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regt. ; engaged for town of Walpole.

tHoDDEN, John, Amherst. Private, Capt. Reuben Dickenson's co. of Minute-men, Col.
R. Woodbridge's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 15
days; also, Capt. Reuben Dickinson's co.. Col. Ruggles Woodbridge's regt.; pay
abstract for travel allowance, etc., to Ticonderoga and home in 1776; 130 miles
travel allowed said Hodden.

HoDDERS, . General order dated Headquarters, Ticonderoga, Oct. 20, 1776, taken

from Col. Wheelock's Orderly Book; Adjutant Hunt, of Col. Bond's regt.,
ordered to perform duty of Brigade Major of 1st brigade at Mt. Independence
during the sickness of said Hodders, Major.

HoDDGES, Benjamin, Boston. List of prisoners discharged from prison-ship at Rhode
Island in exchange for British prisoners and sent to Boston in the schooner
" Speedwell " Aug. 6, 1777, by Capt. Josiah Godfrey.

HoDDSKiNS, Isaac. Private, Capt. William Watkins's co.. Col. Benjamin Simonds's
detachment of Berkshire Co. militia; muster roll dated Ticonderoga, Feb. 25,
1777 ; enlisted Dec. 16, 1776 ; enlistment to expire March 25, 1777.

HoDELEY, Jarei). Private, Capt. Ebenezer Sheldon's (7th) co. of volunteers, 2d
Hampshire Co. regt. ; service, 3 days, against the insurgents at Northampton
June 15, 16, and 17, 1782.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 27

HoDELEY, Philemon, Southampton. Private, Capt. Oliver Lyman's co.. Col. Dike's
regt. ; pay abstract for travel allowance, etc., dated Dorchester, Nov. 27, 1776;
112 miles travel allowed said Hodeley.

HoDG, Daniel. Private, Capt. Samuel Warner's co.. Col. John Brown's (Berkshire
Go.) regt.; enlisted July 18, 1780; discharged Oct. 23, 1780; service, 3 mos. 13
days; travel (130 miles) included; regiment raised for 3 months.

HoDGDEN, Caleb. Private, Capt. Jordan Parker's co., Col. Samuel McCobb's regt.;
enlisted Aug. 10, 1781 ; discharged Dec. 1, 1781 ; service, 3 mos. 20 days, at the
Eastward. Roll sworn to at Georgetown, Lincoln Co.

HoDGDEN, Daniel. Private, 8th co., Lieut. Col. Thomas Nixon's (4th) regt.; regi-
mental return dated North Castle, Nov. 9, 1776 ; reported died Dec. 1 [1776] ; also,
receipt given to B. Heywood, Paymaster, 4th regt., dated Jan. 14, 1777, signed by
Lieut. Silas Walker, for wages due said Hodgden and others belonging to Capt.
Butler's co. ; reported deceased.

Hodgden, John, Scarborough. Capt. John Rice's co. ; billeting allowed from date of
enlistment, May 8, 1775, to date of marching from Scarborough to headquarters,
July 4, 1775 ; credited with 57 days allowance.

Hodgden, Joseph. Capt. Samuel Patch's co.. Col. William Prescott's regt. ; order for
bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Cambridge, Dec. 26, 1775.

Hodgden, Joseph. Private, Capt. Jordan Parker's co.. Col. Samuel McCobb's regt.;
enlisted Aug. 10, 1781 ; discharged Dec. 1, 1781 ; service, 3 mos. 20 days, at the
Eastward. Roll sworn to at Georgetown, Lincoln Co.

Hodgden, Samuel, Salem. Private, Capt. Nathan Brown's co.. Col. John Mansfield's
(19th) regt. commanded by Lieut. Col. Israel Hutchinson ; company return dated
Oct. 6, 1775.

Hodgden, Samuel. Field Commissary of Military Stores under Gen. Knox; Conti-
nental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; also,
Commissary General of Military Stoi'es ; Continental Army pay accounts for ser-
vice from Jan. 1, 1780, to March 12, 1780.

Hodgden, Thomas. Private, Capt. Jordan Parker's co., Col. Samuel McCobb's regt.;
enlisted Aug. 10, 1781 ; discharged Dec. 1, 1781 ; service, 3 mos. 20 days, at the
Eastward. Roll sworn to at Georgetown, Lincoln Co.

Hodgdkins, Thomas. Private, Capt. Joseph Jones's detachment of militia; marched
June 29, 1779; discharged July 16, 1779; service, 17 days, at Camden, Lincoln
Co., by order of Col. William Jones.

HoDGDON, . [This name also appears under the form of Hodgden, Hodgedon,

Hodgen, Hodgsdell, Hodgsdon, Hodgston, Hodsden, Hodsdon, Hogdon, Hogh-
don.]

HoDGDON, Alexander. 1st Lieutenant, Capt. Edward Leland's (11th) co., Boston
regt. of Mass. militia; list of officers [year not given] ; also, Lieutenant; list
dated Boston, May 10, 1780, of officers who desired that the resignations of their
respective commissions in the Boston regt. of militia be accepted, and whose
requests were approved by Col. Edward Proctor ; ordered in Council May 13, 1780,
that the resignations be accepted; also, Captain, Boston regt. of Mass. militia;
list of officers ; commissioned June 7, 1780 ; also, Captain ; list of officers appointed
to command men detached from militia to reinforce the Continental Army for 3
months, agreeable to resolve of June 22, 1780; reported detached from Col.
Thayer's (SuflFolk Co.) regt.; commissioned July 21, 1780; also. Captain, Col.
Ebenezer Thayer's (Suffolk Co.) regt.; engaged June 27, 1780; discharged Oct.
30, 1780 ; service, 4 mos. 7 days ; regiment raised in Suffolk Co. to reinforce Con-
tinental Army for 3 months and stationed at Rhode Island ; also, Acting Quarter
Master, same regt.; appointed Aug. 1, 1780; discharged Sept. 15, 1780; service.



28 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

HoDGDON, Alexander, continued.

1 mo. 15 days ; also, Captain ; petition addressed to the General Court, dated
Boston, Nov. 30, 1780, signed by said Hodgdon and others, officers of Col. Eben-
ezer Thayer's regt., asking that wages be allowed them for 3 mos. service as
a reinforcement to the Continental Army in 1780.

Hodgdon, Caesar. Return of men raised in Essex Co. for Continental service, agree-
able to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780; engaged for town of Newbury; engaged June 9,
1781 ; term, 3 years.

Hodgdon, Caleb. Receipt for fire-arms, given to Capt. Benjamin Leraont, dated Camp
Coxes Head, Aug. 14, 1781, signed by said Hodgdon and others; also, Private,
Capt. Benjamin Lemont's co., Col. Samuel McCobb's regt. ; enlisted July 1, 1781 ;
service to Dec. 1, 1781, 5 mos., near Penobscot river; roll sworn to in Lincoln
Co.

Hodgdon, Daniel. Matross, Capt. John Callender's co.. Col. Richard Gridley's
(Artillery) regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted June 30, 1775; service,
1 mo. 4 days. [See William Hodgdon.]

Hodgdon, Jeremiah, Gorham (also given Falmouth). Private, Capt. Hart Williams's
CO., which marched April 21, 1775, in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; ser-
vice, 24 days ; reported enlisted into the army May 15, 1775 ; also, Capt. Hart
Williams's co.. Col. Edmund Phinney's regt. ; billeting allowed from time of en-
listment to date of receiving orders to march to headquarters, July 5, 1775;
credited with allowance for 10 weeks 5 days ; also, company return dated Cam-
bridge, Oct. 7, 1775 ; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated
Fort No. 2, Cambridge, Oct. 26, 1775 ; also, Private, Capt. Nicholas Blasdel's co.,
Col. Wigglesworth's regt. ; pay abstract for travel allowance from Albany home;
340 miles travel allowed said Hodgdon; warrant allowed in Council Jan. 27,
1777 ; also, list of men raised in Cumberland Co., agreeable to resolve of April 20,
1778, as returned by Brig. Lemuel Thompson, dated Brunswick ; also, list of men
raised for the term of 9 months from the time of their arrival at Fishkill, re-
turned as received of Maj. James Johnson, Superintendent for Cumberland Co.,
by Jonathan Warner, Commissioner, dated Fishkill June 25, 1778 ; engaged for
town of Gorham; arrived at Fishkill June 14, 1778; also, list of men returned as
received of Jonathan Warner, Commissioner, by Col. R. Putnam, July 20, 1778.

Hodgdon, John, Scarborough. Corporal, Capt. John Rice's co.. Col. Edmund Phin-
ney's (31st) regt.; company return dated Sept. 29, 1775; enlisted May 8, 1775;
also, list of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from Col. Jonathan
Glover's (5th Essex Co.) regt., as returned agreeable to order of Council of Nov.
7, 1777; residence, Scarborough; engaged for town of Marblehead; joined Col.
William Lee's regt. ; term, 3 years.

Hodgdon, Joseph, Scarborough. Private, Capt. Richard Rogers's co.. Col. Gerrish's
regt. of guards ; enlisted July 29, 1778 ; discharged Dec. 14, 1778 ; service, 4 mos.
20 days, at Winter Hill, including travel home; also. Corporal, 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; roll sworn to in Cumber-
land Co.

Hodgdon, Joseph. Private, Capt. David Copp's co. ; return of men stationed at
Pierce's Island Nov. 5, 1775.

Hodgdon, Samuel. List of men returned as sick at Mr. Carter's; entered Feb. 25,
1778; discharged March 23, 1778.

Hodgdon, Samuel. Seaman, brigantine " Tyrannicide," commanded by Capt. Jona-
than Harraden; engaged Feb. 25, 1777; discharged Aug. 31, 1777; roll sworn to
in Suffolk Co. ; also, Quarter Master, same vessel and commander; engaged Oct.
9, 1777; discharged May 8, 1778; service, 6 mos. 29 days.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 29

HoDGDON, Samuel. Certificate dated New Windsor, Oct. 16, 1779, signed by H.
Knox, Brigadier General of artillery, certifying that said Hodgdon, Principal
Field Commissary of Military Stores, was entitled to $75 per month pay and $40
subsistence by arrangement made for that department by Congress Feb. 18, 1779,
and by subsequent resolve of Congress of June 29, 1779, his pay only from Aug.
1, 1779, was doubled, and that he derived no benefit from the resolve of June 18,
1779, raising the subsistence of officers ; ordered in Council March 18, 1780, that
amounts due be paid said Hodgdon ; also, Principal Field Commissary of Military
Stores ; statement of Continental balances of brigade and staff officers ; balance
certified May 15, 1780.

Hodgdon, Thomas, Gloucester. Descriptive list of officers and crew of the ship " Junius
Brutus," commanded by Capt. John Leach, dated Salem, June 15, 1780; age, 24
yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 6 in. ; complexion, light; residence, Gloucester.

Hodgdon, Thomas. Captain, 9th (2d Edgecomb) co., 3d Lincoln Co. regt. of Mass.
militia ; list of officers chosen by the several companies in said regiment, as re-
turned by Col. William Jones and others, field officers ; ordered in Council May
8, 1776, that said officers be commissioned ; reported commissioned May 8, 1776 :
also, Council warrant dated Oct. 24, 1777, for £4 drawn in favor of Col. William
Jones for the use of said Hodgdon, Captain, for service rendered in retaking a
mast-ship.

Hodgdon, Thomas, Jr. Captain, 10th (5th Berwick) co., 2d York Co. regt. of Mass.
militia; list of officers chosen by the several companies in said regiment, as re-
turned by John Frost and others, field officers, dated Kittery, April 23, 1776;
ordered in Council April 29, 1776, that said officers be commissioned; reported
commissioned April 29, 1776.

Hodgdon, William, Dover. Matross, Lieut. William Perkins's co., Col. Richard
Gridley's (Artillery) regt.; company return [probably Oct., 1775]. [See Daniel
Hodgdon.]

HoDGE, . [This name also appears under the form of Hedge, Hodg, Hodges,

Hodje.]

Hodge, Abraham. Private, Capt. Leonard Bleeker's (Light Infantry) co., Col. Goose
Van Schaick's (1st New York) regt.; muster rolls for Jan.-April, 1781, dated
West Point; enlistment, during war; reported on garrison duty in April, 1781.

HoDGE, Alexander, Francistown. Return of men enlisted into the Continental Army
by Maj. John G. Frazier and turned over to Capt. Nathaniel Cushing, who were
directed to join Col. Paterson's regt. by order dated Headquarters, Nov. 17, 1776,
signed by D. Adj. Gen. J. Trumbull; Capt. Dantforth's co.. Col. Whitcomb's
regt.; reported re-enlisted by Capt. Dantforth ; also, Private, Capt. Jonathan
Danforth's co., Col. Asa Whitcomb's regt. ; muster roll dated Camp at Ticon-
deroga, Nov. 27, 1776; enlisted Feb. 1, 1776; reported re-enlisted Nov. 14, 1776,
to serve as Private in Capt. Danforth's co.. Col. Wigglesworth's regt., but to re-
main in Col. Whitcomb's regt. until Dec. 31, 1776; also, Capt. Israel Davis's co.,
Col. Edward Wigglesworth's regt. ; return [year not given] ; residence, Francis-
town ; mustered by Capt. Newell.

Hodge, Asa, Hardwick. 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.

Hodge, Cato. Landsman, frigate "Boston," commanded by Capt. Samuel Tucker;
engaged June 23, 1779. Roll made up for advance pay for 1 month.

Hodge, Ebenezer, Woburn (also given Boston). Return of men raised to serve in
the Continental Army from Capt. Joshua Walker's (8th Woburn) co.. Col. Jona-
than Fox's (2d Middlesex Co.) regt.; residence, Woburn; engaged for town of



30 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS



Hodge, Ebexezer, continued.

Woburn; joined Capt. Brown's co., Col. Bigelow's regt. ; term, 3 years; also,
list of men mustered by Nat. Barber, Muster Master for Suffolk Co., dated Boston,
April 13, 1777; Capt. Brown's co., Col. Bigelow's regt.; also, Private, Light
Infantry co., Col. Timothy Bigelow's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for
service from April 4, 1777, to April 4, 1780; also, Capt. Joshua Brown's co., Col.
Bigelow's regt. ; muster roll for Jan., 1777, dated Van Schaick's Island; enlisted
April 4, 1777; also, same co. and regt.; return dated Feb. 3, 1778; residence,
Boston; enlisted for town of Woburn ; mustered by Suffolk Co. Muster Master;
also, same co. and regt.; pay roll for Feb., 1779, sworn to at Providence; also,
(late) Capt. Joshua Brown's co., Col. Bigelow's regt. ; muster roll for March and
April, 1779, sworn to at Providence.

Hodge, Edmuxd. Captain, Col. Josiah Whitney's regt. ; pay roll of said Hodge's co.
made up for service from May 5, 1777, to July 6, 1777 ; also. Captain, Col. Job
Cushing's regt. ; pay roll of said Hodge's co. made up for service from July 27,
1777, to Aug. 29, 1777, with Northern army. [See Edmund Hodges.]

HoDGE, Henry. Private, Capt. Daniel Scott's (Pownalborough) co., Col. Joseph
North's regt. ; service from Sept. 10, 1777, 1 day, defending and retaking the
mast-ship loading in Sheepscot river ; company called out on an alarm.

Hodge, Hugh. Return of men raised in Essex Co. for Continental service, asjreeable
to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780 ; engaged for town of Rowley ; engaged Feb. 27, 1781 ;
term, 3 years ; also, descriptive list of men in Continental service ; Capt. Lincoln's
CO., Lieut. Col. John Brooks's (7th) regt.; age, 17 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft.; com-
plexion, dark; hair, brown; occupation, farmer ; .residence, Rowley; engaged
for town of Rowley ; engaged Feb. 27, 1781 ; term, 3 years.

Hodge, Isaac, Yarmouth. 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. 2o, 1780.

Hodge, James, Salem. Seaman, ship "Essex" (privateer), commanded by Capt.
John Cathcart; descriptive list of officers and crew, sworn to in Suffolk Co., June
12, 1780 ; age, 29 yrs. ; residence, Salem.

Hodge, James. Private, Capt. Daniel Scott's (Pownalborough) co.. Col. Joseph
North's regt. ; service from Sept. 10, 1777, 2 da,ys, defending and retaking a mast-
ship loading in Sheepscot river ; company called out on an alarm.

Hodge, James. Private, Capt. John H. Wendell'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 " On Command Smith's Clove " in April, 1781.

Hodge, John, Bakerstown (Poland). Private, Capt. George Rogers's co.,2d Cumber-
land Co. regt.; service, 6 days; company detached by order of Col. Jonathan
Mitchel to work on the fort at Falmouth in Nov., 1775; also. Corporal, Capt.
Nathan Merrill's co. ; marched from home July 8, 1779; discharged Sept. 25,
1779; service, 2 mos. 17 days, with Col. Jonathan Mitchell's detachment; com-
pany raised in. Cumberland Co. for service on Penobscot expedition; roll sworn
to at North Yarmouth ; also, same co. and detachment ; pay abstract for mileage,
sworn to at North Yarmouth, Nov. 3, 1779 ; reported as having first drawn rations
at Falmouth and as discharged at Falmouth.

Hodge, John, Hardwick. 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. [See John Hedge.]

Hodge, John, Newbury. Descriptive list of officers and crew of the ship " Junius
Brutus," commanded by Capt. John Leach, dated Salem, June 15, 1780; age, 25
yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 7 in.; complexion, light ; residence, Newbury.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 31



Hodge, John, Newcastle. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from
3d Lincoln Co. regt., as returned by Capt. Robert Hodge; residence, Newcastle;
engaged for town of Salisbury; joined Capt. Alexander's co., Col. Wiggles-
worth's regt. ; term, 3 years; also, return of men raised to serve in the Continen-
tal Army from Capt. Benjamin Evans's co. ; residence, Newcastle ; engaged for
town of Salisbury ; joined Capt. Davis's co., Col. Wigglesworth's regt. ; term, 3
j'ears ; also, Private, Capt. Israel Davis's co., Col. Edward Wigglesworth's regt. ;
return [year not given] ; reported never joined ; also, Major's co., Col. Calvin
Smith's (late Wigglesworth's) regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service
from March 6, 1777, to Aug. 7, 1777; reported died Aug. 7, 1777; also, Capt.
Nathaniel Alexander's co., Col. Edward Wigglesworth's regt.; return [year not
given] ; residence, Newcastle; enlisted for town of Newcastle; mustered by Col.
Sewall.

Hodge, Johx. Private, Lieut. Col. Jabez Hatch's (Boston) regt. ; service with detach-
ment commanded by Maj. Andrew Symmes drafted to serve for 5 weeks in guard-
ing stores at and about Boston under Maj. Gen. Heath, agreeable to order of
Council of May 12, 1777.

Hodge, John. List of men drafted from 4th Middlesex Co. regt. to reinforce Conti-
nental Army at the Northward and who marched Aug. 20, 1777, as returned by
E. How to Brig. Gen. Prescott; said Hodge drafted from Capt. Maynerd's co., of
Sudbury, but reported as not having marched.

Hodge, John. Private, Capt. Jonathan Rice's co., Col. Samixel Bullard's regt. ; en-
listed Aug. 17, 1777 ; discharged Nov. 29, 1777 ; service, 3 mos. 23 days, including
10 days (200 miles) travel home ; company ordered to march to reinforce Northern
army. Roll dated Sudbury.

Hodge, John. Private, Capt. Job Alvord's co., Col. S. Murray's (Hampshire Co.)
regt.; enlisted July 13, 1780; discharged Oct. 10, 1780; service, 3 mos. 5 days,
including 7 days (140 miles) travel home ; compan}' raised to reinforce Continen-
tal Army for 3 months.

Hodge, Michael. Official record of a ballot by the House of Representatives, dated
June 29, 1776; said Hodge chosen 1st Lieutenant, Capt. Edward Wigglesworth's
CO. of matrosses to be stationed at Newburyport ; appointment concurred in by
Council June 29, 1776; reported commissioned June 29, 1776; also, official record
of a ballot by the House of Representatives, dated Nov, 23, 1776; said Hodge,
Captain, chosen naval officer for the port of Newburyport; appointment con-
curred in by Council Nov. 27, 1776 ; also, official record of a ballot by the House
of Representatives, dated Jan. 24, 1778; said Hodge, Captain, chosen naval offi-
cer for the port of Newburyport for 1 year ; appointment concurred in by Council
Jan. 27, 1778; also, official record of a ballot by the House of Representatives,
dated Feb. 4, 1779; said Hodge chosen naval officer for the port of Newburyport
for 1 year; appointment concurred in by Council Feb. 6, 1779; also, official record
of a ballot by the House of Representatives, dated Jan. 5, 1780; said Hodge,
Captain, chosen naval officer for the port of Newburyport; appointment con-
curred in by Council Jan. 5, 1780.

Hodge, Michael. Letter from Brig. Michael Farley to the Council, dated Boston,
July 3, 1777, recommending officers for commissions ; said Hodge recommended
for 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Thomas Thomas's co. of matrosses raised in Newbury-
port, Col. Jonathan Titcomb's (2d Essex Co.) regt.; ordered in Council July 4,
1777, that said officers be commissioned; reported commissioned July 4, 1777;
a^so, Maj. Thomas Thomas's (Artillery) co. ; payroll for service on expedition
to Rhode Island in 1778.

Hodge, Nat. Mariner, ship " Vengeance," commanded by Capt. Thomas Thomas;
engaged June 27, 1779; discharged Aug. 27, 1779; service, 2 mos., on Penobscot
expedition. Roll sworn to in Suffolk Co.



32 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Hodge, Robert, Salem. Capt. Thomas Barnes's cc, Col. John Mansfield's (19th)
regt. ; order for advance pay, signed by said Hodge and others, dated Cambridge,
June 27, 1775 ; also, Private, same co. and regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775;
enlisted June 6, 1775; service, 1 mo. 27 days; also, Capt. Barnes's co., Col.
Mansfield's (19th) regt. commanded by Lieut. Col. Israel Hutchinson; company
return dated Camp at Winter Hill, Oct. 5, 1775; also, Capt. Thomas Barnes's
(5th) CO., Lieut. Col. Thomas Nixon's (4th) regt. ; regimental return dated North
Castle, Nov. 9, 1776; also, receipts given to Benjamin Hey wood, Paymaster, 4th
regt., for wages for Sept.-Dec, 1776, signed by said Hodge and others belonging
to Capt. Barns's co. ; also. Private, Lieut. Col. Nixon's regt. ; return of men who
engaged to serve the month of Jan., 1777, dated Springfield, Jan. 25, 1777; also,
account of guns delivered Capt. Barnes for the Commissaries, dated Chatham,
Feb. 2, 1777.

Hodge, Robert, Sheepscot. List of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster
Master for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, Jan. 19, 1777 ; Capt. Childs's co., Col. John
Greaton's regt.; also. Private, Capt. Abijah Childs's co., Col. John Greaton's
(2d) regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 10, 1777, to Jan.
27, 1778; reported deserted; also, same co. and regt.; return [year not given] ;
residence, Sheepscot; enlisted for town of Sheepscot; mustered by Col. Barber.

Hodge, Robert (also given Robert, Jr.). Captain, 2d (2d Newcastle) co., 3d Lin-
coln Co. regt. of Mass. militia; list of officers chosen by the several companies in
said regiment, as returned by Col. William Jones and others, field officers;
ordered in Council May 8, 1776, that said officers be commissioned ; reported
commissioned May 8, 1776; also, return dated Newcastle, 1777, made by said
Hodge, Captain, of men raised from his company, 3d Lincoln Co. regt., to serve
in the Continental Army.

Hodge, Robert. Private, Lieut. Col. Jabez Hatch's (Boston) regt. ; service with
detachment commanded by Maj. Andrew Symmes drafted to serve for 5 weeks
in guarding stores at and about Boston under Maj. Gen. Heath, agreeable to
order of Council of May 12, 1777; also, Capt. David Bell's co., Lieut. Col.
Symmes's detachment of guards ; enlisted Feb. 12, 1778 ; discharged May 12,
1778; service, 3 mos. under Maj. Gen. Heath at Boston; roll dated Boston.

Hodge, William. Private, Capt. Abel Dinsmore's co., Col. Ruggles Woodbridge's
regt.; enlisted Aug. 17 (also given Aug. 26), 1777; discharged Nov. 29, 1777;
service, 3 mos. 17 (also given 3 mos. 8) days, including 4 days (80 miles) travel
home ; company raised to serve with Northern army until Nov. 30, 1777. Roll
sworn to in Hampshire Co.

Hodge, Zebulon. Private, Capt. Israel Trow's co.. Col. Josiah Whitney's regt. ; ser-
vice from May 14, 1777, to July 6, 1777, 54 days, at Rhode Island.

Hodgedon, Caesar. Return dated Newbury, Sept. 20, 1781, signed by the Selectmen,
of bounties paid said Hodgedon and others to serve in the Continental Army for
3 years or during the war, agreeable to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780.

Hodgekins, David, Ipswich. Private, Capt. Dodge's co., Lieut. Col. Loammi Bald-
win's (late Col. Gerrish's) regt. ; company return dated Chelsea, Oct. 2, 1775.

Hodgekins, Joseph. Lieutenant, Capt. Nathaniel Waide's co. of volunteers, Col.
John Baker's (3d Essex Co.) regt. ; muster roll dated April 17, 1775; also, same
CO., company return dated June 5, 1775 ; company marched to Cambridge.

Hodgekins, Thomas, 4th. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Waid's co., company return dated
June 5, 1775 ; company marched to Cambridge.

Hodgekins, Timothy. Private, (late) Capt. B. Dodge's co. commanded by Lieut. Joseph
Cheever, Col. L. Baldwin's (26th) regt.; pay abstract for travel allowance, etc.,
for the year 1776 ; said Hodgekins not credited with allowance, same having been
made up by Capt. Cogswell.



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Hodgeman, Timothy. Private, Capt. James Hosley's co. of volunteers, Col. Jonathan
Reed's regt. ; enlisted Sept. 26, 1777 ; discharged Oct. 14, 1777 ; service, 20 days ;
company raised in Townsend, Pepperell, and Ashby, and marched to reinforce
army under Maj. Gen. Gates.



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