Revolutionary War Soldiers of Mount Washington, Mass.

 

Source: Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors in the War of the Revolution, transcribed by Michele (Patterson) Valenzano 2006

  Note: This list may not be complete. Spellings of names reflect how they appear in the records

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BENJAMIN, Nathan Private, Lieut. Andrew Loomis's co., Col. Ashley's (Berkshire Co.) regt.; enlisted Oct. 14, 1780; discharged Oct. 17, 1780; service, 4 days, on an alarm at Bennington

BENJAMIN, Nathan Private, Capt. John Spoor's co., Col. John Ashley, Jr.'s regt.; enlisted Oct. 12, 1781; discharged Oct. 20, 1781; service, 8 days; marched to Barnes's Heaths in Stillwater on an alarm.

BENJAMIN, Peleg Private, Capt. James Campbell's co., Col. John Ashley, Jr.'s (Berkshire Co.) regt.; enlisted Oct. 14, 1781; discharged Oct. 19, 1781; service, 10 days; marched to Saratoga by order of Gen. Stark on an alarm.

CAMBLE, Benjamin Private, Capt. John King's co., Col. John Ashley's regt.; enlisted Oct. 23, 1780; discharged Oct. 25, 1780; service, 2 days; marched from Mt. Washington toward Bennington to guard frontiers on an alarm.

CAMBLE, Nathan Private, Capt. John King's co., Col. John Ashley's regt.; enlisted Oct. 23, 1780; discharged Oct. 25, 1780; service, 2 days; marched from Mt. Washington toward Bennington to guard frontiers on an alarm.

CAMBLE, William Private, Capt. John King's co., Col. John Ashley's regt.; enlisted Oct. 23, 1780; discharged Oct. 25, 1780; service, 2 days; marched from Mt. Washington toward Bennington to guard frontiers on an alarm

DANIELS, Samuel Private, Capt. John King's co., Col. John Ashley's regt.; enlisted Oct. 23, 1780; discharged Oct. 25, 1780; service, 2 days; company marched from Mt. Washington toward Bennington to guard the frontiers on an alarm.

DARLING, Gershom Private, Capt. John King's co., Col. John Ashley's regt.; enlisted Oct. 23, 1780; discharged Oct. 25, 1780; service, 2 days; company marched from Mt. Washington toward Bennington on an alarm.

DIBBLE, Daniel Private, Capt. Sylvanus Willcox's co., Col. John Ashley's (Berkshire Co.) regt.; enlisted Sept. 19, 1777; discharged Oct. 19, 1777; service, 31 days, with Northern army. 

DIBBLE, Daniel Lieutenant, Capt. James Campbell's co., Col. John Ashley, Jr.'s (Berkshire Co.) regt.; engaged Oct. 14, 1781; discharged Oct. 19, 1781; service, 10 days, travel included; company marched to Saratoga at request of Gen. Stark on an alarm. Roll sworn to at Sheffield.

DIBBLE, John Sheffield. 1st Lieutenant, Capt. John King's 14th (Tauconnuck Mountain) co., 1st Berkshire Co. regt.; list of officers of Mass. militia dated Great Barrington, March 26, 1776; ordered in Council May 6, 1776, that said officers be commissioned; reported commissioned May 6, 1776; also, 1st Lieutenant, Capt. John King's (13th) co., 1st Berkshire Co. regt.; list of officers of Mass. militia [year not given]; also, 1st Lieutenant, Capt. Ephraim Fitch's (4th) co., Col. Benjamin Simonds' detachment of Berkshire Co. militia; muster roll dated Camp at Ticonderoga, Feb. 25, 1777; appointed Dec. 16, 1776; enlistment to expire March 15, 1777; reported absent on furlough at Granville in Feb., 1777, by leave of Col. Wayne; also, 1st Lieutenant, Capt. Fitch's co., Col. Simonds' detachment; return dated Sheffield, May 1, 1777, signed by Brig. John Fellows, of a detachment from said Fellows' (Berkshire Co.) brigade, made agreeable to order of General Court, to reinforce the Continental Army, and which marched the beginning of Jan., [1777].

DIBLE, John Lieutenant, Capt. John King's detachment, Col. John Ashley's regt.; entered service Oct. 23, 1780; discharged Oct. 25, 1780; service, 2 days; detachment marched from Mt. Washington toward Bennington to guard the frontiers on an alarm.

DIBBLE, Samuel Tauconnuck Mountain (Mt. Washington). Private, Capt. John Holmes's co. of Minute-men, Col. John Fellows' regt., which marched April 21, 1775, in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775; service to May 22, 1775, 1 mo. 4 days.

DIBBLE, Samuel Sergeant, Capt. John King's co., Col. Hopkins's (Berkshire Co.) regt.; entered service July 15, 1776; discharged Aug. 4, 1776; service, 20 days; company marched by order of Brig. Gen. Fellows.

DIBLE, Samuel Private, Capt. John King's detachment, Col. John Ashley's regt.; enlisted Oct. 23, 1780; discharged Oct. 25, 1780; service, 2 days; detachment marched from Mt. Washington toward Bennington to guard the frontiers on an alarm.

GAINS, Judah Private, Capt. John King's co., Col. Hopkins's (Berkshire Co.) regt.; enlisted July 15, 1776; discharged July 27, 1776; service, 12 days; company marched by order of Brig. Gen. Fellows.

GAINS, William Sheffield. Return of men enlisted into Continental Army from Capt. Noble's co., Col. Ashley's regt. [year not given]; residence, Sheffield; enlisted for town of Sheffield; joined Capt. Samuel Bartlett's co., Col. Weston's (Wesson's) regt.; enlistment, 3 years; reported mustered between Jan. 20, 1777, and June 1, 1778, by Trueman Wheler, Muster Master for Berkshire Co.; also, descriptive list dated Hutts, three miles from West Point, Jan. 28, 1781; Capt. Edes's co., 9th Mass. regt. commanded by Col. Henry Jackson; age, 19 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 8 in.; complexion, dark; hair, occupation, yeoman; residence, Sheffield; enlisted Dec. -, 1779, by Ensign King; enlistment, during war; also, 2d Mass. regt.; list of United States pensioners made up to Dec. 31, 1787, as returned by John Lucas, Commissary of Pensions; said Gains pensioned Jan. 3, 1783.

GAINS, William Private, Capt. John Spoor's co., Col. Benjamin Symonds's (Berkshire Co.) regt.; enlisted April 26; discharged May 20 [year not given, probably 1777]; service, 25 days, at Saratoga, by order of Maj. Gen. Gates.  

HALL, Elnathan Private, Capt. John King's Co., Col. Hopkins Berkshire (Co.) Regiment; enlisted July 15, 1776; discharged July 27, 1776; service twelve days; mileage out and home (190 miles) allowed; company marched by order of Brig. Gen. Fellows.

HATCH, James Mt. Washington. 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, pay roll for 6 months men raised by the town of [p.492] Mt. Washington for service in the Continental Army during 1780; entered service July 13, 1780; discharged Dec. 18, 1780; service, 5 mos. 10 days, including travel (75 miles) home.

HUMPHRY, Israel Mt. Washington. Private, Capt. Daniel Sacket's co., Col. Woodbridge's regt.; enlisted Aug. 20, 1777; discharged Nov. 29, 1777; service, 3 mos. 9 days, in Northern department; company raised for 3 months

HUMPHRYS, Israel Receipt dated Mt. Washington, Feb. 10, 1781, for bounty paid said Humphrys by Capt. John King to serve in the Continental Army during the war.

KING, Elijah Private, Capt. John King's co., Col. John Brown's (Berkshire Co.) regt.; enlisted June 29, 1777; discharged July 27, 1777; service, 29 days, under Gen. Skyler (Schuyler); mileage home (110 miles) allowed; also, Sergeant, Capt. John King's detachment, Col. John Ashley's regt.; entered service Oct. 23, 1780; discharged Oct. 25, 1780; service, 2 days; detachment marched from Mt. Washington towards Bennington to guard the frontiers on an alarm.

KING, Hezekiah Lieut. John Dibell's detachment, Col. Ashley's (Berkshire Co.) regt.; enlisted July 8, 1777; discharged July 27, 1777; service, 19 days.

KING, John Captain, 14th (Taconic Mountain) co., 1st Berkshire Co. regt. of Mass. militia; list of officers chosen by the several companies in said regiment, as returned by Mark Hopkins and others, field officers, dated Great Barrington, March 26, 1776; ordered in Council May 6, 1776, that said officers be commissioned; reported commissioned May 6, 1776; also, Captain, Col. Hopkins's (Berkshire Co.) regt.; entered service July 15, 1776; discharged July 31, 1776; service, 16 days; mileage out and home (180 miles) allowed; company marched by order of Brig. Gen. Fellows; also, Captain, Col. John Brown's (Berkshire Co.) regt.; company served from June 29, 1777, to July 21, 1777, 29 days under Gen. Skyler (Schuyler); also, Captain, Col. Ashley's (Ashley's) Berkshire Co. regt.; company served from July 21, 1777, to Aug. 15, 1777, 25 days; also, same regt.; entered service June 27, 1780; discharged July 4 (also given July 1), 1780; service, 8 days; company marched by order of Brig. Gen. Fellows on the alarm of June 27, 1780, to sustain fort at West Point; also, Captain, in command of a detachment, Col. John Ashley's regt.; entered service Oct. 23, 1780; discharged Oct. 25, 1780; service, 2 days; detachment marched from Mt. Washington towards Bennington to guard frontiers on an alarm.

LOUKE, Nicholas Mt. Washington. Receipt dated Feb. 26, 1781, for bounty paid said Louke by William Campbell, one of a committee of the town of Mt. Washington, to serve in the Continental Army for the term of 3 years.

OWEN, Epenetus Private, Capt. Ephraim Fitch's co., Col. Benjamin Simonds' detachment of Berkshire Co. militia; muster roll dated Camp at Ticonderoga, Feb. 25, 1777; enlisted Jan. 14, 1777; enlistment to expire March 15, 1777; also, pay roll for 6 months men raised by the town of Mt. Washington for service in the Continental Army during 1780; entered service July 13, 1780; discharged Jan. 7, 1781; service, 6 mos., including travel (75 miles) home; also, Private, Capt. Timothy Remick's co., Col. Joseph Vose's (1st) regt.; muster roll for Jan., 1781, dated West Point; enlisted July 13, 1780; discharged Jan. 3, 1781.

PATTERSON, Charles Private, Capt. John King's co., Col. Hopkins's (Berkshire Co.) regt.; entered service July 15, 1776; discharged July 31, 1776; service, 16 days; company marched by order of Brig. Gen. Fellows; also, Sergeant, Capt. John Spoor's co., Col. Benjamin Simonds' (Berkshire Co.) regt.; engaged April 26, 1777; discharged May 20, 1777; service, 25 days, at Saratoga by order of Maj. Gen. Gates.

SAGE, Allen Private, Capt. John King's co., Col. Hopkins's (Berkshire Co.) regt.; entered service July 15, 1776; discharged July 31, 1776; service, 16 days; mileage out and home (180 miles) allowed; company marched by order of Brig. Gen. Fellows; also, Capt. Ephraim Fitch's co., Col. Benjamin Simonds' detachment of Berkshire Co. militia; muster roll dated Ticonderoga, Feb. 25, 1777; enlisted Dec. 16, 1776; enlistment to expire March 15, 1777; also, Corporal, Capt. John King's detachment, Col. John Ashley's regt.; entered service Oct. 23, 1780; discharged Oct. 25, 1780; service, 2 days; detachment marched from Mt. Washington towards Bennington to guard the frontiers on an alarm; also, Capt. James Campbell's detachment, Col. John Ashley, Jr.'s (Berkshire Co.) regt.; engaged Oct. 14, 1781; discharged Oct. 19, 1781; service, 10 days, including 4 days (80 miles) travel home; detachment marched to Saratoga Oct. 14, 1781, at request of Gen. Stark on an alarm; roll swom to at Sheffield.

SAGE, Allen 2d Lieutenant, Capt. John king's 14th (also given 13th) Taconic Mountain co., 1st Berkshire Co. regt. of Mass. militia; list of oficers chosen by the several companies in said regiment, as returned by Mark Hopkins and others, field officers, dated Great Barrington, march 26, 1776; ordered in Council May 6, 1776, that said officers be commissioned; reported commissioned May 6, 1776.

SAGE, Daniel Private, Capt. Ephraim Fitch’s co., Col. Benjamin Simonds’s detachment of Berkshire Co. militia; muster roll dated Ticonderoga, Feb 25 1777; enlisted Dec 16 1776; enlistment to expire March 15, 1777; also, Capt. John King’s co., Col. John Brown’s (Berkshire Co.) regt; entered service June 29 1777; discharged July 27 1777 service 29 days under Gen. Schuyler; also, Capt. Sylvanus Wilcox’s co., Col. John Ashley’s (Berkshire Co.) regt; entered into service Sept 19 1777; discharged Oct 17 1777; service 28 days with Northern Army.

SAGE, Selah Private, Capt. John King’s co., Col. Hopkins’s (Berkshire Co.) regt; entered service July 15, 1776; discharged July 27 1776; service, 12 days; mileage out and home (190 miles) allowed; company marched by order of Brig. Gen. Fellows.

SPARKS, Asa Private, Capt. Ephraim Fitch's co., Col. Benjamin Simonds' detachment of Berkshire Co. militia; muster roll dated Ticonderoga, Feb. 25, 1777; enlisted Dec. 16, 1776; enlistment to expire March 15, 1777; reported on duty with Maj. Hay; also, Lieut. John Dibell's detachment, Col. Ashley's (Berkshire Co.) regt.; entered service July 8, 1777; discharged July 27, 1777; service, 19 days; also, Capt. John King's detachment, Col. John Ashley's regt.; entered service Oct. 23, 1780; discharged Oct. 25, 1780; service, 2 days; detachment marched from Mt. Washington towards Bennington to guard the frontiers on an alarm.

SPENCER, John Pay roll for 6 months men raised by the town of Mt. Washington for service in the Continental Army during 1780; entered service July 13, 1780; discharged Dec. 9, 1780; service, 5 mos. 1 day, including travel (75 miles) home.

SPINCER, John Mt. Washington. 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.

WILCOX, Abner Private, Capt. John King's detachment, Col. John Ashley's regt.; entered service Oct. 23, 1780; discharged Oct. 25, 1780; service, 2 days; detachment marched from Mt. Washington towards Bennington to guard the frontiers on an alarm; also, Sergeant, Capt. James Campbell's detachment, Col. John Ashley, Jr.'s (Berkshire Co.) regt.; engaged Oct. 14, 1781; discharged Oct. 19, 1781; service, 10 days, including 4 days (80 miles) travel home; detachment marched to Saratoga Oct. 14, 1781, at request of Gen. Gates on an alarm; roll sworn to at Sheffield.

WOODEN, Abner Tauconnuck Mountain (Mt. Washington). Corporal, Capt. John Holmes's co., Col. John Fellows's regt., which marched April 21, 1775, in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 17 days. 

WOODEN, Amos Lieut. John Dibell's detachment, Col. Ashely's (Berkshire Co.) regt.; entered service July 8, 1777; discharged July 27, 1777; service, 15 days.

WOODEN, John Lieut. John Dibell's detachment, Col. Ashley's (Berkshire Co.) regt.; entered service July 8, 1777; discharged July 21, 1777; service, 13 days; also, Capt. John King's co., Col. Ashely's (Berkshire Co.) regt.; entered service July 21, 1777; discharged Aug. 15, 1777; service, 25 days.

WOODEN, Peter 2d Lieutenant, 14th co., Col John Ashley, Jr's (1st Berkshire Co.) regt. of Mass. militia; list of officers; commissioned June 5, 1779; also, 2nd Lieutenant, Capt. Jacob Cook's (14th) co., 1st Berkshire Co., regt. of Mass. militia; list of officers (year not given).

WOODIN, Abner, Sheffield. Corporal, Capt. William Beacon’s (Bacon’s) co., Col. John Fellows’s regt.; muster roll dated Aug 1, 1775; enlisted May 8, 1775; service, 3 mos. 1 day also, company return dated Dorchester, Oct 6, 1775.

WOODIN, Peter Lieutenant, Capt. John King’s detachment, Col. John Ashley’s regt.; entered service Oct 23 1780; discharged Oct 25 1780; service, 2 days; detachment marched from Mt. Washington towards Bennington to guard frontiers on an alarm.

WOODING, Amos Private, Capt. John King’s co., Col. Hopkins’s (Berkshire Co.,) regt.; entered service July 15, 1776; discharged July 31, 1776; service 16 days; mileage out and home (180 miles) allowed: company marched by order of Brg. Gen. Fellows.

 

 

** Hopkins, Mark. Colonel, 1st Berkshire Co. regt. of Mass. militia; list of field officers; commissioned Aug. 30, 1775; also, official record of a ballot by the House of Representatives, dated Jan. 30, 1776; said Hopkins chosen Colonel, 1st Berkshire Co. regt. of Mass. militia; appointment concurred in by Council Feb. 7, 1776; reported commissioned Feb. 7, 1776; also, lists of officers chosen by the several companies in 1st Berkshire Co. regt., as returned by said Hopkins and others, field officers, dated Great Barrington, March 26, and June 3, 1776; also, Colonel; pay roll of field and staff officers of a detachment from said Hopkins's (Berkshire Co.) regt.; entered service July 15, 1776; discharged July 31, 1776; service, 15 days; mileage out and home (200 miles) allowed; detachment called out and stationed at Peekskill, N. Y., by order of Brig. Gen. Fellows. 

** Simonds, Benjamin, Williamstown. Certificate signed by said Simonds, Colonel, certifying that Mr. Eliel Tode had been chosen Adjutant by the field officers of 2d (Berkshire Co.) regt. of Mass. militia, and recommending that he be commissioned; ordered in Council May 4, 1776, that he be commissioned; also, Colonel of a detachment of Berkshire Co. militia; muster roll dated Camp at Ticonderoga, Feb. 25, 1777; appointed Dec. 16, 1776; also, official record of a ballot by the House of Representatives, dated April 4, 1777; said Simonds chosen Colonel, 2d Berkshire Co. regt. of Mass. militia; appointment concurred in by Council April 4, 1777; reported commissioned April 4, 1777; also, return dated Sheffield, May 1, 1777, signed by Brig. Gen. John Fellows, of a detachment commanded by said Simonds, made from said Fellows's (Berkshire Co.) brigade to reinforce the Continental Army, agreeable to resolve of General Court, and which marched the beginning of Jan. [1777]; residence, Williamstown; also, Colonel, 3d Berkshire Co. regt., Brig. Gen. John Fellows's brigade; general return of Mass. militia made by Adj. Gen. Peleg Wadsworth, dated July 5, 1779; also, Colonel, Berkshire Co. regt.; engaged Oct. 12, 1780; discharged Oct. 19, 1780; service, 11 days, including 4 days (80 miles) travel home; regiment marched to Northern frontiers by order of Gen. Fellows on an alarm; also, same regt.; engaged Oct. 26, 1780; discharged Oct. 30, 1780; service, 8 days, including 4 days (80 miles) travel home; regiment marched to Northern frontiers by order of Gen. Fellows on an alarm; also, Colonel, 7th Essex Co. [?] regt. of Mass. militia; list of officers [year not given].

 

 

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