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4 ft. 10 in.; occupation, laborer; birthplace, Guinea; enlisted March 27, 1781;
enlistment, 3 years ; reported a negro ; also. Private, 4th co., Lieut. Col. Brooks's
regt. ; inspection return for May, 1782, and an account of clothing received Ijetween
Nov. 1, 1781, and May 31, 1782; also, Capt. Nathaniel C. Allen's (8th) co., 4th



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Horn, Caesar, continued.

Mass. regt. ; muster rolls for May-Sept., 1783 ; balance of term of enlistment xm-
expired, 5 mos. ; also, 8th co. ; order dated Dee. 27, 1783, for wages for May-Dec.
[year not given], appearing in a register of orders accepted on account of wages.

Horn, Christian (also given Christian H.). Private, Capt. Asa Coburn's co., Lieut.
Col. John Brooks's (7th) regt.; muster roll for Sept., 1781; enlistment, during
war; i-eported on command with light infantry; also, (late) Capt. Asa Coburn's
CO., commanded by Lieut. Levi Parker, Lieut. Col. Brooks's regt.; muster roll
for Oct. and Nov., 1781, dated York Hutts ; also, Capt. Jonathan Felt's co., Lieut.
Col. Brooks's regt. ; muster rolls for Jan. and Feb., 1782, dated York Huts.

Horn, Dan. List of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for Suffolk
Co., dated Boston, Feb. 2, 1777; Capt. Eli Brown's co.. Col. Samuel Brewer's
regt.

Horn, Daniel. Private, Capt. John Lane's co, ; enlisted Nov. 1, 1775; discharged
Dec. 31, 1775 ; service, 2 mos. 5 days, at Gloucester, in defence of seacoast. Roll
dated Cape Ann. [See Daniel Orne.]

Horn, David. Capt. Brewer's co., Col. Brewer's regt.; return dated Camp Valley
Forge, Jan. 23, 1778; reported deserted Jan. - [year not given] .

Horn, Elisha, York. Private, Capt. Johnson Moulton's (York) co. of Minute-men,
which marched in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775; enlisted April 21,
1775 ; service, 4 days.

Horn, George. Seaman, brig " Hazard," commanded by Capt. John Foster Wil-
liams; engaged Nov. 19, 1778; discharged April 20, 1779; service, 5 mos. 1 day;
roll dated Boston; also, Seaman, ship "Protector," commanded by Capt. John
Foster Williams; engaged Dec. 20, 1779; discharged Aug. 17, 1780; service, 7
mos. 28 days; also, order on Capt. Williams, payable to Henry Geyer, dated
Boston, Sept. 8, 1780, signed by said Horn, for wages for service on board the
ship "Protector;" also, Seaman, ship "General Mifflin," commanded by Capt.
George Wait Babcock ; descriptive list of officers and crew, sworn to at Boston,
Sept. 9, 1780; age, 44 yrs. ; complexion, dark; residence, Massachusetts.

Horn, James. Pilot, schooner "Diligent," commanded by Capt. John Lambert; en-
gaged April 8, 1776 ; discharged Oct. 6, 1776 ; service, 5 mos. 28 days.

Horn, John, Providence [R. I.] . Petition dated Boston, Aug. 18, 1778, signed by said
Horn, of Providence, in behalf of Messrs. Bordeaux and Co., owners of the
brigantine "General Gasden " (privateer), asking that he be commissioned as
commander of said vessel ; ordered in Council Aug. 18, 1778, that a commission
be issued; also, list of prisoners sent from New York to Portsmouth, N. H.
[year not given] , to be exchanged for British prisoners at the first opportunity ;
reported a Captain.

Horn, Joseph, Wells (also given Sanford). Private, Capt. Noah Moulton Littlefield's
CO. of Minute-men, Col. Moulton's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19,
1775; service, 5 days; also, Capt. Samuel Sayer's co., Col. James Scammon's
(30th) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 3, 1775; service, 3
mos. 4 days; also, company return [probably Oct., 1775], including abstract of
pay to last of July, 1775; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money
dated Cambridge, Oct. 27, 1775; also, Private, Capt. James Littlefield's co.,
(late) Col. Storer's regt.; enlisted Aug. 14, 1777; discharged Nov. 30, 1777; ser-
vice, 123 days, with Northern Army, including 15 days (300 miles) travel home;
company discharged at Queman's Heights ; also, list of men mustered by Na-
thaniel Wells, Muster Master for York Co., dated Wells, April 27, 1778; Capt.
Daniel Merrill's co.. Col. Samuel Brewer's regt. ; residence, Sanford ; enlisted for
town of Wells ; enlistment, 3 years ; reported received State and Continental boun-
ties ; also, Private, Major's co., Col. Sprout's (r2th) regt. ; Continental Army pay



256 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Horn, Joseph, continued.

accounts for service from April 10, 1778, to Dec. 31, 1779; also, Capt. J. Fray's
CO., Col. Ebenezer Sprout's regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service
from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780; also, descriptive list dated West Point, Jan.
1, 1781; Capt. John Fray's co.. Col. Joseph Vose's (1st) regt.; age, 30 yrs.;
stature, 5 ft. 6 in.; complexion, dark; hair, dark; occupation, husbandman;
birthplace. Wells; residence. Wells; enlisted April 10, 1778, by Lieut. Lemuel
Miller, at Wells ; enlistment, 3 years (also given during war) ; also, Private, Capt.
John Fray's co.. Col. Joseph Vose's (1st) regt.; muster roll for Jan., 1781, dated
West Point; also, muster rolls for Feb.-April, 1781; reported discharged April
10, 1781.

Horn, Robert, Marlborough. Private, Capt. William Brighara's co.. Col. Jonathan
Ward's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Cambridge; ser-
vice, 32 days ; also, Capt. Silas Gates's co. ; pay abstract for service in Dec. [1775]
and Jan., 1776; enlisted Dec. 4 [1775] ; company raised in Marlborough, South-
borough, and Northborough ; also, Capt. Silas Gates's co., Col. Ward's regt. ; re-
turn for mileage to and from camp, dated Dorchester, Jan. 13, 1776 ; also, Capt.
Reuben Sibley's co.. Col. Josiah Whitney's regt.; marched July 30, 1778; dis-
charged Sept. 12, 1778; service, 1 mo. 15 days, at Rhode Island; roll dated
Sutton.

Horn, Samuel, Southborough. Private, Capt. Seth Newton's co.. Col. Whitney's
regt.; enlisted Aug. 21, 1777; discharged Aug. 26 (also given Aug. 27), 1777;
service, 6 days, on an alarm at Bennington ; horse hire and mileage (80 miles)
allowed ; company proceeded from Southborough to Hadley on horses, by order
of the Brigadier.

Horn, Thomas, Old York. Private, Capt. Samuel Darby's co.. Col. James Scammon's
(30th) regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted May 4, 1775 ; service, 3 mos.
5 days; also, company return [probably Oct., 1775], including abstract of pay
to last of July, 1775; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money
dated Cambridge, Oct. 28, 1775; also, return dated York, made by Joseph Brag-
don, Jr., Muster Master, of men who had enlisted into the Continental Army and
passed muster; age, 21 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 7 in.; complexion, light; also, list of
men mustered by J. Bragdon, Muster Master for York Co., dated Feb. 20, 1777;
Capt. Nathaniel Cushing's co., Col. John Patterson's regt.; reported received
State and Continental bounties.

HoRNE, Daniel. List of prisoners sent in the cartel " Swift" from Halifax to Boston
Sept. 30, 1778, as returned by Thomas Baildon, Commissary of Prisoners; re-
ported a Seaman.

Horns, John. Matross, Capt. Treadwell's co.. Col. John Crane's (Artillery) regt.;
Continental Army pay accounts for service from May 23, 1778, to May 21, 1779;
reported deserted.

Hornton, Ezra. Private ; pay roll for 6 months men raised by the town of Sheffield
for service in the Continental Army during 1780 ; marched to West Point July 1,
1780; discharged Dec. 18, 1780; service, 5 mos. 22 days, including travel (75
miles) home. [See Ezra Thornton.]

HoRNTON, John, Jr. Private ; pay roll for 6 months men raised by the town of Shef-
field for service in the Continental Army during 1780; marched to West Point
July 1, 1780; discharged Dec. 18, 1780; service, 5 mos. 22 days, including travel
(75 miles) home.

Horpeu, Joseph. Private, Capt. Thomas Whipple's co., Col. Abijah Stearns's regt.;
enlisted March 30, 1778; service to July 2, 1778, 3 mos. 3 days, guarding troops
of convention. Roll sworn to in Worcester Co.



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HoRR, Philip. Private, Capt. Israel Trow's co., Col. John Hathaway's (Bristol Co.)
regt. ; service in April and May, 1777, 21 days, at Rliode Island; said Horr re-
ported as among those who did not agree to tarry 2 months, and 2 days (34 miles)
travel allowed him to return home.

HoRKESON, Thomas. Return of delinquent men of quota of the town of Beverly for
the term of 3 years, made by Col. Larkin Thorndike, dated Beverly, May 18, 1778.

HoRRESS, Jonathan. Private, Capt. Thomas Cogswell's co.. Col. Baldwin's (26th)
regt.; pay abstract for Feb., 1776.

HoRRiNGTON, Edward. Private, Capt. Sylvanus Smith's co.. Col. Timothy Bigelow's
regt.; return dated Feb. 2, 1778; enlisted for town of Sutton; mustered by
Muster Master for Worcester Co. ; reported a straggler; also reported deserted.

HoRRiNGTON, NoAH, Rutland. 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.

HORRINGTON, WiLLiAM. Receipt given to Capt. John Walton, dated Cambridge, May
9, 1777, signed by said Horrington and others, for wages and rations for service
at Noddle's Island in Dec, 1776.

HoRRis, "Leudey," Waltham. 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.

HoRRis, William, Murrayfield (Chester). List of men raised for the 6 months ser-
vice and returned by Brig. Gen. Paterson as having passed muster in a return
dated Camp Totoway, Oct. 25, 1780.

HoRRisoN, Ebenezer, York. Descriptive list of men raised to reinforce the Continental
Army at Fishkill for the term of 9 months, agreeable to resolve of April 20, 1778,
returned as received of John Fi'ost, Superintendent for York Co., by Capt. Samuel
Leighton, at Kittery, June 1, 1778, to be conducted to Fishkill and delivered to
Brig. Jonathan Warner; 1st York Co. regt.; age, 18 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 2 in.;
complexion, light; residence, York; reported arrived at Fishkill June 4, 1778.

Horse, King, Shrewsbury. List of men raised for the 6 months service and returned
by Brig. Gen. Paterson as having passed muster iu a return dated Camp Totoway,
Oct. 25, 1780. [See King Howe.]

Horse, Pelatiah. Private, Capt. John Trotter's co.. Col. Rufus Putnam's (oth) regt. ;
muster roll for Jan., 1781, dated Garrison at West Point; enlistment, during
war; reported in general hospital; also, muster roll for April, 1781, dated West
Point.

Horseford, Eli, Nobletown [N. Y.]. Private, Capt. John McKinstry's co., Col.
Patterson's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 7, 1775; service,
3 mos. 2 days.

Horseley, David, Lancaster. Private, Capt. Benjamin Houghton's co. of Minute-
men, Col. John Whetcomb's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775,
to Cambridge; service, 9^ days.

Horsemore, [William]. Private, Capt. Moses Harrington's co., Col. Dike's regt.;
muster roll for Dec, 1776-Feb., 1777 ; enlisted Dec. 20, 1776 ; credited to town of
Lincoln ; reported discharged Feb. 22, 1777 ; regiment raised to serve until March
1, 1777.

Horsewell, Benjamin. Private, Capt. Joseph Durfee's (Freetown) co.. Col. Pope's
regt.; enlisted Dec. 7, 1776; discharged Dec. 23, 1776; service, 16 days ; company
inarched to Rhode Island on an alarm.



258 IVIASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

HoRSEWELL, Philip. Capt. Esek Eddy's co. of artificers acting as boatmen ; service
from Aug. 8, 1778, 20 days, on expedition to Rliode Island. Roll dated
Providence.

HoESEWiT, Abel, Mashpee. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Ai-my, as
returned by Selectmen and Committee of the town of Barnstable, dated May 10,
1778; residence, Mashpee; engaged for town of Barnstable; joined Capt. Chad-
wick's CO., Col. Brewer's regt. ; term to expire Jan. -, 1780.

HoRSEWiTT, Abel. List of men mustered by Joseph Otis, Muster Master for Barnstable
Co., dated March 4, 1777 ; Capt. John Chadwick's co., Col. Samuel Brewer's regt. ;
engaged for town of Barnstable ; mustered Feb. 26, 1777 ; enlistment, 3 years.

HoRSFORD, . [This name also appears under the form of Horseford, Hosford.]

HoRSFORD, Ambrose. Private, Capt. John Spoor's co.. Col. John Brown's (Berkshire
Co.) regt.; enlisted July 18, 1780; service, 3 mos. 2 days; reported killed Oct.
19, 1780 ; company raised to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months, and dis-
charged 80 miles from home.

HoRSFORD [Amos]. Lieutenant; account current showing money received on account
on March 31 [year not given, probably 1776] ; service probably in Capt. Selah
Heart's co.

HoRSFORD, Daniel, Williamstown. Adjutant, Col. Benjamin Simonds's detachment;
return dated Sheffield, May 1, 1777, signed by Brig. Gen. John Fellows, of a de-
tachment made from said Fellows's (Berkshire Co.) brigade to reinforce the Con-
tinental Army, agreeable to order of General Court, and which marched the
beginning of Jan. [1777]; a/so, Adjutant; Col. Benjamin Simonds's detachment
of Berkshire Co. militia; muster roll of field and staff officers, dated Camp at
Ticonderoga, Feb. 25, 1777; appointed Dec. 16, 1776; also, Adjutant, Col. Benja-
min Simonds's (Berkshire Co.) regt.; engaged Oct. 12, 1780; discharged Oct. 19,
1780; service, 11 days, including 4 days (80 miles) travel home; regiment marched
to Northern frontier by order of Gen. Fellows on an alarm.

HoRSFORD, Eli. Capt. John McKinstry's co., Col. John Paterson's (26th) regt.;
order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Fort No. 3, Charlestown,
Oct. 26, 1775.

HoRSFORD, Jesse. Private, Capt. Charles Parsons's co.. Col. Goose Van Schaick's (1st
New York) regt.; muster rolls for Jan.-April, 1781, dated West Point; enlist-
ment, during war ; reported sick at Albany.

HORSFORD, John. List of men who marched from Pittsfield to Ticonderoga Dec. 16,
1776, under command of Lieut. James Hubbard, and were dismissed March 16,
1777 ; service, 13 weeks ; also, list of mounted men who marched from Pittsfield
to Skeensborough Sept. 6, 1777, under command of Capt. John Strong, and were
dismissed Oct. 1, 1777 ; service, 3 weeks 5 days ; also, Private, Capt. John Strong's
CO., Col. John Brown's (Berkshire Co.) regt.; enlisted Sept. 6, 1777; discharged
Oct. 2, 1777 ; service, 26 days, with Northern army.

HoESFORD, Samuel, Nobletown (also given Sharon), N. Y. Private, Capt. John
McKinstry's co., Col. John Paterson's (26th) regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1,
1775; enlisted May 7, 1775; service, 3 mos. 2 days; also, company return [proba-
bly Oct., 1775] ; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated
Fort No. 3, Charlestown, Oct. 26, 1775; also. Private, Capt. Enoch Noble's co. ;
enlisted Aug. 21, 1777 ; discharged Oct. 21, 1777 ; service, 60 (also given 61) days ;
enlistment, 3 months; company marched to Manchester, Vt., thence to Ailing-
ton, thence to Stillwater, by order of Gen. Lincoln, joined Col. John Ashley's
(Berkshire Co.) regt., and marched to Bolton's Rills [ ?] and there served until
regularly discharged.



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HoRSFORD, William. Private, Capt. Israel Harris's co., Col. Benjamin Simonds's
(Berkshire Co.) regt. ; enlisted Oct. 12, 1780; discharged Oct. 14, 1780; service, 3
days ; company marched to Northern frontiers by order of Gen. Fellows on an
alarm.

Horsham, Benjamin, Berwick. Private, Capt. Philip Hubbard's co.. Col. James
Scammon's (30th) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 5, 1775;
service, 3 mos. 4 days; also, company return [probably Oct., 1775], including
abstract of pay to last of July, 1775.

Horsham, Ebenezer, Old York. Private, Col. Sheldon's (2d) regt. of light dragoons ;
Continental Arm.y pay accounts for service from Sept. 1, 1779, to Dec. 31, 1779;
also, return dated Jan. 28, 1781, of officers and men belonging to Massachusetts
in Col. Sheldon's (2d) regt. of light dragoons, made by Benjamin Tallmadge,
Major Commandant; engaged Sept. 1, 1779, by Capt. Hurlbut; residence. Old
York ; term, during war.

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

Horsham, Samuel. Corporal, Capt. Jedediah Goodwin's co., Col. Joseph Prime's
regt. ; roll made up from time of marching from home to July 1, 1780, and dated
Falmouth; joined May 5, 1780; terra, 8 months; also, same co. and regt.; en-
gaged May 3, 1780; discharged Nov. 20, 1780; service, 6 mos. 18 days, under
Brig. Gen. Wadsworth at the Eastward ; roll sworn to in York Co.

HoRSHOM, Jonathan, Berwick. Private, Capt. Samuel Leighton's co.. Col. Ebenezer
Francis's regt. ; payroll for rations and travel allowance from Dorchester Heights
home ; said Horshom credited with allowance for 5 days (95 miles) ; warrant
allowed in Council Nov. 29, 1776.

Horskings, Timothy. Pay abstract of a detachment from Taunton under Lieut.
Simeon Cobb, sworn to in Middlesex Co., Dec. 20, 1775, and endorsed "Lieu't
Simeon Cobbs Alarm Roll; " service, 4 weeks.

Horskings, William. Pay abstract of a detachment from Taunton under Lieut.
Simeon Cobb, sworn to in Middlesex Co., Dec. 20, 1775, and endorsed " Lieu't
Simeon Cobbs Alarm Roll;" service, 4 weeks.

Horskings, William. Private, Capt. John Trotter's co., Col. Rufus Putnam's (5th)
regt. ; muster roll for April, 1781, dated West Point; enlistment, during war.

Horskins, Abraham. Private, Capt. Japhet Daniels's co., Lieut. Col. Calvin Smith's
(6th) regt.; return for wages; wages allowed said Horskins from Jan. 20, 1781,
to Dec. 31, 1781, 11 mos. 12 days.

Horskins, Benjamin, Rochester. Private, in a detachment from Capt. Jabez Cottle's
CO., Col. Ebenezer Sprout's (Plymouth Co.) regt.; marched Dec. 8, 1776; service,
12 days ; detachment marched to Fogland Ferry, R. I., Dec. 8, 1776, under com-
mand of Lieut. Barnabas Doty on an alarm ; also, Capt. Joseph Parker's co.. Col.
Ebenezer Sproat's (Sprout's) regt. ; enlisted Jan. 9, 1778 ; company stationed at
Rhode Island for 3 months from Jan. 1, 1778.

Horskins, Eliphalet, Dartmouth. Private, Capt. Manasseh Kempton's co., Col.
Thomas Carpenter's regt. ; enlisted July 26, 1777 ; discharged Aug. 29, 1777 ; ser-
vice, 1 mo. 7 days, at Rhode Island, including travel home; also, same co. and
regt. ; return for mileage home from camp at Rhode Island Sept. 1, 1777.

Horskins, Ithamar. Private, Capt. Amos Washburn's (Middleborough) co., Col.
Ebenezer Sprout's regt. ; service, 4 days, on the alarm of Dec. 8, 1776; company
mustered at the time of the capture of Newport, R. I., by the enemy.

Horskins, Job. Company receipt given to Capt. Oliver Soper, for wages for June,
1776.



260 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS



HoRSKiNS, John. Private, Capt. Samuel Low's co., Col. Benjamin Simonds's (Berk-
shire Co.) regt. ; enlisted July 9, 1777 ; discharged Aug. 14, 1777 ; service, 36 days,
at St. Coyx (Croix).

HoRSKixs, Nathaniel, Dartmouth. Private, Capt. Manasseh Kempton's co., Col.
Thomas Carpenter's regt. ; enlisted July 26, 1777; discharged Aug. 29, 1777 ; ser-
vice, 1 mo. 7 days, at Rhode Island, including travel home ; also, same co. and
regt. ; return for mileage home from camp at Rhode Island Sept. 1, 1777.

HoRSKiNS, Nathaniel, Rochester. Private, in a detachment from Capt. Jabez Cottle's
CO., Col. Ebenezer Sprout's (Plymouth Co.) regt. ; inarched Dec. 8, 1776 ; service,
15 days; detachment marched to Fogland Ferry, R. I., Dec. 8, 1776, under com-
mand of Lieut. Barnabas Doty on an alarm ; also, Capt. Joseph Parker's co.,
Col. Ebenezer Sprout's regt. ; enlisted Jan. 9, 1778 ; company stationed at Rhode
Island for 3 months from Jan. 1, 1778.

HoRSKiNS, Nathaniel. Private, Lieut. Nathaniel Morton's (Freetown) co., Col.
Edward Pope's regt. ; marched Dec. 8, 1776 ; discharged Dec. 10, 1776 ; service,
3 days ; company marched to Rhode Island on the alarm of Dec. 8, 1776.

HoKSKixs, Noah, Alford (also given Oxford). Capt. "William King's co., Col. John
Fellows's regt. ; order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Dorchester,
Nov. 17, 1775.

HoRSKiNS, Samuel, Hardwick. 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; also, pay roll for 6 months men raised by the town of
Hardwick for service in the Continental Army during 1780; marched July 1,
1780; discharged Dec. 10, 1780; service, 5 mos. 16 days, in state of New York,
including 9 days (180 miles) travel home.

HoRSKiNS, Samuel. Private, Capt. Caleb Richardson's co.. Col. Danforth Keyes's
regt.; enlisted Sept. 22, 1777; service to Jan. 1, 1778, 3 mos. 8 days, at Rhode
Island; also, same co. and regt.; muster roll dated "Warren, Dec. 3, 1777, and
sworn to at Headquarters, Providence.

HoRSKiNS, Thomas. Private, Lieut. Nathaniel Morton's (Freetown) co.. Col. Edward
Pope's regt. ; marched Dec. 8, 1776 ; discharged Dec. 14, 1776 ; service, 7 days ;
company marched to Rhode Island on the alarm of Dec. 8, 1776.

HoRSKiNS, Thomas. Private, Capt. Joseph Parker's co.. Col. Ebenezer Sprout's regt. ;
enlisted Jan. 9, 1778; company stationed at Rhode Island for 3 months from Jan.
1, 1778.

HoRSKiNS, "William, Pelham. Descriptive list dated "West Point, Jan. 10, 1781 ; Capt.
Trotter's co., Col. Rufus Putnam's (5th) regt.; rank, Private; age, 40 yrs.;
stature, 5 ft. 7 in. ; complexion, dark ; hair, dark ; eyes, dark ; residence, Pelham ;
enlisted Nov. 12, 1779, by Lieut. Col. Newhall; enlistment, during war; also.
Private, Capt. John Trotter's co., Col. Rufus Putnam's (5th) regt. ; muster roll
for April, 1781, dated Garrison at West Point.

HoRSLARD, . Adjutant, 1st Pennsylvania battalion ; list of officers returned as

prisoners, dated New York, Sept. 5, 1776.

HoRSLET, Benjamin. Private, Capt. Timothy Child's (Greenfield) co.. Col. David
Field's regt. ; service, 4 days ; company marched on the alarm at Bennington of
Aug. 14, 1777.

Horslet, David. Private, Capt. Lawrence Kemp's co.. Col. David Wells's regt.;
enlisted May 10, 1777 ; discharged July 17, 1777 ; service, 2 mos. 9 days ; com-
pany detached from Hampshire Co. militia for service in Northern department.
Roll dated Shelbm-ne.



m THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 261

HoRSLET, Jonathan Jewett. Private, Capt. Timothy Child's co., Col. David Leonard's
regt. ; service, 1 mo. 17 days ; company raised Feb. 24, 1777, for service at Ticon-
deroga; also, Capt. Agrippa Wells's co., Col. Porter's regt. ; marched from home
July 9, 1777; enlisted July 10, 1777; discharged Aug. 12, 1777; service, 38 days,
including travel (80 miles) home ; company marched to reinforce Northern army
after the evacuation of Ticonderoga; roll sworn to at Deerfield.

HoHSLET, Samson. Private, Capt. Timothy Child's co., Col. David Leonard's regt.;
service, 1 mo. 17 days; company raised Feb. 24, 1777, for service at Ticonderoga.

HoESLEY, Samuel. Surgeon's Mate ; regimental return with accompanying petition
to the Council, dated Oct. 4, 1775, signed by Col. Edmund Phiney, stating that
he had commanded a regiment during the present campaign but had never been
commissioned, and asking that he, with the officers in his regiment, be recom-
mended to Gen. Washington for commissions ; service rendered with army at
Cambridge; ordered in Council Oct. 6, 1775, that said officers be recommended
for commissions in the Continental Army.

HoESLET, William, Westminster. Private, Capt. Noah Miles's co., which marched
on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Cambridge, and joined Col. John Whitcom's
regt.; service, 11^ days.

HoESLT, Joseph, Princeton (probably). Corporal, Capt. Joseph Sargent's co.. Col.
Sparhawk's regt., which marched April 20, 1775, in response to the alarm of
April 19, 1775, to Cambridge; returned May 1, 1775;' service, 12 days.

HoESMAN, Ebenezer. Descriptive list of men raised in York Co. in 1779 to serve in
the Continental Army; age, 17 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 3 in.; complexion, light; en-
gaged for town of York ; delivered to Lieut. J. Grace.

HoRSMER, Daniel, Lincoln. Private, Capt. William Smith's co., Col. John Nixon's
(5th) regt. ; company return dated Sept. 30, 1775 ; reported sick and absent.

HoRSMER, Samuel. Private, Capt. Nathan Smith's co.. Col. Jacobs's regt.; payroll
for Nov., 1778; service, 1 mo.

Hoksmor, Abel. List of men raised in Worcester Co. for the term of 9 months from
the time of their arrival at Fishkill, returned as mustered by Henry Rutgers, Jr.,
Deputy Muster Master, dated Fishkill, Aug. 1, 1778; engaged for town of Tem-
pleton ; arrived at Fishkill June 23, 1778.

HoRSMORE, Amos, Concord. 1st Lieutenant, Capt. Jesse Wyman's co.. Col. Josiah
Whitney's regt. ; arrived at place of destination May 10, 1777 ; discharged July
10, 1777, at Point Judith ; service, 2 mos. 9 days, at Rhode Island, including 3



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