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William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 4: Bristol County. (search)
ur years, $3,832.91. The ladies of Berkley made generous contributions to the soldiers during the war. The exact amount of these contributions we have not been able to ascertain: we know, however, that they realized upwards of one hundred dollars at one time, by means of a Soldiers' Fair held by them. Dartmouth Incorporated June 8, 1664. Population in 1860, 3,883; in 1865, 3,434. Valuation in 1860, $2,948,785; in 1865, $2,434,270. The selectmen in 1861 were Jireh Sherman, Abraham C. White, John W. Baker; in 1862, Jireh Sherman, Calvin K. Turner, 2d, Richard Lapham; in 1863, Jireh Sherman, Richard Lapham, Loring Ashley; in 1864 and 1865, Jireh Sherman, Calvin K. Turner, 2d, Richard Lapham. The town-clerk and town-treasurer during all of these years was William Barker, Jr. 1861. The first legal town-meeting, to consider matters relating to the war, was held on the 16th of May; at which the following preamble and resolutions were read, and unanimously adopted:— Wh
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 5: Dukes County. (search)
ded by the town during the four years of the war for State aid to the families of enlisted men, and which was afterwards repaid by the Commonwealth, was as follows: In 1861, 00; in 1862, $390.10; in 1863, $944.06; in 1864, $1,088.82; in 1865, $700.00. Total amount in four years, $3,122.98. Gosnold Incorporated March 17, 1864. Population in 1860,—; in 1865, 108. Valuation in 1860,—; in 1865, $112,993. The selectmen from the date of incorporation until the close of the war were Abraham C. White, John W. Gifford, Benjamin B. Church. The town-clerk for the same period was Samuel E. Skiff. During the years 1861, 1862, 1863, and until the 17th of March, 1864, Gosnold was a part of the town of Chilmark; and its war history up to that time forms a part of the history of the town from which it was set off. The only person who had a residence in the part of Chilmark which now forms the town of Gosnold, who was a volunteer in the military service, was Oliver G. Grennell, Jr., and