Ancestry.com. Massachusetts, U.S., Soldiers and Sailors in the Revolutionary War [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004.Original data: Massachusetts. Secretary of the Commonwealth. Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors of the Revolutionary War. Vol. 1-17. Boston, MA, USA: Wright & Potter Printing, 1896-1908.
Prepared by the Secretary of the Commonwealth, this is an indexed compilation of the records of the Massachusetts soldiers and sailors who served in the army or navy during the Revolutionary War. The work is a 17 volume series that contains an alphabetized list of all surnames. The records in this database give, when available, the name and age of the individual, town of residence, rank, the date and location of enlistment, areas and length of service, date of discharge, and a description of the individual's physical features.