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 1862. July 21st, Voted, to pay a bounty of one hundred dollars to each volunteer, to the number of nine, who shall enlist for three years and be credited to the quota of the town. The treasurer was authorized to borrow nine hundred dollars to pay the same. Rev. Josiah Ballard, Selar Simons, Artemas Parker, S. H. Robbins, and Humphrey Prescott ‘were appointed to canvass for volunteers.’ August 27th, The same bounty was authorized to be paid for nine-months recruits, and Asa Nickles, Charles T. Worthley, and William A. Ingham were chosen to recruit the quota of the town. September 8th, Voted, to pay one hundred dollars to each of the volunteers credited to the town who has received no bounty. The bounty to nine-months men was increased to one hundred and fifty dollars. 1863. March 2d, Appropriated one thousand dollars for aid to the families of volunteers. April 6th, The selectmen were authorized to pay State aid to the families of deceased volunteers, and to those who have been disabled by disease. 1864. April 4th, One thousand dollars were appropriated for aid to the families of volunteers, and it was voted to pay a bounty of one hundred and twenty-five dollars to each volunteer and drafted man when credited to the quota of the town. August 15th, Voted, to pay the bounty of one hundred and twenty-five dollars in gold; and the selectmen were authorized to enlist as many men ‘as they may think necessary to fill the quota of the town on any call that may be made prior to March, 1865,’ and the treasurer was authorized to borrow the money to pay the same. Carlisle furnished seventy-four men for the war, which was a surplus of two 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 ten thousand seven hundred and twenty-four dollars and ninety cents ($10,724.90). ‘During the struggle nearly all the citizens of the town exerted themselves as best they could to meet the demands of the Government and aid in putting down the rebellion.’ The amount of money raised and expended by the town during the war for State aid to soldiers' families, and repaid by the
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