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William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 4: Bristol County. (search)
from the City Hall until otherwise ordered. July 15th, A report was received, showing that Fort Phenix in Fairhaven, and Fort Taber in New Bedford, mounting eleven guns, had been manned by the Home Guard, and recommending an additional appropriation to maintain the same; and on the 29th of July five thousand dollars were appropriated. September 5th, The mayor was authorized to organize one or more companies for the national army, the bounty to each member not to exceed fifteen dollars. November 20th, Fifteen hundred dollars were appropriated for State aid to soldiers' families. December 15th, Five thousand dollars were appropriated for the payment of soldiers' bounties. 1862. January 3d, A report was made that three companies of volunteers for three years military service had been organized. January 4th, This being the close of the municipal year, a report and resolution complimentary of the outgoing mayor, Hon. Isaac C. Taber, were unanimously adopted. July 10th, Seven thousa
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 10: Middlesex County. (search)
m voluntary subscriptions, to wit: J. F. Taylor one hundred dollars, H. W. Baxter one hundred dollars; and from Thomas Sinclair, N. & S. Jackson, John W. Hollis, Life Baldwin, and Henry Claflin fifty dollars each, for recruiting purposes. The committee was voted the thanks of the town for their services. November 26th, It was voted to appropriate seven thousand two hundred dollars to be used by the selectmen to furnish the quota of Brighton under the new call of the President. 1863. November 20th, It was voted to open a recruiting office, and a large committee was appointed to obtain the men. It was also voted to employ a band of music, and a committee was appointed to collect funds; also that the treasurer be authorized to borrow money to meet the expenditure. Several other meetings were held, but all for the same purpose, to obtain recruits and pay bounties, which were continued from time to time until the close of the war. 1865. At a town-meeting held April 24th, a repor
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 14: Suffolk County. (search)
hundred dollars bounty was limited to those who should enlist before the 15th of August next. September 15th, A special meeting was held to consider the resolution passed at a citizens' meeting on Saturday evening last, recommending the payment of a bounty of two hundred dollars to each volunteer for nine months service, and after debate the resolution was adopted by the council (24 yeas, 4 nays). The treasurer was authorized to borrow fifty thousand dollars to pay said bounties, which, November 20th, was increased to sixty-three thousand dollars. 1863. June 11th, Messrs. Hadaway and Lothrop of the board of aldermen and the president, and Messrs. Haskell, Slocum, and Mason of the common council were appointed to make arrangements for the reception of Company H, Forty-third Regiment, upon their return from Newbern, North Carolina, and Company H, 50th Regiment, upon their return from New Orleans, Louisiana, and the Chelsea members of these and other regiments whose terms of enlistme