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Point, made by a Board held for the purpose and confirmed by Congress Sept.
6, 1779; commissioned P^eb. 21, 1777; also. Continental Army pay accounts for
service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780; also. Lieutenant Colonel, Col.
Joseph Vose's (1st) regt. ; muster rolls of field, staff, and commissioned officers
for Jan.-April, 1781, dated "West Point; reported on fui'lough ; also, return of
effectives, dated "West Point, May 11, 1781; reported as having been on fur-
lough at Milton 1.34: days; also, return of effectives, dated ZMay 25, 1781;
reported on command, absent 8 days ; also, muster roll of field, staff, and com-
missioned officers for May, 1781, dated "West Point; also, returns of effectives,
dated "West Point, June 1, June 8, and June 15, 1781 ; reported on command at
the Lines ; also, return of effectives, dated Peekskill, June 22, 1781 ; reported
on duty at the Lines; also. Lieutenant Colonel Commandant, same regt. ; re-
turns of effectives, dated Camp at Phillipsburgh, July 7, and July 13, 1781;
also, muster roll of field, staff, and commissioned officers for July, 1781, dated
Camp near Dobbs's Ferry ; also, returns of effectives, dated Camp near Dobbs's
Ferry, Aug. 3, and Aug. 10, 1781, and Continental Village, Sept. 21, and Sept.
28, 1781 ; also, muster rolls of field, staff, and commissioned officers for Aug.
and Sept., 1781, dated Camp Peekskill; also, returns of effectives between
Oct. 5, 1781, and Nov. 9, 1781, dated Camp Continental Village ; also, muster
roll of field, staff, and commissioned officei-s for Oct. and Nov., 1781, dated
Quarters York Hutts ; also, returns of effectives between Dec. 2, 1781, and
Jan. 18, 1782, dated Hutts 1st Mass. Brigade ; also. Lieutenant Colonel, same
regt. ; muster roll of field, staff, and commissioned officers for Jan., 1782; also,
return of effectives, dated Hutts 1st IVIass. Brigade, Feb. 8, 1782 ; reported on
duty at Fishkill ; also, Lieutenant Colonel Commandant, same regt. ; return of
effectives, dated Hutts 1st Mass. Brigade, Feb. 22, 1782; also. Lieutenant
Colonel, same regt. ; muster roll of field, staff, and commissioned officers for
Feb., 1782, dated Huts 1st Mass. Brigade; also. Lieutenant Colonel Com-
mandant, same regt.; return of effectives, dated May 24, 1782; also, return
dated Camp "West Point, Aug. 15, 1782, made by said Vose, Lieutenant Colonel
Commandant, of non-commissioned officers and privates of 1st Mass. regt.
whose term of service was to expire between Aug. 15, 1782, and Dec. 31, 1782 ;
also, returns of effectives, dated Camp "West Point, May 31, Jime 6, and Aug.
16, 1782 ; also. Lieutenant Colonel, same regt. ; return of effectives, dated Camp
"West Point, Sept. 20, 1782; reported on duty at West Point; also. Lieutenant
Colonel Commandant, same regt. ; return of effectives, dated Camp Snakehill,
Nov. 1, 1782; also. Lieutenant Colonel, same regt. ; retuni of effectives, dated
Camp near New "Windsor, Nov. 15, 1782 ; also, retmii of effectives, dated Camp
near New "U'indsor, Dec . 6, 1782 ; also, returns of effectives between Jan. 25, and
Feb. 14, 1783, dated Cantonment New "Windsor and Cantonment New Sparta ;
also, return of effectives, dated Feb. 21, 1783; reported on furlougli at Milton
(also given at Boston and in ilassachusetts) from Nov. 14, 1782, by leave of Gen.
"Washington ; also. Lieutenant Colonel Commandant, same regt. ; return of
effectives, dated Winter Quarters, New Windsor, March 7, 1783 ; also, returns of



356 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AXD SAILORS

VosE, Elijah, continued.

effectives between March 14, 1783, and May 23, 1783; also, returns of effectives,
dated Camp Philadelphia, July 11, and July 18, 1783 ; also, Lieuteuaat Colonel,
same regt. ; returns of effectives, dated Camp Philadelphia, July 25, 1783, aud
Aug. 8, 178:5 ; reported in camp attending general court-martial ; also, return
of effectives, dated Aug. 15, 1783 ; reported attending court-martial ; also, re-
turn of effectives, dated Philadelphia, Aug. 22, 1783 ; reported in camp attend-
ing court-martial ; also, Lieutenant Colonel, Col. Joseph Vose's regt. ; list of
officers belonging to 1st Mass. brigade [year not given, probably 1782 or 1783]
showing dates of commissions; commissioned Feb. 21, 1777.

VosE, Elisha, Dorchester. Private, Capt. Elijah Vose's co., 36th regt. ; company
return dated Camp at Fort No. 2 (probably Oct., 1775) .

VosE, Elisha, Milton. List of men belonging to Col. Ephraim Wheelock's regt.
who were discharged ; Capt. Draper's co. ; said Vose discharged Oct. 15, 1776.

VosE, Elisha. Private, Capt. Josiah Vose's (Milton) co. ; service from April 13
to April 26, 1776, 12 days, in defence of seacoast.

Vose, Elisha. Corporal, Capt. "William Badcock'sco., Col. Pierce's regt. ; marched
from home March 1, 1778; discharged April 7, 1778; service, 1 mo. 8 days, at
Castle Island.

Vose, Elisha. Private; pay roll of officers and men detached from Col. Gill's
regt. for service imderCapt. John Armstrong on a 40 days expedition to Rhode
Island ; service, 27 days ; warrant for pay allowed in Council Aug. -, 1782.

Vose, George, Dorchester. Private, Capt. Abraham "Wheeler's co. of Minute-men,
Col. Lemuel Robinson's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775;
service, 9 days ; reported enlisted into the army ; also, Capt. Elijah Vose's co.,
36tli regt. ; company return dated Camp at Fort No. 2 (probably Oct., 1775) ;
also, Capt. John Robinson's co., Col. Benjamin Gill's regt. ; service, 5 days, in
March, 1776 ; company called out to guard the Lines near Dorchester Heights ;
also, Sergeant, Capt. Seth Sumner's co.. Col. Gill's regt. ; service, 3 days; com-
pany ordered to march to Moon Island Juno 12, 1776 ; also, .same co. and regt. ;
marched from home March 1, 1778; discharged April 4, 1778; service, 1 mo.

4 days ; company ordered to march to Castle Island JNIarch 1, 1778.

Vose, Henry, Jr., Milton. Private, Capt. John Bradley's (Milton) co. of militia.
Col. Lemuel Robinson's regt., which rendered service after the fight at Con-
cord and before completion of the standing army ; service, 15 days ; also, Capt.
Josiah Vose's (Milton) co. ; company served from April 13 to April 26, 1776,
in defence of seacoast.

Vose, Jeremiah, Stoughton. Private, Capt. Peter Talbot's co.,Col. Lemuel Rob-
inson's regt., which marched on the alann of April 19, 1775; service, 3 days;
also, Corporal, Capt. Simeon Leach's co.. Col. Benjamin Gill's regt. ; service,

5 days ; company marched from Stoughton March 4, 1776, at the time of forti-
fying Dorchester Heights.

Vose, Jesse, Milton. Matross, Maj. Thomas Pierce's co.. Col. Richard Gridley's
(Artillery) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 6, 1775; ser-
vice, 3 mos. 3 days ; also, company return dated Roxbury Camp, Sept. 29, 1775 ;
also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Camp at Roxbury,
Dec. 27, 1775; also. Private, Capt. Stei)hen Badlam's co.. Col. Knox's (Artil-
lery) regt. stationed near Boston ; service probably rendered between Jan. 1,
1776, and April -, 1776, as per certificate dated Dec. 14, 1839 ; also. Sergeant,
Col. Ephraim "Wheelock's regt. ; return of officers, dated Ticonderoga, Oct. 11,
1776 ; also, return of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from Capt.
Badcock'sco., Col. Benjamin Gill's regt. ; residence, Milton; enlisted for town
of Milton ; joined Capt. Haynes's co.. Col. ^Yigglesworth's regt. ; enlistment,



IX THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 357

VosE, Jesse, contiiiued.

3 years ; also, list of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for
Suffolk Co., dated Boston, Jan. 19,1777; Capt. Aaron Haynes'sco., Col. "Wig-
glesworth's regt. ; reported received State bounty; also, Sergeant, Capt. John
K. Smith's co., (late) Col. \Vigglcsworth's regt.; Continental Army pay
accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; reported reduced to
Private Jimo 12 (also given June 10), 1778; also, Capt. HajTies's co.. Col.
Edward AVigglesworth's regt.; return [year not given]; residence, Milton;
enlisted for town of Milton; mustered by Maj. Barber, at Boston; also, same
CO. and regt. ; muster roll for May, 177S, dated Valley Forge ; also, same co.
and regt. ; muster roll for June, 1778, dated Camp " Greeneage ; " enlistment,
during war; aZ.so, Private, 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, 1779, dated Providence ; enlisted Jan. 1, 1777 ; reported on
command at " Obdike Newton ; " also, Sergeant, Capt. J. K. Smith's co., Col.
Smith's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to
Dec. 31, 1780 ; also, descriptive list dated "West Point, Jan. 29, 1781 ; Capt. Pills-
bury's co., 6th Mass. regt. commanded by Lieut. Col. Calvin Smith ; age, 39
yrs. ; stature, 6 ft. 2 in. ; complexion, dark ; hair, dark; eyes, black; residence,
Milton; engaged Nov. 18, 1776, by Lieut. Leonard Miller; term, during war;
also. Sergeant, Capt. Daniel Pilsbury's co., Lieut. Col. Calvin Smith's ((Jth)
regt. ; retm-u for wages for the year 1782 ; wages allowed said Vose for 12
months; reported reduced to Private Dec. -, 1782; also, return [year not
given, probably 1783] of men entitled to .$80 gratuity, agreeable to Act of Con-
gress of May 15, 1778, for service during the war; 2d co., 6th Mass. regt.

Vose, John, Milton. Drummer, Capt. Elijah Vose's co., 36th regt.; company re-
turn dated Camp at Fort No. 2 [probably Oct., 1775] ; also, memorandum
endorsed " 20 Coats Del'd to Capt. Burt in Coll. Whitcombs Reg't Enter'd in
the Eeg'rNov'r 21st " [1775]; one of said coats reported as having been received
by said Vose, of Capt. Vose's co., Col. Greaton's regt.

Vose, John, Swanzey. Sergeant, Capt. Peleg Peck's co.. Col. Thomas Carpenter's
regt. ; entered service Aug. 2, 1780 ; discharged Aug. 9, 1780 ; service, 8 days ;
company marched to Tiverton, R. L, on an alarm ; by order of Col. Slead all
the men in Swanzey were joined in one companj' imder Capt. Peck, the other
officers refusing to serve.

Vose, John. Private, Capt. John Buttrick's co. of volunteers. Col. Reed's regt. ;
enlisted Sept. 28, 1777; discharged Nov. 7, 1777; service, 1 mo. 11 days, at the
time of taking Gen. Burgoyne ; company detached from Col. Brooks's regt. to
reinforce army imder Gen. Gates at the Northward ; Col. Buttrick reported
as serving as Captain; also, lists of men appearing under the heading " Hart-
well Brook the first Everidge; " said Vo.se appears among men who went at
the time of taking Gen. Burgoyne [year not given] ; also, li.st of men detached
from Col. Brooks's regt. to relieve guards at Cambridge, as returned to Lieut.
Col. Francis Faulkner [year not given, probably 1778] ; Capt. Hubbard's co. ;
also, lists of men appearing under the heading " Hartwell Brook the first
Everidge ; " said Vose appears among men forming the 2d guard at Cambridge
in 1778 ; reported as serving in room of Phineas Parker, being an apprentice
to said Parker.

Vose, Jonathan, Milton. Private, Capt. "William Bent's co.. Col. John Greaton's
regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted April 27, 1775 ; service, 3 mos.
12 days; also, Capt. Bent's co., 36th regt.; company return dated Camp at
Fort No. 2, Oct. 5, 1775; also, Capt. Bent's co., Col. Greaton's regt. ; order for
bounty coat dated Cambridge, Dec. 1, 1775.



358 ]VIASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

VosE, Jonathan. Corporal, Capt. John Bradley's (Milton) co., Col. Benjamin
Gill's regt. ; service, 5 days ; company marched to Dorchester Neck JNIarcli 4,
177(5, to assist army when the forts were erected on the Hei{(hts.

VoSE, JoNATH/VN. Private, Capt. Josiah Vose's (Milton) co. ; service from April
13 to April 26, 1776, 12 days, in defence of seacoast.

VosE, Jonathan. Private, Capt. Seth Sumner's co.. Col. Benjamin Gill's regt.;
service, 25 days; company marched to Rhode Island Ajiril 17, 1777. ItoU
dated Dorchester.

VosE, Jonathan. Private, Capt. William Badcock's co.. Col. Pierce's regt.;
marched from liome March 1, 1778; discharged April 3, 177S; service, 1 mo. i
days, at Castle Island.

VosE, Jonathan. Accomit dated Milton, Jan. .30, 1779, rendered hy the Selectmen,
of boimties paid said Vose and others detached from the militia of said town
to reinforce tlie army, agreeable to resolve of June 10, 1778; also, Capt. Jere-
miah Putnam's co., Col. Nathaniel "Wade's regt. ; enlisted June 30, 1778; ser-
vice to Dec. 31, 1778, 6 mos. 6 days, at Ilhode Island, including 4 days (75
miles) travel home ; also, Private, same co. and regt. ; muster roll dated North
Kingston, Nov. 6, 1778 ; also, same co. and regt. ; muster rolls dated East Green-
wich, Sept. 17, Sept. 24, Oct. 14, and Nov. 13, 1778; enlistment to expire Jan.
1, 1779.

VosE, Jonathan. Private, Capt. Joseph Richards's co., Col. Gill's regt.; entered
service Aug. 14, 1779; discharged Sept. 16 (also given Sept. 14), 1779; service,
1 mo. 3 days ; company formed part of a detachment of 400 men which marched
to Rhode Island to serve for 1 month under Capt. Samuel Fisher. Roll dated
Stoughton.

Vose, Jonathan. Private, Capt. Caleb Cliampney's co., ISIaj. Nathaniel Heath's
detachment of guards; enlisted May 11, 1780; service to Aug. 1, 1780, 2 mos.
21 days ; company detached from militia for service at and about Boston.

Vose, Joseph, Milton. 2d Major; return of Gen. Heath's (Suffolk Co.) regt., dated
May 2, 1775; also, 1st Major; list of officers of Col. "William Heath's regt.
[year not given, probably 1775] ; also. Major; return of firearms, ammunition,
etc., made by Richard Devens, Commissary General, dated Se])t. 7, 1776; said
Vose reported as in charge of stores deposited at Boston and Milton ; also,
Colonel, 1st ISIass. regt. ; Continental Army ]iay accounts for service from Jan.
1, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1780; also, official record of a ballot by the Hou.se of Repre-
sentatives, dated April 22, 1777 ; said Vose chosen Colonel of one of the fifteen
battalions to be raised in Massachusetts in room of Col. Patterson, promoted ;
appointment concurred in l)y Council April 22, 1777 ; also. Colonel ; 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; ajjpolnted Lieutenant Colonel Nov. 6,
1776; reported not joined; also, recei])t dated Boston, Maj 25, 1778, signed by
said Vose, for clothing delivered officer's of Col. "U''igglesworth's regt. ; also,
regimental pay abstracts for Sept. and Nov., 1778, approved at Providence;
also, retuiTi of field and staff officers in said Vose's regt. who were in camp on
or before Aug. 15, 1777, and who had not been absent subsequently except on
furlough, etc., dated Providence, Feb. 6, 1779; order on Treasurer of Massa-
chusetts Bay, payable to Bill Vose, Paymaster, dated Providence, Feb. 6, 1779,
.signed by said Joseph Vose, for gratuity, appears on reverse of return ; also,
Colonel, 14th Mass. regt. ; pay rolls of several companies in said regiment
for Jan., ISIarch, and April, 1779; also, i-egimental pay abstracts for Feb.,
March, and April, 1779, approved at Providence; also, Colonel, 1st ]Mass.
regt. ; list of settlements of rank of Continental officers, dated "West Point,
made Ity a Board held for the purpose and confirmed by Congress Sept. 6,
1779; commissioned Feb. 21, 1777; also. Colonel, 1st regt., 3d Mass. brigade



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VosE, Joseph, continued.

commamled by I^Iaj. John Graham; inspection return dated May 2o, 1781;
also, muster rolls of field, staff, and commissioned officers for Jau.-May,
178l', dated West Point ; reported on command with light infantry in Feb.,
March, April, and May, 1781; also, returns of effectives between June 1, and
June 2t1, 1781, dated West Point and Peekskill ; reported on command with
light infkntry ; also, returns of effectives, dated Camp at Phillipsburgh, July
7,''aud July 13, 1781 ; reported on command with light infantry ; also, muster
roll of field, staff, and commissioned oflicers for July, 1781, dated Camp near
Dobbs's Ferry; reported on command with light infantry; also, muster roll
of field, staff, and commissioned officers for Aug., 1781, dated Camp Peekskill ;
reported on command with light infantrj-; also. Colonel, 1st regt.. Brig. Gen.
John Glover's (1st INIass.) brigade ; return of effectives, dated Sept. 15, 1781 ;
also, muster roll of field, staff, and commissioned officers for Sept., 1781, dated
вАҐ Camp Peekskill; reported on command with light infantry; also, returns of
effectives between Oct. 5, 1781, and Nov. 9, 1781, dated Camp Continental Vil-
lage; reported on command with light infantry; also, return of effectives,
dated Nov. 23, 1781; reported on command with light infantry; also, muster
roll of field, staff, and commissioned officers for Oct. and Nov., 1781, dated
Quarters York Huts; reported on furlough; also, returns of effectives, dated
Hutts 1st Mass. Brigade, Dec. 2, and Dec. 7, 1781; reported on command with
light infantry ; also, returns of effectives; dated Hutts 1st Mass. Brigade, Dec.
28, 1781 ; also, muster roll of field, staff, and commissioned officers for Jan., 1782 ;
also, muster roll of field, staff, and commissioned officers for Feb., 1782, dated
Huts 1st Mass. Brigade ; also, return of effectives, dated Huts 1st Mass. Brigade,
March 1, 1782 ; also, returns of effectives, dated Huts, May i, and May 10, 1782 ;
reported on furlough at Milton from Dec. 11, 1781 (also given Dec. 10, 1781,
and June 1, 1781) , by leave of Gen. Washington (also given Gen. :McDougall) ;
also, retm-n of effectives, dated INIay 17, 1782 ; also, returns of effectives between
June 14, 1782, and Sept. 13, 1782, dated Camp at West Point and Camp at Ver-
planck's Point ; also, return of effectives, dated Camp West Pomt, Sept. 20, 1782 ;
reported on duty at West Point from Sept. -, 1782 ; also, returns of effectives be-
tween Sept. 27, 1782, and Nov. 15, 1782, dated Camp at A'erplanck's Pomt, Camp
Snakehill, and Camp near New Windsor; also, return of effectives, dated Nov.
29, 1782 ; also, return of effectives, dated Camp near New Windsor, Dec. 6,
1782; also, return of effectives, dated Dec. 27, 1782; reported on duty at Uie
Line's; also, returns of effectives between Jan. 25, 1783, and Feb. U, 1783,
dated Cantonment New Windsor and Cantonment New Sparta; also, return
of effectives, dated Feb. 21, 1783; also, return of effectives, dated Winter
Quarters New. Windsor, March 7, 1783 ; reported on furlough in Massachusetts
by leave of Gen. Gates ; also, returns of effectives between March U, 1783, and ,
April 11, 1783; reported on furlough in Massachusetts by leave of Gen. Wash-
ington ; also, returns of effectives, dated May 2, and May 16, 1783 ; also, return
of effectives, dated May 23, 1783 ; reported attending general court-martial ;
also, returns of effectives, dated May 30, June 6, and June 13, 1783; also, re-
turns of effectives, dated Camp Philadelphia, July 11, July 18, and July 25,
1783 ; reported sick at West Point ; also, return of effectives, dated Philadelphia,
Aug. 8, 1783; also, return of effectives, dated Philadelphia, Aug. 22, 1783; re-
ported in camp attending general court-martial ; also, Colonel, 1st rcgt. ; list
of officers belonging to 1st Mass. brigade [year not given, probably 1782 or 17a3]
showing dates of commissions; commissioned Feb. 21, 1777.
VosE, Joshua, Milton. Private, Capt. Ebenezer Tucker's (Milton) co. of militia,
which marched in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 7 days,
before completion of standing army; reported returned home.
VosE, JosiAH. Captain of a Milton co. ; service from April 13 to April 26, 1776, 12
days, in defence of seacoast.



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VosE, JosiAH. Private ; pay roll of officers and men detached from Col. Gill's regt.
for service under Capt. Jolin Armstrong on a 40 days expedition to Rhode
Island ; service, 27 days ; warrant allowed in Council Aug. -, 1782.

VoSE, Moses. 1st Lieutenant, Capt. "William Badcock's (2d) co. (East co. in Mil-
ton), Col. Benjamin Gill's (3d Suffolk Co.) regt. of Mass. militia; list of
officers chosen in said regiment, dated Stoughton, March 22, 177(>; ordered in
Council March 2."), 1776, that said officers be commissioned; reported commis-
sioned March 23 [ ? ], 1776.

VosE, Nathaniel, ^lilton. Private, Capt. Jacob Goold's co.. Col. Greaton's regt.;
muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted May 12, 1775 ; service, 10 weeks 1 day ;
also, Capt. Goold's co., 3()th regt. ; company return dated Fort No. 2 [probably
Oct., 1775] ; also, Capt. Goold's co.. Col. Greaton's regt. ; order for money
in lieu of bounty coat dated Cambridge Camp, Dec. 12, 1775.

VosE, Nathaniel (also given Nathan), Milton. List of men returned as received
of Maj. Stephen Badlam, Superintendent for Suffolk Co., by Justin Ely,
Commissioner, at Springfield, Sept. 20, 1779 ; engaged for town of Milton ;
also, descriptive list of men raised in Suffolk Co. in 1779 to serve in the Conti-
nental Army ; age, 43 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 5 in. ; complexion, dark ; engaged for
town of Milton ; Capt. Babcock's co. ; reported delivered to Ensign Edward
"White; also, descriptive list of -men raised to reinforce the Continental Aniiy
for the term of 6 months, agreeable to resolve of June 5, 1780, returned as
received of Justin Elj', Commissioner, by Brig. Gen. John Glover, at Spring-
field, July 15, 1780; age, 44 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 4 in.; comijlexion, dark; en-
gaged for town of Milton ; marched to camp July 15, 1780, imder command
of Capt. James Cooper; also, list of men raised for the 6 months .service and
returned by Brig. Gen. Paterson as having passed muster in a return dated
Camp Totoway, Oct. 25, 1780; also, Private ; pay roll for 6 months men raised
by the town of Milton for .service in the Continental Army during 1780;
marched July 1, 1780; discharged Nov. 11, 1780; service, 4 mos. 22 days,
including 11 days (220 miles) travel home.

VosE, Nathaniel. Private, Capt. "William Badcock's co., Col. Pierce's regt. ;
marched from home March 1, 1778; discharged April 7, 1778; service, 1 mo. 8
days, at Ca.stle Island.

VoSE, Nathaniel. Corporal, Capt. Thomas Newcomb's co.. Col. Ebenezer Thayer's
regt. ; enlisted July 23, 1780; discharged Oct. 28, 1780; service, 3 mos. 9 days,
probably at Rhode Island, including 3 days (60 mil(!s) ti'avel home; company
ordered part to West Point and part to Rhode Island ; regiment raised in
Suffolk Co. to reinforce Continental Army for 3 mouths.

VoSE, Nathaniel. Private, Capt. Ralph Thompson's co., Lieut. Col. Webb's regt. ;
enlisted Aug. 23, 1781; discharged Nov. 7, 1781; service, 2 mos. 26 days, in-
cluding 11 days (220 miles) travel home ; regiment raised in Suffolk and Mid-
dlesex counties to reinforce Continental Army for 3 mouths.

"VosE, Nathaniel. Receipt dated Boston, Aug. 20, 1782, signed by John Popkin,
Muster Master, stating that he had received said Yose of Dyar Rawson, Chair-
man of Class No. 1 of the town of Milton, to serve in the Continental Army for
the term of 3 j'ears.

VoSE, Nathaniel (also given Nathan) . Private ; pay roll of officers and men de-
tached from Col. Gill's regt. for service under Capt. John Armstrong on a 40
days expedition to Rhode Island ; service, 27 days ; warrant allowed in Council
Aug. -, 1782.

VoSE, Robert. Private, Capt. Thomas Newcomb's co.. Col. Ebenezer Thayer's
regt. ; enlisted July 23, 1780 ; discharged Oct. 28, 1780 ; service, 3 mos. 9 days,



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YosE, Robert, continued.

probably at Rhode Island, including 3 days (fiO miles) travel home ; company
ordered part to West Point and part to Rhode Island; regiment raised in
Suffolk Co. to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months.

VosE, Samuel, Boston. Order on Payma.ster General to the Colony troops, payable
to Capt. Henry Prentiss, dated Noddle's Island, July 16, 1776, signed by .said
Vose and others, for advance pay for 1 month, etc. ; also, Private, Capt. Preu=
tiss's CO., Col. Thomas Marshall's regt. ; enlisted July 10, 1776 ; service to Aug.
1, 1776, 21 days ; also, same co. and regt. ; service from Aug. 9, 1776, to date of
discharge, Dec. 1, 1776, 3 mos. 22 days.

Vose, Sa^iuel, Boston. List of men raised in Suffolk Co. for Continental service,
as returned by Col. Benjamin Gill, dated June 27, 1777; residence, Boston;
enli.stod for town of Weston ; enlistment, during war ; also, list of men mustered
by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, Feb. 16,
1777; Capt. Willrngton's co., Col. Wigglesworth's regt.; reported received
State bounty; also. Private, Capt. Ebenezer Smith's co.. Col. Calvin Smith's



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