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Oliver Soper, for wages for May- Aug., 1776.

ViCKERRY, Robert. Private, Capt. Joseph Bates's co., Lieut. Col. John Brooks's
(7th) regt.; muster roll for Aug., 1781, dated Camp Peekskill; enlistment,
3 years.

ViCKERS, . [This name appears under the form of Yickous.]

ViCKERY, . [This name also appears under the form of Yeckry, Vekery, Viceary,

Vicerey, Yicery, Vichery, Vickere, Vickerry, Vickey, Vickory, Yickree, Vick-
rey, Vickroy, Vickry, Vicorey, Vicory, Yicry, Wickery.]

ViCKERY, Benjamin, Mendon. Private, Capt. Samuel Cobb's co.. Col. Josepli
Read's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted May 8, 1775 ; service, 3
mos. 1 day.



322 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AXD SAH^ORS

ViCKERY, Benjamin. Seaman, brigantine " Freedom," commanded by Capt. John
Clouston ; engaged Jan. 20, 1777 ; discliarged Aug. 4, 1777 ; service, 6 mos. 14
days ; also, list of men endorsed " prisoners at New York " [year not given].

ViCKERY, David, Cape Elizabeth. List of men who moved from the town of Cape
Elizabetli subsequent to 1770, dated Cape Elizabeth, Jan. 17, 1782, accompany-
ing a petition of the Selectmen stating their inability to supply their quota.

ViCKERY, David. Private, Capt. Tobias Fernald's co., Col. Edmund Phinney's
regt. ; mu-ster roll dated Garrison at Fort George, Dec. 8, 1770; enlisted Dec.
1, 1775.

ViCKERY, David. Private, Capt. James TLsdale's co., Col. John Greaton's (3d)
regt. ; muster roll for Jan., 1782, dated Hutts New Boston; enlisted April 23,
1781 ; enlistment, 3 years.

ViCKERY, Eli. Private, Capt. William Hooper's co. ; enlisted Jan. 4, 1776; service
to Sept. 1, 1776, 7 mos. 28 days, in defence of seacoast; roll dated Marble-
head ; also, Private, brigantine " Massachusetts," commanded by Capt. Daniel
Souther; engaged Sept. 9, 1776; discharged Dec. 21, 1770; service, 3 mos. 12
days; reported rated 1 share; also, Seaman, brigantine "Freedom," com-
manded by Capt. John Clouston ; engaged Feb. 4, 1777 ; discharged Aug. 4,
1777 ; service, 6 mos. ; also, descriptive list of officers and crew of the ship
" Thorn," commanded by Capt. Richard Cowell, certified at Marblehead, Sept.
14, 1780; stature, 5 ft. 5 in. ; complexion, light.

ViCKERY, Elij.vh, Bcllingham. Private, Capt. Sabin Mann's co.. Col. "Wheelock's
regt. ; marched April 22, 1777 ; discharged May 2, 1777 ; service, 12 days ; com-
pany marched to Rhode Island; also, Capt. Ebenezer Battle's co.. Col. Jona^
than Titcomb's regt. ; service between May 8, 1777, and July 8, 1777, 22 days,
at Providence, R. I.

ViCKERY, Elijah. List of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for
Suffolk Co., dated Boston, June 8, 1777 ; Col. Crane's regt. ; reported received
State bounty; also, Matross, Capt. Sargent's co.. Col. Crane's (Artillery)
regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec.
31, 1780; term, during war.

ViCKERY, Jacob, Marblehead. Capt. Thomas Grant's (3d) co., Col. John Glover's
(21st) regt. ; receipt for advance pay, signed by said Vi(-kery and others, dated
Cambridge, June 27, 1775; also, company return [probably Oct., 1775] ; also,
order for money in lieu of bounty coat dated Camp at Cambridge, Jan. 1,
1776.

ViCKERY, John (also given Jacob), Dighton. Corporal, Major's co., Col. Thomas
Marshall's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780,
to Dec. 31, 1780; residence. Dighton; reported as scn-ving 7 mos. as Private,
5 mos. as Corporal; also, descriptive list of men who deserted from Col. Mar-
shall's (10th) regt. while on furlough, dated West Point, June 23, 1780; age,
24 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 9 in. ; complexion, dark; hair, black ; engaged for town
of Freetown ; term, during war ; also. Corporal, Col. Benjamin Tupper's (10th)
regt. ; service from Jan. 1, 1781, 12 mos. ; also. Corporal, same regt. ; service
from Jan. 1, 1782, 12 mos. ; reported deserted April 20, 1782: also reported re-
duced May 15, 1782; also, list dated Boston, Jan. 28, 1803, returned by John
Avery, Secretary, and J. Jackson, Treasurer, of men who had enlisted into
the Continental Army and actually served 3 years and were accordingly entitled
to gi-atuities under resolves of March 4, 1801, and June 19, 1801 ; 8th ]Ma.ss.
regt. ; residence, Dighton.

ViCKERY, John. Company receipt, given to Capt. Oliver Soper, dated New York,
April 29, 1776, for billeting and mileage from time of enlistment to time of
joining regiment.



IX THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 323

ViCKERY, John. Master, brigantine " Washington " (privateer) ; petition signed
by John Dyson, of Beverly, in behalf of himself and others, of Beverly and
Boston, asking that Elias Smith be commissioned as commander of said ves-
sel ; ordered in Council Oct. 3, 1776, that a commission be issued.

ViCKERY, John. Private, Capt. William Hooper's co. ; service from Sept. 1, 1776,
to date of discharge, Nov. 15, 1776, 2 mos. 15 days. Roll dated Marblehead.

ViCKERY, John. Petition dated Beverly, July 15, 1778, signed by Joseph Wood,
Town Clerk, in behalf of the Selectmen of Beverly, asking consideration on
accoimt of men who had moved into or from said town, or had died since re-
turn made under resolve of Dec. !), 1770, or who were imable to contribute
towards raising the town's quota ; said Vickery reported as having moved from
Marblehead and as being xinable to contribute.

ViCKERY, John, Jr. Petition dated Beverly, July 15, 1778, signed by Joseph Wood,
Town Clerk, in behalf of the Selectmen of Beverly, asking consideration on
account of men who had moved into or from said town, or had died since re-
turn made mider resolve of Dec. 0, 1776, or who were unable to contribute
towards raising the town's quota ; said Vickery reported as having moved from
Marblehead and as being unable to contribute.

ViCKERY, Nathaniel, Falmouth. List of men raised for Continental service from
Col. Haws's regt. [year not given] ; residence, Falmouth; engaged for town of
Wrentham (also given Franklin) ; joined Capt. Smith's co.. Col. Vose's regt.
[See Nehemiah Vickery.]

Vickery, Nehemiah, Royalsborough (also given Cape Elizabeth and Falmouth) .
List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from Col. Jonathan
Mitchell's (2d Cumberland Co.) regt., as returned by Capt. Stephen Hart;
residence, Royalsborough; engaged for town of Royalsborough (also given
Royalston) ; jomed Capt. Smith's co.. Col. Alden's (also given Col. Patter-
son's) regt. ; term, 3 years ; also, list of men raised to serve in the Continental
Army from Col. Ebenezer Thayer, Jr.'s (5th Suffolk Co.) regt., dated Brain-
tree, Jan. 20, 1778 ; residence, Cape Elizabeth ; engaged for town of Braintree ;
joined Capt. Smith's co.. Col. Patterson's regt. ; term, 3 years. [See Nathaniel
Vickery.]

Vickery, Robert, Rehoboth. Descriptive list attested by James Williams, Super-
intendent for Bri.stol Co., of men raised to serve in the Continental 4i-my
agreeable to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780, returned as received by John Burt, at
Taunton, May 22, 1781, to be conducted to Springfield and delivered to Col.
Shepard; age, 17 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 6 in.; complexion, dark; occupation,
laborer, engaged for town of Rehoboth; engaged March 22, 1781; term, 3
years; also, Private, Capt. Joseph Bates's co., Lieut. Col. John Brooks's (7th)
regt. ; muster rolls for June and July, 1781 ; also, descriptive list dated Feb.
20, 1782; Capt. Joseph Bates's (also given Capt. Hastings's) co., Lieut. Col.
Brooks's (7th) regt. ; age, 17 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 5 in. ; complexion, dark (also
given light) ; hair, dark (also given brown) ; occupation, blacksmith ; birth-
place, Dightou ; residence, Rehoboth ; engaged for town of Rehoboth; engaged
March 22, 1781; term, 3 years; also, Private, 3d co. ; entries dated Oct. 20,
and Oct. 31, 1783, and Dec. 25 [year not given], of orders for wages for May-
Dec, [year not given], appearing in a register of orders accepted on account
of wages, etc.

Vickery, Robert. Private, Capt. Joseph Willmarth's co.. Col. Tliomas Car-
penter's regt.; marched July 28, 1780; discharged Dec. .31, 1780; .service, 5
days, on an alarm at Rhode Island : company detached for 6 days service and
marched from Rehoboth to Tiverton and there served under Gen. Heath.



324 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

ViCKKRY, Roger, Marblehead. Private, Capt. John Glover, Jr.'s (10th) co.. Col.
John Glover's (21.st) regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 21,
1775 ; service, 2 mos. 5 days ; also, company return [probably Oct., 1775] ; also,
order for money in lieu of bounty coat dated Camp at Cambridge, Dec. 20,
1775.

ViCKERY, Samuel, Bellingham. Private, Capt. Sabin Mann's co.. Col. "Wheelock's
regt. ; marched April 22, 1777 ; discharged May 2, 1777 ; service, 12 days ; com-
pany marched to Rhode Island.

ViCKERY, Samuel, Bellingham. Private, Capt. Ebenezer Battle's co.. Col. Jona-
than Titcomb's regt. ; service between May 8, 1777, and July 8, 1777, 22 days,
at Providence, R. I.

ViCKERY, Samuel, Marblehead. Private, Capt. Thomas Grant's (3d) co.. Col.
John Glover's (21st) regt.; company return [probably Oct., 1775]; also, order
for money in lieu of bounty coat dated Camp at Cambridge, Jan. 1, 1776.

ViCKERY, Samuel. Private ; pay roll for wages due men belonging to the brig
"Freedom," commanded by Capt. John Clouston, who had been omitted on
the general roll or who had only been made up to Aug. 4, 1777, but had later
arrived in a prize ; wages allowed said Vickery from Feb. 4, 1777, to Aug. 4,
1777, deducting advance pay for 1 month.

ViCKERY, Samuel. Li.st of men raised in Suffolk Co. for Continental service, as
returned by Maj. Metcalf, of Col. Wheelock's regt., dated June 18, 1777; en-
gaged for town of Bellingham; term, 3 years; also, list of men mustered by
Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for Suffolk Co., dated Bo.ston, Jime 8, 1777;
Col. Crane's regt. ; reported received State boimty ; also, Corporal, Capt. Sar-
gent's CO., Col. Crane's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from
Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780; reported as serving 7 mos. as Matross, 5 mos. as
Corporal.

ViCKERY, William. Descriptive list of officers and crew of the ship " Thorn,"
commanded by Capt. Richard Cowell, certified at Marblehead, Sept. 14, 1780;
stature, 5 ft. 6 in. ; complexion, dark.

ViCKERY, "William. Descriptive list of officers and crew of the ship "Thorn,"
commanded by Capt. Richard Cowell, certified at Marblehead, Sept. 14, 1780;
stature, 4 ft. 2 in. ; complexion, light.

ViCKEY, John, Dighton. Descriptive list endorsed " "W Point Jan'y 11th 1781;"
Capt. Samuel King's co.. Col. Benjamin Tu])per's (lOtli) regt. ; age, 30 yrs. ;
stature, 5 ft. 9 in. ; complexion, light ; hair, brown ; residence, Dighton ; en-
gaged Oct. 30, 1780, by Henry Foye; term, during war.

ViCKORY, BEK.JAMIN, Mendon. Private, Capt. AYilliam Jennison's co. of Minute-
men, which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Cambridge and Rox-
bury ; service. Hi daj^s ; reported returned home ; also, Capt. Samuel Cobb's
CO., Col. Joseph Read's regt. ; order for money in lieu of bounty coat dated
Roxbury, Dec. 27, 1775.

ViCKORY, Benjamin. Seaman, brigantine " Freedom," commanded by Capt. John
Clouston; engaged Aug. 4, 1777; discharged April 1, 1778; service, 7 mos.
28 days.

ViCKORY, David, Cape Elizabeth. Private, Lieut. Colonel's co.. Col. Joseph Vose's
regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for sersice from Jan. 1, 1777, to Dec.
31, 1779; residence, Cape Elizabeth; also, Capt. George W. Smith's co., Col.
Vose's regt. ; muster roll for Dec, 1777, sworn to at Camp near Valley Forge ;
enlisted Jan. 1, 1777; enlistment, 3 years; also, same co. and regt.; pay rolls
for Nov. and Dec, 1778, sworn to in Quarters at Providence ; also, same co. and
regt. ; pay roll for Jan., 1779; also, same co. and regt. ; pay roll for Feb., 1779,



IN THE WAll OF THE REVOLUTION. 325

ViCKORY, David, continued.

sworn to ill Quarters at Providence; also, (late) Capt. Smith's co., Col. Vose's
regt. ; muster roll for March and April, 1779, dated Quarters Providence.

YiCKORY, David, Gorham. Descriptive list dated Hutts New Boston, May 13,
1782; Capt. James Tisdale's co., Col. John Greaton's (.3d) regt.; age, 47 yrs. ;
stature, 5 ft. 7 (also given 5 ft. 9) in.; complexion, dark; hair, dark; eyes,
gray ; occupation, seaman ; residence, Gorham ; engaged for town of Gorham ;
engaged April 23, 1781 ; term, 3 years.

VicKORY, Elijah. Matross, Capt. Winthrop Sargent's co.. Col. John Crane's (3d
Artillery) regt. ; Continental Aj^ny pay accounts for service from May 25,
1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; reported as belonging to Rhode Island; also, same co.
and regt. ; return of men who were in service before Aug. 1, 1777, and who had
not been absent subsequently except on furlough, etc., certified at Park near
Morristowu.

ViCKORY, Nehemiah, Faluioutli (also given Braintree). List of men raised to serve
in the Continental Army from 1st Wrentham co. (known as North co. of "West
Precinct in Wrentham), Col. Benjamin Hawes's (4th Suffolk Co.) regt., as
returned by Capt. John ISIetcalf, dated Feb. 16, 1778; residence, Falmouth
(also given Braintree) ; engaged for town of Wrentham (also given Brain-
tree) ; joined Capt. George Smith's co., Col. Vose's regt. ; term, 3 years, to
expire April 14, 1780.

VicKORY, Samuel. Matross, Capt. "Winthrop Sargent's co.. Col. John Crane's
(3d Artillery) regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from May 25,
1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; reported as belonging to Rhode Island; also, same co.
and regt. ; return of men who were in service before Aug. 1, 1777, and who had
not been absent subsequently except on furlough, etc., certified at Park near
Morristown.

ViCKOus, Christopher, Natick. Private, Capt. Field's co.. Col. Sheppard's regt. ;
Continental Army pay accounts for service from July 1, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779;
also, Capt. Reuben Slayton's co., Col. "William Shepard's (3d) regt. ; return
dated Valley Forge, Jan. 30, 1778; residence, Natick; enlisted for town of
Natick ; mustered by State Muster Master and by a Continental Muster ISIaster ;
also, same co. and regt. ; muster rolls for July, Aug., Oct., and Nov., 1778, dated
Camp at Providence; reported sick at Valley Forge in July and Aug., 1778;
also. Colonel's co.. Col. Shepard's regt. ; muster roll for March and April, 1779,
dated Providence; enlisted June 7, 1777; enlistment, 3 years; reported on
command at Boston Neck; also, descriptive list of men belonging to Col.
Shepard's (4th) regt. who re-enlisted subsequent to Sept. 30, 1779, dated Bud's
Highlands; age, 19 yrs.; stature, 5 ft.; complexion, dark; hair, dark; resi-
dence, Natick ; also. Colonel's co.. Col. Shepard's regt. ; Continental Army
pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780; also, same co. and
regt.; return made up for the year 1780, dated "West Point; engaged July 1,
1777; term, during war; also, Capt. James Cooper's co., Col. Shepard's regt. ;
muster roll for May, 1781, dated "West Point ; repoi'ted on command with light
infantry; also, Capt. Lebbeus Drew's co.. Col. Shepard's regt.; muster roll
for Jime, 1781, dated Phillipsburgh ; reported on command with light infantry ;
also, muster roll for July, 1781, dated Phillipsburgh ; reported " Deserted from
Light Infantry 14th April 1781."

ViCKREE, Robert. Private, Capt. Israel Hicks's co.. Col. Thomas Carpenter's
regt. ; entered service Aug. 1, 1780; discharged Aug. 9, 1780; service, 9 days,
on an alarm at Tiverton, R.I.

Vickrey, Joseph. Private, Capt. Thomas Crandon's co.. Col. Hathaway's regt. ;
entered service Aug. 2, 1780 ; discharged Aug. 8, 1780 ; service, 6 days, on an
alarm at Rhode Island.



32(3 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

ViCKKEY, Robert. Recciiit dated Eehoboth, March L'S, 1781, for bounties paid said
Vickrey and Nathaniel Bunn by John Brown, on behalf of the town of Reho-
both, to serve in the Continental Ai"my for the term of 3 years.

Vickrey, Samuel, Marblehead. List of prisoners returned from New York in the
schooner " Speedwell " Aug. 3, 1777.

YiCKREY, "William, Beverly. Boy, ship " Resource," commanded by Capt. Israel
Tliomdike ; descriptive list of officers and crew, dated Beverly, Jmie 21, 1780;
age, l(i yrs. ; stature, 4 ft. 8 in. ; complexion, light; residence, Beverly.

ViCKROY, Elijah, Dighton. Descriptive return made by order of Gen. Heath,
dated Jan. 10, 1781 ; Capt. Winthrop Sargent's co., .3d Artillery regt. ; rank,
Matross; age, 22 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 6 in. ; complexion, "sanguine; " residence,
Dighton ; engaged for town of Dighton ; engaged Jlay 25, 1777, by Sergt. Crow ;
term, during war.

ViCKROY, Samuel, Bellingham. Descriptive return made by order of Gen. Heath,
dated Jan. 10, 1781; Capt. "Winthrop Sargent's co., 3d Artillery regt. ; rank,
Matross; age, 29 yrs.; stature, 6 ft. 9 in.; complexion, dark; residence, Bel-
lingham ; engaged for town of Bellingham ; engaged May 25, 1777, by Sergt.
Crow ; term, dviring war ; reported promoted to Corporal Aug. 16, 1780.

YiCKRY, Benjamin, Mendon. Private, Capt. Samuel Cobb's co.. Col. Joseph
Read's regt. ; company return dated Roxbury Camp, Sept. 26, 1775.

ViCKRY, David, Cape Elizabeth. Return of men raised to serve in the Continental
Army from Capt. Benjamin Fickett's (Cape Elizabeth) co.. Col. Peter Noyes's
(1st Cumberland Co.) regt., sworn to at Falmouth, Cumberland Co., Nov. 20,
1778 ; residence, Cape Elizabeth ; enlisted for town of Cape Elizabeth ; joined
Capt. George Smith's co.. Col. Paterson's regt. ; term, 3 years.

ViCKRY, Elisha, Marblehead. Sailor, brigantine " Disspach," commanded by Capt.
Daniel Jacobs ; descriptive list of officers and crew, sworn to Sept. 26, 1780 ;
age, 20 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 4 in. ; complexion, light; residence, ^larblehead.

ViCKRY, Jacob, Marblehead. Private, Capt. Thomas Grant's co.. Col. Jolm Glov-
er's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted May 16, 1775 ; service, 2
mos. 3 weeks.

ViCKRY, Samuel, ISIarblehead. Private, Capt. Thomas Grant's co.. Col. John
Glover's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted June 12, 1775; service,
1 mo., 3 weeks, 1 day.

YicOREY, Nehemiah. Drummcr, Lieut. Colonel's co., Col. Joseph Vose's regt. ;
Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to Jvme 12,
1779; reported deserted June 12, 1779; also, Private, Capt. George W. Smith's
CO., Col. Vose's regt. ; return of men who were in service on or before Aug. 15,
1777, and who had not been absent subsequently except on fm'lough, etc. ; also,
Fifer, same co. and regt. ; muster roll for Dec, 1777, sworn to at Camp near
Valley Forge ; enlisted Feb. 10, 1777 ; term, 3 years ; reported sick at Readuig ;
also, same co. and regt. ; pay rolls for Nov. and Dec, 1778, sworn to in Quarters
at Providence ; a?.?o, same co. and regt. ; payrollfor Jan., 1779; a?so. Drummer,
same co. and regt. ; pay roll for Feb., 1779, sworn to in Quarters at Providence ;
also, (late) Capt. Sinitb's co.. Col. Vose's regt. ; muster roll for March and
April, 1779, sworn to in Quarters at Providence.

VicoRY, John, Dighton. Descrii)tive list made up from Nov. 6, 1776, to Feb. 1,
1780, dated West Point; Major's co., 10th Mass. regt. ; age, 24 yrs. ; stature, 5
ft. 9 in.; complexion, dark ; hair, dark; residence, Dighton ; term, during war.

VicORY, Nehemiah, Falmouth (also given Braintree). Descriptive list of deserters
from Col. Joseph Vose's (1st) regt., dated Camp Highlands, N. Y., July 13,



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 327

VicoRY, Nehemiah, continued.

1780; age, 19 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 2 in.; complexion, light; hair, light; birth-
place, Falmouth ; residence, Falmouth.

VicORY, Robert. Private, Capt. Joseph "Willmark's ("Willmarth's) co., Col. John
Hathaway's regt. ; entered service March 14, 1779 ; discharged April 12, 1779 ;
service, 30 days, at Rowland's Ferry.

VicORY, Samuel, Bellinghani. Return of men raised for Continental service from
Col. Benjamin Hawes's (4th Suffolk Co.) regt., as returned by Capt. Amos
Ellis, sworn to at Wrentham, Feb. 16, 1778; residence, Bellingham; engaged
for town of Bellingham ; joined Capt. Serjant's co.. Col. Crane's regt. ; term,
3 years.

ViCRY, Daved. Private, Capt. James Tisdale's co.. Col. John Greaton's (3d) regt. ;
muster rolls for Aug. and Sept., 1781, dated Camp Peekskill; enlisted April
23, 1781; enlistment, 3 years; also, muster roll for Oct. and Nov., 1781, dated
Camp Highlands; also, muster roll for Feb., 1782, dated Hutts New Boston;
also, Capt. Tisdale's (3d) co.. Col. Greaton's regt. ; muster rolls for Sept. and
Oct., 1782; also, Capt. Tisdale's co., 3d Mass. regt. commanded by Lieut. Col.
James Mellin ; muster rolls for Jan. and Feb., 1783 ; balance of term of enlist-
ment imexpired, 13 months 13 days; also, accounts current showing clothing
charged to men belonging to Capt. Tisdale's co. ; clothing charged said Vicry
on various dates between Nov. 20, 1782, and June 8, 1783 ; reported discharged
July 10, 1783.

ViDETO, . [This name also appears under the form of Videtor, Vidito.]

ViDETO, Comfort. Private, Capt. John Gray's co., Col. Jonathan Mitchell's regt. ;
enlisted July 7, 1779; discharged Sept. 12, 1779; service, 2 mos. 6 days, on
Penobscot expedition ; roll dated North Yarmouth ; also, Capt. Peter Combs's
CO., Lieut. Col. Joseph Prime's regt.; enlisted May 22, 1780; discharged Jan.
26, 1781 ; service, 8 mos. 5 days, under Brig. Gen. "Wadsworth at the Eastward ;
roll sworn to at Brunswick and certified at Thomaston.

Vldeto, Joseph, North Yarmouth. Private, Capt. John "Worthly's co., Col.
Edmund Phinny's regt. ; billeting allowed from date of enlistment, May 6,
1775, to date of marching to headquarters, July 6, 1775 ; credited with 61 days
allowance ; also, order for bounty coat dated Cambridge, Fort No. 2, Nov. 2,
1775; also. Private, Capt. Nicholas Blasdel's co., Col. Wigglesworth's regt.;
pay abstract for travel allowance, etc., from Albany home, sworn to Jan. 20,
1777 ; 354 miles travel allowed said Videto.

Videtor, Joseph, North Yarmouth. Private, Capt. John "Worthley's co., Col.
Edmund Phinney's (31st) regt. ; company return dated Camp at Cambridge,
Fort No. 2 [probably Oct., 1775] ; enlisted May 6, 1775.

Vidito, Comfort. Private, Col. Benjamin Tupper's (10th) regt. ; service from
Jan. 9, 1782, 11 mos. 23 days.

ViEDLER, Andrew, "West Springfield. List of men raised to serve in the Continental
Army, as returned by Capt. Levi Ely, sworn to in Hampshire Co., April 14,
1779; residence, "West Springfield; engaged for town of West Springfield;
joined Col. D'Armont's regt. ; term, 3 years or during war; said Viedler, with
others, reported as prisoners of war or convention troops.

ViEii, Benjamin. Private, Capt. Joseph Franklin's co.. Col. Thomas Carpenter's
regt.; service, 8 days; company marched from Rehoboth to Bristol on the
alarm at Rhode Island of Dec. 8, 1776.

ViEL, Constant, Rehoboth. List of men drafted from Bristol Co. militia to march
to Horse Neck under command of Col. Thomas Carijenter [year not given],



328 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

ViEL, Constant, continued.

but who failetl to joiii regiment; reported drafted from town of Reboboth;
drafted into Capt. Simeon Cole's co.

^'IEL, John. Private, Capt. Joseph Franklin's co., Col. Thomas Carpenter's regt. ;
.service, 16 days ; company marched from Koliobotb to Bristol on the alarm at
Rhode Island of Dec. 8, 1776.

ViKL, Nathanikl. Corporal, Capt. John Perry's co.. Col. Abiel Mitcbel's regt.;
enlisted July 27, 1780; discharged Oct. 30, 1780; service, 3 mos. 5 days, at
Rliode Island ; regiment raised to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months.
Roll sworn to at Rehoboth.

ViERBUiRT, William. Capt. William Blackler's co.. Col. John Glover's regt.;
order for money in lieu of bouutj' coat dated Camp Cambridge, Dec. 20, 1775.

\'i(;(;er, Joseph. Capt. William Curtis's (1st) co., Col. Glover's (21st) regt. ; order
for money in lieu of bounty coat dated Camp at Cambridge, Dec. 21, 1775.

ViKEK, Joseph. List of prisoners brought in the first cartel from Rhode Island, as
returned by John Ayres, dated Providence, Jan. 18, 1777.

Vila, . [This name also appears under the form oi Viley, Villa.]

Vila, John. Private, Capt. John Walton's co. ; enlisted Dec. 9, 1776 ; discharged
Dec. 12, 1776; company detached for service at Noddle's Island; also, com-
pany receipt, given to Capt. Walton, dated Cambridge, May 9, 1777, for wages
and rations for service at Noddle's Island in Dec, 1776; also, Capt. Walton's
CO., Col. Eleazer Brooks's regt. of guards; service from Feb. 2, 1778, to April 3,
1778, 2 mos., at Cambridge guarding troops of convention; reported joined
Jan. 12, 1778.

Vilars, Noah. Private, Capt. Rufus Lincoln's co., Lieut. Col. John Brooks's



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