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Maine Militia, War of 1812: Lieut. Col. M. Nichol's 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).

See also Capt. P. Varnum's Artillery Company and Capt. C. Eames' Artillery Company.

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

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Capt. J. Farmer's Company, Lieut. Col. M. Nichol's Regiment.
From Oct. 17 to Dec. 8, 1813. Service at Jordan's Point and Portland Harbor.
Rank and Name.
James Farmer, Captain (31 days)
Hollibut Herrick, Lieutenant (31 days)

Enoch Moody, Ensign (31 days)
Samuel Cookin, Sergeant (30 days)
Caleb Brown, Sergeant (31 days)
Robert Evans, Sergeant (31 days)
Gain Robinson, Sergeant (38 days)
Alvan Dillingham, Corporal (31 days)
Richard Skilton, Corporal (35 days)
William Curtis, Corporal (37 days)
John J. Jennings, Corporal (40 days)
Stephen Knight, Musician (25 days)
Joseph Bailey, Musician (35 days)

Privates.
Henry Adams (35 days)
James P. Bailey (36 days)
Benjamin Barret (35 days)
Thomas Benskins (36 days)
Levi Berry (41 days)
Daniel Bracket (37 days)
Ephraham Bracket (36 days)
Solomon Bragdon (36 days)
Stephen Cash (34 days)
Joshua Chamberlain (36 days)
Benjamin Choate (42 days)
Joseph Cobb (42 days)
Edward Conant (35 days)
Edward Doan (34 days)
John Dodge (36 days)
Chadbourne Dyer (35 days)
Daniel Edgcumb (41 days)
Gideon Edgcumb, Jr. (37 days)
Samuel Fickett (41 days)
Josiah Field (41 days)
John S.Foss (42 days)
John Gillman (36 days)
Josiah Hall (42 days)
Moses Hanscumb (38 days)
Jonathan Hannon (36 days)
Israel Hersey (38 days)
Abiazer Howard (36 days)
William Johnson (35 days)
Butler Jones (49 days)
Jonathan Jones (35 days)
William Knight (30 days)
Andrew Leighton (36 days)
Ezekiel Leighton (41 days)
Joseph Libby (36 days)
John Lilley (48 days)
Lemuel Long (38 days)
Nathan Lord (42 days)
Stephen Maxwell (38 days)
William McCorrison (36 days)
Levi Merrill (37 days)
Timothy Merrill (42 days)
Abraham Nason, Jr. (35 days)
Isaac Noble (35 days)
Alexander Paine (36 days)
Hiram Quinby (42 days)
Benjamin Randall (37 days)
Lemuel Skillings (34 days)
Richard Staples (34 days)
Robert Thrasher (34 days)
Robert Warren (?) (42 days)
Joseph H.Waterhouse (36 days)
Robert Weymouth (41 days)
Joseph Wheeler (38 days)
Nathaniel Wheeler (38 days)
Luther Whitney (35 days)
Jeremiah Woodman (37 days)
Daniel Woodsom (42 days)

Muster Roll of Capt. J. Farmer's Company. Lieut. Col. Nichols' Regiment.
From Oct. 17 to time of discharge, 1813. Stationed at, and from Portland. This appears to be a consolidation of two companies, giving the number of days served.
Rank and Name.
James Farmer, Captain (31 days)
Hallibut Herrick, Lieutenant (31 days)
Enoch Moody, Ensign (31 days)

Samuel Gookin, Sergeant (30 days)
Caleb Brown, Sergeant (31 days)
Robert Evans, Sergeant (31 days)
Gain Robinson, Sergeant (38 days)
Alvin Dillingham, Corporal (31 days)
Richard Skilton, Corporal (35 days)
William Curtis, Corporal (37 days)
John H. Jennings, Corporal (40 days)
Stephen Knight, Musician (20 days)
Joseph Bailey, Musician (35 days)

Privates.
Henry Adams (35 days)
James P. Bailey (36 days)
Thomas Banskins (36 days)
Benjamin Barrett (35 days)
Levi Berry (41 days)
Daniel Brackett (37 days)
Ephraim Brackett (36 days)


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Solomon Bragdon (36 days)
Stephen Cash (34 days)
Joshua Chamberlain (36 days)
Benjamin Choate (42 days)
Joseph Cobb (42 days)
Edward Conant (35 days)
Edward Doane (34 days)
John Dodge (36 days)
Chadbourn Dyer (35 days)
Daniel Edgcomb (41 days)
Gideon Edgcomb, Jr. (41 days)
Samuel Fickett (41 days)
Josiah Field (41 days)
John S. Foss (42 days)
John Gillman (36 days)
Josiah Hall (42 days)
Moses Hanscumb (38 days)
Jonathan Harmon (36 days)
Thomas Harmon (36 days)
Israel Hersey (38 days)
Abiazer Howard (36 days)
William Johnson (35 days)
Butler Jones (49 days)
Jonathan Jones (35 days)
William Knight (36 days)
Ezekiel Leighton (41 days)
Joseph Libby (36 days)
John Lilly (48 days)
Lemuel Long (38 days)
Nathan Lord (42 days)
Stephen Maxwell (38 days)
William McCorison (36 days)
Levi Merrill (37 days)
Timothy Merrill (42 days)
Abram Nason, Jr. (35 days)
Isaac Noble (35 days)
Alexander Paine (36 days)
Hiram Quimby (42 days)
Benjamin Randall (37 days)
Lemuel Skillings (24 days)
Richard Staples (34 days)
Robert Thrasher (34 days)
Robert Warren (42 days)
Joseph H. Waterhouse (35 days)
Robert Weymouth (41 days)
Joseph Wheeler (38 days)
Nathaniel Wheeler (38 days)
Luther Whitney (34 days)
Jeremiah Woodman (37 days)
Daniel Woodson (42 days)

A Consolidated Muster Roll of Capt. A. W. Atherton's Company, from Time of Entry to Oct. 17, 1813, and from October 17 to Date of discharge.
Service at Portland.
Rank and Name.
Abel W. Atherton, Captain
Henry Smith, Lieutenant (31 days)
John Watson, Ensign (31 days)
Benjamin Tukey, Adjutant (30 days)
James Chase, Adjutant (31 days) (substituted Benjamin Tukey)
John Chadwell, Commissary (30 days)

George Stacy, Sergeant (30 days)
Samuel Shattuck, Sergeant (28 days)
James Gammon, Sergeant (26 days)
Sherburn Libby, Sergeant (25 days)
Timothy Chadburn, Corporal (30 days)
Jonathan Wares, Corporal (30 days)
Benjamin Carter, Corporal (26 days)
Benjamin Clough, Corporal (26 days)
Abram Jordan, Corporal (24 days)
Josiah Long, Musician (26 days)
Joshua Chadburn, Musician (26 days)

Privates.
Timothy Bacon, Jr. (27 days)
Edward Baxton (27 days)
John Berry (30 days)
Royal Bolton (26 days)
Thomas Bolton (26 days)
George Burns, Jr. (30 days)
David Chase (26 days)
Joseph Cotton (2 days)
Henry Crockett (26 days)
Joseph Dresser (30 days)
Joseph Elwell (27 days)
Elijah Emery (1 day)
William Emery (26 days)
John Foss (26 days)
Henry Freeman (30 days)
Thomas F. Gould (24 days)
Samuel Gray (26 days)
Joseph Harding (30 days)
James Harmon (26 days)
Samuel Heath (26 days)
Ezra Hodges (24 days)
Edward Jones (30 days)
Joseph Jumper (26 days)
Winslow Knight (23 days)
Robert Leighton (8 days)
Enos Libby (27 days)
Alva Love, Deserted Oct. 3
Jonathan Lowell, Jr. (28 days)
Josiah Martin (21 days)
Hugh McDetton (30 days)
Lemuel Moody 2d (30 days)
Major Morton (26 days)
Uriah Nason (26 days)
Caleb P. Philbrick (26 days)
Charles E. Philips (30 days)
Joseph Pierce (30 days)
Moses Plummer (30 days)
Sewell Prince (26 days)
Edward Rogers (26 days)
James Sanborn, Jr. (11 days)
William Sculley (30 days)
Wentworth Stewart (26 days)
Amos Stimpson (26 days)
John Stimpson (26 days)
Benjamin Sweet (26 days)
Amos Thomas (21 days)
Richard Treat (30 days)
Amos Twombly (11 days)
Joseph Williams (26 days)
Joseph L. Williams (30 days)
Peter Williams (26 days)
William Wood (26 days)
Joseph York (26 days)

Pay Roll of Capt. A. W. Atherton's Company, Lieut. Col. Nichols' Regiment.
From Sept. 16 to Nov. 24, 1813. Service at Portland.
Rank and Name.
Abel W. Atherton, Captain (69 days)
James Farmer, Captain (62 days)
Henry Smith, Lieutenant (62 days)
Hollibut Herrick, Lieutenant (62 days)
John Watson, Ensign (62 days)
Enoch Moody, Ensign (62 days)
Benjamin Tukey, Adjutant (30 Days)
John Chadwell, Commissary (61 days)

George Stacy, Sergeant (61 days)
Samuel Gookin, Sergeant (61 days)
Samuel Shattuck, Sergeant (78 days)
Caleb Brown, Sergeant (61 days)
Robert Evans, Sergeant (61 days)
James Gammon, Sergeant (61 days)
Sherburn Libbey, Sergeant (61 days)
Gaine Robinson, Sergeant (61 days)
Timothy Chadbourn, Corporal (68 days)
Jonathan Wares, Corporal (61 days)
Oliver Dillingham, Corporal (61 days)
Benjamin Carter, Corporal (61 days)
Benjamin Clough, Corporal (68 days)
Richard Shilton, Corporal (61 days)
William Curtis, Corporal (61 days)
Abram Jordan, Corporal (61 days)
John H. Jenning, Corporal (61 days)
Josiah Ling or Long, Musician (68 days)


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Joshua Chadburn, Musician (68 days)
Joseph Bailey, Musician (61 days)
Stephen Knight, Musician (25 days)

Privates.
Henry Adams (61 days)
Timothy Bacon, Jr. (61 days)
James P. Bailey (61 days)
Thomas Banskins (61 days)
Benjamin Barret (61 days)
Edward Baxton (61 days)
John Berry (61 days)
Levi Berry (61 days)
Royal Bolton (61 days)
Thomas Bolton (61 days)
Ephraim Bracket (61 days)
Daniel Brackett (61 days)
Solomon Bragdon (61 days)
George Burns, Jr. (61 days)
Stephen Cash (61 days)
Joshua Chamberlain (61 days)
David Chase (61 days)
James Chase (31 days)
Benjamin Chute (68 days)
Joseph Cobb (61 days)
Edward Conant (61 days)
Joseph Cotton (44 days)
Henry Crockett (61 days)
Edward Doan (61 da )
John Dodge (61 daysgrs
Joseph Dresser (61 days)
Chadburn Dyer (61 days)
Daniel Edgecomb (61 days)
Gideon Edgecomb, Jr. (61 days)
Samuel Elwell (61 days)
Elijah Emery (43 days)
William Emery (68 days)
Samuel Fickett (41 days)
Josiah Fields (61 days)
John Foss (61 days)
John S. Foss (61 days)
Henry Freeman (68 days)
John Gilman (61 days)
Thomas F. Gould (61 days)
Samuel Gray (61 days)
Josiah Hall (59 days)
Moses Hanscomb (61 days)
Joseph Harding (61 days)
James Harmon (61 days)
James Harmon, 2d (61 days)
Thomas Harmon (61 days)
Samuel Heath (61 days)
Israel Hersey (61 days)
Ezra Hodges (61 days)
Abijah Howard (61 days)
William Johnson (61 days)
Butler Jones (57 days)
Edward Jones (61 days)
Jonathan Jones (61 days)
Joseph Jumper (61 days)
William Knight (61 days)
Winslow Knight (61 days)
Hugh M. Leavis (61 days)
Andrew Leighton (61 days)
Ezekiel Leighton (53 days)
Robert Leighton (49 days)
Enos Libbey (61 days)
Joseph Libby (61 days)
John Lilley (74 days)
Demuel Long (61 days)
Nathan Lord (67 days)
Jonathan Lowell (61 days)
Josiah Mareun (61 days)
Stephen Maxwell (61 days)
Uriah Mayson (61 days)
William McCorriston (61 days)
Levi Merril (61 days)
Timothy Merrill (61 days)
Samuel Moody, 2d (67 days)
Major Morton (61 days)
Abraham Nayson, Jr. (61 days)
Isaac Noble (61 days)
Alexander Paine (61 days]
Caleb P. Philbrick (61 days)
Charles E. Phillips (61 days)
Joseph Pierce (61 days)
Moses Plummer (61 days)
Sewell Prince (74 days)
Hiram Quimby (68 days)
Benjamin Randall (61 days)
Edward Rogers (61 days)
John Sanborn, Jr. (53 days)
William Sculley (61 days)
Lemnel Skillin (61 days)
Richard Staples (61 days)
Amos Stimpson (61 days)
John Stimpson (61 days)
Wentworth Stuart (61 days)
Benjamin Sweet (61 days)
Amos Thomas (61 days)
Robert Thrasher (61 days)
Richard Treat (61 days)
William Twombly (61 days)
Robert Warren (66 days)
Joseph Waterhouse (61 days)
Robert Waymouth (61 days)
Joseph Wheeler (61 days)
Nathaniel Wheeler (61 days)
Luther Whitney (61 days)
Joseph Williams (74 days)
Joseph Williams, 2d (61 days)
Peter Williams (61 days)
William Wood (61 days)
Jeremiah Woodman (61 days)
Daniel Woodsom (56 days)
Joseph York (61 days)