Valuation in 1860, $672,092; in 1865, $651,779.
The selectmen in 1861 were Joseph W. Upton, Stephen D. Goddard, Hudson Tolman; in 1862, Joseph W. Upton, Stephen D. Goddard, Oren Tower; in 1863, Stephen D. Goddard, Oren Tower, David C. Page; in 1864, Stephen D. Goddard, Joseph W. Upton, Oren Tower; in 1865, Stephen D. Goddard, Joseph W. Upton, Hubbard Peckham.
The town-clerk during all the years of the war was Lewis Whitney.
The town-treasurer during the same period was Collins Andrews.
1861. The first legal town-meeting to act upon matters connected with the war was held on the 6th of May, at which three thousand dollars were appropriated to be expended under the direction of the selectmen in providing uniforms for a military company, and for the support of the families of those who enlist and enter upon active military service.
Each man was to be paid one dollar for each day spent in drilling previous to being mustered into service.
1862. July 19th, The selec