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Maine Militia, War of 1812: Major J. Steele's Artillery Battalion

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).

Some forenames and surnames have been switched to facilitate searching. The format of the list has been altered.

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Maj. J. Steele's Battalion of Artillery.
From June 13 to June 24, 1814 (3 days' travel). Service at Portland.
Field and Staff.
James Steele, Major, Brownfield
Josiah Heald, Adjutant, Lovell
William or Richard Russell, Quartermaster, Fryeburg
Moses Chandler, Surgeon, Fryeburg
Samuel S. Hadley, Surgeon's Mate, Brownfield
Peter Walker, Quartermaster Sergeant


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Capt. P. Eastman's Company of Artillery, attached to Major Steele's Battalion.
From Sept. 11 to Sept. 24, 1814. Raised at Fryeburg. Service at Portland.
Rank and Name.
Philip Eastman, Captain
Ebenezer Fessendon, Lieutenant
John Evans, Lieutenant
Abiel Farnham, Sergeant
Isaac Frye, Sergeant
Noyes Knight, Sergeant
William Shirley, Sergeant
Thomas Davy, Corporal
Abel Gibson, Corporal
James Atwood, Corporal
Thomas Farrington, Corporal
John Page, Musician
Jacob Emerson, Musician

Privates.
Stephen Abbot
George Brooks
Jonas A. Brown
Samuel F. Carter
Enoch Chase
Robert Colby
Jacob Evans
Jacob Farrington
Jonathan Fessenden
William Fessenden
William Frye
Jonathan Hardy
Stephen G. Hardy
Ebenezer Haseltine
John Hatch
Asa Head
John W. Heath
Seneca Howe
John Hutchins
John Knight
Israel Lassell
Ebenezer McIntire
Isaac Osgood
James Osgood
Philip Richardson
Jonathan Shirley
John Stirling, Jr.
Benjamin Walker
Jonathan Ward
Isaiah Warren

Capt. Stephen Barry's Company, Maj. James Steele's Battalion of Artillery.
From Sept. 13 to Sept. 24, 1814. Raised at Denmark. Service at Portland.
Rank and Name.
Stephen Barry, Captain
William Davis, Lieutenant
Aaron Ingalls, Ensign
William Pengrea, Sergeant
Daniel Hill, Sergeant
Daniel How, Sergeant
George Murphy, Sergeant
James Warren, Corporal
David Porter, Corporal
John Ames, Corporal
Moses Peary, Corporal
Stephen Peary, Musician
Jacob Frost, Musician

Privates.
Joel Abbot
Jeduthan Alexander
William Allen
Henry Berry
William Berry
Edward Blake
Farwell Blanchard
John Boston
Samuel Brigham
David Colcord
James Deering
George W. Emerson
Nathaniel Flint
Nathaniel Fox
John Gilman
Joseph Goodwin
Daniel Gray
William Green
Perley Hall
Benjamin Hamden
Ebenezer Hamden
Nathaniel Head
William Hill
Daniel Hilton
Nathan Hilton
Nathaniel Hilton
Daniel Jewett
Ephraim Jewett
William Jewett
Asa Johnson
John Johnson
James H. Jordan
David B. Kinison
John Kinison, Jr.
James Lord
Job Lord
Thomas Matthews
Benjamin Patrick
Mark Pease
Job K. Pike
Samuel Pike
Parker Pingree
Asael Porter
Calvin Powers
Amos Richardson
George Richardson
John Roberts
Stephen Sanderson
Joseph Smith
Theophilus Smith
James Snow
Jesse Symonds
Micah Trull
J. Trumbull
Samuel Trumbull
Robert Walker
Caleb Warren
David Whiden
John Whiden
Eli Whitman
Joseph Wilson

Capt. J. Charles' Company, Maj. James Steele's Battalion of Artillery.
From Sept. 13 to Sept. 24, 1814. Raised at Fryeburg, Service at Portland.
Rank and Name.
James Charles, Captain
Joseph Colby, Lieutenant
Benjamin Woodman, Ensign
Nathaniel G. Jewett, Sergeant
Jeremiah Bradley, Sergeant
Isaac Charles, Sergeant
Hull Chase, Sergeant
Jeremiah Chandley, Sergeant
Nehemiah C. Dresser, Sergeant
Benjamin Wylie, Corporal
Seth S. Chase, Corporal
Moses Abbott, Corporal
John Stevens, Corporal
William Stevens, Corporal

Privates.
Asa Abbot
Isaac Abbot
Micah Abbot
Silas Abbot
Amos Bemis
David Bradley
Isaac Burgen
Isaac Chandler


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John Chandler
Nathan Chandler
John Charles, Jr.
Simeon Charles
Timothy Charles
David Coombs
Job Dresser
Samuel Dutch
William Eaton
Jonathan Evans
Jonathan Farrington
Philip Farrington
Samuel Farrington
Stephen Farrington
Benjamin Fifield
Jonathan F. Fifield
Ephraim Fox
Frederic Frye
John Gamage
Joshua Gamage, Jr.
Henry Gordon, Jr.
John Gordon, Jr.
Joseph Gordon
William Hapgood
Amos Hill
Daniel Hill
Ichabod Hitchins
Samuel D. Huntress
Stephen Irish
Andrew Johnson
James Johnson
Eliphalet Knight
Jesse Lewis
John Marden
John Mason
Joshua Richardson
Luther Richardson
Jordan Stacy
Oliver Stacy
John S. Stearns
Joseph Stevens
Asa Smith
William Thompson
Samuel Tibbitts
John Walker, Jr.
Nathaniel Warren
Oliver Whiting, Jr.
America Wiley
John Wiley

Capt. A. Mansfield's Company, Maj. James Steele's Battalion of Artillery.
From Sept. 13 to Sept. 24, 1814. Raised at Brownfield. Service at Portland.
Rank and Name.
Asa Mansfield, Captain
Eber Rice, Lieutenant

Amos Poor, Sergeant
Moses Merrill, Sergeant
Robert H. Miller, Sergeant
Isaac Spring, Musician
Page Knox, Musician
Joseph Kilgore, Musician
Joseph Kimball, Musician

Privates.
Amos Andrews
Isacher Andrews
Jacob Andrews
Jeremiah Banford
J. W. Bartlett
Nathan Bean
Nathaniel Bean
Samuel Bean, 2d
Saul Bean
Thomas Bean, Jr.
Thaddeus Bemis, Jr.
Levi Berry
John Blake
William Blake
William Boynton
Elijah Bradbury
Daniel Bragdon
Jonathan Brickett
Josiah Bridges
Amos Broad
Timothy S. Butters
John Chamberlain
Jacob Colby
Jabez Day
Samuel Day
Frederic Dresser
Jonathan Dresser
Levi Dresser
Stephen Dresser, Jr.
James Eastman
Joseph Eastman
Solomon Eastman
Simeon Eaton
Walter Edgcomb
Samuel Gibson
William Goodnow
Saul Hazelton
Samuel Heald
Nathaniel Hill
Warwick Hubbard
Moses Hutchins, Jr.
William Kimball
Ephraim Linsey
Peletiah Littlefield
Isaac McAllister
John McAllister
Moses McOldpine
Isaiah Merrill
John Merrill
Joseph Parker
Robert Patterson
William Poor
Ichabod Ricker
Stephen Rounds
Thomas Sands
William Sands
Samuel Small
Joseph Snow
Silas Snow
Benjamin Sterns
Samuel Tyler
Abraham Waite
Ebenezer Walker
Josiah Webster
Samuel Wentworth
James Whiting
Ephraim Whitney

Capt. A. Spring's Company, Maj. James Steele's Battalion of Artillery.
From Sept. 13 to Sept. 24, 1814. Raised at Hiram. Service at Portland.
Rank and Name.
Alpheus Spring, Captain
Asa Burbank, Lieutenant

Thomas G. Watson, Sergeant
John W. Chadbourn, Sergeant
Ephraim Kimball, Sergeant
John Bucknell, Sergeant
Josiah Maybery, Corporal
Benjamin Bucknell, Corporal
Daniel Cram, Corporal
Asa Osgood, Jr., Corporal
J. Storer, Musician
James McLucus, Musician

Privates.
Joseph Allan
William Bickford
William Boston
James Bothwell
William Brooks
Andrew B. Bucknell
Israel Burbank, Jr.
Humphrey A. Chadbourn
Gideon Chase
Jacob Clark
James Coolrath


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William Cotton
John Cram
Aaron Cross
Ephraim Davis
John Durgin
Joseph Durgin
John Eastman
Jonathan Fillbrock
Simon Fillbrock
Michael Floyd
John Fox, Jr.
Jonathan Fox
Benjamin French
Jacob French
Abraham Gray
Joseph Gray
Solomon Harford
John Hayes
Henry Howard
James Jack
Edward Lewis
Morgan Lewis
Noah Lewis
Elisha Libby
Hanson Libby
John Libby
Stephen Libby, Jr.
Thomas Libby
Tobias Libby
Jacob Lord
Levi Lord
Moses Lowell
Reuben Lowell
Thomas Lowell
Aaron McKissick
Moses McKissick
Richard Merryfield
John Moulton
Charles Nutter
Dimon Pearl
Benjamin I. Pierce
John Pierce, Jr.
Josiah Pierce
Aaron Richardson
Joshua Robbins
Elisha Stanley
John Storer
Caleb Thompson
Ephraim Tibbets
Jeremiah Trafton
George Truett
Andrew Vaincy
Peleg Wadsworth, Jr.
Peleg Wadsworth, 3d