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Maine Militia, War of 1812: Miscellaneous Detachments and Guards

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.

[p. 308]
Sergt. J. Baker's Guard, Lieut. Col. E. Cutter's Regiment.
From June 29 to July 2, 1814. Service at Wiscasset.
Rank and Name.
John Baker, Sergeant

Privates.
Benjamin Babcock
Jeremiah Beith
John Campbell
John Floyd
John Kenney
Joseph Lewis
Andrew Light
Francis Pinkham
Samuel Reed
William Rust
Francis Smith
Samuel Williams
Benjamin Wylie

Lieut. O. Walker's Detachment of Guards.
From June 9 to June 29, 1814. Service at Kennebunk Landing.
Rank and Name.
Oliver Walker, Lieutenant
William Perkins, Sergeant
Bartholomew Huff, Sergeant

Privates.
Joseph Adams
Benjamin Brown
Benjamin Coes
James Fairfield
Abner Hammond
Nicholas Hull
Sumner Lord
Edwin Merrett
Benjamin Merrill
Ezra Perkins
Francis Perkins
Israel Perkins
Joseph Perkins
Joseph Perkins, 2d
John Staples
Abner Stone
Adam Stone
Jonathan Stone
Israel Ward


[p. 309]
Lieut. G. Wheelwright's Detachment of Guards, under Supervision of Gen. Ichabod Goodwin.
From June 29 to July 9, 1814. Raised at Wells. Service at Kennebunkport.
Rank and Name.
George Wheelwright, Lieutenant

Samuel Ross, Sergeant
Daniel Wise, Jr., Sergeant
James Brown, Corporal
Archibald Hamilton, Corporal

Privates.
Josiah H. Barnard
George Bragdon
John Butland, 3d
Edmund Currier
Joseph Drown
Isaac Emery, Jr.
Thomas Emery
William Gilpatrick
Abijah Gooch
Daniel Gooch
Dimon Hubbard, Jr.
Samuel Littlefield
David Lord
William Michel
James Osborne
Robert Patten
Benjamin Tripp
John Witham, Jr.

Lieut. G. Wheelwright's Roll of Detached Guard, under Supervision of Gen. Ichabod Goodwin.
From June 29 to July 29, 1814. Stationed at Kennebunkport.
Rank and Name.
George Wheelwright, Lieutenant

Samuel Ross, Sergeant
Daniel Wise, Jr., Sergeant
James Brown, Corporal
Archibald Hamilton, Corporal

Privates.
Josiah H. Barnard
George Bragdon
John Butland
Edmund Currier
Joseph Drown
Isaac Emery, Jr.
Thomas Emery
William Gilpatrick
Abijah Gooch
Daniel Gooch
Dimon Hubbard
Samuel Littlefield
David Lord
William Mitchell
James Osborn
Robert Patten
Benjamin Tripp
John Witham

Lieut. O. Walker's Detachment of Guards, under Supervision of Gen. Ichabod Goodwin.
From July 9 to Aug. 8, 1814. Raised at Kennebunk. Service at Kennebunkport.
Rank and Name.
Oliver Walker, Lieutenant

Ephraim Mitchell, Sergeant
Nahum Littlefield, Sergeant
Robert Patten, Corporal
Joshua Bragdon, Corporal

Privates.
Benjamin Coes
Philip Emery
Benjamin Hubbard
Jotham Leach
Nicholas Littlefield
Dummer Lord
Merrill Benjamin
James Mitchell
Amariah Noble
Francis Perkins
Levi Ricker
Thatcher Robinson
John Stackpole
Joshua Treadwell
Benjamin Williams
Josiah Winn

Lieut. D. Maxwell's Detachment of Guards, under Supervision of Gen. Ichabod Goodwin.
From Aug. 8 to Sept. 8, 1814. Raised at Wells. Service at Kennebunkport.
Rank and Name.
David Maxwell, Lieutenant

Robert Patten, Sergeant
Jacob Low, Sergeant
Aaron Littlefield, Corporal
John Butland, 3d, Corporal

Privates.
Ivory Boston
George Bragdon
Benjamin Brown
Benjamin Getchell
John Hatch, Jr.
John L. Johnson
Jonathan Kimball
Asa Leach
Benjamin Littlefield
John Littlefield
James Miller
Francis Perkins
Israel Perkins
Luther Perkins
Joshua Treadwell


[p. 310]
Lieut. G. Wheelwright's Detachment of Guards, under Supervision of Gen. Ichabod Goodwin.
From Sept. 8 to Oct. 3, 1814. Raised at Wells. Service at Kennebunkport.
Rank and Name.
George Wheelwright, Lieutenant

Ephraim Mitchell, Sergeant
Joseph Lord, Sergeant
Ithamy Hatch, Corporal
Benjamin Coes, Corporal

Privates.
John Brown
Merchant Cleaves
Nathaniel Currier
Joshua Downing
Benjamin Getchell
Joseph Getchell
John Goodwin
Elisha Hatch, Jr.
John Hutchins
Nathan Morrison
John Osborne
George Perkins
Daniel Shackley, Jr.
Israel Ward
William West
Nathaniel Wilds

Sergt. A. Tobey's Detachment, Colonel Sherwin's Regiment.
From Sept. 13 to Sept. 24, 1814. Raised at Sidney. Service at Augusta.
Rank and Name.
Ansel Tobey, Sergeant
John Bates, Sergeant
Allen Jones, Sergeant
Ellis Burgess, Sergeant
George Nye, Corporal
Elihu Lawrence, Corporal
Lemuel Tobey, Jr., Corporal
Joseph Nye, Corporal
Joshua Nye, Musician
Charles Coffin, Musician

Privates.
Ansel Allen
Moses Allen
Heman Atwood
William Atwood
Elijah Bates
James Bates
Joshua Bates
Silas Bates
Benjamin Bowman
Nathan Cannon
Timothy Cleveland
Benjamin Davis
Joseph Davis
Walter Davis
Eliab Fisk
Asa Fuller
Nathan Gibbs
Reuben Gibbs
Joseph Holway
Allen Hoxie
John Jones, Jr.
James Lander
Henry Lawrence
Alden Nye
Cornelius Nye
Ezra Nye
Jonathan Nye
Joseph Sawyer
David Snell
George Tibbetts
Ansel Tobey
Nathaniel Tobey
Moses Young

Lieut. L. Soule's Guard, Lieut. Col. E. Thatcher's Regiment.
From June 30 to July 15, 1814. Service at Waldoboro.
Rank and Name.
Levi Soule, Lieutenant

Charles Hebner, Corporal

Privates.
John Stall
Charles Wallace
Isaac Winchepan

Sergt. J. Blunt's Detachment, Lieut. Col. E. Thatcher's Regiment.
From June 29 to July 4, 1814.
Rank and Name.
James Blunt, Sergeant

Privates.
James Boyd
Robert Boyd
Alexander Clark
Saul Coombs
Amos Goudy
John Goudy
Alexander Hatch
John Hatch
Roger Hawley
Samuel W. McKown
Robert Miller
Saul Miller
John Sprawl
James Varney

Sergt. F. Bradford's Guard, Lieut. Col. S. Thatcher's Regiment.
From Sept. 4 to Oct. 6, 1814. Service at Friendship.
Rank and Name.
Frederic Bradford, Sergeant
Edward Gay, Corporal

Privates.
George Card
Saul Condon
Francis Cook
James Cook, 2d
Zenas Cook
William Cordon, Jr.
Benjamin Lowry, Jr.
Oliver Morse
Isaac Morton
Oliver Park


[p. 311]
Corp. C. Hebner's Guard.
From June 30 to July 15, 1814. Stationed at Waldoboro.
Rank and Name.
Charles Hebner, Corporal

Privates.
John Stall
Charles Wallace
Isaac Winchenpaw

Corp. N. Pitcher's Guard.
From June 30 to July 7, 1814. Stationed at Waldoboro.
Rank and Name.
Nathaniel Pitcher, Corporal

Privates.
John Clark
George Hofer
Samuel Howard
Charles Mink
John Vinal

Sergt. I. Sylvester's Guard, under Lieut. Col. C. Thomas' Command.
From July 13 to Sept. 25, 1814. Service at Harpswell.
Rank and Name.
Isaac Sylvester, Sergeant
Jesse Snow, Corporal

Privates.
John Curtis
Robert Perry
David Rich
Israel Small
Jesse Snow, Jr.
Saul Snow
John Stover
Joshua Stover

Sergt. J. S. Tompson's Guard.
From July 25 to Aug. 24, 1814. Service at Fort Edward, York Harbor. ("Sea Fencibles.")
Rank and Name.
John S. Tompson, Sergeant

Privates.
Henry Donnell
Nathaniel Donnell
George Gillman
James Harman
Samuel Lindsey
James McDaniel
Samuel Storer, 3d
Solomon Varrell, Jr.

Sergt. J. S. Tompson's Detached Guard, from Capt. Isaac Lyman's Company.
From July 26 to Sept. 23. 1814. Service at Fort Edward, York Harbor. ("Sea Fencibles.")
Rank and Name.
John S. Tompson, Sergeant

Privates.
David Blaisdell
Nathaniel Donnell
Abiel Goodwin
Charles McIntire
Charles Moody
Rufus Varrell
John Young, Jr.
Joseph Young

Sergt. A. Gregory's Guard.
From July 21 in Sept. 1, 1812. Raised at Eastport. Service at Eastport.
Rank and Name.
Abijah Gregory, Sergeant
Lewis Putnam, Sergeant
Jery Chase, Sergeant
William Frost, Sergeant
Alexander Todd, Musician
Gaius Perkins, Musician

Privates.
Philip Bell
Job K. Bennet
John Buck
John M. Cushing
John Delesdernier, substitute for Alanson T. Rice, Aug. 13 to Sept. 1
William Delesdernier
Nathaniel Ellis
Nathaniel F. Fosdick, Aug. 20 to Sept. 1
Asa Fowler
Jacob George
Thomas Green, Jr.
William Kimball
Benjamin King, Jr., Aug. 13 to Sept. 1
Samuel Moore
Robert Newcomb
Joseph Prince, Aug. 1 to Sept. 1
Alanson T. Rice, substituted by John Delesdernier
Samuel Rollins
Silas Thayer, Aug. 13 to Sept. 1
Thomas Tredwell
Nathaniel Wilson


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Sergt. J. Marr's, Jr., Guard of Lieut. S. S. Fairfield's Detachment.
From Aug. 25 to Sept. 23, 1814. Service at Biddeford.
Rank and Name.
James Marr, Jr., Sergeant

Privates.
Isaac Bradden
Abel Chase
S. James Chick
Ezra Davis, 3d
Benjamin Durgin
John Edgecomb
Patrick Furlong
Shadrach Knox
Daniel Lord
Artemas Meeds
Nathaniel Patton
Benjamin Pitts
George Robinson
Israel Smith
George Strout
Edmund Webber
John Wentworth
William Woodward

Sergt. J. Lowell's Guard, under Supervision of Maj. Lemuel Weeks.
From Nov. 26, 1814, to Jan. 23, 1815. Service at Fort Burrows, Fish Point, Portland, "for the protection of the forts, ordnance, and munitions of war, and other property belonging to the Commonwealth."
Rank and Name.
John Lowell, Sergeant
Asa Erskine, Corporal

Privates.
Stephen Brown
Leonard Butterfield
Richard Crockett
John Davis, Jr.
George Gray
William Ham
William Hartshorn
John Henly
Seth Lamb
Samuel Merrow
George Miller
Samuel Morrison
Abraham Nason
James Newbegin
Joseph Pierce
Daniel Roberts
John Smith
Peter M. Wyer