Deerfield — War Of 1812-15
Extracted from "History of the Connecticut Valley in Massachusetts, Volume II," by Louis H. Everts, 1879.
No military organization from this town served in the war of 1812. A few were drafted, and a few volunteered. A list is given of such as are known:
Col. John Wilson, Maj. John C. Hoyt, Stephen W. Williams, Israel Boyden, Wm. Palmer, Stephen Smith, Robert L. Lanfair, Ephraim Lanfair, Ichabod Nelson, Moses Hawks, Lorenzo S. Hatch, Wm. Loveridge, Zur Sweet, Robert Foot, Abner Goodenough, James Hayden, Samuel Frink.
A cavalry company here had for officers, Captain, Thomas W. Ashley; Lieutenant, Charles Hitchcock; Ensign, Josiah L. Arms. A company of infantry, Zebina Russell, Captain; Zebediah Graves, Lieutenant; David Wright, Ensign.
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