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William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 2: Barnstable County. (search)
rticles, were made, which were sent to the army hospitals. Orleans Incorporated March 3, 1797. Population in 1860, 1,678; in 1865, 1,586. Valuation in 1860, $487,914; in 1865, $558,858. The selectmen in 1861 were Joseph Cummings, Calvin Snow, George W. Cummings; in 1862 and 1863, Jesse C. Snow, John Kenrick, Edmund Crosby; in 1864 and 1865, John Kenrick, Truman Doane, Ira Mayo. The town-clerk and town-treasurer in 1861, 1862, and 1863, was Thomas Higgins; in 1864 and 1865, Freeman Mayo. 1861. The first legal town-meeting, to consider matters relating to the war, was held on the 27th of May, at which the following resolutions were read, and unanimously adopted:— Resolved, That, as true and loyal citizens of the United States, we will cherish inviolate the Union and the Constitution and the enforcement of the laws, believing them to be the only safe palladium of our liberties, under which as a nation we have been favored with unexampled prosperity. Resolved, Tha