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Capt. Ballard's co.. Col. Alden's regt.) ; term, 3 years; also. Private, Capt.
William Hudson Ballard's co.. Col. Brooks's regt. ; Continental Army pay
accounts for service from June 13, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; also, Capt. Ballard's
CO., 6th Mass. regt. formerly commanded by Col. Ichabod Alden ; return of
men who were in camp on or before Aug. 15, 1777, and who had not been
absent subsequently except on furlough, etc. ; also, Capt. Ballard's co., Col.
Alden's regt.; return dated Albany, Jan. 12, 1778; mustered by Col. Barrett,
Muster Master for Middlesex Co., and by a Continental Muster Master ; also,
Capt. Ballard's co., 6th Mass. regt. formerly commanded by Col. Alden; mus-
ter roll for March and April, 1779, dated Cherry Valley ; enlisted June 13,
1777; enlistment, 3 years; also, 1st co., Lieut. Col. Jolin Brooks's (7th) regt.;
return made up to Dec. .31, 1779; also, Capt. Wliite's ro.. Col. Brooks's regt.;
Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to June 13, 1780.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 255

Undkkwood, Joseph, Lexington. Private, in a detachment from Lexington militia
CO. commanded by Cai)t. John Parker ; service, 5 days ; detachment reported
on command at Cambridge from May (5 to May 10, 1775, by order of Committee
of Safety; also, pay roll of a detachment from Lexington militia co. com-
manded by Capt. John Parker; service, 2 days; detachment reported on com-
mand at Cambridge from June 17 to Jime 18, 1775, by order of Committee of
Safety.

Underwood, Joseph, Xatick (also given Sudbury) . List of men mustered by
Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, May 11, 1777;
Capt. Morse's co.. Col. Putnam's regt. ; reported received State bounty; also.
Private, Capt. Joseph Morse's co.. Col. Rufus Putnam's (4th) regt. ; Continen-
tal Army pay accounts for service from April Ki, 1777, to Aug. 30, 1778 ; resi-
dence, Natick ; reported died Aug. 30, 1778; also, same co. and regt. ; return
dated Albany, Feb. 9, 1778 ; residence, Sudbury ; enlisted for town of Xatick ;
mustered by Col. Barber.

Underwood, Joseph, "Westford. Private, Capt. Timothy Underwood's co., Col.
William Prescott's regt. of Minute-men, which marched in response to the
alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 9 days; also, Capt. Joshua Parker's co., Col.
Prescott's (10th) regt. ; order for advance pay, signed by said Underwood and
others, dated Cambridge, June 9, 1775 ; also. Private, same co. and regt. ; muster
roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted April 28, 1775 ; service, 95 days ; also, com-
pany return endorsed " September the 27th 1775." [See Timothy Underwood.]

Underwood, Joseph. Private, Capt. Jonathan Minott's co., Col. Baldwin's regt. ;
pay abstract for mileage from home to headquarters and return, dated Cam-
bridge, Jan. 12, 1776 ; mileage for 52 miles allowed said Undenvood.

Underwood, Joseph. Private, Capt. Staples Chamberlain's co.. Col. Abner Perry's
regt.; enlisted July 28, 1780; discharged Aug. 7, 1780; service, 14 days, in-
cluding 3 days (60 miles) travel home ; company marched to Rhode Island on
an alarm.

Underwood, Joshua, HoUiston. Sergeant, Capt. Staples Chamberlin's (Hollis-
ton) CO. of militia, Col. Samuel Bullard's regt., which marched on the alarm
of April 19, 1775, to Roxbury ; service, 9 days ; reported returned home.

Underwood, Joshua, Lexington. List of men belonging to Capt. John "Wood's
CO. who took the oath in Middlesex Co. May 27, 1775, required by Congress to
betaken by the Mass. army; also, Capt. Wood's co.. Col. Samuel Gerrish's
regt. ; order for advance pay, signed by said Undei-wood and others, dated
Cambridge, June 1, 1775; also. Private, Capt. Wood's (5th) co., Lieut. Col.
Loammi Baldwin's (late Col. 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, Capt. Wood's co. ; return of casualties of the several companies in the
38th regt. made by Lieut. Col. Baldwin, dated Chelsea, Sept. -, 1775; reported
died July 13, 1775; also, Capt. Wood's co., Lieut. Col. Baldwin's regt. ; com-
pany return [probably Oct., 1775].

Underwood, Nathan, Lexington. Private, in a detachment from Lexington militia
CO. commanded by Capt. John Parker ; service, 5 days ; detachment reported
on command at Cambridge from May 6 to May 10, 1775, by order of Committee
of Safety ; also, Private, in a detachment from Lexington militia co. com-
manded by John Bridge ; service, 5 days ; detachment reported on command
at Cambridge from !May 11 to May 15, 1775, by order of Committee of Safety ;
also, list of men belonging to Capt. John Wood's co. who took the oath in
IMiddlesex Co. May 27, 1775, required by Congress to be taken by the Mass.
army; also, Private, Capt. Wood's (5th) co., Lieut. Col. Baldwin's (late Col.
Samuel Gerrish's) 38th (also given 37th) regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1,



256 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Underwood, Nathan, continued.

1775; enlisted May 18, 1775; service, 75 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 [probably Oct., 1775] ; also, re-
ceipt for money in lieu of bounty coat dated Medford, Dec. 28, 1775; also,
Capt. Wood's CO. ; return of recruits for the new establishment in Col. Bald-
win's regt., approved by Brig. Gen. W. Heath in Camp at Cambridge, Dec.
30, 1775; also. Corporal, Capt. Wood's co., Col. Baldwin's (26th) regt.; pay
abstracts for Feb. and March, 1776 ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay abstract
for April, 1776, dated New York ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay abstract for
May, 1776; also, same co. and regt.; pay abstract for June, 1776, dated New
York ; also, account of articles lost bj- sundry officers and soldiers belonging to
the 26th regt. at the evacuation of New York Sept. 14, 1776; also, Capt.
Wood's CO., Col. Baldwin's regt.; return of effectives, made by said Under-
wood, acting as Orderly, dated Chatham, Dec. 9, 1776; also, account of gmis
returned by persons in 26th regt. while at Trenton Dec. 31, 1776, and Jan 1,
1777; also, Capt. Wood's co.. Col. Baldwin's regt.; pay abstract for travel
allowance, etc., for the year 1776; reported discharged 320 miles from home.

Underwood, Phineas, Chelmsford. Private, Capt. Zaccheus Wright's co.. Col.
Brooks's regt.; company return dated Camp at White Plains, Oct. 31, 1776;
said Underwood reported as in camp and fit for duty.

Underwood, Phineas, Dunstable. Private, Capt. Reuben Butterfield's co.. Col.
David Green's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Cam-
bridge ; left place of rendezvovis April 28, 1775 ; service, 9 days ; also, Capt.
Ebenezer Bancroft's co.. Col. Ebenezer Bridge's (27th) regt. ; receipt for ad-
vance pay, signed by said Underwood and others, dated Camp Boston, July
24, 1775 ; also. Corporal, same co. and regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; en-
listed 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, account dated Dec.
11, 1775, of articles lost in battle of Bunker Hill June 17, 1775; amounts for
losses allowed in House of Representatives June 24, 1776.

Underwood, Reuben. Private, Capt. Ezra Emes's (8th) co., Col. Abner Perry's
regt. ; enlisted July 29, 1780 ; discharged Aug. 7, 1780 ; service, 13 days, in-
cluding 3 days (60 miles) travel home ; company marched to Rhode Island on
an alarm. Roll dated Holliston.

Underwood, Roger. Sergeant, Capt. Elijah Deming's co., Col. Ashley's (Berk-
shire Co.) regt. ; entered service July 8, 1777 ; discharged July 28, 1777 ; ser-
vice, 20 days ; company called out at request of Maj. Gen. Schuyler and ordered
to march to Fort Edward ; also, Capt. Samuel Walcutt's co.. Col. John Ash-
ley's (Berkshire Co.) regt. ; entered service Sept. 19, 1777; discharged Oct. 18,
1777; service, 30 days, under Brig. Gen. Fellows; company ordered out at re-
quest of Gen. Gates to reinforce Northern army.

Underwood, Samuel, Weston. Private, Capt. Samiiel Lamson's co. of militia,
which marched in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775; said Underwood
marched April 19, 1775; service, 3 days; also, Capt. Scth Washburn's co.. Col.
Jonathan Ward's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted May 10, 1775 ;
service, 2 mos. 26 days; also, company return dated Oct. 8, 1775; 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 ; also, Capt.
Charles Miles's co., Col. Jonathan Reed's regt. ; pay abstract for travel allow-
ance, etc., from Albany home, dated Concord, Dec. 20, 1776 ; reported deceased ;
also, same co. and regt. ; pay abstract for travel allowance, etc., from Ticon-
deroga, sworn to Feb. 16, 1777 : service with Northern army ; no travel allowed
said Underwood ; reported deceased.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 257



Underwood, Samuel. Private, Capt. Lawson Buckmiuster's (2d) co.. Col. Abuer
Perry's regt.; enlistedJuly 28, 1780 ; discharged Aug. 7, 1780 ; service, 1-i days,
including 3 days (70 miles) travel home ; company marched to P^hode Island
on an alarm.

Underwood, Samuel. Corporal, Capt. Samuel Clark's co., in a detachment from
Col. Barnabas Sears's regt. ; enlisted July 18, 1781 ; discharged Nov. 2, 1781 ;
service, 3 mos. 21 days, "up the Mohawk River," including 5 daj-s (100 miles)
travel home ; regiment raised for 3 months. Roll sworn to in Berkshire Co.

Underwood, Silas. Order on Lieut. John Potter, for wages, payable to Timothy
Brown, dated Sandisfield, May 22, 1779, signed by said Underwood and others
belonging to Capt. Noble's co. ; also, list of men who enlisted to serve for the
term of 3 months for the town of Sandisfield in 1780, certified as taken from
Col. Ashley's returns; age, 18 yrs. ; complexion, dark; also, Private, Capt.
Samuel Warner's co.. Col. John Brown's regt. ; entered service July 18, 1780;
discharged Oct. 2^3, 1780 ; service, 3 mos. 13 days, travel (130 miles included)
company raised in Berkshire Co.; regiment raised for 3 months; also, Capt.
Heman Smith's co., Lieut. Col. Coller's regt.; service, 11 days; company
marched from Sandisfield to Stillwater Oct. 14, 1781, on an alarm ; roll endorsed
" Col John Ashley Reg."

Underwood, Simon. Private, Capt. Elijah Deming's co., Col. Ashley's (Berk-
shire Co.) regt. ; entered service Aug. 16, 1777; discharged Aug. 22, 1777; ser-
vice, 6 days; company called out by Brig. Gen. John Fellows and ordered to
Bennington; also, Capt. Samuel "SValcutt's co., Col. John Ashley's (Berkshire
Co.) regt. ; entered service Sept. 19, 1777 ; discharged Oct. 18, 1777 ; service,
30 days, under Brig. Gen. Fellows; company ordered out at request of Gen.
Gates to reinforce Northern army.

Underwood, Timothy, Sudbury. Private, Capt. Asahel Wheeler's co.. Col. John
Robinson's regt. ; marched Feb. 4 [year not given, probably 1776] ; service, 1
mo. 28 days.

Underwood, Timothy, Sudbury. Ensign, Capt. Joseph Smith's (Sudbury) co.,
Col. James Barrett's regt., which marched on the alarm of A])ril 19, 1775 ;
service, 3 days; also, 1st Lieutenant, Capt. Asahel Wheelor's co. ; return of
militia officers and men who joined Col. Joseph Read's regt. at Roxbury Camp
Dec. 10, 1775, certified in Camp at Roxbury, Jan. 19, 177(5; company raised in
Sudbury; ordered in Council Feb. 9, 1776, that said officers be commissioned;
also, Ensign, Capt. Wheeler's co. ; return for rations due officers of Col. Jona-
than Reed's regt., dated Nov. 30, 1776; rations allowed said Underwood to
Nov. 30, 1776.

Underwood, Timothy, Westford. Captain, Col. William Prescott's regt. of
Minute-men, which marched in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775 : ser-
vice, 42 days ; also. Captain, Col. Prescott's regt. ; return of officers, dated May
25, 1775 ; ordered in Provincial Congress May 26, 1775, that said officers be com-
mi-ssioned ; reported recruiting.

Underwood, Timothy. Private ; list of men returned as serving on main guard
under Lieut. Col. L. Baldwin, dated June 22, 1775.

Underwood, Timothy. Capt. Joshua Parker's co.. Col. Robinson's regt. ; enlisted
July 5, 1777; service to Jan. 1, 1778, at Rhode Island.

Underwood, Timothy. 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 : also, receipt for State
bounty, given to Lieut. William Bent, dated Sudbury, Oct. 19, 1778, signed by
said Underwood and others.



258 JMASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Underwood, Timothy. Private, Capt. Thomas Brintnal's co., Col. Cypriau Howe's
regt. ; enlisted Aug. 31, 1780; discharged Nov. 1, 1780; service, 2 mos. 5 days;
regiment raised in Middlesex Co. to reinforce Continental Army at Khode
Island for 3 months.

Underwood, Timothy, Jr., Sudbury. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Cud worth's co.
of Minute-men, Col. Ahijah Peirce's regt., which marched on the alarm of
April 19, 1775 ; service, 1 mo. 11 days.

Underwood, William, "Towns-End." Private, Capt. Nailer Hatch's co., Lieut.
Col. William Bond's (late Col. Thomas Gardner's) 37th regt. ; company return
dated Maiden, Oct. 6, 1775.

Underwood, William. List of men belonging to the several transports employed
on Penobscot expedition, as per a roll made up agi'eeable to resolve of March
23, 1784, and attested by Joshua Davis, Agent ; said Underwood reported as
belonging to the sloop " Abigail."

Undewood, Silas. Private, Capt. Enoch Noble's co.. Col. Ezra Wood's regt. ; en-
tered service May 15, 1778; discharged Feb. 7, 1779; service, 8 mos. 24 days, at
North river; enlistment, 8 months from time of arrival at Fishkill. Roll
sworn to in Berkshire Co.

Undrkwhood, Rogers. Sergeant, Capt. Samuel Wolcott's co., Col. Hopkins's
regt. ; service between July 16, 1776, and Aug. 5, 1776, 16 days ; company
marched to the Highlands, N. Y. Roll sworn to in Berkshire Co.

Union, David, Dedham. List of men raised for the (i months service and returned
by Brig. Gen. Paterson as having passed muster m a return dated Camj) Toto-
way, Oct. 25, 1780.

L'nion, Elias. Seaman, brigantine " Massachusetts," commanded by Capt. John
Fisk ; abstract for advance pay for 1 month, etc., dated Salem, March 17, 1777 ;
also, same vessel and commander; engaged Feb. 17, 1777 ; discharged July 31,
1777; service, 5 mos. 14 days; roll dated Boston; also, same vessel and com-
mander; engaged July 31, 1777; discharged Oct. 16, 1777; roll dated Boston.

Unkee, Abimelech, Norwich. Private, Capt. Nathan Peters's co., Col. Timothy
Danielson's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted May 10, 1775 ; ser-
vice, 2 mos., 2 weeks, 6 days.

T^NKET, Benjamin. Descriptive list of men raised in Suffolk Co. to serve in the
Continental Army for the term of 9 months, agreeable to resolve of Jime 9,
1779, returned as received of Justin Ely, Commissioner, by Lieut. Reuben
Lilley, at Springfield, Aug. 15, 1779; Capt. Ford's co.. Col. Hall's regt. ; age,
34 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 9 in.; engaged for town of Pembroke; reported an
Indian.

Unkett, . [This name also appears under the form of Unckit, Unket.]

Unkett, Benjamin, Pembroke. Private, Capt. Samuel N. Nelson's co.. Col. Aaron
Willard's regt. ; pay abstract for mileage and travel allowance from home to
Skeensborough , via No. 4 or Charlestown, dated Boston, Jan. -, 1777 ; 232 miles
travel allowed said L^nkett ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay abstract for mileage
and travel allowance from Fort Edward to Plymouth and adjacent towns, via
Albany, dated Plymouth ; 269 miles travcd allowed said I^nkett.

Unpsted, Aaron. Private, Capt. Elijah Deming's detachment from Col. Ashley's
regt.; entered service June. 4, 1778; discharged July 15, 1778; service, 41 days ;
detachment ordered to Albany by Gen. John Fellows.

Unthank, William, Southborough. Private, Capt. Jolin K. Smith's co., Col. Cal-
vin Smith's (late Wigglesworth's) regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 259

Unthank, "William, continued.

service from May 15, 1777, to May 12, 1780 ; residence, Southborough ; credited
to town of Southborough; also, Capt. Aaron Haynes's co., Col. Edward Wig-
glesworth's regt. ; roll certified at Boston and made up for wages to July 1,

1777, payment of which had been refused by Jonathan Trumbull, P. M. G.,
at Albany, on account of said Unthank and others not having joined regiment
before said date ; also, same co. and regt. ; return [year not given] ; mustered
by Muster Master Barrett, at Concord ; also, same co. and regt. ; muster roll
for May, 1778, dated Valley Forge ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay roll for Jmie,

1778, dated Camp " Greeneage ; " also, same co. and regt. ; pay roll for Oct.,
1778; also, Capt. John K. Smith's co., (late) Col. "Wigglesworth's (11th) regt. ;
muster roll for March and April, 1770, dated Providence; enlisted May 15,
1777; enlistment, 3 years; reported sick in general hospital.

Upam, Simeon. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Clap's co.. Col. Benjamin Hawes's regt. ;
entered service July 26, 1778 ; discharged Sept. 11, 1778 ; service, 1 mo. 17 days,
at Rhode Island.

Upam, Wight, Tyringham (also given Spencer) . Private, Capt. Means's co.. Col.
Sprout's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Feb. 1, 1777,
to April 9, 1779 ; residence, TjTlngham ; credited to town of Leicester ; re-
ported deserted April 9, 1779, returned March 29, 1780; also, Capt. John Chad-
wick's CO., Col. Brewer's regt. ; return dated Jan. 22, 1778; residence, Spencer;
enlisted for town of Spencer; mustered by M. "Wheeler; reported on furlough.
[See "Waite Upham.]

Updike, Caesar. Private, Capt. John S. Dexter's (4th) co.. Col. Christopher
Greene's (1st Rhode Island) battalion ; muster roll for July, 1779, dated East
Greenwich ; enlisted March 15, 1778 ; enlistment, during war.

Upham, . [This name also appears under the form of Upam, Uphom, Upom,

Upum.]

Upham, Abijah, Stoughton. Musician, Capt. Asahel Smith's (Stoughton) co. of
militia, Col. Lemuel Robinson's regt., which marched on the alarm of April
19, 1775 ; service, 2 days.

Upham, Abijah, Jr., Stoughton. Fifer, Capt. Asahel Smith's co., Col. Benjamin
Gill's regt. ; service, 5 days ; company marched from Stoughton to assist in
fortifying Dorchester Heights March i, 1776 ; also, Capt. Theophilus Lyon's
CO., Col. Benjamin Gill's regt.; service, 2 days; company marched from
Stoughton to Braintree March 22, 1776.

Upham, Benjamin, Dudley. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Healy's (Dudley) co. of
Minute-men, Col. Ebenezer Larned's regt., which marched on the alarm of
April 19, 1775 ; service, 8 days ; also, Capt. Samuel Curtis's co.. Col. Leamed's
(4th) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 26, 1775; service,
3 mos., 1 week, 6 days ; also, company return dated Roxbury, Oct. 7, 1775 ; also,
order for bomity coat dated Roxbury Camp, Nov. 2, 1775.

Upham, Benjamin, "Weston. Private, 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 ; also, Capt. Edward Fuller's co., Col. Brooks's
regt. ; company return endorsed " Octo 1776;" said Upham reported as tit for
duty ; also reported as having lost articles in battle.

Upham, Benjamin Allen. Surgeon's Mate, Col. Crane's regt. ; Continental Army
pay accounts for service from March 14, 1778, to Dec. .31, 1780: also, certificate
dated Artillery Park near Chester, N. Y., June 29, 1779, signed by John Pop-
kin, Lieutenant Colonel, certifying that said Upham was a Surgeon's Mate in
Col. John Crane's (Artillery) regt. ; also. Col. Crane's regt. ; list of officers



260 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Upha-M, Bkxjamix Allen, continued.

who were to continue in service, as returned by Thomas Vose, Captain and
Adjutant, dated Boston, Jan. 19, 1781.

Upham, Bowen. Private, Capt. Nathan Harrington's co. of guards, Maj. Reed's
detachment from Col. Stearns's regt. ; enlisted March 31, 1778 ; service, 3 mos.
2 days, probably at Rutland. Roll dated Holden.

Upham, Burnal. Private, Capt. Job Cook's (16th) co., Col. Hathaway's (2d Bristol
Co.) regt. ; entered service Aug. 4 [1780] ; discharged Aug. 8 [1780] ; service,
5 days, on an alarm at Rhode Island. Roll sworn to at Dartmouth.

Upham, Daniel, Newton. Private, Capt. Phincas Cook's co., Lieut. Col. William
Bond's (late Col. Thomas Gardner's) 37th regt. ; company return dated Oct. 6,
1775; also, order for money in lieu of boiuity coat dated Prospect Hill, Dec.
26, 1775.

Upham, Daniel, Templeton. Private, Capt. Joel Fletcher's co. of Minute-men,
Col. Ephraim Doolittle's regt. ; service, 10 days, probably on the alarm of April
1!), 1775; also, Capt. Josiah Wilder's co., Col. Nathan Sparhawak's (Spar-
hawk's) regt.; entered service Aug. 21, 1777; discharged Aug. 26, 1777; ser-
vice, 10 days, on tlie alarm at Bennington of Aug. 21, 1777, including 5 days
(100 miles) travel home.

Upham, Daniel. List of men, dated Brookfield, June 30, 1778, showing service
credited to them, respectively, as returned by the committee chosen to make
an average of the service rendered to the credit of the 3d Precinct of Brook-
field ; total amount of service rendered made to average 5^ months for each
single poll ui said precinct ; no service credited to said Upham ; also. Private ;
pay roll of a company of volunteers who enlisted from Capt. Nathan Hamil-
ton's CO., belonging to the 3d Precinct in Brookfield, upon application to Com-
mittee of Safety of Brookfield by Samuel Webb, Conductor of Ordnance Stores
at that place; service from Jan. 1, 1779, to Feb. 6, 1779, 1 mo. 6 days, under
Lieut. Joseph Olmstead, guarding magazine stores.

Upham, Ebenezer, Leicester. Matross, Capt. David Henshaw's co.. Col. Crafts's
(Artillery) regt.; return for advance pay, etc., sworn to in Suffolk Co., Nov.
9, 1776; regiment stationed at Boston; also, Private, Capt. Henshaw's (10th)
CO., Col. Thomas Crafts's (Artillery) regt.; joined regiment Oct. 27, 1776;
service to Feb. 1, 1777, 3 mos. 3 days ; roll sworn to in Suffolk Co. ; also, Matross,
same co. and regt. ; service from Feb. 1, 1777, to May 8, 1777, 3 mos. 7 days.

Upham, Ebenezer, Leicester. 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Thomas Newhall's co. of
militia, which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Cambridge ; service,
9^ days ; reported returned home ; also, 1st Lieutenant, Capt. Samuel Green's
(5th) CO. (South CO. in Leicester), Col. Samuel Denny's (1st Worcester Co.)
regt. of Mass. militia ; li.st of officers chosen by the several companies in said
regiment, dated Leicester, March 28, 1776 ; ordered in Council April 4, 1776,
that said officers be commissioned ; reported commissioned April 5, 1776 ; also,
1st Lieutenant, Capt. Loring Lmcoln's co., which marched under command of
Lieut. Col. Flagg on the alarm at Bennington in 1777; service, 5 days; com-
pany probably belonged to Leicester; also, list dated Leicester, Feb. 11, 1778,
of men raised to serve in the Continental Arnny from or in behalf of South co.
in Leicester, as returned by said Upham and William Watson, Lieutenants of
the company.

Upham, Ebenezer, Leicester. Private, Capt. John Cutler's co., Col. Luke Drury's
regt. ; marched Aug. 20, 1781 ; joined regiment at West Point Aug. 28, 1781 ;
discharged Nov. 28, 1781 ; service, 3 mos. 16 days, including travel (161 miles)
home; residence, Leicester; engaged for town of Leicester; regiment raised
for 3 months.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 261

Upham, Ebenezkr. Private, Capt. Thomas Whipple's co. of guards; entered ser-
vice April 20, 1778; discharged Dec. 20, 1778; service, 8 mos. 1 day; company-
raised for 8 months and stationed at Rutland.

Upham, Ebenezer B. Descriptive list of men raised to reinforce the Continental
Army for tlie term of 6 months, agreeable to resolve of June 5, 1780 ; age, 21
yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 11 in.; comi)lexion, fresh; engaged for town of Leicester;
arrived at Springfield July 5, 1780 ; marched to camp July 5, 1780, imder com-
mand of Capt. Frothingham, of the artillery; also, pay roll for 6 months men
raised by the town of Leicester for service in the Contmental Army during
1780; marched July 3, 1780; discharged at headquarters Dec. 5, 1780; service,
5 mos. 11 days, including travel (180 miles) home.

Upham, Ezra, Maiden (probably) . Private, Capt. Benjamin Blaney's co. of militia,



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