CHARLES WILLIAM SOUL

Soul, Charles William, New Marlborough. Fifer, Capt. Moses Soul’s co.. Col. John Fellows’s regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 8, 1775; service, 3 mos. 1 day ; also, company return dated Oct. 7, 1775 ; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Camp at Dorchester, Nov. 1, 1775 also, Fifer, Capt. Noah Allen’s (late Capt. Soul’s) co., Col. Asa Whitcomb’s regt.; muster roll dated Camp at Ticonderoga, Nov. 27, 1776; enlisted Nov. 18, 1775 ; also, list of men raised to serve in the Continental Army, as returned by Capt. Oliver Lyman and Capt. Joseph Cooke ; residence, New Marlborough; engaged for town of Northampton ; joined Capt. Noah Allen’s co.. Col. Edward Wigglesworth’s regt. ; also, list of men mustered by Thomas Newhall, Muster Master for Worcester Co. ; Capt. Allen’s co.. Col. Wigglesworth’s regt. ; mustered April 19, 1777; term, 3 years; also, Fifer, Major’s co.. Col. Calvin Smith’s (late Wigglesworth’s) regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from March 1, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; reported promoted to Sergeant April 1, 1779; also, Musician, Capt. Allen’s co.. Col. Wigglesworth’s regt.; muster rolls for March and May, 1778, dated Valley Forge ; also, same co. and regt. ; muster roll for June, 1778, dated Camp Greenwich and sworn to at Camp Stamford; also, Fifer, same co. and regt.; pay roll for Oct., 1778; also, Capt. Allen’s co., (late) Col. Wigglesworth’s (4th) regt. commanded by Maj. Porter; muster roll for March and April, 1779, dated Providence; reported promoted to Sergeant April 1, 1779 ; also reported transferred to Major’s CO. ; also. Sergeant, Major’s co., (late) Col. Wigglesworth’s regt. commanded by Maj. John Porter ; muster roll for March and April, 1779, dated Providence; also. Major’s co.. Col. Smith’s regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780; term, during war; also, Sergeant, Capt. Peter Clayes’s (Light Infantry) co., commanded by Capt. John K. Smith prior to May 1, 1781, Lieut. Col. Smith’s (6th) regt. ; return for wages for the year 1781 ; wages allowed said Soul from Jan. 1, 1781, 2 mos. 1 day; reported transferred to [Capt.] Heywood’s co. ; also reported promoted to Ensign April 2, 1781 ; also. Ensign, same regt. ; return of commissioned officers ; commissioned April 2, 1781 ; also, Ensign, Capt. Benjamin Heywood’s co., Lieut. Col. Smith’s (6th) regt.; muster rolls for April, Aug., Sept., and Oct., 1782. Source: MS&SRA Vol 14 pg 646/652 MERGED as same person: Sole, Charles, New Marlborough. Descriptive list dated “West Point, Jan. 29, 1781; Capt. John K. Smith’s co., 6th Mass. regt. commanded by Lieut. Col. Smith; rank. Sergeant; age, 19 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 8 in.; complexion, dark; hair, brown ; eyes, blue ; residence, New Marlborough ; enlisted Jan. 1, 1777, by Capt. E. Smith; enlistment, during war. Source: MS&SRA Vol 14 pg 634/640 MERGED as same person: Soule, Charles W. Recommendation addressed to His Excellency Gov. Hancock, dated “West Point, March 24, 1781, signed by John Porter, Major Commandant, 6th Mass. regt., recommending said Soule and Elislia Horton as Ensigns in said regiment; ordered in Council April 2, 1781, that said officers be commissioned; also. Ensign, Col. Thomas Nixon’s (6th) regt. ; list of officers promoted in the Continental Army and for whom warrants were made out; warrant issued April 2, 1781; also, Ensign, Capt. Benjamin Heywood’s CO., Lieut. Col. Calvin Smith’s (6th) regt. ; muster roll for Oct. and Nov., 1781, sworn to in Quarters Highlands ; reported on furlough ; also, muster roll for Dec, 1781, dated New Boston and sworn to in Quarters Highlands ; reported on furlough ; also, return for wages for the year 1781 ; wages allowed said Soule for 9 mos. 21 days; also, muster rolls for Jan., Feb., and March, 1782, dated Hutts New Boston and sworn to at Quarters Highlands ; reported on furlough in Jan., 1782, on duty at the Lines in March, 1782; also, muster rolls for May, June, and July, 1782; also, Capt. Heywood’s co., 6th Mass. regt. ; muster roll for Nov., 1782; also, Capt. Hey^’ood’s (4th) co.. Col. Benjamin Tupper’s (6th) regt.; muster roll for Dec, 1782; reported resigned Dec. 4, 1782; also, order on Capt. Hayward, Agent, 6th Mass. regt., payable to Capt. “Walter Deane, dated New Marlborough, Feb. 20, 1784, signed by said Soule, for wages for service as Ensign in 6th Mass. regt. Source: MS&SRA Vol 14 pg 650/656 [NOTE: Field Promotion]

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