N. Pond; in 1862, 1863, 1864, and 1865, George B. Fiske.
1861. The first legal town-meeting, to act on matters in relation to the war, was held on the 29th of April, at which Alden Leland, Elbridge J. Cutter, Abel Pond, James F. Simons, and Seth Thayer were appointed to superintend the equipment of a military company in Holliston; and Seth Thayer was authorized to receive and disburse, under direction of the committee, such sums as may be subscribed and paid for the above-named purpose.
FivSeth Thayer was authorized to receive and disburse, under direction of the committee, such sums as may be subscribed and paid for the above-named purpose.
Five thousand dollars were appropriated for military purposes.
A large committee was appointed to report a plan for the support of the families of soldiers, who reported that four hundred dollars be appropriated for drilling the company, and, when called into active service, each single man should receive a bounty of twelve, and each married man a bounty of twenty dollars. The use of the town-hall was given to the company for drilling purposes, and the upper hall for an armory.
Certain tents bel