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[340] Cary, Augustus Moody, N. W. Aldrich, Joseph Root, and D. B. Gillett, to be called the Executive Committee of the town, whose duty it shall be to receive and disburse all moneys given by individuals and assessed by the town for the purpose of raising men and furnishing them for the army, and providing for their families during their absence, and for any other purpose they may deem necessary in order to carry out the spirit of the preamble and resolutions.

The town voted to assess a tax of two thousand dollars at once, to be paid in instalments to the Executive Committee as they might require it. September 9th, A bounty of thirty dollars was authorized to be paid to each volunteer who should enlist for three years, and be mustered in to the credit of the town; and the selectmen were authorized to draw warrants upon the treasurer in favor of the Executive Committee to pay the same.

1862. July 26th, Voted to pay a bounty of one hundred dollars to each of twelve volunteers who shall enlist for three years and be mustered in to fill the quota of the town. August 3d, Voted, to pay a bounty of one hundred and fifty dollars to each nine-months volunteer to fill the quota of the town. The selectmen were authorized to borrow money to pay these bounties.

1863. January 1st, The selectmen were authorized to fill the quota called for under the last call of the President, and to pay such bounties as might be necessary to procure the men.

1864. June 8th, Voted, that a bounty of one hundred and twenty-five dollars be paid to all volunteers who shall enlist and be credited to the town during the year.

Enfield furnished about one hundred and seven men for the war, which was a surplus of nine over and above all demands. Two were commissioned officers. The whole amount of money appropriated and expended by the town on account of the war, exclusive of State aid, was thirteen thousand eight hundred and one dollars and four cents ($13,801.04).

The amount of money raised and expended by the town during the war for State aid to the families of soldiers, and afterwards repaid by the Commonwealth, was as follows: In 1861, $188.45; in 1862, $1,012.13; in 1863, $1,466.80;

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