MICHAEL COTTON

Cotton, Michael, Norfolk. Descriptive list dated Lenox, Aug. 20, 1781, of men raised in Berlishire Co., agreeable to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780, and delivered to William Walker, Superintendent for said county ; Capt. Warner’s co.. Col. Ashley’s regt.; age, 23 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 6 in.; complexion, light; hair, brown; occupation, blacksmith; residence, Norfolk; enlisted for town of New Marlborough; enlistment, 3 years; receipted for by Col. Shepard; also, receipt dated New Marlborough, July 31, 1781, for bounty paid said Cotton by Amos Chapen, in behalf of a class of the town of New Marlborough, to serve in the Continental Army for the term of 3 years. Source: MS&SRA Vol 4 pg 12/18

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