Alpheus Rude Rev. war: Revolutionary War Service 1775-1777 , Massachusetts Volu me 13 page 644Rude, Alpheus, New Ashford.Capt. Asa Barnes's co., Col. Benjamin Ruggles Woodbridge's regt.; receipt for advance pay, signed by said Rude and others, dated Cambridge, June 30, 1775; also, Clerk, same co. and regt.; company return dated Sept. 28, 1775; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Oct. 23, 1775; also, Private, Capt. Amariah Babbit's co., Col. Benjamin Simonds's regt.; entered service Aug. 14, 1777; discharged Aug. 19, 1777; service, 6 days; company marched from New Ashford to Meloomscuyck near Bennington.