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May 6th, A resolution complimentary to Captain Albert W. Bartlett and his men who so promptly shouldered their muskets to sustain the honor of our flag was passed; and the mayor was authorized to furnish the company with whatever was necessary for their comfort.
1862. Captain Bartlett, while in command of Company B, Thirty-fifth Regiment Massachusetts Volunteers, was killed near Maryland Heights, Sept. 17, 1862.
The city council, which met September 23d, passed a series of resolutions, of which we copy the following:—
Resolved, That by this sad event the country has lost a true patriot; the city, a useful and enterprising citizen; our militia, a most zealous, brave, and efficient officer; and the community, one who in all the relations of life was a most gentlemanly and honorable man.
The resolutions were ordered to be entered upon the city records and a copy sent to the family of the deceased.
1863. February 2d, The committe