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Crane's (3d Artillery) regt.; muster roll for April, 1781; enlistment, during
war.

Vaughn, John, Partridgefield. List of men mustered between Jan. 20, 1777, and
June 1, 1778, by Truman "VTlieler, Muster Master for Berkshire Co. ; Capt.
Keath's (Keith's) co.. Col. Jackson's regt.; term, 3 years; reported received
State bounty; also. Sergeant, Capt. Ephraim Cleavland's co.. Col. Michael
Jackson's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from April 24, 1777,
to April 17, 1780 ; residence, Partridgefield ; credited to town of Northampton ;
reported transferred to corps of invalids.

Vaughn, John, "Walpole (also given Windham and Wenham). Private, Capt.
Wiley's co.. Col. Michael Jackson's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for
service from Jan. 2, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; residence, Walpole; also, Capt.
Peirce'sco., Col. Jackson's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service
from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780 ; reported as serving 8 mos. as Private, 4 mos.
as Drummer; also, descriptive list dated Jan. 7, 1781 ; Cajit. Peirce's (6th) co..
Col. Jackson's (8th) regt. ; rank. Drummer; age, 16 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. ; com-
plexion, light; hair, light; occupation, yeoman; birthplace, Dorchester; resi-
dence, Windham (also given Wenham) ; enlisted Jan. 2, 1777, by Capt. Wiley,
at Cambridge ; enlistment, during war.

Vaughn, Joshua. Company receipt for wages, given to Capt. Samuel Thomos,
dated North Kingston, Jan. 6, 1777.

Vaughn, Prince. 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 Feb. 25, 1778 ; enlistment, dm-ing war.

Vaughn, Robert, Westminster (also given Bolton) . Return of men raised to serve
in the Continental Army from Capt. Elisha Jackson's co., 8th Worcester Co.
regt.; residence, Westminster; engaged for town of Westminster; term,
3 years; also, list of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from Capt.
Jonathan Houghton's co., as returned to Col. Josiah Whitney; residence,
Bolton; engaged for town of Bolton; joined Capt. King's co., Col. Marshal's
regt. ; term, 3 years ; also, list of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster
Master for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, Jan. 8, 1777; Capt. Samuel King's co..
Col. Thomas Marshall's regt. ; reported received State bounty.

Vaughn, Robert. List of deserters from Col. John Paterson's (15th) regt., dated
Ticonderoga, July 23, 1776 ; Capt. Sloan's co. ; age, 27 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 4 in. ;
complexion, dark; deserted April 10, 1776.

Vaughn, Samuel. Ration roll for Capt. Joseph Tngraham and men employed on
board the " Lincoln Galley " for Sept. and Oct., 1778; service, 20 days.



302 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Vaughn, Thomas. List of men mustered between July 26, 1777, and Aug. 18, 1777,
by James Hatch, Muster Master for Plymouth Co. ; Col. Robinson's regt. ; en-
listed by Capt. Hollis.

Vaughn, Thomas. Corporal, Capt. Samuel Merriman's (2d) co.. Col. Israel Chapen's
(3d) regt.; enlisted Oct. 15, 1779; discharged Nov. 21, 1779; service, 1 mo. 14
days, at Claverack, including 6 days (120 miles) travel home.

Vaughn, "William. Private, 2d co.. Col. Gideon Burt's (Hampshire Co.) regt.;
entered service Jmie 12, 1782; service, 4 days; horse travel allowed said
Vaughn ; company marched to retake Samuel Ely wlio was rescued from
Springfield jail June 12, 1782, and to oppose the rioters who assembled at
Northampton June 16, 1782.

Vaughn, Zebulon, Middleborough. Private, Capt. Amos Wade's (3d Middle-
borough) CO. of Minute-men, which marched in response to the alarm of April
19, 177,"), to Marshfield; service, 3 days; also, Private, Capt. Benson's co.. Col.
Putnam's (oth) regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan.
1, 1780, to May 14, 1780.

Vaughon, Zebulon, Middleborough. Private, Capt. Amos Wade's co.. Col. Tlie-
ophilus Cotton's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 4, 1775;
service, 3 mos. 5 days.

Vaugn, Jerkml\.h. Company receipt for wages, given to Capt. Samuel Thomos,
dated North Kingston, Jan. 6, 1777.

Vaugn, John. Return dated West Point, Jan. 10, 1781 ; Capt. Thomas Jackson's
CO., 3d Artillery regt. ; engaged for town of Dorchester; engaged Dec. 9, 1779,
by Capt. Lieut. George; term, during war; also, Matross, Capt. Jackson's co..
Col. John Crane's (3d Artillery) regt. ; muster roll for Feb. and March, 1781,
dated West Point; reported furloughed March 25, 1781.

Vaugn, Zebulon, Middleborough. -Private, Capt. Joshua Benson's co.. Col. Rufus
Putnam's (4th) regt.; Continental Army pay accomits for service from May
10, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; residence, Middleborough; credited to town of
Middleborough ; also, same co. and regt. ; return dated Albany, Feb. -, 1778 ;
mustered by Capt. Hatch.

[ Va]vhan, [Richard]. Cook's Mate, ship " General Mifflin," commanded by Capt.
George Wait Babcock ; descriptive list of officers and crew, sworn to at Bos-
ton, Sept. 9, 1780 ; age, 28 yrs. ; complexion, light ; reported as belongmg to
Massachusetts.

Veaghn, Robert. List of men returned by a committee for settling disputes
between towns as to soldiers credited to them, dated Barre, June 25, 1778;
said Veaghn claimed by Westminster and Bolton ; allowed to Westminster.

Veal, . [This name also appears under the form of Veale, Veall, Veals.]

Veal, Joseph, Framingham (also given New York) . Private, Capt. Adam
Wheeler's (2d) co., Lieut. Col. Thomas Nixon's (4th) regt.; regimental return
dated North Castle, Nov. 9, 1776; also, company receipts for wages for Sept.-
Dec, 1776 ; also, list of men raised to serve in the Contuiental Army from 2d
CO., 5th Middlesex Co. regt., as returned by Lieut. Lawson Buckniinster to
Col. Micah Stone; residence, Framingham; engaged for town of Framing-
ham; joined Capt. Barnes's co.. Col. Nixon's regt.; term, 3 years; also,
Private, Capt. Abel Holden's (3d) co.. Col. Thomas Nixon's (5tli) regt. ; Con-
tinental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; re-
ported discharged Jan. 1, 1780: also, same co. and regt.; return of men who
вЦ†were in camp on or before Aug. 15, 1777, and who had not been absent subse-
quently except on furlough, etc., certified at Camp near Peekskill, Feb. 16,



IN THE WAll OF THE KEVOLUTION. 303

Veal, Joskph, continued.

1779; also, Capt. Thomas Barns's (Light Infantry) co., 6tli Mass. regt.; pay
roll for June and July, 1779; reported transferred to Capt. Holden's co. July
1, 1779; also, Capt. Abel Holden's co., Col. Nixon's (Gth) regt.; payrolls for
June-Dec, 1779; also, same co. and regt.; return for clothing for the year
1780; receipt for said clothing, dated Peekskill, Dec. 5, 1779; also, certificate
dated Boston, March 4, 1785, signed by Richard Cranch, Justice of the Peace,
certifying that Capt. Mason Wattles, of Xew York, had personally appeared
before him on the date above written and exhibited a power of attorney bearing
date Feb. 15, 1785, impowering said Wattles to demand and receive all wages,
depreciation notes, etc., due or that might become due said Veal, of New York,
who was reported a carpenter by occupation.

Veale, James. Lieutenant, sloop "America " (privateer) ; petition dated Boston,
Nov. 1, 1777, signed by Capt. Silas Atkins, in behalf of himself and others,
asking that Nathaniel Coit Webb he commissioned as commander of said
vessel; ordered in Council Dec. 4, 1777, that a commission be issued.

Veali., Ch-^rles. Descriptive list of officers and crew of the ship "Thorn," com-
manded by Capt. Richard Cowell, certified at Marblehead, Sept. 14, 1780;
stature, 4 ft. 2 in. ; complexion, dark.

Veall, Joseph. Accoxmt of clothing delivered Capt. William Toogood'sco., dated
Springfield, Jan. 25, 1777.

Veals, John. Return of men raised in Suffolk Co. for Continental service, agree-
able to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780 ; engaged for town of Franklin ; engaged July
30, 1781 ; term, 3 years.

Vean, Manuel. List of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for
Suffolk Co., dated Boston, Jan. 19, 1777; Capt. Abram Hunt's co.. Col. John
Patterson's regt. ; reported received State bounty.

Veary, Benjamin. Capt. John Baker's co.. Col. Israel Hutchenson's (19th) regt. ;
order for money in lieu of bounty coat dated Camp at Winter Hill, Dec. 25,
1775.

Veary, Benjamin, Jr. Capt. John Baker's co., Col. Israel Hutchenson's (19th)
regt. ; order for money in lieu of bounty coat dated Camp at Winter Hill, Dec.
25, 1775.

Veary, George. Capt. Gideon Parker's co.. Col. Little's regt. ; receipt for advance
pay, signed by said Veary and others, dated Cambridge, July 2, 1775.

Veary, Jonathan, Salem. Private, Capt. Nathan Brown's co.. Col. John Mans-
field's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted May 25, 1775 ; service,
9 weeks 5 days.

Veary, Jonathan. List of men raised by the town of Danvers to serve in the Con-
tinental Army, agreeable to resolve of April 20, 1778.

Vearyard, Matthew. Return of men raised in Suffolk Co. for Continental service,
agreeable to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780 ; engaged for town of Boston ; engaged May
10, 1781.

Veasey, Benjamin, Braintree. Private, Capt. Silas Wild's (Braintree) co. of
Minute-men, Col. Benjamin Lincoln's regt., which assembled April 19, 1775;
service, 9 days.

Veasey, Joseph. Master, on board the armed ship " Deane," commanded by Capt.
Elisha Hinman ; descriptive list of officers and crew, dated Boston, Nov. -,
1780 ; age, 40 yrs. ; complexion, light ; occupation, mariner ; reported as be-
longing to Massachusetts.



304 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Vkasky, Josiah, Braintree. Private, Capt. Seth Turner's [Independent] co. under
command of Col. Thomas Marshall; enlisted May 27, 1776; service to Nov. 1,
1776, 5 mos. 5 days; also, same co. ; service from Oct. 31, 1776, to Jan. 1, 1777,
2 mos. ; company stationed at Hull.

Veasey, Lemuel. Private, Capt. Eliphalet Sawen's co., Col. "William Mcintosh's
regt. ; enlisted March 25, 1778; discharged April 7, 1778 ; service, 13 days, with
guards at Roxbury.

Veasey, Sam., Braintree. Private, Capt. Silas Wild's (Braintree) co. of Minute-
men, Col. Benjamin Lincoln's regt., which assembled April 19, 1775; service,
9 days.

Veasey, Samuel, Casco Bay. Private, Capt. Samuel Johnson's co., Col. "Wiggles-
worth's regt. ; pay abstract for travel allowance from Albany home, sworn to
March 7, 1777; 300 miles travel allowed said Veasey.

Veasie, Samuel, Harpswell. Sergeant, Capt. Benjamin Parker's co., Col. Nathan
(Nathaniel) "Wade's regt.; engaged June 25 [1778]; company stationed at
Ilhode Island for 6 montlis.

Veasy, Moses. Private, Capt. Ebenezer Buck's co. of volunteers, Col. Josiah
Brewer's regt.. Gen. Lovell's brigade; entered service July 30, 1779; dis-
charged Aug. 14, 1779; service, 16 days, on Penobscot expedition.

Veaze, Joseph. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Heath's detachment, Col. Crafts's regt. ;
service, 1 mo. 8 days; detacliment drafted for service at and about Boston,
agreeable to resolve of Sei)t. 16, 1777.

Veazey, Benjamin, Braintree. Private, Capt. Seth Turner's (Independent) co. ;
enlisted May 8, 1775; service, 8 rnos., 1 week, 6 days.

Veazey, Jeremiah. Private, Capt. John Lane's co. ; entered service Nov. 1, 1775 ;
discharged Dec. 31, 1775; .service, 2 mos. 5 days, at Gloucester in defence of
seacoast.

Veazey, Jeremiah. Private, Capt. Joseph Pride's co., in a detachment of Cum-
berland Co. militia commanded by Nathaniel Jordan, Esq. ; joined Oct. 1,
1779; di.scharged Oct. 23, 1779; service at the Eastward.

Veazey, Jeremiah. Private, Capt. John Reed's co.. Col. Samuel McCobb's regt. ;
enlisted Sept. 4, 1781; discharged Dec. 1, 1781; service, 2 mos. 28 days, in
defence of seacoast ; enlistment to expire Dec. 1, 1781 ; regiment raised for de-
fence of eastern Massachusetts; also, company receipt for equiijments, given
to Capt. Reed, dated Falmouth, Dec. 1, 1781.

Veazey, Lemuel. Private, Capt. Moses French's co., Col. Joseph Palmer's regt. ;
service, 15 days ; company assembled at Braintree March 4, 1776.

Veazey, Samuel. Sergeant, Capt. Nathaniel Larrabee's co. ; engaged July 9, 1775 ;
service, 6 mos. 7 days, on seacoa.st in Cumberland Co.

Veazey, Silas. Private, Capt. Moses French's co.. Col. Joseph Palmer's regt.;
service, 15 days ; company assembled at Braintree Marcli 4, 1776.

Veazie, . [This name also appears under the form of Feazey, Fiezie, Vasey,

Veasey, Veasie, Veasy, Veaze, Veazey, Veazy, Vesey, Vezee, Vezeia, Vezey,
Vozie.]

Veazie, Benjamin. Private, Capt. Ebenezer Thayer, 3d's (Independent) co. of
Braintree; enlisted Jan. 1, 1776; discharged Fob. 14, 1776; service, 1 mo. 14
days.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTIOX. 305

Veazie, Benjamin, Jr., Braintree. Private, Capt. John Vinton's (Braintree) co.,
Col. Benjamin Lincoln's regt., which assembled April 29, 1775; service, 3
days ; also, Capt. Vinton's (Independent) co. ; enlisted May 3, 1775 ; service,
8 mos., 2 weeks, 4 days.

Veazie, Jeremiah, Falmouth. Private, Capt. Joseph Pride's co., Col. Joseph
Prime's (Cumberland Co.) regt.; joined April 27, 1780; discharged Dec. 6,
1780; service, 7 mos. 9 days ; enlistment, 8 months; regiment raised for defence
of eastern Massachusetts ; aluo, Lieut. Joseph McLellan's co. ; detached Dec.
6, 1780; discharged Marcli 6, 1781 ; service, 3 mos., at the Eastward ; company
detached from Col. Prime's regt. by order of Gen. Wadsworth to serve out the
balance of the 8 months term of enlistment.

Veazie, Jeremiah. Private, Capt. Joseph Pride's co. ; list of men taken from
Capt. Pride's Orderly Book [year not given] ; reported deceased.

Veazie, Joseph, Falmouth. Private, Capt. Joseph Pride's co.. Col. Joseph Prime's
(Cumberland Co.) regt. ; joined Sept. 1, 1780 ; discharged Dec. 6, 1780; service,
3 mos. 6 days ; enlistment, 8 months ; reported a waiter ; regiment raised for
defence of eastern Massachusetts.

Veazie, Joseph. Private, Capt. Ebenezer Thayer, 3d's (Independent) co. of Brain-
tree; enlisted Jan. 1, 1776; discharged June 7, 1776; service, 5 mos. 7 daj's.

Vkazie, Josiah. 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Daniel Arnold's (1st) co.. Col. Ebenezer
Thayer, 3d's (oth Suffolk Co.) regt. of Mass. militia ; list of officers chosen in
said regiment, dated Braintree, July 8, 1777 ; ordered in Council July 17, 1777,
that said ofiScers be commissioned; reported commissioned July 17, 1777.

Veazie, Lemuel, Braintree. Private, Capt. John Vinton's (Braintree) co.. Col.
Benjamin Lincoln's regt., which assembled April 29, 1775; service, 3 days;
also, Capt. Stephen Penniman's co.. Col. Dike's regt.; muster roll for Dec,
1776-Feb., 1777; enlisted Dec. 13, 1776; regiment raised to serve until March
1, 1777.

Veazy, Moses. Private, Capt. John Lane's co. ; entered service Nov. 1, 1775; dis-
charged Dec. 31, 1775; service, 2 mos. 5 days, at Gloucester in defence of sea-
coast.

Veckry, Samuel, Marblehead. Gunner, bi'igantine "Disspach," commanded by
Capt. Daniel Jacobs ; descriptive list of officers and crew, sworn to Sept. 26,
1780; age, 25 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 6 in.; complexion, light; residence, Marble-
head.

Veeman, John. List of men who moved from the town of Cape Elizabeth subse-
quent to 1776, dated Cape Elizabeth, Jan. 17, 1782, accompanying a petition of
the Selectmen stating their inability to supply their quota.

Veiburt, John, Salem. Corporal, Capt. Abuer Cranson's co.. Col. Asa "Whit-
comb's (23d) regt. ; company return dated Prospect Hill, Oct. 6, 1775. [See
John Jiburi and John Jibiiry. ]

Veile, Andrew G. Private, Capt. Benjamin Hicks's co.. Col. Goose Van Schaick's
(1st New York) regt. ; muster rolls for Jan.-April, 1781, dated "West Point ;
enlistment, during war ; reported sick at Albany.

Veillen, . [This name also appears imder the form of Vellen.]

Veillen, Frederick, Boston. Matross, Capt. "Winthrop Sargent's co.. Col. John
Crane's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from April 12, 1777,
to INIarch 1, 1778; residence, Boston; reported died IVIarch 1, 1778; also, same
CO. and regt. ; muster roll for Oct., 1777; reported sick in hospital: also, same
CO. and regt. ; muster rolls for Nov. and Dec, 1777; reported sick and absent.



300 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Vekery, Robekt. Private, Capt. Josepli Bates's co., Lieut. Col. John Drooks's
(7th) regt. ; muster roll for Sept., 1781 ; enlistment, 3 years; reported on com-
mand at Stony Point; also, muster roll for Oct. and Nov., 1781, dated York
Huts; also, muster rolls for Dec, 1781, Jan. and Feb., 1782, dated York Hutts
and sworn to at West Point; enlisted March 22, 1781.

Veley, James. Private, in a detachment from Capt. David Goodwin's co.. Col.
Samuel Thatcher's regt.; enlisted Jan. 4, 1771>; discharged Jan. 2(j, 177!'; ser-
vice, 23 days, guarding troops of convention at Bunker Hill. Roll dated
Charlestown.

Velleau, Stephen, Blandford. Return dated Blandford, JIarch 29, 1779, of men
in Continental service comprising one-seventh part of the male inhaliitants of
Blandford, including the alarm list, who belonged to (late) Capt. William
Knox's (6th) co., 3d Hampshire Co. regt., as attested by Lieut. David
McConoughey, Jr. ; residence, Blandford ; engaged for town of Blandford ;
joined Capt. Page's co., Col. Francis's regt. ; term to expire June -, 1780.

Vellen, Frederick, Salem. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army
from 1st Essex Co. regt., sworn to at Salem, Feb. 17, 1778, by Joseph Sprague,
1st military officer of said town ; residence, Salem ; engaged for town of Salem ;
joined Capt. Sargent's co., Col. Crane's regt. ; term, 3 years or during war.

Velloit, John. List of French prisoners sent from Halifax to Boston Oct. 8, 1778,
to be exchanged; reported a Seaman; letter from Bat. Fox, Commissary of
Prisoners, to the Commis.sary of Prisoners at Boston, dated on board the " Rain-
bow," at Halifax, Oct. 8, 1778, accompanying list, requests that said men be
exchanged for British prisoners.

Velloo, Stephen. Return of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from
or in behalf of Capt. William Knox's (Blandford) co.. Col. IMosley's regt.,
dated Feb. 10, 1778; engaged for town of Blandford; joined Col. Francis's
regt. ; term to expire June -, 1780 ; reported a transient.

Velson, . [Tliis name also appears under the form of Vallison, Valson.]

Yelson, John, Marblebead. Corporal, Capt. Samuel Russell Trevett's co.. Col.
Richard Gridley's regt.; muster roll dated June 21, 1775; enli.sted May 17,
1775; service, 1 mo. 7 days; also, petition datcsd Marblehead, INIarch 19, 1776,
signed by said Yelson, of Marblehead, formerly a soldier in Capt. Samuel
Trevett's (Artillery) co., stating that he had received a dangerous wound in
the engagement of June 17, 1775, and by recommendation of the surgeons in
camp had been conveyed to Beverly to be cured, and requesting that compen-
sation might be allowed him for the expenses incurred in consequence ; certifi-
cate dated Marblehead, March 19, 1776, signed by Capt. Trevett, certifies that
said Yel.son belonged to his company and was wounded at the battle of Bunker
Hill and by advice of the surgeons was removed to Beverly.

Velson, Plato. Descriptive list of officers and crew of the ship "Aurora" (pri-
vateer), commanded by Capt. David Porter, dated Boston, June 16, 1781;
age, 19 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 2 in.

Vemott, Joseph, Boston. Descriptive list of men raised by the town of Boston to
serve in the Continental Army for the term of 9 months, certified by J.
Hatch, Colonel of Boston regt., at Boston, May 26, 1778, as delivered to Maj.
Thomas Cogswell, of Col. Yose's regt.; Col. Hatch's regt.; age, 19 yrs.;
stature, 5 ft. 10 in.; hair, light; eyes, gray; complexion, fair; residence, Bos-
ton ; endorsement on list, dated P^oxbury, May 27, 1778, signed by Col. Jo.seph
Vose, states that tlie men in question were to bo receipted for to Gen. Warner,
at Fishkill. [See Joseph Normett, Joseph Nornell, Joseph Yoniell, Joseph
Yomett, Jo.seph Wannutt, and Joseph Wommett.]



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 307

Vexkce, John. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from Uth cc,
Col. Jolin Cushing's (2d Plymouth Co.) regt., as returned by Capt. Ichabod
Bonney, dated Pembroke, Feb. 16, 1778; engaged for town of Pembroke;
joined Capt. Scott's co.. Col. David Henley's regt.

Vengelver, Reuben. Descriptive list of men raised in "Worcester Co. to serve in
the Continental Army, agreeable to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780, as returned by Seth
"Washburn, Superintendent ; Capt. Livingstone's co., (late) Col. Denny's regt. ;
age, 22 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 5 in.; complexion, dark; occupation, fanner; en-
gaged for town of Leicester; engaged March 20, 1781 ; term, 3 years.

"Vengilder, Andrew, Egremont. Private, Capt. Peter Ingersoll's co.. Col. David
Brewer's (9th) regt. ; company return [probably Oct., 1775].

Vengilder, Daniel. Order on Thomas Ivers, Treasurer of the Commonwealth,
payable to Benjamin Palmer, dated Garrison at "VVest Point, Dec. 12, 1783,
signed by said Vengilder, for wages for service in 6th Mass. regt. in 1782; a
certificate unsigned and undated accompanies order, certifying that said Ven-
gilder had served 8 months of the year 1782 in (late) 6th Mass. regt., and that
he was actually in service in 2d Mass. regt. at the date of the above order.

Vengilder, Jacob, Nobletown. Private, Capt. Peter Ingersoll's co., Col. David
Brewer's (9th) regt.; company return [probably Oct., 1775].

Vengilder, Nicholas. Private, Capt. Peter Ingersoll's co., Col. David Brewer's
(9th) regt.; company return [probably Oct., 1775].

Vengilder, Reuben. Account sworn to in "Worcester Co., Sept. 10, 1781, rendered
by the Selectmen, of bounties paid said Vengilder and others by the town of
Leicester and various classes of said town to serve in the Continental Army
for the term of 3 years ; said Vengilder hired by the class of which Peter Taft
was Chairman.

Vengilder, Stephen. Descriptive list of men raised in "Worcester Co. to serve in
the Continental Army, agreeable to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780, as returned by Seth
"Washburn, Superintendent ; Col. Cushing's regt. ; age, 21 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft.
6 in.; complexion, dark; occupation, fanner; engaged for town of "West-
borough ; engaged March 20, 1781 ; term, 3 years.

Vengildir, Benjamin. Capt. Peter Ingersoll's co.. Col. Rufus Putnam's (9th)
regt. ; order for money in lieu of bounty coat dated Dec. 20, 1775.

Vengildir, Jacob. Capt. Peter Ingersoll's co., Col. Rufus Putnam's (9th) regt.;
order for money in lieu of bounty coat dated Dec. 20, 1775.

Vengildr, Nicholas. Capt. Peter Ingersoll's co.. Col. Rufus Putnam's (9th) regt. ;
order for money in lieu of bounty coat dated Dec. 20, 1775.

Venice, Lawrence. Private, Capt. John Mills's co., Col. Joseph Vose's (1st)
regt. ; muster roll for June, 1781, dated Camp Phillipsburgh ; enlisted Feb. 1,
1781; enlistment, 3 years; reported on command with Col. Scammiel. [See
Lawrence Vernice.]

Vennables, "William. Seaman, ship "Protector," commanded by Capt. John
Foster "Williams ; engaged March 8, 1780; discharged Aug. 17, 1780; service,
5 mos. 9 days.

Venten, Samuel, Stoughton. Private, Capt. "William Briggs's co. of Minute-men,
which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 10 days.

Venten, Seth, Stoughton. Private, Capt. "William Briggs's co. of Minute-men,
which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 12 days ; also, Capt.
Briggs's CO., Col. Joseph Read's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; en-
listed May 1, 1775 ; service, 3 mos. 7 days ; also, company return dated Rox-
bury Camp, Sept. 26, 1775.



308 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS A2s^D SAILORS



Venter, . [This name also appears mider the form of Ventre, Venture.]

Venter, Augustus, Boston. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Belcher's co., Col. Nathaniel
"Wade's regt. ; enlisted July 14, 1778; company stationed at Khode Island for
6 months from July 1,1778; also, Capt. John Cutler's co., Col. Natlianiel
Wade's regt. ; enlisted July 14, 1778; discharged Nov. 1, 1778; service, 3 mos.
19 days, at Rhode Island; also, same co. and regt.; muster roll dated East
Greenwich, Sept. 17, 1778; enlistment to expire Jan. 1, 1771).

Venterpool, Daniel, Barnstable. Corporal, 6th co., Col. Bradford's regt. ; Con-
tinental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 16, 1777, to Nov. 21, 1778;
credited to town of Barnstable; reported deserted Nov. 21,1778; also, Capt.
John Russell's co., Col. Gamaliel Bradford's regt. ; subsistence allowed from
date of entering service, Jan. 16 [1777], to March 21 [1777] ; credited with 76
days subsistence, including allowance for 11 days (220 miles) travel on march
from Boston to Bennington ; also, same co. and regt. ; return [year not given] ;



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