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Holman, Daniel, Sutton. Private, Capt. Andrew Eliot's co. of Minute-men, Col.
Learnard's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 8 days;
also, Corporal, Capt. Isaac Bolster's co., Col. Ebenezer Learned's regt. ; muster
roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 27, 1775; service, 3 mos. 12 days; also,
Private, Capt. Bartholomew Woodbury's co.. Col. Job Cushing's regt.; enlisted



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HoLiMAX, Daniel, continued.

Aug. 13, 1777 ; discharged Nov. 29, 1777 ; service, 3 mos. 27 days, in Nortliern
department, including 10 days (200 miles) travel home; reported promoted to
Corporal Oct. 13, 1777; company marched from Worcester Co. Aug. 16, 1777;
also, Private, Capt. Abijah Burbank's co., Col. Jacob Davis's regt. ; marched to
camp July 30, 1780; discharged Aug. 7, 1780; service, 12 days, on an alarm at
Rhode Island, including travel (75 miles) home.

HoLMAN, David, Sutton. 1st Lieutenant, Capt. Andrew Elliot's 4th (2d Sutton) co.,
5th Worcester Co. regt. of Mass. militia; list of officers chosen in said regiment,
as returned by Daniel Plimpton and others, field officers, dated Sutton, March 20,
1776 ; ordered in Council April 4, 1776, that said officers be commissioned ; reported
commissioned April 4, 1776; also, Lieutenant; receipt given to Michael Gill,
Quartermaster, Col. James Converse's regt., dated Phillipsborough, Nov. 16, 1776,
signed by said Holman and others, officers in said regiment, for mileage and
ration allowance home ; also, list of officers in service at Dobbs's Ferry, Tarry-
town, and North Castle, N. Y., in 1776, endorsed " Commission Officers in Col'o
Jam's [Converse's] Rig't;" also, Lieutenant, Capt. Andrew Elliot's co., Col.
Jonathan Holman's regt. ; service, 17 days ; company marched to Providence,
R. I., on the alarm of Dec. 10, 1776; also. Lieutenant, Capt. Abijah Burbank's
CO., Col. Jacob Davis's regt. ; marched to camp July 30, 1780 ; discharged Aug. 7,
1780 ; service, 12 days, on an alarm at Rhode Island, including travel (75 miles)
home.

HoLMAN, David. Private, Capt. Manasseh Sawyer's co.. Col. Dike's regt. ; muster roll
for Dec, 1776-Feb., 1777 ; enlisted Dec. 14, 1776 ; credited to town of Templetou ;
reported discharged Jan. 1, 1777; regiment raised to serve until March 1, 1777.

Holman, Edward, Athol. Private, Capt. John Oliver's co., Col. Nathan Sparhawk's
regt.; enlisted Sept. 28, 1777; discharged Oct. 18, 1777; service, 28 days, includ-
ing 7 days (140 miles) travel home; company marched to reinforce Northern
army at the time of the reduction of Gen. Burgoyne ; also, Capt. Jonathan Sib-
ley's CO., Col. Luke Drury's regt. ; enlisted Aug. 9, 1781 ; marched Aug. 13, 1781 ;
arrived at camp Aug. 22, 1781; discharged Nov. 21, 1781; service, 3 mos. 23
days, including 10 days (200 miles) travel home ; residence, Athol ; enlisted for
town of Athol.

HoLMAN, Edward. Private, Capt. Thomas Whipple's co. of guards ; service between
April 20, 1778, and Dec. 20, 1778, 23 days ; company raised for 8 months and sta-
tioned at Rutland.

Holman, Eliphalet, Sutton. Private, Capt. John Putnam's co. ; return of men de-
tached from Col. John Holman's regt. for 21 days service at Providence, R. I.;
also, Capt. Putnam's co.. Col. Wade's regt.; enlisted June 20, 1778; service, 26
days; company marched from Worcester Co. June 20, 1778, to join army under
Gen. Sullivan at Providence for 21 days service ; also, list of 9 months men mus-
tered by Thomas Newhall, Muster Master for Worcester Co. ; Capt. Elliot's co..
Col. Davis's regt. ; engaged for town of Sutton ; mustered June 29, 1779 ; also,
descriptive list of men raised to serve in the Continental Array for the term of 9
months, as returned by Seth Washburn, Superintendent for Worcester Co.; Capt.
Elliot's CO., Col. Davis's regt. ; age, 18 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 8 in. ; complexion,
light ; residence, Sutton ; marched to Springfield July 8, 1779 ; reported delivered
to Capt. C. Marshall; also. Colonel's co., Col. Michael Jackson's (8th) regt.;
entered service July 10, 1779; discharged April 10, 1780; term, 9 months; also.
Sergeant, Capt. Benjamin Allton's co., Col. John Rand's regt. ; entered service
July 9, 1780; discharged Oct. 10, 1780; service, 3 mos. 12 days, at West Point,
including travel (190 miles) home; company raised for 3 months; roll sworn to
at Charlton ; also, order on Henry Gardner, Treasurer, payable to John Harbach,
dated Sutton, March 4, 1782, signed by said Holman, for wages, etc., for service
in Capt. Alton's co., Col. Rand's regt., at West Point in 1780.



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Holm AN, Eliphalet. Pay roll for 6 months men raised by the town of Sandisfield
for service in the Continental Army during 1780 ; marched to camp July 12, 1780 ;
discharged Dec. 13, 1780; service, 5 mos. 5 days, including travel (75 miles)
home. [See Calvin Holman.]

HoLMAN, Elisha, Suttou. Private, Capt. Andrew Eliot's co. of Minute-men, Col.
Learnard's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 13
days; also, Sergeant, Capt. Andrew Elliot's co., Col. Jonathan Holman's regt.;
service, 43 days ; company marched to Providence, E.. I., on the alarm of Dec. 10,
1776.

Holman, John, Danvers. Private, Capt. James Gray's co.. Col. Thomas Marshall's
regt. ; abstract for advance pay, mileage to camp, etc., dated July 15, 1776; also,
same co. and regt. ; enlisted June 13, 1776 ; service to Aug. 1, 1776, 1 mo. 18 days ;
also, Corporal, same co. and regt.; service from Aug. 1, 1776, to Nov. 1, 1776, 3
mos. ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay roll for Nov., 1776.

HoLMAX, John, Sutton. Private, Capt. James Greenwood's co.. Col. Learned's regt.,
which marched April 20, 1775, in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Rox-
bury ; service, 2 days ; also, Capt. Isaac Bolster's co., Col. Ebenezer Learned's
regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 29, 1775; service, 3 mos. 10
days ; also, company return dated Roxbury, Oct. 7, 1775.

HoLMAN, John, Sutton. 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 28, 1780; age, 18 yrs.; stature, 6 ft.; complexion, light; engaged for town
of Sutton; arrived at Springfield July 27, 1780; marched to camp July 28, 1780,
under command of Capt. Storer; 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.

HoLMAN, John. Private, Capt. Thomas Bragdon's co., (late) Col. Storer's regt. ; en-
listed Oct. 19, 1777 ; discharged Nov. 30, 1777 ; service, 57 days with Northern
army, including 15 days (300 miles) travel home; company discharged at
Queman's Heights.

Holman, John. List of 9 months men mustered by Thomas Newhall, Muster Master
for Worcester Co.; Capt. Elliot's co., Col. Davis's regt.; engaged for town of
Sutton; mustered June 29, 1779; also. Col. Jackson's co. ; entered service July
10, 1779 ; term, 9 months ; reported died March 1, 1780. [See John Holms.]

HoLMAN, John. Private, Capt. Benjamin Peabody's co., Col. "Wade's (Essex Co.)
regt.; enlisted July 5, 1780; discharged Oct. 10, 1780; service, 3 mos. 18 days,
including 12 days (240 miles) travel home ; company raised to reinforce Conti-
nental Army for 3 months.

HoLMAx, Jonathan, Sutton. Major, Col. Ebenezer Learned's regt. of Minute-men;
engaged April 19, 1775; service to April 24, 1775, 5 days; also, list of officers
belonging to Col. Learnard's regt. encamped at Roxbury, endorsed "May 19,
1775;" also. Major, Col. Ebenezer Learned's regt.; list of officers; resolved in
Provincial Congress May 23 [1775] that said officers be commissioned ; receipt for
above commissions signed by Col. Ebenezer Learned ; also. Major, Col. Learned's
regt. ; engaged April 24, 1775 ; service, 3 mos. 15 days ; roll dated Camp at Rox-
bury ; also, same regt. ; list of field officers appearing on a return of Capt. William
Campbell's co., dated Roxbury Camp, Oct. 6, 1775; also, official record of a
ballot by the House of Representatives, dated Jan. 23, 1776, for officers to com-
mand the six regiments raised to serve before Boston until April 1, 1776; said
Holman chosen Major, Col. Josiah Whitney's regt., raised in Worcester Co.;
appointment concurred in by Council Jan. 23, 1776.



156 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAn.ORS



HoLMAN, Jonathan, Sutton. Lieutenant Colonel, Col. Ebenezer Learned's regt. ;
engaged April 19, 1775; service to April 24, 1775, 5 days; also, list of field officers
of regiments of Worcester Co. militia proposed by Legislature, Jan. 12, 1776 ; said
Holman, Colonel, 5th Worcester Co. regt., raised in Sutton, Oxford, Sturbridge,
Charlton, Dudley, and adjacent lands "lying to no Town;" also, Colonel,
5th Worcester Co. regt. of Mass. militia; list of field officers; commissioned
Feb. 7, 1776; also, return of ranks of companies of 5th Worcester Co. regt., made
by said Holman and others, field officers of said regiment, dated Oxford, April
10, 1776; also, list of field officers of regiments to be raised for Quebec and New-
York ; said Holman Colonel of a regiment raised in Worcester Co. ; commissioned
June 26, 1776; also. Colonel of a regiment which marched to Providence, R. I.,
Dec. 8, 1776, on an alarm; service, 43 days; also. Colonel of a regiment which
marched from Worcester Co. Sept. 26, 1777, to reinforce Northern army ; service
to Oct. 26, 1777, 30 days; also, Colonel, 5th Worcester Co. regt., Brig. Gen. Jona-
than Warner's brigade; general return of Mass. militia made by Adj. Gen. Peleg
Wadsworth, in 1779; also, petition addressed to the Council, dated Sutton, April
8, 1779, signed by said Holman, stating that he had been in the service frbm the
commencement of the war but on account of ill health was no longer able to
endure hardships, and asking to be dismissed from above office; resolved in
Council April 23, 1779, that said Holman be granted leave to resign his commis-
sion ; concurred in House of Representatives April 24, 1779.

Holman, Jonathan, Templeton. Lieutenant, Capt. Ezekiel Knowlton's co., Col. Nathan
Sparhawk's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Cambridge;
service, 3 days ; also. Captain, Col. Ephraim Doolittle's regt. ; general return dated
May 20, 1775; also, Captain; list of company officers of Col. Ephraim Doolittle's
regt. recommended by Committee of Safety, at Cambridge June 12, 1775, to be com-
missioned; ordered in Provincial Congress June 12, 1775, that commissions be
delivered said officers ; also, certificate dated Cambridge, June 18, 1775, signed by
said Holman, Captain, certifying that certain men belonging to his companj' were
in need of pouches ; also, return of officers belonging to Col. Doolittle's regt. who
lost articles at battle of Bunker Hill, dated July 13, 1775; also. Captain, Col.
Doolittle's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; engaged April 24, 1775 ; service,
3 mos. 16 days ; also, company return dated Winter Hill, Oct. 6, 1775.

Holman, Nathaniel, 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, 9 days.

Holman, Nathaniel, Bolton. List of men mustered ; said Holman appears among
men raised from Col. Whitney's regt. for service at Rhode Island ; [Capt.]
Haugton's or [Capt.] Nurse's co. ; engaged for town of Bolton ; mustered July
9 [year not given] ; also. Private, Capt. Nathan Fisher's co.. Col. Nathaniel
Wade's regt. ; enlisted July 9, 1778; company raised to serve until Dec. 31, 1778,
unless sooner discharged, and stationed at Rhode Island.

Holman, Nathaniel, Bolton. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Wright's co.. Col. Luke
Drury's regt. ; marched Sept. 18, 1781 ; arrived at camp Sept. 27, 1781 ; discharged
Dec. 3, 1781 ; service, 2 mos. 26 days, at West Point, including 20 days (400
miles) travel to and from camp; residence, Bolton; enlisted for town of Bolton.

Holman, Nathaniel. Private, Capt. Manasseh Sawyer's co.. Col. Dike's regt. ; ab-
stract for gun and blanket money, dated Dorchester, Feb. 12, 1777; also, same
CO. and regt.; muster roll for Dec, 1776-Feb., 1777; enlisted Dec. 14, 1776; cred-
ited to town of Bolton; regiment raised to serve until March 1, 1777.

Holman, Nathaniel. Private, in a company commanded by Lieut. Amos Fairbank,
Col. Job Cushing's regt.; enlisted Sept. 6, 1777; marched Sept. 8, 1777; service,
2 mos. 24 daj'S, under Brig. Gen. Warner; reported furloughed Nov. 29, 1777;
company drafted from militia and marched to join Continental Army at the
Northward.



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HoLMAN, Nathaniel Corporal, Capt. David Moore's co., Col. Jacobs'a (Light Infan-
try) regt. ; pay abstract for Oct., 1779; service, 16 days; reported deserted Oct.
17, 1779.

HoLMAN, Nathaniel. Mate, schooner " Betsey," George West, Jr., Master; descrip-
tive list of officers and crew, sworn to May 16, 1780 ; age, 27 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 4
in.; complexion, light.

HoLMAN, Nathaniel. Return of equipments made by Sergt. John Townsend [year
not given] .

Holman, Nathaniel, Jr. Return of equipments made by Sergt. John Townsend
[year not given.]

Holman, Oliver. Order of the day dated Cambridge, May 16, 1775, taken from Lieut.
Col. Loammi Baldwin's Orderly Book ; said Holman reported Adjutant of the
day; also. Adjutant, Col. Ephraim Doolittle's regt.; general return dated May
20, 1775; also, receipt for advance pay, given to Capt. Joel Fletcher, of Col. Doo-
little's regt., dated Camp near Charlestown Road, June 8, 1775, signed by said
Holman and others.

Holman, Samuel, Lancaster. Private, Capt. Daniel Robbins's co.. Col. Asa Whit-
comb's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Cambridge ; re-
turned April 28, 1775 ; service, 11 days ; company made up from 2d and 13th cos.
in said regiment.

Holman, Samuel, Sutton, also given Ward (Auburn) . Private, Capt. Samuel Curtis's
CO., Col. Ebenezer Learned's (4th) regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted
April 26, 1775; service, 3 mos. 13 days; also, company return dated Roxbury,
Oct. 7, 1775 ; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Dec. 26,
1775; also, list of men returned by a committee for settling disputes between
towns as to soldiers credited to them, dated Barre, June 25, 1778; said Holman
claimed by Ward and Sutton ; allowed to Sutton ; also. Private, Capt. Hastings's
(2d) CO., Col. Henry Jackson's (16th) regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for
service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780; also, return certified at Camp near
Morristown, April 30, 1780, of officers and men belonging to Col. Lee's, Col. Hen-
ley's, and Col. Jackson's regts., and men belonging to Massachusetts in Col.
Henry Sherburne's regt., who were incorporated into a regiment under the com-
mand of Col. Henry Jackson, agreeable to the arrangement of April 9, 1779 ; Capt.
Hastings's co. ; rank. Private ; residence, Sutton ; engaged for town of Sutton ;
engaged Oct. 1, 1777; term, during war; family of said Holman reported as at
Sutton ; also, descriptive list dated Hutts, three miles from West Point, Jan. 28,
1781; Capt. Hastings's co., 9th Mass. regt. commanded by Col. Henry Jackson;
rank, Private; age, 34 (also given 35) yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 8 in.; complexion,
light; hair, dark (also given brown) ; occupation, yeoman (also given farmer);
residence, Sutton; enlisted Jan. 19, 1780, by Maj. Trescott; enlistment, during
war; joined Capt. Thorp's co., Lieut. Col. John Brooks's (7th) regt. ; also. Light
Infantry co., Lieut. Col. Brooks's regt. ; list of men who died or were discharged
subsequent to Jan. 1, 1781; said Holman discharged June 10, 1783, by Gen.
Washington, term of enlistment having expired; also, Lieut. Col. John Brooks's
(7th) regt.; list of men entitled to honorary badges for faithful service; said
Holman served from Sept. -, 1777; reported entitled to 1 stripe; also, list dated
Jan. 18, 1802, returned by John Avery, Secretary, and P. Coffin, Treasurer, of
men who had enlisted into the Continental Army and actually served 3 years and
were accordingly entitled to gratuities under resolves of March 4, 1801, and June
19, 1801 ; 7th Mass. regt. ; residence, Ward.

Holman, Samuel. Private, Capt. Peter Porter's detachment. Gen. Fellows's (Berk-
shire Co.) brigade; enlisted July 1, 1778; discharged Oct. 31, 1778, by order of
Brig. Gen. Stark; service, 4 mos., under Gen. Stark at Albany.



158 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AXD SAILORS

HoLMAN, Samuel. Descriptive list of men raised in Berkshire Co. in 1779 to serve in
the Continental Army; age, 16 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 5 in.; complexion, light; en-
gaged for town of Sandisfield ; delivered to Lieut. Storey.

HoLMAN, Silas. Private, Capt. Manasseh Sawyer's co.. Col. Josiah Whitney's regt. ;
service from July 30, 1778, to Sept. 13, 1778, 1 mo. 15 days, at Rhode Island.
Roll sworn to at Lancaster.

HoLMAN, SoLOMOx, Lancaster. Corporal, Capt. Ephraim Richardson's co., Col. Asa
Whitcomb's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 26, 1775; ser-
vice, 3 mos. 13 days; also, Capt. John White's co., Col. Job Cushing's regt. ; en-
tered service July 28, 1777 ; service, 1 mo. 8 days, at Bennington on an alarm.

HoLMAN, Stephex, Suttou. Private, Capt. James Greenwood's co., Col. Learned's
regt., which marched April 20, 1775, in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775, to
Roxbury ; service, 7 days ; also, Capt. Isaac Bolster's co.. Col. Ebenezer Learned's
regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 25, 1775; service, 1 mo. 24
days ; also, petition addressed to the Provincial Congress, dated Roxbury, June
21, 1775, signed by said Holman and others who had enlisted to form an Artillery
CO., stating their unwillingness to serve under John Wiley as Captain, owing
to their belief in his incompetence ; also, Capt. Ezra Badlam's co., Artillery regt. ;
return dated Roxbury Camp, June 23, 1775 ; said Holman enlisted out of Capt.
Bolster's co.. Col. Learnard's regt., June 22, 1775; also, Matross, Capt. Ezra
Badlam's co., Col. Richard Gridley's (Artillery) regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1,
1775 ; enlisted June 14, 1775 ; service, 1 mo. 19 days ; also, same co. and regt. ;
company return dated Sewall's Point, Oct. 8, 1775; also, order for bounty coat
or its equivalent in money dated Sewall's Point, Dec. 26, 1775; also, Corporal,
Lieut. Joseph Sibley's co.. Col. Jonathan Holman's regt. ; service, 1 mo. 13 days ;
company marched from Sutton to Providence, R. I., Dec. 10, 1776, on an alarm.

Holman, Stephen. Private, in a company commanded by Lieut. Amos Fairbanlv,
Col. Job Cushing's regt. ; enlisted Sept. 6, 1777; marched Sept. 8, 1777 ; discharged
Nov. 29, 1777; service, 3 mos. 5 days, under Brig. Gen. Warner, including 11
days (212 miles) travel home; company drafted from militia and marched to
join Continental Army at the Northward.

Holman, Stephen. Private, Capt. Caleb Kimball's co.. Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt. of
guards ; service from Feb. 3, 1778, to April 3, 1778, 2 mos. 2 days, at Winter Hill ;
also, copy of a company receipt, given to Capt. Caleb Kimball, for wages for 4
months 20 days service in his company at Winter Hill [year not given, probably
1778] . [See Stephen Hobson and Stephen Homans.]

Holman, Stephen. Private, Capt. Peter Woodbury's co.. Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt.
of guards; enlisted July 10, 1778; discharged Nov. 9, 1778; service, 4 mos., at
Cambridge; roll dated Lancaster; also, Capt. Peter Woodbury's co., Lieut. Col.
Nathan Tyler's detachment of guards ; list of men [year not given] ; during the
campaign Capt. Woodbury was succeeded by Capt. Jewett.

Holman, Stephen. Private, Capt. Oliver Titcomb's co.. Col. Cogswell's regt. ; enlisted
Oct. 7, 1778; discharged Dec. 31, 1778; service, 2 mos. 27 days; company de-
tached to guard and fortify posts at and about Boston.

Holman, Thomas, Williamstown. Enlistment agreement dated Dorchester, May 11,
1778, signed by said Holman and others, engaging themselves to serve for the
town of Dorchester for the terra of 8 months from the time of their arrival at
Peekskill, the place of destination, agreeable to resolve of April 20, 1778, provided
they received a bounty of £78 from said town before they marched; a/so, descrip-
tive list of men raised in Dorchester in 1778 to march to Peekskill ; Capt. Sumner's
CO., Col. Gill's regt. ; age, 21 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 8 in.; complexion, dark; eyes,
gray; occupation, husbandman; nationality, English ; residence, Williamstown;
also. Private, Capt. John Ellis's co., Col. Thomas Poor's regt. ; enlisted June 25,
1778; discharged Aug. 8, 1778; service, 1 mo. 13 days; enlistment, 8 months;



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HoLMAN, Thomas, continued.

company raised to fortify passes of North river, N. Y. ; roll sworn to at Medway ;
also, same co. and regt. ; pay rolls for July and Aug., 1778, dated Fort Clinton.

HoLMAN, Thomas. Private, Capt. Samuel AValcott's co.. Col. John Brown's (Berk-
shire Co.) regt.; enlisted June 30, 1777; discharged July 21, 1777; ser-vice, 22
days; company ordered out by Gen. Fellows to reinforce Northern army.

HoLMAN, Thomas. Private, Capt. Elijah Deming's co., Col. Ashley's (Berkshire Co.)
regt.; enlisted July 8, 1777; discharged July 28, 1777 ; service, 20 days ; company
marched to Fort Edward by order of Maj. Gen. Schuylar (Schuyler) .

HoLMAN, Thomas. Private, Capt. Zenas Wheeler's co.. Col. John Ashly's (Berkshire
Co.) regt.; enlisted July 21, 1777; discharged Aug. 15, 1777; service, 26 days;
company marched to Fort Edward, N. Y., and received pay at Albany.

Holman, Thomas. Private, Capt. Andrew Elliot's co., Col. Jonathan Holman's regt. ;
service, 21 days, including travel (76 miles) home ; company marched to Provi-
dence, R. I., on the alarm of Dec. 10, 1776; also, same co. and regt.; service, 24
days, including travel (275 miles) home; company marched Sept. 26, 1777, to
reinforce Northern array for 30 days at the time of taking Gen. Burgoyne.

Holman, Thomas. Seaman, brig " Hazard," commanded by Capt. John F. Williams ;
engaged May 10, 1779; service to Sept. 6, 1779, 3 mos. 28 days; nationality,
English ; stature, 5 ft. 8 in. Roll sworn to in Suffolk Co.

HoLMAx, Thomas, Jr., Sutton. Private, Capt. James Greenwood's co., Col. Learned's
regt., which marched April 20, 1775, in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775, to
Roxbury ; service, 2 days.

Holman, William, Athol (also given Sutton). List of men raised to serve in the
Continental Army, as returned by Capt. Thomas Lord ; residence, Athol ; enlisted
for town of Athol; joined Capt. Blanshard's co.. Col. Wesson's regt.; terra, 3
years, to expire Jan. 10, 1780; also. Private, Capt. John Blanchard's co.. Col.
James Wesson's regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Sept. 10,
1777, to Dec. 28, 1777; residence, Sutton; reported died Dec. 28, 1777.

Holman, Willlam. Private, Capt. Andrew Elliot's co., Col. Jonathan Holman's
regt. ; service, 43 days, including travel (76 miles) home ; company marched to
Providence, R. I., on the alarm of Dec. 10, 1776.

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

Holman, William. List dated Jan. 12, 1779, returned by the Selectmen of Salem,
of men who enlisted for said town to serve under Capt. Simeon Brown at Rhode
Island until Jan. 1, 1779, agreeable to resolve of June 12, 1778; also, Private,
Capt. Simeon Brown's co.. Col. Nathaniel Wade's regt. ; enlisted July 28, 1778 ;
service, 5 mos. 8 days, at Rhode Island ; company discharged at East Greenwich,
R. I. ; regiment raised in Yorlv and Essex counties ; also, same co. and regt. ;
muster rolls dated East Greenwich, Sept. 17, Sept. 24, Oct. 14, Nov. 6, and Nov.
14, 1778 ; enlistment to expire Jan. 1, 1779 ; also, Capt. Addison Richardson's co.,
Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt.; enlisted Oct. 18, 1779; discharged Nov. 22, 1779; ser-
vice, 1 mo. 16 days, at Claverack, including 12 days (240 miles) travel home ;
regiment detached from militia of Essex and Suffolk counties to reinforce army
under Gen. Washington.

HoLMAND, Stephen. Private, Capt. David Jewett's co.. Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt. of
guards; enlisted Nov. 10, 1778; discharged Dec. 12, 1778; service, 1 mo. 5 days,
guarding troops of convention, including travel (32 miles) from place of rendezvous
home. Roll certified at Lancaster.



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