In Lists & Returns of CT Men, it just states "Returns of Men in Service 1777-1779. The Archives relating to the Revolution vol. 30, numbers 51-147, consist of returns from various towns, giving particularly the names of soldiers serving in the Contiental Line from these towns who's families have received supplies from the town during the years 1777, 1778, 1779. Many of the returns give, in additon to those whose families had received supplies, the names of those whose families had received supplies are carefully checked with a cross, and such names comprise the "Alphabetical List" which forms the first document in the same volume of the Archives, and is printed in this volume beginning on pg 21. The names of such soldiers are not thus checked are here given under their respective towns." Elisha Hurlbut lived in Goshen, and enlisted in Woodbury (next town over.)
Can't spend any time in CT State Library, as I am 1,300 miles away!