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William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 3: Berkshire County. (search)
, $2,527.52; in 1864, $1,757.20; in 1865, $1,500.00. Total in four years, $6,896.45. Otis Incorporated June 13, 1810. Population in 1860, 998; in 1865, 962. Valuation in 1860, $256,822; in 1865, $311,595. The selectmen in 1861 were Elam P. Norton, Samuel A. Jones, Pardon Perry; in 1862, Samuel A. Jones, Nathaniel J. Kenyon, Pardon Perry; in 1863, Alanson Crittenden, Marcus Phelps, Lorenzo Webb; in 1864, Alanson Crittenden, Isaac J. Norton, Amos D. Cotton; in 1865, Elam P. Norton, SamuElam P. Norton, Samuel Hamilton, John Hunter. The town-clerk and town-treasurer during all the years of the war was Joseph L. Waters. 1861. May 11th, The town voted to pay each soldier seven dollars a month while in the service, and State aid to each family; provided the Legislature does not make the pay of the soldiers as good as the foregoing. 1862. March 3d, The selectmen were authorized to pay State aid to the families of volunteers. July 19th, Voted, to pay a bounty of one hundred dollars to each vol
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 4: Bristol County. (search)
on the 4th of May, at which it was voted that the town furnish each soldier who may enter the service of the country from Norton with a uniform, not to exceed ten dollars in cost; and that each soldier who has entered the service of the country, and voted to appropriate whatever money was necessary for the payment of State aid to the families of volunteers residing in Norton, said payments to be made by the selectmen, and in accordance with a law of the Commonwealth. Another town-meeting was hon under any requisition, order, or call of the President or War Department of the United States during the year 1864. Norton furnished, according to the return made by the selectmen in 1866, one hundred and eighty-one men for the war, which we be62, $820.67; in 1863, $1,971.13; in 1864, $1,351.29; in 1865, $1,056.52. Total in four years, $5,269.45. The ladies of Norton held several fairs to raise money for the benefit of the soldiers, and during the whole of the war were at work making ga
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