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William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 4: Bristol County. (search)
y met for the same purpose one afternoon in each week. Many other meetings were held for work and consultation: several ladies did their work for the society at their own dwellings. The society retained its organization, and continued its Christian and patriotic labors from April, 1861, to July 28, 1865; during the whole of which time Mrs. Richard Borden was president, whose ceaseless devotion to the interests of soldiers merits their warmest acknowledgments, as does also the services of Mrs. Ames, first vice-president, Mrs. William Munday, Mrs. Mary Durfee, Mrs. Arnold, and Miss Caroline Borden, the secretary and treasurer of the society. The society received during the period of its existence $3,347.76 in cash, which was properly expended for materials to be made up for the use of the soldiers. Among the articles furnished were 200 soldiers' uniforms, 231 bed-sacks, 131 bed-quilts, 365 bedcom-forters, 87 blankets, 355 sheets, 262 pillows, 307 pillow-cases, 167 cushions for wound
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 10: Middlesex County. (search)
mount, $9,058.69. The ladies of Concord did very much through their Soldiers' Aid Society in providing for our companies, and they sent much clothing and hospital stores for general use. I have no doubt two thousand dollars were subscribed for these purposes, and it was expended under their direction. Dracut Incorporated Feb. 26, 1701. Population in 1860, 1,881; in 1865, 1,905. Valuation in 1860, $962,723; in 1865, $1,109,304. The selectmen in 1861 were George W. Coburn, Josiah Ames, Joseph B. V. Coburn; in 1862 and 1863, George W. Coburn, Joseph B. V. Coburn, Ira Hall; in 1864, Atkinson C. Varnum, Charles A. Hamblett, Levi F. Jones; in 1865, George W. Coburn, Joseph B. V. Coburn, Levi F. Jones. The town-clerk during all the years of the war was Henry Richardson. The town-treasurer during the same period was Jesse Swain. 1861. The first legal town-meeting, to act upon matters relating to the war, was held on the 6th of May, at which it was voted to pay each man be
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 12: Norfolk County. (search)
three dollars a week to the families or dependants of each person who has been drafted, who shall serve himself or by substitute, as a part of the quota of the town. The town having no authority to pass this vote, the selectmen declined to pay under it. 1864. April 20th, The selectmen were authorized to continue to recruit volunteers until March 1, 1865, and to pay to each recruit a bounty of one hundred and twenty-five dollars. Washington M. French, Albert Hayden, John Glover, Samuel Ames, E. W. Underwood, George Cahill, and Eliab Cahill assisted the selectmen all through the war in procuring recruits to fill the quota of the town under the various calls of the President for men. Quincy furnished six hundred and seventy-seven men for the war, which was a surplus of four over and above all demands. Forty-nine were commissioned officers. The whole amount of money appropriated and expended by the town for war purposes, exclusive of State aid, was thirty-six thousand two hund
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 13: Plymouth County. (search)
in 1864, $9,200.00; in 1865, $4,400. Total amount, $36,962.40. North Bridgewater Incorporated June 15, 1821. Population in 1860, 6,584; in 1865, 6,335. Valuation in 1860, $2,173,965; in 1865, $2,209,339. The selectmen in 1861 were Franklin Ames, Ellis Packard, Josiah W. Kingman; 1862 and 1863, Franklin Ames, Josiah W. Kingman, Nathan Packard, 2d; in 1864, Rufus L. Thatcher, Nelson J. Foss, J. R. Perkins; in 1865, Rufus L. Thatcher, Nelson J. Foss, Isaac Kingman. The town-clerk iFranklin Ames, Josiah W. Kingman, Nathan Packard, 2d; in 1864, Rufus L. Thatcher, Nelson J. Foss, J. R. Perkins; in 1865, Rufus L. Thatcher, Nelson J. Foss, Isaac Kingman. The town-clerk in 1861 was H. E. Paine; in 1862, 1863, 1864, and 1865, W. C. Wales. The town-treasurer in 1861, 1862, 1863, and 1864 was Rufus P. Kingman; in 1865, Oakes S. Soule. 1861. The first town-meeting to act upon matters relating to the war was held on the 29th of April, at which five thousand dollars were appropriated to clothe and equip volunteers belonging to North Bridgewater and to assist their families. Benjamin Kingman, George W. Bryant, H. W. Robinson, William F. Brett, and Jonathan White