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enlistment, during war.

Jacksox, Nathan. Private, Capt. Daniel Whiting's co.. Col. Asa Whetcomb's regt. ;
muster roll dated Camp at Ticonderoga, Nov. 27, 1776; enlisted May 31, 1776;
discharged Nov. 12, 1776.

Jackson, Nathaniel, Boston (also given Roxbury). Private, Capt. Benjamin
Bowne's co., Lieut. Col. William Bond's (late Col. Thomas Gardner's) 37th regt. ;
company return dated Prospect Hill; reported transferred to the train; also,
Matross, Capt. Edward Crafts's co., Col. Richard Gridley's (Artillery) regt.;
muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted July 5, 1775; service, 3 weeks 6 days;
also, company return dated French Lines, Oct. 12, 1775; also, order for bounty
coat or its equivalent in money dated Nov. 6, 1775.

Jackson, Nathaniel, New Salem (probably). Private, Capt. Ebenezer Goodall's co.
of Minute-men, Col. Woodbridge's regt., which marched on the alarm of April
19, 1775; service, 14 days.

Jackson, Nathaniel, Newton. Private, Capt. Amariah Fuller's co., which marched on
the alarm of April 19, 1775, to headquarters at Cambridge ; service, 4 days ; also,
Capt. Phineas Cook's co., Lieut. Col. William Bond's (late Col. Gardner's) 37th
regt. ; company return dated Oct. 6, 1775 ; also, order for bounty coat or its
equivalent in money dated Prospect Hill, Dec. 26, 1775 ; also, list of men mus-
tered by Nathaniel Earlier, Muster Master for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, March
30, 1777; Col. Crane's regt. ; also. Corporal, Capt. Henry Burbeck's co., Col. John
Crane's (Artillery) regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from March
14, 1777, to March 14, 1780; residence, Newton; credited to town of Newton;
also, Matross, Capt. David Briant's CO., Col. Crane's regt.; pay roll for Jan.-
July, 1777; said Jackson allowed service from March 20, 1777, 4 mos. 11 days;
also. Corporal, same co. and regt.; muster rolls for Aug. and Sept., 1777; also,
Capt. Henry Burbeck's co., Col. Crane's regt. ; muster rolls for Oct. -Dec, 1777;
also, descriptive list dated New Windsor, Jan. 11, 1781 ; Capt. Henry Burbeck's
(3d) CO., Col. Crane's (Artillery) regt.; rank. Corporal; age, 25 yrs.; stature,
5 ft. 11 in.; complexion, light; engaged for town of Newton; engaged March
14, 1777, by Lieut. Jackson; term, 3 years; reported discharged March 14, 1780.

Jackson, Nathaniel. Private, Capt. Agrippa Wells's co.. Col. Samuel Brewer's regt. ;
pay abstract for travel allowance, etc., from place of discharge home, sworn to at
Deerfield, Dec. 10, 1777 ; 167 miles travel allowed said Jackson ; company served
at Ticonderoga for 3 months from Sept. 1, 1776.

Jackson, Nathaniel. Private, Capt. Abner Cranston's co.. Col. Asa Whitcomb's
regt.; muster roll dated Camp at Ticonderoga, Nov. 27, 1776; enlisted Jan. 1,
1776; reported exchanged for Th's Horrs May 1, 1776.

Jackson, Nathaniel. Receipt dated Boston, July 19, 1782, for bounty paid said Jack-
son by Dummer Jewett, Chairman of Class No. 7 of the town of Ipswich, to serve
in the Continental Army for the term of 3 years.



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Jackson, Oliver, Newton (also given Watertown). Return of men raised to serve in
the Continental Army from Capt. Monrow's co.. Col. Ezekiel How's (4tli Mid-
dlesex Co.) regt. ; residence, Newton; engaged for town of Stow; joined Capt.
Williams's Co., Col. Greaton's regt.; term, 3 years; also, list of men mustered
by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, June 22, 1777 ;
Capt. Williams's co.. Col. Greaton's regt.; also, Sergeant, Capt. Joseph Wil-
liams's CO., Col. John Greaton's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for ser-
vice from May 21, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; also, Capt. Williams's co.. Col. John
Greaton's {2d) regt.; return [year not given] ; residence, Watertown ; enlisted for
town of Roxbury ; mustered by County Muster Master Barber; also, certificate
signed by E. Cumpston, Captain, 2d Mass. regt., certifying that said Jackson, of
Capt. WMlliams's co.. Col. Greaton's regt., was in service on or before Aug. 15,
1777, and had not been absent subsequently except by leave of proper authority ;
also. Sergeant, Capt. Job Sumner's co.. Col. Greaton's regt. ; Continental Army
pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to March 1, 1780 ; also, list of 6 months
men raised agreeable to resolve of June 5, 1780, returned as received of Maj.
Joseph Hosmer, Superintendent for Middlesex Co., by Justin Ely, Commissioner ;
also, descriptive list of men raised to reinforce the Continental Army for the term
of 6 months, agreeable to resolve of June 5, 1780, returned as received of Justin
Ely, Commissioner, by Brig. Gen. John Glover, at Springfield, July 23, 1780;
age, 24 yrs. ; statui-e, 5 ft. 7 in.; complexion, light; engaged for town of New-
ton; marched to camp July 23, 1780, under command of Sergt. Charles New-
combe; also, Matross; pay roll for 6 mouths men raised by the town of Newton
for service in the Continental Army during 1780 ; marched to camp July 17, 1780 ;
discharged Dec. 22, 1780 ; service, 5 mos. 17 days, travel (220 miles) included ;
also, list of men raised in Middlesex Co., agreeable to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780, as
returned by Joseph Hosmer, Superintendent for said county ; term, 3 years ; re-
ported " mai-ched to Camp — Excepted by the Court ; " also, list of men mustered
in Middlesex Co. ; mustered for town of Newtown April 5, 1781.

Jackson, Oliver, Oakham. Private, Capt. Simeon Hazeitine's (5th) co., Col. John
Fellows's (8th) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 2, 1775; ser-
vice, 3 mos. 7 days ; also, company return dated Oct. 7, 1775.

Jackson, Peter, Boston. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from
1st Middlesex Co. regt., as returned by Lieut. Stephen Frost; residence, Boston;
engaged for town of Cambridge ; joined Capt. Hunt's co.. Col. Vose's regt. ; also,
list of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for Suffolk Co., dated
Boston, Jan. 8, 1777; Capt. Abraham Hunt's co., Col. John Patterson's regt.;
also. Council order dated March 27, 1777, directing Capt. Abraham Hunt to de-
duct a certain sum from the wages of said Jackson and others who had received
State bounty of £20 and had not found their guns ; also. Private, Capt. Abraham
Hunt's CO., Col. Joseph Vose's regt. ; muster roll for Dec, 1777, sworn to at Camp
near Valley Forge ; enlisted Dec. 24, 1776 ; enlistment, 3 years ; reported in Read-
ing hospital.

Jackson, Philip. Receipt dated Ashburnham, May 4, 1782, for bounty paid said
Jackson by the town of Ashburnham to serve in the Continental Army for the
term of 3 years.

Jackson, Phineas, Newton. Private, Capt. Jeremiah Wiswall's co., which marched
on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Lexington ; service, 4 days; aZso, list of men
returned as serving on main guard under Maj. Loammi Baldwin at Cambridge,
dated May 15, 1775; also, Capt. Phineas Cook's co., Lieut. Col. William Bond's
(late Col. Gardner's) 37th regt. ; receipt for advance pay, signed by said Jackson
and others, dated Camp at Cambridge, June 27, 1775 ; also. Private, same co. and
regt. ; company return dated Oct. 6, 1775 ; also, order for bounty coat or its equiva-
lent in money dated Prospect Hill, Dec. 26, 1775; also. Private, Capt. Jeremiah
Wiswall's CO., Col. Hatch's regt. ; service, 5 days; company marched at request



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Jackson, Phineas, continued.

of Gen. Washington at the time of taking Dorchester Heights March 4, 1776 ; also,
Capt. Joseph Fuller's co., Col. Samuel Ballard's regt. ; enlisted Aug. 20, 1777;
discharged Nov. 29, 1777 ; service, 3 mos. 22 days, at Stillwater, including 12
days (240 miles) travel home; also, Corporal, Capt. Abraham Peirce's co., Col.
Eleazer Brooks's regt. of guards; joined Jan. 12, 1778; service to April 3, 1778,
2 mos. 22 days, at Cambridge ; also, descriptive list of men raised in Middlesex
Co., agreeable to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780, as returned by Joseph Hosmer, Superin-
tendent for said county; age, 27 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 9



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