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Walter, Martin. Private, Capt. James Gregg's co.. Col. Goose Van Schaick's
(Lst New York) regt.; muster rolls for Jan.-April, 1781, dated West Point;
enli-stment, during war.

Walter, Peirce. Capt. Silas Goodrich's co., Col. John Ashley's (Berkshire Co.)
regt.; service between Aug. 15, and Aug. 21, 1778 [7], 3 days, under Brig.
Gen. Stark ; company took part in action at Bennington Aug. 16, 1778 [7], and
was discharged by Brig. Gen. Stark; also. Private, Capt. Enos Parker's co.,
Col. Jacob Oerrish's regt. of guards; enli.sted July 11, 1778; discharged Jan.
1, 1779 ; service, 5 mos. 24 days, including 3 days (60 miles) travel home ; com-
pany detached from Berkshire Co. militia to guard stores at Springfield for
6 months from July 1, 1778.

Walter, Tho.mas, Framingham. Private, Capt. Micajah Gleason's (3d) co., Lieut.
Col. Thomas Nixon's (4th) regt. ; regimental return dated North Castle, Nov.
9, 1776 ; reported deserted Sept. 15, 1776.

Walters, . [This name also appears under the form of Walers, M'alter,

Waltor.]



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Walters, James. Pay roll for 6 mouths men raised by the town of Andover for
service in the Continental Army during 1780 ; marched to camp July 12, 1780 ;
discharged Jan. 16, 1781 ; service, 6 mos. 15 days, including travel (220 miles)
home.

Waltox, . [This name also appears under the form of "Wallton, Walten, Wat-
ton, Wolten, Wolton, Wotton.]

Walton, Amos. Private, Capt. Samuel Cowell's co., 4th Suffolk Co. regt. com-
manded by Maj. Seth BuUard; marched July 28, 1780; discharged Aug. 3,
1780; service, 9 days, including 2 days (■15 miles) travel home; company
marched to Rhode Island on an alarm.

Walton, Amos. Return of cartridge boxes for Capt. Ford's co. received from Nov.
4 to Jan. 6 [year not given].

Walton, Andrew. Private, Capt. Nathan Rowlee's co., Lieut. Col. Timothy
Robinson's detachment of Hampshire Co. militia; muster roll dated Garrison
at Ticonderoga, Feb. 25, 1777 ; enlisted Jan. 19, 1777 ; enlistment to expire
March 25, 1777 ; also, same co. and detachment ; entered service Dec. 19, 1776 ;
service, 73 days, at Ticonderoga ; mileage home (180 miles) allowed.

Walton, Andrew. 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. Oct. 26, 1780: said Walton returned among men be-
longing to Capt. Mosele's, Capt. Kellog's, and Lieut. Sait's[ ? ] cos. ; engaged
for town of Westfield ; term, 3 months.

Walton, Benjamin, Gouldsborough. Private, Capt. Samuel Libbey's co., in a de-
tachment from Col. Benjamin Foster's (Lincoln Co.) regt. ; enlLsted Sept. 2,
1777 ; discharged Sept. 22 (also given Sept. 23) , 1777 ; service, i mo. 5 days
(also given 20 days) ; company marched to Machias and served there when
British ships lay in that harbor.

Walton, Benjamin, Reading. Private, Capt. John Bacheller's co. of Minute-men,
Col. Ebenezer Bridge's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775;
service, 13 days.

Walton, Benjamin. Private ; list of men belonging to the train band under Capt.
John Walton, dated Reading, May 13, 1775.

Walton, Benjamin. Private, Col. Benjamin Tupper's (10th) regt. ; service from
Sept. 28, 1781, 3 mos. 10 days.

Walton, Ebenezer, Reading. Private, Capt. John Walton's co.. Col. David
Green's regt., whicli marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 12 days;
also, list of men belonging to the train band under Capt. Walton, dated Read-
ing, May 13, 1775 ; also, Capt. Jesse Wyman's co.. Col. Josiah Whitney's regt. ;
arrived at destmation May 10, 1777 ; discharged July 10, 1777, at Point Judith ;
service, 2 mos. 9 days, at Rhode Island, including 3 days (60 miles) travel to
place of destination and 5 days travel from place of discharge home ; company
raised for 2 months; also, Capt. Abraham Foster's co.. Col. Samuel Bullard's
regt. ; enlisted Aug. 18, 1777 ; discharged Oct. 21, 1777 ; service, 2 mos. 14 days,
near Stillwater, including 10 days (200 miles) travel home; company marched
to reinforce Northern army under Gen. Gates; also, Capt. Nathan Sergant's
CO. of guards ; entered service Feb. 12, 1779 ; discharged May 12, 1779 ; service,
3 mos. ; company raised to serve under Maj. Gen. Gates at and about Boston.

Walton, Elijah, Palmer. Private, Capt. Phineas Stebbins's co., Col. Nathan
Sparhowk's (Sparhawk's) regt.; enlisted Sept. 15. 1778; service to Dec. 11,
1778, 3 mos. 2 days, including travel (80 miles) home ; company detached to
reinforce army under Gen. Sullivan, but ordered to Boston by resolve of Sept.
17, 1778 ; also, descriptive list of men raised in Hampshire Co. to serve in the



51-i MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

"W ALTON, Elijah, continued.

Continental Army for the term of 9 months, agreeable to resolve of June 9,
1779, as returned by Noah Goodman, Superintendent ; Capt. Graves's co., Col.
Bliss's regt. ; age, 17 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 5 in. ; complexion, light; hair, light;
engaged for town of Palmer; also, list of men returned as received of Noah
Goodman, Superintendent for Hampshire Co., by Justin Ely, Commissioner,
dated Springfield ; also, list of men returned as i-eceived of Justin Ely, Com-
missioner, by Capt. James Cooper, at Springfield, July 19, 1779; also. Private,
Capt. James Tisdale's co.. Col. J. Greaton's (2d) regt. ; muster roll for July,
1779, dated Camp Highlands; also, Capt. Tisdale's co., Col. Greaton's (3d)
regt. ; muster roll for Sept., 1779, dated Camp Bedford ; enlisted July 12, 1779;
enlistment, 9 months ; also, Capt. Tisdale's co., 3d Ma.ss. regt. ; entered .service
Aug. 12, 1779; discharged May 12, 1780 ; term, 9 months; a/so, Capt. Levi Ely's
CO., Col. John Brown's regt. ; entered service July 20, 1780 ; discharged Oct. 22,
1780; service, 3 mos. 11 days, including 8 days (160 miles) travel home; regi-
ment raised for 3 months.

Walton, George. Private, Capt. Aaron Haynes's co.. Col. Asa Whitcomb's regt. ;
muster roll dated Camp at Ticonderoga, Dec. 1, 1776 ; enlisted Jan. 1, 1776 ; re-
ported exchanged for Joseph Hartt April 5, 1776.

^YALTON, George. Treasury pay roll of Col. Nixon's (6th) regt., dated May 11,
1786. [See George Hatton and George "Walton.]

Walton, Isaac, Reading. Private, Capt. John Bacheller'sco. of Minute-men, Col.
Ebenezer Bridge's regt., which marched on the alarm of j\.pril 19, 1775 ; service,
5 days ; also, Caj)t. Bacheller's co.. Col. Bridge's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug.
1, 1775; enlisted April 24, 1775; service, 3 mos. 14 days; also, com[iany return
dated Cambridge Camp, Sept. 25, 1775.

Walton, Isaac, Reading. List of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster
Master for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, April 13, 1777; Col. Crane's regt.; re-
ported received State bounty; also. Sergeant, Capt. Henry Burbeck's co.. Col.
John Crane's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1,
1777, to Nov. 8, 1778; residence, Reading; credited to town of Reading; re-
ported died Nov. 8, 1778; also, Capt. David Briant's co., Col. Crane's regt.;
pay roll for Jan.-July, 1777 ; M-ages allowed said Walton from March 31, 1777 ;
also, same co. and regt.; muster rolls for Aug. and Sept., 1777; reported a
waiter in hospital in Sept., 1777 ; also, Capt. Henry Burbeck's co.. Col. Crane's
regt. ; muster rolls for Oct., Nov., and Dec, 1777 ; term, during war (also given
3 years) ; reported a waiter in hospital in Oct., 1777, absent with leave in Nov.,
1777.

Walton, Isaac. Private ; list of men belonging to the train band under Capt. John
Walton, dated Reading, May 13, 1775.

Walton, Israel, Reading. Private, Capt. Benjamin Edgell's co., Col. John Jacobs's
regt.; enlisted July 1, 1778; service, 6 mos. 2 (also given 6 mos. 3) days, in-
cluding travel (60 miles) home; enlistment to expire Jan. 1, 1779; also, same
CO. and regt. ; muster rolls dated Freetown, Sept. 13, and Oct. 18, 1778.

Walton, Israel, Westminster. Private, Capt. Edmund Bemis's co., Col. Asa
Wliitcomb's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 5, 1775; ser-
vice, 3 mos. 5 days; also, company receipt for wages for Aug., 1775, dated
Camp at Prospect Hill ; also, company return [probably Oct., 1775],

Walton, Israel. Private, Capt. Nathan Sergant's co. of guards ; enlisted Feb. 3,
1779; discharged May 7, 1779; service, 3 mos. 3 days; company rai.sed to .serve
under Maj. Gen. Gates at and about Boston; also, Maj. Nathaniel Heath's
CO.; enlisted May 12, 1779; discharged Aug. 11, 1779; service, 3 mos., with
giiards at and about Boston; enlistment, 3 months; also, same co. ; enlisted



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"Walton, Israel, continued.

Sept. 13, 1779; discharged Dec. 12, 1779; service, 3 mos., witli guards at and
about Boston ; enlistment, 3 months.

"Walton, Jacob, Reading. Private, Capt. John Walton's co.. Col. David Green's
regt., wliich marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 2 days; also,
list of men belonging to the train band under Capt. "Walton, dated Heading,
May 13, 1775.

"Walton, Jacob, "Westminster. Sergeant, Capt. Edmund Bemis's co.. Col. Asa
"Whitcomh's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; engaged April 25, 1775 ;
service, 3 mos. 14 days; also, company return [probably Oct., 1775].

"Walton, Jekal [?]. Return of cartridges for Capt. Ford's co. received from
Nov. 4 to Jan. 6 [year not given].

Walton, John, Cambridge. Lieutenant, Capt. Samuel Thatcher's co. of militia.
Col. Gardner's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 7
days; also. Captain, 3d (Cambridge) co.. Col. Thatcher's (1st Middlesex Co.)
regt. of Mass. militia; list of officers chosen by the several companies in said
regiment, dated "Watertovra, April 26, 1776; ordered m Coimcil April 29, 1776,
that said officers be commissioned ; reported commissioned April 29, 1776 ; also,
list dated Cambridge, May 11, 1776, of men who served as guards to prevent
the rescue of prisoners; also, Captain, 1st co.. Col. Eleazer Brooks's regt. ; list
of officers of a regiment drafted from Middlesex Co. militia and ordered to
march to Horse Xeck by Brig. Oliver Prescott Sept. 26, 1776 ; also, same regt. ;
return dated Oct. 31, 1776; said Walton reported as in camp and fit for duty;
also, same regt.; engaged Sept. 27, 1776; discharged Nov. 16, 1776; service,
62 days (also given 2 mos. 1 day) , includmg 11 days (223 miles) travel home ;
order for paj-ment of amount of roll dated at North Castle and signed by
Col. Brooks; also, Captain; engaged Dec. 9, 1776; discharged Dec. 21, 1776;
service, 12 days; company detached for service at Noddle's Island; also, war-
rant from said "Walton, Captain, to Sergt. Joseph Bates, dated Aug. 4, 1777,
directing hina in consequence of orders received from Col. Thatcher to warn
the train band of said "Walton's co. to be ready at a moment's notice to march
with 6 days provisions and to make return of the deficiencies of equipments ;
also, return made to Capt. Sterns by said "Walton, Captain, dated Cambridge,
Sept. 30, 1777, of men belonging to his company who had engaged to serve as
guards at Boston, Charlestown, Cambridge, Medford, Roxbury, and Dorches-
ter; also, return made by said "Walton, Captain, to Capt. Brooks, dated Cam-
bridge, Nov. 5, 1777, of men belongmg to 1st Cambridge co. who had engaged
to serve in Capt. Brooks's co. as guards over prisoners that surrendered with
Gen. BurgojTie; also. Captain, Col. Brooks's regt. of guards; pay rolls of said
Walton's CO. for service from Jan. 12, 1778, to April 3, 1778, at Cambridge
guarding troops of convention; reported commissioned Jan. 11, 1778; also,
order dated Cambridge, May 7, 1778, signed by said "Walton, Captain, directing
Sergt. Samuel Butterfield to notify certain men that they had been drafted
to serve in the Continental Army for the term of 9 months, agreeable to re-
solve of April 20, 1778 ; also, return dated Cambridge, July 2, 1778, made
by said "Walton, Captain, of men detached from 1st Cambridge co. to guard
troops of convention for 15 days; also, return dated Cambridge, July 15, 1778,
made by said Walton, Captain, of men detached from his company to rein-
force the army at Providence; also. Captain, Col. Samuel Thatcher's regt.;
joined Sept. 2, 1778: discharged Sept. 3, 1778; service, 2 days, with guards at
Fort No. 2, Cambridge ; also. Captain [Col. Gerrish's regt. of guards] ; joined
Sept. 4, 1778 ; discharged Sept. 11, 1778 ; also, Captain, same regt. ; pay abstract
of said "Walton's co. for service from Sept. 3 to Sept. 12, 1778, 8 days, at Cam-
bridge ; also, order dated Cambridge, Sept. 23, 1778, signed by said "Walton,
Captain, directing Sergt. Thomas Fillebrown to detach certain men from his



516 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

"SV ALTON, John, continued.

company to join Capt. Frost the following day at Cambridge and to march
thence to Boston to serve there or elsewhere as directed by the Council ; also,
order dated Cambridge, Oct. 30, 1778, signed by said Walton, Captain, directuig
Sergt. James Fillebrown to notify certain men in said Walton's co. to appear
the following day at Cambridge with 3 days provisions, armed and equipped to
march to Boston to serve under Gen. Heath until Nov. 9, 1778, imless sooner
discharged, in accordance with orders received from Col. Thatcher.

"Walton, John, Reading. Captain, Col. David Green's regt., which marched on
the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 12 days; also, list of men belonging to
the train baud under said Walton, Captain, dated Reading, May 13, 1775.

Walton, John, Salem. Private, Capt. Nathan Watkins's co.. Col. Samuel Brewer's
regt. ; return made agreeable to order of Council of Dec. 26, 1777 ; residence,
Salem ; engaged for town of Salem ; mustered by State Muster Master ; re-
ported deserted ; also reported never joined.

Walton, John. Private, Capt. James Gregg's co.. Col. Goose Van Schaick's (1st
New York) regt. ; muster rolls for Jan.-April, 1781, dated West Pouit; enlist-
ment, during war.

Walton, Joseph, Salem. Private, Capt. Nathan Watkins's co.. Col. Samuel
Brewer's regt. ; return made agreeable to order of Council of Dec. 26, 1777 ;
residence, Salem ; engaged for town of Salem ; mustered by State Muster
Master; reported deserted ; also reported never joined.

Walton, Jo.siah. Private, Capt. Ezra Town's co.. Col. Read's regt. ; company re-
turn [year not given, probably 1775]; enlisted April 23; reported sick and
absent.

Walton, Joth^vm, Cambridge (probably) . 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Samuel Thatcher's
CO. of militia. Col. Gardner's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19,
1775; service, 7 days; also, 1st Lieutenant, Capt. John Walton's 3d (Cam-
bridge) CO., Col. Thatcher's (1st Middlesex Co.) regt. of INIass. militia; list of
officers cho.sen by the several companies in said regiment, dated Watertown,
April 26, 1776; ordered ui Council April 29, 1776, that said officers be commis-
sioned; reported commissioned April 29, 1776; also, list dated Cambridge,
May 11, 1776, of men who served as guards to prevent the rescue of prisoners ;
also, 1st Lieutenant, Capt. Joseph Fuller's co.. Col. Samuel Bullard's regt. ;
engaged Aug. 14, 1777 ; discharged Nov. 29, 1777 ; service, 3 mos. 28 days, at
Stillwater, including 12 days (240 miles) travel home ; also, same co. and
regt. ; pay abstract for retained rations ; rations allowed said Walton from
Aug. 14, 1777, to Dec. 11, 1777 ; credited with 129 rations ; also, 1st Lieutenant,
Capt. John Walton's co.. Col. Thatcher's regt.; joined Sept. 2, 1778; dis-
charged Sept. 4, 1778; service, 3 days, with guards at Foit No. 2, Cambridge;
also, Adj\itant, Col. Samuel Thatcher's (1st Middlesex Co.) regt. ; service,
3 days; regiment called out to join Gen. Heath's division agreeable to resolve
of Aug. 31, 1778; roll dated Cambridge, Sept. 30, 1778.

Walton, Jotham. Private ; list of men belonging to the train band imder Capt.
John Walton, dated Reading, May 13, 1775.

Walton, Moses, Salisbury. Private, Capt. Stephen Merrill's co. of Miniite-men,
Col. Caleb Cushing's regt., which marched April 20, 1775, in response to the
alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 3^ days ; company served until April 27, 1775 ;
also, Capt. Joshua French's co.. Col. Edward Wigglesworth's regt.; pay
ahstract for travel allowance, etc., from Albany home ; 245 miles travel allowed
said Walton; warrant allowed in Council Jan. .30, 1777.

Walton, Moses, Westfield. Private, Capt. Malcolm Henry's co., Col. David
Brewer's (9th) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 14, 1775;



m THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 517

Walton, Moses, continued.

service, 2 inos., 3 weeks, 1 day; also, company return dated Oct. 7, 1775; also,
return of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from Capt. John
Kellogg's (Westfield) co. ; residence, Westfield ; engaged for town of West-
field; joined Capt. Ball's co.. Col. "William Shepard's regt. ; term, during
war; also. Private, Maj. Ball's co.. Col. Sheppard's regt. ; Continental Army
pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to March 10, 1778; reported jorned
[Gen.] Washington's guard; also, Capt. Lebheus Ball's co., Col. Shepard's
regt.; return endorsed " Feb'y 3rd 1778;" residence, Westfield; enlisted for
town of Westfield ; mustered by State and Continental Muster Masters ; also,
same co. and regt. ; return of men who were in service on or before Aug. 15,
1777, made up to Feb. 1, 1779; reported in Gen. Washington's life guard.

Walton, Nathan, Reading. List of men who took the oath in Middlesex Co. June
30, 1775, required by Congress to be taken by the Mass. Army; also, Private,
Capt. Samuel Sprague's (9th) co., Lieut. Col. Loammi Baldwin's (late Col.
Gerrish's) 37th regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted May 30, 1775 ;
service, 2 mos. 6 days; also, pay abstract for Aug., 1775, dated Camp at Chel-
sea; also, return of casualties of the several companies in the 38th regt., made
by Lieut. Col. Baldwin, dated Chelsea, Sept. -, 1775; said Walton reported
sick, absent 8 days; also, company return dated Chelsea, Oct. 2, 1775; also,
list of men entitled to bounty coats, dated Nov. 10, 1775; also, Capt. Miles
Greenwood's co., Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt. of guards; enlisted Nov. 11, 1777;
service to April 3, 1778, 4 mos. 23 days ; rolls dated Camp at Winter Hill.

Walton, Oliver, Lynn. 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 Spring-
field, July 11, 1780; age, 22 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 10 in. ; complexion, ruddy; en-
gaged for town of Lynn ; arrived at Springfield 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 Totoway, Oct. 25, 1780; also, pay roll for 6
months men raised by the town of Lynn for service in the Continental Army
during 1780; marched June 27, 1780; discharged Dec. 20, 1780; service, 6 mos.
15 days, travel (220 miles) included ; also. Private, Capt. John Mills's co., Col.
Joseph Vose's (1st) regt.; muster roll for Jan., 1781, dated Garrison West
Point; enlisted July 10, 1780; discharged Jan. 10, 1781; enlistment, 6 months.

Walton, Oliver, Reading. Private, Capt. John Walton's co.. Col. David Green's
regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 12 days; also,
list of men belonging to the train band under Capt. Walton, dated Reading,
May 13, 1775; also, list endorsed "Camp at Cambridge June 13th 1775," of
men belonging to Col. Samuel Gerrish's regt. who took the oath in Middlesex
Co. June 10, 1775, required by Congress to be taken by the Mass. army, as re-
turned by [Capt.] Samuel Sprague; also. Private, Capt. Sprague's (9th) co.,
Lieiit. Col. Loammi Baldwin's (late Col. Samuel Gerrish's) 38th (also given
37rti) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 30, 1775; service, 2
mos. 6 days; also, pay abstract for Aug., 1775, dated Camp at Chelsea; also,
company return dated Chelsea, Oct. 2, 1775 ; also, list of men who were entitled
to receive bounty coats, dated Nov. 10, 1775; also, list of men enlisted by En-
sign Abijah Hastings to serve in the Continental Army in Col. Baldwin's regt.
the ensuing campaign, dated Chelsea, Nov. 24, 1775; also. Private, Capt. Jesse
Wyman's CO., Col. Josiah Whitney's regt. ; arrived at destination May 10, 1777 ;
discharged July 10, 1777, at Point Judith ; service, 2 mos. 9 days, at Rhode
Island, including 3 days (60 miles) travel to place of destination and 5 days
travel from place of discharge home ; company raised for 2 months.



518 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AXD SAILORS

"Walton, Owen. List dated Cambridge, July 8, 1776, o£, men who served or hired
men to serve in the Continental Army in Northern department ; said Walton
with Thomas Barret reported as having hired Jesse "Williams.

"Walton, Silas, Lenox (also given Norwich). Private, Capt. Charles Dihbell's
CO., Col. John Patcrson's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May
5, 1775; service, 2 mos. 1 day; also, company return [probably Oct., 1775];
reported enlisted into the train July 1, 1775 ; also, Bombardier, Capt. Joseph
Chadwick's co., Col. Kichard Gridley's (Artillery) regt. ; muster roll dated
Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted July 1, 1775; service, 1 mo. 3 days; also, company
return dated No. 3, Charlestown, Sept. .30, 1775; age, 22 yrs. ; occupation,
yeoman ; uIno, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Fort No.
3, Nov. 21, 1775.

"Walton, Thomas. Private, 1st division, Capt. Squire Millerd's co.. Col. John
"Waterman's regt.; service from Jan. 9, 1777, to Feb. 3 [8], 1777, 31 days;
reported drafted.

"Walton, Timothy. 2d Lieutenant, Capt. John Upton's ((Jth) co., 1st Essex Co.
regt. of Mass. militia; list of officers chosen by certain companies of said regi-
ment, as returned by Lieut. Col. John Flagg and 2d Major David Parker,
dated Lynn, April 24, 1776 ; ordered in Comicil April 26, 1770, that said officers
be commissioned; i-eported commissioned April 26, 1776; also, 2d Lieutenant,
Capt. John Perkins's (6th) co., Col. Timothy Pickering's (1st Essex Co.) regt.
of Mass. militia ; list of officers of said company ; ordered in Council Oct. 30,
1776, that said officers be commissioned; reported commissioned Oct. 30 [ ? ],
1776.

"Walton, "U'illiam, Reading. Private, Capt. John "Walton's co.. Col. David
Green's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 9 days;
also, list of men belonging to the train band under Capt. Walton, dated Bead-
ing, May 13, 1775.

"Waltor, George. Descriptive list of men raised in Worcester Co. to serve in the
Continental Army, agreeable to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780, as returned by Seth
"Washburn, Superintendent; Capt. Allen's co., Col'. Boynton's regt.; age, 36
yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 10 in. ; complexion, light; occupation, farmer; engaged for
town of Barre ; engaged Feb. 23, 1781 ; term, 3 years.

Wal'tt, Ephraim. Private, Capt. Thomas Whipple's co. of guards; entered ser-
vice April 20, 1780; discharged Dec. 20, 1780; service, 8 mos. 1 day; company
raised for 8 months and stationed at Rutland.

Walworth, . [This name also appears under the form of Walsworth, Wool-
worth.]

Walworth, Hugh. Return of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from
Capt. Oliver Clap's co.. Col. Benjamin Haws's (4tli Suffolk Co.) regt. ; en-
gaged for town of Walpole; joined Capt. Webb's co., Col. Shepard's regt.;
tenn, 3 years; also, list of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master
for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, March 16, 1777 ; Capt. Webb's co.. Col. Shepard's
regt. ; reported received State bounty.

Walworth, James, Bemardston. Private, Capt. Job Alvord's co.. Col. William
Shepard's (3d) regt.; muster rolls for Oct. and Nov., 1778, dated Providence;
enlistment, during war (also given 3 years) ; also, Capt. Larned's co., Col.
Shephard's regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1,
1780, to June 18, 1780; residence, Bemardston.

Waly, William. Private, Capt. Benjamin Smith's co. ; service from March 1,
1776, to ^lay 31, 1776, 3 mos. ; company stationed at Martha's Vineyard for de-
fence of seacoast.



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Wamlee, James. Descriptive list of men raised agreeable to resolve of Dec. 2,
1780, returned as received of Brig. Gen. James Williams, Superintendent for
Bristol Co., by J. Pettingall, Major, 1st Mass. regt., at Boston, July 19, 1781;
age, 18 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 2 in.; complexion, black; occupation, laborer; en-
gaged for town of Dartmouth ; engaged July 4, 1781 ; term, 3 years.

AVamouth, Jonathan, Newbury. List of men raised to serve in the Continental



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