Barnet, Vermont Military History                   

 

 

 

                                                    

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Revolutionary War Soldiers

In the winter of 1774-1775, Committees of Safety and Correspondence (otherwise known as "Minutemen") were formed. On 16 May 1775, the first company in Newbury was formed. The following served from Barnet.

Muster Roll of Capt. Jacob Hall's Co, 1781

NameRankService DaysMiles TravelledWages
Jacob HallCaptain1236 2. 12. 0.
Daniel HallLieut.12116 3. 18. 8.
Stevens RiderLieut.236 0. 18. 8.
Ebenezer Olmstead_960 1. 12. 0.
Samuel Pearce_960 1. 12. 0.
John Wilson_320 0. 10. 0.
David McFarlane_320 0. 10. 8.
John Waddell_320 0. 10. 8.
Levi Hall_968 1. 14. 8.
Moses Hall_748 1. 5. 8.
James Gilchrist_18 0. 5. 0.
Patrick Lang_18 0. 5. 0.
Samuel Lang_18 0. 5. 0.
John Merritt_228 0. 12. 0.
Levi Sylvesters_18 0. 5. 0.
Aaron Campbell_216 0. 14. 8.
James Gilchrist, Riding Post__20 0. 6. 8.

Notes:

This information was derived from The History of Barnet, Vermont, 1923, by Frederic Palmer Wells.

The muster-roll, which probably was used in one of the many alarms, when the militia was called into service, is the only one which can be discovered relating to Barnet people alone.