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TwiTCHEL, Gershom, Mendon. Private, Capt. Gershom Nelson's co., which marched
on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Cambridge and Roxliury ; service, 9 days ;
also, list of men belonging to Capt. Nelson's co., dated July 19, 1776; also,
Lieut. Seth Thayer's co., 3d Worcester Co. regt. ; entered service Dec. 8, 1776 ;
service, 1 mo. 15 days; company marched to Providence, R. I., under com-
mand of Lieut. Col. Nathan Tyler on the alarm of Dec. 8, 1776.

TwiTCHEL, Jonas, Mendon. Private, Capt. Gershom Nelson's co., whicli marched
on the alann of April 19, 1775, to Cambridge and Roxbury ; service, 9 days :
also, Capt. Samuel Warren's co., Col Joseph Read's (20th) regt. ; muster roll
dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted April 27, 1775 ; service, 3 mos. 12 days ; also, com-
pany return dated Sept. 26, 1775.

TwiTCHEL, JosHtTA, Belchcrtown. Private, Capt. Samuel Fairfield's co., Col.
Nathan Sparhawk's regt.; enlisted Oct. 4, 1778; service, 1 mo. 7 days; com-
pany served at Dorchester and was discharged Dec. 12, 1778.



222 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

TwiTCHEL, Joshua, Sherburne. Capt. Benjamin BuUard's co., Col. Jonathan
Brewer's regt. ; company return dated Prospect Hill, Oct. 6, 1775.

TwiTCHEL, Joshua, Westborough. Private, Capt. Seth Morse's co. of militia, Col.
Ward's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 5^ days;
also, Capt. Moses Wheelock's co.. Col. Jonathan "Ward's regt. ; muster roll
dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 24, 1775; service, 3 mos. 15 days; also,
descriptive list of men raised in Worcester Co. for the term of 9 months from
the time of their arrival at Fishkill ; Capt. Brigham's co.. Col. Cushiiig's regt. ;
age, 2-1 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 5 in.; complexion, light; residence, Westborough ;
arrived at Fishkill June 7, 1778.

TwiTCHEL, Moses, New Boston (Gray). Capt. Samuel Noyes's co.. Col. Phinney's
regt. ; order for money in lieu of bounty coat dated Cambridge, Fort No. 2,
Oct. 27, 1775 ; also, return of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from
1st North Yarmouth co., Col. Jonathan Mitchell's (2d Cumberland Co.) regt.,
as returned by Capt. John Gray, agreeable to order of Council of Nov. 7,
1777 ; residence. New Boston ; engaged for town of North Yamiouth (also
given New Boston) ; joined Capt. Watkins's co., Col. Brewer's regt.; term, 3
years (also given during war) ; also, return of men raised to serve in the Conti-
nental Army from Capt. Jonas Stevins's (Gray) co.. Col. Timothy Pike's (Ith
Cumberland Co.) regt., attested at Gray, Nov. 24, 1778; residence. Gray; en-
listed for town of North Yannouth ; joined Capt. Burbank's co. ; enlisted in
1776.

TwiTCHEL, Thomas, Westborough. Private, Capt. Seth Morse's co. of militia. Col.
Ward's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 14 days.

TwiTCHEL, Thomas, Westborough. Private, Capt. Manasseh Sawyer's co.. Col.
Nicholas Dike's regt. ; pay abstract for travel allowance home, etc., dated
Dorchester Heights, Nov. 30, 177(5; said Twitchel credited with allowance for
2 days (38 miles) travel.

TwiTCHEL, Thomas, Westborough. List of men raised to serve in the Continental
Army from 6th Worcester Co. regt., as returned by Capt. Nathan Fi.sher, sworn
to in Worcester Co., Feb. 16, 1778; residence, Westborough ; engaged for town
of Westborough ; joined Capt. Barns's co.. Col. Bigelow's regt. ; term, 3 years.

Twitchell, . [This name also appears under the form of Twichel, Twichell,

Twitchel, Twitcher, Twitchwell, Twithel.]

Twitchell, Abner. Private, Capt. Dan. Haws's co.. Col. Samuel Holden Par-
sons's (10th) regt. ; enlistment agreement in which said Twitchell and others
engaged to serve until Jan. 15, "next;" reported enlisted Dec. 5, 1775, and
forwarded to camp by John Caldwell, one of enlistment committee for Worces-
ter Co.

Twitchell, Amos, Draper, York Grants. Private, Capt. Moses Harvey's co., Col.
Jonathan Brewer's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 20,
1775; service, 2 mos., 2 weeks, 2 days; also, company return [probably Oct.,
1775].

Twitchell, Amos. Private, Capt. Aaron Haynes'sco., Col. Asa Whitcomb's regt. ;
muster roll, dated Camp at Ticonderoga, Dec. 1, 1776; enlisted Jan. 1, 1776.

Twitchell, Daniel, Weston. Private, Capt. Samuel Lamson's co. of militia,
which marched in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 3 days.

Twitchell, Daniel, Weston. Private, Capt. Nathan Fuller's co., Lieut. Col.
William Bond's (late Col. Thomas Gardner's) 37th regt. ; conipany return
dated Camp Prospect Hill, Oct. 6, 1775.



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TwiTCHELL, Eli. Private, Capt. Amos Perry's co., Col. Haws's regt. ; entered ser-
vice July 28, 1778; discharged Sept. 12, 1778; service, 1 mo. 17 days, at Rhode
Island; also, Capt. Joshua Lealand's co., Col. Abner Perry's regt. ; marched
July 28, 1780; discharged July 31, 1780; service, 6 days, including 3 days (60
miles) travel home ; company marched to Rhode Island on the alarm of July
28, 1780 ; roll dated Sherburne.

TwiTCHELL, Ephraim. Private, Capt. Ichabod Thayer's co.. Col. Nathan Tyler's
regt. ; entered service July 28, 1780; discharged Aug. 8, 1780; service, 15 days,
including 3 days (.'52 miles) travel home ; company ordered to march to Rhode
Island on an alarm. Roll sworn to in Worcester Co.

TwiTCHELL, Ezra. Sergeant, Capt. Nathan "Watkins'sco., Col. Edmund Phinney's
regt.; muster roll dated Garrison at Fort George, Dec. 8, 177(3; engaged Jan.
1, 177(5; reported sick in general hospital.

TwiTCHELL, John. Private, Capt. Nathan Watkins's co., Col. Edmund Phinney's
regt. ; muster roll dated Garrison at Fort George, Dec. 8, 177G ; enlisted Dec.
24, 1775.

TwiTCHELL, John. Private, Capt. Joshua Lealand's co.. Col. Abner Perry's regt. ;
marched July 28, 1780; discharged Aug. 8, 1780; service, 14 days; company
marched to Rhode Island on the alai-m of July 28, 1780 ; roll dated Sherburne ;
also, Capt. Staples Chamberlin's co.. Col. Dean's regt. ; enlisted March 7,
1781 ; discharged March 14, 1781 ; service, 11 days, including travel (60 miles)
home ; company marched to Rhode Island by order of His Excellency John
Hancock to serve on a 40 days expedition.

TwiTCHELL, Jonas. Capt. Samuel "Warrin's co.. Col. Joseph Read's regt.; order
for bounty coat dated Roxbury, Nov. 21, 1775.

TwiTCHELL, Jonas. Private, Capt. John Homes's co.. Col. Jonathan Reed's (1st)
regt. of guards; muster roll dated Jime 1, 1778; enlistment, 3 months from
April 2, 1778; also, same co. and regt. ; entered service April 1, 1778; service
to July 3, 1778, 3 mos. 3 days, at Cambridge.

TwiTCHELL, Jonas. Private, Capt. Ichabod Thayer's co., Col. Nathan Tyler's
regt. ; entered service July 28, 1780 ; discharged Aug. 8, 1780 ; service, 15 days,
including 3 days (52 miles) travel home ; company ordered to march to Rhode
Island on an alarm. Roll sworn to in Worcester Co.

TwiTCHELL, Joshua. List of men raised in Worcester Co. to serve in the Conti-
nental Army for the term of 9 months from the time of their arrival at Fish-
kill, agreeable to resolve of April 20, 1778, returned as received of Jonathan
Warner, Commissioner, by Col. R. Putnam, July 20, 1778; engaged for town
of Westborougli ; arrived at Fishkill June 7, 1778.

TwiTCHELL, Joshua. Private, Capt. Walter McFarland's co.. Col. Cyprian Howe's
regt. ; enlisted July 24, 1780 ; discharged Oct. 30, 1780 ; service, 3 mos. 10 days ;
regiment raised in INIiddlesex Co. to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months
and stationed at Rhode Island.

TwiTCHELL, Moses, Gray. Private, Capt. Adam Martin's co., Col. Nathan Tyler's
regt. ; enlisted Oct. 9, 1779; discharged Dec. 17, 1779; service, 2 mos. 20 days,
at Rhode Island ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay roll for Dec, 1779, sworn to at
Newport, allowing 1 mo. 11 days service at Rhode Island, travel (220 miles)
included.

TwiTCHELL, Moses, New Boston (Gray). Private, Capt. Nathan Watkins's co..
Col. Edmund Phinney's regt. ; muster roll dated Garrison at Fort George, Dec.
8, 1776; enlisted Jan. 1^1776; reported sick in general liospital ; also. Private,
Capt. A. Williams's co.. Col. Ebenezer Sprout's regt. ; Continental Army pay



224 ^L\SSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

TwiTCHELL, Moses, continued.

accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to Nov. 15, 1777; residence. New Bos-
ton; reporteil taken prisoner July 7, 1777, died Nov. 15, 1777; also, Capt.
Nathan Watkins's co., Col. Samuel Brewer's regt. ; return made agreeable to
order of Council of Dec. 26, 1777 ; enlisted for town of New Boston ; mustered
by State Muster Master; reported taken prisoner July 7 [year not given], and
as not having joined.

TwiTCHELL, Peter. Private, Capt. John Homes's co.. Col. Jonathan Reed's (1st)
regt. of guards; muster roll dated June 1, 1778; enlistment, 3 months from
April 2, 1778; also, same co. and regt. ; entered service April 1, 1778; service
to July 3, 1778, 3 mos. 3 days, at Cambridge.

TwiTCHELL, Peter. Private, Capt. "Walter McFarland's co., Col. Cyprian Howe's
regt. ; enlisted July 24, 1780 ; discharged Oct. 30, 1780 ; service, 3 mos. 10 days ;
regiment raised in Middlesex Co. to reinforce Continental Army for 3 montha
and stationed at Rhode Island.

TwiTCHELL, Peter. Private, Capt. Stai)les Chamberlin's co.. Col. Dean's regt. ;
enli.sted March 7, 1781 ; discharged ]March 14, 1781 ; service, 11 days, including
travel (60 miles) home ; company marched to Rhode Island by order of His
Excellency John Hancock to serve on a 40 days expedition.

TwiTCHELL, Seth. Private, Capt. Dan. Haws's co., Col. Samuel Holden Parsons's
(10th) regt. ; enlistment agreement in which said Twitchell and others engaged
to .serve until Jan. 15, " next; " reported enlisted Dec. 5, 1775, and forwarded
to camp by John Caldwell, one of enlistment committee for "Worcester Co.

TwiTCHELL, Thomas, "Wostborough. Capt. Manasseh Sawyer's co., Col. Dike's
regt.; pay abstract for mileage, etc., from home to Dorchester Heights; 38
miles travel allowed said Twitchell ; warrant allowed in Council Sept. 13,
1776.

TwiTCHELL, Thomas, "We.stborough. Private, Capt. Daniel Barnes's co.. Col.
Timothy Bigelow's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from
May 10, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; also, same co. and regt. ; muster roll for Jan.-
Aug., 1777, dated Van Schaick's Island and sworn to at Camp near Stillwater;
enlisted May 10, 1777 ; enlistment, 3 years ; also, same co. and regt. ; return
dated Feb. 2, 1778 ; residence, Westborough : engaged for town of Westborough ;
mustered by "Worcester Co. Muster Master and by a Continental Muster Mas-
ter; also, (late) Capt. Bams's co., Col. Bigelow's regt. ; muster roll for March
and April, 1779, dated Providence.

TwiTCHELL, Timothy, Holliston. Private, Capt. Staples Chamberlin's (Holliston)
CO. of militia. Col. Samuel Bullard's regt., which marched on the alarm of April
19, 1775, to Roxbury ; service, 3 days.

Twitcher, [Joshua]. List of men mustered to serve in the Continental Army for
the term of 9 months; said Twitcher appears among men belonging to Capt.
Brigham's co. and other companies in Col. Cushing's regt. ; engaged for town
of "Westborough ; mustered May 19 [year not given, probably 1778].

TwiTCHWELL Thomas, "Westborough. Private, Capt. Dow's co., Col. Bigelow's
regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to May 10,
1780 ; residence, "Westborough.

Twithel, Amos, Draper. Capt. Moses Harvey's co., Col. Jonathan Brewer's regt. ;
order for bounty coat dated Cambridge Camp, Oct. 26, 1775.

TwiTLY, Samuel. List of men mustered suksequent to March 17, 1778, by James
Leonard, Muster Master for Plymouth Co., daffld April 7, 1778; Col. William
Lee's regt. ; engaged for town of Middlcborough.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 225

TwiTY, Samuel, Reboboth. List of men raised to serve in tbe Continental Army
from Col. Jonathan Glover's (5th Essex Co.) regt., as returned agreeable to
order of Council of Nov. 7, 1777 ; residence, Rehoboth ; engaged for town of
Marblebead ; joined Col. William Lee's regt. ; term, 3 years.

Two, David. Private, Capt. Benjamin "Willcox's co., Col. Nathaniel Freeman's
regt.; entered service Sept. 29, 1777; service, 30 days, on a secret expedition
to Rhode Island.

Two, Uriah. Private, Lieut. Colonel's co., 6th Mass. regt. ; pay roll for July,
1780; enlisted July 10, 1780; also, Lieut. Col. Whiting's co., 6th Mass. regt. ;
pay roll for Aug. and Sept., 1780; also, account showing money paid by Ben-
jamin Heywood, Paymaster, 6th Mass. regt., to the 6 months levies in said
regiment from Aug. 1, 1780, to the time of their discharge ; Lieut. Colonel's co. ;
discharged Dec. 19, 1780; service, 4 mos. 19 days.

TwoDEL, Robert. Private, Capt. Caleb Champney's co. of guards; enlisted Oct.
6, 1780; discharged Nov. 1, 1780; service, 26 days; company detached from
militia for service at and about Boston; also, same co. ; enlisted Feb. 1, 1781 ;
discharged March 16, 1781 ; service, 1 mo. 16 days, at and about Boston guard-
ing Continental stores at request of Gen. Gates.

TwoGooD, Nathaniel. Private, Capt. Peleg Peck's co.. Col. George Williams's
regt. ; entered service Sept. 29, 1777 ; discharged Oct. 30, 1777 ; service, 31 days,
under Maj. Gen. Spencer on a secret expedition ; company stationed at Tiverton,
R. I. Roll sworn to at Swanzey.

TwoGOOD, William. Adjutant, Col. Timothy Donolson's (Danielson's) regt.; re-
turn of officers in camp at Roxbury, dated May 22, 1775.

TwoHEY, . [This name appears under the form of Teuwy, Tuway, Tuwy.]

Twombley, Moses, Madbury. Capt. "William Hudson Ballard's co.. Col. James
Frye's regt. ; company return dated Cambridge, Oct. 6, 1775 ; reported deserted.

Twombly, . [This name also appears under the form of Twombley, Twomley.]

Twombly[?], Moses. Capt. Ballard's co.. Col. Frye's regt. ; receipt for advance
pay, signed by said Twombly and others, dated Jmie 8, 1775.

Twombly, William, Cape Ann. Private, ship "America" (privateer), com-
manded by Capt. William Coffin ; descriptive list of officers and crew, sworn
to in Suffolk Co., Oct. 11, 1780; age, 26 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 7 in. ; complexion,
dark ; residence. Cape Ann.

Twombly, William. Private, Capt. David Copp's co. ; copy of a return of men
stationed at Pierce's Island Nov. 5, 1775.

Twomley, Paul. Private, Capt. Henry Hunter's co., Col. Jones's regt.; service,
2 days, on an alarm in defence of a ship loading with masts at Slieepscot river.
Roll dated Newcastle, Sept. 15, 1777.

Twottle, Robert. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Heath's co. ; enlisted Feb. 8, 1779;
discharged May 7, 1779; service, 3 mos., with guards under Maj. Gen. Gates
at and about Boston.

Twysian, John, Conway, N. H. Private, Capt. Joseph Fox's co.. Col. Henry
Jackson's (16th) regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Sept.
8, 1777, to Sept. 8, 1780; residence, Conway; credited to town of Andover;
also, Capt. Lemuel Trescott's co. detached from Col. David Henley's regt. ;
pay rolls for April and May, 1778, sworn to at Providence ; also, Capt. Fox's
CO., Col. Henley's regt.; pay roll for Nov., 1778; also, Capt. Fox's co.. Col.
Henry Jackson's regt. ; muster roll for April, 1779, dated Pawtuxet; enlisted
Sept. 8, 1777; enlistment, during war (also given 3 years) ; reported on com-
mand at Newtown; also, Capt. Fox's (7th) co.. Col. Jackson's regt. ; pay roll



22G MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

TwYMAN, John, continued.

for July, 1779 ; also, same co. and regt. ; muster roll for Oct., 1779, dated Camp
Providence ; also, same co. and regt. ; regimental return made up to Dec. 31,
1779, dated Camp at Providence ; also, return certified at Camp near Morris-
town, April 30, 1780, of officers and men belonging to Col. Lee's, Col. Henley's,
and Col. Jack.son's regts., and men belonging to Massacliusetts 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.
Fox's CO. ; rank. Private ; residence, Conway, N. H. ; engaged for town of
Andover; engaged Sept. 8, 1777; term, 3 years; also, Capt. Fox's (3d) co.,
16th Mass. regt. ; pay roll for Jime and July, 1780.

Tte, George. Capt. Jonathan W. Edes's (2d) co. ; return of men belonging to the
State regt. of artillery entitled to an additional bounty of £15, as returned by
Col. T. Crafts, dated Boston, Jan. 12, 1778.

Tyer, Edward. Receipt dated Murrayfield, April 20, 1781, for bounties paid said
Tyer and others by the town of Murrayfield to serve in the Continental Army
for the term of 3 years.

Tygart, John. Private, Capt. Moses McFarland's (7tli) co., Lieut. Col. Thomas
Nixon's (4th) regt. ; regimental return dated North Castle, Nov. 9, 1776.

Tylar, Edward. Private, Col. Benjamin Tupper's (10th) regt. ; service from
Feb. 15, 1781, 11 mos. 18 days ; reported died Feb. 4, 1782.

Tylar, Job. Private, Capt. John Carpenter's co. of guards ; enlisted June 24, 1779 ;
discharged Aug. 4, 1779 ; service, 1 mo. 10 days ; reported discharged at muster ;
company raised for 3 months from time of joining and stationed at Springfield.

Tylar, Jonathan, Woburn. Private, Capt. AbLshai Brown's co.. Col. Josiah
Whitney's regt. ; service from Nov. 1, 1776, to Dec. 1, 1776, 1 mo. 2 days. Roll
dated Camp at Hull.

Tylar, Jonathan. Private, Capt. Daniel Cadwell's co., Lieut. Col. Timothy Rob-
inson's detachment of Hampshire Co. militia; muster roll dated Garrison at
Ticonderoga, Feb. 24, 1777 ; enlistment to expire March 25, 1777 ; reported on
command at Lake George Landing by order of Col. Wayne ; also, same co. and
detachment; entered service Jan. 12, 1777; discharged April 2, 1777; service,
81 days, at Ticonderoga ; roll dated Springfield.

Tylar, Moses, Brookfield. Private, Capt. Peter Harwood's co., Col. Ebenezer
Leamed's regt. ; company retiim dated Oct. 7, 1775.

Tylar, Moses. Private, Capt. John Carpenter's co. ; joined at Springfield June
4, 1781 ; discharged S(ipt. 4, 1781 ; service, 3 mos. ; company raised for 3 months
and stationed at Springfield.

Ttlee, Nathan. List of men mustered by Jose])h Otis, Muster Master for Barn-
stable Co., dated Feb. 26, 1777; Capt. John Russell's co., Col. Gamaliel Brad-
ford's regt.; engaged for town of Newport; mustered Feb. 25, 1777; term,
.3 years ; reported received State and Continental bounties.

Tyler, . [This name also appears under the form of Taylar, Tayler, Tilar, Tile,

Tiler, Tiller, Tilor, Toyler, Tyer, Tylar, Tylee, Tylor.]

Tyler, Abner. 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Cyrus Rich's 11th (Western) co., Col. .Tames
Convers's (4th Worcester Co.) regt. of INIass. militia ; list of officers cho.sen by
the several companies in said regiment, dated Brookfield, May 31, 1776 ; ordered
in Council May 31, 1776, that said officers be commissioned : reported commis-
sioned May 31, 1776 ; also, 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Rich's co.. Col. Converse's (4th
Worcester Co.) regt. of Mass. militia ; list of officers ; commissioned April 9,
1778.



m THE WAR OF TILE REVOLUTION. 227

Tyler, Abraham, Boxford. Sergeant, Capt. John Cushing's co. of militia. Col.
Samuel Johnson's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service,
5 days.

Tyler, Abraham (also given Abram) , Scarborough. Captain, Col. Edmund PhiJi-
ney's (.31st) regt. ; billeting allowed from date of engagement, Ajjril 24, 1775, to
date of marching to headquarters, July (5, 1775 ; credited with 73 days allowance ;
also, company return dated Sept. 29, 1775; also, Captain; regimental return
with accompanying petition addressed to the Council, dated Oct. 4, 1775, signed
by Col. Phiney, stating that he had commanded a regiment in the army at Cam-
bridge during " the present Campaign " but had never been commissioned, and
asking that he, with the officers of his regiment, be recommended to Gen. "Wash-
ington for commissions ; ordered in Council Oct. G, 1775, that said officers be
recommended for commissions in the Continental Army ; also. Captain, 8th co.,
Col. Phinney's regt. ; muster roll dated Garrison at Fort George, Dec. 8, 177(3;
engaged Jan. 1, 1776 ; also. Captain ; list of officers of Cumberland Co. militia
appointed to command men raised for various purposes ; said Tj'ler detached for
service at Peekskill; commissioned June 8, 1778; also. Captain, Col. Thomas
Poor's regt. ; engaged May 15, 1778 ; discharged Feb. 17, 1779 ; service, 9 mos. 20
days, at North river, X. Y., including 18 days (.360 miles) travel home; also,
same regt. ; regimental pay abstracts for June, July, and Aug., 1778, dated Fort
Clinton; also, same regt.; payroll for Sept., 1778, dated Fort Clinton; also,
same regt. ; pay rolls for Nov. and Dec, 1778, dated King's Ferrj'; also, same
regt.; regimental pay abstract for Jan., 1779, dated King's Ferry; also, same
regt. ; pay roll for Feb., 1779, dated King's Feny.

Tyler, Abraham, Scarborough. Private, (late) Capt. Benjamin Warren's co.,
Lieut. Col. Brooks's regt. ; muster roll for May, 1781, dated West Point ; en-
listed Jan. 13, 1781 ; also, muster roll for June, 1781 ; also, Capt. William
Mills's CO., Lieut. Col. Brooks's regt. ; muster rolls for July, Aug., and Sept.,
1781; reported on command with Col. Putnam in Aug. and Sept., 1781; also,
descriptive list dated Feb. 20, 1782; Capt. William Mills's co. Lieut. Col.
John Brooks's (7th) regt. ; age, 20 (also given 21) yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 6i (also
given 5 ft. 7) in. ; complexion, dark ; hair, dark ; occupation, laborer (also given
farmer) ; birthplace, Scarborough ; residence, Scarborough ; enlisted for town
of Scarborough ; enlisted March 7, 1781 ; enlistment, 3 years ; also, 5th co. ;
entries dated Oct. 17, and Oct. 22, 1783, of orders for wages for May and 9 days
in June [year not given], appearing in a register of orders accepted on account
of wages, etc. ; also, Corporal, same co. ; entries dated Oct. 22, 1783, and Dec.
26, 1783, of orders for wages for 21 days in Jiine and the months of July, Aug.,
Sept., and 17 days in Oct. [year not given], appearing in a register of orders
accepted on account of wages, etc.

Tyler, Andrevt', Scarborough. Capt. Abram Tyler's co.. Col. Edmund Phinney's
regt. ; roll dated Scarborough, Oct. 25, 1777, showing men entitled to allow-
ance for travel to headquarters at Cambridge and billetmg before marching
during Dec, 1775, and subsequent to Jan. 1, 1776; enlisted Dec. 12, 1775; said
Tyler credited with 120 miles travel and 7 days billeting; also. Private, same
CO. and regt. ; muster roll dated Garrison at Fort George, Dec. 8, 1776 ; en-
listed Dec. 13, 1775; reported sick in general hospital; also, return of men
raised to serve in the Continental Anny from Capt. Jonathan Andrews's co.,
Col. Reuben Fogg's (3d Cumberland Co.) regt. ; residence, Scarborough ; en-
gaged for town of Scarborough ; joined Capt. Silas Burbank's co.. Col. Brewer's
regt. ; term, 3 years; also. Private, Capt. Burbank's co., Col. Ebenezer Sprout's
regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to Dec.
31, 1779 ; reported as serving 6 mos. 6 days as Private, 29 mos. 25 days as Cor-
poral; promoted to Corporal July 7, 1777; also, Corporal, Capt. Burbank's
CO., Col. Samuel Brewer's regt. ; return dated Camp near Valley Forge, Jan.



228 IVIASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AXl) SAILORS

Tyler, Andrew, continued.

23, 1778 ; mustered by State Muster Master ; also, Sergeant, Capt. Burltank's
CO., Col. Sprout's regt. ; Continental Amiy i)ay accoimts for service from Jan.
1, 1780, to March 1, 1780.

Tyler, Asa, Rowley. Corporal, Capt. Thomas Mighill's (Rowley) co. of Minute-
men, which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 5 days; also,
Capt. Migliill's co.. Col. Samuel Gerrish's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1,
1775; enlisted April 24, 1775; service, 1 mo. 14 days; also, Capt. Mighill's co.,
Lieut. Col. Loammi Baldwin's (late Col. Gerrish's) 38th regt. ; company re-
turn dated Camp at Sewall's Point, Sept. 26, 1775; reported as serving as Cor-
poral until June 5, 1775, when he enlisted into the train ; also, Capt. Samuel
Gridley's co.. Col. Ricliard Gridley's (Artillery ) regt. ; receipt for advance pay,
signed by said Tyler and others, dated Cambridge, Aug. 5, 1775 ; also, Sergeant,
same co. and regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; engaged Jime 5, 1775 ; ser-
vice, 2 mos. 1 day ; also, 1st Sergeant, Capt. Gridley's co.. Col. Gridley's regt. ;
company return [probably Oct., 1775] ; also, order for bounty coat dated Fort
No. 2, Cambridge, Nov. 8, 1775; also. Sergeant, Capt. Benjamin Adams's co..
Col. Johnson's regt.; engaged Aug. 15, 1777; discharged Nov. 30, 1777; ser-
vice, 4 mos., in Northern department, including 14 days (272 miles) travel
home; also, 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Jeremiah Putnam's co.. Col. Wade's regt. ;



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