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Townsend in Revolutionary War-info?

Searching Ancestry for Townsend connections and find a possible relation. Please point me to additional sources.:

Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors in the War
of the Revolution, 17 Vols.

Indexed compilation of Massachusetts soldiers in the army or navy during the Revolutionary War

Volume 15
page 926
Townsend, Cuffey,
Boston.List of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, Jan. 9, 1777; Capt Marshall's co., Col. Thomas Marshall's regt.; reported received State bounty; also, Private, 4th co., Col. Marshall's (10th) regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 6, 1777, to June 25, 1778; residence, Boston; reported died June 25, 1778; also, Capt. Christopher Marshall's co., Col. Marshall's regt.; subsistence allowed from date of enlistment, Jan. 6, 1777, to Feb. 1, 1777; credited with 27 days allowance; subsistence also allowed for 11 days (220 miles) travel on march from Boston to Bennington; also, descriptive list of men in Continental service, made up from Jan. 1, 1776, to Jan. 1, 1781; Capt. Marshall's co.,
10th Mass. regt.;
rank, Private;
stature, 5 ft. 7 in.;
complexion, black;
hair, black;
occupation, baker;
residence, Boston;
birthplace, Massachusetts;
enlisted Jan. 6, 1777, by Lieut. Cummings;
enlistment, during war;
reported a negro;
also reported deceased.
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All help appreciated.

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