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[349] the families of volunteers in the military service from that town as provided by law.

1862. July 19th, Voted, to pay a bounty of one hundred dollars to each volunteer who enlists for three years to the credit of the town, and to raise eighteen hundred dollars to pay the same. August 23d, Voted, to pay the same bounty to men enlisting for nine months service.

1863. Nothing of special interest was acted upon in town-meeting in regard to military matters.

1864. April 4th, The selectmen were authorized ‘to hire the number of men necessary to fill the quota of the town under the recent call of the President for two hundred thousand volunteers, and to pay each man a bounty of one hundred and twenty-five dollars.’ June 6th, Gary Munson and E. W. Lathrop were appointed to procure volunteers to the credit of the town, to fill the present demand and all future demands which may be made upon it; also, to pay a bounty of three hundred dollars to each citizen of the town who has been, or may be, drafted and mustered into the military service to fill the quota of the town. July 30th, Voted, to pay a bounty of fifty dollars to each volunteer for one year's service, eighty dollars to each for two years, and one hundred to each for three years service. The treasurer was authorized to deposit five hundred dollars with the Treasurer of the Commonwealth to pay bounties for volunteers furnished by the State for the town. Voted, to raise two thousand dollars by subscription ‘in one week's time;’ also, to assess a tax of two thousand dollars, and to borrow one thousand dollars.

1865. January 2d, The recruiting committee were directed to continue the enlistment of volunteers, and the treasurer was authorized to borrow, not exceeding two thousand dollars, for bounty purposes. May 24th, The town voted to pay back the money contributed by individuals for military purposes in 1864.

Huntington furnished one hundred and thirty-seven men for the war, which was a surplus of eight over all demands. Five were commissioned officers. The total amount of money appropriated

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