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transferred to Capt. E. Smith's co. April 1, 1782 ; also, Capt. Ebenezer Smith's
CO. Lieut. Col. Calvin Smith's regt. ; return for wages for the year 1782; wages
allowed said "Walker from April 1, 1782, to Dec. 1, 1782, 8 mos. ; reported fur-
loughed Dec. 1, 1782; also, return [year not given, probably 1783] of men en-
titled to S80 gratuity, agreeable to act of Congress of May 15, 1778, for serving
during the war; 3d co., 6th Mass. regt.; also, order on Capt. Haward (Hey-
wood), Agent, 6th Mass. regt., payable to Capt. "Walter Deane, dated Sandis-
field, Feb. 26, 1784, signed by said "Walker and Isaac "Walker, for balance due
for service in 6th Mass. regt.

"Walker, Henderson. Sergeant, Capt. William Tucker's co.. Col. Jacob Gerrish's
regt. ; engaged July 8, 1778; discharged Jan. 1, 1779; service, 5 mos. 25 days.

Walker, Henry, Newburyport. Prize Master, brig " Julius Caesar," commanded
by Capt. Nathaniel Bently ; descriptive list of officers and crew, sworn to at
Falmouth, June 21, 1780; age, 23 yrs. 6 mos. ; stature, 5 ft. 6i in; complexion,
light ; residence, Newburyport ; reported rated 3 shares.

Walker, Henry. Capt. Asa Stower's co., Col. John Brown's regt.; entered ser-
vice June 30, 1777; discharged July 26, 1777; service, 26 days; company
marched to Saratoga; roll sworn to in Berkshire Co.; also. Private, Lieut.
Jabez Cornish's co.. Col. Brown's regt.; entered service Aug. 14, 1777; dis-
charged Aug. 22, 1777 ; service, 9 days, at Bennington ; roll sworn to in Berk-
shire Co.; also, Capt. Peter Porter's co.. Col. Brown's (Berkshire Co.) regt.;
entered service Sept. 22, 1777 ; left service Oct. 8, 1777 ; service, 16 days ; com-
pany called out at request of Maj. Gen. Gates and marched to Bennington,
thence escorted 169 prisoners to Springfield by order of Gen. Lincoln.

Walker, HEZEKLi.H, Holden. Private, Capt. Samuel Thomson's co., Maj. Asa
Baldwin's division. Col. Deany's (Denny's) regt. ; enlisted Sept. 26, 1777; ser-
vice, 1 mo., in Northern department, including 8 days (170 miles) travel home.

Walker, Hezekl^h. Private, Capt. Elijah Dwight's co.. Col. Elisha Porter's
(Hampshire Co.) regt. ; enlisted July 21, 1779; discharged Aug. 25, 1779; ser-
vice, 1 mo. 9 days, at New London, Conn., includmg4 days (75 miles) travel
home. Roll dated Belchertown.

Walker, Hezekl\h. Capt. Watson's co.. Col. Greaton's (3d) regt. ; entered ser-
vice July 28, 1779 ; discharged April 28, 1780 ; term, 9 months.

Walker, Ichabod. Private, Capt. Jacob Haskins's co.. Col. Isaac Dean's regt.;
enlisted March 6, 1781 ; discharged March 14, 1781 ; service, 10 days ; company
raised to serve at Rhode Island for 40 days, unless sooner discharged. [Name
appears as Ichabod Willis on a duplicate roll.]



•J48 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

"Walker, Isaac, Boston. Boj', brigantine " Tyrannicide," commanded by Capt.
Allen Hallet ; roll made up for advance pay for 1 month, dated Boston ; also.
Cabin Boy, same vessel and commander; engaged Jan. 7, 1779; discharged
April 30, 1779; service, 3 mos. 24 days; also, Seaman, brigantine "Tyran-
nicide," commanded by Capt. John Cathcart; engaged May 12, 1779; dis-
cliarged Jime 23, 1779; service, 1 mo. 11 daj's; also, Captain's Steward, .same
vessel and commander ; accoimt of provisions due officers and servants in the
cabin mess from Jimo 22, 1779, to Sept. 2, 1779 ; said Walker credited with 72
days allowance ; aZso, Seaman, same vessel and commander; engaged Jime24,
1779; discharged Sept. 6, 1779 ; service, 2 mos. 14 days; a/so, CajJtain's Steward,
ship " Es.sex " (privateer) , commanded by Capt. John Cathcart; descriptive
list of officers and crew, sworn to in Suffolk Co., June 12, 1780; age, 17 yrs. ;
residence, Boston.

"Walker, Isaac, Boston. Prize INIaster, ship " Rhodes," commanded by Capt.
Nehemiah Buffinton ; descriptive list of officers and crew, sworn to Aug. 14,
1780; age, 45 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 7 in. ; complexion, light; residence, Boston.

"Walker, Isaac, Sandisfield. Return of men raised for Continental service; resi-
dence, 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 AVheler, Muster Master for Berk-
shire Co. ; Capt. Allen's co.. Col. Wigglesworth's regt. ; reported received
State bounty; also. Private, Light Infantry co.. Col. Calvin Smith's (late
Wigglesworth's) regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Feb.
24, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; also, Capt. Noah Allen's co.. Col. Edward Wiggles-
worth's regt.; return [year not given]; mustered by Capt. 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; also, same co. and regt. ; pay roll for Oct., 1778; also, Capt.
Allen's CO., (late) Col. Wigglesworth's regt. commanded by Maj. Porter; mus-
ter roll for March and April, 1779, dated Providence ; enlisted Feb. 24, 1777 ;
reported transferred to light infantry co. ; also, Capt. Daniel Pillsbury's (Light
Infantry) co., Col. Wigglesworth's regt. ; muster roll for March and April,
1779, sworn to at Providence; also, Capt. Pilsbury's co.. Col. Smith's regt.;
Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780;
also, descriptive list dated West Point, Jan. 29, 1781; Capt. John K. Smith's
CO., 6th Mass. regt. commanded by Lieut. Col. Smith; rank, Private; age, 20
yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 6 in.; complexion, dark; hair, brown; eyes, dark; resi-
dence, Sandisfield; enlisted Jan. -, 1777, by Capt. Allen; enlistment, during
war; also, Private, Capt. Peter Clayes's (Light Infantry) co., commanded by
Capt. John K. Smith prior to May 1, 1781, Lieut. Col. Calvin Smith's (0th)
regt. ; returns for wages for the years 1781 and 1782 ; wages allowed said Walker
for 24 mos. ; also, order on Capt. Haward (Heywood), Agent, 6th Mass. regt.,
payable to Capt. Walter Deane, dated Sandisfield, Feb. 26, 1784, signed by
said Walker and Gordon Walker, for balance due for service in 6tli !Ma.ss. regt.

Walker, Isaac, Weston. Private, Capt. Samuel Lamson's co. of militia, which
marched in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775; said Walker marched
April 19, 1775 ; service, 3 days.

Walker, Lsaac, Weston. Private, Capt. Thomas Hovey's co., Col. Nathan Tyler's
regt. ; pay roll for Dec, 1779, allowing 22 days service at Rhode Island, includ-
ing travel (85 miles) home; reported discharged Dec. 18, 1779. [See Joseph
Walker.]

Walker, Isaac. Private, Capt. Jonathan Fisk's (Weston) co.. Col. Brooks's regt. ;
service, 5 days ; company called out March 4, 1776, at the time of taking Dor-
chester Heights.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 449

Walker, Isaac. Lieutenant, Capt. Stephen Farrington's detachment ; marched
Aug. 4, 1781 ; discharged Aug. 8, 1781 ; .service, 5 day.s, on expedition sent by
the town of Fryeburg for relief of hihabitants on Androscoggin river ; warrant
for pay drawn in favor of Selectmen of Fryeburg ; also, receipt dated Boston,
May i;j, 1782, for boimty paid William Eatton by said Walker, Lieutenant,
Chairman of Class No. 1 of the town of Frj-eburg, to serve in the Continental
Army for the term of 3 years. j

Walker, Israel, Gageborough (Windsor) , also given New Providence. Private,
Capt. Abiathar Angel's co.. Col. David Brewer's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug.
1, 1775; enlisted May 15, 1775; service, 2 mos. 3 weeks; also, Capt. John
Wright's CO., Col. Brewer's (9th) regt. ; company return [probably Oct., 1775] ;
also, Capt. Wright's co., (late) Col. Brewer's regt. ; order for bounty coat
dated Roxbury Camp, Nov. 2, 1775.

Walker, Israel, Jr., Hopkiuton. Private, Capt. John Homes's (Hopkinton) co.
of militia. Col. Samuel Bullard's regt., which marched on the alarm of April
19, 1775, to Roxbury ; service, 3 days ; also. Sergeant ; list showing pay allowed
to men under Lieut. Daniel Fames [year not given] ; said Walker allowed
pay for 60 days service; also, receipt given to Lieut. Daniel Fames, dated
Hopkinton, Feb. 5, 1776, signed by said Walker and others belonging to Capt.
Henry Lealand's co.. Col. Wyllys's regt., for wages for service in "the Last
Campain."

Walker, Jacob, Hatfield. Certificate dated Camp at Cambridge, Jime 18, 1775,
signed by [Capt.] Setli Murray, certifying that said Walker and others belong-
ing to his company. Col. Woodbridge's regt., were in need of cartridge boxes,
for which he promised to be accoimtable; also, Capt. Murray's co., Col. Ben-
jamin Ruggles Woodbridge's (25th) regt. ; receipt for advance pay, signed by
said Walker and others, dated Cambridge, Jime 29, 1775 ; also. Private, same
CO. and regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted May 1, 1775 ; service, 3
mos. 8 days; also, company return dated Prospect Hill, Sept. 30, 1775; also,
order for money m lieu of bounty coat dated Camp Cambridge, Oct. 25, 1775;
also, Private, Capt. Seth MmTay's co., in a regiment commanded by Maj. Jon-
athan Clap; enlisted July 9, 1777; discharged Aug. 12, 1777; service, 1 mo. 10
days, including travel (112 miles) home ; company marched on expedition to
Fort Edward and Mosses Creek ; also, return of men raised to serve in the
Continental Army from Capt. Murray's co.. Col. Pomeroy's regt.; residence,
Hatfield; engaged for town of Hatfield; joined Capt. Watkins's co.. Col.
Brewer's regt. ; term, 3 years ; also, list of men raised to serve in the Conti-
nental Army, as returned by Capt. Joshua Woodbridge ; residence, Hatfield ;
engaged for town of Hatfield ; joined Capt. Watkins's co., Col. Brewer's regt. ;
term, 3 years; also. Sergeant, Capt. A. Williams's co., Col. Sprout's regt.;
Continental Army pay accounts for service from Sept. 1, 1777, to Sept. 1,
1780; reported discharged Sept. 1, 1780; also, Capt. Nathan Watkins's co..
Col. Samuel Brewer's regt. ; return made agreeable to order of Council of
Dec. 26, 1777 ; mustered by State Muster Master.

Walker, Jacob. Lists of men appearing under the heading " Hartwell Brook the
first Everidge ; " said Walker appears among 8 months men [year not given],
also among persons reported as having contributed cash " at the march for
taking Burgoj-ne 1777;" reported contributed ^Z; also. Quartermaster Ser-
geant, Col. Eleazer Brooks's regt. of guards ; joined Nov. 4, 1777 ; service, 4 mos.
29 days, at Charlestown and Cambridge ; also, lists of men appearing under the
heading "Hartwell Brook the first Everidge;" said Walker appears among
men forming the first guard at Cambridge [year not given].

Walker, James, Belchertown. Sergeant, Capt. John Cowls's co.. Col. Wood-
bridge's regt., which marched April 20, 1775, in response to the alarm of
April 19, 1775; left service Jlay 14, 1775; service, 25 days; reported returned



■450 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AXD SAILORS

Walker, James, continued.

home; also, 2(1 Lieutenant, Capt. Elijah Dwight's (9th) co., Col. Samuel
Howe's (4th Hampshire Co.) regt. of Mass. militia ; list of officers chosen in
sUid company in place of officers who had refused to take their commissions,
dated Belchertown, July 22, 1776 ; ordered in Council Aug. 9, 1776, that said
officers he commissioned; reported commissioned Aug. 9, 1776; also, Lieuten-
ant, in a company commanded by Lieut. Aaron Phelps, Col. Elisha Porter's
regt. ; engaged July 9, 1777 ; discharged Aug. 12, 1777 ; service, 1 mo. 9 days,
in Nortliem department, including travel (120 miles) home; also. Lieutenant,
Capt. Jonathan Bardwell's co.. Col. Elisha Porter's regt. ; engaged Sept. 22,
1777 ; discharged Oct. 17, 1777 ; service, 1 mo. 2 days, with Northern army, in-
cluding travel (130 miles) home; also, certilicate dated Belchertown, Oct. 5,
1781, signed hy Elijah Parker, certifying that his son. Stiles Parker, a minor,
had been hired by said Walker, Lieutenant, on behalf of Class No. 10 of the
town of Belchertown, to serve in the Continental Army for the term of 3 years ;
that he had engaged April 6, 1781, and received bounty.

Walker, Jajvies, Belchertown. Private, Capt. Elijah Dwight's co.; pay abstract
for mileage to and from camp [year not given] ; mileage for 166 miles allowed
said Walker.

"Walker, James, Bridgewater. Private, Capt. Seth Turner's [Independent] co.
under command of Col. Thomas Marshall; enlisted May 27, 1776; service to
Nov. 1, 1776, 5 mos. 5 days; also, same co. ; service between Oct. 31, 1776, and
Jan. 1, 1777, 1 mo. ; company stationed at Hull.

Walker, James, Dartmouth. Sergeant, Capt. Daniel Egrey's co., Col. Timothy
Danielson's regt. ; company return dated Camp at Roxbury, Oct. 6, 1775 ; also,
order for boimty coat dated Roxbury Camp, Nov. 6, 1775. [See James Walker
Cathel.]

Walker, James, Fitchburg. Private, Capt. Ebenezer Bridge's co.. Col. John
AVhetcomb's regt. of Minute-men, which marched on the alarm of April 19,
1775, to Cambridge ; left place of rendezvous May 2, 1775 ; service, 13 days ;
also, Capt. William Wyman's co.. Col. John Patterson's (26th) regt.; muster
roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 24, 1775; service, 2 mos. 12 days; also,
company return [probably Oct., 1775] ; also, order for money in lieu of bounty
coat dated Dec. 16, 1775.

Walker, James, Greenwich. Private, Capt. Oliver Coney's co.. Col. Sears's regt. ;
marched Aug. 12, 1781 ; discharged Nov. 15, 1781 ; service, 3 mos. 10 days, in-
cluding travel (146 miles) home ; regiment raised to reinforce Continental
Army for 3 months.

Walker, James, Haverhill. Private, Capt. Daniel Hills's co. of militia. Col.
Johnson's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Cambridge
under command of Lieut. Samuel Clements; service, 7 days.

Walker, James, Haverhill. Ensign, Capt. Thomas Cogswell's co. ; return dated
Cambridge Camp, Jan. 8, 1776, made by Col. Loammi Baldwin, of commis-
sioned officers in the 26th regt. ; also, Capt. Cogswell's co.. Col. Baldwin's
regt.; pay abstracts for Feb. and March, 1776; also, receipt given to Col.
Loammi Baldwin, for ration allowance from Jan. 1, 1776, to April 1, 1776, dated
New York ; also, Capt. Cogswell's co., Col. Baldwin's regt. ; pay abstracts for
April and May, 1776 ; also, account of articles lost by sundry officers and soldiers
belonging to the 26th regt. at the evacuation of New York Sept. 14, 1776; also,
return dated Mixfield, Pa., Dec. 29, 1776, of officers and men belonging to Col.
Baldwin's regt. who marched on expedition to Trenton Dec. 26, 1776; also,
Capt. Cogswell's CO. ; pay abstract for travel allowance from the army home,
dated Jan. 28, 1777; said Walker credited with 27 daj's allowance.



IX THE WAK OF THE REVOLUTION. 451



"Walker, James, New Boston, N. H. Account swom to in Essex Co., Jan. 14
1782, rendered by the Selectmen of Topsfield, of bounties paid said Walker and
others by the several classes of said town to serve in tlie Continental Anny for
3 years or during the war, agreeable to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780; said Walker
received bounty of Class No. 4, of which Solomon Dodge was Chairman; also,
descriptive list of men in Continental service ; Capt. Turner's co., Lieut. Col.
John Brooks's (7th) regt. ; age, 19 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 8 in. ; complexion, dark ;
hair, dark; occupation, farmer; engaged for town of Topsfield ; engaged April
12, 1781; term, 3 years; also, Private, Capt. Asa Coburn's co., Lieut. Col.
Brooks's (7th) regt. ; muster roll for May, 1781, dated West Point; also, mus-
ter rolls for June-Sept., 1781 ; reported on command at West Point in June,
July, and Aug., 1781; also, (late) Capt. Coburn's co. commanded by Lieut.
Levi Parker, Lieut. Col. Brooks's regt.; muster roll for Oct. and Nov., 1781,
dated York Hutts; also, 8th co., Lieut. Col. Brooks's regt.; muster roll for
Dec, 1781, certified at York Hutts; also, descriptive list dated Feb. 20, 1782;
Capt. Jonathan Felt's co., Lieut. Col. Brooks's regt.; age, 19 yrs.; stature,
5 ft. 6 in. ; complexion, dark ; hair, dark ; occupation, laborer; birthplace, New
Boston, N. H. ; residence. New Boston, N. H. ; enlisted April 12, 1781 ; enlist-
ment, 3 years; also, Capt. Felt's co., Lieut. Col. Brooks's regt.; muster rolls
for Jan. and Feb., 1782, dated York Hutts ; reported on command at Verplanck's
Point in Feb., 1782; also, 2d co. ; entry dated Dec. 25, 1783, of an order for
wages for May-Dec. [year not given], appearing in a register of orders accepted
on account of wages, etc.

Walker, James, Palmer. Private, Capt. Phineas Stebbins's co.. Col. Nathan
Sparhowk's (Sparhawk's) regt. ; enlisted Oct. 1, 1778 ; service, 2 mos. 16 days,
including travel (80 miles) home ; company detached to reinforce army under
Gen. Sullivan, but ordered to Boston by resolve of Sept. 17, 1778; also, return
dated Monson, July 27, 1780, made by Reuben Munn, 2d Major, of men mus-
tered by him to serve for 3 months, agreeable to resolve of June 22, 1780 ; Col.
John Bliss's (1st Hampshire Co.) regt.; residence, Palmer; mustered July
13, 1780.

Walker, James, Taunton. Returns of service rendered by men belonging to the
company commanded by Capt. Edward Blake after April -, 1776 ; said Walker
appears among men who went to Nantasket in April, 1776, with Capt. Redding
to serve for 7 months; also, order dated Camp at Hull, June 21, 1776, signed
by said Walker and others belonging to Capt. Zebedee Bedding's co.. Col.
Josiah Whitney's regt., for advance pay for 1 month, etc. ; also, Private, Capt.
Bedding's co., Col. Whitney's regt.; service from 4 days preceding march to
Aug. 1, 1776, 2 mos. 23 days; also, same co. and regt.; service from Aug. 1,
1776, to Nov. 1, 1776, 3 mos. ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay roll for Nov., 1776 ;
service, 1 mo.

Walker, James (also given James, 2d), Taunton. Returns of service rendered
by men belonging to the company commanded by Capt. Edward Blake after
April -, 1776; said Walker appears in a list dated May 31, 1778, of men who
went to Fall River to serve under Capt. Hoskins for 10 days; also. Private,
Capt. Jacob Haskins's co.. Col. John Jacobs's regt.; enlisted June 1, 1778;
service, 11 days ; company detached to guard shore at Freetown for 10 days
by order of Brig. Gen. George Godfrey.

Walker, James, Taunton. Descriptive list of men raised to reinforce the Conti-
nental Army for the term of 6 months, agreeable to resolve of Jmie 5, 1780,
returned as received of Justin Ely, Commissioner, by Brig. Gen. John Glover,
at Springfield, July 25, 1780; age, 20 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 8 in.; complexion,
dark ; engaged for town of Taunton ; marched to camp July 25, 1780, under
command of Capt. Park ; also, list of men raised for the 6 months service and
returned by Brig. Gen. Paterson as having passed muster in a return dated



J:,j2 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

"Walker, James, contimied.

Camp Totoway, Oct. 25, 1780; also, pay roll for 6 months men raised liy the
tovra of Taunton for service in the Continental Army during 1780 ; marched to
camp July 25, 1780 ; discharged Jan. 27, 1781 ; service, 6 mos. 12 days, includ-
ing 10 days (200 miles) travel home; also, Private, Capt. John ■VTilliams's
CO., Col. Joseph Vose's (1st) regt. ; muster roll for Jan., 1781, dated West
Point; enlisted July 25, 1780; discharged Jan. 27, 1781; enlistment, t> months.

Walker, James, Wobum. Private, Capt. Joshua "Walker's co.. Col. David Greene's
(2d Middlesex Co.) regt., which marched probably on the alarm of April 19,
1775; service, 2 days; also, list of men belonging to Capt. John "Wood's co.
who took the oath in Middlesex Co. May 27, 1775, required by Congress to be
taken by the Mass. army; also. Corporal, Capt. "SYood's (5th) co., Lieut. Col.
Baldwin's (38th) regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted May 24, 1775 ;
service, 69 days; also, Capt. "Wood's co., Col. Samuel Gerrish's regt.; return
of the sick and absent, dated Medford, Aug. 10, 1775; also, abstract for wages
from Aug. 1, 1775, dated Camp at Medford, Sept. 1, 1775; also, Capt. "Wood's
CO. ; return of casualties of the several companies in the 38th regt., made by
Lieut. Col. Loammi Baldwin, dated Chelsea, Sept. -, 1775; said "Walker re-
ported sick, absent 47 days by permission of Gen. Putnam ; also, Capt. AYood's
CO., Lieut. Col. Baldwin's (late Col. Gerrish's) 37th regt. ; pay abstract for
Sept., 1775; receipt for amount of abstract, dated Chelsea, Oct. 31, 1775, and
signed by Capt. "Wood; also, 3d Corporal, same co. and regt. ; muster roll for
Sept. and Oct., 1775; enlisted May 28, 1775; aZso, company return [probably
Oct., 1775] ; also, receipt for money in lieu of bounty coat, dated Medford.
Dec. 28, 1775 ; also, list of men belonging to Capt. Wood's co. who agreed to
serve the month of Jan., 1776, endorsed " Medford Dec'br ye 22 1775 " ; also.
Private, Capt. John Dix's co.. Col. Mcintosh's regt.. Gen. Lovel's brigade;
enlisted July .30, 1778; discharged Sept. 12, 1778; service, 1 mo. 17 days, at
Rhode Island, including 4 days (71 miles) travel home ; also, Sergt. Jonathan
Brooks's detachment of Wobum militia raised to serve as guards from Jan.
25, 1779, to March 1, 1779, 1 mo. 7 days, at Bunker Hill.

Walker, James. Matross, Capt. Stephen Badlam's co.. Col. Knox's (Artillery)
regt. stationed near Boston; service probably rendered between Jan. 1, 1776,
and April -, 1776, as per certificate dated Dec. 14, 1839.

Walker, James. Matross, Capt. Samuel Fales's (Taunton) co. of matrosses, Col.
G. Williams's regt., [Gen.] G. Godfrey's brigade ; service, 31 days, on the alarm
at Rhode Island of Dec. 8, 1776; mileage to Slade's Ferry in Swanzey and
home (32 miles) allowed.

Walker, James. Private, Capt. Zebulon Norten's co., Maj. Caleb Hyde's detach-
ment of Berkshire Co. militia; entered service July 11, 1777; discharged July
27, 1777 ; service, 16 daj's, at the Northward. Roll dated Equivalent.

Walker, James. Private, Capt. John Joslin's co.. Col. Job Cushing's (Worcester
Co.) regt.; service, 1 mo. 7 days; company marched from Leominster to Ben-
nington the last of July, 1777, to join forces under Col. Seth Warner.

Walker, James. Private, Capt. Elijah Dwight's co., Col. Elisha Porter's (Hamp-
shire Co.) regt. ; discharged Aug. 19, 1777 ; service, 5 days ; company ordered
out on an alarm at Bennington Aug. 17, 1777.

Walker, James. Private, Capt. William Fletcher's co.. Col. Benjamin Simonds's
regt. ; entered service Aug. 22, 1777 ; discharged Aug. 29, 1777 ; service on ex-
pedition to Bennington.

Walker, James. Private, Capt. Jonathan Bardwell's co.. Col. Elisha Porter's
regt.; enlisted Sept. 22, 1777; discharged Oct. 17, 1777; service, 1 mo. 2 days,
with Northern army, including travel (130 miles) home. Roll dated Belcher-
town.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 453

Walker, James. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Snow's co., Col. George "Williams's
(Bristol Co.) regt. ; enlisted June 22, 1778; service, 23 days; company marched
from Taunton and Raynham June 22, 1778, and served under Gen. Sullivan in
Col. Wade's regt. at Providence, R. I.

Walker, Jajies. Capt. Rufus Barney's co.. Col. Josiah Whitney's regt.; service
from July 29, 1778, to Sept. 10, 1778, 1 mo. 13 days, at Rhode Island.

Walker, James. Private, Capt. William Thurlo's co., Col. Josiah Whitney's
regt. ; service from July 30, 1778, to Sept. 13, 1778, 1 mo. 15 days, at Rhode
Island. Roll sworn to in Worcester Co.

Walker, James. Returns of service rendered by men belonging to the company
commanded by Capt. Edward Blake after April -, 1776; said Walker appears
in a list dated March 16, 1779, of men who went to Howland's F«rry, R. I.,
with Capt. Hoskings to serve for 3 weeks.

Walker, James. Corporal, Capt. Abner Pomeroy's co.. Col. Ezra Wood's regt.;
service, 7 mos. 27 days; regiment raised for 8 months, agreeable to resolve of
April 20, 1778, and marched to the state of New York ; also, Private, same co.
and regt. ; pay roll for part of May and the month of June, 1778 ; said Walker
credited with 17 days service, being 3 days to prepare for camp, 8 days (160
miles) travel, and 6 days in camp; also, Corporal, same co. and regt.; pay
rolls for Aug., Sept., Oct., and Dec, 1778; also, same co. and regt. ; pay roll
for Jan. and part of Feb., 1779, sworn to at Soldier's Fortune; said Walker
credited with 1 mo. 6 days service, being 28 days in camp and 8 days (160
miles) travel home; also, orders on Lieut. Poter (Potter), PajTnaster, Col.
Wood's regt., payable to said Walker, dated Granby, March 24, 1779, signed
by Sewall Warner and Bacchus Simon Lopthrup, respectively, for wages due
for service in the Continental Army ; receipt for above wages dated Brook-
field, March 31, 1779, signed by said Walker, appears on reverse of orders.



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