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tion to Stillwater and Saratoga, including travel (100 miles) home.

TwiNG, John. Private, Capt. Joseph Browning's co.. Col. Seth Murray's regt. :
enlisted July 24, 1780; discharged Oct. 10, 1780; service, 2 mos. 24 days, in-
cluding 7 days (140 miles) travel home; regiment raised in Hampshire Co. to
reinforce Continental Army for 3 months.

TwiNG, Nath. Private, Capt. Job Knap's co. ; entered service March 2, 1781 ; dis-
charged March 15, 1781 ; service, 17 days, including travel (4 days) home ;
company marched to Rhode Island. Roll dated Douglas.

TwiNG, Nathaniel, Uxbridge. Private, Capt. Benjamin Richardson's CO., Col.
Nicholas Dike's regt. ; pay abstract for mileage from home to Dorchester
Heights, dated Sept. 4, 1776; mileage for 45 miles allowed said Twiug; also,
Capt. Samuel Baldwin's co.. Col. Dike's regt. ; muster roll for Dec, 1776-
Feb., 1777; enlisted Dec. 1, 1776; regiment raised to serve until March 1, 1777.

TwiNG, Nathaniel. Private, Capt. Isaac Martin's co.. Col. Ezra Wood's regt. ;
service, 22 days; company marched to Rhode Island April 17, 1777, and served
until May 7, 1777, under Maj. Gen. Spencer.

TwiNG, Nathaniel. Private, Capt. Benjamin Lemont's co.. Col. Samuel McCobb's
regt. ; enlisted June 26, 1779 ; discharged Sept. 24, 1779 ; service, 2 mos. 28
(also given 2 mos. 29) days, at Penobscot.

TwiNG, Nicholas, Newton. List of 6 months men raised agreeable to resolve of
June 5, 1780, returned as received of Maj. Joseph Hosmer, Superintendent for
Middlesex Co., by Justin Ely, Commissioner, dated Springfield ; also, descrip-
tive 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 21, 1780;
age, 18 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 11 in. ; complexion, dark ; engaged for town of
Newton ; marched to camp July 21, 1780, under command of Capt. Lsaac Pope ;
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.

TwiNG, Nicholas. Private, Capt. Nathan Sergeant's co.. Col. Jacob Gerrish's
regt. of guards; detached July 2, 1778; service to July 17, 1778, 15 days; regi-
ment stationed at Winter Hjll ; also, same co. and regt. ; enlisted July 29, 1778 :
discharged Dec. 14, 1778 ; service, 4 mos. 17 days ; roll dated Camp at Winter
Hill.

TwiNG, Nicholas. Private, Sergt. William Warland's co., Col. Samuel Danny's
(Denny's) 2d regt.; enlisted Nov. 4, 1779; discharged Dec. 3, 1779; service.
1 mo., at Albany, including 10 days (200 miles) travel home.

TwiNG, Timothy. Private, Capt. Benjamin Phillips's co., Lieut. Col. Timothy
Robinson's detachment of Hampshire Co. militia ; muster roll dated Garrison
at Ticouderoga, Feb. 24, 1777 ; enlistment to expire March 23, 1777 ; reported
on command at the mills ; also, same co. and detachment ; entered service Dec.
23, 1776 ; service to April 1, 1777, 100 days ; company marched to Ticonderoga.

TwiNG, WiLLLAM. Matross, Capt. Jonathan W. Edes's (2d) co.. Col. Thomas
Crafts's (Artillery) regt.; service between May 8, 1777, and Aug. 1, 1777,
60 days. Roll sworn to in Suffolk Co.

TwiNG, William. Return of men raised in Suffolk Co. for Continental service,
agreeable to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780 ; engaged for town of Boston ; engaged Jan.
30, 1781.



216 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

TwiNG, "William. Return for clothing of men raised to reinforce the Continental
Army who were rejected by the Muster Master but were stationed as guards at
Springtield under Capt. John Carpenter ; reported on furlough ; receipt for said
clothing dated Boston, Oct. 19, 17812.

Twining, . [This name also appears under the form of Thwining, Twiney.]

Twining, Barnabas. 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Job Crocker's 4th (1st Eastham) co.,
2d Barnstable Co. regt. of Mass. militia; list of officers chosen in said regi-
ment, as returned by Joseph Doane ; ordered in Council April 20, 1776, that
said officers be conimi.ssioiied ; reported commissioned Ajjril 20, 1776; also,
Lieutenant, Lieut. Samuel Knowles's co., Maj. Zenas Winslow'sregt. ; service
from Sept. to Sept. 13, 1778, 6 days, on alarms at Bedford and Fahnouth ;
also, Lieutenant; service, 1 day, under Lieut. Samuel Knowles, guarding pris-
oners from British sliip "Somerset," ca.st ashore on Cape Cod, also guarding
tliem while at Eastham, and marching them to the next town, by order of Maj.
Gideon Freeman ; roll dated Nov. (i, 1778.

Twining, Eli.jah. Private, Lieut. Samuel Knowles's co., Maj. Zenas Winslow's
regt. ; service from Seiit. 6 to Sept. Ki, 1778, (5 days, on alarms at Bedford and
Falmouth ; also, Private ; service, 1 day, under Lieut. Samuel Knowles, guard-
ing prisoners from British ship "Somerset," cast ashore on Cape Cod, also
guarding them while at Eastham, and marching them to the next town, by
order of Maj. Gideon Freeman ; roll dated Nov. G, 1778.

Twining, John, Eastham. Private, Capt. Solomon Higgins's (Eastliam) co. ; en-
listed July 10, 1775 ; discharged Dec. 31, 1775 ; service, (J mos. days, in defence
of seacoast ; also, Capt. George Webb's co.. Col. William Shepard's regt. ; re-
turn [year not given]; residence, Eastham; enlisted for town of Eastham;
enlistment, 8 mouths ; reported discharged.

Twining, Jonathan. Private, Lieut. Samuel Knowles's co., Maj. Zenas Winslow's
regt. ; service from Sept. 6 to Sept. 13, 1778,6 days, on alarms at Bedford and
Falmouth.

Twining, Nathan, Easthjyn. Private, Capt. Benjamin Godfrey's co.. Col. Josiah
Whitney's regt. ; arrived at destination May 10, 1777 ; discharged July 10, 1777 ;
service, 2 mos. 12 days, at Rhode Island, travel (12 days) included ; 108 miles
reported as distance from Eastham tojilaceof destination. Roll dated Boston
Neck, South Kingston.

Twining, Thomas. Private, Lieut. Samuel Knowles's co., Maj. Zenas Winslow's
regt. ; service from Sept. 6 to Sept. 13, 1778, 6 days, on alarms at Bedford and
Falmouth ; also. Private ; service, 1 day, under Lieut. Samuel Knowles, guard-
ing prisimers from British ship "Somerset," cast ashore on Cape Cod, also
guarding tliem while at Eastham, and marching them to the next town, by
order of Maj. Gideon Freeman ; roll dated Nov. 6, 1778.

Twining, Timothy. Company receipt, given to Capt. Oliver Soper, for ration
allowance on march from Dorchester to New York, dated New York ; also,
company receipt, given to Capt. Soper, for wages for P^eb. and INIarch, 1776,
dated New York : also, companv receiy)ts, given to Capt. Soper, for wages for
May-Aug., 1776, for service in the Continental Army.

Twiss, . [This name also appears under the form of Twest, Twist.]

Twiss, AsAEL (also given Azel), Woburn. Order on Deacon Jeffers, Paymaster
to the Colonv troops, payable to Col. Ephraim Jackson, dated Camp at Hull,
July 10, 1776, signed by said Twiss and others belonging to Capt. Abisliai
Brown's co., Col. Wliitnev's regt., for advance pay, travel allowance, etc.;
also. Private, C.ipt, Brown's co.. Col. Josiah Whitnev's regt.; enli.sted May
15, 1776. 4 davs nroceding march ; service to Dec. 1, 1776, 6 mos. 19 days; rolls
dated Camp at Hull.



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Twiss, AsAHEL. Capt. Jashua Parker's co., Col. Robinson's regt. ; enlisted July
5, 1777 ; service to Jan. 1, 1778, at Rhode Island.

Twiss, Daniel. Capt. Joshua Parker's co., Col. Robuison's regt.; enlisted July
5, 1777; service to Jan. 1, 1778, at Rhode Island.

Twiss, Edward, Jr. List of training soldiers belonging to 3d Wobum co. under
Capt. Timothy Winn, dated May 13, 1775.

Twiss, George, Danvers. Private, Capt. Samuel Epes'sco., Col. Pickering's regt.,
which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 2 days.

Twiss, Is.\AC, Danvers. Corporal, Capt. Samuel Epes's co., Col. Pickering's regt.,
which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 2 days.

Twiss, James, Wobum. Order on Deacon Jeffers, Paymaster to the Colony troops,
payable to Col. Ephraim Jackson, dated Camp at Hull, July 10, 1776, signed
by said Twiss and others belonging to Capt. Abishai Brown's co.. Col. Whit-
ney's regt., for advance pay, travel allowance, etc. ; also, Private, Capt.
Brown's co.. Col. Josiah Whitney's regt.; enlisted May 15, 1776, 4 days pre-
ceding march; service to Dec. 1, 1776, 6 mos. 19 days; rolls dated Camp at
Hull.

Twiss, John, Chelmsford. Private, Capt. Oliver Barron's co. of militia. Col. David
Green's regt., which marched in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775; ser-
vice, 3 daj's.

Twiss, Joseph, Danvers. Capt. Gideon Foster's co., Col. John Mansfield's regt.;
receipt for advance pay, signed by said Twiss and others, dated Cambridge,
July 4, 1775 ; also, Private, same co. and regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ;
enlisted May 8, 1775 ; service, 3 mos. ; also, Capt. John Baker's co., Col. Israel
Hutchinson's (19th) regt. ; order for money in lieu of bounty coat dated Camp
at Winter Hill, Dec. 25, 1775.

Twiss, Joseph. Private, Capt. Zadok Bufflnton's co.. Col. Samuel Johnson's regt. ;
enlisted Aug. 19, 1777 ; discharged Nov. :!0, 1777, at Cambridge ; service, 3 mos.
12 days, in Northern department; company raised to serve until Nov. 30, 1777.

Twiss, Samuel. Receipt dated Chelmsford, April 19, 1776, signed by said Twiss
and others, for wages for service from Feb. 5, 1776, to April 1, 1776, in Capt.
John Ford's co.. Col. Roberson's (Robinson's) regt. ; also, Private, Capt. John
Minott's CO., Col. Dike's regt.; pay abstract for equipments for Dec, 1776,
Jan. and Feb., 1777. [See Samuel Swiss.]

Twiss, Solomon. List of training soldiers belonging to 3d Woburn co. under Capt.
Timothy Winn, dated May 13, 1775.

Twiss, Solomon. Sergeant, Capt. Nathan Smith's co.. Col. Jacobs 's regt. ; pay roll
for Nov., 1778; service, 1 mo.

Twiss, Solomon. Sergeant Major, Capt. Solomon Pollard's co.. Col. Samuel Denny's
regt.; engaged Oct. 23, 1779; discharged Dec. 4, 1779; service, 1 mo. 12 days,
including travel (200 miles) home ; regiment detached to march to Claverack
and join Continental Army for 3 months. Roll dated Billerica.

Twiss, Stephen, Wobum. List of training soldiers belonging to 3il Wobum co.
under Capt. Timothy Winn, dated May 13, 1775; also, Capt. John Wood's co.,
Col. Samuel Gerrish's regt. ; order for advance pay, signed by said Twiss and
others, dated Cambridge, June 1, 1775; also. Private, Capt. Allen's co.. Col.
Smith's regt. ; Continental Araiy pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780,
to April 10, 1780; residence, Woburn.

Twiss, Timothy. List of training soldiers belonging to 3d Wobum co. under Capt.
Timothy AVinn, dated May 13, 1775.



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218 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Twist, Asael. Petition dated Camp at Hull, Sept. 17, 1776, signed by said Twist
and othere belonging to battalion stationed at Hull, asking for increase and
paj'inent of wages.

Twist, Benjamin, Lynn. Private, Capt. David Parker's (1st Lynn) co., which
marched probably on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Concord; service, 2 days;
also, Capt. Ezra Newhall's co.. Col. Mansfield's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug.
1, 1775; enlisted May 8, 1775; service, 3 mos. ; also, Capt. Newhall's co., Col.
John Mansfield's (19th) regt. commanded by Lieut. Col. Israel Hutchinson ;
company return dated Oct. 6, 1775 ; also, order for money in lieu of bounty
coat dated Camp at Winter Hill, Nov. 4, 1775.

Twist, Daniel, Beverly (also given Danvers). Private, Capt. Israel Hutchinson's
CO. of Minute-men, which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service,
2 days; also, Capt. Ebenezer Francis's co., Col. ^lansfield's regt.; order for
advance pay, signed by said Twist and others, dated Cambridge, June ^, 1775 ;
reported as having taken the oath in Middlesex Co. Jime 8, 1775, required by
Congress to be taken by the Mass. army; also. Private, same co. and regt.;
muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted May 4, 1775 ; service, 3 mos. 5 days ;
also, Capt. Francis's co.. Col. John Mansfield's (19th) regt. commanded by
Lieut. Col. Israel Hutchinson; company return dated Oct. 6, 1775; also, order
for money in lieu of bounty coat dated Camp at "Winter Hill, Oct. 26, 1775.

Twist, Daniel, Chelmsford. Private, Capt. Zaccheus "Wright's co.. Col. Brooks's
regt. ; company return dated Camj) at "White Plains, Oct. 31, 1776; reported as
in camp and fit for duty.

Twist, Ebenezer, Charlton. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Healey's co.. Col. Eben-
ezer Leanied's (4th) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 7,
1775; service, .'5 mos. 2 days; also, company return dated Iloxburj' Camp, Oct.
6, 1775.

Twist, Ebenezer, Jr., Charlton. Private, Capt. Samuel Curtis's co. (South co.
of Minute-men in Charlton), which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775;
service, 17 days.

Twist, Edw.-vrd. List of men probably belonging to 2d Parish in Woburn, dated
May 8, 1775.

Twist, Edward. List endorsed " Medford Dec'br ye 22 1775," of men belonging to
Capt. "Wood's CO. who declined to serve the montli of Jan., 1776.

Twist, Edward. Enlistment agreement dated "Woburn, June 21, 1779, signed by
said Twist and others, engaging themselves to serve in tlie Continental Army
for the term of 9 months from the time of their arrival at Springfield, the place
of rendezvous, unless sooner discharged ; also, list of men raised in Middlesex
Co. for Continental service, agreeable to resolve of June 9, 1779, as returned
by Joseph Hosmer, Superintendent for said county, Nov. 24, 1779 ; engaged for
town of Woburn ; also, descriptive list of men raised in Middlesex Co. in 1779
to serve in the Continental Army ; age, 31 yrs. ; stature, 6 ft. ; complexion,
dark ; delivered to Lieut. William Storey.

Twist, Edward, Jr., Woburn (probably). Private, Capt. Joshua Walker's co..
Col. David Greene's (2d Middlesex Co.) regt., which marched probably on the
alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 7 daj's.

Twist, Ephraim. Private; copy of a list of men belonging to Lynn, now called
Lynn, LjTinfield, and Saugus, who served at Concord battle and elsewhere
[year not given].

Twist, James, Woburn (probably) . Private, Capt. Joshua Walker's co.. Col. David
Greene's (2d Middlesex Co.) regt., which marched probably on the alarm of
April 19, 1775; service, 5 days; also, petition dated Camp at Hull, Sept. 17,



m THE AVAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 219

Twist, James, continued.

177G, signed by said Twist and others belonging to battalion stationed at Hull,
asking for increase and payment of wages.

Twist, Jonathan. Matross, Sergt. Benjamin Felt's detachment ; service between
Jan. 1, 1779, and March 31, 1779, 1^ mos. ; detachment stationed at fort at
Salem.

Twist, Joseph, Danvers. Private, Capt. Samuel Epes's co.. Col. Pickering's regt.,
which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 2 days.

Twist, Joseph. List of men belonging to Capt. Lindsey's co. who took the oath in
jSIiddlesex Co. July 6, 1775, required by Congress to be taken by the Mass.
army.

Twist, Moses. Private, Capt. Abijah Lamb's co., Col. Jonathan Holman's regt. ;
service, 21 days; company marched from home to Providence, R. I., on the
alarm of Dec. 10, 1776.

Twist, Peter. List of men showing amounts paid them [year not given].

Twist, Robert, Beverly. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army
from 1st, 2d, and 3d cos., in Beverly, as returned by Capt. Larkiji Thomdike,
Capt. John Woodbery, and Capt. Josei>h R[ae] ; residence, Beverly; engaged
for town of Beverly; joined Capt. Billy Porter's co.. Col. Francis's regt.;
term, 3 years; reported as belonging to 3d Beverly co. ; also, Corporal, Capt.
Porter's co., Col. Tupper's regt.; Continental Army pay accomits for service
from Feb. 13, 1777, to Feb. 13, 1780; reported as serving 19 mos. 18 days as
Private, 16 mos. 13 days as Corporal; also, Capt. Porter's co.. Col. Ebenezer
Francis's regt. ; subsistence allowed from date of enlistment, Feb. 13, 1777, to
time of arrival at Bennington ; credited with 40 days allowance ; 240 miles
travel allowed said Twist; company to march March 12, 1777; also. Private,
Capt. Porter's co.. Col. Benjamin Tupper's regt.; return dated Jan. 25, 1778;
mustered by John Cushing, Esq., Coimty Muster Master, and by Col. Verrick,
Continental Muster Master ; also, Corporal, same co. and regt. ; muster roll
for Jan., 1779, dated "West Point; enlisted Feb. 13, 1777; enlistment, 3 years;
also, affidavit sworn to June 21, 1834, signed by said Twist, of Beverly, ninety
years of age, testifying that he was personally acquainted with Andrew Her-
rick, of Beverly, and that said Herrick had served 3 years as a private soldier,
with him in Capt. Porter's co.. Col. Francis's (later Col. Tupper's) regt.

Twist, Samuel, Mendon. Private, Capt. Thomas Marshall Baker's co.. Col. Ben-
jamin Haws's regt. ; enlisted Aug. 2, 1778; discharged Sept. 12, 1778; service,
1 mo. 12 days ; company detached to march to Rhode Island to serve for 6
weeks; roll dated Upton; also, Capt. March Chase's co.. Col. Nathan Spar-
hawk's regt.; enlisted Oct. 10, 1778; service, 2 mos. 5 days, at Dorchester;
company discharged Dec. 12, 1778; also, Capt. Abijah Lamb's co., Col. Jacob
Davis's (Worcester Co.) regt.; enlisted July 29, 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.

Twist, Samuel. Private, Capt. Amos Ellis's co.. Col. Benjamin Haws's regt. ; en-
tered service Sept. 25, 1777; service to Oct. 31, 1777, 1 mo. 7 days, at Little
Compton, R. I. Roll dated Bellrngham.

Twist, Samuel. Private, Capt. John Metcalf's co., 4th Suffolk Co. regt. com-
manded by Maj. Seth Bullard : marched July 28, 1780; discharged Aug. 7,
1780; service, 13 days; company marched to Rhode Island on an alarm. [See
Samuel Tufts.]

Twist, Solomon, Wobum. Private, Capt. Joshua "Walker's co.. Col. David Greene's
(2d Middlesex Co.) regt., which marched probably on the alarm of Ajiril 19,
1775; service, 4 days; also, list of men belonging to Capt. John "Wood's co.



220 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Twist, Solomon, continued.

who took the oath in Middlesex Co. May 27, 1775, required by Congress to be
taken by the Mass. army; also, Private, Capt. Wood's (5th) co., Lieut. Col.
Loammi Baldwin's (late Col. Samuel Gerrish's) 38th (also given 37th) regt. ;
muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 29, 1775; service, 3 mos. 4 days;
also, abstract for wages from Aug. 1, 1775, dated Camp at Medford, Sept. 1,
1775; also, i)ay abstract for Sept., 1775; receipt for amount of abstract, dated
Chelsea, Oct. 30, 1775, and signed by Capt. Wood ; also, company return [prob-
ably Oct., 1775] ; also, receipt for money in lieu of bounty coat dated Med-
ford, Dec. 28, 1775; also, list endorsed " Medford Dec'br ye 22 1775," of men
belonging to Capt. Wood's co. who declined to serve the month of Jan., 1776;
also, Capt. Joshua Parker's co.. Col. Robinson's regt.; enlisted July 5, 1777;
service to Jan. 1, 1778, at Rhode Island.

Twist, Stephen, Danvers. Private, Capt. Samuel Epes's co.. Col. Pickering's
regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 2 days.

Twist, Stephen, Woburn. Private, Capt. Jo.shua Walker's co.. Col. David Greene's
(2d iNIiddlesex Co.) regt., which marched j)robably on the alarm of April 19,
1775; service, 11 days; also, list of men belonging to Capt. John Wood's co.
who took the oath in Middlesex Co. May 27, 1775, required by Congress to be
taken by the Mass. army; also, Private, Capt. Wood's (5th) co., Lieut. Col.
Loammi Baldwin's (late Col. Samuel Gerrish's) 38th (also given 37th) regt. ;
muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 4, 1775; service, 2 mos. 29 days;
also, abstract for wages from Aug. 1, 1775, dated Camp at Medford, Sept. 1,
1775; also, pay abstract for Sept., 1775; receipt for amount of abstract, dated
Chelsea, Oct. 30, 1775, and signed by Capt. Wood ; also, company return [prob-
ably Oct., 1775] ; also, receipt for money in lieu of boiuity coat dated Medford,
Dec. 28, 1775; also, list endorsed "Medford Dec'br ye 22 1775," of men be-
longing to Capt. Wood's CO. who agreed to serve the month of Jan., 1776 ; also,
account dated Chelsea, Dec. 31, 1775, of tlie appraisement made by appraisers
appointed by Col. Baldwin of guns taken for public use from men belonging
to the 38th regt. (old army) who left the service Dec. 31, 1775, having been
stationed at Chelsea and ISIedford ; Capt. Wood's CO.; also, receipt dated
Chelsea, Feb. 3, 1776, signed by Abraham Childs, in behalf of said Twist, and
Others, for money received of Col. Baldwin " for Guns Stopt and Priz'd by the
Committee on the 31st Day of Decem last agreable to General Orders in the 2(5
Regt;" also, return of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from
Capt. Joshua Walker's 8th (Woburn) co.. Col. Jonathan Fox's (2d Middlesex
Co.) regt. ; residence, Wobuni ; engaged for town of Woburn ; joined Capt.
Allen's CO., Col. Wigglesworth's regt.; term, 3 years; also, list of men mus-
tered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, April
27, 1777 ; Capt. Allen's co.. Col. Wigglesworth's regt. ; reported received State
bounty.

Twist, Timothy, Woburn (probably). Private, Capt. Joshua Walker's co.. Col.
David Greene's (2d Middlesex Co.) regt., which marched probably on the
alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 7 daj^s; also, Capt. Jes.se Wyman's co.. Col.
Jacob Garrish's (Gerrish's) regt. of guards ; muster roll dated Bunker Hill,
March 6, 1778 ; company detached to guard Lieut. Gen. Burgoyne's army ; also,
same co. and regt. ; enlisted Feb. 23, 1778 ; .service to ^lay 18, 1778, 2 mos. 25
days, at Bunker Hill.

Twitchel, Abel, Sherburne. Private, Capt. Henry Leland's co. of militia, Col.
Samuel Bullard's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service,
11 days.

Twitchel, Amos, Sherburne. Private, Capt. Henry Leland's co. of militia, Col.
Samuel Bullard's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service,
11 days.



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TwiTCHEL, Amos. Order on Maj. Barber, for cartridge boxes, dated Cambridge,
June 24, 1775; said boxes later receipted for by Capt. Moses Harvey.

TwiTCHEL, Benjamin, Bellingham. Private, Capt. Jesse Holbrook'sco. of militia,
which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, G days ; also, Capt.
Samuel Cobb's co., Col. Read's regt. ; order for money in lieu of bounty coat
dated Nov. 6, 1775.

TwiTCHEL, Daniel, Weston. Capt. Nathan Fuller's co., Lieut. Col. William
Bond's (37th) regt. ; order for boimty coat dated Camp Prospect Hill, Oct. 29,
1775.

TwiTCHEL, Daniel, Weston. List of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster
Master for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, March 2, 1777; Capt. Ashley's co., Col.
Patterson's regt. ; reported received State bounty ; also, Sergeant, Capt. Moses
Ashley's co.. Col. Joseph Vose's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for
service from Jan. 1, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; credited to to^\Ti of Weston; also,
same co. and regt. ; return of men who enlisted prior to Aug. 16, 1777, and
who had not been absent subsequently except on furlough, etc., and who
marched with regiment to Peekskill ; also, same co. and regt. ; muster roll for
Dec, 1777, sworn to at Camp near Valley Forge ; enlisted Jan. 1, 1777 ; enlist-
ment, during war; also, Capt. Ashley's co., Col. Vose's (14th) regt. ; pay roll
for Jan., 1779, sworn to in Quarters at Providence; also, same co. and regt.;
order for gratuity, dated Providence, Feb. 13, 1779; also, same co. and regt.;
muster roll for March and April, 1779, dated Providence ; also, Capt. Han-
cock's CO., Col. Vose's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from
Jan. 1, 1780, to April 1, 1780; residence, Weston; reported deserted April 1,
1780.

TwiTCHEL, Eli. Sergeant, in a company commanded by Lieut. Stephen Farington ;
entered service Sept. 4, 1782 ; discharged Nov. 21, 1782 ; service, 2 mos. 17 days ;
company raised in and for defence of York and Cumberland counties and sta^
tioned at " Sudbury-Canada." Roll dated Fryeburg.

TwiTCHEL, Enos. Private, Capt. Thomas Lord's co., Col. Nathan Sparhawk's
regt.; enlisted Aug. 21, 1777; discharged Aug. 26, 1777; service, 10 days, in-
cluding 5 days (96 miles) travel home ; company marched from Athol to Ben-
nington. Roll sworn to in Worcester Co.

TwiTCHEL, Ephraim, Milford. 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. 22 days, including 9 days (180 miles) travel home; residence, Milford;
engaged for town of Milford ; regiment raised for 3 months.



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