and his afflicted relatives our warmest sympathy in this hour of their bitter bereavement; that these resolutions be entered upon the city records, and a copy sent to the family of the deceased.July 15th, The bounty to each volunteer for three years service was fixed at one hundred dollars, and twenty thousand dollars were appropriated to pay that amount to two hundred and fifty men to fill the quota of the city. August 18th, Five hundred dollars were voted in aid of preparing the soldiers' lot in ‘Pine-Grove Cemetery,’ for the burial of soldiers of Lynn who might die in the war. August 27th, Voted, to pay a bounty of one hundred dollars to each volunteer for nine months service, when credited to the quota of the city. Twenty thousand dollars were appropriated for that purpose. September 21st, The mayor of the city was requested to visit Washington and vicinity, and give such aid and assistance to the sick and wounded of Lynn, whom he may find, as they might require. September 30th, Resolutions of respect and condolence were adopted in regard to the memory of Captain George W. Batchelder of the Nineteenth Regiment Massachusetts Volunteers, who was killed in action at Antietam, September 16th, and of Lieutenant Charles J. Batchelder of the First Massachusetts Cavalry Volunteers, who died at New Orleans.1 October 15th, Similar resolutions were passed in regard to Sergeant Solomon Martin and private John C. Dow, who were killed at Antietam. 1863. January 28th, Forty thousand dollars were appropriated for State aid to soldiers' families. June 17th, Five hundred dollars were voted to give a suitable reception to the Lynn companies, ‘D,’ ‘I,’ and ‘F,’ of the Eighth Regiment, on their return from nine months service. August 19th, Thirty-five thousand dollars were appropriated for State aid to soldiers' families. 1864. January 18th, Sixty thousand dollars were appropriated for State aid to soldiers' families. June 20th, Voted, to pay a bounty of one hundred and twenty dollars to each volunteer
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