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 was as follows: In 1861, $338.75; in 1862, $1,106.16; in 1863, $1,247.00; in 1864, $1,502.46; in 1865, $979.72. Total amount, $5,174.09.
Sumner Chamberlain, John E. Chaffin, James C. Cheney, Charles Turner, William H. Walker; in 1862, John E. Chaffin, Charles Turner, William H. Walker, George Bascom, Martin V. Jefferson; in 1863, Ira Broad, Sumner Chamberlain, Martin V. Jefferson, Jonas W. Rogers, William H. Walker; in 1864, Ira Broad, Sumner Chamberlain, Martin V. Jefferson, Jonas W. Rogers, William H. Drury; in 1865, Ira Broad, Sumner Chamberlain, Jonas W. Rogers, Church Howe, Alfred Sawyer. The town-clerk in 1861, 1862, and 1863 was John E. Chaffin;1 in 1864 and 1865, Isaac Damon. The towntreas-urer during all of these years was Charles Knowlton. 1861. The first legal town-meeting to act upon matters connected with the war was held on the 20th of April, at which fifteen hundred dollars were appropriated ‘for the benefit of the members of the Holden Rifle Company and their families, the same to be expended under the direction of the selectmen.’ [This was a company in the three-months service.] A town-meeting was held July 19th, which voted to extend ‘the hospitalities of the town to the members of the Company on their return from the war.’ One hundred dollars were appropriated for that purpose. The selectmen and a committee of citizens were chosen to carry the vote into effect. 1862. July 21st, Voted, to pay a bounty of one hundred dollars to each volunteer who shall enlist for three years and be credited to the quota of the town to the number of twenty-seven, ‘whether they reside in Holden or not,’ and provided they shall enlist within thirty days from the twenty-first day of
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