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[309] Dan Hubbard; in 1862 and 1863, Benjamin Sikes, Roderick Collins, Gilbert E. Fuller; in 1864, Artemas H. Whitney, Jacob S. Eaton, Francis F. McLean; in 1865, Francis F. McLean, Henry Charles, Jacob S. Eaton.

The town-clerk and town-treasurer in 1861 was John P. Hubbard; in 1862 and 1863, Albert Fuller; in 1864, John P. Hubbard; in 1865, George E. Root.

1861. A legal town-meeting was held sometime during this year, at which it was voted to appropriate two thousand dollars ‘for volunteers in the United-States service from Ludlow, as follows: fifteen dollars per month for each when engaged in actual drill service, and five dollars per month for each volunteer's family while he is engaged in drill or actual service.’

1862. A meeting was held August 23d. ‘Voted, that the town pay one hundred dollars to each of seventeen men who will volunteer, and are accepted in the United-States service, for the first call by the President for three hundred thousand.’

1863. November 3d, ‘Voted, to appropriate twenty-four hundred dollars, to be paid as follows: one hundred and fifty dollars to each volunteer to fill the quota, on the last call of the President for three hundred thousand men.’

1864. April 4th, Voted, to raise seventeen hundred and seventy-five dollars to pay bounties to volunteers. June 18th, ‘Voted, to raise twenty-five hundred dollars to make up the deficiency for paying volunteers for filling our last quota.’ This is all the record we have.

Ludlow furnished one hundred and thirty men for the war, which was a surplus of six over and above all demands. One was a commissioned officer. The whole amount of money appropriated and expended by the town on account of the war, exclusive of State aid, was ten thousand nine hundred and fifty-nine dollars and sixty-eight cents ($10,959.68).

The amount of money raised and expended during the war for State aid to .soldiers' families, and repaid by the Commonwealth, was as follows: In 1861, 8262.08; in 1862, $1,502.58; in 1863, $2,119.20; in 1864, $2,547.60; in 1865, $1,900.00. Total amount, $8,331.46.

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