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marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Concord, thence to Cambridge ; ser-
vice, 3 days ; company served until formation of army.

"Walker, " Kelvin." 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 tlie alarm of Aug. 1, 1780, and there
served under Gen. Heith. Roll sworn to at Rehoboth. [See Calvin "Walker.]

"Walker, Lemuel, Arundel. Private, Capt. Abel Moulton's co.. Col. Jonathan
Titcomb's regt. ; service from May 19, 1777, to July 18, 1777, 61 days, at Rhode
Island.

"Walker, Lemuel. Private, Capt. Simeon Brown's co.. Col. Natlianiel "Wade's
regt. ; enlisted July 1, 1778 ; service, 6 mos. 8 days, at Rhode Island, including
travel (160 miles) home ; company discharged at East Greenwich ; regiment
raised in Essex and York counties ; also, same co. and regt. ; muster roll dated
East Greenwich, Sept. 17, 1778; reported sick and absent; also, same co. and
regt. ; muster rolls sworn to at East Greenwich, Sept. 24, Oct. 14, Nov. 6, and
Nov. 14, 1778; enlistment to expire Jan. 1, 1779.

Walker, Lernkrd (also given Larnard) . Private, Capt. Bartholomew Wood-
bury's CO., Col. Job Cushing's regt. ; enlisted Aug. 13, 1777; discharged Nov.
29, 1777; service, 3 mos. 27 days, in Northern dejiartment, including 10 daj-s
(200 miles) travel home ; company marched from Worcester Co. Aug. 16, 1777 ;
also, Capt. Reuben Sibley's co., Col. Josiah Whitney's regt. ; marched July
31, 1778; discharged Sept. 12, 1778; service, 1 mo. 14 days, at Rhode Island;
roll dated Sutton; also, Capt. Samuel Hamant's co.. Col. Samuel Denny's
(2d) regt.; enlisted Nov. 1, 1779; discharged Nov. 23, 1779; .service, 1 mo. 1
day, at Claverack, including 9 days (180 miles) travel home; regiment raised
to reinforce Continental Armv for 3 months.



IN THE V,'AR OF THE REVOLUTION. 467

"Walker, Levi, New Salem. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army,
as returned by Capt. Israel Richardson and Capt. Jeremiali Ballard ; residence,
New Salem ; engaged for town of Xew Salem ; joined Capt. Daniel Shays's
CO., Col. Rufus Putnam's regt. ; term, 3 years; also, Private, Capt. Shays's
CO., Col. Putnam's 5th (also given 4th) regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts
for service from Feb. fi, 1777, to April 30, 1778 ; reported died April 30, 1778 ;
also, same co. and regt. ; return dated Albany, Feb. 9, 1778; mustered by Col.
Woodbridge.

"Walker, Levi, Xorthbridge. Private, Capt. Bartholomew "Woodbury's co., Col.
Lernad's regt. ; pay abstract for billeting to and from camp ; company marched
from Sutton, Douglas, and Nortbbridge, Dec. 9, 1775.

"Walker, Levi. Sergeant, 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, Lewis. Lieutenant, serving as Volunteer, Col. Joab Stafford's co. of vol-
unteers; marched July 16, 1777; retnxned home July 30, 1777; service, 15
days; company marched from Xew Providence at request of Maj. Gen.
Schuyler to reinforce troops under Col. "Warner at Manchester; also, Capt.
Thomas Bussey's co. of Berkshire Co. militia known as the " Silver Grays " ;
entered service Sept. 5, 1777 ; service, 28 days ; company marched to Pawlet
on an alarm.

"Walker, Marshall, Bridgewater. Private, Capt. Seth Turner's [Independent] co.
luider command of Col. Thomas Marshall ; enlisted May 23, 1776 ; service to
Nov. 1, 1776, 5 mos. 9 days; also, same co. ; service between Oct. 31, 1776, and
Jan. 1, 1777, 1 mo. ; company stationed at Hull.

"Walker, Marshall. Capt. Thomas "Whipple's co.. Col. Abijah Stearns's regt. ;
entered service March 30, 1778 ; service to July 2, 1778, 3 mos. 3 days, guard-
ing troops of convention; roll sworn to in "Worcester Co. ; also. Private, Capt.
Daniel Gilbert's co.. Col. Josiah Whitney's regt. ; service from Aug. 2, 1778,
to Sept. 13, 1778, 1 mo. 16 days, at Rhode Island, including travel (73 miles)
home ; roll sworn to in "Worcester Co.

"Walker, Matthias. Private, Capt. Lawson Buckminster's (2d) co.. Col. Abner
Perrj-'s regt.; enlisted July 28, 1780; discharged Aug. 7, 1780; service, li
days, including 3 days (70 miles) travel home ; company marched to Rhode
Island on an alarm.

"Walker, Micah, Barre. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from
7th "Worcester Co. regt., as returned by Capt. Benjamin Nye and Capt. "Wil-
liam Henry ; residence, Barre ; engaged for town of Barre ; joined Capt.
Reed's co., Col. Alden's regt. ; term, during war; also, list of men mustered
by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, May 25,
1777; Capt. Reed's co.. Col. Alden's regt.; reported received State bounty;
also, Private, Capt. John Reed's co.. Col. Brooks's regt. ; Continental Army
pay accounts for service from May 2, 1777, to Sept. 12, 1779 ; reported deceased ;
also, Capt. Reed's co.. Col. Ichabod Alden's regt. ; return dated Jan. 12, 1778:
residence, Barre ; enlisted for town of Barre ; mustered by Suffolk Co. Muster
Master Barber; reported died Sept. 10 [year not given]; also, Capt. Reed's
CO., (late) Col. Alden's regt. ; return of men who Avere in camp on or before
Aug. 15, 1777, etc., certified at Cherry Valley, Feb. 24, 1779; reported died
Sept. -, 1777.

"Walker, Micah. Captain, 6th co.. Col. Pike's (4th Cumberland Co.) regt. of Mass.
militia ; list of officers ; commissioned Feb. 4, 1779.

"Walker, Michael, New Gloucester. 1st Lieutenant, Capt. Moses Merrill's co.,
Col. Edmund Phinny's (31st) regt. ; billeting allowed from date of engage-



4iJS MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Walicer, M1CK.A.EL, Continued.

nient, April 24, 1775, to date of marchiug to headquarters, July 5, 1775 ; credited
with 72 days allowance; also, Lieutenant, Cai)t. Merrill's co. ; regimental
return with accompanying petition addressed to the Council, dated Oct. 4,
1775, signed hy Col. Edmimd Phiney, stating that he had commanded a regi-
ment in the army at Cambridge during "the i)resent Campaign" but had
never been commissioned, and asking that he, with the officers m his regi-
ment, be recommended to Gen. Washington for commissions; ordered in
Council Oct. 6, 1775, that said officers be recommended for commissions in the
Continental Army; also. Lieutenant, Capt. Merrill's co.. Col. Phinney's regt. ;
company return [probably Oct., 1775].

Walker, Mingo. Private, Capt. Jonathan Danforth's co.. Col. Asa Whitcomb's
regt. ; muster roll dated Camp at Ticonderoga, Nov. 27, 1776 ; enlisted Nov.
20, 1775 ; reported died Aug. 1, 1776.

Walker, Moses, Rehoboth. 1st Lieutenant, 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, Moses, Royalston. Private, Capt. Elisha Jackson's co. ; enlisted June
30, 1778; roll dated Middletown; also, Capt. Benjamin Edgell's co.. Col. John
Jacobs's regt. ; enlisted June 30, 1778 ; service, 6 mos. (! (also given 6 mos. 8)
days, including travel (120 miles) home; enlistment to expire Jan. 1, 1779;
also, same co. and regt. ; muster rolls dated Freetown, Sept. 13, and Oct. 18,
1778.

Walker, Moses, Royalston. Descriptive list of men raised to reinforce the Conti-
nental Army for the term of 6 months, agreeable to resolve of June 5, 1780,
returned as received of Justm Ely, Commissioner, by jVIaj. Peter Harwood, of
6th Mass. regt., at Springfield, July 5, 1780; age, 18 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 10 in. ;
complexion, light; engaged for town of Brookfield; arrived at Springfield
July 5, 1780 ; marched to camp July (i, 1780, imder command of Lieut. Taylor,
of 2d Mass. regt. ; also, list of men raised for the 6 months service and returned
by Brig. Gen. Paterson as having passed muster in a return dated Camj) Toto-
way, Oct. 25, 1780; also, pay roll for G months men raised by the town of
Royalston for service m the Continental Army during 1780 ; marched June 30,
1780; discharged Dec. 5, 1780; service, 5 mos. 15 days, including 9 days (180
miles) travel home.

Walker, Moses. Private, Capt. Joseph Franklin's (Rehoboth) co.. Col. John Dag-
gett's regt. ; entered service Jan. 1, 1778; discharged ]March 31, 1778 ; service,
3 mos. ; company stationed at Rhode Island for 3 months from Jan. 1, 1778.

Walker, Moses. Private, Capt. Jotham Houghton's co.. Col. Samuel Denny's
(2d) regt.. Gen. Fellows's brigade; .service from Oct. 24, 1779, to Dec. 2, 1779,
1 mo. 9 days, at Claverack. Roll dated Petersham.

Walker, Moses. 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 vmder Gen. Heath.

Walker, Moses, Jr. 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 ; also,
Capt. Jabez Bullock's co.. Col. Thomas Carpenter's regt. ; entered service
July 27, 1780: discharged July 31, 1780: service, 5 days, at Tiverton, R. I., on
an alarm ; company raised for 6 days service ; roll .sworn to at Rehoboth.

Walker, Nathan, New Salem. Descriptive list of men belonging to Capt. Seth
Pierce's co., Col. Seth ^Murray's regt. of Hampshire Co. militia ; rank. Private;



IX THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 409

Walker, Xathax, continued.

age, 17 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 3 in.; complexion, dark; residence, New Salem;
mustered July 17, 1780; company detached from 6th Hampshire Co. regt. to
serve for 3 months from time of arrival at Claverack, agreeable to order of
General Court of June 22, 1780, and mustered by Lieut. Col. Samuel Williams
and Maj. "Whitmore, as per statement affixed, dated Warwick, Aug. 4, 1780;
also, Private, Capt. Pierce's co.. Col. Murray's regt.; enlisted Julj- 15, 1780;
discharged Oct. 10, 1780; service, 3 mos. 6 days, including 9 days (172 miles)
travel home ; regiment raised in Hampshire Co. to reinforce Continental Army
for 3 months; roll dated Leverett; also, receipt dated New Salem, March 26,
1781, for boimty paid said Walker by Jonathan Meacham, on behalf of the
town of New Salem, to serve in the Continental Army for the term of 3 years ;
also, descriptive list of men raised iu Hampshire Co. to serve in the Continental
Army, as returned by Noah Goodman, Superintendent; age, 18 yrs. ; stature,
5 ft. 3 in.; complexion, light; occupation, farmer; engaged for town of New
Salem; engaged April 10, 1781; term, 3 years; also, Private, Capt. Timothy
Remick's co., Col. Joseph Vose's (1st) regt.; muster roll for April, 1781, dated
Garrison West Point ; enlisted April 10, 1781 ; enlistment, 3 years.

Walker, Nathan, Kehoboth. Private, Lieut. Colonel's co.. Col. Henry Jackson's
regt. ; Continental Army pay accoimts for service from May 28, 1777, to May
28, 1780 ; residence, Kehoboth ; credited to town of Rehoboth ; also, Capt.
Jonathan Drown's co.. Col. Gamaliel Bradford's regt. ; subsistence allowed
from date of enlistment May 15, 1777, to June 16, 1777, credited with 32
rations; also, Lieut. Mel. L. Woolsey's co., Col. Henry Jack.son's regt.
commanded by Lieut. Col. William S. Smith ; pay rolls for Oct. and Nov.,
1778; o /so, Lieut. Col. David Cobb's (2d) co.. Col. Jackson's regt. ; muster
roll for April, 1779, dated Pawtuxet; enlisted May 28, 1777; enlistment, 3
years; reported on command at Warwick; also, 2d co. commanded by Lieut.
Thomas Edwards, Col. Jackson's regt. ; company return certified at Camp
Providence, July 13, 1779; also, Lieut. Col. Cobb's co.. Col. Jackson's regt.;
pay rolls for July and Oct., 1779; also, Lieut. Colonel's co., Col. Jackson's
regt. ; regimental return made uji to Dec. 31, 1779, dated Camp at Providence;
also, return certified at Camp near ilorristown, April 30, 1780, of officers
and men belonging to Col. Lee's, Col. Henley's, and Col. Jackson's regts., and
men belonging to Massachusetts in Col. Henry Sherburne's regt., who were
incorporated into a regiment under the command of Col. Henry Jackson, agree-
able to the arrangement of April 9, 1779; Lieut. Colonel's co. ; rank. Private;
residence, Rehoboth ; engaged for town of Rehoboth ; engaged May 28, 1777 ;
term, 3 years; also, Lieut. Colonel's co.. Col. Jackson's regt.; pay roll for
April, 1780; also, Lieut. Col. Cobb's co.. Col. Jackson's regt.; pay roll for
May, 1780; reported discharged May 28, 1780; also, descriptive list of men
raised to reinforce the Continental Army for the term of 6 months, agreeable
to resolve of June 5, 1780, returned as received of Justin Ely, Commissioner,
by Brig. Gen. John Glover, at Springfield, July 11, 1780 ; age, 19 yrs. ; stature,
5 ft. 8 in. ; complexion, light ; engaged for town of Rehoboth : arrived at Spring-
field July 10, 1780; marched to camp July 11, 1780, under command of Capt.
George Webb ; also, list of men raised for the 6 months service and returned
by Brig. Gen. Paterson as having passed muster in a return dated Camp Toto-
waj% Oct. 25, 1780 ; also, i)ay roll for 6 months men raised by the town of Reho-
both for service in the Continental Army during 1780 ; marched to West Point
July 7, 1780: discharged Jan. 10, 1781; service, 6 mos. 13 days, including 10
days (200 miles) travel home.

Walker, Nathak. Private, Capt. William Fletcher's co., Col. Simonds's regt.;
enlisted Oct. 13, 1780; service, 6 days ; company marched to Pawlet Oct. 13,
1780. [Name appears as Nathan Watkins on a duplicate roll.]



470 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Walker, Nathaniel, Dighton. Private, Capt. Elijah Walker's co.. Col. Pope's
(Bristol Co.) regt. ; marched Dec. 8, 1776; service, IS days, at Rhode Island
on the alarm of Dec. 8, 1776; also, Capt. Walker's co., Col. John Hathaway's
regt.. Brig. Gen. George Godfrey's (Bristol Co.) hrigade; service, 7 days;
company marched to Tiverton, R. I., on the alarm of Aug. 2, 1780.

Walker, Nathaniel, Eastham. Private, Capt. Isaiah Higgins's co.. Col. Thomas
^larshall'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.

Walker, Nathaniel. Seaman, sloop "Republic," commanded by Capt. John
Foster Williams ; engaged June 22, 1776 ; discharged Nov. 18, 1776 ; service, 4
mos. 27 days; officers and crew discharged at Boston.

Walker, Nathaniel. Matross, Capt. Abner Lowell's co. of matrosses stationed
at Falmouth, Cumberland Co.; return dated Falmouth, July 31, 1777; com-
pany reported Aug. 11, 1777, as mustered by Col. Peter Noyes, agreeable to
seacoast establishment.

Walker, Nathaniel (also given Nathaniel, Jr.) . 1st Lieutenant, Capt. Timothy
Newell's (2d Sturbridge) co., oth Worcester Co. regt. of Mass. militia; list of
officers chosen by the several companies in said regiment, as returned by
Daniel Plimpton and others, field officers, dated Sutton, March 20, 1776;
ordered in Council April 4, 1776, that said officers be commissioned ; reported
commissioned April 4, 1776 ; also, Lieutenant, Capt. (also given Lieut.) Ben-
jamin Freeman's co., Col. Jonathan Holman's regt. ; engaged Sept. 26, 1777;
discharged Oct. 18, 1777; service, 1 mo., including 8 days (160 miles) travel
home ; company raised for 30 days service and marched from Sturbridge Sept.
27, 1777, to reinforce Northern army imder Gen. Gates ; also. Lieutenant, Capt.
Abel INIason's co.. Col. Jacob Davis's regt. ; engaged July 30, 1780; discharged
Aug. 7, 1780 ; service, 12 days, including travel (80 miles) home ; company
marched to Tiverton on an alarm at Rhode Island ; also, 1st Lieutenant, Capt.
Samuel Hammond's (Oth) co., 5th Worcester Co. regt. of Mass. militia; list
of officers [year not given].

Walker, Nathaniel. Private, Capt. Stephen Fairington's co. ; 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 Frj^eburg; also, Lieut. Nathaniel Hutchings's
detachment ; marched Aug. 12, 1781 ; discharged Aug. 25, 1781 ; service, 16
days; detachment sent by the Selectmen of Fryeburg to guard frontiers on
Androscoggin river.

Walker, Obadiah, Barre. Private, Capt. John Black's co. of Minute-men, which
marched April 20, 1775, in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 11
days ; reported returned home ; also. Corporal, Capt. William Henry's co.. Col.
Whitney's regt. ; enlisted May 5, 1777 ; discharged July 5, 1777 ; service, 2
mos. 8 days, at Rhode Island, including 8 days (170 miles) travel to camp and
home.

Walker, Obadiah, Lunenburg. Private, Capt. George Kimball's (Lunenburg)
CO., which marched April 20, 1775, in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775;
service, 3 days.

Walker, Obadiah. Private, Capt. Joseph Bellows's co. ; enlisted Oct. 1, 1777 ;
discharged Oct. 19, 1777; service, 25 days, at Saratoga, including 7 days (140
miles) travel home.

Walker, Obadiah. Capt. Peter Woodbury's co.. Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt. of
guards; enlisted July 11, 1778; discharged Nov. 9, 1778; service, 4 mos., at
Cambridge; roll certified at Lancaster; also. Private, Capt. Woodbury's co.,



IN THE WAll OF THE REVOLUTION. 471

Walker, Obadiah, continued.

Lieut. Col. Nathan Tyler's detachment of guards ; list of men [year not given] ;
during the campaign Capt. Woodbury was succeeded by Lieut. Jewett ; also,
Capt. David Jewett's co., Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt. of guards; enlisted Nov.
10, 1778; discharged Dec. 12, 1778; service, 1 mo. 5 days, guarding troops of
convention ; roll certified at Lanca.ster.

Walker, Obadlah. Private, Capt. Timothy Boutell's co.. Col. John Rand's regt. ;
enlisted July 16, 1780 ; discharged Oct. 10, 1780 ; service, 3 mos. 5 days, includ-
ing 10 days (200 miles) travel home ; regiment raised in Worcester Co. to re-
inforce Continental Army for 3 mouths.

Walker, Obed. Private, Capt. Samuel Healy's co., Col. John Jacobs's (Light
Infantry) regt.; enlisted Sept. 17, 1779; discharged Nov. 17 (also given Nov.
16) , 1779 ; service, 2 mos. 7 (also given 2 mos. (5) days, at Rhode Island, in-
cluding travel to camp and home ; mileage also allowed to Providence and
from place of discharge home (85 miles) ; company raised for 2 months.

Walker, Obed. Private, Capt. Benjamin Allton's co.. Col. John Rand's regt. ;
entered service July 9, 1780, 3 days preceding march ; discharged Oct. 10,
1780; service, 3 mos. 11 days, includmg travel (180 miles) home; regiment
raised for 3 months service at West Point ; roll sworn to at Charlton ; also,
order on Henry Gardner, Treasurer, dated Sturbridge, March 28, 1782, signed
by said Walker, for wages for 3 mos. service in Capt. Alton's co., Col. J.
Rand's regt., in 1780.

Walker, Oliver. 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 5| months for each
single poll in said precinct ; said Walker credited with if mos. service ; also,
Private ; pay roll of a detachment of volimteers who enlisted from Capt. Nathan
Hamilton's co. of the 3d Precinct in Brookfield, upon application to Com-
mittee of Safety of Brookfield for a guard by Samuel Webb, Conductor of
Ordnance Stores at that place ; service from Jan. 1, 1779, to Feb. 6, 1779, 1 mo.
6 days, under Lieut. Joseph Olmstead, guarding magazine stores.

Walker, Patrick. Descriptive list of officers and crew of the ship " Thorn," com-
manded by Capt. Richard Cowell, certified at Marblehead, Sept. 14, 1780;
stature, 5 ft. 7 in. ; complexion, dark.

Walker, Paul, Westminster. Sergeant, Capt. Francis Willson's co.. Col. Dan-
forth Keyes's regt. ; engaged Aug. 29, 1777 ; discharged Jan. 3, 1778 ; service,
4 mos. 2 days, at Rhode Island ; roll dated Providence ; also, same co. and regt. ;
pay abstract for mileage from place of discharge home, dated Providence, Dec.
2i), 1777 ; mileage for 68 miles allowed said Walker.

Walker, Perez. Private, 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, Perley. Descriptive list of men raised to reinforce the Continental Army
for the term of 6 months, agreeable to resolve of June 5, 1780, returned as re-
ceived of Justin Ely, Commissioner, by Brig. Gen. John Glover, at Springfield,
July 12, 1780 ; age, 19 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 2 in. ; complexion, light ; engaged for
town of Sutton ; marched to camp July 12, 1780, under command of Ensign
Gilbert.

Walker, Peter, Harpswell (also given Bnmswick). Capt. Richard Mayberry's
CO., Col. Francis's regt.; pay abstract for mileage from home to Dorchester
Heights, sworn to Aug. 20, 1776; mileage for 170 miles allowed said Walker;



4:72 ^MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Walker, Peter, continued.

also, Drummer, same co. and regt. ; pay abstract for rations and travel allow-
ance from Dorchester Heights home ; said Walker credited with allowance
for 8 days (1G5 miles) travel ; warrant allowed in Council Nov. 29, 1776.

Walker, Peter, Rehoboth. Private, Capt. John Perry's co., Col. Timothy
Walker's (22d) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 11, 1775;
service, 2 mos., 3 weeks, 5 days ; also, company return dated Oct. 6, 1775 ; also,
order for bounty coat dated Camp at Roxbury, Oct. 26, 1775.

Walker, Peter, Roxbury. Private, Capt. Lemuel Child's (3d Roxburj') co.. Col.
William Heath's regt., which marched on the alarm of A])ril 19, 1775; service,
15 days ; company discharged May 3, 1775 ; reported retm-ued home.

Walker, Peter, Roxbury (also given Brookline). Capt. Timothy Corey's co.,
Col. Gerrish's regt. ; receipt for advance pay, signed by said Walker and others,
dated June 12, 1775 ; also, Private, same co. and regt. ; muster roll dated Aug.
1, 1775; enlisted May 1, 1775; service, 92 days; also, return of the sick belong-
ing to Col. Gerrish's regt. stationed at Chelsea and Brookline, dated Aug. 3,

1775, and signed by David Jones, Surgeon ; said Walker reported as ill of
diarrhcea at Brookline; also, Capt. Corey's co.. Col. Garish's regt.; return
dated Camp at Sewall's Point, Aug. 11, 1775; also, Capt. Corey's (7th) co.,
Lieut. Col. Loammi Baldwin's (late Col. Samuel Gerrish's) 38th regt. ; com-
pany return dated Sewall's Point, Sept. 27, 1775; also, order for money in lieu
of bounty coat dated Camp at Sewall's Point, Dec. 30, 1775.

Walker, Peter, Roxbury (also given Dorchester) . Private, Capt. Hopestill Hall's
CO., Col. Lemuel Robinson's regt.; enlisted Jan. 31, 1776; service to time of
marching, 21 days.

Walker, Peter, Taunton. 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Edward Blake's 9th (Taiuiton)
CO., 3d Bristol Co. regt. of Mass. militia; list of officers chosen by the several
companies in said regiment, as returned by George Williams and James Wil-
liams, Jr., field officers, dated April 10, 1776; ordered in Council April 13,

1776, that said officers be commissioned ; also, 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 Rhode Island on
an alarm Dec. 8, 1776, with Capt. Blake ; service, 1 mo. ; also. Lieutenant,
Capt. Edward Blake's co.. Col. George Williams's regt. ; service, 25 days, on
the alarm at Rhode Island of Dec. 8, 1776; mileage (54 miles) allowed to camp
at Warren, via Rehoboth, and home ; also, returns of service rendered by men
belonging to the company commanded by Ca])t. Edward Blake after April -,
1776 ; said Walker, Lieutenant, appears in a list dated May 19, 1778, of men
who furnisliod money to raise the proportion of men called on from Capt.
Blake's co. for the Fishkill .service; reported paid £8; also in a list dated
June 22, 1778, of men called upon to go to Providence with Capt. Snow to
serve for 20 days; also, 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Nathaniel Snow's co., Col.
George Williams's (Bri.stol Co.) regt.; engaged June 22, 1778; service, 23
days ; company marched from Raynham and Taunton June 22, 1778, and served
under Gen. Sullivan in Col. Wade's regt. at Providence. R. I.; also, 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
on the 6 weeks campaign in July, 1778, with Capt. Crocker and others; also.
Lieutenant, Capt. Edward Blake's co., Col. Mitchel's regt. commanded by
Ijieut. Col. James Williams, Brig. Gen. Godfrey's (Bri.stol Co.) brigade ; ser-



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