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Resolved, By the inhabitants of the town of Milford, in legal town-meeting assembled, that we have heard with pride of the heroic conduct of the officers and soldiers of Company B. Twenty-fifth Regiment Massachusetts Volunteers, and our other fellow citizens of Milford engaged in the battles of Roanoke and Newbern.

Resolved, That our thanks are due to an overruling Providence, and our congratulations to our fellow citizens in the fields aforesaid, that amid perils by sea, in the camp, and in the shock of battle, so few have paid for their patriotism with their lives; that the patient endurance of these our fellow citizens, their unflinching courage and their glorious victories will live for ever in the history of the town of Milford.

Resolved, That we tender them our congratulations that, as members of the Twenty-fifth Regiment and bearers of the Flag, they were the first to raise the Flag of our old Commonwealth over the batteries of the enemy at Newbern.

Resolved, That we tender to the friends of those who have fallen in the service our heartfelt sympathies, with the assurance that the names of the fallen will ever be held in honored memory.

Resolved, That these resolutions be recorded in the town records, and a copy of the same be sent to Captain Willard Clark, commanding said company.

The treasurer was authorized to borrow twenty thousand dollars, if it be necessary, to pay aid to the families of volunteers. The town-clerk, James H. Barker, and John Reed were appointed to prepare a full list of the persons belonging to the town who have enlisted or who shall enlist in the United States service, ‘and also to keep a record of any action the town may take in the suppressing of the present Rebellion.’ July 21st, The selectmen were authorized to pay a bounty of one hundred and twenty-five dollars for each volunteer who shall enlist for three years and be credited to the quota of the town. The selectmen were directed to open a recruiting office in the town. August 18th, Peter O'Callahaghn, George Draper, T. G. Kent, John Reade, and Elbridge Mann, a committee appointed at a previous meeting, made a report in regard to making provision for the support of persons wounded in the military service and the families of persons killed. The recommendations were just and liberal, and the town took favorable action upon the same. A bounty of one hundred and twenty-five dollars was directed to

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