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William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 2: Barnstable County. (search)
town appropriated $5,469.82 for payment of soldiers' bounties, in compliance with the 9th section of an act approved April 29, 1863; also voted, that the same provision be made in aid of the families of men who may be drafted as is now paid to the families of volunteers. 1864. February 8th, The town voted to assume the payment of money contributed by individuals to fill the quota of the town, under the last call of the President, provided any act of the Legislature legalizes the same. April 12th, An act having been passed, the town voted to reimburse to individuals the money they had advanced, provided that the amount should not exceed one hundred and twenty-five dollars for each volunteer enlisted. Provincetown must have furnished for the army and navy about three hundred and fifty men, although the selectmen returned, in 1866, only two hundred and forty-seven; as at the end of the war the town had filled its quota on every call of the President, and had a surplus of fifty-sev
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 4: Bristol County. (search)
mmer and autumn to encourage recruiting. 1863. March 2d, Voted, to raise six hundred dollars to pay aid to the families of volunteers. This sum was increased in April and June fourteen hundred dollars, and on the 24th of October it was still further increased six hundred dollars. November 3d, The treasurer was authorized to borrow ten thousand dollars for recruiting purposes. 1864. April 14th, Voted, to appropriate seventeen hundred and fifty dollars to pay bounties to fourteen men. April 12th, Voted, to borrow fifteen hundred dollars to pay bounties to twelve men; voted, to assess the sum of two thousand nine hundred and fifty dollars to refund the voluntary tax, and for recruiting purposes. Several other meetings were held during the year, at which money was appropriated, and means taken to obtain volunteers to fill the quota of the town. 1865. January 9th, Voted, to raise fifteen hundred dollars to pay bounties to twelve volunteers. Somerset was reported by the selectm
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 6: Essex County. (search)
ing monthly pay to volunteers, and to be governed thereby. August 29th, Voted, to pay a bounty of one hundred and fifty dollars to each volunteer enlisting for nine months military service, to the credit of the town; and the treasurer was authorized to borrow money. 1863. No vote appears to have been taken during this year in regard to military matters. 1864. February 9th, A committee of five was chosen by ballot to aid the selectmen in recruiting men to fill the quota of the town. April 12th, Voted, to pay a bounty of one hundred and twenty-five dollars to each volunteer enlisting to the credit of the town; and the treasurer was authorized to pay three hundred and seventy-five dollars to certain citizens who had advanced this amount for recruiting purposes. June 29th, The same amount of bounty was voted to be paid to any one enlisting to the credit of the town in the army or navy. July 28th, The treasurer was authorized to borrow twenty-seven hundred and fifty dollars to pay