DAVID BROOKS

Brooks, David, New Marlborough. Private, (late) Capt. George King’s co., Col. Benjamin Sinionds’s (Berkshire Co.) regt.; enlisted Dec. 16, 1776; discharged March 24, 1777 ; service, 3 mos. 8 days ; also, same co. and regt. ; muster roll dated Ticonderoga, Feb. 25, 1777 ; enlistment to expire March 15, 1777 ; reported sick in camp; also, Capt. Zenas Wheeler’s co.. Col. John Ashley’s (Berkshire Co.) regt.; enlisted July 8, 1777; discharged Aug. 15, 1777; service, 39 days; marched to Fort Edward, N. Y. ; also, Lieut. Eleazer Taylor’s co., Col. Ashley’s regt. ; enlisted Aug. 17, 1777 ; discharged Aug. 20, 1777 ; service, 4 days ; marched as far as Pittsfield on an alarm at Bennington ; also, Capt. Elijah Deming’s co.. Col. Ashley’s regt. ; enlisted Sept. 19, 1777 ; discharged Oct. 17, 1777 ; service, 29 days ; company ordered to Stillwater by Maj. Gen. Gates ; also, list of men raised for the 6 months service and returned by Brig. Gen. Paterson as having passed muster in a return dated Camp Totoway, Oct. 25, 1780 ; also, pay roll for 6 months men raised by the town of New Marlborough for service in the Continental Army during 1780; marched July 2, 1780; discharged Dec. 9, 1780; service, 5 mos. 12 days; also, Capt. Simon Adams’s co.. Col. John Coller’s regt.. Gen. Fellows’s brigade; enlisted Oct. 13, 1781 ; discharged Oct. 18, 1781 ; service, 10 days, on an alarm at the Northward ; company ordered out by Col. John Ashley. Source: MS&SRA Vol 2 pg 571/577

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