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Frothingham's co., Col. Crane's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service
from Jan. 1, 1780, to April 1, 1780.

Ho-WARD, Cornelius. 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.

Ho-WARD, Dan. Private, Capt. Isaac Hodges's co.. Col. John Hathaway's regt.; en-
listed March 24, 1779; discharged April 17, 1779; service, 25 days, at Rhode
Island; roll sworn to at Taunton; also, same co. and regt.; company return
dated Little Compton, April 10, 1779 ; statement affixed, made by Israel Fisher,
of Warwick, one of said company, states that above service was for 5 or 6 months
at Rhode Island.

Howard, Daniel, Ashby. Corporal, Capt. Abijah Wyman's co.. Col. William Pres-
cott's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 30, 1775; service, 3
mos. 3 days ; reported promoted from Private June 21, 1775 ; also. Sergeant ; copy
of a list of commissioned and non-commissioned officers chosen by the town com-
pany, dated Ashby, Sept. 29, 1777; also, copy of a list of men raised to serve for
30 days, dated Ashby, Sept. 30, 1777 ; arrived at camp and marched Oct. 1, 1777.

Hq-ward, Daniel, Braintree. Corporal, Capt. Newcomb's (Independent) co. ; muster
return of four Independent cos. stationed at Hull, dated March 1, 1777; age, 22
yrs. ; mustered by Daniel Souther, Muster Master.

Howard, Daniel, 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.

Howard, Daniel, Easton. Descriptive list of men raised for the term of 9 months
from the time of their arrival at Fishkill, returned as mustered by James Leon-
ard, Muster Master, dated Taunton, May 16, 1778 ; Capt. Matthew Randell's (5th)
CO., Col. George Williams's (3d Bristol Co.) regt.; age, 18 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 6
in. ; hair, brown ; eyes, blue ; complexion, light ; residence, Easton ; engaged for
town of Easton; also, list of men raised in Bristol Co., agreeable to resolve of
April 20, 1778, returned as received of Jonathan Warner, Commissioner, by Col.
R. Putnam, July 20, 1778; arrived at Fishkill June 22, 1778.

Howard, Daniel. Return dated July 26, 1777, of men mustered for Col. Robinson's
regt. by James Hatch, Muster Master for Plymouth Co., to serve in the New
England states until Jan. 1, 1778; enlisted by Capt. Cole; also. Private, Capt.
Joseph Cole's co., Col. Robinson's regt.; enlisted July 6, 1777; service, 5 mos.
15 days, at Rhode Island; roll sworn to in Plymouth Co.

Howard, Daniel. Private, Capt. David Packard's co.. Col. Eliphalet Cary's regt.;
service, 11 days; mileage out and home (152 miles) allowed; company marched
to Rhode Island on the alarm of July 22, 1780.

Howard, Daniel. Clerk, Capt. David Packard's co.. Col. Eliphalet Cary's regt. ; ser-
vice, 11 days; mileage out and home (152 miles) allowed; company marched to
Rhode Island on the alarm of July 22, 1780. [Name appears twice on roll.]

Howard, Daniel. 1st Lieutenant, Capt. Eliakira Howard's co.. Col. Edward Mitchel's
regt. ; service, 6 days ; company marched from Bridgewater to Braintree Neck
March 4, 1776; also, 1st Lieutenant, Capt. John Ames's (5th) co., 3d Plymouth
Co. regt. of Mass. militia; list of officers; commissioned March 23, 1776; also,
Lieutenant, Capt. John Ames's co. ; engaged June 26, 1778; discharged July 20,
1778 ; service, 24 days, at Rhode Island ; company marched to Rhode Island Juno



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Howard, Daniel, continued.

26, 1778, and joined Col. Wade's regt. June 27, 1778, for 21 days service; also,
Capt. John Ames's co., Maj. EliphaletCary's regt. ; marched July 30, 1780; dis-
charged Aug. 9, 1780; service, 11 days; company marched to Rhode Island on
an alarm.

Howard, Daniel. Descriptive list dated Northampton, Sept. 14, 1780, of men de-
tached from Col. Israel Chapin's (2d Hampshire Co.) regt. to serve for the term
of 3 months, agreeable to resolve of June 22, 1780; Capt. Webber's co. ; age, 24
}'rs.; stature, 5 ft. 7 in.; complexion, light; engaged for town of Worthington ;
mustered July 5, 1780; also, Private, Capt. Ebenezer Sheldon's co.. Col. Seth
Murray's regt.; enlisted July 18, 1780; discharged Oct. 10, 1780; service, 3 mos.,
including 7 days (140 miles) travel home ; company raised to reinforce Continen-
tal Army for 3 months ; also, receipt dated Worthington, May 17, 1781, for bounty
paid said Howard by the town of Worthington to serve in the Continental Army
for the term of 3 years ; also, descriptive list of men raised in Hampshire Co. to
serve in the Continental Army, as returned by Noah Goodman, Superintendent
for said county; age, 21 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 9 in.; complexion, light; hair, light;
occupation, farmer; engaged for town of Worthington ; engaged April 25, 1781;
term, 3 years.

Howard, Daniel, 4th. Private, 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.

Howard, Daniel, 5th. Private, 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.

Howard, David, Douglas. Private, Capt. Japhet Daniels's co., 6th Mass. regt. ; pay
roll for July, 1780 ; enlisted July 12, 1780 ; 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.

Howard, David, Holden. Descriptive list of men raised in Worcester Co. for the term
of 9 months from the time of their arrival at Fishkill, agreeable to resolve of April
20, 1778 ; Capt. Harrington's co.. Col. Denny's regt. ; age, 23 yrs. ; stature, 6 ft. ;
complexion, light; residence, Holden; arrived at Fishkill June 7, 1778; also, list
of men returned as received of Jonathan Warner, Commissioner, by Col. R. Put-
nam, July 20, 1778; engaged for town of Holden; also, list of men returned as
mustered by Henry Rutgers, Jr., Deputy Muster Master, dated Fishkill, Aug. 1,
1778.

Howard, David, Maiden (probably). Private, Capt. Benjamin Blaney's co. of Militia,
which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Watertown by order of Col.
Gardner; service, 1 day.

Howard, David, Marlow [N. H.]. Private, Capt. Jeremiah Stiles's co., Col. Paul
Dudley Sargent's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 21, 1775;
service, 3 mos. 18 days ; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money
dated Boston, Nov. 10, 1775.

Howard, David. Private, Capt. Nathan Sargeant's co.. Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt. of
guards; detached July 4, 1778; service to July 17, 1778, 13 days; company sta-
tioned at Winter Hill ; also, Capt. Nathan Sargant's co. of guards ; enlisted Feb.
20,1779; discharged May 20, 1779; service, 3 mos., under Maj. Gen. Gates at
and about Boston.

Howard, Ebenezer, Plymouth. Private, Capt. Thomas Mayhew's co.. Col. The-
ophilus Cotton's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted May 1, 1775 ; ser-
vice, 3 mos. 8 days ; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated



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Howard, Ebenezer, continued.

Roxbury, Nov. 8, 1775 ; also, return of men raised to serve in the Continental
Army from Capt. Nathaniel Goodwin's co. ; residence, Plymouth; engaged for
town of Plymouth ; joined Capt. Benjamin Warren's co., Col. Allden's regt. ;
term, 3 years; also, Sergeant, 3d co., Col. John Brooks's regt.; Continental
Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to Dec. 31,1779; reported as
serving 29 mos. as Sergeant, 7 mos. as Corporal; also, Sergeant, Capt. Ben-
jamin Warren's co.. Col. Alden's regt. ; return dated Albany, Jan. 12, 1778 ; mus-
tered by Capt. James Hatch, County Muster Master, and by a Continental Muster
Master; also, Capt. Warren's co., (late) Col. Alden's regt.; return of men who
were in camp before Aug. 15, 1777, and who had not been absent subsequently
except on furlough, certified at Cherry Valley, Feb. 24, 1779 ; also, Capt. Warren's
CO., 6th Mass. regt. lately commanded by Col. Ichabod Alden; muster roll for
March and April, 1779, dated Cherry Valley and sworn to in Garrison at Fort
Alden ; appointed Jan. 1, 1777 ; also, Corporal, Capt. Warren's co., Col. Brooks's
regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Jan. 8,
1780.

Howard, Ebenezer. Captain, Ward No. 2 co., Col. Henry Bromfield's (Boston) regt.
of Mass. militia ; list of officers chosen by the several ward companies in said
regiment, dated Boston, Nov. 25, 1776; ordered in Council Nov. 25, 1776, that
said officers be commissioned; reported commissioned Nov. 25, 1776; also.
Captain, Lieut. Col. Jabez Hatch's (Boston) regt. ; service with detachment com-
manded 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, list of captains belonging to Col. Jabez Hatch's regt. of guards
stationed at Boston under Gen. Gates Jan. 1, 1779, and under Gen. Heath [year
not given] ; said Howard reported as under Gen. Heath.

Howard, Ebenezer. Private, Capt. Seth Pratt's co., Col. James AVilliams's regt.;
enlisted Aug. 2, 1780; discharged Aug. 10, 1780; service, 8 days; company
marched to Tiverton, R. I., on an alarm.

Howard, Ebenezer. Capt. Thomas Cushing's co. ; pay rolls for service from Jan.
25, 1786, to Jan. 25, 1787, at the Castle.

Hoavard, Edmi'nd, Bridgewater. Private, Capt. James Allen's co., in a regiment
commanded by Maj. Eliphalet Gary; service, 23 days; company stationed at
Bristol, R. I., April 19, 1777; also, Capt. Nathan Packard's co.. Col. J. Jacobs's
regt. ; enlisted July 23, 1780 ; discharged Oct. 31, 1780 ; service, 3 mos. 9 days, at
Rhode Island ; company detached to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months.
[See Edmund Hayward.]

Howard, Edward, Boston. List of men raised in Suffolk Co. for Continental service,
as returned by Col. Benjamin Gill ; residence, Boston ; engaged for town of
Andover ; term, 3 years ; also, list of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster
Master for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, May 25, 1777; Col. Crane's regt.; also,
Matross, Capt. Thomas Seward's co.. Col. John Crane's (Artillery) regt. ; Conti-
nental Army pay accounts for service from May 3, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1780; also,
descriptive list dated Camp New Windsor, Jan. 12, 1780 [81] ; Capt. Thomas
Seward's (also given Capt. Donnel's) co.. Col. Crane's (3d Artillery) regt. ; rank,
Matross; age, 25 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 6 in.; complexion, light; engaged for town
of Boston; re-engaged Nov. 28, 1779, by Lieut. Price for the war; reported re-
ceived State and Continental bounties.

Howard, Edward, Bridgewater. Private, Capt. Amasa Soper's co., Col. Thomas
Marshall'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 Dec. 1, 1776, 5 mos. 7^ days.



360 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS



Howard, Edward, Concord. Return of men raised to serve in the Continental Army
from Capt. David Nurse's co., Col. Whitney's regt., dated Bolton, Jan. 2, 1778;
residence. Concord; engaged for town of Bolton; joined Capt. Munrow's (Mun-
roe's) CO., Col. Bigelo's (Bigelow's) regt.; term, 3 j-ears.

Howard, Edward. Ensign, Capt. Philip Thomas's co.. Col. Thomas Marshall's regt. ;
list of officers in the Continental Army; ordered in Council Jan. 30, 1777, that
said officers l)e commissioned ; reported commissioned Jan. 30, 1777 ; also, Ensign,
Capt. Philip Thomas's co., Col. Thomas Marshall's regt. ; subsistence allowed
from date of engagement, Dec. 3, 1776, to Feb. 6, 1777 ; credited with 66 days
allowance; subsistence also allowed for 11 days (220 miles) travel on march from
Boston to Bennington.

Howard, Edward. Private, 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, Edward, Jr. Private, Capt. Eliakim Howard's co.. Col. Edward Mitchel's
regt.; marched Dec. 9, 1776; service, 15 days; company ordered to march from
Bridgewater to Bristol, R. I., on the alarm of Dec. 8, 1776.

Howard, Edward, 2d. 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Matthew Randell's (5th) co., 3d Bristol
Co. regt. of Mass. militia ; list of officers ; commissioned April 5, 1776.

Howard, Eleazer, Templeton. Return of men raised to serve in the Continental
Army from Capt. Josiah Wilder's co., 7th Worcester Co. regt., sworn to in
Worcester Co., Feb. 21, 1778; residence, Templeton; engaged for town of Tem-
pleton; joined Capt. Morse's co.. Col. Putnam's regt. ; term, 3 years; also, de-
scriptive 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, 27 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 6 in. ; complexion, light; engaged for town of
Templeton; arrived at Springfield June 29, 1780; marched to camp July 1, 1780,
under command 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.

Howard, Eleazer, Wells (also given Templeton). 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.; company return [probably Oct., 1775], including ab-
stract of pay to last of July, 1775 ; enlisted May 3, 1775 ; reported enlisted into
the train June 3, 1775; also, Capt. Lieut. William Perkins's co.. Col. Richard
Gridley's (Artillery) regt.; company return [probably Oct., 1775]; also, order
for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Nov. 6, 1775.

Howard, Eleazer. Sergeant, Capt. Abel Mason's co.. Col. Job Cushing's regt.;
engaged Aug. 16, 1777; discharged Oct. 20, 1777; service, 2 mos. 11 days, includ-
ing 7 days (140 miles) travel home ; company drafted Aug. 13, 1777, to serve with
Northern army until Nov. 30, 1777. Roll dated Sturbridge.

Howard, Eliakim. Captain, Col. Edward Mitchel's regt. ; service, 6 days; company
marched from Bridgewater to Braintree Neck March 4, 1776; also. Captain, 1st
CO., 3d Plymouth Co. regt. of Mass. militia; list of officers chosen by the several
companies in said regiment, as returned by Edward Mitchel and Eliphalet Cary,
field officers ; ordered in Council March 23, 1776, that said officers be commis-
sioned ; reported commissioned March 23, 1776; also, Captain, Col. Edward
Mitchel's regt.; marched Dec. 9, 1776; service, 15 days; company ordered to
march from Bridgewater to Bristol, R. I., on the alarm of Dec. 8, 1776 ; also. Cap-
tain, 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.



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Howard, Elijah. Private, Capt. Abijah Savage's co., Col. Henry Sherburne's regt. ;
muster roll dated Rhode Island, Aug. 21, 1778; enlisted April 29, 1777; enlist-
ment, 3 years.

Howard, Elijah. Private, Capt. Samuel Hamant's co.. Col. Samuel Denny's (2d)
regt.; enlisted Oct. 22, 1779; discharged Nov. 23, 1779; service, 1 mo. 10 days,
at Claverack, including 8 days (160 miles) travel home; regiment raised to rein-
force Continental Army for 3 months.

Howard, Elisha, Bellingham. Private, Capt. Luke Howell's co.. Col. Nathan Tyler's
regt.; enlisted July 20, 1777; service, 4 mos. 11 days, at Rhode Island; also,
same co. and regt. ; pay roll for Dec, 1779, allowing 20 days service at Rhode
Island ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay roll for Dec, 1779, allowing 1 mo. 2 days
service at Rhode Island.

Howard, Enoch, Boston. Private, Capt. Lemuel Trescott's co.. Col. Jonathan Brewer's
regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 24, 1775; service, 2 mos. 12
days; also, company return dated Prospect Hill, Oct. 6, 1775; also, order for
bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Prospect Hill, Oct. 25, 1775.

Howard, Enoch. List of prisoners to be received in exchange for British prisoners
sent to Halifax in the cartel "Swift," as attested by Robert Pierpont, Commis-
sary, dated Oct. 9, 1777; said Howard, Seaman, to be exchanged for Peter
Munchar, Seaman.

Howard, Enoch. Private, Capt. Stephen Russell's co.. Col. Samuel Bullard's regt.,
Gen. Warner's brigade; enlisted Aug. 15, 1777; discharged Nov. 30, 1777; ser-
vice, 3 mos. 28 days, in Northern department, including 12 days (240 miles) travel
home; roll dated Di-acut; also, returns, etc, of 2d Dracut co. ; said Howard
appears among men raised in Aug., 1777, to serve until Dec 1, 1777; reported
hired by Asa Stickney.

Howard, Enos, Wareham. Corporal, Capt. Noah Fearing's co. of militia, which
marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Marshfield ; service, 4 days ; also, Pri-
vate, Capt. Joseph Parker's co., Col. John Cushing's regt. ; enlisted Sept. 21, 1776 ;
service, 1 mo. 29 days; company stationed at Rhode Island; also, Capt. David
Nye's (14th) co., 4th Plymouth Co. regt.; service, 3 days; company marched on
the alarm of Dec. 7, 1776, for defence of Elizabeth Islands ; also, same co. and
regt. ; service, 10 days; company marched to Rhode Island Dec. 10, 1776, on an
alarm ; also, Capt. David Nj'e's (2d Wareham) co.. Col. Sprout's regt. ; service,
7 days, on an alarm at Falmouth Sept. 12, 1778.

Howard, Ephraim. 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, Ezf-kiel, Lynn. Private; list of men belonging to Lynn, now called Lynn,
Lynnfield, and Saugus, who served at Concord battle and elsewhere [year not
given] .

Howard, Ezekiel. Capt. Simeon Brown's co., Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt. of guards ;
service from April 2, 1778, to July 3, 1778, 3 mos. 2 days. Roll dated Camp
Winter Hill.

Howard, Ezra, Maiden (probably). Private, Capt. Benjamin Blaney's co. of militia,
which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Watertown l)y order of Col. Gard-
ner; service, 1 da}'; also. Private, in a company commanded b}' Capt. Benjamin
Blaney, of Maiden ; service, 3 days ; company marched to Point Shirley June 13,
1776, by order of Gen. Lincoln; 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.



362 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS



Howard, Ezra. Corporal, Capt. Bildad Arnold's co.. Col. Thomas Lothrop's (Plym-
outh Co.) regt. ; service, 11 days; company marched to Rhode Island on the
alarm of Dec. 10, 1776. Roll dated Duxbury.

Howard, Ezra. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Fales's co. ; enlisted Aug. 3, 1779; dis-
charged Aug. 15, 1779; service, 13 days; company marched on expedition to
Majorbagaduce by order of Gen. Lovel.

Howard, Ezra. Private, Capt. John Ames's co., Maj. Eliphalet Cary'sregt. ; inarched
July 30, 1780; discharged Aug. 6, 1780; service, 8 days; company marched to
Rhode Island on an alarm.

Howard, Francis, Boston. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army ; resi-
dence, Boston ; engaged for town of Walpole. [See Francis Stewart.]

Howard, Francis. List of prisoners sent in the cartel "Silver Eel " from Halifax to
Boston Oct. 8, 1778, to be exchanged for British prisoners, as returned by Bat.
Fox, Commissary of Prisoners ; reported a Seaman.

Howard, Gamaliel, Bridgewater. Sergeant, Capt. Amasa Soper's co.. Col. Thomas
Marshall's regt. ; abstract for advance pay, mileage, etc., sworn to atCastle Island,
Aug. 13, 1776; also, same co. and regt. ; engaged June 26, 1776; service to Dec.
1, 1776, 5 mos. 1^ days ; also, Capt. Eliakim Howard's co.. Col. Edward Mitchel's
regt.; marched Dec. 9, 1776; service, 15 days; company ordered to march from
Bridgewater to Bristol, R. I., on the alarm of Dec. 8, 1776.

Howard, Gamaliel.. Private, Capt. Eliakim Howard's co., Maj. Eliphalet Gary's
regt.; marched July 30, 1780; discharged Aug. 9, 1780; service, 11 days; com-
pany marched to Rhode Island on an alarm. Roll dated Bridgewater.

Howard, George, 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.

Howard, George, Jr. Corporal, Capt. Eliakim Howard's co., Col. Edward Mitchel's
regt.; marched Dec. 9, 1776; service, 15 days; company marched from Bridge-
water to Bristol, R. I., on the alarm of Dec. 8, 1776.

Howard, Gideon, Cohasset. Private, Capt. Seth Stowers's co.. Col. Josiah Whitney's
regt.; enlisted May 27, 1776; service to Aug. 1, 1776, 2 mos. 5 days; roll dated
Camp at Hull; also, same co. and regt.; service from July 31, 1776, to Nov. 30,
1776, 4 mos. ; also, same co. ; service from Nov. 30, 1776, to Dec. 31, 1776, 1 mo.,
at Hull; also, Capt. Stowers's (Independent) co. ; muster return of four Inde-
pendent COS. stationed at Hull, dated March 1, 1777; age, 18 yrs.; residence,
Cohasset ; mustered by Daniel Souther, Muster Master.

Howard, Gideon, Cohasset. Sergeant, Capt. Job Cushing's co.. Col. John Greaton's
regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted June 1, 1775; service, 2 mos.
5 days ; also, Capt. Cushing's co., 36th regt. ; company return dated Fort No. 2,
Oct. 5, 1775; also, Capt. Cushing's co.. Col. Greaton's regt.; order for bounty
coat or its equivalent in money dated Cambridge, Dec. 18, 1775 ; also. Lieutenant,
Capt. Obadiah Beals's (Cohasset) co. ; service, 5 days; company marched to
Dorchester March 4, 1776 ; roll sworn to at Hingham ; also, Capt. Obadiah Beals's
(Cohasset) co., Col. Solomon Lovel's regt. ; service, 2 days; company assembled
at Hull June 14, 1776; roll sworn to at Hingham; a/so, 2d Lieutenant, Capt.
Thomas Nash's co.. Col. David Cushing's regt.; service, 3 days, in Aug., 1777,
at Hull.

Howard, Gideon. Private, Capt. Job Cushing's co.. Col. Solomon Lovell's regt. ; en-
listed Dec. 18, 1776; discharged March 17, 1777; service, 3^ mos., including
travel (15 days) home; also, petition dated April 10, 1777, signed by said Howard
and others belonging to Capt. Job Cushing's co., asking for unpaid portion of



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HoAVARD, Gideon, continued.

allowance for travel to Danbury, Conn., subsequent to their engagement in Dec,
1776 ; enlistment, 3 months ; company marched from Hingham and Cohasset.

Howard, Gideon. Sergeant, Capt. Samuel Ward's co., Lieut. Col. Symms's detach-
ment of guards ; engaged March 9, 1778; dischai-ged April 26, 1778; service, 1 mo.
19 days, under Maj. Gen. Heath at Boston and Dorchester.

HoAVARD, Gideon. Private, Capt. Daniel Pomroy's detachment from Gen. Danielson's
(Hampshire Co.) brigade; enlisted July 1, 1778; discharged Oct. 31, 1778; ser-
vice under Gen. Stark in Northern department.

Howard, Gideon. Matross, Capt. Lincoln's co.. Col. Revere's regt. ; Continental
Army pay accounts for service from May 29, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; also, Capt.
Amos Lincoln's (10th) co., Col. Crafts's (Artillery) regt. ; service from time
of enlistment to Aug. 1, 1777, 2 mos. 4 days; also, Gunner, Capt. Lincoln's
(Artilleiy) co. ; list of men entitled to 3 months stores, dated Castle Island,
Sept. 17, 1779; also, Capt. Amos Lincoln's (2d) co., Col. Paul Revere's corps
of artillery; service from Jan. 1, 1780, to May 8, 1780, 4 mos. 8 days ; roll dated
Boston.

Howard, Henry, Bridgewater. 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
Bridgewater for service in the Continental Armj' at West Point during 1780 ;
marched July 10, 1780 ; discharged Dec. 28, 1780; service, 6 mos., including travel
(240 miles) home.

Howard, Henry, Easton. Private, Capt. Francis Luscombe'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 Roxburj', Nov. 27, 1775.

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

Howard, Henry. 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 Col. Timothy Bigelow, at Springfield, Oct. 26,



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