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Maine Militia, War of 1812: Lieut. Col. D. McGaffey'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).

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

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Lieut. Col. D. McGaffey's Regiment.
From Sept. 12 to Sept. 26, 1814. Regiment rendezvoused at Hallowell, awaiting orders.
Field and Staff.
David McGaffey, Lieutenant Colonel, Rome
Moses Sanborn, Major, Vienna
Francis Mayhew, Major, New Sharon
John Gilbreth, Adjutant, Rome
John Russ, Quartermaster, Farmington
John P. Shaw, Paymaster, Wilton
John Barker, Surgeon, Wilton
John Ring, Surgeon's Mate, Wilton

Noncommissioned Staff.
Varnum Cram, Sergeant Major
Shearabiah Dakin, Quartermaster Sergeant
Timothy Woodward, Fife Major
Jotham Sewall, Jr., Drum Major

Capt. D. Baker's Company, Lieut. Col. D. McGaffey's Regiment.
From Sept. 12 to Sept. 26, 1814. Raised at New Sharon. Service at Hallowell.
Rank and Name.
Daniel Baker, Captain
Ezekiel Gilman, Lieutenant
Ebenezer Weeks, Ensign

Chase S. Sleeper, Sergeant
Daniel K. Follinsbe, Sergeant
Samuel Sleeper, Sergeant
Oliver Baily, Sergeant
Samuel Prescott, Jr., Corporal
Oliver Gould, Corporal
George Sanders, Jr., Corporal
Abraham Williamson, Corporal
James Dyer, Jr., Musician
John S. Dyer, Musician
Isaac Teague, Musician
George Hovey, Musician
Jesse L. Tibbetts, Musician
Werborn A. Sweet, Musician

Privates.
Noyes Ames
Samuel Arnold
Abel Baker


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William Baker
Nahum Baldwin
Ebenezer Blackstone
William Blackstone, Jr.
Wingate Bradley
Josiah Brainard
Daniel C. Brown
Nathaniel Cochran
Gideon B. Dyer
Ebenezer Foster
Abel French
Daniel Gordon
John Hale
Jacob Kelly
Moses Kelly
Thomas Lancaster
Jacob Leeman
Henry McIntire
Abner Ramsdel
Joseph Robbins
Joseph Shaw
Rufus Soule
Warren Williamson
Harrison Wingate
Prince Winslow

Capt. D. Beale's Company, Lieut. Col. D. McGaffey's Regiment.
From Sept. 12 to Sept. 26, 1814. Raised at Farmington. Service at Hallowell.
Rank and Name.
Daniel Beale, Captain
Silas Perham, Lieutenant
Lemuel Bursly, Ensign

John Bailey, Sergeant
Ebenezer Hutchinson, Sergeant
Joseph Gennings, Sergeant
John Morrison, Sergeant
James Cummings, Musician
John Branscomb, Musician

Privates.
Winthrop Allen
Thomas Arnold
William Bailey
Rufus Berry
Brainerd William
Jeffry B. Brown
John Brown
Joseph Butler
Jacob W. Butterfield
John Case
Lot Cottle
David Dwinel
Nehemiah French
Ebenezer Goddard
Asa Hamilton
William Hamilton
Solomon Hamlin
Joseph Knowlton
Samuel Knowlton
Oliver Lovell
George W. Norton
Joseph Norton, Jr.
Mayhew Norton
Samuel B. Norton
James Parker
Jeremiah Parsons
Warren Pease
Tristram Presson
Oliver Rice
Samuel Rice
Samuel Roby
Henry Russ
Joshua Sewell
Ebenezer Shaw
John Stinchfield
Thomas Stinchfield
John Stowers
John Thompson
William Tufts
Bartoll Walker
Asa Willard
Joshua Withum
John Young

Capt. J. Gould's Company, Lieut. Col. D. McGaffey's Regiment.
From Sept. 12 to Sept. 26, 1814. Raised at Wilton. Service at Hallowell.
Rank and Name.
John Gould, Captain
Ephraim Woodward, Lieutenant
Benjamin Walker, Ensign

Hosmer Powers, Sergeant
Gideon Powers, Jr., Sergeant
Samuel Eames, Sergeant
Samuel Chandler, Corporal
Jeremiah Fletcher, Jr., Corporal
Noah Davenport, Corporal
Philip Butterfield, Jr., Musician
J. P. Butterfield, Musician
Josiah Gould, Musician
Jacob Sawyer, Jr., Musician

Privates.
Jepthah H. Adams
Stephen Bragdon
Elijah Brown
Ebenezer Butterfield
Peter Caunnet
Daniel Chandler
Topham Eaton
Lemuel Fletcher
Moses Hardy
Elliot Harper
Noah I. Hunt
Amos Knowles
Samuel Millet
Brise Mosher
Jonathan Price
Thomas S. Rodberd
Jasiel Smith
Jesse Sweet
John Tufts
Elijah Welch
David Wilson
James L. Wood


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Capt. W. Hussey's Company, Lieut. Col. D. McGaffey's Regiment.
From Sept. 12 to Sept. 26, 1814. Raised at Rome. Service at Hallowell.
Rank and Name.
William Hussey, Captain
Robert Hussey, Lieutenant
Ezekiel Page, Ensign

Enoch Knight, Sergeant
Samuel Mitchell, Sergeant
Elijah K. Hussey, Sergeant
Richard Forbush, 2d, Sergeant
Benjamin White, Corporal
Rufus Clements, Corporal
Jonathan Butterfield, Corporal
Moses Choate, Corporal
Elijah Mosher, Musician
Samuel Grant, Musician

Privates.
Ivory Blaisdell
Moses Blanchard
Samuel Blasdell
Jesse Blunt
Moses Danford
James Davis
Ivory Ellis
Stephen Furbush
Daniel Gordon
Richard Hussey, 2d
Elijah Jordan
Abraham C. Lain
Elisha Mosher
Ephraim Mosher
George W. Mosher
Thomas Rankin
Elihu Stevens
Nathaniel Tracy
Solomon Tracy, Jr.
Daniel Turner
Lemuel Turner
Mark Wentworth
Asa White

Capt. M. Laine's Company, Lieut. Col. D. McGaffey's Regiment.
From Sept. 12 to Sept. 26, 1814. Raised at Rome. Service at Hallowell.
Rank and Name.
Matthias Laine, Captain
Peletiah Leighton, Ensign

Peter Reed, Sergeant
James Colbath Jr., Sergeant
William Blye, Sergeant
Benjamin Folsom, Sergeant
James Wells, Corporal
Joseph Gordon, Corporal
John Allen, Corporal
Peter Folsom, Corporal
John Jewell, Musician
Joseph Jewell, Musician

Privates.
Daniel Allen
Moses Allen
Jonathan Chesley
Sawyer Chesley, Jr.
Moses Gilman
Joseph Gordon
Samuel Hammon
Daniel Leighton
Levi Leighton
Mordecai Leighton
Peter Leighton
Joseph Philbrick
Simon M. Prescot
Jonathan Prescott
Jonathan Scribner
Solomon Turner
Samuel Webber
Clark Whittier

Capt. S. Linscott's Company, Lieut. Col. D. McGaffey's Regiment.
From Sept. 12 to Sept. 26, 1814. Raised at Chesterville. Service at Hallowell.
Rank and Name.
Samuel Linscott, Captain
Oliver Sewall, Lieutenant
Jotham Bradbury, Ensign

Nathaniel Maddocks, Sergeant
Barnabus Merrick Sergeant
William Chancy, Sergeant
Levi Perry, Sergeant
John Fellows, Musician
Henry Sewall, Musician

Privates.
Campbell Alexander
Jacob Ames
Clark Baker
Phineas Batchelder
Lyman Bean
Elisha Bennet, Jr.
William Bennet
Joel Billings
Bradbury Blake
Joseph Bradbury
Jeremiah Bragdon
John Butterfield
John Carr
John Chancy, Jr.
Josiah Chancy
Moses Chandler
Jonathan F. Day
Joseph Dudley
Isaac Eaton
Jeremiah Eaton
John Eaton
Rowell Eaton
Aaron Fellows
Isaac Fellows
Daniel Flint
Dearborn French
Newell Gordan
Simeon Gordan
Thomas Gordan, 2d
Abram Heath
Asa Hutchinson
John C. Knowles
Samuel L. Knowles
Ebenezer Knowlton
Serchwell B. Lane
Andrew D. Linscott
Jacob Linscott
William Margrige
Timothy Merriman
Jonathan Mitchell
Lovell Mitchell
Elisha Perry
Cyrus Pierce
James Porter
John Quimby
Dummer Sewell, Jr.
Jesse Soper
Nathaniel Staples
William Stickney
John True
Moses Walton
Edward T. Wheeler
George Wheeler
Benjamin Whittier
David W. Whittier
Josiah Whittier
David Wing
William Wymard


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Capt. C. Morse's Company, Lieut. Col. D. McGaffey's Regiment.
From Sept. 12 to Sept. 26, 1814. Raised at Wilton. Service at Hallowell.
Rank and Name.
Charles Morse, Captain
Asa Walker, Lieutenant
Elisha Clark, Ensign

John Pickens, Jr., Sergeant
Ignatius Allen, Sergeant
Daniel Butterfield, Sergeant
Hammon Brown, Sergeant
Benjamin Learned, Corporal
Benjamin Gould, Corporal
John Hiscock, Corporal
Moses Adams, Jr., Corporal

Privates.
Aaron Butterfield
James Butterfield
Joshua Dunn, Jr.
Abner Fletcher
Willard Fosdick
Richard Hull
Braddock Hathaway
Ezra Hathaway
Ezekiel Hill
Jesse Hiscock
Reuben Law
John McCully
David Pickens
Leonard Pickens
Timothy Randell, Jr.
Hildreth Robbins
John Robbins
David B. Sarter
Ephraim Stone
Ephraim Stone, Jr.
Elisha Towns
Jonathan Walker
Joseph Walker
Osgood Walker
Isaac Wright

Waiter.
Eliphalet Brown

Capt. J. Trask's Company, Lieut. Col. D. McGaffey's Regiment.
From Sept. 12 to Sept. 26, 1814. Raised at New Sharon. Service at Hallowell.
Rank and Name.
John Trask, Captain
Christopher Dyer, Lieutenant
Nathaniel Parsons, Ensign

Jeremiah Bean, Sergeant
Ebenezer Bean, Sergeant
Benjamin Brainard, Sergeant
Ivory Bean, Sergeant
William Dill, Corporal
Frederic Swan, Corporal
Benjamin C. Goss, Corporal
Moses P. Bradly, Corporal
Saul Blaming, Musician
James Davis, Musician
Asa Reed, Musician

Privates.
Isaac Ames
Rufus Ames
Elisha Baker
Nathaniel Bean
Isaac Bent
Allen Berry
Benjamin Blacksten
Benjamin Bowley
Joshua Boynton
Samuel Bradbury
Warren Bullen
Joshua Bulling
Thomas Burwell
Jephtha Coburn
Manly Coburn
Isaac Cowing
Reuben Dyer
Nathaniel Floyd
Samuel Floyd
Samuel Folsom
Forbes Ford
Ebenezer French, Jr.
Daniel Gage
John George
William George
Solomon Gove, Jr.
Joseph Greenleaf
Nathaniel Harding, Jr.
Steven Holdes
Samuel Hollis
Thomas Hollis
Joshua Hopkins
Theophilus Hopkinson
Nehemiah Hord
Isaac Hovey
John Jones
Samuel Luce
John Morrel
Joseph Morrel
James B. Norcross
John Page
Moses Page
Saul Page
James Paul
Oliver Paul
Elijah Pease
Paul Pratt
Abel Prescott
Hiram Preston
Alfred Prews
Isaac Proctor
John Rollings
Leonard Sawyer
Nathaniel Sevens
Gilman Shaw
Elisha Small
James Small
Elijah Smith
Nathan Smith
Asa Teague
John Tibbetts
John Trask, Jr.
Charles Welch
Nathaniel Willard
John Willets
Ebenezer Witham
Henry Works
Philip Yeaton, Jr.

Capt. N. Whittier's Company, Lieut. Col. D. McGaffey's Regiment.
From Sept. 12 to Sept. 26, 1814. Raised at Vienna. Service at Hallowell.
Rank and Name.
Nathaniel Whittier, Captain
Orem Dow, Lieutenant
Enoch M. Moore, Ensign

Abel Whittier Sergeant
John Raynes, Sergeant
True Hodgkins, Sergeant
Adonijah Prescot, Sergeant
Andrew Neal, Corporal
Benjamin Kimball, Corporal
J. P. Boswort, Corporal
Calvin Lapham, Corporal
Jesse Snow, Musician
Stephen Sandburn, Musician
Joseph Dow, Musician
David Cassin, Musician
Eliphalet Brown, Musician


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Privates.
Jesse Brown
Jacob Burrell
James Con
Joseph Con
Edmund Currier
Eliphalet Folsom
Jacob Folsom
William French
Pliny Harris
George Hoyt
John Hubbard
Samuel Ireland
Jacob Johnson
William Kimball
David Lane
Robert Mitchell
Henry F. Moore
Josiah Moore
Daniel Morrell, Jr.
Stephen Morrell
John Porter
Stephen Porter
Jedediah Prescot
Stephen Sandburn
Robert Smart
Israel Webber
Joseph Webber
Eliphalet Wood