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Danforth Keyes ; appointment concurred in by Coimcil May 8, 1777 ; reported
commissioned May 8, 1777 ; also. Major, Col. Keyes's I'cgt. ; muster roll of field
and staff officers, dated Providence, Dec. 22, 1777 ; appointed June 27, 1777 ;
term, 6 months from July 1, 1777; reported promoted to Lieutenant Colonel
July 23, 1777; also, Lieutenant Colonel; regimental pay abstract of Col.
Keyes's regt. made up from Dec. 1 [1777], to end of service, including travel
allowance home ; also, official record of a ballot by the House of Represent-
atives, dated Feb. 27, 1778 ; said Wade chosen Colonel of a regiment formerly
commanded by Col. Keyes; regiment raised for service at Rhode Island;
appointment concurred in by Council March 2, 1778; also, return dated Camp
before Newport, Aug. 25, 1778, signed by Adjt. Gen. Peleg Wadsworth, showing
number of officers and men belonging to INlassachusetts Bay under the com-
mand of Maj. Gen. Sullivan, and the regiments and brigades to which they be-
long ; said Wade returned as Colonel of a regiment of militia umnbering 837
rank and file; also. Colonel; engaged Feb. 27, 1778; discharged Jan. 4, 1779;
service, 10 mos. 6 days, at Rhode Island ; also, muster rolls of field and staff
officers, dated East Greenwich, Sept. 17, Oct. 14, and Nov. 6, 1778; term to
expire Jan. 1, 1779 ; reported on furlough on roll dated Oct. 14, 1778 ; also, official
record of a ballot by the House of Representatives, dated Jmie 14, 1780 ; said
Wade, Colonel, chosen Muster Master for Essex Co. in room of Mr. Cushing,
excused; appointment concurred in by Coimcil June 14, 1780; also. Colonel;
list of officers detached from E.ssex Co. brigade to reinforce the Continental
Army for 3 months, agreeable to resolve of June 22, 1780 ; commissioned July 6,
1780 ; also, letter from said Wade to the President of the Council, dated Water-
town, July 22, 1780, stating that he had been appointed Muster Master for Essex
Co. in Jime, 1780, to which business -he had attended to above date, but that he
had accepted the command of the regiment detached from Essex Co. militia
to serve for 3 months and was then on his journey to camp, and recommending
that Col. Israel Hutchinson, of Danvers, be appointed to muster the troops
raised for Continental service in his absence ; ordered in Council July 25, 1780,
that Col. Israel Hutchinson be appointed Muster INIaster for E.ssex Co. to serve
during the ab.sence of said Wade ; also. Colonel of a regiment raised in Essex
Co. to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months ; entered service July 6, 1780 ;
discharged Oct. 10, 1780 ; service, 3 mos. 17 days, including 12 days (240 miles)
travel home; also, official record of a ballot by tlie House of Representatives
for Muster Masters for various counties, dated Nov. 27, 1780; said Wade,
Colonel, chosen Muster Master for Essex Co. ; appointment concurred in by
the Senate Nov. 29, 1780.

Wade, Nicholas. Private, Capt. David Kingman's co., Col. Edward Mitchel'a
regt. ; service, 11 days, on the alarm at Rhode Island of Dec. 8, 1776. Roll
endorsed " Alarm Roll to Providence Deer 1776."



IX THE WAll OF THE REVOLUTION. 375

Wade, "Olverson." Private, Capt. Joshua Shaw's co., Col. Elisha Porter's
(Hampshire Co.) regt. ; enlisted July 22, 1779; discharged Aug. 27, 1779; ser-
vice, 1 mo. 9 days, at New London, Conn., including 3 days (62 miles) travel
home. Roll dated Monson.

"W.\DE, Peter, Danvers. Private, Capt. HaflSeld White's co., Col. R. Putnam's
regt. ; return dated Albany, Feb. 9, 1778 ; residence, Danvers ; enlisted for
town of Danvers; mustered by Esq. Cushing. [See Peter Waite.]

Wade, Robert, Bridgewater. Private, Capt. Robert Orr's co. of Minute-men, Col.
John Bailey's regt., which marched in response to the alarm of April 19,
1775 ; service, 4 days.

Wade, Robert, Rowley (also given Deansland and Ipswich). Return of men
raised to serve in the Continental Army from 2d Essex Co. regt., as returned
by Maj. Ralph Cross, sworn to in Essex Co., Feb. 16, 1778; residence, Rowley
(also given Deansland) ; engaged for tovm of Newburyport (also given Row-
ley) ; joined Capt. D. Pillsbui-y's co.. Col. Wigglesworth's regt. ; term, 3 years ;
also, descriptive list of deserters from 13th Mass. regt. commanded by Lieut.
Col. Calvin Smith, endorsed " July 13th 1780; " Capt. Pillsbury's co. ; age, 23
yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 8 in.; complexion, light; hair, light; occupation, seaman;
residence, Ipswich ; deserted Dec. -, 1777.

Wade, Robert. Order on Henry Gardner, Treasurer, payable to Capt. Nathan
Alden, dated Bristol, March 7, 1777, signed by said Wade and others, for wages
for 3 mos. service at Bristol, R. I., in Capt. Alden's co.. Col. Jeremiah Hall's
regt.

Wade, Robert. Private, Capt. David Kingman's co., Maj. Eliphalet Cary's regt. ;
marched Aug. 2, 1780; discharged Aug. 9, 1780; service, 7 days; company
marched to Rhode Island on the alarm of July 30, 1780.

Wade, Samuel. Private, Capt. John Turner's co., Col. Eleazer Brooks's regt. of
guards; joined Nov. 6, 1777; service to April 3, 1778, 4 mos. 27 days, at Cam-
bridge.

Wade, Seth. Private, Capt. Henry Peirce's co.. Col. Theophilus Cotton's regt.;
enlisted March 8, 1781 ; discharged March 31, 1781 ; service, 26 days, at Rhode
Island, mcluding travel (65 miles) out and home ; company raised by order of
His Excellency John Hancock to serve for 40 days, unless sooner discharged.

Wade, Simeon. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Winslow's co.. Col. Simeon Cary's regt. ;
service from time of enlistment to date of marching to Roxbury, Feb. 12, 1776,
7 days.

Wade, Simeon. Private, Capt. John Stutson's co., Maj. Edward Procter's detach-
ment of militia; detached Dec. 10, 1777; discharged ;March 1, 1778; service,
2 mos. 22 days, with guards under Maj. Gen. Heath at Boston.

Wade, Simeon. Matross, Capt. Cushing's co., Col. Revere's (Artillery) regt. ; Con-
tinental Army pay accoimts for service from Feb. 1, 1778, to Dec. 31, 1779.

Wade, Snell. Private, Capt. Williams Barker's co.. Col. Theophilus Cotton's
regt. ; detached March 6, 1781 ; discharged March 30, 1781 ; service, 28 days,
at Rhode Island, including 3 days (60 miles) travel home.

Wade, Snell. Seaman, sloop " Winthrop," commanded by Capt. George Little;
engaged May 24, 1782; discharged Sept. 18, 1782; service, 3 mos. 24 days; roll
sworn to at Boston; also, Carpenter's Mate, State sloop "Winthrop," com-
manded by Capt. Little; engaged Dec. 10, 1782; discharged March 17, 1783;
service, 3 mos. 8 days ; roll sworn to in Suffolk Co. [See John Wade.]



376 IVIASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

"Wade, Stephen, Scituate. Private, Capt. "William Turner's (3d Scituate) co. of
militia. Col. Anthony Thomas's regt., which marched on the alarm of April
19, 1775 ; service, 4 days.

Wade, Stephen, Scituate. Private, Capt. Joseph Stetson's co.. Col. Dyke's regt. ;
pay abstract for rations to and from camp and travel allowance home, dated
Boston, Nov. -, 1776, and endorsed "Regiment at Dochester Height;" 60
miles travel allowed said Wade.

"Wade, Stephen. Private, Capt. Joseph Stetson's co.. Col. Anthony Thomas's
regt. ; service, 5 days ; company marched from Scituate to Hingham March
24, 1776, on an alarm subsequent to the time of taking Dorchester Heights.

"Wade, Stephen. Sergeant, Capt. "Williams Barker's co.. Col. Jolm Cushing's (2d
Plymouth Co.) regt.; marched Dec. 10, 177G; service, 15 days; regiment
ordered to march to Bristol, R. I., on an alarm. Roll dated Scituate.

"Wade, Stephen. Corporal, Capt. Hayward Peirce's co.. Col. Theophilus Cotton's
regt. ; drafted Sept. 25, 1777 ; discharged Oct. 28, 1777 ; service, 1 mo. 6 days ;
company drafted from Scituate and Hanover and ordered to march to Tiverton,
R. I., on a secret expedition.

"Wade, Sylvanus. Private, Capt. Simeon Cole's co., Col. Dean's regt. ; service
from March 6, 1781, 10 days; company raised to serve on a 40 days expedition
to Rhode Island, but discharged March 15, 1781, by order of Maj. Gen. Lincoln.

"Wade, Sylvanus. Receipt dated Rehoboth, Dec. 14, 1781, for bounty paid said
"Wade and Charles Turner by John Brown, 2d, on behalf of a class of the
town of Rehoboth to serve in the Continental Army for the term of 3 years ;
also, list of men raised agreeable to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780, returned as received
of James "Williams, Superintendent for Bristol Co., by Maj. J. Pettingall, at
Boston, Jan. 4, 1782; age, 17 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 6 iu. ; complexion, dark; occu-
pation, blacksmith ; engaged for town of Rehoboth ; term, 3 years.

"Wade, Thomas. Landsman (also given Boy), ship "Mars," commanded by Capt.
Simeon Samson ; engaged July 1 (also given July 18) , 1780 ; discharged March
12, 1781 ; service, 8 mos. 11 days ; reported as having receiv(!d wages on account
in Fra7ice; also reported as entitled to share in the brig " Tryall " if made a
prize. Roll dated Boston.

"Wade, "William. Certificate dated Camp at Roxbury, Feb. 21, 1776, signed by
Samuel ' Wyllys, Colonel, 22d regt., certifying that said Wade and others
served as Captains in his regiment from Dec. 10, 1775, to Jan. 15, 1776, by
order of Brig. Gen. Spencer; ordered in Covmcil Feb. 23, 1776, that said Cap-
tains and their subalterns be commissioned ; reported commissioned Feb. 23,
1776.

Wade, Zebulon, Woolwich. Private, Capt. Israel Davis's co. ; service from Sept.
1, 1776, to Dec. 5, 1776, 3 mos. 5 days, at Boothbay in defence of seacoast;
also, list of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from Col. Jonathan
Cogswell's (3d Essex Co.) regt., as returned to Brig. Gen. M. Farley, dated
Ipswich ; residence, Woolwich ; engaged for town of Ijiswich ; joined Capt.
Bailey's co.. Col. Jackson's regt.; term, 3 years; also. Private, Capt. John
Burnam's co., Col. Michael Jackson's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts
for service from March 20, 1777, to Sept. 23, 1777; reported died Sept. 23, 1777;
also, Corporal, Capt. John Bayley's co.. Col. Jackson's regt. ; pay abstract
made up to May 26, 1777 ; enlisted March 10, 1777.

Wades, Sylvanus. Private, Capt. Elihu GifTord's co., Col. Turner's regt. ; entered
service July 24, 1781 ; discharged Nov. 30, 1781 ; regiment raised in Bristol and
Barnstable counties to serve for 5 months.



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"Wadham, . [This name also appears under the form of Waddams, Wadhams,

Woddams.]

Wadham, Caleb. Private, Lieut. Joel Stevens's detachment, Col. David Rossiter's
regt. ; entered service Oct. 15, 1780; discharged Oct. 18, 1780; service, 3 days,
on an alarm at Fort Edward. Koll dated Pittsfield.

"Wadhams, Caleb. Private, Lieut. Joel Stevens's detachment. Col. David Ros.seter's
regt. ; entered service Oct. 18, 1780 ; discharged Oct. 21, 1780 ; service, 3 days,
on an alarm, lloll dated Pittsfield.

"Wadkins, Edmund. Private, Capt. Samuel Clark's co.. Col. Powel's (Berkshire
Co.) regt. ; enlisted July 22, 1779; discharged Aug. 26, 1779: service, 1 mo. 12
days, at New Haven, Conn., including 7 days (131 miles) travel home. Koll
sworn to at Lanesborough.

Wadkins, Michael. Private, Capt. Enoch Noble's co.. Col. Ezra Wood's regt. ;
entered service jNIay 20, 1778 ; discharged Feb. 7, 1779 ; service, 8 mos. 19 days,
at Peekskill ; enlistment, 8 months. Roll swoni to in Berkshire Co.

Wadkins, Moses. Private, Capt. Daniel Eames's co.. Col. Benjamin Haws's regt. ;
service, 1 mo. 3 days, at Rhode Island on a secret expedition ; company marched
Sept. 29, 1777.

Wadkins, Seth, Easton. Fifer, Capt. Abiel Mitchell's co., which marched prob-
ably on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 11 days.

Wadkins, Zaccheus, Partridgefield (Peru) . Private, Capt. Day's co.. Col. Brooks's
regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Feb. 1,
1780 : residence, Partridgefield.

Wadkn[?], Willard. Receipt dated Uxbridge, June 18, 1781, for bounty paid
said Wadkn by Lieut. Benjamin Grean and Ezekiel Wood, on behalf of a class
of the town of Uxbridge of which Jeremiah Barrit was Chairman, to serve in
the Continental Army for the term of 3 years, agreeable to resolve of Dec. 2,
1780.

Wadlan, Daniel, Berwick. Private, Capt. Philip Hubbard's co.. Col. James
Scammon's (30th) regt.; company return [probably Oct., 1775], including
abstract of pay to last of July, 1775 ; enlisted May 8, 1775.

Wadleigh, . [This name also appears under the form of Wadlan, Wadleight,

Wadlen, Wadley, Wadlia, Wadligli, Wadlm, Wadlough, Wardleigh, Wod-
leigh, Wodley.]

Wadleigh, Benjamin. Capt. Jonathan Evans's co.. Col. Nathaniel Wade's regt. ;
enlisted July 8, 1778; discharged Jan. 1, 1779; service, 6 mos., at North
Kingston, R. I., including 6 days (115 miles) travel home; roll sworn to at
Newburyport ; also, Private, same co. and regt. ; muster roll dated North
Kingston, Nov. 6, 1778; also, same co. and regt.; muster rolls dated East
Greenwich, Sept. 17, Sept. 22, Oct. 14, and Nov. 13, 1778; enlistment to expire
Jan. 1, 1779; also, return dated Boxford, Dec. 8, 1779, of men mustered by
John Cushing, INIuster Master for Essex Co., to join the Continental Army for
the term of 9 months, agreeable to resolve of June 9, 1779 ; engaged for tova\
of Amesbury; also, Capt. Bowman's co., 15th Mass. regt.; entered service
July 20, 1779 ; discharged April 20, 1780 ; term, 9 months.

Wadleigh, Edward. Capt. Jonathan Evans's co.. Col. Five's regt.; receipt for
advance pay, signed by said Wadleigh and others, dated Camp Cambridge,
June 28, 1775.

Wadleigh, Joseph. Private, Capt. Samuel Huse's co.. Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt.
of guards stationed at Winter Hill ; enlisted Nov. 10, 1777 ; service to Feb. 3,
1778.



378 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

"Wadleigh, Nathanikl, Newbury. Descriptive list of men raised in Essex Co. for
the term of i) months from the time of their arrival at Fishkill, agreeable to
resolve of April 20, 1778; age, 19 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 3 in. ; complexion, dark;
hair, black; eyes, blue; residence, Newbury; arrived at Fishkill June 12,
1778.

"Wadleight, Joseph. Capt. Samuel Huse's cc, Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt. of
guards stationed at Winter Hill ; enlisted Feb. 3, 1778 ; service to April 4,

1778, 2 mos. 2 days.

Wadlen, Daniel. Sergeant, Capt. Jedediah Goodwin's co.. Col. Joseph Prime's
regt. ; muster roll made up from time of marching from home to July 1, 1780,
including 3 days march, dated Falmouth, July 11, 1780; joined Mayo, 1780;
term, 8 months ; also, same co. and regt. ; engaged May 3, 1780 ; discharged
Nov. 20, 1780; service, 6 mos. 18 days, under Brig. Gen. Wadsworth at the
Eastward ; roll sworn to in York Co.

"Wadlen, Moses. Private, Capt. Jedediah Goodwin's co.. Col. Joseph Prime's
regt. ; muster roll made up from time of marching from home to July 1, 1780,
including 3 days march, dated Falmouth, July 11, 1780; joined ISIay 5, 1780;
'tenn, 8 months; also, same co. and regt.; enlisted May 3, 1780; discharged
Nov. 20, 1780; service, 6 mos. 18 days, under Brig. Gen. Wadsworth at the
Eastward ; roll sworn to in York Co.

Wadley, Benjamin. Private, Capt. Richard Titcomb's co., Col. Nathaniel Wade's
regt. ; enlisted July 6, 1780 ; discharged Oct. 10, 1780 ; service, 3 mos. 18 days,
including 13 days (260 miles) travel home ; company raised in Newburyport,
Salisbury, and Amcsbury ; regiment raised in Essex Co. to reinforce Continen-
tal Army for 3 months.

Wadley, Daniel, Berwick. List of men mustered by Joseph Bragdon, Jr., Mus-
ter Master for York Co., dated York, March 31, 1777; Capt. Samuel Derby's
CO., Col. John Bailey's regt.; residence, Berwick; term, 3 years; reported
received State bounty.

Wadley, Joseph. Master, schooner "Washington"' (privateer); petition dated
Boston, April 22, 1777, signed by Joseph Marquand, in behalf of himself
and others, of Newburyport, asking that Capt. Joseph Stockman be commis-
sioned as commander of said vessel ; ordered in Council April 22, 1777, that a
commission be issued.

Wadley, Nathaniel. List of men raised in Essex Co. for the term of 9 months
from the time of their arrival at Fishkill, agreeable to re.solve of April 20, 1778,
returned as received of Jonathan Warner, Commissioner, by Col. E. Putnam,
July 20, 1778; engaged for town of Newbury; arrived at Fishkill June 12,
1778; also, list of men returned as mustered by Henry Rutgers, Jr., Deputy
Muster Master, dated Fishkill, Aug. 1, 1778; also, Private, Capt. Christopher
Marshall's co., Col. Thomas Marshall's regt. ; muster rolls for Jan. and March,

1779, dated West Point; enlisted June 12, 1778; discharged INIanh 12, 1779;
enlistment, 9 months.

Wadley, Thomas, Ipswich. List of men raised by the town of Ipswich to serve in
the Continental Anny for the term of 9 months, agreeable to resolve of April
20, 1778, as returned to Col. Jonatlian Cogswell, dated Ipswich, July 4, 1778;
residence, Ipswich ; arrived at Fishkill June 22, 1778 ; also, list of men returned
as received of Jonathan AYarner, Commissioner, by Col. K. Putnam, July 20,
1778; also, list of men returned as mustered by Henry Rutgers, Jr., Deputy
Muster Master, dated Fishkill, Aug. 1, 1778.

Wadley, Thomas. Private, (late) Capt. Samuel Sayer's co., commanded by Lieut.
Samuel Young subsequent to Aug. 3, 1779, (late) Maj. Littleiield's detachment



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 379

TVadlet, Thomas, continiied.

of York Co. militia ; entered service July 7, 1779 ; discharged Sept. 6, 1779 ;
service, 2 mos., on Penobscot expedition.

Wadley, William. 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Joseph Dyer's (9th) co., 3d York Co.
regt. of Mass. militia ; list of officers ; commissioned Dec. 14, 1779.

Wadlia, Daniel, Berwick. Sergeant, 2d co., Col. John Bailey's regt. ; Continen-
tal Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; reported
as serving 15 iiios. 28 days as Sergeant, 20 mos. 2 days as Private, having been
reduced to the ranks; also, Sergeant, Capt. Samuel Darby's (2d) co.. Col.
Bailey's regt. ; company return dated Camp at Valley Forge, Jan. 25, 1778 ;
residence, Berwick.

Wadligh, Edward, Salisbury. Private, Capt. Jonathan Evans's co.. Col. James
Frye's (1st) regt. ; company return dated Cambridge, Oct. (5, 1775.

"Wadlin, . [This name also appears imder the form of "Wadlan, Wadlen, Wad-
ley, Wadlia.]

Wadlix, Daniel, Berwick. Private, Capt. Philip Hubbard's co.. Col. James Scam-
mon's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted May 8, 1775 ; service,
3 mos. 1 day ; also, order for money in lieu of bounty coat dated Dec. 21, 1775 ;
also, list of men raised to serve in the Continental Army [year not given] ; resi-
dence, Berwick ; engaged for town of Berwick.

Wadlough, Benjamin. Descriptive list of men raised in Essex Co. in 1779 to serve
in the Continental Army ; age, 20 yrs. ; stature, (i ft.; complexion, light; en-
gaged for town of Amesbury; delivered to Lieut. William Storey.

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

Wadson, John. Private, Maj. Ball's co.. Col. William Sheppard's regt. ; Conti-
nental Army pay accounts for service from Feb. 20, 1777, to June 15, 1777 ;
reported deserted.

Wadswords, Uriah, Jr., Duxbury. Private, Capt. Samuel Bradford's (1st Dux-
burj') CO. of militia, Col. Warren's (Plymouth Co.) regt., which marched on
the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 3 days.

Wads WORTH, . [This name also appears mider the form of Wadswords, Wad-

wooth, Wadworth, Wardworth, Wodsworth, Woodsworth.J

Wadsworth, . Ensign, Capt. Samuel Cowel's co., Col. Willard's regt. ; list of

officers appointed to command a company raised in Dedham, Needham, Rox-
bury, Medfield, Wrentham, Brookline, Stoughton, Medway, Walpole, Belling-
ham, Milton, and Stoughtonham, for service at Canada ; said company marched
for Bennington Aug. 29, 1776.

WADSV70RTH, . General return of Mass. militia regiments in the service of the

United Colonies, dated Headquarters at Cambridge, Feb. 18, 1776, showing
numbers of officers and men and effectives in each regiment; said Wadsworth
Colonel of a regiment of 365 men ; also, return dated Camp before Newport,
Aug. 25, 1778, signed by Adjt. Gen. Peleg Wadsworth, showing number of
officers and men belonging to INIassachusetts Bay mider the command of :Maj.
Gen. Sullivan, and the regiments and brigades to which they belong ; said Wads-
worth, of Brig. Titcomb's brigade, returned as Colonel of a regiment comprising
399 rank and file ; a company of volimteers, chiefly from Freetown, reported as
in said regiment.

Wadsworth, Asa. Private, Capt. Noah Lankton's co.. Col. John Ashley's (1st
Berkshire Co.) regt.; entered service Sept. 19, 1777; discharged Oct. 17, 1777;
service, 29 days, on expedition to Stillwater by order of Brig. Gen. Fellows.



380 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

"Wadsworth, Benjamin, Duxbury. Captain of 2(1 Duxbury co. of militia, Col.
James Warren's (Plymouth Co.) regt., whicli marched on the alarm of April
19, 177ij ; service, 3 days.

"Wadsworth, Cephas, Kingston. Private, Capt. Peleg "Wadswortli's (Kingston)
CO., Col. Cotton's regt., which marched April 20, 1775, in response to the alarm
of April in, 1775, to Marshiield; service, 11 days; also, Capt. Wadsworth's
CO., Col. Theophiliis Cotton's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted
May 1, 1775; service, 1 mo. 26 days; also, company return dated Oct. 7, 1775;
discharged June 20, 1775 ; also, order for money in lieu of bounty coat dated
Jan. 5, 1776.

Wadsworth, Christopher, Stoughtou. Sergeant, Capt. Peter Talbot's co., Col.
Lemuel Robinson's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; ser-
vice, 8 days ; also. Clerk, Capt. Robert Swan's co.. Col. Benjamin Gill's regt. ;
service, 3 days ; company marched from Stoughton to Sciuaiitum (The Moon)
June 13, 1776, when tlie British fleet left Boston harbor; also. Sergeant, same
regt.; service, 12 days; company marched from Milton, Stoughton, and
Stoughtonham to Castle Island Dec. 19, 1776, under command of Capt. Robert
Swan, of Stoughton ; also, pay roll of a company in Col. Benjamin Gill's
regt.; service, 24 days; company marched to Bristol, R. I., April 18, 1777,
under command of Capt. Robert Swan, of Stoughton.

Wadsworth, Ebexezkr, Grafton (also given Alstead) . Capt. Luke Drury's co.,
Col. Jonathan Ward'%regt. ; order for advance pay, signed by said Wadsworth
and others, dated June 10, 1775 ; also. Private, same co. and regt. ; muster roll
dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 26, 1775; service, 3 mos., 13 days; also,
. company return [probablj^ Oct., 1775] ; also, receipt for bounty coat dated
Nov. 3, 1775.

Wadsworth, Eden (also given Edom) , Duxbury. Private, Capt. Joseph Stetson's
CO., Col. Dike's regt. ; pay abstract for rations to and from camp and travel
allowance home, dated Boston, Nov. -, 1776, and endorsed "Regiment at
Dochester Height;" 72 miles travel allowed said TVadsAvorth; also, Capt.
Bildad Arnold's co.. Col. Thomas Lothrop's (Plymouth Co.) regt.; service,
11 days; company marched to Rhode Island on the alarm of Dec. 10, 1776;
also, Capt. Nehemiah Allen's co.. Col. Theophilus Gotten 's regt. ; service, 33
days, on a secret expedition to Rhode Island in Sept. and Oct., 1777.

Wadsworth, Eli. Private, Capt. Hastings's co.. Col. Henry Jackson's regt. ; regi-
mental return made up to Dec. 31, 1779, dated Camp at Providence; enlisted
Aug. 8, 1777; enlistment, 3 years. [See Eli Woolworth.]

Wadsworth, Elijah, Milton. Corporal, Capt. Oliver Voce's (Milton) co.. Col.
Robertson's (Robinson's) regt. ; service, 15 days, jirobably on the alarm of
April 19, 1775 ; company marched to Roxbury after the fight at Concord and
there served before comphstion of standing army ; also, Private, Capt. George
Gould's CO., Col. Paul Dudley Sargent's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775;
enlisted May 17, 1775; service, 2 mos. 20 days; also, company return [prob-
ably Oct., 1775] ; also, order on Committee of Clothing, payable to said Wads-
worth and Jacob Lyon, dated Camp Cambridge, Nov. 29, 1775, signed by Capt.
George Gould, for bounty coats due them for service in Capt. Gould's co.. Col.
Sargent's regt. ; receipt on reverse, dated Nov. 2t), 1775, signed by said Wads-
worth and Jacob Lyon; also, return of men who enlisted for the ensuing year
under the new establishment, dated Roxbury Camp, Dec. 16, 1775.

Wadsworth, Ends. Private, Capt. Noah Lankton's co., Col. John Ashley's (1st
Berkshire Co.) regt. ; entered service Aug. 17, 1777 ; discharged Aug. 20, 1777 ;
service, 4 days; company marched on expedition to Bennington; also, same
CO. and regt. ; entered service Sept. 19, 1777; discharged Oct. 17, 1777; service,
29 days, on expedition to Stillwater by order of Brig. Gen. John Fellows.



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"Wadsworth, Enos. Private, Capt. John King's co., Col. Jolin Asliley's (Berk-



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