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Walker, James. Private, Capt. Pelatiah Eddy's co.. Col. John Hathaway's regt. ;
entered service March 23, 1779 ; discharged April 15, 1779 ; service, 2-1 days, at
Rhode Island ; company detached from militia and marched from Tavmton to
Tiverton, R. I.

Walker, James. Descriptive list of men raised to serve in the Continental Army
for the term of 9 months, agreeable to resolve of June 9, 1779, returned as
received of Justin Ely, Commissioner, by Capt. James Cooper, at Springfield,
July 19, 1779; Capt. Dwight's co., Col. Porter's regt. ; age, 21 yrs. ; stature, 5
ft. 9 in. ; hair, brown ; engaged for town of Belchertown ; also, list of men
returned as received of Noah Goodman, Superintendent for Hampshire Co.,
by Justin Ely, Commissioner, dated Springfield, Oct. 19, 1779.

Walker, James. Descriptive list of men raised to reinforce the Continental Army
for the term of 9 months from the time of their arrival at place of rendezvous ;
Lieut. Holland's co. ; age, 27 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 8 in.; complexion, dark;
hair, dark; eyes, dark; reported sent forward July 12, 1779; also, list of men
returned as received of Maj. Stephen Badlam, Superintendent for Suffolk
Co., by Justin Ely, Commissioner, certified at Springfield; also, list of men
returned as received of Justin Ely, Commissioner, by Lieut. Reuben Lilley,
at Springfield, Aug. 15, 1779 ; age, 27 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 7 in. ; complexion,
dark ; engaged for town of Boston : also, list of 9 months men ; entered service
July 13, 1779 ; discharged April 13, 1780.

Walker, James. 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.



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Walker, James. Private, Capt. Joseph Browning's co.. Col. Seth Murray's regt.;
enlisted July IG, 1780; discharged Oct. 10, 1780; service, 3 mos. 2 days, includ-
ing 7 daj's (140 miles) travel home ; regiment raised in Hampshire Co. to re-
inforce Continental Army for 3 months.

Walker, James. Seaman, ship " Protector," commanded by Capt. John Foster
Williams ; engaged Oct. 4, 1780 ; service, 7 mos. 1 day ; reported captured May
5, 1781.

Walker, James. Private, Capt. Gideon Stebbens's co., 4th Hampshire Co. regt. ;
service, 3 days ; reported as belonging to the alarm list ; company marched to
Northampton in June, 1782, to suppress the mob. Roll dated Belchertown.

Walker, James. Corporal, Capt. Gideon Stebbens's co., 4th Hampshire Co. regt. ;
service, 3 days; company marched to Northampton in June, 1782, to suppress
the mob. Roll dated Belchertown.

Walker, James, Jr. Capt. Edward Blake's co., Col. Carpenter's regt. ; service
4 days; company detached to march to Tiverton, R. I., July 28, 1780, to serve
for 6 days.

Walker, Jason. Private, Capt. Asa Danforth's co. of volunteers. Col. Convers's
regt. ; service, 22 days ; comi)any marched from Brooklield Sept. 23, 1777, to
join army under Gen. Gates at the Northward ; also, list of men, dated Brook-
field, Juno 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 Brookfield ; total amount of service rendered made
to average 5i months for each single poll in said iirecinct ; said Walker cred-
ited with 13J mos. service.

Walker, Jason. Corporal, Capt. John Morgan's co. ; enlisted Jan. 13, 1778 ; dis-
charged July 1, 1778; service, 5 mos. 18 days; company detached from militia
of Hampsliire and Worcester counties to guard stores and magazines at Sprmg-
field and Brookfield.

Walker, Jason. Sergeant, Capt. Silas Walker's co., Maj. Nathaniel Heath's de-
tachment; engaged Nov. 1, 1779; discharged Feb. 1, 1780; service, 3 mos.
4 days, with guards at Boston, including travel (72 miles) home; company
raised for 3 months.

Walker, Jededlah. Private, Cajit. Philip Animidon's co.. Col. Tyler's regt. ; en-
tered service July 28, 1780 ; discharged Aug. 8, 1780 ; service, 15 days, including
3 days (.52 miles) travel home ; company ordered to Rhode Island on the alarm
of July 27, 1780.

Walker, Jeremla.h. Sergeant, Capt. Elijah Smalley's co., Maj. Zenas Winslow's
regt.; service, 2 days, on an alarm at Bedford and Falmouth in Sept., 1778.
Roll sworn to in Barnstable Co.

Walker, Jesse, Fryeburg. List of men belonging to Capt. J. Baker, Jr. 's co. who
had been swoni and mustered, as returned by Capt. Baker, dated Brookline;
also, Capt. John Baker, Jr.'s co.. Col. Samuel Gerrish's regt. ; receipt for
advance pay, signed by said Walker and others, dated Brookline, June 22,
1775; also, Corporal, same co. and regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; en-
li.sted Mayl, 1775; service, 92 days ; also, Capt. John Baker, Jr.'s (10th) co.,
Lieut. Col. Loammi Baldwin's (late Col. Gerrish's) 38th regt. ; pay roll for
Aug., 1775; also, Capt. Joseph Pettcngill's (10th) co., Lieut. Col. Baldwin's
regt. ; company return dated Camp at Sewall's Point, Sept. 27, 1775 ; also, re-
turn for clothing dated Sewall's Point, Oct. .30, 1775; also, order for bounty
coat dated Camp at Sewall's Point, Nov. 19, 1775: also, Sergeant, Capt. Pet-
tengill's CO., Col. Baldwin's (2fitli) regt. ; pay abstracts for Feb. and March,
177fi, dated Camp at New York ; also, same co. and regt. ; list of men retixrned



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Walker, Jesse, continued.

as having received advance pay, dated Camp at New York, April 23, 1776 ;
also, same co. and regt. ; pay abstract for April, 1776 ; also, same co. and regt. ;
pay abstract for May, 1776, dated Camp at New York ; reported deserted May
8, 1776 ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay abstract for travel allowance, etc., sworn
to at Andover, May 5, 1777 ; no allowance credited to said Walker.

Walker Jesse, Fryeburg. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army
[year not given]; residence, Fryeburg; engaged for town of Andover; also,
list of men returned by a committee for settling disputes between towns as to
soldiers credited to them ; said Walker claimed by Andover and Fryeburg ;
allowed to Fryeburg.

Walker, Jesse. Private, Capt. Stephen Farrington's detachment ; marched Aug.
4, 1781 ; discharged Aug. 8, 1781 ; service, 5 days, on expedition sent by the
town of Fryeburg for relief of inhabitants on ^\jidroscoggin river ; warrant for
pay drawn in favor of Selectmen of Fryeburg.

Walker, Jesse. Sergeant, Lieut. Nathaniel Hutchings's detachment; marched
Aug. 12, 1781 ; discharged Sept. 24, 1781 ; service, 1 mo. 15 days ; detachment
sent by the Selectmen of Fryeburg to guard frontiers on Androscoggin river.

Walker, Jesse. Receipt dated Boston, May 13, 1782, for bounty paid said Walker
by Samuel Moody, Chairman of Class No. 3 of the town of Newbury, to serve
in the Continental Army for the term of 3 years.

Walker, Joel, Billerica. Private, Capt. Jonathan Stickney's co., Col. Bridge's
regt. of Minute-men, which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service,
19 days; also, Capt. Stickney's co.. Col. Ebenezer Bridge's regt.; muster roll
dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted April 25, 1775 ; service, 1 mo. 1 day ; also, com-
pany return dated Cambridge, Sept. 25, 1775 ; reported enlisted into the train
May 24, 1775; also, Matross, Capt. Thomas Waite Foster's co., Col. Richard
Gridley's (Artillery) regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted May 7,
1775; service, 3 mos. 2 days; also, company return [probably Oct., 1775] ; also,
order for bounty coat due for the 8 months service in 1775.

Walker, Joel, Great Barrington (also given Tyringham) . Sergeant, Capt. Wil-
liam King'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 to May 7, 1775, 17
days; also, Capt. King's (1st) co.. Col. Fellows's (8th) regt.; muster roll dated
Aug. 1, 1775; engaged May 8, 1775; service, 3 mos. 1 day; also, 2d Sergeant,
same co. and regt. ; company return dated Dorchester, Oct. 7, 1775; reported
absent on furlough ; also, order for bounty coat dated Dorchester Camp, Nov.
17, 1775; also. Sergeant, Capt. Noah Lankton's co.. Col. ISIark Hopkins's (1st
Berkshire Co.) regt. ; entered service July 15, 1776 ; discharged July 31, 1776 ;
service, 17 days; company marched on expedition to the Highlands, N. Y., by
order of Brig. Gen. John Fellows; also, Lieut. Joseph Willson's detachment
from Capt. Ezekiel Hearick's (Herrick's) co.. Col. John Ashley, Jr.'s (Berk-
shire Co.) regt. ; entered service July 8, 1777 ; discharged July 27, 1777 ; ser-
vice, 20 days ; detachment marched to reinforce Northern Army at request of
Maj. Gen. Schuyler.

Walker, Joel. List of men returned as serving on main guard under Maj. Loammi
Baldwin at Cambridge, dated May 15, 1775.

Walker, Joel. Private, Capt. Rufus Allen's co. of matrosses. Col. David Reset-
ter's regt. ; entered service Oct. 14, 1780 ; discharged Oct. 17, 1780 ; service, 3
days, on the alarm of Oct. 14, 1780. Roll dated Pittsfield.

Walker, John, Berwick (also given Acton). Private, Capt. John Goodwin's co.,
:Maj. Daniel Littlefield's detachment of York Co. militia; detached July 10,
1779; discharged Sept. 10, 1779; service, 2 mos., on Penobscot expedition;



456 IVIASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AXD SAILORS

"Walker, John, continued.

also, descriptive list of men mustered by Thomas Newhall, Muster Master for
"Worcester Co. ; Capt. Peirce's co., Col. Bigelow's regt. ; age, 30 yrs. ; stature,
5 ft. 8 in. ; complexion, dark; hair, dark; occupation, tailor; residence, Ber-
wick; u)ustered Feb. 29, 1780, at request of Capt. Peirce; also, Private, Capt.
John Peirce's co.. Col. Timothy Bigelow's (15th) regt.; Continental Army
pay accounts for sei-vice from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780 ; residence, Acton ;
reported as serving (> mos. as Private, 6 nios. as Drummer; also, Private, same
CO. and regt. ; muster roll for Jan.-June, 1780, dated Kobiuson's Farm ; en-
listed Feb. 28, 1780; enlistment, during war; reported confined in brigade
guard; also, descriptive list dated "West Point, Jan. 10, 1781; Capt. Smith's
CO., Col. Rufus Putnam's (5th) regt.; rank. Drummer; age, 36 yrs. 1 mo.;
stature, 5 ft. 8 in.; complexion, dark; hair, black; eyes, dark; residence,
Acton; enlisted Feb. 28, 1780, by Capt. Peirce; enlistment, during war; com-
pany joined from 15th Mass. regt. ; also. Drummer, Capt. Sylvanus Smith's
CO., Col. Putnam's regt. ; muster rolls for Jan.-May, 1781, dated "West Point;
also, muster rolls for June and July, 1781, dated Camp near Dobbs's Ferry;
also, muster roll for Aug., 1781, dated Camp Peekskill; also, muster rolls for
Sept., 1781-Feb., 1782, dated "West Pomt; also, Capt. Smith's (1st) co.. Col.
Putnam's regt.; muster rolls for March-Nov., 1782; also, Capt. Smith's co.,
5th Mass. regt. ; muster roll for Dec, 1782; also, Capt. Smith's co., 5th Mass.
regt. commanded by Lieut. Col. David Cobb ; muster rolls for Jan. and Feb.,
1783.

"Walker, John, Boston. List of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master
for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, Jan. 19, 1777; Capt. Nathaniel "Winslow's co..
Col. Thomas JMarshall's regt. ; reported received State bounty; also, Private,
Lieut. Colonel's co.. Col. Marshall's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for
service from Feb. 29, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780 ; residence, Boston ; also, descriptive
list dated Jan. 26, 1781; Capt. Othniel Taylor's co.. Col. Benjamin Tupi)er's
(10th) regt. ; age, 20 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 6 in. ; complexion, light ; hair, dark ;
residence, Boston; enlisted Dec. 20, 1779, by Lieut. Cary; enlistment, during
war; also. Private, Col. Tupper's regt.; service from Jan. 1, 1781, 24 mos.;
also, Capt. Marshall's co. ; accoimt of rations, small stores, etc., delivered
officers and soldiers of 10th Mass. regt. by E. Limt, State Commissary [year
not given].

"V\"alker, John, Boston. Private, Capt. Haffield "White's co.. Col. Rufus Putnam's
(4th) regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from April 3, 1777, to
Dec. 31, 1780; also, same co. and regt.; return dated Albany, Feb. 9, 1778;
residence, Boston; mustered by Nathaniel Barber; reported deserted Jan. 8,
1778; also, descriptive list dated "West Point, Jan. 10, 1781 ; Capt. White's CO.,
Col. Putnam's (5th) regt. ; rank. Private ; age, 27 yrs. 3 mos. ; stature, 5 ft.
4 in.; complexion, light; hair, light; eyes, light; residence, Boston; enlisted
April 10, 1779, by Col. Putnam; enlistment, during war; also. Private, Capt.
Ilaftield "White's co.. Col. Putnam's regt. ; muster rolls for Jan. -April, 1781,
dated "West Point; reported on command with light infantry in Feb., March,
and April, ITSl.

"Walker, John, Boston (also given Brookline) . List of men mustered by Nathaniel
Barber, Muster Master for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, March 16, 1777; Capt.
Pettingill's co.. Col. "Wesson's regt.; reported received State bomity; also.
Private, Capt. Nathan Dix's co.. Col. James "Wesson's (9tli) regt. ; Continental
Army pay accounts for .service from Feb. 19, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1780; residence,
Boston ; also, same co. and regt. ; return made up for the year 1777 ; residence,
Brookline; enlisted for town of Brookline; mustered by Col. Barber, State
Muster ^Master ; also, descriptive list dated Jan. 11, 1781 ; Capt. Dix's co.. Col.
Michael Jackson's (8th) regt. ; rank. Private ; age, 19 j^rs. ; stature, 5 ft. 9 in. ;



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Walker, John, continued.

complexion, brown; hair, black; occupation, barber; birthplace, Killmar-
nock, Scotland; residence, Brookline; enlisted Feb. I'J, 1777, by Capt. Dix, at
Boston ; enlistment, during war ; also, order on Henry Gardner, Treasurer,
payable to Lieut. Col. Ezra Badlam, dated "West Point, Sept. 29, 1781, signed
by said Walker and others, for wages for 3 mos. service in the Continental
Army in 1780 in Capt. Nathan Dix's cc, Col. Wesson's regt.

Walker, John, Brimswick. Drummer, Capt. James Curtis's co. ; muster roll
dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted May 17, 1775 ; service, .3 mos. ; also, Capt. Curtis's
CO., Col. James Cargill's regt. ; enlisted Aug. 9, 1775 ; service, 5 mos. 5 days,
in defence of seacoast.

Walker, John, Hopkinton. Private, Capt. Caleb Brooks's co.. Col. Nicholas
Dike's regt. ; pay abstract for travel allowance etc., to and from camp, dated
Boston, Nov. 27, 1776, and endorsed " at Dochester Heights; " 64 miles travel
allowed said Walker; also, Sergeant, sameco. and regt. ; muster roll for Dec,
1776-Feb., 1777 ; engaged Dec. 1, 1776 ; discharged Feb. 26, 1777 ; service guard-
ing stores at Boston ; regiment raised to serve until March 1, 1777 ; also, list of
men raised to serve in the Contmental Army ; residence, Hopkinton ; engaged
for town of Hopkinton ; joined Capt. Hill's co., Col. Patterson's regt. ; engaged
by James Nutt, Henry Mellen, and Jacob Gibbs, Committee ; term, 3 years ;
also, list of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for Suffolk Co.,
dated Boston, March 2, 1777; Capt. Hill's co.. Col. Patterson's regt. ; reported
received State bounty; also, Sergeant, Capt. Mills's co.. Col. Joseph Yose's
regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 7, 1777, to Dec.
31, 1779; also, Capt. Robert Davis's co.. Col. Joseph Yose's regt. ; muster roll
for Dec, 1777, sworn to in Camp at Yalley Forge; engaged Feb. 15, 1777; re-
ported sick at Fishkill ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay roll for Nov., 1778 ; also,
same co. and regt. ; pay roll for Dec, 1778, sworn to in Quarters at Providence ;
also, same co. and regt. ; order for gratuity, dated Providence, Feb. 13, 1779 ;
also, same co. and regt.; pay rolls for Jan. and Feb., 1779; o7.so, (late) Capt.
Davis's CO., Col. Yose's (llth) regt. ; muster roll for March and April, 1779,
dated Providence.
Walker, John, Oxford. Private, Capt. Ebenezer Crafts's troop. Col. Leamed's
regt., which marched April 20, 1775, in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775 ;
service, 1 week 3 days.

Walker, John, Pembroke. Private, Capt. Thomas Turner's co. of militia, Col.
John Bailey's regt. ; pay abstract for mileage, dated Jan. 10, 1776 ; mileage for
63 miles allowed said Walker ; company reported encamped with Brig. Gen.
Thomas's brigade ; also, Capt. Freedom Chamberlain's co. ; marched March
5, 1776 ; service, 5 days ; company marched on the alarm of March 5, 1776, at
the time of taking Dorchester Heights ; also, Capt. Ichabod Bormey's co., Col.
John Cushtng's regt.; marched Dec 9, 1776; service, 17 days; company
marched to Providence, R. I., on the alarm of Dec. 9, 1776.

Walker, John, Rehoboth. Sergeant, Capt. John Lyon's or Capt. Jesse Perrin's
CO., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 7 days [the two
Rehoboth alarm cos. under Capt. Lyon and Capt. 'Perrin returned upon one
roll].

Walker, John, Rehoboth. Private, Capt. John Perry's co.. Col. Tknothy Walker's
(22d) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 1, 1775; service,
3 mos., 1 week, 1 day ; also, company return dated Oct. 6, 1775 ; also, order for
bounty coat dated Camp at Roxbury, Oct. 26, 1775.

Walker, John, Salem. Descriptive list of officers and crew shipped on board the
ship "Thomas" (privateer) , command('d by Capt. Samuel Ingcrsoll, dated
Salem, Aug. 7, 1780; age, 24 yrs. ; complexion, light; residence, Salem.



458 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Walker, John, Sutton. Private, Capt. Artliur Dagget's (Sutton) co. of Minute-
men, Col. Larned's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; ser-
vice, 1 week 4 days; also, Capt. Dagget's co.. Col. Ebenezer Learued'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. Lerned's regt.; company return
dated Roxbury Camp, Oct. 6, 1775; also, Capt. Andrew Elliot's co., Col. Jon-
athan Holman's regt. ; service, 30 days, including travel (2fX) miles) from home
and return ; company marched Sept. 26, 1777, to reinforce Northern army for
30 days at the time of taking Gen. Burgoyne.

Walker, John (also given John, Jr.), 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: also, Capt. Nathan Fuller's
CO., Lieut. Col. William Bond's (late Col. Thomas Gardner's) 37th regt. ; com-
pany return dated Camp Prospect Hill, Oct. 6, 1775; also, order for bounty
coat dated Camp Prospect Hill, Oct. 29, 1775; also. Private, Capt. Edward
Fuller's co.. Col. Brooks's regt. ; return endorsed " Octo 1770 " ; said Walker
reported as fit for duty ; also rei^orted as having lost articles in battle ; also. Pri-
vate, Capt. Field's co.. Col. William Shejjpard's regt. ; Continental Army pay
accounts for service from Feb. 5, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; also, Capt. Reuben
Slayton's co.. Col. Shcpard's (3d) regt. ; return dated Valley Forge, Jan. 30,
1778 ; residence, Weston ; enlisted for town of Weston ; mustered by State
and Continental Muster Masters; also, communication addressed to Col. E.
Brooks, dated Weston, July 11, 1778, signed by Maj. Samuel Lamson, wherein
it is stated that said Walker, a Continental soldier, had not returned to duty
according to his promise, and suggesting that an order from Col. Brooks might
cause him to return; also, Capt. Slayton's co.. Col. Shepard's regt.; muster
roll for July and Aug., 1778, dated Camp at Providence; reported on fur-
lough ; also, same co. and regt. ; muster rolls for Oct. and Nov., 1778, dated
Providence; also, Colonel's co.. Col. Shepard's (4th) regt.; muster roll for
March and April, 1779, dated Providence ; enlisted Feb. 5, 1777 ; enlistment,
3 years ; reported nursing in hospital ; also, same co. and regt. ; Continental
Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Feb. 2, 1780; also, same
CO. and regt.; return made uj) for the year 1780, dated West Point; reported
discharged Feb. 2, 1780; also, descriptive list of men raised in Middlesex Co.,
agreeable to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780, as returned by Joseph Hosmer, Superin-
tendent for said county ; age, 44 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. f3 in. ; complexion, light ;
hair, brown ; eyes, blue ; occupation, farmer (also given laborer) ; engaged for
town of Weston; engaged Nov. 1, 1781; term, 3 years; also. Private, Capt.
Ebenezer Smith's co., Lieut. Col. Calvin Smith's (6th) regt. ; return for wages
for the year 1782; wages allowed said Walker from ^March 10, 1781, to March
1, 1782, 11 mos. 22 days; rejjorted died March 12, 1782; also, certificate dated
Weston, Aug. 5, 1785, .signed by the Selectmen, certifying tliat Ruth Walker,
of Weston, was the widow of said Walker who died while in the Continental
service, and that she was the proper jjerson to draw whatever wages might be
found due him, as no administrator had been appointed on his estate.

Walker, John, Woburn. Private, Capt. Joshua Walker's co.. Col. Samuel Dean-
ney's (Denny's) regt.; enlisted Oct. 22, 1779; discharged Nov. 23,1779; ser-
vice, 1 mo. 13 days, including travel (215 miles) home ; regiment detached to
join Continental Army and ordered to march to Claverack to .serve for 3 months ;
also, list of 6 months men raised agreeable to resolve of June 5, 1780, returned
as received of Maj. .Joseph Hosmer, Superintendent for :Midd]esex Co., by
Justin Ely, Commissioner, dated Springfield; also, descriptive list of men
raised to reinforce tlie Continental Army for the term of 6 months, agreeable
to resolve of June 5, 1780, returned as received of Justin Ely, Commissioner,
by Brig. Gen. John Glover, at Springfield, July 15. 1780; age, 18 yrs. ; stature,
5 ft. 10 in.; complexion, light; engaged for town of Woburn ; marched to camp



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"Walker, John, continued.

' July 15, 1780, under command of Capt. James Cooper ; also, list of men raised
for tlie 6 months service and returned by Brig. Gen. Paterson as having passed
muster in a return dated Camp Totoway, Oct. 25, 1780 ; also, Private ; pay roll
for 6 months men raised by the town of Woburn for service in the Continental
Army dming 1780; marched July 10, 1780; discharged Jan. 15, 1781; service,
6 mos. 16 days, including travel (220 miles) home ; also. Corporal, Capt. Samuel
Tay's CO., Lieut. Col. Webb's regt. ; enlisted Sept. 13, 1781 ; discharged Dec.
1, 1781 ; service, 2 mos. 29 days, includmg 11 days (218 miles) travel home ; regi-
ment raised in Suffolk and Middlesex counties to reinforce Continental Army
for 3 months.

Walker, John, Woolwich. Private, Capt. John Wiley's co., Col. Michael Jack-
son's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from March 2, 1777, to
Dec. 31, 1779; residence, Woolwich; term, 3 years; also, Capt. John Bayley's
CO., Col. Jackson's regt. ; pay abstract made up to May 26, 1777 ; enlisted March
2, 1777 ; also, Capt. James Bancraft's co. ; ILst of officers and men belonging to
Col. Michael Jackson's Mass. Line regt. retui-ned probably in 1779; also, Capt.
Bumam'sco., Col. Jackson's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service
from Jan. 1, 1780, to March i, 1780.

Walker, John. 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Noah Moulton Littlefield's co. ; abstract for
wages for 1 month and 4 weeks billeting; company stationed at Wells and
Arundel for defence of seacoast ; order for pajnnent of amount of abstract, dated
Wells, Sept. 16, 1775, and signed by Capt. Littlefield ; also, same co. ; engaged
July 10, 1775 ; service, 6 mos. 6 days ; company stationed at Wells and Anmdel
for defence of seacoast.

Walker, John. Private, Capt. Joseph Franklin's co.. Col. Thomas Carpenter's
regt. ; service, 8 days; company marched from Eehoboth to Bristol, R. I., on
the alarm of Dec. 8, 1776.

Walker, John. Private, Capt. James Hills's co.. Col. John Dagget's regt. ; copy
of a list of men stationed at Bristol for 3 months from Dec. 28, 1776.

Walker, John. List of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for
Suffolk Co., dated Boston, April 13, 1777; Capt. White's co.. Col. Francis's
regt. ; reported received State bounty.

Walker, John. Private, Capt. Joseph Pettengill's co., Col. L. Baldwin's (26th)
regt. ; pay abstracts for Feb. and March, 1776, dated Camp at New York ; also,
same co. and regt. ; list of men returned as having received advance pay, dated
Camp at New York, April 23, 1776; also, same co. and regt. ; pay abstract for
April, 1776; also, same co. and regt.; pay abstracts for May and June, 1776,
dated Camp at New York; also, list of men who had been enlisted by the
officers of Capt. Pettengill's co., 26th regt., dated Camp at New York, July 9,
1776; also, Capt. Pettingill's co.. Col. Baldwin's regt. ; pay abstract for travel
allowance, etc., sworn to at Andover, May 5, 1777; reported discharged 290



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