DARIUS HOWE

How, Darius, New Marlborough (also given Sheffield). Corporal, Lieut. Moses Soul’s Co. of Minute-men, Col. John Fellows’s regt., which marched April 21, 1775, in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775; service to May 7, 1775, 17 days; also, Capt. Moses Soule’s co., Col. John Fellows’s (8th) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 8, 1775; service, 3 mos. 1 day ; also, company return dated Oct. 7, 1775 ; enlisted April 21, 1775 ; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Dorchester, Nov. 1, 1775 ; also, return of men raised for Continental service probably from Lieut. Austin’s co. ; residence, Sheffield ; engaged for town of Sheffield ; joined Capt. Stone’s co., Col. Brewer’s regt. ; term, during war ; also, Sergeant, Capt. John Williams’s co.. Col. Ebenezer Sprout’s regt.; Continental Array pay accounts for service from Feb. 15, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; reported as serving 5 mos. 16 days as Corporal, 29 mos. as Sergeant; also. Private, Capt. Enos Stone’s co.. Col. Brewer’s regt. ; return dated Camp at Talley Forge, Jan. 25, 1778; residence. New Marlborough; enlisted for town of New Marlborough; mustered by Trueraan Wheler, State Muster Master; reported promoted to Quartermaster Sergeant; also, Ensign; return certified by Lieut. Asa Bullard at Boston, July 13, 1780, of officers belonging to Col. Ebenezer Sprout’s (12tb) regt. who were in service on above date; also, Lieutenant, 1st Mass. regt.; return of effectives, dated West Point, March 9, 1781 ; reported on furlough at New Marlborough ; absent 46 days; also, Capt. Timothy Remick’s (8th) co., Col. Joseph Vose’s (1st) regt. ; muster rolls for Jan. -April, 1781, dated Garrison, West Point; appointed Oct. 14 (also given Oct. 4), 1780; reported on command in Berkshire in Feb., March and April, 1781 ; also, muster roll for May, 1781 ; Reported resigned May 24, 1781 ; also, Ensign, 4th Mass. regt. commanded by Col. Henry Jackson return of effectives, dated Cantonment 1st Mass. Brigade, Jan. 10, 1783 ; reported on furlough in Massachusetts by leave of Maj. Gen. Gates. Source: MS&SRA Vol 8 pg 330/340 MERGED as same person: Howe, Darius. Ensign; list of officers belonging to (late) Col. Sprout’s (12th) regt. in actual service, dated Boston, Jan. 17, 1781; also, Lieutenant, Capt. Timothy llemick’s co., Lieut. Col. E. Sprout’s (12th) regt. ; list of officers promoted in the Continental Army; also, Lieutenant, Capt. Timothy Remick’s (8th) co., Col. Joseph Vose’s (1st) regt.; muster rolls for Jan.-March, 1781, dated West Point; reported furloughed by Col. Putnam Jan. 15, 1781, for 60 days ; also reported on command at Berkshire, Mass., in Feb., March, and April, 1781; also, 1st Mass. regt. ; return of effectives, dated West Point, April 27, 1781 ; reported on furlough at New Marlborough; absent 101 days; also, Capt. Remick’s co., Col. Vose’s regt. ; muster roll for May, 1781, dated West Point; appointed Oct. 4 (also given Oct. 14), 1780; reported resigned May 14, 1781; also, Ensign, Col. Vose’s (1st) regt.; return of effectives, dated Dec. 27, 1782; reported on furlough in Massachusetts; also, Ensign, 4th Mass. regt. commanded bv Col. Henry Jackson; return of effectives, dated Cantonment near New Windsor, Jan. 3, 1783; reported furloughed; also, same regt. ; return of effectives, dated Cantonment 1st Brigade, Jan. 21, 1783; reported on furlough in Massachusetts by leave of Gen. Gates; also, same regt. ; returns of effectives, dated Feb. 14, and Feb. 21, 1783 ; reported on duty at the Lines. Source: MS&SRA Vol 8 pg 383/393

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