Muster-Roll Of Capt. Wm. Potter’s Company

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[From the original in the Comptroller's office, at Hartford.]

MUSTER ROLL of the 8th Company of Infantry under the command of CAPTAIN WM. POTTER in the Thirtieth Regiment of Con. Militia in service of the United States, at Stonington, commanded by Lieut. Col. WM. RANDALL, from the 9th of August when last mustered, to the 27th of August 1814.–

“Names and Rank. Commencement Expiration Alterations and Remarks of service. of service. Remarks since last muster.”

“Captain”, William Potter, Aug. 9 Aug. 27
“Lieut.” Horatio G. Lewis, ” 9 ” 27 {detached for service
“Ensign”, Daniel Frink, ” 9 ” 23 { and ordered to N. { London, Aug. 22. “Sergeants:”
Francis Amy, ” 19 ” 27
Charles H. Smith, ” 9 ” 27
Peleg Hancox, ” 22 ” 27
Gurdon Trumbull, ” 9 ” 27 “Corporals:”
Azariah Stanton jr., ” 16 ” 27
Junia Cheesebrough, ” 9 ” 27
Joshua Swan jr., ” 22 ” 27 “Privates:” {detached for service
Phineas Wilcox, ” 9 ” 23 { and ordered to N. { London, Aug. 23.
Hamilton White, ” 9 ” 27 {detached for service
Henry Wilcox, ” 9 ” 23 { and ordered to N. { London, Aug. 23.
Nathan Wilcox, ” 9 ” 27
Samuel Burtch, ” 9 ” 27
Jonathan Palmer, ” 9 ” 27
Andrew P. Stanton, ” 9 ” 27
James Stanton, Aug. 9 Aug. 27
Thomas Breed, ” 9 ” {Volunteer exempt, {discharg., Aug. 17.
Amos Loper, ” 9 ” {Volunteer exempt, {discharg., Aug. 20.
Samuel Bottum, Jr., ” 9 ” 27 {Produced certificate
Benjamin Merritt, ” 9 ” {of parole on 15th {Aug. & discharged.
Elisha Cheesebrough Jr., ” 9 ” 27 {detached for service
Christopr. Wheeler, ” 9 ” 23 { & ordered to New { London, Aug. 23.
Amos Hancox, ” 9 ” 27
Zebadiah Palmer, ” 15 ” 27
Nathl. Waldron, ” 15 ” 27
Thomas Spencer, ” 19 ” 27
Nathaniel M. Pendleton, ” 20 ” 27
Simon Carew, ” 22 ” 27
Elisha Faxon Jun., ” 22 ” 27 {detached for service
Ebenezer Halpin, ” 22 ” 23 { & ordered to New { London, Aug. 23. {detached for service
Asa Wilcox Jun., ” 22 ” 23 { & ordered to New { London, 23 Aug.
Warren Palmer, ” 22 ” 27 {Waiter to Capt. Joseph Bailey Jun. }
Williamter. ” 9 ” 27
G. Lewis ” ” 23 {Waiter to Lieut. Nathl. Lewis, }

I certify, upon honor, that this Muster Roll exhibits a true statement of the 8th Company; and that the remarks set opposite the men’s names are accurate and just.

WILLIAM POTTER, “Capt.”

We certify upon honor, that the foregoing Muster Roll exhibits a true statement of Captain William Potter’s Company; and that the remarks set opposite the men’s names are accurate and just.

JOHN JAMIESON JR., “Asst. Adjt. Genl. & Mustering Officer, per order”.

WM LORD, “Regimental Surgeon”.




MLA Source Citation:

Trumbull, J. Hammond. The Defence of Stonington (Connecticut) Against a British Squadron, August 9th to 12th, 1814. Hartford. 1864. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 23 April 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/connecticut/muster-roll-of-capt-wm-potters-company.htm - Last updated on Oct 7th, 2012


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