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 hundred and twenty-five dollars; voted, that there be deposited with the State Treasurer ‘one hundred and twenty-five dollars each for ten men for recruits.’ Henry Burtch was chosen ‘to investigate in regard to re-enlistments for this town.’ December 13th, The selectmen were authorized to borrow four thousand dollars, to pay bounties for thirty-two men to fill the quota of the town. 1865. April 3d, The selectmen were authorized to borrow money to pay State aid to the families of volunteers. A vote of thanks was passed to the selectmen who had served through the years of the war, and who declined a re-election, for their services in procuring recruits during the Rebellion. Sheffield furnished two hundred and sixty-nine men for the military service, which was a surplus of eight over all demands. Four were commissioned officers. The whole amount of money raised and expended by the town for war purposes, exclusive of State aid, was thirty thousand and thirty-three dollars and sixty-eight cents ($30,033.68). The amount of money raised and expended by the town for the payment of State aid to the families of volunteers during the four years of the war, and afterwards reimbursed by the Commonwealth, was as follows: In 1861, $80.36; in 1862, $1,867.56; in 1863, $4,859.71; in 1864, $4.300.00; in 1865, $3,400.00. Total amount, $14,507.63.
Daniel Fairchild, William Darbe, Reuben Lynch; in 1862, 1863, and 1864, Henry M. Burrell, William Darbe, Henry D. Palmer; in 1865, M. Warner, Mason Van Deusen, Carlton Curtis. The town-clerk during all the years of the war was E. Seymour. The town-treasurer in 1861 was Nathan A. Waters; during the years 1862, 1863, 1864, and 1865, E. Seymour. 1861. The first legal town-meeting, to act upon matters relating to the war, was held on the 3d of May; at which it was voted to borrow, not exceeding two thousand dollars, for the
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