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signed July 9th, 1776.

Chambers, David. Colonel, Third Regiment, Hunterdon, June
19th, 1776; Colonel, battalion. State troops, November
27th, 1776; Colonel, Second Regiment, Hunterdon, Sep-
tember 9th, 1777; resigned May 28th, 1779.

Cook, Ellis. Lieutenant Colonel, "Eastern Battalion," Mor-
ris, January 13th, 1776; Lieutenant Colonel, Colonel
Thomas' battalion, "Detached Militia," July i8th, 1776;
Colonel, "Eastern Battalion," Morris, February ist, 1777 ;
resigned November 6th, 1777.

Covenhoven, John. Colonel, Monmouth.

Cripps, Whitton. Lieutenant Colonel, First Battalion, Salem,
June 20th, 1776; Lieutenant Colonel, Colonel Samuel For-
man's battahon, "Detached Militia," July iSth, 1776;
Lieutenant Colonel, Colonel Potter's battalion. State troops,
November 27th, 1776; Colonel, First Battalion, Salem.

Dayton, Elias. Colonel, First Regiment, Essex; also Brigadier
General, Continental Army.

Dey, Theunis. Colonel, regiment, Bergen.

Dick, Samuel. Colonel, First Battalion, Salem, June 20th,
1776; resigned to become a member of the General As-
sembly.

Dr.\ke, Jacop.. Colonel, "Western Battalion," Morris; re-
signed to become a member of the General Assembly.

DuYCHiNCK, John. First Major, Second Regiment, Middlesex ;
Major, Colonel Samuel Forman's battalion, " Detached



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Militia," July i8th, 1776; declined; Lieutenant Colonel,
Second Regiment, Middlesex, August ist, 1776; resigned
August 3d, 1776, to accept commission as Colonel, Third
Regiment, Middlesex, August 9th, 1776; deserted to the
enemy.

Ely, George. Captain, Second Regiment, Hunterdon j Lieu-
tenant Colonel, Third Regiment, ditto, June 21st, 1781;
Colonel, ditto.

Ford, Jacob, Jr. Colonel, "Eastern Battalion," Morris, Janu-
ary 13th, 1776; Colonel, battalion. State troops, November
27th, 1776; died of pneumonia, at Morristown, New Jer-
sey, January loth, 1777; buried with military honors, by
order of General Washington.

FoRMAN, Samuel. Captain, Second Regiment, Monmouth ;
Lieutenant Colonel, ditto, October 25th, 1775; Colonel,
battalion, "Detached Militia," July i8th, 1776; Colonel,
Second Regiment, Monmouth, May 23d, 1777; resigned.

Frelinghuysen, Frederick. First Major, Colonel Stewart's
battalion, "Minute Men," February isth, 1776; Captain,.
"Eastern Company of Artillery," State troops, March ist,
1776; Colonel, First Battalion, Somerset, February 28th,
1777 ; resigned to accept appointment as delegate to Con-
gress.

Hand, Elijah. Lieutenant Colonel, State troops ; Lieutenant
Colonel, First Battalion, Cumberland, February 4th, 1777;
Colonel, ditto, June 6th, 1777.

Hankinson, Aaron. Colonel, Second Regiment, Sussex, Feb-
ruary 28th, 1777.

Hendrickson, Daniel. Colonel, Third Regiment, Monmouth,
July 9th, 1776; resigned; re-commissioned November 20th,.
1777; taken prisoner June 9th, 1779.

Holme, Benjamin. Lieutenant Colonel, Second Battalion,
Salem; Colonel, ditto. May 27th, 1777; resigned Novem-
ber 6th, 1778.



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Holme, John. Colonel, Second Battalion, Salem ; resigned
May 27th, 1777 — disability.

Holmes, Ashee. First Major, First Regiment, Monmouth,
November 28th, 1776; Colonel, ditto, March 27th, 1778;
Colonel, regiment. State troops, October 9th, 1779; Colo-
nel, battalion. State troops, June 7th, 1780.

Hunt, Nathaniel. Colonel, Second Regiment, Hunterdon;
resigned.

Hunt, Stephen. Captain, company, artillery, militia; Colonel,
First Battalion, Somerset, February 3d, 1776; Colonel, bat-
talion, "Heard's Brigade," June 14th, 1776; resigned July
i2th, 1776 — disability.

H\'ER, Jacob. Lieutenant Colonel, Third Regiment, Middle-
sex, August 9th, 1776; Colonel, ditto, September 6th,
1777; resigned October 2d, 1778.

Jaques, Moses. Lieutenant Colonel, First Regiment, Essex,
September 24th, 1777; Colonel, ditto, December 12th,
1778.

Johnson, Philip. Lieutenant Colonel, Colonel Hunt's battal-
ion, "Heard's Brigade," June 14th, 1776; Colonel, ditto,
August ist, 1776 ; killed at the battle of Long Island August
1st, 1776.

Lawrence, Elisha. Colonel, Monmouth ; also Quartermaster,
Quartermaster General's Department.

LowREY, Thomas. Lieutenant Colonel, Third Regiment, Hun-
terdon, June 19th, 1776; Colonel, ditto.

Mackey, John. Colonel, battalion. Cape May; resigned Alarch
27th, 1778.

Martin, Ephraim. Colonel, Second Regiment, Sussex; Colonel,
battalion, "Heard's Brigade," June 14th, 1776; also
Colonel, Continental Army.

Maxwell, William. Colonel, First Regiment, Sussex; also
Brigadier General, Continental Army.

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Mehelm, John. Quartermaster and Paymaster, staff Brigadier
General Dickinson ; Colonel, Fourth Regiment, Hunterdon ;
resigned May 15th, 1777; Colonel and Quartermaster Gen-
eral; staff Major General Dickinson.

MuNSON, John. Lieutenant Colonel, Colonel Martin's battalion,
"Heard's Brigade," June 14th, 1776; Colonel, "Western
Battalion," Morris, May T5th, 1777.

Otto, Bodo. Colonel, First Battalion, Gloucester, September
i6th, 1777; died January 20th, 1782.

Phillips, Joseph. Major, Colonel Hunt's battalion, "Heard's
Brigade," June 14th, 1776; Lieutenant Colonel, Colonel
Johnson's battalion, ditto, August ist, 1776 ; Colonel, ditto,
September 20th, 1776; First Major, First Regiment, Hun-
terdon ; Colonel, ditto, March 15th, 1777.

Potter, Samuel. Lieutenant Colonel, First Regiment, Essex,
February, 3d, 1777; Colonel, ditto; resigned October 2d,
177S.

Preston, Isaac. Colonel, First Battalion, Cumberland, Febru-
ary 4th, 1777; resigned.

Quick, Abraham. Colonel, Second Battalion, Somerset; resigned
September 9th, 1777.

Read, Charles. Colonel, Second Regiment, Burlington; Colo-
nel, battalion. "Detached Militia," July i8th, 1776; Colo-
nel, battalion, State troops, November 27th, 1776.

Reed, Bowes. Lieutenant Colonel, Colonel Newcomb's bat-
talion, "Heard's Brigade," June 14th, 1776; Colonel, First
Regiment, Burlington, September 28th, 1776; resigned
March 31st, 1778.

Reynolds, Thomas. Lieutenant Colonel, Second Regiment,
Burlington; Colonel, ditto, June 6th, 1777; prisoner of
war and paroled; resigned December i8th, 1782.

Rosekranz, John. Captain, Third Battalion, Sussex ; ColoneV
ditto. May 23d, 1777.



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ScuDDER, Nathaniel. Lieutenant Colonel, First Regiment,
Monmouth; Colonel, ditto, November 28th, 1776; killed
in skirmish with refugees at Shrewsbury, Monmouth county.
New Jersey, October 15 th, 1781.

Seeley, Enos. Lieutenant Colonel, First Battalion, Cumber-
land; resigned February 4th, 1777 — disability; Colonel,
battalion. State troops.

Seeley, Sylvanus. Captain, Colonel Martin's battalion,
"Heard's Brigade," June 14th, 1776; Captain, "Eastern
Battalion," Morris; First Major, ditto, May 23d, 1777;
Colonel, ditto, November 13th, 1777 ; Colonel, battalion,
State troops.

Seward, John. Captain, Second Regiment, Sussex ; Lieuten-
ant Colonel, ditto, February 28th, 1777; Colonel, ditto.

Shreve, Israel. Colonel, First Battalion, Gloucester; also
Colonel, Continental Army.

Shreve, William. First Major, First Regiment, Burlington,
September 28th, 1776; Lieutenant Colonel, ditto, March
iSth, 1777; Colonel, ditto, April i8th, 1778.

Shute, William. Lieutenant Colonel, Second Battalion, Salem,
May 27th, 1777; Colonel, ditto; also Assistant Commissary
General.

Smith, Isaac. Colonel, First Regiment, Hunterdon ; resigned
to accept appointment as Justice of the Supreme Court of
New Jersey.

Smock, John. Captain, First Regiment, Monmouth, 1777;
Major, ditto; Lieutenant Colonel, ditto, March 27th, 1778;
prisoner of war September, 1780; Colonel, ditto.

Somers, Richard. Colonel, Third Battalion, Gloucester; Colo-
nel, battalion, State troops.

Spencer, Oliver. First^Major,''First'Regiment, Essex, February
23d, 1776; Lieutenant Colonel, ditto,' November 28th, 1776;
Lieutenant Colonel, ^Colonelj^Ford's^battalion,^ State^troops,



356 JERSEYMEN IN THE

November 27th, 1776; Colonel, ditto, February 3d, 1777;
also Colonel, Continental Army.

Stewart, Charles. Colonel, battalion, "Minute Men," Feb-
ruary 15th, 1776; also Commissary General.

Stillwell, Nicholas. Captain, battalion, Cape May; Lieu-
tenant Colonel, ditto, September 20th, 1776; Colonel,
ditto, March 27th, 1778; Colonel, regiment. State troops,
October 9th, 1779; resigned September 23d, 1780.

Symmes, John Cleves. Colonel, Third Battalion, Sussex;
resigned May 23d, 1777, to accept appointment as Justice
of the Supreme Court of New Jersey.

Taylor, George. Colonel, battalion, "Detached Militia," July
18th, 1776; Colonel, First Regiment, Monmouth ; resigned
November 28th, 1776, and deserted to the enemy.

Taylor, John. Captain, Colonel Neilson's battalion, "Minute
Men;" Captain, Fourth Regiment, Hunterdon; Second
Major, ditto, October 28th, 1775 ; Major, Colonel Read's
battalion, State troops, November 27th, 1776; Lieutenant
Colonel, Fourth Regiment, Hunterdon, February 17th,
1777; Colonel, ditto. May 23d, 1777; Colonel, regiment.
State troops, October 9th, 1779.

Taylor, Robert. Captain, Colonel Neilson's battalion, " Min-
ute Men;" Captain, Third Battalion, Gloucester; Captain,
Colonel Somers' battalion, State troops; Major, First Bat-
talion, Gloucester; Colonel, ditto, February 5th, 1777;
resigned September i6th, 1777.

Ten Eick, Abraham. Lieutenant Colonel, First Battalion,
Somerset, February 3d, 1776; Colonel, ditto.

Thomas, Edward. Lieutenant Colonel, Colonel Heard's bat-
talion, "Minute Men," February 12th, 1776; Colonel,
First Regiment, Essex, February 23d, 1776; Colonel, bat-
talion, "Detached Militia," July i8th, 1776; resigned
March 13th, 1777.



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Thompson, Mark. Lieutenant Colonel, Colonel Stewart's bat-
talion, "Minute Men," February isth, 1776; Colonel,
First Reginaent, Sussex, July loth, 1776 ; Colonel, battalion,
"Detached Militia," July 18th, 1776; resigned.

Van Cortland, Philip. Colonel, Second Regiment, Essex ;
Colonel, battalion, "Heard's Brigade," June 14th, 1776.

Vandike, Hendrick, (or Henry). Colonel, Second Battalion,
Somerset, September gtli, 1777 ; Colonel, regiment. State
troops, October 9th, 1779.

Webster, John. Lieutenant Colonel, First Regiment, Middle-
sex, March 31st, 1778; Colonel, ditto, April i8th, 1778.

West, Jacob. Lieutenant Colonel, First Regiment, Sussex,
September 28th, 1776; Lieutenant Colonel, Colonel Cham-
bers' battalion. State troops, November 27th, 1776; Colonel,
First Regiment, Sussex, June 6th,. 1777.

Wetherill, John. Colonel, Second Regiment, Middlesex ;
resigned August ist, 1776 — disability.

WiKOFF, AuKE. Lieutenant Colonel, Third Regiment, Mon-
mouth, July 23d, 1776] Colonel, ditto; prisoner of war in
September, 1780.



LIEUTENANT COLONELS.

Baird, Benjamin. First Major, Second Battalion, Somerset,
April 5th, 1777; Lieutenant Colonel, ditto, September 9th,
1777; died.

Bond, William. Captain, First Regiment, Sussex; Lieutenani
Colonel, ditto, October 7th, 1778; also Captain, Conti-
nental Army.

Bonnell, Abraham, Lieutenant Colonel, Third Regiment,
Hunterdon; Lieutenant Colonel, Colonel Thompson's bat-
talion, "Detached Militia," July i8th, 1776.

Bjrown, Robert. Captain, First Battalion, Gloucester; Lieu-



358 ySRSE YMEN IN THE

tenant Colonel, ditto, June loth, 1779; Lieutenant Colonel,
Colonel Stillwell's regiment, State troops, October 9th, 1779.

Cadmus, Thomas. Lieutenant Colonel, militia.

Chamberlain, William. Lieutenant Colonel, Second Regi-
ment, Hunterdon, September 9th, 1777; cashiered May
14th, 1781.

Clark, Elijah. Lieutenant Colonel, Second Battalion, Glou-
cester; resigned November 6th, 1777, to become member
of Assembly.

CoNDiCT, David. First Major, Second Regiment, Essex, Feb-
ruary 9th, 1776; Lieutenant Colonel, ditto, April 15th, 1777.

Crane, Jacob. Captain, First Regiment, Essex ; First Major,
ditto, September 24th, 1777; Lieutenant Colonel, ditto, De-
cember i2th, 177S; Lieutenant Colonel, Colonel Holmes'
regiment. State troops, October 9th, 1779.

Crow, Samuel. Captain, First Regiment, Middlesex ; First
Major, ditto, April 18th, 1778; Lieutenant Colonel, ditto,
December 12th, 1778.

Deare, Jonathan. First Major, First Regiment, Middlesex;
Lieutenant Colonel, ditto, July 25th, 1776; resigned March
31st, 1778; elected Collector of Customs, Eastern District
New Jersey, December 12th, 1778.

Dunham, Azariah. Lieutenant Colonel, Second Regiment,
Middlesex; resigned August ist, 1776.

Dunn, Micajah. Lieutenant Colonel, First Regiment, Middle-
sex; resigned July 25th, 1776 — disability.

Fell, Peter. Lieutenant Colonel, regiment, Bergen, March
27th, 1778; Lieutenant Colonel, State troops; resigned
October 5th, 1779.

Gaston, Robert. Lieutenant Colonel, "Western Battalion,"
Morris, May 15th, 1777; resigned.

Hadden, Thomas. Captain, First Regiment, Middlesex ; First



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Major, ditto J Lieutenant Colonel, ditto, April i8th, 1778;
resigned December 12th, 1778.

Haight, Joseph. First Major, Second Regiment, Burlington ;
Lieutenant Colonel, ditto, June 6th, 1777; dismissed De-
cember 25th, 1779.

Hakd, Henry. Lieutenant Colonel, battalion. Cape May ; re-
signed June 18th, 1776.

Harker, Daniel. Lieutenant Colonel, Second Regiment, Sus-
sex; resigned February 6th, 1777.

Hathaway, Benoni. Captain, "Eastern Battalion," Morris;
Second Major, ditto, September 9th, 1777 ; Lieutenant Col-
onel, ditto, November 13th, 1777; Lieutenant Colonel,
Colonel Vandike's regiment, State troops, October 9th, 1779.

Henderson, Thomas. Second Major, Colonel Stewart's bat-
talion, "Minute Men," February 15th, 1776; Major, Col-
onel Heard's battalion, June 14th, 1776; Lieutenant Col-
onel, Colonel Forman's battalion, "Heard's Brigade;"
Brigade Major, Monmouth.

Hillman, Josiah. Lieutenant Colonel, Colonel Read's battal-
ion, "Detached Militia," July i8th, 1776.

Hoagland, Oakey. Captain, First Regiment, Burlington;
Second Major, ditto, February ist, 1777 ; First Major, ditto,
March isth, 1777; Lieutenant Colonel, ditto, April i8th,
1778; Lieutenant Colonel, State troops.

Holmes, Abijah. Lieutenant Colonel, Second Battalion, Cum-
berland.

Houghton, Joab. Captain, First Regiment, Hunterdon ; Lieu-
tenant Colonel, ditto, March 15 th, 1777; Lieutenant Col-
onel, Colonel Taylor's regiment. State troops, October 9th,
1779.

Hunt, Abraham. Lieutenant Colonel, First Regiment, Hun-
terdon ; resigned.



360 JERSEYMEN IN THE

Lawrence, Elisha, Jr. First Major, Second Regiment, Mon-
mouth, October 2Sth, 1775; Lieutenant Colonel, ditto,
May 23d, 1777.

Lewis, William. Lieutenant Colonel, First Regiment, Burling-
ton, September 28th, 1776; resigned.

Lindsley, Eleazer. Second Major, " Eastern Battalion," Mor-
ris, January 13th, 1776; Lieutenant Colonel, ditto; also
Lieutenant Colonel, Continental Army.

LoTT, Richard. Lieutenant Colonel, Second Regiment, Mid-
dlesex, August i6th, 1776; resigned June 6th, 1777.

Ludlow, Cornelius. First Major, " Eastern Battalion," Morris,
January 13th, 1776; Major, Colonel Martin's battalion,
"Heard's Brigade," June 14th, 1776; Lieutenant Colonel,
"Eastern Battalion," Morris, May 23d, 1777; resigned
November 13th, 1777 — disability.

LusE, Nathan. Captain, "Western Battalion," Morris; Lieu-
tenant Colonel, ditto, June 21st, 178.2.

MiDDAH, Derrick. Second Major, First Battalion, Somerset,
February 3d, 1776; Lieutenant Colonel, ditto, February
28th, 1777.

Ogden, Abraham. Lieutenant Colonel, " Colonel Williamson's
Regiment, Light-Horse," February 3d, 1776.

Ogden, Samuel. Captain, First Battalion, Cumberland ; Cap-
tain, "Heard's Brigade," June 14th, 1776; Captain, Col-
onel Enos Seeley's battalion, State troops, January 31st,
1777; First Major, First Battalion, Cumberland, February
4th, 1777 ; Lieutenant Colonel, ditto, June 6th, 1777-

Ross, John. Lieutenant Colonel, Second Regiment, Burling-
ton, December i8th, 1782; also Major, Continental Army.

Salter, Joseph. Lieutenant Colonel, Second Regiment, Mon-
mouth.; resigned October 21st, 1775.

Scudder, William. First Major, Third Regiment, Middlesex,



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August 9th, 1776 J Lieutenant Colonel, ditto, September
6th, 1777.

Seabrook, Thomas. First Major, First Regiment, Monmouth;
Lieutenant Colonel, ditto, November 28th, 1776; Lieuten-
ant Colonel, Colonel Read's battalion. State troops, Novem-
ber 27th, 1776.

Shipman, Matthias. First Major, First Regiment, Sussex, Sep-
tember 28th, 1776; Lieutenant Colonel, ditto, June 6th,
1777; resigned April i8th, 1778.

Shreve, Samuel. Captain, First Battalion, Gloucester, Lieu-
tenant Colonel, ditto, February 5th, 1777; resigned Octo-
ber 2d, 1778.

Smith, Jeremiah. Lieutenant Colonel, First Regiment, Essex,
February 23d, 1776; resigned November 28th, 1776.

Stillwell, Enoch. First Major, battalion. Cape May, Septem-
ber 20th, 1776; Lieutenant Colonel, ditto, March 27th,
1778.

Starke, John. Second Major, "Western Battalion," Morris,
May isth, 1777; Lieutenant Colonel, ditto, October 7th,
1778; resigned May 23d, 1782.

Taylor, John. First Major, Second Regiment, Middlesex,
August i6th, 1776; Lieutenant Colonel, ditto, June 6th,
1777.

Tenbrook, John. Captain, "Minute Men;" First Major,
Fourth Regiment, Hunterdon, February ist, 1777; Lieu-
tenant Colonel, ditto.

Tonkin, Samuel. Lieutenant Colonel, First Battalion, Glou-
cester; resigned February sth, 1777.

Tuthill, Samuel. Lieutenant Colonel, " Colonel Williamson's
Regiment, Light-Horse," October 27th, 1775; resigned
February 3d, 1776.

Van Voorst, Cornelius. Lieutenant Colonel, regiment, Ber-
gen, June 29th, 1776; resigned.



362 JERSE YMEN IN THE

Vroom, Peter D. Captain, Second Battalion, Somerset ; First
Major, ditto, June 6th, 1777; Lieutenant Colonel, ditto,
September 9th, 1777.

'Ward, Matthias. Lieutenant Colonel, Second Regiment,
Essex, February 9th, 1776; prisoner of war at New York,
March 15 th, 1777.

Zabriskie, John. Lieutenant Colonel, regiment, Bergen ; re-
signed June i6th, 1776.



MAJORS.

Aleertson, Garret. Second Major, Second Regiment, Hun-
terdon ; commission canceled — removed from county.

-Anderson, Ephraim. First Major, First Regiment, Hunterdon;
resigned October 28th, 1775, to accept commission as Ad-
jutant, Second Battalion, First Establishment, Continental
Line.

Axtell, Henry. Major, Eastern Battalion, Morris; Major,
Colonel Ford's battalion. State troops ; resigned.

Baird, William. Captain, Second Battalion, Somerset ; First
Major, ditto, November 6th, 1777.

Barnet, William. Major, " Colonel Williamson's Regiment,
Light-Horse," February 3d, 1776.

Bayles, Platt. Captain, Colonel Hunt's battalion, " Heard's
Brigade," June 14th, 1776; Major, Colonel Johnson's bat-
talion, ditto, AugustTst, 1776.

Berry, Ebenezer. Captain, Fourth Regiment, Hunterdon;
Second Major, ditto, April 25th, 1778.

Bescherer, Abraham. Lieutenant, Captain Beaver's company,
First Regiment, Sussex ; Second Major, ditto, June 6th,
1777.



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363



Bishop, David. Adjutant, Third Regiment, Hunterdon ; Second
Major, Second Regiment, ditto ; First Major, ditto.

Blanchard, Cornelius. Brigade Major, militia, June i8th,
1776.

Brearley, Joseph. Captain, "Minute Men;" First Major,
First Regiment, Hunterdon j also Captain, Continental
Army.

Broderick, James. Captain, First Regiment, Sussex ; Captain,
Third Battalion, ditto ; First Major, Second Regiment,
Sussex, February 28th, 1777; resigned; also Captain, Con-
tinental Army.

Brown, Daniel. Captain, Eastern Battalion, Morris; First
Major, ditto, March 27th, 1778.

BuDD, Joseph. Second Major, Second Regiment, Burlington,
June 6th, 1777 ; resigned November 30th, 1781.

Carhart, Cornelius. Captain, Third Regiment, Hunterdon;
Second Major, Second Regiment, Hunterdon, April 20th,
1778.

Cook, Daniel. Captain, "Western Battalion," Morris; Second
Major,ditto, September 29th, 1781 ; resigned May 23d, 1782.

Cook, John. Captain, Second Regiment, Monmouth; Second
Major, ditto, October 13th, 1777; killed at Block House,
Toms river. New Jersey.-

Cortright, John. Captain, Sussex; Major, Third Battalion,
Sussex.

Crane, William. Major, militia.

Davison, William. Major, militia.

DeCou, Isaac. Second Major, First Regiment, Hunterdon;
resigned July 5th, 1776,

Demund, Edward. Second Major, First Regiment, Sussex,
September 28th, 1776; resigned.



364 JERSE YMEN IN THE

Denice, Dennis. First Major, Third Regiment, Monmouth,
July 23d, 1776.

Devenport, Franklin. Private, Essex militia ; Quartermaster,
ditto ; Brigade Major, militia; also Assistant Quartermaster
General.

Dey, Richard. Captain, regiment, Bergen ; First Major, ditto,
June 29th, 1776; Major, battalion, "Heard's Brigade;"
Major, Colonel Ford's battalion. State troops, November
27th, 1776; resigned.

DoDD, Caleb. Major, Second Regiment, Essex.^

Dunn, John. Major, Colonel Heard's battalion, " Minute
Men," February 12th, 1776; Major, Colonel Samuel For-
man's battalion, "Detached Militia," August 2d, 1776; First
Major, First Regiment, Middlesex, July 25th, 1776 ; resigned
April loth, 1778.

Edgar, Clarkson. Captain, First Regiment, Middlesex ; First
Major, ditto, December 12th, 1778; Major, Colonel Holmes'
regiment. State troops, October 9th, 1779.

Egbert, Thomas. Second Major, Third Regiment, Middlesex,
October 13th, 1777.

Eldridge, Eli. First Major, battalion. Cape May; resigned
June i8th, 1776.

Ellis, William. Captain, Colonel Newcomb's battalion,
" Heard's Brigade," June 14th, 1776; Major, ditto; Major,
Colonel Read's battalion, "Detached Militia," July i8th,
1776; Major, Colonel Potter's battalion. State troops, No-
vember 27th, 1776; Major, Second Battalion, Gloucester;
taken prisoner April 5th, 1778; exchanged December 26th,
1780.

Elmer, Timothy. Captain, First Battalion, Cumberland, Oc-
tober sth, 1776; Major, Colonel Enos Seeley's battalion.
State troops, February ist, 1777; First Major, First Bat-
talion, Cumberland.



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EwiNG, Thomas. First Major, Second Battalion, Cumberland,
November 26th, 1777.

Fell, John. Major, militia.

Fenimore, Thomas. First Major, Second Regiment, Burling-
ton, June 6th, 1777; resigned May 28th, 1779.

Flanningham, (or Flanagan), Samuel. Major, First Battalion,
Gloucester, June loth, 1779; also Captain, Continental
Army.

Foster, Ezekiel. Captain, First Battalion, Cumberland ; Sec-
ond Major, ditto, February 4th, 1777 ; resigned June loth,
1779.

GcETSCHius, John Mauritius. Captain, regiment, Bergen ; Sec-
ond Major, ditto, June 29th, 1776 ; Major, Colonel Thomas'
battahon, "Detached Militia," July i8th, 1776; Major Com-
manding battalion, State troops.

Gordon, Peter. Captain, First Regiment, Hunterdon ; Cap-
tain, Colonel Forman's battalion, "Heard's Brigade,"
June 14th, 1776; Brigade Major, ditto, July 25th, 1776;
also Major and Quartermaster, Quartermaster General's
Department.

Growendyck, Samuel. Captain, Second Regiment, Hunter-
don ; Second Major, ditto, October 7th, 1778; Major,
State troops.

Hall, Edward. Second Major, First Battalion, Salem, June
20th, 1776.

Hall, Thomas. Captain, First Battalion, Somerset; Second
Major, ditto, February 28th, 1777.

Halsted, Matthias. Brigade Major, staff Brigadier General
Winds ; Major and Aid-deCamp, staff Major General Dick-
inson ; also Quartermaster, Continental Army.

Hand, John. Second Major, battalion. Cape May, September
20th, 1776; First Major, ditto, March 27th, 1778.



366 JERSEYMEN IN THE

Hayes, Samuel. Adjutant, Second Regiment, Essex, February
9th, 1776; Adjutant, Colonel Thomas' battalion, "Detached
Militia," July i8th, 1776; Major, Colonel Spencer's bat-
talion, State troops, March 15th, 1777 ; First Major, Second
Regiment, Essex, June 6th, 1777 J Major, battalion. State
troops, June 7th, 1780; prisoner of war in September,
1780; Major, battalion, State troops, December 29th, 1781;
resigned November 6th, 1783.

Headly, Francis. First Major, Second Regiment, Sussex,
May 23d, 1777.

HoLCOMB, George. First Lieutenant, Captain Phillips' com-
pany, Third Regiment, Hunterdon; Captain, ditto; Second
Major, ditto, June 2ist, 1781.

Hoops, Robert. Brigade Major to General Reed, June 14th,
1776 ; declined ; Brigade Major to Brigadier General Dick-
inson, August 2d, 1776.

Howell, Ebenezer. Major, Colonel Newcomb's battalion,
" Heard's Brigade," June 22d, 1776; declined; also Major,
Continental Army.

HuNN, Thomas. Captain, First Regiment, Monmouth ; Second
Major, ditto, March 27th, 1778; cashiered February 21st,.
1 781, for conduct unbecoming an officer.

Imlay, James H. Major, Monmouth.

Jermon, Reuben. First Major, Colonel Enos Seeley's battalion,.



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