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list of officers of two regiments raised for defence of the New England states
and commanded by Col. Jacobs and Col. "Wade ; commissioned March 14, 1778;
also. Lieutenant, Capt. Jeremiah Putnam's co., Col. Nathaniel "Wade's regt. ;
engaged March 14, 1778; service to Dec. 31, 1778, 9 mos. 21 days, at Rhode
Island ; roll sworn to at East Greenwich ; also, 2d Lieutenant, same co. and
regt. ; muster roll dated North Kingston, Nov. 6, 1778 ; also, same co. and
regt. ; muster rolls dated East Greenwich, Sept. 17, Oct. 14, and Nov. 13, 1778;
term to expire Jan. 1, 1779.

Tyler, Asa, Salem. Private, Capt. Ebenezer Whiship's co., Col. John Nixon's
regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 29, 1775; service, 21 days.

Tyler, Belcher. Private, Capt. Thomas Bumstead's co. ; list of men drafted from
Lieut. Col. Jabez Hatch's (Boston) regt., agreeable to order of Council of May
7, 1777, to guard stores, etc., under Maj. Gen. Heath at and about Boston for
the term of 5 weeks.

Tyler, Benjamin, New Ashford. Capt. Asa Barnes's co.. Col. Benjamin Ruggles
"Woodbridge's regt. ; receipt for advance pay, signed by said Tyler and others,
dated Cambridge, June .'50, 1775 ; also. Private, same co. and regt. ; muster roll
dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted May 2, 1775 ; service, 3 mos. 1 day ; also, company
return dated Sept. 28, 1775 ; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in
money dated Oct. 23, 1775.

Tyler, Benjamin. Private, Capt. Peter Porter's co.. Col. Samuel Brewer's regt.
pay abstract for mileage, etc., dated Dec. 1, 1776; mileage for 80 miles allowed
said Tyler.

Tyler, Ben.iamin. Private, Capt. Amariah Babbit's co.. Col. Benjamin Simonds's
regt.; service, 5 days; company marched Oct. 14, 1780, on an alarm at the
Northward ; also. Sergeant, Lieut. Dudley Holdridge's detachment from Capt.
Babbit's co.. Col. Symonds's regt. ; service, 3 days, on an alarm in Oct., 1780;
roll endorsed " for Service Oct'r 21 1780."

Tyler, Benjamin, Jr., New Ashford. Capt. Asa Barnes's co.. Col. Benjamin Rug-
gles Woodbridge's regt. ; receipt for advance pay, signed by said Tyler and
others, dated Cambridge, June 30, 1775; also. Corporal, same co. and rogt. ;
muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 25, 1775; service, 2 mos. 8 days;
also, 1st Corporal, same co. and regt.; company return dated Sept. 28, 1775;
also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Oct. 23, 1775.



IX THE WAR OF TIIE REVOLUTION. 229

Tyler, Berijah, Stockbridge (also given Lenox) . Private, Capt. Charles Dibbell's
CO., Col. John Patterson's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted May
24, 1775; service, 2 mos. 13 days; also, company return [probably Oct., 1775] ;
also, order for money in lieu of bounty coat dated Dec. 26, 1775.

Tyler, Berijah. Private, Capt. Erastus Sergeant's co.. Col. Benjamin Simonds's
detachment of Berkshire Co. militia ; muster roll dated Ticonderoga, Feb. 25,
1777 ; enlistment to expire March 15, 1777 ; also, same co. and detachment ;
entered service Dec. 16, 1776 ; discharged March 22, 1777 ; service, 97 days, at
Ticonderoga.

Tyler, Berljah. Private, Capt. Job "Woodbridge's co., Col. Brown's regt.; en-
tered service July 8, 1777; discharged July 21, 1777; service, 14 days; com-
pany formed part of a detachment under Maj. Gen. Hide which marched from
Stockbridge on the evacuation of Ticonderoga. Roll bears signature "Jab.
Woodbridge Capt."

Tyler, Berijah. Private, Capt. David Pixley's (Stockbridge) co.. Col. John
Brown's regt. ; entered service June 30, 1777; service to July 26, 1777, 27 days,
iu Xorthem department.

Tyler, Berijah. Private, Capt. "William Francis's co., Col. John Ashley's detach-
ment of militia; entered service July 22, 1777; discharged Aug. 13, 1777; ser-
vice, 23 daj's, in Northern department.

Tyler, [Be]rijah. Private, Capt. Ezra Whittelsey's co., Lieut. Col. David Rosse-
ter's detachment of Berkshire Co. militia ; entered service Aug. 13, 1777 ; dis-
charged Aug. 18, 1777: service, 5 days, at Bennington.

Tyler, Berijah, Jr. (also given Beriah, Jr.) . Private, Capt. Ezra "Whittelsey's
CO., 3d Berkshire Co. regt.; entered service Oct. 20, 1780; discharged Oct. 22,
1780; service, 2 days, on the alarm at the "Westward of Oct. 20, 1780; also,
same co. and regt. ; entered service Nov. 5, 1780; service, 2 days, on an alann
at Saratoga.

Tyler, Bezaleel, New Ashford. Capt. Asa Barnes's co.. Col. Benjamin Ruggles
"Woodbridge's regt. ; receipt for advance pay, signed by said Tyler and others,
dated Cambridge, June 30, 1775 ; also. Private, same co. and regt. ; muster roll
dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted May 25, 1775 ; service, 2 mos. 8 days ; also, com-
pany return dated Sept. 28, 1775; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent
in money dated Oct. 2;?, 1775; also. Private, Capt. Amariah Babbit's co.. Col.
Benjamin Simonds's regt. ; entered service Aug. 14, 1777 ; discharged Aug.
19, 1777; service, 6 days; company marched from New Ashford to Meloom-
scuyck near Bennington ; also, Capt. Babbit's detachment, Col. Bams's regt. ;
service, 8 days, in Oct., 1781, on an alarm.

Tyler, Broadstreet, Boxford (probably). Private, Capt. Jacob Gould's co. of
militia. Col. Samuel Johnson's regt., which marched on the alarm of April
19, 1775; service, 4 days; also, Capt. Jolin Robinson's co., Maj. Gage's regt. ;
enlisted Oct. 4, 1777 ; discharged Nov. 6, 1777 ; service, 35 days ; company
marched to reinforce Northern army.

Tyler, Daniel, Methuen. Private, in a company commanded by Maj. Samuel
Bodwell, which marched in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service,
4i days; also, Capt. Eliphalet Bodwell's co., Col. Edward "Wigglesworth's
regt. ; pay abstract for travel allowance, etc., from Albany home in Dec, 1776 ;
210 miles travel allowed said Tyler; also, Capt. David "Whittier'sco., in a regi-
ment commanded by Maj. Benjamin Gage ; service, 40 days ; company marched
Oct. 2, 1777, to join Northern army; also, Capt. John Davis's co.. Col. Jona-
than Cogswell's regt. ; entered service Sept. 25, 1778 ; discharged Dec. 31, 1778 ;
service, 3 mos. 9 days ; company detached to guard and fortify forts at and
about Boston.



230 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Tyler, Daniel. Receipt given to Benjamin Heywood, Paymaster, 4th regt., dated
Camp Mt. Washmgton, Sept. 29, 1776, signed by said Tyler and others be-
longing to Capt. McFarland's co., for wages, etc., due prior to Jan. 1, 177(i;
also, Private, Capt. Moses McFarland's (7th) co., Lieut. Col. Thomas Nixon's
(4th) regt.; regimental return dated North Castle, Nov. 9, 177(i; also, com-
pany receipts for wages for Sept. -Dec, 1776.

Tyler, David. Sergeant, Capt. Pelatiah Eddy's co., Col. John Hathaway's regt. ;
entered service March 23, 1779; discharged April 15, 1779; service, 24 days;
company detached from militia and marched from Taunton to Tiverton, R. I.

Tyler, Dudley, Rowley. Private, Capt. Thomas Mighill's (Rowley) co. of Minute-
men, which marched on the alarm of A^iril 19, 1775; service, 5 days; also,
Capt. Mighill's co.. Col. Samuel Gerrish's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1,
1775 ; enlisted April 24, 1775 ; service, 14 days.

Tyler, Dudley, Rowley. Sergeant, Capt. Ebenezer "Winship's co.. Col. John
Nixon's (5th) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; engaged April 29, 1775;
service, 3 mos. 10 days; also, company return endorsed " Sep'tr 30th 1775; "
also, order for money in lieu of bounty coat endorsed " Dec 22d 1775 ; " also, re-
ceipt given to Benjamin Heywood, I'aymaster, 4th regt., dated Camp Mt. Wash-
ington, Sept. 27, 1776, signed by said Tyler, Lieutenant, and others, for money
for enlisting recruits; also, receipt given to Benjamin Heywood, Paymaster,
4th regt., signed by said Tyler, for wages for Sept., 1776, as Lieutenant in said
regiment; also, 2d Lieutenant, Capt. ISIoses McFarland's (7th) co., Lieut. Col.
Thomas Nixon's (4th) regt. ; regimental return dated North Castle, Nov. 9,
1776; also, receipts given to Benjamin Heywood, Paymaster, 4th regt., signed
by said Tyler and others, forwages for Oct., Nov., and Dec, 1776, as Lieutenants
in said regiment ; also. Lieutenant, Col. Nixon's regt. ; Continental Army pay
accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to June 19, 1779; reported absent with-
out leave from June 19, 1779 ; also, 1st Lieutenant, Capt. Thomas Barnes's (2d)
CO., Col. Nixon's (4th) regt. ; muster roll of field, staff, and commissioned
officers, dated Van Schaick's Island, Sept. 2, 1777, and sworn to at Camp near
Stillwater; appointed Jan. 1, 1777 ; reported sick at Green bush ; a7so, same co.
and regt. ; muster roll of field, staff, and commissioned oflBcers for Nov. and
Dec, 1777, dated Albany; also, same regt. ; pay abstracts for rations between
Jime 11, 1777, and Jan. 1, 1778, certified at Albany; credited with 145 days
allowance; also, Capt. Barns's co., Col. Nixon's regt.; return of officers for
clothing, dated Boston, April 30, 1778; also, same co. and regt.; muster roll
of field, staiT, and commissioned officers mado up from Jan. .'5, 1778, to INIay
4, 1778; also, same regt.; return of officers for clothing, certified at Boston,
Nov. 24, 1778; also, Capt. Barns's co.. Col. Nixon's (6th) regt. ; return of men
who were in camp on or before Aug. 15, 1777, and who had not been absent
subsequently except on furlough, etc., certified at Camp near Peekskill, Feb.
16,1779; also, Lieutenant, Capt. John Spurr's co.. Col. Nixon's (5th) regt.;
muster roll for May, 1779, dated Highlands; reported furloughed March 19,
1779, by Gen. McDugal, for 90 days; also, same co. and regt.; pay rolls for
June, July, and Aug., 1779; reported as having left the service June 1, 1779.

Tyler, Ebenezer, Attleborough. Private, Capt. Jabez Ellis's (Attleborough)
CO. of Minute-men and militia, which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ;
service, 9 days.

Tyler, Ebenezer, Attleborough. Sergeant, Capt. Jacob Ide's (Attleborough) co..
Col. Dagget's regt. ; service, 17 days ; company marched to Rhode Island on
the alarm of Dec. 8, 1776; also, 1st Lieutenant, Capt. Samuel Robinson's (1st)
CO., 4th Bristol Co. regt. of Mass. militia; list of officers; commi.ssioned Dec.
22,1777; also. Lieutenant, Capt. Moses Wilmorth's co.. Col. John Dagget's
regt. ; return dated Taunton, Jan. 6, 1778, made by Brig. Gen. George Godfrey,
of officers of a regiment raised from bis brigade to serve for 3 months under



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 231



Tyler, Ebenezek, continued.

Gen. Spencer, agreeable to order of Council of Dec. 22, 1777; also, 1st Lieu-
tenant, Cai)t. Willmartli's co., Col. Daggett's regt. ; service, 2 mos. 2!) days, at
Rhode Island ; regiment raised for 3 months from Jan. 1, 1778 ; also, 1st Lieu-
tenant, Capt. Alexander Foster's co., Col. Thomas Carpenter's regt. ; entered
service July 27, 1780; discliarged July 31, 1780; service, 7 days, on an alarm,
including travel (2 days) home; company marched to Tiverton, R. I., July 27,
1780, to serve for 6 days; also, Lieutenant, Capt. Samuel Robinson's co., Col.
Isaac Dean's regt.; marched July 31, 1780; discliarged Aug. 8, 1780; service,
8 days ; 2 days travel also allowed on march home from Tiverton to Attle-
borough ; company marched to Tiverton, R. I., on an alarm.

Tyler, Ebenezer. Private, Capt. Alexander Foster's co.. Col. John Daggett's
regt. ; service, 25 days ; company marched to Rhode Island on the alarm of
Dec. 8, 1777[6].

Tyler, Ebenezer. Private, Capt. Stephen Richardson's co. ; service, 25 days;
company comprised one-fourth of the militia of the town of Attleborough,
marched to Rhode Island April 21, 1777, to hold the Lines until men could be
raised for that purpose for 2 months, and served until May 15, 1777.

Tyler, Ebenezer. Private, Capt. Israel Trow's co., Col. Josiah Whitney's regt. ;
service between May 14, 1777, and July 4, 1777, 52 days, at Rhode Island.

Tyler, Ebenezer. Private, Capt. Stephen Richardson's co. ; marched Sept. 25,
1777 ; discharged Oct. 29, 1777 ; service, 1 mo. 6 days ; company marched from
Attleborough under command of Col. George Williams on a secret expedition.

Tyler, Ebenezer. Private, Capt. Moses Willmarth's co., Col. Thomas Carpenter's
regt. ; service from Aug. 17, 1778, to Sept. 9, 1778, 24 days, on expedition to
Rhode Island.

Tyler, Ebenezer. Account dated Jan. 18, 1779, rendered by said Tyler, Lieuten-
ant, for wages and subsistence as a supemumerarj- officer in Col. Jacobs's regt.
at Rhode Island from the time of his engagement until his discharge by order
of the General Court; entered service May 1, 1778; discharged Oct. 12, 1778;
subsistence allowed from May 1, 1778, to Aug. 1, 1778, 1 ration per day; from
Aug. 1, 1778, to Oct. 12, 1778, 2 rations per day; warrant allowed June 3,
1779 ; a similar account for his State i^ay for the same service accompanies this
account.

Tyler, Ebenezer. Private, Capt. Alexander Foster's co.. Col. Thomas Carpen-
ter's regt. ; entered service July 27, 1780 ; discharged July 31, 1780 ; service, 7
days, on an alarm, including travel (2 days) home; company marched to Tiver-
ton, R. I., July 27, 1780, to serve for 6 days. Roll sworn to at Attleborough.

Tyler, Ebenezer. Private, Capt. Moses Willmarth's co.. Col. Isaac Dean's regt. ;
marched July 31, 1780; discharged Aug. 7, 1780; service, 10 days, at Rhode
Lsland on an alarm. Roll sworn to at Attleborough.

Tyler, Ebenezer, Jr. Private, Capt. Stephen Richardson's co. ; .service, 25 days ;
company comprised one-fourth of the militia of the town of Attleborough,
marched to Rhode Island, and served until May 15, 1777.

Tyler, Edward. Petition dated Boston, April 19, 1780, signed by Thomas Russell,
of Boston, asking that said Tyler be commissioned as commander of the brig-
antine " Thomas " (privateer) ; ordered in Coimcil April 19, 1780, that a com-
mission be issued.

Tyler, Edward. Descriptive li.st of men raised in Hampshire Co. to serve in the
Continental Army, as returned by Noah Goodman, Superintendent ; age, 29
3rrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 8 in.; complexion, light; occupation, farmer; engaged for
town of Murrayfield ; engaged April 16, 1781 ; term, 3 years.



232 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Tyler, Ellis, Boston. Cabin Steward, ship " General Putnam," commanded by
Capt. Daniel Waters; engaged July 10, 1779; service to Sept. 7, 1779, 1 mo.
27 days, on Penobscot expedition; a^so, Steward, ship " Viper," commanded
by Capt. William Williams; descrii)tive list of officers and crew, sworn to
in Suffolk Co., Sept. 30, 1780; age, 35 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 9 in.; complexion,
dark; occupation, shipwright ; residence, Boston.

Tyler, Henry. Private, Capt. John Strong's cc. Col. John Brown's (Berkshire
Co.) regt. ; entered service June 30, 1777 ; discharged July 20, 1777 ; service,
20 days, in Northern department; also, list of men who marched from Pitts-
field to Fort Ann June 30, 1777, under command of Capt. Strong, and were
dismis.sed July 26, 1777 ; service, 3 weeks 5 days.

Tyler, Henry Johnson. Captain's Clerk, sloop "Defence," commanded by Capt.
James Nivens ; engaged July 13, 1781 ; discharged Sept. 26, 1781 ; service,
2 mos. 13 days. Roll dated Boston.

Tyler, Humphrey, Scarborough. Private, Capt. Abraham Tyler's co.. Col.
Edmund Phinney's (31st) regt. ; billeting allowed from date of enlistment.
May 12, 1775, to date of marching to headquarters, July 6, 1775 ; credited with
54 days allowance; also, comimny return dated Sept. 29, 1775; also, order for
bounty coat dated Cambridge, Oct. 2(5, 1775; also, Capt. Abram Tyler's co..
Col. Phinney's regt. ; roll dated Scarborough, Oct. 25, 1777, showing men
entitled to allowance for travel to h('ad<iuarters at Cambridge and billeting
before marching during Dec, 1775, and subsequent to Jan. 1, 1776; said Tyler
credited with 120 miles travel and 10 days billeting ; also. Private, same co. and
regt. ; muster roll dated Garrison at Fort George, Dec. 8, 1776 ; enlisted May
10, 1776; reported discharged Sept. 20, 1776; also, list of men raised to serve
in the Continental Army, as returned by Capt. Benjamin Farrar to Col. Moses
Whelock, at Westborough ; residence, Scarborough ; engaged for town of
Upton; joined Cajjt. North's co.. Col. Lee's regt. ; term, 3 years; also, list of
men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for Suffolk Co., dated
Boston, June 8, 1777 ; Capt. North's co., Col. Lee's regt. ; rejiorted received
State boimty.

Tyler, Isaac. Private, Capt. Andrew Woodberry's co., Lieut. Col. Enoch Hallet's
regt.; enlisted Aug. 1, 1780; discharged Oct. 29, 1780; service, 3 mos. 4 days,
at Rhode Island, including 5 days (100 miles) travel home ; regiment detached
to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months. Roll dated Gloucester.

Tyler, Jacob, Andover. Capt. Benjamin Famum's co., Col. James Frye's regt. ;
company retuna dated Camp at Cambridge, Oct. 6, 1775 ; reported an armorer.

Tyler, Jacob. Captain, Col. Ebenezer Bridge's regt. ; regimental return dated
May 26, 1775 ; reported recruiting.

Tyler, Jacob, Jr., Andover. Private, Lieut. Peter Poor's co., which marched
on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Cambridge ; .service, 3^ days.

Tyler, James, Cape Ann. Private, Capt. Joseph Roby's co.. Col. Moses Little's
(17th) regt.; company return [probably Oct., 1775]; enlisted June 1, 1775;
age, 22 yrs. ; also, order for money in lieu of bounty coat dated Dec. 11, 1775.

Tyler, James, Scarborough. Corporal, Capt. Abraham Tyler's co., Col. Edmund
Phinney's (31st) regt. ; billeting allowed from date of enlistment, May 9, 1775,
to date of marching to headquarters, July 6, 1775 ; credited with 57 days allow-
ance ; also, company return dated Sejjt. 29, 1775.

Tyler, Jeremla.h, Cambridge. Account dated Cambridge, Sept. 2, 1781, rendered
by the Selectmen, of bounties paid said Tyler and others to serve for 5 months
at Rliode Island, agreeable to resolve of Jimo -, 1781 ; also. Private, Capt. Asa
Drury's co., Col. Turner's regt. ; entered .service Sept. 3, 1781 ; discharged Nov.



IN TILE AVAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 233

Tyler, Jerkmiah, continued.

27, 1781 ; service, 2 mos. 28 days, including travel ((JO miles) home ; roll en-
dorsed " five Months Service at Rhode Island."

Tyler, Jeremiah, "Woburn. Order on Deacon Jeffers, Paymaster to the Colony
troops, payable to Col. Ephraim Jackson, dated Camp at Hull, July 10, 1776,
signed by said Tyler and others belonging to Capt. Abishai Brown's co.. Col.
"Whitney's regt., for advance pay, travel allowance, etc.; also, Private, Capt.
Edmund Munro's Co., Col. Timothy Bigelow's regt. ; Continental Army pay
accounts for service from April 1, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; residence, Wobum;
credited to town of Woburn ; also, same co. and regt. ; return dated Feb. 2,
1778 ; mustered by Col. Barret, County Muster Master, and by Col. Varrick, Con-
tinental Muster Master; also, (late) Capt. Munro's co., Col. Bigelow's regt. ;
pay roll for Feb., 1779, sworn to at Providence; also, same co. and regt.;
muster roll for March and April, 1779, dated Providence; enlistment, 3 years;
also, Capt. Bowman's co.. Col. Bigelow's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts
for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to April 1, 1780.

Tyler, " Jerod," New Ashford. Return of men drafted from Berkshire Co. militia
to march to Horse Neck imder command of Col. Benjamin Simonds [year not
given], but who failed to jom regiment; reported drafted from town of New
Ashford ; drafted uito Capt. Stratton's co.

Tyler, John, Andover. Private, Capt. Thomas Poor's co. of Minute-men, Col.
James Frye's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service to
April 25, 1775, 7 days; reported enlisted Jan. 31, 1775.

Tyler, John, Andover. Private, Capt. Benjamin Farnum's co.. Col. James Frye's
regt. ; company return dated Camp at Cambridge, Oct. 6, 1775 ; also, order for
bounty coat dated Cambridge, Nov. 13, 1775.

Tyler, John, Attleborough. Private, Capt. Moses "Willmarth's (9th) co.. Col.
John Daggefs (4th Bristol Co.) regt., which marched in response to the alarm
of April 19, 1775 ; service, 6 days.

Tyler, John, Attleborough. Private, Capt. Caleb Richardson's co.. Col. Timothy
Walker's regt.; company return dated Oct. 6, 1775; also, order for boimty
coat dated Camp at Roxbury, Nov. 20, 1775.

Tyler, John, Boxford. Private, 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, John, Haverhill (also given Boxford) . Drummer, Capt. James Sawyer's
CO. of Minute-men, Col. James Frye's regt., which marched on the alarm of
April 19, 1775 [service not given] ; also, Capt. Sawyer's co.. Col. Frye's regt. ;
company return [probably Oct., 1775] ; also, order for money in lieu of boimty
coat dated Cambridge, Dec. 26, 1775; also, receipt given to Benjamin Hey-
wood. Paymaster, 4th regt., dated Camp Mt. Washington, Sept. 29, 1776, signed
by said Tyler and others belonging to Capt. ISIcFarland's co., for wages, etc.,
due prior to Jan. 1, 1776 ; also, receipt given to Benjamin Heywood, Paymaster,
4th regt., signed by said Tyler and others, for wages for Sept., 1776, as Cor-
porals, Drummers, and Fifers, in said regiment ; also, Fifer, Capt. Moses
McFarland's (7th) co.. Lieut. Col. Thomas Nixon's (4th) regt.; regimental
return dated North Castle, Nov. 9, 1776 ; also, receipt given to Benjamin Hey-
wood, Paymaster, 4th regt., signed by said Tyler and others, for wages for Dec,
1776, as Drummers and Fifers in said regiment ; also, list of men raised to serve
in the Continental Army from 1st Haverhill co., as returned by Lieut. Israel
Bartlet and endorsed " Cap't Nath'll Marsh ; " residence, Haverhill ; engaged
for town of Haverhill ; joined Capt. Bams's Co., Col. Nixson's regt. ; term to
expire Jan. -, 1780; also, Drum Major, Capt. John Spurr's co.. Col. Nixon's



234 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Tyler, John, continued.

((Jtli) regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for 1777-1779 ; said Tyler served
from Jan. 1, 1777, to Jan. 1, 1779, deserted Jan. 1, 1779, returned April 14, 1779,
and served until Dec. 31, 1779; also, Capt. Adam Wheeler's co., Col. Nixon's
regt.; return for clothing for the year 1777; also. Colonel's co., Col. Nixon's
(5th) regt.; muster roll for ^Nlay, 1779, dated Camp Highlands; also, Capt.
Spurr's CO., (ith Mass. regt.; muster rolls for Juno-Dec, 1779; also, same co.
and regt.; return for clothing delivered for the year 1780; recei[)t for said
clotliing, dated Peekskill, Dec. -, 1779; also, descriptive list of men helonging
to Col. Nixon's (fith) regt. wlio enlisted for the war prior to Sept. 30, 1779,
certified at lliglilands, Feh. 23, 1780; rank. Drum Major; age, 25 yrs. ; stature,
6 ft. 7 in.; comjjlexion, dark; engaged for town of Haverhill; also, Drum
Major and Sergeant, Capt. Spurr's co.. Col. Nixon's regt. ; Continental Army
pay accoimts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780 ; residence, Boxford ;
reported as serving 6 mos. as Drum ^lajor, 6 mos. as Sergeant ; also. Drum
Major, Capt. Spurr's (1st) co., 6th ^Mass. regt.; pay roll for Jan.- June, 1780;
also, SergeaTit, .same co. and regt. ; pay rolls for July-Sept., 1780 ; also, same co. ;
return for clotliing, dated Camp Totoway, Oct. 18, 1780 ; also, Capt. Spurr's co.,
6tli ^lass. regt. ; pay rolls for Oct., Nov., and Dec, 1780; also, descriptive list
dated West Point, Jan. 29, 1781 ; Capt. Pike's co., (Jth Mass. regt. commanded
hy Lieut. Col. Smith ; rank. Sergeant ; age, 23 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 8 in. ; com-
plexion, dark ; hair, hlack ; eyes, dark ; residence, Haverhill ; engaged April
-, 1779, by Capt. J. Holden; term, during war; also, Sergeant, Capt. Peter
Clayes's (Liglit Infantry) co., commanded by Capt. John K. Smith prior to
May 1, 1781, Lieut. Col. Calvin Smith's (fith) regt. ; return for wages for the
year 1781 ; wages allowed said Tyler from Oct. 1, 1781, to Dec 31, 1781, 3 mos. ;
reported received from Capt. Pike's co. ; also. Sergeant, Capt. Benjamin Pike's
CO. commanded by Capt. Samuel Frost subsequent to Oct., 1782, Lieut. Col.
Smith's regt. ; return for wages for the year 1782; wages allowed said Tyler
for 12 months; reported on furlough in Dec, 1782.

Tyler, John, Mendon. Private, Capt. John Albee's (1st Mendon) co., which
marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Roxbury ; service, 9 days ; reported
returned home.

Tyler, John, Mendon. Captain; return of militia oiScers and men who joined
Col. Joseph Read's regt. at Roxbury Camp Dec. 10, 1775, certified in Camp at
Roxbury, Jan. 19, 177(3; company raised in Mendon, Uxbi'idge, and Upton;
ordered in Council Feb. 9, 1776, that said officers be commissioned.

Tyler, John. Sergeant, Capt. Joshua Reed's co., Col. Vamum's regt.; engaged
Jan. 1, 1776 [service not given] ; also, same co. ; abstract for wages, made up



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