07.94; in 1864, $1,300.00; in 1865, $950.00. Total amount, $4,648.54.
The ladies raised $979.75, which was expended for the comfort of the soldiers.
They also furnished clothing for the freedmen to the value of $98.25.
Incorporated June 30, 1761.
Population in 1860, 1,798; in 1865, 1,726.
Valuation in 1860, $555,814; in 1865, $637,954.
The selectmen in 1861 and 1862 were Samuel D. Cole, Samuel N. Wilson, Ephraim H. Thompson; in 1863, Samuel D. Cole, Hugh Melellen, Dennis Wilson; in 1864, Samuel D. Cole, O. F. Morrison, Hugh Melellen; in 1865, David L. Smith, Samuel D. Handy, Joseph B. Clark.
The town-clerk and town-treasurer during all the years of the war was Jesse Cone.
We have failed to obtain from Colerain an abstract of the war record from the town-books.
Colerain furnished one hundred and ninety-two men for the war, which was a surplus of fourteen over and above all demands.
One was a commissioned officer.
The whole amount of money appropriated