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Bangs's co.. Col. Dike's regt. ; abstract for gun and blanket money, dated Boston,
Feb. 21, 1777; also, Capt. Elisha Hedge's co., Col. Nathaniel Freeman's regt.;
marched from home Sept. 27, 1777; service, 1 mo. 4 days, on a secret expedition



396 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SMLORS

HoAVES, Enos, continued.

to Rhode Island; also, Capt. Joseph Griffith's co., Col. John Jacobs's regt. ; en-
listed Jane 16, 1778; service, 6 mos. 18 days; enlistment to expire Jan. 1, 1779.

Howes, Ezra. Capt. Micah Chapman's co.. Col. Freeman's regt. ; seryice, 3 days, on
an alarm at Dartmouth and Falmouth Sept. 6, 1778.

HoAVES, Henrt. Private, Capt. Micah Chapman's co., Col. Freeman's regt.; service,
3 days, on an alarm at Dartmouth and Falmouth Sept. 6, 1778.

Howes, Isaac, Yarmouth. Private, Capt. Micah Chapman's co., which marched on
the alarm of April 19, 1775, towards Marshfield; service, 2 days; also, Capt.
Elisha Nye's co. ; enlisted April 5, 1776 ; service to June 1, 1776, 1 mo. 26 days ;
company stationed at Elizabeth Islands for defence of seacoast ; also, Capt. Micah
Chapman's co.. Col. Freeman's regt. ; service, 3 days, on an alarm at Dartmouth
and Falmouth Sept. 6, 1778; also, same co. and regt.; service, 2 days [probably
in Nov., 1778], guarding prisoners belonging to the [British] ship "Somerset"
cast ashore on the Cape; roll sworn to Jan. 12, 1779.

Howes, Isaiah, Yarmouth. Private, Capt. Thomas Hamilton's co. ; enlisted July
10, 1775; service to Dec. 31, 1775, 6 mos. 7 days, in defence of seacoast; company
stationed in Barnstable Co. ; also, Capt. Elisha Nye's co. ; service between date
of enlistment, Jan. 25, 1776, and Feb. 29, 1776, 9 days; company stationed at
Elizabeth Islands ; roll sworn to in Barnstable Co. ; also, same co. ; service from
Sept. 1, 1776, to Nov. 21, 1776, 2 mos. 21 days; company stationed at Elizabeth
Islands for defence of seacoast; also, Capt. Abijah Bangs's co., Col. Dike's regt. ;
abstract for gun and blanket money, dated Boston, Feb. 24, 1777 ; also, same co.
and regt. ; muster roll for Dec, 1776-Feb., 1777 ; enlisted Dec. 13, 1776; regiment
raised to serve until March 1, 1777 ; also, Capt. Joseph Palmer's co.. Col. Josiah
Whitney's regt.; arrived at camp May 11, 1777; discharged July 11, 1777; ser-
vice, 2 mos. 10 days, at Rhode Island, including 10 days (192 miles) travel to
and from camp ; enlistment, 2 months ; roll dated Camp at South Kingston.

Howes, Jajies. Private, Capt. Elisha Hedge's co.. Col. Freeman's regt. ; service, 9 days,
on an alarm at Falmouth in Sept., 1778.

Howes, Jeremiah, Yarmouth. Ensign, Capt. Micah Chapman's (2d Yarmouth) co.,
Col. Joseph Otis's (1st Barnstable Co.) regt. of Mass. militia; list of officers re-
turned as sworn by officers appointed for that purpose, dated Sept. 29, 1775; also,
2d Lieutenant, Capt. Micah Chapman's 6th (2d Yarmouth) co., 1st Barnstable Co.
regt. of Mass. militia; list of officers chosen in said company, as returned by
Lieut. Col. Enoch Hallet, dated Yarmouth, April 10, 1776 ; also, Lieuienant ; list
of men belonging to Capt. Abijah Bangs's co. raised from various towns in Barn-
stable Co., dated Dorchester, Sept. 4, 1776 ; residence. East End, Yarmouth ; also,
letter from Joseph Otis to the Council, endorsed "Sep. 1776," stating that said
Howes, Lieutenant, and other officers of Capt. Abijah Bangs's co. were appointed,
agreeable to an order from Maj. Gen. Warren, to command men raised from Col.
Doan's and Col. Freeman's regts. in said Otis's brigade to reinforce the Lines
at and about Boston ; also, Capt. Abijah Bangs's co., Col. Dike's regt. ; pay roll
for travel allowance, etc., from home and return, dated Boston, Nov. 26, 1776;
said Howes credited with 4 days allowance; mileage (156 miles) to and from
camp also allowed ; also, 1st Lieutenant, Capt. Abijah Bangs's co. ; list of officers
of Col. Nicholas Dike's regt. ; ordered in Council Feb. 1, 1777, that said officers
be commissioned; commissions to be dated Dec. 1, 1776; also. Lieutenant, Capt.
Abijah Bangs's co.. Col. Dike's regt. ; abstract for gun and blanket monej", dated
Boston, Feb. 24, 1777 ; also, 1st Lieutenant, same co. and regt. ; list of officers
who agreed to tarry at Dorchester Heights until March 1, 1777 ; also, same co. and
regt.; muster roll for Dec, 1776-Feb., 1777; engaged Dec. 1, 1776; regiment
raised to serve until March 1, 1777; also. Lieutenant, Capt. Joseph Palmer's co..
Col. Josiah Whitney's regt.; arrived at camp May 11, 1777; discharged July 11,



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HoAVES, Jeremiah, continued.

nil ; service, 2 mos. 10 days, at Rhode Island, including 10 days (192 miles)
travel to and from camp; engagement, 2 months; roll dated Camp at South
Kingston; also, Lieutenant, Capt. Micah Chapman's co.. Col. Freeman's regt. ;
service, 13 days, on an alarm at Dartmouth and Falmouth Sept. 6, 1778 ; also,
same co. and regt. ; service, 2 days [probably in Nov., 1778], guarding prisoners
belonging to the [British] ship "Somerset" cast ashore on the Cape; roll sworn
to Jan. 12, 1779.

Howes, Jeremiah. Private, Capt. Elisha Nye's co. ; enlisted April 5, 1776; service to
June 1, 1776, 1 mo. 26 days, in defence of seacoast ; company stationed at Elizabeth
Islands. Roll sworn to in Barnstable Co.

Howes, John, Yarmouth. Private, Capt. Micah Chapman's co., which marched on
the alarm of April 19, 1775, towards Marshfield; service, 2 days.

Ho-wes, John. Private, Capt. Micah Chapman's co., Col. Freeman's regt. ; service, 13
days, on an alarm at Dartmouth and Falmouth Sept. 6, 1778.

HoAVEs, John. Private, Capt. Micah Chapman's co., Col. Freeman's regt.; service, 2
days [probably in Nov., 1778], guarding prisoners belonging to the [British] ship
" Somerset " cast ashore on the Cape. Roll sworn to Jan. 12, 1779.

Howes, John, Jr. Private, Capt. Micah Chapman's co.. Col. Freeman's regt. ; service,
3 days, on an alarm at Dartmouth and Falmouth Sept. 6, 1778.

Howes, Jonathan. Private, Capt. John Russell's co. ; marched July 28, 1776; ser-
vice to Sept. 30, 1776, 2 mos. 2 days ; company stationed at Martha's Vineyard
for defence of seacoast.

Howes, Jonathan. Private, Capt. Micah Chapman's co.. Col. Freeman's regt.; ser-
vice, 8 days, on an alarm at Dartmouth and Falmouth Sept, 6, 1778.

Howes, Jonathan. Private, Capt. Micah Chapman's co., Col. Freeman's regt. ; ser-
vice, 2 days [probably in Nov., 1778], guarding prisoners belonging to the [British]
ship " Somerset" cast ashore on the Cape. Roll sworn to Jan. 12, 1779.

HoAVES, Jonathan, Jr. Private, Capt. Micah Chapman's co., Col. Freeman's regt.;
service, 3 days, on an alarm at Dartmouth and Falmouth Sept. 6, 1778.

Howes, Joseph, Jr. Private, Capt. Thomas Hamilton's co.; enlisted July 10, 1775;
service to Dec. 31, 1775, 6 mos. 7 days, in defence of seacoast; company stationed
in Barnstable Co.

Howes, Jos'h. Private, Capt. Lemuel Trescott's co., Col. Asa Whitcomb's regt.;
muster roll dated Camp at Ticonderoga, Nov. 27, 1776 ; enlisted Jan. 11, 1776.

Howes, Joshua. Private, Capt. Micah Chapman's co., Col. Freeman's regt. ; service,
3 days, on an alarm at Dartmouth and Falmouth Sept. 6, 1778.

Howes, Josiah, Yarmouth. Private, Capt. Micah Chapman's co., which marched on
the alarm of April 19, 1775, towards Marshfield ; service, 2 days ; also, Capt.
Micah Chapman's co., Col. Freeman's regt.; service, 3 days, on an alarm at
Dartmouth and Falmouth Sept. 6, 1778.

Howes, Judah, Yarmouth. Order on David Jeffries, Paymaster, payable to Lieut.
Matthias Tobey, dated Boston, June 16, 1776, signed by said Howes and others
belonging to Capt. Micah Hamlen's co., Col. Thomas Marshal's regt., for advance
pay for 1 month, etc.; also, Private, Capt. Micah Hamlen's co.. Col. Thomas
Marshall's regt. ; service from Aug. 1, 1776, to Nov. 1, 1776, 3 mos.

Howes, Judah, Jr., Yarmouth. Private, Capt. Micah Chapman's co., which marched
on the alarm of April 19, 1775, towards Marshfield; service, 2 days.



398 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS



Howes, Lemuel, Yarmouth. Order on David JeflFries, Paymaster, payable to Lieut.
Matthias Tobey, dated Boston, June 16, 1776, signed by said Howes and others
belonging to Capt. Micah Hamlen's co.. Col. Thomas Marshal's regt., for advance
pay for 1 month, etc.; also, Private, Capt. Micah Hamlen's co., Col. Thomas
Marshall's regt.; service from Aug. 1, 1776, to Nov. 1, 1776, 3 mos. ; also, same
CO. and regt. ; pay roll for Nov., 1776.

Howes, Lemuel, Yarmouth. Corporal, Capt. Elisha Hedge's co., Col. Nathaniel
Freeman's regt. ; marched from home Sept. 27, 1777 ; service, 1 mo. 4 days, on a
secret expedition to Rhode Island. [See Samuel Howes.]

Howes, Lemuel. Private, Capt. Micah Chapman's co., Col. Freeman's regt. ; service,
2 days [probably in Nov., 1778], guarding prisoners belonging to the [British]
ship "Somerset " cast ashore on the Cape. Roll sworn to Jan. 12, 1779.

Howes, Lemuel, Jr. Private, Capt. Micah Hamlen's co.. Col. Thomas Marshall's
regt.; service from Aug. 1, 1776, to Oct. 31, 1776, 3 mos.

Howes, Levi, Yarmouth. Private, Capt. Micah Chapman's co., which marched on
the alarm of April 19, 1775, towards Marshfield ; service, 2 days; also, Capt.
Micah Chapman's co., Col. Freeman's regt.; service, 3 days, on an alarm at
Dartmouth and Falmouth Sept. 6, 1778.

Howes, Lot, Duxbury. Private, Capt. Elijah Crocker's co., Gen. John Thomas's
regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted April 20, 1775 ; service, 3 mos., 2
weeks, 5 days ; also, company return dated Oct. 7, 1775 ; also, order for bounty
coat or its equivalent in money dated Roxbury, Nov. 9, 1775 ; also. Sergeant,
Capt. Nathaniel Donnell's co., Col. John Crane's (Artillery) regt. ; Continental
Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 20, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; residence,
Duxbury; reported as serving 12 mos. 18 days as Corporal, 22 mos. 23 days, as
Sergeant; promoted to Sergeant Feb. 7, 1778; also, same co. and regt.; return
for gratuity, dated Greenwich, Nov. 10, 1779 ; also. Sergeant, same co. and regt. ;
Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780;
term, during war.

Howes, Nathan. Seaman, brig "Freedom," Joseph Hudson, Master; portage bill
made up for advance wages for 1 month, etc., until taken ; entered service Dec.
25, 1776; service, 1 mo. 6 days.

Howes, Nathaniel, Yarmouth. Private, Capt. Micah Chapman's co., which marched
on the alarm of April 19, 1775, towards Marshfield ; service, 2 days ; also, Capt.
Micah Chapman's co.. Col. Freeman's regt. ; service, 2 days [probably in Nov.,
1778], guarding prisoners belonging to the [British] ship " Somerset" cast ashore
on the Cape; roll sworn to Jan. 12, 1779.

Howes, Noah. Private, Capt. Elisha Nye's co. ; service from Sept. 1, 1776, to Nov.
21, 1776, 2 mos. 21 days; company stationed at Elizabeth Islands for defence of
seacoast.

Howes, Obed. Private, Capt. Micah Chapman's co.. Col. Freeman's regt.; service,
3 days, on an alarm at Dartmouth and Falmouth Sept. 6, 1778; also, same co.
and regt. ; service 2 days [probably in Nov., 1778] , guarding prisoners belonging
to the [British] ship " Somerset " cast ashore on the Cape ; roll sworn to Jan. 12,
1779.

Howes, Paul, Yarmouth. Order on David Jeffries, Paymaster, payable to Lieut.
Matthias Tobey, dated Boston, June 16, 1776, signed by said Howes and others
belonging to Capt. Micah Hamlen's co., Col. Thomas Marshal's regt., for advance
pay for 1 month, etc.; also, Private, Capt. Micah Hamlen's co.. Col. Thomas
Marshall's regt.; service from Aug. 1, 1776, to Oct. 31, 1776, 3 mos.; also, same
CO. and regt.; pay roll for Nov., 1776; also, Capt. Elisha Hedge's co., Col.
Nathaniel Freeman's regt.; marched from home Sept. 27, 1777; service, 1 mo.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 399



Howes, Pavl, continued.

4 days, on a secret expedition to Rhode Island; also, Capt. Micah Chapman's
CO., Col. Freeman's regt. ; service, 3 days, on an alarm at Dartmouth and Fal-
mouth Sept. 6, 1778; also, Capt. Elisha Hedge's co.. Col. Freeman's regt.; en-
listed Sept. 13, 1779 ; discharged Sept. 18, 1779 ; service, 5 days ; company detached
from militia for service at Falmouth on an alarm.

Howes, Peter. Private, Capt. Micah Chapman's co., Col. Freeman's regt. ; service,
3 days, on an alarm at Dartmouth and Falmouth Sept. 6, 1778.

Howes, Reuben. Private, Capt. Abel Dinsmor's co.. Col. Ruggles Woodbridge's regt. ;
enlisted Aug. 26 (also given Aug. 17), 1777; discharged Nov. 29, 1777; service,
3 mos. 8 (also given 3 mos. 17) days, including 4 days (75 miles) travel home;
company raised to serve with Northern army until Nov. 30, 1777. Roll sworn to
in Hampshire Co.

Howes, Sam., Yarmouth. Sergeant, Capt. Micah Chapman's co., which marched on
the alarm of April 19, 1775, towards Marshfield; service, 2 days.

Howes, Samuel, Yarmouth. Order on David Jeffries, Paymaster, payable to Lieut.
Matthias Tobey, dated Boston, June 16, 1777, signed by said Howes and others
belonging to Capt. Micah Hamlen's co., Col. Thomas Marshal's regt., for advance
pay for 1 month, etc.; also. Private, Capt. Micah Hamlen's co.. Col. Thomas
Marshall's regt. ; service from Aug. 1, 1776, to Oct. 31, 1776, 3 mos. ; also, same
CO. and regt. ; pay roll for Nov., 1776.

Howes, Samuel, Yarmouth. Return of men raised to serve in the Continental Army
from Col. Nathaniel Freeman's (1st Barnstable Co.) regt. ; residence, Yarmouth;
engaged for town of Yarmouth ; joined Capt. Russel's co.. Col. Bradford's regt. ;
term, 3 years or during war; also, list of men mustered by Joseph Otis, Muster
Master for Barnstable Co., dated Barnstable, March 4, 1777 ; Capt. John Russel's
CO., Col. Gamaliel Bradfoi'd's regt.; mustered March 4, 1777; term, during war;
also, Private, Capt. John Russell's co., Col. Bradford's i-egt. ; return of men who
were in camp on or before Aug. 15, 1777, and who had not been absent subse-
quently except on furlough; enlisted Feb. 24, 1777; joined May 20, 1777. [See
Samuel Hawes.]

Howes, Samuel, Yarmouth. 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 19, 1780; age, 21 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 4 in.; complexion, freckled; engaged
for town of Yarmouth ; marched to camp July 19, 1780, under command of Capt.
Clark ; also, pay roll for 6 months men belonging to the town of Yarmouth raised
for service in the Continental Army during 1780 ; marched to camp July 10, 1780 ;
discharged Jan. 18, 1781 ; service, 6 mos. 22 days, including travel (280 miles)
home.

Howes, Sajviuel. Corporal, Capt. Elisha Hedge's co., Col. Freeman's regt.; pay roll
for service on a secret expedition to Rhode Island in Sept., 1777. [See Lemuel
Howes.]

HoAVES, Samuel. Sergeant, Capt. Micah Chanman's co.. Col. Freeman's regt. ; service,
3 days, on an alarm at Dartmouth and Falmouth Sept. 6, 1778.

Howes, Samt:el. Private, Capt. Micah Chapman's co., Col. Freeman's regt. ; service,
3 days, on an alarm at Dartmouth and Falmouth Sept. 6, 1778.

Howes, Samuel. Private, Capt. Elisha Hedge's co.. Col. Freeman's regt.; enlisted
Sept. 13, 1779; discharged Sept. 18, 1779; service, 5 days; company detached
from militia for service at Falmouth on an alarm ; roll sworn to in Barnstable Co.

Howes, Seth. Private, Capt. Micah Chapman's co., Col. Freeman's regt.; service, 3
days, on an alarm at Dartmouth and Falmouth Sept. 6, 1778.



400 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

HoAYEs, Seth, Jr. Private, Capt. Micah Chapman's co., Col. Freeman's regt. ; service,
3 days, on an alarm at Dartmouth and Falmouth Sept. 6, 1778.

HoAVEs, Simeon, Yarmouth. Private, Capt. Thomas Hamilton's co. ; enlisted July
17, 1775; service to Dec. 31, 1775, 6 raos., in defence of seacoast; company sta-
tioned in Barnstable Co. ; also, Capt. James Gray's co., Col. Thomas Marshall's
regt. ; abstract for advance pay, mileage to camp, etc., dated July 15, 1776; mile-
age (75 miles) allowed said Howes; also, same co. and regt.; enlisted June 11,
1776; service to Nov. 1, 1776, 4 mos. 20 days; also, same co. and regt.; muster
roll for Nov., 1776.

HoAVEs, Solomon. Sergeant, Capt. Micah Chapman's co.. Col. Freeman's regt.; ser-
vice, 3 days, on an alarm at Dartmouth and Falmouth Sept. 6, 1778; also, same
CO. and regt.; service, 2 days [probably in Nov., 1778], guarding prisoners be-
longing to the [British] ship " Somerset " cast ashore on the Cape ; roll sworn to
Jan. 12, 1779.

Howes, Stephen, Yarmouth. Private, Capt. Micah Chapman's co., which marched
on the alarm of April 19, 1775, towards Marshfleld; service, 2 days; also, Capt.
Abijah Bangs's co.. Col. Dike's regt. ; abstract for gun and blanket money, dated
Boston, Feb. 24, 1777; also, same co. and regt.; muster roll for Dec, 1776-Feb.,
1777; enlisted Dec. 13, 1776; regiment raised to serve until March 1, 1777.

"Ho-wes, Sturgis, Yarmouth. Private, Capt. Elisha Nye's co. ; enlisted June 1, 1776;
service to Nov. 21, 1776, 5 mos. 21 days ; company stationed at Elizabeth Islands
for defence of seacoast; also, Capt. Elisha Hedge's co.. Col. Nathaniel Freeman's
regt. ; marched from home Oct. 15, 1777 ; service, 16 days, on a secret expedition
to Rhode Island ; also, Capt. Micah Chapman's co.. Col. Freeman's regt. ; service,
13 days, on an alarm at Dartmouth and Falmouth Sept. 6, 1778.

Howes, Stlvanus, Yarmouth (also given Barnstable). Order on David JeflFries, Pay-
master, payable to Lieut. Matthias Tobey, dated Boston, June 16, 1776, signed by
said Howes and others belonging to Capt. Micah Hamlen's co.. Col. Thomas Mar-
shal's regt., for advance pay for 1 month, etc. ; also, Private, Capt. Micah Ham-
len's CO., Col. Thomas Marshall's regt.; service from Aug. 1, 1776, to Nov. 1,
1776, 3 mos. ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay roll for Nov., 1776 ; also, Capt. Joseph
Palmer's co., Col. Josiah Whitney's regt.; arrived at camp May 24, 1777; dis-
charged July 11, 1777; service, 1 mo. 28 days, at Rhode Island, including 9 days
(180 miles) travel to and from camp; enlistment, 2 months; roll dated Camp at
South Kingston.

Howes, Thomas, Yarmouth. Capt. Joseph Griffith's co.. Col. John Jacobs's regt.;
enlisted June 7, 1778; service, 6 mos. 27 days; enlistment to expire Jan. 1, 1779.

Ho-WES, Thomas. Private, Capt. Elisha Nye's co. ; service from Sept. 1, 1776, to Nov.

21, 1776, 2 mos. 21 days; company stationed at Elizabeth Islands for defence of

seacoast.
HoAVES, Thomas. Private, Capt. Micah Chapman's co., Col. Freeman's regt.; service,

2 days [probably in Nov., 1778], guarding prisoners belonging to the [British]

ship "Somerset " cast ashore on the Cape. Roll sworn to Jan. 12, 1779.

HoAVES, Thomas, 3d, Yarmouth. Private, Capt. Micah Chapman's co., which marched
on the alarm of April 19, 1775, towards Marshfleld ; service, 2 days ; also, Capt.
Micah Chapman's co.. Col. Freeman's regt.; service, 13 days, on an alarm at
Dartmouth and Falmouth Sept. 6, 1778.

HoAVES, William, Berwick (also given Bristol). List of men entitled to $20 or 200
acres of land, agreeable to resolve of March 5, 1801 ; 6th Mass. regt. ; residence,
Berwick; also, list dated Boston, Feb. 18, 1804, returned by John Avery, Secre-
tary, and J. Jackson, Treasurer, of men who furnished satisfactory evidence of
their service as soldiers and were entitled to gratuities, agreeable to resolves of
March 4, 1801, and June 19, 1801 ; 6th Mass. regt. ; residence, Bristol.



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Howes, William. Private, Capt. Micah Chapman's co.. Col. Freeman's regt. ; ser-
vice, 2 days [probably in Nov., 1778], guarding prisoners belonging to the
[British] ship " Somerset " cast ashore on the Cape. Roll sworn to Jan. 12, 1779.

Howes, Zachariah (also given Zachary), Yarmouth. Private, Capt. Micah Chap-
man's CO., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, towards Marshfield;
service, 2 days; also, Capt. Abijah Bangs's co.. Col. Dike's regt.; abstract for
gun and blanket money, dated Boston, Feb. 24, 1777 ; also, same co. and regt. ;
muster roll for Dec, 1776-Feb., 1777; enlisted Dec. 13, 1776; regiment raised to
serve until March 1, 1777.

HowET, Jerejiiah. 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Micah Chapman's (2d) co., 1st Barnstable
Co. regt. of Mass. militia; list of officers; commissioned April 21, 1776.

HowET, Thomas, Sheffield. Private, Capt. Peter Ingersoll's co.. Col. David Brewer's
regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 25, 1775; service, 2 mos.,
1 week, 4 days.

HowETT, AcoRS, Attleborough. Private, Capt. Macey Williams's co.. Col. Timothy
Walker's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 2, 1775; service,
3 mos. 7 days.

HowHEL, William. Private, Capt. Elisha Nye's co. ; service from Feb. 14, 1777, to
April 20, 1777, 65 days; company stationed at Elizabeth Islands.

HowKiNGS, George. Private, 7th co.. Col. Thomas Nixon's regt. ; Continental Army
pay accounts for service from May 15, 1777, to May 1, 1778; reported deserted.

Howlad, William. Return of sentences by a court-martial, Brig. St. Clair, Presi-
dent, appearing in a general order dated Headquarters, Ticonderoga, Oct. 16,
1776, taken from Col. Wheelock's Orderly Book ; said Howlad tried on charge of
mutiny, found guilty, and sentenced to receive 20 lashes on the bare back and
pick oakum for a week.

HowLAx, Ebenezer. Private, Capt. Henry Peirce's co.. Col. Ebenezer White's regt.;
marched Aug. 1, 1780; discharged Aug. 9, 1780; service, 9 days; company
marched to Rhode Island on an alarm. Roll sworn to at Middleborough.

HowLAx, EsEK. Private, Capt. Henry Peirce's co.. Col. Ebenezer White's regt.;
marched Aug. 1, 1780; discharged Aug. 9, 1780; service, 9 days; company
marched to Rhode Island on an alarm. Roll sworn to at Middleborough.

HowLAx, Joshua. Private, Capt. Henry Peirce's co., Col. Ebenezer White's regt.;
marched Aug. 1, 1780; discharged Aug. 9, 1780; service, 9 days; company
marched to Rhode Island on an alarm. Roll sworn to at Middleborough.

HowLAX, Samuel. Private, Capt. Henry Peirce's co.. Col. Ebenezer White's regt. ;
marched Aug. 1, 1780; discharged Aug. 9, 1780; service, 9 days; company
marched to Rhode Island on an alarm. Roll sworn to at Middleborough.

HowLAx, Shove, Barre. Private, Capt. Benjamin Nye's co. ; enlisted Sept. 26, 1777 ;
discharged Oct. 18, 1777; service, 29 days, including travel (128 miles) home;
company marched under command of Maj. Jonas Wilder to reinforce Northern
army for 30 days.

HowLAXD, . [This name also appears under the form of Hawline, Holand, Hol-
land, Houland, Howlad, Howlan, Howlen, Howlend, Howlin, Howlon.]

HowLAND, , Barnstable. Ensign, Capt. Micah Hamilton's co., which marched on

the alarm of April 19, 1775, from Barnstable to Marshfield under command of
Col. Joseph Otis ; service, 2 days.

HowLAND, Abraham. Private, Capt. Acter Patten's co., Col. Samuel McCobb's regt.;
enlisted July 6, 1779; discharged Sept. 25, 1779; service, 2 mos. 19 days, on
Penobscot expedition. Roll certified at Topsham.



402 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

HoAVLAND, Abraham. Private, Capt. Levi Brown's co., of Adams, Col. Asa Barnes's
(Berkshire Co.) regt. ; enlisted Oct. 30, 1781 ; discharged Nov. 7, 1781 ; service, 9
days; company detached on the alarm of Oct. 30, 1781, and joined army under
Gen. Stark at Saratoga.

HowLANi), Ansel. Lieutenant, Capt. Ebenezer Jenkins's (2d Barnstable) co.. Col.
Joseph Otis's (1st Barnstable Co.) regt. of Mass. militia; list of officers returned
as sworn by officers appointed for that purpose, dated Sept. 29, 1775 ; said Rowland
reported as having refused to accept commission ; also, 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Micah
Hamlin's co. of matrosses, 1st Barnstable Co. regt. of Mass. militia ; list of officers
[year not given, probably 1778] ; also, Lieutenant, Capt. Micah Ilamlen's co. of
matrosses, Col. Freeman's regt. ; service, 11 days, on an alarm at Dartmouth, Bed-
ford, and Falmouth, in Sept., 1778; also, Capt. Micah Hamlen's (Artillery) co..
Col. Freeman's regt. ; service, 5 days, guarding prisoners belonging to the [British]
ship " Somerset " from Barnstable to Plymouth Nov. 9, 1778 ; also, pay roll of a
detachment from Capt. Hamlen's (Barnstable) co.. Col. Nathaniel Freeman's
regt. ; service, -1 days, guarding prisoners belonging to the [British] ship " Somer-
set" from Barnstable to Sandwich and Plymouth in Nov., 1778 ; also, Capt. Micah
Hamlen's co. of matrosses. Col. Nathaniel Freeman's regt. ; service, 4 days, on an
alarm at Falmouth in March, 1779; also, same co. and regt.; service, 2 days, on
an alarm at Falmouth in April, 1779; also, same co. and regt.; service, 15 days,
on four alarms ; company served subsequent to April 5, 1779, on four alarms at



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