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.

Companies

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.