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 an additional sum of eleven hundred and twenty-five dollars. Dracut furnished two hundred and eighteen men for the war, which was a surplus of eleven over and above all demands. One was a commissioned officer. The whole amount of money appropriated and expended by the town on account of the war, exclusive of State aid, was seventeen thousand six hundred and sixteen dollars ($17,616.00). The amount of money raised and expended by the town during the war for State aid to soldiers' families, and repaid by the Commonwealth, was as follows: In 1861, $380.37; in 1862, $2,439.82; in 1863, $3,069.45; in 1864, $2,604.71; in 1865, $2,100.00. Total amount, $10,594.35.
Isaac Kendall, James M. Swallow, Ashur G. Jewett; in 1862, James T. Burnap, James M. Swallow, Daniel Swallow; in 1863, Andrew Spaulding, Benjamin French, Thomas H. Parkhurst; in 1864, Benjamin French, Thomas H. Parkhurst, Andrew Spaulding; in 1865, Thomas H. Parkhurst, Benjamin French, Libni Parker. The town-clerk in 1861 and 1862 was James T. Burnap; in 1863, 1864, and 1865, James C. Woodward. The town-treasurer during all the years of the war was Libni Parker. 1861. No legal town-meeting to act upon matters connected with the war appears to have been held during this year. 1862. July 26th, The town-treasurer was authorized to borrow (if necessary) five hundred dollars, to pay a bounty of one hundred dollars to each of the five volunteers for three years service, to fill the quota of the town, who shall enlist before the 15th of August. September 19th, The treasurer was authorized to borrow whatever amount of money may be necessary to pay State aid to the families of soldiers residing in the town; also to borrow not exceeding two thousand dollars to pay bounties to volunteers. November 4th, The treasurer was authorized to borrow money to pay bounties to volunteers for nine months service.
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