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William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 4: Bristol County. (search)
We only know in general terms that the ladies of Somerset did a great deal of work for the soldiers during the war. Swanzey Incorporated Oct. 30, 1667. Population in 1860, 1,430; in 1865, 1,335. Valuation in 1860, $743,335; in 1865, $755,680rset, Dighton, and Seekonk, in regard to raising a military company for nine months service, of which number the town of Swanzey was to furnish seventeen men. An adjourned meeting was held on the 22d of August, when a report was made by the selectmeproject. The treasurer was authorized to borrow money sufficient to pay State aid to the families of soldiers living in Swanzey. Another meeting was held on the 30th of August, when a report was made by the recruiting committee concerning enlistmeend of the war had a surplus of ten over and above all demands. It is proper also to state that twenty-five citizens of Swanzey enlisted in Rhode-Island regiments, for whom no credit was given nor allowance made. The whole amount of money appropri
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