Colonel Jedidiah Huntington's Regimant, 1776 - 17th Continental


[Colonel Jedidiah Huntington's regiment of 1775, as reorganized for service in the Continental army for the year 1776. After the siege of Boston, it marched under Washington to New York (by way of New London and the Sound in schooners), and remained in that vicinity from April to the close of the year. Assisted in fortifying the City; ordered Aug. 24 to the Brooklyn front; engaged in the Battle of Long Island Aug. 27, in and near Greenwood Cemetery; was surrounded by the enemy and lost heavily in prisoners; moved with the main Island Aug. 27, in and near Greenwood Cemetery; was surrounded by the enemy and lost heavily in prisoners; moved with the main army until after Battle of White Plains; disbanded under General Heath, near Peekskill, Dec. 31, 1776. Rolls incomplete.]


FIELD AND STAFF

Colonel: Jedidiah Huntington		Norwich		Served through the year (absent, sick in
							 Aug.), re-ent. Cont. Service in '77.
Lieut.-Colonel: Joel Clark		Farmington	Taken pris. Battle of L. I. Aug. 27;
							 died at N. Y. Dec. 19, '76.
Major: Elihu Humphreys			Simsbury	-
Surgeon: John Waldo			Colchester	-
Surgeon's Mate: Silas Holmes		-		Taken pris. Battle of L. I. Aug. 27; ex-
							 changed early in '77.
Chaplain: Rev. John Ellis		Franklin	Served in Cont. army in '77, etc.
Adjutant: William Peck			Lyme		Appt. A. D. C. to General Spencer.
							 See Genl. Staff.
Adjutant: Elisha Hopkins		Hartford	Appt. from Serj. Brewster's Co.; Pris.
							 Battle of L. I. Aug. 27.
Quartermaster: Thomas Fanning		Norwich		Taken pris. Battle of L. I. Aug. 27.
Paymaster: Gardner Carpenter		Norwich		Appt. Sept. 9, '76

Names			Residence	Remarks
CAPTAINS
Abram Tyler		Haddam		-
Caleb Trowbridge	New Haven	Pris. Bat. of L. I. Aug. 27.
Joseph Jewett		Lyme		Mortally wd. and pris. Bat-
					 tle of L. I. Aug. 27; died
					 Aug. 29, '76
Jonathan Brewster	Preston		Pris. Bat. of L. I. Aug. 27.
Ozias Bissell		Hartford	Pris. Bat. of L. I. Aug. 27.
Elihu Hubbard		Middletown	-
Timothy Percival	Chatham		Pris. Bat. of L. I. Aug. 27.
Ebenezer Fitch Bissell	Windsor		Pris. Bat. of L. I. Aug. 27.

FIRST LIEUTENANTS
Solomon Orcutt		Windham Co.	Pris. Bat. of L. I. Aug. 27.
Zebediah Farnum		-		In naval service, 1780.
Jabez Fitch, Jr.	Norwich		Pris. Bat. of L. I. Aug. 27.
Simeon Huntington	Norwich		-
Abraham Wright		-		-
Jonathan Gillet		Lyme		Pris. Bat. of L. I. Aug. 27.
Nathaniel Gove		Preston		Pris. Bat. of L. I. Aug. 27.
William Peck		Lyme		See Adjutant above.

SECOND LIEUTENANTS
Aaron Hale		Haddam		-
Thomas Fanning		Norwich		See Quartermaster, above.
John Harris		-		-
Ebenezer Perkins	Norwich		Re-ent. Cont. service in '77.
Solomon Makepeace	-		Pris. Bat. of L. I. Aug. 27.
Thomas Hayden		Windsor		Re-ent. Cont. service in '77.
Simeon Newell		Southington	-
Jonathan Humphreys	Simsbury	-

ENSIGNS
Cornelius Higgins	Haddam		Pris. Bat. of L. I. Aug. 27.
Anthony Bradford	Plainfield	Pris. Bat. of L. I. Aug. 27.
John Kinsman		-		Pris. Bat. of L. I. Aug. 27.
Joshua Tracy		Preston		-
Joseph Chapman		Norwich		Pris. Bat. of L. I. Aug. 27.
Elihu Lyman		Middletown	Wounded and pris. Bat. of
					 L. I. Aug. 27. Exch.
					 May, '78.
Joel Gillet		Lyme		Pris. Bat. of L. I. Aug. 27.
Moses Goodman		Hartford	-
Elisha Brewster		Preston		-

CASUALTIES IN COL. HUNTINGTON'S REGIMENT, BATTLE OF LONG ISLAND, AUG. 27, 1776

CAPTAIN TYLER'S CO.

Serjeants
Bartlett, Lewis		Missing
Elisha Benton		Missing
Corporals
Reuben Bates		Missing
Olive Jennings		Missing
Joseph White		Missing
Jesse Swaddle		Missing

Privates
Joseph Arnold		Missing
Joel Ballard		Missing
Azariah Benton		Missing
Lemuel Lewis		Missing
Seth Rider		Missing
John Smith		Missing
Jeremiah Sparks		Missing
Jonathan Witherd	Missing
Josiah Benton		Missing
Luke Kimball		Missing
Jonathan Barnard	Missing
James Lindsey		Missing

CAPTAIN JEWETT'S CO.

Serjeants
Stephen Ottis		Missing
Rufus Tracy		Missing
Roswel Graves		Missing

Corporals
Nathan Raymond		Missing
Peleg Edwards		Missing

Privates
Joshua Blake		Missing
Billa Dyer		Missing
Theophilus Emerson	Missing
Jaspar Griffin		Missing
Elisha Miller		Missing
Adam Mitchel		Missing
Charles Phelps		Missing
Silas Phelps		Missing
Oliver Rude		Missing
Ebenezer Smith		Missing
Jacob Sterling		Missing
Timothy Tiffany		Missing
Peter Way		Missing
Lebbeus Wheeler		Missing
Nathan Wood		Missing
David Yerrington	Missing
Duroy Whittlesey	Missing
William Eluther		Missing
Zadock Pratt		Missing
Eliphalet Reynolds	Missing
Rufus Cone		Missing

CAPT. TROWBRIDGE'S CO.

Serjeants
Daniel Ingalls		Missing
Daniel Farnam		Missing
Moses Smith		Missing

Corporals
George Gordon		Missing
Levi Farnham		Missing

Drum-Major
Silas Bottom		Missing

Privates
William Bedlock		Missing
Alexander Brine		Missing
Joseph Clarke		Missing
John Colegrove		Missing
Luke Durfee		Missing
George Foster		Missing
Caleb Green		Missing
John Gardner		Missing
Ebenezer Keyes		Missing
John Kingsbury		Missing
Robert Lithgow		Missing
Benjamin Lownsbury	Missing
Ishmael Moffit		Missing
Joseph Mursur		Missing
Daniel Malone		Missing
Solomon Mears		Missing
John Pollard		Missing
Stephen Potter		Missing
Joseph Russell		Missing
Allen Richards		Missing
Monday Smith		Missing
David Saunders		Missing
John Talmage		Missing
William Turner		Missing
John Thomas		Missing
Samuel White		Missing
John Winter		Missing

CAPT. OZIAS BISSELL'S CO.

Serjeants
Ebenezer Wright		Missing
Howard Moulton		Missing

Privates
Freegrace Billings	Missing
Nathan Barney		Missing
Abner Belding		Missing
Seth Belding		Missing
Daniel Church		Missing
Lemuel Deming		Missing
George Edwards		Missing
Thomas Green		Missing
Jesse Judson		Missing
David Lindsey		Missing
Michael Mitchel		Missing
Samuel Moulton		Missing
Joseph A. Minot		Missing
Giles Nott		Missing
James Price		Missing
Jonathan Price		Missing
Benjamin Ripnor		Missing
Timothy Risley		Missing
Joel Skinner		Missing
Daniel Thomas		Missing
Robert Wallas		Missing

CAPT. BREWSTER'S CO.

Serjeant
Theophilus Huntington	Missing

Corporals
Jabez Avery		Missing
William Button		Missing

Privates
Simon Armstrong		Missing
Jesse Barnett		Missing
Joseph Ellis		Missing
Asa Fox			Missing
Samuel Fuller		Missing
Elijah Hammond		Missing
Solomon Huntley		Missing
Sanford Herrick		Missing
Luther Japhet		Missing
John Lewis		Missing
Thomas Matterson	Missing
Rufus Parke		Missing
Amasa Pride		Missing
Jehiel Pettis		Missing
Roger Packard		Missing
Samuel Tallman		Missing
John Vandeusen		Missing
Calvin Waterman		Missing
John Williams		Missing

CAPT. PERCIVAL'S CO.

Serjeants
Roger Coit		Missing
Uriah Hungerford	Missing
Rous Bly		Killed

Privates
Samuel Agard		Missing
Daniel Bartholomew	Missing
Silas Bates		Missing
John Bray		Missing
Solomon Carrington	Missing
John Curtis		Missing
John Dutton		Missing
Daniel Freeman		Missing
Gad Fuller		Missing
Abel Hart		Missing
Jason Hart		Missing
Timothy Isham		Missing
Azariah Lothrop		Missing
John Moody		Missing
Timothy Percival	Missing
Isaac Potter		Missing
Elijah Rose		Missing
Elijah Stanton		Missing
Benjamin Tubbs		Missing
Abraham Yarrington	Missing
Jesse Roberts		Missing

CAPT. FITCH BISSELL'S CO.

Serjeants
Cornelius Russel	Missing
Eleazer House		Missing
Hezekiah Haydon		Missing

Corporals
Samuel Boardman		Missing
Aaron Porter		Missing
Elisha Boardman		Missing

Drummer
Robert Newcomb		Missing

Privates
John Atwood		Missing
Orias Atwood		Missing
William Craddock	Missing
Ira Clark		Missing
Roderick Clark		Missing
Lemuel Fuller		Missing
Abner Fuller		Missing
Roger Tyler		Missing
Carmi Higley		Missing
Erastus Humphrey	Missing
Jonathan Halladay	Missing
John Willson		Missing
John White		Missing
John Fletcher		Missing

CAPT. HUBBARD'S CO.

Serjeants
William Talmage		Missing
Samuel Skinner		Missing
William Parsons		Missing
Ebenezer Coe		Missing

Privates
Eleazer Brooks		Missing
Samuel Buck, Jr.	Missing
Cornelius Coverling	Missing
Aaron Drake		Missing
Benjamin Hills		Missing
Alexander Ingham	Missing
Elias Leet		Missing
Levi Loveland		Missing
Elijah Roberts		Missing
Reuben Shipman		Missing
Samuel Strictland	Missing
Seth Turner		Missing
Nathan Whiting		Missing
Job Wetmore		Missing

ROLL OF CAPT. JONATHAN BREWSTER'S COMPANY, HUNTINGTON'S REGIMENT, 1776

Rev. Rolls, Pension Bureau

Captain Jonathan Brewster
Lieut. Simeon Huntington
Lieut. Ebenezer Perkins
Ensign Joshua Tracy
Sergt. Frederick Williams
Sergt. Theophilus Huntington
Sergt. Henry Denison
Sergt. Elisha Hopkins
Corpl. Jabez Avery
Corpl. Paul Kinyon
Corpl. William Butten
Corpl. Nathan Tyler
Drumr. Thomas Ryan
Fifer Frederick Park.

Privates
Abiel Pettis
Rufus Parke
David Parke
Isaac Prince
George Reed
Samuel Raiment
David Sanger
William Smith
Oliver Story
Robert Swift
Abel Spicer
Nathan Stoddard
Andrew Simons
John Lewis
David Kellogg
Elijah Jones
Luther Japhet
Elisha Fanning
Maher Tupper
Micael Torry
Dudley Tracy
Samuel Tolman
John Vendusen
Simon Armstrong
Matthias Butler
Elisha Burchard
James Allen
Jesse Barnet (?)
Eliakim Brown
Asa Brewster
Everet Eames
Joseph Ellis
Samuel Fuller
David Fanning
Hezekiah Fitch
Benjamin Fuller
Edmund Huntley
Solomon Huntley
Thomas Huntington
Hiram Huntington
Sanford Herrick
Benajah Havens
Elijah Hammond
Alexander McDaniel
Thomas Mattesons
Robert Newcomb
Chandler Wattles
Benjamin Williams
Calvin Waterman
John Williams
Elijah Whipple
Abel Washunks
John Quame
Amos Avery
Stephen Johnson
Amasa Pride
Jacob Hazen
Elisha Murdock
Asa Fox
Phineas Knight
Jehiel Pettis
Uriah Edgerton
Ebenr. Armstrong
Roger Packard
Nathaniel Farnsworth
Kingsbury Sanford
John Wight

PRIVATES IN COL. HUNTINGTON'S REGT., SICK IN HOSPITAL AT STAMFORD, DISCHARGED IN NOV., 1776

Stephen Ransom
John Ferrein
Ludwick Hotchkiss
Joseph Boardman
Abel Washings
Ebenezer Armstrong
Dunas Warner
Hezekiah Brunson
John Warner
Belcher Starkweather
David Mitchell
Robert Clark
David Fanning
Samuel Fuller
Solomon Ingham
Elisha Messenger
Joseph Lines
Aaron Carpenter
Eliphalet Abbey
Elisha Case
Jacob Bennet
Eleazer Scott
Nathaniel Martin

Private John Eames, Capt. Percival's Co., and Private John Gardner, Capt. Trowbridge's Co. in Col. Huntington's Regt., at N. Y., 1776. Also Privates Moses Lockwood and Josiah Hubbard.

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