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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, $3,367.79; in 1862, $11,109.83; in 1863, $12,978.60; in 1864, $14,000.00; in 1865, $10,000.00. Total amount, $51,456.22.

‘The ladies of Woburn were very active in behalf of the soldiers all through the war.’ Woburn has erected a monument, at a cost of about ten thousand dollars, in commemoration of the valor of her citizens, living and dead, who served in the military and naval service during the war.

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