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William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 4: Bristol County. (search)
rovision for all expenses necessarily incurred in drilling, equipping, and uniforming the volunteers from this town. It was also voted to give to each volunteer fifteen dollars a month while in service, a uniform, and a first-rate revolver, if its use will be permitted by the commanding officer; also, to give three dollars a week to each person who will drill one hour on three several days of each week for three months. The adjoining towns of Somerset and Berkley were invited to join with Dighton in raising a military company. Three thousand dollars were appropriated for war purposes. August 10th, Voted, to pay State aid to the families of volunteers, as provided by the act of the Legislature. 1862. July 9th, Voted, to pay each volunteer a bounty of one hundred dollars. August 19th, The bounty was increased to three hundred and twenty-five dollars to three-years volunteers; and on August 28th it was voted to pay a bounty of two hundred dollars to each volunteer for nine months