ZENAS WHEELER

Wheeler, Zenas. Captain, 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. Captain, Col. Hopkins’s (Berkshire Co.) regt. ; entered service July 15, 1776 ; discharged Aug. 4, 1776; service, 20 days; mileage out and home (224 miles) allowed; company marched to the Highlands, N. Y., on an alarm ; also, Captain, Col. John Ashley’s (Berkshire Co.) regt.; entered service July 8, 1777; discharged Aug. 15, 1777; company marched to Fort Edward, N. Y., and received pay at Albany ; also, receipt dated New Marlborough, March 23, 1781, for bounty paid Elkanah Fuller, Jr., by said Wheeler, Captain, on behalf of a class of the town of New Marlborough of which said Wheeler was a member, to serve in the Continental Army for the term of 3 years, agreeable to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780. Source: MS&SRA Vol 16 pg 999/1009

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