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having received pay to Jan. 1, 1777.



IX THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 179



Holmes, Zebulon, Stoughtonham. Private, Capt. Ebenezer Tisdale's (Stoughtonham)
CO., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, .3 weeks 1 day; also,
Corporal, Capt. Samuel Paysou's co., Col. Joseph Read's (20th) regt. ; muster roll
dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 8, 1775; service, 3 mos. 1 day; also, company
return [probably Oct., 1775] ; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in
money dated Dec. 29, 1775 ; also, petition addressed to the General Court, dated
Stoughtonham, March 1, 1776, signed by said Holmes and others belonging to
Capt. Payson's co.. Col. Read's regt., stating that while in service they hajl been
stationed at Sqiiantum and having been taken sick and no facilities for medical
attendance being available there, they had gone to their respective homes and
employed doctors and nurses at their own expense, and after recovery had returned
to their duty, and requesting that expenses for medical attendance be allowed
them ; petitioners given leave to withdraw.

Holmes, Zebulon, Stoughtonham. Private, Capt. Edward Bridge Savel's (1st
Stoughtonham) co.. Col. Robinson's regt., which marched on the alarm of April
19, 1775; service, 4 days; also, Capt. Edward Bridge Savell's co.. Col. Gill's
regt.; service, 2 days; company marched from Stoughtonham to Braintree
March 22, 1776.

Holmes, Zebulon, Stoughtonham. Private, Capt. Lewis Whiting's co., Col. Whelock's
regt. ; company return dated Camp at Ticonderoga, Aug. 27, 1776 ; age, 41 yrs. ;
also, list of men raised in the town of Stoughtonham to reinforce the Continental
Army, agreeable to resolve of April 20, 1778, as returned by Capt. Edward B.
Savell ; enlisted May 20, 1778 ; also, list of men raised in Suffolk Co. for the term
of 9 months from the time of their arrival at Fishkill, returned as received of
Jonathan "Warner, Commissioner, l)y Col. R. Putnam, July 20, 1778; also, list of
men returned as mustered by Henry Rutgers, Jr., Deputy Muster Master, dated
Fishkill, Aug. 1, 1778 ; arrived at Fishkill June 14, 1778 ; also, descriptive list of
men raised to reinforce the Continental Army for the term of 6 months, agreeable
to resolve of June 5, 1780; age, 45 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 7 in.; complexion, light;
engaged for town of Stoughtonham; arrived at Springfield July 9, 1780; 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; also,
pay roll for 6 months men raised by the town of Stoughtonham for service in the
Continental Army during 1780 ; marched July 4, 1780 ; discharged Dec. 5, 1780 ;
service, 5 mos. 12 days, including travel (220 miles) home.

Holmes, Zebulox. Private, Capt. Stephen Penniraan's co.. Col. Dike's regt. ; muster
roll for Dec, 1776-Feb., 1777 ; enlisted Dec. 13, 1776 ; credited to town of Stough-
ton; regiment raised to serve until March 1, 1777.

Holmes, Zebulon. Corporal, Col. Benjamin Gill's regt. ; service, 24 days ; company
marched to Bristol, R. I., April 18, 1777, under command of Capt. Robert Swan,
of Stoughton. Roll dated Stoughton.

Holmes, Zebulon. Private, Capt. Theophilus Lyon's co. ; discharged April 5, 1778;
service, 36 days; company marched to Castle Island March 1, 1778, under com-
mand of Lieut. Col. Samuel Pierce.

Holmes, Zebulon, Jr. (also given Zebulon, 2d), Stoughtonham. Descriptive list of
men raised to reinforce the Continental Army for the term of 6 months, agreeable
to resolve of June 5, 1780 ; age, 22 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 8 in. ; complexion, ruddy ;
engaged for town of Stoughtonham ; arrived at Springfield July 9, 1780 ; 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 ; also, pay
roll for 6 months men raised by the town of Stoughtonham for service in the
Continental Army during 1780; marched July 4, 1780 ; discharged Dec. 13, 1780;
service, 5 mos. 20 days, including travel (220 miles) home.



180 IVIASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

HOLMNE, Samuel, Stoughton. Private, Capt. William Briggs's co. of Minute-men,
which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 12 days.

HoLMON, David. Private, Capt. Jotham Houghton's co. ; service from Nov, 3 to Nov.
19, 1778, 17 days; company detached from Col. Nathan Sparhawk's (7th) regt..
Gen. Warner's brigade, to reinforce guards at the barracks in Rutland under Col.
Jacob Garrish (Gerrish), and to escort troops of Saratoga convention to Enfield,
Conn. Roll dated Petersham.

HoLMON, Olives, Templeton. Sergeant, Capt. Joel Fletcher's co. of Minute-men, Col.
Ephraim Doolittle's regt. ; service, 8 days, probably on the alarm of April 19,
1775.

HoLMON, Solomon. Private, Capt. Wing Spooner's co.. Col. Nathan Sparhawk's regt. ;
enlisted Aug. 21, 1777; travel to camp and home (180 miles) ; service at 20 miles
per day, 9 days; company marched from Petersham to Bennington Aug. 21, 1777,
to reinforce army under Gen. Stark. Roll dated Petersham.

HoLMON, Solomon. Private, Capt. David Moore's co., Lieut. Col. Enoch Hallet's regt. ;
enlisted Aug. 1, 1780; discharged Oct. 31, 1780; service, 3 mos. 4 days, at Rhode
Island, including 4 days (75 miles) travel home; company detached to reinforce
Continental Army for 3 months.

HoLMON, Titus. Private, Capt. Dan. Haws's co.. Col. Samuel Holden Parsons's (10th)
regt. ; enlistment agreement in which said Holmon and others engaged to serve
until Jan. 15, 1776 ; reported enlisted Dec. 5, 1775, and forwarded to camp by John
Caldwell, one of enlistment committee for Worcester Co. ; reported a mulatto.

Holms, Asa, Sheffield. Private, Capt. John Holms's co. of Minute-men, Col. John
Fellows's regt., which marched April 21, 1775, in response to the alarm of April
19, 1775; service to May 22, 1775, 1 mo. 3 days.

Holms, Barnabas. Capt. Joseph Stetson's co., Col. Dike's regt. ; abstract for gun and
blanket money, dated Boston, Feb. 24, 1777.

Holms, Bartlet. 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Joseph Stetson's co. ; list of officers of Col.
Nicholas Dike's regt. ; ordered in Council Feb. 1, 1777, that said officers be com-
missioned; commissions to be dated Dec. 1, 1776; also, 2d Lieutenant, Capt.
Stetson's co.. Col Dike's regt. ; list of officers who engaged to tarry at Dorchester
Heights until March 1, 1777.

Holms, Benjamin, Scituate. Corporal, Capt. William Turner's (3d Scituate) co. of
Minute-men, Col. Anthony Thomas's regt., which marched on the alarm of April
19, 1775 ; service, 4 days ; also, Sergeant, Capt. Joseph Stetson's co., Col. Anthony
Thomas's regt. ; service, 5 days ; company marched from Scituate to Hingham
March 24, 1776, on an alarm subsequent to taking Dorchester Heights.

Holms, Benjamin. Colonel's co.. Col. Wesson's (9th) regt. ; entered service July 13,
1779; discharged April 13, 1780; term, 9 months.

Holms, Cornelius. Private, Capt. William Crow Cotton s co.. Col. Josiah Whitney's
regt.; enlisted July 29, 1778; discharged Sept. 13, 1778; service, 1 mo. 16 days,
at Rhode Island ; company raised in Plymouth Co.; a/so, Capt. Ichabod Bonney's
CO., Col. Nathan Sparhawk's regt. ; enlisted Oct. 17, 1778 ; service, 1 mo. 28 days,
at Castle Island, including travel (4 days) home; company discharged Dec. 11,
1778.

Holms, Ebenezer. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Clap's co.. Col. Benjamin Hawes's regt. ;
enlisted July 26, 1778; discharged Sept. 11, 1778; service, 1 mo. 17 days, at
Rhode Island.

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



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Holms, Eleazer, Plympton. 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.

Holms, ELirHALET, Attlehorough. Corporal, Capt. Jabez Ellis's (Attleborough) co.
of Minute-men, which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 6 days.

Holms, Eliphalet, Attleborough. Private, Capt. Enoch Robinson's co.. Col. Isaac
Dean's regt. ; marched July 31, 1780; discharged Aug. 8, 1780; service, 8 days;
2 days travel also allowed on march home from Tiverton to Attleborough ; com-
pany marched to Tiverton, R. I., on an alarm.

Holms, Elisha. Private, Capt. Micah Hamlen's co.. Col. Jonathan Reed's (1st) regt.
of guards ; muster rolls dated Cambridge, May 9, and June 1, 1778 ; enlisted April
9, 1778 ; enlistment, 3 months from April 2, 1778 ; also, same co. and regt. ;
marched April 9, 1778 ; service to July 6, 1778, 2 mos. 26 days, at Cambridge,
including travel 4 days (80 miles) home ; roll sworn to in Barnstable Co.

Holms, Elkanah. Capt. Joseph Stetson's co.. Col. Dike's regt. ; abstract for gun and
blanket money, dated Boston, Feb. 24, 1777.

Holms, Eph. Mate, schooner "Hannah," Bartlett Holmes, Master; engaged Dec. 22,
1777; discharged May 18, 1778; service, 4 mos. 26 days, on voyage to North
Carolina and return.

Holms, Ezra. Capt. Joseph Stetson's co., Col. Dike's regt.; abstract for gun and
blanket money, dated Boston, Feb. 24, 1777.

Holms, George. Private, Capt. Ezekiel Plympton's co.. Col. Brooks's regt. ; muster
roll dated Dec. 3, 1777; enlisted Nov. 5, 1777; company stationed at Cambridge;
also, Capt. Moses Adams's co.. Col. Eleazer Brooks's regt. of guards; joined
Nov. 5, 1777; service to April 3, 1778, 4 mos. 28 days, at Cambridge; also, Capt.
Samuel Holden's co.. Col. Ebenezer Thayer's (SuflFolk Co.) regt.; enlisted July
28, 1780; discharged Oct. 12, 1780; service, 2 mos. 18 days; regiment raised to
reinforce Continental Army for 3 months.

Holms, Gershom. Capt. Hubbard's co.. Gen. Ward's regt.; certificate dated Cam-
bridge, June 18, 1775, signed by Lieut. William Gates, in behalf of Capt. Hubbard,
certifying that said Holms and others were in need of cartridge boxes or bullet
pouches.

Holms, Humphrey, Salem. Seaman, ship "Pilgrim," commanded by Capt. Joseph
Robinson; descriptive list of officers and crew, dated Aug. 2, 1780; age, 21 yrs. ;
stature, 5 ft. 4 in.; complexion, light; residence, Salem.

Holms, Isaac, Plymouth. Descriptive list dated Jan. 27, 1781 ; Capt. Judah Alden's
CO., 2d Mass. regt.; age, 31 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 10 in.; complexion, light; hair,
brown ; residence, Plymouth ; enlisted at West Point by Capt. Bailey ; enlistment,
during war.

Holms, Is.aac. Private, Capt. Samuel Clark's co.. Col. Benjamin Simonds's (Berk-
shire Co.) regt. ; entered service Aug. 14, 1777 ; discharged Aug. 21, 1777; service,
8 days ; company took part in battle of Wallumsick near Bennington Aug. 16,
1777, and later convoyed provisions to Pittsfield. Roll certified at Williamstown.

Holms, Isaac. Corporal, Capt. Joseph Warner's co.. Col. Ruggles Woodbridge's
regt.; enlisted Aug. 17, 1777; discharged Nov. 29, 1777; service, 3 mos. 21 days,
in Northern department, including 9 days (180 miles) travel home.

Holms, Isaac. Private, Capt. Enoch Chapin's co.. Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt.; muster
roll dated Springfield, Aug. 28, 1778; also, same co. and regt. ; enlisted July 6,
1778; discharged Dec. 31, 1778; service, 5 mos. 28 days; company detached from
Hampshire Co. militia to guard stores at Springfield and Brookfield for 6 months
from July 1, 1778.



182 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AKD SAILORS



Holms, Issachar. Private, Capt. Ezekiel Plimpton's co., Col. Brooks's regt. ; muster
roll dated Dec. 3, 1777 ; enlisted Nov. 5, 1777 ; company stationed at Cambridge ;
also, receipt dated Cambridge, Feb. 26, 1778, signed by said Holms and others
belonging to Capt. Adams's co.. Col. Brooks's regt. of guards, for bounty in full
to Feb. 3, 1778; also, Private, Capt. Moses Adams's co., Col. Eleazer Brooks's
regt. of guards; joined Nov. 5, 1777; service to April 3, 1778, 4 mos. 28 days, at
Cambridge.

Holms, " Jarneah." 2d Mate, sloop " Republic," Isaac Bartlett, Master, bound on
voyage to "West Indies ; portage bill dated Boston, July 28, 1777 ; shipped June 9,
1777; service, 1 mo. 19 days.

Holms, Johx, Easton. Private, Capt. Francis Luscombe's co., Col. Timothy Walker's
regt. ; company return dated Oct. 6, 1775.

HoLJis, John, ShefHeld. Captain of a company of Minute-men, Col. John Fellows's
regt., which marched April 21, 1775, in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775;
service to May 22, 1775, 1 mo. 4 days.

Holms, John, Taunton. Private, Capt. Matthew Randell's co.. Col. Marshall's regt.;
enlisted June 1, 1776; service to Aug. 1, 1776, 2 mos.; also, descriptive list of
men raised in Bristol Co. for the term of 9 months from the time of their arrival
atFishkill; 10th CO., Col. Williams's regt. ; age,49yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 8 in. ; com-
plexion, dark; residence, Taunton; arrived at Fishkill June 19, 1778.

Holms, John. Private, Capt. William BuUard's co. (co. of South Parish in Dedham),
Col. William Mcintosh's regt. ; service, 4 days, on the alarm of March 4, 1776.
Roll dated Dedham.

Holms, Johx. Mariner, sloop "Swift," commanded by Capt. John Wigglesworth ;
engaged May 27, 1776; discharged Sept. 10, 1776; service, 3 mos. 14 days. Roll
dated Plymouth.

Holms, John. Council warrant dated July 3, 1777, for £18, drawn in favor of said
Holms and others who were captured in the brig " Independence " and who made
their escape from Halifax.

Holms, John (also given John, Jr.). Private, Capt. Sylvanus Willcox's co.. Col. John
Brown's regt. ; enlisted Feb. 22, 1777 ; discharged April 8, 1777 ; service, 45 days,
at Mt. Independence; also, Capt. Ephraim Fitch's co., Col. Ashley's regt.; en-
listed July 8, 1777; discharged July 27, 1777; service, 19 days; roll sworn to in
Berkshire Co.; also, Capt. Elijah Deming's detachment from Col. Ashley's regt. ;
enlisted June 4, 1778 ; discharged July 15, 1778 ; service, 41 days ; detachment
ordered to Albany by Gen. John Fellows.

Holms, John. Private, Capt. Perez Churchill's co.. Col. John Dogged's (Daggett's)
regt.; enlisted Aug. 24, 1778; discharged Sept. 2, 1778; service, 9 days, at Rhode
Island. Roll sworn to at Middleborough.

Holms, John. Corporal, Capt. Perez Churchill's co.. Col. Daggett's regt. ; enlisted Aug.
25, 1778; discharged Sept. 2, 1778; service, 9 days, at Rhode Island.

Holms, John. Private, Capt. John Hall's co.. Col. Benjamin Foster's (Lincoln Co.)
regt. ; roll made up for service for 1 mo. and travel out and home, endorsed
" service at Penobscot ; " 200 miles travel allowed said Holms ; company marched
on expedition to Majorbagaduce Aug. 7, 1779, by order of Gen. Lovel.

Holms, John. Col. M. Jackson's (8th) regt.; statement of Continental balances;
terra, 9 months ; balance certified April 10, 1786. [See John Holman.]

Holms, Jonathan, Plympton. Corporal, Capt. John Trotter's co.. Col. Rufus Put-
nam's (5th) regt. ; muster roll for Jan., 1781, dated Garrison at West Point ; also,
muster roll for Feb. and March, 1781; also, muster roll for April, 1781, dated
West Point ; enlistment, during war.



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Holms, Jonathan. List of men raised in Plymouth Co. for the term of 9 months from
the time of their arrival at Fishkill, agreeable to resolve of April 20, 1778, re-
turned as received of Jonathan Warner, Commissioner, by Col. R. Putnam, July
20, 1778 ; engaged for town of Plymouth ; arrived at Fishkill June 10, 1778.

Holms, Joseph, Middleborough. Private, Capt. Joshua Benson's co., Col. Theophilus
Cotton's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 5, 1775; service,
3 mos. 4 days.

Holms, Joseph. Council warrant dated July 3, 1777, for £18, drawn in favor of said
Holms and others who were captured in the brig " Independence " and who made
their escape from Halifax.

Holms, Joseph. Mate, sloop " Republic," Isaac Bartlett, Master, bound on voyage to
West Indies ; portage bill dated Boston, July 28, 1777 ; shipped June 9, 1777 ; ser-
vice, 1 mo. 19 days.

Holms, Levi. Order on Lieut. John Potter, Paymaster, Col. Wood's regt., for wages,
dated Plympton, April 20, 1779, signed by said Holms and others belonging to
Capt. Harlow's co., payable to Perez Howland.

Holms, Luther. Private, Capt. Jabez West's co. ; enlisted Oct. 20, 1777 ; discharged
Nov. 23, 1777; service, 1 mo. 3 days; company raised for expedition against
Nova Scotia and continued in service at Machias for its defence.

Holms, Mather. Private, Capt. James Endicott's co. ; enlisted March 20, 1778 ; dis-
charged April 5, 1778; service, 18 days; company marched to Roxbury March
20, 1778, under command of Col. William Mcintosh. Roll dated Stoughton.

Holms, Nathaniel, Westford. Private, Capt. Jonathan Minot's co., Col. James
Prescott's regt., which inarched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 7 days;
also, Capt. Joshua Parker's co., Col. William Prescott's (10th) regt.; enlisted
April 19, 1775; reported enlisted into the artillery May 24, 1775; also, Matross,
Capt. John Popkin's co., Col. Richard Gridley's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1,
1775; enlisted May 25, 1775; service, 2 mos. 12 days.

Holms, Nathaniel. Capt. Hayward's co., Col. Bailey's (2d) regt. ; entered service
Aug. 9, 1779; discharged May 8, 1780; term, 9 months.

HoLJis, Nathaniel. Receipt dated Scituate, May 1, 1781, for bounty paid said Holms
by Joshua Hall, Chairman of a class of the 1st Duxbury co., to serve in the Con-
tinental Army for the term of 3 j^ears.

Holms, Robert. Drummer, Capt. Luke Hitchcock's co.. Col. Joseph Vose's (1st)
regt. ; muster roll for Jan., 1782, dated Hutts ; enlisted April 20, 1781 ; enlistment,
during war ; reported on furlough.

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

Hol3is, Samuel, Rowley. Private, Capt. Eliphalet Spafford's co. of Minute-men, in a
detachment from Col. Samuel Gerrish's regt., which marched on the alarm of
April 19, 1775, from West Parish in Rowley to Cambridge; discharged April 23,
1775 ; service, 6 days.

Holms, Samuel, Scarborough. Private, Capt. Benjamin Larrabe's co.. Col. Mitchel's
regt.; marched July 9, 1779; discharged Sept. 12, 1779; service, 2 mos. 3 days,
on Penobscot expedition.

Holms, Samuel. Private, Capt. Ebenezer Washburn's co., Col. Eleazer Brooks's regt.
of guards ; service from Feb. 3, 1778, to date of discharge, Feb. 20, 1778, 17 days,
at Cambridge.



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184 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Holms, Samuel. Private, Capt. Alexander Foster's co.. Col. Thomas Carpenter's
regt. ; service from July 27, 1778, to Aug. 12, 1778, 17 days, at Rhode Island.

Holms, Samuel. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Clap's co., Col. Benjamin Hawes's regt. ;
enlisted July 26, 1778; discharged Sept. 11, 1778; service, 1 mo. 17 days, at
Rhode Island.

Holms, Samuel. Order on Lieut. John Potter, Paymaster, Col. Wood's regt., for
wages, dated Plympton, April 20, 1779, signed by said Holms and others belong-
ing to Capt. James Harlow's co., payable to Perez Howland.

Holms, Samuel. Private, Capt. Calvin Curtis's co. ; engaged Oct. 24, 1779 ; discharged
Dec. 1, 1779; service, 1 mo. 8 days, at Rhode Island ; company made up from 1st
and 2d Plymouth Co. regts. to serve in Col. John Jacobs's regt. for 2 months from
the time of their arrival at camp. Roll sworn to in Plymouth Co.

Holms, Samuel. Private, Capt. Nathan Packard's co., Maj. Eliphalet Cary's regt.;
marched July 30, 1780 ; discharged Aug. 9, 1780 ; service, 11 days, at Rhode Island,
on the alarm of July 30, 1780.

Holms, Samuel. Private, Capt. Elijah Baker's co.. Col. "William Turner's regt. ; en-
listed July 19, 1781 ; discharged Nov. 27, 1781 ; service, 4 mos. 10 days, at Rhode
Island.

Holms, Seth. Private, Capt. Samuel Clark's co.. Col. Benjamin Simonds's (Berkshire
Co.) regt.; enlisted Aug. 14, 1777; discharged Aug. 21, 1777; service, 8 days;
company took part in battle of Wallumsick near Bennington Aug. 16, 1777, and
later convoyed provisions to Pittsfield; roll certified at Williamstown; rt/iso, list
of men raised in Berkshire Co. for the term of 9 months from the time of their
arrival at Fishkill, agreeable to resolve of April 20, 1778, returned as received of
Jonathan Warner, Commissioner, by Col. R. Putnam, July 20, 1778; engaged for
town of Williamstown ; arrived at Fishkill June 7, 1778.

Holms, Stetson. Capt. Oliver Capron's co., Col. Doolittle's regt. ; receipt for advance
pay, signed by said Holms and others, dated Camp at Cambridge, June 24, 1775.

Holms, Thomas, Salem. Master, schooner "Grampus;" descriptive list of officers
and crew, sworn to May 27, 1780 ; age, 27 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 4 in. ; complexion,
dark; residence, Salem.

Holms, Thomas, Scituate. Private, Capt. William Turner's (3d Scituate) co. of
Minute-men, Col. Anthony Thomas's regt., which marched on the alarm of April
19, 1775 ; service, 4 days.

Holms, Wally. List of men raised in Plymouth Co. for the terra of 9 months from
the time of their arrival at Fishkill, returned as received of Jonathan Warner,
Commissioner, by Brig. Gen. J. Glover, at Fort Arnold July 8, 1778.

Holms, William, Middleborough. Private, Capt. John Bridgham's co.. Col. Cotton's
regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 3, 1775; service, 3 mos. 6
days.

Holms, William, New Braintree. Private, Capt. John Grainger's co. of Minute-men,
Col. Jonathan Warner's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775;
service, 1 mo., 1 week, 6 days.

Holms, William, Plymouth. Capt. Thomas Mayhew's co.. Col. Theophilus Cotton's
regt. ; order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Roxbury, Nov. 8,
1775 ; 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.

Holms, Zeuediah. Corporal, Capt. Edward Bridge Savell's (Stoughtonham) co., Col.
Gill's regt.; service, 5 days; company marched to Dorchester Heights on the
alarm of March 4, 1776.



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HoLOBUT, Thaddeus. Private, Capt. Timothy Read's co., Col. Asa Barns's regt. ;
service, 10 days ; company marched from Lanesborough to Stillwater, Oct. 13,
1781.

HoLODAT, Jacob. Private, Capt. John Carpenter's co., Col. Ezra Wood's regt.; pay
roll for part of May and the month of June, 1778 ; said Holoday allowed 18 days
service, being 3 days preceding march, 7 days (140 miles) travel, and 8 days in
camp.

HoLOMES, Robert. Drummer, Capt. Luke Hitchcock's co.. Col. Joseph Vose's (1st)
regt. ; muster roll for Oct. and Nov., 1781, dated York Huts ; enlisted April 20,
1781 ; enlistment, during war.

Holond,Ebenezer. Private, Capt. Abner Crane's co., Col. Jacob Garish's (Gerrish's)
regt.; enlisted Oct. 18, 1779; discharged Dec. 2, 1779; service, 1 mo. 15 days;
company marched to Claverack. Roll dated Stoughton.

Holoaval, Jonathan. Capt. Samuel Stockbridge's co., Gen. John Thomas's regt.;
order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Roxbury Camp, Jan. 5,

1776.

HoLOWAT, Calvin, Georgetown. Descriptive list dated West Point, Jan. 25, 1781 ;
Col. John Greaton's (3d) regt. ; age, 40 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 6 in. ; complexion,
dark; hair, dark; eyes, blue; residence, Georgetown ; enlistedDec. 20 (also given
Dec. 10), 1779, by Capt. Lieut. Dean ; enlistment, during war.

HoLowAT, John, Middleborough. Private, Capt. Nehemiah Allen's co.. Col. Jeremiah
Hall's regt.; marched Dec. 8, 1776; service, 92 days; company marched to
Bristol, R. I.

HoLOWAT, Jonathan, Bridgewater. Private, 4th co., Col. Gamaliel Bradford's regt.;
Continental Army pay accounts for service from March 30, 1777, to June 9, 1777 ;
reported killed; also, Capt. James Cooper's co.. Col. Bradford's (12th) regt.;
subsistence allowed from date of enlistment, March 26, 1777, to April 30, 1777 ;
credited with 35 days allowance ; also, same co. and regt. ; return of men who
were in camp on or before Aug. 15, 1777 ; reported joined May 1, 1777 ; also, same
CO. and regt.; return dated Feb. 1, 1778; residence, Bridgewater; enlisted for
town of Bridgewater ; mustered by County Muster Master ; reported refused by
the Continental Muster Master and discharged ; also, list of men belonging to the
Mass. Line to whom wages and depreciation were allowed by the Commonwealth,
notwithstanding the claim made in the army account ofHce that said men had
either not been mustered or were omitted from pay rolls ; 14th Mass. regt. ; re-
ported not mustered.

HoLowAT, William, Bridgewater. Descriptive list dated West Point, Jan. 25, 1781 ;
Col. John Greaton's (3d) regt. ; age, 34 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 8 in. ; complexion,
dark ; hair, black ; eyes, blue ; residence, Bridgewater ; enlisted Dec. 10, 1779, by



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