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[344] Bond, Lynus Tourtelott; in 1865, Calvin W. Richards, Marvin Bond, Lynus Tourtelott.

The town-clerk during all the years of the war was Jonathan P. Smith. The town-treasurer during the same period was John T. Warner.

1861. No action appears to have been taken by the town, in its corporate capacity, during this year.

1862. July 19th, Voted, to pay a bounty of one hundred dollars to each volunteer who shall enlist for three years and be credited to the quota of the town. A paper was signed by the tax-payers to agree to have the bounty-money raised by a tax upon property. September 10th, Voted, to pay the same amount of bounty to volunteers for nine months service.

1863. April 6th, Voted, to comply with the requirements of the act ‘to provide for the reimbursements of bounties paid to volunteers;’ and the town-clerk was authorized to arrange and settle the matter with the treasurer of the Commonwealth.

1864. August 18th, The selectmen were authorized to pay a bounty of one hundred and twenty-five dollars to each volunteer enlisting for three years to the credit of the town, and to borrow twelve hundred dollars to pay the same. Several other meetings were held during the year and in the early part of 1865, at which measures were taken to recruit volunteers and to fill the quota of the town.

Greenwich furnished sixty-three men for the war, which was a surplus of two men over and above all demands. None were commissioned officers. The total amount of money appropriated and expended by the town on account of the war, exclusive of State aid, was six thousand eight hundred and ninety-three dollars and twenty-nine cents ($6,893.29).

The amount of money raised and expended by the town during the war, for the payment of State aid to the families of soldiers, and which was afterwards repaid by the Commonwealth, was as follows: In 1861, $70.17; in 1862, $677.48; in 1863, $1,034.00; in 1864, $818.43; in 1865, $428.83. Total amount, $3,033.91.

‘The ladies of Greenwich sent to the soldiers from time to time blankets and other articles needed for their comfort.’

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