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Maine Militia, War of 1812: Lieut. Col. O. Shead's Infantry 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).

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

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Lieut. Col. O. Shead's Regiment.
From July to Sept. 12, 1812. Service at Eastport.
Field and Staff.
Oliver Shead, Lieutenant Colonel, Eastport
Joseph Whitney, Lieutenant Colonel, Calais

John Balcomb, Major, Robinstown
Thomas Vose, Major, Robinstown
John Wood, Adjutant, Eastport
Stephen Jones, Quartermaster, Eastport

Benjamin D. Prince, Paymaster, Eastport
John Barstow, Surgeon, Eastport
Henry A. Clark, Chaplain, Eastport

Capt. T. Vose, Jr.'s Company, Lieut. Col. O. Shead's Regiment.
From July 2 to Aug. 6, 1812. Raised at Robinstownr. Service at Eastport.
Rank and Name.
Thomas Vose, Jr., Captain
Amos Davis, Ensign

Martin Byrnes, Sergeant
George Phelps, Sergeant
Seth Gayney, Sergeant
William Nutt, Sergeant
Isaac Parker, Musician
Nathaniel D. Snow, Musician

Privates.
Samuel Bonds
Robert Bugbee
William Bugbee, Jr.
John Cox
Joseph Davis
Moses Dudley
Jonathon W. Felt
Thomas Frost
Elbridge Garey
Peter Golding
Thomas Hubbard
Hezekiah Johnson
Job Johnson, Jr.
John Johnson
Samuel Johnson
Ezekiel F. Kellogg
Isaac Loring
Peter Loring, Jr.
Duncan McField
John Mesemel
John Morrison
William Morrison
Solomon Potter
Benjamin Pottle
John Pottle
William Pottle
Joseph Seeley
Spaulding Robert
Samuel Springer
Rudolphus Stanhope
Priest P. Stephenson
Samuel Stickney
Timothy Stickney
Experiance Stovers
Isaac Temple
Cyrus Tuttle
Asa Webber


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Capt. J. Keene's Company, Lieut. Col. O. Shead's Regiment.
From July 15 to Sept. 5, 1812. Raised at Calais. Service at Eastport.
Rank and Name.
Jarius Keene, Captain

Lebee G. Spring, Clerk
Jeremiah Robbins, Sergeant
Coffin Sanborn, Sergeant
Robert Webb, Sergeant
Elijah G. Wetherbee, Corporal
Joshua Whitney, Corporal
Thomas Paine, Corporal
Ephraim Sands, Corporal

Privates.
Noah Allen
Timothy Barker
Thomas Beliter
Amariah Bohanan
Daniel Bohanan
John Brooks
Stephen Chandler
George Christopher
William Clark, 27 July
William Crockett
Andrew Dunning
Samuel Dyer
Stephen Dyer, Jr.
Joseph Eastman
Aaron Frost
Thomas Hill
Thomas Hodgman
Redfield Hopkins
John Hutchings
John Kilburn
Henry Knight
Joel Knight
Westbrook Knight
George Nights
James Lamb, Sept. 5
John Lane
Nathan Lane
William Lane
Jonathan Nevers
Daniel Noble
Richard Paine
Francis Pettegrow
Nahun Pettegrow
Robert Pike
Ebenezer Reading
Joseph Reading
Daniel Rhoads
Elijah Russell
Samuel Scott
William Shillaber
John Spencer
James Sprague
John Sprague
Thomas Thomhill
Abijoh Townson
Hubert Townson
Johnson Williams
David I. Young

Capt. J. W. Raynold's Company, Lieut. Col. O. Shead's Regiment.
From July 15 to Aug. 28, 1812. Service at Eastport.
Rank and Name.
John W. Raynolds, Captain
Jotham G. Raynolds, Ensign

William Phelps, Clerk
Benjamin Raynolds, Sergeant
William Lawrence, Sergeant
Joseph Roberson, Sergeant
Benjamin Small, Corporal
William Runney, Corporal
Ebenezer Rice, Corporal

Privates.
Timothy Bornwell
Daniel Bundell
William Case
Benjamin R. Clark
Benjamin W. Coggin
Henry M. Eaton
Briah Fay
Richard P. Grace
Nathaniel Guptil
Robert Guptil
Thomas Guptil
Daniel Hardy
William Hart
Samuel Hasking
Robert Janes
William Kelly
Hatwell Leighton
Mathew Lyon
Joseph Maroney
Peter Maroney
Samuel Maroney
John McDaniel
John Nezenby
George Nutter
James Nutter
John Nutter
Jonah Phelps
Isaac Ramsdell
Jonathan Raynolds
Elijah Stearns
Samuel N. Wilson
Josiah Woodward
John Yerbey

Capt. W. Hill's Company, Lieut. Col. O. Shead's Regiment.
From July 21 to Sept. 1, 1812. Service at Eastport and Lubec.
Rank and Name.
William Hill, Captain
John Swett, Lieutenant
Thomas Rice, Quartermaster

Robert Dutch, Sergeant
Samuel Leighton, Sergeant
Jeremiah F. Young, Sergeant
Jesse Stephenson, Sergeant
Lewis F. Delesdiner, Jr., Corporal
Hiram Earle, Corporal
Alexander Capen, Musician
James Perkins, Musician

Privates.
Edward Baker
George Bell, Jr.
William Briant
Anthony Brooks
Walter B. Brown
Ben Buckman, substituted by John B. Hoppin
Nathaniel Clark, substituted by John Rogers
Nathaniel Clark, Jr.
Samuel Cochran, substituted by John Lunt
Stephen Hatch, substituted by John Trim
Miles Hill
Oliver C. Hill
Lemuel H. Jones
Jonas T. Keys
John Leighton, substituted by Joseph Lunt
John C. Lincoln
David McGlauflin
William McGlauflin
David P. McQuillin
James Morgan
Nathaniel Morton
Daniel Powers, substituted by Peter Hood
Nehemiah Small
Gideon Stetson
John M. Todd


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Capt. J. N. Peary's Company, Lieut. Col. O. Shead's Regiment.
From July 21 to Sept. 1, 1812. Service at Eastport.
Rank and Name.
John N. Peary, Captain
Sherman Leland, Lieutenant

Leonard Peirce, Clerk
Franklin Gould, Sergeant
Thomas Lesure, Sergeant
Enoch Freeman, Sergeant
Barney Allen, Corporal
Henry Newcomb, Corporal
Henry G. Archer, Corporal
William Wortman, Corporal
John Rogers, Musician

Privates.
Ebenezer Andrews
Thomas Bacon
Ira A. Bean
Charles Beeman
Joseph Blatchford
Asa Buck
L. V. Buskirk
Aaron Carson
Peter Chalmer
Robert Crane, substituted by Thomas Pruttlebury
William Delesderwin, substituted by James Blackwell
Nathaniel Fiket
Joseph Folsom
Moses Fuller, substituted by Michael McDonald
Warren Gilman
Silas Gleason
Ralph Hill
Paul Johnson, Jr., substituted by John Buswell
William Kelly
James Kimball
Mason John
Fryling McMiller
Elkanah Morton
Moses Norwood, substituted by Patrick Burnes
Nathaniel Norwood, substituted by Benjamin Barnaby
William Norwood, substituted by John Smith
James Olds
John Palmer
James Rich
Abraham Russell
Worster Tuttle, substituted by John Lunt
Archibald York

Capt. T. George's Company, Lieut. Col. O. Shead's Regiment.
From Aug. 11 to Aug. 31, 1812. Raised at Eastport. Service at Eastport.
Rank and Name.
Thomas George, Captain, Aug. 11 to Aug. 31
Seth Rider, Lieutenant, Aug. 11 to Aug. 31
Joseph Bridgham, Jr., Ensign, Aug. 11 to Aug. 31

James Webster, Sergeant, Aug. 11 to Aug. 31
James Jackman, Sergeant, Aug. 11 to Aug. 31
Daniel Kimball, Sergeant, Aug. 11 to Aug. 31
Daniel Burt, Sergeant, Aug. 11 to Aug. 31
James Dunning, Corporal, Aug. 14 to Aug. 31
James Anderson, Corporal, Aug. 14 to Aug. 31
Abram Chick, Corporal, Aug. 14 to Aug. 31
Levi Terrence, Corporal, Aug. 14 to Aug. 31
John Allen, Musician, Aug. 14 to Aug. 31
Clark Peak, Musician, Aug. 14 to Aug. 31

Privates.
Edward Black, Aug. 21 to Aug. 31
Moses Bridges, Aug. 21 to Aug. 31
William Butler, Aug. 14 to Aug. 31
David K. Carter, Aug. 21 to Aug. 31
Isaac Carter, Aug. 21 to Aug. 31
Pickman Chamberlain, Aug. 14 to Aug. 31
Josiah Clark, Aug. 14 to Aug. 31
Benjamin Clay, Aug. 21 to Aug. 31
George Clay, Aug. 21 to Aug. 31
Samuel Coggins, Aug. 21 to Aug. 31
James Conhord, Aug. 14 to Aug. 31
John Davis, Aug. 14 to Aug. 31
Hezekiah Dodge, Aug. 21 to Aug. 31
William Dodge, Aug. 21 to Aug. 31
Randal Douglas, Aug. 14 to Aug. 31
William Eddy, Aug. 14 to Aug. 31
Stephen Ellis, Aug. 21 to Aug. 31
James Fruthy, Aug. 21 to Aug. 31
John Gage, Aug. 21 to Aug. 31
John Gilpatrick, Aug. 31 to Aug. 31
Albert W. Godfrey, Aug. 14 to Aug. 31
Elijah Grant, Aug. 14 to Aug. 31
Aaron Gray, Aug. 21 to Aug. 31
John Gray, Aug. 21 to Aug. 31
James Gross, Aug. 14 to Aug. 31
John G. Heath, Aug. 14 to Aug. 31
Jonathan Heath, Aug. 14 to Aug. 31
Amos Herrick, Aug. 21 to Aug. 31
William Holt, Aug. 14 to Aug. 31
Jonathan Hutchins, Aug. 31 to Aug. 31
Allin Inman, Aug. 14 to Aug. 31
Marcy Inman, Aug. 31 to Aug. 31
John Jackman, Aug. 14 to Aug. 31
Ebenezer Johnson, Aug. 14 to Aug. 31
Thomas Low, Aug. 14 to Aug. 31
Adam McCaslin, Aug. 21 to Aug. 31
Reuben McCaslin, Aug. 21 to Aug. 31
William McPheters, Aug. 14 to Aug 31
Eli Oakes, Aug. 14 to Aug. 31
Joseph Page, Aug. 14 to Aug. 31
James Phillips, Aug. 14 to Aug. 31
Isaac Pishon, Aug. 14 to Aug. 31
Joel Prisher, Aug. 14 to Aug. 31
Ichabod Tibbetts, Aug. 21 to Aug. 31
John Tibbetts, Aug. 14 to Aug. 31
William Tozer, Aug. 14 to Aug. 31
William White, Aug. 14 to Aug. 31
John Wilson, Aug. 21 to Aug. 31

Lieut. B. Wilder's Detachment, Lieut. Col. O. Shead's Regiment.
From July 15 to Aug. 7, 1812. Raised at Lubec and Eastport. Service at Eastport.
Rank and Name.
Bela Wilder, Lieutenant

Privates.
James Blackwood, Jr.
John Blankinburgh
Daniel Bosworth
Jesse C. Bridge
Christopher Brown, Jr.
A. Gardner, Jr.
James W. Harrison
Hows Heath
Daniel Kilby
John Kilby
William Kilby, Jr.
George W. Leighton
William Mahen
James Mahoon
William Oraston
William Orvin
William Parrot
Thomas Smith
Oren Wilder
T. Wilder, 3d