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VoEAX, Thomas. Corporal, Lieut. Thomas Holland's detachment; enlisted Jan.
23, 1778; discharged May 1, 1778; service, 3 mos. 9 days, under ]\Iaj. Gen.
Heath ; detachment drafted to serve as guards on board the prison-ship
" Kingston " in Boston harbor.

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

VoiALL, Nathaniel. Private, Capt. Ralph Thomjjson's co., Lieut. Col. "Webb's
regt. ; enlisted Aug. 21, 1781 ; discharged Dec. 1, 1781 ; service, 3 mos. 22 days,
including 11 days (220 miles) travel home ; regiment raised in Suffolk and Mid-
dlesex counties to reinforce Continental Army for ."? months.

Voice, George. Private, Capt. Jacob Hawkins's (Light Infantry) co. ; entered ser-
vice Sept. 3, 1779; discharged Jan. 31, 1780; service, 4 mos. 28 days, at Rhode
Island ; company raised to join Col. John Jacobs's regt. and serve until April
1, 1780, unless sooner discharged, but formed into a separate corps for above
service.

Voinard, Joseph. Order on Paymaster, Col. Nixon's regt., for wages, dated "White
Plains, Sept. 7, 1778, signed by said Voinard, payable to Capt. Adam "Wheeler.

VoKES, . [This name appears under the form of Voax, Voeax.]

VoLENTiNE, David. Capt. Henry Brightman's (Freetown) co.. Col. John Hath-
away's regt.; entered service Aug. 4, 1780; discharged Aug. 7, 1780; service,
3 daj's ; company marched to Rhode Island on an alarm.



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VoLENTiNE, Joseph, Taunton. Private, Capt. Ichabod Leonard's co., Col. Thomas
Carpenter's regt. ; service, 29 days ; company marched from Bristol Co. to
Rhode Island in July, 1778, to serve for 6 weeks.

VoLENTiNE, Samuel. Capt. Henry Brightman's (Freetown) co., Col. John Hatha^
way's regt. ; entered service Aug. 4, 1780; discharged Aug. 7, 1780; .service, 3
days ; company marched to Rhode Island on an alarm.

VoLENTiNE, Simon, Sandwich. Private, Capt. John Chadwick's co.. Col. Brewer's
regt.; return dated Jan. 22, 1778; residence, Sandwich; enlisted for town of
Sandwicli ; mustered by Joseph Otis. [See Samuel Valentine, Samuel Volun-
tine, and Simon Voluntine.]

VoLENTiNE, William. Private, Capt. Seth Talbut's co., Col. John Hathaway's
regt.; entered service March 15, 1779; discharged April 15, 1779; service, 30
days, at Fall River and Little Compton, R. I.

VoLENTiNE, "William. Private, Capt. Thomas Elsbre's co.. Col. Livingston's regt. ;
service from Sept. 9 to Sept. 24, 1779, 15 days, at Freetown and Rhode Island.

VoLENTiNE, William. Capt. Henry Brightman's (Freetown) co.,Col. John Hath-
away's regt. ; entered service Aug. 3, 1780 ; discharged Aug. 7, 1780 ; .service,
4 days; company marched to Rhode Island on an alarm.

VoLEY, Gabriel. Seaman, briganttae, "Freedom," commanded by Capt. John
Clouston ; engaged Aug. 2G, 1777 ; discharged March 1, 1778 ; service, 6 mos.
3 days; also, list of men, endorsed "prisoners at New York," year not given.
[See Gabriel Oillie, Gabriel Viusllez, Gabriel Vuisllez, and Gabriel Walhick.]

VoLiNTiME, James. Capt. William Bacon's co.. Col. John Glover's (21st) regt. ;
order for money in lieu of boimty coat dated Camp at Cambridge, Dec. 26,
1775.

Volintine, Simon, Plymouth. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army
from Capt. Zach. Bartlet's co., 1st Plymouth Co. regt., dated Feb. 21, 1778;
residence, Plymouth ; engaged for town of Plymouth ; joiaed Capt. Donham's
CO., Col. Baley's regt. ; term, 3 years.

Volintine, Thomas, Boston. Petition addressed to the Council, dated Boston, March
20, 1778, signed by Rebecca Volintine, stating that her husband, said Volintine,
of Boston, (late) Master of the brig " Sally," had been taken by the enemy in
Jan., 1778, while on his passage from Surinam, and had been carried into New
York where he was held prisoner ; that one Capt. John Steward, (late) Com-
mander of the ship " Oxford," bound from Liverpool to New York, who had
been captured by Capt. Persons, and at the date of the petition was held a pris-
oner on board the guard-ship "Rising Empire," at Boston, was willing to be
exchanged for said Volintine, agreeing to give his parole and proceed to New
York at his own expense to effect the exchange ; and asking that the exchange
be permitted and the necessary measures taken to bring it to pass, as the peti-
tioner was in a poor state of health, with a family of small children, two of
whom had been inoculated for smallpox, and was possessed of little for the
support of her family; ordered in Council April 13, 1778, that the Commissary
of Prisoners take the necessary steps to bring about the exchange above
referred to.

VoLLEXTiEN, WiLLiAM. Private, Sergt. John Luther's detachment, Col. Living-
ston's regt. ; service from May 2, 1779, to June 2, 1779, 1 mo., at Freetown and
Rhode Island.

VoLLiNTiNE, Jacob, Cherry Valley. Private, Capt. W. H. Ballard's co.. Col.
Brooks's (late Col. Ichabod Alden's) regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts
for service from Sept. 16, 1778, to Dec. 31, 1779; residence, Cherry Valley;
reported transferred to Capt. Day's co. ; also, Capt. Luke Day's co., 6th Mass.



350 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

VoLLiNTixE, Jacob, continued.

regt. fonuerly coinmauded by Col. Alden ; muster roll for March and April,
1779, dated Cherry Valley and sworn to m Quarters at Fort Alden ; enlisted
Sept. 16, 1778; enlistment, 3 years; reported on command at Albany. [See
Joiakim Van Alstine.]

VoLLiNTiNE, Thosias. Sailor, sloop "Lincoln Galley," Jos. Ingraham, Master;
portage bill dated Boston, Sept. 18, 1779, made up for service on Penobscot
expedition; engaged Aug. 11, 1779; discharged Sept. 15, 1779; service, 1 mo.
4 days.

YoLLTiME, James. Capt. "William Bacon's co.. Col. Glover's regt.; receipt for
advance pay, signed by said Volltime and others, dated Cambridge, June 27,
1775.

YoLUNTiXE, Samuel. List of men mustered by Joseph Otis, Muster Master for
Barnstable Co., dated Feb. 26, 1777 ; Capt. John Chadwick's co., Col. Samuel
Brewer's regt. ; engaged for town of Sandwich; mustered Feb. 22, 1777; term,
3 years; reported received State and Continental boimties. [See Samuel Val-
entine, Simon Volentine, and Simon Volimtine.]

VoLUNTiNE, Simon, Sandwich. Return of men raised to serve in the Continental
Army from Col. Nathaniel Freeman's (1st Barnstable Co.) regt., dated June
10, 1777 ; residence, Sandwich ; engaged for town of Sandwich ; joined Capt.
Chadwick's co., Col. Brewer's regt.; term, 3 years. [See Samuel Valentine,
Simon Volentine, and Samuel Voluntine.]

VoMELL, Joseph. Descriptive list of men raised by the town of Boston for Conti-
nental service, as returned by S. Badlam to Gen. "Wanier, dated Dorchester,
July 10, 1778; age, 19 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 10 in. ; hair, light; eyes, gray ; com-
plexion, fair. [See Joseph Normett, Joseph Nomell, Joseph Vemott, Joseph
Yomett, Joseph Wannutt, and Joseph Wommett.]

VoMETT, Joseph, Boston. Descriptive list of men raised in Suffolk Co. to serve in
the Continental Army, agreeable to resolve of April 20, 1778, as returned by
Stejihen Badlam, Superintendent for said county, dated Dorchester, Jixne 29,
1778; Col. Hatch's regt.; age, 19 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 10 in.; complexion, fair;
hair, light; eyes, gray; residence, Boston ; conducted to camp by Maj. Thomas
Cogswell, of Col. Vose's regt. ; arrived at Fishkill June 9, 1778. [See Joseph
Normett, Joseph Nomell, Joseph Vemott, Joseph Vomell, Joseph Wannutt,
and Joseph Wommett.]

YoMGELDER, James, Great Barrington. Private, Capt. Noah Allen's co.. Col.
Calvin Smith's (late Wigglesworth's) regt.; Continental Army pay accounts
for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to Feb. 5, 1778; reported died Feb. 5, 1778; also,
Capt. Allen's CO., Col. Edward Wigglesworth's regt. ; return [year not given] ;
residence. Great Barrington ; engaged for town of Great Barrington ; mustered
by Capt. T. Wheeler.

Von, John. Descriptive list of officers and crew of the sliip "Rambler," com-
manded by Capt. Benjamin Lovett, sworn to in Suffolk Co., May 27, 1780 ; age,
19 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 4 in. ; complexion, light ; birthplace, Dorchester.

VONCK, William. Sergeant, Capt. Leonard Bleeker's (Light Infantry) co.. Col.
Goose Van Schaick's (1st New York) regt. ; muster rolls for Jan. -April, 1781,
dated West Point: enlistment, during war; reported on command at New
Windsor in Jan., Feb., and March, 1781, "On Furlough till 4th Instant" in
AprU, 1781.

VoNTERFORD, Charles, Salem. Return 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



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VoNTERFORD, Charles, Continued.

of Salem; joined Capt. "Winsbip's co., Col. Putnam's regt. ; term, 3 years or
during war.

VooRHEES, . [This name appears under the form of Veorhees.]

VoRCE, Asa, New Salem. Private, Capt. Ehenezer Goodall's co. of Minute-men,
Col. "Woodbridge's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; ser-
vice, 7 days; a/so, Capt. John King's (9th) co.. Col. Benjamin Ruggles Wood-
bridge's (25th) regt. ; receipt for advance pay, signed by said Vorce and others,
dated Cambridge, June 22, 1775; also, same co. and regt.; muster roll dated
Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted April 26, 1775 ; service, 3 mos. 13 days ; company com-
manded by Capt. "William Meacham prior to June 17, 1775 ; also, company re-
turn dated Cambridge Camp, Sept. 29, 1775; also, order for bounty coat dated
Camp Prospect Hill, Oct. 23, 1775.

Vorce, Ebenezer, Brookfield. Private, Capt. Ithamar "Wright's co. of Minute-
men, which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; returned home May 1,
1775; service, 15 days; also, Capt. Newell's co. ; enlisted Nov. 3, 1778; dis-
charged Nov. 18, 1778; service, 15 days; company detached from Gen. "War-
ner's brigade to join Col. Gerrish's regt. of guards and escort troops of Saratoga
convention from Rutland to Enfield, Conn. ; also, Ii.st of men, dated Brookfield,
Jime 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 Brookfield ; total amoimt of service rendered made to
average 5^ months for each single poll in said precinct ; said Vorce credited
with 3 mos. service.

Vorce, "Fraxch," Portsmouth. Seaman, ship "Pilgrim," commanded by Capt.
Joseph Robinson ; descriptive list of officers and crew, dated Aug. 2, 1780 ; age,
24 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 8 in. ; complexion, black ; residence, Portsmouth.

Vorce, George. Capt. Elijah "Walker's co.. Col. John Hathaway's regt. ; entered
service Oct. 2, 1778; discharged Dec. 12, 1778; service, 2 mos. 13 days; com-
pany detached from Gen. Godfrey's brigade and marched to Dorchester
Heights.

Vorce, John. Private, Capt. Elijah Bellows's co., which marched on the alarm
of April 19, 1775; service, 16 days; reported returned home. Roll endorsed
" Southboro."

Vorce, John. Capt. Peleg Peck's co.. Col. George "Williams's regt.; entered ser-
vice Sept. 29, 1777; discharged Oct. 30, 1777; service, 1 mo. 1 day, imder Maj.
Gen. Spencer on a secret expedition; company stationed at Tiverton, R. I.
Roll sworn to at Swanzey.

Vorce, Lemuel. Private, Capt. John Baxter's co. ; marched Oct. 2, 1782; dis-
charged Oct. 24, 1782 ; service, 24 days ; company detached for service under
Maj. Job Gushing at Hull. Roll dated Medfield.

Vorce, "William, Swanzey. Private, Capt. Peleg Shearman's co., Col. John Hath-
away's (Bristol Co.) regt. ; service, 23 days ; company raised to support the
Lines near Rhode Island on an alarm and stationed at Sladc's Ferry from April
20, 1777, to May 13, 1777 : also, Capt. Peleg Peck's co.. Col. George "Williams's
regt. ; entered service Sept. 29, 1777 ; discharged Oct. 30, 1777 ; service, 1 mo.
1 day, under Maj. Gen. Spencer on a secret expedition; company stationed at
Tiverton, R. I. "

Vorce, "William, Taunton. Private, Capt. Ebenezer Dean's co.. Col. Thomas Car-
penter's regt.; service, 1 mo. 4 days; company marched from Taunton to
Rehoboth, thence to Bristol, thence to Providence, R. I., and thence home.
Roll dated Nov. 5, 1777.



352 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

YuKDER, Samuel, Charlestown. List of men returned as one-seventh part of tlie
militia of Medtield enlisted or hired by the town to serve in the Continental
Army for 3 years or during the war, being tbe quota of Capt. Sabin Mann's
CO. ; residence, Charlestown; joined Capt. Chiles's (Childs's) co.. Col. Groton's
(Greaton's) regt. ; enlistment, 3 years ; reported received town bounty ; return
made to Col. Benjamin Hawes Sept. 8, 1777, in accordance with warrant of said
Hawes of same date.

YoRNAM, Ralph. Capt. Philip Plubbard's co.. Col. James Scammon's regt. ; order
for bomity coat dated Cambridge, Dec. 9, 1775. [See Ralph P^irnhani.]

VORONY, John. Private, (late) Capt. Samuel Foster's co. commanded by Lieut.
James Tisdale, Col. John Greaton's (2d) regt.; muster roll for Aug., 1778,
dated White Plains ; enlisted June 10, 1778 ; enlistment, 9 months.

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

YoRSE, Elijah. Captain, Col. "William Heath's regt.; list of officers [year not
given, probably 1775].

VoRSE, Lewis. Private, Capt. Stephen Peimiman's co., Col. Dike's regt. ; muster
roll for Dec, 1776-Feb., 1777; credited to town of Dorchester; enlisted Dec.
13, 1776; regiment raised to serve until March 1, 1777.

YoRSE, MosES. Lieutenant, Capt. Abel Richards's- co.. Col. Benjamin Hawes's
regt. ; engaged Sept. 25, 1777; discharged Oct. 28, 1777; service, 1 mo. 7 days,
on a secret expedition to Rhode Island, including 3 days (GO miles) travel
home. Roll sworn to at Dedham.

YoRSE, "William, Swanzey. Private, Capt. Joseph Cole's co., Col. John Jacobs's
regt.; enlisted July 1, 1778; service, 6 mos., at Rhode Island; enlistment to
expire Jan. 1, 1779.

YosBERG, Isaac. Private, Capt. Roswell Downing's co.. Col. John Ashley's (Berk-
shire Co.) regt. ; entered service Sept. 19, 1777 ; discharged Oct. 19, 1777 ; service,
31 days, at Stillwater. Roll certified at Sheffield by Brig. Gen. John Fellows.

YosBERG, Isaac. Private, Capt. Enoch Noble's co., Col. John Ashley, Jr.'s (Berk-
shire Co.) regt. ; enlisted Oct. 15, 1780 ; discharged Oct. 17, 1780 ; service, -1
days; company marched to the Northward by order of Brig. Gen. Fellows on
an alarm at the time Forts Ann and George were taken by the enemy. Roll
swom to at Sheffield.

VosBERY, Isaac. Private, Lieut. Jeremiah Hickok's co.. Col. John Ashley's regt. ;
entered service July 6, 1777 ; discharged July 27, 1777 ; service, 22 days ; com-
pany marched to Kingsbury July 6, 1777, at request of Maj. Gen. Schuyler.
Roll sworn to in Berkshire Co.

VosBOROUGH, Eliakim. Private; pay roll for 6 months men raised by the town of
Sheffield for service in the Continental Army during 1780; marched July 1,
1780 ; discharged Jan. 15, 1781 ; service, 5 mos. 19 days, at "West Point, including
travel (75 miles) home.

VosBOROuGH, Isaac. Corporal, Capt. John Spoor's co., Col. John Ashley, Jr.'s
regt. ; entered service Oct. 12, 1781 ; discharged Oct. 23, 1781 ; service, 11 days ;
company ordered to march to Barnes's Heiths in Stillwater on an alarm.

VOSBROUGH, Eliakim, Sheffield. Receipt dated Sheffield, June 23, 1780, for bounty
paid said Yosbrough by the Selectmen of Sheffield to serve in tlie Continental
Army for the term of 6 months ; also, list of men raised for the 6 months ser-
vice and returned by Briij. Gen. Paterson as having passed muster in a return
dated Camp Totoway, Oct. 25, 1780.



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VosBrRGH, . [This name also appears under the form of Vasbrough, Vosberg,

Vosbery, Vosborough, Vosbrough, Vosbury.]

VosBURGH, Isaac, Sheffield. Return of men raised for Continental service from
Capt. Noble's co., Col. Ashley's regt. [year not given] ; residence, Sheffield;
engaged for town of Sheffield ; joined Capt. Bartlett's co., Col. Weston's (AVes-
son's) regt. ; term, 3 years.

Vosbury, Eliakim. Private, Capt. Jeremiah Hickok's co., Lieut. Col. Sears's
regt.; entered service Aug. 6, 1781; discharged Nov. 8, 1781; service, 3 uios.
7 days, including travel (4 days) home ; company raised in Berkshire Co. ;
regiment raised for 3 months. Roll endorsed " Col Elisha Porters Reg't."

Vosbury, Mark. Private, 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 on an alarm.

VosE, . [This name also appears under the form of Voast, Voce, Voice, Vorce,

Vorse.]

VosE, Amariah, Mendon (also given Boston) . Private, Capt. John Albee's (1st
Mendon) co., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Eoxbury ; ser-
vice, 8 days ; reported among men who enlisted into the army April 27, 1775,
or soon after; also, Capt. Andrew Peters's co.. Col. Joseph Read's (20th) regt. ;
muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted April 27, 1775 ; service, 1 mo. 14 days ;
also, company return dated Roxburs, Sept. 25, 1775 ; reported enlisted into Col.
Gridley's (Artillery') regt. at Cambridge June 9, 1775; also. Gunner, Capt.
John Popkiu's co., Col. Richard Gridley's (Artillery) regt. ; muster roll dated
Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted Jime 9, 1775; service, 1 mo. 25 days; also, company re-
turn dated Camp at "Winter Hill, Sept. 27, 1775 ; also, Capt. Popkin's co., (late)
Col. Gridley's regt. ; order for bomity coat or its equivalent in money dated
Artilleiy Barracks, Winter Hill, Jan. 13, 1776; also, list of men raised to serve
in the Continental Army from 1st Mendon co., as returned by Lieut. Philip
Ammidon to Col. Moses Wheelock ; residence, Mendon ; engaged for town of
Mendon ; joined Capt. Wool's co.. Col. Lamb's regt. of the train ; term, during
war; also. Sergeant, Col. Lamb's regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for
service from Jan. 1, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; also, Capt. McFarland's co. ; Con-
tinental Amiy pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780;
reported transferred from [Col.] Lamb's regt. of artillery and as having served
9 mos. as Sergeant in that regiment and 3 mos. in the corps of invalids; also,
return of officers and men belonging to Massachusetts in Col. John Lamb's
(2d Artillery) regt., certified at Morristown, Jan. 29, 1780, by Lieut. Col. Com-
mandant Ebenezer Stevens, and Brig. Gen. H. Knox; also, retm-n of officers
and men belonging to Massachusetts in Col. Lamb's regt., made by Lieut. Col.
Ebenezer Stevens, dated Park of Artillery, Jan. 10, 1781; rank. Sergeant; en-
gaged for town of Mendon ; engaged Jan. 1, 1777, by Capt. WoU (Wool) ; also,
petition addressed to the General Court, signed by said Vose and others belong-
ing to the corps of invalids, Mass. Line, asking that they be paid the $24 bounty
allowed agreeable to resolve of Jan. 16, 1781; cause of disability, wounds in
the ankle and right shoulder; also, list of United States pensioners made up
to Dec. 31, 1787, as returned by John Lucas, Commissary of Pensions; regi-
ment of invalids; rank, Sergeant; age, 34 yrs. ; residence, Mendon; disabled
by rheumatism ; pensioned Jan. 16, 1783 ; also, list dated Boston, Feb. 18, 1804,
returned by John Avery, Secretary, and J. Jackson, Treasurer, of men who
furnished satisfactory evidence of their service as soldiers and were entitled to
gratuities under resolves of March 4, 1801, and June 19, 1801 ; residence,
Boston.

Vose, Bexjamin, Milton. 1st Lieutenant, Capt. John Bra'dley's (:Milton) co. of
militia, Col. Lemuel Robinson's regt., which rendered service after the fight



354: IMASSACIIUSETTS SOLDIERS AXD SAILORS

VosE, Benjamin, continued.

at Concord and before completion of the standinj^ army ; service, 13 days ; also,
Sergeant, Capt. Josiah Yose's (Milton) co. ; service from April 13 to April 26,

1776, 12 days, in defence of seacoast.

VosE, Bill. Lieutenant, Col. "William Heath's regt. ; list of officers [year not
given, probably 1775]; reported acting as Quarter Master; also, Paymaster,
Col. Vose's regt. ; Continental Army pay accoiuits for service from Jan. 1,

1777, to June 1, 1779; reported appointed Jan. 1, 1777; also reported resigned;
also, return of field and staff officers in Col. Joseph Vose's regt. who were in
camp on or before Aug. 15, 1777, and who had not been absent subsequently,
except on furlough, etc., certified at Providence, Feb. 6, 1779; also, return of
officers for clothing; receipt for said clothing, dated Boston, May 25, 1778;
also, regimental pay abstracts for Sept. and Nov., 1778, Feb., March, and
April, 1779, approved at Providence ; also, order on Henry Gardner, jjayable to
Capt. Jeremiah Miller, dated Boston, May 1, 1779, signed by said Vose, for
gratuities due on the rolls of Col. Joseph Vose's regt. ; also, return for cloth-
ing due supernumerary officers formerly belonging to Col. Vose's (1st) regt.,
appearing on the reverae of a clothing return endorsed " Sep'r 22d 1779."

Vose, Daniel, Milton. Captain of a company of the train in Milton, Col. Eobin-
son's regt., which marched to Roxbury and served for 14 days immediately
subsequent to the battle at Concord and before the completion of the standing
army.

Vose, Daniel. 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Isaac Harrington's (9th) co., 6th Worcester
Co. regt. of Mass. militia; list of officers; commissioned April 5[?], 1776.
[See Daniel Noyse.]

Vose, Ebenezer. Private, Capt. Ebenezer "Withington's co., which mustered April
19, 1775 ; service, 2 days ; also, Capt. John Robinson's co.. Col. Benjamin Gill's
regt. ; service, 12 days, at Dorchester in March, 1776, guarding shores at mouth
of Milton river; also, Capt. Seth Sumner's co.. Col. Gill's regt. ; marched from
home March 1, 1778; discharged March 21, 1778; service, 21 days; company
ordered to march to Castle Island March 1, 1778.

Vose, Edward, Dorchester. Private, Capt. Hopestill Hall's co.. Col. Lemuel Rob-
inson's regt.; enlisted Jan. 29, 1776; service to time of marchmg, 23 days;
also, pay roll for same service dated Roxbury.

Vose, Edward. Matross, Capt. Jonathan Stoddard's co.. Col. Thomas Crafts's
(Artillerj') regt. ; service from May 8, 1777, to July 8, 1777, 2 mos.

Vose, Edward. Capt. Robert Davis's co., Col. Freeman's regt. ; service, .37 days;
company raised for service on a secret expedition to Rhode Island. Roll sworn
to in Suffolk Co., Dec. i, 1777.

Vose, Edward. Marine, brig " Hazard," commanded by Capt. John Foster "Wil-
liams ; engaged July 10, 1779 ; service to Sept. 6, 1779, 1 mo. 28 days ; stature,
5 ft. 8 in. ; nationality, American. Roll sworn to m Suffolk Co.

Vose, Elltah, Milton. 1st Lieutenant, Capt. Daniel Vose's co. of the train in Mil-
ton, Col. Robinson's regt., which marched to Roxbury; service, 14 days, subse-'
quent to Concord battle and before completion of the standing army ; also,
Captain, Gen. Heath's regt.; return dated May 20, 1775; company stationed
at Dorchester Camp; also, Captain, 36th regt.; company return dated Camp
at Fort No. 2 [probably Oct., 1775]; also. Captain, Col. Greaton's regt.;
account of clothing delivered officers of the several regiments in service of
Massachusetts in the year 1775; also. Lieutenant Colonel, Col. Vose's regt.;
Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779;
also, official record of a ballot by the House of Representatives, dated April 22,
1777; said Vose chosen Lieutenant Colonel, Col. Joseph Vose's (late Col. Pat-



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VosE, Elijah, contimted.

terson's) regt. ; appointment concurred in by Council April 22, 1777; also,
Lieutenant Colonel, Col. Joseph Vose's regt. ; list of field and staff officers
appearing on a muster roll of Capt. Moses Ashley's co., dated July 1, 1777;
appointed Jan. 1, 1777 ; reported appointed Major Nov. 6, 1776 ; also, return of
field and staff officers in Col. Joseph Vose's regt. who were in camp on or
before Aug. 15, 1777, and who had not been absent subsequently except on
furlough, etc., certified at Providence, Feb. (3, 1779; also, order on the Trea.s-
urer of Massachusetts Bay, payable to Bill Vose, Paymaster, Col. Joseph
Vose's regt., dated Providence, Feb. 13, 1779, signed by said Elijah Vose, for
gratuity due him ; also, regimental pay abstracts for Sept. and Nov., 1778, Feb.,
March, and April, 1779, approved at Providence ; also, Lieutenant Colonel, 1st
Mass. regt. ; list of settlements of rank of Continental officers, dated "West



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