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[475] Wyman, William Totman, Edward E. Thompson, Moses A. Tyler; in 1863, John Cummings, Jr., Alpha E. Thompson, Walter Wyman, Edward E. Thompson, Ebenezer N. Blake, Elbridge Trull, L. G. Richardson, Moses A. Tyler, William Totman; in 1864, S. O. Pollard, Walter Wyman, William B. Harris, Edward E. Thompson, Lemuel G. Richardson, Elbridge Trull, Alpha E. Thompson, Moses A. Tyler, William Totman; in 1865, Elbridge Trull, Samuel O. Pollard, Alpha E. Thompson, Edward E. Thompson, Moses A. Tyler, William Totman, Jacob Brown, Joseph R. Kendall, William T. Grammer.

The town-clerk during all of these years was Nathan Wyman. The town-treasurer for the same period was G. R. Gage.

1861. At a legal town-meeting, held on the 6th of May, it was—

Resolved, That we, the citizens of Woburn, in town-meeting assembled, desirous of doing our duty to our country in this perilous hour, and to assist the Government in maintaining its dignity and enforcing the laws, do agree to pay the following sums to such residents of this town as may enlist or have enlisted in the volunteer militia, in addition to the compensation paid by Government; viz., to single men twelve dollars per month, to married men with children twenty dollars per month, to married men without a child sixteen dollars per month; the pay to commence on the 18th of May, and be paid either to them or their families, as the selectmen may direct, subject to such discount for neglect of duty and disorderly conduct as in their judgment the case may demand.

The treasurer was authorized to borrow, with the approval of the selectmen, five thousand dollars for military purposes. The selectmen were directed to ‘pay members of the Woburn “Mechanic Phalanx” who do not belong to the town, as the officers may designate, the same compensation as those who do.’

1862. April 14th, The treasurer was authorized to borrow money required to pay State aid to soldiers' families. September 2d, Voted, to appropriate seventeen thousand dollars for the payment of a bounty of one hundred dollars to each person (to the number of one hundred and seventy) who shall enlist for the term of nine months and be mustered in to the credit of Woburn.

1863. March 9th, Five hundred dollars were appropriated

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