September 1st, Voted, to pay a bounty of one hundred and twenty-five dollars to each volunteer who shall enlist in the military service for nine months, and be credited to the quota of the town.
At a meeting held on the 25th of September, the bounty was increased to one hundred and fifty dollars.
1863. At a meeting held on the 2d of March, five thousand dollars were appropriated for the payment of State aid to soldiers' families; and on the 17th of October Rev. Enoch Sanford, Cassander Gilmore, Charles T. Robinson, Sylvanus Makepeace, Enoch King, Ober S. Wilber, John Hanscom, and Theodore Dean were chosen to assist the selectmen in recruiting volunteers to fill the quota of the town.
1864. At the annual town-meeting held March 7th, an appropriation was made for the payment of State aid; and on the 4th of April the town voted to continue recruiting, and to pay a bounty of one hundred and twenty-five dollars to each volunteer who shall enlist for three years and be credited