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850 IVIASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS



Johnson, Jonas, continued.

vice, 7 days; reported enlisted into the array; also, Capt. Timothy Corey's co.,
Col. Gerrish's resrt. ; receipt for advance pay, signed by said Johnson and others,
dated June 12, 1773; also, 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Timothy Corey's (7th) co., Lieut.
Col. Loammi Baldwin's (late Col. Gerrish's) 38th regt.; rausterroll dated Aug. 1,
1775 ; engaged April 26, 1775 ; service, 3 mos. 7 days ; also, company return dated
Sewall's Point, Sept. -27, 1775; also, return of casualties of several companies in
the 38th regt., made by Lieut. Col. Loammi Baldwin, dated Chelsea, Sept. -, 1775 ;
reported sick ; also, account of rations allowed officers of the 38th regt. commanded
by Lieut. Col. Baldwin, from July 1, 1775, to Dec. 31, 1775, dated Chelsea; said
Johnson credited with 184 days allowance.

Johnson, Jonas, Lancaster. Sergeant ; order on Paymaster General, payable to Joseph
Shurtleff, Quarter Master, endorsed " Hull, July 15, 1776," signed by said John-
son and others belonging to Capt. Andrew Plaskell's co.. Col. Marshall's regt.,
for advance pay for 1 month, etc. ; also, Capt. Andrew Haskell's co.. Col. Thomas
Marshall's regt. ; entered service June 28, 1776; service to Dec. 1, 1776, 5 mos. 5
days.

Johnson, Jonas. Private, Capt. Elias Pratt's co. ; enlisted May 14, 1779; discharged
July 1, 1779; service, 1 mo. 17 days, at Rutland.

Johnson, Jonathan, Greenfield. Descriptive list of men raised in Hampshire Co. for
the term of 9 months from the time of their arrival at Fishkill, agreeable to resolve
of April 20, 1778; Capt. Arras's co.. Col. Wells's regt. ; age, 18 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft.
4 in.; complexion, light; residence, Greenfield; arrived at Fishkill July 7, 1778;
also, list of men returned as received of Jonathan Warner, Commissioner, by Brig.
Gen. John Glover, at Fort Arnold, July 10, 1778.

Johnson, Jonathan, Guilford. Private, Capt. Brown's co.. Col. Michael Jackson's
regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service from March 10, 1778, to Dec.
31, 1779; residence, Guilford ; also. Major's co., Col. Jackson's regt. ; Continental
Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780 ; also, same co.
and regt. ; abstract for wages for Oct. -Dec, 1780, dated Boston ; term, during war
(also given 3 years) ; reported discharged [name crossed out on abstract] .

Johnson, Jonathan, Harpswell. Receipt dated Harpswell, June 8, 1775, for bounty
paid said Johnson by the Selectmen for enlisting into the Province service ; also,
return dated Harpswell, made by the Selectmen, of men who received blankets for
enlisting into Capt. James Curtis's co.. Col. Finney's (Phlnney's) regt.; also.
Private, Capt. James Curtis's co. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May
17, 1775; service, 3 mos.; a/so, Capt. James Curtis's co.. Col. James Cargill's
regt. ; enlisted Aug. 9, 1775; service, 5 mos. 5 days, in defence of seacoast; also,
Corporal, Capt. Winthrop Boston's (Baston's) co.; enlistedFeb. 1, 1776; company
raised in North Yarmouth, Brunswick, Harpswell, New Gloucester, New Boston
(Gray), and Windham, Cumberland Co., for 2 months service during the siege
of Boston in 1776 ; also, list of men raised in Cumberland Co., agreeable to resolve
of April 20, 1778, as returned by Brig. Lemuel Thompson, dated Brunswick ;
also, descriptive list of men raised for the term of 9 months from the time of their
arrival at Fishkill ; Capt. Curtis's co.. Col. Mitchell's regt. ; age, 23 yrs. ; stature,
6 ft.; complexion, light; residence, Harpswell; arrived at Fishkill Juno 8, 1778;
also, list of men returned as received of Maj. James Johnson, Superintendent for
Cumberland Co., by Jonathan Warner, Commissioner, at Fishkill, June 25, 1778;
engaged for town of Harpswell ; also, list of men returned as received of Jonathan
Warner, Commissioner, by Col. R. Putnam, July 20, 1778.

Johnson, Jonathan, Leicester. Private, Capt. Thomas Newhall's co. of militia, which
marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Cambridge ; service, 10^ days.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 851

Johnson, Jonathan, Sturbridge. Private, Capt. Adam Martin's co.. Col. Ebenezer
Learned's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 1, 1775; service,
3 mos. 8 days ; also, company return dated Oct. 7, 1775 ; reported discharged
Sept. 13, 1775.

Johnson, Jonathan, Swanzey. Capt. Samuel Fales's (Taunton) co. of matrosses,
Col. G. "Williams's regt., Gen. G. Godfrey's brigade; service, 19 days, on the
alarm at Rhode Island of Dec. 8, 1776 ; mileage to Slade's Ferry in Swanzey and
home (8 miles) also allowed; also, Private, Capt. Joseph Cole's co., Col. John
Jacobs's regt. ; enlisted July 1, 1778 ; service, 6 mos., at Rhode Island ; enlistment
to expire Jan. 1, 1779; also, Capt. Peleg Peck's co.. Col. Thomas Carpenter's
regt. ; enlisted Aug. 5, 1780 ; discharged Aug. 9, 1780 ; service, 5 days ; company
marched to Tiverton, R. I., on an alarm ; by order of Col. Slead all the men in
Swanzey were joined in one company under Capt. Peck, the other officers refusing
to serve ; roll sworn to at Rehoboth.

Johnson, Jonathan (also given Jonathan, Jr.), Westford. List of men raised to
serve in the Continental Army from Capt. Fletcher's co., Col. Jonathan Reed's
(6th Middlesex Co.) regt., as returned to Brig. Gen. Prescott; residence, West-
ford; engaged for town of Westford; joined Capt. Ballard's co.. Col. Alden's
regt.; term, 3 years, to expire in 1780; also. Private, Capt. William Hudson
Ballard's co.. Col. John Brooks's (7th) regt.; Continental Army pay accounts
for service from March 28, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; also, Capt. Ballard's co., Col.
Ichabod Alden's regt.; return dated Albany, Jan. 12, 1778; mustered by Col.
Barrett, Muster Master for Middlesex Co., and by a Continental Muster Master;
reported on furlough; also, Capt. Ballard's co., 6th Mass. regt., formerly com-
manded by Col. Ichabod Alden ; return of men who were in camp on or before
Aug. 15, 1777; reported taken prisoner May 30, 1778; also, 1st co., Lieut. Col.
John Brooks's (7th) regt.; return made up to Dec. 31, 1779; enlisted March 25,
1777; also, Capt. White's co., Col. Brooks's regt.; Continental Army pay
accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780; reported as having been
a prisoner in Canada from May 30 [1778] ; also, Lieut. Col. J. Brooks's (7th)
regt. ; list of men who died or were discharged subsequent to Jan. 1, 1781 ; said
Johnson discharged Nov. 21, 1782, by Gen. Washington, term of enlistment hav-
ing expired.

Johnson, Jonathan, Woburn. Private, Capt. Joshua Walker's co.. Col. David
Greene's (2d Middlesex Co.) regt., which marched probably on the alarm of
April 19, 1775; service, 1 day.

Johnson, Jonathan. Private, Capt. Jonathan Danforth's co., Col. Asa Whitcomb's
regt.; muster roll dated Camp at Ticonderoga, Nov, 27, 1776; enlisted Nov. 24,
1775 ; reported died Aug. 30, 1776.

Johnson, Jonathan. Private, Capt. Thomas Lord's co.. Col. Nathan Sparhawk's regt. ;
enlisted Aug. 21, 1777; discharged Aug. 26, 1777; service, 10 days, including 5
days (96 miles) travel home; company marched from Athol to Bennington.

Johnson, Jonathan. Receipt dated Boston, May 12, 1783, for wages for service to
May 10, 1783, on board the frigate " Hague," commanded by Capt. John Manley.

Johnson, Jonathan, Jr., Woburn. Private, Capt. Joshua Walker's co.. Col. David
Greene's (2d Middlesex Co.) regt., which marched probably on the alarm of
April 19, 1775; service, 8 days; also, list of training soldiers belonging to 3d
Woburn co. under Capt. Timothy Winn, dated May 13, 1775.

Johnson, Jos., Haverhill. Doctor's Mate, ship " Pilgrim," commanded by Capt.
Joseph Robinson ; descriptive list of officers and crew, dated Aug. 2, 1780 ; age, 25
yrs.; stature, 5 ft.; complexion, light; residence, Haverhill.



852 IVIASSACIIUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Johnson, Joseph, Ballstown (also given Newcastle). List of men raised to serve in
the Continental Army, as returned b}- Capt. Benjamin Evans ; residence, Balls-
town ; engaged for town of Salisbury ; joined Capt. Baley's co.. Col. M. Jackson's
regt. ; term, 3 years; also, Private, Capt. James Bancroft's co., Col. Michael
Jackson's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from May 1, 1777, to
Dec. 31, 1779; also, Capt. Wade's co.. Col. Michael Jackson's regt.; Continental
Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780; also, descrip-
tive list dated Jan. 7, 1781 ; Capt. Abner Wade's co.. Col. Michael Jackson's (8th)
regt. ; age, 28 yrs. ; stature, 6 ft. ^ in. ; complexion, dark ; hair, black ; birth-
place, Lee, N. H. ; residence, Newcastle ; enlisted Nov. 15, 1779, at West Point,
by Lieut. Bancroft ; enlistment, during war.

Johnson, Joseph, Cambridge. Private, Capt, Stephen Dana's co., Col. Mclntush's
(Mcintosh's) regt.; arrived at camp March 20, 1776; discharged April 5, 1776;
service, 17 days, at the Lines at Boston.

Johnson, Joseph, Falmouth, Cumberland Co. Private, Capt. John Brackett's co., Col.
Edmund Phinney's (Slat) regt. ; billeting allowed from date of enlistment, May
12, 1775, to date of marching from Falmouth to Headquarters, July 3, 1775 ; cred-
ited with 7 weeks 3 days allowance ; also, company return dated Sept. 29, 1775,
including abstract of pay from last of July, 1775 ; also, order for bounty coat or
its equivalent in money dated Fort No. 2, Cambridge, Oct. 24, 1775 ; also. 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 ; also,
Capt. Joseph Pride's co., detachment of Cumberland Co. militia commanded by
Nathaniel Jordan, Esq. ; joined Oct. 1, 1779; discharged Oct. 23, 1779; service at
the Eastward ; also, Capt. Joseph Pride's co.. Col. Joseph Prime's (Cumberland
Co.) regt. ; joined May 11, 1780 ; discharged Dec. 6, 1780 ; service, 6 mos. 25 days ;
enlistment, 8 months ; company raised for defence of eastern Massachusetts.

Johnson, Joseph, Leominster. Private, Capt. John White's co., Col. Abijah Stearns's
regt.; enlisted April 1, 1778; discharged July 2, 1778; service, 3 mos. 4 days, at
and about Boston. Roll dated Lancaster.

Johnson, Joseph, Marlborough. List of men raised in Middlesex Co. to reinforce the
Continental Army, agreeable to resolve of June 9, 1779, as returned by Brig. Gen.
Eleazer Brooks to Maj. Hosmer, dated Lincoln, July 21, 1779; said Johnson and
others reported as returned for Marlborough by Col. How; also, list of men re-
turned by Joseph Hosmer, Superintendent, Nov. 24, 1779; also, descriptive list of
men raised in Middlesex Co. in 1779 to serve in the Continental Army ; age,
16 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 5 in. ; complexion, light; engaged for town of Marlborough ;
delivered to Capt. L. Bailey ; also, Private, Capt. John Holden's co.. Col. Thomas
Nixon's regt.; pay rolls for Aug.-Dec, 1779; enlisted July 25, 1779; also, (late)
Capt. John Holden's co., Col. Thomas Nixon's (6th) regt. ; pay roll for Jan. -June,
1780; reported discharged April 25, 1780; also, list of 6 months men raised agree-
able to resolve of June 5, 1780, returned as received of Maj. Joseph Hosmer, Super-
intendent for Middlesex Co., by Justin Ely, Commissioner; also, descriptive list
of men raised to reinforce the Continental Army for the term of 6 months, agree-
able to resolve of June 5, 1780, returned as received of Justin Ely, Commissioner,
by Brig. Gen. John Glover, at Springfield, July 13, 1780 ; age, 17 }ts. ; stature,

5 ft. 5 in.; complexion, light; engaged for town of Marlborough; marched to
camp July 13, 1780, under command of Capt. Thomas Pritchard ; 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 Marlborough for service in the Continental
Army during 1780 ; marched to camp July 9, 1780 ; discharged Jan. 14, 1781 ; ser-
vice, 6 mos. 16 da.vs, including travel (200 miles) home; also, 4th co., 3d Mass.
regt. ; list of 6 months men in 1780, taken from Lieut. James Davis's book ; joined
July 20, 1780.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 853

Johnson, Joseph, Mendon. List of men belonging to Capt. Gershom Nelson's co., dated
July 19, 1776; also, 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, at Rhode Island ; company detached to march to Rhode Island to serve for
6 weeks; roll dated Upton; also, certificate dated Wrentham, March 31, 1780,
signed by Col. Benjamin Hawes, certifying that said Johnson, of Mendon, a
soldier in Capt. Thomas Marshal Baker's co.. Col. Hawes's regt., was wounded
in the right knee by a musket ball in the action of Aug. 29, 1778, at Rhode Island,
thereby being crippled for life.

Johnson, Joseph, New Braintree. Corporal, Capt. John Grainger's co. of Minute-men,
Col. Jonathan Warner's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; ser-
vice, 2 weeks 1 day; also, Sergeant, Capt. Thomas "Whipple's co., Col. James
Converse's (Worcester Co.) regt. ; service, 3 days ; company marched towards
Providence on an alarm in July, 1777.

Johnson, Joseph, 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, 7 days.

Johnson, Joseph, Woburn. Return certified at Camp near Morristown, April 30, 1780,
of officers and men belonging to Col. Lee's, Col. Henley's, and Col. Jackson's
regts., and men belonging to Massachusetts in Col. Henry Sherburne's regt., who
were incorporated into a regiment under the command of Col. Henry Jackson,
agreeable to the arrangement of April 9, 1779 ; rank. Private ; residence, Woburn ;
engaged for town of Danvers ; term, during war ; said Johnson appears among
men belonging to Col. David Henley's regt. who had been discharged from the
rolls prior to above arrangement ; reported never joined.

Johnson, Joseph. Sergeant; listof training soldiers belonging to 3d Woburn co. under
Capt. Timothy Winn, dated May 13, 1775.

Johnson, Joseph. List of men who went to Roxbury with Capt. Hodges in Dec,
1775, to serve for 2 months.

Johnson, Joseph. Receipt given to Benjamin Heywood, Paymaster, 4th regt., dated
Camp Mt. Washington, Sept. 29, 1776, signed by said Johnson and others belong-
ing to Capt. Oilman's co., for wages, etc., due prior to Jan. 1, 1776 ; also, Private,
Capt. Jeremiah Oilman's (6th) co., Lieut. Col. Thomas Nixon's (4th) regt.;
regimental return dated North Castle, Nov. 9, 1776 ; also, company receipts for
wages for Sept.-Dec, 1776.

Johnson, Joseph. Receipt given to Benjamin Heywood, signed by said Johnson and
others belonging to Capt. McFarland's co., 4th regt., for wages, etc., due prior to
Jan. 1, 1776; also, Private, Capt. Moses McFarland's (7th) co., Lieut. Col.
Thomas Nixon's (4th) regt. ; regimental return dated North Castle, Nov. 9, 1776 ;
also, company receipts for wages for Sept.-Dec, 1776.

Johnson, Joseph. Receipt given to Holton Johnson, dated Lynn, Dec. 20, 1776,
signed by said Johnson and others, for wages for 67 days service on board the
brig "Ann;" also, Seaman, brigantine "Ann," Amos Mansfield, Master;
engaged Dec. 19, 1776 ; discharged April 14, 1777 ; service, 3 mos. 25 days, on
voyage from Salem to Baltimore ; roll dated Boston.

Johnson, Joseph. List of men who went to Howland's Ferry with Capt. Wilbor and
Capt. Leanard in April, 1777, to serve for 3 weeks.

Johnson, Joseph. List of prisoners sent from port of Halifax by order of Sir George
Collier June 28, 1777, to be exchanged for British prisoners, as returned by John
Emerson, Commissary; said Johnson, a Private, reported as having been taken
at Canada.



854: MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Johnson, Joseph. Private, in a detachment from Capt. Aaron Osgood's co., Lieut.
Col. Williams's regt. ; enlisted July 11, 1777; discharged Aug. 12, 1777; service,

1 mo. 9 days, in Northern department, including 6 days (120 miles) travel home.
Roll dated Shutesbury and sworn to at Montague.

Johnson, Joseph. Private, Capt. Peter Penniman's co.. Col. Job Cushing's regt. ; en-
listed Aug. 17, 1777, 3 days preceding march ; discharged Oct. 14, 1777 ; service,

2 mos. 7 days, with Northern army, including 9 days (180 miles) travel home.

Johnson, Joseph (also given Joseph, Jr.). List of men who served in Oct., 1777, at
request of Gen. Spencer on an alarm.

Johnson, Joseph. Private, Capt. Elisha Shapleigh's co., (late) Col. Joseph Storer's
regt.; enlisted Aug. 14, 1777 ; dischargedNov. 30, 1777; service, 123 days, includ-
ing 15 days (300 miles) travel home. Roll sworn to at Kittery.

Johnson, Joseph. Private, Capt. John "Walton's co.. Col. Eleazer Brooks's regt. ; pay
roll dated Cambridge, Jan. 22, 1778 ; reported not joined [name crossed out on
roll].

Johnson, Joseph. List of drafted men who went with Capt. Fales in Jan., 1778, to
serve for 3 months at Slade's Ferry ; also, Private, Capt. Samuel Fales's co.. Col.
J. Dagget's regt. ; service between Jan. 6, 1778, and April 1, 1778, 2 mos. 19 days,
at Rhode Island; company drafted to serve under Gen. Spencer for 3 months
from Jan. 1, 1778.

Johnson, Joseph. Private, Capt. Edward Seagrave's co.. Col. Wade's regt. ; enlisted
June 19, 1778; discharged July 12, 1778; service, 26 days, at Rhode Island; com-
pany raised for 21 days service. Roll dated Uxbridge.

Johnson, Joseph. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Cowdry's co.. Col. Jacob Garish's (Ger-
rish's) regt. of guards ; service from July 2 to July 16, 1778, 17 days, at Winter
Hill.

Johnson, Joseph. 1st Lieutenant, Capt. Joshua Walker's 8th (Woburn) co., 2d Mid-
dlesex Co. regt. of Mass. militia; list of officers chosen in said regiment, as re-
turned by Jonathan Fox and others, field officers, dated AVoburn, March 26, 1776 ;
ordered in Council May 6, 1776, that said officers be commissioned ; reported com-
missioned May 6, 1776 ; also, 1st Lieutenant, Capt. John Dix's co.. Col. Mcintosh's
regt., Gen. Lovel's brigade; engaged July 30, 1778; discharged Sept. 12, 1778;
service, 1 mo. 17 days, on expedition to Rhode Island, including 4 days (71 miles)
travel home.

Johnson, Joseph. List of prisoners sent in the cartel "Silver Eel" from Halifax to
Boston Oct. 8, 1778, to be exchanged for British prisoners, as returned by Bat.
Fox, Commissary of Prisoners ; reported a Surgeon.

Johnson, Joseph. Private, Capt. Simeon Cobb's co., 3d regt.. Gen. Godfrey's brigade ;
enlisted Aug. 14, 1779 ; service, 1 mo. 2 days ; company detached from militia to
serve at Rhode Island for 4 weeks in a regiment under Capt. Samuel Fisher.

Johnson, Joseph. Private, Capt. Ezra Emes's (8th) co.. Col. Abner Perry's regt.;
enlisted July 28, 1780 ; discharged Aug. 7, 1780 ; service, 14 days, including 3 days
(60 miles) travel home ; company marched to Rhode Island on an alarm. Roll
dated HoUiston.

Johnson, Joseph. Descriptive list of officers and crew of the ship " Thorn," com-
manded by Capt. Richard Cowell, sworn to at Marblehead, Sept. 14, 1780 ; stature,
5 ft. 4 in. ; complexion, dark.

Johnson, Joseph. Private, Capt. Daniel Grout's co., Col. Enoch Hallet's regt.; en-
listed Aug. 9, 1780; discharged Oct. 30, 1780; service, 2 mos. 21 days; recriment
raised to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months. Roll sworn to in Suffolk Co.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 855

Johnson, Joseph. Seaman ; list of crew of the sloop " Winthrop," endorsed " 1783 ; "
engaged March 24 [year not given] .

Johnson, Joseph, 3d, Wobnrn. Ensign, Capt. Joshua Walker's co.. Col. David
Greene's (2d Middlesex Co.) regt., which marched probably on the alarm of
April 19, 1775 ; service, 7 days.

Johnson, Josh., Bolton. Corporal, Capt. Artemas How's co. of militia, which marched
on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; discharged April 24, 1775.

Johnson, Joshua, Andover. Private, Capt. Thomas Poor's co. of Minute-men, Col.
James Frye's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service to
April 25, 1775, 7 days ; reported enlisted Jan. 31, 1775 ; also, Capt. Thomas Poor's
CO., Col. James Frye's regt.; return of men in camp at Cambridge, dated May
17, 1775; also, Capt. Samuel Johnson's co., Col. Titcomb's regt. ; arrived at place
of rendezvous April 27, 1777; discharged June 27, 1777; service, 2 mos. 9 days,
including travel (157 miles) to place of rendezvous and from place of discharge
home ; enlistment, 2 months from time of arrival at Providence, R. I. ; roll dated
Bristol.

Johnson, Joshua, Lancaster. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army
from 2d Worcester Co. regt., as returned by Capt. John White, Jr. ; residence,
Lancaster; engaged for town of Lancaster; joined Capt. Allen's co.. Col. Por-
ter's [?] regt. ; term, 3 years; also. Private, Capt. Job Whipple's co., Col. Rufus
Putnam's 5th (also given 4th) regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service
from May 10, 1777, to March 10, 1780.

Johnson, Joshua (also given Joshua, Jr.), Stoughtonham (also given Stoughton).
Return of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from Capt. Savell's co.,
Col. Benjamin Gill's regt. ; residence, Stoughtonham (also given Stoughton) ;
engaged for town of Stoughtonham (also given Stoughton) ; joined Capt. Pat-
rick's CO., Col. Alden's regt. ; term, 3 years ; also, list of men mustered by
Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, April 27, 1777;
Capt. Patrick's co.. Col. Alden's regt.

Johnson, Joshua. Private, Capt. Benjamin Parker's co. ; enlisted July 3, 1775 ; ser-
vice to Dec. 31, 1775, 6 mos. 13 days ; company stationed on seacoast in Cumber-
land Co. ; roll sworn to at North Yarmouth ; also, company order on Henry
Gardner, Treasurer, payable to John Hayes, dated North Yarmouth, Oct. 16,
1775, for wages for 2 mos. service in Capt. Benjamin Parker's co. on the seacoast
in Cumberland Co. ; also. Private ; list of men raised from militia of North Yar-
mouth to reinforce the Continental Army, as returned to Samuel Thompson,
Brigadier for Cumberland Co., dated North Yarmouth, Dec. 3, 1776.

Johnson, Joshua. Corporal, Capt. Abijah Bangs's co.. Col. Dike's regt. ; muster roll
for Dec, 1776-Feb., 1777; enlisted Dec. 15, 1776; credited to town of Lancaster;
regiment raised to serve until March 1, 1777.

Johnson, Joshua. Private, Capt. Joseph Stetson's co.. Col. Dike's regt. ; muster roll
for Dec, 1776-Feb., 1777; enlisted Jan. 7, 1777; credited to town of Lancaster;
regiment raised to serve until March 1, 1777.

Johnson, Joshua. Private, Capt. Abijah Bangs's co.. Col. Dike's regt. ; muster roll
for Dec, 1776-Feb., 1777; enlisted Jan. 7, 1777; regiment raised to serve until
March 1, 1777.

Johnson, Joshua. Capt. John Davis's co.. Col. Jonathan Cogswell's regt. ; enlisted
Sept. 25, 1778 ; discharged Dec. 31,1778; service, 3 mos. 9 days; company de-
tached to guard and fortify posts at and about Boston.

Johnson, Josiah, Andover. Private, Capt. Joshua Holt's (4th Andover) co., which
marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Cambridge ; service, 1^ days.



856 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS



Johnson, Josiah, 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 ;
also, Capt. Benjamin Ames's co.. Col. James Frye's regt.; order for bounty coat
or its equivalent in money dated Camp before Boston, Dec. 13, 1775.

Johnson, Josiah, Southborough. Private, Capt. Josiah Fay's co. of Minute-men and
militia, which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 5 days ; reported
enlisted into the army.

Johnson, Josiah. Captain ; return of the train band of the 1st Woburn co. under said
Johnson, made by Abijah Thompson, Clerk, dated April 30, 1775.

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

Johnson, Josiah. Private, Capt. Nahum Ward's co.. Col. David Wells's (Hampshire
Co.) regt.; enlisted Sept. 22, 1777; discharged Oct. 18, 1777; service, 1 mo., at
the time of taking Gen. Burgoyne, including travel (80 miles) home ; company
marched from Charlemont Sept. 22, 1777. Roll dated Charlemont.

Johnson, Josiah. Quarter Master, Col. Jacobs's regt.; service from April 1, 1778, to
Jan. 1, 1779, 9 mos., at Rhode Island.

Johnson, Josiah. 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Sylvanus Rice's co.. Col. Israel Chapin's (3d)
regt. ; engaged Oct. 14, 1779 ; discharged Nov. 22, 1779 ; service, 1 mo. 14 days,
at Claverack, including 6 days (120 miles) travel home.

Johnson, Josiah. Private, Capt. Nathan Alden's co., Maj. Eliphalet Cary's regt.;



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