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in the Continental Army during 1780 ; marched July 24, 1780; discharged Dec.
6, 1780; service, 4 mos. 19 days, including travel (120 miles) from camp home.

HoGAx, James. Captain's Clerk, ship " Alfred," commanded by Capt. John Paul
Jones; list of men entitled to prize shares in the ship "Mellish" and brig
" Active " [year not given] .

HoGAx, John, Marblehead. List of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster
Master for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, March 16, 1777 ; Capt. Samuel King's co., Col.
Marshall's regt. ; also, Private, Capt. Ebenezer Smith's co., Col. Calvin Smith's
(late Wigglesworth's) 13th regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service
from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780; also, descriptive list dated West Point, Jan.
25, 1781 ; Col. John Greaton's (3d) regt. ; age, 19 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. ; complexion,
sandy ; hair, sandy ; eyes, light blue ; residence, Marblehead ; enlisted Nov. 15,
1779, by Capt. Smith ; enlistment, during war.

HoGAN, John. Landsman, frigate " Boston," commanded by Capt. Samuel Tucker;
engaged Dec. 18, 1778; discharged Jan. 1, 1779.

HoGAN, Jonathan. Private, Capt. Bryant Morton's co. ; enlisted Feb. 5, 1776 ; ser-
vice to Sept. 1, 1776; company stationed on seacoast at Scarborough and Cape
Elizabeth; also, Capt. Bryant Morton's co.. Col. Mitchell's regt. ; service from
Sept. 1, 1776, to Nov. 25, 1776, 2 mos. 25 days; company stationed on seacoast at
Cape Elizabeth and Scarborough ; roll sworn to in Cumberland Co.

HoGAN, Matthias. List of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for
Suffolk Co., dated Boston, Jan. 8, 1777 ; Capt. Nathaniel Cushing's co.. Col. John
Patterson's regt.



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HoGANS, James. 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 27,
1780 ; age, 20 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 10 in. ; complexion, ruddy ; engaged for town of
Blandford ; marched to camp July 24, 1780, under command of Capt. Soper.

HoGANS, John, Salem. Return of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from
1st Essex Co. regt. [year not given] ; residence, Salem ; engaged for town of
Salem; joined Capt. King's co.. Col. Marshall's regt.; term, 3 years or during
war.

HoGANS, John. Return of men raised in Essex Co. for Continental service, agreeable
to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780 ; engaged for town of Ipswich ; engaged Feb. 9, 1781 ;
term, 3 years.

HoGANs, Matthias. List of men who took the oath required by Congress on enlisting,
dated Feb. 24, 1777; also, Private, Capt. Cushing's co.. Col. Joseph Vose's regt.;
Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to Jan. 1, 1778;
reported deserted.

HoGANS, Thomas, Beverly. Private, Capt. John Low's co., Col. Mansfield's (19th)
regt. commanded by Lieut. Col. Israel Hutchinson; muster roll dated Aug. 1,
1775 ; enlisted June 14, 1775 ; service, 1 mo. 20 days ; also, order for bounty coat
or its equivalent in money dated Winter Hill, Oct. 21, 1775.

HoGANs, William, Rhode Island. Descriptive list of officers and crew on board the
armed ship "Deane," commanded by Capt. Elisha Hinman, dated Boston, Nov.
-, 1780; age, 40 yrs.; complexion, dark; occupation, seaman; residence, Rhode
Island.

Hogarth, Hugh. Receipt dated May 14, 1783, signed by said Hogarth, for wages for
service to May 10, 1783, on board the frigate "Hague," commanded by Capt.
John Manley.

HoGDON, Samuel. Capt. Nathan Brown's co.. Col. Israel Hutchinson's (19th) regt.;
order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Winter Hill, Oct. 27, 1775.

HoGDox, Stephen. Captain, 10th co., 3d Lincoln Co. regt. of Mass. militia ; list of
officers chosen by the several companies in said regiment, as returned by Col.
William [Jones] ; ordered in Council July 10, 1776, that said officers be commis-
sioned ; reported commissioned July 10, 1776.

HoGERS, Nathaniel, Pembroke. Private, Capt. John Turner's co., Col. Theophilus
Cotton's regt. ; marched Sept. 28, 1777 ; service, 1 mo. 3 days ; company marched
to Rhode Island.

Hoges, Edmund. Ensign, Capt. Nathan Hamilton's co.. Col. Samuel Brewer's regt.;
pay abstract for travel allowance, etc., dated Brookfield, Feb. 17, 1777; 140 miles
travel allowed said Hoges.

Hoges, Eliphalet. Corporal, Capt. Abel King's co.. Col. Sears's regt. ; engaged
Aug. 20, 1781; discharged Nov. 20, 1781; service, 3 mos., at Saratoga; mileage
(240 miles) allowed.

Hoges, Francis, Newton. List of 6 months men raised agreeable to resolve of June
5, 1780, returned as received of Maj. Joseph Hosmer, Superintendent for Middle-
sex Co., by Justin Ely, Commissioner, dated Springfield, Aug. 6, 1780; engaged
for town of Newton ; also, list of men raised for the 6 months service and returned
by Brig. Gen. Paterson in a return dated Camp Totoway, Oct. 25, 1780.

Hoges, Timothy. Corporal, Capt. Jacob Haskins's co.. Col. Isaac Dean's regt.;
enlisted March 6, 1781 ; discharged March 14, 1781 ; service, 10 days ; company
raised to serve at Rhode Island for 40 days, unless sooner discharged.

Hogg, . [This name also appears under the form of Haagg, Hog, Hoog.]



60 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS



Hogg, Andrew, Tewksbury. Private, Lieut. Thomas Clark's co., Col. Green's regt.,
which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 3 days.

Hogg, Ebenezer, Hampstead [N. H.]. Capt. Moses McFarland's co.. Col. John
Nixon's (5th) regt.; receipt for advance pay, signed by said Hogg and others,
dated Cambrids^e, June 10, 1775; also, Sergeant, same co. and regt. ; muster roll
dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 2-1, 1775; service, 3 mos. 15 da3^s ; also, com-
pany return dated Camp at Winter Hill, Sept. 30, 1775; also, order for bounty
coat or its equivalent in money dated Winter Hill, Dec. 20, 1775; also, Ensign,
Capt. Bartholomew York's co., Col. Edmund Phinney's regt. ; muster roll dated
Garrison at Fort George, Dec. 8, 1776; enlisted Jan. 1, 1776; promoted from Ser-
geant May 18, 1776; reported cashiered July 31, 1776; also. Ensign, Capt. John
Rice's (3d) co., Col. Edmund Phinney's regt.; muster roll dated Garrison at
Fort George, Dec. 8, 1776; reported cashiered July 31, 1776.

Hogg, George. List of men raised in Cumberland Co. for the term of 9 months from
the time of their arrival at Fishkill, agreeable to resolve of April 20, 1778, returned
as received of Jonathan Warner, Commissioner, by Col. R. Putnam, July 20,
1778 ; engaged for town of Scarborough ; arrived at Fishkill June 17, 1778.

Hogg, Otis. Private, Capt. Levi Brown's co. of Adams, Col. Asa Barnes's (Berkshire
Co.) regt. ; enlisted Oct. 30, 1781 ; discharged Nov. 7, 1781 ; service, 9 days ; com-
pany detached on the alarm of Oct. 30, 1781, and joined army under Gen. Stark at
Saratoga.

HoGGERs, Ezra, Hardwick. 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-
way, Oct. 25, 1780.

HoGGERS, Nathaxiel. Private, Capt. Josiah Cushing's co., Col. John Cushing's
(Plymouth Co.) regt.; marched Dec. 10, 1776; discharged Dec. 24, 1776; service,
^ month; company marched from West Parish in Pembroke to Bristol, R. I.,
on the alarm of Dec. 8, 1776.

HoGGEs, Elkanah. Company receipt, given to Capt. Oliver Soper, for ration allow-
ance on march from Dorchester to New York, dated New York, April 29, 1776.

HoGGEs, John. Sergeant, Capt. Elihu Gilford's co.. Col. Turner's regt.; enlisted July
12, 1781 ; discharged Nov. 30, 1781 ; service at Rhode Island ; regiment raised in
Bristol and Barnstable counties to serve for 5 months.

Hogget, Thomas, Andover. Private, Capt. Abbot's co.. Col. Benjamin Tupper's regt. ;
Continental Army pay accounts for service from Feb. 19, 1777, to June 20, 1777 ;
residence, Andover ; reported died June 20, 1777.

Hoggins, Elkanah, Eastham. Private, Capt. Abijah Bangs's co., Col. Nathaniel
Freeman's regt.; pay roll for Oct., 1777, dated Harwich; service, 31 days, at
Rhode Island on a secret expedition.

Hoggins, James, Beverly. Sailor, brigantine " Saratoga " (privateer), commanded by
Capt. Eleazer Giles ; list of officers and crew, as certified by the owners John and
Andrew Cabot, endorsed " 1780; " birthplace, Virginia; residence, Beverly.

Hoggins, Thomas. Return dated Boxford, Dec. 8, 1779, of men mustered by John
Gushing, Muster Master for Essex Co., to join the Continental Army for the term
of 9 months, agreeable to resolve of June 9, 1779; also, descriptive list of men
raised in Essex Co. in 1779 to serve in the Continental Armj' ; age, 34 yrs. ; stat-
ure, 5 ft. 9 in. ; complexion, dark ; engaged for town of Beverly ; delivered to
Capt. L. Bailey.

Hoggit, Jn'a, Andover. Private, Capt. Abbot's co., Col. Benjamin Tupper's regt.;
Continental Army pay accounts for service from Feb. 19, 1777, to March 8, 1778;
residence, Andover; reported died March 8, 1778.



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HoGGOLS [ ? ] , Charles. Private, Capt. Sylvanus Smith's co., Col. Timothy Bigelow's
regt. ; return dated Feb. 2, 1778 ; enlisted for town of Sutton ; mustered by Muster
Master for Worcester Co. ; reported a stroller ; also reported deserted.

HoGHAM, James. 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 Hamp-
shire Co., Oct. 26, 1780; Lieut. Meconithy's co.; engaged for town of Blandford;
term, 6 months.

HoGHDON, Samuel, Salem. Seaman, brigantine "Ranger," commanded by Capt.
Robert Stone ; descriptive list of officers and crew, dated June 12, 1780 ; age, 27
yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 9 in.; complexion, dark; residence, Salem.

HoGHTELEN, Thomas. Dcscriptive list dated Aug. 6, 1776; Capt. Moses Cantine's co.,
Col. Levi Pawling's (Ulster Co., N. Y.) regt.. Gen. Clinton's brigade; age, 25
yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 7 in.; complexion, fair; hair, light; eyes, blue; occupation,
yeoman; birthplace, Kingston; enlisted July 29, 1776; marched Aug. 3, 1776;
regiment reported as serving as part of Continental Army and stationed near
King's Bridge.

HoGHTON, Abraham. Private, Capt. Abijah Bangs's co., Col. Dike's regt.; pay ab-
stract for gun and blanket money, dated Boston, Feb. 24, 1777.

HoGiN, James. List of prisoners sent in the cartel " Swift " from Halifax to Boston
Sept. 30, 1778, as returned by Thomas Baildon, Commissary of Prisoners;
reported a passenger.

HoGiN, John. Account of clothing delivered to (late) Capt. Smart's co., 3d Mass.
regt., subsequent to Jan. 1, 1781, endorsed " July 1781 ; " reported on command
at West Point; also, Private, (late) Capt. Smart's co., 3d Mass. regt.; inspection
return for July, 1781.

HoGiNS, John. Descriptive list of officers and crew on board the armed ship " Deane,"
commanded by Capt. Elisha Hinman, dated Boston, Nov. -, 1780; age, 35 yrs.;
complexion, dark; occupation, seaman; residence, Massachusetts.

HoGixs, Medad. Private, Capt. Elijah Deming's detachment from Col. Ashley's
regt.; enlisted June 4, 1778; discharged July 15, 1778; service, 41 days; detach-
ment ordered to Albany by Gen. John Fellows.

HoGiNS, Thomas. Capt. John Low's co., Col. John Mansfield's regt.; receipt for
advance pay, signed by said Hogins and others, dated Cambridge, July 1, 1775;
also, list of men taken from the Orderly Book of Col. Israel Hutchinson, of the
27th regt., dated Fort Lee; Capt. Low's co. ; reported taken prisoner at Fort
Washington Nov. 16, 1776; also, return dated Boxford, Dec. 8, 1779, of men
mustered by John Cushing, Muster Master for Essex Co., to join the Continental
Army for the term of 9 months, agreeable to resolve of June 9, 1779 ; engaged for
town of Beverly.

HoGis, Francis. Private ; pay roll for 6 months men raised by the town of Newton
for service in the Continental Army during 1780; marched July 17, 1780; dis-
charged Dec. 12, 1780; service, 5 mos. 7 days, travel (220 miles) included.

HoGiTT, Emmanuel, Tyringham. 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.

HoGKiNS, Joseph, Loudon. Return of men raised for Continental service probably
from Capt. Cook's co. [year not given] ; residence, Loudon ; engaged for town
of Loudon; joined Capt. Dix's co.. Col. Weston's (Wesson's) regt.; term, 3
years.

HoGKiNS, Samuel. Private, Capt. Richard Dodge's co.. Col. Baldwin's (26th) regt.;
pay abstract for April, 1776.



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HoGKiNS, Thomas, Ipswich, Prize Master, ship " Pilgrim," commanded by Capt.
Joseph Robinson ; descriptive list of officers and crew, dated Aug. 2, 1780 ; age,
30 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 6 in.; complexion, dark; residence, Ipswich.

HoGMAN, Benjamin. Sergeant; copy of a list of commissioned and non-commissioned
officers chosen by the town company, dated Ashby, Sept. 29, 1777.

HoGMON, Asa, Chelmsford. Private, Capt. Zaccheus Wright's co., Col. Brooks's regt. ;
company return dated Camp at "White Plains, Oct. 31, 1776.

HoGON, Thomas. Capt. Marshall's co. ; entered service July 25, 1779; discharged
April 25, 1780 ; term, 9 months.

HoGONs, Thomas, Virginia. Private, Capt. John Low's co.. Col. John Mansfield's
(19th) regt. commanded by Lieut. Col. Israel Hutchinson; company return
dated Oct. 6, 1775.

HoGSEs, Geokge. Private, 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.

HoGSKiNs, Samuel. Private, Capt. Joseph Noyes's co. ; enlisted July 13, 1775 ; service
to Dec. 31, 1775, 6 mos. 3 days ; company stationed at Falmouth, Cumberland
Co., for defence of seacoast.

HoGTON, RuFus. Private, Capt. Zebulon King's co., Lieut. Col. John Brooks's (7th)
regt.; muster roll for Oct. and Nov., 1781, dated York Hutts; enlisted March 31,
1781 ; enlistment, 3 years.

HoiAT, Elias, Machias. Private, Capt. Baker's co.. Col. Hutchinson's Mass. Line
regt. of 12 months men ; list of deserters in 1776.

Hoiet, Reuben, Hard wick. Return of men raised to serve in the Continental Army
from Col. Converse's (4th Worcester Co.) regt., endorsed " Brookfield Sep't 15'th,
1777;" residence, Hardwick; engaged for town of Hardwick; term, 8 months;
reported drafted.

HoiGHT, Elisha, Groton. Return of men raised to serve in the Continental Army
from Capt. Blood's co.. Col. Jonathan Reed's (6th Middlesex Co.) regt., dated
Littleton, May 29, 1777; residence, Groton; enlisted for town of Groton; joined
Col. Swan's regt. ; enlistment, 3 years.

HoiL, MiCAH, Newton. 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Isaac Sherman's co., Lieut. Col. Loammi
Baldwin's (late Col. Gerrish's) regt. ; company return dated Camp at Sewall's
Point, Sept. 26, 1775.

HoiLDEN, John, Brookfield. List of deserters made up from Jan. 1, 1777, to June 1,
1780; Colonel's (late Capt. Slayton's) co.. Col. William Shepard's (4th) regt.;
age, 30 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 10 in. ; complexion, light; hair, red; residence, Brook-
field; enlistment, 3 years; deserted June 6, 1777; reported as having left regi-
ment at Peekskill.

HoisiNGTON, . [This name also appears under the form of Hoisngton.]

HoisiNGTON, James. Account current showing money received on account between
Jan. 27 and May 2 [year not given, probably 1776] ; enlisted Jan. 27 ; service
probably in Capt. Selah Heart's co.

HoisiNGTON, " Velina." Marine, frigate "Deane," commanded by Capt. Samuel
Nicholson; engaged Feb. 22, 1782; service to May 31, 1782, 3 mos. 9 days; also,
receipt dated Boston, June 7, 1782, for bounty paid said Hoisington by Alexander
Hodgdon, on behalf of a committee of the town of Boston, to serve in the Conti-
nental Army for the term of 3 years.

Hoisngton, James. Receipt dated June 26, 1776, for wages for 2 mos. service in the
winter of 1775-0 in Capt. Selah Heart's co., Col. Erastus Woolcot's regt.



m THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 63



HoiSTENs, Samuel. Lieutenant ; receipt given to Michael Gill for ration allowance on
march home, etc., dated Phillipsborough, Nov. 16, 1776, signed by said Hoistens
and others, officers of Col. James Converse's regt.

HoiT, Abner, Brookline. Private, Capt. Thomas "White's (Brookline) co., Col. Wil-
liam Heath's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 7 days ;
reported enlisted into the army; also, Capt. Timothy Corey's (7th) co., Lieut.
Col. Loammi Baldwin's (late Col. Gerrish's) 38th regt.; receipt for advance pay,
signed by said Hoit and others, dated June 12, 1775 ; also, Private, same co. and
regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 26, 1775; service, 3 mos. 7
days; also, company return dated Sewall's Point, Sept. 27, 1775; also, order for
bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Camp at Sewall's Point, Dec. 30,
1775; also. Private, Capt. Thomas Mighill's co., Col. Loammi Baldwin's (26th)
regt. ; abstract for wages for Jan., 1776, and for advance pay and blanket money
due to April 1, 1776 ; also, Corporal, same co. and regt. ; pay abstracts for Feb.-
May, 1776 ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay abstract for June, 1776, dated New
York ; also, list of men belonging to the 26th regt. who agreed to tarry 6 weeks
from the last of Dec, 1776, as returned by Col. Loammi Baldwin, dated Trenton,
Jan. 1, 1777; also, Capt. Mighill's co.. Col. Baldwin's regt.; return for mileage,
etc., on march homeward at the close of the campaign in 1776, sworn to at Row-
ley, April 9, 1777 ; reported discharged 360 miles from home.

HoiT, Barnard, Amesbury. Private, Capt. Samuel Carr's co.. Col. James Wesson's
regt.; company return dated Jan. 25, 1778; residence, Amesbury; reported
deserted Oct. 20, 1777.

HoiT, Benjamin, Scarborough. Private, Capt. Abraham Tyler's co., Col. Edmund
Phinney's (31st) regt. ; billeting allowed from date of enlistment. May 9, 1775, to
July 6, 1775 ; credited with 57 days allowance ; also, company return dated Sept.
29, 1775 ; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Cambridge,
Oct. 26, 1775 ; also, list of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from Capt.
Benjamin Larrabe's co.. Col. Reuben Fogg's (3d Cumberland Co.) regt.; resi-
dence, Scarborough; enlisted for town of Scarborough; joined Capt. Daniel
Lain's co.. Col. Alden's regt. ; enlistment, 3 years ; also, list of men mustered by
Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, March 30, 1777;
Capt. Marshall's co.. Col. Marshall's regt.; also, Corporal, 4th co., Col. Thomas
Marshall's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Feb. 24, 1777,
to Dec. 31, 1779; also, Capt. Christopher Marshall's (7th) co.. Col. Thomas Mar-
shall's regt.; muster rolls for Jan., March, and April, 1779, dated West Point;
enlisted Feb. 24, 1777 ; reported furloughed Nov. 19, 1778, for 70 days ; also, same
CO. and regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to
Feb. 24, 1780; also, same co. and regt.; abstract for clothing for the year 1777,
certified at Steenrapia, Sept. 11, 1780; reported discharged.

Hoit, Benjamin. Private, Capt. William Crocker's co. ; marched May 31, 1776; ser-
vice to Aug. 31, 1776, 3 mos. ; company stationed at Falmouth, Cumberland Co.,
for defence of seacoast ; also, Capt. William Crocker's co.. Col. Mitchel's regt. ;
service from Aug. 31, 1776, 10 days; reported deserted Sept. 10, 1776; company
stationed at Falmouth, Cumberland Co., for defence of seacoast.

Hoit, Benjamin. Private, Capt. Josiah Wilder's co.. Col. Nathan Sparhawk's regt.
commanded by Maj. Daniel Clap ; enlisted July 4, 1778 ; discharged July 7, 1778 ;
service, 4 days, at Rutland Barracks ; company raised for 20 days service. Roll
dated Templeton.

Hoit, Benjamin. List of 9 months men; entered service Aug. 15, 1779; discharged
May 15, 1780; reported transferred to Col. Marshall's co. Feb. 22, 1780; also,
Corporal, Capt. Marshal's co. ; enlisted Aug. 15, 1779; discharged May 15, 1780;
term, 9 months.



64 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

HoiT, Daniel. Private, Capt. Stephen Smith's co., Col. Benjamin Foster's (Lincoln
Co.) regt. ; service, 2 mos. ; company served at Machias from July 16, 1777, to
Oct. 10, 1777, when British ships lay in the harbor; also, same co. and regt. ; ser-
vice between Dec. 4, 1778, and Jan. 4. 1779, 4 days, at Machias.

HoiT, David, Amesbury. Private, Capt. James Varnum's co., Col. Michael Jackson's
regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from March 18, 1777, to Dec.
31, 1779; residence, Amesbury; credited to town of Amesbury; also, descriptive
list dated Jan. 7, 1781 ; Lieut. E. Smith's co.. Col. Michael Jackson's (8th) regt. ;
age, 23 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 9 in. ; complexion, dark ; hair, brown ; occupation,
farmer ; birthplace, Amesbury ; residence, Amesbury ; enlisted Dec. 24, 1779, by
Ensign Peirce, at West Point.

HoiT, David, Falmouth. Private, Capt. Benjamin Hooper's co. ; marched Feb. 2,
1776 ; service to Nov. 24, 1776, 9 mos. 21 days ; company stationed at Falmouth,
Cumberland Co., for defence of seacoast; also, return of men raised to serve in
the Continental Army from Col. Peter Noyes's (1st Cumberland Co.) regt.; resi-
dence, Falmouth ; engaged for town of Falmouth ; joined Capt. Skillings's co.,
Col. Francis's regt. ; term, 3 years ; also, Private, Capt. Clark's co.. Col. Benjamin
Tupper's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to
Dec. 31, 1779; also, Capt. John Skillin's CO., Col. Ebenezer Francis's regt.; sub-
sistence allowed from date of enlistment, Dec. 13 [year not given, probably 1776],
to time of arrival at Bennington ; credited with 98 days allowance, travel (336
miles) included ; also, Capt. Samuel Thomes's co., Col. Benjamin Tupper's regt. ;
return dated Jan. 26, 1778; mustered by Maj. Ilsley, County Muster Master, and
by Col. Yarrick, Continental Muster Master ; reported on furlough ; also. Colonel's
CO., Col. Tupper's (loth) regt.; muster roll for March, 1779, dated West Point;
enlisted Dec. 19, 1776; reported transferred to light infantry April 1, 1779; also,
Capt. Samuel Page's (Light Infantry) co., Col. Tupper's regt. ; muster roll dated
West Point, April .5, 1779.

HoiT, David. Corporal, Capt. Joseph Stebbins's co.. Col. David Wells's regt. ; engaged
Sept. 23, 1777 ; discharged Oct. 18, 1777 ; service, 1 mo. 1 day, on expedition to
Northern department, including 6 days (115 miles) travel home. Roll sworn to
at Deerfield.

HoiT, David. Return of men raised in Essex Co. for Continental service, agreeable to
resolve of Dec. 2, 1780; engaged for town of Newburyport; engaged March 23,
1781 ; term, 3 years.

HoiT, Eben, Jr., New Marlborough. Return of men raised to serve in the Continental
Army probably from Capt. Wheeler's co. ; residence. New Marlborough ; engaged
for town of New Marlborough; joined Capt. Stone's co.. Col. Brewer's regt.;
term, 3 years.

HoiT, Ebenezer, Hawke [N. H.]. Private, Capt. Moses McFarland's co.. Col. John
Nixon's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 24, 1775; service, 3
mos. 15 days; also, company return dated Camp at Winter Hill, Sept. 30, 1775;
also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Camp at Winter
Hill, Dec. 20, 1775.

HoiT, Eliphalet, Amesbury. Private, Capt. Samuel Carr's co.. Col. James Wesson's
regt.; company return dated Jan. 25, 1778; residence, Amesbury; reported died
Sept. 18, 1777.

HoiT, Elisha, Groton. Private, Capt. Asa Lawrence's co. of Minute-men, which
marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to headquarters at Cambridge ; service,
6 days; reported enlisted into the army; also, Capt. Asa Lawrence's co.. Col.
William Prescott's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted April 25, 1775 ;
service, 3 mos. 8 days; reported promoted to Corporal June 17, 1775; also.
Corporal; company return dated Oct. 6, 1775; also, order for bounty coat or its



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HoiT, Elisha, continued.

equivalent ia money dated Cambridge, Oct. 30, 1775; also, Private, Capt. Job
Shattuck's co.. Col. John Robinson's regt. ; service, 8 days; roll made up from
time of enlistment to time of marching to camp and dated Cambridge, March -,
1776; also, list of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for Suffolk
Co., dated Boston, May 11, 1777; Col. Crane's regt.; also. Bombardier, Capt.
Benjamin Eustis's co., Col. John Crane's (Artillery) regt.; Continental Army
pay accounts for service from April 28, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; credited to town of
Groton; term, 3 years; also, Sergeant, Capt. Vose's co.. Col. John Crane's regt.;
Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780;
reported as serving 6 mos. as Corporal, 6 mos. as Sergeant; also, descriptive



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