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Howard, Joseph. Account showing sums of money to be paid from the public treasury
to sundry persons for losses sustained at battles of Lexington and Bunker Hill ;
amounts allowed in Council June 13, 1776.

Howard, Joseph. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Lindsey's co. ; service from Dec. 10, 1776,
to March 18, 1777, 3 mos. 9 days ; company raised in Marblehead to reinforce
Continental Army; accompanying affidavit dated Marblehead, June 25, 1840,
made by Nathaniel Lindsey, son of Capt. Lindsey, declares the above to be a true
copy of the original roll found among his father's papers and that the service was
rendered at Rhode Island.

Howard, Joseph. Private, Capt. John Carpenter's co. of guards; enlisted Oct. 6,
1779 ; discharged Jan. 6, 1780 ; service, 3 mos. ; company raised for 3 months from
time of joining and stationed at Springfield.

Howard, Joseph. Private, Capt. Israel Trow's co.. Col. Isaac Dean's (Bristol Co.)
regt.; enlisted Aug. 1, 1780; discharged Aug. 7, 1780; service, 9 days, on the
alarm at Rhode Island of Aug. 1, 1780. Roll dated Norton.

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

Howard, Joseph. Private, Capt. Job Knap's co. ; enlisted March 2, 1781 ; discharged
March 15, 1781; service, 17 days, travel (70 miles) included; company marched
to Rhode Island. Roll dated Douglas.

Howard, Joshua, Bridgewater. Sergeant, Capt. Daniel Lothrop's (Artillery) co., Col.
John Bailey's regt. ; service from April 10, 1775, to May 2, 1775, 3 weeks 2 days;
company raised agreeable to vote of Provincial Congress, as ordered by Committee
of Safety; also, Corporal, 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, Private, Capt. Daniel Lothrop's co.. Gen. John Thomas's regt. ; company
return dated Roxbury, Oct. 6, 1775 ; reported discharged Sept. 19, 1775 ; also,
Capt. Eliakira Howard's co., Col. Edward Mitchel's regt. ; service, 6 days; com-
pany marched from Bridgewater to Braintree Neck March 4, 1776.

Howard, Joshua, Lynn. Private, Capt. Jeremiah Putnam's co.. Col. Nathan Tyler's
regt.; enlisted July 10, 1779; service to Dec. 1, 1779, 4 mos. 21 days, at Rhode
Island; also, same co. and regt.; paj' roll for Dec, 1779, allowing 1 mo. 4 days
service at Rhode Island, travel (85 miles) included.

Howard, Joshua. Private, Capt. Zadok Bufflnton's co.. Col. Samuel Johnson's regt. ;
enlisted Aug. 14, 1777; discharged Nov. 30, 1777, at Cambridge; service, 3 mos.
17 days, in Northern department. Roll sworn to at Salem.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 371

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

HoAVARD, Joshua. Capt. Simeon Brown's co.. Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt. of guards;
service from April 2, 1778, to July 12, 1778, 3 mos. 12 days. Rolls dated Camp
at Winter Hill.

Howard, Joshua. Capt. Samuel Huse's co.. Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt. of guards;
enlisted July 13, 1778; discharged Dec. 14, 1778; service, 5 mos. 3 days, at
Cambridge.

Howard, Joshua. Private, Capt. Addison Richardson's co., Col. "Wade's detachment
of Essex Co. militia; enlisted July 12, 1780; discharged Oct. 10, 1780; service, 3
mos. 10 days, including 12 days (240 miles) travel home.

Howard, Joshua. Gunner, "Lincoln Galley," commanded by Capt. John Curtis; en-
gaged May 1, 1781 ; discharged July 23, 1781 ; service, 2 mos. 23 days.

Howard, Joshua. Sergeant, Capt. Philip M. "Ulmer's co., Col. Samuel McCobb's
regt. ; service from July 8, 1779, to Sept. 24, 1779, 2 mos. 16 days, on Penobscot
expedition; also, 2d Lieutenant, Capt. George Ulmer's co.. Col. James Hunter's
regt. ; engaged March 20, 1782 ; discharged Nov. 20, 1782 ; service, 8 mos. 7 days ;
company raised for defence of eastern Massachusetts.

Howard, Josiah, Ipswich. Private, Capt. Robert Dodge's co., Col. Jonathan Tit-
comb's regt.; marched from home April 25, 1777; service, 2 mos. 8 days, at
Rhode Island, including travel (8 days) to and from camp; company raised for
2 months. Roll certified at "Warren.

Howard, Josiah, Ipswich. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from
Col. Jonathan Cogswell's (3d Essex Co.) regt., as returned to Brig. Gen. Farley ;
residence, Ipswich; engaged for town of Ipswich; joined Col. Jackson's regt.;
term, 3 years ; also, list of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for
SuflFolk Co., dated Boston, July 20, 1777; also. Private, Light Infantry co., Col.
Timothy Bigelow's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from June

I, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; also, Col. Bigelow's regt.; return of men enlisted by
Capt. Joshua Brown, dated Feb. 3, 1778; mustered by Muster Master for Suffolk
Co. ; also, Capt. Joshua Brown's co.. Col. Bigelow's 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 ; also. Light
Infantry co., Col. Bigelow's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service
from Jan. 1, 1780, to June 1, 1780. [See Josiah Haywood.]

Howard, Josiah, "Wenham. Private, Capt. John Baker's co., Col. Moses Little's
(17th) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 25, 1775; service, 2
mos. 12 days; also, company return [probably Oct., 1775] ; age, 17 yrs. ; enlisted
May 2, 1775; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Dec.

II, 1775.

Howard, Josiah. Private, Capt. Job Peirce's co.. Col. Theophilus Cotten's regt. ; pay
roll for Oct., 1777, dated Middleborough ; service from Oct. 1, 1777, 10 days; re-
ported deserted Oct. 10, 1777.

Howard, Lemuel, Holden. 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 Lemuel Heywood.]

Howard, Lemuel. Surgeon in Roxbury Hospital ; list of surgeons in Hospital and
Medical department [year not given] .

Howard, Levi, Danvers (probably). Private, Capt. Asa Prince's co., which marched
on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 2 days.



372 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

HowAKD, Levi, Holden. 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 Brig. Gen. John Glover, at Springfield,
July 12, 1780; age, 18 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 8 in.; complexion, light; engaged for
town of Holden; marched to camp July 12, 1780, under command of Ensign Gil-
bert; 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.
[See Levi Heywood.]

Howard, Levi. Private, Capt. Adam Henry's co. ; enlisted Jan. 4, 1779; discharged
April 1, 1779; service, 2 mos. 27 days, with guards at Rutland.

Howard, Micah, Sudbury. Capt. Caleb Brooks's co.. Col. Dike's regt. ; abstract for
gun and blanket money ; warrant allowed in Council Feb. 25, 1777 ; also, Capt.
Amasa Cranston's co. ; company return endorsed " 1776 ; " said Howard reported
at White Plains ; also reported as having lost articles in battle ; company probably
belonged to Col. Eleazer Brooks's regt.

Howard, Moses, Stoughtonham (also given Stoughton). Return of men raised to
serve in the Continental Army from Capt. Savell's co., Col. Benjamin Gill's regt.,
dated Stoughton, June 27, 1777 ; residence, Stoughtonham (alsogiven Stoughton) ;
engaged for Stoughtonham (also given Stoughton) ; joined Capt. Patrick's co..
Col. Alden's regt. ; term, 3 years.

Howard, Moses. Private, Capt. Thomas French's co., Col. David Wells's regt.;
enlisted Sept. 23, 1777; discharged Oct. 18, 1777; service, 1 mo., in Northern
department.

Howard, Moses. Return dated Hadley, made by the Selectmen, of bounties paid said
Howard and others by the several classes in said town ; said Howard hired by
Class No. 10 to serve in the Continental Army for the term of 3 years, agreeable to
resolve of Dec. 2, 1780; 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, 35 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 7 in. ; complexion, fresh ; hair, light;
occupation, farmer; engaged for town of Hadley; engaged May 23, 1781; term,
3 j'ears.

Howard, Nathax, Sturbridge. Private, Capt. Timothy Parker's co. of Minute-men,
Col. AVarner's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 10
days; also. Sergeant, Capt. Adam Martin's co., Col. Ebenezer Learned's regt.;
muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 1, 1775; service, 3 mos. 8 days;
also, company return dated Oct. 7, 1775; also, order for bounty coat or its equiv-
alent in money dated Roxbury, Nov. 21, 1775.

Howard, Nathan, Westminster. Ensign, Capt. John Estabrook's co., which marched
on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Cambridge and joined Col. Asa Whitcom's
regt.; service, 9^ days; also, 1st Lieutenant, Capt. William Edggell's 3d (1st
Westminster) co., 8th Worcester Co. regt. of Mass. militia; list of officers chosen
by the several companies in said regiment, as returned by Abijah Stearns and
others, field officers, dated Leominster, March 14, 1776 ; ordered in Council March
23, 1776, that said officers be commissioned.

Howard, Nathan. 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, Nathan. Private, Capt. Lawrence Kemp's co.. Col. David Wells's (Hamp-
shire Co.) regt. ; enlisted May 10, 1777 ; discharged July 17, 1777 ; service, 2 mos.
9 days, in Northern department. Roll dated Shelburne.

Howard, Nathan. Private, Capt. Seth Howard's co., Col. David Wells's (Hampshire
Co.) regt. ; enlisted Sept. 22, 1777 ; discharged Oct. 18, 1777 ; service, 1 mo. 2 days,
in Northern department, including travel home. Roll dated Myrifield.



IN THE WAR OF THE KEVOLUTION. 373

Howard, Nathan. Private, Capt. Araos Perry's co., Col. Haws's regt. ; enlisted July
28, 1778; discharged Sept. 12, 1778; service, 1 mo. 17 days, at Rhode Island.

Howard, Nathan. Sergeant, Capt. Abel Mason's co., Col. Jacob Davis's regt. ; en-
gaged July 30, 1780; discharged Aug. 8, 1780; service, 13 days, including travel
(80 miles) home ; company marched to Tiverton, R. I., on an alarm.

Howard, Nathan. Private, Capt. Job Cook's (16th) co.. Col. Hathawav's (2d Bristol
Co.) regt.; enlisted Aug. 4, 1780; discharged Aug. 8, 1780; service, 5 days, on
an alarm at Rhode Island. Roll sworn to at Dartmouth.

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

Howard, Nathan. Private, Capt. John Bacon's co., Col. David Rosseter's regt.. Gen.
John Fellows's brigade; enlisted Oct. 13, 1781 ; discharged Oct. 22, 1781 ; service,
13 days, with militia sent as reinforcements to Gen. Stark at Stillwater on an
alarm.

Howard, Nathaniel, Brookfield. Drummer, Capt. John Packhard's co., Col. David
Brewer's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 27, 1775; service,
3 mos., 1 week, 4 days.

Howard, Nathaniel, Newbury. Descriptive list of men raised to reinforce the Con-
tinental 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 3, 1780; age, 17 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 2 in.;
complexion, light; engaged for town of Newburyport ; marched to camp July 3,
1780, under command of Lieut. Daniel Frye, of the artificers ; 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; residence, New-
bury ; also, pay roll for 6 months men raised by the town of Newburyport for
service in the Continental Army during 1780; marched June 29, 1780; discharged
Dec. 17, 1780; service, 6 mos. 2 days, including travel (13 days) home.

Howard, Nathaniel. Private, Capt. Solomon Pollard's co. of militia. Col. Green's
regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 8 days.

Howard, Nathaniel. Private, Capt. Gideon Parker's co.. Col. Moses Little's (12th)
regt. ; enlisted Dec. 5, 1775 [service not given] .

Howard, Nathaniel. Private, Capt. Jonathan Fisk's (Weston) co.. Col. Brooks's
regt.; service, 5 days; company called out March 4, 1776, and stationed at Dor-
chester Heights.

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

Howard, Noah. Private, Capt. Jonathan Wales's co.. Col. Dickinson's (Hampshire
Co.) regt.; marched Aug. 17, 1777; service, 8 days, at the Northward; company
marched to East Hoosuck on the alarm of Aug. 17, 1777, thence to Pittsfield,
thence guarded Hessian prisoners to Springfield by order of Brig. Gen. Fellows;
also, Capt. Oliver Lyman's co.. Col. Ezra May's regt.; enlisted Sept. 20, 1777;
discharged Oct. 14, 1777 ; service, 30 days, on expedition to Stillwater and Sara-
toga, including travel (111 miles) home; roll sworn to in Hampshire Co.

Howard, Obadiah, Dedham (also given Stoughton). Fifer, Capt. Samuel Gilbert's
CO., Col. William Prescott's regt.; company return dated Cambridge, Sept. 28,
1775 ; also, list of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from Col. William
Mcintosh's (1st Suffolk Co.) regt., as returned by Capt. George Gould, Capt.
Abel Richards, and Capt. Ebenezer Battle, all of Dedham ; residence, Dedham ;



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Howard, Obadiah, contimied.

engaged for town of Dedham; joined Lieut. Baker'a co. ; term, 3 years, to expire
March 15, 1780; also, Fifer, 2d co., Col. John Bailey's regt. ; Continental Army
pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; also, Capt. Samuel
Darby's (2d) co., Col. Bailey's regt. ; return of men who joined prior to Aug. 15,
1777, and who had not been absent subsequently except on furlough ; also, same
CO. and regt. ; company return dated Valley Forge, Jan. 25, 1778 ; residence,
Stoughton.

Howard, Obadiah. Private ; 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, Oliver, 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, Oliver. Order on Henry Gardner, Treasurer, payable to Capt. Nathan
Alden, dated Bristol, March 7, 1777, signed by said Howard and others, for wages
for 3 months service at Bristol, R. I., in Capt. Nathan Aldon's co.. Col. Jeremiah
Hall's regt.

Howard, Oliver. Private, Capt. Nathan Packard's co.. Col. Edward Mitchell's regt. ;
service, 5 days ; company ordered to march to Squantum March 4, 1776, on au
alarm; also, Capt. Nathan Packard's co., Col. John Jacobs's (Light Infantry)
regt. ; enlisted Sept. 30 (also given Sept. 23), 1779; discharged Dec. 1 (also given
Nov. 26), 1779; service, 2 mos. 1 (also given 2 mos. 3) days, at Rhode Island.

HoAVARD, Oliver. Private, Capt. Josiah Keith's co., Col. Isaac Dean's regt. ; enlisted
Aug. 4, 1780 ; discharged Aug. 10, 1780 ; service, 6 days ; company marched to
Tiverton, R. I., on an alarm.

Howard, Paul. Private, Capt. Thomas "Whipple's co. of guards ; enlisted April 20,
1780 ; discharged Dec. 20, 1780 ; service, 8 mos. 1 day ; company raised for 8 months
and stationed at Rutland.

Howard, Perez. Private, Capt. John Ames's co.; enlisted June 26, 1778; service, 14
days ; company marched to Rhode Island June 26, 1778, and joined Col. Wade's
regt. June 27, 1778, for 21 days service; 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 Bridge-
water.

Howard, Pitman (also given Pettman), Ipswich (also given Boston). List of men
raised to serve in the Continental Army from Col. Jonathan Cogswell's (3d
Essex Co.) regt., as returned to Brig. Gen. Farley; residence, Ipswich; engaged
for town of Ipswich; joined Capt. Lane's co.. Col. Ichabod Alden's regt.; term,
3 years ; also, list of men mustered by Nat. Barber, Muster Master for Suffolk
Co., dated Boston, Jan. 8, 1777 ; Capt. Daniel Lane's co.. Col. Alden's regt. ; also.
Private, Capt. Daniel Lane's co.. Col. John Brooks's regt.; Continental Army
pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to July 1, 1778; residence, Boston;
reported deserted July -, 1778.

Howard, Richard. Descriptive list of 9 months men raised for Continental service,
as returned by Noah Goodman, Superintendent for Hampshire Co. [year not
given] ; Capt. McClellan's co.. Col. Wells's regt. ; age, 49 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 5 in. ;
hair, gray; engaged for town of Colrain.

Howard, Robert, 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
davs.



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Howard, Rufus, Stoughton. List of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster
Master for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, March 30, 1777 ; Capt. Patrick's co.. Col.
Alden's regt.

Howard, Samvel, Ashby. Private, Capt. John Jones's co. of militia. Col. James
Prescott's regt., which marched April 20, 1775, in response to the alarm of April
19, 1775 ; service, 7 days.

Howard, Samuel (also given Samuel Smith Howard), Chelmsford. Descriptive list
dated West Point, Jan. 25, 1781 ; Col. John Greaton's (3d) regt. ; age, 22 yrs. ;
stature, 5 ft. 7^ in.; complexion, dark; hair, dark; eyes, dark; residence,
Chelmsford; enlisted Nov. 18, 1776, by Lieut. Dorathy; enlistment, during war.
[See Samuel Hayward.]

Howard, Samuel, Taunton. Private, Capt. Ebenezer Dean's co., Col. Thomas Car-
penter's regt. ; service, 1 mo. 4 days ; company marched from Taunton to Reho-
both, thence to Bristol, thence to Providence, R. I., and thence home. Roll dated
Nov. 5, 1777.

Howard, Samuel. Private, Capt. Solomon Pollard's co. of militia. Col. Green's regt.,
which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 4 days; also, list of men
belonging to Capt. Solomon Pollard's (Billerica) co. in camp at Cambridge, dated
May 1, 1775.

Howard, Samuel. Private, Capt. Matthew Randell's co.. Col. Thomas Marshal's regt. ;
service from Aug. 1, 1776, to Nov. 1, 1776, 3 mos. Roll sworn to in Middlesex Co.

Howard, Samuel. Private, Capt. Thomas Whipple's co.. Col. James Converse's
(Worcester Co.) regt.; service, 3 days; company marched towards Providence
on an alarm in July, 1777. Roll dated New Braintree.

Howard, Samuel. Private, Capt. Aaron Smith's co.. Col. Benjamin Gill's regt. ; en-
listed 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. Roll sworn to in Suffolk Co.

Howard, Samuel. Private; return of men drafted from companies commanded by
Capts. Gore, Mayo, White, and May, who served at Nantasket in June, 1776,
under Lieut. James Morton, driving ships from Boston harbor; service, 3 days;
also, Sergeant, 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, 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Elias Parkman's (12th) co., Boston
regt. ; list of officers of Suffolk Co. militia; commissioned June 7, 1780.

Howard, Seth. Capt. Samuel Cobb's co.. Col. Joseph Read's regt. ; order for bounty
coat or its equivalent in money dated Roxbury, Oct. 31, 1775.

Howard, Seth. Lieutenant, Capt. Matthew Bar's (14th) co.. Col. David Field's (5th
Hampshire Co.) regt. of Mass. militia ; list of officers chosen in said regiment,
dated Deerfield, April 22, 1776 ; ordered in Council May 3, 1776, that said officers
be commissioned; reported commissioned May 3, 1776; also. Captain, Col. David
Wells's (Hampshire Co.) regt.; pay roll of said Howard's company made up for
service from Sept. 22, 1777, to Oct. 18, 1777, in Northern department, and dated
Myrifield.

Howard, Seth. 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, Silas, Westford. Private, Capt. Timothy Underwood's co.. Col. William
Prescott's regt. of Minute-men, which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775;



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Howard, Silas, continued.

service, 13 days; also, Capt. Joel Fletcher's co., Col. Epliraim Doolittle's regt. ;
receipt for advance pay, signed by said Howard and others, dated Camp near
Charlestown Road, June S, 1775; also, Private, same co. and regt.; company re-
turn dated Winter Hill, Oct. 6, 1775.

HowAKD, Silas. Private, Capt. Joseph Boynton's co., Col. Nathaniel Wade's regt.;
enlisted July 1, 1778; service to Jan. 1, 1779, 6 mos. 7 days, at Rhode Island, in-
cluding travel (100 miles) home; also, same co. and regt.; muster roll dated
North Kingston, Nov. 6, 1778; also, same co. and regt. ; muster rolls sworn to at
East Greenwich, Sept. 17, Sept. 28, Nov. 12, and Dec. 29, 1778 ; enlistment to
expire Jan. 1, 1779.

HoAVARD, Silas. Sergeant, Capt. Caleb Champney's co. ; enlisted Feb. 8, 1779; dis-
charged May 7, 1779; service, 3 mos., with guards under Maj. Gen. Gates at and
about Boston.

Howard, Simeox, New Braiutree. Private, Capt. Ezekiel Knowlton's co., Col. Dike's
regt. ; muster roll for Dec, 1776-Feb., 1777 ; enlisted Dec. -, 1776 ; regiment
raised to serve until March 1, 1777 ; also, list of men belonging to Capt. Ebenezer
Newell's co. who received arms from the Province store, dated North Kingston,
Dec. 15, 1777; also, Capt. Ebenezer Newell's co., Col. Danforth Keyes's regt.;
enlisted Aug. 7, 1777; enlistment, 6 months from July 1, 1777; reported enlisted
into the Continental Army Nov. 11, 1777; roll dated Providence; also, same co.
and regt. ; bounty allowed for service from 3 months after date of enlistment,
Aug. 7, 1777, to Jan. 3, 1778, 1 mo. 26 days, at Rhode Island; also, Capt. Thomas
Whipple's CO., Col. Abijah Stearns's regt.; enlisted April 6, 1778; service to July
2, 1778, 2 mos. 27 days, guarding troops of convention ; also, list of men mus-
tered ; said Howard appears among men raised from Col. Converse's regt. for ser-
vice at Rhode Island; Capt. Stone's co. ; engaged for town of New Braintree ;
mustered July 13 [year not given] ; also. Corporal, Capt. Nathan Lenard's co..
Col. Nathaniel Wade's regt.; enlisted July 2, 1778; enlistment to expire Jan. 1,
1779; company stationed at Rhode Island; also, Capt. John Cutler's co.. Col.
Nathaniel Wade's regt. ; engaged July 2, 1778 ; service, 6 mos. 3 days, at Rhode
Island ; also, same co. and regt. ; muster roll dated East Greenwich, Sept. 17,
1778; reported sick in hospital; also, same co. and regt; muster rolls dated East
Greenwich, Nov. 6, Nov. 13, and Dec. 1, 1778; enlistment to expire Jan. 1, 1779;
also. Sergeant, Capt. John Cutler's co., Col. Luke Drury's regt. ; marched Aug.
27, 1781 ; joined regiment at West Point Sept. 3, 1781 ; discharged Dec. 3, 1781 ;
service, 3 mos. 15 days, travel (167 miles) included; residence, New Braintree;
enlisted for town of New Braintree ; enlistment, 3 months ; roll sworn to at
Brookfield.

Howard, Simeon, Stoughtonham (also given Stoughton). Return of men raised to
serve in the Continental Array from Capt. Savell's co., Col. Benjamin Gill's regt.,
dated Stoughton, June 27, 1777 ; residence, Stoughtonham (also given Stoughton) ;
engaged for town of Stoughtonham (also given Stoughton) ; joined Capt. Burr's
CO., Col. Tupper's regt. ; term, 3 years ; also, 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, 23 yrs. ; enlisted by Capt. Burr; term, during war.

Howard, Simeon. Private, Capt. Eliphalet Sawen's co.. Col. Joseph Palmer's regt.;
service, 4 days ; company assembled at Braintree June 14, 1776.

Howard, Simeon. Private, Capt. Stephen Penniman's co.. Col. Dike's regt.; muster



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