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William H. Herndon, Jesse William Weik, Herndon's Lincoln: The True Story of a Great Life, Etiam in minimis major, The History and Personal Recollections of Abraham Lincoln by William H. Herndon, for twenty years his friend and Jesse William Weik 1,765 1 Browse Search
Abraham Lincoln, Stephen A. Douglas, Debates of Lincoln and Douglas: Carefully Prepared by the Reporters of Each Party at the times of their Delivery. 1,301 9 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 947 3 Browse Search
John G. Nicolay, A Short Life of Abraham Lincoln, condensed from Nicolay and Hayes' Abraham Lincoln: A History 914 0 Browse Search
Francis B. Carpenter, Six Months at the White House 776 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 495 1 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 1. (ed. Frank Moore) 485 1 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 27. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 456 0 Browse Search
Hon. J. L. M. Curry , LL.D., William Robertson Garrett , A. M. , Ph.D., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 1.1, Legal Justification of the South in secession, The South as a factor in the territorial expansion of the United States (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 410 0 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume I. 405 1 Browse Search
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William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 4: Bristol County. (search)
irst day of June as a day of mourning, in consequence of the death of our late beloved and honored Chief Magistrate, Abraham Lincoln; therefore— Ordered, That we do take measures for an appropriate observance of the day as recommended by the Presbenezer W. Pierce, Esq., who lost an arm in 1862 before Richmond, and was made a brigadier-general of volunteers by President Lincoln. The whole amount of money appropriated and expended by the town on account of the war, exclusive of State aid, waeased. February 7th, The mayor recommended the ringing of the bells and the firing of one hundred guns in honor of President Lincoln signing the emancipation proclamation. April 10th, A committee was appointed to make arrangements to celebrate ther of General Lee. April 15th, A message was received from the mayor making an official announcement of the death of President Lincoln, and a committee was appointed to consider and report upon the proper measures to be taken in regard to it. The com
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 6: Essex County. (search)
invited to display the American ensign from their dwellings and places of business. April 11th, A vote was passed as a testimonial of respect to the late Lieutenant Thomas B. Hart, of Lynn. Eight hundred and fifty dollars were appropriated to defray the expenses incurred by the city in celebrating the recent glorious successes of the Union forces in Virginia. On the 15th the two branches of the city government met in convention, when the mayor announced in fitting words the death of President Lincoln. A prayer was made by Rev. Mr. Biddle, after which a series of appropriate resolutions were reported by a committee and unanimously adopted. June 26th, One thousand dollars were appropriated for the purpose of receiving our returned soldiers upon the approaching 4th of July. Lynn, according to the return made by the city authorities in 1866, furnished three thousand two hundred and seventy-five men for the war, which we believe to be more than the actual number credited, as at the
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 10: Middlesex County. (search)
17th, On this day a meeting was held and the death of President Lincoln was officially announced by his Honor the Mayor. Resion, clothing and provisions to such of the inhabitants of Lincoln as have enlisted, or may hereafter enlist, in the militaryd to settle with the State Treasurer for the proportion of Lincoln of the volunteer bounty tax as authorized by law. 1864.anybody has got any money or any pluck let him show it. Lincoln furnished seventy-nine men for the war, which was a surplud and eighty-five dollars and fifty cents ($10,385.50). Lincoln claims the distinction of having been the first town in thn 1865, $650.00. Total amount, $3,205.16. The ladies of Lincoln did good service during the war. Mrs. Edward S. Hodges, prmy. On the 15th, information of the assassination of President Lincoln was received, which caused gladness to be turned to sonor to be, Very respectfully, your obedient servant, A. Lincoln. November 4th, The selectmen were authorized to pay
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 12: Norfolk County. (search)
er votes were passed during the year in relation to raising volunteers, the reception of companies returning from the war, the reception of Colonel Burrill, Forty-Fourth Regiment Massachusetts Volunteers, from his long imprisonment in Texas, and a vote of thanks to Henry G. Crowell, Esq., for his valuable services in visiting the sick and wounded soldiers of Roxbury in and around Washington. 1865. April 17th, Appropriate action was taken by the city council in regard to the death of President Lincoln, and Rev. Dr. Putnam was appointed to deliver a eulogy upon the life and character of the deceased. Roxbury furnished three thousand two hundred and seventy-one men for the war, which was a surplus of four hundred and forty-five over and above all demands. One hundred and thirty-six were commissioned officers. One was Nelson A. Miles, who went out as first lieutenant in the Twenty-Second Regiment, and by his bravery and capacity rose to the rank of Major-General of volunteers.
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 13: Plymouth County. (search)
ars to volunteers not connected with said company. At the same meeting three thousand dollars were appropriated for aid to soldiers' families, and the selectmen were authorized to apply the same as their judgment may dictate. 1862. March 3d, The committee appointed in April preceding reported that they had expended one thousand three hundred and forty-nine dollars and seventy-seven cents for Captain Luther Stephenson, Jr., Company I, Fourth Regiment Massachusetts Volunteer Militia (The Lincoln Light Infantry). The committee in closing their report congratulate the town on the fact that, at the commencement of the present great struggle for the supremacy of our Government over a wicked Rebellion, we had within our borders a military organization who promptly responded to the call made for their services, and that we cannot but look back to that period when promptness of action was the great power required to secure the stronghold of the nation. That power we have the satisfactio
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 15: Worcester County. (search)
avage, Captain Sawyer, and A. G. Hill were appointed to canvass the town for recruits: if not found in Harvard, to enlist them from any source where they can be found. This committee was directed to take legal advice with regard to the duty of the town touching the aid to soldiers' families and bounty to soldiers, and be governed thereby. The treasurer was authorized to borrow two thousand dollars. Resolutions were passed expressing the fullest confidence in the honesty and ability of Abraham Lincoln, and the determination to stand by him to the end of this infernal war. Voted, To pay a bounty of one hundred dollars to volunteers. The selectmen were requested to open subscription-lists forthwith. August 25th, Voted, to pay a bounty of one hundred and fifty dollars to each three-years volunteer, and one hundred dollars to each volunteer for nine months, and to assume the responsibility of the payment of the fifty dollars each subscribed for them. The treasurer was authorized to b