Taylor, Eleazer. 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Zenas Wheeler’s (6th) co. (North co. in New Marlborough), 1st Berkshire Co. regt. of Mass. militia; list of officers chosen by the several companies in said regiment, as returned by Mark Hopkins and others, field officers, dated Great Barrington, March 26, 1776 ; ordered in Council May 6, 1776, that said officers be commissioned ; reported commissioned May 6, 1776; also. Lieutenant in command of a company, Col. John Ashley’s (Berkshire Co.) regt.; entered service Aug. 17, 1777; discharged Aug. 20, 1777; service, 4 days; company marched to Pittsfield on an alarm at Bennington; also. Lieutenant, Capt. Elijah Denning’s co.. Col. Ashley’s (Berkshire Co.) regt. ; entered service Sept. 19, 1777; discharged Oct. 18, 1777; service, 30 days; company called out at request of Maj. Gen. Gates and ordered to Stillwater. Source: MS&SRA Vol 15 pg 424/434

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