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Maine Militia, War of 1812: Cavalry Detachments Under Maj. J. Trowbridge

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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Detachment of Cavalry, under Maj. J. Trowbridge.
From Sept. 12 to Sept. 26, 1814. Raised at Falmouth. Service at Portland and vicinity as express and videttes.
Rank and Name.
John Trowbridge, Major
Nathaniel Leighton, Lieutenant
William Thomes, Cornet

James Smith, Sergeant
Andrew Leighton, Sergeant
John Phinney, Corporal
Levi Wilson, Corporal

Privates.
Nathaniel Abbott
Solomon Baker
Daniel Blake
Zachariah Brackett
David Chase
Timothy Cochran
Samuel Crockett
Joshua L. Deering
John Fields
Daniel Freeman
James Frye
George Leighton
Joseph Libby
Benjamin Pettingill
Harvey Stevens
William Webb
Cyrus Wilson
Adam Winslow

Detachment of Cavalry, under Maj. J. Trowbridge.
From Sept. 26 to Oct. 29, 1814. Raised at Cape Elizabeth, Gorham and Falmouth. Service at Portland and vicinity as express and videttes.
Rank and Name.
John Trowbridge, Major
Clark Dyer, Lieutenant
Nathaniel Hall, Cornet

William Brackett, Sergeant
Joseph Wescott, Sergeant
Nathaniel Abbott, Corporal
William Warren, Corporal
Benjamin F. Johnson, Musician

Privates.
Jesse Alden
Stephen Bacon
Samuel Blake
James Frye
John Frye
Rufus Hustin
Isaac Johnson
Joseph Libbey
John Phinney
William H. Smith
Samuel Sweat
William Weeks
Adam Whitney