Sears, Caleb. Return dated New Marlborough, Oct. 1, 1781, made by the Selectmen, of bounties paid said Sears and others raised to serve in the Continental Army for the term of 3 months, agreeable to resolve of June .30, 1781 ; also. Private, Capt. Jeremiah Hickok’s co., Lieut. Col. Sears’s regt. ; entered service Aug. 6, 1781 ; discharged Nov. 8, 1781 ; service, 3 mos. 7 days, including travel (4 days) home ; regiment raised in Berkshire Co. to serve for 3 months; roll endorsed “Col Elisha Porter’s Reg’t.” Source: MS&SRA Vol 13 pg 948/956

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