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William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 1: introductory and explanatory. (search)
nwealth in the contest through which we have successfully passed, and as a pledge of their devotion to civil liberty, and of their determination to maintain the Union of the States. No better evidence of the determination of the people of the Commonwealth to support the General Government, in the war, can perhaps be found than the individual contributions given in aid of its prosecution, which, in many of the towns, were astonishingly large. In Bradford, Watertown, Gardner, Mendon, and Templeton, they exceeded five dollars to each inhabitant; in Washington, six; in Somerville, seven; in West Cambridge (Arlington), eight; in Leyden, nine; in Longmeadow, ten; and in Belmont, ten. The attention of the Committee was not drawn to the work done by the women of the State; and therefore the contributions made by them in money, clothing, books, and hospital stores, are not mentioned or even referred to in the Report. The Legislative Report, from which the above extracts are taken,
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 15: Worcester County. (search)
enlisting to the credit of the town for three years. August 21st, Voted, to pay the same bounty to men who enlist for nine months service to fill the quota of the town. November 4th, Voted, to abate the poll tax to all volunteers belonging to Templeton who have received no bounty from the town. December 4th, The town authorized the selectmen to pay the above-named bounties to all volunteers enlisting to the credit of the town upon all calls for men made or to be made by the President. 186 The selectmen were authorized to pay that amount of bounty to each volunteer credited to the town upon whatever calls for men the President may make, and to borrow money necessary to pay the same. This rule continued to the end of the war. Templeton furnished three hundred and forty-four men for the war, which was a surplus of twenty-seven over and above all demands. Twenty-two were commissioned officers. The amount of money appropriated and expended by the town for war purposes, exclusi
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