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George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 4, 15th edition. 4 0 Browse Search
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William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 15: Worcester County. (search)
same as last year. July 23d, The selectmen were authorized to pay a bounty of one hundred dollars to each volunteer enlisting to the credit of the town for three years service on or before the fifteenth of August next, to the number of forty, as called for by the Governor of the Commonwealth, and the sum of five thousand dollars was appropriated to carry the same into effect. August 23d, Voted, to pay a bounty of one hundred dollars to each volunteer enlisting for nine months service. John Ashley, S. K. Pierce, John M. Moore, L. W. Brown, and James H. Greenwood were chosen a committee to recruit the men. Six thousand dollars were appropriated for this purpose. October 11th, The same bounty was authorized to be paid to twenty-three nine-months volunteers over and above the quota called for from the town. 1863. June 27th, The selectmen were authorized to draw from time to time upon the treasurer for money to pay aid to the families of the soldiers. 1864. April 4th, The bounty