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William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 4: Bristol County. (search)
urn it over to the city of Fall River as a trophy from rebeldom. And as the rebel Jackson is now on his way to Bunker Hill, he may possibly come by the Bay-State line. In that event, you will blow him to pieces with it, if he dares to set his foot on Massachusetts soil. Respectfully yours, James Brady, Jr., Lt., Co. G, 26th Reg. 1863. March 2d, The mayor was directed to carry into effect the act of the Legislature in relation to the payment of State aid to soldiers' families. November 16th, The free use of the city hall was granted to Mrs. Richard Borden and Mrs. Mary A. Brayton for the purpose of lectures, tableaux, &c., the proceeds to be given to the soldiers. December 21st, A lot in Oak-Grove Cemetery, directly in front of the entrance, was set apart as a soldiers' burial-place. Colonel Richard Borden has erected a splendid marble monument on this lot, with tablets and military emblems. 1864. February 20th. A committee was appointed to make arrangements for th
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 10: Middlesex County. (search)
e town under the pending call of the President, and to pay each volunteer a bounty of one hundred dollars; also, to pay the same bounty to each volunteer who had already enlisted, and who actually belonged to North Reading. August 14th, Voted, to pay a bounty of one hundred and fifty dollars to each volunteer to fill the next quota. A sum not exceeding forty-five hundred dollars was appropriated for that purpose; also one thousand dollars for aid to the families of volunteers. 1863. November 16th, Voted, to appropriate five hundred dollars for the benefit of discharged, invalid, and disabled soldiers and their families. 1864. March 26th, Voted, to raise sixteen hundred dollars to pay bounties to volunteers enlisting to the credit of the town. June 10th, The treasurer was authorized to borrow twenty-five hundred dollars for the purpose of raising volunteers for future calls of the President of the United States. August 22d, Voted, to pay a bounty of one hundred and twenty-fi
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 13: Plymouth County. (search)
loan the sum of three hundred dollars to each drafted man, and take his note for the same at one mill on the one hundred dollars as interest. Voted, that the families of drafted men receive the same State aid as the families of volunteers. November 16th, A committee of one from each school-district was chosen to help the selectmen to recruit to fill our quota. 1864. March 7th, Voted, to direct the selectmen to give those nine-months men who paid their poll tax in 1862 an order on the treack Marble, Joseph Jacobs, and Albert Whiting were chosen a committee to have charge of the expenditure of the money, with instructions that should more troops be called for from this town, to furnish them with clothing and other necessaries. November 16th, Captain John Stephenson reported that one thousand tree hundred and thirty-one dollars and twenty-seven cents had been expended in furnishing uniforms and other necessaries to the Lincoln Light Guards, while in the three-months service at Fo
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 14: Suffolk County. (search)
ort. The question of the legality of this appropriation was referred to the city solicitor, who decided that by the statutes of the present year (chapter 122) such an appropriation was forbidden, and therefore illegal. November 3d, The committee on recruiting was authorized to erect such a building as they may deem necessary to be used for recruiting purposes. Ordered, that State aid be paid to the families of soldiers who have been transferred to the invalid corps the same as before. November 16, The committee on public buildings was directed to prepare forthwith the ward-rooms for recruiting purposes. Nothing more of particular interest or importance appears to have been necessary on the part of the city in regard to the war during this year. 1864. January 11th, A joint committee of which Alderman Clapp was chairman was appointed to tender to the returning companies and regiments of New-England volunteers which arrive in Boston such hospitalities as they may deem expedient a