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[270] in 1865, Arad Hall, E. P. Thompson, William S. Gleason.

The town-clerk during all of these years was Aaron Dickenson. The town-treasurer during the same period was Arad Hall.

1861. No action was taken by the town in relation to the war during this year.

1862. On the 22d of July a town-meeting was held, at which it was voted to pay each volunteer who should enlist in the military service, and be mustered in and credited to the quota of the town, a bounty of fifty dollars. September 3d, Six hundred dollars were appropriated for the payment of State aid to the families of volunteers.

1863. January 20th, ‘Voted, to raise two hundred dollars for two men who have been drafted, to complete the town's quota on the then last call of the President for men.’ March—, Six hundred dollars were appropriated for State aid to soldiers' families.

1864. March—, Six hundred dollars were voted for State aid to soldiers' families. June 13th, Voted, to raise one hundred and twenty-five dollars for each drafted man, whether he went into the military service himself or obtained a substitute. December 26th, Seven hundred and fifty dollars were appropriated ‘to procure volunteers in anticipation of another call from the President.’

1865. March—, Six hundred dollars were appropriated for State aid. On the 15th of August a meeting was held, at which it was voted to refund to each individual who had paid commutation when drafted one hundred and fifty dollars, and to each one who had furnished a substitute three hundred dollars. This vote was carried by only one majority, and the meeting was adjourned for one week, at which the vote was reconsidered; and nothing has been paid by the town to this class of persons.

Heath furnished sixty-eight men for the war, which was a surplus of four over and above all demands. None were commissioned officers. The whole amount of money appropriated and expended by the town on account of the war, exclusive of State aid, was five thousand six hundred and twenty-five dollars ($5,625.00).

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