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1776, taken from Col. Wheelock's Orderly Book ; said Homes tried on charge of
mutiny and found not guilty.

Hommilton, Eliakim. Private, Lieut. Eli Hermon's co.. Col. John Brown's (Berk-
shire Co.) regt.; enlisted June 30, 1777; discharged July 21, 1777; service, 22
days ; company marched to Fort Ann, N. Y.

HoMMON, Ebenezer. List of men drafted from Col. John Frost's (2d York Co.) regt.,
dated May 7, 1777, and endorsed " for Rhode Island."

HoMMONS, John. List of men drafted from Col. John Frost's (2d York Co.) regt.,
dated May 7, 1777, and endorsed " for Rhode Island."



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HoMON, Titus. Order on Henry Gardner, Esq., dated Barre, May 10, 1782, signed by
said Homon and others belonging to Capt. Ephraim Stearns's co., for wages for
service at West Point in 1780.

HoMs, Benjamin. Private, Capt. Abner Pomeroy's co., Col. Ezra Wood's regt. ; ser-
vice, 7 mos. 27 days ; company raised for 8 months, agreeable to resolve of April
20, 1778, and marched to state of New York ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay roll
for part of May and the month of June, 1778 ; said Homs allowed 17 days ser-
vice, being 3 days preceding march, 8 days (160 miles) travel, and 6 days in
camp; also, same co. and regt. ; pay rolls for Aug., Sept., Oct., and Dec, 1778;
also, same co. and regt.; payroll for Jan. and part of Feb., 1779; said Homs
allowed 1 mo. 10 days service, being 1 mo. 2 days in camp and 8 days (160 miles)
travel home.

Hon, Caesar, Salem. Descriptive list of men in Continental service; Capt. Thorp's
CO., Lieut. Col. J. Brooks's (7th) regt.; age, 19 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 3 in.; com-
plexion, negro; hair, wool; occupation, farmer; residence, Salem; engaged for
town of Salem ; engaged Feb. 1, 1781 ; terra, 3 years.

Hon, Christian (also given Christopher, Christian H., and Henry Christian),
Boston. Private, 6th co.. Col. John Brooks's regt.; Continental Army pay ac-
counts for service from March 5, 1778, to Dec. 31, 1779; also, Lieut. Jonas
Parker's co., (late) Col. Ichabod Alden's regt.; muster roll for Dec, 1778, dated
Cherry Valley ; enlisted March 3 [1778] ; enlistment, 3 years ; also, same co. and
regt.; muster roll for March and April, 1779, dated Fort Harkemer; also, Capt.
White's CO., Col. Brooks's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from
Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780; also, Capt. Asa Coburn's co., Lieut. Col. John
Brooks's (7th) regt.; muster rolls for Feb. -May, 1781, dated West Point; also,
muster rolls for June-Aug., 1781 ; reported on command with light infantry from
Feb., 1781 ; also, Capt. Coburn's (8th) co., Lieut. Col. Brooks's regt. ; muster roll
for Dec, 1781; reported sick in quarters; a/so, descriptive list dated Feb. 20,
1782; Capt. Jonathan Felt's (also given Capt. Turner's) co., Lieut. Col. J.
Brooks's (7th) regt. ; age, 28 (also given 24) yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 6 (also given 5 ft.
8) in.; complexion, light; hair, light (also given dark); occupation, barber;
birthplace, Germany ; residence, Boston ; enlisted March 15, 1779, by Lieut. Trow-
bridge; enlistment, during war; also, Capt. Turner's co., Lieut. Col. J. Brooks's
(7th) regt.; also, list of men tried by courts-martial subsequent to Jan. 1, 1781;
said Hon tried April 4 [year not given, probably 1782 or 1783] , by regimental court-
martial, Capt. Coburn, President, on charge of using insolent language to Ensign
Scott and sentenced to receive 20 lashes; also, same co. and regt.; list of men
who died or were discharged subsequent to Jan. 1, 1781; said Hon discharged
June 8, 1783, by Gen. Washington, term of enlistment having expired.

HoNEFORD, Asa. Private, Capt. Joseph Eaton's co.. Col. Samuel Johnson's regt. ; en-
listed Aug. 15, 1777 ; discharged Nov. 30, 1777 ; service, 3 mos. 29 days, travel (13
days) included ; company marched on expedition to the Northward.

HoNERT, Charles. List of men raised in Worcester Co. for the terra 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 Lancaster ; arrived at Fishkill June 7, 1778.

HoNEWELL, . Captain ; return of sundries supplied by the Board of War for use

of the Continental Army ; said Honewell reported as having received 3 pairs of
shoes Feb. 25, 1778.

Honewell, Isaiah. Capt. Samuel Sloan's co.. Col. Patterson's regt. ; order for ad-
vance pay, signed by said Honewell and others, dated Camp at Cambridge, June
6, 1775.



212 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

HoNEWELL, Israel, Scarborough. Return of men raised to serve in the Continental
Army from Col. Reuben Fogg's (3d Cumberland Co.) regt. ; residence, Scar-
borough ; engaged for town of Scarborough; joined Capt. Smith's co., Col. Pat-
terson's regt. ; term, 3 years.

HoNEAVELL, Roger, Scarborough. Private, Capt. John Wentworth's co. ; pay abstract
for mileage, etc., dated Watertown, Aug. 20, 1776; mileage (135 miles) allowed
said Honewell ; 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 ; 317 miles travel allowed said Honewell ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay
abstract for travel allowance, etc., home from place of discharge, Fort Edward,
dated Boston, Jan. 15, 1777 ; 412 miles travel allowed said Honewell ; also, list of
men raised to serve in the Continental Army from Col. Reuben Fogg's (3d Cum-
berland Co.) regt.; residence, Scarborough; engaged for town of Scarborough;
joined Capt. Smith's co.. Col. Patterson's regt. ; term, 3 years.

Honey, Peter, Dunstable. Private, Capt. Reuben Butterfield's co., Col. David Green's
regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Cambridge; left place of
rendezvous April 29, 1775 ; service, 10 days.

HoNETMAN, . [This name appears under the form of Honyman.]

Honeywell, Isaiah, 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, 12 days ; also, Capt. Samuel Sloane's co..
Col. John Patterson's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted May 5, 1775;
service, 3 mos. 4 days; also, company return [probably Oct., 1775] ; also, Capt.
David Wheler's co. ; service, 6 days ; company marched from Lanesborough to
Meloomscuyck Aug. 14, 1777, on an alarm.

Honeywell, James, Salisbury. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army ;
residence, Salisbury; engaged for town of Salisbury.

Honeywell, Rice. Private, Capt. Joseph Barns's co., Col. Benjamin Symonds's
(Berkshire Co.) regt. ; enlisted April 26, 1777 ; discharged May 19, 1777 ; service,
24 days ; company called out by order of Maj. Gen. Gates and marched to Sara-
toga; roll sworn to before Chairman of Committee of Lanesborough; also, Capt.
David Wheeler's co., Col. John Brown's detachment of militia; enlisted June 30,
1777; discharged July 25, 1777; service, 26 days; detachment stationed at Fort
Ann ; roll sworn to before Chairman of Committee of Lanesborough ; also, Capt.
David Wheeler's co. ; service, 6 days ; company marched from Lanesborough to
Meloomscuyck Aug. 14, 1777, on an alarm.

Honeywell, Richard. Private, Capt. William Knight's co. ; service, 5 days ; com-
pany detached from Col. Mitchel's (1st Cumberland Co.) regt. by order of Lieut.
Col. Peter Noyes to work on the fort at Falmouth in Nov., 1775.

Honeywell, Richard. 2d Lieutenant, Col. John Crane's (Artillery) regt.; list of
officers of the Mass. Line entitled to money advanced by the Province of Massa-
chusetts Bay on account of wages allowed by resolve of Feb. 6, 1779 ; reported
resigned.

Honeywill, Isaiah. Capt. Samuel Sloan's co.. Col. John Paterson's regt. ; order for
bounty coat or its equivalent in money endorsed " Dec. 22, 1775."

HoNiEL, John. Private, Capt. Solomon Walker's co. ; service, 2 days; company
assembled and was in service at the time of taking the mast-ship in Sheepscot
river Sept. 10, 1777. Roll dated Pownalborough.

Honnewell, George, Boston. Lieut. Col. Mason's corps of Artillery artificers; Con-
tinental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779, under
R. Honnewell, Foreman ; residence, Boston.



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HoNNEWELL, RiCHARD, Boston. Foreman, Lieut. Col. Mason's corps of Artillery
artificers; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to Dec.
31, 1779; residence, Boston.

HoNNETWELL, IsAiAH. Private, Capt. Ebenezer Newell's co.. Col. Symonds's regt. ;
service, 21 days ; company marched from Lanesborough to Manchester July 9,
1777, on an alarm. Roll certified at Lanesborough.

HoNORFORD, Thomas. Company order on Henry Gardner, Treasurer, payable to John
Hayes, dated North Yarmouth, Oct. 16, 1775, for wages for 2 mos. service in
Capt. Benjamin Parker's co. on the seacoast in Cumberland Co.

HoNTOON, John. List of deserters, dated Camp Ten Eyck, Aug. 27, 1780 ; Capt. Spurr's
CO., Col. Thomas Nixon's (6th) regt. ; rank, Private.

HoNUEL, Thomas, Pownal borough. Private, Capt. Israel Davis's co., Col. Joseph
Fry's regt.; marched from home March 4, 1776; service to May 31, 1776, 2 mos.
28 days, in defence of seacoast ; also, same co. ; service from June 1, 1776, to Dec.
5, 1776,6 mos. 5 days, at Boothbay, in defence of seacoast; also, Lieut. Nathaniel
Winslow's detachment; enlisted Dec. 5, 1776; discharged Dec. 31, 1776; service,
26 days, at Boothbay, in defence of seacoast.

HoNTFORD, Asa. Private, Capt. John Savory's detachment from 2d Bradford co. ;
marched Nov. 30, 1775; returned Dec. 4, 1775; service, 5 days; detachment
marched for defence of Cape Ann. Roll dated Bradford and sworn to at Andover.

HoNTMAN, James. Receipt dated May 21, 1783, signed by Elizabeth Honyman, mother
of said Honyman, for wages for his service to May 10, 1783, on board the frigate
" Hague," commanded by Capt. John Manley.

Hontavell, Elijah. Private, Capt. William Knight's co. ; service from Oct. 18 to
Oct. 23, 1775, 5 days, with guards at Falmouth Neck; roll endorsed " CoI'd
Mitchel's Reg't. ; " also, same co. ; service, 6 days ; company detached from Col.
Mitchel's (1st Cumberland Co.) regt. by order of Lieut. Col. Peter Noyes to work
on the fort at Falmouth in Nov., 1775.

HoNTWELL, Richard, Newburyport. Corporal, Capt. Greenleaf's co.. Col. Benjamin
Tupper's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Feb. 28, 1777,
to July 15, 1778; residence, Newburyport; credited to town of Newburyport;
reported died July 15, 1778.

HoNTWELL, Richard. Private, Capt. William Knight's co. ; service from Oct. 18 to
Oct. 23, 1775, 5 days, with guards at Falmouth Neck; roll endorsed " Col'o
Mitchel's Reg't."

HooBER, Felix. List of prisoners appearing in a return of the main guard, signed by
Ephraira Corey, Captain of the guard, dated Cambridge, Sept. 13, 1775; said
Hoober with other riflemen confined 3 nights by Col. Thompson for mutiny.

HoocK, Ht'MPHRET, Amcsbury. Private, Capt. John Currier's co. of Minute-men,
Col. Isaac Merriell's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service,
7 days.

HoocKER, WiLLiAJi. Private, Capt. Joseph Bates's co., 14th Mass. regt. ; pay roll for
Aug. and Sept., 1780; service, 2 mos.

HoocKS, William. Private, Capt. John Grannis's co. ; service from March 1, 1776, to
June 1, 1776, in defence of seacoast. Roll dated Tarpaulin Cove and endorsed
" Elizabeth Islands."

Hood, . [This name also appears under the form of Hodd.]

Hood, Amos, Topsfield. Private, Capt. John Baker's co.. Col. Moses Little's (19th)
regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 10, 1775; service, 2 mos. 27



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Hooo, Amos, coniinued.

days; also, company return [probably Oct., 1775] ; enlisted May 2, 1775; age, 19
yrs. ; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Dec. 11, 1775.

Hood, Benjamix, Topsfield. Private, Capt. Stephen Perkins's co. of Minute-men,
which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 2^ days; also, Capt.
Stephen Perkins's co.. Col. Cogswell's regt. ; enlisted Sept. 22, 1776; discharged
Nov. 16, 1776; service, 2 mos. 7 days, including 12 days (250 miles) travel home;
roll dated North Castle.

Hood, Benjamix Landon. Private, Capt. James Macomber's (3d) co., Col. Mitchel's
(Bristol Co.) regt. commanded by Lieut. Col. James Williams, Brig. Gen. God-
frey's brigade; service, 8 days; company marched to Tiverton, R. I., Aug. 2,
1780, on an alarm. Roll sworn to at Taunton. [See Landon Hood.]

Hood, Burwell. Private, Capt. Thomas Wills's co.. Col. Daniel Morgan's 11th
Virginia regt. (also given "the 11 And 15th Regiment of foot in the Service of
the United States ") ; pay roll for Oct., 1778.

Hood, Daniel. List of men raised in Essex 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 Capt. John Santford, of Col.
Malcom's regt. ; engaged for town of Topsfield ; also, list of men returned as
mustered by Henry Rutgers, Jr., Deputy Muster Master, dated Fishkill, Aug. 1,
1778; arrived at Fishkill June 17, 1778; also, Private, Capt. Thomas Cummings's
CO., Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt.; enlisted Oct. 14, 1779; discharged Nov. 22, 1779;
service, 1 mo. 20 days, at Claverack, including travel (240 miles) home ; regiment
detached from militia of Essex and Suffolk counties to reinforce army under
Gen. Washington. [See Daniel Flood.]

Hood, Domix- [?]. Private, Capt. Ebenezer Buck's co. of volunteers. Col. Josiah
Brewer's regt., Gen. Lovell's brigade; enlisted July 30, 1779; discharged Aug.
14, 1779; service, 17 days, on Penobscot expedition.

Hood, George. Private, Capt. Samuel Fales's co.. Col. J. Daggett's regt. ; marched
Jan. 6, 1778; discharged April 1, 1778; service, 2 mos. 26 days, at Rhode Island;
company drafted to serve under Gen. Spencer for 3 months from Jan. 1, 1778.

Hood, James, Boston. Return of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from Capt.
Oliver Clap's co.. Col. Benjamin Haws's (4th Suffolk Co.) regt. ; engaged for town
of Walpole; joined Lieut. Jesse Sandars's co., Col. Lee's regt.; terra, 3 years;
also, return certified at Camp near Morristown, April 30, 1780, of officers and men
belonging to Col. Lee's, Col. Henley's, and Col. Jackson's regts., and men belong-
ing to Massachusetts in Col. Henry Sherburne's regt., who were incorporated
into a regiment under the command of Col. Henry Jackson, agreeable to the
arrangement of April 9, 1779 ; rank. Private ; residence, Boston ; enlisted Jan. 29,
1778; said Hood appears among men belonging to Col. William II. Lee's regt.
who had been discharged from the rolls prior to above arrangement; reported
deserted May 1, 1778.

Hood, James. Private, Capt. Israel Hicks's co.. Col. John Daggett's regt.; marched
to camp Jan. 3, 1778; discharged Feb. 24, 1778; service,! mo. 23 days, at
Rhode Island. Roll sworn to at Rehoboth.

Hood, Johx, Boston (also given Framingham). List of men raised to serve in the
Continental Army from 2d co., 5th Middlesex Co. regt., as returned by Lieut.
Lawson Buckminster to Col. Micah Stone; residence, Boston; engaged for town
of Framingham ; joined Capt. Spur's co., Col. Nixon's regt. ; term, 3 years ; also.
Drummer, Capt. Spurr's co.. Col. Thomas Nixon's regt. ; Continental Army pay
accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; residence, Framingham;
credited to town of Framingham; also, same co. and regt.; certificate dated
Boston, Jan. 30, 1779, signed by Col. Nixon, stating that said Hood and others



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Hood, John, continued.

were in camp on or before Aug. 15, 1777, and had not been absent subsequently
except on furlough, and were therefore entitled to the gratuity allowed Continen-
tal soldiers ; also, Capt. Spurr's co.. Col. Nixon's (5th) regt. ; muster roll for May,
1779, dated Highlands ; also, Capt. Spurr's co., 6th Mass. regt. ; receipt for cloth-
ing for the year 1780, dated Peekskill, Dec. -, 1779; also, Capt. Spurr's (1st) co.,
Col. Nixon's (6th) regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan.
1, 1780, to April 1, 1780; reported deserted April 1, 1780; also, descriptive list of
men belongi'ng to Col. Thomas Nixon's (6th) regt. who enlisted for the war prior
to Sept. 30, 1779, certified at Highlands, Feb. 23, 1780; rank. Drummer; age, 16
yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. ; complexion, light; engaged for town of Boston ; «^so, descrip-
tive list of deserters, dated Camp Ten Eyck, Aug. 27, 1780; Capt. Spurr's co.. Col.
Thomas Nixon's (6th) regt.; rank. Drummer; age, 16 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 4 in.;
complexion, sandy; hair, sandy; eyes, blue; birthplace, Boston.

Hood, Johx, Pelham. Private, Capt. David Cowden's co. of Minute-men, Col. Benja-
min Ruggles Woodbridge's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775;
service, 11 days; also, Capt. David Cowden's co., Col. Benjamin Ruggles Wood-
bridge's (25th) regt. ; receipt for advance pay, signed by said Hood and others,
dated Cambridge, June 26, 1775; also, Private, same co. and regt.; muster roll
dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 1, 1775; ser\'ice, 3 raos. 8 days; also, company
return dated near Prospect Hill, Sept. 28, 1775; also, order for bounty coat or its
equivalent in money dated Prospect Hill, Nov. 13, 1775; also, Lieut. James Hal-
bert's CO., Col. Elisha Porter's regt.; enlisted July 10, 1777; discharged Aug. 8,
1777 ; service, 1 mo. 5 days, including travel (120 miles) home ; company marched
to Saratoga; also. Sergeant, Capt. Elijah Dwight's co.. Col. Elisha Porter's
(Hampshire Co.) regt. ; engaged July 20, 1779; discharged Aug. 25, 1779 ; service,
1 mo. 10 days, at New London, Conn., including 4 days (85 miles) travel home ;
roll dated Belchertown.

Hood, John, Topsfield. Private, Capt. John Baker's co.. Col. Moses Little's (17th)
regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 23, 1775; service, 2 mos. 14
days; also, company return [probably Oct., 1775] ; enlisted May 2, 1775; age,
16 yrs. ; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Dec. 11, 1775 ;
also. Private, Capt. John Dodge's co.. Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt. of guards ; en-
listed Nov. 12, 1777 ; service to April 3, 1778, 4 mos. 22 days, at Charlestown and
Cambridge ; also, list of men raised in Essex 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 Capt. John Santford, of Col.
Malcom's regt.; engaged for town of Topsfield; also, list of men returned as
mustered by Henry Rutgers, Jr., Deputy Muster Master, dated, Fishkill, Aug. 1,
1778; arrived at Fishkill June 17, 1778; also, Private, Capt. Joseph Hodgkins's
CO., Col. Timothy Bigelow's regt.; pay rolls for Feb.-April, 1779, dated Provi-
dence ; enlistment, 9 months ; reported discharged March 24, 1779 ; also, Capt.
Thomas Cummings's co., Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt.; enlisted Oct. 14, 1779; dis-
charged Nov. 22, 1779 ; service, 1 mo. 20 days, at Claverack, including travel (240
miles) home; regiment detached from militia of Suffolk and Essex counties to
reinforce army under Gen. Washington; also, Sergeant, Capt. Benjamin Gould's
CO., Col. Wade's (Essex Co.) regt.; enlisted July 6, 1780; discharged Oct. 10,
1780; service, 3 mos. 17 days, including 12 days (240 miles) travel home; com-
pany raised to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months. [See John Flood.]

Hood, Joseph, Salem. Descriptive list of ofHcers and crew of the ship "Thomas,"
commanded by Capt. Samuel Ingersoll, dated Salem, Aug. 7, 1780; age, 14 yrs.;
complexion, light; residence, Salem.

Hood, Joseph, Taunton. Fifer, Capt. Robert Crosman'a co. of Minute-men, Col.
Nathaniel Leonard's regt., which marched April 20, 1775, in response to the alarm
of April 19, 1775, to Roxbury ; service, 12 days ; also, Capt. Francis Luscoinbe's



216 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Hood, Joseph, continued.

CO., Col. Timothy Walker's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May
3, 1775; service, 3 mos. 5 days; also, company return dated Oct. 6, 1775; also,
order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Roxbury, Nov. 6, 1775.

Hood, Joseph, Topsfield. Private, Capt. John Baker's co.. Col. Moses Little's (17th)
regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 4, 1775; service, 3 mos. 5
days; also, company return [probably Oct., 1775] ; enlisted May 2, 1775; age, 27
yrs. ; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Dec. 11, 1775;
also. Corporal, Capt. John Dodge's co., Col. Pickering's regt. ; marclied Dec. 16,
1776; discharged March 15, 1777; service, 3 mos. 16 days, including 16 days (340
miles) travel home ; also, company receipt for mileage home, given to Capt. John
Dodge, dated Springfield, March 16, 1777, signed by said Hood and others; also.
Private, Capt. John Dodge's detachment of militia. Col. Gerrish's regt. ; muster
roll for Feb., 1778, dated Winter Hill; service guarding Gen. Burgoyne's army;
also, Capt. John Dodge's co., Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt. of guards; enlisted Nov.
12, 1777; service to April 3, 1778, 4 mos. 22 days, at Charlestown and Cam-
bridge ; also, Sergeant, Capt. Thomas Cummings's co., Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt. ;
entered service Oct. 14, 1779; discharged Nov. 22, 1779; service, 1 mo. 20 days, at
Claverack, including travel (240 miles) home; regiment detached from militia of
Essex and SuflFolk counties to reinforce army under Gen. Washington.

Hood, Joseph. Private ; list of men returned as serving on main guard at Prospect
Hill under Lieut. Col. L. Baldwin, dated July 16, 1775.

Hood, Joseph. Private, Capt. Peletiah Eddy's co., Col. Abiel Mitchel's regt. com-
manded by Lieut. Col. James Williams, Brig. Gen. Godfrey's (Bristol Co.)
brigade; service, 8 days; company marched from Taunton to Tiverton, R. I., on
the alarm of Aug. 1, 1780.

Hood, Landon (also given London), Taunton. Private, Capt. Joshua Wilbore's co..
Col. Ebenezer Francis's regt. ; pay abstract for mileage, etc., to camp and home;
said Hood credited with allowance for 2 days (36 miles) ; company drafted from
Taunton, Raynham, Easton, Dartmouth, Freetown, Berkley, and Dighton; war-
rant allowed in Council Nov. 29, 1776; also, Capt. Josiah King's co.. Col. John
Daggett's regt. ; enlisted Aug. 25, 1778 ; discharged Sept. 1, 1778 ; service, 8 days,
at Rhode Island; company detached from militia; a^so, Capt. Edward Blake's
CO., Col. Carpenter's regt. ; service, 4 days ; company detached to march to
Tiverton, R. I., July 28, 1780, to serve for 6 days. [See Benjamin Landon Hood.]

HooD, MosES, Marblehead. Private, Capt. Jeremiah Putnam's co., Col. Nathan Tyler's
regt. ; pay roll for Dec, 1779, allowing 1 mo. 5 days service at Rhode Island,
travel (95 riailes) included. [See Moses Woods.]

Hood, Moses. Capt. Simeon Brown's co., Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt. of guards; ser-
vice from April 2, 1778, to July 3, 1778, 3 mos. 2 days ; roll dated Camp at Winter
Hill ; also, same co. and regt. •, service from July 2 to July 12, 1778, 10 days ; com-
pany raised for 10 days service ; roll dated Camp at Winter Hill ; also. Private,
Capt. Benjamin Gould's co.. Col. Wade's (Essex Co.) regt. ; enlisted July 6, 1780 ;
discharged Oct. 10, 1780; service, 3 mos. 17 days, including 12 days (240 miles)
travel home ; company raised to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months ; roll
dated Topsfield; also, account sworn to in Essex Co., Jan. 14, 1782, of bounties
paid said Hood and others by the several classes of the town of Topsfield to serve
in the Continental Army for the terra of 3 years or during the war ; said Hood
hired by Class No. 12 of which David Balch was Chairman.

Hood, Noble, Swanzey. Private, Capt. Peleg Peck's co.. Col. Thomas Carpenter's
regt.; enlisted Aug. 4, 1780; discharged Aug. 9, 1780; service, 6 days; company
marched to Tiverton, R. I., on an alarm ; by order of Col. Slead all the men in
Swanzey were joined in one company- under Capt. Peck, the other officers refusing
to serve. Roll sworn to at Rehoboth.



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Hood, Richard, Topsfield. Private, Capt. Stephen Perkins's cc, which marched on
the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 2^ days; also, Capt. John Baker's co., Col.
Little's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 10, 1775; service, 2
mos. 27 days ; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Dec.
11, 1775. [See Richard Wood.]

Hood, Robert, Georgetown. Return of men raised to reinforce the Continental Army,
agreeable to resolve of April 20, 1778, as returned by Charles Cushing, Brigadier



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