Avery, Richard, New Marlborough. Private, Capt. Joseph Bates’s co., Lieut. Col. John Brooks’s (7th) regt.; muster rolls for April and May, 1781, dated West Point; enlisted March 12, 1781 ; enlistment, 3 years; promoted to Fifer, May 20, 1781 ; also, descriptive list of enlisted men ; Capt. Collar’s co.. Col. Ashley’s regt. age, 16 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 3 in.; complexion, light; hair, dark; occupation, laborer (also given clothier); rank, Fifer; birthplace. Oblong, N. Y. ; residence. New Marlborough; enlisted May 20, 1781; joined Capt. Bates’s (also given Capt. Hastings’s) co., Lieut. Col. Brooks’s regt.; enlistment, 3 years; also, Fifer; muster rolls for June and Jul}’, 1781 ; also, muster roll for Aug., 1781, dated Camp at Peekskill ; also, muster roll for Sept., 1781 ; also, muster rolls for Oct., 1781-Feb., 1782, dated York Huts. Source: MS&SRA Vol 1 pg 368/410

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