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22 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 7 in. ; engaged for town of Brinifield. [See Jonathan Janes.]

Jones, Jonathan. Private, Lieut. John Jones's " Scout of Volentears; " enlisted Sept.
25, 1780; discharged Oct. 24, 1780; service, 1 mo., under Brig. Gen. Wadsworth
at the Eastward. Roll sworn to at Waldoborough.

Jones, Jo's. Private, Capt. Henry Hunter's co.. Col. Jones's regt. ; service, 2 days,
on an alarm in defence of a ship loading with masts at Sheepscot river. Roll
dated New Castle, Sept. 15, 1777.

Jones, Joseph, Gorhara. Private, Capt. Alexander McLellan's co., Col. Jonathan
Mitchel's regt. ; enlisted July 7, 1779; discharged Sept. 25, 1779; service, 2 mos.
18 days, on Penobscot expedition; also, Capt. Adam Martin's co.. Col. Nathan
Tyler's regt.; enlisted Sept. 30, 1779; discharged Dec. 17, 1779; service, 2 mos.
28 days, at Rhode Island ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay roll for Dec, 1779, allow-
ing 1 mo. 10 days service at Rhode Island, travel (200 miles) included.

Jones, Joseph, Greenwich. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from
Capt. Joseph Hooker's co., 4th Hampshire Co. regt., as returned by Lieut. Col.
R. Woodbridge ; engaged for town of Greenwich ; joined Capt. Patrick's co., Col.
Alden's regt. ; term, 3 years ; also, Private, Major's co.. Col. John Brooks's regt. ;
Continental Army pay accounts for service from May 15, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779;
also, Capt. Partrick's co.. Col. Alden's regt.; return dated Albany, Jan. 12, 1778;
residence, Greenwich ; enlisted for town of Greenwich ; mustered by Col. Wood-
bridge, County Muster Master, and I^y a Continental Muster Master; also, (late)
Capt. William Patrick's co., (late) Col. Ichabod Alden's (6th) regt.; return of
men who were in camp before Aug. 15, 1777, and who had not been absent subse-
quently except on furlough, etc., certified at Cherry Valley, Feb. 24, 1779 ; also,
Maj.Daniel Whiting's CO., (late) Col. Ichabod Alden's regt. ; muster roll for March
and April, 1779, dated Cherry Valley; enlisted May 15, 1777; also. Major's co.,
Col. Brooks's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780,
to May 15, 1780.

Jones, Joseph, Hingham. Private, Capt. James Lincoln's (Independent) co. ; enlisted
May 25, 1775; service, 5 mos., 9 weeks, 5 days; company stationed at Hingham
until Jan. 1, 1776, for defence of seacoast; also, same co. ; enlisted Jan. 1, 1776;
service, 4 weeks ; company stationed at Hingham until May 22, 1776, for defence
of seacoast; also, Capt. Newcomb's (Independent) co.; muster return of four
Independent cos. stationed at Hull, dated March 1, 1777 ; age, 51 yrs. ; residence,
Hingham; mustered by Daniel Souther, Muster Master; said Jones reported as
having failed to pass muster.

Jones, Joseph (also given Joseph, Sr.), Lancaster. Private, Capt. Benjamin Hough-
ton's CO. of Minute-men, Col. John Whetcomb's regt., which marched on the
alarm of April 19, 1775, to Cambridge; service, 24^ days; also. Corporal, Capt.
Lieut. William Perkins's co., Col. Richard Gridley's (Artillery) regt.; company
return [probably Oct., 1775] ; also, Capt. William Perkins's co.. Col. Richard
Gridley's (Artillery) regt. ; order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated
Nov. 6, 1775; also, Capt. Joseph Sargent's co.. Col. Whitney's regt. ; pay abstract
for mileage, dated June 22, 1777; mileage (88 miles) allowed said Jones; also,
Private, in a company commanded by Capt. Joseph Sargent, of Princeton ; ser-
vice from May 5, 1777, to July 12, 1777, 67 days, at Rhode Island; travel (84
miles) allowed; company drafted from Col. Josiah Whitney's and Col. Stearns's



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Jones, Joseph (also given Joseph, Sr.), continued.

regts. and marched to serve under Gen. Spencer; also, Capt. John White's co.,
Col. Job Cushing's regt.; enlisted July 28, 1777; service, 1 ino. 8 days, at Ben-
nington on an alarm; also, Private, Capt. Ellis's co.. Col. Timothy Bigelow's
regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Nov. 10, 1777, to Dec. 31,
1779 ; also, Capt. Sylvanus Smith's CO., Col. Timothy Bigelow's regt. ; muster roll
for Jan.-Aug., 1777, sworn to in Camp at Stillwater; enlisted Feb. 12, 1778 ; also,
same co. and regt. ; muster rolls for March-May, 1778, dated Valley Forge; en-
listment, 3 years ; also, same co. and regt. ; muster roll for June, 1778, dated
Camp Greenwich ; reported a wagoner; also, same co. and regt. ; muster rolls for
July, 1778-June, 1779, dated Camp Providence; reported a wagoner; also, same
CO. and regt.; muster roll for July, 1779; also, same co. and regt. ; muster roll
for Aug., 1779, dated Camp at Salem; reported transferred to Capt. Ellis's co.
Sept. 1, 1779; also, Lieut. Colonel's co.. Col. Bigelow's regt.; Continental Army
pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780 ; residence, Lancaster.

Jones, Joseph, Newcastle (also given Bristol). Return of men raised to serve in the
Continental Army from Capt. Joseph Jones's co., 3d Lincoln Co. regt. ; residence,
Newcastle ; engaged for town of Newcastle ; joined Capt. George White's co.. Col.
Francis's regt. ; term, 3 years; also, Private, Capt. George White's co.. Col. Ben-
jamin Tupper's regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1,
1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; credited to town of "Harward;" also, Capt. George
White's CO., Col. Ebenezer Francis's regt. ; subsistence allowed from date of en-
listment, Dec. 20, 1776, to time of arrival at Bennington ; credited with 94 days
allowance; travel (403 miles) allowed said Jones; also, Capt. White's co., Col.
Tupper's regt.; return dated Jan. -, 1778; residence, Bristol; enlisted for town
of Bristol ; mustered by County Muster Master Ilsley and by Col. Varrick, Con-
tinental Muster Master.

Jones, Joseph, Stockbridge. Private, Capt. Thomas Williams's co. of Minute-men,
Col. John Paterson's regt., which marched April 22, 1775, in response to the alarm
of April 19, 1775, from Stockbridge and West Stockbridge to Cambridge ; service,
13 days; also, Capt. Thomas Williams's co., Col. John Paterson's regt.; muster
roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 5, 1775; service, 3 mos. 4 days; also, com-
pany return [probably Oct., 1775] ; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent
in money dated Camp No. 3, Charlestown, Nov. 4, 1775; also, Corporal, Capt.
Ebenezer Cook's co.. Col. John Brown's (Berkshire Co.) regt.; entered service
Sept. 22, 1777 ; discharged Oct. 14, 1777 ; service, 22 days, at the Northward ; also.
Sergeant, Capt. Ezra Whittelsey's co., 3d Berkshire Co. regt. ; entered service Oct.
14, 1780 ; discharged Oct. 18, 1780 ; service, 4 days, at the Westward (also given
in Northern department) on an alarm.

Jones, Joseph, York. Private, Capt. Jonathan Nowell's co.. Col. James Scammon's
(30th) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlistedMay 5, 1775; service, 3 mos.
4 days; also, company return [probably Oct., 1775], including abstract of pay to
last of July, 1775 ; reported enlisted into the train of artillery June 6, 1775 ; also,
order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Cambridge, Dec. 20, 1775.

Jones, Joseph. Lieutenant, Capt. Josiah Vose's (Milton) co. ; service from April 13
to April 26, 1776, 12 days, in defence of seacoast.

Jones, Joseph. Corporal, Capt. Aaron Rowley's co., Maj. David Rosseter's detach-
ment of Berkshire Co. militia ; entered service Feb. 23, 1777 ; discharged April 7,
1777 ; service, 43 days, at Ticonderoga.

Jones, Joseph. Corporal, Capt. Asa Barns's co. ; service, 15 days; company marched
to Manchester July 13, 1777, on an alarm. [See Joseph Thomas.]

Jones, Joseph. Lieut. Samuel Warner's co.. Col. John Ashley's (Berkshire Co.)
regt.; enlisted Aug. 15, 1777; discharged Aug. 24, 1777; service, 10 days; com-
pany marched to Bennington at the time of the battle.



940 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AXD SAILORS

Jones, Joseph. Private, Capt. Silas Wild's co., Col. Brooks's regt. of guards ; enlisted
Nov. 12, 1777; service to April 3, 1778, 4 raos. 22 days, at Cambridge, guarding
troops of convention.

Jones, Joseph. Private, Capt. Elijah Dealing's detachment from Col. Ashley's regt. ;
enlisted June 4, 1778; discharged July 15, 1778; service, 41 days; detachment
ordered to Albany by Gen. Fellows.

Jones, Joseph. Private, Capt. Benjamin Beal's co.. Col. Jacob Garish's (Gerrish's)
regt.; engaged Aug. 13, 1778; discharged Dec. 13, 1778; service, 4 mos. 1 day;
company drafted in July, 1778, to guard stores and troops of convention at and
about Boston.

Jones, Joseph. Captain, 1st (1st Newcastle) co., Col. William Jones's (3d Lincoln
Co.) regt. of Mass. militia ; list of officers chosen by the several companies in said
regiment ; ordered in Council May 8, 1776, that said officers be commissioned ; re-
ported commissioned May 8, 1776; also, Captain, 6th co., Col. Joseph North's
regt. ; list of officers appointed to command various companies raised in the year
1776 in accordance with an act passed to raise one-fourth of the men in Lincoln
Co., as returned by Samuel Harnden to Maj. Gen. James Warren; also, Captain;
Col. Joseph North's regt. stationed at Tiverton, R. I.; pay abstract for mileage,
etc., from Tiverton home, due the several companies in said regiment, dated Bos-
ton, March 24, 1777 ; said Jones's co. of 50 men allowed mileage (265 miles) each ;
also. Captain, Col. William Jones's regt.; marched Sept. 10, 1777; discharged
Sept. 12, 1777 ; service, 2 days ; company assisted at the retaking of a mast-ship;
roll dated Newcastle and endorsed "at Kennebec;" also. Captain, in command
of a detachment of militia; marched June 29, 1779; discharged July 16, 1779;
service, 17 days, at Camden, Lincoln Co., by order of Col. William Jones.

Jones, Joseph. Private, Capt. Theophilus Wilder's co.. Col. Ebenezer Thayer's regt. ;
enlisted July 22, 1780; discharged Oct. 29,1780; service, 3 mos. 11 days; regi-
ment raised in Suffolk Co. to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months and sta-
tioned at Rhode Island.

Jones, Joseph. Private, Capt. Michael Gab'l Houdin's co., Col. Rufus Putnam's (5th)
regt.; muster rolls for Jan.-March, 1781, dated West Point; enlisted Feb. 14,
1778 (also given 1777) ; discharged Feb. 14, 1781 ; enlistment, 3 years ; reported
on command in forage department in Jan., 1781.

JoNES, Joseph, Jr., Lunenburg (also given Harvard). Private, Light Infantry co..
Col. Timothy Bigelow's regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service from
Nov. 10, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; residence, Lunenburg; also, Capt. Sylvanus
Smith's CO., Col. Timothy Bigelow's regt. ; muster roll for Jan. -Aug., 1777, sworn
to in Camp at Stillwater ; enlisted Nov. 10, 1777 ; also, same co. and regt. ; muster
rolls for March-May, 1778, dated Valley Forge; enlistment, 3 years; also, same
CO. and regt. ; muster roll for June, 1778, dated Camp Greenwich ; also, same co.
and regt.; muster rolls for July-Oct., 1778, dated Camp Providence; reported
deserted Sept. 25, 1778, but received a pardon and joined in Oct., 1778 ; also, same
CO. and regt.; muster rolls for Nov., 1778-Jan., 1779, dated Providence; reported
sick in hospital; also, same co. and regt. ; muster rolls for Feb. -June, 1779, dated
Providence ; reported sick and absent in Feb., 1779, on command at Warwick in
May, 1779, serving as an armorer in June, 1779; also, same co. and regt. ; muster
roll for July, 1779 ; reported on command at Pound Ridge ; also, same co. and regt. ;
muster roll for Aug., 1779, dated Camp at Salem; reported transferred to Light
Infantry co. ; also, same co. and regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for ser-
vice from Jan. 1, 1780, to Nov. 10, 1780; residence. Harvard ; credited to town of
Harvard; also, Capt. Smith's co.. Col. Timothy Bigelow's (15th) regt.; muster
roll for Oct., 1780; reported joined from the infantiy Oct. 1, 1780; also, Capt.
Smith's CO., (late) 15th Mass. regt. ; return for the year 1780, dated West Point;
reported discharged Nov. 10, 1780.



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Jones, Joseph, Jr., Mendon. Private, Capt. William Jenni80ii's co. of Minute-men,
which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Roxbury and Cambridge ; ser-
vice, lOjJ days; also, list of men belonging to Capt. Gershom Nelson's co., dated
July 19, 1776.

Jones, Jos'h, Wilbraham. Private, Capt. James Warriner's (Wilbrahara) co., which
marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 10 days.

Jones, Joshua, Dracut. Company receipt dated Chelmsford, April 19, 1776, for wages
for service from Feb. 5, 1776, to April 1, 1776, in Capt. John Ford's co., Col. Rob-
erson's (Robinson's) regt. ; also, company receipt for mileage, given to Capt. John
Ford, dated Ticonderoga, Aug. 28, 1776; also, company receipt, given to Capt.
John Ford, for wages to Oct. 1, 1776, dated Ticonderoga ; company marched from
Chelmsford July 25, 1776, and was discharged at Albany Jan. 1, 1777; also. Pri-
vate, Capt. James Varnum's co., Col. Michael Jackson's regt. ; Continental Army
pay accounts for service from April 15, 1777, to April 15, 1780; residence, Dracut;
credited to town of Dracut; term, 3 years.

Jones, Joshl'a, Haverhill. 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 Col. Timothy Bigelow, at Springfield,
Oct. 26, 1780; age, 21 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 9 in.; complexion, dark; engaged for
town of Haverhill ; arrived at Springfield Oct. 4, 1780 ; marched to camp Oct. 26,
1780, under command of Lieut. Cary ; also, pay roll for 6 months men belonging
to the town of Haverhill raised for service in the Continental Army during 1780 ;
marched Sept. 26, 1780; discharged Dec. 28, 1780; service, 3 mos. 13 days, travel
(240 miles) included.

Jones, Joshua, Royalsborough (also given Royalston). Return of men i-aised to serve
in the Continental Army from Col. Jonathan Mitchell's (2d Cumberland Co.)
regt., as returned by Capt. Stephen Hart; residence, Royalsborough; engaged
for town of Royalsborough (also given Royalston) ; joined Capt. Jeremiah Hill's
CO., Col. Vose's regt. ; term, 3 years ; also, list of men mustered by Nathaniel
Barber, Muster Master for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, Jan. 8, 1777 ; Capt. James
Gray's co., Col. Marshall's regt. ; also, Private, 4th co., Col. Thomas Marshall's
regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to Dec. 31,
1779; residency, Royalston; also, Capt. Christopher Marshall's (7th) co., Col.
Thomas Marshal's (10th) regt. ; subsistence allowed from date of enlistment, Dec.
30, 1776, to March 25, 1777; credited with 54 days allowance; subsistence also
allowed for 11 days (220 miles) travel on march from Boston to Bennington ; also,
same co. and regt. ; muster rolls for Jan. and March, 1779, dated West Point ; re-
ported furloughed Nov. 19 [year not given] for 60 days ; also reported transferred
to light infantry April 1, 1779.

Jones, Joshua, 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, 3 days.

Jones, Joshua. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Cowdry's co., Col. Jacob Garish's (Gerrish's)
regt. of guards; service from July 2 to July 16, 1778, 17 days, at Winter Hill;
also, Capt. John Dix's co.. Col. Mcintosh's regt., Gen. Lovel's brigade; enlisted
July 30, 1778 ; discharged Sept. 12, 1778 ; service, 1 mo. 17 days, on expedition to
Rhode Island, including 4 days (71 miles) travel home.

Jones, Joshua. Private, Capt. Joshua Walker's co.. Col. Samuel Deanney's (Denny's)
regt.; enlisted Oct. 22, 1779; discharged Nov. 23, 1779; service, 1 mo. 13 days,
including travel (215 miles) home; regiment detached to join Continental Array
and ordered to march to Claverack to serve for 3 months. Roll dated Woburn.

Jones, Joshua (alias Joshua Chappel). Letter from Lieut. Edward Phelon to the
Board of War, dated Boston, May -, 1780, stating that he had learned that said



942 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Jones, Joshva {alias J oshv a CaAVTEh), co^itiiiued.

Jones and others, deserters from the Continental Army, were serving on board
the frigate "Deane," and that he had secured the retention of the prize money
due them in the hands of the ship's agent. [See Samuel Jones.]

Jones, Joshua. R.eceipt dated Chelmsford, July 9, 1781, for bounty paid said Jones
by Class No. 2 of the town of Dunstable to serve in the Continental Army for the
term of 3 years ; also, descriptive list of men raised in Middlesex Co., agreeable to
resolve of Dec. 2, 1780, as returned by Joseph Hosraer, Superintendent for said
county; age, 21 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 9 in.; complexion, dark; hair, dark; eyes,
dark ; occupation farmer (also given laborer) ; engaged for town of Dunstable ;
engaged July 2, 1781 ; term, 3 years.

Jones, Josiah, Andover (also given Londonderry). 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. ; return of men in camp at Cambridge, dated May 17, 1775 ; also, return of
men belonging to Capt. Ames's co. who sustained losses in battle at Charlestown,
dated Cambridge, June 19, 1775; also, Capt. Ames's co.. Col. Frye's regt.; com-
pany return dated Oct. 6, 1775 ; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in
money dated Boston, Dec. 13, 1775.

Jones, Josiah, Middleborough. Private, Capt. Isaac Wood's co., Col. Theophilus
Cotton's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 4, 1775; service, 3
mos. 5 days ; also, company return dated Oct. 6, 1775 ; also, order for bounty coat
or its equivalent in money dated Roxbury, Nov. 17, 1775.

Jones, Josiah, Raynham. Private, Capt. James Cooper's co., Col. Gamaliel Brad-
ford's (14th) regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from June- 5,
1780, to Dec. 31, 1780; also, same co. and regt.; muster roll for Oct.-Dec, 1780,
dated Hutts near West Point; also, descriptive list endorsed "Jan. 11, 1781;"
Lieut. Col. John Brooks's (7th) regt.; age, 23 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 11 in. ; complex-
ion, dark; hair, black; birthplace, Raynham; residence, Raynham; enlisted
June -, 1780, by Sergt. Smith; enlistment, during war; also, Private, Capt.
Zebulon King's co., Lieut. Col." John Brooks's (7th) regt.; muster rolls for Jan.-
May, 1781, dated West Point; reported sick in small-pox hospital Feb. -April,
1781; also, muster roll for June, 1781; reported transferred to corps of sappers
and miners June 8, 1781.

Jones, Josiah, Rehoboth. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from
Col. Jonathan Glover's (5th Essex Co.) regt., as returned agreeable to order of
Council of Nov. 7, 1777; residence, Rehoboth ; engaged for town of Marblehead;
joined Col. William Lee's regt. ; term, 3 years.

Jones, Josiah, Rehoboth. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Carpenter's co.. Col. Thomas
Carpenter's regt. ; service from July 20, 1777, 1 mo. 5 days, at Rhode Island, in-
cluding travel to camp at Bristol and from Providence home to Rehoboth ; also,
Capt. Israel Hicks's co.. Col. John Daggett's regt. ; marched to camp Jan. 5, 1778 ;
discharged March 31, 1778; service, 2 mos. 27 days, at Rhode Island.

Jones, Josiah, Taunton. List of men drafted and mustered in Bristol Co. to serve at
Rhode Island until Jan. 1, 1780, as returned by James Leonard, Muster Master,
dated Oct. 28, 1779; residence, Taunton; also. Private, Capt. Joseph Franklin's
CO., Col. Nathan Tyler's regt. ; enlisted Sept. 30, 1779; discharged Dec. 31, 1779;
service, 3 mos. 1 day, at Rhode Island ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay roll for Dec,
1779, sworn to at Rehoboth, allowing 18 days service at Rhode Island ; also,
same co. and regt. ; pay roll for Dec, 1779, allowing 1 mo. 2 days service at Rhode
Island, travel included.

Jones, Josiah, Truro. Private, Capt. Winslow Lewis's co. ; pay abstract for mileage
to and from camp at Cambridge, dated Jan. 13, 1776 ; mileage (228 miles) allowed
said Jones.



IX THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 943

Jones, Josiah. Private, Capt. Micah Hamblin's co. ; enlisted July 17, 1775; service to
Dec. 31, 1775, in defence of seacoast. Roll sworn to in Barnstable Co.

Jones, Josiah. Private, Capt. Joseph Smith's co. ; enlisted July 19, 1775; discharged
Dec. 31, 1775; service, 5 mos. 25 days, in defence of seacoast.

Jones, Josiah. Copy of a list of men who voluntarily enlisted in Dec, 1776, to serve

3 months at New York and served accordingly.

Jones, Josiah. Sergeant, 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; also, Lieut. Col. Nixon's (4th)
regt. ; return of men who engaged to serve the month of Jan., 1777, dated Spring-
field, Jan. 25, 1777 ; also, list of men who returned equipments used in campaign
of 1776, dated Chatham, Feb. 2, 1777.

Jones, Josiah. Private, Capt. Ward Swift's co.. Col. Freeman's regt.; service, 10
days, on an alarm at Dartmouth and Falmouth Sept. 6, 1778.

Jones, Josiah. 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.

Jones, Josiah. Corporal, Capt. Nathaniel Wood's co.. Col. Simon Gary's regt. ; ser-
vice, 5 days; roll dated Roxbury, April 1, 1776; also, Capt. Amos Washburn's
CO., Col. Ebenezer Sproutt's regt. ; enlisted May 6, 1778 ; discharged May 7, 1778 ;
service, 2 days, on an alarm at Dartmouth; roll sworn to at Middleborough;
also, Capt. Amos Washburn's co.. Col. Wade's regt. ; enlisted June 22, 1778; dis-
charged July 17, 1778; service, 25 days, on expedition to Rhode Island; roll
sworn to at Middleborough; also, Capt. Amos Washburn's co.. Col. Ebenezer
Sprout's regt. ; entered service Sept. 5, 1778 ; discharged Sept. 10, 1778 ; service, 6
days, on an alarm at Dartmouth; also, Capt. Amos Washburn's co.. Col. Eben-
ezer White's regt.; marched Aug. 1, 1780; discharged Aug. 9, 1780; service, 9
days ; company marched to Rhode Island on an alarm ; roll sworn to at Middle-
borough.

Jones, Josiah. Fifer, Capt. John Spoor's co., Col. John Brown's regt. ; entered ser-
vice July 18, 1780; discharged Oct. 23, 1780; service, 3 mos. 10 days, including

4 days (80 miles) travel home; regiment raised in Berkshire Co. to reinforce
Continental Army for 3 m.onths.

Jones, Josiah. Private, Capt. Joseph Hoar, Jr.'s co.. Col. Gideon Burt's regt. ; en-
listed June 16, 1782; service, 4 days; mileage. to and from Springfield (50 miles)
allowed said Jones ; company marched to Springfield and Northampton in defence
of the government, and was allowed horse rations.

Jones, Josiah. Private, Capt. Ebenezer Smith's (7th) co., Col. Michael Jackson's
(8th) regt. ; muster roll for April, 1783 ; balance of term of enlistment unexpired,
11 mos. 4 days.

Jones, Josiah, 2d, Middleborough. Private, Capt. Isaac Wood's co., Col. Theophilus
Cotton's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 15, 1775; service, 2
mos. 22 days ; also, company return dated Oct. 6, 1775 ; also, order for bounty
coat or its equivalent in money dated Roxbury, Nov. 17, 1775.

Jones, Judah (also given Jude). 4th Corporal, Capt. William Cooley's co.. Col. John
Mosley's regt. ; engaged Sept. 22, 1776 ; discharged Nov. 16, 1776 ; service, 2 mos.
3 days, including 8 days (160 miles) travel home; roll dated North Castle; also,
Corporal, Capt. Aaron Coe's co., Lieut. Col. Timothy Robinson's detachment of
Hampshire Co. militia; muster roll dated Garrison at Ticonderoga, Feb. 24, 1777;
entered service Dec. 25, 1776 ; engagement to expire March 25, 1777 ; also, Capt.
John Kellogg's co., Col. Leonard's regt.; engaged May 16, 1777; discharged
July 15, 1777; service, 61 days, in Northern department; also, Capt. Enoch



94A MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAH^ORS

Jones, Juuah (also given Jude), continued.

Shepard's co., Col. John Mosley's (Hampshire Co.) regt. ; engaged Aug. 17, 1777 ;
discharged Aug. 23, 1777 ; service, 7 days ; company inarched to Bennington on
an alarm; also, Capt. Solomon Brown's co.. Col. Elisha Porter's (Hampshire
Co.) regt. ; engaged July 31, 1779 ; discharged Sept. 1, 1779 ; service, 1 mo. 6 days,
at New London, Conn., including 4 days (81 miles) travel home ; also, Capt. John
Carpenter's co. of guards ; engaged Oct. 3, 1779 ; discharged Jan. 3, 1780 ; service,

3 mos. ; company raised for 3 months from time of joining and stationed at Spring-
field; ¬Ђ;so, 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-



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