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William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2 2 0 Browse Search
Charles A. Nelson , A. M., Waltham, past, present and its industries, with an historical sketch of Watertown from its settlement in 1630 to the incorporation of Waltham, January 15, 1739. 2 0 Browse Search
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William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 3: Berkshire County. (search)
ised and expended by the town for the payment of State aid to the families of volunteers during the four years of the war, and afterwards reimbursed to it by the Commonwealth, was as follows: In 1861, $451.64; in 1862, $2,045.27; in 1863, $2,734.01; in 1864, $4,300.00; in 1865, $2,400.00. Total amount, $11,930.92. Windsor Incorporated July 2, 1771. Population in 1860, 839; in 1865, 753. Valuation in 1860, $337,275; in 1865, $303,324. The selectmen in 1861 were James Whitmarsh, Reuben Pierce, H. L. Allen; in 1862, Ellison Axtell, A. L. Clark, A. W. Warren; in 1863 and 1864, C. Baldwin, H. N. Winslow, James Whitmarsh; in 1865, James Whitmarsh, H. N. Winslow, George Hathaway. The town-clerk during all the years of the war was Chapin Converse. The town-treasurer in 1861, 1862, 1864, and 1865, was Norman Miner; in 1863, Solomon Capen. 1861. The first legal town-meeting, to act upon matters relating to the war, was held on the 10th of May, at which a committee was appointe
s Bay, County of Middlesex. Waltham, September 20, 1776. Pursuant to a warrant from Col. Thatcher, agreeable to a resolve passed by the General Court of this State on the 17th inst. The first Company of Militia in this town were mustered for the purpose of drafting every fifth man from said Co. to joyn the army of the United States, at which time the following persons voluntarily offered to do a turn, or procure a man for that purpose: Viz.— John SandersonProcuredJosiah Lovett, Reuben Piercedo.Isaac Bernis Phinehas Lawrence Nathan Vilesdo.Elisha Stearns Zechariah Smithdo.Joseph Brown Capt. Isaac Gleasondo.Edward Bird The above Company were mustered pr William Brown. A List of the first Company of Militia in Waltham, including all from sixteen years old and upwards. [56 names follow]. Those who are now in and have done a turn in the service. [42 names not included in above list]. Waltham, November 29th, 1776. A List of those persons in the first Company