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Keene's Revolutionary Soldiers (1897)

Keene's Revolutionary Soldiers
and the house whence they started for Lexington

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Commemorative Tablet Erected April 21, 1897
Held by Ashuelot Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution

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The soldiers' names are listed in the above pamphlet, but we have another alphabetical listing:

  • Sergeant Benjamin Archer
  • Benjamin Balch
  • Caleb Balch
  • Cyrus Balch
  • John Balch
  • John Balch, Jr.
  • Samuel Bassett
  • Naboth Bettison
  • Ebenezer Billings
  • Asahel Blake
  • Elijah Blake
  • John P. Blake
  • Joseph Blake
  • Nathan Blake, Jr.
  • Obadiah Blake, Jr.
  • Royal Blake
  • William Bradley
  • Nathaniel Briggs
  • Asa Brittain
  • Joseph Brown
  • Arthur Carey
  • Sergeant Ebenezer Carpenter
  • Cephas Clark
  • Isaac Clark
  • Simeon Clark
  • Reuben Collester
  • Sergeant Ebenezer Cook
  • Noah Cooke
  • Timothy Crossfield
  • John Curtis
  • John Daniels
  • Jesse Dassance
  • Daniel Day
  • Ebenezer Day, Jr.
  • John Day
  • Stephen Day
  • John Dixon
  • Thomas Douglass
  • Joshua Durant
  • Jonathan Dwinnell
  • Thomas Dwinnell
  • James Eddy
  • Captain Benjamin Ellis
  • Caleb Ellis
  • Gideon Ellis
  • Henry Ellis
  • Joseph Ellis
  • Joshua Ellis
  • Simeon Ellis
  • Major Timothy Ellis
  • Timothy Ellis, Jr.
  • Captain William Ellis
  • William Farley
  • Thomas Field
  • Caleb Fitch
  • David Foster
  • Silas French
  • Doctor Thomas Frink
  • Aaron Gray
  • Hugh Gray
  • Joseph Gray
  • William Gray
  • John Green
  • Captain John Gregg
  • Abraham Griffin
  • Sergeant Isaac Griswold
  • Lieutenant Stephen Griswold
  • Levi Goodenough
  • Abijah Hall
  • Benjamin Hall, 2nd
  • James Hall
  • Jesse Hall
  • Samuel Hall
  • Ziba Hall
  • William Hardwick
  • David Harris
  • Jonathan Heaton
  • Samuel Heaton
  • John Hill
  • Aden Holbrook
  • Israel Houghton
  • Captain John Houghton
  • Tilly How
  • Moses N. Howe
  • Captain Davis Howlett
  • Lieutenant Daniel Kingsbury
  • Nathaniel Kingsbury
  • Stephen Larrabee
  • John Lebourveau
  • Zenas Lebourveau
  • Sergeant Ezra Metcalf
  • Jotham Metcalf
  • Corporal Luke Metcalf
  • Lieutenant Michael Metcalf
  • John Morehouse
  • Thomas Morse
  • William Nelson
  • William Nelson, Jr.
  • Ebenezer Newton
  • Sergeant Asahel Nims
  • Eliakim Nims
  • Zadoc Nims
  • Benjamin Nourse
  • Oliver Osgood
  • Samuel Osgood
  • Amos Partridge
  • Reuben Partridge
  • Silas Porter
  • Charles Rice
  • Peter Rice
  • Lieutenant Josiah Richardson
  • Daniel Snow, Jr.
  • Robert Spencer
  • Michael Sprout
  • William Stanwood
  • Captain Jeremiah Stiles
  • Daniel Stone
  • John Swan
  • Archelaus Temple
  • Benjamin Thatcher
  • Joseph Thatcher
  • Sergeant Benjamin Tiffany
  • Jacob Towne
  • Nehemiah Towne
  • Lemuel Tucker
  • Ezra Turner
  • Abraham Wheeler
  • Barzillai Wheeler
  • Jesse Wheeler
  • Jonathan Wheeler
  • Walter Wheeler
  • Zadoc Wheeler
  • Sergeant Samuel White
  • Peter Wilder
  • Thomas Wilder
  • Elisha Willis
  • Aaron Wilson
  • Daniel Wilson
  • David Wilson
  • Ephraim Witherall
  • Samuel Woods
  • William Woods
  • Robert Worsley
  • Captain (afterward Lieutenant Colonel) Isaac Wyman
  • and four men unknown

Keene Minutemen Volunteers on the March to Lexington & Concord, April 22, 1775:
  • Capt. Isaac Wyman
  • Lt. Jeremiah Stiles
  • Ensign John Griggs
  • Segt. Samuel White
  • Segt. Ezra Metcalf
  • Segt. Asahel Nims
  • Segt. Thomas Baker
  • Segt. John Houghton
  • Corp. Luke Metcalf
  • Corp. Bejamin Ellis
  • Fifer Samuel Bassett
  • Pvt. Ebenezer Billings
  • Pvt. William Bradley
  • Pvt. Stephen Day
  • Pvt. Jesse Dassance
  • Pvt. James Eddy
  • Pvt. Caleb Ellis
  • Pvt. Hugh Gray
  • Pvt. Isaac Griswold
  • Pvt. Eliakim Nims
  • Pvt. Charles Rice
  • Pvt. Daniel Stone
  • Pvt. Joseph Thatcher
  • Pvt. Elisha Willis
  • Pvt. Daniel Willson
  • Pvt. Abner Sanger
  • Pvt. Uziel Hurd
  • "Young John Ellis"

Benjamin Tiffany, Elijah Blake, and Ebenezer Carpenter (residents of Keene, participation in April 22nd March not documented.)