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r special meeting was held, at which the town voted to pay any of its citizens a bounty of one hundred dollars upon enlistment for nine months service, and a further sum of one hundred dollars when regularly discharged.
Six immediately enlisted, each of whom served his full time.
October 13th, The selectmen were authorized to enlist men in other places, if a sufficient number could not be obtained in Falmouth; but in no case to pay any higher bounty than that paid to our own citizens.
December 15th, The town bounty to each volunteer was fixed at two hundred dollars.
1863. A special meeting was held on the 21st of December, when the selectmen were authorized to draw on the towntreasurer for such expenses as may be incurred in procuring the town's quota of volunteers; and they were instructed to proceed forthwith to procure the men required.
1864. April—, The selectmen were directed to procure the number of men required, or which may be required, under any order of the Preside