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1780; age, 45 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 5 in.; complexion, light; engaged for town of
Norton; arrived at Springfield Oct. 14, 1780; marched to camp Oct. 26, 1780,
under command of Lieut. Gary ; also, pay roll for 6 months men raised by the
town of Norton for service in the Continental Army during 1780 ; marched Oct.
20, 1780 ; discharged Jan. 9, 1781 ; service, 3 mos. 1 day, including travel (200
miles) from camp home.

Howard, Hosea. Receipt dated Dudley, April 18, 1781, for bounties paid said Howard
and others to serve in the Continental Army for the term of 3 years.

Howard, I., Danvers. Seaman, ship "Pilgrim," commanded by Capt. Joseph Robin-
son; descriptive list of officers and crew, dated Aug. 2, 1780; age, 27 yrs. ; stat-
ure, 6ft. ; complexion, light; residence, Danvers.

Howard, Ichabod, Lanesborough. Private, Capt. David Wheeler's co.. Col. Benja-
min Sinionds's detachment of Berkshire Co. militia; muster roll dated Camp at
Ticonderoga, Feb. 25, 1777 ; enlisted Dec. 16, 1776 ; enlistment to expire March
15, 1777; also, Capt. Wheler's co., Col. Simonds's regt.; enlisted Dec. 16, 1776;
service, 32 days, at Ticonderoga; reported enlisted into the Continental Army in
Col. Warner's regt. Jan. 17, 1777, by Capt. Burrass; also, return of men raised to
serve in the Continental Army from Capt. Daniel Brown's (Lanesborough) co.
[year not given] ; residence, Lanesborough ; engaged for town of Lanesborough;
joined Capt. Burrus's co., Col. Warner's regt.; term, 3 years.



364 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Howard, Ichabod. Private, Capt. David Packard's co., Col. Eliphalet Gary's regt. ;
service, 5 (also given 3) days; mileage out and home (152 miles) allowed; com-
pany marched to Rhode Island on the alarm of July 22, 1780.

Howard, Isaac, Newburyport (also given Newbury). Fifer, Capt. Timothy Barnard's
CO., Col. Moses Little's (17th) regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May
9, 1775 ; service, 12 weeks ; also, company return dated Oct. 9, 1775 ; age, 22 yrs. ;
also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Dec. 11, 1775; also,
Musician, Capt. Benjamin Perkins's co. ; company return for the year 1775; also,
Fifer, Capt. Samuel Huse's co., Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt. of guards ; enlisted
Nov. 10, 1777; service to April 4, 1778, at Winter Hill.

Howard, Isaac. Fifer, ship " Vengeance," commanded by Capt. Thomas Thomas;
engaged June 27, 1779; discharged Aug. 27, 1779; service, 2 mos., on Penobscot
expedition ; vessel reported lost. Roll sworn to in SufiFolk Co.

Howard, Jacob, Chelmsford. Private, Capt. Oliver Barron's co. of militia. Col. David
Green's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 10 days.

Howard, Jacob, Hubbardstown. 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.

Howard, Jacob, Wilmington (probably). List of men who were responsible for turns
of service on the Crown Point expedition, dated July 8, 1776; said Howard, with
his father, Zachariah Howard, credited with 1 turn.

Howard, James, Myrifield. Private, Capt. Samuel Taylor's co.. Col. Nicholas Dike's
regt. ; pay abstract for mileage dated Roxbury, Sept. 17, 1776 ; also, same co. and
regt. ; pay abstract for travel allowance, etc., from place of discharge home, dated
Dorchester Heights, Nov. 28, 1776 ; said Howard credited with allowance for 7
days (133 miles).

Howard, James. Private, Capt. Theophilus Wilder's co., Col. Dike's regt. ; muster
roll for Dec, 1776-Feb., 1777 ; enlisted Dec. 1, 1776 ; credited to town of Hingham ;
regiment raised to serve until March 1, 1777.

Howard, James. Corporal, Capt. Aaron Smith's co., Col. Benjamin Gill's regt.; en-
gaged Aug. 15, 1777 ; discharged Nov. 29, 1777 ; service, 3 mos. 25 (also given 3
mos. 27) days, including 12 days (240 miles) travel ; company raised for 3 months
and marched to reinforce Northern army.

Howard, James. Private, 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, James. Corporal, Capt. Eliphalet Sawen's co.. Col. William Mcintosh's
regt.; engaged March 25, 1778; discharged April 7, 1778; service, 13 days, with
guards at Roxbury.

Howard, James. Private, Capt. Reuben Sibley's co.. Col. Josiah Whitney's regt.;
marched July 31, 1778; discharged Sept. 12, 1778; service, 1 mo. 14 days, at
Rhode Island. Roll dated Sutton.

Howard, James. Private, Capt. Caleb Champney's co., Maj. Nathaniel Heath's de-
tachment of guards; enlisted July 6, 1779; discharged Sept. 30 (also given Oct.
1), 1779; service, 2 mos. 27 (also given 2 mos. 26) days; detachment raised to
serve at Boston until Oct. 1, 1779.

Howard, James. Private, Capt. Benjamin Allton's co.. Col. John Rand's regt.; en-
listed July 9, 1780; discharged Oct. 10, 1780; service, 3 mos. 11 days, at West
Point, including 9 days (180 miles) travel home; company raised for 3 months.
Roll sworn to at Charlton. [See James Hayward.]



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Howard, James. Return of men raised in Suffolk Co. for Continental service, agree-
able to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780 ; engaged for town of Hingham ; engaged March
19, 1781; term, 3 years.

Howard, James. Private, Capt. Thomas Newcomb's co., Lieut. Col. Joseph Webb's
regt. ; enlisted Sept. 9, 1781 ; discharged Dec. 5, 1781 ; service, 3 mos. 7 days, at
Peekskill, N. Y., including 11 days (220 miles) travel home; company raised for
3 months.

Howard, James. Return of the sick in hospital at New Windsor, dated Dec. 24, 1781 ;
7th Mass. regt. ; reported died Dec. 5, 1781.

Howard, James. Receipt dated Boston, April 1, 1782, for bounty paid said Howard
by Joseph Spear, Chairman of Class No. 11 of the town of Braintree, to serve in
the Continental Army for the term of 3 years.

Howard, James, Jr. Sergeant, 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, James, Jr. Capt. Charles Cushing's co.. Col. John Greaton's regt.; order
for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Cambridge, Dec. 18, 1775 ; also,
Private, Capt. Theophilus Wilder's co., Col. Dike's regt. ; muster roll for Dec,
1776-Feb., 1777; enlisted Dec. 13, 1776; credited to town of Hingham; regiment
raised to serve until March 1, 1777.

HoAVARD, Jeremiah, Brimfield. Private, Capt. Joseph Thompson's co. of Minute-
men, Col. Timothy Danielson's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19,
1775; service to April 29, 1775, 16^ days travel (144 miles) included; also, Ser-
geant, Capt. Joseph Thompson's co.. Col. Danielson's regt.; muster roll dated
Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted April 29, 1775 ; service, 3 mos. 10 days.

Howard, Jesse, Bridgewater. 2d Lieutenant, Capt. John Ames's (5th) co., 3d Plym-
outh Co. regt. of Mass. militia ; list of officers ; commissioned March 23, 1776 ;
also. Lieutenant, Capt. James Allen's co., in a regiment commanded by Maj.
Eliphalet Cary ; service, 23 days; company stationed at Bristol, R. I., April 19,
1777 ; also, Lieutenant, 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, Capt.
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, Jesse, Dan vers (also given Salem). Bombardier, Capt. John Gill's (6th)
CO., Col. Thomas Crafts's (Artillery) regt.; abstract for advance pay, mileage,
etc., sworn to at Boston, June 8, 1776; also, same co. and regt.; enlisted May
14, 1776; service to Nov. 1, 1776, 5 mos. 19 days; also, same co. and regt.; ser-
vice from Feb. 1, 1777, to May 8, 1777, 3 mos. 7 days.

Howard, Jesse, Norwich (Huntington). 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, b}^ Maj. Peter Harwood,
of 6th Mass. regt., at Springfield, July 1, 1780 ; age, 33 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 11 in. ;
complexion, ruddy ; engaged for town of Norwich ; 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 ; also, payroll for 6 months men raised by the
town of Norwich for service in the Continental Army during 1780 ; marched June
26, 1780; discharged Dec. 18, 1780; service, 5 mos. 29 days, travel (140 miles)
included.



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Howard, Jesse. Private, Capt. Moses Montague's co., Col. Israel Chapen's regt. ;
enlisted Oct. 13, 1779; discharged Nov. 21, 1779; service, 1 mo. 16 days, at
Claverack, including 6 days (120 miles) travel home ; regiment raised to reinforce
Continental Army for 3 months.

HoTVARD, Job. Private, Capt. James Allen's co., Col. Simeon Gary's regt. ; pay roll
for rations, dated Camp near New York, Aug. 9, 1776.

Howard, John, Belchertown. Private, Capt. Jonathan Bardwell's co. of Minute-men,
Col. Jonathan Warner's regt., which marched April 20, 1775, in response to the
alarm of April 19, 1775, to Cambridge ; service, 17 days.

Howard, John, Boston (also given Andover). Return made by a committee ap-
pointed to raise one-seventh part of the male inhabitants of the town of Boxford
to serve in the Continental Army; residence, Boston ; engaged for town of Box-
ford ; joined Col. John Crane's regt. ; term, 3 years, to expire Jan. 1, 1780 ; also,
list of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for Suffolk Co., dated
Boston, May 11, 1777; Col. Crane's regt. ; also, Matross, Capt. Welles's co.. Col.
John Crane's (Artillery) regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from
April 10, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; residence, Andover; also, Capt. David Allen's
CO., Col. Crane's regt.; muster rolls for Aug.-Dec, 1777 ; reported sick at Middle
Brook ; also, Capt. William Pierce's co.. Col. Crane's regt. ; muster rolls for Sept.-
Nov., 1778, dated Providence; also, Capt. Pierce's co.. Col. Crane's (also given
Col. Harrison's) regt.; muster roll for Dec, 1778, dated Providence; also, Capt.
Pierce's co.. Col. Crane's regt. ; muster rolls for Jan. and Feb., 1779, dated Provi-
dence; enlisted Jan. 16, 1777; reported a wagoner; also, Capt. Pierce's co.. Col.
Crane's regt.; pay abstract for March, 1779; also, Capt. Jackson's co., Col.
Crane's regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to
April 10, 1780.

Howard, John, Brookfield. Private, Capt. Abel Thayer's co.. Col. John Fellows's
(8th) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted July 24, 1775; service, 8
days ; also, company return dated Dorchester, Oct. -, 1775 ; also, order for bounty
coat or its equivalent in money dated Dorchester, Nov. 7, 1775 ; also, Private,
Maj. Allen's co.. Col. Rufus Putnam's (5th) regt.; Continental Army pay ac-
counts for service from Feb. 8, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; ci-edited to town of Brook-
field; also, Capt. Nathan Goodale's co.. Col. Rufus Putnam's (4th) regt.; return
dated Albany, Feb. 9, 1778 ; reported deserted.

Howard, John, Cambridge. Certificate dated Cambridge, Nov. 29, 1779. signed by
Stephen Dana, certifying that he had paid said Howard the bounty and mileage
for marching to Providence, R. I., agreeable to order of Court of June 8, 1779;
also, Fifer, Capt. Thomas Hovey's co.. Col. Nathan Tyler's regt.; enlisted July
14, 1779 ; discharged Dec. 22, 1779 ; service, 5 mos. 13 days, at Rhode Island ;
also, same co. and regt. ; pay roll for Dec, 1779, allowing 1 mo. 4 days service at
Rhode Island, including travel (74 miles) home.

Howard, John, Ipswich. Private, Capt. John Baker's co., Col. Moses Little's (17th)
regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 18, 1775; service, 2 mos. 19
days; also, company return [probably Oct., 1775] ; age, 20 yrs. ; enlisted May 2,
1775; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Dec 11, 1775;
aZso, Private, (late) Capt. Hodgkins's co.. Col. Timothy Bigelow's regt.; Conti-
nental Army pay accounts for service from March 20, 1778, to July 9, 1778 ; resi-
dence, Ipswich ; engaged for town of Ipswich ; term, 3 years ; reported deceased.

Howard, John, Marblehead. Private, Capt. John Glover, Jr.'s (10th) co.. Col. John
Glover's (21st) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 31, 1775;
service, 2 mos. 5 days ; also, 3d Corporal, same co. and regt. ; compan.v return
[probably Oct., 1775] ; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money



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HowAKD, John, continued.

dated Cambridge, Dec. 20, 1775; also, return dated Boxford, Dec. 8, 1779, of men
mustered by John Gushing, Muster Master for Essex Co., to join the Continental
Armj^ for the term of 9 months, agreeable to resolve of June 9, 1779.

Howard, John, Mendon. Private, 6th co.. Col. John Bailey's regt. ; Continental Array
pay accounts for service from May 20, 1777, to May 20, 1778 ; residence, Mendon ;
credited to town of Mendon; also, Capt. Isaac Warren's co.. Col. Bailey's regt. ;
company return dated Camp Valley Forge, Jan. 24, 1778; term, 3 years; also,
(late) Capt. Isaac Warren's (6th) co., Col. Bailey's I'egt. ; return of men who
joined prior to Aug. 15, 1777 ; reported died May 20, 1778.

Howard, John, Mendon. 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.

Howard, John, New Salem. Matross, Capt. John Callender's co.. Col. Richard Gridley's
(Artillery) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted June 5, 1775; service,
2 mos. 1 day; also, Capt. Lieut. William Perkins's co., Col. Richard Gridley's
regt. ; company return [probably Oct., 1775].

Howard, John, Reading. Descriptive list of officers and crew of the ship "Jack"
(privateer), commanded by Capt. Nathan Brown, sworn to July 1, 1780; age, 27
yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 10 in.; complexion, light; residence, Reading.

Howard, John, Sutton. Sergeant, Capt. John Putnam's co. of Minute-men, Col.
Ebenezer Larned's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service,
6 days ; also. Lieutenant, Capt. Arthur Dagget's co., Col. Learued's regt. ; muster
roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted April 24. 1775 ; service, 3 mos., 2 weeks, 1 day ;
also, 2d Lieutenant, Capt. John Putnam's 2d (1st Sutton) co., 5th Worcester Co.
regt. of Mass. militia; list of officers chosen in said regiment, as returned by
by Daniel Plimpton and others, field officers, dated Sutton, March 20, 1776;
ordered in Council April 4, 1776, that said officers be commissioned ; reported
commissioned April 4, 1776; also, Captain; return dated Watertown, Sept. 6,
1776, made by Seth Washburn and others, of men raised iu Worcester Co. from
train bands and alarm lists to reinforce the army at Canada, who marched under
the command of Col. Daniel Brewer; 76 men reported as belonging to said
Howard's company and as having marched Aug. 7, 1776; also, Captain, Col.
Samuel Brewer's regt.; pay abstract for travel allowance, etc., from Saratoga
home ; 192 miles travel allowed said Howard ; warrant allowed in Council March
12, 1777 ; also. Captain, Col. Jonathan Holraan's regt. ; service, 30 days ; regiment
marched from Worcester Co. Sept. 26, 1777, to reinforce Northern army and served
until Oct. 26, 1777 ; also, same regt. ; service, 30 days, with Northern army at the
time of the reduction of Gen. Burgoyne ; warrant for pay allowed in Council May
4, 1778.

Howard, John, Tewksbury. Private, Capt. Benjamin Walker's co.. Col. Ebenezer
Bridge's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 28, 1775; service,
3 mos. 11 days.

HoAVARD, John. 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Asahel Wheeler's (5th) co.. Col. John Robin-
son's regt.; list of officers to be commissioned, endorsed "to April 1st 1776;"
commissions to be dated Feb. 5 [year not given, probably 1776] .

Howard, John. Private, Capt. Richard Dodge's co., Col. Baldwin's (26th) regt. ; pay
abstract for May, 1776.

Howard, John. Private, in a company commanded by Capt. Benjamin Blaney, of
Maiden ; service, 3 days ; company marched to Point Shirley June 13, 1776, by
order of Gen. Lincoln.



368 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS



Howard, John. Mariner, sloop "Swift," commanded by Capt. John Wigglesworth ;
enlisted May 27, 1776 ; discharged Sept. 10, 1776 ; service, 3 mos. 14 days. Roll
dated Plymouth.

Howard, John. List of men raised for Continental service, as returned by Col. Ben-
jamin Gill, dated June 27, 1777.

Howard, Johx. Private, Lieut. Constant Webster's co.; enlisted Aug. 15 [1777] ; dis-
charged Aug. 23 [1777] ; service, 12 days, including travel (90 miles) home ; com-
pany marched from Worthington on expedition to Bennington to reinforce army
under Gen. Stark and returned home, via Northampton, conducting prisoners
from Bennington.

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

Howard, John. Surgeon's Mate ; list of officers, seamen, and marines, belonging to
the brigantine "Hazard," commanded by Capt. Simeon Samson, in the service
of the state of Massachusetts, made up for advance pay, dated Boston, Nov. 13,

1777.

Howard, John. Return of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from Capt.
Joshua Hall's (1st Duxbury) co.. Col. Theophilus Cotton's (Plymouth Co.) regt. ;
enlisted for town of Duxbury ; joined Capt. Cushing's co.. Col. Vose's regt. ; en-
listment, during war; also, list of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster
Master for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, Sept. 27, 1778; Capt. Cushing's co.. Col.
Patterson's regt.; also, Private, Capt. Cushing's co.. Col. Joseph Vose's regt.;
Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to Sept. 15, 1778;
reported deserted ; also, communication addressed to Col. Nathaniel Barbour,
Muster Master, at Boston, dated Providence, Sept. 6, 1778, signed by Brig. Gen.
J. Glover, recommending that the State bounty for enlisted soldiers be paid to
said Howard and Joseph West belonging to Capt. Cushing's co.. Col. Vose's
regt., as they had not received the same; ordered in Council Sept. 12, 1778, that
Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for Suffolk Co., be directed to pay the above
bounty.

Howard, John. Private, Capt. Daniel Pomroy's detachment from Gen. Danielson's
(Hampshire Co.) brigade; enlisted July 1, 1778; service to Oct. 31, 1778, under
Gen. Stark in Northern department.

Howard, John. Private, Capt. Samuel Lamb's co., Col. Nathaniel Wade's regt. ; en-
listed June 22, 1778; service to Jan. 1, 1779, 6 mos. 11 days, at Rhode Island;
also, same co. and regt. ; muster rolls dated Warwick, Nov. 7, 1778, East Green-
wich, Sept. 17, Sept. 22, Nov. 14, and Dec. 30, 1778; enlistment to expire Jan. 1,
1779.

Howard, John. Private, Capt. Joseph Sevey's co., Col. Benjamin Foster's (Lincoln
Co.) regt. ; enlisted June 23, 1777 ; discharged July 16, 1777 ; service, 23 days ;
company ordered on duty by Col. Foster for defence of Machias and rivers adja-
cent when ship "Ambuscade" lay in the harbor; also, Capt. Stephen Smith's
CO., Col. Benjamin Foster's regt. ; service between Dec. 4, 1778, and Jan. 4, 1779,
7 days, at Machias; also, Lieut. John Scott's detachment from 6th Lincoln Co.
regt. ; service between Aug. 31, 1779, and Nov, 20, 1779, 8 days, at Machias; roll
sworn to at Machias and endorsed " service at Penobscot."

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



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 369

Howard, John. Private, Capt. Joseph Browning's co., Col. Seth Murray's (Hamp-
shire Co.) regt. ; enlisted July 17, 1780; discharged Oct. 10, 1780; service, 3 mos.

1 day, including 7 days (140 miles) travel home; company raised to reinforce
Continental Army for 3 months.

Howard, John Dry. List of prisoners brought to Marblehead in the cartel " Pacific "
to be exchanged for British prisoners, as returned by Thomas Stone, Commissary
[year not given] ; said Howard, a Seaman, taken in a prize of the " Independence "
(privateer), of Boston, by the British ship " Milford ; " also, Seaman, U. S. Brig
"General Gates," commanded by Capt. John Skimmer; list of men entitled to
prize shares [year not given] ; said Howard rated 1 share.

Howard, Jonas. Official record of a ballot by the House of Representatives, dated
May 2, 1779; said Howard chosen Muster Master for Middlesex Co., in place of
Col. Barret, deceased; appointment concurred in by Council May 3, 1779; also,
official record of a ballot by the House of Representatives, dated Nov. 27, 1780 ;
said Howard chosen Muster Master for Middlesex Co. ; appointment concurred
in hj the Senate Nov. 29, 1780.

Howard, Jonathan, Bridgewater. 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
Bridgewater for service in the Continental Army at West Point during 1780;
marched July 10, 1780; discharged Dec. 23, 1780; service, 5 mos. 25 days, travel
(240 miles) included; also, Private, Capt. Adams Bailey's co., Col. John Bailey's
(2d) regt., commanded by Lieut. Col. Sprout subsequent to Jan. 1, 1781 ; muster
roll made up from Jan. 1, 1780, to Jan. 1, 1782 ; enlisted July 12, 1780 ; discharged
Dec. 15, 1780; term, 6 months.

Howard, Jonathan, Danvers. Private, Capt. Francis Symonds's co.. Col. John
Glover's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted June 4, 1775; service,

2 mos. 2 days.

Howard, Jonathan, Newton. Private, Capt. Amariah Fuller's co., which marched
on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to headquarters at Cambridge ; service, 1 day ;
also, Capt. Phineas Cook's co., Lieut. Col. William Bond's (late Col. Gardner's)
37th regt. ; receipt for advance pay, signed by said Howard and others, dated
Camp at Cambridge, June 27, 1775; also, company return dated Oct. 6, 1775;
also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Prospect Hill, Dec.
26, 1775.

Howard, Jonathan, Taunton. Private, Capt. Edward Blake's 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.

Howard, Jonathan, Taunton. Descriptive list of men raised in Bristol Co. for the
term of 9 months from the time of their arrival at Fishkill ; 9th co.. Col. Williams's
regt.; age, 24 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 10 in. ; complexion, light; residence, Taunton ;
arrived at Fishkill June 19, 1778.

Howard, Jonathan. Private; list of men returned as serving on main guard at Pros-
pect Hill under Col. L. Baldwin, dated July 16, 1775.

Howard, Jonathan. Private, Capt. Rufus Barney's co.. Col. Carpenter's regt. ; ser-
vice, 4 days, on an alarm ; company detached to march to Tiverton, R. I., July
28, 1780, to serve for 6 days.

Howard, Jo's, Cape Ann. Private, Capt. Richardson's co.. Col. Hutchinson's (Mass.
Line) regt. of 12 months men ; list of deserters in 1776.

Howard, Joseph, Gloucester. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Warner's co., Col. Moses
Little's (17th) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 20, 1775; ser-



370 IVIASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Howard, Joseph, conti7tued.

vice, 2 mos. 17 days; also, company return [probably Oct., 1775] ; age, 16 yrs.;
also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Prospect Hill, Nov.
14, 1775.

Howard, Joseph, Marlow [N. H.]. Private, Capt. Jeremiah Stiles's co.. Col. Paul D.
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. [See Joseph Hayward.]

Howard, Joseph, Springfield. Account dated AVest Springfield, Aug. 19, 1778, ren-
dered by the Selectmen, of bounties paid said Howard and others who had been
raised to serve until Jan. 1, 1779, agreeable to resolve of June 10, 1778, and who
marched under Capt. Nathan Rowley and served at Providence or thereabouts ;
also, Private, Capt. Nathan Rowle's co.. Col. John Jacobs's regt. ; enlisted Aug.
1, 1778 ; service, 5 mos. 5 days, at Rhode Island ; enlistment to expire Jan. 1, 1779.



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