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shire Co.) regt. ; entered service June 27, 1780; discharged July 4, 1780; ser-
vice, 8 days; company marched by order of Brig. Gen. Fellows on the alarm
of June 27, 1780, to sustain fort at West Point. [Name appears as Enos Wood-
worth on a duplicate roll.]

Wadsworth, Ira. Private, Capt. Ebenezer Washburn's co.. Col. Thomas Lothrop's
regt.. Brig. Josepli Cuslung's brigade ; service, 17 days; company marched to
Bristol, R. I., on an alarm in Dec, 1776. Roll dated Kingston.

Wadsworth, Jabez. Private, Capt. Peter Porter's co.. Col. Benjamin Sunonds's
(Berkshire Co.) regt. ; entered service April 26, 1777 ; discharged May 20, 1777 ;
service, 25 days; company called out April 26, 1777, at request of Maj. Gen.
Gates and marched to Saratoga.

Wadsworth, James, Hanover. List of men mustered between March 5, and March
22, 1777, by James Hatch, Muster Master for Plymouth Co. ; Col. Bailey's
regt. ; age, 22 yrs. ; residence, Hanover ; enlisted by Capt. Judah Alden ; en-
listment, 3 years.

Wadsworth, John, Stoughton. Private, Capt. Peter Talbot's co., Col. Lemuel
Robmson's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 6
days; also, 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- вЦ†
fying Dorchester Heights; also, same co. and regt. ; service, 2 days; company
marched from Stoughton to Braintree March 21, 1776, when British ships lay
in Boston harbor.

Wadsworth, John. Descriptive list of men raised to reinforce the Continental
Army for the term of 6 months, agreeable to resolve of June 5, 1780, retimied
as received of Justin Ely, Commissioner, by Brig. Gen. John Glover, at
Springfield, July 10, 1780; age, 18 yrs. ; stature, o ft. 7 in. ; complexion, light;
engaged for town of Stoughton ; arrived at Springfield July 9, 1780 ; marched
to camp July 10, 1780, under command of Capt. Daniel Shays; also, pay roll
for 6 months men raised by the town of Stoughton for service in the Continen-
tal Army during 1780; marched to camp July 5, 1780; discharged Dec. 13,
1780 ; service, 5 mos. 19 days, including travel (220 miles) home.

Wadsworth, Jonathan. Private, Lieut. Jabez Cornish's co., Col. John Brown's
regt. ; entered service Aug. 14, 1777 ; discharged Aug. 22, 1777 ; service, 9 days,
at Bennington. Roll sworn to in Berkshire Co.

Wadsworth, Joseph, Duxbury. Sergeant, Capt. Samuel Bradford's co.. Col. The-
ophilus Cotton's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; engaged May 1, 1775;
service, 3 mos. 8 days; also, company return dated Roxbury Camj), Oct. 7,
1775; also, order for bounty coat dated Camp at Roxbury, Oct. 30, 1775; also.
Captain, Col. Gamaliel Bradford's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for
service from Jan. 1, 1777, to Oct. 8, 1779; reported resigned Oct. 8, 1779; also,
same regt. ; return dated Valley Forge, Jan. 28, 1778 ; residence, Duxburj' ;
engaged for town of Duxbury ; mustered by County and Continental ^Muster
Masters; also. Captain, 7th co. : muster roll of field, staff, and commissioned
officers for July, 1778, dated White Plains ; appointed Nov. 6, 1776 ; also, 2d
Captain, 5th co.. Col. Bradford's (12th) regt.; muster roll of field, staff, and
commissioned officers for April, 1779, dated West Point ; also, Captain, 14th
Mass. regt. ; list of settlements of rank of Continental officei-s, dated West
Point, made by a Board held for the ])urpose and confirmed by Congress Sept.
6,1779; commissioned Jan. 1, 1777; a^so, Captain, Col. Bradford's regt. ; return
of officers "now in the Field," dated Boston, Sept. 20, 1779.

Wadsworth, Pelkg, Kingston. Captain of a Kingston co.. Col. Cotton's regt.,
which marched April 20, 1775, in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775, to



382 jViassachusetts soldiers and sailors

Wadsworth, Peleg, continued.

Marslitield ; service, 11 days ; also, Captain ; list of officers of Col. Theoiihilus
Cotton's regt. stationed at Iloxbury ; ordered in Provincial Congress May 27,
1775, that commissions be delivered said officers; also, Captain, same regt.;
return of officers for rations, dated Roxbury, June 29, 1775; also, muster roll
dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; engaged May 1, 1775 ; service, 3 mos. 8 days ; also, com-
pany return dated Oct. 7, 1775; also, letter from said "NVadswortb, Adjutant
General, to the President of tbe Couiicil, dated Camp before Newport, Aug.
25, 1778, stating tbat in accordance with the command of the Council of the
22d instant he had waited on Gen. Sullivan, who had readily complied with
his request, and that he enclosed the report which he hoi)ed would answer the
President's requisition ; also, general return of Mass. militia made by said
Wadsworth, Adjutant General, dated July 5, 1779; also, Brigadier; list of
officers commissioned for service on Penobscot expedition under Brig. Gen.
Lovell; commissioned July 7, 1779; reported second in command ; also. Brig-
adier General ; service from July 8, 1779, to Oct. 8, 1779, 3 mos. 1 day, under
Brig. Gen. Lovell on Penobscot expedition ; also, supplement to the general
retvuTi of 1779, made by said Wadsworth, Adjutant General, dated Boston,
March 6, 1780; also, list of officers commissioned; said Wadsworth apjiointed
Brigadier General to command the forces raised under resolve of March 25,
1780, and to be raised thereafter for defence of the eastern jiarts of Massa-
chusetts ; commissioned ^March -, 1780 ; also, pay abstract for service of said
Wadsworth as Brigadier General from Feb. 14, 1780, to June 30, 1781, 10 mos.
16 days, with forces raised to serve in the three eastern counties of Massa-
chusetts; also, petition addressed to the Governor and Council, signed by said
Wadsworth, stating that he had lost most of his clothing through having been
taken prisoner and carried to Quebec while in the service of the Common-
wealth, and that he was unable to obtain any money of the Treasurer or other-
wise obtain decent apparel, and requesting an order on the Agents of the State
store for clothing, and an order on the Commissary for arms, either in lieu of
those he lost or to be accounted for by him ; advised in Council July 25, 1781,
that it be recommended to the Committee of Supplies to furnish said Wads-
worth with cloth sufficient for a suit of clothes, for which he is to pay when he
receives the wages due him from the treasury.

Wadsworth, Prince, Sandwich (also given Plymouth). Private, Capt. Peleg
Wadsworth's Co., Col. Theophilus Cotton's (Kith) regt. ; muster roll dated
Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 2, 1775; service, 3 mos. 7 days; also, company re-
turn dated Oct. 7, 1775 ; also, order for bounty coat dated Roxbury Camp, Nov.
6, 1775.

Wadsworth, Recompense, Stoughton. Private, Capt. Peter Talbot's co.. Col.
Lemuel Robinson's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; ser-
vice, 5 days; also, Capt. Simeon Leach's co.. Col. Benjamin Gill's regt.; ser-
vice, 5 days ; company marched from Stoughton March 4, 177(), at the time of
fortifying Dorchester Heights; also, Capt. Robert Swan's co.. Col. Benjamin
Gill's regt.; service, 3 days; company marched from Stoughton to Siiuunlum
(The Moon) June 13, 1776, when the British lleet left Boston harbor.

Wadsworth, Samuel, Tyringham. Private, Capt. Ezekiel Hearick's co.. Col.
Brown's (Berkshire Co.) regt. ; entered service June 29, 1777 ; discharged July
21, 1777 ; service, 23 days, in Xortheni department, including 5 days (112 miles)
travel home.

Wadsworth, Samuel. Private, Capt. Adam Kasson's co.. Col. Israel Chapen's
(.3d) regt.; enlisted Oct. 18, 1779; discliarged Nov. 21, 1779; service, 1 mo. 8
days, at Claverack, including 3 days ((iO miles) travel home ; regiment raised
for 3 months.



IN THE WAK OF THE REVOLUTION. 383

Wadsworth, Samuel. Return of men raised in Essex Co. for Continental service,
agreeable to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780; engaged for town of Salem ; engaged Jan.
4, 1781 ; term, 3 years.

Wadsworth, Sexec'a, Duxbury. Private, Capt. Samuel Bradford's (1st Duxbury)
CO. of militia. Col. Warren's (I'lymouth Co.) regt., wbicli marched on the
alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 3 days.

"Wadsworth, Uriah. Private, Capt. Ebenezer WasJibum's co.. Col. Eleazer

Brooks's regt. of guards ; enlisted Nov. 5, 1777 ; service to April 3, 1778, 4 mos.

28 days, at Cambridge.
Wadsworth, Wait, Duxbury. Private, Capt. Nehemiah Allen's co.. Col. The-

ophilus Cotten's regt. ; service, 33 days, on a secret expedition to Rhode Island

in Sept. and Oct., 1777.

Wadsworth, Wait, Jr. Private, 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, 1770. Roll dated Duxbury.

Wadwooth, " Eadex," Duxbury. Return of company officers of Col. Dike's regt.,
showing number of men present mider them and also those not joined, dated
Dorchester, Sept. 21, 1776; said Wadwooth, with others, raised for Capt.
Joseph Stetson's co., but reported as not having joined.

Wadworth, Asa. Capt. Noah Lankton's co., Col. John Ashley's (1st Berkshire
Co.) regt. ; entered service July 8, 1777 ; discharged July 27, 1777 ; service, 20
days; company marched to Kingsbury by order of Brig. Gen. Fellows. Roll
sworn to at Tyringham.

Wadworth, Russell. Descriptive list of men raised in Middlesex Co., agreeable
to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780, as returned by Joseph Hosmer, Superintendent for
said county ; age, 20 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 6 in. ; complexion, light ; hair, brown ;
eyes, blue ; occupation, laborer (also given farmer) ; engaged for town of Cam-
bridge ; engaged Feb. 2, 1782 ; term, 3 years.

Waer, George, Jr. Receipt dated Hopkinton, June 8, 1781, signed by George
Waer, for money paid him by a class of the town of Hopkinton, of which Lieut.
Caleb Claflin was Moderator, as a bounty for the enlistment of his son, said
George Waer, Jr., into the Continental Army for the term of 3 years, agreeable
to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780.

Wage, Thomas, Brookfield. List of men raised for the 6 months service and re-
turned by Brig. Gen. Paterson as having passed muster in a return dated Camp
Totoway, Oct. 25, 1780; also, Private, Capt. James Cooper's co., Col. Gamaliel
Bradford's (14th) regt. ; mu.ster roll for Oct., Nov., and Dec, 1780, dated Huts
near West Point; enlisted July G, 1780; discharged Dec. 5, 1780; enlistment,
6 months.

Wagg, JtAMES, Falmouth, Casco Bay. Private, Capt. Se wall's co.. Col. Ebenezer
Sprout's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777,
to Dec. 31, 1779 ; residence, Falmouth, Casco Bay ; also, Capt. Josiah Jenkins's
CO., Col. Samuel Brewer's regt. ; subsistence allowed from date of enlistment,
Jan. 1, 1777 ; credited with 77 rations ; subsistence also allowed for 14 days
travel on march to Bennington ; also, same co. and regt. ; return dated Camp
near Valley Forge, Jan. 23, 1778; residence, Falmouth; enlisted for town of
Falmouth ; mustered by Maj . Insley ; enlistment, 3 years.

Wagg, James. Private, Capt. Hart Williams's co.. Col. Edmund Phinney's re.gt. ;
muster roll dated Garrison at Fort George, Dec. 8, 1776; enlisted Jan. 1, 1776.

Wagg, James, Jr. List of men who moved from the town of Cape Elizabeth
subsequent to 1776, dated Cape Elizabeth, Jan. 17, 1782, accompanying a peti-
tion of the Selectmen, stating their inability to supply their quota.



384 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

"Wagg, Sajiukl. Receipt dated Amesburj% May 3, 1781, for bounty paid said Wagg
by Capt. John Currier, Chairman of Class No. 3 of the town of Amesbury, to
serve in the Continental Army for the term of 3 years, agreeable to resolve of
Dec. 2, 1780.

"Waggs, . [This name also appears under the form of Woggs.]

AVaggs, Elijah. Private, Capt. Elijah Lewis's co., Col. Christopher Greene's (1st
Rhode Island) battalion ; muster rolls for March and April, 1778 ; term, 3 years.

AYaght, Jacob. Account of labor performed oa board the brig "Tyrannicide,"
commanded by Capt. Jonathan Haraden, dated Boston, June 18, 1778 ; said
"Waght credited with 18 days labor.

Wagman, . [This name also appears under the form of Wasman.]

'Wagilvn, John. Matross, Lieut. John Harris's detachment from Col. John Crane's
(Artillerj-) regt. ; muster roll for Feb., 1779, dated Providence; enlisted Jime
4, 1778; enlistment, 3 years; also, same detachment and regt. ; muster roll for
March, 1779, dated Tiverton ; also, same detachment and regt. ; muster roll for
April, 1779, dated Providence.

Wagner, Christian, Acton. Private, Capt. Asahel Wlieeler's co.. Col. John
Robinson's regt. ; marched Feb. 4 [year not given, probably 177G] ; service, 1
mo. 28 days.

Wahan, Patrick. List of officers and crew of the brigantine " Griffin," commanded
by Capt. Gideon Henfield, sworn to May 23, 1780 ; reported rated 1 share.

Waickfeild, Joseph. Private, Capt. William Bird's co.. Col. Webb's regt.; en-
listed Aug. 17, 1781 ; discharged Dec. 1, 1781 ; service, 3 mos. 24 days, near
West Point, including 11 days (220 miles) travel home; regiment raised iia
Suffolk and Middlesex counties to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months.

Waid, Amos. Captain ; list of officers in Col. Cotton's regt. stationed at Roxbury;
ordered in Provincial Congress May 27, 1775, that commissions be delivered
said officers ; also, Captain, same regt. ; return of officers, dated Roxbury,
June 29, 1775; also. Lieutenant, Capt. Joshua White's co.. Col. Ebenezer
White's regt.; marched Aug. 1, 1780; discharged Aug. 9, 1780; service, 9
days; company marched to Tiverton, R. I., on an alarm; roll sworn to at
Middleborough.

Waid, David. Corporal, Capt. Eliakim Howard's co.. Col. Edward Mitchel's regt. ;

service, 6 dajs ; company marched from Bridgewater to Braintree Neck March

4, 1776.
Waid, Issachar. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Winslow's co., Col. Josiah Whitney's

regt. ; service from Aug. 1, 1776, to Nov. 1, 1776, 3 mos. ; also, Capt. Joseph

Stetson's co., Col. Dike's regt.; pay abstract for gim and blanket money,

dated Boston, Feb. 24, 1777.

Waid, Jabez, New Marlborough. Descriptive list dated Feb. 3, 1781 ; Capt. John
Williams's co., 1st Mass. regt. ; rank. Sergeant ; age, 22 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 10
in.; complexion, light; hair, brown; occupation, yeoman; birthplace. New
Marlborough ; residence. New Marlborough ; engaged Dec. 10, 1778 (also given
Dec. 10, 1776, by Capt. Hitchcock, at New Marlborough) ; term, during war.
[See Jabez Ward and Jabez Warde, Jr.]

Waid, Jacob. Matross, Capt. Perez Cushing's (1st) co., Lieut. Col. Paul Revere's
corps of artillery; service from Jan. 1, 1780, to May 8, 1780, 4 mos. 8 days.
Roll dated Boston.

Waid, James, Bridgewater. Private, Capt. Elisha Mitchell's co.. Col. Simeon
Gary's regt. : service from time of enlistment to time of marcliing, 7 days.
Roll dated April 2, 1776.



m THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 385

"Waid, James. Descriptive list of men raised to reinforce the Continental Army for
the term of 6 months, agreeahle to resolve of June 5, 1780, returned as received
of Justin Ely, Commissioner, hy Brig. Gen. John Glover, at Springfield, July
10, 1780; age, 49 yrs. ; stature, 6 ft.; complexion, light; engaged for to-mi of
Bridgewater ; arrived at Springfield July 9, 1780 ; marched to camp July 10,
1780, imder command of Capt. Daniel Shays.

Waid, John, "Washington. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army for
South CO. in Conway, as returned by Capt. Ahel Dinsmor, dated April 5, 1779 ;
residence, "Washington; engaged for town of Conway; joined Capt. Clevland's
CO., Col. Jackson's regt. ; term, 3 years.

"Waid, Robert, Bridgewater. Private, Capt. Elisha Mitchell's co.. Col. Simeon
Carj^'s regt. ; service from time of enlistment to time of marching, 7 days.
Roll dated April 2, 1776.

"Waid, Robert. Capt. Daniel Pillsbury's co.. Col. Edward "Wigglesworth's regt. ;
return [year not given]; enlisted for town of Newbuiyport ; mustered by
Coimty Muster Master; reported an " old Country Men."

"Waide, Issachar. Private, Capt. Nathaniel "Winslow's co., Col. Josiah "Whitney's
regt. ; service from May 15, 1776, 4: days preceding march, to Aug. 1, 1776,
2 mos. 16 days.

"Watde, Nathaniel. Captain of a company of vohmteers. Col. John Baker's (3d
Essex Co.) regt. ; muster roll dated April 17, 1775 ; also, Captain of a company
which marched to Cambridge ; company return dated Jime 5, 1775.

"Waies, George. Private, Capt. Luke Day's co., Lieut. Col. John Brooks's (7th)
regt.; muster roll for Sept., 1781, certified at Continental "S'illage; enlisted
May 15, 1781 ; enlistment, 3 years ; reported sick at " Robarsons house."

Waight, Aaron, Ipswich. Private, Capt. David Low's co. of volunteers, 3d Essex
Co. regt.; enlisted Sept. .30, 1777; marched Oct. 2, 1777: discharged Nov. 7,
1777; service, 40 days, in a regiment commanded by Maj. Charles Smith imder
Gen. Gates in Northern department and guarding Gen. Burgoyne's army to
Prospect Hill ; company discharged at Cambridge.

"Waight, Asa, Leicester. List dated Boston, Feb. 18, 1804, returned by John
Avery, Secretary, and J. Jackson, Treasurer, of men who furnished satisfac-
tory evidence of their service as soldiers and were entitled to gratuities under
resolves of March 4, 1801, and June 19, 1801 ; 8th Mass. regt. ; residence, Leices-
ter. [See Asa "Wright.]

"Waight, Daniel, Sudbury. Receipt dated Cambridge, June 10, 1775, signed by
said "Waight and others, for advance pay received of Capt. Micah Goodenow
[service rendered in Capt. Moor's co.. Col. Nixon's regt., of which company
Micah Goodenow was 1st Lieutenant] ; also, Sergeant, Capt. David Moore's
CO., Col. John Nixon's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; engaged April
24, 1775 ; reported as servmg 2 mos. 15 days as Private, 1 mo. as Sergeant, pro-
moted to Sergeant July 3, 1775.

"Waight, David. Receipts given to Benjamin Heywood, Pajinaster, 4th regt., signed
by said "Waight and others belonging to (late) Capt. Gleason's co., for wages
for Sept.-Dec, 1776.

"Waight, David. Capt. Benjamin Munroe's co. ; entered service Jan. 2, 1778; ser-
vice, 2 mos. 20 days; also, receipt dated Stow, July 2, 1779, signed by said
"Waight and others, for wages and rations received of Capt. Benjamiji ^Nlimroe
for service in his company. Col. S^irout's regt., at Rhode Island in 1778. [The
foregoing appear among orders, returns, etc., taken from Capt. Benjamin Mun-
roe's papers.]



386 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AXD SAILORS

Waight, David. Pay roll for 6 montlis men raised by the town of Marlborough for
service in the Continental Army during 1780 ; marched to camp July 9, 1780 ;
discharged Jan. 13, 1781 ; service, 6 mos. 16 days, including travel (200 miles)
home.

Waight, Gardner. Private, Capt. Daniel Gilbert's co., Col. Josiah Whitney's
regt. ; service from Aug. 10, 1778, to Sept. 13, 1778, 1 mo. 8 days, at Rhode
Island, including travel (96 miles) home. Roll sworn to in Worcester Co.

Waight, Job, Hancock. Enlistment agreement dated June 29, 1779, signed by said
Waight and others, engaging themselves to serve ui the Continental Army for
the term of 9 months, agreeable to order of the General Com-t of Jime 9, 1779 ;
a receipt for boimty, dated June 29, 1779, for enlisting to serve for the town of
Hancock for the term of 9 months, appears on agreement ; also, descriptive
list endorsed " W pomt January 11th 1781; " Capt. William Parks's co.. Col.
Benjamin Tupper's (10th) regt. ; age, 24 yrs. ; stature, o ft. 9 (also given 5 ft.
10) in. ; complexion, dark ; hair, dark ; residence, Hancock ; engaged Nov. 28,
1779, by Capt. Parks ; term, during war.

Waight, Joseph. Capt. Benjamin Mmiroe's co. ; entered service Jan. 2 [1778] ;
service, 3 mos. 20 days; also, receipt dated Stow, July 2, 1779, signed by said
Waight and others, for wages and rations received of Capt. Benjamin Munroe
for service in his company, Col. Sprout's regt., at Rhode Island in 1778. [The
foregoing appear among orders, returns, etc., taken from Capt. Benjamin
Munroe's papers.]

Waight, Samuel, Ipswich. List of men raised in Essex Co. for the term of 9
months from the time of their arrival at Fishkill ; residence, Ipswich ; arrived
at Fishkill June 15, 1778.

Waight, Samuel, Lancaster. List of men raised for the G mouths service and
returned by Brig. Gen. Paterson as having passed muster in a return dated
Camp Totoway, Oct. 25, 1780.

Waight, Samuel. Private, Capt. Luke Wilder's co.. Col. Samuel Denney's (2d)
regt. ; enlisted Oct. 27, 1779; service to Dec. 1, 1779, 1 nio. 5 days, at Claverack ;
9 days (180 miles) travel home also allowed. Roll dated Albany.

Waight, Thaddeus. Return of train band ami alarm list [year not given] ; said
Waight appears among men belonging to train band.

Waikfield, Benjamin, Gageborough (Windsor). Private, Capt. Asa Barus's co.,
Col. Benjamin R. Woodbridge's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted
May 10, 1775 ; service, 83 days.

Waikfield, Joel. Order on Henry Gardner, Treasurer, payable to John Harbach,
Jr., dated Sutton, March 4, 1782, signed by said Waikfield and others, for
wages, etc., for service at West Point in Capt. Alton's co.. Col. Rand's regt.,
in 1780.

Waikfield, Samuel. Private, Capt. Samuel Read, Jr.'s co.. Col. Josiah Whitney's
regt. ; service between Dec. -, 1776, and March -, 1777, 2 mos. 22 days, at the
Jerseys. Roll dated Uxbridge.

Waikfield, Silas. Private, Capt. Samuel Read, Jr.'s co.. Col. Jo.siah Whitney's
regt. ; service between Dec. -, 1776, and March -, 1777, 2 mos. 22 days, at the
Jerseys. Roll dated Uxbridge.

Wail, John. Boy, Continental frigate " Deane," commanded by Capt. Samuel
Nicholson; engaged Dec. 7, 1781; service to May 31, 1782, 5 mos. 24 days;
term, 12 months; reported as apprentice to Lieut. Page.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 387

"Wail, Micah, Maiden. Corporal, Capt. Benjamin Blaney's co. of militia, which

marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Watertown by order of Col. Gardner ;

service, 1 day.
AYail, "William. 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Benjamin Blaney's co. of militia, which

marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to "Watertown by order of Col. Gardner ;

service, 1 day.

"W AXLES, Eb. Private, Capt. Phineas Stearns's co. ; service, 5 days ; company
marched from "Watertown by order of Gen. "Washington to reinforce army at
the time of taking Dorchester Heights in March, 177G.

"W AXLES, JoNATiLAN-. Corporal, Capt. Oliver Lyman's co.. Col. Ezra May's regt.;
enlisted Sept. 20, 1777 ; discharged Oct. 14, 1777 ; service, 30 days, on expedi-
tion to Stillwater and Saratoga, including travel (111 miles) home. Roll sworn
to in Hampshire Co.

"Wailes, Jonathan. Lieutenant, Capt. Abner Pomeroy's co.. Col. John Fellows's
regt. ; list of officers, dated Roxburj- Camp, May 23, 1775 ; also, Captain, Col.
Ezra May's regt. ; engaged Sept. 22, 1777 ; discharged Oct. 15, 1777 ; service,
28 days, on expedition to Stillwater and Saratoga, including travel (111 miles)
home ; roll sworn to in Hampshire Co.

"Wailes, Jonathan. Private, Capt. Lemuel May's co.. Col. Mcintosh's regt. ;
joined March 23, 1778; discharged April 5, 1778; service, 14 days, at Roxbury
Lines.

"Wailes, Moses, Stoughton. Private, Capt. Peter Talbot's co., which marched on
the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; ser^'ice, 2 days.

"Wailes, Nathaniel, Jr., Stoughton. Private, Capt. Peter Talbot's co., Col.
Lemuel Robinson's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; ser-
vice, 7 days.

"Wailes, Saiiuel. Private, Capt. Jonathan "Wailes's co., Col. Ezra May's regt. ;
enlisted Sept. 22, 1777; discharged Oct. 15, 1777; service, 28 days, on expedi-
tion to Stillwater and Saratoga, including travel (111 miles) home. Roll sworn
to in Hampshire Co.

"Wailes, [Saiictel]. Petition dated Boston, Feb. 26, 1779, presented by said "Wailes,
Lieutenant, and other officers of Col. Thomas Crafts's (Artillery) regt., asking
that their resignations be accepted as the Legislature had failed to redress their
grievances ; resignations accepted in Council Feb. 26, 1779.

"Wailles, Benjamin. Private, Capt. Israel Chapin'sco. of Minute-men, Col. John
Fellows's regt., which marched April 20, 1775, in response to the alarm of
April 19, 1775 ; service to April 26, 1775, 7 days.

Waxlling, Francis, Georgetown (also given North Yarmouth). Return of men
raised to serve in the Continental Army from 1st North Yarmouth co.. Col.
Jonathan Mitchell's (2d Cumberland Co.) regt., as returned by Capt. John
Gray, agreeable to order of Council of Nov. 7, 1777 ; residence, Georgetown
(also given North Yarmouth) ; engaged for town of North Yarmouth (also
given Georgetown) ; joined Capt. Hill's co.. Col. Voce's (Vose's) regt. ; term,
3 years.

"Wails, Ebenezer. Private, Capt. Abel Richards's co.. Col. Benjamin Hawes's
regt.; enlisted Sept. 25, 1777; discharged Oct. 28, 1777; service, 1 mo. 7 days,



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