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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 300 300 Browse Search
The Atlanta (Georgia) Campaign: May 1 - September 8, 1864., Part I: General Report. (ed. Maj. George B. Davis, Mr. Leslie J. Perry, Mr. Joseph W. Kirkley) 56 56 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 20 20 Browse Search
Capt. Calvin D. Cowles , 23d U. S. Infantry, Major George B. Davis , U. S. Army, Leslie J. Perry, Joseph W. Kirkley, The Official Military Atlas of the Civil War 12 12 Browse Search
Waitt, Ernest Linden, History of the Nineteenth regiment, Massachusetts volunteer infantry , 1861-1865 11 11 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. 7 7 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 7 7 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 11. (ed. Frank Moore) 7 7 Browse Search
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3 6 6 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4. 5 5 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 August 7th or search for August 7th in all documents.

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William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 2: Barnstable County. (search)
try and to maintain one of the best governments on earth. Resolved, That the selectmen be instructed to cause the remains of Edward Winslow to be removed to this town at the town's expense. It was also voted to pay the widow and orphan children of Edward Winslow a gratuity of one hundred dollars. April 6th, Voted, that the town assume the responsibility that those persons took upon themselves, of paying a bounty to Samuel Knowles and Hezekiah P. Hughes, in July last, as volunteers. August 7th, Voted, to pay the same State aid to the families of men who may be drafted and actually enter the service of the United States as has been furnished to the families of volunteers. December 11th, A committee of twenty-five was chosen to assist the selectmen in recruiting volunteers to fill the quota of the town; also voted, to sanction the doings of the selectmen in using all discretionary means in their power for raising volunteers, and that the town be responsible for their compensation
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 4: Bristol County. (search)
in the town; and John H. Macomber, Thomas Leeburn, and James W. Hathaway were appointed to disburse the same in an equitable and proper manner. 1862. July 19th, Voted, to pay a bounty of one hundred dollars to each volunteer who shall enlist for three years military service, and be mustered in to fill the quota of the town. The selectmen were authorized to borrow the money to pay the same; and Marcus M. Rounsville and David B. Hill were chosen to attend to the business of recruiting. August 7th, The bounty was increased to two hundred dollars, provided the quota of the town is filled by the 15th of the month. F. A. Cleveland, Granville S. Allen, Bradford W. Clark, and James H. Hathaway were added to the recruiting committee. August 22d, The town voted to pay a bounty of two hundred dollars to each volunteer who would enlist in the military service for nine months, and be mustered in and credited to the quota of the town, said bounty to be paid only to those who are inhabitants
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 10: Middlesex County. (search)
in the service, three hundred dollars to relieve extraordinary necessities of Newton soldiers at the front, two thousand dollars to relieve the necessities of discharged and returned soldiers, two thousand dollars for the recovery of the bodies and the burial of deceased soldiers, including what had already been paid for such purpose, and one thousand dollars for the support of the families of inhabitants of Newton serving in the United-States navy. 1863. At a special town-meeting held August 7th, it was voted that the balance of money appropriated to families of volunteers at a former meeting be now appropriated to families of drafted men; also that the selectmen be authorized to borrow five thousand dollars to aid the families of the soldiers; also to aid the families of deceased or disabled soldiers of Newton. After the business named in the warrant was completed, an informal meeting was held; a large committee was appointed to consider the expediency of erecting a monument in
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 13: Plymouth County. (search)
e continued through the war when money was borrowed. The selectmen were directed to revise the militia roll, and communicate with the proper authorities in relation to the quota of the town. William E. Sparrow, Rev. William L. Parsons, and Wilson Barstow were chosen to confer with Surgeon-General Dale in relation to opening the large unoccupied hotel-building in the town as a hospital for sick and wounded soldiers. The committee subsequently reported that the building was not required. August 7th, Voted, to increase the bounty for three-years volunteers fifty dollars, and fifty dollars additional to those who would enlist before the 15th of the month; and the treasurer was authorized to borrow money for that purpose. August 30th, Voted, to pay a bounty of one hundred and twenty-five dollars to each volunteer for nine months service to fill the quota of the town. December 15th, Voted, to pay a bounty of one hundred and fifty dollars to volunteers who enlist for three years and are