sacrifices of the soldiers and sailors of Fairhaven who had died in the service during the war.
Edward P. Buffinton. The aldermen were as follows: In 1861, George W. Eddy, Nathaniel B. Borden, Asa Petty, Jr., John Mason, Jr., James Ford, Job B. Ashbury; in 1862, Joseph Borden, Nathaniel B. Borden, Asa Petty, Jr., John Mason, Jr., James Ford, Job B. Ashbury; in 1863, Samuel Hathaway, Joseph Borden, Nathaniel B. Borden, Benjamin Covel, Charles O. Shove, Walter Paine, 3d; in 1864, Weaver Osborn, Joshua Remington, Nathaniel B. Borden, Daniel Stillwell, Walter Paine, 3d, Philip D. Borden; in 1865, James Henry, Joshua Remington, Nathaniel B. Borden, Daniel Stillwell, Walter Paine, 3d, Philip D. Borden. The city-clerk and city-treasurer in 1861, 1862, and 1863, was Alvan S. Ballard; in 1864 and 1865, George A. Ballard. 1861. A citizens' meeting was held on the 19th of April, Hon. Nathaniel B. Borden chairman; at which it was voted, ‘that the Government of the Union shall be preserved.’ The city government was requested to appropriate ten thousand dollars to provide outfits for volunteers and support for their families; and also to pay each volunteer, or his family, twenty dollars a month, in addition to Government pay. April 24th, The committee of the city council, to whom the above resolutions were referred, reported as follows:—
Whereas, in the Southern section of our country public law is disregarded, the authority of the United States set at defiance, and armed forces have been, and are, organizing, with the avowed purpose of overthrowing the Government as formed by our Revolutionary Fathers, and of establishing a new government, in which freedom of the press, of speech, and of the individual man, shall be more restricted,—in a word, a government for the perpetuation of slavery; and— Whereas, for the repelling of such forces, the standing army being