plymouth Co., June 8, 1778; Capt. "Wood's co. ; enlisted by Capt. Lemuel
"Wood ; also, Private, Capt. Jacob Fuller's co.. Col. John Jacobs's regt. ; en-
listed April 23, 1778 ; service, 5 mos. 24 days, at Rhode Island ; enlistment to
expire Jan. 1, 1779.

Tupper, Ezra, Middleborough. 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 23, 1780 ; age, 17 jts. ; stature, 5 ft. 5 in. ; com-
plexion, dark ; engaged for town of Middleborough ; marched to camp July
23, 1780, under command of Capt. John "Williams; also, list of men raised for
the 6 months service and returned by Brig. Gen. Paterson as having jjassed
muster in a return dated Camp Totoway, Oct. 25, 1780 ; also. Private ; pay roll
for 6 months men raised by the town of Middleborough for service in the Con-
tinental Army during 1780; marched to camp July 18, 1780; discharged Dec.
15, 1780; service, 5 mos. 9 days, including travel (240 miles) home.

Tupper, Ezra. Private, Capt. "William Tupper's (6th) co. (train band and alarm
CO. of Middleborough) , Col. Sproutt's regt. ; service, 3 days ; company marched
to Rhode Island on the alarm of Dec. 8, 1776.

Tupper, Ezra. Private, Capt. Calvin Partridge's co., Lieut. Col. Samuel Pierce's
regt. ; marched May 19, 1779 ; service, 1 mo. 13 days ; company raised in
Plymouth Co. and stationed at Little Compton, R. I.

Tupper, Ezra. Private, Capt. Edward Hammond's co. ; enlisted Aug. 13, 1779:
discharged Sept. 13, 1779 ; service, 1 mo. 4 days, travel (80 miles) included :
company detached from militia to serve at Rhode Island for 1 montli in a regi-
ment under Samuel Fisher, Commandant.

Tupper, Ichabod, Middleborough. Return of men raised to serve in the Conti-
nental Army from Capt. "William Tupper's co.. Col. Sprout's (4th Plymouth
Co.) regt. ; residence, Middleborough : engaged for town of Middleborough ;
joined Capt. Thomas's co.. Col. Marshall's regt. ; term, 3 years; also. Sergeant,
Colonel's co.. Col. Marshall's regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for ser-
vice from Jan. 1, 1777, to March 18, 1777; reported taken prisoner Marcli 18,
1777; also, 4th Corporal, Capt. Philip Thomas's (5th) co., Col. Marshall's



146 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

TuPPER, IcHABOD, Continued.

regt. ; subsistence allowed from date of entering service, Dec. 31, 1776, to Feb.
6, 1777 ; credited with 38 days allowance ; subsistence also allowed for 11 days
(220 miles) travel on march from Boston to Bennington. [See Ichabod
Tappen.]

TuppEK, Jesse. Private, Capt. Israel Trow'sco., Col. John Daggett's regt. ; entered
service Jan. 12, 1778 ; discharged March 31, 1778 ; service, 2 mos. 20 days ; com-
pany drafted to serve for 3 months from Jan. 1, 1778, under Maj. Gen. Spencer
at Rhode Island. Roll sworn to at Norton.

Toppek, Jesse. Private, Capt. John Ames's co. ; enlisted Juno 26, 1778; dis-
charged July 20, 1778; service, 24 daj's; company marched to Rhode Island
June 26, 1778, and joined Col. Wade's regt. June 27, 1778, for 21 days service.

TuppKR, Jesse. Private, Capt. Nathan Packard's co.. Col. J. Jacobs's regt. ; en-
listed July 23, 1780; discharged Oct. 31, 1780; service, 3 mos. 9 days, at Rhode
Island ; regiment detached from militia to reinforce Continental Army for 3
months.

Tupper, Jesse. Private, Col. Benjamin Tupper's (10th) regt. ; service from March
22, 1781, 11 mos. 8 days; reported died Feb. 28, 1782.

Tupper, John, Ashuelot Equivalent (also given Chesterfield) . List of men who
marched from Pittsficld to Cambridge April 22, 1775, under command of Capt.
David Noble, and .served 6 months ; also, list of men raised to serve in the Con-
tinental Army from Capt. Zebulon Norton's co. ; residence, Ashuelot Equiva^
lent ; engaged for town of Ashuelot Equivalent ; joined Capt. Burr's co.. Col.
Bayley's regt. ; also, return of men raised to serve in the Continental Army
from Capt. John Strong's co. ; engaged for town of Pittsfield ; joined Capt.
Miller's co., Col. Voce's regt. ; term, 3 years (also given during war) ; also, list
of men mustered between Jan. 20, 1777, and June 1, 1778, by Truman Wheler,
Muster Master for Berkshire Co. ; Capt. Burr's co. ; also. Corporal, 4th co., Col.
John Bailey's regt. ; Continental Army pay accomits for service from Jan. 1,
1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; also, Capt. Ephraim Burr's (4th) co.. Col. Bailey's regt. ;
comi^any return dated Camp near Valley Forge, Jan. 24, 1778 ; also, Private,
Capt. Haywai'd's co., Col. Bailey's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for
service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780; also, descriptive list dated Hutts
"West Point, Jan. 25, 1781 ; Capt. Hayward's co., 2d ISIass. regt. ; rank. Private ;
age, 30 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 5 in. ; complexion, dark ; hair, dark ; residence,
Chesterfield ; enlisted Jan. -, 1777, by Lieut. Tupper, at Chesterfield ; enlist-
ment, during war; also, Corporal, Col. Benjamin Tupper's (10th) regt.; ser-
vice from Jan. 1, 1781, 12 mos. ; reported as serving 7 mos. as Private, 5 mos.
as Corporal; also. Sergeant, same regt.; service from Jan. 1, 1782, 12 mos.;
also, Capt. Turner's co. ; accomit of rations, small stores, etc., delivered ofScers
and soldiers of 10th Mass. regt. by E. Lunt, State Commissary [year not given] ;
also. Sergeant, 5tb Mass. regt. ; list of men entitled to .*20 or 200 acres of land,
agreeable to resolve of March 5, 1801 ; reported as belonging to Vermont.

Tupper, John. Private, Capt. Smith's co., Col. Bigelow's regt. ; Contmental
Army pay accounts for the year 1780 ; no wages allowed said Tupper for 1780,
but his interest and depreciation accomits are made up to the date of his dis-
charge, Dec. 31, 1779.

Tupper, Joseph, IMiddleborough. Sergeant, (Ja])l. Amos "Wade's (3d Middle-
borough) CO. of Minute-men, which marched in response to the alarm of April
19, 1775, to Marshfield ; service, 3 days ; also, Capt. Wade's co.. Col. Theophilus
Cotton's regt. ; company return dated Oct. 7, 1775 ; also, 1st Lieutenant, Capt.
Nathaniel Wood's co. ; list of commissioned officers of Col. Cary's regt. raised
to reinforce the army until April 1, 1776; also, 1st Lieutenant, Capt. Wood's



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 147

Tipper, Joseph, continued.

CO., Col. Simon Gary's regt. ; service, 7 days; roll dated Koxbury, April 1,
1776 ; also. Lieutenant, Capt. William Tapper's co., Col. Ebenezer Sprout's
regt. ; entered service Sept. 6, 1778; discharged Sept. 12, 1778; service, 6 days;
company marched from JMiddleborough to Dartmouth on two alarms, one in
May, and one in Sept., 1778.

TUPPER, Joseph, Middleborough. Retvim of men mustered for Col. Jacobs's regt.
to serve in the four New England governments, by James Hatch, Muster
Master for PlJ^nouth Co., Jime 8, 1778; Capt. "Wood's co. ; enlisted by Capt.
Lemuel Wood; al"o, Private, Capt. Jacob Fuller's co.. Col. John Jacobs's
regt. ; enlisted March 20, 1778 ; service, 9 mos. 13 days, at Rhode Island ; en-
listment to expire Jan. 1, 1779.

Topper, Joseph. Private, Capt. Abner Crane's co. ; enlisted Feb. 4, 1779 ; service
to May 4, 1779, 3 mos., with guards at Boston.

TuppER, Joseph. Private, Capt. John Hall's co.. Col. Benjamin Foster's (Lincoln
Co.) regt. ; service from Aug. 7, 1779, to Sept. 7, 1779, 1 mo. ; company marched
on expedition to Majorbagaduce Aug. 7, 1779, by order of Gen. Level ; roll en-
dorsed " Service at Penobscot ; " also, Lieut. John Scott's detachment from Gth
Lincoln Co. regt. ; service between Aug. 31, 1779, and Nov. 20, 1779, 14 days,
at Machias ; roll endorsed " Service at Penobscot."

TuppER, Joseph. Descriptive list of men raised in Plymouth Co. in 1779 to serve
in the Continental Army ; age, 17 3TS. ; stature, 5 ft. 4 in. ; complexion, dark ;
engaged for town of Middleborough ; delivered to Ensign J. Hubbel ; a/50, list
of 9 months men ; entered service July 23, 1779; discharged April 23, 1780.

TuppER, Joseph. Private, Capt. William Tupper's co.. Col. Ebenezer White's
regt.; marched Aug. 1, 1780; discharged Aug. 9, 1780; service, 9 days; com-
pany marched to Rhode Island on the alarm of Aug. 1, 1780. Roll sworn to
at Middleborough.

TuppER, Joseph. Private, Capt. Edward Sparrow's co.. Col. John Jacobs's regt. ;
enlisted Sept. 27, 1780; discharged Nov. 1, 1780; service, 1 mo. 6 days; regi-
ment detached to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months. Roll sworn to at
^Middleborough .

TuppER, Joseph. Private, Capt. Henry Peirce'sco., Col. Theophilus Cotton's regt. ;
enlisted March 8, 1781 ; discharged March 31, 1781 ; service, 26 days, at Rhode
Island, including travel (65 miles) out and home ; company raised by order of
His Excellency John Hancock to serve for 40 days, unless sooner discharged.

TuppER, Joseph. Receipt dated Middleborough, July -, 1781, for bounty paid said
Tupper by Class No. 34 of the town of Middleborough, of which Ichabod
Morton was Chairman, to sers^e in the Continental Army for the term of 6
months, agreeable to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780; also. Private, Capt. Joseph
Bates's co., Lieut. Col. John Brooks's (7th) regt. ; muster roll for July, 1781;
enlisted July 4, 1781 ; enlistment, 6 months; also, muster roll for Aug., 1781,
dated Camp Peekskill; also, muster roll for Sept., 1781; also, muster roll for
Oct. and Nov., 1781, dated York Huts; reported on command at the Lines;
also, muster roll for Dec, 1781, dated York Huts and sworn to at West Point ;
reported discharged Jan. 16, 1782.

TuppER, Peleg. Private, Capt. Jes.se Sturtevant's co.. Col. John Jacobs's regt. ;
enlisted Sept. 12, 1780; discharged Nov. 1, 1780; service, 1 mo. 18 days; regi-
ment detached from militia to reinforce Continental Army at Rhode Island
for 3 months.

TuppER, Reuben, Stoughtonham (also given Stoughton). Return of men rai.sed
to serve in the Continental Army from Capt. Morse's co.. Col. Benjamin Gill's
regt., dated June 27, 1777; residence, Stoughtonham (also given Stoughton) ;



148 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

TuppER, Reuben, continried.

enlisted for town of Stoughtouham (also given Stougbton) ; enlistment, 3 years ;
reported as supposed to have enlisted in the Jerseys.

TuppER, Reuben, "Worthington. List of men raised to serve in the Continental
Army, as returned by Capt. Ebenezer "Webber and Lieut. Abner Dwellee,
agreeable to resolve of Feb. 3, 1778 ; residence, "Worthington ; enli.sted for town
of Worthington; joined Capt. Cogswell's co., Col. Bailey's regt. ; enlisted
prior to May 31, 1777 ; enlistment, 3 years.

TuppER, Samuel, Dartmouth. Private, Capt. Daniel Egery's co. of Minute-men,
which marched April 21, 1775, in re.sponse to the alarm of April 19, 1775; ser-
vice, 5 days; also, Capt. Egery's co.. Col. Timothy Danielson's regt. ; mu-ster
roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 5, 1775; service, 3 mos. 3 days; also,
company return dated Camp at Roxbury, Oct. 6, 1775 ; also, Capt. Manasseh
Kempton's co.. Col. Freeman's regt. ; enlisted Sept. 27, 1777; discharged Oct.
29, 1777 ; service, 1 mo. 4 days, at Rhode Island on a secret expedition ; also,
Capt. George Claghom's co., Col. Abigail (Abiel) Mitchell's regt. ; enlisted
July 31, 1780; discharged Oct. 31, 1780; service, 3 mos. 2 days; regiment
raised in Bristol Co. to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months.

TuppER, Samuel, Kingston. List of men mustered by James Hatch, Muster Mas-
ter for Plymouth Co., to serve in the New England states until Jan. 1, 1779;
Capt. Ebenezer Washburn's co. ; residence, Kingston ; engaged for town of
Kingston.

TupPER, Simeon (also given Simeon, Sr.), Pittsfield. Receipt dated Pittsfield,
April 12, 1781, for bounty paid .said Tupper by the class of the town of Pitts-
field of which Zebulon Ilerrick was a member to serve in the Continental
Army for the term of 3 years ; also, descriptive list dated Lenox, Aug. 20, 1781,
of men raised in Berkshire Co., agreeable to re.solve of Dec. 2, 1780, and de-
livered to William Walker, Superintendent for said county; Capt. Strong's
CO., Col. Rossiter's regt. ; age, 51 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 6 in. ; complexion, light;
hair, dark ; occupation, cordwainer ; residence, Pittsfield ; engaged for town
of Pittsfield ; term, 3 years ; rejiorted receipted for by Capt. Smith ; also. Ser-
geant, Col. Benjamin Tupper's (10th) regt. ; service from Jan. 1, 1781, 24 mos.

TuPPER, Simeon (also given Simeon, Jr., and Simon), Pittsfield. Receipt dated
Pittsfield, April 10, 1781, for bounty paid said Tupper by Charles Goodrich
and others of his class to .serve iJi the Continental Army for the term of 3 years ;
also, descriptive list dated Lenox, Aug. 20, 1781, of men raised in Berkshire
Co., agreeable to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780, and delivered to AVilliam Walker,
Superintendent for said county; Capt. Strong's co.. Col. Rossiter's regt. ; age,
16 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 3 in. ; complexion, light ; hair, light; occupation, laborer ;
residence, Pittsfield; engaged for town of Pittsfield; term, 3 years; reported
receipted for by Capt. Smith ; also, Fifer, Col. Benjamin Tupper's (10th)
regt. ; service from Jan. 1, 1781, 24 mos.

Tupper, Simeon. List of men who engaged in Col. James Easton's regt., marched
from Pittsfield to Canada Aug. 4, 1775, under command of Capt. Eli Root, and
were dismis.sed Dec. 30, 1775; service, 22 weeks 2 days.

Tupper, Simeon. List of men raised by the town of Pittsfield for Continental ser-
vice, as returned by Capt. John Strong, Lieut. Stephen Croofoot, Capt. Wil-
liam Foord, and Capt. William Francis ; join(?d Cai)t. Burr's co.. Col. Bailey's
regt. ; term, during war; also, Lieutenant, Col. John Bailey's (2d) regt. ; Con-
tinental Army pay accounts for .service from Jan. 1, 1777, to March 1, 1778; re-
ported resigned Marcli 1 (also given Feb. 20 and March 28), 1778; also, 2d
Lieutenant, Capt. Ephraim Burr's (4th) co.. Col. Bailey's regt. ; company re-
turn dated Camp near Valley Forge, Jan. 24, 1778 ; engaged for town of Pitts-
field; reported on furlough.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 149

TuppER, Sim'n. List of men who marched from Pittsfield to New York July 11,

1776, under command of Capt. Oliver Root, and were dismissed Dec. 5, 1770;
service, 21 weeks.

TuppEK, Sol. Private, Capt. Simeon Fish's cc. Col. Freeman's regt. ; service, 8
days, on an alarm at Dartmouth and Falmouth in Sept., 1778.

TuppER, Thomas, Ashuelot Equivalent (also given Pittsfield). Return of men
raised to serve in the Continental Army from Capt. Zebulon Norton's co. ;
residence, Ashuelot Equivalent ; engaged for town of Ashuelot Equivalent ;
joined Capt. Burr's co.. Col. Bayley's regt. ; also, list of men mustered between
Jan. 20, 1777, and June 1, 1778, by Truman "Wheler, Muster Master for Berk-
shire Co.; Capt. Burr's co. ; term, during war; also, Private, 4th co.. Col.
John Bailey's regt. ; Continental Army pay accoimts for service from Jan. 6,

1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; also, Capt. Ephraim Burr's co.. Col. Bailey's regt.;
company return dated Camp near Valley Forge, Jan. 24, 1778; engaged for
town of Pittsfield ; reported on furlough ; also, Corporal, Capt. Thomas
[Robert] Bradford's co., Col. Bailey's regt.; Continental Army pay accounts
for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780; also, descriptive list dated West
Point, Jan. 12, 1781 ; Capt. Bradford's co., 2d Mass. regt. ; age, 24 yrs. ; stature,
5 ft. 8 in. ; complexion, dark ; hair, dark ; occupation, yeoman ; birthplace,
Stoughtonham ; residence, Pittsfield; enlisted Jan. 1, 1777, by Lieut. Tupper,
at Pittsfield ; enlistment, during war.

Tupper, Thomas (also given Thomas, Jr.) , Hardwick. Private, Capt. John Cut-
ler's CO., Col. Luke Drury's regt. ; marched Sept. 30, 1781; joined regiment at
West Point Oct. 6, 1781; discharged Dec. 3, 1781; service, 2 mos. 10 days,
including travel (145 miles) home ; residence, Hardwick ; engaged for town
of Hardwick ; regiment raised for 3 months.

Tupper, Thomas (also given Thomas, Jr.), Middleborough. Descriptive list of
men raised to reinforce the Continental Army for the term of 6 months, agree-
able to resolve of June 5, 1780, returned as received of Justin Ely, Commis-
sioner, by Brig. Gen. John Glover, at Springfield, July 23, 1780; age, 32 yrs. ;
stature, 5 ft. 10 in.; complexion, dark; engaged for town of Middleborough;
marched to c^mp July 23, 1780, under command of Capt. John Williams ; also,
list of men raised for the 6 months service and returned by Brig. Gen. Pater-
son as havmg pas.sed muster in a return dated Camp Totoway, Oct. 25, 1780 ;
also. Private ; pay roll for 6 months men raised by the town of Middleborough
for service in the Continental Army during 1780 ; marched to camp July 18,
1780; discharged Jan. 22, 1781; service, 6 mos. 16 days, including travel (240
miles) home; also, Private, Capt. Rufus Lincoln's co., Lieut. Col. John
Brooks's (7th) regt.; muster roll for Jan., 1781, dated West Point; enlisted
July 23, 1780 ; discharged Jan. 23, 1781 ; enlistment, 6 months.

Tupper, Thomas. Private, Capt. Manasseh Kempton's co.. Col. Freeman's regt. ;
enlisted Sept. 27, 1777; discharged Oct. 29, 1777; service, 1 mo. 4 days, at
Rhode Island on a secret expedition. Roll sworn to in Bristol Co.

Tupper, William, Sandwich. Descriptive list of men raised to rehi force 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 19, 1780; age, 20 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 9 in.; complexion,
ruddy; engaged for town of Sandwich ; marched to camp July 19, 1780, under
command of Capt. Clark; also, Private, Capt. William Scott's (Light In-
fantry) CO., Col. Henry Jackson's (16th) regt.; payroll for June and July,
1780 ; joined July 19, 1780 ; 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 Sandwich for service in the Continental Army durmg 1780 ; marched



150 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

TuppER, William, continued.

July 11, 1780; discharged Dec. 5, 1780; service, 5 mos. 8 days, iiicludinj; travel
(280 miles) from place of discharge.

TuPPER, William. Private, Capt. Joseph Libbce's (9th) co.. Col. Benjamin Fos-
ter's (Lincoln Co.) regt. ; entered service June 23, 1777 ; discharged July 16,
1777; service, 2;}days; company ordered on duty for defence of Macliias and
rivers adjaceiit when ship " Ambuscade " lay in the harbor.

TuPPER, William. Private, Capt. Simeon Fish's co., Col. Freeman's regt. ; service,
8 (lays, on an alarm at Dartmouth sxnd Falmouth in Sept., 1778; also, same co.
and regt. ; enlisted Sept. 11, 1779; discharged Sept. 15, 1779; service, 5 days,
on an alarm at Falmouth ; company ordered out by Brig. Otis ; roll dated
Sandwich.

TuppER, William. Captain, 6th co. (train band and alarm co. of Middleborough),
Col. Sproutt's regt. ; service, 11 days; company marched to Ptliode Island on
the alarm of Dec. 8, 1776; a^.so. Captain, Col. Titcomb's regt. ; service, 65 days,
in April, May, and June, 1777, mider Maj. Gen. Spencer on expedition to Rhode
Island ; also, Captain, Col. Ebenezer Sprout's regt. ; engaged May 6 ; discharged
May 9; engaged Sept. 6; discharged Sept. 12; service, 9 days; company
marched from Middleborough to Dartmouth on two alarms in 1778; also,
Captain, Col. Nathan Sparhawk's regt. ; pay roll sworn to at Middleborough,
made up for service of said Tupper's co. from Sept. 28, 1778, to Dec. 14, 1778,
at Boston; also. Captain, Col. Ebenezer White's regt. ; marched Aug. 1, 1780;
discharged Aug. 9, 1780 ; service, 9 days ; company marched to Rhode Island
on the alarm of Aug. 1, 1780 ; roll sworn to at Middleborough.

TUPPEK, William. Clerk; pay roll for Capt. Stephen Smith, Truck Master at
Machias, and his clerks ; said Tupper entered service March 1, 177() ; discharged
March 1,1777; service, 1 year; ct^.so. Clerk, Capt. Stephen Smitli's co.. Col.
Benjamin Foster's (Lincobi Co.) regt. ; service, 2 mos. 2 days ; company served
at Machias from July 16 [1777], to Oct. 10 [1777], when British ships lay in
that harbor; also, same co. and regt. ; service between Dec. 4, 1778, and Jan.
4, 1779, 8 days, at Machias; also, Lieut. John Scott's detachment from 6th
Lincoln Co. regt. ; service between Aug. 31, 1779, and Nov. 20, 1779, 2 mos.
20 days, at Machias; roll endorsed "Service at Penobscot;" also, Clerk to



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