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1776.

HuNSCOM, Humphrey. Private, Capt. Benjamin Lemont's co.. Col. Nathaniel Wade's
regt.; enlisted June 25, 1778; discharged Dec. 31, 1778; service, 6 mos. 19 days,
at Rhode Island, including 12 days (233 miles) travel home; also, same co. and
regt.; muster rolls dated Warmck, Nov. 7, 1778, East Greenwich, Sept. 17,
Sept. 23, Nov. 13, and Dec. 30, 1778; enlistment to expire Jan. 1, 1779.

HuNscoM, Jeremiah. Private, Capt. Benjamin Lemont's co., Col. Nathaniel Wade's
regt.; enlisted June 25, 1778; discharged Dec. 31, 1778; service, 6 mos. 19 days,
at Rhode Island, including 12 days (233 miles) travel home; also, same co. and
regt. ; muster rolls dated Warwick, Nov. 7, 1778, East Greenwich, Sept. 17, Sept.
23, Nov. 13, and Dec. 30, 1778; enlistment to expire Jan. 1, 1779.

HuNscoM, John. Matross, in a corps of artillery commanded by Lieut. Etham Moore
and stationed at Falmouth; enlisted July 15, 1780; discharged Nov. 1, 1780; ser-
vice, 3 mos. 17 days.

Hunscom, Moses. Capt. Samuel Dunn's co.. Col. Edmund Phinney's regt. ; order for
bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Cambridge, Nov. 1, 1775.

Hunscom, Moses. Capt. John Wentworth's co., Col. Gerrish's regt. of guards; en-
listed July 22, 1778 ; discharged Dec. 14, 1778 ; service, 5 mos. 1 day, at Cam-
bridge, travel (160 miles) included.



506 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAH.ORS

HuNSCOM, Nathan, Gorham. Capt. Samuel Whitmore's co., Col. Reuben Fogg's
regt. ; copy of a pay abstract for mileage [year not given] ; mileage (392 miles)
allowed said Hunscom.

HuNscoM, Nathaniel, Kittery. Capt. Samuel Leighton's co. ; pay abstract for mileage
from home to Dorchester Heights in Aug., 177G; mileage (85 miles) allowed said
Hunscom.

HuNscoMB, Humphrey. Private, Capt. William Crocker's co. ; service from March 1,
1776, to May 31, 1776, 3 mos., in defence of seacoast. Roll sworn to at Falmouth,
Cumberland Co.

HuNScoMB, Jeu'e. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from Col.
Jonathan Glover's (5th Essex Co.) regt., as returned agreeable to order of Council
of Nov. 7, 1777; engaged for town of Marblehead; joined Col. William Lee's
regt. ; term, 3 years.

HuNSCOEN, Hr.MPHREY, Scarborough. Private, Capt. Abraham Tyler's co.. Col.
Edmund Phinney's (31st) regt. ; company return dated Sept. 29, 1775 ; enlisted
May 9, 1775.

HUNSCU3I, Nathan, Gorham. Private, Capt. Wentworth Stuart's co., Col. Edmund
Phinney's (31st) regt. ; company return dated Sept. 29, 1775, including abstract
of pay from last of July, 1775; enlisted May 15, 1775.

HuNSHu, Stephen. Private, Capt. John Williams's co.. Col. Joseph Vose's (1st) regt. ;
muster roll for Jan., 1781, dated West Point; enlisted July 11, 1780; discharged
Jan. 13, 1781 ; enlistment, 6 months.

HuNsiGEK, Abraham, Pownall, N. Y. List of men who deserted from Col. Bailey's
(2d) regt. subsequent to Jan. 1, 1777, as returned by Ezra Badlam, Lieutenant
Colonel Commandant; residence, Pownall, N. Y. ; term, during war; deserted
May 2, 1777.

HuNsiNG, Abraham, Lanesborough. Return of men raised to serve in the Continental
Army from Capt. David Wheeler's (Lanesborough) co. [year not given] ; resi-
dence, Lanesborough ; engaged for town of Lanesborough ; joined Capt. Warren's
CO., Col. Baley's regt.; term, during war.

HuNsiNGER, . [This name also appears under the form of Hunsiger, Hunsing.]

HuNSiNGER, Abraham, Lanesborough. List of men mustered between Jan. 20, 1777,
and June 1, 1778, by Trueman Wheler, Muster Master for Berkshire Co. ; term, 3
years or during war; also, Private, 6th co., Col. John Bailey's regt. ; Continental
Army pay accounts for service from April 10, 1777, to May 2, 1777; residence,
Lanesborough; credited to town of Lanesborough; reported deserted May 2,
1777; also, Capt. Isaac Warren's co., Col. Bailey's regt.; company return dated
Camp Valley Forge, Jan. 24, 1778; reported deserted.

Hunskom, Gideon, Scarborough. Return of men raised to serve in the Continental
Army from Capt. Roger Lebby's co., Col. Reuben Fogg's (3d Cumberland Co.)
regt., sworn to at Scarborough, Nov. 25, 1778; residence, Scarborough; engaged
for town of Scarborough ; term, 3 years.

HuNSKOM, Samuel. Private, Lieut. Alexander Kelloch's co. ; service, 1 mo. ; company
detached from Col. Wheaton's and Col. Jones's regts., by order of Brig. Gen.
Cushing, to protect the eastern part of Lincoln Co. and stationed at Camden and
St. Georges from Nov. 13, 1779, to Feb. 13, 1780.

HuNSOM, Humphrey, Scarborough. Private, Capt. Benjamin Parker's co.. Col.
Nathaniel Wade's regt. ; enlisted June 25 [year not given, probably 1778] ; com-
pany stationed at Rhode Island for 6 months.

HuNSSCOM, Humphrey. Capt. Tyler's co.. Col. Phinney's regt. ; order for bounty coat
or its equivalent in money dated Cambridge, Oct. 26, 1775.



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Hunt, . [This name also appears under the form of Hint, Huntt.]

Hunt, . Lieutenant, Col. "William Shepard's regt. ; return of effectives, dated Ver-

planck's Point, Sept. 27, 1782 ; reported under arrest.

Hunt, Aaron. Company receipt for ammunition, given to Capt. Barnabas Sears, dated
Dorchester Camp, Feb. 15, 1776.

Hunt, Abijah (also given Abiadah), Williamsburg. Private, Lieut. Abel Thayer's
detachment of Minute-men, which marched in response to the alarm of April 19,
1775; service from April 21 to April 27, 1775, 7 days; also, Capt. Abel Thayer's
CO., Col. John Fellows's (8th) regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April
28, 1775; service, 3 mos. 11 days; also, company return [probably Oct., 1775] ;
company stationed at Dorchester; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in
money dated Camp at Dorchester, Nov. 7, 1775; also, Private, Capt. Samuel
Fairfield's detachment. Col. May's regt.; enlisted July 9; discharged Aug. 12
[year not given, probably 1777] ; service, 1 mo. 9 days, with Northern army,
including travel (100 miles) home; also. Sergeant, Lieut. Russell Kellogg's co..
Col. Ezra May's regt. ; engaged Sept. 20, 1777; discharged Oct. 5, 1777; service,
22 days, on expedition to Stillwater and Saratoga, including travel (111 miles)
home ; also, 2d Lieutenant, Col. Chapin's (2d Hampshire Co.) regt. of Mass.
militia; list of officers; commissioned Sept. 24, 1779; also,2A Lieutenant, Capt.
John Kirtland's (11th) co., 2d Hampshire Co. regt. of Mass. militia; list of
officers [year not given] .

Hunt, Abner, Milton. Private, Capt. Ebenezer Tucker's (Milton) co. of militia,
which marched in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 7 days, before
completion of standing army; also, 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 15, 1780 ; age, 48 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 6 in. ; complexion,
light ; engaged for town of Milton ; marched to camp July 15, 1780, under com-
mand of Capt. James Cooper ; 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. Private ; pay roll for 6 months men raised by the
town of Milton for service in the Continental Army during 1780; marched July 1,
1780; discharged Dec. 5, 1780; service, 5 mos. 16 days, including 11 days (220
miles) travel home; also, Capt. Thomas Cushing's co. ; enlisted April 5, 1782;
discharged Jan. 6, 1783; service, 9 mos. 3 days; company raised for defence of
Castle and Governor's Islands ; rolls sworn to at Boston.

Hunt, Abraham, Boston. Orders of the day, dated Cambridge, May 23, and June 14,
1775, taken from Lieut. Col. Loammi Baldwin's Orderly Book; said Hunt re-
ported Adjutant of the day for May 23, and June 14, 1775; also, Adjutant, 37th
regt. ; list of officers who had not been commissioned, as returned by Lieut. Col.
AVilliam Bond, dated Camp Prospect Hill, Oct. 25, 1775; ordered in Council Oct.
31, 1775, that said officers be recommended to Gen. Washington for commissions
in the Continental Army ; said Hunt reported to have received no warrant; also.
Lieutenant, Capt. Child's co., 25th regt. ; company receipt given to Capt. Child,
for wages for July, 1776, dated Mt. Independence ; also, general order dated Head-
quarters, Ticonderoga, Oct. 20, 1776, taken from Col. Wheelock's Orderly Book;
said Hunt, Adjutant, Col. Bond's regt., ordered to perform duty of Brigade
Major of 1st brigade at Mt. Independence during the sickness of Maj. Hodders;
also. Captain, Col. Joseph Vose's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for ser-
vice from Jan. 1, 1777, to Aug. 30, 1780; residence, Boston; also. Captain, Col.
John Patterson's regt. ; list of officers of the Continental Army ; commissioned
March 27, 1777; also, certificate dated Boston, April 7, 1777, signed by said Hunt,
Captain, certifying that certain men in his company. Col. Patterson's regt., had
furnished themselves with firearms, etc. ; also. Col. Joseph Yose's regt. ; muster
roll for Dec, 1777, sworn to at Camp near Valley Forge ; also, same regt. ; return



508 3kIASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Hunt, Abrahaji, continued.

of officers for clothing; receipt for said clothing, dated at Boston, May 25, 1778,
and signed by Col. Vose [name crossed out on return] ; also, same regt. ; pay
rolls for Sept. and Nov., 1778, dated Providence ; also, order for gratuity, dated
Providence, Feb. 13, 1779, signed by said Hunt and others belonging to Col.
Vose's regt. ; also, same regt. ; pay rolls for Fel:i.-April, 1779, dated Providence ;
also. Captain, 1st Mass. regt. ; list of settlements of rank of Continental officers,
dated AVest Point, made bj' a Board held for the purpose and confirmed by Con-
gress Sept. 6, 1779; commissioned Jan. 1, 1777; also, return made by Col. Joseph
Yose to the Council, dated Sept. 8, 1780, showing officers recommended to fill
vacancies in 1st Mass. regt., and asking that they be commissioned ; said Hunt
reported resigned, and Lieut. Francis Green chosen in his stead.

Hunt, Adam, Braintree. Private, Capt. Seth Turner's (Independent) co. ; enlisted
May 8, 1775; service, 8 mos., 1 week, 6 days; enlistment, 8 months.

Hunt, Anthony, Braintree. Private, Capt. John Vinton's (Braintree) co. of grena-
diers, Col. Benjamin Lincoln's regt., which assembled April 19, 1775; service, 3
days ; also, Capt. John Vinton's co., Col. Benjamin Lincoln's regt., which assem-
bled April 29, 1775; service, 3 days; also, Capt. John Vinton's (Independent)
CO.; muster roll dated Jan. -, 1776; enlisted May 3, 1775; service, 8 mos. 18
daj's; also, Capt. Ebenezer Thayer, 3d's (Independent) co. of Braintree; enlisted
Jan. 1, 1776 ; discharged June 7, 1776 ; service, 5 mos. 7 days ; also, petition dated
Camp at Hull, Sept. 17, 1776, signed by said Hunt and others belonging to battal-
ion stationed at Hull, asking for increase and payment of wages ; also, Corporal,
Capt. Isaac Thayer's co.. Col. Thomas Marshall's regt.; enlisted June 1, 1776;
service to Jan. 1, 1777, 7 mos. 1 day; also. Private, Capt. Moses French's co.,
Col. Jonathan Titcomb's regt.; service from May 15, 1777, to July 15, 1777, 2
mos. 5 days, at Rhode Island ; also, Sergeant, Capt. Thomas Newcomb's co.. Col.
Ebenezer Thayer's regt.; engaged July 22, 1780; discharged Oct. 11, 1780; ser-
vice, 3 mos. 1 day, probably at West Point, including 11 days (220 miles) travel
home ; company ordered part to West Point and part to Rhode Island ; regiment
raised in Suffolk Co. to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months.

Hunt, Asa, Duxbury. Private, Capt. Benjamin Wadsworth's (2d Duxbury) co. of
militia. Col. James Warren's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775;
service, 3 days.

Hunt, Benjamin, Boston. List of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master
for Suifolk Co., dated Boston, Jan. 19, 1777; Maj. Eben. Stevens's battalion;
also. Gunner, Capt. Winslow's co., Col. John Crane's (Artillery^ regt.; Conti-
nental Army pay accounts for service from June 8, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; resi-
dence, Boston ; credited to town of Berkley ; reported as serving 12 mos. as
Matross, 12 mos. as Bomliardier, 6 mos. 23 days as Gunner; also, Matross, Capt.
John Lillie's co.. Col. John Crane's (3d Artillery) regt. ; return of men who were
in actual service on or before Aug. 14, 1777, and who had not been absent suljse-
quently except on furlough ; also, Gunner, same co. and regt. ; Continental Army
pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780; also, descriptive list
endorsed " 1777 to 1780; " Capt. John Lillie's co.. Col. John Crane's (3d Artil-
lery) regt.; rank, Gunner; age, 22yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 10^ in.; complexion, fair;
engaged for town of Boston ; engaged in 1777 by Lieut. Hunnewell ; term, during
war.

Hunt, Benjamin, Braintree. Private, Capt. Stephen Penniman's co.. Col. Francis's
regt. ; pay abstract for travel allowance from camp home, etc., sworn to in Suf-
folk Co., Nov. 29, 1776; mileage (15 miles) allowed said Hunt and travel for 1
day; company drafted from Hingham, Braintree, Dorchester, Stoughtonham,
Milton, and Stoughton ; also, Capt. Stephen Penniman's co.. Col. Dike's regt.;
muster roll for Dec, 1776-Feb., 1777 ; enlisted Dec. 13, 1776 ; regiment raised to
serve until March 1, 1777; also, Capt. Moses French's co.. Col. Jonathan Tit-



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 509

Hunt, Benjamin, continued.

comb's regt. ; service from May 15, 1777, to July 15, 1777, 2 mos. 5 days, at
Rhode Island; also, Capt. Silas Hollis's co.. Col. John Robinson's regt.; enlisted
Aug. 1, 1777; service to Jan. 1, 1778, 5 mos., at Rhode Island.

Hunt, Benjamin, Cambridge. Capt. John Harnden's co., Col. Ebenezer Bridge's
regt. ; receipt for advance pay, signed by said Hunt and others, dated Camp at
Cambridge, June 22, 1775; aJso, Private, same co. and regt.; muster roll dated
Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted May 5, 1775 ; service, 3 mos. 4 days ; also, order for bounty
coat or its equivalent in money dated Dec. 28, 1775; also, memorandum of fire-
locks received of sundry officers and soldiers ; date of delivery, Jan. 2, 1776.

Hunt, Benjamin. Private, Capt. Benjamin Beal's co.. Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt. of
guards; muster roll dated Boston, Aug. 14, 1778; enlistment, 6 months, to ex-
pire Jan. 1, 1779; also, same co. and regt.; engaged July 20, 1778; discharged
Oct. 9, 1778; service, 2 mos. 20 days; company drafted in July, 1778, to guard
stores and troops of convention at and about Boston.

Hunt, Benjamin. Private, Capt. Charles Dibbel's co., Col. Rosseter's (3d Berkshire
Co.) regt.; enlisted Oct. 18, 1780; discharged Oct. 21, 1780; service, 4 days, on
the alarm at the Northward of Oct. 18, 1780.

Hunt, Benoni, Weymouth. Private, Capt. Thomas Nash's co., Col. Solomon
Lovell's regt. ; service, 4 days ; company marched March 4, 1776, at the time of
taking Dorchester Heights ; also, same co. and regt. ; service, 2 days, subsequent
to March 10, 1776; also, Capt. Joseph Trufant's co.. Col. Josiah Whitney's regt.;
enlisted July 22, 1776; service to Jan. 1, 1777, 5 mos. 9 days; company stationed
at Hull for defence of seacoast; also, Capt. Samuel Ward's co., Lieut. Col.
Symms's detachment of guards; enlisted March 9, 1778; discharged April 26,
1778; service, 1 mo. 19 days, under Maj. Gen. Heath at Boston and Dorchester;
also, Capt. Edward Cobb's co., Maj. Eliphalet Cary's regt.; marched July 30,
1780; discharged Aug. 9, 1780; service, 11 days; company marched from Abing-
ton to Tiverton, R. I., on an alarm; also, Capt. Williams Barker's co., Col.
Theophilus Cotton's regt. ; detached March 6, 1781 ; discharged March 27, 1781 ;
service, 25 days, at Rhode Island, including 3 days (60 miles) travel home.

Hunt, Brimsmead, Milton. Private, Capt. Ebenezer Tucker's (Milton) co. of militia,
which marched in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 7 days, before
completion of standing army.

Hunt, Caleb. Corporal, Capt. Moses French's co.. Col. Joseph Palmer's regt. ; ser-
vice, 15 days; company assembled at Braintree March 4, 1776; also, Capt. Moses
French's co., Col. Jonathan Bass's regt. ; service, 4 days ; company assembled at
Braintree June 13, 1776, upon orders to march to Hough's Neck, and June 24,
1776, upon orders to march to Nantasket.

Hunt, Caleb. Col. David Henley's regt. ; return of recruits for knapsacks, dated
Boston, Feb. 16, 1778; reported under marching orders; also. Private, Capt.
Moses McFarland's co. of invalids stationed at Boston, Col. Lewis Nichola's
regt.; muster rolls dated Sept. 9, and Oct. 2, 1779; also, same co. and regt.;
muster roll for Oct., 1779; reported on furlough.

Hunt, Cato, Rehoboth. Descriptive list of men raised to reinforce the Continental
Army for the terra of 6 months, agreeable to resolve of June 5, 1780, returned as
received of Justin Ely, Commissioner, by Brig. Gen. John Glover, at Springfield,
Aug. 2, 1780; age, 18 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 8 in.; complexion, negro; engaged for
town of Rehoboth ; marched to camp Aug. 2, 1780, under command of Lieut.
Benjamin Pike ; also, list of men raised for the 6 months service and returned by
Brig. Gen. Patersou 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 Rehoboth for



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Hunt, Cato, continued.

service in the Continental Army during 1780 ; marched to West Point July 22,
1780 ; discharged Dec. 5, 1780 ; service, 1 mos. 25 days, including 10 days (200
miles) travel home.

Hunt, Daniel, Brunswick. Capt. Samuel Noyes's cc. Col. Edmund Phinney's (31st)
regt. ; billeting allowed from date of enlistment, June 20, 1775, to date of march-
ing from Falmouth to Headquarters, July 13, 1775 ; credited with 23 days allow-
ance; also, Corporal, same co. and regt.; company return dated Fort No. 2,
Cambridge [probably Oct., 1775] ; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in
money dated Fort No. 2, Cambridge, Oct. 27, 1775; also, Corporal, Capt. Hart
Williams's co., Col. Edmund Phinney's regt. ; muster roll dated Garrison at Fort
George, Dec. 8, 1776; enlisted Jan. 1, 1776; a^so, list of men mustered by Nathaniel
Barber, Muster Master for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, April 27, 1777 ; Capt. Brown's
CO., Col. Bigelow's regt. ; also. Sergeant, Capt. Joshua Brown's co.. Col. Timothy
Bigelow's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from April 15, 1777,
to Dec. 31, 1779; credited to town of Newton; also, same co. and regt. ; muster
roll for Jan.-Aug., 1777, dated Van Schaick's Island; enlisted April 15, 1777;
enlistment, 3 years; reported on command at Worcester; also, Col. Bigelow's
regt. ; return of men enlisted by Capt. Joshua Brown, dated Feb. 3, 1778 ; resi-
dence, Brunswick; enlisted for town of Newtown ; mustered by Muster Master for
Suffolk Co.; also, Capt. Brown's co.. Col. Bigelow's regt.; pay roll for Feb.,
1779, sworn to at Providence; also, (late) Capt. Joshua Brown's co.. Col. Bige-
low's regt. ; muster roll for March and April, 1779; also, Colonel's CO., Col. Bige-
low's regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to
April 15, 1780.

Hunt, Daniel, HoUiston. Corporal, Capt. Staples Chamberlin's (Holliston) co. of
militia. Col. Samuel Brewer's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ;
service, 4 days.

Hunt, David. Receipt dated Worcester, May 13, 1782, for bounty paid said Hunt by
Capt. James Page, Chairman of Class No. 1 of the town of Hardwick, to serve in
the Continental Army for the term of 3 years ; also, receipt dated Worcester, May
13, 1782, signed by E. Thorp, Captain, 7th Mass. regt.. Muster Master, stating
that he had received said Hunt of Capt. James Page, Chairman of Class No. 1 of
the town of Hardwick; also, Private, Col. Benjamin Tupper's (10th) regt.; ser-
vice from May 15, 1782, 1 mo. 21 days; reported died July 6, 1782.

Hunt, Ebenezer, Tewksbury. List of men detached for service at Rhode Island, as
returned by Lieut. Col. William Thompson to Capt. Joseph B. Varnum, dated
Billerica, Aug. 2, 1778; said Hunt detached from Capt. Trull's co. ; a/so, Private,
Capt. Joseph Bradley Varnum's co., Col. Mclntush's (Mcintosh's) regt.. Gen.
Lovel's brigade; enlisted July 29, 1778; discharged Sept. 11, 1778; service, 1 mo.
18 days, on expedition to Rhode Island, including 5 days (100 miles) travel home ;
roll dated Dracut ; also, descriptive list of men raised in Middlesex Co. to rein-
force the Continental Army for the term of 9 months, agreeable to resolve of Jane
9, 1779, as returned by Brig. Gen. Eleazer Brooks to Maj.Hosmer, dated Lincoln,
July 21, 1779; Capt. Trull's co., [Lieut. Colonel] Thompson's (7th Middlesex
Co.) regt. ; age, 18 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 4 (also given 5 ft. 6) in. ; complexion,
light; residence, Tewksbury; engaged for town of Tewksbury; also, list of men
raised agreeable to resolve of June 9, 1779, as returned by Joseph Hosmer, Super-
intendent for Middlesex Co. ; also, list of men returned as received of Justin Ely,
Commissioner, by Lieut. Reuben Lilley, at Springfield, Aug. 15, 1779.

Hunt, Ebenezer. Private, Capt. Thomas Nash's co., Col. Solomon Lovell's regt.;
service, 4 daj's, subsequent to March 10, 1776; also, Capt. Silas Wild's co.. Col.
Brooks's regt. of guards ; joined Nov. 4, 1777 ; service to April 3, 1778, 4 mos. 30
days, at Cambridge, guarding troops of convention ; also. Corporal, Capt. Thomas
Newcomb's co., Col. Ebenezer Thayer's regt. ; engaged July 22, 1780; discharged



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Hunt, Ebenezer, continued.

Oct. 10, 1780; service, 3 mos., probably at West Point, including 11 days (220
miles) travel home; company ordered part to West Point and part to Rhode
Island ; regiment raised in Suffolk Co. to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months.

Hunt, Ebenezer Kingman, Abington. Private, Capt. Edward Cobb's co. of militia,
Col. Edward Mitchell's regt., which marched April 20, 1775, in response to the
alarm of April 19, 1775, to Marshfield; service, 3 days; also, Capt. William
Reed's co.. Gen. John Thomas's regt. ; company return dated Camp at Roxbury,
Oct. 6, 1775 ; reported as serving in room of David Porter, who was discharged
Aug. 19, 1775 ; also, Capt. Nathan Packard's co.. Col. Thomas Carpenter's regt. ;
enlisted Aug. 3, 1778; discharged Sept. 9, 1778; service, 1 mo. 7 days, at Rhode
Island ; roll sworn to at Plymouth ; also, Capt. Edward Cobb's co., Maj. Eliphalet
Cary's regt.; marched July 30, 1780; discharged Aug. 1, 1780; service, 3 days;
company marched from Abington to Tiverton, R. I., on an alarm ; also. Corporal,
Capt. Williams Barker's co., Col. Theophilus Cotton's regt.; detached March 6,
1781 ; discharged March 20, 1781 ; service, 18 days, at Rhode Island, including 3
days (60 miles) travel home.

Hunt, Eber. Private, in a company commanded by Capt. Thomas Nash, of Wey-
mouth, Col. Solomon Lovell's regt. ; service, 4 days ; company marched March 4,
1776, at the time of taking Dorchester Heights ; also, Capt. Thomas Nash's co..
Col. Solomon Lovell's regt. ; service, 4 days, subsequent to March 10, 1776 ; also,
Capt. Thomas Nash's co.. Col. David Cushing's regt. ; service, 3 days, at Hull, in
Aug., 1777.

Hunt, Edward, Boston. Capt. Edward Crafts's co., Col. Richard Gridley's (Artil-
lery) regt. ; receipt for advance pay, signed by said Hunt and others, dated Cam-
bridge, May 29, 1775 ; also, Gunner, same co. and regt. ; muster roll made up to
Aug. 1, 1775, dated Cambridge; enlisted May 15, 1775; service, 6 weeks 6 days;
reported discharged July 1, 1775; also, certificate dated Cambridge, Jan. 2, 1776,
signed by Capt. Lieut. William Dana, certifying that said Hunt was regularly
enlisted and mustered in Capt. Crafts's co., and was discharged July 1, 1775;
also, Capt. John Wentworth's co., Col. Aaron Willard's regt. ; pay abstract for
travel allowance from home to Bennington, dated Boston, Jan. 6, 1777 ; 182 miles
travel allowed said Hunt; also, same co. and regt. ; pay abstract for travel allow-
ance, etc., home from place of discharge, Fort Edward, dated Boston, Jan. 15, 1777 ;
270 miles travel allowed said Hunt; also, list of men enlisted by Capt. Jonathan
Drown and mustered by James Leonard, Muster Master for Bristol Co. ; Col.
Henry Jackson's regt.; age, 35 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 11 in.; engaged for town of
Attleborough ; mustered subsequent to July 6, 1777 ; also. Private, Colonel's co.,
Col. Henry Jackson's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from July
31, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1780; also, Lieut. Hodijah Bayles's co. of grenadiers, Col.
Jackson's regt.; payroll for Feb., 1778, dated " Gulph ; " a^so, Lieut. Bayles's
CO., Col. Jackson's regt. ; pay roll for June, 1778, dated Providence; also, Lieut.



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