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e war a bounty of $1,010 was sometimes paid for a single seaman.
Soley, p. 10. The official statistics show that of this vast addition to the numbers of the navy Massachusetts contributed a larger share than any State except New York; indeed, nearly 20,000, or nearly one-fifth of the whole number.
Total number of sailors and marines furnished by the States:—
District of Columbia,1,353
Total,101,207 (Official statement from the Adjutant-General's office, July 15, 1885; Heitman's Historical Register of the U. S. Army, p. 890.) Phisterer, an able statistician, claims, in his New York in the Civil War (p. 43), that the whole number serving in the U. S. Navy during the war w