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regt.; pay roll for Dec, 1779, allowing 20 days service at Rhode Island; also,
same co. and regt. ; pay roll for Dec, 1779, allowing 1 mo. 4 days service at
Rhode Island, including travel (75 miles) home.

HoLLis, David. Returns for rations between July 10, 1779, and Sept. 25, 1779, and
between March 25, 1780, and May 6, 1780, dated Boston, of men employed under
Col. William Burbeck at the Laboratory.



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HoLLis, David. Gunner, Capt. Winthrop Gray's (3d) co., Col. Thomas Crafts's (Artil-
lery) regt. ; service from time of enlistment to Aug. 1, 1777, 2 mos. 10 days ; also,
same co. and regt. ; return of men who marched on a secret expedition to Rhode
Island and were entitled to bounty, dated Boston, Jan. 8, 1778; also, same co.
and regt. ; list of men entitled to additional bounty, dated Jan. 12, 1778 ; also,
same co. and regt. ; list of men who received bounty from April 30, 1777, to Dec.
30, 1777, 8 months; also, Gunner, (late) Capt. Jonathan Warner's (3d) co., in a
corps of artillery lately commanded by Lieut. Col. Paul Revere ; service from
Jan. 1, 1780, to May 8, 1780, 4 mos. 8 days.

HoLLis, David Private, Capt. Jesse Sturtevant's co.. Col. John Jacobs's regt.; en-
listed Aug. 2, 1780; discharged Nov. 1, 1780; service, 2 mos. 30 days; regiment
detached from militia to reinforce Continental Army at Rhode Island for 3 months.

HoLLis, Ebenezeh, Cohasset. Cook, armed schooner " Resolution," commanded by
Capt. Amos Potter ; descriptive list of officers and crew, sworn to in SuflFolk Co.,
April 5, 1781 ; age, 44 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 10 in. ; complexion, dark ; residence,
Cohasset.

HoLLis, Ebenezer, Weymouth. Private, Capt. Jacob Goold's co.. Col. Greaton's
regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 27, 1775; service, 13 weeks
5 days ; also, Capt. Goold's co., 36th regt. ; company return [probably Oct.,
1775] ; company stationed at Fort No. 2, Cambridge.

HoLLis, Ebenezer. Private, Capt. Theophilus Wilder's co., Col. Benjamin Gill's
regt. ; enlisted Aug. 24, 1777 ; discharged Nov. 29, 1777 ; service, 3 mos. 19 days,
in Northern department, including 13 days (252 miles) travel home; company
raised for 3 months. Roll sworn to in Suffolk Co.

HoLLis, Ebenezer. Gunner, Capt. Cushing's co.. Col. Revere's regt. ; Continental
Army pay accounts for service from Nov. 8, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; also, Capt.
Perez Cushing's (1st) co., Lieut. Col. Paul Revere's corps of artillery; service
from Jan. 1, 1780, to May 8, 1780, 4 mos. S days ; roll dated Boston.

HoLLis, Ebenezer. Pay roll for 6 months men raised by the town of Boston for ser-
vice in the Continental Army during 1780 ; enlisted July 1, 1780; discharged Dec.
22, 1780; service, 6 mos. 2 days, including 10 days (200 miles) travel.

HoLLis, Elijah (also given Elisha), Lanesborough. Private, Capt. Asa Barns's co..
Col. Patterson's regt. of Minute-men, which marched in response to the alarm of
April 19, 1775; entered service April 22, 1775; service, 22 days; also. Corporal,
Capt. Asa Barns's co.. Col. Benjamin Ruggles Woodbridge's regt. ; receipt for
advance pay, signed by said Hollis and others, dated Cambridge, June 30, 1775;
also. Corporal, same co. and regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted May
25, 1775; service, 2 mos. 8 days; also, 3d Corporal, same co. and regt.; com-
pany return dated Sept. 28, 1775; also, Private, Capt. Ebenezer Newell's co.. Col.
Symonds's regt.; service, 6 days; company marched from Lanesborough to
Meloomscuyck Aug. 14, 1777, on an alarm ; also, Capt. Enos Parker's co., Col.
Jacob Gerrish's regt.; enlisted June 3, 1778; discharged Jan. 1, 1779; service, 6
mos. 1 day ; company detached from Berkshire Co. militia to guard stores at
Springfield for 6 months from July 1, 1778 ; also, Capt. Asa Barns's (1st) co.. Col.
Israel Chapen's (3d) regt.; enlisted Oct. 16, 1779; discharged Nov. 21, 1779; ser-
vice, 1 mo. 10 days, at Claverack ; regiment raised to reinforce Continental Army
for 3 months; also, Capt. Asa Barns's co.. Col. Benjamin Simonds's (Berkshire
Co.) regt. ; service, 5 days, on an alarm at the Northward ; company marched
from Lanesborough Oct. 26, 1780.

HoLLis, Hezekiah. Private, Capt. Thomas Nash's co.. Col. Solomon Lovell's regt. ;
service, 2 days, subsequent to March 10, 1776. Roll sworn to at Weymouth.

Hollis, Isaac, Braintree. Private, Capt. Isaac Thayer's co., Col. Thomas Marshall's
regt.; enlisted June 1, 1776; service to Jan. 1, 1777, 7 mos. 1 day.



142 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS



HoLLis, Isaac, Braintree. Return of men raised to serve in the Continental Army
from Col. Ebenezer Thayer, Jr. 's {5th Suffolk Co.) regt. ; residence, Braintree;
engaged for town of Braintree ; joined Capt. Winslow's co., Col. Marshall's regt. ;
term, 3 years ; also, list of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master
for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, March 30, 1777; Capt. Winslow's co.. Col. Mar-
shall's regt.; also, Private, 5th co., Col. Thomas Marshall's regt.; Continental
Army pay accounts for service from March 11, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; also, Capt.
Nathaniel Winslow's co., Col. Marshall's regt.; subsistence allowed from date of
enlistment, March 1, 1777, to April 4, 1777 ; credited with 35 days allowance; sub-
sistence also allowed for 11 days travel on march to Bennington ; roll sworn to at
Boston; also, Capt. Jacob Wales's (1st) co., Col. Marshall's (10th) regt.; return
of men who were in camp on or before Aug. 15, 1777 ; also, same co. and regt. ;
muster rolls for Jan. and March, 1779, dated West Point; enlisted March 11,1777;
reported on command at Tarrytown in Jan., 1779; transferred to the infantry
April 1, 1779 ; also, 5th co., Col. Marshall's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts
for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to March 11, 1780; reported discharged March 11,
1780.

HoLLis, Isaac. 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 9,
1780; age, 18 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 6 in.; complexion, ruddy; engaged for town of
Braintree; arrived at Springfield July 8, 1780; marched to camp July 9, 1780,
under command of Lieut. Jackson, of the artillery ; also, Matross ; pay roll for 6
months men detached from militia of the town of Braintree to serve in the Con-
tinental Army during 1780; marched July 4, 1780; discharged Dec. 24, 1780, 240
miles from home; service, 6 mos. 2 days.

HoLLis, Isaac. Private, Capt. Thomas Newcomb's co., Lieut. Col. Joseph Webb's
regt. ; enlisted Sept. 2, 1781 ; discharged Dec. 5, 1781 ; service, 3 mos. 14 days, at
Peekskill, N. Y., including 11 days (220 miles) travel home; company raised for
3 months.

HoLLis, Isaac. Capt. Thomas Cushing's co. ; payrolls for service from Jan. 25, 1786,
to Jan. 25, 1787, at the Castle.

HoLLis, Jesse. Private, Capt. Thomas Cushing's co. ; service from Jan. 25, 1785, to
Oct. 24, 1785, 9 mos. ; company raised for defence of Castle and Governor's
Islands ; rolls sworn to at Boston ; also, same co. ; pay rolls for service from Oct.
25, 1785, to Jan. 25, 1787, at the Castle.

HoLiis, John. Private, Capt. Eliphalet Sawen's co.. Col. William Mcintosh's regt.;
enlisted March 25, 1778 ; discharged April 7, 1778 ; service, 13 days, with guards
at Roxbury. [See John Hall.]

HoLLis, John, Jr., Braintree. Private, Capt. Elihu Adams's co.. Col. Benjamin
Lincoln's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 4 days;
roll made up and sworn to by David Linfield, 1st Lieutenant.

HoLLis, Jonathan. Corporal, Capt. Winthrop Gray's (3d) co.. Col. Thomas Crafts's
(Artillery) regt. ; service from time of enlistment to Aug. 1, 1777, 2 mos. 10 da3-s ;
also, statement dated Boston, Sept. 22, 1777, signed by said HoUis and others
belonging to Col. Crafts's regt., declaring their refusal to leave Boston unless their
bounty or wages, or both, were made equivalent to those allowed the soldiers of
the Continental train of artillery; also, Capt. Winthrop Gray's (3d) co.. Col.
Thomas Crafts's (Artillery) regt. ; i-eturn of men who marched on a secret expe-
dition to Rhode Island and were entitled to bounty, dated Boston, Jan. 8, 1778;
also, same co. and regt. ; return of men entitled to additional bounty, dated Boston,
Jan. 12, 1778; also, Capt. William Todd's co.. Col. Crafts's regt.; list of men
who received bounty from April 30, 1777, to Dec. 30, 1777, 8 months ; also, Ser-



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 143

HoLLis, Jonathan, coiitinued.

geant, Capt. Caleb Champney's co., Maj. Nathaniel Heath's detachment of guards ;
enlisted May 15, 1779; discharged Aug. 14, 1779; service, 3 mos., at and about
Boston.

HoLLis, Joseph, Pembroke. Private, Capt. Elijah Cushing's co. of Minute-men, which
marched in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775, from West Parish in Pem-
broke to Marshfield; entered service April 21, 1775; discharged April 22, 1775;
service, 2 days.

HoLLis, Nathan. Private, Capt. Jonah Washburn's co., Col. Ebenezer White's regt.;
marched Aug. 1, 1780; discharged Aug. 9, 1780; service, 9 days; company
marched to Rhode Island on an alarm. Roll sworn to at Middleborough.

HoLLis, Nathaniel, Braintree. Private, Capt. John Vinton's co. of Minute-men, Col.
Benjamin Lincoln's regt., which assembled April 29, 1775; service, 3 days.

HoLLis, Richard, Cape Elizabeth. Private, Capt. John Wentworth's co. ; pay
abstract for mileage, dated Watertown, Aug. 20, 1775; mileage (140 miles)
allowed said Hollis; also, Capt. John Wentworth's co.. Col. Aaron Willard's
regt. ; pay abstract for travel allowance from home to Bennington, dated Boston,
Jan. 6, 1777 ; 322 miles travel allowed said Hollis ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay
abstract for travel allowance, etc., home from place of discharge, Fort Edward,
dated Boston, Jan. 15, 1777 ; 424 miles travel allowed said Hollis ; also, list of men
raised in Cumberland Co., as returned by Brig. Lemuel Thompson, dated Bruns-
wick ; also, descriptive list of men raised in Cumberland Co. to serve in the Conti-
nental Army for the term of 9 months from the time of their arrival at camp,
agreeable to resolve of April 13 [20] , 1778, and mustered in from Gen. Thompson's
brigade, certified at Falmouth, June 15, 1778, by Daniel Ilsley, Muster Master, as
mustered and delivered to Maj. James Johnson, Superintendent for said county ;
Capt. Jordan's co.. Col. Noyes's regt.; age, 25 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 5 in.; com-
plexion, light; also, list of men returned as received of Maj. James Johnson, by
Jonathan Warner, Commissioner, at Fishkill, June 25, 1778; engaged for town
of Cape Elizabeth; arrived at Fishldll June 22, 1778; also, list of men returned
as received of Jonathan Warner, Commissioner, by Col. R. Putnam, July 20,
1778.

Hollis, Richard. Capt. Nathan Brown's co., Lieut. Col. Israel Hutchinson's regt. ;
order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Winter Hill, Oct. 27, 1775.

Hollis, Samuel, Kingston (also given Plymouth and Hanover). Private, Capt. Peleg
Wadsworth's co.. Col. Theophilus Cotton's (16th) regt.; company return dated
Oct. 7, 1775; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Rox-
bury, Nov. 6, 1775; also, list of men mustered to serve in the Continental Army
by James Hatch, Muster Master for Plymouth Co., endorsed " mustered for Col.
Jacobs Reg't. ;" residence, Plymouth; mustered June 3, 1779; enlistment, dur-
ing war; also, descriptive list of men raised in Plymouth Co. in 1779 to serve in
the Continental Army; age, 40 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 5 in.; complexion, sandy;
engaged for town of Kingston; delivered to Ensign E. White; also. Private, 5th
CO., Col. John Bailey's (2d) regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service
from May 16, 1779, to Dec. 31, 1779; also, Capt. Seth Drew's co.. Col. Bailey's
regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31,
1780 ; residence, Kingston ; credited to town of Kiogston ; also, list of men en-
titled to $20 or 200 acres of land, agreeable to resolve of March 5, 1801 ; 4th Mass.
regt. ; residence, Hanover.

Hollis, Silas, Braintree. Sergeant, Capt. John Vinton's (Braintree) co. of grena-
diers. Col. Benjamin Lincoln's regt., which assembled April 19, 1775; service, 3
days; also, Capt. John Vinton's co. of Minute-men, Col. Benjamin Lincoln's
regt., which assembled April 29, 1775 ; service, 3 days ; also, 2d Lieutenant, Capt.
John Vinton's (Independent) co. ; muster roll dated Jan.-, 1776; enlisted May



144 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AOT) SAILORS



HoLLis, Silas, continued.

3, 1775; service, 8 mos. 18 days; also, Captain, Col. John Robinson's regt. ; pay
roll of said Hollis's co. made up for service from July 1, 1777, 6 mos., at Rhode
Island.

HoLLis, Silas. Private, Capt. Eliphalet Sawen's co.. Col. William Mcintosh's regt.;
enlisted March 25, 1778 ; discharged April 7, 1778 ; service, 13 days, with guards
at Roxbury.

HoLLis, Simeon, Braintree. Private, Capt. Seth Turner's (Independent) co. ; enlisted
May 8, 1775 ; service, 8 mos. 13 days ; enlistment, 8 months ; also, return of men
who enlisted for the ensuing year under the new establishment, dated Roxbury
Camp, Dec. 16, 1775.

HoLLis, Simon (also given Simeon). Private, Wheeler's co. of Artillery artificers ;

Continental Army pay accounts for service from March 10, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779;
term, 3 years ; also, return [year not given] , signed by Tho. Chase, D. Q. M. G., of
wagoners, artificers, etc., serving in his department; said HoUis appears among
carpenters and wheelwrights stationed at Boston.

HoLLis, Stephen, Braintree. Private, Capt. John Porter's co.. Col. Paul Dudley Sar-
gent's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted July 7, 1775; service, 1 mo.
3 days; also, company return dated Camp before Boston, Oct. 6, 1775.

HoLLis, Stephen, Braintree. Return of men raised to serve in the Continental Army
from Col. Ebenezer Thayer, Jr.'s (5th Suffolk Co.) regt.; residence, Braintree;
engaged for town of Braintree ; joined Capt. Winslow's co.. Col. Marshall's regt. ;
term, 3 years ; also, list of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for
Suifolk Co., dated Boston, July 20, 1777; Capt. Winslow's co.. Col. Marshall's
regt.

HoLLis, Stephen, Braintree. Return of men raised to serve in the Continental Army
from Col. Ebenezer Thayer, Jr.'s (5th Suifolk Co.) regt., dated Braintree, Jan.
20, 1778; residence, Braintree; engaged for town of Braintree; joined Capt.
Child's CO., Col. Greaton's regt. ; term, 3 years. [Name appears twice on roll.]

HoLLis, Stephen, Braintree (also given Hingham). List of men mustered between
April 9 and April 24, 1777, by James Hatch, Muster Master for Plymouth Co. ;
Col. Shepard's regt.; age, 23 yrs. ; enlisted by Capt. Pope; enlistment, during
war; also. Private, Capt. Isaac Pope's co.. Col. William Sheppard's (4th) regt.;
Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779;
credited to town of Braintree; also, Capt. Isaac Pope's co.. Col. Shepard's (3d)
regt.; muster roll for July and Aug., 1778, dated Camp at Providence ; reported
" sick вАФ Valley ; " also, same co. and regt. ; muster rolls for Oct. and Nov., 1778,
March and April, 1779, dated Camp at Providence ; enlisted Nov. 30, 1776 ; also,
same co. and regt. ; return [year not given] ; residence, Hingham ; enlisted for
town of Hingham; mustered by Continental Muster Master; also, Capt. Isaac
Pope's CO., Col. William Shepard's (4th) regt.; muster rolls for May and July,
1781, sworn to at Camp Phillipsborough; reported on command with Col. Scam-
mel; also, muster rolls for Aug. and Sept., 1781, dated Camp Peekskill ; reported
with Col. Scammell's detachment; also, muster roll for Oct. and Nov., 1781, dated
Hutts 1st Brigade, and swofn to at West Point; reported sick in Jersey; also,
muster roll for Dec, 1781, dated Hutts, and sworn to at West Point ; reported sick
in Pennsylvania ; also, muster roll for Jan., 1782, dated York Hutts, and sworn to
at West Point; also, muster roll for Feb., 1782, dated Cantonment 1st Brigade,
and sworn to at West Point.

HoLLis, Thomas (also given Thomas, Jr.), Braintree. 2d Lieutenant, Capt. John
Vinton's (Braintree) co. of grenadiers. Col. Benjamin Lincoln's regt., which
assembled April 19, 1775; service, 3 days; also. Ensign, Capt. John Vinton's co.
of Minute-men, Col. Benjamin Lincoln's regt., which assembled April 29, 1775;



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HoLLis, Thomas (also given Thomas, Jr.), continued.

service, 3 days; also, Lieutenant, Capt. Moses French's co., Col. Joseph Palmer's
regt. ; service, 15 days ; company assembled at Braintree March 4, 1776 ; also,
Capt. Moses French's co., Col. Jonathan Bass's regt.; service, 4 days; company
assembled at Braintree June 13, 1776, upon orders to march to Hough's Neck,
and June 24, 1776, upon orders to march to Nantasket; also, Captain, 2d co., Col.
Ebenezer Thayer, 3d's (5th Suffolk Co.) regt. of Mass. militia; list of oflScers
chosen in said regiment, dated Braintree, July 8, 1777 ; ordered in Council July
17, 1777, that said officers be commissioned ; reported commissioned July 17, 1777-

HoLLis, Thojias. Private, Capt. Thomas Nash's co.. Col. Solomon Lovell's regt.;
service, 2 days, subsequent to March 10, 1776. Roll sworn to at Weymouth.

HoLLis, Thomas. Private, Capt. Eliphalet Sawen's co.. Col. William Mcintosh's regt. ;
enlisted March 25, 1778 ; discharged April 7, 1778 ; service, 13 days, with guards
at Roxbury.

HoLLiss, Ebexezer. 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 re-
ceived of Justin Ely, Commissioner, by Brig. Gen. John Glover, at Springfield,
July 16, 1780 ; age, 41 yrs. ; stature, 6 ft. ; complexion, light ; engaged for town of
Boston ; marched to camp July 16, 1780, under command of Sergt. Thomas Kench.

HoLLisTER, . [This name also appears under the form of Hillister, Holister, Hol-

lester, Holleston, HoUestor.]

HoLLisTER, Elijah, Lenox. Private, Capt. Joseph Raymond's co.. Col. Israel Chapen's
regt.; enlisted Oct. 18, 1777; discharged Nov. 21, 1777; service, 1 mo. 8 days, at
Claverack ; regiment raised to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months ; also,
Capt. Samuel Goodrich's co., Lieut. Col. Miles Powell's (Berkshire Co.) regt.;
enlisted July 18, 1779; discharged Aug. 22, 1779; service, 1 mo. 10 days, at New
Haven, Conn., including 5 days (110 miles) travel home ; 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.

HOLLISTER, Ephraim, Lcnox. Sergeant, Capt. Charles Dibbell's co. of Minute-men,
Col. John Paterson's regt., which marched April 22, 1775, in response to the alarm
of April 19, 1775 ; service, 13 days ; also, list of men returned as serving on picket
guard under Maj. Loammi Baldwin, dated May 11, 1775; also, Capt. Charles Dib-
bell's CO., Col. John Patterson's regt. ; order for bounty coat or its equivalent in
money dated Dec. 26, 1775.

HoLLisTER, Ephraim. Receipt dated Lee, March 25, 1781, signed by John Elles, for
bounty paid him by said HoUister and others to serve in the Continental Army
for the term of 3 years.

HOLLISTER, GuRDiN. Private, Capt. Ezra Whittelsey's co., Col. John Brown's detacn-
ment of Berkshire Co. militia; enlisted Sept. 7, 1777; discharged Sept. 26, 1777;
service, 20 days, at the Northward.

HoLLisTER, Jesse, Lenox. Corporal, Capt. Charles Dibbell's co. of Minute-men, Col.
John Paterson's regt., which marched April 22, 1775, in response to the alarm of
April 19, 1775; service, 13 days; also, Capt. Charles Dibbell's co.. Col. John Pat-
erson's (26th) regt. ; company return [probably Oct., 1775] ; also, order for
bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Fort No. 3, Charlestown, Oct. 26,
1775 ; also, Lieutenant, Col. Joseph Vose's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts
for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; also, Capt. Moses Ashley's co..
Col. Vose's regt.; muster roll dated July 1, 1777; enlisted Nov. 13, 1776; com-
missioned Jan. 1, 1777; reported sick but present; also, same co. and regt.; re-
turn of men who enlisted before Aug. 16, 1777, and marched with regiment to
Peeliskill; also, 1st Lieutenant, same co. and regt.; muster roll for Dec, 1777,
dated Camp near Valley Forge; appointed Nov. 4, 1777; also, Col. Vose's regt.;



146 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

HoLLisTER, Jesse, cojitimied.

return of officers for clothing, dated Boston, May 25, 1778 ; also, Capt. Ashley's
CO., Col. Vose's regt. ; muster rolls for Nov. and Dec, 1778; also, Capt. Ashley's
CO., Col. Vose's (14th) regt.; muster rolls for Jan., March and April, 1779, sworn
to in Quarters at Providence; also. Col. Vose's regt.; Continental Army pay
accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780; also. Captain, Ist Mass.
regt.. Gen. Glover's brigade; return of officers, dated Boston, Dec. 14, 1780; also,
Captain Lieutenant, Col. Joseph Vose's (1st) regt. ; muster roll of field, staff, and
commissioned officers for Jan., 1781, dated Garrison at West Point; appointed
Jan. 6, 1780; reported recruiting at Lenox; also, muster roll of field, staff, and
commissioned officers for July, 1781, dated Camp near Dobl)s's Ferry ; reported
recruiting; also, muster rolls of field, staff, and commissioned officers for Aug.
and Sept., 1781, dated Camp at Peekskill; also, muster roll of field, staff, and
commissioned officers for Oct. and Nov., 1781, dated York Huts; also, Captain,
Col. Henry Jackson's (4th) regt.; list of officers belonging to 1st Mass. brigade
[year not given, probably 1782 or 1783] showing dates of commissions ; commis-
sioned March 21, 1782; also. Captain, Col. William Shepard's (4th) regt.; returns
of effectives, dated Nov. 22, and Nov. 29, 1782 ; reported on duty with light infantry ;
also, 4th Mass. regt. commanded by Lieut. Col. James Mellen; return of effec-
tives, dated Camp near New Windsor, Dec. 6, 1782 ; reported with light infantry;
also, 4th Mass. regt. commanded by Col. Henry Jackson ; returns of effectives,
dated Camp near New Windsor, Dec. 20, 1782, and Jan. 3, 1783; reported attend-
ing general court-martial ; also, same regt. ; return of effectives, dated Canton-
ment 1st Mass. Brigade, Jan. 10, 1783 ; reported attending general court-martial
in camp; also, same regt.; returns of effectives, dated Feb. 14, and Feb. 21,
1783 ; reported on duty at the Lines ; also, same regt. ; return of effectives, dated
Cantonment Mass. Hutts, April 4, 1783; reported on furlough; also, order dated
Nov. 19, 1783, for wages for May-Dec. [year not given] , appearing in a register
of orders accepted on account of wages.

HoLLisTER, Jesse. Lieutenant; list of men returned as serving on picket guard under
Maj. Baldwin, dated May 23, 1775.

HoLXiSTER, Joseph, Lenox. Private, Capt. Caleb Hyde's co.. Col. James Easton's
regt. ; marched May 10, 1775 ; service, 5 days ; company marched from Lenox
on an alarm at Ticonderoga.

HoLLisTER, Lazarus. Corporal, Capt. Oliver Belding's co., Maj. Caleb Hyde's detach-
ment of militia ; entered service July 8, 1777 ; discharged July 26, 1777 ; service,
19 days, in Northern department.

HoLLiSTER, Smith. Private, Capt. Joseph Raymond's co., Col. Israel Chapen's regt.;
enlisted Oct. 18, 1777; discharged Nov. 21, 1777; service, 1 mo. 8 days, at
Claverack; regiment raised to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months; also,
Capt. Samuel Goodrich's co., Lieut. Col. Miles Powell's (Berkshire Co.) regt.;
enlisted July 18, 1779; discharged Aug. 22, 1779; service, 1 mo. 10 days, at New
Haven, Conn., including 5 days (110 miles) travel home.

HoLLisTER, William, Lenox. Return of men raised to serve in the Continental Army ;
residence, Lenox; engaged for town of Lenox; joined Capt. Ashley's co., Col.
Vose's regt. ; also, list of men mustered between Jan. 20, 1777, and June 1, 1778,
by Trueman Wheler, Muster Master for Berkshire Co. ; Capt. Ashley's co. ; term,
during war; also, Private, Capt. Moses Ashlej''s co.. Col. Joseph Vose's regt.;
Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779;
also, same co. and regt. ; return of men who were enlisted before Aug. 16, 1777,
and marched with regiment to Peekskill ; also, same co. and regt. ; muster roll
for Dec, 1777, dated Camp near Valley Forge ; enlisted Jan. 1 (also given March
1), 1777; reported sick at Fishkill; also, Capt. Ashley's co.. Col. Vose's (14th)
regt.; pay rolls for Jan., March, and April, 1779, sworn to in Quarters at Provi-
dence ; also, Light Infantry co., Col. Vose's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts



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