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William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 3: Berkshire County. (search)
to pay to each person who furnishes a substitute, and has him credited to the quota of Lenox, the sum of one hundred and twenty-five dollars. June 16th, The selectmen were authorized to borrow money to reimburse citizens for money contributed by them to encourage enlistments to fill the quotas of the town under the last two calls of the President for men. December 17th, The selectmen were authorized to borrow three thousand dollars to pay bounties. 1865. Two meetings were held April 3d and 15th, at which thirty-eight hundred dollars were appropriated for the payment of State aid to soldiers' families. June 20th, The selectmen were authorized to raise money, and pay each citizen the money which he had contributed to pay bounties and encourage recruiting during the war. The selectmen in 1866 reported that Lenox furnished one hundred and sixty men for the war, which, exclusive of those who paid commutation, is about the correct number. Lenox at the end of the war had a surplus of
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 4: Bristol County. (search)
uary 7th, Appropriate resolutions were passed in regard to the death of Hon. Edward Everett, and Ex-Governor John H. Clifford was invited to deliver a eulogy on the life and character of the deceased. February 7th, The mayor recommended the ringing of the bells and the firing of one hundred guns in honor of President Lincoln signing the emancipation proclamation. April 10th, A committee was appointed to make arrangements to celebrate the fall of Richmond and the surrender of General Lee. April 15th, A message was received from the mayor making an official announcement of the death of President Lincoln, and a committee was appointed to consider and report upon the proper measures to be taken in regard to it. The committee reported a series of appropriate resolutions, which were adopted. These are believed to have been the first resolutions passed by any municipal body in regard to that terrible event. June 22d, Alderman Gifford presented to the council a rebel flag captured at Char
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 6: Essex County. (search)
and South, East and West, is alike dear to us, and alike to be defended in their interests and rights, we will order the city messenger to hoist upon a flag-staff, to be erected on the city hall, and display the national flag with its thirteen stripes and thirty-three stars upon every fair day until further ordered. These resolutions we believe to have been the first adopted by any city or town in the Commonwealth, or in any loyal State, having relation to the approaching rebellion. April 15th, One thousand dollars were appropriated to be expended by the mayor in aid of the families of the soldiers who had been ordered into active service. May 6th, A resolution complimentary to Captain Albert W. Bartlett and his men who so promptly shouldered their muskets to sustain the honor of our flag was passed; and the mayor was authorized to furnish the company with whatever was necessary for their comfort. 1862. Captain Bartlett, while in command of Company B, Thirty-fifth Regiment M
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 10: Middlesex County. (search)
attle of New Orleans, Jan. 8, 1815, and in honor of Major Anderson and his brave command at Fort Sumter. January 21st, The services of the several military companies were tendered to the Governor, should troops be called for by the President. April 15th, The Sixth Regiment having been ordered to Washington, formed in Lowell, where it was addressed by leading citizens, and then proceeded to Boston. April 18th, Eight thousand dollars were appropriated for aid to the soldiers' families. The natwn-clerk in 1861, and part of 1862, was Jonathan Baldwin; in part of 1862 and in 1863, 1864, and 1865, Wiliam J. Wightman. The town-treasurer during all the years of the war was George Batchelder. 1861. Under the first call of the President, April 15, for seventy-five thousand men, twenty-one men of Reading enlisted, and on the 19th started for Washington. They were in the first battle of Bull Run. April 30th, Provision was made for aid to the families of volunteers. June 4th, Five thousa
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 14: Suffolk County. (search)
Davies, Charles F. Dana, aldermen. In 1865, Frederick W. Lincoln, Jr., mayor; George W. Messenger, Lemuel M. Standish, Robert Marsh, Sylvanus A. Denio, John S. Tyler, Nathaniel C. Nash, William W. Clapp, Jr., George W. Sprague, Daniel Davies, Edward F. Porter, Thomas Gaffield, aldermen. The city-clerk during all these years was Samuel F. McCleary. The city-treasurer during the same period was Frederick W. Tracy. The first action taken by the city in relation to the war was on the 15th of April, when the following preamble and resolution were adopted— Whereas by proclamation of the President of the United States this day issued, it appears that the authority of the Government of the United States is opposed and resisted with armed force by the inhabitants of some portions of the country; therefore— Resolved, That as an expression of our fealty to the Union, and our determination to uphold the honor of that flag under whose folds we have achieved all that has been great
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 15: Worcester County. (search)
1, 1864, and that from the money so raised there be refunded to each individual, who has contributed and paid any sum in aid of or for the purpose of obtaining the town's quotas under the said calls, the amount so contributed and paid by him. April 15th, Voted, to raise by loan seventeen hundred and fifty dollars to procure fourteen men to fill the quota of the town under the late call of the President for men. The town continued to raise money, recruit volunteers, and pay bounties to the end years of the war was Webster Whitney. The town-treasurer in 1861 was William Brown, 2d; in 1862, 1863, and 1864, John H. Fairbanks; in 1865, Anson B. Smith. 1861. On the receipt of the news of the fall of Fort Sumter meetings were held on the 15th and 16th of April, and speeches were made by leading citizens. The first legal town-meeting to consider matters relating to the war was held April 27th. Five thousand dollars were appropriated to aid in forming a military company for active servi