|GREAT, GREAT, GREAT, GREAT GRANDFATHER'S
REVOLUTIONARY WAR RECORD
|Pvt. Eleazer Goodrich 02/23/1743 to 09/13/1822
Third Regiment Connecticut Champion Company
Enlisted May 26, 1777....Mustered out January 1778
Died at Plainfield, Vt.
|FIELD AND STAFF
Colonel Samuel Wyllys Hartford, Ct.
Lt. Colonel Zebulon Butler Wyoming, Ct.
Lt. Colonel Thomas Grosvenor Pomfret, Ct.
Major John Bigelow Hartford, Ct.
Major Willis Clift Plainfield, Ct.
Adjutant Jonathan Heart Southington, Ct.
Adjutant Reuben Pride Norwich, CT.
Surgeon John Richards Watrous Colchester, Ct.
Surgeon's Mate Hezekiah Clark Colchester, Ct.
Chaplain Rev. Benjamin Pomeroy Hebron, Ct.
Quarter Master Simeon Belding Hartford, Ct.
Pay Master Ralph Pomeroy Hartford, Ct.
Abbe Allen Barnard Champion Clift Eells Judd Warner
The custom back then and even continuing into the Civil War was for men to be recruited and the men
would elect their own officers, thus, the strange names. Each company commander carried the rank
of Captain. Men were enlisted for a period of 8 months.