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3 days ; extra wages allowed said Ward and others for 25 days service at Boston
during above term; also, Captain, Col. Timothy Pickering, Jr.'s regt. ; return
made to Maj. Gen. James Warren of officers of a regiment raised by Brig.
Michael Farley from his brigade and ordered to march to Danbury, Conn.,
via Providence, dated Ipswich, Dec. 24, 1776; company raised in Salem.

Ward, Boston, Salem. Descriptive list of officers and crew of the ship "Jack"'
(privateer), commanded by Capt. Nathan Brown, .sworn to July 1, 1780; age,
17 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 3 in. ; complexion, dark ; residence, Salem.

Ward, Caleb, Ashbumham. Private, Capt. Deliverance Davis's co. of militia.
Col. Asa Whetcomb's regt., which marched in response to the alarm of April
19, 1775 ; said Ward marched April 20, 1775 ; left place of rendezvous April
27, 1775 ; service, 10 days.

Ward, Caleb, Ashfield. Private, Capt. David Cowden's co.. Col. Benjamin Bug-
gies Woodbridge's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted June 17,
1775; service, 1 mo. 17 days; also, company return dated near Prospect Hill,
Sept. 28, 1775 ; also, order for bounty coat dated Prospect Hill, Nov. 13. 1775.



526 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

"Ward, Caleb. Corporal, Capt. Joseph Parker's co., Col. John Cushing's regt. ;
enlisted Sept. 21, 177G; service, 59 days; company stationed at Rhode Island.

Ward, Calvin. Receipt dated Holliston, July 16, 1781, for bounty paid said Ward
and Ambrose Brown by the committee of the town of Holliston to serve in the
Continental Army for the term of 1 year ; also, descriptive list of men raised
in Middlesex Co., agreeable to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780, as returned by Joseph
Ilosmer, Superintendent for said county; age, 17 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 5 in.;
complexion, light; hair, light; eyes, gray; occupation, fanner (also given
laborer) ; engaged for town of Holliston ; engaged June 5, 1781 ; term, 1 year.

Ward, Christopher, Brimfield. Private, Capt. Joseph Thompson's co.. Col.
Timothy Danielson's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 29,
1775; service, 3 mos., 1 week, 3 days; also, company return dated Rox])ury,
Oct. 6, 1775; also, order for bounty coat dated Roxbury Camp, Nov. 7, 1775;
also, list of men raised to serve in the Continental Army, as returned by Militia
Officers and Selectmen of Brimfield ; residence, Brimfield ; engaged for town
of Brimfield; joined Capt. Toogood's co.. Col. Nixon's regt.; term to expire
in 1780 ; also. Private, Capt. William Toogood's (5th) co.. Col. Tliomas Nixon's
regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from April 24, 1777, to Dec.
31, 1779 ; also, same co. and regt. ; return of men who were in camp on or
before Aug. 15, 1777, and who had not been absent sub.sequently except on
furlough, etc., certified at Camp near Peekskill, Feb. 1(5, 1779; also, (late)
Capt. Toogood's co.. Col. Nixon's 5th (also given 6th) regt. ; muster roll for
May, 1779, dated Highlands; enlisted April 2-1, 1777; enlistment, 3 years;
also, same co. and regt. ; pay rolls for June-Oct., 1779; also, Capt. Benjamin
Heywood's co.. Col. Nixon's regt.; pay rolls for Nov. and Dec, 1779; also,
(late) Capt. Toogood's co., 6th Mass. regt. ; return for clothing delivered for
the year 1780; receipt for said clothing, dated Pgekskill, Dec. 5, 1779; also,
Capt. Heywood's (5th) co.. Col. Nixon's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts
for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to April 24, 1780; also, discharge dated Soldier's
Fortune, April 24, 1780, signed by D. Whiting, Lieutenant Colonel Com-
mandant, granting an honorable discharge to said Ward, a soldier in 6th Mass.
regt., he havuig completed his 3 years term of enlistment ; also, receipt dated
Brimfield, April 1, 1781, for bomities paid said Ward and others by the town
of Brimfield to serve in the Continental Army for the term of 3 years ; also,
descriptive list of men raised in Hami)shire Co. to serve in the Continental
Army, as returned by Noah Goodman, Superintendent ; age, 23 yrs. ; stature,
6 ft. 1 in. ; complexion, light ; occupation, farmer; engaged for town of Brim-
field; engaged March 29, 1781; term, 3 years; also, Private, Capt. John Wil-
liams's CO., Col. Joseph Vose's (1st) regt. ; muster roll for May, 1781 ; reported
on command at the Lines ; also, muster rolls for June and July, 1781 ; reported
on command with Col. Scamil in July, 1781 ; also, muster roll for Aug., 1781,
dated Camp Peekskill ; reported on command with Col. Scammell ; also, mus-
ter roll for Sept., 1781 ; reported on command with Col. Scammel ; also, muster
roll for Oct. and Nov., 1781, dated York Hutts; also, muster roll for Jan.,
1782, sworn to at West Point ; also, muster roll for March, 1782, dated Quarters
York Huts and sworn to at West Point; reported on command at Stanford.

Ward, Comfort, Brimfield. Private, Capt. Ames Walbridge's co.. Col. David
Brewer's (9th) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 18, 1775;
service, 2 mos., 2 weeks, 4 days; also, company return [probably Oct., 1775] ;
also, Capt. Walbridge's co., Lieut. Col. Kufus Putnam's (late Col. Brewer's)
regt. ; order for bounty coat dated Roxbury, Nov. 4, 1775.

Ward. Daniel, Litchfield. Private, Capt. Woodbridge's co.. Col. Smith's regt.;
Continental Army pay accounts for service from Feb. 1, 1780, to Oct. 6, 1780;
residence, Litchfield : reported deserted.



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Ward, Daniel. Captain of a company stationed at Salem ; list of seacoast officers ;
commissioned Jan. 16 [ ? ], 1776.

Ward, Daniel. Private, Lieut. Ephraim Jenings's co., Col. David Field's (Hamp-
shire Co.) regt. ; enlisted Aug. 17, 1777 ; discharged Aug. 21, 1777 ; service, 3
days, on expedition to the Northward at the time of the hattle of Bennington.
Roll dated Ashtield and sworn to at Deerlield.

Ward, Daxiel. Iteceipt dated Holliston, June 9, 1781, for bounties paid said
Ward and others by the committee of the town of Holliston to serve in the
Continental Army for the term of 3 years.

Ward, Daniel. Private, Capt. John Hayward's co.. Col. Webb's regt. ; enlisted
Sept. 7, 1781; discharged Dec. 4, 1781; service, 3 mos. 7 days, including 10
days (200 miles) travel home ; regiment raised to reinforce Continental Army
for 3 months. Roll sworn to in Middlesex Co.

Ward, Daniel. Quarter Master, sloop " Winthrop," commanded by Capt. George
Little ; engaged May 25, 1782 ; discharged Nov. 25, 1782 ; service, 6 mos. Roll
sworn to at Boston.

Ward, David, Mendon. Private, Capt. Samuel Warren's co., Col. Read's regt. ;
muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 2, 1775; service, 3 mos. 7 days;
also, list of men belonging to Capt. Gershom Nelson's co., dated July 19, 1776.

Ward, David, Welltieet. Descriptive list of deserters from Col. John Greaton's
(24th) regt., dated Aug. 14, 1776; Capt. Whiting's co. ; age, 21 yrs. ; stature,
6 ft.; complexion, dark; residence, Welllleet; deserted April 20, 1776.

Ward, David. Private, Capt. Ebenezer Webber's co., Lieut. Col. Samuel Wil-
liams's regt.; enlisted Dec. 17, 1776; discharged March 20, 1777; service, 3
mos. 14 days, at the Northward, including 11 days (220 miles) travel home;
roll sworn to at Chesterfield and endorsed "Maj'r Claps Regt;" also, Capt.
Christopher Banister's co., Col. Ezra May's regt. ; enlisted Sept. 20, 1777 ; dis-
charged Oct. 14, 1777; service, 29 days, on expedition to Stillwater and Sara-
toga, including travel (100 miles) home.

Ward, David. Private, Capt. Thomas Marshall Baker's co.. Col. Benjamin Haws's
regt. ; enlisted Aug. 2, 1778 ; discharged Sept. 12, 1778 ; service, 1 mo. 12 days ;
company detached to march to Rhode Island to serve for 6 weeks. Roll dated
Upton.

Ward, David. Private, Capt. Abijah Lamb's co., Col. Jacob Davis's (Worcester
Co.) regt.; enlisted July 29, 1780; discharged Aug. 9, 1780; service, 15 days,
including 4 days (80 miles) travel home ; company marched to Tiverton, R. I.,
July 29, 1780, on an alarm.

Ward, Ebenezer B., Salem. Receipt given to Daniel Hopkins, dated Salem, Sept.
25, 1775, signed by said Ward and others belonging to Capt. Benjamin Ward,
Jr.'s CO., for advance pay for 1 month; also. Private, Capt. Benjamin Ward,
Jr.'s CO. ; enlisted July 11, 1775 ; service, 6 mos. 5 days; company stationed at
Salem for defence of seacoast ; also, same co. and regt. ; enlisted Jan. 22, 1770 ;
discharged June 12, 1776 ; service, 4 mos. 19 days ; reported transferred to the
"Tyrannicide; " company raised in Salem and stationed there for defence of
seacoast; also, Seaman or Marine, sloop [brigantine] " Tyrannicide j" com-
manded by Capt. John Fisk: engaged June 12, 1776; discharged Sejit. 30,
1776; roll dated Salem; also. Seaman, same vessel and commander; engaged
Sept. .30, 1776 ; discharged Jan. 1, 1777 ; service, 3 mos. ; roll sworn to at
Boston; a?so, same vessel and commander ; engaged Jan. 1,1777; discharged
Feb. 20, 1777; roll sworn to at Boston; also. Seaman, brigantine "Ranger,"
commanded by Capt. Robert Stone ; descriptive list of officei-s and crew, dated
June 12, 1780; age, 24 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 6 in. ; complexion, light; residence.
Salem.



528 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

"Ward, Edward. Private, Capt. Elijah Lewis's co., Col. Christopher Greene's (1st
Rhode Island) battalion; muster rolls for Jan. -Nov., 1777, and Jan. -April,
1778; enlisted April 6, 1777; enlistment, during war (also given 3 years).

Ward, Elam. Private, 2d co.. Col. Gideon Burt's (Hampshire Co.) regt. ; entered
service Jime 12, 1782; service, 4 days; company marched to retake Samuel
Ely who was rescued from Springfield jail June 12, 1782, and to oppose the
rioters who assembled at Northampton June 16, 1782.

"Ward, Eli. List of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for Suffolk
Co., dated Boston, May 25, 1777; Col. Crane's regt.; reported received State
boimty.

Ward, Elihu. Private, Capt. Jonathan Bardwcll's co., Col. Elisha Porter's regt.;
enlisted Sci)t. 22, 1777 ; discharged Oct. 5, 1777 ; service, 19 days, with Northern
army, including travel (110 miles) home. Roll dated Belchertown.

Ward, Elijah, Brimfield. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army, as
returned by Militia Officers and Selectmen of Brimfield ; residence, Brimfield ;
engaged for town of Brimfield ; joined Capt. Toogood's co., Col. Nixon's regt. ;
term to expire in 1780; also, Private, Capt. William Toogood's (5th) co.. Col.
Thomas Nixon's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from May
9, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; also, same co. and 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 Camp near Peekskill, Feb. 16, 1779; also,
(late) Capt. Toogood's co.. Col. Nixon's (6th) regt. ; muster roll for May, 1779,
dated Highlands; enlisted May 9, 1777; enlistment, 3 years; also, same co.
and regt. ; pay rolls for Jime-Oct., 1779; also, Cai)t. Benjamin Heywood's co.,
Col. Nixon's regt. ; pay rolls for Nov. and Dec, 1779; also, (late) Capt. Too-
good's CO., 6th Mass. regt. ; return for clothing delivered for the year 1780 ; re-
ceipt for said clothing, dated Peekskill, Dec. 5, 1779; also, descriptive list of
men belonging to 6th Mass. regt. who enlisted for the war subsecjuent to Sept.
30, 1779, as returned by Col. Nixon, dated Highlands, Feb. 23, 1780; age, 18
yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 6 in.; complexion, light; engaged for town of Brimfield;
also, Capt. Heywood's (5th) co.. Col. Nixon's regt. ; Continental Army pay
accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780; a?.so, descriptive list
dated West Pomt, Jan. 29, 1781 ; Capt. Heywood's co., 6tli Mass. regt. com-
manded by Lieut. Col. Smith (also given Col. Nixon's regt.) ; rank, Private;
age, 19 (also given 20) yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 8 (also given 5 ft. 10) in. ; complexion,
light ; hair, bro^vn ; occupation, farmer (also given yeoman) ; birthplace,
Union, Conn.; residence, Brimfield; enlisted Jan. 1, 1780, by Ensign Miller
(also given May 8, 1777) ; enlistment, during war ; reported transferred to light
infantry co. ; also, Private, Capt. Benjamin Heywood's co., Lieut. Col. Calvin
Smith's (6th) regt.; muster rolls for Jan.-May, 1781, dated West Point; re-
ported on command at the Lines in Jan., Feb., and March, 1781, at Verplanck's
Point in May, 1781; also, muster rolls for June and July, 1781; reported on
command at Verplanck's Point; also, muster roll for Aug., 1781, sworn to at
Camp Peekskill; reported on command with Col. Scammel; also, muster roll
for Sept., 1781, sworn to at Camp Bald Hill ; reported on command with Col.
Scammel; also, muster roll for Oct. and Nov., 1781, sworn to in Quarters
Highlands; also, muster roll for Dec, 1781, dated New Boston and .sworn to
in Quarters Highlands; also, muster rolls for Jan., Feb., and March, 1782,
dated Hutts New Boston and sworn to in Qixarters Highlands; reported on
duty at the Lines ; also reported on duty at Stanford Feb. 23, 1782 ; also, muster
rolls for April-Oct., 1782; also, Capt. Heywood's co., 6th Mass. regt. ; muster
roll for Nov., 1782; a^so, Capt. Heywood's (4th) co.. Col. Benjamin Tupper's
(6th) regt. ; muster rolls for Dec, 1782, and Jan., 1783 ; also, 4th co., 6th Mass.
regt.; list of men [year not given] ; reported as belonging to Scjuad No. 4 ; also,
register of contingencies in Capt. Heywood's co., 6th Mass. regt.; said Ward



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 529

Wakd, Elijah, contintied.

reported transferred to light infantry co. March 8 [year not given, probably
1783] ; also, return [year not given, lirobably 1783] of men entitled to $80
gratuity, agreeable to act of Congress of May 15, 1778, for serving during the
war; Light Infantry co., 6th Mass. regt.

Ward, Elijah, Charlton. Private, Capt. Ebenezer Crafts's troop. Col. Leamed's
regt., which marched April 20, 1775, in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775 ;
service, 6 days.

Ward, Elijah, Falmouth. Private, Capt. John Brackett's co.. Col. Edmund
Phiney's regt. ; billeting allowed from date of enlistment. May 14, 1775, to date
of marching to headquarters, July 3, 1775 ; credited with allowance for 7 weeks
1 day; also, Capt. Brackett's co.. Col. Phinny's (31st) regt.; company return
dated Sept. 29, 1775; also, Capt. James Johnson's co., Col. Phinny's regt.;
order for boimty coat dated Fort No. 2, Cambridge, Oct. 24, 1775.

Ward, Elijah, Salem. Private, Capt. Addison Richardson's co.. Col. John Mans-
field's (19th) regt. commanded by Lieut. Col. Israel Hutchinson ; company
return dated Oct. 6, 1775; reported deserted June 15, 1775.

Ward, Elijah. Corporal, Capt. John Howard's co.. Col. Samuel Brewer's regt. ;
pa J' abstract for travel allowance, etc., from Saratoga home ; 185 miles travel
allowed said Ward ; warrant allowed in Coimcil March 12, 1777.

Ward, Elijah. Return of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from Col.
Benjamin Hawes's (4th Suffolk Co.) regt., as returned by Lieut. Jonathan
Houndbrook ; engaged for town of Medway; joined Capt. Briant's co.. Col.
Crane's regt.; term, 3 years; reported a foreigner; also, certificate dated
Boston, May 23, 1777, signed by J. Crane, Colonel of Artillery, certifying that
said Ward had enlisted into the corps of artillery and agreed to serve for the
town of Medway as part of its quota for the Continental Army ; also, Matro.ss,
Capt. David Briant's co., Col. John Crane's (Artillery) regt.; pay roll for
Jan.-July, 1777 ; wages allowed said Ward from May 23, 1777, 3 days ; reported
discharged May 25, 1777, by reason of prior enlistment.

Ward, Elijah. Private, Capt. Peter Warren's co.. Col. Jonathan Mitchell's regt. ;
detached July 7, 1779; discharged Sept. 25, 1779; service, 2 mos. 18 days, on
Penobscot expedition. Roll dated Falmouth.

Ward, Elisha, Charlton. Private, Capt. John Cowls's co., Col. Benjamin Bug-
gies Woodbridge's regt. ; company return [probably Oct., 1775].

Ward, Elisha, Leicester. Private, Capt. Thomas Newhall's co. of militia, which
marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Cambridge ; service, 10^ days ; re-
ported returned home.

Ward, Elisha, Leicester. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army
from North co. in Leicester, as returned by Capt. Loring Lincoln ; residence,
Leicester ; engaged for town of Leicester ; joined Capt. Brown's co.. Col. Jack-
son's regt. ; term to expire Feb. -, 1780; also, Private, Capt. Brown's co., Col.
Michael Jackson's regt. ; Continental Army pay accoimts for service from
Feb. 8, 1777, to Feb. 8, 1780; term, during war.

W^utD, Elisha. Private, Capt. Abijah Lamb's co.. Col. Jonathan Holman's regt. ;
service, 21 days; company marched from home to Providence, R. I., on the
alarm of Dec. 10, 1776.

Ward, Elisha. Private, Capt. John Nickols's co., Col. Holman's regt. ; service,
30 days; company marched Sept. 27, 1777, to reinforce army under Gen.
Gates in Northern department. Roll dated Charlton.



530 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

AYakd, Elisi1;\.. Private, Capt. Samuel Flower's co., Col. John Greaton's (3d) regt. ;
muster roll for Nov. anil Dec, 1779, dated Continental Village; enlisted July
10, 1779; enlistment, 9 mouths.

"Ward, Eneas, SoutliLorough. Private, Capt. Josiah Fay's co. of Minute-men and
militia, which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 17 days ; re-
ported returned home.

Ward, Enoch, Newton. Private, Capt. Amariah Fuller's (Newton) co.. Col.
Thatcher's regt.; service, 5 days; company called out March 4, 1776; also,
Capt. Caleb Brooks's co.. Col. Nicholas Dike's regt.; pay abstract for travel
allowance, etc., to and from camp, dated Boston, Nov. 27, 1776, and endorsed
" at Dochester Heights ; " 20 miles travel allowed said "Ward ; also, Corporal,
Capt. Stephen Dana's co., Col. Josiah "Whitney's regt. ; arrived at destination
вЦ† May 9, 1777 ; service, 2 mos. 7 days, including travel (6 days) to camp and from
place of discharge home ; company raised to serve for 2 months at Ehode Island ;
roll dated South Kingston.

Wakd, Ephraim, Groton. Private, Capt. Henry Farwell's co. of Minute-men, Col.
"William Prescott's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; ser-
vice, 10 days ; reported returned home.

"Ward, Ephraim, Marlborough. Private, Capt. "William Brigham's (Marlborough)
CO. of militia, Col. Jonathan "Ward's regt., which marched on the alarm of
April 19, 1775, to Cambridge; service, 11 days; also, Capt. Amasa Cranston's
CO.; company return endorsed "1776;" company probably belonged to Col.
Eleazer Brooks's regt.

Ward, Ezekiel, Wellfleet. Private, Capt. Isaiah Higgins'sco., Col. Thomas Mar-
shall's regt. ; service from Nov. 1, 1776, to time of discharge, 1 mo.

Ward, Ezekiel. Seaman, brigantine "Hazard," commanded by Capt. Simeon
Samson; engaged Nov. 22, 1777; discharged May 20, 1778; service, 5 mos. 28
days. Roll dated Boston.

Ward, Ezra, Southborough. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army
from 4th co., 6th Worcester Co. regt., as returned by Capt. Setli Newton ; resi-
dence, Southborough ; engaged for town of Southborough ; joined Capt. Aaron
Heynes's co.. Col. Wigglesworth's regt. ; term, during war (also given 3 yeai-s) ;
also. Private, Capt. John K. Smith's co.. Col. Calvin Smith's (late Wiggles-
worth's) regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Feb. 24, 1777,
to Jan. 10, 1778; reported died Jan. 10, 1778; also, Capt. Aaron Haynes's co..
Col. Edward Wigglesworth's regt.; return [year not given]; mustered by
Capt. Newel, at Leicester.

Ward, Humphrey, Belchertown. Descriptive list of men raised in Hampshire Co.
to serve in the Continental Army for the term of 3 months, agreeable to order
of General Court of June 22, 1780, returned as mustered by Josiah Lyman, 2d
Major, 4th Hampshire Co. regt. ; age, 18 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 6 in. ; complexion,
dark; residence, Belchertown; also, Private, Capt. Job Alvord's co.. Col.
S. Murray's regt.; enlisted July 19, 1780; discharged Oct. 10, 1780; service,
2 mos. 29 days, including 7 days (140 miles) travel home ; regiment raised in
Hampshire Co. to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months : also, Capt. Oliver
Coney's co.. Col. Sears's regt.; marched Aug. 12, 1781; discharged Nov. 15,
1781; service, 3 mos. 10 days, including travel (146 miles) home; regiment
raised to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months.

Ward, Isaac, Spencer. Private; pay roll of part of Lieut. John Hurlbut's co.,
Col. John Fellows's regt. of Minute-men, which marched April 21, 1775, in
response to the alarm of April 19, 1775, but did not engage in the service and
returned home after enlistment of the army ; service, 1 mo. 4 days.



m THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 531

Ward, Isaac. Private, Capt. Ephraim Fitch's co., Col. Benjamin Simonds's regt. ;
muster roll dated Camp at Ticonderoga, Feb. 25, 1777; enlisted Dec. 10, 1776;
enlistment to expire March 15, 1777.

"Ward, Ithamar, Shrewsbury. Private, Capt. Job Cusliing's co. of Minute-men
and militia. Col. Artemas "Ward's regt., which marched on the alarm of April
19, 1775, to Cambridge ; service, 29 days ; reported returned home.

"Ward, Jabez, New Marlborough. List of men mustered between Jan. 20, 1777,
and June 1, 1778, by Tiiiman "Wheler, Muster blaster for Berkshire Co. ; Capt.
Stone's CO. ; term, during war; reported received State bounty ; a/i-o, Corporal,
Capt. John "Williams's co., Col. Ebenezer Sprout's regt. ; Continental Army
pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; reported as serving
18 mos. as Private, 18 mos. as Corporal ; also, Private, Cai)t. Enos Stone's co.,
Col. Brewer's regt. ; retiuii dated Camp at Valley Forge, Jan. 25, 1778 ; resi-
dence. New Marlborough ; enlisted for town of New Marlborough ; mustered
by Truman "SVhelar, State Muster Master; also, Sergeant, Capt. J.Williams's
CO., Col. Sprout's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan.
1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780; also, Capt. "Williams's co.. Col. Joseph Vose's (1st)
regt. ; muster roll for Jan., 1781, dated West Point; reported on extra duty at
Newbury ; also, muster rolls for Feb.-July, 1781 ; reported absent with leave
in May, 1781; also, muster roll for Aug., 1781, dated Camp Peekskill; also,
muster roll for Sept., 1781; also, muster roll for Oct. and Nov., 1781, dated
York Hutts; also, muster roll for Jan., 1782, sworn to at West Point; also,
muster roll for March, 1782, dated Quarters York Huts and sworn to at West
Point; reported on furlough. [See Jabez Waid and Jabez Warde, Jr.]

AVard, Jabez. Private, Capt. Zenas "Wheeler's co., Col. Hopkins's (Berkshire Co.)
regt. ; entered service July 15, 1776 ; discharged Aug. 4, 1776 ; service, 20 days ;
company marched to the Highlands, N. Y^., on an alarm.

Ward, Jabez. Private, Capt. Zenas Wheeler's co., Col. John Ashley's (Berkshire
Co.) regt.; entered service July 8, 1777; discharged July 27, 1777; service, 20
days; company marched to Fort Edward, N. Y., and received pay at Albany.

Ward, Jacob, Springfield. Private, Capt. Gideon Burt's co.. Col. Timothy Daniel-
son's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted April 28, 1775 ; service, 3
mos. 11 days; also, company return dated Roxbury Camp, Oct. 6, 1775; also,
order for money in lieu of bounty coat endorsed " Dec'r 22d 1775."

Ward, Jacob. List of men who marched from Pittsfield to Ticonderoga April 25,
1777, under command of Lieut. Stephen Crofoot, and were dismissed May 22,
1777; service, 4 weeks; also, Private, Capt. William Francis's co., Maj. Caleb
Hyde's detachment of militia; entered service July 8, 1777; discharged July
21, 1777; service, 13 days, in Northern dei)artment ; also, Capt. Francis's co..
Col. John Ashley's detachment of militia ; entered service July 22, 1777 ; dis-
charged Aug. 13, 1777 ; service, 23 days, in Northern department ; also, list of
men who marched from Pittsfield to Fort Edward July 8, 1777, imder com-
mand of Capt. William Francis, and were dismissed Aug. 20, 1777; service, 7
weeks.

Ward, Jacob. Sergeant, Capt. Thomas Starret's detachment from Col. Mason
Wheaton's regt. ; service from June 28, 1779, to July 5, 1779, 8 days, at Camden,
Eastern department.

Ward, Jacob. List dated Boston, Feb. 18, 1804, returned by John Avery, Secretary,
and J. Jackson, Treasurer, of men who furnished satisfactory evidence of their
service as soldiers and were entitled to gratuities imder resolves of March 4,
1801, and June 19, 1801 ; 1st Mass. regt. ; reported as belonging to Vermont.



532 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Ward, James, Cumberland. Private, Capt. Jabez "West's co.. Col. Jonathan Eddy's
regt. ; enlisted Nov. 14, 1776; discharged Nov. 16, 1776; service, 2 days; com-
pany raised in Cumberland, N. S.

TVard, James, Newburyport. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army



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