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Turner, Caleb, continued.

Captain of a company to be stationed at Pemaquid, Lincoln Co. ; appointment
concurred in by Council Feb. 7, 1776 ; reported commissioned Feb. 7, 1776 ;
also. Captain ; entered service Feb. 6, 1776 ; service to Sept. 10, 1776, 7 mos.
4 days, in defence of seacoast ; rolls dated Bristol ; also, Captain ; service from
Sept. 10, 1776, to Dec. 7, 1776, 2 mos. 27 days; company stationed at Boothbay.

Turner, Calvin, Pembroke. Corporal, Capt. Joseph Stetson's co.. Col. Dyke's
regt. ; pay abstract for rations to and from camp and travel allowance home,
dated Boston, Nov. -, 1776, and endorsed " Regiment at Dochester Height; "
64 miles travel allowed said Turner.

Turner, Calvin. Private, Capt. John Baxter's co. ; marched Oct. 1, 1782; dis-
charged Oct. 24, 1782 ; service, 26 days, including travel (80 miles) home ; com-
pany detached for service under Maj. Job Cushuig at Hull. Roll dated
Medfield.

Turner, Charles, Partridgefield. Private, Capt. A. "Williams's co., Col. Eben-
ezer Sprout's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1,
1777, to May 24, 1779; residence, Partridgefield; reported deserted May 24,
1779.

Turner, Charles, Scituate. Private, Capt. Joseph Stetson's co., Col. Dyke's
regt. ; pay abstract for rations to and from camp and travel allowance home,
dated Boston, Nov. -, 1776, and endorsed " Regiment at Dochester Height ; "
60 miles travel allowed said Turner ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay abstract for
gim and blanket money, dated Boston, Feb. 24, 1777; also, same co. and regt. ;
muster roll for Dec, 1776-Feb., 1777; enlisted Dec. 1, 1776; regiment raised
to serve until March 1, 1777.

Turner, Charles. Private, Capt. John Perry's co.. Col. Abiel Mitchel's regt. ;
enlisted July 27, 1780; discharged Oct. 30, 1780; service, 3 mos. 5 days; regi-
ment raised to reinforce Continental Army at Rhode Island for 3 months. Roll
sworn to at Rehoboth.

Turner, Charles. Receipt dated Rehoboth, Dec. 14, 1781, for bounties paid
Sylvanus Wade and said Turner by John Brown, 2d, one of the committee of
the town of Rehoboth, to serve in the Continental Army for the term of 3
years ; also, list of men raised to serve in the Continental Army, agreeable to
resolve of Dec. 2, 1780, returned as received of James Williams, Superintendent
for Bristol Co., by Maj. J. Pettingall, at Boston, Jan. 4, 1782; age, 18 yrs. ;
stature, 5 ft. 5 in.; complexion, light; occupation, farmer; engaged for town
of Rehoboth ; term, 3 years.

Turner, Consider, Harvard. Order on Paymaster General, payable to Joseph
Shurtleff, Quarter Master, endorsed "Hull July 15 1776," signed by said
Turner, and others belonging to Capt. Andrew Haskell's co.. Col. T. Mar-
shall's regt., for advance pay for 1 month, travel allowance, etc. ; also, Pri-
vate, Capt. Haskell's co.. Col. Thomas Marshall's regt. ; service from Aug.
1, 1776, to Dec. 1, 1776, 4 mos. 2 days [see Consider Farmer] ; also, return of
men raised to serve in the Continental Army from Capt. Samuel Hill's co. ;
residence. Harvard ; engaged for town of Harvard ; joined Capt. Joshua
Brown's co.. Col. Bigelow's regt. ; tenn, 3 years ; also. Corporal, Capt. Brown's
CO., Col. Timothy Bigelow's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service
from April 14, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779 ; reported as ser\'ing 29 mos. 17 days as
Private, 3 mos. as Corporal ; also. Private, same co. and regt. ; muster roll for
Jan.-Aug., 1777, dated Van Schaick's Island; enlisted April 14, 1777; also,
same co. and regt.; return dated Feb. 3, 1778; mustered by INIiddlesex Co.
Muster Master; also, same co. and regt.; pay roll for Feb., 1779, sworn to at
Providence; also, (late) Capt. Brown's co.. Col. Bigelow's regt. ; muster roll



158 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AJND SAILORS

Turner, Consider, continued.

for March and April, 1779, sworn to at Providence; also, Corporal, Colonel's
CO., Col. Bigelow's regt. ; Continental Anny i)ay accounts for service from
Jan. 1, 1780, to April 14, 1780.

Turner, Consider, Scituate. Private, Capt. John Clap's co. of Minute-men, Col.
John Bailey's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; .service, 15
days; also, Capt. Nathaniel Winslow's co., Gen. John Thomas's regt.; mu.s-
ter roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 3, 1775; service, 3 mos. 6 days; also,
company return dated Oct. 6, 1775; also, order for bounty coat dated Roxbury
Camp, Dec. 18, 1775, and endorsed "Colo Baylies Reg't. ; " also, list of men
raised to serve in the Continental Army from Col. John Cushing's (2d PljTn-
outh Co.) regt. ; residence, Scituate ; engaged for town of Scituate ; joined
Capt. Winslow's co.. Col. IVIanslial's regt.; term, 3 years; also, list of men
mustered between March 5, and March 22, 1777, by James Hatch, Muster
Master for Plymouth Co.; Col. Marshall's regt.; age, 31 yrs. ; enlisted by
Capt. Wrnslow ; also. Private, 5th co.. Col. Thomas Marshall's (10th) regt.;
Continental Army pay accounts for service from Feb. 3, 1777, to Dec. 31,
1779; also, Capt. "Winslow's co.. Col. Marshall's regt.; subsistence allowed
from date of enlistment, Jan. 3,'1777, to April 8, 1777; credited with 96 days
allowance ; also, same co. and regt. ; return of men who furnished their own
blankets, dated Boston, Ajiril 29, 1777 ; also, Capt. Jacob Wales's (1st) co., Col.
Marshall's regt. ; muster rolls for Jan. and March, 1779, dated "West Point ; re-
ported on command at Tarrytown in Jan., 1779; transferred to light infantry
CO. April 1, 1779; also, 5th co.. Col. Marshall's regt. ; Continental Army pay
accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780; also, descriptive re-
turn dated West Point, Feb. 12, 1780 ; Capt. Wales's co., 10th Mass. regt. ; age,
26 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 3 in. ; complexion, light ; hair, light; residence, Scituate ;
also, descriptive list dated Jan. 26, 1781; Capt. Turner's (6th) co.. Col. Ben-
jamin Tu^jper's (10th) regt.; age, 36 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 5 in.; complexion,
light; hair, dark; engaged Dec. 18, 1779, by Cajjt. Wales; term, during war;
also. Private, Col. Tupper's regt. ; service from Jan. 1, 1781, 24 mos.

Turner, Consider. Private, Capt. Abijah Bangs's co.. Col. Dikt^'s regt. ; pay
abstract for gun and blanket money, dated Boston, Feb. 24, 1777 ; also, same
CO. and regt. ; muster roll for Dec, 1776-Feb., 1777; credited to town of Har-
wich ; enlisted Dec. 15, 1776 ; regiment raised to serve until March 1, 1777.

Turner, Constant, Rehoboth. Private, Capt. John Pain's co. ; copy of a list of
men stationed at Wint(;r Hill and Dorchester for about 2 months, and dis-
missed April 1, 1776; also, Capt. Nathaniel Carpenter's co., Col. Simeon Cary's
regt.. Gen. John Fellows's brigade; copy of a list of men stationed at New
York and White Plains for 5 months, and dismissed Dec. 1, 1776 ; also. Private,
Light Infantry co.. Col. Henry Jackson's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts
for service from Feb. 18, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779 ; credited to town of Rehoboth ;
also, Capt. Jonathan Drown's co.. Col. Gamaliel Bradford's regt. ; subsistence
allowed from date of enlistment, Feb. 19, 1777, to June 16, 1777 ; credited with
117 rations; also, Capt. Joshua Ome's co.. Col. Jackson's regt. commanded
by Lieut. Col. William S. Smith; payroll for Oct., 1778; also, Capt. William
Scott's (4th) CO., Col. Jackson's regt.; muster roll for April, 1779, dated Gar-
rison Pawtuxet ; reported on command with Gen. Sullivan's baggage ; also, 4th
CO., Col. Jackson 's regt. ; company return dated Providence, July 8, 1779; en-
listed Feb. 18, 1777; enlistment, 3 years; also, Capt. Scott's (Light Infantry)
CO., Col. Jackson's regt. ; payroll for Oct., 1779; also. Light Infantry co., Col.
Jackson's regt. ; regimental return made up to Dec. 31, 1779, dated Camp at
Providence; also, Capt. Scott's (Light Infantry) co.. Col. Jackson's regt.;
Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Feb. 20, 1780;
also, return certified at Camp near Morristown, April 30, 1780, of officers and



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Turner, Constant, continued.

men belonging to Col. Lee's, Col. Henley's, and Col. Jackson's regts., and
men belonging to Massachusetts in Col. Henry Sherburne's regt., who were
incorporated into a regiment under the command of Col. Henry Jackson,
agreeable to the arrangement of April 9, 1779 ; Capt. Scott's co. ; rank. Private ;
residence, Rehoboth ; engaged for town of Dighton ; engaged Feb. 19, 1777 ;
term, 3 years; reported discharged Feb. 19, 1780, term of enlistment having
expired.

Turner, Cornelius. Captain, 6th (2d Bristol) co.. Col. "William Jones's (3d Lin-
coln Co.) regt. of Mass. militia ; list of officers chosen by the several companies
in said regiment ; ordered in Coimcil May 8, 1776, that said officers be commis-
sioned ; reported commissioned May 8, 1776.

Turner, Cornelius. Private, Capt. Joseph Soper's co., Col. Theophilus Cotten's
regt. ; enlisted March 5, 1781 ; discharged March 20, 1781 ; service, 15 days, on
a 40 days expedition to Rhode Island. Roll sworn to in Plymouth Co.

Turner, Daniel, Pepperell. Capt. Henry Haskell's co., Col. Prescott's regt. ;
pay abstract for mileage to and from headquarters, dated Camp at Cambridge,
Jan. 13, 1776 ; mileage for 80 miles allowed said Turner.

Turner, Daniel, Stoughton. Private, Capt. Asahel Smith's (Stoughton) co. of
militia, Col. Lemuel Robinson's regt., which marched on the alarm of April
19, 1775; service, 7 days.

Turner, Daniel. Prize Master, brigantine " Hazard," commanded by Capt. Simeon
Sampson; engaged March 29, 1778; discharged May 20, 1778; service, 1 mo.
21 days; roll dated Boston; also, recommendation signed by John F. "Wil-
liams, recommending Peter Cunningham as 1st Lieutenant and said Turner as
2d Lieutenant of the brigantine " Hazard," and requesting that they be commis-
sioned ; ordered in Council June 26, 1778, that commissions be issued ; also, 2d
Lieutenant, State brig " Hazard," commanded by Capt. John Foster "Williams ;
engaged June 23, 1778 ; discharged Oct. 14, 1778 ; service, 3 mos. 23 days ; also,
memorandum of shoes taken from the prize ship "Live Oak" and delivered
to officers and men belonging to the brigantine " Hazard " [year not given].

Turner, David, Plymouth. Private, Lieut. Stephen Churchill's detachment, which
marched A pril 20, 1775, in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Marsh-
field ; service, 7 days.

Turner, David, Scituate. Private, Capt. "William Turner's co. ; pay abstract for
mileage to and from camp ; mileage for 56 miles allowed said Turner ; com-
pany joined Col. John Bailey's regt. Dec. 10, 1775.

Turner, David, Walpole. Private, Capt. Sabin Mann's co.. Col. "Wheelock's regt. ;
marched April 22, 1777 ; discharged May 10, 1777 ; service, 20 days, at Rhode
Island ; 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 re-
ceived of Justin Ely, Commissioner, by Maj. Peter Harwood, of 6th Mass.
regt., at Springfield, July 2, 1780; age, 23 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 9 in. ; complexion,
light; engaged for town of "Walpole; marched to camp July 2, 1780, under
command of Capt. Phineas Parker; also, pay roll for 6 months men raised by
the town of "Walpole for service in the Continental Army during 1780 ; marched
June 28, 1780; discharged Dec. 13, 1780; service, 5 mos. 15 days; 220 miles
travel allowed said Turner; also, receipt dated "Walpole, INIarch 9, 1781, for
bounty paid said Turner by Nathan Pond, Chairman of a class of the town of
"Walpole, to serve in the Continental Army for the term of 3 years ; also, re-
turn of men raised in Suffolk Co. for Continental service, agreeable to resolve
of Dec. 2, 1780; engaged for town of Walpole; engaged April 27* 1781; term,
3 years ; also. Private, (late) Capt. Benjamin Warren's co., Lieut. Col. John



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TuRNKR, David, continued.

Brooks's (7tli) regt. ; muster roll for May, 1781, dated "West Point; enlisted
March 12, 1781 ; enlistment, 3 years ; reported on command at the Lines ; also,
muster roll for June, 1781 ; reported on command with Col. Scammel ; also,
Capt. William Mills's co., Lieut. Col. Brooks's regt. ; muster rolls for July,
Aug., and Sept., 1781; reported on command with Col. Scamell; also, mu.ster
rolls for Oct., 1781-Feb., 1782, dated York Hutts; reported sick La Virginia in
Oct. and Nov., 1781, sick and absent in Dec, 1781, and Jan., 1782, died Feb. 1,
1782 ; also, list of men who died or were discharged subsequent to Jan. 1, 1781 ;
said Turner died Feb. 1, 1782, at Philadelphia of dysentery.

Turner, David. Corporal, Capt. Joseph Soper's co. ; enlisted July 15, 1775 ; ser-
vice to Dec. 31, 1775, 6 mos. 2 days, under direction of field oflScers of 1st
Plymouth Co. regt. ; company stationed on seacoast.

Turner, David. Private, Capt. Joseph Parker's co.. Col. John Cushing's regt.;
enlisted Sept. 21, 1776; service, 59 days; company stationed at Rhode Island.

Turner, David. Private, Capt. David Nye's (14th) co., 4th Pljnnouth Co. regt. ;
service, 3 days; company marched on the alarm of Dec. 7, 1776, for defence of
Elizabeth Islands.

Turner, David. Private, Capt. Ezekiel Plimpton's co.. Col. Benjamin Hawes's
regt. ; engaged Sept. 25, 1777; discharged Oct. 28, 1777; service, 1 mo. 7 days,
at Rhode Island, includmg 3 days (60 miles) travel home. Roll dated Medfield.

Turner, David. Capt. Thomas Newcomb's co.. Col. Theophilus Cotton's regt.;
service from Sept. 28, 1777, to Oct. 31, 1777, 35 days, on a secret expedition to
Rhode Island.

Turner, David. Private, Lieut. Hezekiah "Ware's co.. Col. Wade's regt. ; entered
service June 20, 1778; discharged July 14, 1778; .service, 25 days; company
detached from 4th Suffolk Co. regt. to serve at Rhode Island for 21 days from
time of arrival at headquarters.

Turner, David. Private, Capt. Samuel Cowell's co.. Col. Haws's regt. ; service
between July 26, 1778, and Aug. 26, 1778, 22 days, at Rhode Island. Roll
sworn to at Wrentham.

Turner, David. Private, Capt. John Boyd's co.. Col. John Dagget's regt. ; en-
tered service Aug. 24, 1778; discharged Sept. 3, 1778; service, 11 days, at
Rhode Island.

Turner, David. Private, Capt. Thomas Wills's co.. Col. Daniel Morgan's (11th
Virginia) regt. (also given "the 11 And 15th Regiment of foot in the service
of the United States ") ; pay roll for Oct., 1778.

Turner, David. Private, Capt. Abner Crane's co. ; enlisted Feb. 5, 1779; service
to May 4, 1779, 2 mos. 29 days, with guards at Boston.

Turner, David. Descriptive list dated Northampton, Sept. 14, 1780, of men detached
from Col. Israel Chapin's (2d Hampshire Co.) regt. for the term of 3 months,
agreeable to resolve of June 22, 1780 ; Capt. Pomeroy's co. ; age, 16 yrs. ; stature,
5 ft. 6 in.; complexion, light; engaged for town of Northampton; mustered
July 4, 1780; also, Private, Capt. Ebenezer Sheldon's co.. Col. Seth Murray's
regt.; enlisted July 13, 1780; discharged Oct. 10, 1780; service, 3 mos. 5 days,
including 7 days (132 miles) travel home ; regiment raised to reinforce Conti-
nental Army for 3 mouths.

Turner, David. 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



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TuRXKR, David, continued.

MidcUeborougli ; also, receipt dated Middleborough, July 5, 1781, for bounty
paid said Turner by Class No. 31 of the town of Middleborough, of which
Abner Prat was a member, to serve in the Continental Army for the term of 6
months, agreeable to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780.

Turner, Dwelly. Receipt given to the Selectmen, dated Harvard, Dec. 17, 1776,
signed by said Turner and others, for mileage (180 mihes) allowed on march
from Harvard to Danbui^.

TuRXER, Edward, Lynn. Private, Capt. Rufus Mansfield's (4th LjTin) co. of
militia, which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Concord ; service, 2
days.

Turner, Edward, Templeton. Sergeant, Capt. Joel Fletcher's co. of Minute-men,
Col. Ei^hraim Doolittle's regt. ; service, 8 days, probably on the alarm of Ajjril
19, 1775; also, Capt. Fletcher's co.. Col. Doolittle's regt.; receipt for advance
pay, signed by said Turner and others, dated Camp near Charlestown Road,
June 8, 1775 ; also, Sergeant, same co. and regt. ; company return dated Camp
at Winter Hill, Charlestown, Oct. 6, 1775.

Turner, Edward. Return of sentences by a general court-martial. Brig. St. Clair,
President, appearing in a general order dated Headquarters, Ticonderoga, Oct.
16, 1776, taken from Col. Ephraim Wheelock's Orderly Book ; said Turner,
with others, tried on charge of mutiny, found guiltj% and sentenced to receive
20 lashes on the bare back and to pick oakum for a week.

Turner, Edward. Lieutenant, Col. Rufus Putnam's regt. ; Continental Army pay
accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to Dec. 26, 1777; reported died Dec. 26,
1777; also, 2d Lieutenant, same regt.; return of officers for clothmg; receipt
for said clothing, dated Boston, June 17, 1778; also, Capt. Joseph Mor-se's co..
Col. Putnam's (4th) regt. ; return of men entitled to State gratuity raised by
lotterj', approved April 22, 1779 ; reported deceased ; also, account of the seven
years half pay allowed agreeable to resolve of Congress of Aug. 24, 1780, to
widows and orphans of officers who were killed or died in service; [Col.]
Putnam 's regt. ; rank. Lieutenant ; reported died Dec. 26, 1777 ; half pay allowed
to Dec. 26, 1784.

Turner, Edward Kitchen. Surgeon, brig " Massachusetts," commanded by Capt.
Fisk; list of officers of the State Navy; commissioned March 10, 1777; also.
Surgeon's ^Nlate, brigantine " Massachusetts," commanded by Capt. John Fisk ;
abstract for advance pay for 1 month, dated Salem, March 17, 1777; also.
Surgeon, brigantine "Massachusetts," commanded by Capt. Fisk; engaged
March 6, 1777; discharged July .31, 1777; service, 4 mos. 25 days; roll dated
Boston; also, same vessel and commander; engaged July 31, 1777; discharged
Oct. 16, 1777; roll dated Boston; also. Surgeon, brigantine " Tj-rannicide,"
commanded by Capt. Jonathan Haraden ; engaged Nov. 8, 1777 [no wages
allowed said Turner] ; reported attending the sick at Rainsford Island ; also,
same vessel and commander ; pay roll made up for wages of said Turner, Sur-
geon, and a portion of the crew ; engaged Nov. 8, 1777 ; discharged June 10,
1778; service, 7 mos. 3 days.

Turner, Eleazer. Private, Lieut. Thomas Holland's detachment ; enlisted Jan.
23, 1778; discharged May 1, 1778; service, 3 mos. 9 days, under Maj. Gen.
Heath; detachment drafted to serve as guards on board prison-ship "Kings-
ton " in Boston harbor.

Turner, Eli, Marblehead. Private, Capt. Joel Smith's (4th) co.. Col. John Glover's
(21st) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted July 24, 1775; service,
7 daj^s; also, company return [probably Oct., 1775] : also, order for money in
lieu of bovuity coat dated Camp at Cambridge, Dec. 20, 1775.



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Turner, Eli. Seamau, brigantine " Tyrannicide," commanded by Capt. Jonatlian
Haraden ; engaged March !>, 1777 ; discharged June 5, 1777. Roll swom to in
Suffolk Co.

Turner, Elias. Treasury pay roll of Capt. Amos Lincohi's co., dated Nov. 15,
1782. [See Elijah Tmner and Elisha Turner.]

Turner, Elihu. Private, Capt. Amos Turner's co.. Col. John Cushing's regt. ;
enlisted Sept. 23, 1776; service, 1 mo. 28 days; company marched to Rhode
Island. Roll dated Newport.

Turner, Elijah, Easton. Sergeant, Capt. Frederick Pope's co.. Col. Paul Dud-
ley Sargent's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 177"); engaged June 24, 1775;
service, 1 mo. 10 days; also, company return [probably Oct., 1775] ; also, order
for bounty coat dated Camp before Boston, Nov. 11, 1775.

Turner, Elijah, Easton. Private, Capt. Joshua Wilbore's co.. Col. John Hatha-
way's regt. ; service, 22 days, at Rhode Island ; company drafted from Taunton,
Raynham, and Easton, in April, 1777.

Turner, Elijah, Easton. Private, Capt. Joshua Wilbore's co., Col. Josiah Whit-
ney's regt. ; service, 1 mo. 23 days ; com])any marched from Taunton to Provi-
dence, R. I. Roll swom to Sept. 23, 1777.

Turner, Elijah, Easton. List of men drafted and mustered in Bristol Co. to serve
at Rhode Island mitil Jan. 1, 1780, as returned by James Leonard, Muster
Master, dated Oct. 28, 1779; residence, Easton; also. Private, Capt. Joseph
Franklin's co.. Col. Nathan Tyler's regt.; enlisted Aug. 12, 1779; service to
Dec. 31, 1779, 4 mos. 19 days, at Rhode Island ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay
roll for Dec, 1779, swom to at Rehoboth, allowing 19 days .service at Rhode
Island ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay roll for Dec, 1779, allowing 1 mo. 2 days
service at Rhode Island, including travel (40 miles) home.

Turner, Elijah, Scituate. Private, Capt. Galen Clapp's (2d Scituate) co. of
militia. Col. ^Vnthony Thomas's regt., which marched m response to the alarm
of April 19, 1775 ; entered service April 19, 1775 ; service, 4 days.

Turner, Elijah. Private, Capt. Hayward Peirce's co.. Col. Jeremiah Hall's regt. ;
marched Dec. 10, 1776 ; service, 3 mos. 2 days ; company raised in Scituate and
Hanover to serve at Bristol, R. I.

Turner, Elijah. Private, Capt. Matthew Randal's co.. Col. John Daggett's regt. ;
enlisted Jan. 7, 1778; discharged April 1, 1778; service, 2 mos. 26 days, at
Rhode Island ; regiment rai.sed to serve for 3 months from Jan. 1, 1778.

Turner, Elijah. Capt. Abram Washburn's co.. Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt.; en-
tered service Aug. 14, 1778 ; discharged Dec. 21, 1778 ; service, 4 mos. 8 days,
at and about Boston ; term, 6 months, to expire Jan. 1, 1779.

Turner, Elijah. Private, Capt. Pelatiah Eddy's co.. Col. John Hathaway's
regt. ; entered service March 23, 1779 ; discharged April 15, 1779 ; .service, 24
days, at Rhode Island ; company detached from militia and marched from
Taimton to Tiverton, R. I.

Turner, Elijah. Descriptive list of men rai.sed 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 20, 1780; age, 19 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 4 in. ; complexion, dark ; engaged for
town of Easton; marched to camp July 20, 1780, under command of Capt. Ben-
jamin Warren ; also, pay roll for 6 months men raised by the town of Easton
for service in the Continental Army during 1780 ; marched to camp July 17,
1780; discharged Jan. 14, 1781; service, 6 mos. 8 days, includmg 10 days (200
miles) travel from camp home. [See Obadiah Turner.]



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Turner, Elijah. Matross, Capt. Amos Lincoln's co. of matrosses ; enlisted Sept.
12, 1780; service to April 1, 1781, 6 mos. 19 days. [See Ellas Turner and
Elisha Turner.]

Turner, Elisha, Harvard. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Wright's co.. Col. Luke
Drury's regt. ; marched Sept. 18, 1781 ; arrived at camp Sept. 27, 1781 ; dis-
charged Dec. 3, 1781 ; service, 2 mos. 26 days, at West Point, including travel
(400 miles) from home to camp and return; residence. Harvard; engaged for
town of Harvard.

Turner, Elisha, Scituate. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army
from Col. John Cushing's (2d Plymouth Co.) regt. ; residence, Scituate ; en-
gaged for town of Scituate ; joined Capt. Winslow's co.. Col. Marshal's regt. ;
term, during war; 0^50, list of men mustered between Marcli 5, and March 22^
1777, by James Hatch, Muster Master for Plymouth Co. ; Col. Marshal's regt. ;
age, 18 yrs. ; enlisted by Capt. N. Winslow ; also, Private, 5th co., Col. Thoma^
Marshall's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Feb. 14,
1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; reported discharged Jan. 1, 1780; also, Capt. Xathaniel
Winslow's CO., Col. Marshall's regt. ; subsistence allowed from date of enlist-
ment, Feb. 14, 1777, to April 4, 1777 ; credited with 49 days allowance ; sub-
sistence also allowed for 11 days travel on march to Bennington ; also, Capt.
Jacob Wales's (1st) co., Col. Marshall's (10th) regt. ; return of clothing de-
livered for the year 1778; also, same co. and regt. ; muster rolls for Jan. and
March, 1779, dated West Point; reported furloughed Nov. 10 fvear not ^ivenl
for 60 days. s j,

Turner, Elisha, Spencer (also given Worcester). Private, Capt. Abel Holden's
(3d) CO., Col. Thomas Nixon's 6th (also given 5th) regt.; Continental Army
pay accounts for service from March 1, 1778, to Dec. 31, 1779; credited to town
of Scituate ; also, same co. and regt. ; return of men who were in camp on or
before Aug. 15, 1777, and who had not been absent subsequently except on



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