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What does "engaged for the town" mean in Revolutionary war soldier profiles?

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What does "engaged for the town" mean in Revolutionary war soldier profiles?

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In "Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors in the War of the Revolution" Samuel Johnson of Balltown is "engaged for town of Braintree." What does the term "engaged for" mean?

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