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regt. ; detached July 17, 1781 ; marched to join regiment July 19, 1781 ; arrived
at West Pomt Aug. 1, 1781 ; discharged Nov. 1, 1781 ; service, 3 mos. 21 days,
including 8 days (160 miles) travel home; residence, Sutton; engaged for town
of Sutton ; regiment raised for 3 months.

Walker, Timothy, Wilmington. Captain, Col. Green's regt. of militia, which
marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 6^ days.

Walker, Timothy. Private, Capt. James Hills's co.. Col. Carpenter's regt.; en-
tered service Dec. 8, 1776; discharged Dec. 13, 1776; service, 6 days, on the
alarm at Bristol, R. I., of Dec. 8, 1776 ; reported as belonging to the alarm list.
Roll dated Bristol and sworn to at Rehoboth.

Walker, Timothy. Official record of a ballot by the House of Representatives,
dated Feb. 8, 1776 ; said Walker chosen 1st Major, Col. Jonathan Fox's (2d
Middlesex Co.) regt. of Mass. militia; appointment concurred in by Council
Feb. 12, 1776; reported commissioned Feb. 12, 1776; also, list of members of
committees appointed to raise men for New York and Canada, showing num-
ber of commissions delivered them [year not given, probably 1776] ; .said
Walker, Major, reported as belonging to committee for Middlesex Co. ; also,
Major ; engaged May 5, 1779 ; discharged July 1, 1779 ; service, 2 mos. 2 days,
at Tiverton, R. I., including travel (100 miles) home ; also, Major; list of men
credited with turns of service [year not given] ; said Walker credited with 1
turn.

Walker, Timothy. Sergeant. Capt. Nathaniel Ide's co., Col. Thomas Carpenter's
regt.; marched Aug. 1, 1780; discharged Aug. 7, 1780; service, 9 days; com-
pany marched from Rehoboth to Tiverton, R. I., on the alarm of July 31,
1780, and there served imder Gen. Heith. Roll sworn to at Rehoboth.

Walker, Timothy, Jr., Rehoboth. Private, Capt. Phanuel Bishop's co., which
marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 8 days ; also, Sergeant, Capt.



48G MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AXD SAILORS

"Walker, Timothy, Jr., continued.

James Hills's co.. Col. Carpenter's regt. ; entered service Sept. 8, 1776; dis-
charged Dec. 23, 1776; service, 16 days, on the alarm at Bristol, K. I., of Dec.
8, 1776.

Walker, Waltkr. Private, Capt. Samuel Goodrich's co., Lieut. Col. Miles
Powell's (Berkshire Co.) regt. ; enlisted July 18, 1779 ; discharged Aug. 22,
1779; service, 1 mo. 10 days, at New Haven, Conn., including 5 days (110
miles) travel home.

"Walker, "Walter. Private, Capt. Joel Stevens's co., Col. David Rossiter's regt. ;
entered service Oct. 12, 1781 ; discharged Oct. 25, 1781 ; service, 13 days, on
an alarm at Saratoga. Roll dated Pittsfield.

"Walker, "Walter. Private, Capt. John Bacon's co.. Col. Caleb Hyde's regt..
Gen. Rosseter's brigade ; entered service Oct. 20, 1781 ; discharged Oct. 28,
1781 ; service, 9 days, at Stillwater on an alarm.

"Walker, "Willard. Receipt for bounties paid said "U^'alker and others by the town
of Cummiugton to servo in the Continental Army for the term of 3 years,
agreeable to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780; also, descriptive list of men raised in
Hampshire Co. to serve in the Continental Army, as returned by Noah Good-
man, Superintendent ; age, 16 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 6 in. ; complexion, light ;
occupation, farmer ; engaged for town of Cummington ; engaged April 6, 1781 ;
term, 3 years; also, Private, Capt. Abel Holden's co., commanded by Capt.
Mason "Wottles subsequent to May 1, 1781, Lieut. Col. Calvin Smith's (6th)
regt.; return for wages for the year 1781; wages allowed said "Walker from
April 17, 1781, to Dec. 31, 1781, 8 mos. 14 days ; also, same co. and regt. ; return
for wages for the year 1782 ; wages allowed said "Walker from Jan. 1, 1782, to
March 26, 1782, 2 mos. 26 days ; reported died March 26, 1782.

"Walker, William, Ashby. Private, Capt. Samuel Stone's co. of Minute-men,
Col. William Prescott's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775;
service, 16 days ; also, copies of lists taken from Ashby records ; said Walker
appears among men who voluntarily enlisted to serve in the American army
the last of Nov., 1775, for the term of 6 weeks; also among men who volun-
tarily engaged as Minute-men June 17, 1776, to serve for 3 months; and among
men who enlisted into the Continental Army in July, 1776, and served 5 mouths
at the Westward.

Walker, William, Braintree (also given Lanesborough) . List of men raised to
serve in the Continental Army from Col. Ebenezer Thayer, Jr.'s (5th Suffolk
Co.) regt. ; residence, Braintree ; engaged for town of Braintree ; joined Capt.
Burr's CO., Col. Bailey's regt. ; term, dm-ingwar; reported a transient ; a^so, list
of men mustered by James Hatch, Muster Master for Plymouth Co. ; Col. Bai-
ley's regt. ; age, 22 yrs. ; enlisted by Capt. Ephraim Burr ; also. Private, 4th co..
Col. John Bayley's (2d) regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service
from Jan. 1, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; residence, Lanesborough ; credited to town
of Braintree; also, Capt. Burr's (4th) co.. Col. Bailey's regt. ; company return
dated Camp near "\''alley Forge, Jan. 24, 1778; also. Major's co., Col. Bailey's
regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31,
1780; also, descriptive list dated Jan. 1, 1781; Capt. James Means's co., 2d
Mass. regt. ; stature, 5 ft. 5 in. ; complexion, dark ; hair, black ; residence,
Braintree; enlisted Jan. 1, 1777, by Capt. Burr, at Peekskill; enlistment,
during war.

Walker, William, Dighton. Private, Capt. Elijah Walker's (7th) co.. Col. Pope's
(Bristol Co.) regt. ; marched Dec. 8, 1776 ; service, 17 days, at Rhode Island
on tlie alarm of Dec. 8, 1776.



IN THE WAR OF THE liEVOLUTKJX. 487

"Walker, William, Grafton. Private, Capt. Luke Drury's co. of Minute-men,
Gen. "Ward's regt., wliicli marched on tlie alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 5
daj's; also, Capt. Drury's co., Col. Jonathan Ward's regt.; order for advance
pay, signed hy said "Walker and others, dated June 10, 1775 ; also, Corporal,
same co. and regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted April 24, 1775 ;
service, 3 mos. 15 days; also, company return [jirobahly Oct., 1775]; also,
receipt for bounty coat dated Nov. 3, 1775.

Walker, William, Lenox. Adjutant, Col. John Paterson's (26th) regt. ; list of
field and staff officers appearing on a return of Capt. David Xol)le's co., dated
Oct. 6, 1775 ; also. Adjutant, Col. Patterson's regt. ; recommendation addressed
to Gen. Washington, dated Council Chamber, Nov. 1, 1775, signed by James
Otis, on behalf of the Council, recommending that certain officers who had
served during the "summer past" receive commissions in the Continental
Army according to their respective ranks.

Walker, William, New Marlborough (also given Newburgh, N. Y.). Private,
Capt. Abbot's co.. Col. Tupper's regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for
service from July 29, 1779, to Dec. 31, 1780; residence. New Marlborough;
also, descriptive list dated Jan, 27, 1781; Capt. Stephen Abbot's co., 10th
Mass. regt. ; age, 30 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 7 in. ; complexion, dark ; hair, brown ;
occupation, husbandman ; birthplace, Newburgh, N. Y. ; residence, Newburgh,
N. Y. ; enlisted July -, 1779, by Capt. Abbot, at West Point ; enlistment, dur-
ing war; also. Private, Col. Benjamin Tupper's (10th) regt.; service from
Jan. 1, 1781, 24 mos. ; also, Capt. Parks's co. ; account of rations, small stores,
etc., delivered officers and soldiers of 10th Mass. regt., by E. Lunt, State Com-
missary [year not given].

Walker, William, Scituate. List of prisoners exchanged at Rhode Island and
delivered to Capt. Ayres, as returned by M. Reed, Secretary, dated Newport,
Feb. 11, 1777; reported a Seaman.

Walker, William, South Hadley. List of men raised to serve in the Continental
Army from Capt. Smith's co., 4th Hampshire Co. regt., as returned by Lieut.
Col. R. Woodbridge ; engaged for town of South Hadley ; joined Capt. Smith's
CO., Col. Marshall's regt. ; also, list of men raised to serve in the Continental
Army from Capt. Moses Montague's co., Col. Porter's regt., as returned by
the Selectmen of South Hadley ; residence, South Hadley ; enlisted for town
of South Hadley; joined Capt. Smith's co.. Col. Marshall's regt. ; enlistment,
3 years; also. Private, 2d co., Col. Thomas Marshall's (10th) regt. ; Continen-
tal Army pay accoimts for service from Jan. 23, 1777, to Jan. 23, 1780 ; reported
discharged Jan. 23, 1780; also, Capt. Josiah Smith's (3d) co., Col. Marshall's
regt. ; muster rolls for Jan. and April, 1779, dated West Point; enlisted Feb.
23, 1777; reported sick at Hadley in Jan., 1779.

Walker, William, Sudbury. Capt. Moses Stone's co., in a regiment commanded
by Lieut. Col. Ezekiel How, which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775,
to headquarters ; service, 4 days.

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

Walker, William. Private, Capt. Jonathan Minott's co.. Col. Baldwin's regt. ;
pay abstract for mileage from home to headquarters and' return, dated Cam-
bridge, Jan. 12, 1776 ; mileage for 106 miles allowed said Walker.

Walker, William. Private, Capt. Josiah Vose's (Milton) co. ; service from April
13 to April 26, 1776, 12 days, in defence of seacoast.

Walker, William. Private, Capt. William Crocker's co. ; service from March 1,
1776, to Aug. 31, 1776, 6 mos. ; company stationed at Falmouth, Cumberland



488 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

"Walker, AVilliam, continued.

Co., for defence of seacoast; also, Cai)t. Crocker's cc, Col. ^Mitchel's regt. ;
service from Aug. 31, 177G, to date of discharge, Nov. 23, 1770, 2 mos. 23 days;
companj' stationed at Falmouth, Cumberland Co., for defence of seacoast.

Walkek, William. Carpenter, brlgantine " Freedom," commanded by Capt. John
Clouston; engaged Aug. 8, 1776; service to Dec. 25, 1776, 4 mos. 17 days.

Walker, William. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Heath's co., Col. Jonathan Reed's
detachment of guards; muster roll dated Boston, May 14, 1778; enlistment,
3 months from April 2, 1778 ; also, same co. and detachment ; enlisted April 1,
1778; discharged July 2, 1778; service, 3 mos. 3 days ; detachment drafted to
serve at Cambridge.

Walker, William. Capt. Esek Eddy's co. of artificers acting as boatmen; entered
service Aug. 8, 1778 ; service, 20 days, on expedition to Rhode Island. Roll
dated Providence.

Walker, William. Private, Capt. Elijah Walker's co., Col. John Hathaway's
regt., Brig. Gen. George Godfrey's (Bristol Co.) brigade; service, 5 days;
company marched to Tiverton, R. I., on the alarm of Aug. 2, 1780.

Walker, Willl^vm. Corporal, Capt. Charles Dibbel's co., 3d Berkshire Co. regt. ;
entered service Oct. 14, 1780; discharged Oct. 17, 1780; service, 3 days, on the
alarm at the Northward of Oct. 14, 1780. Roll endorsed " Col. Rosseter Reg."

Walker, Willl^ju. Private, Capt. Enoch Noble's co. ; entered service Oct. 23,
1780; discharged Nov. 7, 1780; service, 16 days; company marched to Ben-
nington to guard frontiers on an alarm. Roll sworn to at Sheffield.

Walker, William. Descriptive list dated Lenox, Aug. 20, 1781, returned by said
Walker, of men raised in Berkshire Co. agreeable to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780,
and delivered to him as Superintendent of the county; also, list dated Lenox,
Dec. 1, 1781, signed by said Walker, Superintendent for Berkshire Co., of towns
and plantations in said county with their respective deficiencies from the quota
of men required to be raised agreeable to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780.

Walker, Zaccheus, Merrimack. 1st Lieutenant, Capt. Joseph Moors's co., Col.
William Prescott's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; engaged April 24,
1775; service, 99 days; also, company return dated Oct. 6, 1775; also, receijit
given to Capt. Joseph Moors, signed by said Walker, for wages for Jan., 1776.

Walker, Zephaxiah, Dighton. Private, Capt. Peter Pitts's co.. Col. Timothy
Walker's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted Ajiril 30, 1775 ; service,
3 mos., 1 week, 1 day; reported died July 8, 1775 ; also, company return dated
Oct. 6, 1775 ; reported died July 3, 1775 ; also, order for money in lieu of bounty
coat signed by Peter Walker, Administrator, dated Jan. 27, 1776.

Walket, Jonathan. Capt. Elijah Clap's co.. Col. John Dickenson's regt. ; enlisted
Aug. 17, 1777 ; discharged Aug. 22, 1777 ; service, 5 days ; company marched
towards Bennington as far as New Providence on an alarm. Roll dated
Southampton.

Walkett, Jabez, Bolton. Private, Capt. Robert Longley's co.. Col. Asa Whit-
com'srcgt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; left place of rendez-
vous April 29, 1775 ; service, 12 days.

Walicfield, "Zell\ji." Private, Capt. Nathaniel Clap's co.. Col. Benjamin
Ilawes's regt. ; entered service July 26, 1778 ; discharged Sept. 11, 1778 ; ser-
vice, 1 mo. 17 days, at Rhode Island.

Walkins, Gilbert. Account dated Partridgefield, Juno 8, 1781, rendered by the
Selectmen, of bounties paid said Walkins and others to serve in the Continen-
tal Army for the term of 3 years.



IX THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. J:89



■Walkins, Michael. Private, Capt. Hughes's co., Col. Hazen's regt. ; Continental
Army pay accounts for service from June 13, 1778, to Dec. 31, 1779 ; also, re-
turn certified at Camp Peekskill, Nov. 9, 1779, of officers and men belonging
to Massachu.setts in Col. Moses Hazen's regt. ; Capt. Hughes's co. ; rank. Pri-
vate ; enlisted June 13, 1778 ; enlistment, during war.

"Walkins, Oliver. Private, Capt. "SVilliam Fletcher's co., Col. Benjamin Simonds's
regt. ; entered service Aug. 22, 1777 ; discharged Aug. 29, 1777 ; service on
expedition to Bennington.

"Walkixs, Tho.\l4.s. Private, Capt. Benjamin Godfrey's co., Col. John Cushiug'a
regt. ; service from Sept. 25, 1776, 59 days, at Rhode Island. Roll dated New-
port and sworn to in Barnstable Co.

Walkins, Willard. Descriptive list of men raised in Middlesex Co., agreeable to
resolve of Dec. 2, 1780, as returned by Joseph Hosmer, Superintendent for
said county; age, 17 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 3 in.; complexion, light; hair, dark;
eyes, gray ; occupation, farmer ; engaged for town of Holliston ; engaged June
5, 1781 ; term, 3 years.

"Walkins, William, Partridgefield (Peru) . 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Nathan Watkins's
CO., Col. John Paterson's regt. ; company return [probably Oct., 1775].

Walkins, Zachariah, Bridgewater. Sergeant Major, Gen. John Thomas's regt. ;
list of field and staff officers appearing on a return of Capt. Josiah Hayden's
CO., dated Oct. 6, 1775; also, 1st Lieutenant, Capt. David Packard's (7th) co.,
3d Plymouth Co. regt. ; list of officers [year not given].

"Walklate, John, Gloucester. Private, Capt. Barnabas Dodge's co.. Col. Loammi
Baldwin's (26th) regt. ; pay abstracts for Feb. and March, 1776; also, Private,
Capt. John Bumam's co.. Col. Michael Jackson's regt.; Continental Army
pay accounts for service from Feb. 20, 1777, to June 9, 1778 ; residence, Glouces-
ter ; reported died June 9, 1778.

Walklet, . [This name also appears under the form of Wacklet, Waklet,

Walklate, Wocklet.]

Walklet, John, Gloucester. Return of men enlisted by Capt. Barnabas Dodge
to serve in the Continental Army in Col. Loammi Baldwin's regt., dated
Chelsea, Dec. 7, 1775 ; also. Private, (late) Capt. Dodge's co. commanded by
Lieut. Joseph Cheever, Col. Baldwin's (26th) regt. ; pay abstract for travel
allowance, etc., for the year 1776; no allowance credited to said Walker; re-
ported made up by Capt. Cogswell ; also, list of men raised to serve in the
Continental Army [year not given] ; residence, Gloucester; engaged for town
of Gloucester.

Walkxer, Ch-^rles. Private, Capt. Samuel Low's co., Col. Benjamin Simonds's
(Berkshire Co.) regt. ; entered service July 9, 1777 ; discharged July 23, 1777 ;
service, 15 days, at " St. Coyx " (St. Croix) .

Walkor, Elijah, Petersham. Private, Capt. Jonathan Sibley's co., Col. Luke
Drury's regt. ; entered service Aug. 18, 1781 ; marched Aug. 23, 1781 ; arrived
at camp Aug. 31, 1781 ; discharged Nov. 29, 1781 ; service, 3 mos. 22 days, in-
cluding 10 days (200 miles) travel home ; residence. Petersham ; engaged for
town of Petersham ; regiment raised for 3 months. Roll dated West Point.

Walkott, Jesse, Bolton. Descriptive list of men belonging to the town of Bolton
raised to serve in the Continental Army for the term of 9 months, as returned
by' Capt. Jonathan Houghton and Capt. David Nurse to Maj. Silas Bailey,
dated Bolton, May 25, 1778 ; Col. ^Vhitney's regt. ;'age, 44 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft.
9 in.; complexion, light; hair, light; also, descriptive list of men raised
for Continental service, as returned by Seth Washburn, Superintendent for
Worcester Co. [year not given] ; Capt. Houghton's co. ; engaged for town of
Bolton.



490 JklASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

"Walkr, Timothy, Jr., Reboboth (probably). List of men drafted for 2 rnontbs
service at New York, dated Sept. 19, 1776; reported " went."

Walkup, . [Tbis name also appears under tbo form of "NValcob, "Walcup,

Wolcup.]

Walkup, Francis, Marlborougb. Private, Capt. Daniel Bams's co., wbicb marcbed
on tbe alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 7 days; reported enlisted into tbe
army April 26, 1775; also, Capt. Bams's co.. Col. Jonathan "Ward's regt. ;
muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 26, 1775; service, 13 weeks 6
days; also, company return [probably Oct., 1775]; also, company receipt,
given to Capt. Silas Gates, for travel allowance, eflfc., from Albany home,
dated Marlborougb, March 14, 1777.

Walkup, George, Northbridge. Private, Capt. William Henry's co. ; enlisted
Oct. 6, 1779; discharged Nov. 10, 1779; service, 1 mo. 7 days, at Castle and
Governor's Islands, including travel home ; company raised in Worcester Co. ;
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 Maj. Peter Harwood, of 6th Mass. regt., at
Springfield, July 6, 1780; age, 19 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 2 in.; complexion, dark;
engaged for town of Northbridge ; marched to camp July 6, 1780, under com-
mand of Lieut. Taylor, of 2d Mass. regt. ; also. Private, Capt. Reuben Davis's
CO., Col. Luke Drury's regt.; detached July 17, 1781; marched to join regi-
ment July 25, 1781 ; arrived at West Point Aug. 1, 1781 ; discharged Nov. 1,
1781 ; service, 3 mos. 22 days, including 9 days (175 miles) travel home ; resi-
dence, Northbridge ; engaged for town of Northbridge ; regiment raised for 3
months.

Walkup, Henderson, Upton. Private, Capt. Robert Taft's co., Col. Silas Whee-
lock's regt., whicli marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Roxbury; ser-
vice, 8 days; also, Capt. Ezra Wood's co. ; company return dated Upton,
April 19 [year not given, probably 1775]; also, Capt. David Batchelor's co..
Col. Joseph Read's (20th) regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted
April 27, 1775; .service, 3 mos. 12 days; also, company return [probably Oct.,
1775] ; also, order for bomity coat dated Roxbury, Oct. 24, 1775 ; also. Private,
Capt. Isaac Martin's co.. Col. Ezra Wood's regt.; service, 23 days; company
marched to Rhode Island April 17, 1777, and served until May 7, 1777, under
Maj. Gen. Spencer.

Walkup, Thomas, Templeton. Private, Capt. William Henry's co.. Col. Whit-
ney's regt. ; enlisted May 5, 1777 ; discharged July 5, 1777 ; service, 2 mos. 9
days, at Rhode Island, including 9 days (184 miles) travel to camp and home.

Walkup, Thomas. Capt. Manasseh Sawyer's co.. Col. Dike's regt. ; pay abstract
for gun and blanket money, dated Dorchester, Feb. 12, 1777; also, Private,
same co. and regt. ; muster roll for Dec, 1776-Feb., 1777; credited to town of
Templeton; enlisted Dec. 14, 1776; regiment raised to serve until March 1,
1777.

Walkup, Thomas. Private, Capt. John BojTiton's co., Col. Nathan Sparhak's
(Sparliawk's) regt.; entered service July 27, 1777; discharged Aug. Zl, 1777;
service, .34 days, mider Col. Job Cushing on expedition to Bennington, includ-
ing travel (113 miles) home.

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



IX THE AVAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 491

Walkup, Thomas (also given Thomas, Jr.) . Descriptive list of men raised to re-
inforce the Continental Army for the term of 6 months, agreeable to resolve of
June 5, 1780, returned as received of Justin Ely, Commissioner, by Maj. Peter
Harwood, of 6th Mass. regt., at Springfield, July 1, 1780 ; age, 17 yrs. ; stature,
5 ft. 11 in.; complexion, light; engaged for town of Templeton ; arrived at
Springfield June 29, 1780; marched to camp July 1, 1780, imdcr command of
Ensign Joseph Miller; also, pay roll for months men raised by the town
of Templeton for service in the Continental Army during 1780 ; marched to
camp at West Point Jime2(J, 1780; discharged Dec. 16, 1780; service, 6 mos.,
including travel (200 miles) home.

"Walkup, "William. Private, Capt. Lawson Buckminster's (2d) co., Col. Abner
Perry's regt. ; enlisted July 28, 1780 ; discharged Aug. 7, 1780 ; service, 14 days,
includuig 3 days (70 miles) travel home ; company marched to Rhode Island
on an alarm.

Walkut, Frederick, Marlborough. Private, Capt. Cyprian How's co.. Col. Jona-
than Ward's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Cambridge ;
service, 16 days.

Wall, . [This name also appears under the form of Walle, Walls.]

Wall, Amos. Company receipt, given to Capt. Silas Gates, for travel allowance,
etc., from Albany home, dated Marlborough, March 14, 1777.

Wall, Andrew. Private, Capt. Archibald McAllster's co.. Col. Prime's regt.;
entered service April 23, 1780; discharged Dec. 14, 1780; service, 7 mos. 22
days, imder Brig. Gen. Wadsworth at the Eastward. Roll certified at Head-
quarters, Thomaston.

Wall, Fortune. Seaman, sloop " Winthrop," commanded by Capt. George Little ;
engaged May 21, 1782; discharged Oct. 6, 1782; service, 4^ mos. Roll sworn
to at Boston.

Wall, George. Marine, Continental frigate "Deane," commanded by Capt.
Samuel Nicholson; engaged Nov. 20, 1781; service to May 31, 1782, 6 mos. 11
days; term, 12 months; also, receipt dated May 13, 1783, for wages for ser-
vice to May 10, 1783, on board the frigate "Hague," commanded by Capt.
John Manley.

Wall, Henry. Private, Capt. Elijah Baker's co., Col. William Turner's regt.;
marched Aug. 20, 1781; discharged Nov. 27, 1781; service, 3 mos. 9 days, at
Rhode Island.

Wall, James, Boston. List of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master
for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, April 13, 1777; Capt. Pettengal's co., Col. Wes-
son's regt.; reported received State bounty; also. Private, Major's co., Col.
James Wesson's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Feb.
1, 1777, to Aug. 21, 1779; residence, Boston; engaged for town of Newton;
reported deserted Aug. 21, 1779.

Wall, James, Boston. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army, as
returned by Lieut. Joseph Knight, 1st military officer of the town of Middle-
ton ; residence, Boston ; engaged for town of Middleton ; joined Capt. White's
CO., Col. Putnam's regt. ; term, 3 years ; also, list of men mustered by Nathaniel
Barber, Muster Master for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, March 30, 1777: Capt.
White's CO., Col. Francis's regt. ; reported received State bounty; also, Private,
Capt. Haffield White's co., Col. R. Putnam's regt. ; return dated Albany, Fob.
9, 1778 ; mustered by Nathaniel Barber ; reported deserted ; also, descriptive
list of deserters from Col. Rufus Putnam's (5th) regt., dated Nov. 20, 1780;
age, 32 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 6 in.: complexion, dark; hair, black; residence,
Boston : engaged for town of Middleton ; term, 3 years ; deserted March 18,
1777 ; reported never joined.



492 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Wall, James. Private, Capt. Ephraim Richardson's co., Col. Asa ■\Yhitcomb's
regt. ; company return dated Charlestown, Prospect Hill, Oct. 6, 1775 ; reported
deserted May 13, 1775.

"Wall, James. Private, Capt. George Minott's co., Col. Samuel Bullard's regt.;
enlisted Aug. 16, 1777 ; discharged Nov. 30, 1777 ; service, 3 mos. 14 days, in
Northern department. Roll sworn to in Middlesex Co.

"Wall, Ranken, Georgetown. Private, Capt. Josiali Stearns's co., Col. Ephraim
Doolittle's (24th) regt. ; company return dated Cluirlestuwu, Winter Hill, Oct.



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