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credited to them, respectively, as returned by the committee chosen to make
an average of the service rendered to the credit of the 3d Precinct of Brook-
field ; total amount of service rendered made to average 5^ months for each
single poll in said precinct ; said Walker credited with 5i mos. service ; re-
ported as probably belonging to Sturbridge ; also, Private, Capt. Abel ISIason's
CO., Col. Jacob Davis's regt. ; enlisted July 30, 1780; discharged Aug. 7, 1780;
service, 12 days, includmg travel (80 miles) home ; company marched to Tiver-
ton on an alarm at Rhode Island.

Walker, Edward, WobmTi (probably). Private, Capt. Joshua Walker's co.. Col.
David Greene's (2d Middlesex Co.) regt., which marched on the alarm of
April 19, 1775 ; service, 14 days ; also, list of training soldiers belonging to 3d
Wobum CO. vmder Capt. Timothy Winn, dated May 13, 1775.

Walker, Edward. Paymaster and Lieutenant, Col. William Sheppard's (4th)
regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to Dec.
31, 1779; reported as servuig 9 mos. as Lieutenant, 27 mos. as PajTiiaster; also,
letter dated Camp Valley Forge, May 1, 1778, signed by said Walker, Pay-
master, and other officers of Col. William Shepard's regt., requesting that
application be made to the President of the Board of War for clothing granted
them by resolve of March 13, 1778; also. Lieutenant and Paymaster, Capt.
Thomas Fish's (7th) co.. Col. Shepard's (3d) regt. ; muster roll for March and
April, 1779, dated Providence; appointed March 31, 1779; also, Lieutenant,
Col. Shepard's regt. ; return of officers for clothing, dated Salem, Aug. 28,
1779 ; also, Lieutenant and Paymaster, same regt. ; Continental Army pay
accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780; also. Lieutenant,
4th Mass. regt.. Gen. Glover's brigade ; return of officers, dated Boston, Dec.
14, 1780; also, certificate dated Boston, July 20, 1781, signed by Stephen
Gorham, and others, Committee, certifying that said Walker, Lieutenant and
Paymaster, Col. Shepard's regt., was entitled to receive £51 for wages due for
the last 3 months in 1780; Col. Shepard certifies that said Walker was in ser-
vice at date of certificate ; also. Paymaster, Col. Shepard's regt. ; muster rolls
of field, staff, and commissioned officers for June, July, and Aug., 1781; re-
ported on furlough by leave of Maj. Rice hi June, 1781, on furlough by leave
of Col. Yose in July, 1781 ; also, muster rolls of field, staff, and commissioned
officers for Oct., 1781-Jan., 1782, dated York Hutts; appointed Jan. 14, 1777;
a^.so. Lieutenant, same regt.; returns of effectives, dated Yerplanck's Point,
Sept. 13, and Sept. 20, 1782 ; also. Paymaster, same regt. ; return of effectives,
dated Yerplanck's Point, Sept. 27, 1782; also. Lieutenant, same regt. ; return
of effectives, dated Yerplanck's Point, Oct. 11, 1782 ; reported acting as Pay-
master; also, returns of effectives, dated Nov. 15, Nov. 22, and Nov. 29, 1782;
reported acting as Paymaster ; also. Lieutenant, 4th Mass. regt. commanded
by Lieut. Col. James Mellin ; return of effectives, dated Camp near New
Windsor, Dec. 6, 1782; reported acting as PajTnaster; also. Lieutenant, 4th
Mass. regt. commanded by Col. Henry Jackson ; return of effectives, dated
Camp near New Windsor, Dec. 13, 1782; reported acting as Paymaster: also
reported on furlough at Westfield (also given Boston) from Aug. 10, 1782, by
leave of the Commander-in-Chief ; also, return of effectives, dated Camp near
New Windsor, Dec. 20, 1782 ; reported acting as Paymaster.



442 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Walker, Eleazer, Easton. Private, Capt. Samuel Robinson's co. ; enlisted June
21, 1778 ; service, 22 days, at Rhode Island ; company raised to serve in Col.
"Wade's regt. for 21 days from July [Juno] 21, 1778.

"Walker, Eleazer, Norton. Private, Capt. Setli Gilbert's (2d Norton) co. of militia,
Col. John Daggett's regt., which marched in response to the alarm of April 19,
1775 ; said "Walker marched April 19, 1775 ; service, 5 days.

"Walker, Eleazer. Private, Capt. Israel Trow's co.. Col. Isaac Dean's (Bristol
Co.) regt.; entered service Aug. 1, 1780; discharged Aug. 7, 1780; service,
9 days, at Rhode Island on the alarm of Aug. 1, 1780. Roll dated Norton.

"Walker, Eliakim, Taunton. Returns of service rendered by men belonging to the
company commanded by Capt. Edward Blake after April -, 1776 ; said ^yalker
appears among men who went to Rhode Island on an alarm Dec. 8, 1776, with
Capt. Blake ; credited with 11 days service ; company served for 1 month ; also,
Private, Capt. Blake's co.. Col. George Williams's regt. ; service, 11 days, on
the alarm at Rhode Island of Dec. 8, 1776; travel (54 miles) allowed to camp
at Warren, R. I., via Rehoboth, and home; also, returns of service rendered
by men belonging to the company commanded by Capt. Blake after April -,
1776 ; said Walker appears among men who went on a private expedition Sept.

28, 1777, with Capt. Blake to serve for 1 month; also, Private, Capt. Blake's
CO. ; service, 32 days, at Rliode Island ; company marched from Taunton Sept.

29, 1777, under command of Col. George Williams on a secret expedition and
was discharged Oct. 29, 1777, by Gen. Spencer.

Walker, Eliakim, Tewksbury. . Private, Capt. John Trull's co. of Minute-men,
Col. Ebenezer Bridge's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775;
service, 9 days; also, Capt. Benjamin Walker's co.. Col. Bridge's (27th) regt. ;
receipt for advance pay, signed by said Walker and otliers, dated Cambridge,
June 24, 1775; also. Sergeant, same co. and regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1,
1775; engaged April 28, 1775; service, 3 mos. 11 days; also, company return
[probably Oct., 1775] ; also, account showing sums of money to be jiaid from
the public treasury to sundry persons for losses sustained at battles of Lexing-
ton and Bunker Hill ; amounts allowed in Council June 13, 1776 ; also, order
on Henry Gardner, payable to Ezra Kendel, dated Tewksburj^ Jan. 27, 1777,
signed by said Walker, for money allowed him for losses sustained at the battle
of Bunker Hill June 17, 1775 ; also. Sergeant, Capt. Edward Farmer's co..
Col. Jonathan Reed's regt. ; entered service Sept. 29, 1777 ; discliarged Nov.
8, 1777 ; service, 41 days ; company marched to reinforce Northern army.

Walker, Eliakim. Returns of service rendered by men belonging to the company
commanded by Capt. Edward Blake after April -, 1776 ; .said Walker, Lieu-
tenant, appears in a list dated May 19, 1778, of men who furnished money to
raise the proportion of men called on from Capt. Blake's co. for the Fishkill
service ; reported paid £4.

Walker, Eliakim. Returns of service rendered by men belonging to the company
commanded by Capt. Edward Blake after April -, 1776 ; said Walker, Ensign,
appears in a list dated June 22, 1778, of men called upon to go to Providence
with Capt. Snow to serve for 20 days.

WALTCER, Eliakim, Jr. Returns of service rendered by men belonging to the com-
pany commanded by Capt. Edward Blake after April -, 1776 ; said Walker
appears among men wlio went on the 6 weeks campaign in July, 1778, with
Capt. Crocker and others.

Walker, Elias. Company receipt for ammunition, given to Capt. Bamabas Sears,
dated Dorchester Camp, Feb. 15, 1776.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 443



"Walker, Elijah, Belchertown. Descriptive list of men raised to reinforce the
Continental Army for the term of 6 months, agreeable to resolve of June 5,
1780 ; age, 19 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 6 in. ; complexion, light ; engaged for town of
Belchertown ; arrived at Springfield July 4, 1780 ; marched to camp July 5,
1780, imder command of Capt. Frothingham, of the artillery ; also, pay roll for
6 months men detached from militia of the town of Belchertown for service in
the Continental Army during 1780 ; marched from home July i, 1780 ; service,
5 mos. 11 days, including 8 days (150 miles) travel home [see Elisha Walker] ;
also, Private, Capt. Oliver Coney's co., Col. Sears's regt. ; marched Aug. 12,
1781; discharged Nov. 15, 1781; service, 3 mos. 10 days, including travel (146
miles) home ; regiment raised to reinforce Continental Army for .3 mouths ;
also, Capt. Gideon Stebbens's co., 4th Hampshire Co. regt.; service, 3 days;
company marched to Northampton in June, 1782, to suppress the mob.

"Walker, Elijah, Dighton. Captain, 9th co., 2d Bristol Co. regt. of Mass. militia;
list of officers chosen in said regiment, as returned by Edward Pope and others,
dated April 5, 1776; ordered in Council April 26, 1776, that said officers be
commissioned; reported commissioned April 26, 1776; also, Captain, Col.
Pope's (Bristol Co.) regt.; marched Dec. 7, 1776; service, 25 days, at Rhode
Island on the alarm of Dec. 8, 1776; also. Captain, Col. John Hathaway's
regt.; service, 21 days; company marched from Dighton to Tiverton, R. I.,
April 23, 1777 ; also, same regt. ; pay roll made up for service of said "Walker's
CO. from Oct. 2, 1778, to Dec. 12, 1778; company detached from Gen. Godfrey's
brigade and marched to Dorchester Heights ; also, Col. John Hathaway's regt..
Brig. Gen. Godfrey's (Bristol Co.) brigade ; service, 7 days ; company marched
to Tiverton, R. I., on the alarm of Aug. 2, 1780.

"Walker, Elijah. Private, Capt. "William Marean's co.. Col. Jonathan Reed's
(1st) regt. of guards; muster rolls dated Cambridge, May 9, and June 1, 1778;
enlisted March 28, 1778 ; enlistment, 3 months from April 2, 1778 ; also, Capt.
Marean's co., Col. Staims's (Stearns's) regt. of guards; service from March 27,
1778, to July 2, 1778, 3 mos. 6 days, at Cambridge guarding troops of convention.

"Walker, Elijah. Private, Capt. Moses Montague's co.. Col. Israel Chapen's
regt. ; enlisted Oct. 17, 1779; discharged Nov. 21, 1779; service, 1 mo. 12 days,
at Claverack, including 6 days (120 miles) travel home; regiment raised to
reinforce Continental Army for 3 months.

"Walker, Elijah, Jr. Private, Lieut. Abiel "Whitmarsh's co.. Col. Thomas Car-
penter's regt. ; entered service July 29, 1780 ; discharged July 31, 1780 ; ser-
vice, 3 days, on an alarm at Rhode Island ; company raised to serve for 6 days
at Tiverton. Roll sworn to in Bristol Co.

"Walker, Elisha, Belchertown. 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 Elijah "Walker.]

"Walker, Elisha, Sutton. Private, Capt. Arthur Dagget's (Sutton) co. of Minute-
men, Col. Lamed'sregt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; ser-
vice, 1 week 4 days; also, Capt. Dagget's co., Col. Ebenezer Leamed's regt.;
muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 1, 1775; service, 3 mos., 1 week,
1 day; also, (late) Capt. Dagget's co., Col. Lemed's regt.; company return
dated Roxbury Camp, Oct. 6, 1775; also, Capt. Bartholomew "Woodbury's co.,
Col. Job Cushing's regt.; enlisted Aug. 13, 1777; discharged Nov. 29, 1777;
service, 3 mos. 27 days, in Northern department, including 10 days (200 miles)
travel home ; company marched from "Worcester Co. Aug. 16, 1777.

"Walker, Elisha, Templeton. Capt. Jonathan Holman's co., Col. Ephraim Doo-
little's (24th) regt. ; order for advance pay, signed by said "Walker and others,
dated Cambridge, June 10, 1775 ; reported as having taken the oath in IMiddle-
sex Co. June 10, 1775, required by Congress to be taken by the Mass. army ;



444 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AOT) SAILORS

"Walker, Elisha, contiimed.

also, Private, same co. and regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted May
14, 1775; service, 2 mos. 23 days; also, comiiany return dated Camp at Winter
Hill, Oct. 6, 1775 ; also, order for money in lieu of bounty coat dated Charles-
town, Camp at Winter Hill, Dec. 21, 1775.

"Walker, Enos, Rehobotli. Private, Capt. John Perry's co. of Minute-men, -which
marched on .the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service to April 27, 1775, 1 week 1
day; also, Capt. Perry's co.. Col. Timothy Walker's (22d) regt. ; muster roll
dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 28, 1775; service, 3 mos., 1 week, 4 days;
also, company return dated Oct. 6, 1775; also, order for boimty coat dated
Camp at Roxhury, Oct. 2G, 1775 ; also. Private, Capt. John Pain's co. ; cojjy of
a list of men stationed at Winter Hill and Dorchester for about 2 mouths and
dismissed April 1, 177G; also, list of men wlio paid money to raise Continental
soldiers, dated Feb. 18, 1778 ; said Walker paid £15.

Walker, Ephraim. List of men, dated Brookfield, June 30, 1778, showing service
credited to them, respectively, as returned by the committee chosen to make
an average of the service rendered to tlie credit of the 3d Precinct of Brook-
field ; total amount of service rendered made to average 5^ months for each
single poll in .said precuict ; said Walker credited with 5^ mos. service.

Walker, Ephraim. Capt. Esek Eddy's co. of artilicers acting as boatmen ; entered
service Aug. 8, 1778 ; service, 201 days, on expedition to Rhode Island. Roll
dated Providence.

Walker, Ephraim. Private, Lieut. Samuel Brown's co., Col. Thomas Carpenter's
regt.; service between Aug. 1, and Aug. 8, 1780, 8 days; company marched
from Rehoboth to Tiverton, R. I., on the alarm of Aug. 1, 1780, and there
served imder Gen. Heath.

Walker, Ezekiel, Billerica. Private, Lieut. Oliver Crosby's detachment from
3d Billerica co., Col. Green's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19,
1775, and was at Concord battle and afterwards at Cambridge ; service, 9 days ;
also. Private, Capt. Benjamin Walker's co.. Col. Ebenezer Bridge's (27th)
regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted Api'il 28, 1775 ; service, 3 mos.
11 days; also, company return [probably Oct., 1775]; also, order for botmty
coat or its equivalent in money dated Cambridge, Nov. 30, 1775; also, Private,
Capt. John Wood's co., Col. Baldwin's (26th) regt. ; pay abstracts for Feb.
and March, 1776 ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay abstract for April, 1776, dated
New York ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay abstract for INIay, 1776 ; also, same
CO. and regt. ; pay abstract for June, 1776, dated New York ; also, same co.
and regt. ; pay abstract for travel allowance, etc., for the j^ear 1776, sworn to
in Middlesex Co., April 21, 1777; reported re-engaged; also, order on Col.
Baldwin, payable to Col. James Wesson, dated Uppermerry, Dec. 26, 1777,
signed by said Walker and others for "Sauce & Traveluig money" for the
year 1776; also, list of men raised for Continental service from 7th Middlesex
Co. regt., as returned by Capt. Edward Farmer; residence, Billerica; engaged
for town of Billerica ; joined Capt. Dix's co.. Col. Wesson's regt. ; also, list of
men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for Suffolk Co., dated
Boston, Ai)ril 13, 1777; Capt. Dix's co., Col. Wesson's regt. ; reported received
State bomity; also. Private, Capt. Nathan Dix's co., Col. James Wesson's
regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service fi-om Jan. 1, 1777, to Dec.
31, 1780; also, same co. and regt.; return made up for the year 1777; mus-
tored by Col. Barber, State Muster Master ; also, list of men who re-enlisted,
between Oct. 22, 1779, and Nov. 24, 1779, for the war and who received State
and Continental bounties, as returned by Joseph Pettengill, of 9th Mass. regt. ;
also, descriptive list dated Jan. 11, 1781; Capt. Dix's co.. Col. Michael Jack-
son's (8tli) regt. ; rank, Private ; age, 22 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 11 in. ; complexion,
dark; hair, dark; occupation, farmer; birthplace, Billerica; residence, Bil-



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTIOX. 445

"Walker, Ezekiel, continued.

lerica ; enlisted Oct. 26, 1779, by Capt. Dix, at "West Point ; enlistment, during
war ; also, order on Henry Gardner, Treasurer, payable to Lieut. Col. Ezra
Badlam, dated West Point, Sept. 2'J, 1781, signed by said Walker and others,
for wages for 3 mos. service in the Continental Army in 1780 in Capt. Nathan
Dix's CO., Col. Wesson's regt.

Walker, Ezekiel. List of men belonging to Capt. J. Baker, Jr.'s co. who had
been sworn and mu.stered, as returned by Capt. Baker, dated Brookline ; also,
Capt. John Baker, Jr.'s co.. Col. Gerrish's regt.; receipt for advance pay,
signed by said "Walker and others, dated Brookline, June 22, 1775.

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

Walker, Ezekiel. Private, Capt. David Bell's co., Lieut. Col. Symmes's detach-
ment of guards ; enlisted Feb. 12, 1778 ; discharged May 12, 1778 ; service, 3
mos., imder Maj. Gen. Heath at Boston.

"Walker, Ezra, Sandisfield (also given New Marlborough) . Private, Lieut. Moses
Soul's CO. of Minute-men, Col. John Fellows's regt., which marched April 21,
1775, in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 17 days ; company
served to May 7, 1775; also, Capt. Soul's co.. Col. Fellows's regt. ; muster roll
dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted May 8, 1775 ; service, 3 mos. 1 day ; also, company
return dated Oct. 7, 1775; also, order for bounty coat dated Camp at Dor-
chester, Nov. 1, 1775; also, Private, Capt. Noah Allen's (late Capt. Moses
Soul's) CO., Col. Asa "Whitcomb's regt. ; muster roll dated Camp at Ticon-
deroga, Nov. 27, 1776 ; enlisted Nov. 25, 1775 ; also, return of men raised for
Continental service ; residence, Sandisfield; engaged for town of Sandisfield;
joined Capt. Allin's co., Col. "Wigglesworth's regt.; term, 3 years; also, list
of men mustered between Jan. 20, 1777, and June 1, 1778, by Truman "Ulieler,
Muster Master for Berkshire Co. ; Capt. Allen's co.. Col. "Wigglesworth's
regt. ; reported received State bormty ; also. Corporal, Capt. Noah Allen's co..
Col. Calvin Smith's (late "Wigglesworth's) regt. ; Continental Army pay ac-
coimts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to Nov. 20, 1778; reported discharged
Nov. 20, 1778, and place taken by Gordon "Walker ; also, Capt. Allen's co., Col.
Edward Wigglesworth's regt. ; return [year not given] ; residence. New Marl-
borough ; engaged for town of New Marlborough ; mustered by Capt. T.
"Wheeler ; also, same co. and regt. ; muster rolls for March and May, 1778,
dated Valley Forge; enlistment, during war; also, Capt. Allen's co.. Col.
"Wigglesworth's (4th) regt. ; muster roll for June, 1778, dated Camp Greenwich
and sworn to at Camp Stamford ; reported tending the sick at Princeton ; also,
same co. and regt. ; pay abstract for Oct., 1778.

Walker, Ezra. List of men, dated Brookfield, June 30, 1778, showing service
credited to them, respectively, as retm-ned by the committee chosen to make
an average of the service rendered to the credit of the 3d Precinct of Brook-
field ; total amount of service rendered made to average 5i months for each
single poll in said precinct ; said Walker credited with 5 mos. service.

"Walker, George, Arundel. Return of men mustered by Nathaniel Wells, Muster
Master for York Co., certified in York Co., June 6, 1780; said "Walker appears
among men mustered to serve for 8 months in defence of eastern Massachusetts,
agi-eeable to resolve of March 25, 1780; residence, Arundel; also, Private,
Capt. Daniel Clark's co., Col. Joseph Prime's regt. ; joined May 9, 1780; dis-
charged Dec. 8, 1780; service, 7 mos. ; enlistment, 8 months; regiment raised
in York Co. for defence of eastern Massachusetts.

Walker, George, "Worcester. Private, Capt. Timothy Bigelow's co. of Minute-
men and militia. Col. Artemas Ward's regt., which marched on the alarm of
April 19, 1775 ; service, 12 days ; reported returned home.



446 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

"SV^iXKER, George. Private, Lieut. Col. Jabez Hatch's (Boston) regt. ; service with
detachment commanded by ^laj. Andi'ew Symmes drafted to serve for 5 weeks
in guarding stores under Maj. Gen. Heath at and about Boston, agreeable to
order of Council of May 12, 1777.

"Walkkr, George. Private, Capt. Nathan Smith's co., Col. Jacobs's regt. ; pay
roll for Nov., 1778; service, 1 mo., probably at Rhode Island.

"Walker, George. 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, 28 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 5^ in.; complexion, dark; hair, brown;
eyes, dark; occupation, farmer; engaged for town of East Sudbury; engaged
Feb. 22, 1781 ; term, 3 years.

"Walker, George. Private, Capt. Edward Blake's co.. Col. Mitchel's regt. com-
manded by Lieut. Col. James Williams, Brig. Gen. Godfrey's (Bristol Co.)
brigade; service, 8 days; company marched to Tiverton, R. I., on the alarm
of Aug. 2, 1780; also, Capt. Jacob Haskms's co.. Col. Isaac Dean's regt.; en-
listed March 6, 1781 ; discharged March 14, 1781 ; service, 10 days ; company
raised to serve at Rhode Island for 40 days, unless sooner discharged.

Walker, Gideon, Lanesborough. Return of men raised to serve in the Continen-
tal Anny from Capt. Ebenezer Newell's (2d Lanesborough) co. ; residence,
Lanesborough ; engaged for town of Lanesborough ; joined Capt. Warren's co.,
Col. Bailey's regt. ; term, during war ; also, list of men mustered between Jan.
20, 1777, and June 1, 1778, by Truman Wheler, Muster Master for Berkshire
Co. ; Capt. Warren's co., Col. Bailey's regt. ; reported received State bounty;
also. Sergeant, 6th co., Col. John Bailey's regt. ; Continental Army pay
accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to Jan. 1, 1779; reported died Jan. 1,
1779 ; also, Capt. I.saac Warren's (6th) co.. Col. Bailey's regt. ; company return
dated Camp Valley Forge, Jan. 24, 1778 ; reported mustered by a Coimty Mus-
ter Master.

Walker, Gideon, Sutton. List of men mustered to serve in the Continental Army
for the term of 9 months ; said Walker appears among men belonging to Cajit.
Chase's co. and other companies in Col. Ilolman's regt. ; engaged for town of
Sutton ; mustered May 15 [year not given, probably 1778] ; also, descrii)tive
list of men raised in Worcester Co. for the term of 9 months from the time of
their arrival at Fi.shkill, agreeable to resolve of April 20, 1778 ; Capt. Sibbey's
(Sibley's) co.. Col. Holman's regt.; age, 22 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 8 in.; com-
plexion, light (also given dark) ; residence, Sutton ; engaged for town of Sut-
ton ; arriA'ed at Fishkill June 7 (also given June 19) , 1778 ; also, list of men
returned as received of Jonathan Wanier, Commissioner, by Col. R. Putnam,
July 20, 1778; also, list of men returned as mustered by Henry Rutgers, Jr.,
Deputy Muster Master, dated Fishkill, Aug. 1, 1778.

Walker, Gideon. 2d Lieutenant, Capt. John Banister's (1st Brookfield) co.. Col.
Convers's (4th Worcester Co.) regt. of Mass. militia; list dated Hardwick,
June 24, 1776, returned by Brig. Jonathan Warner, of officers chosen to com-
mand two companies of matrosses which had been formed by said Warner in
his brigade ; ordered in Council June 28, 1776, that said officers be commis-
sioned ; reported commissioned June 28, 1776.

Walker, Gideon. List of men, dated Brookfield, June 30, 1778, showing service
credited to them, respectively, as returned by the committee chosen to make
an average of the service rendered to the credit of the 3d Precinct of Brook-
field ; total amount of service rendered made to average 5J months for each
single poll in said precinct ; said Walker credited with 3 mos. service.

Walker, Gordon, Sandisfield (also given New Marlborough) . Private, Capt. Noah
Allen's CO., Col. Calvin Smith's (late Wigglesworth's) regt. ; Continental Army



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 447

"Walker, Gordon, continued.

pay accounts for service from Nov. 20, 1778, to Dec. 31, 1780 ; reported as having
taken the place of Corporal Ezra "Walker ; residence, Sandisfield ; also, Capt.
Noah Allen's co., (late) Col. "Wiggles worth's regt. commanded by Maj. Porter;
muster roll for March and April, 1779, dated Providence ; enlisted Jan. 1,
1777 ; enlistment, during war ; also, descriptive list dated West Point, Jan. 29,
1781; Capt. Ebenezer Smith's co., 6th Mass. regt. commanded by Lieut. Col.
Smith; rank, Private; age, 18 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 3 in.; complexion, light;
hair, light ; eyes, gray ; residence. New Marlborough ; enlisted Jan. -, 1780,
by Capt. Allen; enlistment, during war; also, Private, Capt. Smith's co.,
Lieut. Col. Calvin Smith's (6th) regt.; return for wages for the year 1781;
wages allowed said "Walker from Jan. 1, 1781, to Oct. 1, 1781, 9 mos. ; reported
transferred to light infantry co. Oct. 1, 1781; also, Capt. Peter Clayes's (Light
Infantry) co., commanded by Capt. John K. Smith prior to May 1, 1781, Lieut.
Col. Calvtu Smith's (6th) regt. ; return for wages for the years 1781 and 1782;
wages allowed said Walker from Oct. 1, 1781, to April 1, 1782, 6 mos. ; reported



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