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William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 13: Plymouth County. (search)
uota of the town a bounty of one hundred dollars. The number of men required was twenty. Captain William S. Adams offered to furnish the money to pay the same, which offer was accepted, and the selectmen were directed to give the note of the town for the amount. August 30th, The selectmen were authorized to pay a bounty to each volunteer for nine months service who should enlist and be credited to the quota of the town, and to borrow money to pay the same. R. N. Jones, Noah Prince, and Philander Cobb were appointed to assist the selectmen to procure volunteers. 1863. No special action appears to have been taken by the town in its corporate capacity in regard to the war during this year, although recruiting and the payment of State aid were continued. 1864. April 23d, The selectmen were directed to pay a bounty of one hundred and twenty-five dollars to each volunteer belonging to Kingston who had enlisted previous to that time and had received no bounty, and two thousand dollars