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miles from home.

Walker, John. Private, Lieut. Col. Jabez Hatch's (Boston) regt.; service with
detachment commanded by Maj. Andrew Sjnnmes drafted to serve for 5
weeks in guarding stores under Maj. Gen. Heath at and about Boston, agree-
able to order of Council of May 12, 1777.

Walker, John. Private, Capt. Peter Porter's co.. Col. John Brown's (Berkshire
Co.) regt. ; entered service July 10, 1777 ; discharged July 25, 1777 ; service,
15 days ; company called out at request of Maj. Gen. Schuyler and marched to
" Manchester on the Grants in the State of Yermount ; " also, same co. and
regt. ; entered service Sept. 22, 1777; discharged Oct. 8, 1777; service, 16 days;
company called out at request of Maj. Gen. Gates and marched to Benning-
ton, thence escorted 169 prisoners to Springfield by order of Gen. Lincoln.



460 INIASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AXU SAILORS

"Walker, John. Private, Capt. Johu Boyuton's co., Col. Nathan Sparhawk's regt.
commanded by Maj. Jonas Wilder; entered service Sept. 27, 1777; discharged
t)ct. 18, 1777 ; sei-vice, 29 days, in Northern department, including 7 days (141
miles) travel home ; company raised for 30 days service. [Name appears as
Jonas Walker on a duplicate roll.]

"Walker, John. Private, Capt. James Hills's co., Col. "Williams's regt. ; service
from Sept. 29, 1777, to Oct. 30, 1777, at Tiverton. Koll sworn to at Rehoboth.

"Walker, John. Private, Capt. Reuben Dyer's co. ; enlisted Oct. 9, 1777; dis-
charged Dec. 6, 1777; service, 2 mos., including 3 days (UO miles) travel home ;
company raised for expedition against St. Johns, N. S., and continued in ser-
vice at Macliias for its defence ; also, certificate dated Machias, Dec. 12, 1777,
signed by Capt. Reuben Dyer, certifying that Capt. Steplien Smith, Muster
Master for Lincoln Co., had paid said Walker and others belonging to Capt.
Dyer's co. the bounty allowed them for engaging to serve on the expedition
against St. Johns.

"Walker, John. Private, Capt. Joseph Franklin's (Rehoboth) co.. Col. John Dag-
gett's regt. ; entered service Jan. 3, 1778; discharged March 31, 1778; service,

2 mos. 27 days; company stationed at Rhode Island for 3 months from Jan. 1,
1778.

Walker, John. Private, Capt. Lemuel May's co., Col. Mcintosh's regt. ; joined
March 27, 1778; discharged April 5, 1778; service, 10 days, at Roxbm-y Lines.
Roll sworn to at Roxbury.

Walker, John. Private, Capt. Thomas Robbins's co. ; enlisted May .30, 1778; dis-
charged Dec. 1, 1778; service, 6 mos. 6 days, under Col. John Allan, including

3 days (60 miles) travel home ; company raised for defence of Machias.

Walker, John. Private, Capt. Ichabod Bonney's co., Col. Nathan Sparhawk's
regt. ; marched Oct. 5, 1778 ; service, 2 mos. 11 days, at Castle Island, travel
home (4 days) allowed; company discharged Dec. 11, 1778.

Walker, John. Private, Capt. David Goodwin'sco., Col. Cogswell's regt. ; entered
service Sept. 24, 1778; discharged Dec. 31, 1778; service, 3 mos. 9 days; com-
pany detached to guard and fortify posts at and about Boston.

Walker, John. Private, Capt. William Han-is's detachment from Col. Pike's
(Cumberland Co.) regt. ; service from Sept. 27, 1779, to Oct. 23, 1779, 26 days,
mider direction of Committee of Falmouth ; detachment detailed for defence
of Falmouth by order of General Court of Sept. 3, 1779.

Walker, John. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Lakin's co., Col. John Jacobs's (Light
Infantry) regt. ; entered service Sept. 23 (also given Sept. 25) , 1779 ; discharged
Nov. 28 (also given Nov. 23), 1779; service, 2 mos. 3 (also given 2 mos. 7) days,
at Rhode Island; also, same co. and regt.; pay abstracts for Sept., Oct., and
Nov., 1779, sworn to at Newport.

Walker, John. Descriptive list of men raised in Hamp.shire Co. in 1779 to serve
in the Continental Army ; age, 24 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 11^ in. ; complexion, dark ;
engaged for town of West Springfield ; delivered to Lieut. Elijah Day.

Walker, John. Private, Capt. Jabez Bullock's co.. Col. Thomas Carpenter's
regt.; entered service Aug. 1, 1780; discharged Aug. 9, 1780; service, 9 days;
company marched to Tiverton, R. I., on the alann of Aug. 1, 1780, and there
served under Gen. Heith. Roll sworn to at Rehoboth.

Walker, John. Return of 3 and 6 months men raised in Hampshire Co. from
(late) Col. Moseley's regt. by order of Brig. Gen. Danderson (Danielson) , dated
Hampshire Co. ; Lieut. Meconithy's co. : engaged for town of Blandford ; term,
3 months; reported mustered by Lieut. Col. Timuthy Robinson; also. Private,



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Walker, John, continued.

Capt. Levi Ely's co., Col. Johu Brown's regt. ; entered service Aug. 9, 1780;
discharged Oct. 22, 1780 ; service, 2 mos. 21 days, including 7 days (140 miles)
travel home ; regiment raised for 3 months.

Walker, John. Sergeant, Lieut. Job Winchel's detachment. Col. Hallet's regt. ;
engaged Aug. 1, 1780; discharged Oct. 30, 1780; service, 3 mos. 8 days, at
Rhode Island, including 8 days (160 miles) travel home; regiment raised for
3 months. .

Walker, John. Private, Capt. John Porter's co.. Col. Cyprian How's regt.. Col.
Commandant John Jacobs's brigade ; entered service July 25, 1780 ; discharged
Oct. 30, 1780 ; service, 3 mos. 10 days, at Rhode Island, including travel (80
miles) home ; regiment raised for 3 months.

Walker, John. Sergeant, Capt. Solomon Walker's co., Lieut. Col. Joseph Prime's
regt.; engaged April 29, 17¬Ђ0; discharged Dec. 26, 1780; service, 7 mos. 29
days, under Brig. Gen. Wadsworth at the Eastward.

Walker, John. Private, Capt. Luke Day's co., Lieut. Col. John Brooks's (7th)
regt.; muster roll for April, 1781, dated West Point; reported retTimed from
desertion April 1, 1781 ; also, list of men tried by coxirts-martial subsequent to
Jan. 1, 1781 ; said Walker tried by general court-martial, Maj. Grayhani, Presi-
dent, April 11 [year not given, probably 1781] , on charge of desertion ; sentenced
to death ; reported pardoned ; also, muster roll for May, 1781, dated West Point ;
reported on command at New Windsor; also, muster roll for Jime, 1781; re-
ported deserted June 7, 1781; also, list of men who deserted subsequent to
Jan. 1, 1781 ; said Walker deserted Jime 7 [year not given, probably 1781]
from Newburgh.

Walker, John. 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 Androscoggin river ; warrant for
pay drawn in favor of Selectmen of Fryeburg; also, Lieut. Nathaniel Hutch-
ings's detachment ; marched Sept. 5, 1781 ; dischargedSept.il, 1781; service,
9 days ; detachment sent by the Selectmen of Fryeburg to guard frontiers on
Androscoggin river.

Walker, John. Seaman, Continental frigate "Deane," commanded by Capt.
Samuel Nicholson; engaged April 18, 1782; service to :SIay 31, 1782, 1 mo.
13 days.

Walker, John, Jr. Private, Capt. Edward Grow's co. ; enlisted July 10, 1775;
service to Dec. 31, 1775, 6 mos. 7 days; company raised in York for defence of
seacoast.

Walker, Jonas, Rutland. Private, Capt. Thomas Eustis's (Rutland) co. of Minute-
men, which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Cambridge ; service, 9
days; reported enlisted into the army April 27, 1775; also, Capt. Adam
Wheeler's co., Col. Ephraim Doolittle's regt.; receipt for advance pay,
signed by said Walker and others, dated Charlestown Camp, July 13, 1775 ;
also, Sergeant, same co. and regt. ; company return dated Camp at Winter
Hill, Oct. 6, 1775.

Walker, Jonas. Private, Capt. John Boj-nton's co.. Col. Nathan Sparhawk's regt.
commanded by Maj. Jonas Wilder; entered service Sept. 27, 1777; discharged
Oct. 18, 1777 ; service, 29 days, in Northern department, including 7 days (141
miles) travel home; company raised for 30 days. [Name appears as John
Walker on a duplicate roll.]

Walker, Jonathan, Arundel. Return of men mustered by Nathaniel Wells,
Muster Master for York Co., certified in York Co., Jime 6, 1780: said Walker



462 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

"Walker, Jonathan, continued.

appears among men miisteretl to serve for 8 months in defence of eastern Massa-
chusetts, agreeable to resolve of March 25, 1780; residence, Arundel; also.
Private, Capt. Daniel Clark's co., Col. Joseph Prime's regt. ; joined May 9,
1780; discharged Dec. 8, 1780; service, 7 mos. ; enlistment, 8 months; regi-
ment raised in York Co. for defence of eastern INIassachusetts.

"Walker, Jonathan, Dighton. Private, Capt. Elijah "Walker's co.. Col. Pope's
(Bristol Co.) regt.; marched Dec. 8, 177fi; service, 9 days, at Rhode Island
on the alarm of Dec. 8, 1776.

Walker, Jonathan. Private, Capt. Peter Porter's co., Col. John Brown's (Berk-
shire Co.) regt. ; entered service July 10, 1777 ; left service July 2.5, 1777 ;
service, 15 days; company called out at request of Maj. Gen. Schuyler and
marched to "Manchester on the Grants in the State of Vermouut"; also,
Lieut. Benjamin Chamberlin's detachment from Col. John Brown's regt.;
entered service Aug. 16, 1777; discharged Aug. 19, 1777; service, 3 days;
detachment marched to Bennington at the time of the battle ; roll swom to
in Berkshire Co.

"Walker, Jonathan. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Cousens's co., (late) Maj. Little-
field's detachment of York Co. militia; entered service July 6, 1779; dis-
charged Aug. 24, 1779; service, 1 mo. 19 days, on Penobscot expedition.

"Walker, Jonathan (also given Jonathan, Jr.) . Private, Lieut. Col. Abiel "Whit-
marsh's CO., Col. Thomas Carpenter's regt.; entered service July 29, 1780;
discharged July 31, 1780; service, 3 days, on an alarm at Rhode Island; com-
pany raised to serve for 6 days at Tiverton. Roll swom to in Bristol Co.

Walker, Jonathan. Corporal, Capt. Elijah "Walker's co.. Col. John Hathaway's
regt., Brig. Gen. George Godfrey's (Bristol Co.) brigade; service, 7 days;
company marched to Tiverton, R. I., on the alarm of Aug. 2, 1780.

Walker, Jonathan, Jr., Dighton. Private, Capt. Elijah "Walker's co.. Col. Pope's
(Bristol Co.) regt.; marched Dec. 8, 1776; service, 24 days, at Rhode Island
on the alarm of Dec. 8, 1776.

"Walker, Joseph, Ashby. Sergeant, Capt. John Jones's co. of militia, Col. James
Prescott's regt., which marched April 20, 1775, in response to the alarm of
Ajiril 19, 1775 ; service, 7 days.

"Walker, Joseph, Brookfield. Private, Capt. Francis "Willson's co.. Col. Danforth
Keyes's regt. ; enlisted Aug. 17, 1777; discliarged Jan. 3, 1778; service, 4 mos.
16 days, at Rhode Island; roll dated Providence; also, same co. and regt.;
pay abstract for mileage from place of discharge home, dated Providence,
Dec. 29, 1777; mileage for 60 miles allowed said "Walker; also, list of men,
dated Brookfield, June 30, 1778, showing service credited to them, respectively,
as returned Ity the committee chosen to make an average of the service ren-
dered 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 pi'ecinct; said
Walker credited with 7.f mos. service.

Walker, Joseph, Fryeburg; List of men belonging to Capt. J. Baker, Jr.'s co.
who had been sworn and mu.stered, as returned by Capt. Bak(!r, dated Brook-
line ; also, Capt. Jolm Baker, Jr.'s co.. Col. Samuel Gerrish's regt. ; receipt for
advaBce pay, signed by said Walker and others, dated Brookline, June 22,
1775; also, Private, same co. and regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; en-
listed May 1, 1775; service, 92 days; also, Capt. John Baker, Jr.'s (10th) co.,
Lieut. Col. Loammi Baldwin's (late Col. Gen-ish's) .38th regt.; pay roll for
Aug., 1775; also, Capt. Joseph Pettengill's (10th) co., Lieut. Col. Baldwin's
regt.; company return dated Camp at Sewall's Point, Sept. 27, 1775; also,
order for bounty coat dated Camp at Sewall's Point, Nov. 19, 1775; also.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTIOX. 4()0

"Walker, Josp:ph, continued.

niemoranduin of firelocks received of sundry officers and soldiers ; date of
delivery, Jan. 6, 1776 ; also, Ensign, Capt. Joseph Pettingill's co. ; return dated
Cambridge Camp, Jan. 8, 1776, made bj' Col. Baldwin, of commissioned officers
in the 26th regt. ; Col. Baldwin reports that " Ensign Joseph Walker is in a
languishing Condition and apprehended will not be fit for Duty this winter; "
said "Walker is also reported as having been a Lieutenant in tliree campaigns
in former wars; also, Capt. Pettingill's co.. Col. Baldwin's regt. ; pay abstract
for March, 1776, dated Camp at New York; also, receipt given to Col. Bald-
win, dated Xew York, April 2, 1776, for ration allowance froni Jan. 1, 1776, to
April 1, 1776; also, Capt. Petteugill's co., Col. Baldwin's regt.; pay abstract
for April, 1776 ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay abstracts for May and Jime,

1776, dated Camp at New York ; also, account rendered by Benjamin Pollard
against said "Walker for board and nursing, etc., "in Sickness <.t Health " from
the last of Jan., 1776, to about the last of Aug., 1776, dated Wobum, Sept. 14,
1776; also, Capt. Petteugill's co.. Col. Baldwin's I'egt. ; return of effectives,
signed by said "Walker, dated Camp New Jersey, Fort Constitution, Oct. 11,
1776 ; also, same co. and regt. ; return of effectives, signed by .said "Walker,
dated Nov. 16, 1776 ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay abstract for travel allowance,
etc., sworn to at Audover, May 5, 1777; reported discharged 360 miles from
home.

"Walker, Joseph. Fryeburg. Regimental orders dated Camp at Falmouth, July
27, 1780, taken from the Orderly Book of Capt. Joseph Pride's co. ; said "Walker,
Sergeant, Cai^t. Davis's co., ordered not to leave the camp without a permit
and to attend the parade; aZso,- Capt. Josiah Davis's co., Lieut. Col. Joseph
Prime's regt.; joined July 11, 1780; discharged Dec. 8, 1780; service, 5 mos.
27 days ; term, 8 mouths ; regiment raised in York Co. for defence of eastern
Massachusetts; roll sworn to at Arimdel and certified at Falmouth.

"Walker, Joseph, Machias. List of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster
Master for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, July 20, 1777; Capt. Allen's co., Col.
Alden's regt.; reported received State bounty; also. Private, 6th co.. Col.
Brooks's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from April 10,

1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; also, Capt. Robert Allen's co.. Col. Ichabod Alden's
regt.; return endorsed "1778;" residence, Machias; engaged for town of
Hingham ; mustered by County Muster Master Barber and by a Continental
Muster Master ; also, (late) Capt. Allen's co., (late) Col. Alden's regt. ; return
of men who were in camp on or before Aug. 15, 1777, and who had not been
absent subsequently except on furlough, etc., certified at Fort "Harkermen,"
Feb. 26, 1779; also, Capt. Asa Cobum's (Light Infantry) co., (late) Col.
Alden's (6th) regt. ; muster roll for March and April, 1779, dated Fort
"Harkemer." [See Josiah Walker.]

Walker, Joseph, Weston. Private, Capt. Thomas Hovey's co., Col. Nathan
Tyler's regt. ; enlisted Aug. 13, 1779; service to Dec. 1, 1779, 3 mos. 18 days,
at Rhode Island; also, same co. and regt. ; pay roll for Dec, 1779, allowing 1
mo. 4 days service at Rhode Island, including travel (80 miles) home. [See
Isaac Walker.]

Walker, Joseph, Worcester. List of men mustered between Jan. 27, 1777, and
Feb. 8, 1777, by Thomas Newhall, Muster Master for Worcester Co. ; Capt.
Oliver's co., Col. Greaton's regt.; enlistment, 3 years; also. Private, (late)
Capt. Robert Oliver's co.. Col. John Greaton's regt. ; Continental Army pay
accounts for service from Jan. 6,1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; also, Capt. Oliver's
CO., Col. Greaton's (2d) regt.; return [year not given] ; residence, Worcester;
enlisted for town of Worcester ; mustered by County Muster Master Newhall ;
also, Capt. Edward Cumpston's co.. Col. Greaton's (2d) regt. ; return of men
who were in camp on or before May [Aug.] 15, 1777, and who had not been



4G4: IMASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS .\XD SAILORS

"Walker, Joseph, continued.

absent subsequently except on furlough, etc. ; reported discharged Jan. 6 [year
not given], tenn of enlistment having expired; warrant for giatuity allowed
in Coxincil April 24, 1771); also, receipt dated "Worcester, May 13, 1782, for
bounty paid said "Walker by Jonathan Rice, Chairman of Class No. 4 of the
town of "Worcester, to serve in the Continental Army for the term of 3 years.

"Walker, Joseph. Copy of a list of men who enlisted Jan. 29, 1776, for the term
of 2 months or who procured others to serve in their stead, taken from Ashby
records.

"Walker, Joseph. Boy, brigantine " Rising Emjiire," commanded by Capt. Richard
"Whelleu; engaged May 21, 1776; discharged Sept. 5, 1776; service, 3 mos. 14
days. Roll sworn to in Bristol Co.

"Walker, Joseph. Private, Capt. Tobias Lord's co. ; marched Jan. 22, 1776; ser-
vice to Nov. 25, 1776, 10 mos. 5 days; company stationed at Falmoutli, Cum-
berland Co., for defence of seacoast.

"Walker, Joseph. Private, Capt. Samuel Read, Jr.'s co., Col. Josiah "Whitney's
regt. ; marched Dec. -, 1776 ; returned March -, 1777 ; service, 3 mos. 13 days,
at the Jerseys. Roll dated Uxbridge.

"Walker, Joseph. Marine, brigantine "Hawke," commanded by Capt. Jonathan
Oakes; engaged May 3, 1777; service, 1 mo., with the fleet \mder Commodore
Jolni Manley. Roll sworn to in Middlesex Co.

"Walker, Joseph. Private, Capt. Peter Penniman's co.. Col. "Wood's regt. ; service
from April 18, 1777, to May 7, 1777, 21 days; company marched for defence of
Rhode Island.

"Walker, Joseph. Copy of a list of men raised to serve for 30 days, dated Ashby,
Sept. 30, 1777; arrived at camp and marched Oct. 1, 1777.

"Walker, Joseph. Private, Capt. James Hosley's co. of volunteers. Col. Jonathan
Reed's regt. ; enlisted Sept. 26, 1777 ; discharged Nov. 9, 1777 ; service, 1 mo.
15 days; company raised in Townsend, Pepperell, and Ashby, and marched to
assist army under Maj. Gen. Gates.

"Walker, Joseph. Private, Capt. Joshua Nason's co., (late) Col. Storer's regt. ;
entered service Aug. 14, 1777; discharged Nov. 30, 1777; service, 123 days,
with Northern army, including 15 days (.300 miles) travel home ; company dis-
charged at Queman's Heights.

"Walker, Joseph. Private, Capt. John Homes's co.. Col. Jonathan Reed's (1st)
regt. of guards; muster roll dated May 9, 1778; enlistment, 3 months from
April 2, 1778 ; reported sick and absent ; also, same co. and regt. ; entered ser-
vice April 3, 1778 ; service, 1 mo. 3 days, at Cambridge ; reported discharged
May 6, 1778.

"Walker, Joseph. Private, Capt. Jacob Haskins's co., in a regiment commanded
by Lieut. Col. Samuel Pierce; entered service May 20, 1779; discliarged :May
27, 1779 ; service, 10 days, at Tiverton, including travel (33 miles) home ; regi-
ment raised to serve at Rhode Island until July 1, 1779.

Walker, Joseph. Private, Capt. Daniel Brown's co. commanded by Lieut. "W'il-
liam AYhite, Col. Miles Powell's (Berkshire Co.) regt. ; enlisted July 23, 1779;
discharged Sept. 1, 1779; .service, 1 mo. 10 days, at New Haven, Conn., includ-
ing 6 days (120 miles) travel home. Roll sworn to at Lanesborough.

"Walker, Joseph. Private, Capt. "William Clark's co.. Col. Benjamin Simonds's
regt. ; entered service Oct. 13, 1780; discharged Oct. 18, 1780; .service, 6 days,
on an alarm at the Northward; company marched from "Windsor to Shafts-
bury Oct. 13, 1780, by order of Gen. Fellows ; also, same co. and regt. ; entered



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 4(35

Walker, Joseph, continued.

service Oct. 21, 1780; discharged Oct. 22, 1780; service, 2 days; company
marched from AVindsor Oct. 21, 1780, by order of Gen. Fellows on an alami
at the Northward ; also, Lieut. John Cole's co. Col. Simonds's regt. ; entered
service Oct. 26, 1780; discharged Oct. 28, 1780; service, 3 days; company
marched from Windsor Oct. 26, 1780, by order of Gen. Fellows on an alarm at
the Northward.

"Walker, Joseph. * Private, Capt. Simeon Cole's co.. Col. Dean's regt. ; service
from March G, 1781, 10 days; company raised to serve on a 40 days expedi-
tion to Rhode Island, but discharged March 15, 1781, by order of Maj. Gen.
Lincoln.

Walker, Joseph. Private, Capt. Elihu Gifford's co.. Col. Turner's regt. ; entered
service July 23, 1781; discharged Nov. 30, 1781; service at Rhode Island;
regiment raised in Bristol and Barnstable counties to serve for 5 months.

Walker, Joseph. List of deserters from Lieut. Col. John Brooks's (7th) regt.,
dated West Point, Aug. 18, 1782 ; Light Infantry co. ; age, 21 yrs. ; stature,
5 ft. 8 in. ; complexion, light ; hair, light ; engaged for town of Boston ; de-
serted April 16, 1780, from White Plains.

Walker, Joseph. Private, in a company commanded by Lieut. Stephen Farington ;
entered service July 22, 1782 ; discharged Nov. 22, 1782 ; service, 4 mos. ; com-
pany raised in and for defence of York and Cumberland counties and stationed
at " Sudbury-Canada." Roll dated Fryeburg.

Walker, Jos'h. Private, Maj. Nathaniel Heath's co. ; enlisted Oct. 1, 1779; dis-
charged Oct. 31, 1779; service, 1 mo., with guards at and about Boston;
enlistment, 3 months.

Walker, Joshua, Cambridge (probably). Private, Capt. Samuel Thatcher's co.
of militia. Col. Gardner's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19,
1775 ; service, 3 days.

Walker, Joshua, Eastham. Private, Capt. Isaiah Higgins's co.. Col. Thomas
Marshall's regt. ; return for mileage, advance pay for 1 month from June 6,
1776, etc., dated June 17, 1776; mileage from camp (95 miles) allowed said
Walker ; regiment stationed at Boston ; also, same co. and regt. ; entered ser-
vice June 6, 1776 ; service to Oct. 31, 1776, 4 mos. 26 days ; roll sworn to in
Suffolk Co.; also, same co. and regt.; service from Nov. 1, 1776, to time of
discharge, 1 mo.

Walker, Joshua, Wobum (probably). Captain of a company in Col. David
Greene's (2d Middlesex Co.) regt., which marched probably on the alarm of
April 19, 1775 ; service, 29 days ; also, Lieutenant ; list of training soldiers be-
longing to 3d Wobum co. imder Capt. Timothy Winn, dated May 13, 1775;
also. Captain, 8th (Wobum) co., 2d Middlesex Co. regt. of Mass. militia; list
of officers chosen by the several companies in said regiment, as returned by
Jonathan Fox and others, field officers, dated Wobum, March 26, 1776 ; ordered
in Council May 6, 1776, that said officers be commissioned ; reported commis-
sioned May 6, 1776; also. Captain, Col. Samuel Deanney's (Denny's) regt.:
eng.aged Oct. 13, 1779; discharged Nov. 23, 1779; service, 1 mo. 22 days, in-
cluding travel (215 miles) home ; regiment detached to join Continental Army
and ordered to march to Claverack to serve for 3 months.

Walker, Joshua. Private, Capt. Jesse Wyman's co.. Col. Jacob Garrish's (Ger-
rish's) regt. ; muster roll dated Bunker Hill, INIarch 6, 1778; enlisted Feb. 23,
1778; company detached to guard Lieut. Gen. Burgoyne's army; also, same
CO. and regt. ; enlisted Feb. 23, 1778 ; service to May 18, 1778, 2 mos. 25 daj's,
at Bunker Hill.



466 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AXD SAILORS

Walker, Josiah, Macliias. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army
from Col. John Cushing's (2(1 Plymouth Co.) regt., as returned agreeable to
order of Council of Nov. 7, 1777; residence, Machias; engaged for town of
Scituate; joined Capt. Allen's co., Col. Alden's regt.; term, 3 years. [See
Joseph "Walker.]

"Walker, Josl\h, Sturbridge. Corporal, Capt. Ebenezer Crafts's troop. Col.
Learned's regt., wliich marched April 20, 1775, in response to the alarm of
April 19, 177.5 ; service, 1 week 5 days.

"Walker, Josl\h. Return of the train band of the 1st "Woburn co. under Capt.
Josiah Johnson, made by Abijah Thompson, Clerk, dated April 30, 1775.

"Walker, Josiah. Capt. John Wentworth's co.. Col. Gerrish's regt. of guards; en-
listed July 18, 1778; discharged Dec. 14, 1778; service, 5 mos. 5 days, including
travel (160 miles) home ; regiment stationed at Cambridge.

"Walker, Josla.h. Private, Capt. Peter "Warren's co., Col. Jonathan Mitchell's
regt. ; detached Julj^ 7, 1779 ; discharged Sept. 25, 1779 ; service, 2 mos. 18
days, on Penobscot expedition. Roll dated Falmouth.

"Walker, Joslah. Private, Capt. Joseph Pride's co., in a detachment of Cumber-
land Co. militia commanded by Nathaniel Jordan, Esq. ; joined Oct. 1, 1779;
discharged Oct. 23, 1779; service at the Eastward.

"Walker, Josiah. Private, Capt. Ephraim Hartwell's co. of guards; entered ser-
vice Oct. 25, 1779 ; discharged April 24, 1780 ; service, 5 mos. 29 days ; company
stationed at Rutland.

"W'alker, Josiah. Private, Capt. Philii) Ammidon's co.. Col. Dean's regt.; en-
listed March 4, 1781 ; discharged March 18, 1781 ; service, 14 daj's, at Rhode
Island.

"Walker, Josiah, Jr., AVobum. Private, Capt. Samuel Belknap's co., which



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