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William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 8: Hampden County. (search)
uring the war, at which money was appropriated for the payment of bounties to volunteers and State aid to their families. The returns which we have received from Chester are not so full as those which have come to us from the other towns, and therefore a full abstract of the town's proceedings cannot be given. Chester, accordinChester, according to a return made by the selectmen in 1866, furnished ninety-eight men for the war, which is at least twenty-five less than the true number, as it filled its quota on every call of the President, and at the end of the war had a surplus of three over and above all demands. Four were commissioned officers. The whole amount of mone of bounties until we exceeded the quota, so that we were able to furnish Boston with one hundred and eight men, West Springfield with eleven, Westfield with ten, Chester with ten, Agawam with seven, and Holland and Monson with two each. Springfield furnished twenty-five hundred men for the war, which was a surplus of two hundr
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