volunteers; and they were instructed to proceed forthwith to procure the men required.
1864. April—, The selectmen were directed to procure the number of men required, or which may be required, under any order of the President previous to March 1, 1865.
Under this vote the selectmen acted until the end of the war.
Falmouth, notwithstanding most of her able-bodied young men were at sea, furnished of her own citizens one hundred and thirty-eight men for the army, and twenty for the navy, ed by law and reimbursed to the towns by the State.
It was a literal voluntary gratuity by the town. April 25th, The selectmen were authorized to pay a bounty of one hundred and twenty-five dollars to each volunteer who shall enlist prior to March 1, 1865, for three years, and be credited to the town.
Truro furnished one hundred and forty-four 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