Capt. Ebenezer Green, Bedel’s New Hampshire Rangers
Ebenezer Green, Jr. was born August 6, 1746 in Coventry, Connecticut. He was the son of Ebenezer, Sr. and Susanna (Hatch) Green. Ebenezer Green married Dorcas Grant in 1765 and settled in Grafton County, New Hampshire.
Ebenezer Green was commissioned as a Captain in Colonel Bedel’s New Hampshire Regiment on January 22, 1776. At the Battle of the Cedars on May 19, 1776, most of the regiment was captured, including Captain Green. He was held as a Prisoner of War, but released on parole until February 9, 1782.
Ebenezer Green died suddenly November 11, 1786 in Lyme, New Hampshire. He is buried in Old Lyme Cemetery in Lyme, Grafton County, New Hampshire.
Sources: Francis B. Heitman, Historical Register of Officers of the Continental Army, (Baltimore, 1914), 259; The State of New Hampshire, Rolls of the Soldiers in the Revolutionary War, Volume XVII (Concord, 1889), 357; Spooner’s Vermont Journal, published as The Vermont Journal and the Universal Advertiser; Date: 04-Nov-1786, Volume: III, Issue: 141, Page: , Location: Windsor, Vermont; Pension of Captain Ebenezer Green B.L.Wt. 1324-300; Selected Wartime Service Records of Captain Ebenezer Green.