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also, list of men belonging to Capt. Reed's co. and other companies in Col. "Wood's
regt. who were mustered by Thomas Newhall, Muster Master for Worcester Co.,
to serve in the Continental Army for the term of 9 months ; engaged for town
of Uxbridge; also, descriptive list of men raised for the term of 9 months from
the time of their arrival at Fishkill, agreeable to resolve of April 20, 1778, dated
Uxbridge, May 22, 1778 ; Capt. Samuel Read's co., Col. Ezra Wood's regt. ; age,
30 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 10 in.; complexion, dark; hair, black; eyes, blue; resi-
dence, Uxbridge ; engaged for town of Uxbridge ; also, list of men returned as
mustered by Henry Rutgers, Jr., Deputy Muster Master, dated Fishkill, Aug. 1,
1778; also, certificate dated "Pluckcomin," Dec. 31, 1778, signed by John Ed-
munds, W. C. D., certifying that said Hull and Asher Printice, soldiers in the 9
months service, were discharged in the Jerseys Dec. 31, 1778, and had not received
their mileage monej', etc. ; also, petition addressed to the General Court, dated
Uxbridge, April 8, 1779, signed by said Hull and others, of Uxbridge, asking
that they be paid their mileage, etc., home from the Jerseys, the place of their
discharge. [See James Hall.]

Hull, Jehemiah, Lenox. Private, Capt. Charles Dibbell's co. of Minute-men, Col.
John Paterson's regt., which marched April 23, 1775, in response to the alarm of
April 19, 1775; service, 13 days; also, Capt. Charles Dibbell's co., Col. John
Paterson's regt. ; company return [probably Oct., 1775] ; reported " On Command
Quebeck;" also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Dec.
26, 1775 ; also. Sergeant, Capt. Moses Ashley's co.. Col. Joseph Vose's regt. ; Con-
tinental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; re-
ported as serving 17 mos. as Corporal, 19 mos. as Sergeant; also. Corporal, same
CO. and regt.; muster roll for Dec, 1777, sworn to at Camp near Valley Forge;
enlisted Dec. 1, 1776 ; enlistment, during war; also, Sergeant, same co. and regt. ;
return of men who enlisted prior to Aug. 16, 1777, and marched with regiment to
Peekskill ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay rolls for Nov. and Dec, 1778 ; also, Capt.
Ashley's co.. Col. Vose's (14th) regt. ; pay roll for Jan., 1779, sworn to in Quarters
at Providence ; also, order for gratuity, dated Providence, Feb. 13, 1779, signed by
said Hull and others belonging to Capt. Moses Ashley's co. ; also, Capt. Ashley's
CO., Col. Vose's regt. ; muster roll for March and April, 1779, dated Providence;
also, Capt. Hancock's co.. Col. Vose's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for
service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780; also, Capt. Ashley's co., Col. Vose's
(1st) regt.; muster roll for July, 1780, dated Camp "Tenith;" also, descriptive
list dated Feb. 3, 1781; Capt. Noah Allen's co., 1st Mass. regt.; age, 30 yrs.;
stature, 5 ft. 7 in.; complexion, dark ; hair, black ; occupation, shoemaker ; birth-
place, Wallingford, Conn.; residence, Lenox; enlisted Jan. 1, 1777, by Lieut.
Grace at Lenox; enlistment, during war; also. Sergeant, Capt. Noah Allen's co.,
Col. Joseph Vose's (1st) regt.; muster rolls for Jan. -May, 1781, dated Garrison
at West Point; reported on furlough in May, 1781 ; also, muster roll for June,
1781; appointed Jan. 1, 1780 (also given Jan. 1, 1778) ; reported sick at Lenox;
also, muster roll for July, 1781, dated Camp near Dobbs's Feriy ; reported sick at



480 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Hull, Jeremiah, continued.

Lenox; also, muster rolls for Aug. and Sept., 1781, dated Camp at Peekskill;
also, muster rolls for Oct. and Nov., 1781, Jau.-March, 1782, dated York Hutts.
[See Jeremiah Hall.]

Hull, John, Uxbridge. Private, Capt. Joseph Chapin's co. of Minute-men, which
marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 7 days ; also, Capt. John Tyler's
CO., Col. Joseph Read's regt. ; company return endorsed " Dec. 10, 1775; " com-
pany raised in Mendon, Uxbridge, and Upton ; also, Corporal, Capt. Samuel
Read's co., Lieut. Col. Nathan Tyler's regt. ; service, 10 days ; company marched
to Providence on the alarm of Dec. 8, 1776, and served until Jan. 21, 1777; roll
dated Camp at Providence.

Hull, Joseph, West Stockbridge. Sergeant, Capt. Thomas Williams's co. of Minute-
men, Col. John Paterson'sregt., which marched April 22, 1775, in response to the
alarm of April 19, 1775, from Stockbridge and West Stockbridge to Cambridge ;
service, 25 days.

Hull, Joseph. Private, Lieut. Jabez Colt's co.. Col. Rosseter's detachment of Berk-
shire Co. militia; enlisted July 17, 1777; discharged July 27, 1777; service, 11
days, at the Northward. Roll dated Richmond. [See Joseph Hall.]

Hull, Joseph. Lieutenant, Capt. Aaron Rowley's co.. Col. John Brown's detachment
of Berkshire Co. militia ; entered service Sept. 5, 1777 ; discharged Sept. 29, 1777 ;
service, 24 days, at and to the northward of Pawlet.

Hull, Joseph. Private, Capt. Benjamin Peabody's co.. Col. Nathaniel Wade's regt.;
enlisted July 14, 1780; discharged Oct. 10, 1780; service, 3 mos. 9 days, includ-
ing 12 days (240 miles) travel home; regiment raised in Essex Co. to reinforce
the Continental Army for 3 months. [See Joseph Hall.]

Hull, Lemuel, Sunderland. Corporal, Capt. Moses Harvey's co.. Col. Jonathan
Brewer's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted Ma.y 16, 1775; service, 2
mos., 2 weeks, 6 days ; also, company return [probably Oct., 1775] ; reported died
Sept. 14, 1775.

Hull, Lorain (also given Loring). Private, Capt. Peter Porter's detachment. Gen.
Fellows's (Berkshire Co.) brigade; enlisted July 1, 1778; discharged Oct. 31,
1778, by order of Brig. Gen. Stark ; service, 4 mos., under Gen. Stark at Albany ;
detachment raised for 6 months ; also, Capt. Isaac Marsh's co., Col. Sears's regt. ;
mustered July 21, 1781 ; discharged Nov. 2, 1781 ; service, 3 mos. 12 days, under
Brig. Gen. Stark ; company raised in Berkshire Co. and stationed at Fort Plains,
Tryon Co. ; order for payment of above roll dated at Stockbridge and signed by
Capt. Marsh.

Hull, Martin. Capt. Samuel McCobb's co.. Col. Nixon's regt. ; receipt for advance
pay, signed by said Hull and others, dated Cambridge, July 26, 1775. [See
Martin Hall.]

Hull, Moses. Private (also given Drummer), Col. Enoch Noble's co. ; enlisted Aug.
21, 1777; discharged Oct. 21, 1777; service, 60 days; enlistment, 3 months; com-
pany marched to Manchester, Yt., thence to Allington, thence to Stillwater, by
order of Gen. Lincoln, joined Col. John Ashlej^'s (Berkshire Co.) regt., and
marched to Bolton's Rills [?] and there served until regularly discharged ; also,
pay roll for same service, certified at Sheffield.

Hull, Peter. Lieutenant, Capt. Andrew Lusk's co.. Col. John Brown's regt.; en-
gaged Sept. 21, 1777 ; discharged Oct. 13, 1777 ; service, 23 days, with Northern
army; roll sworn to in Berkshire Co.; also, 1st Lieutenant, Capt. Increase
Hcwen's (6th) co., Col. D. Rosseter's (3d Berkshire Co.) regt. of Mass. militia;
list of officers ; commissioned April 23, 1778 ; also. Lieutenant, Capt. Peter Porter's



m THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 481

Hull, Peter, continued.

detachment, Gen. Fellows's (Berkshire Co.) brigade; engaged July 1, 1778; dis-
charged Oct. 31, 1778, by order of Brig. Gen. Starli; service, 4 mos., under Gen.
Stark at Albany; detachment raised for 6 months ; also. Lieutenant, Capt. Aaron
Rowley's co.. Col. John Brown's detachment of Berkshire Co. militia ; engaged
June 30, 1780; discharged July 26, 1780, at Saratoga; service, 27 days, at Fort
Ann on an alarm at Ticonderoga; mileage out and home (210 miles) allowed.

Hull, Pomerot, Great Barrington. Descriptive list dated Feb. 20, 1782 ; Capt. Zebulon
King's CO., Lieut. Col. J. Brooks's (7th) regt. ; age, 16 .yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 7 in.;
complexion, light (also given dark) ; hair, light (also given dark) ; occupation,
laborer (also given farmer) ; birthplace, Great Barrington ; residence. Great Bar-
rington ; engaged April 10, 1782 ; term, 3 years ; also, Private, 5th co. ; orders
dated Feb. 4, 1783, and Oct. 20, 1783, for wages for Aug.-Dec, May and June
[years not given] , appearing in a register of orders accepted on account of wages.

Hull, Prixce, Pittsfield. Private, Lieut. Nathaniel Sartell's co.. Col. William Pres-
cott's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 15, 1775; service, 78
days ; also, Capt. Ephraim Corey's co.. Col. William Prescott's regt. ; company
return dated Cambridge, Oct. 7, 1775 ; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent
in money dated Cambridge, Oct. 31, 1775.

Hull, Prince. Private, Capt. James Perry's co., 16th regt.; enlisted Jan. 1, 1776
[service not given] ; reported deserted April 19, 1776. Roll endorsed " 3 mo from
1 Jauy to 6 apl' 76."

Hull, Thomas, Brooktield. Return of men raised to serve in the Continental Army
from Capt. Newell's (7th) co., Col. James Converse's (4th Worcester Co.) regt.;
residence, Brookfield ; engaged for town of Brookfield ; joined Capt. Slayton's co.,
Col. Shephard's regt. ; term, 3 years ; also, list of men mustered by Thomas New-
hall, Muster Master for Worcester Co. ; Capt. Slayton's co., Col. Shepard's regt. ;
mustered Feb. 28, 1777; term, during war; also. Private, Capt. Field's co., Col.
William Sheppard's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Feb.
6, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779 ; also, Capt. Reuben Slayton's co.. Col. William Shepard's
(3d) regt. ; return dated Valley Forge, Jan. 30, 1778 ; mustered by State and Con-
tinental Muster Masters ; also, same co. and regt. ; muster roll for July and Aug.,
1778, dated Camp at Providence; aZso, same co. and regt. ; muster roll for Oct.,
1778, dated Providence; also, same co. and regt.; muster roll for Nov., 1778,
dated Providence; also. Colonel's co., Col. Shepard's (3d) regt.; muster roll for
March and April, 1779, dated Providence; enlisted Feb. 6, 1777; also, Colonel's
CO., Col. Shepard's (4th) regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service from
Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780 ; also, same co. and regt. ; return for gratuity, dated
Highlands, Feb. 24, 1780; gratuity paid said Hull Jan. 29, 1780; also, same co.
and regt. ; return made up for the year 1780, dated West Point; also, Capt. James
Cooper's co., Col. William Shepard's regt.; muster roll for May, 1781, dated
West Point; also, Capt. Lebbeus Drew's co.. Col. William Shepard's (4th) regt. ;
muster rolls for June and July, 1781, dated Phillipsborough ; reported with Gen.
Lincoln in July, 1781 ; also, muster roll for Aug., 1781 ; also, muster roll for
Sept., 1781, dated Continental Village; also, muster roll for Oct. and Nov., 1781;
reported sick, but present; also, muster rolls for Dec, 1781-Feb., 1782, dated
York Hutts.

Hull, Thomas. Seaman, brig " Hazard," commanded by Capt. John F. Williams;
engaged July 12, 1779; service to Sept. 6, 1779, 1 mo. 26 days; nationality, Amer-
ican ; stature, 5 ft. 9 in. Roll sworn to in Suffolk Co.

Hull, Warren. Descriptive list of men raised in Berkshire Co. to serve in the Conti-
nental Army for the terra of 9 months, agreeable to resolve of June 9, 1779, re-
turned as received of Justin Ely, Commissioner, by Capt. Christopher Marshall,
at Springfield, July 16, 1779; Capt. Haven's co., Col. Rossiter's regt.; age, 17



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HvLL, Warren, continued.

yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 9 in.; complexion, light; engaged for town of West Stock-
bridge; also, list of 9 months men; entered service Jul.v 15, 1779; discharged
April 15, 1780 ; also. Private, Capt. William Foord's co., Col. John Brown's regt. ;
enlisted July 21, 1780; discharged Oct. 27, 1780; service, 3 mos. 6 days; also,
Capt. Jeremiah Hickok's co., Lieut. Col. Sears's regt.; enlisted Aug. 6, 1781;
discharged Nov. 8, 1781; service, 3 mos. 7 days, travel (4 days) included; regi-
ment raised in Berkshire Co. to serve for 3 months; roll endorsed " Col Elisha
Porters Reg't."

HtJLL, William, Sheffield. Return of men raised for Continental service, probably
from Capt. Spoor's co.. Col. Ashley's regt. [year not given] ; residence, Sheffield;
engaged for town of Sheffield; joined Capt. Jenkins's co., Col. Brewer's regt.;
term, during war.

Hull, William. Lieutenant Colonel, Col. Michael Jackson's regt. ; Continental Army
pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; reported as serving
31 mos. 12 days as Major, 4 mos. 18 days as Lieutenant Colonel; also. Major;
petition addressed to the General Court, dated Camp above Stillwater, Sept. 15,
1777, signed by officers of Col. Marshall's regt. and other regiments, requesting
that clothing be furnished them to replace that lost on retreat from Ticonderoga;
also. Col. Michael Jackson's (8th) regt. ; return of officers for clothing, dated
Boston, Nov. 20, 1778; also. Major; list of settlements of rank of Continental
officers, dated West Point, made by a Board held for the purpose and confirmed
by Congress Sept. 6, 1779; commissioned Jan. 1, 1777; also, Major, Col. Jack-
son's (8th) regt. ; list of officers, dated West Point, Nov. S, 1779 ; also, letter from
Michael Jackson, Colonel, 8th Mass. regt., to the Board of War, dated West Point,
Nov. 9, 1779, asking that said Hull be supplied with clothing for the officers of
said regiment ; o^¬Ђo, Lieutenant Colonel, Col. John Greaton's regt.; Continental
Array pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780; also, list of
officers belonging to Col. Greaton's (3d) regt., as returned by said Hull, Lieuten-
ant Colonel Commandant, endorsed "Nov'r 7, 1780;" also, same regt.; return
of officers dated Boston, Jan. 19, 1781 ; also. Lieutenant Colonel, 6th Mass. regt.
commanded by Col. Benjamin Tupper; return of officers entitled to the commu-
tation of five years full pay in lieu of half pay, agreeable to act of Congress of
March 22, 1783.

HuLLET, Nehemiah. Private, Capt. Lebbeus Drew's co., Col. William Shepard's (4th)
regt. ; muster roll for July, 1781, dated Phillipsborough ; enlisted March 27, 1781 ;
enlistment, 3 years ; reported on command at New Windsor.

HuLT, James. Capt. Todd's (6th) co., Col. Crafts's (Artillery) regt. ; list of men enti-
tled to additional bounty, dated Boston, Jan. 12, 1778. [See James Hail.]

HuLUN, Alexander. Company receipt for wages, given to Capt. Samuel Thomos,
dated North Kingston, Jan. 6, 1777.

HuLY, Patrick, Lenox. Private, Capt. Charles Dibbell's co., Col. Patterson's regt. ;
muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 5, 1775; service, 3 mos. 4 days.
[See Patrick Kelley.]

Hum, Tobias, Brunswick. Private, Capt. James Curtis's co. ; muster roll dated Aug.
1, 1775; enlisted May 17, 1775; service, 3 mos. [See Tobias Ham.]

Humble, Abraham. Copy of a descriptive list, dated Aug. 6, 1776; Capt. Moses Can-
tine's CO., Col. Levi Pawling's (Ulster Co., N. Y.) regt.. Gen. Clinton's brigade;
age, 19 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 5 in.; complexion, fair; hair, light; eyes, blue; occu-
pation, yeoman ; birthplace, Kingston ; enlisted July 30, 1776 ; marched Aug. 3,
1776; regiment reported as serving as part of Continental Army and stationed
near King's Bridge.



IN^ TPIE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 483

Hume, George. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Lindsey's co. ; service from Dec. 10, 1776,
to March 18, 1777, 3 mos. 9 da3's; company raised in Marblehead to reinforce
Continental Army ; affidavit dated Marblehead, June 25, 1840, made by Nathaniel
Lindsey, son of Capt. Lindsey, on reverse of roll, declares the same to be a true
copy of the original found among his father's papers, and that the service was
rendered at Rhode Island.

Hume, John. Private, Capt. Timothy Foster's co., in a detachment under Maj. Wil-
liam Lithgo; service between Sept. 1, 1779, and Nov. 4, 1779, 1 mo., defending
frontiers of Lincoln Co.

Humes, . [This name also appears under the form of Hames, Hums.]

HrsiES, Aaron, Douglas. Private, Capt. William Henry's co. ; enlisted Oct. 6, 1779 ;
discharged Nov. 10, 1779 ; service, 1 mo. 8 days, at Castle and Governor's Islands ;
company raised in Worcester Co. ; also, Capt. Job Knap's co.. Col. Nathan Tyler's
regt. ; enlisted July 28, 1780; discharged Aug. 7, 1780; service, 14 days, including
travel (3 days) home; company marched to Tiverton, R. I., on the alarm of July
27, 1780; a^so, Capt. Job Knap's co. ; enlisted March 2, 1781; discharged March
15, 1781 ; service, 17 days, at Rhode Island, including travel (4 days) home.

Humes, David. Private, Capt. Jonathan Woodbury's co.. Col. Jacob Davis's regt.;
marched July 30, 1780 ; discharged Aug. 8, 1780 ; service, 13 days, at Rhode Island
on an alarm, including travel (72 miles) home. Roll dated Sutton.

Humes, Josiah, Douglas. Private, Capt. Benjamin Wallis's (Douglas) co. of Minute-
men, Col. Arnold's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service,
12 days; also, Corporal, Capt. John Howard's co.. Col. Samuel Brewer's regt.;
pay abstract for travel allowance, etc., from Saratoga home; 196 miles travel
allowed said Humes ; warrant allowed in Council March 12, 1777 ; also, Capt.
Isaac Martin's co.. Col. Ezra Wood's regt.; service, 23 days, under Maj. Gen.
Spencer; company marched to Rhode Island April 17, 1777, and served until May
7, 1777 ; also, list of men belonging to Capt. Martin's co. and other companies in
Col. Wood's regt., who were mustered by Thomas Newhall, Muster Master for
Worcester Co., to serve in the Continental Army for the term of 9 months ; engaged
for town of Douglas ; also, return dated Douglas, May 28, 1778, made by Capt.
Isaac Martin to the Superintendent for Worcester Co., of men raised to serve in
the Continental Army for the term of 9 months; Capt. Isaac Martin's co.. Col.
Ezra Wood's regt.; age, 34 yrs. ; stature, about 5 ft. 10 in.; complexion, dark;
hair, black; residence, Douglas; reported arrived at Fishkill June 7, 1778 [see
Josiah Hames] ; also. Private, Capt. Job Knap's co., Col. Nathan Tyler's regt.;
enlisted July 30, 1780 ; discharged Aug. 4, 1780 ; service, 9 days, including travel
(3 days) home; company marched to Tiverton, R. I., on the alarm of July 27,
1780.

Humes, Samuel, Jr., Douglas. Private, Capt. Caleb Whiting's co., which marched
on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Roxbury ; service, 10 days.

Humes, Stephen, Sutton. Private, Capt. Arthur Dagget's CO., Col. Ebenezer Learned's
regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 1, 1775; service, 3 mos.,

1 week, 1 day; also, company return dated Roxbury, Oct. 6, 1775; also, Capt.
Jonathan Carriel's co.. Col. Josiah Whitney's regt. ; company receipt for advance
pay for 1 month, etc., dated Point Shirley, June 13, 1776; also. Private, same co.
and regt.; service from May 10, 1776, 4 days preceding march, to Aug. 1, 1776,

2 mos. 22 days; also, same co. and regt.; service from Aug. 1, 1776, to Nov. 1,
1776, 3 mos. ; roll dated Camp at Hull ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay roll for Nov.,
1776 ; service, 1 mo. 4 days, including travel (75 miles) home ; also, Capt. Bar-
tholomew Woodbury's co.. Col. Jonathan Holman's regt. ; service, 6 days; com-
pany marched from Sutton to Providence, R. I., on the alarm of Dec. 10, 1776;
also, Capt. Bartholomew Woodbury's co.. Col. Job Cushing's regt. ; enlisted Aug.



484 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Humes, Stephen, continued.

13, 1777 ; discharged Nov. 29, 1777 ; service, 3 mos. 17 days, in Northern depart-
ment, including 10 days (200 miles) travel home; company marched from Worces-
ter Co. Aug. 16, 1777.

Humes, Stephen. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Clap's co.. Col. Benjamin Hawes's regt.;
enlisted July 26, 1778; discharged Sept. 11, 1778; service, 1 mo. 17 days, at
Rhode Island.

HuMFRES, Jesse. Capt. Endicntt's (Endicott's) co. ; list of men belonging to Col.
Wheelock's regt. who were discharged; said Humfres discharged Nov. 11, 1776.

Humfret, Abijah. Private, Capt. John Robinson's co.. Col. Benjamin Gill's regt.;
service, 12 days, at Dorchester, in March, 1776, guarding shores at mouth of
Milton river; roll dated Dorchester; also, same co. and regt.; service, 2 days, in
March, 1776; company called out to guard the Lines near Dorchester Heights;
roll dated Dorchester.

Humfret, David, Dedham. Private, Capt. Jcjseph Guild's co., 36th regt. ; company
return dated Fort No. 2, Oct. 5, 1775 ; enlisted May 8, 1775.

Humfret, John. Private, Capt. William Holden's co. commanded by Lieut. Preserved
Baker, Col. Robinson's regt., which was mustered on the alarm of April 19, 1775;
service, 3 days.

Humfret, Joseph. Private, Capt. William Holden's co. commanded by Lieut. Pre-
served Baker, Col. Robinson's regt., which was mustered on the alarm of April
19, 1775 ; service, 4 days.

Humfret, Peter. Gunner, Capt. David Bradlee's (9th) co., Col. Thomas Crafts's
(Artillery) regt.; service between July 31, 1777, and Oct. 1, 1777, 1 mo. 24 days.
Roll sworn to in Suffolk Co.

HuMFRT, David, Dedham. Private, Capt. Joseph Guild's (Dedham) co. of Minute-
men, Col. Greaton's regt., which assembled on the alarm of April 19, 1775, at
Dedham; service, 13 days.

Humfrt, Jonas, Dedham. Private, Capt. Joseph Guild's (Dedham) co. of Minute-
men, Col. Greaton's regt., which assembled on the alarm of April 19, 1775, at
Dedham ; service, 13 days.

Humnett, John Christopher. Private, Col. Benjamin Tupper's (10th) regt. ; service
from Feb. 14, 1782, 10 mos. 15 days.

Humpert, Ebenezer. 1st Lieutenant, Capt. Jeremiah Kingsbury's (1st Oxford) co.,
5th Worcester Co. regt. of Mass. militia; list of officers chosen in said regiment,
as returned 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.

Humpert, Richard, Plymouth. 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, 17 yrs. ; residence, Plymouth ; enlisted by Capt. Dunham ; enlistment,
3 years.

Humperts, Joseph, North Yarmouth. Pay roll for mileage from home for a number
of recruits who joined Capt. Richard Mayberry's co., dated Dorchester, Aug. 29,
1776; mileage (155 miles) allowed said Humperys.

HuMPHART, Arthur, Oxford. Private, Capt. William Campbell's co., Col. Ebenezer
Learned's regt.; company return dated Roxbury Camp, Oct. 7, 1775.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 485



HuMPHERET, Benjamin, Sturbridge. Descriptive list dated May 21, 1781; Capt.
Watson's co., 3d Mass. regt. ; rank, Private; age, 29 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 9 in.;
complexion, light; hair, sandy; eyes, blue; occupation, farmer; residence,
Sturbridge; engaged for town of Sturbridge ; engaged Feb. -, 1781 ; term, 3 years.

HuMPHERET, JA3IES. Ist Sergeant, Capt. Lemuel Clap's (1st Dorchester) co.. Col.
Benjamin Gill's regt.; engaged March 4, 1776 ; discharged March 8, 1776 ; service,
5 days, at the time of taking Dorchester Heights.

HuMPHERT, Arthur, Oxford. Capt. William Campbell's co., Col. Ebenezer Learned's
regt. ; order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Camp at Roxbury,
Oct. 26, 1775.

HuMPHERT, Asa. Private, Capt. Daniel Gilbert's co.. Col. Job Cushing's regt. ; service,
13 days; reported deserted; company marched from Brookfield to Bennington
and Half Moon July 30, 1777 ; distance from home IOC miles.

HuMPHERT, Benjamin. Private, Capt. Abraham Watson's co., Col. Greaton's (3d)
regt.; muster roll for Sept., 1781, dated Continental "Village; enlisted Feb. 1,
1781 ; enlistment, 3 years; also, Capt. William Watson's (6th) co.,3d Mass. regt.
commanded by Lieut. Col. Millen ; muster roll for Dec, 1782 ; also, Capt. James
Tisdale's (4th) co., 3d Mass. regt. commanded by Col. Michael Jackson ; muster
roll for Aug. and Sept., 1783; balance of term of enlistment unexpired, 3 mo9.
23 days.

HUMPHERT, David. Private, Capt. James Hills's co., Col. Williams's regt.; service
from Sept. 29, 1777, at Tiverton; reported enlisted out Oct. 9, 1777. Roll sworn
to at Rehoboth.

HuMPHERT, Henry. Private, Capt. Lemuel Clap's (1st Dorchester) co., Col. Benja-
min Gill's regt.; enlisted March 4, 1776; discharged March 8, 1776; service, 5
days, at the time of taking Dorchester Heights ; also, same co. and regt. ; enlisted
March 14, 1776; discharged March 26, 1776; service, 12 days.

HuMPHERT, James. 1st Sergeant, Capt. Lemuel Clap's (1st Dorchester) co.. Col. Ben-
jamin Gill's regt.; entered service March 14, 1776; discharged March 26, 1776;
service, 12 days.

HuMPHERT, John. Private, Capt. Abraham Watson's co.. Col. John Greaton's (3d)
regt.; muster roll for Jan., 1781, dated West Point; enlisted July 6, 1780; dis-
charged Jan. 6, 1781 ; enlistment, 6 months.

Htjmphert, Nathaniel. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Clap's co.. Col. Benjamin Hawes's
regt.; enlisted Aug. 3, 1778; discharged Sept. 11, 1778; service, 1 mo. 9 days, at



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