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William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 8: Hampden County. (search)
nded for State aid to the families of soldiers during the years of the war, and which was afterwards repaid by the Commonwealth, was $314,944.90, making the total amount $979,828.30. The following is the war record of each city and town in the county:— Agawam Incorporated May 17, 1835. Population in 1860, 1,698; in 1865, 1,665. Valuation in 1860, $693,008; in 1865, $816,850. The selectmen in 1861 were Josiah Johnson, Charles Colton, Isaac Roberts; in 1862, Charles Colton, Frederick Johnson, Joseph Bedortha; in 1863, Joseph Bedortha, John G. Freeland, Joseph L. Smith; in 1864, Joseph Bedortha, Joseph L. Smith, Grosvenor Marcy; in 1865, Joseph Bedortha, John G. Freeland, Elijah D. Allen. The town-clerk and town-treasurer during the years 1861, 1862, 1863, and 1864, was Ashbell Sykes; in 1865, Charles C. Wright. 1861. The selectmen having refused or neglected to call a town-meeting to act upon matters relating to the war, a meeting was called by Charles C. Wright, a j
eth's servant, had son, b. 4 Sept. 1763;a dau., b.—June, 1765; a child, b.—1768; a child, b.—1770; a child, b. 3 Nov. 1773, d. 9 Nov. 1773, a. 7 days; a child, b.—1779. Flora, a black, d. 23 Sept. 1791, a. 60. Seth Reed was a Pct. committeeman 11 yrs. from 1740 to 1767, and Pct. assessor during the same period. 2. Thomas, s. of Seth (1), of Charleston precinct, m. Rhoda Crosby, of Camb., 2 July, 1761. Thomas o. c. Pct. ch. 25 July, 1762. Had Rhoda, b. 13, bap. 25 July; 1762, m. Frederick Johnson, 16 Oct. 1783; Seth, b. 21, bap. 30 June, 1765; William Crosby (s. of Thomas, of Camb.), bap. privately 21 (b. 11) Sept. 1766; a dau., b. 11 Dec. 1769; Amos, b. 12 Oct. 1773, d. 26 Sept. 1774, a. 1 yr. Rhoda, w. of Thomas, d. 22 Nov. 1773, a. 32. Thomas d. 7 June, 1776, a. 40. See Wyman's Chas., 804. 3. Daniel, s. of Seth (1), m. Dorothy Billings, of Medford, 12 Apr. 1762 (Hist. Reed Fam. ). Had a child, b. 8 Feb. 1764; a son (Daniel? ) and a dau., b. 28 Feb. and 1 Mar. 1766; a
e State Guards, under Captain McGill. The cause for the perpetration of this outrage we are unable to state. A Captive Sailon set adrift after a long Imprisonment by the enemy. The N. O. Picayune. of Saturday, learns by a sailor, Mr. Fred. Johnson, that the fishing schooner Achilles was captured on the morning of the 16th of June last, near Chandeleur light, by the Lincoln steamer Massachusetts. The Achilles was going at the time from the Bay of St. Louis with the Assistant Lightkeeper to the Chandeleur Island, whom they had landed the previous night, when next morning they were boarded by a boat from the Massachusetts, and two fishermen, Austrians, besides Mr. Johnson, were taken on board the Massachasetts. These two men took the oath of allegiance to the Abolition Government, but Johnuson refused. He was kept on board from that day until Saturday last, the 14th instant, having been on board nearly three months, when he was putover the side in a leaky yawl boat, which
The Daily Dispatch: October 4, 1861., [Electronic resource], The Religious exercises for the National Fast day. (search)
age we are unable to state. A Captive sailor set adrift after a long Imprisonment by the enemy. The N. O. Picayune, of Saturday, learns by a sailor, Mr. Fred. Johnson, that the fishing schooner Achilles was captured on the morning of the 16th of June last, near Chandeleur light, by the Lincoln steamer Massachusetts. The Aeur Island, whom they had landed the previous night, when next morning they were boarded by a boat from the Massachusetts, and two fishermen, Austrians, besides Mr. Johnson, were taken on board the Massachusetts. These two men took the oath of allegiance to the Abolition Government, but Johnson refused. He was kept on board from Johnson refused. He was kept on board from that day until Saturday last, the 14th instant, having been on board nearly three months, when he was put over the side in a leaky yawl boat, which belonged to the Achilles, and sent adrift. About dark, after having had a hard pull of it, he was picked up by the fishing sloop Osceola, fifteen miles from land, and arrived here last