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marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Roxbury ; service, 9 days.

Johnson, Stephen, Sandford. Capt. Samuel Sayer's co.. Col. James Scammon's (30th)
regt. ; order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Cambridge, Oct. 27,
1775 ; also, list of men mustered by Nathaniel Wells, Muster Master for York Co.,
dated Wells, March 27, 1777; Capt. Daniel Wheelwright's co.. Col. Ebenezer
Francis's regt. ; residence, Sandford ; terra, 3 years; reported received State and
Continental bounties ; also. Corporal, Capt. Francis's co., Col. Benjamin Tupper's
regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from March 17, 1777, to May
27, 1778; reported discharged May 27, 1778; also, Capt. Daniel Wheelwright's
CO., Col. Ebenezer Francis's regt.; subsistence allowed from date of enlistment,
March 17, 1777, to date of marching, April 26, 1777; credited with 41 rations;
also, Capt. Daniel Wheelwright's co.. Col. Benjamin Tupper's regt.; return dated
Jan. 25, 1778; residence, Sandford; enlisted for town of Sandford; mustered by
County Muster Master Wells and by Continental Muster Master Verrick (Var-
rick).



m THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 875

JoHxso.v, Stephen, Shrewsbury. Private, Capt. Job Cushing's co. of Minute-men and
militia, Col. Artemus Ward's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775,
to Cambridge; service, 18 days; reported returned home.

Johnson, Stephen. List of men belonging to Capt. Ebenezer Newell's co. who re-
ceived arms from the Province store, dated North Kingston, Dec. 15, 1777 ; also,
Private, Capt. Ebenezer Newell's co.. Col. Danforth Keyes's regt.; enlisted July
10, 1777; enlistment, 6 months from July 1, 1777; roll dated Providence.

Johnson, Stephen. Private, Capt. Joseph Sibley's co.. Col. Danforth Keyes's regt. ;
enlisted July 12, 1777; enlistment, 6 months from July 1, 1777; roll dated Provi-
dence; also, same co. and regt. ; muster roll dated North Kingston, Dec. 3, 1777;
also, same co. and regt.; service from Dec. 1, 1777, to Jan. 2, 1778, 1 mo. 2 days,
including travel home ; roll dated Providence.

Johnson, Stephen. Private, Capt. John Howard's co.. Col. Jonathan Holman'sregt. ;
service, 30 days, with Northern army at the time of the reduction of Gen. Bur-
goyne ; warrant for pay allowed in Council May 4, 1778.

Johnson, Stephen. Private, Capt. Jotham Houghton's co., Col. Josiah Whitney's
regt. ; service from July 31, 1778, to Sept. 15, 1778, 1 mo. 16 days, at Rhode Island ;
company raised for 6 weeks service at Rhode Island ; roll dated Petersham ; also,
Capt. Jotham Houghton's co.. Col. Samuel Denny's (2d) regt.. Gen. Fellows's
brigade; service from Oct. 24, 1779, to Dec. 2, 1779, 1 mo. 9 days, at Claverack;
roll dated Petersham.

Johnson, Stephen. Private, Capt. Philip Ammidon's co.. Col. Nathan Tyler's regt. ;
enlisted Aug. 2, 1780; discharged Aug. 6 (also given Aug. 5), 1780; service, 8
(also given 7) days, including 3 days (52 miles) travel home; company ordered
to Rhode Island on the alarm of July 27, 1780.

Johnson, Stephen. Private, Capt. Sylvanus Willcox's co., Col. John Ashley's (Berk-
shire Co.) regt. ; enlisted Oct. 15, 1780 ; service, 2 days, on an alarm.

Johnson, Stephen. Private, Capt. James Mallon's co., Lieut. Col. Putnam's regt.;
enlisted Aug. 18, 1781 ; discharged Dec. 4, 1781 ; service, 3 mos. 28 days, including
12 days (240 miles) travel home; regiment raised in Essex and Plymouth counties
to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months.

Johnson, Sylvanus. 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, Theophilvs. Descriptive list of men raised in Hampshire Co. to serve in
the Continental Army, as returned by Noah Goodman, Superintendent for said
county; age, 16 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 2 in.; complexion, light; hair, light; occu-
pation, farmer; engaged for town of Northfield; engaged April 21, 1781; term,
3 years ; also, return made by the Selectmen of Northfield of men engaged by a
committee of said town to serve in the Continental Army for 3 years or during the
war, who had been receipted for with other recruits at South Hadley, May 13,
1781, by Ithamar Goodman, in behalf of Noah Goodman, Superintendent for
Hampshire Co. ; said Johnson received £75 bounty for enlisting to serve 3 years.

Johnson, " Thias," Bernardston. 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. Shelden's co.. Col. Welles's regt. ; age, 16 yrs. ; stature,
5 ft. 4 in. ; complexion, light; residence, Bernardston ; arrived at Fishkill July 7,
1778 ; also, list of men returned as received of Jonathan Warner, Commissioner,
by Brig. Gen. J. Glover, at Fort Arnold, July 10, 1778; engaged for town of
Bernardston.



876 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS .VND SAILORS

Johnson, "Thias," Guilford. Private, Major's co., Col. Michael Jackson's regt. ;
Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780;
residence, Guilford ; term, 3 years ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay abstract for Oct.-
Dec, 1780, dated Boston; term, during war; reported discharged [name crossed
out on abstract] .

Johnson, Thomas, Farmington. Affidavit dated June 24, 1818, made by said Johnson,
testifying that he had enlisted into Capt. Blanchard's co., Col. Henry Jacl^son's
regt., in the spring of 1779 for the war ; that he had served until peace was declared
in 1783, when he was honorably discharged by Gen. Washington ; that he had
lost the original discharge and was unable to procure his officers' certificate of his
service and discharge ; residence, Farmington ; also, power of attorney, dated
June 24, 1818, given to Alden Bradford, empowering him to receive $20 instead of
the bounty land due said Johnson, late a soldier in Col. Henry Jackson's regt.,
for service in the Continental Army during the war, he having been honorably
discharged at the peace of 1783.

Johnson, Thomas, Pelham. Corporal, Capt. David Cowden's co. of Minute-men, Col.
Benjamin Ruggles Woodbridge's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19,
1775; service, 11 days; also, Capt. David Cowden's co., Col. Benjamin Ruggles
Woodbridge's (25th) regt.; receipt for advance pay, signed by said Johnson and
others, dated Cambridge, June 26, 1775; also. Corporal, same co. and regt. ; mus-
ter roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 1, 1775; service, 3 mos. 8 days; also,
company return dated Prospect Hill, Sept. 28, 1775; also, order for bounty coat
or its equivalent in money dated Prospect Hill, Nov. 13, 1775.

Johnson, Thomas, Templeton. Private, Capt. Joel Fletcher's co. of Minute-men, Col.
Ephraim Doolittle's regt. ; service, 16 days, probably on the alarm of April 19,
1775.

Johnson, Thomas. Capt. Isaac Wood's co., Col. Theophilus Cotton's regt. ; order for
bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Camp at Roxbury, Nov. 17, 1775.

Johnson, Thomas. Receipt dated March 8, 1777, for bounties paid said Johnson and
others by Col. Benjamin Brown, Muster Master, for enlisting into the Continen-
tal Army; said Johnson joined Capt. Moses Ashley's co.. Col. Paterson's regt.;
also. Private, Capt. Moses Ashley's co., Col. Joseph Vose's regt.; muster roll
dated July 1, 1777; enlisted Feb. 11, 1777; enlistment, 3 years; reported not
joined.

Johnson, Thomas. Private, Capt. John Stutson's co., Maj. Edward Procter's detach-
ment of militia; detached Dec. 10, 1777; discharged March 1, 1778; service, 2
mos. 22 days, under Maj. Gen. Heath with guards at Boston.

Johnson, Thomas. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Gage's co., Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt. of
guards ; enlisted Dec. 19, 1777 ; service to April 3, 1778, 3 mos. 17 days, guarding
Gen. Burgoyne's troops at Winter Hill. Roll dated Bradford.

Johnson, Thomas. Sergeant, Capt. Laurence Keene's co., in a regiment commanded
by Lieut. Col. John Parke; pay roll for Aug., 1778; said Johnson reported as
having served as Private from April 20, 1778, to Aug. 1, 1778, 3 mos. 10 days.

Johnson, Thomas. 1st Lieutenant, schooner " Hero " (privateer) ; petition dated Bos-
ton, May 21, 1779, signed by John Waitt, in behalf of himself and James Dennis,
of Marblehead, asking that Nicholas Bartlett be commissioned as commander of
said vessel; ordered in Council May 21, 1779, that a commission be issued; also,
petition dated Boston, Sept. 6, 1779, signed by John Waitt, of Marblehead, ask-
ing that said Johnson be commissioned as commander of the schooner "Rattle
Snake " (privateer) ; ordered in Council Sept. 6, 1779, that a commission be
issued.

Johnson, Thomas. Private, Capt. Joshua Walker's co., Col. Samuel Deanney's
(Denny's) regt. ; enlisted Oct. 23, 1779; discharged Nov. 23, 1779; service, 1 mo.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 877



Johnson, Thomas, continued.

11 days, including travel (200 miles) home ; company detached to join Continen-
tal Army and ordered to march to Claverack to serve for 3 months. Roll dated
Woburn.

Johnson, Thomas. Private, Capt. Calvin Curtis's co. ; enlisted Oct. 9, 1779; dis-
charged Dec. 1, 1779; service, I mo. 22 (also given 1 mo. 26) days, at Rhode
Island; mileage (120 miles) to and from camp allowed; company made up from
1st and 2d Plymouth Co. regts. to serve in Col. John Jacobs's regt. for 2 months
fromthe time of their arrival at camp.

Johnson, Thomas. List of men raised in Bristol Co., agreeable to resolve of Dec. 2,
1780, as attested by James Williams, Superintendent for said county, dated Taun-
ton ; also, descriptive list of men raised to serve in the Continental Army, returned
as received by John Burt, at Taunton, April 18, 1781, to be conducted to Spring-
field and delivered to Col. Shepard ; age, 35 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 8 in. ; complexion,
light; occupation, seaman ; engaged for town of Dartmouth ; term, 3 years.

Johnson, Timothy, Andover. Private, 1st Lieut. Peter Poor's co., which marched on
the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Cambridge ; service, ^ days.

Johnson, Timothy, Bedford. Private, in a Bedford co. of Minute-men commanded by
1st Lieut. Moses Abbott, which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Cam-
bridge; service, 6 days.

Johnson, Timothy, Billerica (also given Ashburnham). List of men raised to serve
in the Continental Army from 7th Middlesex Co. regt., as returned by Capt.
Edward Farmer ; residence, Billerica ; engaged for town of Billerica ; joined Capt.
White's CO., Col. Putnam's regt. ; term, 3 years; also, list of men raised to serve
in the Continental Army from 8th Worcester Co. regt., as returned by Capt. Jona-
than Gates; residence, Ashburnham; engaged for town of Ashburnham; joined
Capt. Winship's co.. Col. Putnam's regt.; engaged prior to May 26, 1777; term,
3 years ; also, Private, Capt. HafReld White's co., Col. Rufus Putnam's (5th) regt. ;
Continental Army pay accounts for service from May 26, 1777, to May 26, 1780;
also, Capt. Haffleld White's co., Col. Rufus Putnam's (4th) regt.; return dated
Albany, Feb. 9, 1778; mustered by Col. Barrett.

Johnson, Timothy, Cape Elizabeth. Private, Capt. Samuel Dunn's co., Col. Edmund
Phinney's (31st) regt. ; billeting allowed from date of enlistment. May 6, 1775, to
date of marching to headquarters, July 11, 1775 ; credited with 66 days allowance ;
also, company return [probably Oct., 1775] ; also, order for bounty coat or its
equivalent in money dated Cambridge, Nov. 1, 1775; also. Private, Capt. Hart
Williams's co.. Col. Edmund Phinney's regt. ; muster roll dated Garrison at
Fort George, Dec. 8, 1776; enlisted Jan. 1, 1776; reported re-engaged Nov. 30,
1776.

Johnson, Timothy, Haverhill. 1st Lieutenant, Capt. James Sawyer's co. of Minute-
men, Col. James Frye's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 [ser-
vice not given] ; also. Lieutenant, Capt. James Sawyer's co.. Col. James Frj'e's
regt. ; return of men in camp at Cambridge, dated May 17, 1775 ; also, list of men
returned as serving on picket guard under Maj. Baldwin, dated May 23, 1775;
reported detailed under Capt. Reuben Dickinson ; also, Capt. James Sawyer's co..
Col. James Frye's regt. ; company return [probably Oct., 1775] ; also, account
showing suras of money to be paid from the public treasury to sundry persons
for losses sustained at battles of Lexington and Bunker Hill ; amounts allowed in
Council June 13, 1776 ; also, order on Henry Gardner, Province Treasurer, pay-
able to Jonathan Webster, dated Haverhill, March 18, 1777, signed by said
Johnson, for balance due for losses sustained at battle of Bunker Hill ; also,
Captain ; list of officers of Col. Isaac Smith's regt. raised to serve until April 1
[year not given, probably 1776] as a temporary reinforcement to the army;



878 IVIASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Johnson, Timothy, continued.

ordered in Council March 13, 1776, that said officers be commissioned ; reported
commissioned March 13, 1776; also, Captain, 10th (Haverhill) co., 4th Essex Co.
regt. of Mass. militia; list of officers chosen by the several companies in said
regiment, as returned by Samuel Johnson and others, field officers, dated Andover,
March 26, 1776; ordered in Council April 3, 1776, that said officers be commis-
sioned; reported commissioned April 3, 1776; also, Captain, Col. Jonathan Cogs-
well, Jr. 'a regt. ; general return dated Ipswich, Sept. 30, 1776, made by Brig.
Michael Farley to Maj. Gen. James Warren, of officers of a regiment drafted from
said Brig. Farley's brigade and ordered to march to Horse Neck, agreeable to re-
solve of Sept. 12, 1776; company drafted from 4th Essex Co. regt.

Johnson, Timothy, Holliston. Private, 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 ; " reported deceased.

Johnson, Timothy, Lynn. Capt. Ezra Newhall's co.. Col. John Mansfield's (19th)
regt. ; order for advance pay, signed by said Johnson and others, dated Cam-
bridge, June 8, 1775; also. Private, same co. and regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1,
1775; enlisted May 6, 1775; service, 3 mos. 2 days; also, Capt. Ezra Newhall's
CO., Col. Mansfield's regt. commanded by Lieut. Col. Israel Hutchinson ; company
return dated Oct. 6, 1775; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money
dated Camp at Winter Hill, Nov. 4, 1775.

Johnson, Timothy, Marlborough. Return of men raised to serve in the Continental
Army from Capt. Morse's co.. Col. Ezekiel How's (4th Middlesex Co.) regt.;
residence, Marlborough ; engaged for town of Marlborough ; joined Capt. Barnes's
CO., Col. Bigelow's regt.; term, 3 years; also. Private, Capt. Daniel Barnes's co.,
Col. Timothy Bigelow's regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service from
March 24, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; also, same co. and regt. ; muster roll for Jan.-
Aug., 1777, dated Van Schaick's Island and sworn to at Camp near Stillwater;
enlisted March 24, 1777 ; reported on command with Col. Morgan ; also, same co.
and regt.; return dated Feb. 2, 1778; mustered by Continental Muster Master;
also, (late) Capt. Barns's co.. Col. Bigelow's regt.; muster roll for March and
April, 1779, dated Providence ; also, Capt. Dow's co.. Col. Bigelow's regt. ; Conti-
nental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to March 24, 1780.

Johnson, Timothy. Enlistment agreement dated Feb. 27, 1775, signed by said John-
son and others, engaging themselves to serve for the Province for the term of 1
year, unless sooner discharged.

Johnson, Timothy. Private, Capt. Aaron Haynes's co.. Col. Asa Whitcorab's regt. ;
muster roll dated Camp at Ticonderoga, Dec. 1, 1776; enlisted April 20, 1776;
reported deserted Aug. 1, 1776.

Johnson, Timothy. Private, Capt. John Spoor's co.. Col. Benjamin Symonds's
(Berkshire Co.) regt.; enlisted April 26, 1777; discharged May 20, 1777; service,
25 days, at Saratoga by order of Maj. Gen. Gates.

Johnson, Timothy. 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Samuel Clark's co.. Col. Benjamin Simonds's
(Berkshire Co.) regt. [service not given] ; company took part in battle of Wallum-
sick near Bennington Aug. 16, 1777, and later convoyed provisions to Pittsfield ;
roll certified at Williamstown ; also, same co. and regt. ; entered service Sept. 7,
1777 ; discharged Sept. 30, 1777 ; service, 24 days ; company marched to Pawlet
by order of Maj. Gen. Lincoln to serve for 20 days from time of joining at head-
quarters and was discharged at Pawlet, 60 miles from home; roll certified at
Williamstown ; also, 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Samuel Clark's (4th) co., Col. Simonds's
(2d Berkshire Co.) regt. of Mass. militia ; list of officers ; commissioned April 25,
1778.



IX THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 879



Johnson, Timothy. Private, Capt. Samuel Clark's co., Col. Benjamin Simonds's
(Berkshire Co.) regt. ; enlisted Oct. 12, 1780; discharged Oct. 19, 1780; service,
11 days, including 4 days (80 miles) travel home ; company marched to Northern
frontiers by order of Gen. Fellows on an alarm.

Johnson, "Toes." Private, Capt. Silas Walker's co., Maj. Nathaniel Heath's detach-
ment of guards; enlisted Dec. 5, 1779; service, 20 days, at Boston; detachment
raised for 3 months; reported deserted.

Johnson, Uriah, Worcester. List of men mustered by Thomas Newhall, Muster
Master for Worcester Co. ; Capt. Gates's co.. Col. Bigelow's regt. ; mustered
Sept. 4, 1777; term, 3 years; also, Drummer, Capt. Pierce's co.. Col. Timothy
Bigelow's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from July 4, 1777, to
Dec. 31, 1779; reported as serving 20 mos. 6 days as Drummer, 9 mos. 21 days as
Private ; also, Capt. William Gates's co.. Col. Bigelow's regt. ; return dated Feb. 4,
1778; residence, Worcester; enlisted for town of Worcester ; mustered by Worces-
ter County Muster Master; a^so, Private, in a company commanded by Lieut.
Daniel Grout, Col. Timothy Bigelow's regt. ; pay roll for Feb., 1779, sworn to at
Providence; also, (late) Capt. William Gates's co.. Col. Bigelow's regt.; muster
roll for March and April, 1779, dated Providence; also, Capt. John Pierce's co..
Col. Timothy Bigelow's (15th) regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service
from Jan. 1, 1780, to July 4, 1780 ; also, same co. and regt. ; muster roll for Jan.-
June, 1780, dated Robinson's Farms; enlisted July 4, 1777.

Johnson, "Wicom," Boston. Capt. Nathan Fuller's co., 37th regt. commanded by
Lieut. Col. William Bond ; order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated
Camp at Prospect Hill, Oct. 29, 1775; said Johnson reported as having received
the money.

Johnson, William, Acton. Private, Capt. John Hayward's co. of Minute-men, Col.
Abijah Pierce's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service,
7 days.

Johnson, William, Andover. Sergeant, 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. Benjamin Farnura's co., Col. James Frye's regt.; receipt
for advance pay, signed by said Johnson and others, dated June 26, 1775 ; also.
Sergeant, same co. and regt. ; company return dated Cambridge, Oct. 6, 1775 ;
also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Cambridge, Nov. 13,
1775; also, Sergeant, Capt. John Adams's co., Col. Samuel Johnson's regt. com-
manded by Maj. Gage ; engaged Sept. 29, 1777 ; discharged Nov. 6, 1777 ; service,
1 mo. 9 days ; company marched to reinforce Northern army.

Johnson, William, Bridgewater. Private, Capt. Elisha Mitchell's co.. Col. Simeon
Cary's regt. ; service between time of enlistment and time of marching, 7 days.
Roll dated Bridgewater, April 2, 1776.

Johnson, William, Cape Elizabeth (also given Casco Bay). Private, Capt. Samuel
Dunn's co.. Col. Edmund Phinney's (31st) regt.; billeting allowed from date of
enlistment, l^Iay 8, 1775, to date of marching to headquarters, July 11, 1775 ; cred-
ited with 64 days allowance ; also, company return [probably Oct., 1775] ; also,
order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Cambridge, Nov. 1, 1775;
also, return of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from Capt. Benjamin
Picket's CO., Col. Peter Noyes's (1st Cumberland Co.) regt. ; residence. Cape
Elizabeth; engaged for town of Cape Elizabeth ; joined Capt. Thomas's co., Col.
Marshall's regt.; term, 3 years; also, Private, Colonel's co.. Col. Thomas Mar
shall's regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to
Dec. 31, 1779; residence, Casco Bay; credited to town of Cape Elizabeth; also,
Capt. Philip Thomas's (5th) co.. Col. Thomas Marshall's (10th) regt.; sub-



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JoHxsox, William, continued.

sistence allowed from date of enlistment, Dec. 30, 1776, to Feb. 6, 1777 ; credited
with 39 days allowance; subsistence also allowed for 11 days (220 miles) travel
on march from Boston to Bennington ; also, same co. and regt. ; muster roll for
Jan., 1779, dated West Point; also, Colonel's co.. Col. Marshall's regt. ; muster
roll for April, 1779, dated West Point.

JoHN'sox, William, Gloucester. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Warner's co., Col. Moses
Little's (17th) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 6, 1775 ; service,
3 mos. 3 days; also, company return [probably Oct., 1775] ; age, 19 yrs. ; also,
order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Prospect Hill, Nov. 25,
1775 ; also, list of men raised to serve in the Continental Army [year not given] ;
residence, Gloucester ; engaged for town of Gloucester.

JoHNSO.v, William, Haverhill. Sergeant, Capt. Joseph Eaton's co. of militia. Col.
Johnson's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Cambridge;
service, 5i|days; also, Capt. Jeremiah .Oilman's co.. Col. John Nixon's (5th) regt.;
muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 27, 1775; service, 3 mos. 11 days;
also, company return dated Sept. 30, 1775 ; also, order for bounty coat or its equiv-
alent in money dated Winter Hill, Dec. 25, 1775; also. Sergeant, Capt. Samuel
Merrill's co., Maj. Gage's regt. ; engaged Sept. 30, 1777 ; discharged Nov. 6, 1777 ;
service, 1 mo. 9 days, including travel (3 days) home ; company marched to rein-
force Northern army.

JoHNSox, William (also given William W.), Littleton. 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, descrip-
tive 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, Commis-
sioner, by Brig. Gen. John Glover, at Springfield, July 19, 1780 ; age, 18 yrs. ;
stature, 5 ft. 6 in.; complexion, dark; engaged for town of Littleton; marched
to camp July 19, 1780, under command of Capt. Clark ; 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 Littleton for service in the Continental Army
during 1780; marched July 15, 1780; discharged Dec. 6, 1780; service, 5 mos. 2
days, travel (220 miles) included.

JoHNSOx, William, Lynn. Capt. Enoch Putnam's co., Col. John Mansfield's (19th)
regt. ; order for advance pay, signed by said Johnson and others, dated Cam-
bridge, June 8, 1775; also. Private, Capt. Enoch Putnam's co.. Col. Mansfield's
regt. commanded by Lieut. Col. Israel Hutchinson; company return dated Oct.
6, 1775 ; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Camp at
Winter Hill, Oct. 27, 1775.

JoHxsox, William, Marblehead. Private, Capt. Nicholson Broughton's co., Col.
John Glover's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted June 10, 1775; ser-
vice, 1 mo. 24 days ; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated
Camp at Cambridge, Dec. 20, 1775; also. Private, Capt. Joseph Killer's co., Col.
Jonathan Titcomb's regt.; pay roll dated Camp at Providence, July 6, 1777;
arrived at destination June 17 (also given June 26), 1777 ; also, detachment from
Capt. Joseph Hiller's co. which remained in camp under Lieut. John Watts after
Capt. Hiller's roll was made up; service between June 11, 1777, and Aug. 11,
1777, 1 mo. 26 (also given 1 mo. 22) days, at Rhode Island, including travel
home.

JoHxsox, William, New Braintree. Private, Capt. John Grainger's co.. Col. Eben-
ezer Learned's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 1, 1775; ser-



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