Canfield, Gideon. Sergeant, Capt. Zenas Wheeler’s co., Col. Hopkins’s (Berkshire Co.) regt. ; enlisted July 15, 1776 ; discharged Aug. 4, 1776 ; service, 20 days marched to the Highlands, N. Y., on an alarm ; also, Capt. Elijah Deming’s co., Col. Ashley’s (Berkshire Co.) regt. ; enlisted April 26, 1777; discharged May 20, 1777; service, 25 days; company called out by Maj. Gen. Gates and ordered to Saratoga; also, Lieut. Eleazer Taylor’s co.. Col. John Ashley’s (Berkshire Co.) regt.; enlisted Aug. 17, 1777; discharged Aug. 20, 1777; service, 4 days; marched to Pittsfield on an alarm at Bennington. Source: MS&SRA Vol 3 pg 67/75

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