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Henry W. Montague (search for this): chapter 7
60. Valuation in 1860, $708,226; in 1865, $712,054. The selectmen in 1861 were Samuel Lane, Horace Holton, E. G. Cole; in 1862, Samuel Lane, H. F. Field, W. L. Fay; in 1863, Samuel Lane, L. T. Webster; in 1864, Samuel Lane, L. T. Webster, H. W. Montague, S. W. Dutton; Elected to fill a vacancy occasioned by the death of Mr. Lane. in 1865, L. T. Webster, H. W. Montague, Edwin Alexander. The town-clerk and town-treasurer during all these years of the war was Samuel W. Dutton. 1861. A H. W. Montague, Edwin Alexander. The town-clerk and town-treasurer during all these years of the war was Samuel W. Dutton. 1861. A town-meeting was held May 15th, at which it was resolved, 1st, To cordially unite with all good citizens of the State and country to defend the flag and uphold free government; 2d, To authorize the selectmen to borrow two thousand dollars to aid every citizen enlisting as a volunteer, and to support their families. November 5th, Voted, to amend the vote passed at the meeting in May in regard to support of the families of volunteers so as to conform to the law passed by the Legislature. 1862.
A. R. Albee (search for this): chapter 7
Erving Incorporated April 17, 1838. Population in 1860, 527; in 1865, 576. Valuation in 1860, $163,601; in 1865, $173,229. The selectmen in 1861 were A. R. Albee, C. A. Eddy, S. D. Comins; in 1862, Calvin Priest, C. A. Eddy, Lewis Whiting; in 1863, Calvin Priest, H. H. Holton, Seth H. Woodard; in 1864, A. R. Albee, H. H.A. R. Albee, H. H. Holton, I. E. Stone; in 1865, A. R. Albee, Seth H. Woodard, Noah Rankin. The town-clerk during all the years of the war was Noah Rankin. The town-treasurer during the same period was Seth H. Woodard. The record of the proceedings of the town-meetings held in Erving during the war is not so full as we would have wished, otheA. R. Albee, Seth H. Woodard, Noah Rankin. The town-clerk during all the years of the war was Noah Rankin. The town-treasurer during the same period was Seth H. Woodard. The record of the proceedings of the town-meetings held in Erving during the war is not so full as we would have wished, otherwise it is quite satisfactory. Erving furnished fifty-eight men for the war, which was a surplus of four over and above all demands. None were commissioned officers. The whole amount of money appropriated and expended by the town on account of the war, exclusive of State aid, was two thousand three hundred and six dollars and
Amasa Bardwell (search for this): chapter 7
, which contributed to the United-States army through the Sanitary Commission largely, in proportion to their means and numbers. Shelburne Incorporated June 21, 1768. Population in 1860, 1,448; in 1865, 1,563. Valuation in 1860, $682,660; in 1865, $822,620. The selectmen in 1861 were E. M. Whitney, Pliny Fisk, Ira W. Barnard; in 1862 and 1863, Pliny Fisk, R. B. Bardwell, Ira W. Barnard; in 1864, Pliny Fisk, R. B. Bardwell, John A. Andrews; in 1865, Pliny Fisk, R. B. Bardwell, Amasa Bardwell. The town-clerk and town-treasurer during all of the years of the war was C. M. Duncan. 1861. The first meeting, to act upon matters relating to the war, was held on the 19th of April, at which it was voted to appropriate five hundred dollars to buy uniforms for Company H, Tenth Regiment Massachusetts Volunteer Militia. July 3d, One thousand dollars were appropriated for aid to the families of volunteers. November 5th, Four hundred and ninety-eight dollars and fifty cents were vot
Samuel W. Dutton (search for this): chapter 7
in 1860, $708,226; in 1865, $712,054. The selectmen in 1861 were Samuel Lane, Horace Holton, E. G. Cole; in 1862, Samuel Lane, H. F. Field, W. L. Fay; in 1863, Samuel Lane, L. T. Webster; in 1864, Samuel Lane, L. T. Webster, H. W. Montague, S. W. Dutton; Elected to fill a vacancy occasioned by the death of Mr. Lane. in 1865, L. T. Webster, H. W. Montague, Edwin Alexander. The town-clerk and town-treasurer during all these years of the war was Samuel W. Dutton. 1861. A town-meeting waSamuel W. Dutton. 1861. A town-meeting was held May 15th, at which it was resolved, 1st, To cordially unite with all good citizens of the State and country to defend the flag and uphold free government; 2d, To authorize the selectmen to borrow two thousand dollars to aid every citizen enlisting as a volunteer, and to support their families. November 5th, Voted, to amend the vote passed at the meeting in May in regard to support of the families of volunteers so as to conform to the law passed by the Legislature. 1862. July 26th, Vot
William S. Freeman (search for this): chapter 7
Commission in money, articles of clothing, &c. New Salem Incorporated June 15, 1753. Population in 1860, 957; in 1865, 1,115. Valuation in 1860, $347,945; in 1865, $336,476. The selectmen in 1861 were Elijah F. Porter, William Whittimore, Varnum V. Vaughan; in 1862, Elijah F. Porter, Samuel Adams, Varnum V. Vaughan; in 1863, Elijah F. Porter, Samuel Adams, Sylvanus Sibley; in 1864, Elijah F. Porter, Samuel Adams, Daniel V. Putnam; in 1865, Elijah F. Porter, Daniel V. Putnam, William S. Freeman. The town-clerk during all these years was Royal Whittaker; the town-treasurer during the same period was Nelson Haskins. 1861. November 5th, Voted, to raise one thousand dollars for aid to the families of soldiers. 1862. April 7th, Voted, to raise fourteen hundred dollars for the same purpose. August 9th, Thirteen hundred dollars were voted to pay a bounty of one hundred dollars to each volunteer enlisting to the credit of the town. September 2d, Voted, to borrow two thousa
Frederick W. Field (search for this): chapter 7
830; in 1865, $284,644. The selectmen in 1861 were Asa L. Field, Luther Dudley, Timothy Putnam; in 1862, Silas Ball, Elihu Hemenway, Luther Dudley; in 1863, Timothy B. Pierce, Alden C. Field, William H. Smith; in 1864, Timothy B. Pierce, Frederick W. Field, Charles Lawton; in 1865, Alden C. Field, Luther Dudley, Frederick W. Field. The town-clerk in 1861 and 1862 was Elisha M. Ingram; in 1863, Levi M. Graves; in 1864 and 1865, Charles H. Field. The treasurer of the town during all these yFrederick W. Field. The town-clerk in 1861 and 1862 was Elisha M. Ingram; in 1863, Levi M. Graves; in 1864 and 1865, Charles H. Field. The treasurer of the town during all these years was Elijah Ingram. 1861. The first meeting, to consider matters in regard to the war, was held on the 13th of May, at which it was voted to pay each volunteer a dollar a day, for one month, previous to going into camp. October 14th, Voted, to raise money to aid the wives and children of volunteers, in accordance with the act of the Legislature. 1862. July 25th, Voted, to raise eight hundred dollars to pay bounties to eight volunteers for three years military service, who shall enlist
Shelburne (search for this): chapter 7
ars and fifty cents were appropriated to defray the expenses of filling the last quota, and fifteen hundred dollars to refund subscriptions. The selectmen were authorized to continue recruiting until March, 1865; to pay to each volunteer a bounty of one hundred and twenty-five dollars, and to borrow money for that purpose. May 31st, Voted, that the selectmen procure thirty volunteers immediately, and send them into the service as soon as may be; also, to borrow five thousand dollars. Shelburne furnished one hundred and eighty men for the war, which was a surplus of twenty-two over and above all demands. Ten were commissioned officers. The whole amount of money appropriated and expended by the town on account of the war, exclusive of State aid, was twenty-seven thousand five hundred and eighty dollars and twenty-three cents ($27,580.23). The amount of money raised and expended by the town for the payment of State aid to the families of volunteers during the years of the war,
Rodney Hunt (search for this): chapter 7
k, J. D. Flagg, Thomas E. Bridge. The town-clerk during all the years of the war was John W. Wheeler. The town-treasurer during the same period was W. S. Ballou. 1861. May 6th, Voted, to raise five thousand dollars to arm and equip a company of volunteers, and to support their families. One dollar a day was allowed each man for drilling for thirty days under a drill-master, and ten dollars a month while in active service, in addition to the Government pay. Davis Goddard, H. Baker, Rodney Hunt, Levi Kilburn, and Admiral A. Ward, were appointed a committee to carry the vote of the town into effect, and to see that the families of the volunteers were properly cared for. The following resolution was adopted:— Resolved, That, in the present crisis of our national affairs (ignoring all political party divisions), it is the duty of all good citizens to come boldly forward and vindicate before the world the justice of our cause, and show our patriotism to the Union and its free i
Joseph Fisk (search for this): chapter 7
75; in 1864, $1,826.86; in 1865, $1,000.00. Total amount, $6,403.07. Wendell Incorporated May 8, 1781. Population in 1860, 704; in 1865, 602. Valuation in 1860, $232,771; in 1865, $201,657. The selectmen in 1861 were J. R. Reynolds, Joseph Fisk, Alonzo Fleming; in 1862, Alonzo Fleming, Joseph Fisk, Adin Whitaker; in 1863, J. R. Reynolds, T. H. Bartlett, Clark Stone; in 1864, J. R. Reynolds, T. H. Bartlett, N. E. Sweetser, Alonzo Fleming, Dwight Gates; in 1865, Orin Andrews, Andrew BaJoseph Fisk, Adin Whitaker; in 1863, J. R. Reynolds, T. H. Bartlett, Clark Stone; in 1864, J. R. Reynolds, T. H. Bartlett, N. E. Sweetser, Alonzo Fleming, Dwight Gates; in 1865, Orin Andrews, Andrew Baker, Clark Stone. The town-clerk in 1861 and 1862 was John Hunt; in 1863, J. H. Dodge; in 1864 and 1865, H. F. Brooks. The town-treasurer in 1861 and 1862 was John Hunt; in 1863, J. H. Dodge; in 1864, Clark Stone; in 1865, George Fleming. 1861. The town appropriated one thousand dollars for the payment of State aid to the families of volunteers. 1862. Sometime during this year the town voted to pay a bounty of one hundred dollars to each volunteer who shall enlist in the military serv
e first legal town-meeting, to consider questions relating to the war, was held on the 1st of May, at which it was voted to furnish each volunteer belonging to the town with an outfit, not exceeding twenty-five dollars; and to pay him six dollars a month, not exceeding one year; and to pay his family, if he has one, six dollars a month, which may be increased to ten dollars, at the discretion of a committee to be appointed by the town to have charge of the matter. The committee chosen were E. Blake, Rev. G. M. Adams, E. D. Hamilton, J. Ingham, and Gordon Edgerton. 1862. March 3d, The town-clerk was directed to keep a full and perfect record of the names of each person belonging to the town, who enlists in the military service of the country, showing the age, time of enlistment, date of discharge, death, &c. July 23d, Voted, to pay a bounty of one hundred dollars to each volunteer who is mustered into the military service for three years, and is credited to the town. September 1st,
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