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1780 ; also, Private ; pay roll for 6 months men raised by the town of Woburn for
service in the Continental Army during 1780 ; marched July 10, 1780 ; discharged
Dec. 29, 1780; service, 6 mos., including travel (220 miles) home; also, Fifer,
Capt. Samuel Tay's co., Lieut. Col. Webb's regt. ; enlisted Sept. 13, 1781 ; dis-
charged Dec. 1, 1781 ; service, 2 mos. 29 days, including 11 days (218 miles) travel
home ; regiment raised in Suffolk and Middlesex counties to reinforce Continental
Army for 3 months.

Johnson, Ichabod. Private, Lieut. Nathaniel Morton's (Freetown) co.. Col. Edward
Pope's regt. ; marched Dec. 8, 1776 ; discharged Dec. 12, 1776 ; service, 5 days ;
company marched to Rhode Island on the alarm of Dec. 8, 1776.

Johnson, Ichabod. Private, Capt. Cadwallader Ford's co.. Col. Brooks's regt. of
guards ; enlisted Nov. 4, 1777 ; service, 1 mo., at Fort No. 3, Cambridge, guarding
troops of convention.

Johnson, Ichabod. Private, Capt. Joseph Norton's (Freetown) co.. Col. John Hath-
away's regt.; enlisted Aug. 2, 17S0; discharged Aug. 7, 1780; service, 6 days;
company marched to Rhode Island on the alarms of July 27, and Aug. 2, 1780.

Johnson, Ichabod. Private, Capt. Joseph Norton's (Freetown) co.. Col. John Hath-
away's regt.; enlisted July 27, 1780; discharged Aug. 7, 1780; service, 11 days;
company marched to Rhode Island on the alarms of July 27, and Aug. 2, 1780.
[This name appears twice on roll.]

Johnson, Ira (also given Ira J.), Sturbridge (also given Brookfield). Private, Capt.
Jonathan Danforth's co., Col. Asa Whitcomb's regt. ; muster roll dated Camp at
Ticonderoga, Nov. 27, 1776; enlisted Nov. 24, 1775; also, return of men raised to
serve in the Continental Army from 14th co.. Col. Jonathan Holman's (Worcester
Co.) regt.; residence, Sturbridge ; engaged for town of Sturbridge; joined Capt.
Asa Coburn's co.. Col. Alden's regt. ; also. Private, Capt. Coburn's co.. Col. John
Brooks's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from March 1, 1777,
to Dec. 31, 1779; also, Capt. Asa Coburn's co., Col. Ichabod Alden's regt. ; return
dated Albany, Jan. 12, 1778; mustered by Capt. Newhall, Muster Master for
Worcester Co.; reported on furlough; «Z5o, Capt. Asa Coburn's co., (late) Col.
Alden's regt. ; return of men who were in camp before Aug. 15, 1777, and who
had not been absent subsequently except on furlough, etc., certified at Cherry
Valley, Feb. 24, 1779; reported taken prisoner Nov. 11, 1778; also, Lieut. Col.
William Stacy's co., (late) Col. Alden's (6th) regt.; muster roll for March and
April, 1779, dated Fort Alden and sworn to in Quarters at Cherry Valley; enlisted
March 1 [1777] ; reported returned from captivity April 22, 1779; also, Sergeant,
Lieut. Colonel's co., Col. Brooks's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for ser-



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Johnson, Ira (also given Ika. J.), continued.

vice from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780; reported as serving 8 mos. as Corporal,
4 mos. as Sergeant; also, Sergeant, Capt. Eliphalet Thorp's co., Lieut. Col. John
Brooks's (7th) regt. ; muster rolls for Jan. -April, 1781, dated West Point; re-
ported on command at Verplanck's Point; also, muster roll for May, 1781, dated
West Point; also, muster roll for June, 1781; also, muster roll for July, 1781,
dated Phillipsborough; also, muster rolls for Aug. and Sept., 1781, dated Peeks-
kill ; reported on command with Col. Scammell ; also, muster rolls for Oct., 1781-
Jan., 1782, dated York Hutts; also, muster roll for Feb., 1782, dated Hutts and
sworn to at West Point; also, descriptive list dated Feb. 20, 1782; Capt. Eliphalet
Thorp's CO., Lieut. Col. John Brooks's (7th) regt.; rank. Sergeant; age, 20 (also
given 22) yrs. ; stature, 6 ft. (also given 6 ft. 1 in.) ; complexion, light (also given
dark) ; hair, brown (also given black) ; occupation, laborer (also given farmer) ;
birthplace, Sturbridge ; residence, Sturbridge ; engaged for town of Sturbridge ;
engaged Dec. -, 1779 (also given Feb. 1, 1777) by Sergt. Curtis; term, during
war; a/«o, Capt. Thorp's co., Lieut. Col. Brooks's regt.; list of men tried by
courts-martial subsequent to Jan. 1, 1781 ; said Johnson tried March 6 [probably
1782] by regimental court-martial, Capt. Allen, President, on charge of stealing
a due bill ; sentenced to be reduced and to have his wages stopped ; also, same
CO. and regt. ; list of men furloughed subsequent to Jan. 1, 1781 ; leave given said
Johnson by Col. Brooks March 9, 1782, to go from West Point to Sturbridge for
30 days ; reported overstayed 8 days ; also, same co. and regt. ; list of men tried
by courts-martial subsequent to Jan. 1, 1781 ; said Johnson tried May 3, 1782, by
regimental court-martial, Capt. Lincoln, President, on charge of overstaying his
furlough ; reported acquitted; also, 4th co., Lieut. Col. John Brooks's (7th) regt. ;
inspection return for May, 1782, and an account of clothing received between Nov.
1, 1781, and May 31, 1782; also, Capt. Thorp's co., Lieut. Col. J. Brooks's (7th)
regt. ; list of men who died or were discharged subsequent to Jan. 1, 1781 ; said
Johnson discharged June 8, 1783, by Gen. Washington, term of enlistment hav-
ing expired ; also, list of men entitled to $20 or 200 acres of land, agreeable to
resolve of March 5, 1801 ; 7th Mass. regt. ; residence, Brookfield.

Johnson, Isaac, Maiden (also given Boston). List of men raised to serve in the
Continental Army ; residence. Maiden ; engaged for town of Maiden ; also, Pri-
vate, Lieut. Colonel's co.. Col. Michael Jackson's regt.; Continental Army pay
accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to May 7, 1780; residence, Boston; term,
3 years.

Johnson, Isaac, Stoughtonham. Private, Capt. Ebenezer Tisdale's (Stonghtonham)
CO., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 22 days.

Johnson, Isaac. Return of the train band of the 1st Woburn co. under Capt. Josiah
Johnson, made by Abijah Thompson, Clerk, dated April 30, 1775.

Johnson, Isaac. Corporal, Capt. Moses Nowell's co. ; enlisted July 10, 1775; service
to Nov. 1, 1775, 4 mos. 2 days ; company stationed at Newburyport for defence of
seacoast; a^so, 4th Corporal, Capt. Moses Nowell's (Newburyport) co. ; service
from Nov. 1, 1775, to date of discharge, Jan. 1, 1776, 2 mos. 6 days, in defence of
seacoast; roll dated Newburyport and sworn to at Ipswich.

Johnson, Isaac 1st Major, 3d Plymouth Co. regt. of Mass. militia; list of officers;
commissioned Feb. 7, 1776 ; also, official record of a ballot by the House of Repre-
sentatives, dated May 1, 1776; said Johnson chosen 1st Major, 3d Plymouth Co.
regt. of Mass. militia, in place of Simeon Gary who declined to serve; appoint-
ment concurred in by Council May 2, 1776; reported commissioned May 1, 1776;
also. Major, Lieut. Col. Jeremiah Hall's regt. ; list of officers of a regiment raised
from Brig. Jos. Cushing's (Plymouth Co.) brigade and ordered to march to
Bristol, R. I., as returned by Jos. Cushing to Maj. Gen. Warren, dated Hanover,
Dec. 26, 1776; said Johnson reported as second in command.



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Johnson, Isaac. Private, Capt. Samuel Low's cc, Col. Benjamin Simonds's (Berk-
shire Co.) regt. ; enlisted Aug. 14, 1777 ; discharged Aug. 19, 1777 ; service, 6 days,
at Bennington.

Johnson, Isaac (also given Isaac, Jr.). Private, Capt. Asa Rice's co., Col. Job Cush-
ing's regt.; marched July 27, 1777; discharged Aug. 29, 1777; service, 1 mo. 10
days, including 7 days (140 miles) travel home; company ordered to march
to Manchester on an alarm and was discharged at Bennington. Roll dated
Shrewsbury.

Johnson, Isaac. Private, Capt. Seth Newton's co.. Col. Abijah Stearns's regt. ; en-
listed April 1, 1778 ; discharged July 2, 1778 ; service, 3 mos. 2 days, at and about
Boston. Roll endorsed " Guards at Roxbury."

Johnson, Isaac. List of men raised in Worcester 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 Upton; arrived at Fishkill June 19, 1778. [See Isaac
Johns and Isaac Jones.]

Johnson, Isaac. Private, Capt. Jeremiah Putnam's co., Col. Nathaniel Wade's regt. ;
enlisted July 1, 1778; service to Dec. 31, 1778, 6 mos. 4 days, at Rhode Island,
including 4 days (75 miles) travel home ; also, same co. and regt. ; muster roll
dated North Kingston, Nov. 6, 1778; also, same co. and regt. ; muster rolls dated
East Greenwich, Sept. 17, Sept. 24, Oct. 14, and Nov. 13, 1778; enlistment to
expire Jan. 1, 1779.

Johnson, Isaac. Sergeant, Capt. Eliakim Howard's co., Maj. Eliphalet Cary's regt. ;
marched July 30,1780; discharged Aug. 9, 1780; service, 11 days; company
marched to Rhode Island on an alarm. Roll dated Bridgewater.

Johnson, Isaac. Pay roll for 6 months men raised by the town of Boston for service
in the Continental Army during 1780; marched July 1, 1780; discharged Dec.
23, 1780; service, 6 mos. 3 days, including 10 days travel home.

Johnson, Isaac. Matross, Capt. John Doughty's co.. Col. John Lamb's (2d Artillery)
regt.; muster rolls for Feb.-April, 1781, dated West Point; enlistment, during
war; reported on command at Stony Point in April, 1781.

Johnson, Isaac. Private, Capt. William Bird's co.. Col. Webb's regt. ; enlisted Aug.
17, 1781 ; discharged Dec. 1, 1781 ; service, 3 mos. 24 days, near AVest Point, in-
cluding 11 days (220 miles) travel home ; regiment raised in Suffolk and Middle-
sex counties to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months.

Johnson, Isaac. Receipt dated Boston, June 11, 1782, for bounty paid said Johnson
by Ensign Richard Dumer, Chairman of Class No. 16 of the town of Newbury,
to serve in the Continental Army for the term of 3 years.

Johnson, Isaac. Receipt dated Worcester, July 16, 1782, signed by E. Thorp, Cap-
tain, 7th Mass. regt., Muster Master, stating that he had received said Johnson
of Nehemiah Allen, Chairman of Class No. 9 of the town of Sturbridge, to serve
in the Continental Army for the term of 3 years.

Johnson, Isaac (also given Isaac, 4th). Return dated Boxford, of men mustered by
John Cashing, 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 to serve in the Continental Army for the term of 9 months, agreeable
to resolve of June 9, 1779, returned as received of Justin Ely, Commissioner, by
Capt. Christopher Marshall, at Springfield, July 16, 1779 ; Col. Cross's regt. ; age,
16 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 7 in. ; complexion, dark ; engaged for town of Newbury-
port; also, Capt. Turner's co. ; 14th Mass. regt.; entered service July 12, 1779;
discharged April 12, 1780 ; term, 9 months ; also, petition dated Newburyport,
Nov. 13, 1782, signed by said Johnson and others, who enlisted agreeable to resolve



834 IMASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Johnson, Isaac (also given Isaac, 4th), continued.

of April 20, 1778, and served in the Continental Army for 9 months in 1779 and

1780, asking that they receive wages for said service; petition endorsed "to
withdraw,"

Johnson, Isaac, Jr., Holliston. Private, Capt. John Stone's (HoUiston) co. of militia,
which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to lioxbury; service, 3 days.

Johnson, Isaac, Jr., Holliston. Private, Capt. John Lealand's co. of Minute-men,
Col. Abijah Pierce's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Cam-
bridge; service, 4 days ; reported enlisted into the army April 25, 1775.

Johnson, Isaac, Jr. Private, Capt. Eliakim Howard's co., Col. Edward Mitchel's
regt.; service, 6 days; company marched from Bridgevvater to Braintree Neck
March 4, 1776.

Johnson, Isaiah, Stoughton. 1st Lieutenant, Capt. Peter Talbot's co.. Col. Lemuel
Robinson's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 6 da.vs;
also, Lieutenant, Capt. Peter Talbot's co. ; service, 2 days, on an alarm [year not
given, probably 1775].

Johnson, Isaiah, Stoughton. List of men mustered by James Hatch, Muster Master
for Plymouth Co., for service at Rhode Island, dated April 1, 1778; Col. Jacobs's
regt.; enlisted by Capt. Cole; also, Private, Capt. Joseph Cole's co.. Col. John
Jacobs's regt.; enlisted Jan. 15, 1778; service, 11 mos. 19 days, at Rhode Island;
enlistment to expire Jan. 1, 1779.

Johnson, Isaiah. Sergeant, Capt. Simeon Leach's co.. Col. Benjamin Gill's regt. ;
service, 5 days ; company marched from Stoughton March 4, 1776, at the time of
fortifying Dorchester Heights.

Johnson, Isaiah. Quarter Master, Col. Jacobs's regt. ; list of officers appointed to
command two regiments raised for defence of the New England states and com-
manded by Col. Wade and Col. Jacobs ; commissioned April 14, 1778.

Johnson, Israel. Company receipt, given to Daniel Hopkins, dated Beverly, Sept. 25,
1775, for advance pay for 1 month for service in defence of seacoast; also, Pri-
vate, Capt. Moses Brown's co. ; enlisted July 15, 1775; service, 6 mos. 2 days;
company stationed at Beverly for defence of seacoast.

Johnson, Israel. Petition dated Boston, July 14, 1780, signed by Stephen Higginson,
in behalf of himself and others, of Boston, asking that said Johnson be commis-
sioned as commander of the brigantine "Fox" (privateer) ; ordered in Couucil
July 15, 1780, that a commission be issued ; also, petition dated Boston, Oct. 20,

1781, signed by A. WoodbeiTy, in behalf of William Homan and others, of Salem,
asking that said Johnson be commissioned as commander of the brigantine
"Swift" (privateer); advised in Council Oct. 20, 1781, that a commission be
issued ; also, petition dated Boston, May 8, 1782, signed by Benjamin Lovitt, in
behalf of himself and others, of Beverly, asking that said Johnson be commis-
sioned as commander of the ship " Fox " (privateer) ; advised in Council May 9,

1782, that a commission be issued.

Johnson, Issachar, Shrewsbury. Private, Capt. Job Cushing's co. of Minute-men
and militia. Col. Artemas Ward's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19,
1775, to Cambridge; service, 11 days; also, Capt. John Maynard's co.. Col. Job
Cushing's regt.; marched Aug. 21,1777; discharged Aug. 23,1777; service, 6
days, including 3 days (60 miles) travel home; company marched to Hadley by
order of Col. Denney on an alarm at Bennington.

Johnson, Ithamar, Dublin. Private, Capt. Jacob Miller's co.. Col. Ephraim Doo-
little's (24th) regt.; company return dated Camp at Winter Hill, Oct. 6, 1775;
also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Camp at Winter Hill,
Oct. 31, 1775.



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Johnson, Ithamar, Holliston. List of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster
Master for SufTolk Co., dated Boston, May 25, 1777; Capt. Warren's co.. Col.
Bailey's regt. ; term, during war; also, Sergeant, Major's co.. Col. John Bailey's
regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31,
1780; residence, Holliston.

Johnson, Jabez. Private, Capt. John Morgan's co.. Col. Ruggles Woodbridge's regt. ;
enlisted Aug. 24 (also given Sept. 10), 1777; discharged Nov. 29, 1777; service, 3
mos. 13 (also given 2 mos. 26) days, in Northern department, including 7 days
(140 miles) travel home.

Johnson, Jacob, Machias (also given Bridgewater and Newburgh,N. Y.). Return of
men raised to serve in the Continental Arm^' from Capt. Nathan Snow's co. (South
CO. in Abington), Col. Mitchel's (3d Plymouth Co.) regt.; residence, Machias;
engaged for town of Abington ; joined Capt. D. Allen's co.. Col. Bradford's regt. ;
term, during war; also, list of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master
for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, Oct. 26, 1777; Capt. Allen's co.,Col. Alden's regt. ;
also. Private, 6th co., Col. John Brooks's regt.; Continental Army pay accounts
for service from Aug. 1, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; also, (late) Capt. Robert Allen's
CO., (late) Col. Alden's regt. ; return of men who were in camp on or before Aug.
15, 1777, and who had not been absent subsequently except on furlough, certified
at Fort " Harkermer; " reported " then on Command At Boston Since Joind; "
also, Capt. Lieut. Jonas Parker's co., (late) Col. Ichabod Alden's regt.; muster
roll for Dec, 1778, dated Cherry Valley ; enlisted Aug. 1 [1777] ; enlistment,
3 years; also, same co. and regt.; muster roll for March and April, 1779, dated
Fort Harkemer; also, Corporal, Capt. Coburn's co.. Col. John Brooks's regt.;
Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780;
reported as serving 6 mos. as Private, 6 mos. as Corporal ; also, Capt. Joseph
Bates's CO., Lieut. Col. John Brooks's (7th) regt.; muster rolls for Jan.-March,
1781, dated West Point; also, same co. and regt. ; list of men furloughed subse-
quent to Jan. 1, 1781 ; leave given said Johnson by Gen. Heath March 14, 1781, to
go from West Point to Falmouth for 20 days ; reported overstayed 3 days ; also,
same co. and regt. ; muster rolls for April and May, 1781, dated West Point ; also,
muster rolls for June and July, 1781; reported on command at Polipus Island;
also, muster roll for Aug., 1781, dated Camp at Peekskill; reported on command
at West Point; also, muster roll for Sept., 1781; also, muster roll for Oct. and
Nov., 1781, dated York Huts; reported transferred to Light Infantry Dec. 1, 1781 ;
also, Capt. Asa Coburn's (Light Infantry) co., Lieut. Col. John Brooks's (7th)
regt.; musterrolls for Feb., 1781-Feb., 1782, dated York Hutts; also, descriptive
list dated Feb. 20, 1782 ; Light Infantry co., Lieut. Col. John Brooks's (7th) regt. ;
rank. Corporal; age, 25 (also given 22 and 26) yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 9 (also given
5 ft. 8) in.; complexion, dark; hair, dark; occupation. Seaman; birthplace,
North Carolina; residence, Bridgewater; enlisted March -, 1779, by Capt. Thorp;
enlistment, during war; also, Corporal, 5th co. ; order dated Dec. 27, 1783, for
wages for May-Dec. [year not given] , appearing in a register of orders accepted
on account of wages ; also, Light Infantry co., Lieut. Col. Brooks's regt. ; list of
men who died or were discharged subsequent to Jan. 1, 1781 ; said Johnson dis-
charged June 10, 1783, by Gen. Washington, term of enlistment having expired ;
also, list of men belonging to Lieut. Col. J. Brooks's (7th) regt. who received
honorary badges for faithful service; said Johnson served from Aug. -, 1777;.
entitled to 1 stripe; also, list dated Boston, Jan. 28, 1803, returned by John Averj',
Secretary, and J. Jackson, Treasurer, of men who had enlisted into the Conti-
nental Army and actually served 3 years and were accordingly entitled to gratui-
ties, agreeable to resolves of March 4, 1801, and June 19, 1801 ; 7th Mass. regt. ;
residence, Newburgh, N. Y.

Johnson, Jacob, Sudbury. Private; order on Paymaster General, payable to Joseph
Shurtleff, Quarter Master, endorsed "Hull, July 15, 1776," signed by said John-



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Johnson, Jacoh, continued.

son and others belonging to Capt. Andrew Haskell's cc, Col. Marshall's regt.,
for advance pay for 1 month, travel allowance, etc. ; also, Capt. Andrew Haskell's
CO., Col. Thomas Marshall's regt. ; enlisted June 23, 1776 ; service to Dec. 1, 1776,
5 mos. 9 days.

Johnson, Jacob, Sudbury. Private, Capt. Jacob Haskins's co.. Col. John Jacobs's
regt.; enlisted July 1 (also given Sept. 13), 1778; service, 6 mos. 4 days, at
Rhode Island ; enlistment to expire Jan. 1, 1779. Roll dated Tiverton.

Johnson, Jacob, Sudbury. List of men raised in Middlesex Co., agreeable to resolve
of June 9, 1779, as returned by Joseph Hosmer, Superintendent ; also, descriptive
list of men raised to serve in the Continental Army for the term of 9 months,
agreeable to resolve of June 9, 1779, returned as received of Justin Ely, Commis-
sioner, by Capt. James Tisdale, at Springfield, Aug. 23, 1779; Capt. Noyes's co..
Col. How's regt. ; age, 17 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 4.^ in. ; complexion, dark ; engaged
for town of Sudbury ; also, company receipt for equipments, given to Capt. James
Tisdale, dated Springfield, Aug. 22, 1779; also. Private, Capt. John Holden's
{4th) CO., Col. Thomas Nixon's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service
from Nov. 8, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779 ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay rolls for Aug.-
Dec, 1779; reported enlisted Aug. 19, 1779; also, descriptive list of men belong-
ing to 6th Mass. regt. who enlisted for the war subsequent to Sept. 30, 1779, as
returned by Col. Thomas Nixon, dated Highlands, Feb. 23, 1780 ; age, 17 yrs. ;
stature, 5 ft. 4 in. ; complexion, dark ; engaged for town of Sudbury ; also, Pri-
vate, Capt. A. Holden's co.. Col. Nixon's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts
for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780; also, (late) Capt. John Holden's
CO., Col. Thomas Nixon's (6th) regt.; pay roll for Jan.-June, 1780; reported
transferred Feb. 4, 1780; a/so, Capt. Abel Holden's (Light Infantry) co., Col.
Nixon's regt. ; pay roll for Jan.-June, 1780 ; reported made up from Feb. 4, 1780 ;
also, Light Infantry CO., 6th Mass. regt.; pay roll for July, 1780; also, Light
Infantry co., 6th Mass. regt. ; return of men in need of clothing, dated Peekskill,
July 1, 1780; also, Capt. Abel Holden's (Light Infantry) co.. Col. Nixon's (6th)
regt.; pay rolls for Oct.-Dec, 1780; also, descriptive list dated West Point, Jan.
29, 1781 ; Capt. Holden's co., Col. Nixon's (6th) regt. commanded by Lieut. Col.
Smith; rank. Private; age, 17 yrs.; stature, 5ft. 4 in.; complexion, dark; hair,
dark; occupation, farmer; residence, Sudbury; enlisted Nov. 8, 1779, by Capt.
John Holden ; enlistment, during war ; also. Private, Capt. Peter Clayes's (Light
Infantrj-) co., commanded by Capt. John K. Smith until May 1, 1781, Lieut. Col.
Calvin Smith's (6th) regt. ; return for wages ; wages allowed said Jolinson for
Jan.-Dec, 1781, 12 mos.; also, Capt. Peter Clayes's (Light Infantry) co.. Col.
Calvin Smith's (6th) i-egt. ; return for wages; wages allowed said Johnson for
Jan.-Dec, 1782, 12 mos. ; also, discharge dated Headquarters, June 9, 1783, signed
by George Washington, General and Commander-in-Chief, granting an honorable
discharge from the service to said Johnson ; also, order on Robert Morris, payable
to Francis Bridge, dated Winchendon, Dec. 17, 1783, signed by said Johnson,
for wages, etc., due for 4 years service in the army.

Johnson, Jacob. Private, Capt. William BuUard's co. (co. of South Parish in Ded-
ham). Col. William Mcintosh's regt. ; service, 4 days, on the alarm of March 4,
1776.

Johnson, Jacob. Sergeant, Capt. Zenas Wheeler's co., Col. Hopkins's (Berkshire Co.)
regt.; entered service July 15, 1776; discharged Aug. 1, 1776; service, 17 days;
mileage out and home (224 miles) allowed; company marched to the Highlands,
N. Y., on an alarm.

Johnson, Jacob. Corporal, Capt. Noah Allen's (late Capt. Moses Soul's) co.. Col.
Asa Whitcomb's regt.; muster roll dated Camp at Ticonderoga, Nov. 27, 1776;
enlisted Jan. 1, 1776.



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Johnson, Jacob. Private, Capt. Zaccheus Bartlet's co., Col. Lothrop's regt. ; service,
13 days ; company marched from South Precinct in Plymouth to Bristol, R. I.,
on the alarm of Dec. 11, 1776.

Johnson, Jacob. Sergeant, Capt. Elijah Deming's co.. Col. Ashley'is (Berkshire Co.)
regt.; entered service April 26, 1777; discharged May 20, 1777; service, 25 days;
company called out by Maj. Gen. Gates and ordered to Saratoga.

Johnson, Jacob. Private, Capt. Nathan Sargant's co. of guards; enlisted March 1,
1779; discharged June 1, 1779; service, 3 mos. ; company raised for service under
Maj. Gen. Gates at and about Boston; also, Capt. John Kettell's co., Maj.
Nathaniel Heath's detachment of guards; enlisted June 1, 1779; discharged July
3, 1779 ; service, 1 mo. 3 days, at Boston.

Johnson, Jacob. Seaman, ship " General Mifflin," commanded by Capt. George Wait
Babcock; descriptive list of officers and crew, sworn to at Boston, Sept. 9, 1780;
age, 40 yrs.; complexion, light; residence, Massachusetts.

Johnson, Jacob. Corporal, Capt. John Collar's co.. Col. John Ashley's (Berkshire
Co.) regt. ; entered service Oct. 14, 1780 ; discharged Oct. 16, 1780 ; service, 6 days,
including travel (3 days) home ; company ordered out by Gen. Fellows on an
alarm in Berkshire.

Johnson, Jacob. Sergeant, Capt. Daniel Taylor's co., Lieut. Col. John Collar's (Berk-
shire Co.) regt. ; entered service Oct. 13, 1781 ; discharged Oct. 20, 1781 ; service,
12 days, travel (4 days) included ; company marched by order of Col. John Ash-
ley, Jr., on an alarm at the Northward.

Johnson, Jajmes, Andover. Private, Capt. Benjamin Ames's co. of Minute-men, Col.
James Frye's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 7 days ;



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