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CO.; also, Capt. John Wright's (Light Infantry) co., Col. Shepard's regt. ; mus-
ter roll for March and April, 1779, dated Providence; also, Capt. Banister's co..
Col. Shepard's (ith) regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan.
1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780; also, same co. and regt.; return for gratuity, dated
Highlands, Feb. 24, 1780; also, same co. and regt.; return made up for the year
1780, dated West Point ; enlistment, during war.

HosKiNS, Daxiel. Private, Capt. Aaron Rowley's co., Col. Benjamin Simonds'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
Saratoga.

HosKiNS, David. Private, Capt. Samuel Fales's co.. Col. J. Daggett's regt. ; marched
Jan. 6, 1778 ; discharged April 1, 1778 ; service, 2 mos. 25 days, at Rhode Island ;
company drafted to serve under Gen. Spencer for 3 months from Jan. 1, 1778.

HosKiNS, Ebenezer. Private, Capt. Jacob Haskins's co., Col. Abiel Mitchel's regt. ;
enlisted July 27, 1780 ; discharged Oct. 31, 1780 ; service, 3 mos. 6 days ; company
raised to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months.

HosKiNS, Eli, Taunton. Private, Capt. Matthew Randell's co.. Col. Thomas Mar-
shall's regt. ; enlisted June 27, 1776 ; service to Nov. 1, 1776, 4 mos. 4 days ; also,
same co. and regt.; pay roll for Nov., 1776; service, 1 mo. 2 days, including
travel home; also, Capt. Edward Blake's co.. Col. Carpenter's regt.; service,
4 days ; company detached to march to Tiverton, R. I., July 28, 1780, for 6 days
service.

HosKiNS, Eliphalet, Freetown. Private, Capt. Levi Rounsevel's co., Col. David
Brewer's (9th) regt.; company return dated Roxbury, Oct. 7, 1775; also, Capt.
Levi Rounsevell's co., Col. Rufus Putnam's (late Brewer's) regt. ; order for bounty
coat or its equivalent in money dated Camp at Roxbury, Nov. 8, 1775 ; also. Pri-
vate, Capt. Benjamin Lawrance's co.. Col. George Williams's regt. ; service, 1 mo.,
on a secret expedition to Rhode Island in 1777.

HosKixs, Elkaxah, Taunton. Sergeant, Capt. Robert Crosman's 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 ; discharged April 29, 1775 ; service, 12 days ;
also, Capt. Josiah King's co., CoK David Brewer's (9th) regt. ; muster roll dated
Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted June 20, 1775; service, 1 mo. 2 weeks; also, Capt. Josiah
King's CO., Col. Rufus Putnam's (late Brewer's) regt.; order for bounty coat or
its equivalent in money dated Camp at Roxbury, Nov. 6, 1775.

HosKiNS, Enoch. Sergeant, Capt. Joseph Raymond's co.. Col. Israel Chapen's regt.;
engaged Oct. 23, 1777; discharged Nov. 21, 1777; service, 1 mo. 3 days, at
Claverack ; regiment raised to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months.

HosKiNS, Henbt. 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;
also, Capt. Amos Washburn's co.. Col. Wade's regt. ; enlisted June 22, 1778 ; dis-
charged July 17, 1778; service, 25 days, on expedition to Rhode Island; roll
sworn to at Middleborough.

HosKixs, Ithamar. Private, Capt. Jabez Cottle's co.. Col. Ebenezer Sprout's regt.;
enlisted May 6, 1778; discharged May 7, 1778; service, 2 days, at Dartmouth on
an alarm ; also, Capt. Barnabas Doty's co.. Col. Ebenezer Sprout's regt. ; enlisted
Sept. 5, 1778; discharged Sept. 11, 1778; service, 6 days, at Dartmouth on an
alarm ; roll sworn to in Plymouth Co.



282 IVIASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

HosKiNS, Ithamar. Certificate dated Taunton, Dec. 18, 1781, signed by James Wil-
liams, Superintendent for Bristol Co., certifying that said Hosliins, who had
been mustered for Dudly Hathaway's class of the town of Freetown, Capt.
White's CO., Col. Kempton's regt., to serve in the Continental Army for said town
for the term of 3 years, had been received by him ; also, descriptive list attested
by James Williams, Superintendent, of men raised to serve in the Continental
Army, agreeable to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780, returned as received by Oliver Sooper
(Soper), at Taunton, Dec. 24, 1781, to be conducted to Boston and delivered to
Maj. Pettingall; age, 14 yrs. ; stature, 4 ft. 11 in. ; complexion, dark; eyes, gray;
occupation, laborer; engaged for town of Freetown ; engaged Dec. 18, 1781 ; term,
3 years ; reported rejected at Boston.

HosKiNS, Jacob, Taunton. Private, Capt. Oliver Soper's co.. Col. Timothy Walker's
regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 2, 1775; service, 3 mos. 6
days; also, company return dated Oct. 6, 1775.

HosKiNS, Jacob. Captain ; list of officers of Bristol Co. militia; commissioned May 1,
1778 ; reported detailed to serve at Rhode Island ; also, copy of a list of men who
went to Fall River under command of said Hoskins May 31, 1778, to serve for
10 days.

Hoskins, James. Matross, Capt. Amos Lincoln's co. of matrosses ; enlisted May 14,
1783; discharged July 18, 1783; service, 2 mos. 6 days. Roll dated Boston.

Hoskins, Job, Taunton. Corporal, Capt. Oliver Soper's co., Col. Timothy Walker's
regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 2, 1775; service, 3 mos. 6
days; also, company return dated Oct. 6, 1775; also, company receipt given to
Capt. Oliver Soper, for wages for Feb. and March, 1776, dated New York ; also,
Sergeant ; company receipt given to Capt. Oliver Soper, for ration allowance on
march from Dorchester to New York, dated New York, April 29, 1776 ; also, com-
pany receipts given to Capt. Oliver Soper, for wages for May, July, and Aug.,
1776 ; also, receipt given to Capt. Oliver Soper, dated Newark, Oct. 16, 1776, signed
by said Hoskins and others, for ration allowance to the time they left New York.

Hoskins, John, Rochester. Return of men raised to serve in the Continental Army
from Capt. Jabez Cottle's (4th Rochester) co., 4th Plymouth Co. regt.; residence,
Rochester; engaged for town of Rochester; joined Capt. Josh. Benson's co.. Col.
Putnam's regt. ; term, 3 years ; also, list of men mustered by Nat. Barber, Muster
Master for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, March 2, 1777; Capt. Child's co.. Col.
Wesson's regt.; also. Private, (late) Capt. Gates's co.. Col. Rufus Putnam's
(4th) regt. ; return of men entitled to gratuity, approved April 22, 1779 ; reported



Hoskins, John, Taunton. Private, Capt. Oliver Soper's co.. Col. Timothy Walker's
regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 2, 1775; service, 3 mos. 6
days; also, company return dated Oct. 6, 1775; also, company receipt given to
Capt. Oliver Soper, for ration allowance on march from Dorchester to New York,
dated New York, April 29, 1776.

Hoskins, John. 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;
also, Capt. Edward Blake's co.. Col. Carpenter's regt. ; service, 4 days; company
detached to march to Tiverton, R. I., July 28, 1780, for 6 days service.

Hoskins, Lemuel, Taunton. Sergt. Enos Dean's detachment of guards ; service, 1 day,
by order of Committee of Correspondence, etc., in order to prevent escape of
Highlanders and other prisoners fi-om Taunton jail during the alarm of Dec. 8,
1776; a/so, Private, Capt. Ichabod Leonard's co.. Col. John Hathaway's regt.;
service, 22 days, at Rhode Island; compan}' marched from Taunton to Tiverton
in April, 1777, by order of Brig. Gen. George Godfrey ; also, Capt. Edward Blake's



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HosKixs, Lemuel, continued.

CO. ; service, 32 days ; company marched from Taunton to Rhode Island, Sept.
29, 1777, under command of Col. George Williams on a secret expedition and was
discharged Oct. 29, 1777, by Gen. Spencer; also, Capt. Matthew Randell's co..
Col. John Daggett's regt. ; enlisted Jan. 7, 1778; discharged April 1, 1778; ser-
vice, 2 mos. 26 days, at Rhode Island ; company raised for 3 months from Jan.
1, 1778; also, Capt. Nathaniel Snow's co., Col. George Williams's (Bristol Co.)
regt. ; enlisted June 22, 1778 ; service, 15 days ; company marched from Taunton
and Raynham June 22, 1778, and served in Col. Wade's regt. under Gen. Suliven
(Sullivan) at Providence, R. I.; also, Capt. Jacob Haskins's co., Col. Abiel
Mitchel's regt.; enlisted July 27, 1780; discharged Oct. 31, 1780; service, 3 mos.
6 days ; company raised to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months.

HosKiNS, Lot. Boy, brigantine "Rising Empire," commanded by Capt. Richard
Whellen; engaged June 12, 1776; discharged Sept. 3, 1776; service, 2 mos. 22
days. Roll sworn to in Bristol Co.

HosKiNS, Luther. Private, Capt. Matthew Randell's co.. Col. Thomas Marshall's
regt.; service from Aug. 1, 1776, to Nov. 1, 1776,3 mos.; also, same co. and
regt. ; pay roll for Nov., 1776 ; service, 1 mo. 2 days, including travel home.

HosKiNs, Michael. Private, Capt. John Spoor's co., Col. John Ashley's (Berkshire
Co.) regt.; enlisted Oct. 15, 1780; discharged Oct. 17, 1780; service, 4 days;
company marched to the Northward by order of Brig. Gen. Fellows on an alarm
at the time Forts Ann and George were taken by the enemy.

HosKiNs, Nathan, Taunton. Private, Capt. Jacob Fuller's co., Col. John Jacobs's
regt.; enlisted July 1, 1778; service, 6 mos. 1 day, at Rhode Island; enlistment
to expire Jan. 1, 1779.

HosKiNS, Nathan. Sergeant, Capt. Matthew Randell's co.. Col. Thomas Marshall's
regt. ; engaged June 27, 1776 ; service to Nov. 1, 1776, 4 mos. 4 days ; also, same
CO. and regt.; pay roll for Nov., 1776; service, 1 mo. 2 days, including travel
home.

HosKiNS, Nehemiah, Taunton. 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Matthew Randal's co.. Col.
Jacob French's regt. ; list of officers appointed to command companies in a regi-
ment raised in Bristol and Cumberland counties and stationed at Winter Hill
Feb. 27, 1776; company raised in Easton, Taunton, Mansfield, and Bridgewater;
ordered in Council March 26, 1776, that said officers be commissioned ; reported
commissioned March 13 [?], 1776; also, 1st Lieutenant, Capt. Matthew Randell's
CO.; return of officers of Col. Thomas Marshall's regt., endorsed "Field Officers
of the 2d reg't to be raised for the defence of Boston May 8th " [1776] ; also, 1st
Lieutenant, Capt. Matthew Randel's co.. Col. Marshal's regt.; list of officers;
commissioned July 5, 1776; also, same co. and regt.; engaged May 13, 1776;
service to Nov. 1, 1776, 5 mos. 17 days; also, same co. and regt.; pay roll for
Nov., 1776; service, 1 mo. 2 days, including travel home.

HosKiNS, Nehemiah. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Snow's co.. Col. George Williams's
(Bristol Co.) regt.; enlisted June 22, 1778; service, 15 days ; company marched
from Taunton and Raynham June 22, 1778, and served in Col. Wade's regt. under
Gen. Suliven (Sullivan) at Providence, R. I. Roll dated Raynham and sworn to
at Taunton.

HosKiNs, Noah, Alford (also given Barrington). Private, Capt. William King's (1st)
CO., Col. John Fellows's (8th) regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May
18, 1775 ; service, 2 mos. 18 days ; also, company return dated Dorchester, Oct. 7,
1775; also, return of men raised for Continental service probably from Capt.
Wilcox's CO.; residence, Alford; engaged for town of Alford; joined Capt.
Alvord's CO., Col. Shepard's regt.; term, 3 years; also, list of men mustered



284 aiASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS



HosKiNS, Noah, continued.

between Jan. 20, 1777, and June 1, 1778, by Trueman Wheler, Muster Master for
Berkshire Co.; Capt. Alvord's co.. Col. Shepard's regt. ; term, during war; re-
poi'ted received State bounty; also, Sergeant, Capt. Learned's co.. Col. William
Sheppard's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777,
to Dec. 31, 1779; reported as serving 12 mos. as Private, 19 mos. as Corporal, 5
mos. as Sergeant; also, Private, Capt. Job Alvord's co.. Col. Shepard's (3d) regt. ;
return of men who were in service Aug. 15, 1777; also, same co. and regt. ; return
dated Jan. 31, 1778; mustered by State and Continental Muster Masters; also,
Sergeant, same co. and regt. ; muster rolls for Oct. and Nov., 1778, dated Provi-
dence; also, Capt. Simon Larned's co., Col. Shepard's regt.; muster roll for
March and April, 1779, dated Providence; also, Capt. Webb's co., Col. William
Shepard's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to
Dec. 31, 1780; residence, Harrington; also, Capt. Larned's co.. Col. Shepard's
regt.; return for gratuity dated Highlands, Feb. 24, 1780; also, Capt. Webb's
(Light Infantry) co., Col. Shepard's regt.; return made up for the year 1780,
dated West Point; enlisted Jan. 1, 1777; enlistment, during war; also, Capt.
George Webb's (Light Infantry) co., Col. William Shepard's (4th) regt. ; muster
rolls for Feb., 1781-Feb., 1782, dated Hutts 1st Brigade.

HosKiNS, Philip. Private, Capt. Israel Hix's co.. Col. Josiah Whitney's regt. ; enlisted
July 30, 1778 ; discharged Sept. 10, 1778 ; service, 1 mo. 13 days, on expedition
to Rhode Island ; company raised in Bristol Co.

HosKixs, Preserved, Taunton. Private, Capt. Matthew Randell's co.. Col. Thomas
Marshall's regt. ; enlisted June 27, 1776; service to Nov. 1, 1776, 4 mos. 4 days ;
also, same co. and regt.; pay roll for Nov., 1776; service, 1 mo. 2 days, includ-
ing travel home ; also, 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; also, list of men drafted and mustei-ed to serve at
Rhode Island until Jan. 1, 1780, as returned by James Leonard, Muster Master
for Bristol Co., dated Oct. 28, 1779; residence, Taunton; also, Private, Capt.
Jacob Haskins's co.. Col. Abiel Mitchel's regt. ; enlisted July 27, 1780 ; discharged
Oct. 31, 1780; service, 3 mos. 6 days; company raised to reinforce Continental
Army for 3 months.

HosKiNS, Samuel, Taunton. Private, Capt. Robert Crosman's co. of Minute-men, Col.
Nath. Leonard's regt., which marched April 20, 1775, in response to the alarm of
April 19, 1775, to Roxbury; discharged April 29, 1775; service, 12 days; also,
Capt. Oliver Soper's co.. Col. Timothy Walker's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1,
1775; enlisted May 2, 1775; service, 3 mos. 6 days; also, company return dated
Oct. 6, 1775; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Camp
at Roxbury, Nov. 1, 1775; also, Private, Capt. Matthew Randell's co , Col.
Thomas Marshall's regt. ; enlisted June 27, 1776; service to Nov. 1, 1776, 4 mos.
4 days; also, same co. and regt.; pay roll for Nov., 1776; service, 1 mo. 2 days,
including travel home; also, Sergt. Enos Dean's detachment of guards; service,
1 day, by order of Committee of Correspondence, etc., in order to prevent escape
of Highlanders and other prisoners from Taunton jail during the alarm of Dec.
8, 1776.

HosKiNs, Samuel. Return of men raised in Essex Co. for Continental service, agree-
able to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780 ; engaged for town of Ipswich ; engaged July 4,
1781 ; term, 3 years.

HosKiNs, Samuel. Sergeant, Lieut. Jeremiah Brown's detachment. Col. Asa Barnes's
regt.; entered service Oct. 13, 1781 ; discharged Oct. 23, 1781 ; service, 10 days;
detachment raised in Adams, ordered out on the alarm of Oct. 13, 1781, and joined
army under Gen. Stark at Saratoga.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 285



HosKiNS, Seth. Receipt dated Springfield, Aug. 22, 1782, signed by Seth Banister,
Captain and Muster Master, 4th Mass. regt., stating tliat he had received said

Hoskins, a recruit who had enlisted for the term of 3 years, of Dr. John R [ ?] ,

Chairman of Class No. 4 of the town of Newton.

Hoskins, Shadrach. Private, Capt. George Claghorn's co.. Col. Abigail (Abiel)
Mitchell's (Bristol Co.) regt.; enlisted Aug. 5, 1780; discharged Oct. 31, 1780;
service, 2 mos. 28 days ; regiment raised to reinforce Continental Army for three
months ; also, Capt. Henry Jenne's co. ; enlisted March 14, 1781 ; discharged
March 18, 1781 ; service, 4 days ; company marched to Rhode Island.

Hoskins, Shemuel. Sergeant, Capt. Daniel Sullivan's co.. Col. Foster's (Lincoln Co.)
regt. ; service, 16 days ; company marched to Machias three different times ; war-
rant for pay allowed in Council March 2, 1778. [See Samuel Hopkins.]

Hoskins, Thomas, Rochester. Private, Capt. Seth Briggs's co., which marched on the
alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 4 days.

Hoskins, Timothy, Taunton. Private, Capt. Oliver Soper's co.. Col. Timoth}' Walker's
regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 2, 1775; service, 3 mos. 6
days ; also, company return dated Oct. 6, 1775 ; also, order for bounty coat or its
equivalent in money dated Camp at Roxbury, Nov. 1, 1775.

Hoskins, William, Middleborough. Private, Capt. Nehemiah Allen's co., Col. Jere-
miah Hall's regt. ; service, 92 days ; company marched to Bristol, R. I., Dec. 8,
1776.

Hoskins, William, Pelham. Private, Capt. Joseph Hooker's co., Col. Ruggles Wood-
bridge's regt., which marched April 20, 1775, in response to the alarm of April 19,
1775 ; service, 1 week 4 days ; also, Capt. Isaac Gray's co.. Col. Jonathan Brewer's
regt.; company return dated Prospect Hill, Oct. 6, 1775; reported in the train
June 1, 1775; also, Capt. David Cowden's co., Col. B. R. Woodbridge's regt.;
order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Prospect Hill, Nov. 13,
1775; a^so. Private, Major's co.. Col. Rufus Putnam's (5th) regt.; Continental
Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780; credited to
town of Pelham; also, Capt. John Trotter's co.. Col. Rufus Putnam's (5th) regt. ;
muster roll for Feb. and March, 1781 ; enlistment, during war.

Hoskins, William, Rehoboth. Sergeant, Capt. Jacob Fuller's co.. Col. John Jacobs's
regt.; engaged July 1, 1778; service, 6 mos. 1 day, at Rhode Island; enlistment
to expire Jan. 1, 1779; said Hoskins and others drafted agreeable to resolve of
June 12 [1778].

Hoskins, William, Taunton. Private, Capt. Francis Luscorabe's 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. 27, 1775.

Hoskins, William. Capt. Caleb Richardson's co.. Col. Danforth Keyes's regt.; en-
listed Sept. 22, 1777; service to Jan. 1, 1778, 3 mos. 8 days, at Rhode Island; also,
Corporal, same co. and regt. ; muster roll dated Warren, Dec. 3, 1777, and sworn
to at Headquarters, Providence.

Hoskins, William. Private, Capt. Joseph McNall's co., in a regiment commanded by
Lieut. Col. Samuel Pierce; enlisted May 24, 1779; service, 1 mo. 13 days, at
Rhode Island. Roll dated Tiverton.

HosLET, вАФ ~. [This name also appears under the form of Hasley, Hesley, Horse-
ley, Horsley, Horsly, Hosly.]

HosLET, David, Lancaster. Private, Capt, Andrew Haskell's co., Col. Asa Whit-
comb's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted July 12, 1775; service, 20
days; a/so, order on Paymaster General, payable to Joseph Shurtleff, Quarter-
master, endorsed "Hull, July 15, 1776," signed by said Hosley and others be-



286 1VLA.SSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAn.ORS



HosLET, David, continued.

longing to Capt. Andrew Haskell's cc, Col. Thomas Marshall's regt., for advance
pay for 1 month, etc. ; also, Sergeant, Capt. Andrew Haskell's co., Col. Thomas
Marshall's regt. ; service from Aug. 1, 1776, to Dec. 1, 1776, 4 mos. 2 days ; also,
Capt. John White's co., Col. Job Cushing's regt. ; entered service July 28, 1777;
service, 1 mo. 8 days, at Bennington on an alarm.

HosLEY, James, Townsend. Captain of a company of Minute-men, Col. William Pres-
cott's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Cambridge; dis-
charged May 7, 1775; service, 21 days; also, Captain, 10th (2d Townsend) co.,
6th Middlesex Co. regt. of Mass. militia ; list of officers chosen by the several
companies in said regiment, as returned by Jonathan Reed and others, field
officers ; ordered in Council April 2-4, 1776, that said officers be commissioned ;
reported commissioned April 24, 1776; also. Captain of a company of volunteers.
Col. Jonathan Reed's regt.; engaged Sept. 26, 1777; discharged Nov. 9, 1777;
service, 1 mo. 15 days ; company raised in Townsend, Pepperell, and Ashby, and
marched to assist army under Maj. Gen. Gates.

HosLEY, James. Private, Capt. Job Shattuck's co.. Col. John Robinson's regt. ; ser-
vice, 6 days. Roll made up from time of enlistment to time of marching to camp
and dated Cambridge, March -, 1776.

HosLEY, John. Receipt dated June 18, 1783, for wages for service to May 10, 1783, on
board the frigate " Hague," commanded by Capt. J. Manley.

HosLEY, Joshua. Private, Capt. James Hosley's co. of volunteers. Col. Jonathan
Reed's regt.; enlisted Sept. 26, 1777; discharged Nov. 9, 1777; service, 1 mo. 15
days ; company raised in Townsend, Pepperell, and Ashby, and marched to assist
army under Maj. Gen. Gates.

HosLEY, Sampson. Private, Capt. James Walsworth's co., Col. Elisha Porter's (Hamp-
shire Co.) regt. ; enlisted July 22, 1779; discharged Aug. 27, 1779; service, 1 mo.
11 days, at New London, Conn., including 6 days (113 miles) travel home; also,
pay roll for same service sworn to at Deerfield ; also, Capt. Oliver Shattuck's co.,
Hampshire Co. regt. commanded by Lieut. Col. Barnabas Sears; enlisted Aug.
12, 1781 ; discharged Nov. 8, 1781 ; service, 3 mos. 2 days, including 5 days (100
miles) travel home ; company raised for 3 mouths ; roll dated Deerfield.

HosLEY, SaiMuel, Hollis [N. H.]. Private, Capt. Reuben Dow's co.. Col. William
Prescott's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 25, 1775; service,
3 mos. 14 days; also, company return dated Cambridge, Oct. 6, 1775; reported
discharged.

HosLEY, Thomas. Private, Capt. Oliver Shattuck's co., Hampshire Co. regt. com-
manded by Lieut. Col. Barnabas Sears; enlisted Aug. 12, 1781 ; discharged Nov.
8, 1781 ; service, 3 mos. 2 days, including 5 days (100 miles) travel home ; com-
pany raised for 3 months. Roll dated Deerfield.

HosLEY, Timothy, Pepperell. Private, Lieut. Isaac Woods's detachment, which
marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Headquarters at Cambridge; service,
2 days.

HosLY, David, Lancaster. Private, Capt. Andrew Haskell's co.. Col. Asa Whitcomb's
regt.; company return dated Oct. 6, 1775; reported "in the Works."

HosLY, Samuel, Hollis [N. H.]. Capt. Reuben Dow's co., Col. William Prescott's
regt. ; order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Cambridge, Nov.
20, 1775.

HosMAR, Daniel, Lincoln. Private, Capt. Asahel Wheeler's co.. Col. John Robinson's
regt. ; marched Feb. 4 [year not given, probably 1776] ; service, 1 mo. 28 days.

HosMEK, . [This name also appears under the form of Horsemore, Horsmer,

Horsmor, Horsmore, Hosmar, Hosmor, Hosmore, Hosmour.]



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HosMER, Abel, Concord. Private, Capt. Charles Miles's co., Col. Jonathan Reed'a
regt. ; pay abstract for travel allowance, etc., from Ticonderoga, sworn to Feb.
16, 1777; 180 miles travel allowed said Hosmer.

HosMEE, Abel, Templeton. Private, Capt. Joel Fletcher's co. of Minute-men, Col.
Ephraim Doolittle's regt. ; service, 16 days, probably on the alarm of April 19,
1775; also, Capt. Jonathan Holman's co., Col. Ephraim Doolittle's (25th) regt.;
muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted July 24, 1775; service, 8 days; also,
company return dated Camp at Winter Hill, Oct. 6, 1775 ; also, list of men mus-
tered; said Hosmer appears among men raised from Col. Sparhawk's regt. for
the term of 9 months ; Capt. Wilder's co. ; engaged for town of Templeton ; also,
descriptive list of men raised in Worcester Co. for the term of 9 months from the
time of their arrival at Fishkill; Capt. Wilder's co.. Col. Sparhawk's regt. ; age,
29yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 7 (also given 5 ft. 6) in.; complexion, dark; residence,
Templeton ; arrived at Fishkill June 23, 1778 ; also, list of men returned as re-
ceived of Jonathan Warner, Commissioner, by Col. R. Putnam, July 20, 1778.

HosMEE, Amos. 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Thomas Hubbard's (4th) co., 3d Middlesex Co.
regt. of Mass. militia ; list of officers ; commissioned March 27, 1776 ; also. Lieu-
tenant; list of men appearing under the heading " Hartwell Brook the first
Everidge "' who went with said Hosmer [year not given].

Hosmer, Amos. Private, Capt. Joseph Hosmer's (Concord) co.. Col. Eleazer Brooks's
regt. ; service, 5 days ; company marched to Roxbury March 4, 1776 ; also, Capt.



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