erved during the War of Independence are not always credited to the town.
The muster rolls, from 1775 to 1778, are very few. Later, more system was adopted, and descriptive lists are common.
Men wer citizens, or bore surnames common in the town at that time.
One hundred were tax-payers between 1775 and 1783.
In August, 1774, Medford began to be anxious about her supply of powder, stored withtely brought to this town (Cambridge) under direction of Captain Foster.
In the following March (1775) Hall sent to Concord 60 bbls. of pork, 50 axes and helves, 50 wheelbarrows, and materials for co, Candles, pipes 7s. 4d.
Benjamin Hall was the chairman of the Committee of Correspondence in 1775.
The other members were Ebenezer Brooks, Jr., Thomas Patten, Stephen Hall, 3d, or Tertius, as hedford, October 25th, 1776.
This may Certifie that Mr. Samoel Engols Belonged To my Company in 1775 and has Bin a presoner in Cannedy and haint Receved No Coate Isaac Hall, Captain.