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Greaton's regt. ; muster rolls for Jan. -May, 1781, dated West Point ; also, muster
roll for July, 1781, sworn to at Camp near Dobbs's Ferry ; also, muster roll for
Oct. and Nov., 1781, dated Highlands ; also, muster roll for Dec, 1781, dated New
Boston; also, muster roll for Jan., 1782, dated Hutts, New Boston; also, Capt.
Watson's (3d) co.. Col. Greaton's regt.; muster roll for March, 1782; also, 8th
CO., Col. Greaton's regt. ; muster roll for May, 1782 ; also, Capt. Simon Jackson's
(8th) CO., Col. Greaton's (3d) regt. ; muster roll for June, 1782 ; enlistment, during
war; a^so, recommendation addressed to His Excellency John Hancock, dated
West Point, June 17, 1782, signed by Rufus Putnam, Colonel, 5th Mass. regt.,
recommending certain officers to fill vacancies in his regiment ; said Holdridge,
Ensign, 3d Mass. regt., recommended for a lieutenancy, vice Lieut. John Simonds
who resigned May 8, 1782; ordered in Council July 3, 1782, that said officers be
commissioned; also. Ensign, Capt. Simon Jackson's (8th) co.. Col. Greaton's
(3d) regt. ; muster roll for July, 1782 ; also. Lieutenant, same co. and regt. ;
rolls for Oct. and Nov., 1782.



HoLDBiGE, John, Spencertown. Lieutenant, Capt. Simon Jackson's (8th) co.. Col.
John Greaton's (3d) regt. ; muster rolls for Aug. and Sept., 1782 ; reported as
having been formerly mustered as an Ensign but entitled to a lieutenancy from
April 16 [year not given] .

HoLDRiGE, William. Drum Major, Capt. Abijah Savage's co., Col. Henry Sher-
burne's regt. ; muster roll dated Rhode Island, Aug. 21, 1778; enlisted Feb. 23,
1777 ; enlistment, 3 years.

HoLDwiN, Lemuel. Corporal, Capt. Nathan Smith's co.. Col. Jacobs's regt. ; pay roll
for Nov., 1778; service, 1 mo.

HoLEBROCK, Daniel, Wrentham. Private, Capt. Benjamin Haws's co.. Col. John
Smith's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 11 days.

Holebrock, Jacob, Wrentham. Private, Capt. Benjamin Haws's co.. Col. John
Smith's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 4 days.

Holebrock, Jambs, Jr., Wrentham. Private, Capt. Benjamin Haws's co.. Col. John
Smith's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 4 days.

HoLEBRooK, Abel. 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Joshua Whitney's (2d) co., 5th Worcester
Co. regt. of Mass. militia ; list of officers ; commissioned June 5, 1777.



122 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

HoLEBROOK, Amariah, Bellingham. Descriptive list of men raised in Suffollv Co. for
the term of 9 months from the time of their arrival at Fishlvill ; Capt. Ellis's co.,
Col. Hawes's regt. ; age, 21 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 8 in.; complexion, dark; resi-
dence, Bellingham; arrived at Fishkill June 14, 1778; also, list of men raised
agreeable to resolve of April 20, 1778, returned as mustered by Henry Rutgers,
Jr., Deputy Muster Master, dated Fishkill, Aug. 1, 1778; engaged for town of
Bellingham.

HoLEBROOK, Caleb, Mendon. List of men raised in Worcester Co. for the term of 9
months from the time of their arrival at Fishkill, returned as mustered by Henry
Rutgers, Jr., Deputy Muster Master, dated Fishkill, Aug. 1, 1778; engaged for
town of Mendon ; arrived at Fishkill June 7, 1778.

HoLEBROOK, " Deriah." List of men raised in Worcester Co. for the term of 9 months
from the time of their arrival at Fishkill, returned as mustered bj' Henry Rut-
gers, Jr., Deputy Muster Master, dated Fishkill, Aug. 1, 1778; engaged for town
of Mendon ; arrived at Fishkill June 7, 1778. [See Darius Holbrook.]

HoLEBROOK, Ebenezer. Private, (late) Capt. Samuel Ward's co.. Col. Cogswell's
regt.; enlisted Oct. 5, 1778; discharged Dec. 31, 1778; service, 2 mos. 28 days;
company detached to guard and fortify posts at and about Boston.

HoLEBROOK, Joseph. Sergeant, Capt. Perez Cushing's (9th) co., Col. Crafts's (Artil-
lery) regt.; joined regiment Nov. 1, 1776; service to Feb. 1, 1777, 3 mos. Roll
sworn to in Suffolk Co.

HoLEBROOK, Paul, Medway. Private, Capt. Job Sumner's co., Col. John Greaton's
regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to March
28, 1779; reported deserted; also, Capt. Sumner's co., Col. Greaton's (2d) regt.;
return [year not given] ; residence, Medway ; enlisted for town of Medway ;
mustered by County Muster Master Barber.

HoLEBROOK, Phineas, Hopkiutou. Private, Capt. Araasa Cranston's co., Col. Samuel
Denny's regt.; enlisted Oct. 28, 1779; discharged Nov. 23, 1779; service, 1 mo.
6 days, at Claverack, including travel (200 miles) home ; company raised for 3
months.

HoLEBROOK, Seth. Corporal, Capt. Job Knap's co.. Col. Job Cushing's regt. ; marched
Aug. 17, 1777 ; discharged Nov. 29 (also given Nov. 30), 1777 ; service, 3 mos. 23
(also given 3 mos. 24) days, at the Northward, including 10 days (200 miles)
travel home. Roll sworn to in Worcester Co.

HOLEBROOK, Silas. Private, Capt. Reuben Munn's co., Col. Elisha Porter's regt. ;
enlisted Sept. 26, 1777; discharged Oct. 15, 1777; service, 27 days, with Northern
army, including travel (140 miles) home; company detached to join army under
Gen. Gates for 30 days.

HoLEBROOK, Silas. Surgeon's Mate, Col. Calvin Smith's regt.; Continental Army
pay accounts for service from Oct. 6, 1778, to Dec. 31, 1779; also, (late) Col.
Edward Wigglesworth's regt. commanded by Maj. John Porter; muster roll of
field, staff, and commissioned officers for March and April, 1779, dated Provi-
dence; appointed Oct. 6, 1778; also, 13th Mass. regt. commanded by Maj. Porter;
return of officers for clothing, dated Camp Lower Salem, Aug. 28, 1779 ; also. Col.
Calvin Smith's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1,
1780, to Oct. 2, 1780 ; reported discharged Oct. 2, 1780.

HoLEBROOK, William. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Winslow's co.. Col. Simeon Cary's
regt. ; service between time of enlistment and date of marching to Roxbury, Feb.
12, 1776, 7 days.

HoLEBROoKs, LuTHER. Private, Capt. Edward Sparrow's co.. Col. Nathan Tyler's
regt.; service from Sept. 1, 1779, to date of discharge, Dec. 15, 1779, 3 mos. 15
days, at Rhode Island. Roll sworn to at Middleborough. [See Luther Brooks.]



m THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 123



HoLEDAY, James. List of 9 months men; entered service Aug. 6, 1779 [service not
given] ; reported deserted March 21, 1780.

HoLEDAT, JosiAH. Private, Capt. Aaron Coe's co., Lieut. Col. Timothy Robinson's
detachment of Hampshire Co. militia ; muster roll dated Garrison at Ticonder-
oga, Feb. 24, 1777; enlisted Jan. 22, 1777; enlistment to expire March 25, 1777;
reported as lame and in barracks.

HoLEMAN, John, Sutton. Descriptive list of men raised to serve in the Continental
Army for the term of 9 months, as returned by Seth Washburn, Superintendent
for Worcester Co. ; Capt. Elliot's co., CoL Davis's regt. ; age, 19 yrs. ; stature, 5
ft. 8 in.; complexion, dark; residence, Sutton; reported delivered to Capt. C.
Marshall; marched to Springfield July 8, 1779.

HoLEMAN, Samuel, Ward (Auburn), also given Sutton. Corporal, Capt. Crowl's co.
of Minute-men, Col. Learned's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19,
1775 ; service, 8 days ; company reported as belonging to new parish (later named
Ward) taken off from Leicester, Worcester, Sutton, and Oxford ; also, Private,
Capt. John Hastings's co.. Col. Henry Jackson's regt.; Continental Army pay
accounts for service from Sept. 1, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; credited to town of
Sutton; also, Capt. Hastings's co.. Col. Jackson's regt. commanded by [Lieut.
Col.] William S. Smith ; pay rolls for Oct. and Nov., 1778 ; also, Capt. Hastings's
(6th) CO., Col. Jackson's (16th) regt. ; muster roll for April, 1779, dated Pawtuxet;
enlisted Sept. 1, 1777 ; enlistment, 3 years ; also, same co. and regt. ; return dated
Providence, July 13, 1779 ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay roll for July, 1779 ; also,
Capt. Hastings's (2d) co.. Col. Jackson's regt.; pay roll for Oct., 1779; also,
same co. and regt. ; return made up to Dec. 31, 1779, dated Camp at Providence.

HoLEMAN, William, Sutton. Private, Capt. Bartholomew Woodbury's co.. Col.
Lernad's regt.; return for billeting to and from camp; company marched from
Sutton, Douglas, and Northbridge, Dec. 9, 1775.

HoLEMBECK, EpHRAiM. Private, Capt. Peter Porter's detachment. Gen. Fellows's
(Berkshire Co.) brigade; enlisted July 1, 1778; discharged Oct. 31, 1778, by order
of Brig. Gen. Stark; service under Gen. Stark at Albany; detachment raised for
6 months.

HoLEMBEG, Michael. Private, Capt. Ephraim Fitch's co.. Col. Ashley's (Berkshire
Co.) regt. ; enlisted July 8, 1777 ; discharged July 24, 1777 ; service, 16 days ;
mileage home (100 miles) allowed.

HoLEMES, Eleazer. Order on Henry Gardner, Treasurer, payable to Francis Shurt-
leflF, dated Plympton, Sept. 4, 1780, signed by said Holemes, for bounty for 9 months
service in the Continental Army.

HoLEMS, Job, Halifax. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army, as re-
turned by Capt. Jesse Sturtevant; residence, Halifax; engaged for town of
Halifax; joined Capt. Cogswell's co.. Col. Wesson's regt.; engaged in Sept.,
1777 ; term, 3 years.

HoLEMS, Zaccheus, Saudwich. Private, Capt. Micah Hamlen's co.. Col. Marshall's
regt.; return for advance pay for 1 month, etc., dated Boston, June 27, 1776.

HoLEXBECK, Abraham. Private, Capt. Enoch Noble's co.. Col. John Ashley's (Berk-
shire Co.). regt.; enlisted Aug. 1, 1777; discharged Aug. 20, 1777; service, 20
days ; company marched to Bennington by order of Brig. Gen. John Fellows and
Committee of Safety at request of Gen. Stark. Roll certified at Sheffield.

HoLENBECK, MicHAEL. Private, Capt. James Noble's co.. Col. Benedict Arnold's
regt. ; enlisted May 10, 1775; discharged June 24, 1775; service, 6 weeks 3 days.
Roll sworn to at Pittsfield.



124 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

HoLENBEG, Ephraim. Private, Capt. Ephraim Fitch's co., Col. Hopkins's (Beriishire
Co.) regt. ; enlisted July 15, 1776; discharged Aug. 3, 1776; service, 19 days;
company marched to the Highlands, N. Y., on an alarm.

HoLET, Jam. Pay roll of a number of Indians under Lieut. Andrew Gilman, sworn to
at Boston; service from July 15, 1779, to Aug. 21, 1779, on Penobscot expedition.

HoLETEN, Richard. Receipt dated June 4, 1783, for wages for service to May 10, 1783,
on board the frigate " Hague," commanded by Capt. John Manley.

HoLEWAY, David, Marlborough. List of men raised for the 6 months service and re-
turned by Brig. Gen. Paterson as having passed muster in a return dated Camp
Totoway, Oct. 25, 1780. [See David Hallowell.]

HoLGATE, . [This name also appears under the form of Hilgate.]

HoLGATE, Thomas. Matross, Capt. Benjamin Eustis's co., Col. John Crane's (Artillery)
regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Oct. 24, 1777, to Dec. 31,
1779; also, Capt. Vose's co., Col. Crane's regt.; Continental Army pay accounts
for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780; also, descriptive return made by
order of Gen. Heath, dated Jan. 10, 1781 ; Capt. Thomas Vose's co., 3d Artillery
regt.; rank, Matross; age, 28 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 10 in.; complexion, light; en-
gaged Oct. 27, 1777; term, 3 years; reported re-engaged Oct. 17, 1779, by Lieut.
Hammond for the war.

HoLHiE, Richard, New York. Private, Capt. Brown's co., Col. Hutchinson's (Mass.
Line) regt. of 12 months men ; list of deserters in 1776.

Holiday, Azariah, Simsbury [Conn.]. Private, Capt. Malcom Henry's co., Col.
David Brewer's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 24, 1775;
service, 2 mos. 1 week.

Holiday, Jonah. Private, Capt. Nathan Rowlee's co., Lieut. Col. Timothy Robin-
son's detachment of Hampshire Co. militia; muster roll dated Garrison at Ticon-
deroga, Feb. 25, 1777; enlisted Dec. 25, 1776; enlistment to expire March 25,
1777.

Holiday, Samuel. Private, Capt. Noah Lankton's co., Col. Ashley's (Berkshire Co.)
regt.; enlisted April 26, 1777; discharged May 20, 1777; service, 25 days, at
Saratoga, by order of Gen. Gates.

Holinbeck, Ephraim. Private, Capt. John King's co.. Col. John Brown's (Berkshire
Co.) regt.; enlisted June 29, 1777; discharged July 6, 1777; service, 8 days,
under Gen. Skyler (Schuyler) ; mileage home (70 miles) allowed.

HoLiOAK, Eleazer, Marlborough. Private, Capt. Daniel Barnes's co.. Col. Jonathan
Ward's regt.; company return [probably Oct., 1775] ; reported enlisted into the
train.

HoLis, David. Gunner, Capt. Warner's co.. Col. Revere's regt. ; Continental Army
pay accounts for service from June 17, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779.

HoLiSTER, Elijah. Quartermaster Sergeant, Capt. Isaac Marsh's co., Col. Sears's regt. ;
mustered July 21, 1781 ; discharged Nov. 2, 1781 ; service, 3 mos. 12 days, under
Brig. Gen. Stark ; company raised in Berkshire Co. and stationed at Fort Plains,
Tryon Co. ; order for payment of above roll dated at Stockbridge and signed by
Capt. Marsh.

HoLisTER, Ephraim, Lenox. Sergeant, Capt. Charles Dibble's co., Col. John Pater-
son's regt. ; company return [probably Oct., 1775].

HoLisTER, Ephraim. Capt. Oliver Belding's co., Col. John Brown's regt.; enlisted
Sept. 21, 1777; discharged Oct. 14, 1777; service, 24 days, at the Northward.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 125

HoLiSTER, Jesse. Return made to the Council, dated Sept. 8, 1780, signed by Col.
Joseph Vose, showing officers recommended to fill vacancies in 1st Mass. regt.
and asking that commissions be issued to said officers ; said Holister, a Lieuten-
ant, to be commissioned as Captain Lieutenant, vice Capt. Lieut. Hancock, pro-
moted ; commission to date from Jan. 6, 1780 ; ordered in Council Sept. 16, 1780,
that said officers be commissioned; reported commissioned Sept. 12 [?], 1780;
also, Captain Lieutenant, Col. Joseph Vose's regt. ; muster roll for May, 1781, dated
West Point; appointed Jan. 6, 1780; reported recruiting; also, same regt.; re-
turns of effectives between May 4 and May 25, 1781, dated "West Point; reported
recruiting at Lenox; absent 130 days; also, same regt.; returns of effijctives
between June 1, 1781, and March 1, 1782, dated West Point, Camp Peekskill,
Camp at Phillipsborough, Camp Philadelphia, Camp near Dobbs's Ferry, and
Hutts 1st Brigade; reported recruiting at Lenox from Jan. 28, 1781, by order of
Col. Yose; also, certificate dated Hutts, New Boston, May 27, 1782, signed by J.
Greaton, Colonel, 3d Mass. regt., certifying that Ensign Ebenezer Brown, of 2d
Mass. regt., was entitled to a Lieutenancy in the 1st Mass. regt., vice Capt. Lieut.
Holister, promoted ; also. Captain, Col. Joseph Vose's (1st) regt. ; returns of
effectives between June 14, 1782, and July 12, 1782, dated Camp at West Point;
reported sick and absent; also, same regt.; returns of effectives, dated Camp at
West Point, July 19, and Aug. 2, 1782; reported sick; also, same regt.; return
of effectives, dated Camp at West Point, Sept. 20, 1782 ; reported on duty at
West Point; also, same regt. ; return of effectives, dated Verplanck's Point, Sept.
27, 1782; reported on command in camp; also. Captain, 4th Mass. regt. com-
manded by Col. Henry Jackson ; return of effectives, dated Cantonment, April
11, 1783; reported on furlough.

HoLisTEK, Lazarus. Capt. Oliver Belding's co.. Col. John Brown's regt.; enlisted
Sept. 21, 1777; discharged Oct. 14, 1777; service, 24 days, at the Northward.

HoLiwAT, Calvin. Capt. John Currier's co., Col. Frye's regt. ; receipt for advance
pay, signed by said Holiway and others, dated Cambridge, July 1, 1775.

Holiwat, Ludivick. Private, Capt. Joseph Libbie's (9th) co.,Col. Benjamin Foster's
(Lincoln Co.) regt. ; enlisted June 23, 1777 ; discharged July 16, 1777 ; service,
23 days ; company ordered on duty for defence of Machias and rivers adjacent
when ship " Ambuscade " lay in the harbor.

HoLL, Pero. Capt. Jonathan Evans's co., Col. Frye's regt.; receipt for advance pay,
signed by said Holl and others, dated Camp Cambridge, June 28, 1775.

HoLL, Philip. Private, Col. Armand's Legion (Independent corps taken into Conti-
nental service, agreeable to resolve of June 25, 1778) ; list dated July -, 1778.

HoLLACE, Richard. Return of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from
Capt. Joshua Jordan's (2d) co., Col. Peter Noys's regt., dated Cape Elizabeth,
Nov. 20, 1778 ; said Hollace, with others, reported among those who joined the
Continental Army at Fishkill for the term of 9 months.

HoLLADAT, Jacob. Private, Colonel's co.. Col. Thomas Nixon's (6th) regt. ; Conti-
nental Army pay accounts for service from April 1, 1779, to Sept. 19, 1779; also,
Colonel's co.. Col. Nixon's (5th) regt.; muster roll for May, 1779, dated Camp
Highlands; enlisted May 15 [year not given] ; enlistment, 3 years; reported sick
in general hospital; also. Colonel's co. commanded by Capt. Lieut. Benjamin
Hey wood. Col. Nixon's (6th) regt.; pay rolls for June-Aug., 1779; reported
discharged.

HoLLADAT, Jonah. Private, Capt. Abner Pomeroy's co., Col. Ezra Wood's regt.;
service, 7 mos. 27 days ; enlistment, 8 months ; company marched to state of New
York; wages allowed agreeable to resolve of April 20, 1778; also, same co. and
regt. ; pay roll for part of May and the month of June, 1778 ; said Holladay
allowed 17 days service, being 3 days preceding march, 8 days (160 miles) travel,



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HoLLADAY, Jonah, continued.

and 6 days in camp; also, same co. and regt. ; pay rolls for Aug., Sept., Oct.,
and Dec, 1778 ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay roll for Jan. and part of Feb., 1779 ;
said Holladay allowed 1 mo. 6 days service, being 28 days in camp, 8 days (160
miles) travel home.

Holladay, Joxah. Private, Colonel's co.. Col. Thomas Nixon's regt.; Continental
Army pay accounts for service from Sept. 19, 1779, to Dec. 31, 1779 ; term, 3 years ;
also, Colonel's co. commanded by Capt. Lieut. Benjamin Hey wood, 6th Mass.
regt. ; pay roll for Sept., 1779 ; also, Colonel's co.. Col. Nixon's regt. ; pay roll for
Oct., 1779; also, Colonel's co. commanded by Capt. Lieut. Matthew Chambers,
Col. Nixon's regt.; payrolls for Nov. and Dec, 1779; also. Colonel's co., Col.
Nixon's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to
May 15, 1780 ; also. Colonel's co. commanded by Capt. Lieut. Peter Clayes, Col.
Nixon's regt.; pay roll for Jan.-June, 1780; reported discharged May 15, 1780.

Holladay, Jonah. Private, Lieut. Colonel's co., 6th Mass. regt. ; pay roll for July,
1780 ; enlisted July 5, 1780.

HoLLAN, Jeptha. Descriptive list of men raised to serve in the-Continental Army for
the term of 9 months, agreeable to resolve of June 9, 1779, returned as received of
Justin Ely, Commissioner, by Capt. Christopher Marshall, at Springfield, July
16, 1779; Capt. Goodrich's co., Col. Ashley's regt.; age, 37 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft.
11 in. ; complexion, mulatto; engaged for town of Great Barrington.

HoLLAN, Reuben. Descriptive list of 9 months men raised in Hampshire Co., agree-
able to resolve of June 9, 1779, as returned by Noah Goodman, Superintendent
for said county ; Capt. Thompson's co., Col. Porter's regt. ; age, 19 yrs. ; stature,
5 ft. 8 in. ; complexion, brown ; engaged for town of Pelham ; reported delivered
to Ensign T. Clarke.

Holland, . [This name also appears under the form of Holand, Holden, Hollan,

Hollend, Hollon, Hollond, Holond, Houllend, Howland, Howlin.]

Holland, Abrahajvi. Private, Lieut. Col. Jabez Hatch's (Boston) regt.; service with
detachment commanded by Maj. Andrew Symmes drafted to serve for 5 weeks in
guarding stores at and about Boston under Maj. Gen. Heath, agreeable to order
of Council of May 12, 1777.

Holland, Abraham. Private, Capt. Joseph Shed's co.. Col. Joseph Gerrish's (1st)
regt. ; enlisted Oct. 18, 1779 ; discharged Dec 2, 1779 ; service, 1 mo. 14 days,
near Claverack.

Holland, Amos, Pownalborough. Return of men raised to serve in the Continental
Army from Col. Joseph North's (2d Lincoln Co.) regt., dated Gardnerstown, Feb.
2,1778; residence, Pownalborough ; engaged for town Of Braintree ; term, 3 years.

Holland, Antipas. Private, Capt. Abijah Burbank's co.. Col. Jonathan Holman's
regt.; service, 1 mo. 11 days; company marched from Sutton to Providence,
R. I., Dec. 10, 1776, on an alarm.

Holland, Benjamin, Norwich [Conn.] . Matross, Capt. Thomas Wait Foster's co..
Col. Richard Gridley's (Artillery) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted
May 16, 1775 ; service, 2 mos. 21 days ; also, order for bounty coat or its equiva-
lent in money due for the 8 months service in 1775.

Holland, Benjamin. Private, Capt. David Moore's co.. Col. John Nixon's regt.;
muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 24, 1775; service, 23 days.

Holland, Caesar, Billerica. Capt. John Minot's co.. Col. Dike's regt. ; pay abstract
for travel allowance, etc., to and from Dorchester Heights; said Holland credited
with allowance for 1 day; mileage (52 miles) also allowed; warrant allowed
in Council Nov. 30, 1776.



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Holland, David. List of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for
Suffolk Co., dated Boston, March 2, 1777; Capt. Child's co., Col. Wesson's regt. ;
also, Private, (late) Capt. Abraham Child's (6th) co., Col. James Wesson's regt. ;
Continental Army pay accounts for service from Feb. 26, 1777, to March 15, 1779;
credited to town of Waltham ; reported deserted in 1779; also, Capt. Child's co..
Col. AVesson's regt. ; return of men who were in camp on or before Aug. 15, 1777,
approved April 9, 1779 ; reported deserted Sept. 25, 1777-

Holland, Eben, Stoughtonham. Private, Capt. Edward Bridge Savel's (1st Stough-
tonham) co., Col. Robinson's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775;
service, 2 days.

Holland, Eben, Stoughtonham. Private, Capt. Ebenezer Tisdale's (Stoughtonham)
CO., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 22 days.

Holland, Ebenezer, Stoughtonham. Private, Capt. Stephen Penniman's co.. Col.
Francis's regt. ; pay abstract for travel allowance from camp home, etc., sworn
to in Suffolk Co., Nov. 29, 1776 ; said Holland credited with allowance for 1 day
(20 miles) ; company drafted from Hingham, Braintree, Dorchester, Stoughton-
ham, Milton, and Stoughton ; also, Capt. Stephen Penniman's co.. Col. Dike's
regt.; muster roll for Dec, 1776-Feb., 1777; enlisted Dec. 13, 1776; credited to
town of Stoughton ; regiment raised to serve until March 1, 1777.

Holland, Ebenezer. Private, Capt. John Bradley's co.. Col. Benjamin Gill's regt. ;
enlisted Aug. 14, 1777 ; service, 3 mos. 28 days, including 12 days (240 miles)
travel home; company marched to Manchester, Vt., to join Northern army.
Roll sworn to in Suffolk Co.

Holland, Ebenezer. Private, Capt. Joseph Richards's co. ; entered service Aug. 11,
1779; discharged Sept. 13 (also given Sept. 11), 1779; service, 1 mo. 3 days;
company formed part of a detachment of 400 men which marched to Rhode
Island to serve for 1 month under Capt. Samuel Fisher. Roll dated Stoughton.

Holland, Ebenezer. Return of men raised in Suffolk Co. for Continental service,
agreeable to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780; engaged for town of Milton; engaged Jan.
18, 1781 ; also, Matross, Capt. William Treadwell's co.. Col. John Crane's (3d
Artillery) regt.; muster roll for April, 1781, dated West Point; enlisted Jan. 18,
1781 ; joined April 24, 1781 ; enlistment, 3 years ; also, muster rolls for Aug. and
Sept., 1781 ; reported died Sept. 27, 1781.

Holland, Ephraim. Private, Capt. John Maynard's co.. Col. Job Cushing's regt. ;
marched Aug. 21, 1777; discharged Aug. 23, 1777; service, 6 days, including 3
days (60 miles) travel home ; company marched to Hadley by order of Col.
Denney on an alarm at Bennington. Roll dated Shrewsbury.

Holland, Ephraim. Private, Capt. John Drury's co.. Col. Ezra Wood's regt. ; enlisted
June 6, 1778; discharged Feb. 10, 1779; service, 8 mos. 4 days; enlistment, 8
months; company stationed at North river, N. Y.; also, order on Capt. John
Potter, Paymaster, Col. Wood's regt., payable to Samuel Crosby, Jr., dated
Shrewsbury, April 12, 1779, signed by said Holland and others, for wages for 8
mos. service in Col. Wood's regt.

Holland, Ephraim. Private, Capt. Isaac Harrington's co.. Col. Samuel Denney's
regt.; enlisted Oct. 18, 1779; discharged Dec. 2, 1779; service, 1 mo. 15 days;
company detached to join Continental Army for 3 months and ordered to march
to Claverack.

Holland, Ephraim. Marine, state ship " Tartar," commanded by Capt. John Cath-
cart; engaged June 9, 1782; discharged Nov. 21, 1782; service, 5 mos. 12 days;
roll sworn to at Boston; also. Seaman, State sloop " Winthrop," commanded by
Capt. George Little; engaged Dec. 6, 1782; discharged March 17, 1783; service,
3 mos. 12 days.



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