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IX THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 147

HoLLiSTER, William, continued.

for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Sept. 30, 1780; reported deserted Sept. 30, 1780,
returned and joined in Jan., 1781; also, Capt. Ashley's co.. Col. Vose's (1st)
regt. ; muster roll for July, 1780, dated Camp " Tenith ; " reported transferred to
Light Infantry co. ; also, Capt. Nathaniel Cushing's (Light Infantry) co., Col.
Joseph Vose's (1st) regt.; muster roll for Jan., 1781, dated Garrison at West
Point; also, muster roll for Feb.-Nov., 1781, dated Huts near West Point; re-
ported died July 21, 1781.

HoLLisTON . [This name appears under the form of Holeten, HoUaston.]

HoLLiTT, James. Quarter Master, Col. James Hunter's corps raised for defence of
eastern Massachusetts; appointed April 1, 1782; discharged Aug. 30, 1782; ser-
vice, 5 mos.

HoLLMAN, Edward. Private, Capt. Thomas Lord's co.. Col. Nathan Sparhawk's
regt. ; enlisted Aug. 21, 1777 ; discharged Aug. 26, 1777 ; service, 10 days, including
5 days (96 miles) travel home; company marched from Athol to Bennington.
[See Edward Hamon.]

HoLLMES, Robert. Private, Capt. Luke Hitchcock's co.. Col. Joseph "Vose's (1st)
regt. ; muster roll for June, 1781, sworn to in Camp at Phillipsborough ; enlisted
April 20, 1781 ; enlistment, 3 years.

HoLLMS, Nathaniel, Middleborough. Private, Capt. Isaac Wood's co.. Col. The-
ophilus Cotton's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted May 5, 1775 ;
vice, 3 mos. 4 days.

HoLLOLWAT, David. Receipt given to Capt. Benjamin Munroe, dated Stow, July 2
1779, signed by said HoUolway and others, for wages, etc., due for service in Col
Sprout's regt. at Rhode Island in 1778.

HoLLON, Jeffrey, Hull. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army, as re
turned by the Selectmen of Hull, sworn to at Boston, Feb. 20, 1778; residence
Hull; engaged for town of Hull; joined Capt. Fragtham's (Frothingham's) also
given Capt. Winslow's co.. Col. Crain's (Crane's) regt. ; term, 3 years.

HoLLON, John, Salisbury. Private, Capt. Stephen Merrill's (Salisbury) co.. Col. Caleb
Cushing's regt., which marched April 20, 1775, in response to the alarm of April
19, 1775; service, 3^ days.

HoLLON, Joseph. Private, Capt. Joshua Whitney's co.. Col. Josiah Whitney's regt.;
service from July 31, 1778, to Sept. 14, 1778, 1 mo. 18 days, at Rhode Island.
Roll dated Worcester.

HoLLON, MiCAH. Private, Capt. John Kettell's co., Maj. Nathaniel Heath's detach
ment of guards; enlisted Aug. 21 (also given Aug. 24), 1779; discharged Sept.
30, 1779 ; service, 1 mo. 12 (also given 1 mo. 13) days ; company detached from
militia to serve at and about Boston for 3 months from July -, 1779.

HoLLOND, Benjamin. Matross, Capt. Thomas Waite Foster's co.. Col. Richard Grid-
ley's (Artillery) regt. ; company return [probably Oct., 1775] ; reported deserted.

HoLLOND, Ebenezer. Private, Capt. Edward Bridge Savell's (Stoughtonham) co.,
Col. Gill's regt. ; service, 5 days ; company marched to Dorchester Heights,
March 4, 1776, on an alarm.

HoLLOND, James. List of men mustered subsequent to Jan. 17, 1778, by James
Leonard, Muster Master for Bristol Co., dated March 17, 1778 ; Col. William Lea's
regt. ; engaged for town of Rehoboth.

HoLLOND, Jame.s. Private, Capt. James Black's (Chester) co. commanded by Lieut.
William Campbell, Col. David Moosley's (Moseley's) regt. ; enlisted June 15,
1782, discharged June 17, 1782; service, 3 days, on an alarm at Northampton.
Roll certified at Chester.



148 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS



HoLLOND, Joseph. Pay roll for 6 months men raised by the town of Stoughtonham
for service in the Continental Army during 1780; marched July 4, 1780; dis-
charged Jan. -, 1781 ; service, 6 mos. 16 days, including travel (220 miles) home.

HoLLOND, Nathaniel, Stoughtonham. Private, Capt. Samuel Payson's co., Col. John
Graton's regt. of Minute-men, which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775;
service, 8 days.

HoLLOND, SiMOX. Private, Capt. James Black's (Chester) co. commanded by Lieut.
William Campbell, Col. David Moosley's (Moseley's) regt. ; enlisted June 15,
1782; discharged June 17, 1782; service, 3 days, on an alarm at Northampton.
Roll certified at Chester.

HoLLOXD, Thomas. Order on Henry Gardner, Treasurer, payable to Jacob Davis,
dated Charlton, March 25, 1782, signed by said Hollond and others, for wages for
3 months service in 1780 in Capt. B. Alton's co.. Col. J. Rand's regt.

HoLLORDAT, JoHx, Newburyport. Matross, Capt. Samuel Russell Trevett's co.. Col.
Richard Gridley's regt.; muster roll dated June 21, 1775; enlisted June 1, 1775;
service, 20 days.

Hollos, Elijah. Private, Capt. Asa Barns's co., Col. Benjamin Simonds's regt.;
service, 7 days, at the Northward ; company marched from Lanesborough Oct.
14, 1780.

Hollowa, Joseph. Fifer, Capt. Asa Green's co. of militia under command of Col.
Joseph Noyes, Commander of militia stationed at South Kingston ; enlisted Dec.
5, 1776; service to Jan. 8, 1777, 35 days.

HoLLowAT, . [This name also appears under the form of Cornwell, Halaway,

Hallaway, Halleway, Halloway, Hallowell, Hallway, Holiway, HoUaway, HoUe-
way, Hollowa, HoUewell, HoUowell, Holoway, Holway, Holwell.]

HoLLOwAT, Abneb. Private, Capt. Thomas Whipple's co. of guards ; enlisted April
20, 1780 ; discharged Dec. 20, 1780 ; service, 8 mos. 1 day ; company raised for 8
months and stationed at Rutland.

HoLLowAT, Calvin, Maiden. Private, Major's co.. Col. Calvin Smith's (late Wiggles-
worth's) regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service fi-om Jan. 25, 1777, to
Dec. 31, 1779; also, (late) Capt. Matthew Fairfield's co.. Col. Edward Wiggles-
worth's regt. ; return of men who were in service on or before Aug. 15, 1777 ; also,
Capt. Joseph McNall's co.. Col. Edward Wigglesworth's regt.; muster roll for
May, 1778, dated Camp Valley Forge ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay roll for Oct.,
1778; also, same co. and regt.; return [year not given]; residence, Maiden;
enlisted for town of Maiden ; enlistment, during war ; mustered by Col. Barber ;
also, Capt. Peter Page's co.. Col. Wigglesworth's regt. ; muster roll for March
and April, 1779, dated Providence; enlisted Jan. 8, 1777; reported transferred to
Major's co. ; also. Major's co., Col. Smith's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts
for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780.

Hollowat, Charles. Boy, ship "Protector," commanded by Capt. John Foster
Williams; engaged Sept. 21, 1780; discharged Aug. 1, 1781; service, 10 mos. 10
days ; reported returned from captivity.

HoLLOwAY, Daniel, Greenfield. 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 Daniel Cornwell and Daniel Hollewell.]

Hollowat, Elijah. Descriptive list of men raised in Hampshire Co. to serve in the
Continental Army, as returned by Noah Goodman, Superintendent ; age, 24 yrs. ;
stature, 5 ft. 7 in.; complexion, light; hair, light; occupation, shoemaker; en-
gaged for town of Granville; engaged March 14, 1781 ; term, 3 years.



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HoLLOWAT, Henry. Memorandum of beef delivered Capt. Edward Fettyplace's co.
of coast guards ; date of delivery, Feb. 18, 1777.

HoLLOWAT, John. Private, Capt. Henry Peirce'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.

HoLLOWAT, John. Corporal, Capt. Isaac Gage's co., in a regiment commanded by
Lieut. Col. Joseph Webb; marched Sept. 6, 1781; discharged Dec. 3, 1781; ser-
vice, 3 mos. 9 days, including 11 days (220 miles) travel home; company de-
tached from Col. Dana's regt. to join Continental Army near West Point, N. Y.,
for 3 months. Roll sworn to in Middlesex Co.

HoLLOWAT, Jonathan, Bridgewater. Private, Capt. James Keith's co., Col. Paul
Dudley Sargent's regt.; company return [probably Oct., 1775].

HoLLOWAT, Joseph, Maiden. Private, Capt. Nailer Hatch's co., Lieut. Col. William
Bond's (late Col. Gardner's) 37th regt. ; company return dated Maiden, Oct. 6,
1775.

HOLLOWAT, JosiAH. Private, Capt. Henry Peirce'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.

HoLLOWAT, Nathaniel (also given Nathan) , Middleborough. Return of men raised
to serve in the Continental Arra.y from Capt. Job Peirce's co., Col. Sprout's (4th
Plymouth Co.) regt., dated Middleborough, Feb. 19, 1778; residence, Middle-
borough; engaged for town of Middleborough; joined Capt. Soper's co., Col.
Marshall's regt. ; term, 3 years.

HoLLOWAT, Peter. Private, Capt. Henry Tew's co.. Col. John Hathaway's regt. ;
marched Aug. 2, 1780; discharged Aug. 7, 1780; service, 6 days; company
marched to Rhode Island on an alarm.

Hollo WAY, Samuel, Lynn. Private; copy of a list of men belonging to Lynn, now
called Lynn, Lynnfleld, and Saugus, who served at Concord battle and else-
where [year not given] .

Holloway, Samuel, Maiden. Private, Capt. Nailer Hatch's co., Lieut. Col. William
Bond's (late Col. Gardner's) 37th regt. ; company return dated Maiden, Oct. 6,
1775.

Holloway, Samuel, Pembroke (also given Boston). Private, 8th co., Col. Gamaliel
Bradford's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Dec. 10, 1777,
to Dec. 31, 1779; also, Capt. Isaiah Stetson's co., Col. Bradford's regt.; subsist-
ence allowed from date of enlistment, Jan. 21, 1777, to date of arrival at Benning-
ton, Feb. 4, 1777; credited with 7 days allowance; also, same co. and regt. ; re-
turn of men who were in camp on or before Aug. 15, 1777, and who had not been
absent subsequently except on furlough ; enlisted Jan. 10, 1777 ; joined Jan. 19,
1777; also, same co. and regt.; return [year not given] ; residence, Pembroke;
enlisted for town of Pembroke; mustered by County and Continental Muster
Masters ; also, descriptive list of men in Continental service ; Capt. Hastings's
(also given Capt. Joseph Bates's) co., Lieut. Col. J. Brooks's (7th) regt.; age,
38 (also given 40) yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 5 (also given 5 ft. 6) in. ; complexion,
brown (also given dark) ; hair, brown (also given black) ; occupation, caulker
(also given shipwright) ; birthplace, London, Great Britain; residence, Boston;
enlisted March -, 1779, by Capt. Stetson; enlistment, during war; also, Private,
Capt. Joseph Bates's co., Lieut. Col. John Brooks's (7th) regt.; muster rolls for
Jan.-April, 1781, dated West Point; reported on extra service; also, muster rolls
for June and July, 1781 ; reported on command at West Point ; also, Capt. Bates's
CO., Lieut. Col. J. Brooks's (7th) regt. ; list of men tried by courts-martial subse-
quent to Jan. 1, 1781; said Holloway tried July 13, 1782, by regimental court



150 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS



HoLLOWAY, Samuel, continued.

martial, Capt. Coburn, President, on charge of disobeying orders; sentenced to
15 days fatigue duty; a/w, Capt. Hastings's co., Lieut. Col. J. Brooks's (7th)
regt. ; list of men who died or were discharged subsequent to Jan. 1, 1781 ; said
HoUovvay discharged June 9, 1783, by Gen. Washington, term of enlistment hav-
ing expired.

HOLLOWAT, WiBON. Seaman, ship " Protector," commanded by Capt. John Foster
"Williams ; engaged Nov. 29, 1780 ; returned from captivity Sept. 1, 1781 ; service,
9 raos. 2 days.

HoLLOWAY, William, Bridgewater. Private, Lieut. Colonel's co.. Col. Calvin Smith's
regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from March 18, 1777, to Dec.
31, 1779; residence, Bridgewater; credited to town of Bridgewater; also, Capt.
Daniel Pilsbury's co.. Col. Edward Wigglesworth's (4th) regt.; muster roll for
May, 1778, dated Valley Forge; enlistment, 3 years; also, same co. and regt.;
muster roll for June, 1778, dated "Greenage;" also, same co. and regt.; pay
roll for Oct., 1778, sworn to at Providence; also, (late) Lieut. Col. Dudley Cole-
man's CO., (late) Col. Wigglesworth's regt. commanded bj- Maj. Porter; muster
roll for March and April, 1779, dated Providence ; enlisted March 18, 1777 ; enlist-
ment, 3 years; also. Major's co.. Col. Smith's regt.; Continental Army pay
accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780.

HoLLOWAY, William. Capt. Samuel Tubbs's co.. Col. Timothy Walker's regt. ; order
for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Roxbury, Nov. 20, 1775.

HoLLOWAY, William (also given William, Jr.). List of drafted men who went with
Capt. Fales in Jan., 1778, to serve for 3 months at Blade's Ferry.

HoLLOWAY, William. Private, Capt. Edward Blake's co., Col. Mitchel's regt. com-
manded by Lieut. Col. James Williams, Brig. Gen. Godfrey's (Bristol Co.)
brigade; service, 8 days; company marched to Tiverton, R. I., on the alarm of
Aug. 2, 1780.

HoLLOWAY, Zephaniah. List of men mustered by Thomas Newhall, Muster Master
for Worcester Co. ; Capt. Knap's co.. Col. Nixon's regt. ; mustered May 20, 1777 ;
term, 3 years.

HoLLOWEL, Calvin. Capt. Benjamin Wallcut's co.. Col. Marshall's regt. ; subsistence
allowed from date of enlistment, Jan. 7, 1777, to March 25, 1777 ; credited with
78 days allowance. [See Calvin Holloway.]

HoLLOWELL, Abner. Private, Capt. Josiah White's co., Lieut. Col. Benjamin Flagg's
division, Col. Samuel Denney's (Worcester Co.) regt.; marched Aug. 21, 1777;
discharged Aug. 23, 1777; service, 5 daj^s, including 2 days (40 miles) travel
home ; company marched to Hadley on an alarm at the Northward ; roll dated
Spencer; also, Capt. Josiah White's co.. Col. Cushing's regt.; enlisted Sept. 5,
1777; discharged Nov. 29, 1777; service, 3 mos. 4 days, including 9 days (180
miles) travel home; company raised for 3 months and marched to reinforce
Northern army under Gen. Gates; also, Capt. Adam Henry's co. of guards;
enlisted Jan. 8, 1779; discharged March 31 (also given April 1), 1779; service, 2
mos. 25 (also given 2 mos. 23) days ; company detached from militia to guard
troops of convention at Rutland for 3 months from Jan. 1, 1779.

HoLLOWELL, Benjamin-, Marblehead. Private, Capt. John Baker's co.. Col. John
Mansfield's (19th) regt. commanded by Lieut. Col. Israel Hutchinson; company
return [probably Oct., 1775] .

HoLLOWELL, Calvin, Amesbury. Private, Capt. John Cui-rier's co.. Col. James Frye's
regt.; company return [probably Oct., 1775].

HoLLOWELL, David, Marlborough. List of men who deserted from Capt. Munroe's
CO., dated Jan. 21, 1778; also, entry dated Jan. 25, 1778, stating that said Hollo-



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HoLLOWELL, David, continued.

well with others returned to camp with a pardon from the General. The fore-
going appear among orders, returns, etc., taken from Capt. Benjamin Munroe's
papers.

HoLLOWELL, Henry, Lynn. Private, Colonel's co., Col. Rufus Putnam's (5th) regt. ;
Continental Army pay accounts for service from March 10, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779;
also, Capt. John Williams's co.,Col. Putnam's regt.; return dated Albany, Feb.
9,1778; residence, Lynn ; enlisted for town of Lynn ; mustered by John Cushing,
Esq. ; term, 3 years; also, same co. and regt. ; certificate dated Boston, Feb. 18,
1779, signed by Lieut. Col. Ezra Newhall, certifying that said Hollowell was in
camp on or before July -, 1777, and had not been absent subsequently except on
furlough; also, Capt. Williams's co., Col. Putnam's (4th) regt.; return for
gratuity, approved April 22, 1779.

Hollowell, John. Private, Capt. Addison Richardson's co.. Col. Wade's detach-
ment of Essex Co. militia; enlisted July 12, 1780; discharged Oct. 10, 1780; ser-
vice, 3 mos. 11 days, including 12 days (240 miles) travel home.

Hollowell, Jonathan, Bridgewater. Return of men raised to serve in the Continental
Army from Capt. Joseph Keith's co.. Col. Mitchel's (3d Plymouth Co.) regt.,
dated Feb. 21, 1778; residence, Bridgewater; engaged for town of Bridgewater;
joined Capt. Cooper's co.. Col. Bradford's (also given Col. Jackson's) regt. ; term,
3 years.

Hollowell, Jonathan, Scituate. Fifer, Capt. Samuel Stockbridge's co. of Minute-
men, Col. Bailey's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service,
21 days; also, Drummer, Capt. Samuel Stockbridge's co.. Gen. John Thomas's
regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 10, 1775; service, 2 mos.,
3 weeks, 6 days; also, company return dated Oct. 7, 1775.

Hollowell, Joseph, Maiden (probably). Private, Capt. Benjamin Blaney's co.,
which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Watertown by order of Col.
Gardner; service, 1 day.

Hollowell, Samuel, Lynn. Matross, Capt. Winthrop Gray's co.. Col. Crafts's regt. ;
abstract for advance pay, etc., sworn to at Boston, June 8, 1776.

Holloavell, Samuel, Maiden (probably). Private, Capt. Benjamin Blaney's co.,
which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Watertown by order of Col.
Gardner; service, 1 day.

Hollowell, Samuel. Private, Capt. Nathan Sargant's co. of guards ; enlisted Feb.
3, 1779; discharged May 7, 1779; service, 3 mos. 3 days; company raised for
service under Maj. Gen. Gates at and about Boston ; also, Maj. Nathaniel Heath's
CO. ; enlisted June 1, 1779 ; discharged July 31, 1779 ; service, 2 mos., with guards
at and about Boston ; company raised for 3 months ; also, same co. ; enlisted Aug.
1, 1779; discharged Oct. 22, 1779; service, 2 mos. 22 days, with guards at and
about Boston ; company raised for 3 months.

Hollowell, Samuel. Private, Capt. Addison Richardson's co.. Col. Jacob Gerrish's
regt. ; enlisted Oct. 18, 1779; discharged Nov. 22, 1779; service, 1 mo. 16 days, at
Claverack, including 12 days (240 miles) travel home ; regiment detached from
militia of Suffolk and Essex counties to reinforce army under Gen. Washington.

Hollowell, Samuel. Carpenter ; return of rations allowed in Quartermaster General's
department, dated Fishkill, Oct. 14, 1781.

Hollowell, Wibon. Seaman, ship " Protector," commanded by Capt. John Foster
Williams; engaged March 5, 1780; discharged Aug. 17, 1780; service, 5 mos. 12
days; also, same vessel and commander; pay roll dated May 31, 1785; reported
discharged June 26, 1786.



152 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

HoLLowiL, Samuel. Capt. Simeon Brown's co., Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt. of guards;
service from July 2 to July 12, 1778, 10 days ; company raised for 10 days service.
Roll dated Camp at Winter Hill.

HoLLT, David. Private, Capt. John Dodge's co., Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt. of guards;
enlisted Aug. 3, 1778 ; discharged Dec. 16, 1778 ; service, 4 mos. 14 days, at Winter
Hill.

HoLLT, Jonathan. Private, Capt. John Dodge's co., Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt. of
guards; enlisted Aug. 3, 1778; discharged Dec. 16, 1778; service, 4 mos. 14 days,
at Winter Hill.

HoLLT, Peter. Private, Capt. John Dodge's co.. Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt. of guards ;
enlisted Aug. 3, 1778; discharged Dec. 16, 1778; service, 4 mos. 14 days, at Win-
ter Hill.

Holly, . [This name also appears under the form of Haley, Hallag, Hallay, Hal-
ley, Hally, Hauley, Haulley, Hawley, Holhie, HoUey.]

Holly, Benjamin. Private, Capt. Henry Tiebout's co., Col. Goose Van Schaick's (1st
New York) regt.; muster rolls for Jan.-April, 1781, dated West Point; reported
on garrison duty in April, 1781.

Holly, Elijah. Private, Capt. Elnathan Haskell's co., Col. William Shepard's (4th)
regt.; muster roll for May, 1781, dated West Point; enlisted March 14, 1781;
enlistment, 3 years ; reported on command at Stony Point ; also, muster rolls for
June-Sept., 1781 ; also, muster rolls for Oct.. 1781-Feb., 1782, dated York Hutts;
reported on command at Verplanck's Point.

Holly, George. List of men mustered between Jan. 20, 1777, and June 1, 1778, by
Trueman Wheler, Muster Master for Berkshire Co. ; Capt. Watson's co.. Col.
Greaton's regt. ; term, 3 years or during war.

Holly, Gideon. Capt. Matthias Tobey's co.. Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt. of guards;
enlisted Aug. 1, 1778; discharged Dec. 14, 1778; service, 4 mos. 17 days, at
Winter Hill.

Holly, John, Jr. Private, Capt. Benjamin Smith's co. ; service from Jan. 20, 1776, to
May 31, 1776, 4 mos. 12 days; company stationed at Martha's Vineyard for
defence of seacoast; also, same co. ; service from Sept. 1, 1776, to Nov. 21, 1776,
2 mos. 21 days ; company stationed at Martha's Vineyard for defence of sea-
coast.

Holly, Jonathan, Richmond. Private, Capt. David Rosseter's co. of Minute-men,
Col. John Patterson's regt., which marched in response to the alarm of April 19,
1775 ; service from April 23, 1775, to May 8, 1775, 2 weeks 1 day ; reported enlisted
into the army ; also, Capt. David Noble's co.. Col. John Patterson's (26th) regt. ;
order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Fort No. 3, Charlestown,
Oct. 26, 1775; also, Private, Capt. John Bacon's co.. Col. David Rossiter's regt.,
Gen. Fellows's brigade ; enlisted Nov. 5, 1780 ; discharged Nov. 7, 1780 ; service,
4 days, on an alarm; company marched to reinforce army under Gen. Stark at
Stillwater.

Holly, Joseph. Private, Capt. Benjamin Smith's co. ; service from Jan. 18, 1776, to
May 31, 1776, 4 mos. 14 days; company stationed at Martha's Vineyard for
defence of seacoast.

Holly, Joseph. Private, Lieut. Jabez Colt's co.. Col. Rosseter's detachment of Berk-
shire Co. militia; enlisted July 17, 1777; discharged July 27, 1777; service, 11
days, at the Northward. Roll dated Richmond.

Holly, Joseph. Pay roll for 6 months men raised by the town of Richmond for ser-
vice in the Continental Array during 1780; marched July 6, 1780; discharged Jan.
5, 1781, 100 miles from home ; service, 6 mos. 5 days ; also, Private, (late) Capt.



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HoLLT, Joseph, continued.

Jonas Parker's co., Lieut. Col. John Brooks's (7th) regt. ; muster roll for Jan.,
1781, dated West Point; enlisted July 15, 1780; discharged Jan. 9, 1781; enlist-
ment, 6 months.

Holly, Joseph. Private, Capt. John Bacon's co., Col. David Rosseter's regt.. Gen.
John Fellows's brigade ; enlisted Oct. 13, 1781 ; discharged Oct. 22, 1781 ; service,
13 days, with militia sent as reinforcements to Gen. Stark at Stillwater on an
alarm.

HoLLT, Joseph. Seaman, State sloop " Winthrop," commanded by Capt. George
Little ; engaged Oct. 3, 1782 ; discharged Nov. 25, 1782 ; service, 1 mo. 22 days.
Roll sworn to at Boston.

Holly, Justice (also given Justus). Fifer, Capt. John Bacon's co., Col. David Ros-
seter's regt.. Gen. John Fellows's brigade; entered service Oct. 13, 1781; dis-
charged Oct. 20, 1781; service, 11 days, with militia sent as reinforcements to
Gen. Stark at Stillwater on an alarm; also, Capt. John Bacon's co.. Col. Caleb
Hyde's regt.. Gen. Rosseter's brigade; entered service Oct. 20, 1781; discharged
Oct. 28, 1781 ; service, 9 days, at Stillwater on an alarm.

Holly, Nathan. Private, Capt. Ambrose Hill's co., Lieut. Col. Miles Powell's (Berk-
shire 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,
pay roll for 6 months men raised by the town of Richmond for service in the
Continental Army during 1780; marched July 6, 1780; discharged Dec. 20, 1780,
100 miles from home; service, 5 mos. 20 days.

HoLMAN, . [This name also appears under the form of Hamon, Hobson, Holdman,

Holeman, Holliman, Hollman, Holmand, Holmar, Holmen, Holmon, Homan,
Homans.]

HoLMAN, . Private, Capt. John Symonds's co. of matrosses; enlisted July 11,

1776 ; service, 2 mos. 20 days ; company raised in Salem.

HoLMAN, Abel, Sutton. Private, Capt. Andrew Eliot's co. of Minute-men, Col.
Learnard's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 10 days;
also, Capt. Andrew Elliott's co., Col. Jonathan Holman's regt. ; service, 21 days;
company marched to Providence, R. I., on the alarm of Dec. 10, 1776 ; also, same
CO. and regt.; service, 30 days, including travel (290 miles) from home and re-
turn ; company marched Sept. 26, 1777, to reinforce Northern army for 30 days
at the time of taking Gen. Burgoyne.

HoLMAN, Abraham, Bolton. Private, Capt. Benjamin Hastings's co. of Minute-men,
Col. John Whitcomb's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to
Cambridge ; service, 15 days.

HoLMAN, Calvin, Bolton. Private, Capt. Benjamin Hastings's co. of Minute-men,
Col. John Whitcomb's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to
Cambridge; service, 10 days.

HoLMAN, Calvin, Sandisfleld. 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 Eliphalet Holman.]

HoLMAN, Calvin. Private, Capt. Jonathan Gates's co. ; enlisted Oct. 1, 1777; service,
26 days, at Saratoga, including 8 days (160 miles) travel home.



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