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by Col. Barber, State Muster Master; enlistment, during war.



52 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS



HoDGSKiNS, John. Private, Capt. Barnabas Dodge's co., Lieut. Col. Baldwin's (26th)
regt. ; pay abstract for Dec, 1775; enlisted Dec. 20, 1775; also, Capt. Barnabas
Dodge's CO. ; list of recruits for the new establishment in Col. Baldwin's regt.,
approved by Brig. Gen. W. Heath in Camp at Cambridge, Dec. 30, 1775; also,
Private, Capt. Barnabas Dodge's co., Col. Loammi Baldwin's (26th) regt. ; return
of men who engaged to serve for 1 year from the last of Dec, 1775 ; also, same
CO. and regt. ; pay abstracts for Jan.-April, 1776 ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay
abstracts for May and June, 1776, dated New York; also, list of men belonging
to the 26th regt. who agreed to tarry 6 weeks from the last of Dec, 1776, as re-
turned by Col. Loammi Baldwin, dated Trenton, Jan. 1, 1777.

HoDGSKiNS, Joseph, Great Barrington. Private, Capt. Nathan Dix's co.. Col. James
Wesson's (9th) regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1,
1780, to Dec. 31, 1780; residence, [Great] Barrington; term, during war.

HoDGSKiNS, Joseph. Lieutenant; list dated Prospect Hill, 1776, of men belonging to
Capt. Nathaniel Wade's co. who received Continental arms.

HoDGSKiNS, Moses. Capt. John Dodge's co.. Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt. of guards;
service from April 1, 1778, to July -, 1778, 3 mos. 1 day.

HoDGSKiNS, Samuel. Private ; list of men belonging to the 26th regt. who agreed to
tarry 6 weeks from the last of Dec, 1776, as returned by Col. Loammi Baldwin,
dated Trenton, Jan. 1, 1777.

HoDGSKixs, Samuel. Private, Capt. Jeremiah Ballard's co., Col. David Wells's regt. ;
enlisted May 10, 1777; discharged July 20, 1777; service, 2 mos. 10 days, with
Northern army. Roll dated New Salem.

HoDGSKiNS, Samuel. Private, Capt. William Crocker's co. ; service from March 1,

1776, to Aug. 31, 1776,6 mos. ; company stationed at Falmouth, Cumberland Co.,
for defence of seacoast; also, Capt. William Crocker's co., Col. Mitchel's regt.;
service from Aug. 31, 1776, to date of discharge, Nov. 23, 1776, 2 mos. 23 days;
company stationed at Falmouth, Cumberland Co., for defence of seacoast ; also,
Matross, Capt. Abner Lowell's (Matross) co. stationed at Falmouth, Cumberland
Co. ; copy of a return dated Falmouth, July 31, 1777 ; company reported Aug. 11,

1777, as mustered by Col. Peter Noyes, agreeable to seacoast establishment.

HoDGSKiNS, Samuel. Private, Capt. Rufus Lincoln's co., Lieut. Col. John Brooks's
(7th) regt. ; muster roll for Jan., 1781, dated West Point; enlisted July 6, 1780;
discharged Jan. 6, 1781 ; enlistment, 6 months.

HoDGSKiNS, Simon. 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 7,
1780; age, 20 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 8 in.; complexion, light; engaged for town of
New Salem; arrived at Springfield July 6, 1780; marched to camp July 7, 1780,
under command of Capt. Dix. [See Samuel Hodskin and Samuel Hodskins.]

HoDGSKixs, Thomas. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Wade's co., Col. Moses Little's (12th)
regt. ; muster roll endorsed " 1776." [See Thomas Hodgkins, 5th.]

HODGSKINS, Timothy, Gloucester. Private, Capt. Barnabas Dodge's co., Lieut. Col.
Baldwin's (26th) regt.; pay abstract for Dec, 1775; enlisted Dec. 15, 1775; also
Capt. Barnabas Dodge's co.. Col. Loammi Baldwin's regt.; return of men who
engaged to serve for 1 year from the last of Dec, 1775 ; also, same co. and regt. ;
list dated Chelsea, Jan. 3, 1776, returned to Brig. Gen. W. Heath, at Cambridge,
of men -who had not passed muster, but who were later approved by said Heath ;
also. Private, Capt. Barnabas Dodge's co.. Col. Loammi Baldwin's (26th) regt.;
pay abstracts for Jan., Feb., and April, 1776; also, same co. and regt.; pay
abstract for June, 1776, dated New York.



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HoDGSKiNs, William. Private, Capt. John Dodge's co., Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt. of
guards; service from April 1, 1778, to July -, 1778, 3 mos. 3 days.

Hodgson, Joseph. Seaman, frigate "Deane," commanded bj' Capt. Samuel Nichol-
son; engaged April 10, 1782; service to May 31, 1782, 1 mo. 21 days.

HoDGSTON, John, Salisbury. Private, Capt. Jonathan Evans's co. of Minute-men, Col.
James Frye's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 7 days.

HoDjE, Hugh. Private, 3d co. ; order dated Dec. 26 [year not given, probably 1783],
for wages for May-Dec. [year not given] , appearing in a register of orders accepted
on account of wages.

HoDKiNES, Samuel. Private, Capt. Richard Dodge's co.. Col. Baldwin's (26th) regt.;
pay abstracts for Feb. and March, 1776.

HoDKiNS, Aaron, Fitchburg. Private, Capt. John Fuller's co., Col. Asa Whitcomb's
regt. ; company return dated Oct. 6, 1775.

HoDLET, Philemon. Private, Capt. Nathan Rowlee's co., Lieut. Col. Timothy Robin-
son's detachment of Hampshire Co. militia; muster roll dated Garrison at Ticon-
deroga, Feb. 25, 1777; enlistment to expire March 25, 1777; also, same co. and
detachment; enlisted Jan. 9, 1777; service to April 3, 1777, 83 days, at Ticon-
deroga; mileage home (180 miles) allowed.

HoDLET, Phineas, Southampton. Capt. Oliver Lyman's co.. Col. Dike's regt. ; return
for mileage; mileage (112 miles) allowed said Hodley; warrant for pay allowed
in Council Sept. 12, 1776.

Hodley, Th'o. Memorandum of fire-locks received of sundry officers and soldiers;
date of delivery Jan. 1, 1776.

Hodman, Abijah. List of men appearing under the heading " Hartwell Brook the
first Everidge ; " said Hodman appears among men with Capt. Abishai Brown at
Nantasket [year not given] .

HoDNET, . [This name appears under the form of Hordnet.]

HoDON, Charleston. Private; list of men returned as serving on main guard under
Lieut. Col. L. Baldwin, dated July 3, 1775.

HoDSDEN, Daniel. Private, Capt. Philip Hubbord's co. ; enlisted Jan. 22, 1776; ser-
vice to Feb. 29, 1776, 1 mo. 10 days ; company stationed on seacoast at Kittery
Point and Old York. Roll dated Kittery.

HoDSDEN, Isaac. Private, Capt. Simeon Brown's co.. Col. Nathaniel Wade's regt. ;
enlisted July 1, 1778 ; service, 1 mo. 9 days ; reported died Aug. 9, 1778 ; company
stationed at East Greenwich, R. I. ; regiment raised in York and Essex counties.

HoDSDEN, Joseph, Stow. Private, Capt. Samuel Patch's co.. Col. William Prescott's
regt. ; company return dated Oct. 7, 1775.

HoDSDEN, Samuel. Private, Capt. Philip Hubbord's co. ; enlisted Jan. 22, 1776 ; ser-
vice to Feb. 29, 1776, 1 mo. 10 days ; company stationed on seacoast at Kittery
Point and Old York. Roll dated Kittery.

HoDSDEN, Stephen. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from 3d
Lincoln Co. regt., as returned agreeable to order of Council of Nov. 7, 1777, and
attested by said Hodsden, Captain.

HoDSDON, Abraham, Berwick. Private, Capt. Ebenezer Sullivan's co., Col. James
Scammon's (30th) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 5, 1775;
service, 3 mos. 3 days; also, company return [probably Oct., 1775], including
abstract of pay to last of July, 1775; also, Wst of men drafted from Col. John
Frost's (2d York Co.) regt., dated May 7, 1777, and endorsed "for Rhode
Island;" also. Private, Capt. Samuel Grant's co.. Col. Jonathan Titcomb's regt.;



54 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS



HoDSDON, Abraham, continued.

service, 2 mos. 14 days, including travel (260 miles) to and from camp at Rhode
Island; warrant for paj^ allowed in Council July 21, 1777; roll endorsed "for
2 Months Service."

HoDSDON, Benjamin, Berwick. Descriptive list of men raised to reinforce the Conti-
nental Army for the terra of 9 months from the time of their arrival at Fishkill,
agreeable to resolve of April 20, 1778, returned as received of John Frost, Superin-
tendent for York Co., by Capt. Samuel Leighton, at Kittery, June 1, 1778, to be
conducted to Fishkill and delivered to Brig. Jonathan Warner; Capt. Goodwin's
(2d) CO., 2d York Co. regt. ; age, 21 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 6 in. ; complexion, dark;
residence, Berwick ; reported arrived at Fishkill June 4, 1778.

HoDSDON, Daniel, Berwick. Private ; list of men returned as serving on main guard
under Lieut. Col. L. Baldwin, dated July 3, 1775 ; also, Capt. Philip Hubbard's
CO., Col. James Scammon's (30th) regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted
May 8, 1775; service, 3 mos. 1 da\'; also, company return [probably Oct., 1775],
including abstract of pay to last of July, 1775 ; also, order for bounty coat or its
equivalent in money dated Dec. 21, 1775; also. Private, Capt. Philip Hubberd's
CO.; enlisted March 1, 1776; service to Nov. 13, 1776, 8 mos. 13 days; company
stationed on seacoast at Kittery Point and Old York ; rolls dated Kittery ; also,
descriptive list of men raised to reinforce the Continental Army at Fishkill,
agreeable to resolve of April 20, 1778, returned as received of John Frost, Super-
intendent for York Co., by Capt. Samuel Leighton, at Kittery, June 1, 1778, to
be conducted to Fishkill and delivered to Brig. Jonathan Warner; Capt. Pray's
(4th) CO., 2d York Co. regt. ; age, 33 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 7 in. ; complexion, light;
residence, Berwick; reported arrived at Fishkill June 26, 1778.

HoDSDON, Jacob. Receipt dated Berwick, June 27, 1782, for bounty paid said Hodsdon
by Capt. Stephen Hodsdon, on behalf of a class of the town of Berwick, to serve in
the Continental Army for the term of 3 years.

Hodsdon, Jeremiah. Private, Col. Benjamin Tupper's regt. ; muster roll for March,
1779, dated West Point; enlisted June 14, 1778; enlistment, 9 months; reported
discharged March 14, 1779; also. Corporal, Capt. Alexander McLellan's co., Col.
Jonathan Mitchel's regt. ; entered service July 7, 1779 ; discharged Sept. 25, 1779 ;
service, 2 mos. 18 days, on Penobscot expedition ; roll dated Gorham.

HoDSDOX, Joseph (also given Joshua), Berwick. Private, Capt. Jedediah Goodwin's
CO., Col. Edward Wiggelsworth's (Wigglesworth's) regt.; pay abstract for travel
allowance and mileage home ; 280 miles travel allowed said Hodsdon ; company
discharged at Albany Nov. 30, 1776 ; also, list of men mustered by Joseph Brag-
don, Jr., Muster Master for York Co., dated York, Sept. 26, 1777; Capt. Samuel
Derby's co.. Col. John Baily's regt.; residence, Berwick; engaged for town of
Berwick; reported received State and Continental bounties; also, Private, 2d co..
Col. Bailey's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Sept. 2, 1777,
to Dec. 24, 1777; reported discharged Dec. 24, 1777; also, Capt. Samuel Darby's
CO., Col. Bailey's regt. ; company return dated Valley Forge, Jan. 25, 1778 ; re-
ported discharged.

Hodsdon, Samuel. Private, Capt. Philip Hubberd's co. ; enlisted Marcli 1, 1776;
service to Aug. 31, 1776, 6 mos. ; company stationed on seacoast at Kittery Point
and Old York. Rolls dated Kittery.

Hodsdon, Stephen (also given Stephen, Jr.), Berwick. List of men mustered by
Joseph Bragdon, Jr., Muster Master for York Co., dated York, June 13, 1777;
Capt. Samuel Derby's co.. Col. John Bailey's regt. ; residence, Berwick ; term, 3
years ; reported received State and Continental bounties ; also. Private, 2d co..
Col. John Bailey's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from June
4, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; credited to town of Berwick; also, Capt. Samuel
Darby's (2d) co., Col. John Bailey's regt. ; return of men who were in camp on



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HoDSDON, Stephen (also given Stephen, Jr.), conthmed.

or before 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; also. Colonel's co.. Col. Bailey's regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for
service from Jan. 1, 1780, to June 4, 1780.

HoDSDON, Stephen. Certificate dated Damariscotta, Oct. 11, 1777, signed by said
Hodsdon, Captain, 10th co.. Col. William Jones's (3d Lincoln Co.) regt., stating
that he and seven of his men were at Pownalborough Sept. 10, 1777, at the
retaking of a ship loaded with masts, lying in Pownalborough harbor, after she
had been in possession of a party of men belonging to the enemy's ship " Rain-
bow."

Hodsdon, Thomas. Captain, Col. Thomas Poor's regt. ; engaged May 13, 1778 ; dis-
charged Feb. 22, 1779; service, 9 mos. 26 days, at North river, including 17 days
(340 miles) travel home ; engagement, 8 months ; roll dated Berwick ; also, same
regt.; pay rolls for May-Sept., 1778, dated West Point; also, same regt.; pay
rolls for Nov. and Dec, 1778, and Feb., 1779, dated King's Ferry.

Hodsdon, Thomas. Private, Lieut. Alexander Kelloch's co. ; service between Nov.
13, 1779, and Feb. 13, 1780, 12 days ; 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.

Hodsdon, William. Private, Capt. Philip Hubbord's co. ; enlisted Sept. 1, 1776;
service to Nov. 13, 1776, 2 mos. 13 days; company stationed at Kittery Point
and Old York for defence of seacoast ; also, Sergt. Moses Hubbard's detachment;
enlisted Nov. 14, 1776; service to Dec. 31, 1776, 1 mo. 17 days; detachment
stationed at Kittery Point for defence of seacoast ; also, Capt. Jedediah Goodwin's
CO., Col. Joseph Prime's regt. ; muster roll made up from time of marching from
home to July 1, 1780, including 3 days march, dated Falmouth, July 11, 1780;
joined May 5, 1780; enlistment, 8 months; also, same co. and regt.; enlisted
May 3, 1780 ; discharged Nov. 20, 1780 ; service, 6 mos. 18 days, under Brig. Gen.
Wadsworth at the Eastward ; roll sworn to in York Co.

HoDSKiN, David. Private, Capt. Richard Dodge's co. ; pay abstract dated Camp at
Chelsea, Sept. 1, 1775; also, Capt. Dodge's (3d) co., Lieut. Col. Baldwin's (38th)
regt. ; pay abstract for Sept., 1775.

HoDSKiN, Samuel, New Salem. Pay roll for 6 months men belonging to the town of
New Salem raised for service in the Continental Army during 1780 ; marched
July 4, 1780; discharged Jan. 6, 1781; service, 6 mos. 10 days, including travel
(160 miles) from place of discharge home. [See Simon Hodgskins and Samuel
Hodskins.]

HoDSKiNGS, John. Receipt dated Worcester, May 16, 1782, for bounty paid said
Hodskings by Joseph Stephens, Chairman of Class No. 2 of the town of Peters-
ham, to serve in the Continental Army for the term of 3 years.

Hodskins, Aaron. Private, Capt. John Joslin's co., Col. Job Cushing's regt. ; service,
1 mo. 7 days ; company marched from Leominster to Bennington the last of July,
1777, to join forces under Col. Seth Warner; roll dated Leominster; also, Capt.
William Thurlo's co.. Col. Josiah Whitney's regt. ; service from July 30, 1778, to
Sept. 13, 1778, 1 mo. 15 days, at Rhode Island.

Hodskins, Bennet. Private, Capt. Benjamin Peabody's co., Col. Wade's (Essex
Co.) regt.; enlisted July 10, 1780; discharged Oct. 9, 1780; service, 3 mos. 12
days, including 12 days (240 miles) travel home ; company raised to reinforce the
Continental Army for 3 months.

Hodskins, David. Capt. Richard Dodge's co.. Col. Loammi Baldwin's (38th) regt.;
order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Chelsea, Dec. 27, 1775.



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HoDSKiNS, Hezekiah. Private, Capt. John Davis's co., Col. Jonathan Cogswell's
regt. ; enlisted Oct. 13, 1778; discharged Dec. 31, 1778; service, 2 raos. 21 days;
company detached to guard and fortify posts at and about Boston.

HoDSKiNs, John, Petersham. Private, Capt. Joseph Elliot's co., Col. William
Thomas's regt. ; enlisted Aug. 12, 1781 ; discharged Nov. 30, 1781 ; service, 3
mos. 24 days, at Rhode Island, including travel (100 miles) home. Roll dated
Camp at Battes Hill.

HoDSKiNS, Joseph. 1st Lieutenant, Capt. Nathaniel Wade's co.. Col. Little's regt.;
return of officers, dated June 26, 1775 ; said officers recommended for commissions
in Committee of Safety June 26, 1775 ; ordered in Provincial Congress June 27,
1775, that commissions be delivered said officers.

HoDSKiNS, Samuel, Ipswich. Return of recruits belonging to Capt. Richard Dodge's
CO., dated Jan. 19, 1776.

HODSKINS, Samuel, New Salem. 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 Simon Hodgskins and Samuel Hodskin.]

HoDSON, Elisha, Bolton. Corporal, Capt. Artemus How's co., which marched on the
alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 9 days.

HoER, Philip. List of men mustered by James Leonard, Muster Master for Bristol
Co., dated Sept. 2, 1777; Capt. Silas Cobb's co.. Col. Danforth Keyes's regt.

HoET, Benjamin, Plymouth (also given Ireland). Fifer, Capt. Thomas Mayhew's
CO., Col. Theophilus Cotton'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 equivalent in money dated Roxbury Nov. 8, 1775.

HoEY, Benjamin, Plymouth. Conductor, Col. Mason's corps ; Continental Army
pay accounts for service from March 12, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1780; also, Conductor
(also given Lieutenant) of Laboratory; return dated Springfield, Aug. 20, 1779,
of officers and men belonging to the state of Massachusetts Bay in the Artillery
Artificers, commanded by David Mason, Lieutenant Colonel of Artillery and
Director of Ordnance, and stationed at Springfield, who were certified as engaged
for 3 years or during the war, also as being in actual service and as not having
been absent save by leave of proper authority subsequent to the time of their
enlistment; residence, Plymouth.

HoET, Benjamin. Pay rolls of Capt. Thomas Cushing's co. for service from Oct. 25,
1785, to Oct. 25, 1786, at the Castle.

HoFF, John, Jersey. Conductor of Military Stores, Field Commissary's department;
appointed Nov. 15, 1780; discharged April 24, 1781 ; reported acting as Clerk.

HoFFAiNs, Adam, Cape Ann. Bombardier, Capt. Thomas Wells's co., Col. John
Crane's (Artillery) regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan.
1, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; residence. Cape Ann; credited to town of Gloucester;
term, during war (also given 3 years) ; also, same co. and regt. ; return of men
who were in camp before Aug. 15, 1777, and not absent subsequently except on
furlough; also, Capt. David Allen's co.. Col. Crane's .regt. ; muster rolls for
Sept.-Dec, 1777.

HoFFAiNS, Adam, Gloucester. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Warner's co., Col. Moses
Little's (17th) regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted July 18, 1775; ser-
vice, 14 days; also, company return [probably Oct., 1775] ; age, 35 yrs.; also,
order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Prospect Hill, Nov. 14,
1775.

Hoffman, . [This name also appears under the form of Hofman, Houghman,

Huffman, Hufman, Huftman.]



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Hoffman, Aaron. Private, Capt. James Gregg's co., Col. Goose Van Schaick's (Ist
New York) regt. ; muster rolls for Jan.-April, 1781, dated West Point; enlist-
ment, during war; reported on garrison duty in April, 1781.

Hoffman, Andrew. Private, Capt. Charles Parsons's co.. Col. Goose Van Schaick's
(1st New York) regt. ; muster roll for Jan.-March, 1781, dated West Point; en-
listment, during war; reported deserted Jan. 8, 1781.

Hoffman, John. List of men raised by the town of Pittsfield, Oct. 26, 1779, to rein-
force the Continental Army and dismissed Nov. 30, 1779; service, 5 weeks.

Hoffman, John. Private, Capt. Nathaniel C. Allen's (8th) co., 4th Mass. regt. ; mus-
ter rolls for May, June, and Aug., 1783 ; balance of term of enlistment unexpired,
15 months.

HoFFORD, John. Descriptive list of deserters dated Camp Ten Eyck, Aug. 27, 1780 ;
Capt. A. Holden's co., Col. Thomas Nixon's (6th) regt.; rank. Private; hair,
sandy ; last place of residence, Penobscot ; enlistment, 3 years ; reported deserted
April -, 1778; also, Private, Capt. Abel Holden's (later Capt. Wottles's) co.,
Lieut. Col. Calvin Smith's (6th) regt.; return for wages; wages allowed said
HofiFord from Sept. 29, 1781, date of joining from desertion, to Dec. 31, 1781, 3
mos. 2 days.

HoFFRON, Patrick, Harpswell. Private, Capt. Reed's co., Col. John Brooks's regt. ;
Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 16, 1777, to Jan. 16, 1780;
also, Capt. Reed's co., Col. Ichabod Alden's regt.; return dated Jan. 12, 1778;
residence, Harpswell ; engaged for town of Harpswell ; mustered by Col. Sewall,
Muster Master for Lincoln Co., and by a Continental Muster Master; also, Capt.
Reed's co., (late) Col. Ichabod Alden's (6th) regt. ; return of men who were in
camp on or before Aug. 15, 1777, and who had not been absent subsequently
except on furlough, certified at Cherry Valley, Feb. 24, 1779; also, same co. and
regt. ; muster roll for March and April, 1779, dated Cherry Valley; enlisted Jan.
16, 1777 ; enlistment, 3 years ; also, receipt dated Boston, Aug. 16, 1782, signed
by John Popkin, Muster Master, stating that he had received said HotFron of
William Sherburne, Chairman of Class No. 6, Ward 7, of the town of Boston, to
serve in the Continental Army for the term of 3 years.

HoFMAN, John. Private, Capt. Jacob Ludwig's co. ; enlisted Oct. 7, 1777; discharged
Dec. 22, 1777 ; service, 2 mos. 26 days, including 10 days (200 miles) travel home ;
company raised for defence of Machias. Roll sworn to at Waldoborough.

Hofners, George. General order dated Headquarters, Ticonderoga, Nov. 11, 1776,
taken from Col. Wheelock's Orderly Book ; said Hofners, Ensign, 2d Pennsylvania
regt., promoted to 2d Lieutenant, vice Lieut. Craig, advanced.

HoFORD, . [This name also appears under the form of Hoflford.]

HoFORD, John, Framingham. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army
from 2d co., 5th Middlesex Co. regt., as returned by Lieut. Lawson Buckminster
to Col. Micah Stone, dated Framingham; residence, Framingham; engaged for
town of Framingham; joined Capt. Holden's co., Col. Nixon's regt.; term,
3 years; also. Private, Capt. Abel Holden's (3d) co., Col. Thomas Nixon's (6th)
regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from March 20, 1777, to March
10, 1778; reported deserted; also, same co. and regt.; return of men who were
enlisted and in camp on or before Aug. 15, 1777, certified in Camp at Peekskill
Feb. 16, 1779; reported deserted March 10, 1778 [name crossed out on return] ;
also, Capt. Mason Wottles's co., Lieut. Col. Calvin Smith's regt.; return for
wages; wages allowed said Hoford for Jan., 1782; reported deserted Feb. 1 (also
given Feb. 15), 1782.

HoFSEs, . [This name also appears under the form of Hogses.]



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HoFSES, Christian. Private, Capt. Jacob Ludwig's co. ; service, 1 mo. 10 days ; com-
pany detached from Col. Masoa Wheaton's regt. by order of Brig. Gushing for
service from Sept. 21, 1779, to Nov. 1, 1779, as guards at Broad Bay. Roll sworn
to at Waldoborough.

HoFSES, George. Private, Capt. Philip M. Ulmer's co.. Col. Samuel McCobb's regt.;
service, 2 mos. 16 days ; company served from July 8, 1779, to Sept. 24, 1779, on
Penobscot expedition; also, Capt. Jacob Ludwig's co. ; service, 1 mo. 10 days;
company detached from Col. Mason Wheaton's regt. by order of Brig. Cushing
for service from Sept. 21, 1779, to Nov. 1, 1779, as guards at Broad Bay; roll
sworn to at Waldoborough.

HoFSES, George. Seaman, "Lincoln Galley," commanded by Capt. John Curtis;
engaged May 5, 1781 ; discharged July 23, 1781 ; service, 2 mos. 18 days.

HoFSES, Godfrey. Private, Capt. Jacob Ludwig's co. ; enlisted Oct. 7, 1777; dis-
charged Dec. 22, 1777 ; service, 2 mos. 26 days, including 10 days (200 miles)
travel home ; company raised for defence of Machias. Roll dated Waldoborough.

Hog, " Barnant." 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Joseph Page's co., Col. Willys's regt. ; list of
officers ; commissioned Feb. 23, 1776.

HoGAN, . [This name also appears under the form of Hagan, Hogans, Hoggins,

Hogham, Hogin, Hogins, Hogon, Hogons, Houghins.]

HoGAx, Dennis, Ireland. List of men mustered by N. Barber, Muster Master for Suf-
folk Co., dated Boston, Jan. 8, 1777; Maj. Stevens's (Artillery) battalion; also,
Corporal, Capt. Winslow's co.. Col. John Crane's (Artillery) regt. ; Continental
Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 3, 1777, to May 3, 1779; residence,
Ireland; reported deserted; also, Matross, Capt. John Lilley's co.. Col. John
Crane's (3d Artillery) regt. ; return of men who were in service on or before Aug.
14, 1777 ; reported deserted April -, 1779.

HoGAN, James. Pay roll for 6 months men raised by the town of Blandford for service



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