14 October 2011

Eleazer Newcomb 1755 - 1823

From B.M. Newcomb's book:

Eleazer performed important service in the War of the Revolution. He enlisted at Horse Neck, from Wethersfield, Conn.,, 6 Feb. 1777, for three years in the Co. of Capt. Childs, 5th Connecticut Regt., Col. Philip B. Bradley; served as corporal to 1 Jan. 1780; was discharged at Bearskin Ridge, N.J., 6 Feb. 1780; was in battles of Germantown and Monmouth; received a pension under Act of 1818.

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