30 November 2011

Lemuel Newcomb

From B.M. Newcomb's book:

A hero of the Revolutionary War, he entered the service 13 Jan. 1776, in Winslow Lewis' Co. at Cambridge, and served without absence until discharged in Jan. 1777. He served also in the company of Capt. Elijah Vose, Col. John Graton's Regt.; was in the battle of Lake Champlain when Gen. Arnold was defeated.

Before and after the above service he was in the state militia; he was a pensioner under the Act of 1818; Rep., Gen'l Connecticut, Massachusetts, 1801-4-6.

No comments:

Post a Comment

PLEASE! If your comment or question is not directly related to this post, send it to me as email (see email link in the right-hand column of the blog). I can give it a separate post so people can find it in its own right.

We use comment moderation to prevent spam. This means your comment will not appear until it has been approved by an administrator. Unfortunately automated spammers have also forced us to add a verification scheme that makes just a little harder to post comments. We appreciate your patience.

Note: Only a member of this blog may post a comment.