Colonel Samuel Wylly's Regimant, 1776 - 22nd Continental


[Colonel Samuel Wyllys' regiment of 1775, previously General Spencer's, as re-organized for service in the Continental army for the year 1776. After the evacuation of Boston by the British, it marched under Washington to New York (by way of New London and the Sound), and remained in that vicinity from April to the close of the year. Assisted in fortifying the city; ordered to the Brooklyn front Aug. 24; engaged in Battle of Long Island Aug. 27; in retreat from New York, Sept. 1; present with the army at White Plains, Oct. 28; remained under General Heath in vicinity of Peekskill until expiration of term of service, Dec. 31, 1776, Rolls incomplete.]


FIELD AND STAFF

Colonel: Samuel Wyllys			Hartford		Served through the year; re-ent. Cont.
									service in '77.
Lieut.-Colonel: Rufus Putnam		Massachusetts		Re-ent. Cont. service in Mass., '77, and c.
Major: Levi Wells			Colchester		Taken pris. at Battle of L. I. Aug. 27;
									exch. early in '77.
Major: Hezekiah Holdridge		Hebron			Prom. from Captain Sept. 3; re-ent.
									Cont. service in '77.
Surgeon: Ebenezer Beardsley		New Haven		See Surgeon's Mate, Col. C. Webb's
									Regt. '75.
Surgeon's-Mate: John Richard Watrous	Colchester		Re-ent. Cont. service in '77.
Chaplain: Rev. John Ellis		Franklin		Re-ent. Cont. service in '77.
Chaplain: Rev. Nathan Strong		Hartford		In Oct. rept. "absent sick."
Adjutant: Charles Whiting		Middletown		Appt. A. D. C.; see Gen. Staff.
Adjutant: Henry Champion, Jr.		Colchester		Appt. from 1st Lieut. succeeding Whit-
									ing; re-ent. Cont. service in '77.
Quartermaster: Simeon Belding		Hartford		Re-ent. Cont. service in '77.

Names			Residence		Remarks
CAPTAINS
Abel Pettibone		Simsbury		-
Jedidiah Hyde		New London		Re-ent. Cont. service in '77.
Ezekiel Scott		Waterbury		-
Ebenezer Sumner		Middletown		-
Samuel Wright		-			-
Hezekiah, Holdridge	Hebron			Prom. Major, as above.
							Re-ent.
Amasa Mills		New Hartford		-
Ebenez'r Huntington	Norwich			Prom. from 1st Lieut. dur-
							ing the campaign of '76;
							See Genl Staff.

FIRST LIEUTENANTS
Henry, Champion, Jr.	Colchester		Appt. Adjutant, as above.
Nathan'l Humphreys	Simsbury		-
Ebenez'r Huntington	Norwich			Prom. Captain during the
							year; appt. A. A. G. to
							Heath.
Robert Warner		Middletown		Re-ent. Cont. service in '77.
Stephen Goodrich	Glastonbury		-
Charles Whiting		Middletown		Adjutant as above.
Marcus Cole		Chatham			Detached as Asst. Engineer.
Warren Huntley		Colchester		-
Jonathan Pettibone	Simsbury		Prom. 1st Lieut. during the
							year.
Eliphalet King		-			Prom. 1st Lieut. during the
							year.
Dudley Wright		Colchester		Re-ent. Cont. service in '77.
Roger Hooker		Farmington		Later in militia service.
Charles Butler		Wethersfield		-
Elias Stillwell		New Haven		Re-ent. Cont. service in '77.
Bezalleel, Ackley	East Haddam		-

ENSIGNS
Richard Duff		-			-
Benjamin Adams		-			Prom. 2nd Lieut. during the
							year.
Thomas Phelps		Simsbury		Joined Baldwin's Regt. of
							"Artificers" in '77.
Jonathan Heart		Southington		Re-ent. Cont. service in '77.
Hezekiah Hubbard	Middletown		Re-ent. Cont. service in '77.
Charles Miller		Hartford		Re-ent. Cont. service in '77.
Thomas Hender		Hartford		Detached to Knowlton's
							"Rangers"; taken prison-
							er at Ft. Washington, N.
							Y., Nov. 16, '76.
Samuel Richards		Farmington		Re-ent. Cont. service in '77.
Pownal Deming		Colchester		Prom. Ensign during the
							year; rept. in Oct. in the
							"Commissary business."

CASUALTIES IN COL. WYLLYS' REGIMENT IN CAMPAIGN AROUND NEW YORK, 1776

William Gaylord		Missing, Aug. 27
Ahirah Hills		Missing, Sept. 15
John Adams		Missing, Sept. 15
Dan. Johnson		Missing, Sept. 15
William Leslie		Missing, Sept. 15
Wm. McGuyer		Missing, Sept. 15
John Taylor		Missing, Sept. 23
Chas. Wilson		Sept. 15
Eliezur, Loveland	Aug. 27
Wm. Tryon		Sept. 15
George Colton, Corp.	Missing
John Lucas		Killed, Sept. 23
Joel Taylor		Missing, Aug. 27
Fred. Buckley		Missing, Sept. 15
Sam. Irickey		Killed, Aug. 3
Abner Rider		Missing, Aug. 27
Sherman, Shadduck	Missing, Aug. 27
Elijah Smith		Missing, Aug. 27
Jas. Watrous		Missing, Aug. 27
Dan. Moss		Missing, Sept. 15
John Allen Clay		Missing, Sept. 15
Elias Stillwell, Jr.	Missing, Sept. 15
Lott Joy		Missing, Sept. 23
Jos. Byington		Missing, Sept. 23
Robert Lusk		Missing, Aug. 27
Jonathan Ingham		Missing, Aug. 27
Theo. Stedman		Missing, Sept. 23
Abner Clark		Missing, Sept. 23
Thos. Wright		Missing, Sept. 23

SOLDIERS OF COL. WYLLYS' REGIMENT, SICK IN HOSPITAL AT STAMFORD IN NOVEMBER, 1776

Gideon Cole
Justice Blynn
Allen Bidwell
Charles Riley
Samuel Lucas
Josiah Hubbard
Jonathan Tinker
John Hurst
Edward Foster
Eleazer Whipple
Charles Kent
Jonah Riseing
Enos Blakely
Rossill Webster
Ashble Gridley
Enos Hull
Ephraim Hurford
Jonathan Clark
Comfort Goff
Levi West
Ezra Rowe
John Rowe
Ebenezer Demmock
William Ross
John Tyler
Noah Owen
Elijah Messenger
John Steadman
Samuel Killburn
Amaza Chapman
William Nobles
Daniel Warner
Jonah Gates
Elijah Risley
Cornelius Dunham
Serjeant Whitney
Daniel Goodsill
John Stillwell
John Row
Isaac Case
Ebenezer Isom
John Roberts

Sergeant Ezra Smith, and Privates Levi Webster and James Johnson in Wyllys' regiment at N. Y. in 1776.

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