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William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 3: Berkshire County. (search)
n the 31st of July; at which the selectmen were authorized to pay a bounty of one hundred and ten dollars to each volunteer to the number of ten, who would enlist for three years and be credited to fill the quota of the town. They were to recruit the men in such manner as they might select, and to pledge the credit of the town for the amount of money they might require. Mr. John D. Bidwell paid of his own means a gratuity of ten dollars to each of the ten men who subsequently enlisted. October 21st, The town ratified the action taken by the selectmen in filling the quota of the town, under the call for volunteers for nine months; they having paid to each volunteer who enlisted for that term of service, and was credited to Monterey, a bounty of one hundred dollars. It was also voted to pay that amount of bounty to any one who should thereafter enlist to the credit of the town, either for three years or nine months, and an additional sum of five dollars to any persons who will now enl
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 4: Bristol County. (search)
llars; and twenty thousand dollars were appropriated to pay the same. August 29th, Voted, to pay a bounty of two hundred dollars to each volunteer for nine months service. Twenty-five thousand dollars were appropriated to pay said bounties. October 21st, A further appropriation of five thousand dollars was made for the Home and Coast Guard, and twenty thousand for military bounties, which on the 13th of December was increased by a loan of twenty-six thousand dollars. 1863. February 26th, ll any future call of the President for men, up to March 1st, 1865. At a meeting held on the 30th of July, the bounty to volunteers for three years was fixed at one hundred and twenty-five dollars. 1865. A special meeting was held on the 21st of October, at which it was voted to refund all moneys which have been contributed by individuals for filling the quota of men for the present war, and that the treasurer be authorized to hire a sufficient sum of money to pay the same. Rehoboth was
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 10: Middlesex County. (search)
nd January,—the money to be paid as soon as there is sufficient in the treasury for that purpose. Seven hundred dollars were also appropriated to pay the veteran volunteers belonging to the town of Lincoln. June 13th, Samuel H. Pierce, William F. Wheeler, and Francis Smith were appointed a committee to recruit eight men, at least, to serve the town as volunteers, and the treasurer was authorized to borrow twenty-five hundred dollars for the purpose, to be used by the committee. 1865. October 21st, Voted to reimburse to citizens the money subscribed and paid by them last spring for procuring recruits to fill the quota of the town; also, voted to pay back all the money which W. L. G. Pierce, who had been drafted into the military service, has paid for war taxes on his property since July, 1863, up to the time of his discharge. 1866, March—, Voted, to pay the expenses of embalming and bringing home the body of Lieutenant Thomas J. Parker. Mr. Parker was First Lieutenant in the