23HOLLIS Military Info #1
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Hollis, Daniel, Braintree.Private, Capt. John Vinton's (Braintree) co.
of grenadiers, Col. Benjamin Lincoln's regt., which assembled April
19, 1775; service, 3 days; also, Capt. John Vinton's co. of
Minute-men, Col. Benjamin Lincoln's regt., which assembled April 29,
1775; service, 3 days; also, Corporal, Capt. John Vinton's
(Independent) co.; muster roll dated Jan. -, 1776; enlisted May 3,
1775; service, 8 mos. 18 days; also, order for bounty coat or its
equivalent in money dated Cambridge, Feb. 10, 1776.
Hollis, Daniel, Lanesborough.Capt. Asa Barns's co., Col. Benjamin
Ruggles Woodbridge's regt.; receipt for advance pay, signed by said
Hollis and others, dated Cambridge, June 30, 1775; also, Private, same
co. and regt.; company return dated Sept. 28, 1775; also, Drummer,
Capt. Ebenezer Newell's co., Col. Benjamin Symonds's regt.; service, 6
days; company marched from Lanesborough to Meloomscuyck Aug. 14, 1777,
on an alarm; also, Private, Capt. Enos Parker's co., Col. Jacob
Gerrish's regt.; enlisted July 3, 1778; discharged Sept. 30, 1778;
service, 3 mos. 1 day; company detached from Berkshire Co. militia to
guard stores at Springfield for 6 months from July 1, 1778.
Hollis, David, Haverhill.Private, Capt. Thomas Cogswell's co., Col. L.
Baldwin's (26th) regt.; pay abstracts for Feb.-May, 1776; also, Capt.
Cogswell's co.; pay abstract for travel allowance, etc., from the army
home, dated Jan. 28, 1777; said Hollis credited with allowance for 15
days (300 miles).
Hollis, David, Weymouth.Private, Capt. Seth Turner's (Independent)
co.; enlisted Jan. 22, 1776; service, 2 mos. 22 days; company
stationed at Braintree from Jan. 1, 1776, to May 22, 1776; also, Capt.
Seth Turner's co., Col. Thomas Marshall's regt.; enlisted May 23,
1776; service to Jan. 1, 1777, 7 mos. 9 days; company stationed at
Hull; also, descriptive list of men raised in Suffolk Co. for the term
of 9 months from the time of their arrival at Fishkill, agreeable to
resolve of April 20, 1778, as returned by Stephen Badlam,
Superintendent for said county, dated Dorchester, June 29, 1778; Capt.
Samuel Ward's co., Col. David Cushing's regt.; age, 21 yrs.; stature,
5 ft. 5 in.; complexion, light; hair, light brown; eyes, gray;
nationality, American; occupation, cordwainer; residence, Weymouth;
engaged for town of Weymouth; conducted to camp by Sergt. Ebenezer
Brown; also, list of men returned as received of Maj. Stephen Badlam,
by Sergt. Ebenezer Brown, of Col. Bailey's regt., at Dorchester, June
29, 1778, to be delivered to Brig. Jonathan Warner at Fishkill; also,
list of men returned as mustered by Henry Rutgers, Jr., Deputy Muster
Master, dated Fishkill, Aug. 1, 1778; arrived at Fishkill July 9,
1778; also, Private, Capt. Jacob Wales's co., Col. Thomas Marshall's
regt.; muster rolls for Jan. and March, 1779, dated West Point;
enlisted July 9, 1778; enlistment, 9 months; reported on command at
Tarrytown in Jan., 1779; also, Capt. Luke Howell's co., Col. Nathan
Tyler's regt.; enlisted July 15, 1779; service to Dec. 1, 1779, 4 mos.
16 days, at Rhode Island; also, same co. and regt.; pay roll for Dec.,
1779, allowing 20 days service at Rhode Island; also, same co. and
regt.; pay roll for Dec., 1779, allowing 1 mo. 4 days service at Rhode
Island, including travel (75 miles) home.
Hollis, David.Returns for rations between July 10, 1779, and Sept. 25,
1779, and between March 25, 1780, and May 6, 1780, dated Boston, of
men employed under Col. William Burbeck at the Laboratory.
[p.141] Hollis, David.Gunner, Capt. Winthrop Gray's (3d) co., Col.
Thomas Crafts's (Artillery) regt.; service from time of enlistment to
Aug. 1, 1777, 2 mos. 10 days; also, same co. and regt.; return of men
who marched on a secret expedition to Rhode Island and were entitled
to bounty, dated Boston, Jan. 8, 1778; also, same co. and regt.; list
of men entitled to additional bounty, dated Jan. 12, 1778; also, same
co. and regt.; list of men who received bounty from April 30, 1777, to
Dec. 30, 1777, 8 months; also, Gunner, (late) Capt. Jonathan Warner's
(3d) co., in a corps of artillery lately commanded by Lieut. Col. Paul
Revere; service from Jan. 1, 1780, to May 8, 1780, 4 mos. 8 days.
Hollis, David.Private, Capt. Jesse Sturtevant's co., Col. John
Jacobs's regt.; enlisted Aug. 2, 1780; discharged Nov. 1, 1780;
service, 2 mos. 30 days; regiment detached from militia to reinforce
Continental Army at Rhode Island for 3 months.
Hollis, Ebenezer, Cohasset.Cook, armed schooner Resolution,
commanded by Capt. Amos Potter; descriptive list of officers and crew,
sworn to in Suffolk Co., April 5, 1781; age, 44 yrs.; stature, 5 ft.
10 in.; complexion, dark; residence, Cohasset.
Hollis, Ebenezer, Weymouth.Private, Capt. Jacob Goold's co., Col.
Greaton's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 27,
1775; service, 13 weeks 5 days; also, Capt. Goold's co., 36th regt.;
company return [probably Oct., 1775]; company stationed at Fort No. 2,
Hollis, Ebenezer.Private, Capt. Theophilus Wilder's co., Col. Benjamin
Gill's regt.; enlisted Aug. 24, 1777; discharged Nov. 29, 1777;
service, 3 mos. 19 days, in Northern department, including 13 days
(252 miles) travel home; company raised for 3 months. Roll sworn to in