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descriptive list of men raised in Middlesex Co. to serve in the Continental Army
for the term of 9 months, returned as received of Justin Ely, Commissioner, by
Capt. James Cooper, at Springfield, July 19, 1779; Capt. Green's co.. Col. Fox's
regt.; age, 17 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 7 in.; complexion, light; engaged for town of
Stoneham ; also, Capt. Bancroft's co., Col. Michael Jackson's (8th) regt. ; entered
service July 15, 1779; discharged April 15, 1780; term, 9 months; also, descrip-
tive list of men raised in Middlesex Co., agreeable to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780, as
returned by Joseph Hosmer, Superintendent for said county ; age, 19 yrs. ; stat-
ure, oft. 7^ in.; complexion, light; hair, sandy; eyes, light; occupation, farmer;
engaged for town of Stoneham; engaged April 10, 1781 ; term, 3 years; also, re-
ceipt given to the Selectmen, dated Stoneham, June 12, 1781, signed by said



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HoLDEN, John (also given John, Jr.), continued.

Holden and others who engaged to serve in the Continental Army for the term of
3 years, for money for rations to Springfield; also, account dated Stonehara, Oct.
15, 1781, rendered by the Selectmen, of bounties paid said Holden and others to
serve in the Continental Army for the term of 3 years, agreeable to resolve of
Dec. 2, 1780.

HoLDEx, John. Fifer, Capt. Daniel Bowker's co.. Col. Webb's regt. ; engaged Aug.
18, 1781 ; discharged Nov. 30, 1781 ; service, 3 mos. 22 days, including 10 days
(202 miles) travel home; company raised to reinforce Continental Army for 3
months.

Holden, John. Private, Col. Benjamin Tupper's (10th) regt.; service from Jan. 1,
1782, 12 mos.; reported promoted to Corporal April 1, 1782.

Holden, John. Seaman, State ship "Tartar," commanded by Capt. John Cathcart;
engaged Aug. 24, 1782; discharged Oct. 30, 1782; service, 2 mos. 6 days. Roll
sworn to at Boston.

Holden, John. Corporal, Capt. Matthew Chambers's co., Lieut. Col. Calvin Smith's
(6th) regt. ; return for wages ; wages allowed said Holden for Dec, 1782.

Holden, John. Seaman, State sloop " Winthrop," commanded by Capt. George Little ;
engaged Dec. 6, 1782; discharged Feb. 10, 1783; service, 2 mos. 5 days; reported
"run."

Holden, John. Lieutenant, Col. Thomas Nixon's regt. ; Continental Army pay ac-
counts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; reported as serving 16 mos.
as Ensign, 20 mos. as Lieutenant; also, Ensign, Capt. Adara Wheeler's (1st) co.,
Col. Thomas Nixon's (4th) regt. ; muster roll of field, staff, and commissioned offi-
cers, dated Van Schaick's Island, Sept. 2, 1777, and sworn to at Camp near Still-
water ; appointed Jan. 1, 1777 ; also, same co. and regt. ; muster roll of field, staff,
and commissioned officers, for Nov. and Dec, 1777, dated Albany; reported fur-
loughed Dec. 29, 1777, by Col. Nixon for 14 days ; also, same regt. ; pay abstracts
for rations allowed between June 11, 1777, and Jan. 1, 1778, certified at Albany;
said Holden credited with 129 days allowance; also, Capt. Wheeler's co.. Col.
Nixon's regt. ; return of officers for clothing, dated Boston, April 30, 1778 ; also,
same co. and regt. ; muster roll of field, staff, and commissioned officers, made up
from Jan. 3, 1778, to May 4, 1778; reported on command at King's Ferry; also,
same regt.; return of officers dated Boston, Nov. 24, 1778; also, Capt. Wheeler's
CO., Col. Nixon'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, dated Soldier's
Fortune, Feb. 15, 1779; also. Lieutenant, Capt. Thomas Barnes's (Light Infantry)
CO., Col. Thomas Nixon's (6th) regt.; pay rolls for June-Oct., 1779; also. Light
Infantry CO., Col. Nixon's (6th) regt.; payrolls for Nov. and Dec, 1779; also.
Col. Nixon's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780,
to Dec. 31, 1780; also, Capt. Abel Holden's (Light Infantry) co.. Col. Nixon's
(6th) regt.; pay rolls for Jan. -July, 1780; also, Light Infantry co., 6th Mass.
regt. ; return of men in need of clothing, dated Peekskill, July 31, 1780; also, list
of officers entitled to promotions in Col. Thomas Nixon's regt., dated Camp Ten
Eyck, Aug. 27, 1780; said Holden, Ensign, entitled to a Lieutenancy vice Lieut.
Pike promoted ; ordered in Council Sept. 21, 1780, that said officers be commis-
sioned ; reported commissioned Sept. [ ?] 16, 1780 ; commission to date from April
13, 1780; also. Lieutenant, Capt. Abel Holden's (Light Infantry) co.. Col. Thomas
Nixon's (6th) regt.; pay rolls for Aug.-Dec, 1780; also, Lieutenant, Capt. Peter
Clayes's (formerly Capt. John K. Smith's) Light Infantry co., Lieut. Col. Calvin
Smith's (6th) regt.; returns for wages; wages allowed said Holden for Jan.-
Dec, 1781, 12 mos.; also. Lieutenant, Capt. Mason Wottles's co., Lieut. Col.
Calvin Smith's (6th) regt. ; return for wages ; wages allowed said Holden for
Jan.-July, 1782, 7 mos.; reported transferred to 2d co. in Aug., 1782; also. Lieu-



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HoLDEN, John, continued.

tenant, Capt. Daniel Pilsbury's co., Lieut. Col. Calvin Smith's (6th) regt. ; return
for wages; wages allowed said Holden for Aug. -Dec, 1782, 5 mos. ; reported re-
ceived from 7th co. Aug. 21, 1782; also, Lieutenant, 6th Mass. regt. commanded
by Col. Benjamin Tupper; return of officers entitled to the commutation of five
years full pay in lieu of half pay, agreeable to act of Congress of March 22, 1783.

Holden, John. Lieutenant, Lieut. Col. Ebenezer Sprout's (2d) regt. ; list of officers,
dated July 11, 1783.

Holden, John. Captain, Col. Thomas Nixon's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts
for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; reported as serving 26 mos. as
Lieutenant, 10 mos. as Captain; promoted to Captain March 10, 1779; also, 1st
Lieutenant, Capt. Japhet Daniels's (4th) co., Col. Thomas Nixon's (4th) regt.;
muster roll of field, staflf, and commissioned officers, dated Van Schaick's Island,
Sept. 2, 1777, and sworn to at Camp near Stillwater; appointed Jan. 1, 1777;
also, same co. and regt. ; muster roll of field, staff, and commissioned officers, for
Nov. and Dec, 1777, dated Albany ; also, same regt. ; abstracts for rations allowed
between July 1, 1777, and Jan. 1, 1778, certified at Albany; said Holden credited
with 81 days allowance; also, Capt. Daniels's co., Col. Nixon's regt. ; return of
officers for clothing, dated Boston, April 30, 1778 ; also, same co. and regt. ; mus-
ter roll of field, staflF, and commissioned officers, made up from Jan. 3, 1778, to
May 4, 1778; also, same regt.; return of officers, dated Boston, Nov. 24, 1778;
also, certificate dated Framingham, Feb. 14, 1779, signed by Col. Thomas Nixon,
certifying that said Holden and others were in camp prior to Aug. 15, 1777, and
had not been absent subsequently except on furlough; also, Capt. Daniels's co.,
Col. Nixon'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 Camp
near Peekskill, Feb. 16, 1779; also. Captain, Col. Thomas Nixon's (5th) regt.;
muster roll for May, 1779, dated Highlands; also. Captain, 6th Mass. regt.; list
of settlements of rank of Continental officers, dated West Point, made by a Board
held for the purpose and confirmed by Congress Sept. 6, 1779; commissioned
March 6, 1779 ; also. Captain, Col. Nixon's (6th) regt. ; muster rolls for June-
Dec, 1779; also, same regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service from
Jan. 1, 1780, to April 13, 1780; reported discharged (also given resigned) April 13,
1780; also, order on Capt. B. Heywood, payable to Jeduthan Rawson, dated
Mendon, Feb. 28, 1784, signed by said Holden, late Captain, 6th Mass. regt., for
ration allowance due him for service in said regiment.

Holden, John. List of men belonging to the ship *' Alfred," commanded by Capt.
John Paul Jones, entitled to prize shares in the ship "Mellish" and brig
" Active " [year not given] ; reported a barber.

Holden, Jonas, Sudbury. Private, Capt. John Nixon's co. of Minute-men, Col.
Abijah Pierce's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service,
1 mo.

Holden, Jonas, Westford. Private, Capt. Joshua Parker's co., Col. William Pres-
cott's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 26, 1775; service, 97
days; reported promoted to Corporal June 18, 1775; also, order for bounty coat
or its equivalent in money dated Camp at Cambridge, Nov. 1, 1775 ; also, account
of articles lost in battle at Bunker Hill June 17, 1775, by men belonging to Capt.
Joshua Parker's co., Col. Prescott's regt., dated Westford, June 22, 1776; certifi-
cate dated June 24, 1776, signed by Capt. Parker, accompanying above account,
certifies that said Holden, a soldier in his company. Col. Prescott's regt., was
wounded in the battle at Bunker Hill and lost articles there ; also. Lieutenant,
Capt. Joshua Parker's co.. Col. Wade's regt. ; list of officers of the two regiments
raised for defence of New England states and commanded by Col. Wade and
Col. Jacobs; commissioned March 14, 1778; also, 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Joshua
Parker's co.. Col. Nathaniel Wade's regt. ; engaged Jan. 1, 1778 ; service at Rhode



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HoLDEN, Jonas, contimied.

Island; engagement to expire Jan. 1, 1779; also, 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Joseph
Boynton's co.. Col. Wade's regt. ; engaged April 1, 1778; service to Jan. 4, 1779,
9 mos. 4 days, at Rhode Island ; also, same co. and regt. ; muster rolls dated
North Kingston, Nov. 6, East Greenwich, Sept. 17, Sept. 22, Nov. 12, and Dec.
29, 1778; commissioned Jan. 1, 1778.

HoLDEN, JoNATHAX. Private, Capt. Ebenezer Withington's co., which was mustered
April 19, 1775; service, 6 days; also, Capt. Lemuel Clap's (1st Dorchester) co..
Col. Benjamin Gill's regt. ; enlisted March 14, 1776 ; discharged March 26, 1776 ;
service, 12 days.

HoLDEx, Jos'a. Private, Capt. David Goodwin's co.. Col. Cogswell's regt. ; enlisted
Oct. 5, 1778; discharged Nov. 4, 1778; service, 1 mo. 1 day; company detached
to guard and fortify posts at and about Boston.

HoLDEX, Joseph, Barre. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from
7th Worcester Co. regt., as returned by Capt. Benjamin Nye and Capt. William
Henry; residence, Barre; engaged for town of Barre; joined Capt. Reed's co..
Col. Alden's regt.; term, 3 years; also, Corporal, Capt. Reed's co.. Col. John
Brooks's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from March 13, 1777,
to Dec. 31, 1779; also, Capt. John Reed's co.. Col. Alden's regt.; return dated
Jan. 12, 1778; mustered by Capt. Newall, Muster Master for Worcester Co.,
and by a Continental Muster Master; also, Capt. Reed'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 subsequently except on furlough, certified at Cherry
Valley, Feb. 24, 1779; also, same co. and regt. ; muster roll for March and April,
1779, dated Cherry Valley; also, Sergeant, Capt. Reed's co.. Col. Brooks's regt.;
Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780;
reported as serving 6 mos. as Private, 1 mo. as Corporal, 5 mos. as Sergeant ; also,
Capt. Eliphalet Thorp's co., Lieut. Col. John Brooks's (7th) regt. ; muster rolls
for Jan. -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 Peekskill; also, muster rolls for Oct., 1781-Jan., 1782, dated
York Hutts; reported on furlough in Dec, 1781, and Jan., 1782; also, muster roll
for Feb., 1782, dated Hutts, and sworn to at West Point; reported on furlough;
also, Capt. Thorp's co., Lieut. Col. Brooks's regt. ; list of men furloughed subse-
quent to Jan. 1, 1781 ; leave granted said Holden by Maj. Porter Dec. 23, 1781,
to go from West Point to Hardwick for 60 days ; overstayed 26 days on account
of sickness; also, descriptive list dated Feb. 20, 1782; Capt. Eliphalet Thorp's
CO., Lieut. Col. J. Brooks's (7th) regt.; rank. Sergeant; age, 22 (also given 23
and 27) yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 7 in. (also given 5 ft. 8 in. and 6 ft.) ; complexion,
dark (also given light) ; hair, brown (also given light and black) ; occupation,
laborer (also given farmer) ; birthplace, Barre ; residence, Worcester (also given
Barre) ; engaged for town of Barre ; engaged March -, 1779 (also given March -,
and May -, 1777) ; term, during war; reported enlisted by Sergt. Cunmant; also,
Sergeant, Capt. Thorp's co.. Col. J. Brooks's (7th) regt.; list of men tried by
courts-martial subsequent to Jan. 1, 1781; said Holden tried March 24, 1782, by
regimental court-martial, Capt. Felt, President, on charge of abusing Sergt. Pike;
sentenced to be reduced ; also, same co. and regt. ; list of men who died or were
discharged subsequent to Jan. 1, 1781; said Holden discharged June 8, 1783, by
Gen. Washington, term of enlistment having expired.

Holden, Joseph, Barrington. Receipts for wages for Aug. and Sept., 1775, dated
Camp at Prospect Hill, signed by said Holden and others belonging to Capt.
Jonathan Davis's co.. Col. Whitcomb's regt.; also. Private, Capt. Jonathan
Davis's CO., Col. Asa Whitcomb's regt. ; company return dated Oct. 6, 1775.

Holdex, Joseph, Westminster. Ensign, Capt. Manasseh Sawyer's co.. Col. Nicholas
Dike's regt. ; list of officers belonging to said regiment ; ordered in Council Feb.



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HoLDEX, Joseph, continued.

1, 1777, that said officers be commissioned ; commissions to be dated Dec 1, 1776 ;
also, Capt. Manasseh Sawyer's co. ; list of officers belonging to Col. Dike's regt.
who agreed to tarry at Dorchester Heights until March 1, 1777 ; also, Capt. Saw-
yer's CO., Col. Dike's regt.; muster roll for Dec, 1776-Feb., 1777; engaged Dec.
1, 1776; residence, Westminster; regiment raised to serve until March 1, 1777.

HoLDEN, Joseph. Private, Capt. Dan. Haws's co., Col. Samuel Holdcn Parsons's
(10th) regt. ; enlistment agreement in which said Holden and others engaged to
serve until "Jan. 15, next;" reported enlisted Dec. 5, 1775, and forwarded ro
camp by John Caldwell, one of enlistment committee for Worcester Co.

Holden, Joseph. Quarter Master, Col. Nicholas Dike's regt. ; list of officers of the two
regiments raised for defence of Boston ; commissioned Aug. 21, 1776 ; also. Quar-
ter Master, Col. Nicholas Dike's regt. ; list of officers belonging to said regiment;
ordered in Council Feb. 1, 1777, that said officers be commissioned; commissions
to be dated Dec. 1, 1776; also. Quarter Master; list of officers belonging to Col.
Dike's regt. who agreed to tarry at Dorchester Heights until March 1, 1777.

Holden, Joseph. Private, Capt. Elisha Jackson's co. ; travel out and home 200
miles; service at 20 miles per day, 10 days, probably in Aug., 1777; company
marched from Westminster to East Hoosuck under command of Maj. Ebenezer
Bridge on an alarm at Bennington and Avas there dismissed.

Holden, Joseph. Enlistment agreement dated Cambridge, Aug. 15, 1777, signed by
said Holden and others, engaging themselves to serve until Nov. 30, 1777 ; also,
Private, Capt. Joseph Fuller's co.. Col. Samuel BuUard's regt. ; enlisted Aug. 20,
1777; discharged Nov. 29, 1777; service, 3 mos. 22 days, at Stillwater, including

12 days (240 miles) travel home; also. Corporal, Capt. Lieut. James Furnivall's
detachment; engaged Sept. 10, 1777; discharged Nov. 29, 1777; service, 2 mos.
20 days, at the Northward; detachment drafted from Gen. Warner's brigade;
roll made up for difference in pay between line and artillery.

Holden, Joseph. 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 (200 miles) home; company detached to join Conti-
nental Army and ordered to march to Claverack to serve for 3 months. Roll dated
Woburn.

Holden, Joseph. Descriptive list of men raised to reinforce the Continental Army for
the term of 6 months, agreeable to resolve of June 5, 1780, returned as received of
Justin Ely, Commissioner, by Brig. Gen. John Glover, at Springfield, July 14,
1780; age, 17 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 7 in.; complexion, light; engaged for town of
Stoneham ; marched to camp July 14, 1780, under command of Capt. Hancock ;
also, pay roll for 6 months men raised by the town of Stoneham for service in the
Continental Army during 1780; marched July 9, 1780; discharged Dec. 14, 1780;
service, 5 mos. 16 days.

Holden, Joseph. Receipt dated Reading, May 21, 1781, for bounty paid said Holden
by a committee of Class No. 4 of the town of Reading to serve in the Continental
Army for the term of 3 years from April 5, 1781 ; also, descriptive list of men
raised in Middlesex Co., agreeable to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780, as returned by
Joseph Hosmer, Superintendent for said county ; age, 19 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 7 in. ;
complexion, light; hair, dark; eyes, gray; occupation, farmer ; engaged for town
of Reading; engaged April 12 (also given April 11), 1781 ; term, 3 years.

Holden, Joshua, Ashburnham. Private, Capt. Deliverance Davis's co.. Col. Asa
AVhetcombe's regt., which marched April 20, 1775, in response to the alarm of
April 19, 1775; service, 10 days; also, return of men raised to serve in the Conti-
nental Army from Capt. Jonathan Gates's co., 8th Worcester Co. regt. ; residence,
Ashburnham; engaged for town of Ashbui-nham; joined Capt. Winship's co.,



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HoLDEN, Joshua, continued.

Col. Putnam's regt. ; engaged prior to May 26, 1777 ; term, 3 years ; also, Private,
Capt. Haffleld White's co.. Col. R. Putnam's regt. ; return dated Albany, Feb. 9,
1778 ; mustered by Col. Barret.

HoLDEN, JosiAH, Rutland District. Captain, 10th co.. Col. Nathan Sparhawk's (7th
Worcester Co.) regt. of Mass. militia; list of officers chosen hj the several com-
panies in said regiment, as returned by Col. Sparhawk and others, field officers,
dated Petersham, March 24, 1776; ordered in Council April 6, 1776, that said
officers be commissioned ; reported commissioned April 5, 1776.

HoLDEN, JosiAH. Private, Capt. Ephraim Stockwell's co., Col. Job Cushing's regt. ;
enlisted July 28, 1777 ; discharged Aug. 29, 1777 ; service, 1 mo. 7 days, includ-
ing 5 days (110 miles) travel home ; company marched to Bennington July 28,
1777, to reinforce army under Gen. Stark.

HoLDEN, Lemuel, Shirley. Receipt for wages for Sept., 1775, dated Camp at Prospect
Hill, signed by said Holden and others belonging to Capt. Longley's co.. Col.
Whitcomb's regt.; also, Private, Capt. John Minot's co.. Col. Josiah Whitney's
regt. ; arrived at destination May 10, 1777 ; discharged July 9, 1777 ; service, 2
mos. 9 days, at Rhode Island, including travel (144 miles) to and from place of
destination; roll dated Warwick Neck; also, Capt. Aaron Jewett's co., Col.
Samuel BuUard's regt.; enlisted Aug. 15, 1777; discharged Nov. 29, 1777; ser-
vice, 3 mos. 26 days, including 11 days (220 miles) travel home; company
marched to Saratoga; roll dated Littleton; also, Capt. Moses Barns's co., Lieut.
Col. Samuel Perce's (Peirce's) regt.; enlisted May 17, 1779; service to July 1,
1779, 1 mo. 14 days, at Rhode Island; enlistment, 2 months, to expire July 1,
1779.

Holdex, Levi. Receipt given to Benjamin Heywood, Paymaster, 4th regt., dated
Camp Mt. Washington, Sept. 30, 1776, signed by said Holden and others belong-
ing to Capt. Gleason's co., for money due prior to Jan. 1, 1776; also, Private,
Capt. Micajah Gleason's (3d) co., Lieut. Col. Thomas Nixon's (4th) regt.; regi-
mental return dated North Castle, Nov. 9, 1776 ; also, Sergeant, Capt. Jeremiah
Gilman's (6th) co., Lieut. Col. Thomas Nixon's (4th) regt.; regimental return
dated North Castle, Nov. 9, 1776; also. Sergeant Major; receipts given to Ben-
jamin Heywood, Paymaster, 4th regt., for wages for Sept.-Nov., 1776; also,
Sergeant Major and Quartermaster Sergeant; receipt, given to Benjamin Hey-
wood, Paymaster, 4th regt., for wages for Dec, 1776; also. Lieutenant, Col.
Thomas Nixon's regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1,
1777, to Dec. 31, 1779 ; also. Ensign, Capt. Thomas Barnes's (2d) co.. Col. Thomas
Nixon's (4th) regt. ; muster roll of field, staff, and commissioned officers, dated
Van Schaick's Island, Sept. 2, 1777, and sworn to at Camp near Stillwater;
appointed Jan. 1, 1777; also, same co. and regt.; muster roll of field, staff, and
commissioned officers, for Nov. and Dec, 1777, dated Albany; also, same regt.;
pay abstracts for rations allowed between July 1, 1777, and Jan. 1, 1778, certified
at Albany ; said Holden credited with 107 days allowance ; also, Capt. Barnes's
CO., Col. Nixon's regt. ; return of officers for clothing, dated Boston, April 30,
1778 ; also, same co. and regt. ; muster roll of field, staff, and commissioned offi-
cers, made up from Jan. 3, 1778, to May 4, 1778; reported sick in quarters; also,
same regt.; return of officers, dated Boston, Nov. 24, 1778; also, Capt. Barnes's
CO., Col. Nixon's (5th) regt. ; return of men who were in camp on or before Aug.
15, 1777, and who had not been absent subsequentl}' except on furlough, certified
at Camp near Peekskill, Feb. 16, 1779; also, Lieutenant, Maj. Joseph Thompson's
CO., Col. Nixon's (6th) regt.; pay rolls for June-Oct., 1779; also. Lieutenant, Col.
Nixon's regt. ; list of officers promoted in the Continental Army; commissioned
Nov. 26, 1779 ; also. Lieutenant, Colonel's co. commanded by Capt. Lieut. Matthew
Chambers, Col. Nixon's (6th) regt.; pay rolls for Nov. and Dec, 1779; also. Col.
Nixon's regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to



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HoLDEN, Levi, continued.

Dec. 31, 1780; also, Lieutenant, Maj. Peter Harwood's co., 6th Mass. regt. ; pay
rolls for Jan. -July, 1780 ; also, Lieutenant, Capt. Benjamin Ilcywood's co., 6tli
Mass. regt. ; pay rolls for Aug.-Dec, 1780; also, Capt. Benjamin Heywood's co.,
Lieut. Col. Calvin Smith's (6th) regt. ; muster rolls for Jan.-May, 1781, dated
West Point; reported on command at the Lines Jan. -March, 1781, on command
at New Windsor in May, 1781 ; also, muster rolls for June and July, 1781 ; also,
muster roll for Aug., 1781, sworn to at Peekskill ; also, muster roll for Sept., 1781,
dated Camp Bald Hill; a/so, muster roll for Oct. and Nov., 1781, sworn to in
Quarters, Highlands ; also, muster rolls for Dec, 1781, Jan. and Feb., 1782, dated
Hutts, New Boston, and sworn to in Quarters, Highlands ; also, Lieutenant, Lieut.
Col. Calvin Smith's (6th) regt. ; return of commissioned officers, dated April 23,
1782; commissioned Dec. 22, 1777; also. Lieutenant, Capt. Heywood's co., Lieut.
Col. Calvin Smith's (6th) regt.; muster rolls for March-Oct., 1782; reported on
command at headquarters with the General's Guard from June 23, 1781 ; also, Capt.
Heywood's co., 6th Mass. regt. ; muster roll for Nov., 1782 ; also, Capt. Heywood's
(4th) CO., Col. Benjamin Tupper's (6thj regt. ; muster rolls for Dec, 1782, and
Jan., 1783; also, muster roll for March and April, 1783; reported on command
with the General's Guard from June 23, 1781.

HoLDEN, MiTCHEL. Rctum of 3 and 6 months men raised in Hampshire Co. from
(late) Col. Moseley's regt. by order of Brig. Gen. Danderson (Danielson), dated
Hampshire Co., Oct. 26, 1780; Capt. Cowley's (Cooley's) co. ; engaged for town
of Granville; term, 6 months.

HoLDEN, Moses, Barre. Private, Capt. Benjamin Nye's co.. Col. Nathan Sparhawk's
regt. ; enlisted Aug. 21, 1777; discharged Aug. 25, 1777 ; service, 10 days, includ-
ing travel (96 miles) home; company marched Aug. 21, 1777, to reinforce army
under Gen. Stark at Bennington.

HoLDEN, Moses, Littleton. Private, Capt. Samuel Reed's co. of Minute-men, Col.
William Prescott's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service,
6 days; reported enlisted into the army; also, list of men returned as serving on
main guard under Maj. Loammi Baldwin, at Cambridge, dated May 15, 1775;
also, Capt. John Popkin's co.. Col. Richard Gridley's (Artillery) regt. ; receipt
for advance pay, signed by said Holden and others, dated Winter Hill, July 14,
1775 ; also, Matross, same co. and regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted
May 29, 1775; service, 2 mos. 8 days; also, company return dated Camp at
Winter Hill, Sept. 27, 1775 ; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money
dated Winter Hill, Jan. 2, 1776.

Holden, Nathax, Barre. Private, Capt. William Henry's co.. Col. Whitney's regt. ;
enlisted May 5, 1777; discharged July 5, 1777; service, 2 mos. 8 days, at Rhode
Island, including 8 days (170 miles) travel to camp and home; enlistment, 2



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