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charged Dec. 14, 1780; service, 5 mos. 27 days, including 8 days (IGO miles)
travel home. [See Nathan Walden.]

Waldron, Samuel. Private, Capt. John Howard's co.. Col. Samuel Brewer's
regt.; pay abstract for travel allowance, etc., from Saratoga home; 189 miles
travel allowed said Waldron ; warrant allowed in Council March 12, 1777.

Waldron, Samuel. List of men mustered subsequent to March 17, 1778, by James
Leonard, Muster Master for Plymouth Co., dated April 7, 1778; Col. William
Lee's regt. ; engaged for town of Rochester.

Walebern, Nathan. Private, Capt. John Morgan's co. ; enlisted Jan. 16, 1778;
discharged July 1, 1778; service, 5 mos. 15 days; company detached from
militia of Hamiishire and Worcester counties to guard stores and magazines
at Brookfield and Springfield.

Walec, John. Receipt given to Benjamin Heywood, Paymaster, 4th regt., dated
Camp Mt. Washington, Sept. 29, 1776, signed by said Walec and others belong-
ing to Capt. McFarland's co., for wages, etc., due prior to Jan. 1, 1776.

Wai,er, James. Private ; list of men returned as serving on picket guard under
Maj. Loamml Baldwin, dated May 11, 1775.

Walers, Benjamin. Sergeant, Capt. Joseph Raymond's co.. Col. David Rosseter's
regt.. Gen. Fellows's brigade ; entered service Oct. 14, 1780 ; discharged Oct. 17,
1780; service, 5 days; company marched to reinforce army imder Gen. Stark
at Stillwater on the alarm of Oct. 14, 1780; also, same co., regt., and brigade;



422 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Walers, Benjamin, continued.

entered service Oct. 18, 1780 ; discharged Oct. 20, 1780 ; service, 4 days ; com-
pany marched to reinforce army mider Gen. Stark at Stillwater on the ahirm
of Oct. 18, 1780.

Waxers, Ebenezer. Quarter Master, Col. Jonathan Ilolman's regt., which marched
to Providence, R. I., Dec. 8, 1776, on an alarm; service, 43 days.

Wales, . [This name also appears imder the form of "Wail, "SVailes, \Yails,

Wallis, "Walls, Wals, Whale, Whales, Wolies.]

"Wales, Benjamin. Private, Capt. Moses French's co., Col. Joseph Palmer's regt. ;
service, 6 days; company assembled at Braintree INIarch 4, 1776; aho, Capt.
French's co.. Col. Jonathan Bass's regt. ; service, 2 days; company assembled
at Braintree June 13, 1776, upon orders to march to Hough's Neck, and Juno
24, 1776, upon orders to march to Nantasket.

"Wales, Eben, 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, 12 days ; reported returned home.

"Wales, Ebenezer, Dorchester. Private, Capt. Lemuel Clap's (1st Dorchester)
CO., Col. Benjamin Gill's regt. ; enlisted March 4, 1776; discharged March 8,
1776 ; service, 5 days, at the time of taking Dorchester Heights ; also, same
CO. and regt. ; enlisted March 14, 1776 ; discharged INIarch 26, 1776 ; service, 12
days ; also, same co. and regt. ; enlisted June 13, 1776 ; discharged June 16,
1776; service, 3 days; also, Corporal, Capt. Stephen Penniman's co.. Col.
Dike's regt.; muster roll for Dec, 1776-Feb., 1777; enlisted Dec. 13, 1776;
reported advanced to Sergeant Jan. 1, 1777; regiment raised to serve until
March 1, 1777.

Wales, Eleazer, South Brimfield. Private, Capt. Caleb Keep's co.. Col. William
Shepard's regt.; return dated Jan. 31, 1778; residence. South Brimfield; en-
listed for town of South Brimfield; enlistment, 8 months; mustered by State
and Continental Muster Masters ; reported discharged Jan. 10, 1778.

Wales, Elisha, Braintree. Fifer, Capt. Eliphalet Sawen's co. of Minute-men, Col.
Benjamin Linclon's (Lincoln's) regt., which assembled April 19, 1775; service,
8 days; also, Corporal, Capt. Sawen's co.. Col. Josepli Palmer's regt. ; service,
15 days ; company assembled March 4, 1776 ; also, Capt. Nathaniel Belcher's
CO., Col. Jonathan Bass's regt. ; service, 4 days; company assembled at Brain-
tree June 13, 1776, upon orders to march to Horse Neck, and June 24, 1776,
upon orders to march to Nantasket.

Wales, Elkanah. Private, Capt. Samuel Barnard's co. of militia, Col. Thomas
Gardner's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 2
days. Roll endorsed " Watertown."

Wales, Ephraim, Braintree. Private, Capt. Seth Turner's co.. Col. Benjamin
Lincoln's regt., which marched from South Precinct in Braintree on the alarm
of April 19, 1775 ; service, 4 days.

Wales, Ephraim. Corporal of Marines, brig " Hazard," commanded by Capt. John
Foster Williams ; engaged May 6, 1779 ; service to Sept. 6, 1779, 4 mos. 1 day ;
stature, 6 ft. ; nationality, American ; roll sworn to in Suffolk Co. ; a?so, account
of rations Ls-sued to under officers of the State ship "Protector" previous to
her going to sea; rations allowed said Wales, Master-at-Arms, from Nov. 25,
1779, to March 14, 1780, 110 days; also, Master-at-Arms, ship "Protector,"
commanded by Capt. John Foster Williams ; engaged Nov. 30, 1779 ; discharged
Aug. 17, 1780; service, 8 mos. 18 days; also, Master-at-Arms, same vessel and
commander; service from Aug. 18, 1780, to Nov. 28, 1780, 3 mos. 10 days; Ser-
geant of Marines from Nov. 29, 1780, to date of discharge, June 1, 1782, 18 mos.
2 days.



IX THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 423

"Wales, Georgk. Sergeant, Capt. John Evans's co. ; engaged Sept. 16, 1781 ; dis-
charged Dec. 3, 1781; service, 2 mos. 21 days; company raised for 3 mouths
and stationed at Androscoggin river to guard frontiers. [See George "Walles.]

Wales, Jacob, Braintree. Sergeant, Capt. Eliphalet Sawen's co. of Minute-men,
Col. Benjamin Linclon's (Lincoln's) regt., which assembled April 19, 1775 ;
service, 8 days ; also, Capt. Seth Turner's (Independent) co. ; engaged ^Maj' 8,
1775; service, 8 mos., 1 вЦ†week, 6 days; also, 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Turner's
(Independent) co. ; list of seacoast officers; commissioned Feb. 21, 1776; com-
pany stationed at Braintree ; also, 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Turner's (Independent)
CO.; engaged Jan. 1, 1776; service to May 22, 1776, 4 mos. 23 days; company
stationed at Braintree ; also, same co. ; return dated Camp at Hull, July 17,
1776 ; also, 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Turner's (Independent) co. raised in Suffolk
Co.; list of officers; commissioned Aug. 6, 1776; also, 2d Lieutenant, Capt.
Turner's [Independent] co. under command of Col. Thomas Marshall; engaged
May 23, 177(); service to Nov. 1, 1776, 5 mos. 9 days; also, same co. ; service
between Oct. 31, 1776, and Jan. 1, 1777, 1 mo. 14 days; company stationed at
Hull; also. Captain, Col. Marshall's regt.; Continental Army pay accounts
for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; reported as serving 10 mos. as
Lieutenant, 26 mos. as Captain ; also, 1st Lieutenant, Capt. Nathaniel Wins-
low's CO., Col. Marshall's regt. ; list of officers in the Continental Army ; resi-
dence, Braintree ; ordered in Council Jan. 30, 1777, that said officers be com-
missioned; reported commissioned Jan. 30, 1777; also, 1st Lieutenant, Capt.
Winslow's CO., Col. Marshall's regt. ; subsistence allowed from date of engage-
ment, Dec. 3, 1776, to April 4, 1777; credited with 122 days allowance; sub-
sistence also allowed for 11 days travel on march to Bennington ; also. Captain,
Col. Marshall's regt. ; return of officers for clothing, dated Boston, Jan. 20,
1779; also, Captain, 1st co.. Col. Marshall's (10th) regt. ; muster rolls of field,
staff, and commissioned officers for Jan. and March, 1779, dated West Point ;
appointed Nov. 1, 1777; reported on command at Tarrytown m Jan., 1779;
also, same regt.; return of officers, dated West Point, Aug. 21, 1779; also,
Captain, 10th Mass. regt. ; list of settlements of rank of Continental officers,
dated West Point, made by a Board held for the purpose and confirmed by
Congress Sept. 6,1779; commissioned Nov. 1,1777; also. Captain, Col. Mar-
shall's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to
Oct. 4, 1780 ; reported resigned Oct. 4, 1780.

Wales, James, Northampton. Descriptive list of men raised to reinforce the Con-
tinental Army for the term of 6 months, agreeable to resolve of June 5, 1780,
returned as received of Justin Ely, Commissioner, by Maj. Peter Harwood, of
6th Mass. regt., at Springfield, July 1, 1780; age, 17 yrs. ; statiire, 5 ft. 9 in. ;
complexion, light ; engaged for town of Westharapton ; marched to camp July
1, 1780, under command of Ensign Joseph Miller ; 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, pay roll for 6
months men raised by the town of Westhampton for service m the Continental
Army during 1780; marched to camp Jime 27, 1780; discharged Dec. 6, 1780;
service, 5 mos. 16 days, including travel (140 miles) home.

Wales, James. Private, Capt. Jonathan Wales's co., in a regiment commanded by
Lieut. Col. Samuel Williams; enlisted Dec. 20, 1776; discharged March 20,
1777 ; service, 3 mos. 13 days, including 10 days (200 miles) travel home. Roll
dated Morristown.

Wales, James. Account of cash paid by the Selectmen of Northampton to men
who engaged to serve in the Contmental Army or who were detached from
militia at various times, dated Northampton ; said Wales appears among militia
men who enlisted for 8 months : mileage for 140 mi les was allowed in tlie account
to said men but was later crossed out ; also, Private, Capt. Abner Pomeroy's



4:24 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Waxes, Jajies, continued.

CO., Col. Ezra "Wood's regt. ; service, 7 inos. 27 daj's ; regiment raised for 8
months, agreeable to resolve of April 20, 1778, and marched to the .state of New
York ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay roll for i)art of May and the month of June,
1778 ; sakl Wales credited Avith 17 days service, being 3 days to prepare for
camp, 8 daj's (160 miles) travel, and 6 days in camp ; also, same co. and regt. ;
pay rolls for Aug., Sept., Oct., and Dec, 1778 ; reported sick in hospital and not
joined in Sei)t., 1778, joined in Oct., 1778; also, same co. and regt.; jiay roll
for Jan. and part of Feb., 1770, swoni to at Soldier's Fortune; said Wales
credited with 1 mo. 10 days service, being 1 mo. 2 days in camp and 8 days (160
miles) travel home.

Wales, John, Dorchester. Private, Capt. Edward Payson Williams's co., 36th
regt.; company return dated Fort No. 2, Oct. 5, 1775; also, Capt. Williams's
CO., Col. Greaton's regt.; order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money
dated Cambridge Camp, Dec. 22, 1775.

Wales, John (also given John, Jr.) , Dorchester. Return of men raised to serve
in the Continental Army from Capt. Clapp's co.. Col. Benjamin Gill's regt. ;
residence, Dorchester; enlisted for town of Dorchester; joined Lieut. Baker's
CO., Col. Wesson's regt. ; term, 3 years ; also, list of men mustered by Nathaniel
Barber, Muster Master for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, March 2, 1777; Capt.
Wood's CO., Col. Wesson's regt.; reported received State bountj-; also, Ser-
geant, Capt. Nathan Dix's co.. Col. James Wesson's (9th) regt.; Continental
Anny pay accounts for service from Feb. 24, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; residence,
Dorchester; credited to town of Dorchester; also, same co. and regt.; return
made up for the year 1777 ; mustered by Col. Barber, State Muster Master ;
also, order on Henry Gardner, Treasurer, payable to William Ilelley, dated
West Point, Oct. 26, 1779, signed by said AVales, for money due for service in
1777, 1778, and 1779, granted him in consideration of the depreciation of money ;
order is attested by Capt. N. Dix ; also. Private, Capt. Dix's co.. Col. Wesson's
regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Aug. 17, 1780, to Dec.
31, 1780.

Wales, John, Hopkinton. Private, Capt. John Homes's (Hopkinton) co. of militia,
Col. Samuel BuUard's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to
Roxbury ; service, 12 days.

Wales, John. Private, Capt. Thcoi)hilus Wilder's co., Col. Dike's regt. ; muster
roll for Dec, 1776-Feb., 1777; credited to town of Stoughton; enlisted Dec.
30, 1776; regiment raised to serve until March 1, 1777.

Wales, John. Private, Capt. Thomas Mayo's co., Col. Brooks's regt. of guards;
joined Nov. 3, 1777; service to April 3, 1778, 5 mos., at Cambridge.

Wales, John. Private, Capt. Lemuel Clap's co., Maj. Nathaniel Heath's detach-
ment of guards; enlisted May 13, 1779; discharged Aug. 12,1779; service, 3
mos. ; comjjany stationed at Dorchester Heights.

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

Wales, John. Matross, Capt. Amos Lincoln's co. of matrosses; service from Nov.
1, 1782, to date of discharge, Aug. 21, 1783, 9 mos. 21 days. Roll dated Boston.
[See John Wallis.]

Wales, Jonathan, Braintree. Private, Capt. Eliphalet Sawen's co. of Minute-
men, Col. Benjamin Lincoln's regt., wliich assembled April 19, 1775; service,
8 days; also, Capt. SawCTi's co.. Col. Jo.seph Palmer's regt. ; service, 13 days;



IX THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. J:25



Wales, Jonathan, continued.

company assembled March 4, 177G; also, Sergeant, Capt. Nathaniel Belcher's
CO., Col. Jonathan Ba.ss's regt. ; service, 4 days; company assembled at Brain-
tree June 13, 1776, upon orders to march to Horse Neck, and June 24, 1776,
upon orders to march to Nantasket; also, Capt. Eliphalet Sawen's co.. Col.
"William Mcintosh's regt. ; engaged March 25, 1778 ; discharged April 7, 1778 ;
service, 13 days, with guards at Roxbury.

Wales, Jonathan, Northampton. Lieutenant, Capt. Abner Pomroy's co.. Col.
John Fellows's (<Sth) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; engaged May 3,
1775; service, 3 mos. 6 days; a^so, company return dated Oct. 7, 1775; also,
Captain, 5th (5th Northampton) co., 2d Hampshire Co. regt. of Mass. militia;
list of officers chosen by the .several companies in said regiment, as returned
by Seth Pomeroy and others, field officers, dated Northampton, March 22, 1776 ;
ordered in Council April 8, 1776, that said officers be commissioned : reported
commissioned April 5 [ ? ], 1776; also, Captam, in a regiment commanded by
Lieut. Col. S. Williams; engaged Dec. 20, 1776; discharged March 23, 1777;
service, 3 mos. 13 days, mcludhig 10 days (200 miles) travel home ; roll dated
Morristown; also, Captam, Col. Dickinson's (Hampshire Co.) regt.; marched
Aug. 17, 1777 ; service, 8 days, at the Northward ; company marched to East
Hoosuck on the alarm of Aug. 17, 1777, thence to Pittsfield, thence giiarded
Hessian prisoners to Springfield by order of Brig. Gen. Fellows; also, Captain,
Col. Israel Chapin's (2d Hampshire Co.) regt. of Mass. militia ; list of officers ;
commissioned July 6, 1778.

Wales, Jonathan, Roxbury. Private, Capt. Ebenezer Battle's co.. Col. Jonathan
Titcomb's regt. ; service from May 8, 1777, to July 8, 1777, 60 days, at Provi-
dence, R. I.

Wales, Jonathan. Private, Capt. Theophilus Wilder's co.. Col. Dike's regt.;
muster roll for Dec, 1776-Feb., 1777; credited to town of Dorchester; enlisted
Dec. 23, 1776; regiment raised to serve until March 1, 1777.

Wales, Jonathan. Corporal, Capt. Simeon Clap's co., Col. David Wells's regt. ;
enlisted May 10, 1777 ; discharged July 10, 1777 ; service, 2 mos. 9 days, in-
cluding travel home; company marched on a 2 months expedition to Ticon-
deroga. Roll sworn to in Hampshire Co.

Wales, Jonathan. Private, Capt. Lemuel Clap's co., Maj. Nathaniel Heath's
detachment of guards ; enlisted May 14, 1779 ; discharged Aug. 12, 1779 ; ser-
vice, 3 mos. ; company stationed at Dorchester Heights.

Wales, Jonathan. Private, Capt. Ralph Thompson's co. ; enlisted Oct. 12, 1779;
discharged Dec. 1, 1779 ; service, 1 mo. 19 (also given 1 mo. 20) days ; company
raised in Suffolk Co. and served at Castle Island under Maj. Gen. Hancock.

Wales, Joseph, Braintree. Fifer, Capt. Seth Turner's (Independent) co. ; enlisted
May 8, 1775; service, 8 mos., 1 week, 6 days; also, same co. ; enlisted Jan. 1,
1776 ; service to May 22, 1776, 4 mos. 23 days ; company stationed at Brahitree ;
also, Capt. Turner's [Independent] co. under command of Col. Thomas Mar-
shall; enlisted May 23, 1776; service to Nov. 1, 1776, 5 mos. 9 days; also, same
CO. ; service from Oct. 31, 1776, to Jan. 1, 1777, 2 mos. ; company stationed at
Hull; also, Sergeant, Capt. Nathaniel Belcher's co., Lieut. Col. Andrew
Symmes's detachment of guards ; engaged Feb. 26, 1778 ; discharged May 26,
1778; service, 3 mos. ; also, Capt. Belcher's co.. Col. Nathaniel Wade's regt. ;
engaged July 2, 1778; company stationed at Rhode Island for 6 months from
July 1, 1778 ; also, Adjutant, Col. John Jacobs's regt. ; list of officers of the
Light Infantry regt. raised for defence of the New England states, agreeable
to resolve of April 16, 1779; commissioned May 21, 1779; also, Adjutant, Col.
John Jacobs's regt. ; service from May 21, 1779, to Dec. 24, 1779, 7 mos. 3 days,
at Rhode Island ; also. Ensign, Col. Marshall's (10th) regt. ; list of officers



42G ]SL\SSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AXD SAILORS

"Wales, Joseph, continued.

promoted in the Continental Army and for whom warrants were made out ;
warrant issued July 4, 17<S0; also, Ensign, Col. Thomas Marshall's regt. ; Con-
tinental Army pay accounts for service from July 18, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780;
reported as serving 3 mos. as Ensign, 2 mos. 12 days as Lieutenant; also,
Ensign, 5th Co., Col. Marshall's regt. ; muster roll of field, staff, and commis-
sioned officers for Oct., Nov., and Dec, 1780, dated Huts near "West Point;
also. Lieutenant, same regt. ; pay roll for Oct., Nov., and Dec, 1780, approved
at Boston; also, descriptive list of Capt. Othniel Taylor's co., Col. Benjamin
Tupper's (10th) regt., dated Jan. 25, 1781, and signed by said 'S^^ales, Lieuten-
ant; also, Lieutenant, Col. Tupper's regt., commanded by Col. Marshall prior
to Jan. 1, 1781 ; entered .service July 1, 1780 ; service from Jan. 1, 1781, 24 mos. ;
0^50, Lieutenant, Capt. Matthew Chambers's co., Lieut. Col. Calvin Smith's
(6th) regt. ; return for wages of Lieut. Col. Calvin Smith's (6tli) regt., for the
year 1782; said "Wales allowed wages for Dec, 1782, 1 mo. ; also. Lieutenant,
Col. Benjamin Tupper's (6th) regt. ; return of officers entitled to the com-
mutation of five years full pay in lieu of half pay, agreeable to act of Congress
of March 22, 1783.

"Wales, Joshua. Private, Capt. Simeon Leach's co.. Col. Benjamin Gill's regt. ;
service, 2 days; company marched from Stougliton to Braintree March 21,
1776, when British ships lay in Boston harbor; also. Corporal, Capt. The-
ophilus "Wilder's co.. Col. Dike's regt. ; muster roll for Dec, 1776-Feb., 1777;
credited to town of Stoughton ; enlisted Dec. 30, 1776; regiment raised to serve
imtil March 1, 1777 ; also. Private, in a company in Col. Benjamin Gill's regt. ;
service, 24 days; company marched to Bristol, R. I., April 18, 1777, \mder
command of Capt. Robert Swan, of Stoughton.

Wales, Moses. Private, Capt. Simeon Leach's co.. Col. Benjamin Gill's regt.;
service, 5 days ; company marched from Stoughton March 4, 1776, at the time
of fortifying Dorchester Heights.

"Wales, Moses. 1st Lieutenant, Capt. Simeon Leach's (10th) co. (East co. of 2d
Parish in Stoughton), Col. Benjamin Gill's (.3d Suffolk Co.) regt. of Mass.
militia; list of officers chosen in said regiment, dated Stoughton, March 22,
1776; ordered in Coimcil March 25, 1776, that said officers be commissioned;
reported commissioned March 23 [ ? ], 1776 ; also, 1st Lieutenant, Capt. Robert
Swan's CO., Col. Gill's regt. ; service, 3 days ; company marched from Stoughton
to Squantum (The Moon) June 13, 1776, when the British lleet left Boston
harbor.

"Wales, Nat., Braintree. Private, Capt. Silas "Wild's (Braintree) co. of ]Minute-
men, Col. Benjamin Lincoln's regt., which assembled April 19, 1775; service,
9 days.

"Wales, Nathaniel, Dorchester. Private, Capt. Edward Payson "Williams's co.,
36th regt. ; company return dated Fort No. 2, Oct. 5, 1775 ; also, Capt. "Wil-
liams's CO., Col. Greaton's regt.; order for bounty coat or its equivalent in
money dated Cambridge Camp, Dec. 22, 1775.

"Wales, Nathaniel. Corporal, Capt. Simeon Leach's co.. Col. Benjamin Gill's
regt. ; service, 2 days; company marched from Stoughton to Braintree March
21, 1776, when British ships lay in Boston harbor.

"Wales, Nathaniel. Private, Capt. Ebenezer Thayer, 3d's (Independent) co. of
Braintree; enlisted Jan. 1, 1776; di.scharged May 27, 1776; service, 4 mos. 27
days.

"Wales, Nath^vniel. Corporal, Capt. Eliphalet Sawen's co.. Col. "W^illiam Mcin-
tosh's regt.; enlisted March 25, 1778; discharged April 7, 1778; service, 13
days, with guards at Roxbury.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTIOX. 427

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

Wales, Nathaniel, Jr., Braintree. Private, Capt. John Vinton's (Braintree) co.,
Col. Benjamin Lincoln's regt., which assembled April 29, 1775; service, 3
days; also, Capt. Vinton's (Independent) co. ; enlisted May 3, 1775; service,
8 mos., 2 weeks, 4 days; also, Capt. Moses French's co.. Col. Jonathan Bass's
regt.; service, 2 days; company assembled at Braintree June 13, 1776, upon
orders to march to Hough's Neck, and June 24, 1776, upon orders to march to
Nantasket.

Wales, Nathaniel, Jr. Private, Capt. Simeon Leach's co., Col. Benjamin Gill's
regt. ; service, 5 days ; company marched from Stoughton March 4, 1776, at the
time of fortifying Dorchester Heights.

Wales, Pompey, Stoughton. Private, in 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 Svran, of Stoughton ; 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. [See Pompey Wallis.]

Wales, Samuel, Boston. Sergeant, Capt. Abner Crafts'sco., Lieut. Col. William
Bond's (late Col. Thomas Gardner's) 37th regt.; company return dated Cam-
bridge, Oct. 7, 1775; also, order for bounty coat dated Camp at Cambridge,
Nov. 13, 1775.

Wales, Samuel, Northampton. Capt. Oliver Lyman's co.. Col. Dike's regt. ; re-
turn for mileage; warrant for pay allowed in Council Sept. 12, 1776; also.
Private, same co. and regt. ; pay abstract for travel allowance home, etc., dated
Dorchester, Nov. 27, 1776 ; 103 miles travel allowed said Wales.

Wales, Sajiuel, Northampton. Drummer, Capt. Samuel Fairfield's co.. Col.
Nathan Sparhawk's regt.; engaged Sept. 24, 1778; service, 2 mos. 25 days;
company served at Dorchester and was discharged Dec. 12, 1778.

Wales, Samuel. Drummer, Capt. Jonathan Wales's co., in a regiment commanded
by Lieut. Col. Samuel Williams ; engaged Dec. 20, 1776 ; discharged March
20, 1777 ; service, 3 mos. 13 days, including 10 days (200 miles) travel home.
Roll dated Morristown.

Wales, Samuel. Capt. Jonathan Stearns's co.. Col. Dickinson's regt. commanded
by Maj. Jonathan Clapp ; service from July 9, 1777, to Aug. 12, 1777, 39 days,
including travel (100 miles) home ; company marched to Ticouderoga on an
alarm. Roll sworn to ui Hampshire Co.

Wales, Samuel. Private, Capt. Thomas White's co., Maj. Edward Procter's de-
tachment of guards ; service from Dec. 10, 1777, to March 1, 1778, 2 mos. 22
days, at Dorchester.

Wales, Samuel. Private, Capt. James Endicott's co. ; entered service March 20,
1778; discharged April 5, 1778; service, 18 days; company marched to Ro.x-
bury March 20, 1778, under command of Col. William Mcintosh. Roll dated
Stoughton.

Wales, Samuel. Lieutenant, Col. Crafts's (Artillery) regt. ; Continental Army
pay accounts for service from May 8, 1777, to Feb. 26, 1779. [See Samuel
Veriles and Nath'n Wails.]

Wales, Samuel. Private, Capt. Caleb Champney's co. ; enlisted Feb. 8, 1779 ; dis-
'charged May 7, 1779; service, 3 mos., with guards imderMaj. Gen. Gates at
and about Boston.



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Wales, Samuel. Descriptive list of men raised to reinforce the Continental Army
for the term of 6 months, agreeable to resolve of June 5, 1780, returned as re-
ceived of Justin Ely, Commissioner, by Maj. Peter Harwood, of 6th Mass.
regt., at Springfield, July 1, 1780; age, 19yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 10 in. ; complexion,
light ; engaged for town of Northampton ; arrived at Springfield June 2(5, 1780 ;
marched to camp July 1, 1780, under command of Ensign Joseph Miller; also,



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