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chester) CO., Col. Benjamin Gill's regt.; enlisted March 14, 1776; discharged
March 26, 1776; service, 12 days.

Holden, Zachariah, Shirley. Private, Capt. Henry Haskell's co.. Col. James Pres-
cott's ragt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 7 days;
reported enlisted into the army April 26, 1775; also, Matross, Capt. Samuel Grid-
ley's CO., Col. Richard Gridley's regt.; receipt for advance pay, signed by said
Holden and others, dated Cambridge, Aug. 5, 1775 ; also, muster roll dated Aug.
1, 1775; enlisted June 7, 1775; service, 1 mo. 27 days.

Holder, . [This name also appears under the form of Houldar.]

Holder, Daniel. Descriptive list of men raised in Suffolk Co. to serve in the Conti-
nental Army for the term of 9 months, agreeable to resolve of June 9, 1779,
returned as received of Justin Ely, Commissioner, by Lieut. Reuben Lilley, at
Springfield, Aug. 15, 1779; Col. Hawes's regt.; age, 22 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 8 in.;
complexion, light ; engaged for town of Weymouth. [See Daniel Stoder.]



m THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 115

Holder, Nathaniel. Matross, Capt. Edward Fettyplace's (Marblehead) co.; enlisted
Sept. 1, 1776; service to Jan. 1, 1777, 4 mos., in defence of seacoast; also, Capt.
Edward Fettyplace's co. of coastguards; memorandum of beef delivered; date
of delivery, Feb. 18, 1777.

Holder, William, North Carolina. List of prisoners landed at Falmouth Sept. 2,
1777, returned as received of Capt. Josiah Godfry by Nathaniel Shiverick, Chair-
man of committee of Falmouth.

HoLDERSHAAV, . [Thls name also appears under the form of Haldashaw, Halder-

shaw.]

HoLDERSHAw, JoHN (also givcu JoHN, Sr.). Corporal, Capt. Solomon Higgins's
(Eastham) co. ; enlisted July 13, 1775; discharged Dec. 31, 1775; service, 6 mos.
3 days ; also, Sergeant, Capt. Samuel King's co. ; company order for wages dated
Hull, June 20, 1776; also, petition dated Camp at Hull, Sept. 17, 1776, signed by
said Holdershaw and others belonging to battalion stationed at Hull, asking for
increase and payment of wages.

Holdershaw, John, Jr. Order for advance pay for 1 month, dated Camp at Hull,
Aug. 30, 1776, signed by said Holdershaw and others belonging to Capt. Samuel
King's CO. ; also, petition dated Camp at Hull, Sept. 17, 1776, signed by said Hol-
dershaw and others belonging to battalion stationed at Hull, asking for increase
and payment of wages.

HoLDiN, Aaron, Hutchinson (Barre), also given New Rutland. Sergeant ; list of men
returned as serving on main guard under Col. L. Baldwin at Prospect Hill, dated
July 16, 1775 ; also, (late) Capt. John Black's co.. Col. Jonathan Brewer's regt. ;
company return [probably Oct., 1775] ; also, order for bounty coat or its equiva-
lent in money dated Prospect Hill, Oct. 26, 1775.

HoLDiN, Abel, Shirley. Capt. Robert Longley's co.. Col. Asa AVhitcomb's regt. ; re-
turn of men in need of cartridge boxes, dated Camp at Cambridge, June 19, 1775 ;
also, Private, same co. and regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted May 9,
1775 ; service, 3 mos. ; also, company receipt for wages for Sept., 1775, dated Camp
at Prospect Hill; also, company return [probably Oct., 1775].

HoLDiN, Abel, Sudbury. Return of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from
Capt. Rice's co.. Col. Ezekiel Howe's (4th Middlesex Co.) regt. ; residence, Sud-
bury; engaged for town of Sudbury; joined Col. Nixon's regt.; term, 3 years;
reported a Captain.

HoLDiN, Abel. Drummer, Capt. Nathan Smith's co.. Col. Jacobs's regt. ; pay roll for
Nov., 1778; service, 1 mo.

HoLDiN, Abraham. Private, Capt. Nathan Smith's co.. Col. Jacobs's regt.; pay roll
for Nov., 1778 ; service, 1 mo.

HoLDiN, Amos, Shirley. Private, Capt. Henry Haskell's co., Col. James Prescott's
regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; returned home April 24,
1775; service, 7 days.

HoLDiN, Amos (also given Amos, Jr.), Shirley. Private, Capt. Henry Haskell's co..
Col. James Prescott's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775;
service, 17 days; reported enlisted into the army April 26, 1775; also, Capt.
Robert Longley's co.. Col. Asa Whitcomb's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775;
enlisted April 26, 1775; service, 3 mos. 13 days ; also, company receipt for wages
for Aug., 1775, dated Camp at Prospect Hill ; also, company return [probably
Oct., 1775].

HoLDiN, Amos, Shirley. Capt. Henry Haskell's co.. Col. Prescott's regt. ; pay abstract
for mileage to and from headquarters, dated Camp at Cambridge, Jan. 13, 1776;
mileage (74 miles) allowed said Holdin.



116 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

HoLDiN, Asa, Shirley. Private, Capt. Henry Haskell's co., Col. James Prescott's
regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; returned home April 23,
1775; service, 6 days; also, Capt. Robert Longley's co., Col. Asa Whitcomb's
regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 29, 1775; service, 3 mos. 10
days; also, company receipt for wages for Sept., 1775, dated Camp at Prospect
Hill; also, company return [probably Oct., 1775].

HoLDiN, Asa, Sudbury. 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 Sudbury for
service in the Continental Army during 1780 ; marched to camp July 5, 1780 ; dis-
charged Dec. 5, 1780; service, 5 mos. 10 days, including travel (180 miles) home.

HoLDiN, Benjamin, Hutchinson (Barre). Private, (late) Capt. John Black's co.. Col.
Jonathan Brewer's regt.; company return [probably Oct., 1775] ; also, order for
bount}' coat or its equivalent in money dated Prospect Hill, Oct. 26, 1775.

HoLDiN, Benjamin. List of men belonging to Capt. John Gleason's co., endorsed
" North Kingston, June 26, 1777; " deposition made by Micah Balcom July 26,
18-14, states that he engaged the first part of May, 1777, in Capt. Gleason's co.,
Col. Josiah Whitney's regt., and rendered 2 mos. 8 days service at Rhode Island;
said company was made up of men from Marlborough, Stow, Sudbury, Framing-
ham, Natick, Sherburne, HoUiston, and Hopkinton.

HoLDiN, Da'l. List of men appearing under the heading " Hartwell Brook the first
Everidge; " said Holdin appears among men in a detachment with Col. Thatcher
[year not given] .

HoLDiN, Darius, Granville. Private, Capt. Lebbeus Ball's co.. Col. Timothy Daniel-
son's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlistedMay 6, 1775; service, 3 mos.
3 days ; also, company return dated Camp at Roxbury, Oct. 6, 1775.

HoLDiN, Ebenezer. Private, Capt. Phineas Bowman's co.. Col. Rufus Putnam's
(5th) regt.; muster roll for Jan., 1781, dated West Point; enlisted July 10, 1780;
discharged Jan. 10, 1781 ; enlistment, 6 months.

HoLDiN, Ephraim. Receipt for wages for Sept., 1775, dated Prospect Hill, signed by
said Holdin and others belonging to Capt. Fuller's co.. Col. Whitcomb's regt.

HoLDiN, Jabez. Captain, 1st (1st Groton) co., 6th Middlesex Co. regt. of Mass.
militia ; list of officers chosen by the several companies in said regiment, as re-
turned by Jonathan Reed and others, field officers ; ordered in Council April 24,
1776, that said officers be commissioned.

HoLDiN, Jeduthan, Hutchiusou (Barre). Private, (late) Capt. Black's co.. Col.
Jonathan Brewer's regt. ; company return [probably Oct., 1775] ; also, petition
signed by said Holman and others belonging to Capt. John Black's co.. Col.
Brewer's regt., asking for allowance for articles lost in battle at Bunker Hill June
17, 1775 ; said Holdin claimed compensation for loss of a great coat ; certificate
dated Hutchinson, April 28, 1776, signed by Capt. Black, certifies to the correct-
ness of statements in above petition ; amounts allowed by resolve of May 10,
1776.

HoLDiN, John, Mendon. Adjutant, Col. Joseph Read's (20th) regt.; return of field
and staff officers, dated Sept. 26, 1775.

HoLDiN, John, Paxton. Capt. Adam Wheeler's co.. Col. Ephraim Doolittle's regt.;
receipt for advance pay, signed by said Holdin and others, dated Charlestown
Camp, July 13, 1775 ; also, Private, same co. and regt. ; company return dated
Winter Hill, Oct. 6, 1775.

Holdin, John. Capt. Samuel Sprague's co., Lieut. Col. Loammi Baldwin's (38th)
regt. ; order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Chelsea, Dec. 30,
1775.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 117



HoLDiN, John. Receipt given to Benjamin Heywood, Paymaster, 4th regt., signed by
said Holdin^and others, for wages for Sept., 1776, as Sergeants in Capt. Wheeler's
CO., 4th regt. ; also, Capt. Wheeler's co., 4th regt. ; list dated Chatham, Feb. 1,
1777, of men who returned equipments used in campaign of 1776.

HoLDiN, John. Fifer, Capt. Nathan Smith's co.. Col. Jacobs's regt. ; pay roll for Nov.,
1778; service, 1 mo.

HoLDiN, John. Private, Col. Benjamin Tupper's (10th) regt.; service from Jan. 1,
1781, 12 mos.

Holdin, John. Private, Col. Benjamin Tupper's (10th) regt. ; service from April 3,

1781, 8 mos. 28 days.

Holdin, John. Private, Col. Benjamin Tupper's (10th) regt.; service from Jan. 1,

1782, 12 mos.

Holdin, Jonas, Westford. Corporal, Capt. Joshua Parker's co.. Col. William Pres-
cott's (10th) regt.; company return dated Sept. 27, 1775; enlisted April 19, 1775;
Wso, Ensign, Capt. Joseph Cole's co.. Col. Roberson's (Robinson's) regt.; com-
pany return [year not given] .

Holdin, Lemuel, Shirley. Private, Capt. Henry Haskell's co.. Col. James Prescott's
regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; returned home May 5, 1775;
service, 18 days; also, Capt. Robert Longley's co., Col. Asa Whitcomb's regt.;
muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted July 14, 1775; service, 18 days; also,
company receipt for wages for Aug., 1775, dated Camp at Prospect Hill; also,
company return [probably Oct., 1775] .

Holdin, Levi, Sudbury. Return of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from
Capt. Rice's co., Col. Ezekiel Howe's (4th Middlesex Co.) regt. ; residence, Sud-
bury; engaged for town of Sudbury; joined Capt. Barnes's co.. Col. Nixon's
regt. ; term, 3 years.

Holdin, Moses, Littleton. Private, Capt. Samuel Gilbert's co.. Col. William Pres-
cott's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 24, 1775; service, 36
days; also, company return dated Cambridge, Sept. 28, 1775; reported in the
train of artillery.

Holdin, Nathaniel, Dunstable. 1st Lieutenant, Capt. Zach. Wright's (8th) co., Col.
Eleazer Brooks's regt. ; list of officers of a regiment drafted from Middlesex Co.
militia and ordered to march to Horse Neck by Brig. Oliver Prescott Sept. 26, 1776.

Holdin, Phineas, Shirley. Pay roll for 6 months men belonging to the town of
Shirley raised to serve in the Continental Army during 1780 [service not given] ;
reported deserted.

Holdin, Richard, Groton. Private, Light Infantry co.. Col. Timothy Bigelow's regt. ;
Continental Army pay accounts for service from April 15, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779;
also, Capt. Sylvanus Smith's co.. Col. Bigelow's regt. ; muster roll for Jan.-Aug.,
1777, dated Van Schaick's Island and sworn to in Camp at Stillwater; enlisted
April 15, 1777 ; enlistment, 3 years ; a^so, same co. and regt. ; muster roll for Nov.,
1777, sworn to at Camp near the Gulf ; also, same co. and regt. ; return dated Feb.
2, 1778; residence, Groton; enlisted for town of Groton; mustered by Middle-
sex Co. Muster Master; also, same co. and regt.; muster rolls for Dec, 1777-
May, 1778, dated Camp Valley Forge ; also, same co. and regt. ; muster roll for
June, 1778, dated Camp Greenwich ; also, same co. and regt. ; muster rolls for July,
1778-June 1779, dated Camp at Providence ; reported on command at Green\vich
in Dec, 1778, on command with Quartermaster General in March and April,
1779, on command with Col. Bigelow in May, 1779, and on command with Quarter-
master General in June, 1779 ; 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 Light Infantry co. Sept. 1, 1779 ; also, pay roll for 6 months



118 IVIASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

HoLDix, llicHARD, Continued.

men raised by the town of Grotoa for service in the Continental Army during

1780; marched July 14, 1780; discharged Dec. 12, 1780; service, 5 mos. 20 days,

travel (220 miles) included.
HoLDiN, Robert, Templeton. Private, Capt. Jonathan Holman's co.. Col. Ephraira

Doolittle's regt. ; company return dated Camp at Winter Hill, Oct. 6, 1775.

HoLDiN, Samuel, Mendon. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from
1st Mendon co., as returned by Lieut. Philip Ammidon to Col. Moses Wheelock;
residence, Mendon ; engaged for town of Mendon ; joined Capt. Daniels's co., Col.
Nixson's regt. ; term to expire Feb. 20, 1780.

HoLDiN, Sajiuel, Mendon. Account dated Mendon, Aug. 2, 1781, rendered by the
Selectmen, of bounties paid said Holdin and others in March, 1781, to serve in
the Continental Army for the term of 3 years.

HoLDiN, Samuel. Private, Capt. Samuel Walcott's co., Col. John Brown's regt.;
enlisted June 30, 1777; discharged July 27, 1777; service, 28 days; company
ordered out by Gen. Fellows to reinforce Northern army. Roll sworn to in
Berkshire Co.

Holdin, Sawtell, Shirley. Private, Capt. Henry Haskell's co.. Col. James Prescott's
regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; returned home April 27,
1775; service, 10 days.

HoLDiN, Simon, Shirley. Private, Capt. Henry Haskell's co.. Col. James Prescott's
regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; returned home April 25,
1775 ; service, 8 days ; also, Corporal, Capt. Job Shattuck's co., CoL John Robin-
son's regt.; service, 8 days; roll made up for service from time of enlistment to
time of arrival at camp and dated Cambridge, March -, 1776 ; also, Private, Capt.
Solomon Kidder's co.. Col. Brooks's regt.; company return endorsed "1776;"
said Holdin reported as having lost his knapsack in battle, and as being at White
Plains, and fit for duty.

Holdin, Stephen, Shirley. Private, Capt. Henry Haskell's co., Col. James Prescott's
regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; returned home April 27,
1775; service, 10 days¬ї

Holdin, Tilly. Capt. Aaron Haynes's co.. Col. Jonathan Brewer's regt. ; order for
bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Cambridge, Oct. 25, 1775 ; also, order
on Deacon Jeffers, Paymaster for Colony troops, payable to Col. Ephraim
Jackson, dated Camp at Hull, July 10, 1776, signed by said Holdin and others
belonging to Capt. Abishai Brown's co.. Col. Whitney's regt., for advance pay,
travel allowance, etc. ; also, list of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster
Master for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, Jan. 8, 1777; Capt. Thomas's co.. Col.
Thomas Marshall's regt.

Holdin, William. Private, Capt. Samuel Walcott's co., Col. John Ashley's (Berk-
shire Co.) regt. ; enlisted Sept. 19, 1777 ; discharged Oct. 18, 1777 ; service, 30
days, under Brig. Gen. John Fellows; company ordered out by Gen. Gates Sept.
19, 1777, to reinforce Northern army.

Holdin, Zachakiah, Shirley. Private, Capt. Robert Longley's co.. Col. Asa Whit-
comb's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 26, 1775; service, 1
mo. 14 days; also, company return [probably Oct., 1775] ; reported enlisted into
the train.

Holding, Abel. Private, Capt. Sylvanus Smith's co.. Col. Timothy Bigelow's regt.;
muster rolls for Dec, 1777, and Feb., 1778, dated Camp Valley Forge ; enlisted
June 14, 1777 ; discharged Jan. 10, 1778 ; enlistment, 8 months, to expire Jan. 10,
1778; also, Capt. John Porter's co.. Col. Samuel Denny's (2d) regt.; enlisted
Oct. 19, 1779; discharged Nov. 23, 1779; service, 1 mo. 15 days, at Claverack,
including 10 days (200 miles) travel home ; company raised for 3 months.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 119

Holding [Benjamin]. Order of the day, dated Cambridge, May 13, 1775; said Hold-
ing, Lieutenant Colonel, reported as officer of fatigue; also, order of the day,
dated Cambridge, May 13, 1775 ; said Holding, Lieutenant Colonel, reported as
officer of fatigue "tomorrow." The foregoing orders taken from Lieut. Col.
Loammi Baldwin's Orderly Book.

Holding, Benjamin. Private, Capt. Daniel Eames's co., Col. Benjamin Haws's
regt. ; service, 1 mo. 3 days, at Rhode Island on a secret expedition ; company
marched Sept. 29, 1777.

Holding, Darius. Private, Capt. William Cooley's co.. Col. John Mosley's (Hamp-
shire Co.) regt.; enlisted Aug. 17, 1777; discharged Aug. 19, 1777; service, 4
days ; company marched towards Bennington on an alarm. Roll sworn to at
Granville.

Holding, Jeduthan. Private, Capt. Thomas Willington's co.. Col. Asa Whitcomb's
regt.; muster roll dated Camp at Ticonderoga, Nov. 27, 1776; enlisted Oct. 1,
1776; re-engaged Nov. 16, 1776, to serve as Private in Capt. Brewer's co.. Col.
Brewer's regt., but to remain in Col. "Whitcomb's regt. until Dec. 31, 1776.

Holding, John. Account dated Jan. 24, 1776, of ammunition delivered to the non-
commissioned officers and soldiers belonging to Capt. Richard Dodge's co., 26th
regt.

Holding, John. Lieutenant, Capt. Isaac Gage's co., in a regiment commanded by
Lieut. Col. Joseph Webb ; marched Oct. 8, 1781 ; discharged Dec. 3, 1781 ; service,
2 mos. 7 days, including 11 days (220 miles) travel home; company detached
from Col. Dana's regt. to join Continental Army near West Point, N. Y., for 3
months. Roll sworn to in Middlesex Co.

Holding, Jonas, Westford. Private, Capt. Oliver Bates's co.. Col. James Prescott's
regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 7 days.

Holding, Joseph, Stoneham. List of men raised for the 6 months service and returned
by Brig. Gen. Paterson as having passed muster in a return dated Camp Toto-
way, Oct. 25, 1780.

Holding, Moses. List of men returned as serving on picket guard under Maj. Bald-
win, dated May 23, 1775; reported detailed under Lieut. Jesse Hollister.

Holding, Samuel. Private, Capt. Samuel Wolcott's co.. Col. Hopkins's regt. ; service
between July 16, 1776, and Aug. 5, 1776, 16 days ; company marched to the High-
lands, N. Y. ; roll sworn to in Berkshire Co. ; also, Capt. Heman Smith's co.,
Lieut. Col. Collar's regt.; service, 11 days; company marched from Sandisfield
to Stillwater Oct. 14, 1781, on an alarm.

Holding, Tilly, Concord (also given Boston). Private, Capt. Abishai Brown's co..
Col. Josiah Whitney's regt. ; enlisted June 6, 1776 ; service to Nov. 1, 1776, 4 mos.
25 days ; rolls dated Camp at Hull ; also. Private, Colonel's co.. Col. Thomas Mar-
shall's regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to
Nov. 7, 1777 ; residence. Concord (also given Boston) ; credited to town of Con-
cord; term, 3 years; reported died Nov. 7, 1777; also, Capt. Philip Thomas's co.,
Col. Marshall's regt. ; subsistence allowed from date of enlistment, Dec. 10, 1776,
to Feb. 6, 1777; credited with 59 days allowance; subsistence also allowed for 11
days (220 miles) travel on march from Boston to Bennington ; also, same co. and
regt.; subsistence allowed from Feb. 18, 1777, to June 2, 1777; credited with 105
days allowance.

HoLDMAN, Edavard. Private, Capt. Joseph Livermore's co. ; enlisted July 8, 1779;
discharged July 16, 1779; service, 9 days; company served as guards at Rutland
Barracks. Roll dated Spencer.



120 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

HoLDMAN, Eliphalet. Private, Capt. Jeremiah Hickok's co., Berkshire Co. regt.
commanded by Lieut. Col. Sears ; enlisted Aug. 6, 1781 ; discharged Nov. 8, 1781 ;
service, 3 mos. 7 days, including 4 days (84 miles) travel home; company raised
for 3 months. Roll endorsed " Col. Elisha Porter's regt."

HoLDMAN, Samuel. Private, Capt. Heman Smith's co., Lieut. Col. Collar's regt. ; ser-
vice, 11 days; company marched from Saadisfield to Stillwater, Oct. 14, 1781, on
an alarm.

HoLDON, Anthony. Lieutenant, 1st division, Capt. Squire Millerd's co.. Col. Water-
man's regt. ; service from Jan. 9, 1777, to Feb. 3, 1777, 31 days.

HoLDON, James, East Hoosuck. Private, Capt. Samuel Sloane's co. of Minute-men;
enlisted April 22, 1775 ; discharged May 5, 1775 ; service, 14 days.

HoLDON, Thomas, Jr. Sergeant, 1st division, Capt. Squire Millerd's co., Col. Water-
man's regt. ; service from Jan. 9, 1777, to Feb. 3, 1777, 31 days.

HoLDON, Zachariah, Shirley. Matross, Capt. Samuel Gridley's co.. Col. Richard
Gridley's (Artillery) regt.; company return [probably Oct., 1775].

HoLDRAGE, John. Ensign, Capt. Abraham Watson's co.. Col. John Greatou's (3d)
regt. ; muster roll for Aug., 1781, dated Peekskill.

HoLDEEDG, John. Ensign, Capt. Abraham Watson's co., Col. Greatou's (3d) regt. ;

muster roll for Sept., 1781, dated Continental Village; reported on duty at the

Lines.
HoLDREDGE, JoHN. Capt. William Watson's (6th) co., 3d Mass. regt. commanded by

Lieut. Col. Milieu ; muster roll for Dec, 1782.

HoLDRiDG, Dudley. Lieutenant, Capt. Stephen Smith's co., Col. Benjamin Simons's
(Simonds's) Berkshire Co. regt. ; entered service July 1, 1780; discharged July
31, 1780; service in Northern department. Roll dated Hancock.

Holdridge, . [This name also appears under the form Holdrage, Holdredg,

Holdredge, Holdridg, Holdrige.]

Holdridge, Dudley. Private, Capt. William Douglas's co.. Col. Benjamin Simonds's
detachment of Berkshire Co. militia; muster roll dated Ticonderoga, Feb. 25,
1777 ; enlisted Dec. 16, 1776 ; enlistment to expire March 15, 1777.

Holdridge, Dudley. Lieutenant, Capt. Amariah Babbit's co., Col. Benjamin
Simonds's (Berkshire Co.) regt. ; entered service Aug. 14, 1777; discharged Aug.
19, 1777 ; service, 6 days ; company marched from New Ashford to Meloomscuyck
near Bennington; also, 1st Lieutenant, Capt. Amariah Babbit's (11th) co.. Col.
Simonds's 2d Berkshire Co. (also given 7th Essex Co.) regt. of Mass. militia;
list of officers; commissioned May 3, 1778; also, Lieutenant, Capt. Amariah
Babbit's co., Col. Benjamin Simonds's regt.; service, 5 days; company marched
Oct. 14, 1780, on an alarm at the Northward; also. Lieutenant in command of a
detachment from Capt. Amariah Babbit's co., Col. Symonds's regt.; service, 3
days, on an alarm in Oct., 1780 ; roll endorsed " for Service Oct'r 21 1780 ; " also,
Lieutenant, Capt. Samuel Clark's co., in a detachment from Col. Barnabas Seers's
(Sears's) regt. ; engaged July 18, 1781 ; discharged Nov. 2, 1781 ; service, 3 mos.
21 days, "up the Mohawk River," including 5 days (100 miles) travel home;
reported wounded Oct. 25, 1781; company raised for 3 months; roll sworn to in
Berkshire Co.

Holdridge, Jehiel, Gilsum [N.H.]. Private, Capt. Jeremiah Stiles's co., Col. Paul
Dudley Sargent's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 21, 1775;
service, 2 mos. 14 days ; reported enlisted into the train of artillery June 29, 1775;
also, Matross, Capt. Edward Burl)eck's co., Col. Richard Gridley's (Artillery)
regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted June 29, 1775; service, 1 mo.
4 days; also, company return dated Oct. 7, 1775; also, order for bounty coat or
its equivalent in money dated Jan. 6, 1776.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 121

HoLDRiDGE, John, Loudon (also given Spencertown). Return of men raised for Con-
tinental service, probably from Capt. Cook's co. ; residence, Loudon ; engaged for
town of Loudon; joined Capt. Watson's co.. Col. Greaton's regt. ; term, 3 years;
also, list of men mustered between Jan. 20, 1777, and June 1, 1778, by Traeman
Wheler, Muster Master for Berkshire Co. ; Capt. Watson's co., Col. Greaton's
regt. ; also, Sergeant, Capt. Abraham Watson's co.. Col. John Greaton's regt. ;
Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779;
also, Capt. Watson's co., Col. Greaton's (2d) regt. ; return [year not given] ;
residence, Spencertown; mustered by County Muster Master Wheeler; also,
Ensign, Col. Greaton's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from
Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780 ; also, recommendation signed by J. Greaton, Colonel,
3d Mass. regt., stating that there were a number of vacancies for Ensigns in his
regiment, and recommending said Holdridge and four others as qualified for the
positions; ordered in Council March 4, 1780, that said officers be commissioned;
said Holdridge's commission to date from Nov. 11, 1777 ; also, Sergeant, Capt.
Abraham Watson's co.. Col. Greaton's regt. ; muster roll for Jan.-June, 1780; re-
ported promoted to Ensign Jan. 1, 1780; also, Ensign, Capt. James Tisdale's (5th)
CO., Col. Greaton's (3d) regt.; muster roll for July, 1780, sworn to at Steenrapie;
commissioned April 4, 1780; also, same co. and regt. ; muster roll for Aug. and
Sept., 1780, dated Camp Orangetown ; appointed Nov. 26, 1779 ; also, same co.
and regt.; muster roll for Oct., 1780; also, Capt. Abraham Watson's co.. Col.



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