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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 18 0 Browse Search
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2 10 0 Browse Search
Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register 4 0 Browse Search
Rev. James K. Ewer , Company 3, Third Mass. Cav., Roster of the Third Massachusetts Cavalry Regiment in the war for the Union 4 0 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 2 2 Browse Search
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William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 4: Bristol County. (search)
of Dartmouth for their good works during the war; but we have a general statement, which is highly honorable to them. Dighton Incorporated May 30, 1712. Population in 1860, 1,733; in 1865, 1,815. Valuation in 1860, $711,454; in 1865, $776,77 1861. A day or two after the President issued his first call for troops, in April, 1861, a meeting of the citizens of Dighton was held, and initiatory steps were taken to form a military company; and a petition was signed, requesting the selectmeee presented a preamble and resolutions, which were unanimously adopted. The resolutions were: 1st, We, the citizens of Dighton, do hereby pledge to Liberty and our country our property, our lives, and our sacred honor, and will give our united andses. The selectmen were also directed to confer with the town authorities of the adjoining towns of Rehoboth, Somerset, Dighton, and Seekonk, in regard to raising a military company for nine months service, of which number the town of Swanzey was t
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