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Boston to serve there or elsewhere as directed by the Council.

How, Zaccheus. List of men raised in Suffolk Co. for the term of 9 months from the
time of their arrival at Fishkill, agreeable to resolve of April 20, 1778, returned as
received of Jonathan Warner, Commissioner, by Col. R. Putnam, July 20, 1778;
engaged for town of Dedham; also, list of men returned as mustered by Henry
Rutgers, Jr., Deputy Muster Master, dated Fishkill, Aug. 1, 1778; arrived at
Fishkill June 14, 1778. [See Zaccheus Haws.]

Howard, . [This name also appears under the form of Haoward, Ilaward,

Hawood, Hawyard, Hayward, Haywood, Heywood, Hoard, Houerd, Hourd,
Howerd, Howord, Howrd, Howyard.]



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 351

Howard, , Boston. Matross, Capt. Edward Crafts's co., Col. Henry Knox's

(Artillery) regt. ; pay abstract for travel allowance from Fishkill home, dated
Fishkill, Jan. 10,1777; said Howard credited with allowance for 11 days (220
miles) ; order for payment of above roll dated at Peekskill and signed by Maj.
Gen. W. Heath.

HoAVARD, Aaron, Braintree. Corporal, Capt. Silas Wild's co., 36th regt.; company
return dated Fort No. 2, Oct. 6, 1775 ; enlisted April 28, 1775.

Howard, Aaron. Private, Capt. James Shaw's co. ; enlisted Sept. 24, 1777 ; discharged
Oct. 18, 1777 ; service, 32 days, with Northern army, travel (140 miles) included ;
company detached from Col. Charles Pynchion's (Pyncheon's) regt. and ordered
to join army under Gen. Gates to serve for 30 days, unless sooner discharged.

Howard, Aaron, Jr. Private, Capt. Eliphalet Sawen's co., Col. Joseph Palmer's regt. ;
service, 2 days; company assembled at Braintree June 14, 1776.

Howard, Abiezer. Private, Capt. Thomas Cushing's co. ; service from July 25, 1784,
to April 24, 1785, 9 mos. ; company raised for defence of Castle and Governor's
Islands; rolls sworn to at Boston; also, same co. ; pay roll for service from Oct.
25, 1785, to Jan. 24, 1786, at the Castle.

Howard, Abner. Ensign, Capt. Daniel Lorthrop's (Lothrop's) co.; list of officers in
Gen. John Thomas's regt. who were commissioned May 19, 1775.

Howard, Abner. Private, Capt. Henry Jenne's co.. Col. John Hathaway's (2d Bristol
Co.) regt.; enlisted Aug. 2, 1780; discharged Aug. 8, 1780; service, 6 days, on
an alarm at Rhode Island. Roll dated Dartmouth.

Howard, Abraham, Bridgewater. List of men mustered between March 27, 1777, and
April 9, 1777, by James Hatch, Muster Master for Plymouth Co. ; Col. Bailey's
regt.; age, 16 yrs.; residence, Bridgewater; enlisted by Capt. Burr; enlistment, 3
years; also, Private, Capt. Thomas [Robert] Bradford's co.. Col. John Bailey's
regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Nov. 10,
1780; reported deserted Nov. 10, 1780.

Howard, Abraham, Easton. Private, Capt. John Porter's co.. Col. Sargent's regt.;
muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted July 7, 1775; service, 1 mo. 3 days.

Howard, Abraham. Capt. Thomas Cushing's co. ; pay rolls for service from Oct. 25,
1785, to Jan. 25, 1787, at the Castle.

Howard, Adam, Braintree (also given Bridgewater). Matross, Capt. Benjamin Froth-
ingham's co.. Col. John Crane's (Artillery) regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts
for service from May 22, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; residence, Braintree; credited to
town of Braintree; also, Capt. Benjamin Eustis's co.. Col. Crane's regt.; return
of men who were in camp before Aug. 15, 1777, and who had not been absent sub-
sequently except on furlough; also, Capt. Frolhinghara's co.. Col. Crane's regt. ;
muster rolls for Sept.-Dec, 1777 ; also, Capt. Vose's co., Col. Crane's regt. ; Con-
tinental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to May 1, 1780; also,
descriptive return made by order of Gen. Heath, dated Jan. 10, 1781 ; Capt.
Thomas Vose's co., 3d Artillery regt. ; rank, Matross ; age, 21 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft.
8 in. ; complexion, light ; residence, Bridgewater ; enlisted May 1, 1777, by Lieut.
Gouldwait; enlistment, 3 years; reported discharged May 1, 1780, by Gen. Knox.

Howard, Adam, Bridgewater. Private, Capt. Daniel Lothrop's co.. Col. John Bailey's
regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 3, 1775; service, 3 mos. 6
days; also, Capt. Lothrop's co., Gen. John Thomas's regt.; company return
dated Roxbury, Oct. 6, 1775.

Howard, Adam. Private, Capt. Thomas Newcomb's co., Lieut. Col. Joseph Webb's
regt. ; enlisted Sept, 2, 1781 ; discharged Dec. 5, 1781 ; service, 3 mos. 14 days, at
Peekskill, N. Y., including 11 days (220 miles) travel home; company raised for
3 months.



352 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS



Howard, Amasa. Private, Capt. Eliakim Howard's co., Col. Edward Mitchel's regt. ;
service, 6 days ; company inarched from Bridgewater to Braintree Neck March
4, 1776; also, Capt. James Allen's co., Col. Simeon Cary's regt.; pay roll for
rations, dated Camp near New York, Aug. 9, 1776; also, Capt. Eliakim How-
ard's CO., Col. Edward Mitchel's regt.; marched Dec. 9, 1776; service, 15 days;
company marched from Bridgewater to Bristol, R. I., on the alarm of Dec. 8,
1776; also, Capt. Eliakim Howard's co., Maj. Eliphalet Cary's regt.; marched
July 30, 1780; discharged Aug. 9, 1780; service, 11 days; company marched to
Rhode Island on an alarm ; roll dated Bridgewater.

Howard, Amos, Boston. Capt. Edward Crafts's co.. Col. Richard Gridley's (Artil-
lery) regt. ; receipt for advance pay, signed by said Howard, dated Cambridge,
May 29, 1775; also, Matross, same co. and regt. ; muster roll made up to Aug. 1,
1775, dated Cambridge ; enlisted May 1, 1775 ; service, 13 weeks 1 day ; also, com-
pany return dated French Lines, Oct. 12, 1775 ; also, order for bounty coat or its
equivalent in money dated Nov. 6, 1775 ; also, Matross, Capt. Edward Crafts's co.,
Col. Henry Knox's (Artillery) regt. ; pay abstract for travel allowance from Fish-
kill home, dated Fishkill, Jan. 10, 1777 ; said Howard credited with allowance for
11 days (220 miles) ; order for payment of above roll dated atPeekskill and signed
by Maj. Gen. W. Heath.

Howard, Amos. Sergeant; pay roll of a company commanded by Capt. Benjamin
Blaney, of Maiden, which marched to Point Shirley June 13, 1776, by order of
Gen. Lincoln; service, 3 days; also, Capt. Benjamin Blaney's co.. Col. Eleazer
Brooks's regt. of guards; joined Jan. 12, 1778; service to April 3, 1778, 2 mos. 23
days, at Cambridge.

Howard, Amos. Corporal, Capt. Nathan Sargant's co. of guards ; entered service Feb.
13, 1779; discharged May 13, 1779; service, 3 mos.; company raised for service
under Maj. Gen. Gates at and about Boston.

Howard, Amos. Carpenter's Mate, U. S. brig " General Gates," commanded by Capt.
John Skimmer ; list of men entitled to prize shares [year not given] ; said How-
ard rated 1§ shares.

Howard, Andrew. Private, Capt. Archibald McAllister's co., Col. Samuel McCobb's
regt. ; enlisted July 11, 1779; service to Sept. 24, 1779, 2 mos. 13 days, on expedi-
tion against Majorbagaduce. Roll endorsed " Regt at Penobscot."

Howard, Andrew. Descriptive list of men raised in Hampshire Co. to serve in the
Continental Army, as returned by Noah Goodman, Superintendent for said
county ; age, 16 5'rs. ; stature, 5 ft. 2 in. ; complexion, light; hair, light; occupa-
tion, farmer; engaged for town of West Springfield; engaged May 15, 1781;
term, 3 years.

Howard, Anthony, Charlton (also given Easton). Private, Capt. Samuel Curtis's
CO., Col. Ebenezer Learned's (4th) regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted
April 27, 1775 ; service, 3 mos. 12 days ; also, company return dated Roxbury,
Oct. 7, 1775 ; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Dec.
26, 1775.

Howard, Anthony. Private, Capt. Amasa Soper's co., Col. Thomas Marshall's (10th)
regt. ; subsistence allowed from date of enlistment, Jan. 5, 1777, to Feb. 10, 1777;
credited with 37 days allowance; subsistence also allowed for 14 days (280 miles)
travel on march to Bennington; also, same co. and regt.; pay abstract for cloth-
ing for the year 1778 ; reported deserted July 1, 1778.

Howard, Asa. Private, Col. John Buttrick's co. of volunteers ; enlisted Sept. 28, 1777 ;
discharged Nov. 7, 1777; service, 1 mo. 11 days, at the time of taking Gen. Bur-
goyne; Col. Buttrick reported as serving as Captain. [See Asa Hayward.]



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLLTION. 353

Howard, Barnabas, Braintree. Capt. Newcorab's (Independent) co. ; muster return
of four Independent cos. stationed at Hull, dated March 1, 1777; age, 16 yrs.;
mustered by Daniel Souther, Muster Master.

Howard, Barnabas. Private, Capt. Caleb Champney's co. ; enlisted Feb. 8, 1779;
discharged May 7, 1779; service, 3 mos., with guards under Maj. Gen. Gates at
and about Boston.

Howard, Barzillai (also given Bezaleel), Brookfield. Private, Capt. John Pack-
hard's CO., Col. David Brewer's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted
May 16, 1775; service, 2 mos., 2 weeks, 6 days; also, descriptive list of men be-
longing to 6th Mass. regt. who enlisted for the war subsequent to Sept. 30, 1779,
as returned by Col. Thomas Nixon, dated Highlands, Feb. 23, 1780; age, 26 yrs. ;
stature, 5 ft. 9 in. ; complexion, light; engaged for town of Brooktield ; also, Cbr-
poral, Capt. Japhet Daniels's co.. Col. Thomas Nixon's (6th) regt. ; Continental
Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780; reported pro-
moted to Corporal Feb. 1, 1780; also, Capt. Japhet Daniels's co., Lieut. Col. Cal-
vin Smith's (6th) regt. ; returns for wages; wages allowed said Howard for Jan.,
1781-Dec., 1782, 24 mos.; reported sick in hospital in Aug. and Sept., 1781, sick
and absent in Dec, 1781, on duty in Aug., 1782, absent in Sept., 1782.

Howard, Bela, Bridgewater. Private, Capt. Josiah Hayden's co., Col. Bailey's regt.
of Minute-men, which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 4 days;
also, Capt. Nathan Packard's co., Col. Edward Mitchell's regt. ; service, 5 days;
company ordered to march to Squantum March 4, 1776, on an alarm ; also, Capt.
James Allen's co., Col. Simeon Gary's regt.; pay roll for rations, dated Camp
near New York, Aug. 9, 1776; also, Capt. David Packard's co.. Col. Eliphalet
Cary's regt.; service, 11 days; mileage (152 miles) out and home allowed; com-
pany marched to Rhode Island on the alarm of July 22, 1780.

Howard, Benjamin, Braintree. Sergeant, Capt. Silas Wild's co., 36th regt. ; company
return dated Fort No. 2, Oct. 6, 1775 ; enlisted April 28, 1775.

Howard, Benjamin, Chelmsford. List of 6 months men raised agreeable to resolve of
June 5, 1780, returned as received of Maj. Joseph Hosmer, Superintendent for
Middlesex Co., by Justin Ely, Commissioner; also, descriptive list of men raised
to reinforce the Continental Army for the term of 6 months, agreeable to resolve
of June 5, 1780, returned as received of Justin Ely, Commissioner, by Maj. Peter
Harwood, of 6th Mass. regt., at Springfield, July 2, 1780; age, 20 yrs. ; stature,
5 ft. 8 in. ; complexion, light ; engaged for town of Chelmsford ; marched to camp
July 2, 1780, under command of Capt. Phineas Parker ; also, list of men raised
for the 6 months service and returned by Brig. Gen. Paterson as having passed
muster in a return dated Camp Totoway, Oct. 25, 1780 ; also, pay roll for 6 months
men raised by the town of Chelmsford for service in the Continental Army at
North river during 1780; marched from home June 30, 1780; discharged Jan. 2,
1781 ; service, 6 mos. 14 days, including 10 days (200 miles) travel home.

Howard, Benjamin, 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, return for
mileage home from camp at Rhode Island Sept. 1, 1777.

Howard, Benjamin, Shrewsbury. Quarter Master; list of field and staff officers
appearing on a return of Capt. Adam Wheeler's co.. Col. Ephraim Doolittle's
regt., dated Camp at Winter Hill, Oct. 6, 1775.

Howard, Benjamin, Springfield. Private, Capt. Gideon Burt's co., Col. Timothy
Danielson's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 28, 1775; ser-
vice, 3 mos. 11 days; «Zso, company return dated Roxbury, Oct. 6, 1775; also,
order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Dec. 22, 1775.



354 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND- SAILORS

Howard, Benjamin, Warwick, R. I. Private, 1st division, Capt. Squire Millerd's co.,
Col. Waterman's regt. ; service between April 6 and April 20, 1777, 10 days; also,
Private, Capt. William North's co., Col. Henry Jackson's regt.; Continental
Army pay accounts for service from April 3, 1778, to Dec. 31, 1779 ; also, same
CO. and regt. ; muster roll for April, 1779, dated Pawtuxet ; enlisted April 3, 1778 ;
enlistment, 3 years ; reported on command at Newtown ; also, Capt. North's (5th)
CO., Col. Jackson's regt. ; pay roll for July, 1779, dated Camp Providence; also,
same co. and regt. ; return made up to Dec. 31, 1779, dated Camp at Providence ;
also, same co. and regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1,
1780, to Dec. 31, 1780; a^so, return certified at Camp near Morristown, April 30,
1780, of officers and men belonging to Col. Lee's, Col. Henley's, and Col. Jack-
son's regts., and men belonging 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; Capt. North's co. ; rank.
Private ; residence, Warwick, R. I. ; engaged for town of Swanzey ; engaged
April 3, 1778; term, 3 years; also, Capt. North's (1st) co.. Col. Jackson's (16th)
regt. ; pay rolls for April-July, 1780.

HoAVAiiD, Benjamin, Westhampton. List of men raised in Hampshire Co. to serve in
the Continental Army for the term of 9 months, agreeable to resolve of June 9,
1779, as returned by Noah Goodman, Superintendent for said county ; also, list of
men returned as received of Noah Goodman, Superintendent for Hampshire Co., by
Justin Ely, Commissioner, dated Springfield; also, descriptive list of men raised
to serve in the Continental Army, returned as received of Justin Ely, Commis-
sioner, by Capt. James Cooper, at Springfield, July 19, 1779; Capt. Wales's co.,
Col. Chapin's regt.; age, 17 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 6 in.; complexion, light; hair,
light (also given brown) ; engaged for town of Westhampton ; also. Colonel's co.,
12th Mass. regt. ; entered service July 12, 1779; discharged April 12, 1780; term,
9 months; also, descriptive list of men raised to reinforce the Continental Army
for the term of 6 months, agreeable to resolve of June 5, 1780, returned as received
of Justin Ely, Commissioner, by Maj. Peter Harwood, of 6th Mass. regt., at
Springfield, July 1, 1780; age, 18 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 7 in.; complexion, light;
engaged for town of Westhampton ; marched to camp July 1, 1780, under com-
mand of Ensign Joseph Miller ; also, list of men raised for the 6 months service
and returned by Brig. Gen. Paterson as having passed muster in a return dated
Camp Totoway, Oct. 25, 1780 ; also, pay roll for 6 months men raised by the town
of Westhampton for service in the Continental Army during 1780 ; marched to
camp June 27, 1780; discharged Dec. 6, 1780; service, 5 mos. 16 days, including
travel (140 miles) home.

Howard, Benjamin, Westminster. Private, Capt. Manasseh Sawyer's co., Col. Dike's
regt. ; pay abstract for mileage, etc., from home to Dorchester Heights ; warrant
allowed in Council Sept. 13, 1776; 55 miles allowed said Howard.

Howard, Benjamin. Corporal, Sergt. Jesse Perkins's detachment from Capt. Josiah
Paclvard's co., Col. Edward Mitchell's (Plymouth Co.) regt.; marched Dec. 8,
1776; service, 2 weeks 2 days; detachment marched to Rhode Island on the
alarm of Dec. 8, 1776.

Howard, Benjamin. Private, Capt. Asa Danforth's co. of volunteers. Col. Convers's
regt.; service, 22 days; mileage (130 miles) allowed; company marched from
Brookfield Sept. 23, 1777, to join army under Gen. Gates at the Northward.

Howard, Benjamin. Private, Capt. James Shaw's co. ; enlisted Sept. 2-i, 1777 ; dis-
charged Oct. 18, 1777; service, 32 days, with Northern army, travel (140 miles)
included ; company detached from Col. Charles Pynchion's (Pyncheon's) regt. and
ordered to join army under Gen. Gates to serve for 30 days, unless sooner
discharged.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 355

Howard, Benjamix. Private, Col. John Buttrick's co. of volunteers; enlisted Sept.
28, 1777; discharged Nov. 7, 1777; service, 1 mo. 11 days, at the time of taking
Gen. Burgoyne; Col. Buttrick reported as serving as Captain. [See Benjamin
Hay ward.]

Howard, Benjamin. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Heath's detachment, Col. Thomas
Crafts's regt. ; service, 1 mo. 8 days ; detachment drafted for service in town and
harbor of Boston ; State bounty allowed agreeable to resolves of Sept. 16, 1777, and
Feb. 13, 1779; also, Capt. John Stutson's co., Maj. Edward Procter's detachment
of guards; detached Dec. 10, 1777; discharged March 1, 1778; service, 2 raos. 22
days, under Maj. Gen. Heath at Boston.

Howard, Benjamin. Private, Capt. John Moore's co.. Col. Jonathan Reed's regt. of
guards; muster rolls dated Cambridge, May 9, and June 1, 1778; enlisted April
1, 1778 ; enlistment, 3 months from April 2, 1778 ; also, same co. and regt. ; joined
April 2, 1778; service to July 3, 1778, 3 mos. 2 days, at Cambridge, guarding
troops of convention.

Howard, Benjamin. Private, Capt. Enoch Chapin's co.. Col. Jacob Gerrish's regtr;
enlisted July 6 (also given July 10), 1778; discharged Dec. 31, 1778; service,
5 mos. 28 days ; company detached from militia of Hampshire Co. to guard stores
at Springfield and Brookfield for 6 months from July 1, 1778; roll dated Spring-
field; also, account of money paid soldiers by the Selectmen of Northampton,
dated Northampton, Jan. 4, 1778 [9] ; said Howard detached to guard stores at
Springfield and received mileage for 20 miles.

Howard, Benjamin. Return [year not given, probably 1783] of men belonging to
6th Mass. regt. who were entitled to $80 gratuity, agreeable to act of Congress of
May 15, 1778, for serving during the war; 8th co.

HoAVARD, Benoni, Braintrcc. Private, Capt. Eliphalet Sawin's co., Col. Joseph
Palmer's regt. ; service, 2 days; company assembled at Braintree June 14, 1776;
also, Capt. Theophilus Wilder's co.. Col. Dike's regt. ; muster roll for Dec, 1776-
Feb., 1777; enlisted Dec. 30, 1776; regiment raised to serve until March 1, 1777;
also, Matross, Capt. Benjamin Frothingham's co.. Col. John Crane's (Artillery)
regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from May 22, 1777, to Dec. 31,
1779; residence, Braintree; credited to town of Braintree; term, 3 years; also.
Corporal, same co. and regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from
Jan. 1, 1780, to May 22, 1780; also, Capt. Frothingham's co., Col. John Crane's
(3d Artillery) regt.; return for gratuity, dated Park near Morristown, Jan. 28,
1780; also. Corporal; pay roll of officers and men detached from Col. Gill's regt.
for service under Capt. John Armstrong on a 40 days expedition to Rhode Island ;
service, 27 days ; warrant allowed in Council Aug. -, 1782.

Howard, Beriah. Private, Capt. John Morgan's co. ; enlisted Jan. 20, 1778 ; dis-
charged July 1, 1778 ; service, 5 -mos. 11 days ; company detached from militia of
Hampshire and Worcester counties to guard stores and magazines at Brookfield
and Springfield; also, Capt. Samuel Burt's co.. Col. Elisha Porter's (Hampshire
Co.) regt.; enlisted July 22, 1779; discharged Aug. 25, 1779; service, 1 mo. 7
days, at New London, Conn. ; also, descriptive list of men raised from Col. Bliss's
(1st Hampshire Co.) regt. to reinforce the Continental Army for the term of 3
months, agreeable to resolve of June 22, 1778 [80] , returned by Lieut. Jonathan
Hale as mustered by him ; 1st co. ; age, 22 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 7 in. ; complexion,
ruddy; hair, dark; eyes, dark ; occupation, farmer; engaged for town of Spring-
field; also. Corporal, Capt. Joseph Browning's co.. Col. Seth Murray's (Hamp-
shire Co.) regt. ; engaged July 16, 1780 ; discharged Oct. 10, 1780 ; service, 3 mos.
2 days, including 7 days (140 miles) travel home; company raised to reinforce
Continental Army for 3 months ; also, order on Henry Gardner, Treasurer, paya-
ble to Thomas Williston, dated Springfield, March 22, 1782, signed by said
Howard and others, for wages for 3 mos. service in Capt. Joseph Browning's co.,
Col. S. Murry's regt., in 1780.



356 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Howard, Bbzaleel. Corporal, Capt. Eliakim Howard's co., Col. Edward Mitchel's
regt. ; service, 6 days ; company marched from Bridgewater to Braiatree Neck
March 4, 1776.

Howard, Bristol. Private, Capt. Nathan Howard's co., Col. J. Jacobs's regt.; en-
listed July 23, 1780; discharged Oct. 31, 1780; service, 3 mos. 9 days, at Rhode
Island; company detached to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months.

Howard, Caleb, Bridgewater. List of men mustered by James Hatch, Muster Master
for Plymouth Co. [year not given] ; Col. Bailey's regt. ; age, 29 yrs. ; residence,
Bridgewater; enlisted by Capt. Jacob Allen; enlistment, 3 years; also, descrip-
tive list of men belonging to Col. Bailey's (2d) regt. who re-enlisted for the war
subsequent to Sept. 30, 1779, as returned by Seth Drew, Captain and Commandant,
2d Mass. regt. ; age, 26 yrs.; complexion, light; hair, red ; residence, Bridgewater.

Howard, Caleb, Milton. Matross, Capt. Daniel Vose's co. of the train in Milton, Col.
Robinson's regt., which marched to Roxbury ; service, 14 days, after the fight at
Concord and before completion of standing army.

Howard, Caleb. Private, Capt. Joseph Keith's co., Col. Cotton's regt. ; service from
Sept. 25, 1777, to Oct. 30, 1777, on a secret expedition to Tiverton, R. I.

Howard, Caleb. Sergeant, Capt. Jacob Ludwig's co. ; enlisted Oct. 7, 1777; dis-
charged Dec. 22, 1777 ; service, 2 mos. 26 days, including 10 days (200 miles)
travel home; company raised for defence of Machias. Roll sworn to at
Waldoborough.

Howard, Caleb. Private, Capt. John Ames's co., Maj. Eliphalet Cary's regt.;
marched July 30, 1780; discharged Aug. 9, 1780; service, 11 days; company
marched to Rhode Island on an alarm.

Howard, Caleb. Seaman, sloop "Providence," commanded by Capt. Hoysteed
Hacker; list of men entitled to prize shares in the " Mellish " and " Active "
[year not given] .

Howard, Calvix, Wareham. Private, Capt. Israel Fearing's co. of Minute-men,
which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Marshfield; service, 4 days;
reported enlisted into the army ; also, Capt. John Bridgham's co., Col. Theophilus
Cotton's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 4, 1775; service,
3 mos. 5 days ; also, company return dated Oct. 7, 1775 ; also, order dated Roches-
ter, May 2, 1778, signed by said Howard and others, for bounty for service in
Capt. Samuel Briggs's co.. Col. Cotten's regt., at Rhode Island, payable to Lieut.
Solomon Young; also. Private, Capt. David Nye's (2d Wareham) co.. Col.
Sprout's regt.; service, 7 days; company marched to Dartmouth (also given
Falmouth) on an alarm Sept. 5, 1778 ; also, Capt. David Nye's co., 4th Plymouth
Co. regt. commanded by Lieut. Col. White; enlisted July 30, 1780; discharged
Aug. 8, 1780; service, 9 days, at Rhode Island on an alarm.

Howard, Calvix. Pay roll of officers and crew of the brigantine " Rising Empire,"
commanded by Capt. Richard Whellen, sworn to in Bristol Co. ; engaged June
10, 1776; discharged Sept. 3, 1776; service, 2 mos. 24 days.

Howard, Cary, Bridgewater. Private, Capt. Amasa Soper's co.. Col. Thomas Mar-
shall's regt.; abstract for advance pay, mileage, etc., sworn to at Castle Island,
Aug. 13, 1776; also, same co. and regt.; enlisted June 26, 1776; service to Aug.
1, 1776, 1 mo. 6 days; also, same co. and regt.; service from Nov. 1, 1776, to
Dec. 1, 1776, 1 mo. 1^ days; also, Sergeant, Capt. John Ames's co. ; engaged
June 26, 1778; discharged July 20, 1778; service, 24 days; company marched to
Rhode Island June 26, 1778, and joined [Col. Wade's] regt. June 27, 1778, for 21
days service; also. Sergeant Major, Capt. Nathan Packard's co.. Col. Thomas
Carpenter's regt. ; entered service July 25, 1778; discharged Sept. 9, 1778 ; service,
1 mo. 16 days, at Rhode Island; roll sworn to at Plymouth.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 357

HoAVARD, Charles. List of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for
SuflFolk Co., dated Boston, Jan. 19, 1777; Maj. Eben Stevens's battalion; also,
Gunner, Capt. Winslow's co., Col. John Crane's (Artillery) regt. ; Continental
Army pay accounts for service from June 8, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1777 ; said Howard
granted an unlimited furlough by Gen. Gates in 1777; also, Corporal, Capt.



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