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Secretary of the Commonwealth. Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors in the War of the Revolution, 17 volumes, Boston: Wright and Potter Printing Co., 1896- .


Volume 17, page 243
Whitney, Reuben, Harvard. Capt. Joseph Sargent's co., Col. Josiah Whitney's regt.; pay abstract for mileage, dated June 22, 1777; mileage for 86 miles allowed said Whitney; also, Private, same co.; service from May 5, 1777, to July 12, 1777, 67 days; company drafted from Col. Whitney's and Col. Stearns's regts. and marched to serve under Gen. Spencer.


Volume 17, page 243
Whitney, Reuben, Newton. Descriptive list of men raised in Middlesex Co., agreeable to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780, as returned by Joseph Hosmer, Superintendent for said county; age, 18 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 3 in.; complexion, light; hair, brown; eyes, dark; occupation, laborer; engaged for town of Newton; engaged March 3, 1781; term, 3 years; also, Private, Capt. Timothy Remick's co., Col. Joseph Vose's (1st) regt.; muster roll for April, 1781, dated Garrison West Point; enlisted March 3 (also given March 8), 1781; enlistment, 3 years; also, muster roll for May, 1781; also, muster rolls for June and July, 1781, dated Camp Phillipsburgh; also, muster roll for Aug., 1781; also, muster roll for Sept., 1781, dated Peekskill; also, muster roll for Oct. and Nov., 1781, dated York Hutts; also, list of men tried by courts-martial subsequent to Jan. 1, 1781; said Whitney tried Dec. 6, 1781, by regimental court-martial, Capt. Williams, President, on charge of stealing grain; charge not supported, and said Whitney acquitted; also, muster rolls for Jan. and Feb., 1782, dated York Hutts; also, descriptive list of men in Continental service; Capt. Remick's co., Col. Joseph Vose's (1st) regt.; age, 19 1/2 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 5 1/2 in.; complexion, dark; hair, dark; birthplace, Roxbury; residence, Newton; enlisted March 3, 1781; enlistment, 3 years.


Volume 17, page 244
Whitney, Reuben. Private, Capt. Seth Newton's co., Col. Abijah Stearns's regt.; enlisted April 1, 1778; discharged July 2, 1778; service, 3 mos. 2 days, at and about Boston. Roll endorsed "Guards att Roxbury."


Volume 17, page 244
Whitney, Richard, Harvard. Sergeant, Capt. Joseph Fairbanks's co., Col. Asa Whetcomb's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Cambridge; left place of rendezvous April 21, 1775; service, 3 days.


Volume 17, page 244
Whitney, Richard. Private, Capt. Hezekiah Whitney's co., Col. Josiah Whitney's regt.; entered service July 22, 1777; service, 2 days; company marched on an alarm at Rhode Island.


Volume 17, page 244
Whitney, Richard. Private, Capt. Hezekiah Whitney's co., Col. Job Cushing's regt.; service, 36 days; company marched on the alarm at Bennington of July 30, 1777.


Volume 17, page 244
Whitney, Richard. Private, Capt. Samuel Hill's co., Col. Josiah Whitney's regt.; marched Oct. 2, 1777; service to Oct. 26, 1777, 24 days, under Lieut. Col. Ephraim Sawyer with Northern army; company marched from Harvard on a 30 days expedition.


Volume 17, page 244
Whitney, Richard. Private, Capt. Manasseh Sawyer's co., Col. Josiah Whitney's regt.; service from July 30, 1778, to Sept. 13, 1778, 1 mo. 15 days, at Rhode Island. Roll sworn to at Lancaster.


Volume 17, page 244
Whitney, Richard. Descriptive list of men raised in Berkshire Co. to serve in the Continental Army for the term of 9 months, agreeable to resolve of June 9, 1779, returned as received of Justin Ely, Commissioner, by Capt. Christopher Marshall, at Springfield, July 16, 1779; Capt. Goodrich's co., Col. Rossiter's regt.; age, 19 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 7 in.; complexion, light; engaged for town of Lenox. [See Richard Whitten.]


Volume 17, page 244
Whitney, Richard, Jr. Private, Capt. Samuel Hill's co., Col. Josiah Whitney's regt.; marched Oct. 2, 1777; service to Oct. 26, 1777, 24 days, under Lieut. Col. Ephraim Sawyer with Northern army; company marched from Harvard on a 30 days expedition.


Volume 17, page 244
Whitney, Robert, Stockbridge. Private, Capt. William Goodrich's co. of Indians, Col. John Patterson's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 25, 1775; service, 3 mos. 14 days; also, order for money in lieu of bounty coat dated Stockbridge, Feb. 27, 1776.


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