Maine Militia, War of 1812: Lieut. Col. J. Commings' Regiment

Source: Records of the Massachusetts volunteer militia called out by the Governor of Massachusetts to suppress a threatened invasion during the war of 1812-14 (Boston, Mass.: Wright & Potter printing co., state printers, 1913).

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Lieutenant Col. J. Commings' Regiment.
From Sept. 3 to Sept. 20, 1814. Service at Belfast.
Field and Staff.
John Commings, Lieutenant Colonel, Beaver Hill
Mark Hatch, Major, Putman
Joseph Gowin, 2d, Major, Montville
Michael Crowel, Adjutant, Palermo

Jesse Martin, Chaplain, Palermo
Elias Davis, Quartermaster, Freedom
Ebenezer Broadstreet, Paymaster, Freedom
Samuel C. Hito or Kito, Surgeon's Mate, Palermo

Noncommissioned Staff.
Edmund Black, Sergeant Major
Benjamin Commings, Quartermaster Sergeant

Capt. Gideon Barton's Company, Lieutenant Col. J. Commings' Regiment.
From Sept. 3 to Sept. 20, 1814. Raised at Windsor. Service at Belfast.
Rank and Name.
Gideon Barton, Captain
George Marson, Lieutenant
John Page, Ensign

William Baroler, Sergeant
Jacob Jewett, Sergeant
Clement Moody, Sergeant
Michel Lane, Sergeant
Robert Hutchinson, Corporal
Luther Pierce, Corporal
Walter Dockindoff, Corporal
Thomas Harriman, Corporal
Lot Chadwick, Musician
Joseph Wright, Musician

Privates.
Frank Bowdin
Rufus Choat
David Clary
James Clary
John Cottle
Joseph Foster, Jr.
James Givins
Edward Gol
Daniel Gordon
Robert M. Gustin
James Hallowell
Joel Hallowell
John Hallowell
William Hallowell
Benjamin Hillen
Elias Jordan
Prince Keene
Jonathan Lawton
Thomas Lebalister
James Linn
Joseph Linscott
Samuel B. Livin
Henry Marsh
John Moody
John Ostin
Joseph Philbrick
Elisha Pike
Daniel Plummer
James Pratt
Jeremiah Prebble
Thomas Rines
Jonas Rockton
Enoch Rogers
Joseph Rogers, Jr.
Ichabod Rollins
Benjamin Sekins
Joseph Speed
Benjamin Stickney
Thomas Stickney
Samuel Taylor, 3d
David Trask
John Trask
Timothy Tyler
Elias Wright
Warren Wright

Capt. Moses Burley's Company, Lieut. Col. J. Commings' Regiment.
From Sept. 3 to Sept. 20, 1814. Raised at North Palermo. Service at Belfast.
Rank and Name.
Moses Burley, Captain
David Sylvester, Lieutenant
Jonathan Nelson, Ensign

John Foye, Sergeant
Silas Hamilton, Sergeant
Henry Sanford, Sergeant
Nathaniel Broadstreet, Sergeant
John Spiller, Musician
Joseph Spiller, Musician

Privates.
Spencer Arnold
William Arnold
John W. Baily
Thadeus Baily
Stephen Belding
Hersey Bishop
Joshua Black
William Blake
Joseph Brasure
Jacob Bryant
Nehemiah Bryant
William Bryant
Zimrie Bryant
George Carlisle
Richey Carr
Timothy Clary
Asa Crowell
Elias Davis
John Dean, Jr.
Amos Dennis, Jr.
Aaron Foster
Hollis Foye
Joseph Foye
William Foye
Riggs Gillpatrick
William F. Hamilton
Samuel Ledbetter
Lewis Lelan, Jr.
Green Longfellow
Stephen Longfellow
Alpheus Magregory
James Marden, Jr.
Jonathan Marden
Ichabod Morry
John Nelson
Jonathan Parkhurst
Nathaniel Perkins
Gilbert Pullen
Charles Robinson, Jr.
Nathaniel B. Robinson
James Rowe
Daniel Sanford
Benjamin Shoney
Edmund Shoney
James Shoney
Ezekiel Soule
John Soule
Joseph Soule
Hugh Tuck
Saul G. Tuck
Joseph White
Joseph Whittier
Reuben Whittier
John Worthen
Jonathan Worthen
Nathan Worthen
Benjamin Young


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Capt. J. Daggett's Company, Lieut. Col. J. Commings' Regiment.
From Sept. 3 to Sept. 20, 1814. Raised at Washington. Service at Belfast.
Rank and Name.
James Daggett, Captain
Daniel McCardy, Lieutenant
William Witt, Sergeant
Calvin Starrett, Sergeant
William Priest, Sergeant
John Gilpatrick, Sergeant
John Bowman, Sergeant
John Clark, Sergeant

Privates.
Elisha Clark
Daniel Cooland, Jr.
John Cunningham
Samuel Cunningham
Simon Cunningham
Timothy Cunningham
Daniel Davis
John Dearing
William Dearing
Peter Dodge
Samuel Dor
Enos Eastman
Thomas Farrow
John Fish
Henry Fitch
Enoch Gane
David Gilpatrick
Thomas Gilpatrick
Philip Grenald
Isaac Heaton
Daniel Hibbard
Robert Hopkins
Kinsley Jones, Jr.
James Lawton
Henry Layer
Martin Layer
Peter Light
Charles Lisner
George Lisner
John Maining
John Marr, Jr.
Robert Montgomery
John Moody
Jacob Overlock
John Overlock
Joseph Overlock, Jr.
Martin Overlock
Joel Pelton
Amos Pinkham
John Pinkham
Nelson Randall
Charles Razor, Jr.
Jacob Razor
Thomus M. Riggs
Eliphalet Rollins
Benjamin Speed
Robert Speed
John S. Taylor
Benjamin Tibbetts
Joseph Toby
Henry Walker
Amos Wilson
Walter H. Wilson
Jacob Winchempan
Sewell Witt

Capt. Job Lord's Company, Lieut. Col. J. Commings' Regiment.
From Sept. 3 to Sept. 20, 1814. Raised at Palermo. Service at Belfast.
Rank and Name.
Job Lord, Captain
John Treat, Lieutenant
John Brown, Ensign

Stephan Baker, Sergeant
Stephen Greely, Sergeant
Jonathan Towl, Sergeant
Moses Bradstreet, Sergeant
Jacob Greely, 3d, Musician
John Edwards, Musician

Privates.
Burnham Benton
Joseph Berry
Joseph Bowker
Oliver Boynton
Aaron Bradstreet
Benjamin Brown
Isaac Brown
David Cain
Henry Cain
Asa Cunningham
Elihu Day
Benjamin Dennis
Joseph Dow
John Fish
David Glidden
Daniel Greeley
Eleazer House
William Jones
James Landers, Jr.
James Lanfer
Andrew Lewis
William Lewis
Jonas Longfellow
Benjamin Man
Charles Nelson
Benjamin Turner, Jr.
David Turner, 2d
Hollis Turner
Nathan Turner
Oliver Warf
Samuel Worthen

Capt. J. M. Sinclair's Company, Lieut. Col. J. Commings' Regiment.
From Sept. 3 to Sept. 20, 1814. Raised at Montville, Beaver Hill (now Freedom) and vicinity. Service at Belfast.
Rank and Name.
John M. Sinclair, Captain
Amos Sylvester, Lieutenant
John Robinson, Ensign

Thomas Broadstreet, Sergeant
Thomas Penny, Sergeant
Stephen P. China, Sergeant
Richard Gerry, Sergeant
John M. Perkins, Corporal
Reuben Abbott, Jr., Corporal
John S. Ayer, Corporal
Joseph Robinson, Corporal
Anson Barlow, Musician
David Ranlett, Musician

Privates.
John Abbott
Benjamin Ayer, Jr.
Joseph Banton or Bowton
Samuel Bickmore
John Brown
Josiah Carr
Job Chase, Jr.
Jonathan Clay
Stephen Clay
Grindal Collin
Abram Cookson
John Cookson
Joseph Cookson
Josiah Danforth
Nathaniel Danforth
Stephen Danforth
Daniel Davis
John Emmons
John Gerry
Moses Glidden
Samuel Going
Aaron Gould
Moses Gould
Eliakim Harryman
Noah Huff
Samuel Lathrop
Samuel Leatherby
Lemuel Loring
Jonathan A. Lowell


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Rufus Lowell
Aaron Plummer
John Prebble
Samuel Reigns
Charles Robinson
Robert M. Robinson
Aaron Rollins
Joseph Russell
Charles Sidelinger
John Sidelinger
Jacob Smart
Jonathan Smart
James A. Smith
John Smith, Jr.
William Spencer
John Stubborn
Ebenezer Sylvester
Luke Sylvester
Henry Tibbets
John B. or R. White
John Wiggin
Abel York
Simon York

Capt. R. Thompson's Company, Lieut. Col. J. Commings' Regiment.
From Sept. 3 to Sept. 20, 1814. Raised at Montville. Service at Belfast.
Rank and Name.
Robert Thompson, Captain
Jonathan Carter, Lieutenant
Asa Taylor, Ensign

Asa Gowin, Sergeant
Nathaniel Gowin, Sergeant
Thomas Foster, Sergeant
Abiel Pearce, Sergeant
Jonathan Bean, Musician
Joseph Barton, Musician

Privates.
Doyal Ames
Henry Beal
Jeremiah Bean
John Catlin
Richard Catlin
Robert Choat
Job Clement
Thomas Cobb
Ezra Cox
Charles Curtis
Thomas Cushman
Paul Doty
Henry Dyer
Joseph Ellis
Ephraim Evans
Nathan Foster
William Gamage
Hugh Gilchrist
William Gilchrist
Smith Gilman
James Gorton
Ebenezer Gowin, Jr.
Isaac Hall
William Jackson
William Jones
Andrew McFarland
John McFarland
Thomas McLaughlin
David Nash
Elias Pearce
Andrew Pearson, Jr.
John Perry
Nathan Pierce, Jr.
John Pollan
Henry Ranlet
Naum Ripley
Samuel Rockleff
Samuel Rogers
Jacob Rowell
Pierce Shed
Levi Simmons
Levi Temple
Stephen Temple
Elisha Thatcher
Ichabod Thompson
Israel or Isaac Thompson
Joshua Thompson
Moses Thompson
Thomas Thompson
William Thompson
Ebenezer Whitten, Jr.
Paul Whitten, Jr.

Capt. James Wallace's Company, Lieut. Col. J. Commings' Regiment.
From Sept. 3 to Sept. 20, 1814. Raised at South Montville. Service at Belfast.
Rank and Name.
James Wallace, Captain
John Twitchell, Lieutenant
Macarus Carr, Ensign

Moses Sargent, Sergeant
Joseph Carr, Sergeant
George Roberts or Robertson, Sergeant
Paul True, Sergeant
Richard McAllister, Corporal
Joshua Davis, Corporal
Thomas Robertson, Corporal
Nathan French, Corporal
Joseph Bean, Musician
Ebenezer Demerit, Musician

Privates.
James Atkinson
Hazen Ayer
Levi Bagley
Stephen Barker
David Bartlett
Jonathan Bartlett
Nathan Bean
James Cram or Crane
Israel Davis
Joseph French
Robert Fry
Dudley Harriman
Abiel Hatch
Benjamin Joy
Friend Keith
Tyler Keys
Saul or Samuel Laiten
James Ledbetter
John Ledbetter
Archibald McAllister
Moses Milliken
Edward Robbins or Rollins
Joseph Small
Ebenezer Stevens
Wales Taft
John Thomas
Ezekiel True
Moses True
Humphrey Wheaton
John White