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sick and wounded in the field and hospitals.
Incorporated March 3, 1848.
Population in 1860, 1,548; in 1866, 1,549.
Valuation in 1860, $643,823; in 1865, $679,389.
The selectmen in 1861 were R. Cummings, A. C. Allen, Wm. Foster, A. Makepeace; in 1862, R. Cummings, A. C. Allen, George H. Brown, E. W. Combs, William Foster; in 1863, H. Brown, A. C. Allen, Daniel Allen, A. C. Gleason, H. L. Bannister; in 1864, H. Brown, A. C. Allen, A. C. Gleason, Daniel Allen, T. E. CarWilliam Foster; in 1863, H. Brown, A. C. Allen, Daniel Allen, A. C. Gleason, H. L. Bannister; in 1864, H. Brown, A. C. Allen, A. C. Gleason, Daniel Allen, T. E. Cary; in 1865, A. C. Allen, A. C. Gleason, Sanford Adams, T. E. Cary.
The town-clerk and town-treasurer during all these years was E. H. Blair.
1861. The first legal town-meeting to consider matters relating to the war was held on the 29th of April, at which it was voted to pay each volunteer belonging to the town, when mustered into the military service, twenty dollars, and to furnish him with a revolver.
A pledge was also given that their families should be properly cared for.