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‘ [289] from our town were among our best citizens, and those who returned to us fully occupy their former stations. We have lost in the war twenty-six men. Alexander Cooper, sergeant of Company G, Thirty-sixth Regiment Massachusetts Volunteers, was more than three years in the army, and was discharged for wounds received at Spottsylvania. He was instantly killed Nov. 22, 1866, by the fall of a derrick while raising a stone for the soldiers' monument in this town.’

Warwick furnished ninety-nine men for the war, which was a surplus of nine 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 eight thousand seven hundred and eighty-six dollars and nine cents ($8,786.09). There were also raised by private subscription $2,638.21, which was not reimbursed by the town.

The amount of money raised and expended by the town for State aid to soldiers' families during the years of the war, and which was afterwards reimbursed by the Commonwealth, was as follows: In 1861, $296.17; in 1862, $1,394.29; in 1863, $1,885.75; in 1864, $1,826.86; in 1865, $1,000.00. Total amount, $6,403.07.


Incorporated May 8, 1781. Population in 1860, 704; in 1865, 602. Valuation in 1860, $232,771; in 1865, $201,657.

The selectmen in 1861 were J. R. Reynolds, Joseph Fisk, Alonzo Fleming; in 1862, Alonzo Fleming, Joseph Fisk, Adin Whitaker; in 1863, J. R. Reynolds, T. H. Bartlett, Clark Stone; in 1864, J. R. Reynolds, T. H. Bartlett, N. E. Sweetser, Alonzo Fleming, Dwight Gates; in 1865, Orin Andrews, Andrew Baker, Clark Stone.

The town-clerk in 1861 and 1862 was John Hunt; in 1863, J. H. Dodge; in 1864 and 1865, H. F. Brooks. The town-treasurer in 1861 and 1862 was John Hunt; in 1863, J. H. Dodge; in 1864, Clark Stone; in 1865, George Fleming.

1861. The town appropriated one thousand dollars for the payment of State aid to the families of volunteers.

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