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months.

Holden, Nathan, Barre. 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 Maj. Peter Harwood, of 6tli Mass. regt.,
at Springfield, July 2, 1780; age, 22 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 6 in. ; complexion, light;
engaged for town of Barre ; arrived at Springfield July 1, 1780 ; marched to camp
July 2, 1780, under command of Capt. Phineas Parker; 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. Private, pay roll for
6 months men who marched from the town of Barre to serve in the Continental
Army during 1780; engaged June 30, 1780; discharged Dec. 29, 1780; service, 6
mos. 9 days, including 10 days (200 miles) travel home ; also, Capt. James
Cooper's co.. Col. Gamaliel Bradford's (14th) regt.; muster roll for Oct., 1780-
Jan., 1781, dated Huts near West Point; enlisted July 1, 1780; discharged Dec
29, 1780 ; enlistment, 6 months.



IX THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 109

HoLDEx, Nathan, Shrewsbury. Private, Capt. Job Cushing's co. of Minute-men, Col.
Artemas Ward'a regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Cam-
bridge ; service, 9 days ; reported enlisted into the army; a^so, enlistment agree-
ment dated April 26, 1775, signed by said Holden and others, engaging them-
selves to serve until Dec. 31, 1775, unless sooner discharged; also, Private, Capt.
Job Cushing's co.. Col. Jonathan Ward's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775;
enlisted April 28, 1775; service, 3 mos. II days; also, company return dated
Dorchester, Oct. 7, 1775; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money
dated Dorchester, Nov. 13, 1775.

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

Holden, Nathan. Private, Capt. William Marean's co.. Col. Jonathan Reed's (Ist)
regt. of guards; muster rolls dated May 9, and June 1, 1778; enlisted March 28,
1778 ; enlistment, 3 months from April 2, 1778 ; regiment stationed at Cambridge ;
also, Capt. William Marean's co.. Col. Stairns's (Stearns's) regt. of guards; ser-
vice from March 27, 1778, to July 2, 1778, 3 mos. 6 days, at Cambridge, guarding
troops of convention.

Holden, Nathan. Private, Capt. Jotham Houghton's co., Col. Josiah Whitney's
regt.; service from July 31, 1778, to Sept. 14, 1778, 1 mo. 15 days; company
raised for 6 weeks service at Rhode Island ; roll dated Petersham ; also, Corporal,
Capt. Jotham Houghton's co. ; service from Nov. 3 to Nov. 19, 1778, 17 days ;
company detached from Col. Nathan Sparhawk's (7th) regt., Gen. Warner's
brigade, to reinforce guards at the barracks in Rutland under Col. Jacob Garrish
(Gerrish) and to escort troops of Saratoga convention to Enfield, Conn.

Holden, Nathaniel, Dunstable. Lieutenant, Capt. Leonard Butterfield's co., Col.
Ebenezer Bridge's regt. of Minute-men, which marched on the alarm of April 19,
1775, to Cambridge; left place of rendezvous April 23, 1775; service, 5 days;
also. Lieutenant, Capt. Ebenezer Bancroft's co. ; list of officers belonging to Col.
Ebenezer Bridge's regt. to be commissioned ; ordered in Provincial Congress, at
Watertown, May 27, 1775, that said officers be commissioned; receipt for above
commissions, dated Watertown, May 27, 1775; also, 1st Lieutenant, Capt. Eben-
ezer Bancroft's co.. Col. Ebenezer Bridge's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ;
engaged April 24, 1775 ; service, 3 mos. 15 days ; also, company return dated Sept.
25, 1775; also. Lieutenant, Capt. Zaccheus Wright's co.. Col. Brooks's regt.;
company return dated Camp at White Plains, Oct. 31, 1776; reported sent with
the wounded; also, 1st Lieutenant, same co. and regt.; engaged Sept. 27, 1776;
discharged Nov. 16, 1776; service, 62 days, including 11 days (223 miles) travel
home ; order for payment of amount of roll dated at North Castle and signed by
Col. Brooks.

Holden, Nathaniel. Private, Capt. Zadok Buffinton's co.. Col. Samuel Johnson's
regt. ; enlisted Aug. 15, 1777 ; service to Nov. 30, 1777, 3 mos. 16 days, in Northern
department ; company raised to serve until Nov. 30, 1777, and was discharged at
Cambridge. Roll sworn to at Salem.

Holden, Nathaniel. 1st Lieutenant, Capt. Reuben Butterfield's (5th) co., 7th Middle-
sex Co. regt. of Mass. militia ; list of officers [year not given] . [See John Holden.]

Holden, Nehemiah, Pepperell. 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, 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 8, 1780 ; age, 17 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 4 in. ; com-
plexion, light; engaged for town of Pepperell; marched to camp July 8, 1780,



110 IVIASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS



HoLDEN, Nehemiah, Continued.

under command of Ebenezer Kent, Esq. ; 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 Pepperell for service in the Continental Army during 1780 ; marched
to camp July 4, 1780 ; discharged Dec. 5, 1780 ; service, 5 mos. 12 days, including
travel (220 miles) home; also, receipt dated Pepperell, April 16, 1781, for bounty
paid said Holden by the town of Pepperell to serve in the Continental Army for
the term of 3 years ; also, descriptive list of men raised in Middlesex Co., agree-
able to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780, as returned by Joseph Hosmer, Superintendent for
said county; age, 18 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 5 in.; complexion, dark; hair, dark;
eyes, dark; occupation, farmer; engaged for town of Pepperell; engaged March
28, 1781 ; term, 3 years.

HoLDEN, Nehemiah. Private, Capt. Simon Hunt's co.. Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt. of
guards; enlisted Sept. 6, 1778; discharged Sept. 16, 1778; service, 11 days. Roll
dated Winter Hill.

Holden, Oliver. Receipts dated June 4, and Dec. 5, 1783, signed by said Holden, for
wages for service to May 10, 1783, on board the frigate " Hague," commanded by
Capt. John Manly.

Holden, Park. List of men mustered by Thomas Newhall, Muster Master for Worces-
ter Co. ; Capt. Gates's co., Col. Putnam's regt. ; mustered May 5, 1777 ; term, 3
years. [See Park Holland.]

Holden, Philemon, Shirley. Fifer, Capt. Abner Pomeroy's co., Col. John Fellows's
(8th) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 27, 1775; service, 2
mos. 10 days; also, company return dated Oct. 7, 1775; also, order for bounty
coat or its equivalent in money dated Dorchester, Nov. 28, 1775; also. Musician,
Capt. Isaac Wood's co.. Col. Jonathan Reed's regt. of guards; muster rolls dated
Cambridge, May 9, and June 1, 1778; enlisted March 31, 1778; enlistment, 3
months from April 2, 1778; also, same co. and regt.; joined April 1, 1778; ser-
vice, 3 mos. 4 days, at Cambridge ; also, Fifer, Capt. Joshua Lealand's co. of
guards ; engaged Sept. 30, 1779 ; discharged Nov. 10, 1779 ; service, 1 mo. 12 days,
under Maj. Nathaniel Heath; company detached by order of Gov. Hancock to
man forts at and about Boston.

Holden, Phineas, Dorchester. Surgeon, Col. Timothy Walker's regt. ; list of field
offlcers appearing on a return of Capt. John Perry's co., dated Oct. 6, 1775.

Holden, Phineas. 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, 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 12, 1780; age, 16 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 6 in.; complexion, light;
engaged for town of Shirley ; marched to camp July 12, 1780, under command of
Ensign Gilbert.

Holden, Richard, Groton. Private, Capt. Job Shattuck's co.. Col. John Robinson's
regt. ; service, 8 days ; roll made up from time of enlistment to time of marching
to camp, and dated Cambridge, March -, 1776; also, Capt. Thomas Warrin's co..
Col. Brooks's regt.; company return dated Oct. 31, 1776, and endorsed "White
Plains;" residence, Groton; also, return of men raised to serve in the Continen-
tal Army from Capt. Holden's co., Col. Jonathan Reed's (6th Middlesex Co.)
regt., dated Littleton; residence, Groton; enlisted for town of Groton; joined
Capt. Smith's co.. Col. Bigelow's regt. ; enlistment, 3 years; also. Private, Light
Infantry co.. Col. Timothy Bigelow's regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for
service from Jan. 1, 1780, to April 15, 1780; also, list of 6 months men raised
agreeable to resolve of June 5, 1780, returned as received of Maj. Joseph Hosmer,



m THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. Ill



HoLDEN, Richard, continued.

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 11, 1780; age, 19 yrs. ;
stature, 5 ft. 7 in. ; complexion, ruddy ; engaged for town of Groton ; arrived at
Springfield July 9, 1780; marched to camp July 11, 1780, under command of
Ensign Bancroft; also, list of men raised for the 6 months service and returned
by Brig. Gen. Patersou as having passed muster in a return dated Camp Totoway,
Oct. 25, 1780 ; also. Sergeant, Capt. Daniel Bowker's co.. Col. Webb's regt. ; en-
gaged Aug. 18, 1781 ; discharged Nov. 30, 1781 ; service, 3 mos. 22 days, including
10 days (208 miles) travel home ; company raised to reinforce Continental Army
for 3 months.

HoLDEN, Richard. Sergeant ; list of men taken from the Orderly Book of Col. Israel
Hutchinson, of the 27th regt., dated Fort Lee, Nov. 16, 1776; reported taken
prisoner at King's Bridge Oct. 29, 1776; also, Capt. Kimball's co., 27th regt.;
return of officers [year not given] .

HoLDEX, Richard. Marine, frigate "Deane," commanded by Capt. Samuel Nichol-
son; engaged March 1, 1782; service to May 31, 1782, 3 mos.

HoLDEN, Robert, Templeton. Private, Capt. Ezekiel Knowlton's co.. Col. Nathan
Sparhawk's regt., which marched in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775, to
Cambridge; service, 4 days; also, Capt. Jonathan Holman's co.. Col. Ephraim
Doolittle's regt. ; order for advance pay, signed by said Holden and others, dated
Cambridge, June 16, 1775 ; also. Private, same co. and regt. ; muster roll dated
Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 25, 1775; service, 3 mos. 15 days; aJso, order for
bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Winter Hill, Dec. 5, 1775; also,
return of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from Capt. Josiah Wilder's
CO., 7th Worcester Co. regt. ; residence, Templeton ; engaged for town of Tem-
pleton; joined Capt. Morse's co., Col. Putnam's regt.; term, 3 years; also, list
of men mustered by Thomas Newhall, Muster Master for Worcester Co. ; Capt.
Gates's co., Col. Putnam's regt.; mustered June 16, 1777; term, 3 years; also,
Private, Capt. Joseph Morse's co.. Col. Rufus Putnam's (5th) regt. ; Continental
Army pay accounts for service from April 14, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; also, Capt.
Morse's co., Col. Putnam's (4th) regt.; return dated Albany, Feb. 9, 1778; also,
Capt. Gardner's co.. Col. Putnam's regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for
service from Jan. 1, 1780, to June 3, 1780.

HoLDEX, Robert. Private, Capt. Caleb Turner's co. ; enlisted March 26, 1776; ser-
vice to Sept. 10, 1776, 5 mos. 15 days, in defence of seacoast. Rolls dated Bristol.

HoLDEN, Robert. Master-at-arms, schooner " Active," commanded by Capt. Andrew
Gardner; pay roll for wages for 1 month, dated Boston, Oct. 6, 1778.

HoLDEN, Samuel, Mendon. List of men mustered by Thomas Newhall, Muster
Master for Worcester Co.; Capt. Daniels's co., Col. Nixon's regt.; mustered
April 21, 1777; term, 3 years; also. Drummer, Capt. John Holden's (4th)
CO., Col. Thomas Nixon's (6th) regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for ser-
vice from Feb. 20, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; residence, Mendon; credited to town
of Mendon; reported as serving 11 mos. 10 days as Drummer, 23 mos. 1 day
as Private ; also, certificate dated Framingham, Feb. 14, 1779, signed by Col.
Nixon, stating that said Holden and others were in camp on or before Aug. 15,
1777, and had not been absent subsequently except on furlough ; also. Private,
Capt. Japhet Daniels's co.. Col. Thomas Nixon's regt.; return of men who
were in camp on or before Aug. 15, 1777, and who had not been absent subse-
quently except on furlough, certified at Camp near Peekskill, Feb. 16, 1779; also,
Capt. John Holden's co.. Col. Thomas Nixon's (5th) regt. ; muster roll for
May, 1779, dated Highlands; enlisted Feb. 20, 1777; also, same co. and regt.;
pay abstracts for June-Dec, 1779; also, Capt. Clayes's co., Col. Nixon's regt.;



112 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS A^U SAILORS



HoLDEN, Samuel, continued.

Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Feb. 20, 1780;
also, (late) Capt. John Holden's co.. Col. Nixon's (6th) regt. ; pay roll for Jan.-
June, 1780; reported discharged Feb. 20, 1780.

HoLDEN, Samuel, Mendon. Descriptive list of men raised in Worcester Co. to serve
in the Continental Army, agreeable to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780, as returned by
Seth Washburn, Superintendent; Capt. Ammidon's co.. Col. Tyler's regt.; age,
17yrs.; stature, 6 ft.; complexion, dark; occupation, farmer; engaged for town
of Mendon ; engaged Feb. 8, 1781 ; term, 3 years ; also. Private, Capt. Peter
Clayes's 3d (later Capt. J. K. Smith's) co., Lieut. Col. Calvin Smith's (6th)
regt. ; return for wages ; wages allowed said Holden for May, 1781, 1 mo. ; re-
ported transferred from 3d regt. to Capt. Daniels's co. in June, 1781 ; also.
Sergeant, Capt. Japhet Daniels's co., Lieut. Col. Calvin Smith's regt. ; return for
wages; wages allowed said Holden for June, 1781, as Private, for July-Dec,
1781, as Sergeant; also, same co. and regt.; return for wages; wages allowed
said Holden for Jan.-Dec, 1782, 12 mos.; reported absent in Dec, 1782; also,
return [year not given, probably 1783] of men belonging to 6th Mass. regt.
entitled to $80 gratuity, agreeable to act of Congress of May 15, 1778, for serving
during the war ; 1st co. ; also, order on Capt. Benjamin Hay ward (Heywood) , pay-
able to Jeduthan Rawson, dated Mendon, Feb. 24, 1784, signed by said Holden,
for wages, etc., for service in the years 1781 and 1782, in late 6th Mass. regt.

Holden, Samuel, Topsham (also given Damariscotta). Private, Capt. Reed's co.,
Col. John Brooks's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan.
10, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; residence, Topsham; credited to town of Maiden;
also, Capt. John Reed's co., Col. Ichabod Alden's regt. ; return dated Jan. 12,
1778; residence, Topsham ; enlisted for town of Topsham ; mustered by Bar-
ber, Muster Master for Suffolk Co., and by a Continental Muster Master; also,
Capt. Reed's co., (late) Col. Alden's regt. ; return of men who were in camp
before Aug. 15, 1777, and who had not been absent subsequently except on fur-
lough, certified at Cherry Valley, Feb. 24, 1779; also, Capt. Asa Coburn's (Light
Infantry) co., (late) Col. Alden's (6th) regt.; muster roll for March and April,
1779, dated Fort Harkimer; also, Capt. Reed's co.. Col. Brooks's regt.; Conti-
nental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780; also,
Capt. Eliphalet Thorp's co., Lieut. Col. John Brooks's (7th) regt. ; muster rolls
for Jan.-May, 1781, dated West Point; reported on command up the river in
Jan., 1781 ; also, muster roll for June, 1781 ; also, muster roll for July, 1781,
dated Phillipsborough ; also, muster rolls for Aug. and Sept., 1781, dated Peeks-
kill; also, muster rolls for Oct., 1781-Jan.,1782, dated York Hutts; also, descrip-
tive list dated Feb. 20, 1782; Capt. Eliphalet Thorp's co., Lieut. Col. J. Brooks's
(7th) regt. ; age, 30 (also given 31 and 45) yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 8 (also given 5 ft.
3) in.; complexion, light; hair, brown (also given light); occupation, laborer
(also given farmer); birthplace, Damariscotta; residence, Damariscotta (also
given Topsham) ; enlisted March -, 1779, by Lieut. Parker (also given Feb. -,
1777) ; enlistment, during war; also. Private, Capt. Eliphalet Thorp's co., Lieut.
Col. John Brooks's (7th) regt. ; muster roll for Feb., 1782, dated Hutts and sworn
to at West Point; also, 4th co., Lieut. Col. Brooks's regt. ; return for the month
of May, 1782, and an account of clothing received between Nov. 1, 1781, and May
31, 1782; also, Capt. Thorp's co., Lieut. Col. Brooks's regt. ; list of men tried by
courts-martial subsequent to Jan. 1, 1781 ; said Holden tried Nov. 2, 1782, by
regimental court-martial, Capt. King, President, on charge of stealing or secreting
leather; sentenced to receive 50 lashes; also, same co. and regt. ; list of men fur-
loughed subsequent to Jan. 1, 1781; leave given said Holden by Col. Vose Feb.
17, 1783, to go from New Windsor to Rochester for 56 days ; 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.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 113

HoLDEX, Samuel. Private, Capt. Lemuel Clap's (1st Dorchester) co., Col. Benjamin
Gill's regt. ; enlisted March 4, 1776; discharged March 8, 1776; service, 5 days,
at the time of taking Dorchester Heights ; also, same co. and regt. ; enlisted March
1-1, 1776 ; discharged March 26, 1776 ; service, 12 days.

HoLDEN, Samuel. Captain, Col. Ebenezer Thayer's (SuflFolk Co.) regt.; engaged
June 28, 1780; discharged Oct. 10, 1780; service, 3 mos. 2-1: days, including 11
days (220 miles) travel home; company raised to reinforce Continental Army for
3 months; also, same regt.; returns of effectives, signed by said Holden, dated
West Point, Aug. 10, and Aug. 22, 1780 ; also, petition addressed to the General
Court, dated Boston, Nov. 30, 1780, signed by said Holden and others, officers of
Col. Ebenezer Thayer's regt., asking that wages be allowed them for 3 mos. ser-
vice with reinforcements to the Continental Army in 1780.

HoLDEX, Samuel. Private; pay roll of officers and men detached from Col. Gill's
regt. for service under Capt. John Armstrong on a 40 days expedition to Rhode
Island ; service, 27 days [year not given] ; warrant allowed in Council Aug. -,
1782.

HoLDEx, Samuel. List of prisoners on board the cartel "Hostage" to be exchanged
for British prisoners, as returned by Thomas Stone, Commissary [year not given] ;
reported taken in the sloop " Retrieve " (privateer), of Casco Bay, by the British
ship "Milford."

Holdex, Sawtell. Private, Capt. Aaron Jewett's co., Col. Samuel Bullard's regt.;
enlisted Sept. 10, 1777; discharged Nov. 29, 1777; service, 3 mos., including 11
days (220 miles) travel home; company marched to Saratoga. Roll dated
Littleton.

Holdex, Simox. 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Samuel Hazzen's 7th (Shirley) co., 6th Middle-
sex Co. regt. of Mass. militia; list of officers chosen by the several companies in
said regiment, as returned by Jonathan Reed and others, field officers ; ordered
in Council April 24, 1776, that said officers be commissioned; reported commis-
sioned April 24, 1776.

Holdex, Stephex, Westminster. Private, Capt. Manasseh Sawyer's co., Col. Nicholas
Dike's regt. ; pay abstract for mileage from home to Dorchester Heights ; warrant
allowed in Council Sept. 13, 1776 ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay abstract for travel
allowance, etc., home, dated Dorchester Heights, Nov. 30, 1776; said Holden
credited with allowance for 3 days (55 miles) ; also, same co. and regt. ; abstract
for gun and blanket money dated Dorchester, Feb. 12, 1777 ; also, same co. and
regt.; muster roll for Dec, 1776-Feb., 1777; enlisted Dec. 1, 1776 ; regiment raised
to serve until March 1, 1777; also, 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 was there dismissed; also, same
CO. ; service, 27 days ; company marched from Westminster under command of
Maj. Bridge to reinforce Northern army, agreeable to resolve of Sept. 22, 1777.

Holdex, Thomas, 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 ; also, Capt. Benjamin Nye's co. ; enlisted Sept.
26, 1777; discharged Oct. 18, 1777; service, 29 days, including travel (128 miles)
home; company marched under command of Maj. Jonas Wilder to reinforce
Northern army for 30 days.

Holdex, Thomas, 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, during war; also, Private, Capt. Reed's co.. Col. John



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HoLDEN, Thomas, contmued.

Brooks's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from March 13, 1777,
to Nov. 11, 1778; reported killed Nov. 11, 1778; also, Capt. John Reed's co., Col.
Ichabod Aldan's regt.; return dated Jan. 12, 1778; mustered by Capt. Newhall,
Muster Master for Worcester Co., and by a Continental Muster Master.

HoLDEN, Thomas. Private; order on Maj. Dummer Sewall, dated Bristol, Nov. 18,
1775, signed by said Holden and others belonging to Capt. Caleb Turner's co., for
wages for 1 month; also, Capt. Caleb Turner's co. ; enlisted July 13, 1775; ser-
vice to Dec. 31, 1775, 6 mos. 3 days, in defence of seacoast; roll dated Bristol;
also, same co. ; enlisted March 26, 1776; service to Dec. 7, 1776, 8 mos. 12 days,
in defence of seacoast ; company stationed at Boothbay ; rolls dated Bristol.

Holden, Thomas, Jr. Private, Capt. Thomas Rice's co., Col. John Waterman's regt.;
pay abstract for wages and billeting allowed from Dec. 4, 1776, to Jan. 4, 1777;
said Holden credited with 29 days allowance ; also, company receipt, dated War-
wick, given to Capt. Squire Millard, for wages for service from Jan. 9, 1777, to
Feb. 8, 1777.

Holden, Tilly, Concord. Private, Capt. Aaron Haynas's co.. Col. Jonathan Brewer's
regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 26, 1775; service, 67 days;
reported a minor; also, company return dated Prospect Hill, Oct. 6, 1775.

Holden, William, Bristol. Return of men raised to serve in the Continental Army
from Capt. Thomas Brackett's co., 3d Lincoln Co. regt.; residence, Bristol; en-
gaged for town of Bristol ; also, list of men mustered l>j Nathaniel Barber, Muster
Master for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, March 16, 1777; Capt. Foster's co. Col.
Greaton's regt. ; also, Private, Capt. Samuel Foster's co.. Col. John Greaton's (2d)
regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to Dec. 31,
1779; also, same co. and regt. ; muster roll for Dec, 1777, dated Albany ; enlisted
Jan. 1, 1777; enlistment, 3 years; also, (late) Capt. Foster's co. commanded by
Lieut. Jamas Tisdale, Col. Greaton's regt. ; muster rolls dated White Plains, July
20, and Aug. 5, 1778 ; also, same co. and regt. ; muster roll for Aug., 1778, dated
White Plains; also, same co. and regt.; muster roll for Sept., 1778; also, Capt.
Tisdale's co.. Col. Greaton's regt. ; muster roll for March, 1779, dated " Cortond
Manner; " reported transferred to Maj. Oliver's co. ; also reported re-enlisted for
the war; also, Major's co.. Col. Greaton's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts
for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Sept. 20, 1780; reported deserted Sept. 20, 1780.

Holden, William. Private, Capt. Ebanezer Withington's co., which marched April
19, 1775; service, 9 days; also, Capt. Lemuel Clap's (1st Dorchester) co.. Col.
Benjamin Gill's regt. ; enlisted March 4, 1776 ; discharged March 8, 1776 ; service,
5 days, at tha time of taking Dorchester Heights.

Holden, William. Adjutant serving as Volunteer, Capt. Lemuel Clap's (1st Dor-



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