Original Roster

This is a list of the original members of the Col. Bailey’s, Maxwell’s Company, 2nd Massachusetts Regiment during the American Revolution. This is the specific unit which we have decided to portray.

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NOTE: The data was compiled from National Archives Microfilm Publication: Roll 14, Target 2, Volume 3, List of 2nd Massachusetts Troops 1776 – 1780 (Maxwells Company)

First NameLastNameRankEnlist Date (YYYY-MM-DD)Discharge Date (YYYY-MM-DD)Comments
RichardAlexanderPrivate1777-01-011779-10-19Deserted 19-Oct-79 from West Point
JohnBaileyColonel1777-01-011783-09-03
JosephBaldwinPrivate1777-05-261780-05-26
JamesBiagdonPrivate1777-05-051777-06-05Deserted 5-June-1777
HenryBlasdellPrivate1777-03-201780-03-20Cantonement of New Windsor 24-July-1783 (in Hospital), Constitution Island Hospital 30-Sep-1783
WilliamBlasdellPrivate1777-03-201780-03-20
JosiahBloodCorporal1777-01-011779-02-01Promoted to Sgt 1-Aug-1777, omitted 1-Feb-1779
WilliamBuckCorporal1777-05-051779-02-01Promoted to Sgt 1-Mar-1779, omitted 1-Feb-1779
DanielCampbellPrivate1777-05-261780-05-26
WilliamClarkPrivate1777-05-261780-05-26
DanielConantPrivate1777-04-261780-04-20
JoshuaConkeyDrummer1777-04-141780-04-14
RobertConkeyFifer1777-01-301783-09-03Re-enlist Dec 79, Promoted to Fife Major April 1780, Transferred to Capt Drew's Company 1-July-1780
JonathanConrikPrivate1777-05-261780-05-26
EliphaletCuttingPrivate1777-05-051780-06-05Promoted to Corporal Nov-1777, Reduced Nov-1779
JosiahDavidsonPrivate1777-01-291783-09-031-May-1781 on furlough
PeterDavisPrivate1777-01-011778-04-24Died 24-Apr-1778
NehemiahDunbarPrivate1778-03-011778-11-03
NehemiahDunbarFifer1779-12-211780-08-21Appointed fifer 1-April-1780
EbenezerEarlePrivate1778-05-041779-02-04
AbiatharEatonPrivate1777-03-281783-09-03
AbijahEdsonPrivate1777-03-051778-04-15Dead 15-April-1778 (2nd Mass encamped at Valley Forge at the time, possibly died under the care of Dr. Hart)
GeorgeElliotPrivate1777-03-151780-09-28Re-enlisted 21-Nov-1779, Promoted to Corporal 30-Jan-1780
NoahFarrarSeargent1777-05-261777-07-26Died 26-July-1777
JoshuaFernaldSeargent1777-01-011780-04-25Promoted Sgt-Major 15-April-1778, Ranked as Ensign from 1-Jan-1777
JohnFinessePrivate1777-04-051778-09-09Died 9-Sep-1778
AbleFosterPrivate1777-05-011780-06-01Promoted Corporal 1-Nov-1777
JohnGazettePrivate1777-05-261779-03-01Omitted March 1779
CatoGrayPrivate1777-05-151780-05-16
JohnHartSurgeon1777-01-011783-09-03
AsaHealdPrivate1777-05-261778-05-22
DanielHoltPrivate1777-05-261780-05-26
SolomonHowardSeargent1777-03-231783-09-03Joined invalid corp 1-April-1780
ObedHuntPrivate1778-03-031778-11-03
Obed 2ndHuntPrivate1778-03-031778-11-03
WilliamHunterPrivate1777-04-281777-09-19Killed 19-Sep-1777
LinusLeachPrivate1778-03-031778-11-06
IchabodLeonardFife Major1777-01-011783-09-03Served, re-enlisted & served 1-April-1780
JohnLincolnLiutenant1777-01-011778-05-20
JohnLockPrivate1777-08-011780-05-01
RogerMagrathQ-Master1779-04-011780-01-26Served Captain Dunham's Company from 1-June-1778, transferred to Captain Bailey's Company 1-April-1779
HughMaxwellCaptain1777-01-011777-07-07Promoted Major in 15 Regiment 7-July-1777
JohnMcDanielPrivate1777-05-101778-06-01Omitted June 1778
John Jr.McDanielPrivate1777-05-011777-03-30Died 30-March-1777
PeterMcFallPrivate1777-05-271780-06-17
WilliamMearsPrivate1777-04-231783-09-03Deserted 1-April-1778, Joined 1-July-1778
AsaMerrilPrivate1777-05-261780-05-26
AbnerMitchellPrivate1777-01-011783-09-03
HenryNelsonQ-Master1777-05-201780-05-20Promoted Q-Master 1-Jan-1778, Ensign 1- March-1778, 2nd Lt 1-July-1780
BenjaminPattenPrivate1777-01-011780-03-08
NathanPeckPrivate1777-05-081780-05-08
AndrewPetersMajor1777-01-011779-07-01Lt Colonel, 1-July-1779
EphraimPetterPrivate1777-05-031777-06-04Deserted 4-June-1777
JoshuaPierceEnsign1777-01-011779-04-01Deranged 1-April-1779
SolomonPierceSeargent1777-04-011780-02-26
JobRansomPrivate1777-02-101780-02-12
EbenezerRichardsonPrivate1777-01-201783-09-03Promoted to Corporal 1-Jan-1778, Sergeant 16-Aug-1780
IsaacRobinsonDrum Major1777-01-011783-09-03
PearlyRogersCorporal1777-03-181783-09-03Deserted 16-August-1777, Joined September 1780
AndrewRufsellPrivate1778-05-221780-05-26
JosephRumvillPrivate1777-05-261780-05-26
NathanRussellPrivate1777-01-011777-06-23Died 23-June-1777
SamuelShattuckSergeant1777-02-271780-02-27Reduced 20-Jan-1780
EdwardSkinnerPrivate1777-01-291783-09-03
TimothySmithSurgeon's Mate1777-01-011780-09-12Resigned 12-Sep-1780
WilliamStaceyPrivate1777-04-011779-11-01Omitted November 1779
JohnStevensPrivate1777-03-101780-03-10
CharlesStewartPrivate1777-05-191780-05-20Deserted 20-May-1780
BenjaminTaylorPrivate1777-05-101777-09-19Killed 19-Sep-1777
JohnTaylorCorporal1777-05-101777-09-05Died 5-Sept-1777
WilliamTaylorLiutenant1777-01-01
PaulThayerPrivate1777-05-051780-01-30Appointed Corporal 1-Aug-1777
SilasThayerPrivate1777-05-051780-06-05
JosephThomasPrivate1777-05-081780-05-08
WilliamTorreyLiutenant1777-01-011779-03-01Adjutant March 1779
JoshuaTotmanQ-Master1777-01-011779-04-01Appointed Q-Master 1-Jan-1778, deranged 1-Apr-1779, being absent without leave
BenjaminTupperLt Colonel1777-01-011777-08-02Promoted Colonel 10th Regt 2-Aug-1777
EphraimWarrenPrivate1777-05-261778-10-01Invalid Oct 1778 - omitted
JosephWarrenPrivate1777-05-011780-06-01
DavidWatkinsPrivate1777-05-051780-06-05
JamesWierPrivate1777-01-011777-01-02Deserted 2-Jan-1777
SamuelWymanPrivate1777-05-261780-05-26