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also, muster roll for Dec, 1781, dated New Boston and sworn to at Quarters
Iliglilaiuls; also, muster rolls for Jan., Feb., and March, 1782, dated Hutts
New Boston and sworn to at Quarters Highlands; also, muster rolls for April-
Oct., 1782; also, Capt. Heywood"s co., (Jth Mass. regt. ; nuister roll for Nov.,
1782; also, 4th co., 6th Mass. regt. ; list of men [year not given] ; reported as
belonging to Squad No. 4; also, Capt. Heywood's (4th) co.. Col. Benjamin
Tupper's (6th) regt. ; muster rolls for Dec, 1782, and Jan., 1783; also, register
of contingencies in Capt. Heywood's co., 6th Mass. regt.; said Ulen confined
by Sergt. Seaver in March, 178.3, for making a disturbance and abusing said
Seaver; judgment of court-martial, .50 lashes; reported pardoned by M. Ash-
ley ; also, Capt. Heywood's co.. Col. Tupper's regt. ; muster roll for ISIarch and
April, 17s;3; balance of term of enlistment unexpired, 14 mos. 7 days; also,
order on Paymaster, (late) 6tb Mass. regt., payable to Lieut. William Wiggles-
worth, dated Newbury, Jan. 20, 1784, signed by said Ulen, for wages, etc., for
service in said regiment.

Ulin, . [This name appears under the form of Ulen, Ullen.]

Ullen, William. Private, Capt. Benjamin Heywood's co., Lieut. Col. Calvin
Smith's (6th) regt. ; muster roll for Aug., 1781, sworn to in Camp at Peekskill;
enlisted July 8, 1781 ; enlistment, 3 years.

Ulmek, . [This name also appears under tbe form of Ulmor, Ulmore, Wole-

more, Wolmorc]

Ulmer, George, Salem (also given Waldoborough) . Return of men raised to serve
in the Continental Army from 1st Essex Co. regt., sworn to at Salem by Jo.seph
Sprague, 1st military officer of said town; residence, Salem; engaged for town
of Salem ; joined Capt. Hunt's co.. Col. Patterson's regt. ; term, 3 years ; also,
list of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for Suffolk Co.,
dated Boston, Feb. 2, 1777; Capt. Hunt's co.. Col. John Patterson's regt. ; re-
ported received State bounty; also. Sergeant, Capt. Abraham Hunt's co., Col.
Jo.seph V^ose's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 18,
1777, to Dec 31, 1779; reported as serving 13 mos. 13 days as Private, 22 mos.
as Sergeant ; also. Private, sameco. and regt. ; muster roll for Dec, 1777, sworn
to at Camp near "Valley Forge; enlisted Jan. 18, 1777; enlistment, 3 years;
also. Sergeant, same co. and regt. ; pay roll for Nov., 1778, sworn to at Provi-
dence; 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. Green's co., Col. Vose's regt.; Continental Army
pay accounts for service from Jan. 1 to Jan. 18, 1780 ; residence, Waldoborough ;
credited to town of Salem.

Ulmer, George. Private, Capt. Benjamin Plummer's co. ; service from Sept. 5,
1776, to date of discharge, Dec. 10, 1776; company stationed at St. Georges for
defence of seacoast.

Ulmer, George. Adjutant, Col. Prime's regt. ; engaged March 2n, 1780 ; discharged
Nov. 25, 1780; .service, 8 mos., at Camden; also, 2d Lieutenant, Cajtt. Archi-
bald McAllster's co., Lieut. Col. Joseph Prime's regt. ; entered service June
1, 1780; discharged Dec. 24, 1780; service, 6 mos. 24 days, imder Brig. Gen.
Wadsworth at the Eastward ; roll certified at Headquarters, Thomaston ; also,
Lieutenant, Capt. Parker's co., Col. McCobb's regt.; returns for provisions,
dated Camp Coxes Head, July 21, and July 25, 1781 ; also. Lieutenant, Capt.
Jordan Parker's co., Col. Samuel McCobb's regt. ; engaged May 10, 1781 : dis-
charged Dec. 1, 1781; service, 6 mos. 20 days, at the Eastward; roll sworn
to at Georgetown, Lincoln Co. ; also, Adjutant, same regt. ; engaged May 20,
1781 ; discharged Dec. 1, 1781 ; service, 6 mos. 10 days, in Eastern department;



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Ulmer, George, continued.

roll sworn to at Georgetown, Lincoln Co. ; also. Captain, Col. James Hunter's
corps raised to serve luitil Nov. 20, 1782, in defence of eastern Massachusetts;
engaged March Id, 1782; discharged Xov. 20, 1782; service, 8 mos. 7 days.

Ulmer, George, Jr., "Waldoborough. Private, Capt. Abraham Hunt's co., Col.
Joseph Vose's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from May
17, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; also, same co. and regt. ; muster roll for Dec, 1777,
sworn to at Camp near Valley Forge ; enlisted May 17, 1777 ; enlistment, 3
years; also, same co. and regt.; pay roll for Nov., 1778, sworn to at Provi-
dence ; 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.

Ulmer, John. Private, Capt. Philip M. Ulmer's co.. Col. Samuel McCohb's regt. ;
service from July 8, 1779, to Sept. 24, 1779, 2 mos. 16 days, on Penobscot
expedition.

Ulmer, Philip. Lieutenant, Col. Vose's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for
service from Jan. 1, 1777, to Jan. 4, 1778 ; reported resigned Jan. 4, 1778 ; also,
1st Lieutenant, Capt. Abraham Hunt's co.. Col. John Patterson's regt. ; list
of officers of the Continental Army ; commissioned March 27, 1777 ; also, 1st
Lieutenant, Capt. Hunt's co., Col. Joseph Vose's regt. ; muster roll for Dec,
1777, sworn to at Camp near Valley Forge ; appointed Jan. 1, 1777 ; also, same
CO. and regt. ; return of men who were in camp on or before Aug. 15, 1777,
and who had not been absent subsequently except on furlough, etc., dated Feb.
3, 1779; reported discharged Feb. 8, 1778.

Ulmer, Philip Martin, "Waldoborough. Captain, Col. Samuel McCobb's regt. ;
service from July 8, 1779, to Sept. 24, 1779, 2 mos. 16 days, on Penobscot expe-
dition; also, 2d Major, Lieut. Col. Joseph Prime's regt.; list of officers
appointed to command a regiment to be detached from militia of York, Cum-
berland, and Lincoln counties for service under Brig. Gen. Peleg Wadsworth
in defence of eastern Massachusetts, agreeable to resolve of March 25, 1780 ;
commissioned March 27, 1780; also. Major, Col. Prime's regt.; service from
March 25, 1780, to Nov. 25, 1780, 8 mos., at Camden.

Ulmor, George. Private, Capt. Benjamin Plunier's co. ; entered service March
5, 1776 ; service to Sept. 6, 1776, 6 mos. ; company stationed at St. Georges for
defence of seacoast.

Ulmor, John. Private, Capt. John Read's co., Col. James Hunter's corps raised
for defence of eastern Massachusetts; enlisted Aug. 21, 1782; discharged Nov.
20, 1782 ; service, 3 mos.

Ulmore, George. Private, Capt. John Read's co., Col. James Hunter's corps
raised for defence of eastern Massachusetts ; enlisted Aug. 21, 1782 ; discharged
Nov. 20, 1782; service, 3 mos.

Ulrich, Bernhard. Private, Col. Armand's Legion (Independent corps taken
into Continental service, agreeable to resolve of June 25, 1778) ; list dated
July -, 1778.

Umpaumut, Hendrick, Stockbridge. Private, Capt. William Goodrich's co. of
Indians, Col. Patterson's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted June
23, 1775; service, 1 mo. 11 days. [See Hendrick Aupaumut.]

Umphery, John, Bellingham. Descriptive list of men raised for the term of
3 months, agreeable to resolve of Jime 30, 1781 ; age, 18 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 8 in. ;
complexion, light ; residence, Bellingham ; reported detached from Capt.
Metcalf 's cd.



2.)0 aiASSACllUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Umphery, Robert. Certificate dated May 31, 1780, signed by Trumau Wheler,
Muster Master for Berkshire Co., statiii^u; that in the " forepart " of July, 1779,
he liad mustered said Umphery and otliurs to serve in the Continental Anny
for the term of 9 moutlis to the credit of the town of Great Barriugton.

Umphress, Joseph. Certificate dated Damariscotta, Oct. 11, 1777, signed by Stephen
Hodsdon, Captain, 10th co., Col. William Jones's (;5d Lincoln Co.) regt., stating
that lie and seven of his men were at I'ownalborough Sept. 10, 1777, at the re-
taking of a ship loading with masts, lying in Pownalborough harbor, after
she had been in possession of a party of men belonging to the enemy's ship
"Rainbow."

Umphry, Hugh. Sergeant, Capt. Thomas Ingersoll's co., Col. Ashley's (1st Berk-
shire Co.) regt. ; service, 12 days, at Stillwater in Oct., 1781, by order of Brig.
Gen. John Fellows.

Umstead, Aaron. Private, Capt. Peter Porter's detachment. Gen. Fellows's (Berk-
sliire Co.) brigade ; entered service July 1, 1778 ; discharged Oct. 31, 1778 ; ser-
vice, 4 mos., under Brig. Gen. Stark at Albany ; detachment raised for 6 months.

Umstead, Abraham. Private, Capt. Jesse Roe's co. of artificers attached to Brig.
Gen. Henry Knox's corps of artillery; muster rolls for Nov. and Dec, 1777;
0^50, Capt. Christopher Beackley's co. of Artillery artificers, detached from
Col. Benjamin Flower's corps of artificers and attached to the artillery in the
field commanded by Brig. Gen. Knox; muster roll for April, 1778.

Uncas, . [This name also appears mider the form of Uncus, Uukee.]

Uncas, Abimelech, Norwich. Private, Capt. Nathan Peters's co.. Col. Timothy
Danielson's regt. ; company return dated Oct. 6, 1775.

Uncills, "William, Boston. List of men raised to serve in the Contmental Army
from Col. Benjamin Hawes's (4tli Suffolk Co.) regt. [year not given] ; resi-
dence, Boston ; engaged for town of Medfield ; joined Capt. Jackson's co.. Col.
Crane's regt. ; term, 3 years.

Unckit, Benjamin. Private, Capt. Joseph Cole's co.. Col. Robinson's regt.; en-
listed July 12, 1777; service, 5 mos. 19 days, at Rhode Island. Roll sworn to
in Plymouth Co.

Uncles, . [This name also appears under the form of Ounckles, Ounkles,

Uncills.]

Uncles, "William, alias "William Anclus, Marblehead (also given ISIalden) . List
of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from Col. Jonathan Glover's
(oth Essex Co.) regt.; residence, Marblehead; engaged for town of IMarblc-
head ; term, 3 years; also, list of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster
Master for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, March 16, 1777 ; Maj. Stevens's battalion ;
reported received State bounty; also, Drummer, Capt. Thomas Seward's co..
Col. John Crane's (Artillery) regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for ser-
vice from Jan. 1, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1780; residence. Maiden ; also, same co. and
regt. ; muster roll for May, 1778, dated Camp "Valley Forge ; also, descriptive
list dated Camp New "Windsor, Jan. 12, 1780 [81]; Capt. Seward's co., 3d
Artillery regt. ; rank. Drummer ; age, 22 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. ^ in. ; complexion,
liglit ; engaged for town of Marblehead ; engaged Jan. 1, 1777, by Capt. Seward ;
term, during war; reported received State and Conthiental bounties.

Uncus, Abimelech. Capt. Nathan Peters's co., Col. Danielson's regt. ; order for
bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Camp at Roxbury, Nov. 20, 1775.

Underhood, Joseph. Private ; list of men belonging to the train band imder Capt.
John Walton, dated Reading, May 13, 1775.



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UXDERWOD, Joseph, Westford. List of men raised for Continental service, as
returned by Capt. Zacclieus Wright and Capt. Pelatiah Fletcher, endorsed
" Wesford Feb 16 78 ; " residence, Westford ; engaged for town of Shrewsbury ;
joined Capt. Ballard's co., Col. Alden's regt. ; term, 3 years, to exx>ire in 1780.

Underwod, Samuel, Framingham. Private, Capt. Simon Edgel's co. of Minute-
men, which marched on the alarm of April liJ, 1775, to Concord and Cambridge ;
service, 4 days.

Underw^od, Timothy. Capt. Joshua Parker's co., Col. William Prescott's regt. ;
order for bounty coat dated Camp at Cambridge, Nov. 1, 1775. [See Joseph
Underwood.]

Underwood, . [This name also appears under the form of Uderwood, Under-

hood, Underwod, Undewood, Uudrewhood.]

Underwood, Alpheus. Private, Capt. Ephraim Brookin.s's co., Lieut. Col. John
Collar's (Berkshire Co.) regt. ; entered service Oct. 13, 1781 ; discharged Oct.
26, 1781 ; service, 18 days, including 4 days (84 miles) travel home ; company
marched by order of Col. John Ashley, Jr., on an alarm at the Northward.

Underwood, Amos, Framingham. List of men belonging to Capt. John Gleason's
CO., endorsed "North Kingston June 26th 1777; " deposition made by Micah
Balcom, July 26, 1844, states that he engaged the first part of May, 1777, in
Capt. Gleason's co., Col. Josiah Whitney's regt., and rendered 2 mos. 8 days
service at Rhode Island ; said company was made up of men from Marlborough,
Stow, Sudbury, Framingham, Natick, Sherburne, HoUiston, and Hopkinton;
also, Private, Capt. Joseph Winch's co., Col. Samuel Bullard's regt. ; enlisted
Aug. 16, 1777; discharged Nov. 29, 1777; service, 3 mos. 25 days, in Northern
department, including 11 days (220 miles) travel home ; also, Capt. Joseph
Griffith's CO., Col. John Jacobs's regt. ; enlisted June 24, 1778 ; service, 6 mos.
10 days ; enlistment to expire Jan. 1, 1779 ; also, 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 Conti-
nental Army for 3 months and stationed at Rhode Island.

Underwood, A.sa, Dunstable. Private, Capt. Reuben Butterfield's co. of militia,
Col. David Green's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to
Cambridge ; left place of rendezvous April 28, 1775 ; service, 9 days ; also, list
of men returned as serving on main guard under Lieut. Col. L. Baldwin, dated
June 22, 1775; also, Lieut. Nathaniel Sartell's co.. Col. William Prescott's
regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 6, 1775; service, 87 days;
also, Capt. Ephraim Corey's co.. Col. Prescott's regt. ; company return dated
Cambridge, Oct. 7, 1775, and endorsed "The late Capt Parkers" co. ; also,
order for bounty coat dated Camp at Cambridge, Oct. 31, 1775.

Underwood, Asa, Holliston. Private, Capt. Aaron Gardner's co.. Col. Brooks's
regt.; company return endorsed "1776;" said Underwood reported sick in
camp.

Underwood, Asa. Li.st of men against whom amounts are charged in an armorer's
account, probably made up in June, 1775; Capt. Pollard's co.

Underwood, Cato, Natick. Private, Capt. Aaron Haynes's co.. Col. Jonathan
Brewer's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted July 16, 1775 ; service,
7 days ; reported a negro.

Underwood, Cato, Needham. List of men raised in Suffolk Co., as returned by
Stephen Badlam, Superintendent for said countj' ; reported a negro; also,
descriptive list of men raised to reinforce the Continental Army for the term
of 9 months from the time of their arrival at Fishkill, agreeable to resolve of



252 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Underwood, Cato, continued.

April 20, 1778, returned as received of ]SIaj. Stephen Badlam, by Capt. Robert
Davis, at Koxburj', June 4, 1778, to bo delivered to Brig. Gen. Jonatlian War-
ner, at Fishkill ; Capt. Smith's eo.. Col. Mcintosh's regt. ; age, 24 yrs. ; stature,
5 ft. 5 in. ; hair, black ; eyes, black ; occupation, liusbandman ; residence, Need-
ham ; engaged for town of Needham ; arrived at Fishkill June 24, 1778 ; also,
list of men returned as received of Jonatlian Warner, Commissioner, by Brig.
Gen. J. Glover, at Fort Arnold, July 8, 1778; also, list of men returned as
mustered by Henry Rutgers, Jr., Deputy Muster Master, dated Fishkill, Aug.
1, 1778.

Underwood, David, Falmouth. Private, Capt. Joseph Pride's co.. Col. Joseph
Prime's (Cumberland Co.) regt.; joined April 25, 1780; discharged Dec. 6,
1780 ; service, 7 mos. 11 days ; enlistment, 8 months ; regiment raised for defence
of eastern Massacliusetts.

Underwood, David, New Casco. Private, Capt. William Cobb's co. ; marched
from home July 8, 1779; discharged Sept. 25, 1779; service, 2 mos. 17 days;
company raised in Cumberland Co. for service on Penobscot expedition and
served in Col. Jonathan Mitchel's detachment ; also, Capt. Cobb's co.. Col.
Mitchell's detachment ; pay abstract for mileage, sworn to at North Yarmouth,
Nov. 26, 1779; reported as having first drawn rations at Falmouth and as dis-
charged at Falmouth.

Undkrwood, David, Rutland. Private, Capt. Tliomas Eustis's (Rutland) co. of
Minute-men, which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Cambridge
[service not given].

Underwood, David, Sudbury. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Cudworth's co. of Minute-
men, Col. Abijah Peirce's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19,
1775; service, 6 days; also, Capt. Thaddeus Russell's co.. Col. Jonathan
Brewer's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 25, 1775; ser-
vice, 3 mos. 2 weeks; also, company return [probably Oct., 1775] ; also, order
for boimty coat dated Prospect Hill, Nov. 13, 1775.

Underwood, David. Descriptive return dated Boston, made by Edward Procter,
Colonel of Boston regt., of men who had enlisted to serve in the Continental
Army for the term of months from the time of their arrival at place of
rendezvous, unless sooner discharged, and who had received bomity and mile-
age due them of said Col. Procter ; Capt. Wise's co. ; stature, 5 ft. 8 in. ; com-
plexion, brown ; also, descriptive list of men raised to reinforce the Continental
Army for the tenii of G months, agreeable to resolve of June 5, 1780, returned
as received of Justin Ely, Commissioner, by Capt. Lieut. John Callender, of
3d Artillery regt., at Springfield, July (!, 1780; age, 24 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 6
in.; complexion, light; engaged for town of Boston; arrived at Springfield
July 5, 1780; also, Matross, Col. Crane's regt.; pay roll for 6 months men
raised by the town of Boston for service in the Continental Army during 1780 ;
marched July 2, 1780; discharged Dec. 20, 1780; service, 6 mos., including
travel (10 days) home.

Underwood, David. Return of men raised in Suffolk Co. for Continental service,
agreeable to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780; engaged for town of Bo-ston ; engaged
Feb. 17, 1781 ; also, Private, Col. Benjamin Tupper's (10th) regt. ; service
from Jan. 7, 1781, 11 mos. 25 days.

Underwood, David. Private, Col. Benjamin Tupper's (10th) regt.; service from
March 1, 1782, 3 mos.

Underwood, David. Private, Col. Benjamin Tupper's (10th) regt. ; service from
Jan. 1, 1782, 9 mos. ; reported deserted Sept. 29, 1782.



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Underwood, Elijah, Braintree. Private, Capt. Seth Turner's (Independent) co. ;
enlisted Jan. 16, 1776; service, 2 mos. 15 days; company stationed at liraintree
from Jan. 1, 1776, to May 22, 1776.

Underwood, Isaac, Needham. Sergeant, Capt. Caleb Kingsbery's co. (Alarm co.
in Needham), Col. Aaron Davis's regt., which marched on the alarm of April
19, 1775 ; service, 2 days.

Underwood, Isaac. Receipt dated Sudbury, April 1, 1781, signed by said Isaac
Underwood and Jonas Underwood, for amounts which they received (£30 each)
of the town of Sudbury, with an obligation from the treasurer of said town for
the sum of £(50 to be paid in hard money to each man, one-half in one year from
date and the other half in two years; also, descriptive list of men raised in
Middlesex Co., agreeable to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780, as returned by Joseph Hos-
mer, Superintendent for said county; age, 16 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 4 in.; com-
plexion, light ; hair, light ; eyes, blue ; occupation, farmer ; engaged for town
of Sudbury; engaged April 15, 1781; term, .3 years; also, Private, Col. Ben-
jamin Tapper's (10th) regt. ; service from Feb. 10, 1781, 22 mos. 19 days.

Underwood, Israel. Private, Capt. Timothy Ruggles's co. of guards; entered
service Jan. 17, 1781 ; discharged May 17, 1781 ; service, 4 mos., at Rutland.

Underwood, Jeremlsji, Leonnnster. Capt. Manasseh Sawyer's co.. Col. Dike's
regt. ; pay abstract for mileage from home to Dorchester Heights ; warrant
allowed in Council Sept. 13, 1776; also, Corporal, same co. and regt.; pay
abstract for travel allowance, etc., home, dated Dorchester Heights, Nov. 30,
1776; said Underwood credited with allowance for 2 days (48 miles) travel.

Underwood, John. Capt. Joshua Parker's co., Col. Robinson's regt. ; enlisted
Sept. 15, 1777 ; service to Jan. 1, 1778, at Rhode Island.

Underwood, John. Sailor, schooner " Hannah," Joseph Malcom, Master, bound
on voyage irom Boston to Baltimore, Md. ; portage bill made up for advance
pay for 1 month, etc., dated Boston, Jan. 1, 1779; engaged Dec. 14, 1778.

Underwood, John. Private, Lieut. Col. Jabez Hatch's (Boston) regt.; sersice
with detachment commanded by Maj. Andrew Symmes drafted to serve for
5 weeks in guarding stores under Maj. Gen. Heath at and about Boston, agree-
able to order of Coxmcil of May 12, 1777 ; also, Private, Maj. Nathaniel Heath's
CO. ; enlisted May 3, 1779 ; discharged Aug. 2, 1779 ; service, 3 mos. ; also, same
CO. ; enlisted Aug. 3, 1779 ; service to May 1, 1780, 8 mos. 29 days ; also, same co. ;
enlisted May 1, 1780; service, 3 mos.; also, same co. ; enlisted Aug. 1, 1780;
discharged Oct. 12, 1780: service, 2 mos. 12 days; above service from May
3, 1779, with guards at and about Boston under successive engagements of
3 months.

Underwood, Jonas, Framingham. Private, Capt. Simon Edgel's co. of Minute-
men, which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Concord and Cambridge ;
service, 2 days ; also, Capt. Aaron Gardner's co., Col. Brooks's regt. ; company
return endorsed " 1776 ; " said Underwood reported as in camp and fit for duty :
also, Capt. Lawson Buckminster's (2d) co.. Col. Abner Perrj^'s regt. ; enlisted
July 28, 1780; discharged July 31, 1780; service, 7 days, including 3 days (70
miles) travel home; company marched to Rhode Island on an alarm.

Underwood, Jonas, "Weston. Private, Capt. Samuel Lamson'sco. of militia, which
marched in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; said I'nderwood marched
April 19, 1775; service, 3 days; also, Capt. Jonathan Fisk's (Weston) co.. Col.
Brooks's regt. : service, 5 days ; company called out March 4, 1776, at the time
of taking Dorchester Heights.



254 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Underwood, Jonas. Private, Capt. Francis Brown's co.. Col. Mcintosh's regt.,
Gen. Lovell's brigade; enlisted Aug. 1, 1778; discharged Sept. 11, 1778; .ser-
vice, 1 mo. 14 days, ou expedition to Khode Island, including 3 days (54 miles)
travel home.

Underwood, Jonas. Private, Capt. Joshua Fisk's co., Col. Perry's regt. ; enlisted
July 28, 1780; discharged July 31, 1780; service, 6 days, on an alarm at Khode
Island, including 3 days (60 miles) travel home. lloU dated Natick.

Underwood, Jonas. Receipt dated Sudbury, April 1, 1781, signed by said Jonas
Underwood and Isaac Underwood, for amounts which they received (£;50each)
of the town of Sudbury, with an obligation from the treasurer of said town for
the sum of £<)0 to be paid in hard money to each man, one-half in one year from
date and the other half in two years; also, descriptive list of men raised in
Middlesex Co., agreeable to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780, as returned by Joseph Hos-
mer, Superintendent for said coimty; age, 16 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. h in.; com-
plexion, light; hair, liglit; eyes, blue; occupation, fanner; engaged for town
of Sudbury; engaged April 15, 1781; term, 3 years; also, return of rccmits
sent by the state of Massachusetts as portion of her quota of the Continental
Army subsequent to Jan. 1, 1781, who were reported as unfit for duty; 5th
Mass. regt. ; age, 14 yrs. i) nios. ; stature, 4 ft. 11| in. ; engaged for town of Sud-
bury ; term, 3 years; reported under .size.

Underwood, Jonathan, Sheffield, Conn. Capt. Ebenezer Bancroft's co.. Col.
Ebenezer Bridge's (27th) regt. ; receipt for advance pay, signed by said Under-
wood and others, dated Camp before Boston, July 24, 1775 ; also, Private, same
CO. and regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted May 4, 1775 ; service, 3
mos. 5 days; also, company return dated Sept. 25, 1775; also, order for bounty
coat dated Nov. 4, 1775 ; also, accomit dated Dec. 11, 1775, of articles lost in
battle of Bunker Hill June 17, 1775; amounts for losses allowed in House of
Representatives Jime 24, 1776.

Underwood, Jonathan, Weston. Private, Capt. Charles Miles's co,, Col. Jona-
than Reed's regt.; pay abstract for travel allowance, etc., from Ticonderoga,
sworn to Feb. 16, 1777 ; 185 miles travel allowed said Underwood ; service with
Northern army.

Underwood, Joseph, Acton. Private, Capt. Simon Hunt's co., Col. Brooks's
regt. ; company return [year not given] ; said Underwood reported as in camp
at White Plains and fit for duty.

Underwood, Joseph, Ash by (also given Westford). Return of men raised to
serve in the Continental Army from Capt. James Bennett's co.. Col. Jona-
than Reed's (()th Middlesex Co.) regt., as returned to Brig. Gen. Prescott;
residence, Ashby (also given Westford) ; engaged for town of Ashby (also
given Shrewsbury) ; joined Capt. Parker's co.. Col. Baley's regt. (also given



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