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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 338 338 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume II. 13 13 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 11. (ed. Frank Moore) 13 13 Browse Search
William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman . 12 12 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 12 12 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 22. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 12 12 Browse Search
Isaac O. Best, History of the 121st New York State Infantry 10 10 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 9 9 Browse Search
Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Chapter XXII: Operations in Kentucky, Tennessee, North Mississippi, North Alabama, and Southwest Virginia. March 4-June 10, 1862. (ed. Lieut. Col. Robert N. Scott) 8 8 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 6 6 Browse Search
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Browsing named entities in William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2. You can also browse the collection for April 10th or search for April 10th in all documents.

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William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 4: Bristol County. (search)
1864. November 17th, Voted, that the poll-taxes of the returned soldiers belonging to New Bedford be remitted. 1865. January 7th, Appropriate resolutions were passed in regard to the death of Hon. Edward Everett, and Ex-Governor John H. Clifford was invited to deliver a eulogy on the life and character of the deceased. February 7th, The mayor recommended the ringing of the bells and the firing of one hundred guns in honor of President Lincoln signing the emancipation proclamation. April 10th, A committee was appointed to make arrangements to celebrate the fall of Richmond and the surrender of General Lee. April 15th, A message was received from the mayor making an official announcement of the death of President Lincoln, and a committee was appointed to consider and report upon the proper measures to be taken in regard to it. The committee reported a series of appropriate resolutions, which were adopted. These are believed to have been the first resolutions passed by any mun
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 10: Middlesex County. (search)
enders, who, in the period of its greatest adversity, by his profound argument and wondrous eloquence brought conviction to the hearts of many who wavered, and held them to their faith in the justice of the cause and the ultimate triumph of the Republic and whose counsel nerved and encouraged our rulers to persevere in maintaining inviolable the great trust delegated to them by the people. A brief and feeling address was made by the mayor, and the resolutions were unanimously adopted. April 10th, The Board of Aldermen met, but, in honor of the capture of Richmond and the surrender of General Lee's army, on motion of Alderman Adams, the Board adjourned without transacting any business. April 17th, On this day a meeting was held and the death of President Lincoln was officially announced by his Honor the Mayor. Resolutions appropriate to the occasion were read by Alderman Kent and unanimously adopted, one of which was as follows:— Resolved, As a manifestation of our sorrow for
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 14: Suffolk County. (search)
be drafted the same as to the families of volunteers. 1864. May 5th, Ordered, that the joint select committee on military affairs be instructed to make arrangements for a public reception to Company H, First Regiment Massachusetts Volunteers, and to cooperate with any other committee of the city which may unite in giving the veteran heroes a reception worthy of the city and which they so well merit; the expense of which to be charged to the appropriation for military purposes. 1865. April 10th, The joint standing committee on military affairs were directed to make arrangements for a public observance of the 14th instant, when the Flag of the Union was to be raised on Fort Sumter, by the ringing of bells, the firing of salutes, display of fireworks, and a public meeting in the evening, or such other demonstrations as the committee may deem proper. April 17th, A special meeting of the city council was held, by order of Eustace C. Fitz, mayor, who announced in fitting terms the d
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 15: Worcester County. (search)
lso, Resolved, that we will continue our means and our influence to sustain our Government in its measures until every traitor has disappeared from the land. The resolutions were adopted unanimously by a rising vote. 1864. April 11th, Similar resolutions of sympathy and condolence were passed. The selectmen were authorized to pay a bounty of one hundred and twenty-five dollars to volunteers for three years service, and to abate the taxes of officers and soldiers for the year. 1865. April 10th, On motion of L. H. Bradford it was— Resolved, That the thanks of the citizens of this town be reverentially offered to Almighty God for the signal success which has crowned our arms in the capture of the Rebel Capital and the whole army of Northern Virginia. Fitchburg furnished eight hundred and fifty-nine men for the war, which was a surplus of seventy-five over and above all demands. Sixty-two were commissioned officers. The total amount of money appropriated and expended by