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Maine Militia, War of 1812: Lieut. Col. M. Nichols' 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. M. Nichols' Regiment.
From Sept. 7 to Sept. 19, 1814.
Field and Staff.
Martin Nichols, Lieutenant Colonel, Portland
John Pratt, Major, Portland
John Storer, Major, Portland
John Sampson, Adjutant, Portland
Edward Barneywell, Adjutant, Portland
Christopher Wright, Quartermaster, Portland
William Swan, Paymaster, Portland
Nathaniel Coffin, Surgeon, Portland
John Merrill, Surgeon's Mute, Portland
George Hall, Chaplain, Portland

Muster Roll of Capt. A. W. Atherton's Company.1
April 16, 1814. Service at Portland.
Rank and Name.
Abel W. Atherton, Captain
Henry Smith, Lieutenant
John Watson, Ensign

William B. Sewall, Sergeant
Arthur Shirley, Sergeant
Joseph M. Gerrish, Sergeant
William P. Davis, Sergeant
John Adams, Corporal
Thomas Chadwick, Corporal
Henry Jones, Corporal
Abiel W. Tinkham, Corporal
John P. Thurston, Corporal
Benjamin Tukey, Corporal
Charles Atherton, Corporal
Enoch Moulton, Corporal
Seth Clark, Corporal
Stewart Porter, Corporal
Nathaniel Morton, Corporal
Benjamin Butman, Corporal
Thomas Todd, Musician

Privates.
Joshua Bowman
Henry Butman
Caleb S. Chase
George Clark
Smith W. Cobb, Jr.
Edward P. Codman
Amos H. Cross
Leonard Cross
Edward Curry
Luther Dana
Stephen Field
Leonard Griffin
Oliver T. Hartshorn
Elias Hersey
George Hill
Joseph Horle
Jonathan L. Hyde
John Irving
Joseph Jewett
Benjamin W. Kenney
Justin Kent, Jr.
Charles Kimball
James Kimball
Joseph M. Lelland, Jr.
Thomas Lewis
Joseph Maxwell
Joseph Merrill
Reuben Mitchell
James Myltic or Myttic
Henry S. Pearson
Seth Phillips
Nelson Rachlyeft
Joseph Sawyer
Joshua Shirley
William Smith
George D. Stover
Ezekiel Thurston
James B. Tucker
Ezekiel Walker
Henry Warren
Thomas Warren
Amos Webber
Godfrey Wheaton

Capt. J. How's Company, Lieut. Col. M. Nichols' Regiment.
From Sept. 2 to Sept. 19, and Sept. 26 to Oct. 3, 1814. Raised at Portland. Service at Portland.
Rank and Name.
Joseph How, Captain
Nathan Nutter, Lieutenant
Robert Noyes, Ensign

William Dinsdell, Sergeant
Nathaniel Griffin, Sergeant
John How, Sergeant
George Bangs, Sergeant
George Cross, Corporal
Charles Parsons, Corporal
Josiah Gage, Corporal
Kinicum Randal, Corporal

Privates.
Thomas Anderson
John Bean
Samuel Beeman
Richard Chadwick
William Chadwick
Elisha Cobb
Robert Cobb
Abraham Day
Ammizabad Dolley
Samuel Dorset
Mark Dresser
Nathan Fluent
J. M. Frothingham
Adam Fuller
David Gardner
George Hays
Daniel How
William Hoyt
James M. Kellog
Richard Ketson
Ivory Kilbourn
William Leavitt
Jeremiah Mason
Joshua Mitchell
Henry Moses
Joseph Robie
Thomas Ross
Rufus Seavy
Theophilus Tole
George Welch
Richard Wiswell

1The record of this company is a muster roll for pay, but time for which is not specified.



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Capt. A. Atherton's Company, Lieut. Col. M. Nichols' Regiment.
From Sept. 7 to Sept. 19, 1814. Five days subsequent for vidette duty. Portland Rifle Corps, organized June 12, 1812.
Rank and Name.
Abel Atherton, Captain
Henry Smith, Lieutenant
John Watson, Ensign

William B. Sewall, Sergeant
Arthur Shirley, Sergeant
J. M. Gerrish, Sergeant
William P. Davis, Sergeant
Thomas Chadwick, Corporal
Henry Jones, Corporal
Benjamin Tukey, Corporal
Abiel W. Tinkham, Corporal

Privates.
John Adams
Charles Atherton
Joshua Bowman
Charles Brooks
Benjamin Butman
Caleb S. Chase
Seth Clark
Amos H. Cross
Leonard Cross
Cadwalder Curry
Luther Dana
Stephen Field
George Fox
Leonard Griffin
Oliver S. Hartshorn
Justin Heath
Joseph Hoole
Jonathan L. Hyde
Charles Kimball
James Kimball
Alphonso F. Lane
Thomas Lewis, Jr.
Nathaniel Martin
Joseph Maxwell
Joseph McLellan, Jr.
Joseph Merrill
Reuben Mitchell
Enoch Moulton
Joseph Noble
John P. Noyes
Henry S. Pearson
Seth Philips
John Potter
Nelson Radcliff
Joseph Sanger
John Scott
Joshua Shirley
William Smith
Ezekiel Thurston
John P. Thurston
James B. Tucker
Ezekiel Walker
Godfrey Wheaton

Capt. T. Baker's Company, Lieut. Col. M. Nichols' Regiment.
From Sept. 7 to Sept. 19, and Sept. 26 to Oct. 3, 1814. Raised at Portland. Service at Portland.
Rank and Name.
Thomas Baker, Captain
Benjamin I. Chase, Lieutenant
John W. Chase, Ensign

William Warner, Sergeant
Edward Pope, Sergeant
Ezekiel Loring, Sergeant
William Coolige, Sergeant
Stephen Tarbox, Musician

Privates.
Daniel Beeman
Ezra Beeman
George Burns, Jr.
Albert Carlton
Daniel Chase
Ebenezer M. Corry
Nathaniel Cross, Jr.
John Dawsett
Bradford Drinkwater
Sewall Drinkwater
Elijah Gilford
James Gilford
Henry Harlow
George Harmon (D.)
Stephen Harris
Daniel Hassack
Ezekiel Jordan
James Knight
James Love
Thomas Mayhew
Francis Merrill
George Miller
Edward Richard
Ebenezer Ryanson (D.)
Anthony Sawyer
William Sheafe
John Simonton
Jeremiah W. Virgin

Capt. E. Moody's Company, Lieut. Col. M. Nichols' Regiment.
From Sept. 7 to Sept. 19, and Sept. 26 to Oct. 3, 1814. Raised at Portland. Service at Portland.
Rank and Name.
Enoch Mundy, Captain
Dudly Cammett, Lieutenant
William Pollyes, Jr., Ensign

Eleazer Gould, Sergeant
Stephen Wait Jr., Sergeant
J. S. Jewett, Sergeant
Lemuel Moody, Jr., Sergeant
John Cammett, Corporal

Privates.
Alexander Baker
James Barnes
James Clark or Clerk
Edward Coolbroth
William Emery
Richard Goodhue
Thomas B. Hammond
Josiah Hanson
Nathaniel Hodgkins
Benjamin Hudson
Robert Knight
Samuel Knight
Benjamin Lord
Elihu McLellen
William Moody, Jr.
Daniel Mountford, Jr.
James Mountford
Caleb Pond
Jonathan Porter
Luther Richardson
Woodberry Robinson
Saul Runnels
William Sawyer
John Stanton
Isaac Staples
Daniel Weeks
William Witherton

Capt. J. Remick's Company, Lieut. Col. H. Nichols' Regiment.
From Sept. 7 to Sept. 19, and Sept. 26 to Oct. 3, 1814. Raised at Portland. Service at Portland.
Rank and Name.
John Remick, Captain
Thomas Osgood, Lieutenant
Bradbury C. Atwood, Ensign

Joseph Very, Sergeant
Nathaniel Le Favor, Sergeant
William Norton, Sergeant
Joseph Cushing, Sergeant

Privates.
John Berry
Timothy Boston
James Bryant, Jr.
Amos Burnham
Nathaniel Buzzel
George Chadwick
Ezekiel Deland
Joseph Dudly
Jacob Elder
James Flint
Robert S. Green
William Harden
Samuel Hask
Abraham Knight
Hugh M. Lewis
Caleb Lilla
Calvin Loring
Robert McFarlin
Enoch McKenney
Ebenezer Owen, Jr.
Benjamin Patterson
Anthony Smart
Joseph Smith
Nicholas Stickney
John Stockman
John W. Thomas
Dean Tisdale
George Todd

Capt. N. Shaw's Company, Lieut. Col. M. Nichols' Regiment.
From Sept. 7 to Sept. 19, and Sept. 26 to Oct. 3, 1814. Raised at Portland. Service at Portland. Portland Light Infantry, organized June 6, 1803.

Rank and Name.

Nathaniel Shaw, Captain
John H. Hall, Lieutenant
James Poole, Jr., Ensign

Moses I. Plummer, Sergeant
Augustus Adams, Sergeant
James Henly, Sergeant
Stephen Noyes, Corporal
James Tukey, Corporal
William Shaw, Corporal
John Foy, Musician
Rufus Porter, Musician

Privates.
Andrew Bradberry
John Briggs
John Chadwell
William Chamberlin
Stephen Cobb
John Dresser
Jeremiah Ham
Joseph Ingram
Benjamin Insly
Richard Lasley
Simon Libby
Isaac Lunt
John McLaughlin
Phinehas Milikin
James Moyes
Benjamin Neale
Samuel Rice
Nathaniel Roberts
John Ryers
Amos Spiller
James Treats
M. Warren
Charles Whitmarsh
Joseph Wiswell

Capt. J. Skillings' Company, Lieut. Col. H. Nichols' Regiment.
From Sept. 7 to Sept. 19, and Sept. 26 to Oct. 3, 1814. Raised at Portland. Service at Portland.
Rank and Name.
John Skillings, Captain
John Crocker, Lieutenant
Henry Mange, Ensign

Eleazer Holmes, Sergeant
Joshua Dyer, Sergeant
John T. Hoyt, Sergeant
Daniel Herrick, Sergeant

Privates.
Robert Bartlet
William Bell
Andrew Bradford
Allen Causwell
Joseph Crockett
John Degno
John Fesenden
Ephraim Fickett
Joseph Glazier
John Gore or Gove
Abner Gould
William Haggett
John P. Hamblet
Moses Hanson
Nathaniel Hasty
Samuel Hilton
George Hodges
Daniel Huchins
G. T. Ingraham
Cyrus Jones
Asa Jordan
Ezekiel Lane
Joseph Larrabee
Enos Libby
Hugh Libby
James Mariner
George Marsh
Alexander McLelland
Samuel Morrison
Thomas D. Osgood
Thomas Plummer
Joseph Roberts
Peter Scott
David Seavy
James Simonton
Jonathan Smith
Nathaniel Townsend
William Twambley
Abraham Warren
Nathaniel Webster
Jonas Winship


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Capt. J. W. Smith's Company, Lieut. Col. M. Nichols' Regiment.
From Sept. 7 to Sept. 19, and Sept. 26 to Oct. 3, 1814. Service at Portland. Portland Mechanic Blues. Organized June 24, 1807.

Rank and Name.

John W. Smith, Captain
Friend Loring, Lieutenant
Francis Douglass, Ensign

John Ricker, Sergeant
Eliphalet Wharf, Sergeant
Nathan Hubbard, Sergeant
Josiah Pennell, Corporal
James Seavey, Corporal
Joseph Benny, Corporal
Henry Green, Musician

Privates.
Jeremiah Alexander
Davis Belford
Benjamin Canney
David Clough
Charles Farley
Ichabod Hamblin
James Horn
George Loring
Enos Merrill
James Mitchell
John Moody
Stephen H. Niles, Jr.
Willard Richard
Job Runnels
Benjamin Smith
Moses Smith
Thomas Todd

Lieut. T. Capen's Company, Lieut. Col. M. Nichols' Regiment.
From Sept. 7 to Sept. 19, and Sept. 26 to Oct. 3, 1814. Raised at Portland. Service at Portland.
Rank and Name.
Thomas Capen, Lieutenant
Lazarus Harlow, Ensign

Daniel Radford, Sergeant
William Marsh, Sergeant
John Bruce, Sergeant
William Ingraham, Sergeant
Nathan How, Corporal
Loring Varney, Corporal
Ward Boney, Corporal
Charles Baker, Corporal

Privates.
John Averill
William B. Bell
Amos H. Carter
Peter Carter
Charles Collins
Horatio G. Cook
Edward Coolbroth
Robert Day
William Day
John Dix
Eliphalet C. Edgcomb
Isaac Foster
Joseph Fowler
Philip Fowler
Thomas Furnald
Henry Gallison
David M. Gardner
Abiel Hall
Moses Hilton
Samuel Jackson
David Johnson
Alexander McLelland
George W. Parsons
Lewis Pease
Jacob Riggs
Nicholas Smith
Ephraim Tibbetts
James Townsend
Charles Tukey
Elias Waterhouse
John Whitman