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Muster Roll of Capt. Dirck Hansen’s Company in the Battalion of Forces in the Service of the United States of America Commanded By Colo. James Livingston (1)
Commissioned December 18th Capt. Dirck Hansen. 
Commissioned May 6, 1777, 1st Lt. William Wallace (2). December 18, 1776, 2d Lt. Duncan Campbell (sick at Albany)

No

Appointed

Serjeants

For What Term

Remarks

1

January 1th, 1777

Birch, John

During the War

 

2

Do--1--Do

Hawkins, William

Do

 

3

Do –1—Do

Matthews, Peter

Do

Sick at Johnstown

4

June 10—Do

Swayer, Lambert (3)

3 years

 

 

 

 

 

 

No

Appointed

Corporals

For What Term

Remarks

1

January 1, 1777

Hubbart, Joseph

During the War

 

2

Do—1—Do

 Porter, William

Do

 

3

August 1 – Do

Maule, Alexander

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

No

Appointed

Drum

For What Term

Remarks

1

March 30—Do

Caylor, Fradrick

During War

 

 

 

 

 

 

No

Appointed

Fife

For What Term

Remarks

 

Dec’r 30, 1776

Cook, Nicholas

 

 

Captain Dirck Hanson’s Company—Colonel James Livingston


No

Inlisted

Privates

For What Term

Remarks

1

March 21, 1777

Abbot, Joseph

During War

 

2

Do—20--Do

Aitkinson, George

Do

 

3

January 1—Do

Barns, David

Do

 

4

Do—3—Do

Barret, Peter

Do

On Command to Fort Schuyler

5

Do—1—Do

Balding Zeriah

Do

 

6

June 2—Do

Conner, Henry

Do

 

7

January 1—Do

Daskham, John

Do

 

8

June 23—Do

Fletcher, John

Do

 

9

January 1—Do

Hosmer, John

Do

 

10

Do—1—Do

Hall, David

Do

 

11

Do—1—Do

Jerrel, John

Do

 

12

June 5—Do

Moke, Garardus

Do

 

13

January 5—Do

Mitchell, Barnabas

Do

 

14

Do—1—Do

Jerrel, Ezekiel

Do

 

15

May 20—Do

Vrooman, Peter

Three Years

 

16

May 12—Do

Wilsell, Abel

During War

 

17

June 17—Do

Hany, Abraham

Do

Sick at Caughnawaga

18

January 14—Do

Adams, John

Do

Desarted 14 Jany 1777

19

Do—1—Do

Bouly [Bailey], Henry

Do

Desarted 25 March

20

Do—13—Do

Garrison, Peter

Do

Do—5 April

21

Do—13—Do

Banomy, Gardner

Do

Do—Do

22

March 6—Do

Darmouth, James

Do

Do—7 March

 

Campt near Loudon’s Ferry Sept’r 7, 1777.  Mustered then Capt. Dirck Hansen’s Company as specified in the above role.  Richard Lush Dep’y MM.  Rich’d Varick D. MM Genl
Proof of Effectives

 

Captain

 1st Lieut.

2d Lieut

Ensign

Serjeants

Present

1

1

 

 

3

Absent

 

 

1

 

1

Total

1

1

1

 

4

 

Corporals

Drum

Fife

Privates

 

Present

3

1

1

15

 

Absent

 

 

 

2

 

Total

3

1

1

17

 

We do swear that the within Muster Roll is the True State of the Company without Fraud to the United States or to any Individual according to the Best of our knowledge.  Dirck Hansen Capt.
Sworn before me in Camp near Still Water this 14th Sept’r 1777.  Ebenezer Learned B[brigadier]  G[eneral]
Muster Roll of Dirrck Hansens Compy.  Colonel James Livingston’s Battalion, From Dec’r 18 to Sept 7, 1777.
Revolutionary War Rolls 1775-1783, Series M-246, Roll 132, Folder 218.  National Archives, Washington DC.

 

End Notes—Capt. Dirck Hansen’s Company

    1. James Livingston was the Colonel of the First Canadian Continental Regiment.  This regiment had several Canadians that enlisted and fought for American Independence.
    2. William Wallace from Johnstown, NY.  He had served as a private and Sergeant in theThird Regiment of Tryon County Militia, William also served as a Lieutenant in Colonel Lewis DuBois’ Regiment of New York State Levies, in 1780.
    3. Lambert Sawyer served as a Sergeant in the Colonel Goose VanSchaick’s New York Continental Regiment in 1776 in Captain Andrew Finck’s Company.  He served 3 years in this regiment and was discharged on June 10, 1780.  He served as a sergeant in Captain Garret Putman’s Company in Colonel Marinus Willett’s Regiment of New York State Levies in 1781.  He then served as a private in Captain Jellis A. Fonda’s Company in Colonel Willett’s Regiment in 1782.

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