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of Hanover ; also, descriptive list of men raised to reinforce the Continental
Army for the term of (5 months, agreeable to i-esolvo of Jime 5, 1780, returned
as received of Justin Ely, Commissioner, by Brig. Gen. John Glover, at
Springfield, July 11, 1780 ; age, 21 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 11 in. ; complexion, dark ;
engaged for town of Hanover; arrived at Springfield July 10, 1780; marched
to camp July 11, 1780, under command of Capt. George Webb ; also, list of
men raised for the <i 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 G months men raised by the town of Hanover for service in the
Continental Army during 1780; marched to camp July 5, 1780; discharged
Dec. 13, 1780 ; service, 5 mos. 20 days, including travel (240 miles) from camp ;
also, Fifer, Capt. Joseph Soper's co., Col. Theophilus Cotton's regt.; engaged
March 5, 1781 ; discharged March 20, 1781 ; service, 15 days, on a 40 days ex-
pedition to Rhode Island.

Turner, Joseph, Milton. Matross, Capt. Daniel Vose's co. of the train ui Milton,
Col. Robinson's regt., which marched to Roxbury ; service, 1-4 days, subsequent
to Concord battle and before completion of the standing army.

Turner, Joseph, Rehoboth. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Carpenter's co., Col. Thomas
Carpenter's regt. ; service from July 20, 1777, 1 mo. 5 days, at Rhode Island,
including travel to camp at Bristol and from Providence home to Rehoboth ;
also. Corporal, Capt. .Joseph Willmarth's co., Col. Carpenter's regt.; marched
July 28, 1780; discharged July 31, 1780; service, 5 daj's, on an alarm at Rhode
Island ; company detached for 6 days service and marched from Rehoboth to
Tiverton, R. I., and there served under Gen. Heath.

Turner, Joseph. List of men probably returned as serving on main guard under
Lieut. Col. L Baldwin, dated July 3, 1775.

Turner, Joseph. Private, Capt. John Buttrick's co. of volunteers. Col. Reed's regt. ;
enlisted Sei)t. 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, Capt. Francis Brown's co., Col. IMcIntosh's regt.,
Gen. Lovell's brigade; enlisted Aug. 1, 1778; discharged Sept. 11, 1778; ser-
vice, 1 mo. 14 days, on an expedition to Rhode Island, including 3 days (60
miles) travel home ; o7,so, lists of men appearing under the heading " Hartwell
Brook the first Everidge : " said Turner appears among men with Col. But-
trick at Rliode Island in 1778.

Turner, Joseph. Private, Capt. Samuel Fish's co., Col. Nathaniel Freeman's
regt. ; service, 8 days, on an alarm at Dartmouth and Falmouth in Sept., 1779.

Turner, Joseph. Private, Capt. Timothy Mann's co., 4th Suffolk Co. regt. com-
manded by Maj. Seth BuUard ; marched Aug. 1, 17S0; discharged Aug. 7,
1780 ; service, 7 days ; comi)any marched to Rhode Island on an alarm.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 177

Turner, Joshua, Hadley. Private, Capt. James Mellen's co.. Col. Jonathan
Ward's regt. ; company return [i)robably Oct., 1775]; reported enlisted into
the train.

Turner, Joshua, Marshfield. Private, Capt. Samuel N. Xelson's co.. Col. Aaron
Willard's regt. ; pay abstract for mileage and travel allowance from home to
Skeensborough, via No. 4 or Charlestown, dated Boston, Jan. -, 1777 ; 228
miles travel allowed said Turner; also, same co. and regt.; pay abstract for
mileage and travel allowance from Fort Edward to PljTnouth and adjacent
towns, via Albany, dated Plj-moutli ; 270 miles travel allowed said Turner.

Turner, Joshua, Oakham (also given Barre). Private, Capt. Simeon Hazeltine's
CO., Col. Fellows's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted May 2, 1775 ;
service, .3 mos. 7 days; aho, Capt. John Crawford's co.. Col. James Convers's
regt. ; enlisted July 23, 1777 ; discharged July 26, 1777 ; service, 4 days, at
Rhode Island on an alarm ; also, list of men raised to serve in the Continental
Army, as returned by Capt. James Black; residence, Oakham; engaged for
town of Murraytield ; joined Capt. Lyman's CO., Col. Lee's regt. ; term, 3 years ;
also, list of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from 7th Worcester Co.
regt., as returned by Capt. Benjamin Xye and Capt. William Henry ; residence,
Barre ; engaged for to\^'n of Barre ; joined Capt. Lj-man's co.. Col. Lee's regt. ;
term, 3 years; also, list of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master
for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, Sept. 28, 1777; Capt. Lyman's co.. Col. Lee's
regt. ; reported received State bounty ; also, Private, Capt. John Hastings's
(2d) CO., Col. Henry Jackson's (16th) regt. ; Continental Army pay accomits
for service from Aug. 8, 1777, to Aug. 8, 1780; also, Capt. Daniel Lyman's co.,
Col. Jackson's regt. commanded by Lieut. Col. William S. Smith; payrolls
for Oct. and Nov., 1778; also, Capt. Hastings's (6th) co.. Col. Jackson's regt. ;
muster roll for April, 1770, dated Pawtuxet ; enlisted Aug. 8, 1777; reported a
wagoner; also, same co. and regt. ; return certified at Camp Providence, July
13, 1779; engaged for town of Oakham; also, same co. and regt. ; pay roll for
July, 1779; also, Capt. Hastings's (2d) co., Col. Jackson's regt.; pay roll for
Oct., 1779 ; also, same co. and regt. ; regimental return made up to Dec. 31, 1779,
dated Camp at Providence ; also, return certified at Camp near Morristown,
April 30, 1780, of officers and 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 vmder the command
of Col. Henry Jackson, agreeable to the arrangement of April 9, 1779 ; Capt.
Hastings's co. ; rank, Private ; residence, Oakham ; engaged Aug. 8, 1777 ;
term, 3 years.

Turner, Joshua, Oxford. Private, Capt. John Town's co., which marched on the
alarm of April 19, 1775, to Ptoxbury ; service, 10| days.

Turner, Joshua, Pembroke. Private, Capt. Thomas Turner's co. of miltia. Col.
Anthony Thomas's regt., which marched April 20, 1775, in response to the alarm
of April 19, 1775 ; .service, 3 days.

Turner, Joshua, Pembroke. Private, Capt. John Turner's co., Col. Theophilus
Cotton's regt. ; marched Sept. 28, 1777 ; service, 1 mo. 3 days ; company marched
to Rhode Island.

Turner, Joshua, Princeton (also given Charlestown No. 4) . Matross, Capt. Edward
Crafts's CO., Col. Richard Gridley's (Artillery) regt. ; muster roll made up to
Aug. 1, 1775, dated Cambridge ; enlLsted July 15, 1775 ; service, 2 weeks 3 days ;
also, company return dated French Lines, Oct. 12, 1775; also, order for bounty
coat, endorsed " Nov'r 6th 1775."

Turner, Joshua. Capt. Jonathan Drown's co. ; copy of a list of men returned as
having engaged for the year's service in 1776, dated Oct. -, 1775, and endorsed
"12 mo Men."



178 IVIASSACIIUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Turner, Joshua. Private, Capt. James Perry's co., Kith regt. ; eulistcd Jan. 1,
1776. Roll endorsed " 3 mo from 1 Jany to 6 apl '7(5."

Turner, Joshua. Private, Capt. Freedom Chamberlin's co.. Col. Cary's regt.;
company return dated " Cortlands Manner," Nov. 22, 1776.

Turner, Joshua. Corporal, Capt. John Oliver's co.. Col. Nathan Sparhawk's
regt. ; service, lOi days ; company served in the Jerseys ; warrant for pay
allowed in Council Aug. 12, 1777.

Turner, Joshua. Seaman, State brig " Hazard," commanded by Capt. John Fos-
ter Williams ; engaged July 10, 1778 ; discharged Oct. 14, 1778 ; service, 3 mos.
G days.

Turner, Joshua. 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Elias Pratt's (15th) co.. Col. Jonathan
Holman's (5th Worcester Co.) regt. of Mass. militia; list of officers; commis-
sioned Sept. 25, 1778; also, Lieutenant, Capt. Ebenezer IIumi)hrey's co., Col.
Jacob Davis's (Worce.ster Co.) regt. ; marched July 30, 1780; discharged Aug.
7, 1780 ; service, 12 days ; company marched to Rhode Island July 30, 1780, on
an alarm.

Turner, Joshua, Jr., Pembroke. Private, Capt. Freedom Chamberlin's co. ;
marched March 5, 1776 ; service, 5 days ; company marched on the alarm of
March 5, 1776, at the time of taking Dorchester Heights.

Turner, Josla.h, Bridgewater. Corporal, Capt. Daniel Lothrop's (Artillerj-) co.,
Col. John Bailey's regt. ; service from April 10, 1775, to INIay 2, 1775, 3 weeks
2 days ; company raised agreeable to vote of Provmcial Congress as ordered by
Committee of Safety; also, Capt. Lothrop's co.. Col. Bailey's regt.; muster
roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 3, 1775; service, 3 mos. 6 days; also,
Capt. Lothrop's co., Gen. John Thomas's regt.; company return dated Rox-
bury, Oct. 6, 1775 ; reported discharged Sept. 22, 1775 ; also, Capt. John Ames's
CO., Col. Edward Mitchell's regt.; marched Dec. 9, 1776; service, 15 days;
company marched to Bristol, R. I., on an alarm.

Turner, Josiah. Private, Capt. Amos Ellis's co.. Col. Benjamin Hawes's regt. ;
entered service July 26, 1778 ; discharged Aug. 16, 1778 ; service, 22 days, at
Rhode Island.

Turner, Lemuel, Easton. List of men mustered by James Hatch, Muster Master
for Plymouth Co. ; Col. Bailey's regt. ; ago, 27 yrs. ; residence, Easton ; en-
listed by Capt. Ephraim Burr; enlistment, dixringwar; also, Private, 4th co.,
Col. John Bailey's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan.
1, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; credited to town of Easton; also, Capt. Burr's (4th)
CO., Col. Bailey's regt. ; company return dated Camp near Vallej' Forge, Jan.
24, 1778 ; also, descriptive list of men belonging to Col. Bailey's (2d) regt. who
re-enlisted for the war sub.sequcmt to Sept. 30, 1779, as returned by Scth Drew,
Captain and Commandant; 2d Mass. regt.; age, 27 yrs.; com])lexion, light ;
hair, light; residence, Easton; also. Private, Capt. Thomas [Robert] Brad-
ford's CO., Col. Bailey's regt. ; Contmental Anny pay accounts for service from
Jan. 1, 1780, to Oct. 11, 1780; reported deserted Oct. 11, 1780.

Turner, Lothkop. Drummer, Capt. Stephen Churchill's co.. Col. Theophilus
Cotton's regt. ; engaged March 8, 1781 ; discharged March 31, 1781 ; service, 24
days, at Newport, R. I. ; company raised by order of His Excellency John
Hancock to serve for 40 days, unless sooner discharged.

Turner, Luther. Seaman, brigantine " Tyrannicide," commanded by Capt. John
risk; engaged Jan. 4, 1777; discharged Feb. 17, 1777. Roll sworn to at
Boston.

Turner, Luther. Petition dated Oct. 20, 1779, signed by Samuel Dunn, Jr., in
behalf of himself and others, owners, asking that said Turner be commis-



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Turner, Luther, continued.

sioned as commander of the brigantine "Sally" (privateer), bound for the
West Indies with a cargo of lumber; ordered iu Council Oct. 21, 1779, that
a commission be issued.

Turner, Luther. Private, Capt. Thomas Xewcomb's co., Lieut. Col. Joseph
"Webb's regt. ; enlisted Aug. 25, 1781 ; discharged Dec. 5, 1781 ; service, 3 mos.
22 days, at Peekskill, N. Y., including 11 days (220 miles) travel home.

Turner, Luthicr. Mariner, Continental frigate "Deane," commanded by Capt.
Samuel Nicholson; engaged Jan. 10, 1782; service to May 31, 1782, 4 mos. 21
days; term, 12 months.

Turner, "Malbory," Hanover. Private, Capt. Amos Turner's co. of Minute-
men, Col. John Bailey's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775;
service, 2 weeks.

Turner, " Marlbry " (also given Marlbry, Jr.) , Hanover. Private, Capt. Joseph
Soper's CO. (North co. of militia in Hanover) , which marched April 20, iu
response to the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Marslifield ; service, 3 days, imder
direction of field ofiicers of 2d Plymouth Co. regt. ; also, Corporal, Capt. Amos
Turner's CO., Gen. John Thomas's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; en-
listed May 3, 1775 ; service, 3 mos. 6 days ; also, company return [probably Oct.,
1775] ; also, order for bounty coat dated Roxbury Camp, Dec. 22, 1775, and
endorsed " Col Baylies Regt."

Turner, "Marlbry," Hanover. Ensign, Col. Bailey's regt.; Continental Army
pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1780; also, Capt. Judah
Alden's (7th) co.. Col. John Bailey's regt. ; company return dated Camp
Valley Forge, Jan. 24, 1778 ; also, same regt. ; order on the Board of War, pay-
able to Lieut. Col. Ezra Badlam, dated Camp White Plains, N. Y., Aug. 19,
1778, signed by said Turner and others, for the State donation for service in the
Continental Army ; also, same regt. ; return of officers for clothing, certified
at Dorchester, Sept. 28, 1778; also, receipt for clothing for officers of Col.
Bailey's regt., dated Boston, Oct. 6, 1778, and signed by Lieut. Col. Badlam;
also. Col. Bailey's regt. ; list of officers in need of clothing, certified at Dor-
chester, Oct. 22, 1778; also, same regt. ; list of officers, dated Boston, May 19,
1779; also, same regt.; return of officera for clothing, certified at Dorchester,
Sept. 24, 1779; also, 2d Mass. regt. commanded by Lieut. Col. Badlam; return
of officers, certified at Boston, Dec. 7, 1779.

Turner, " ]VL4.rlbry." Private, Capt. Lemuel Curtis's co.. Col. Anthony Thomas's
(Plymouth Co.) regt.; service, 4 days; company marched to Cohasset on the
alarm of March 5, 1776. Roll dated Hanover.

Turner, Micah, Weymouth. Private, Capt. Joseph Trufant's (Independent) co. ;
enlisted ISIay 9, 1775 ; service, 8 mos. ; also, order for money in lieu of bounty
coat dated Weymouth, Dec. 30, 1775, payable to Col. Solomon Lovel; also,
Private, Capt. Trufant's (Independent) co. ; enlisted Jan. 1, 1776; service to
May 22, 1776, 4 mos. 22 days ; company stationed at Wej-mouth for defence of
seacoast; also, Capt. Trufant's [Independent] co. under command of Col.
Josiah Whitney; enlisted May 22, 1776; service to Aug. 1, 1776, 2 mos. 9 days;
roll dated Camp at Hull ; also, petition dated Camp at Hull, Sept. 17, 1776,
signed by said Turner and others belonging to battalion stationed at Hull,
asking for increase and payment of wages; also, Capt. Trufant's co.. Col.
Whitney's regt. ; service from Aug. 1, 1776, to Dec. 1, 1776, 4 mos. ; also, same
CO. ; service from Dec. 1, 1776, to Jan. 1, 1777, 1 mo. ; company rai.sed for de-
fence of seacoast and stationed at Hull ; also. Corporal, Capt. Thayer's (Inde-
pendent) CO. ; muster return of four Independent cos. stationed at Hull, dated
March 1,1777: mustered by Daniel Souther, Muster INIaster ; aZ.so, Sergeant,
Capt. Samuel Ward's co., Lieut. Col. Sjanms's detachment of guards; engaged



180 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

TuRNKR, MiCAH, Continued.

M<arch 9, 1778; discliarged April 26, 1778; service, 1 mo. 19 days, under Maj.
Gen. Heath at Boston and Dorchester; also, Sergeant, Capt. Benjamin Beal's
CO., Col. Jacob Garish's (Gerrish'.s) regt. ; engaged July 5, 1778; discharged
Dec. 13, 1778; service, 5 mos. 9 days; company drafted in July, 1778, to guard
stores and troops of convention at and about Boston.

Turner, Micah. Private, Lieut. Benjamin Bates's co., in a regiment commanded
by INIaj. Eliphalet Gary; marched July 30, 1780; discharged Aug. 1, 1780; ser-
vice, 3 days; company marched from Abington to Tiverton, R. I., July 30,
1780, on an alarm. [Name appears as Micah Turney on a dujilicate roll.]

Turner, Micah, Jr. Private, Capt. Thomas Nash's co., Col. David Cushing's
regt. ; service, 3 days, in Aug., 1777, at Hull.

Turner, "Molbrough." Private, Capt. Freedom Chamberlin's co.. Col. Gary's
regt. ; company return dated " Cortlands Manner," Nov. 22, 1776. [See Marl-
bry Turner.]

Turner, Moses, Gandia. Descriptive list of men raised by the town of Salem to
serve in the Continental Army, agreeable to resolve of April 20, 1778 ; age, 23
JTS. ; stature, 5 ft. 9 in. ; complexion, light ; hair, dark; eyes, dark; residence,
Gandia ; also, list of men raised in Essex Co. for the term of 9 months from the
time of their arrival at Fishkill, returned as received of Jonathan Warner,
Commi.ssioner, by Col. R. Putnam, July 20, 1778; arrived at Fislikill June 23,
1778; also, list of men returned as mustered by Henry Rutgers, Jr., Deputy
Muster Master, dated Fishkill, Aug. 1, 1778.

Turner, Nathan, Rehoboth. Private, Capt. Samucd Bliss's co. of iSIinute-men,
which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service from April 19 to April
27, 1775, 1 week 1 day; also, Capt. 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 Roxbiiry, Oct. 26, 1775 ; also, Capt. Jonathan Drown's co. ;
copy of a list of men returned as having engaged for the year's service in 1776,
dated Oct. -, 1775, and endorsed " 12 mo Men; " also, Sergeant, Capt. North's
CO., Col. Henry Jackson's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service
from Feb. 14, 1777, to Feb. 15,1780; also, Capt. Jonathan Drown's co., Col.
Gamaliel Bradford's regt. ; subsistence allowed from date of enlistment, Feb.
14, 1777, to June 16, 1777; credited with 121 rations; also. Corporal, Capt.
Drown's co.. Col. Lee's regt. ; pay abstract for Sept., 1777; enlisted Feb. 15,
1777; also. Sergeant, Capt. William North's co.. Col. Jackson's regt. ; muster
roll for A])ril, 1779, dated Pawtuxet; term, 3 years; also, Capt. North's (5th)
CO., Col. Jackson's regt. ; return dated Camp Providence, July 13, 1779; also,
same co. and regt. ; pay roll for July, 1779, sworn to at Camp Providence ; also,
same CO. and regt. ; pay roll for Oct., 1779; a^so, same co. and regt. ; regimental
return made up to Dec. 31, 1779, dated Camp at Providence ; also, return
certified at Camp near Morristown, April 30, 1780, of ofHcers and 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., wlio were incorporated into a
regiment under the command of Col. Henry Jackson, agreeable to the arrange-
ment of April 9, 1779 ; Capt. North's co. ; rank, Private ; residence, Rehoboth ;
engaged for to-mi of Rehoboth ; engaged Feb. 15, 1777 ; term, 3 years ; reported
promoted to Corporal June 15, 1777, promoted to Sergeant Oct. 2, 1777 ; also
reported discharged Feb. 15, 1780, term of enlistment having expired ; 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 Glover, at Springfield, July 11, 1780;
age, 23 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 8 in. ; complexion, light ; engaged for town of Reho-



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 181

Turner, Nathax, continued.

both; arrived at Siuingtield July 10, 17S0; marched to camp July 11, 1780,
under command of Ensign IJancroft ; also, list of men raised for the 6 months
service and returned by Brig. Gen. Paterson as having passed muster in a re-
turn dated Camp Totoway, Oct. 25, 1780; also, Sergeant; payroll for (i months
men raised by the town of Kehoboth for service in the Continental Army during
1780 ; marched to West Point July 7, 1780 ; discharged Jan. 10, 1781 ; service, G
mos. 13 days, including 10 days (200 miles) travel home ; also, Sergeant, Capt.
Ilufus Lincoln's co., Lieut. Col. John Brooks's (7th) regt. ; muster roll for Jan.,
.1781, dated West Point; engaged July 10, 1780 ; discharged Jan. 1, 1781 ; term,
6 months ; also, Sergeant, Capt. Simeon Cole's co., Col. Dean's regt. ; service
from jNIarch 6, 1781, 10 days ; comjiany raised to serve on a 40 days expedition to
Rhode Island, but discharged March 15, 1781, by order of Maj. Gen. Lincoln;
also, receipt dated Kehoboth, April 13, 1781, for bounty paid said Turner by
Phanuel Bishop, one of the town's committee, to serve in the Continental Army
for the term of 3 years ; also, list of men raised iii Bristol Co. to serve in the
Continental Army, agreeable to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780, as attested by James
Williams, Supermtendent for said comity, dated Taunton ; also, descriptive list
of men returned as received by John Burt, at Taunton, April 18, 1781, to be con-
ducted to Springfield and delivered to Col. Shepard ; age, 24 yrs. ; .stature, 5 ft.
9 in. ; complexion, light; occupation, laborer ; engaged fortown of Rehoboth;
term, 3 years; also, descriptive list of men in Contmental service; Capt. Lin-
coln's co., Lieut. Col. Brooks's (7th) regt.; age, 25 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 8 in.;
complexion, light; hair, brown; occupation, farmer ; residence, Rehoboth ; en-
gaged for town of Rehoboth ; engaged April 12, 1781 ; term, 3 years ; also. Ser-
geant, 3d CO. ; entries dated Oct. 16, 1783, and Dec. 26 [year not given], of
orders for wages for May-lDec. [year not given], appearing in a register of orders
accepted on account of wages, etc.

Turner, Nathan. Private, Capt. James Perry's co., IGth regt. ; enlisted Jan. 1,

1776. Roll endorsed " 3 mo from 1 Jany to 6 apl '76."

Turner, Nathan. Medfield militia records; entry dated June 10, 1776, signed by
Sabin Mann, stating that said Turner was turned over to the alarm list as he
was a cripple ; also, Capt. Sabin Mann's co. of Medfield militia ; return of alarm
list with equipments, dated Jime 10, 1776; age, 17 yrs. ; also, list of men be-
longing to Capt. Mann's co. of Medfield militia, 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 Turner reported as
a delinquent, sick and unable to march.

Turner, Nathan. Corporal, Capt. Thomas White's co., Maj. Edward Procter's
detachment of guards; service between Dec. 10, 1777, and March 1, 1778,
2 mos. 13 days, at Dorchester.

Turner, Nathan. Private, Capt. Sabin Mann's co. of Medfield militia; return of
train band with ecjuipments, dated June 10, 1776; also, list of men belonguig
to Capt. Mann's co. who marched to Providence, R. I., and thence to Warwick
Neck, in accordance with orders given by Maj. James Metealf Dec. 8, and Dec.
9, 1776; service, 23 days; also, Capt. Mann's co. ; marched Dec. 8, 1776; dis-
charged Dec. 30, 1776; service, 23 days, mider Maj. 'James Metealf; company
marched to Rhode Island on the alarm of Dec. 8, 1776 ; roll dated Medfield ; also,
list of men belonging to Capt. Mann's co. of Medfield militia who served or hired
men to serve at Rhode Island under Capt. Lovell for 3 weeks from Dec. 28,
1776, or about that date; also, Capt. Joseph Lovell's (Independent) co. drafted
from 4th regt. when at Warwick, R. I., Dec. 29, 1776; service, 22 days; roll
dated Medway and endorsed " Comp'y of ye 4th Regt. that tarried at Provi-
dence ; " also, Lieut. Hezekiah Ware's co.. Col. Wade's regt. ; entered service
June 20, 1778 ; discharged July 14, 1778 ; service, 25 days ; company detached



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Turner, Nathan, conti7iiied.

from 4tli Suffolk Co. regt. to serve at Rhode Island for 21 daj'S from time of
arrival at headquarters; also, Capt. Samuel Cowell's co., Col. Haws's regt.;
service between July 2(3, 1778, and Aug. 26, 1778, 22 days, at Rhode Island ;
roll sworn to at Wrentham ; ¬Ђ/so, Capt. Timothy Mann's co., 4th Suffolk Co.
regt. commanded by Maj. Seth Bullard ; marched July 28, 1780; discharged
Aug. 1, 1780; service, 4 days; company marched to Rhode Island on an alarm.

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

Turner, Nathaniel, Scituate. Private, Capt. Galen Clapp's (2d Scituate) co. of
militia, Col. Anthony Thomas's regt., which marched in response to the alarm
of April 19, 1775; entered service April 19, 1775; service, 4 days; also, Capt.
Joseph Stetson's co., Col. Thomas's regt. ; service, 5 days; company marched
from Scituate to llingham March 24, 1776, on an alarm subsecjuent to the time
of taking Dorchester Heights; also, Lieut. Anthony Waterman's co., Col.
John Cushing's regt.; service, 15 days; company marched to Bristol, R. I.,
Dec. 10, 1776, on an alarm.

Turner, Nathaniel. Private, Capt. Hugh McClallen's co.. Col. David Wells's
regt. ; enlisted Sept. 22, 1777 ; discharged Oct. 18, 1777 ; service, 1 mo. 2 days,
with Northern army, including 6 days (120 miles) travel home. Roll sworn to
in Hampshire Co.

Turner, Obadiah, Easton. List of men raised for the 6 months service and re-
turned by Brig. Gen. Paterson as having passed muster in a return dated Camp



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