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also, Private, Capt. Edward Blake's co.; service, 16 days, at Rhode Island; re-
ported enlisted out Oct. 15, 1777 ; company marched from Taunton Sept. 29, 1777,
under command of Col. George Williams on a secret expedition and was dis-
charged Oct. 29, 1777, by Gen. Spencer.

Ingell, Zadok, Taunton. Private, Capt. Ebenezer Dean's co.. Col. Thomas Carpen-
ter's regt. ; service, 1 mo. 4 days ; company marched from Taunton to Rehoboth,
thence to Bristol, thence to Providence, R. I., and thence home. Roll dated Nov.
5, 1777.

Ingell, Zadok. Private, Capt. Ichabod Wade's (Light Infantry) co.. Col. George
Williams's regt.; service, 16 days; company stationed at Tiverton Oct. 7, 1777.
Roll sworn to at Rehoboth.



620 IVIASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Ingells, Joseph. Private, Capt. William North's (5th) co., Col. Henrj- Jackson's
(16th) regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Dec. 23, 1777, to
Dec. 31, 1779; credited to town of Rehoboth; also, muster roll for April, 1779,
dated Pawtuxet; also, return dated Camp Providence, July 13, 1779; enlisted
Dec. 23, 1777; enlistment, 3 years; also, pay roll for July, 1779, dated Camp
Providence; also, regimental return made up to Dec. 31, 1779, dated Camp at
Providence.

IxGELS, Jonathan, Rehoboth. Private, Capt. Jabez Barney's co.. Col. Drury's regt.;
marched July 17, 1781 ; enlisted July 23, 1781 ; joined regiment at West Point
Aug. 8, 1781 ; discharged Nov. 8, 1781 ; service, 3 mos. 27 days, at West Point by
order of His Excellency John Hancock, including 10 days (200 miles) travel
home; residence, Rehoboth ; engaged for town of Rehoboth; regiment detached
from militia to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months.

Ingelsbee, Ebenezer. Corporal, Capt. Ephraim Lyon's co. ; enlisted June 20, 1778 ;
discharged July 13, 1778; service, 26 days; company joined Col. Wade's regt.
June 22, 1778, for 21 days service at Rhode Island. Roll dated Grafton.

Ingenet, William. Private, Capt. Amos Porter's co.. Col. David Rocester's (Rossi-
ter's) regt.; enlisted Oct. U, 1780; discharged Oct. 17, 1780; service, 3 days, on
the alarm at Berkshire of Oct. 14, 1780.

Inger, John. List of men mustered between Jan. 20, 1777, and June 1, 1778, by True-
man Wheler, Muster Master for Berkshire Co. ; Capt. Cushing's co. ; term, 3 years
or during war.

Ingerfield, Peter. Sergeant, Capt. Nathaniel Heath's detachment, Col. Thomas
Crafts's regt.; service, 1^ mos.; detachment drafted for service in town and
harbor of Boston ; State bounty allowed agreeable to resolve of Sept. 16, 1777 ;
also, Capt. David Bell's co., Lieut. Col. Symmes's detachment of guards ; engaged
Feb. 12, 1778; discharged May 12, 1778; service, 3 mos., under Maj. Gen. Heath
at Boston.

Ingerham, David,' Whately. Private, Capt. Henry Stiles's co. of militia, which
marched April 21, 1775, in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775; service to
April 23, 1775.

Ingerham, Elisha, Amherst. Private, Capt. Oliver Coney's co.. Col. Sears's regt.;
marched Aug. 12, 1781 ; discharged Nov. 15, 1781 ; service, 3 mos. 10 days, in-
cluding travel (146 miles) home; regiment raised to reinforce Continental Army
for 3 months. Roll sworn to at Ware.

Ingerham, Nathaniel. Private, Capt. Edward Seagrave's co.. Col. Wade's regt.;
enlisted June 19, 1778 ; discharged July 12, 1778 ; service, 26 days, at Rhode Island ;
company raised for 21 days service. Roll dated Uxbridge.

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

Ingersall, Josiah, Gloucester. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Warner's co.. Col. Moses
Little's (17th) regt.; company return [probably Oct., 1775] ; age, 17yrs. ; enlisted
May 4, 1775.

Ingersbl, David. Private, Capt. Amos Porter's co., Col. David Rocester's (Rossi-
ter's) regt.; enlisted Oct. 14, 1780; discharged Oct. 17, 1780; service, 3 days, on
the alarm at Berkshire of Oct. 14, 1780.

Ingersel, Moses. Corporal, Capt. Amos Porter's co.. Col. David Rocester's (Rossi-
ter's) regt.; enlisted Oct. 18, 1780; discharged Oct. 21, 1780; service, 4 days, on
the alarm at Berkshire of Oct. 18, 1780.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 621



Ingersell, Samuel. Petition dated Boston, June 4, 1782, signed by said Ingersell, in
behalf of Samuel Jones and others, of Salem, owners of the brigantine " Recovery "
(privateer) , asking that he be commissioned as commander of said vessel ; advised
in Council June 4, 1782, that a commission be issued.

Ingersill, Francis, Stockbridge. Private, Capt. Means's co.. Col. Ebenezer Sprout's
regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from May 10, 1777, to Dec. 31,
1779; also, Capt. John Chadwick's co., Col. Brewer's regt. ; return dated Jan. 22,
1778; residence, Stockbridge; enlisted for town of Stockbridge; enlistment,
3 years ; mustered bj^ Muster Master Wheeler ; reported on command at Albany.

Ingersoil, John. Private; list of men returned as serving on main guard under
Lieut. Col. L. Baldwin at Prospect Hill, dated July 16, 1775.

Ingersoil, Samuel. Private; list of men returned as serving on main guard under
Lieut. Col. L. Baldwin at Prospect Hill, dated July 16, 1775.

Ingersol, . List of Captains of companies proposed for Col. Joseph Henshaw's

regt. [year not given, probably 1775] ; said Ingersol, with others, first engaged to
join Col. Paterson's regt., but on account of it being filled agreed to join Col.
Henshaw's regt.

Ingersol, Artemidorus. Private, Capt. John Bacon's co.. Col. David Rosseter's
regt.. Gen. John Fellows's brigade; enlisted Oct. 13, 1781; discharged Oct. 20,
1781 ; service, 11 days, with militia sent as reinforcements to Gen. Stark at Still-
water on an alarm.

Ingersol, David, Pittsfiekl. Return of men raised to serve in the Continental Army
from Capt. John Strong's co., sworn to April 2, 1779; residence, Pittsfield; en-
gaged for town of Pittsfield; joined Capt. Watkins's co.. Col. Brewer's regt.;
term, 3 years from May -, 1777.

Ingersol, David. Private, Capt. Peter Porter's co.. Col. Benjamin Simonds's (Berk-
shire Co.) regt.; enlisted April 26, 1777; discharged May 20, 1777; service, 25
days; company called out April 26, 1777, by order of Maj. Gen. Gates and
marcheji to Saratoga.

Ingersol, David. Private, Capt. Amos Porter's CO., Col. David Roseter's regt. ; en-
listed Oct. 18, 1780; discharged Oct. 21, 1780; service, 4 days, on the alarm at
Berkshire of Oct. 18, 1780.

Ingersol, Ebenezer, Petersham. Capt. Joel Fletcher's co.. Col. Ephraim Doolittle's
regt. ; receipt for advance pay, signed by said Ingersol and others, dated Camp
near Charlestown Road, June 8, 1775 ; also, Corporal, same co. and regt. ; com-
pany return dated Winter Hill, Oct. 6, 1775.

Ingersol, Henry. Mariner, ship "Vengeance," commanded by Capt. Thomas
Thomas; engaged June 27, 1779; discharged Aug. 27, 1779; service, 2 mos., on
Penobscot expedition ; vessel reported lost. Roll sworn to in Suifolk Co.

Ingersol, Jared. Private, Capt. Jesse Bradley's co.. Col. John Brown's regt. ; enlisted
June 30, 1777 ; discharged July 20, 1777 ; service, 20 days, at the Northward ;
mileage home (100 miles) allowed.

Ingersol, Jared. Private, in a detachment of volunteei^ which marched from Berk-
shire Co., under command of Col. James Easton, to assist army under Gen. Stark
at Bennington, at request of Gen. Lincoln ; enlisted Sept. 3, 1777 ; discharged Sept.
27, 1777; service, 24 days.

Ingersol, John. Captain Lieutenant, Capt. Marett's co. ; list endorsed " Col'o Crafts
return Dec 1, 76 to Jan'y 1 1777 of Officers to be Com'd ; " ordered in Council March
3, 1777, that said officers be commissioned; a^so. Captain Lieutenant, Col. Thomas



622 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AOT) SAILORS

Ingersol, John, continued.

Crafts's (Artillery) regt. ; list dated Boston, April 18, 1777, of officers submitted
by Col. Crafts to the Council for approval ; said officers approved in Council April
18, 1777 ; also, Captain Lieutenant, Capt. Joseph Balch's (1st) co., Col. Crafts's
(Artillery) regt. ; list of officers [year not given, probably 1778] ; said Ingersol
chosen Captain in place of Joseph Balch, who resigned ; also, Captain of a com-
pany of matrosses ; list of officers of Suffolk Co. militia ; commissioned June
7, 1780 ; company raised from Boston regt. and stationed at Fort Hill.

Ingersol, Jonathan. Private, Capt. Thomas Robbins's CO.; enlisted June 12, 1778;
discharged Dec. 1, 1778; service, 5 mos. 20 days, under Col. John Allan; com-
pany raised for defence of Machias.

Ingersol, Josiah. Mariner, ship "Vengeance," commanded by Capt. Thomas
Thomas; engaged June 27, 1779; discharged Aug. 27, 1779; service, 2 mos., on
Penobscot expedition ; vessel reported lost. Roll sworn to in Suffolk Co.

Ingersol, Moses. Private, Capt. Adam Kasson's co.. Col. Israel Chapen's (3d) regt. ;
enlisted Oct. 18, 1779; discharged Nov. 21, 1779; service, 1 mo. 8 days, at
Claverack ; regiment raised for 3 months.

Ingersol, Nathaniel (also given Nathaniel, Jr.), Falmouth. Return of men raised
to serve in the Continental Army from Col. Peter Noyes's (1st Cumberland Co.)
regt.; residence, Falmouth; engaged for town of Falmouth; joined Capt. John
Skillin's co.. Col. Francis's regt. ; term, 3 years; also, Private, Capt. Clark's co..
Col. Benjamin Tupper's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from
Jan. 1, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; reported as serving 15 mos. as Private, 21 mos. as
Drummer; a/so, (late) Capt. John Skillings'sco.,Col. Francis's regt.; subsistence
allowed from date of enlistment, Dec. 14, 1776, to date of marching, April 26, 1777 ;
credited with 134 rations ; also, Capt. Samuel Thomes's co., Col. Tupper's regt. ;
return dated Jan. 26, 1778 ; residence, Falmouth ; engaged for town of Falmouth ;
mustered by Maj. Ilsley, County Muster Master, and Col. Varrick, Continental
Muster Master; also, Drummer, Colonel's co.. Col. Tupper's (15th) regt. ; muster
roll for March, 1779, dated West Point ; appointed April 3, 1778.

Ingersol, Nathaniel, New Gloucester. Private, Capt. Moses Merrill's co.. Col.
Edmund Phinney's (31st) regt.; company return [probably Oct., 1775] ; enlisted
June 30, 1775.

Ingersol, Peter. Captain; list of officers of Col. David Brewer's regt. ; recommended
in Committee of Safety at Cambridge June 17, 1775, that said officers be commis-
sioned by Congress.

Ingersol, Richard. Private, Capt. John Shapleigh's co. ; enlisted July 10, 1775 ; ser-
vice to Nov. 1, 1775, 4 mos. ; company stationed at Kittery for defence of seacoast ;
also, same co. ; service from Nov. 1, 1775, to Dec. 31, 1775, 2 mos. 5 days; com-
pany stationed on seacoast at Kittery Point under Col. Edward Cutt (Cutts).

Ingersol, Samuel, Cape Ann. Private, Capt. Joshua Benson's (Light Infantry) co..
Col. Rufus Putnam's (5th) regt.; muster roll for Jan., 1781, dated Garrison at
West Point.

Ingersol, Samuel. Petition dated Salem, Oct. 12, 1778, signed by Elias Hasket Derby,
asking that said Ingersol be commissioned as commander of the brig " Mon-
mouth " (privateer) ; ordered in Council Oct. 13, 1778, that a commission be



Ingersol, Samuel. Petition dated Salem, April 12, 1780, signed by Jonathan Inger-
soU, asking that said Samuel Ingersol be commissioned as commander of the ship
" Thomas " (privateer) ; ordered in Council April 13, 1780, that a commission be
issued.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 623

Ingersol, Samuel. Petition dated Boston, April 16, 1781, signed by Natiianiel Silsbee,
in behalf of himself and others, of Salem, asking that said Ingersol be commis-
sioned as commander of the brigantine "Experiment" (privateer) ; ordered in
Council April 19, 1781, that a commission be issued.

Ingersol, "Serjeant." 1st Lieutenant, brigantine "Phoenix " (privateer) ; petition
dated Newburyport, Sept. 1, 1778, signed by Nath. Tracy, of Newbury port,
asking that James Babson be commissioned as commander of said brigantine ;
ordered in Council Sept. 2, 1778, that a commission be issued.

Ingersol, Simeon. Muster roll of Capt. Asahel Wheeler's co., vehich marched from
Sudbury and joined Col. Joseph Read's regt. at Roxbury, endorsed " 1777."

Ingersol, Stephen. Fifer, Capt. John Carpenter's co. of guards ; engaged Sept. 30,
1779; discharged Dec. 30, 1779; service, 3 mos. ; company raised for 3 months
from time of joining and stationed at Springfield.

Ingersol, William, Pleasant River. Corporal, Capt. Reuben Dyar's co. ; enlisted
June 1, 1777; discharged July 23, 1777; service, 1 mo. 23 days; company raised
between Mt. Desert and Machias for expedition to St. Johns, N. S.

Ingersol, William. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Wade's co., Col. Moses Little's (12th)
regt. ; muster roll endorsed " 1776."

Ingersol, William. Private, Capt. Amos Porter's co.. Col. David Rositer's regt.;
enlisted Oct. 18, 1780; discharged Oct. 21, 1780; service, 4 days, on the alarm at
Berkshire of Oct. 18, 1780.

Ingersol, Zebulon, Newbury. Private, Capt. Samuel Carr's co.. Col. James Wesson's
(9th) regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Feb. 17, 1777, to
Feb. 17, 1780 ; residence, Newbury ; credited to town of Newbury ; terra, 3 years ;
reported discharged Feb. 17, 1780.

Ingersole, Benjamin. Private, Lieut. John Scott's detachment from 6th Lincoln Co.
regt. ; service between Aug. 31, 1779, and Nov. 20, 1779, 8 days, at Penobscot.

Ingersole, Moses. Private, Capt. John Spoor's co.. Col. John Brown's regt. ; enlisted
July 18, 1780; discharged Oct. 23, 1780; service, 3 mos. 10 days, including 4 days
(80 miles) travel home ; regiment raised in Berkshire Co. to reinforce Continental
Army for 3 months.

Ingersoll, . [This name also appears under the form of Engersall, Engersell,

Engersol, EngersoU, Engerson, Ingarsall, Ingenet, Ingeron, Ingersel, Ingersell,
Ingersill, Ingersoil, Ingersol, Ingersole, Ingerson, Ingorsol, Ingorsoll, Ingorson,
Ingowol, Ingresol.]

Ingersoll, . Private, Capt. John Simonds's co. of matrosses ; enlisted July 16,

1776 ; service, 2 mos. 15 days ; company raised in Salem.

Ingersoll, Aaron. Capt. Daniel Church's co. ; pay roll for service on an alarm at the
Northward [in Oct., 1781], dated Nov. 12, 1784.

Ingersoll, Abraham. Private, Capt. John Grannis's co. ; enlisted July 6, 1775; ser-
vice to Dec. 31, 1775, 6 mos. 11 days ; company stationed at Elizabeth Islands.

Ingersoll, Abraham. Private, Lieut. Col. Jabez Hatch's (Boston) regt. ; service with
detachment commanded by Maj. Andrew Symmes drafted to serve for 5 weeks in
guarding stores at and about Boston under Maj. Gen. Heath, agreeable to order
of Council of May 12, 1777.

Ingersoll, Artemidorus. Private, Capt. Ambrose Hill's co., Lieut. Col. Miles Powell's
(Berkshire Co.) regt.; enlisted July 18, 1779; discharged Aug. 22, 1779; service,
1 mo. 10 days, at New Haven, Conn., including 5 days (110 miles) travel home;
also, Capt. Stephen Jenkins's co., Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt.; enlisted Oct. 14,
1779 ; discharged Nov. 22, 1779 ; service, 1 mo. 20 days, at Claverack, including 12



624 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS



Ingeksoll, Aktemidorus, continued.

days (240 miles) travel home; regiment detached from militia of Essex and Suf-
folk counties to reinforce army under Gen. Washington; also, pay roll for 6
months men raised Ijy the town of WestStockbridge for service in the Continental
Army during 1780; marched July 1, 1780; discharged Jan. 14,1781; service, 6
mos. 19 daj's, including travel (100 miles) home ; also, Private, Capt. John Bacon's
CO., Col. Caleb Hyde's regt.. Gen. Rosseter's brigade; enlisted Oct. 20, 1781 ; dis-
charged Oct. 28, 1781 ; service, 9 days, at Stillwater on an alarm.

Ingersoll, Daniel, Boston. 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Samuel Gridley's co., Col. Richard
Gridley's i-egt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 19, 1775; service to
July 12, 1775, 1 mo. 26 days; also, Lieutenant, Col. Thomas Crafts's (Artillery)
regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from May 8, 1777, to Nov. 2,
1778; also, 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Turner Phillips's (8th) co.. Col. Thomas Crafts's
(Artillery) regt. ; service from May 8, 1777, to Oct. 1, 1777, 4 mos. 24 days ; also,
list of officers entitled to clothing, certified at Boston, Dec. 31, 1779 ; also, Lieuten-
ant, Capt. John Ingersol's co. of matrosses; list of officers of Suffolk Co. militia;
commissioned June 7, 1780; company raised from Boston regt. and stationed at
Fort Hill.

Ingersoll, David, Pittsfield. List of men mustered between Jan. 20, 1777, and June
1, 1778, by Trueman Wheler, Muster Master for Berkshire Co.; term, 3 years;
also. Private, Capt. A. Williams's co., Col. Ebenezer Sprout's regt.; Continental
Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to June 1, 1778; residence,
Pittsfield; reported died June 1, 1778.

Ingersoll, David, Salem. Petition dated Boston, May 19, 1780, signed by Nathaniel
Silsbee, in behalf of himself and others, of Salem, asking that said Ingersoll be
commissioned as commander of the brigantine "Dolphin" (privateer) ; ordered
in Council May 19, 1780, that a commission be issued; also. Captain, brigantine
" Dolphin ; " descriptive list of officers and crew, sworn to May 25, 1780; age, 31
yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 10 in.; complexion, light; residence, Salem; said Ingersoll
rated 6 shares.

Ingersoll, David. Seaman or Marine, sloop "Tyrannicide," commanded by Capt.
John Fisk; engaged June 17, 1776; discharged Sept. 30, 1776; roll dated Salem;
also. Prize Master, same vessel and commander; engaged Sept. 30, 1776; dis-
charged Jan. 1, 1777; roll sworn to at Boston ; also, same vessel and commander;
engaged Jan. 1, 1777 ; discharged Feb. 17, 1777 ; roll sworn to at Boston.

Ingersoll, David. Private, Capt. Job Woodbridge's co.. Col. Brown's (Berkshire
Co.) regt. ; enlisted July 8, 1777; discharged July 26, 1777; service, 19 days;
mileage home (100 miles) allowed; company formed part of detachment under
Maj. Caleb Hyde which marched from Stockbridge at the time of the evacuation
of Ticonderoga.

Ingersoll, David. Return of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from Capt.
Enos Parker's (East Hoosuck) co. [year not given] ; engaged for town of East
Hoosuck; joined Capt. Warren's co.. Col. Bayley's regt.; term, 3 years.

Ingersoll, Ebenezer, Petersham. Corporal, Capt. Joel Fletcher's co.. Col. Ephraim
Doolittle's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 1, 1775; service,
3 mos. 8 days.

Ingersoll, Francis, West Stockbridge. Private, Capt. Thomas Williams's co., Col.
John Paterson's regt.; company return [probably Oct., 1775] ; also, return of
men raised to serve in the Continental Army from Capt. Increase Hewins's (West
Stockl)ridge) co. ; residence. West Stockbridge; engaged for town of West Stock-
bridge; joined Capt. Chadwick's co.,Col. Brewer's regt.; also, list of men mus-
tered between Jan. 20, 1777, and June 1, 1778, by Trueman Wheler, Muster Master
for Berkshire Co. ; term, 3 years or during war.



IN THE AVAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 625

Ingersoll, George, Boston. Corporal, Capt. Samuel Gridley's co.. Col. Richard
Gridley's (Artillery) regt. ; receipt for advance pay, signed by said IngersoU and
others, dated Cambridge, Aug. 5, 1775; also, muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; en-
listed June 10, 1775 ; service, 1 mo. 24 days ; also, 2d Corporal, same co. and regt. ;
company return [probably Oct., 1775] ; also, order for bounty coat or its equiv-
alent in money dated Fort No. 2, Cambridge, Nov. 6, 1775; also, 2d Lieutenant,
Col. John Crane's (Artillery) regt.; Continental Array pay accounts for service
from Jan. 1, 1777 to Dec. 31, 1779 ; also. Council order dated May 16, 1778, direct-
ing the Board of "War to deliver said IngersoU and other officers who were at
Ticonderoga in 1777, in Maj. Stevens's corps, certain articles to supply their losses
sustained on the retreat and granting them permission to purchase necessaries
from the public stores ; also, Lieutenant, Col. Crane's regt. ; Continental Army
pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780; also, Capt. Stephen
Buckland's co.. Col. John Crane's (3d Artillery) regt.; return of men who were
in service prior to Aug. 1, 1777, and who had not been absent subsequently except
by leave of proper authority, certified at Park of Artillery near Morristown, Jan.
28, 1780 ; also. Lieutenant, Lieut. William Price's detachment from 3d Artillery
regt. ; muster roll for May and June, 1782.

Ingersoll, Jared. Private, Capt. Job Woodbridge's co.. Col. Brown's (Berkshire
Co.) regt.; enlisted July 8, 1777; discharged July 21, 1777; service, 14 days;
mileage home (100 miles) allowed; company formed part of a detachment under
Maj. Caleb Hyde which marched from Stockbridge at the time of the evacuation
of Ticonderoga; also, Capt. William Francis's co.. Col. John Ashley's detach-
ment of militia; enlisted July 22, 1777; discharged Aug. 13, 1777; service, 23
days, in Northern department ; also, pay roll for 6 months men raised by the town
of Lee for service in tlie Continental Army during 1780; marched July 1, 1780;
discharged Dec. 9, 1780; service, 5 mos. 15 days, including travel (120 miles)
home; also, receipt dated Lee, March 25, 1781, signed by John Ellis, for bounty
paid him b}' said Ingersoll and others to serve in the Continental Army for the
term of 3 years.

Ingersoll, John, Salem. Private, Capt. Benjamin Ward, Jr.'s co. ; enlisted Jan. 22,
1776; discharged Aug. 19, 1776; service, 6 mos. 26 days; reported transferred to
the " Massachusetts ; " company stationed at Salem for defence of seacoast ; also,
Seaman, brigantine " Massachusetts," commanded by Capt. Daniel Souther; en-
gaged Aug. 17, 1776; discharged Dec. 21, 1776; service, 4 mos. 4 days; also, 2d
Master's Mate, brigantine " Tyrannicide," commanded by Capt. Jonathan Hara-
den ; engaged Oct. 1, 1777 ; discharged May 8, 1778 ; service, 7 mos. 8 days ; also,
petition dated Salem, May 23, 1780, signed by Joseph White, of Salem, asking
that said Ingersoll be commissioned as commander of the brigantine " Speedwell "
(privateer) ; ordered in Council May 24, 1780, that a commission be issued; also,
Captain, brigantine "Speedwell;" descriptive list of officers and crew, sworn to
May 27, 1780; age, 24 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 9 in.; complexion, light; residence,
Salem ; reported rated 6 shares.

Ingersoll, John. Private, Capt. Bradbury Sanders's (2d) co. ; enlisted Feb. 5, 1776 ;
service to Aug. 31, 1776, 6 mos. 25 days ; company stationed at Gloucester for de-
fence of seacoast; also, 2d Corporal, same co. ; service from Sept. 1, 1776, to date
of discharge, Nov. 18, 1776, 2 mos. 18 days ; company stationed at Gloucester for
defence of seacoast.

Ingersoll, John. Private, Capt. Miles Greenwood's co.. Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt. of
guards; enlisted Nov. 11, 1777; service to Feb. 2, 1778, 2 mos. 22 days. Roll
dated Camp at Winter Hill.

Ingersoll, John. 2d Lieutenant, Capt. MelvlU's co.; list of officers, endorsed " Col'o
Crafts return Dec 1, 76 to Jan'y 1 1777 of Officers to be Com'd;" ordered in
Council March 3, 1777, that said officers be commissioned; said Ingersoll's com-



626 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Ingersoll, John, continued.

mission to date from May 9, 1776; also, 1st 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Thomas Mel-
vill's (2d) CO., Col. Crafts's (Artillery) regt. ; engaged May 9, 177G; service to
Aug. 1, 1776, 2 mos. 24 days ; roll sworn to at Boston ; also, 2d Lieutenant, same
CO. and regt.; service between Aug. 1, 1776, and Nov. 1, 1776, 45 days; also, 1st
Lieutenant, Capt. Joseph Balch's (3d) co.. Col. Thomas Crafts's (Artillery) regt. ;
engaged Sept. 14, 1776; service to Dec. 1, 1776, 2 mos. 17 days; also, Captain
Lieutenant, Capt. Philip Marett's (1st) co., Col. Thomas Crafts's (Artillery)
regt.; service from Dec. 1, 1776, to May 8, 1777, 5 mos. 7 days; also. Captain
Lieutenant, Capt. Joseph Balch's (1st) co.. Col. Ci-afts's regt. ; service from time
of engagement to Oct. 1, 1777, 144 days ; also. Captain, 1st co.. Col. Crafts's regt. ;
pay abstracts for service from March 1, 1778, to Jan. 1, 1779; also, Captain Lieu-
tenant and Captain, Col. Thomas Crafts's (Artillery) regt.; Continental Army
pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to Feb. 3, 1779; reported as serving 12
mos. as Captain Lieutenant, 13 mos. 3 days as Captain ; also, petition dated Boston,
Feb. 2, 1779, signed by said Ingersoll, Captain, Col. Crafts's regt. of Artillery, re-
questing to be discharged on account of ill health ; ordered in Council Feb. 3, 1779,
that discharge be granted.

Ingersoll, John. Ordinary Seaman, ship " Franklin," commanded by Capt. John
Turner; descriptive list of officers and crew, dated Salem, Dec. 2, 1780; age, 14
yrs. ; complexion, light ; birthplace, Marblehead ; cruise reported to have begun



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