Massachusetts Revolutionary War Bounty Land Applications, 1805-1845 is a free collection at FamilySearch with a searchable name index of soldier land grant applications. There are images in this collection.
Bounty Land Applications were applications for land grants in return for military service to the country. “Maine was part of Massachusetts during the war. Images of bounty land application files acquired from the Maine State Archives in Augusta for service in the Revolutionary War. The collection is arranged alphabetically.”
You’ll need to be logged in with a free FamilySearch account to search these records. It’s easy to register for a free account at FamilySearch.
These bounty land applications may contain:
- Name of veteran
- Residence, town, and county
- Date of application
- Description of military service