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Muster Roll of Capt. Benjamin Walker’s Company
In the 4th N. York Regiment in the Service
of the United States Commanded by Fred Weissenfels
Esq’r. Lt Colo. Commandt for the Month of Sept. Oct’r Nov’r & Dec’r 80

 

Nov’r 21st 1776

Benjamin Walker Capt.

AD Camp to Major Gen’l B. Stuben

Commissioned

Nov’r 9th 1777

Thomas Hunt Lieutenant

Deputy Muster Master PT

Appd

Jan’y 1st 1778

Joseph Morrell Ensign

 

 

 

 

 

Appd

Serjeant Major

Term

Remarks

 

Patrick Sinnott

War

 

 

Qr Master Serjeant

 

 

Nov’r 12th 1778

John Duguid

3 years

 

 

 

 

 

 

Serjeants

 

 

 

Thomas Pollard

 

 

 

Daniel Tapping

 

 

 

John Damolds

Join’d Sept’r 1st 1780 Furloughed Dec’r 27th, 1780

 

 

Corporals

 

 

 

Andrew Rose

Reduced 1st Sept’r 80

 

 

Thomas Dnnniston

Do         Do         Do

 

 

George St. Lawrence

Promoted Sept’r 1 80

 

 

 

Sick at Conohahary

 

 

Drum Major

Term

Remarks

 

Robt. Ward

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fife Major

 

 

 

John M. Charlesworth

Promoted Octob’r 15th 1780

 

 

Drummer

 

 

 

Fifer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Privates

 

 

 

William Burham

 

 

 

Francis Budine

 

Furloughed by Colo Weisenfles Exp Servant waiter to Mr. Genl McDougal

 

Richard Cothill

 

 

 

Edward Collins

 

 

 

Simion Cox

 

 

 

Anthony D. Rush

 

 

 

John Dunnavan

 

 

 

Thomas Deniston

 

 

 

Thomas Holms

 

 

 

Samuel Johnson

 

 

 

William Johnson

 

 

 

Jacob Spicer

 

 

 

Micajah Sherwood

 

On his Excell’s G’d

 

Samuel Mitchell

 

 

 

Samuel Willson

 

 

 

Eleiser Youmans

 

 

 

Timothy Smalley

 

Deserted 27th Oct’r 1780

 

David Ogden

 

 

 

Minard Vm D Bogard

5 mo (1)

Discharg’d Dec’r 15

 

Stephen Burges

 

 

 

Elijah Cuney [Curry]

 

Deserted 10 Oct’r 1780

 

Peter Ennis

 

Discharg’d 15th Dec’r 80

 

Peter Fosburgh [Vosburgh]

 

 

 

William King

 

 

 

Jese Kenney

 

Deserted Octob’r 10th 1780

 

Francis Mason

 

Disch’d 15 Dec’r 1780

 

John Pill [Pell]

 

 

 

Aron Roft

 

 

 

John Wheeler

 

 

 

Andrew Rose

War

Reduced Sept 1st 80

Fort Schuyler December 31st 1780 then mustered Capt Ben Walkers Company as specified in the above roll.  Thos Hunt LTDMPT
Proof of the Effectives

 

Capt

Lieut

Ensign

Serjt Majr

Qmr Serjt

Prest

 

1

1

1

1

Abst

1

 

 

 

 

Total

1

1

1

1

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Drum Major

Fife Major

Sergt

Cropl

Drummer- Fife

Prest

1

1

2

 

 

Abst

 

 

1

1

 

Total

1

1

3

1

 

 

Privates

War

3 years

Draughts

Non effectives

Prest

15

20

1

 

 

Abst

3

5

 

 

12

Total

18

25

1

 

12

            I do swear that the within Muster Roll is a True State of the Company without fraud to the United States or any Individual According to my best knowledge.  Joseph Morrell Ensign
            Sworn before me this 1st Day of January 1781
            Fred Weisenfels Lt Colo Comnd’t
Revolutionary War Rolls 1775-1783, Roll 71.  Series M-246, National Archives, Washington, D.C.

End Notes—Captain Benjamin Walker’s Company

  1. The men on this roll were enlisted for 5 months and were raised from the levies and militia.

      Stephen Burgess—Private—Captain Lathrop Allen’s Company
      Peter Vosburgh—Private—Captain Isaac Bogart’s Company
      John Wheeler—Private—Captain Walter Vrooman’s Company.
      These three men were all from Lieutenant-Colonel John Harper’s Regiment of New York state Levies.  Others from this regiment were in other companies of the Fourth NY Regiment.

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