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 July 3d, 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 ‘before the 1st of August next.’ August 22d, The time was extended until the quota of the town was filled. A bounty of one hundred dollars was authorized to be paid to any inhabitant of the town who shall enlist in the nine months-service. October—, Voted, to pay the same bounty to commissioned officers. 1863. December 8th, James Miller, Charles Adams, Jr., and T. M. Duncan were chosen to aid the selectmen in recruiting. 1864. April 5th, The bounty to each volunteer enlisting for three years and credited to the quota of the town was fixed at one hundred and twenty-five dollars. June 26th, Voted, that a bounty of one hundred and twenty-five dollars be paid ‘for one-year's men, two hundred and twenty-five dollars for two-years men, and three hundred and twenty-five dollars for three-years men.’ There was no substantial change from this system during the remainder of the war. North Brookfield furnished two hundred and forty-seven men for the war, which was a surplus of twelve over and above all demands. Twelve were commissioned officers. The whole amount of money appropriated and expended by the town on account of the war, exclusive of State aid, was sixteen thousand nine hundred and thirty-nine dollars and eight cents（$16,939.08). The amount of money paid by the town for State aid to soldiers' families during the war, and repaid by the Commonwealth, was as follows: In 1861, $734.00; in 1862, $3,884.22; in 1863, $5,046.16; in 1864, $5,222,09; in 1865, $3,000.00. Total amount, $17,886.47. The ladies of North Brookfield did their full share of good works for the soldiers during the war.
Alexander Crawford, Washington Stone, Page Austin; in 1863 and 1864, Alexander Crawford, Page Austin, James Packard; in 1865, Moses O. Ayers, James C. Bemis, Lewis N. Haskell.
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