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William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 4: Bristol County. (search)
in 1861, 1862, and 1863, was Alvan S. Ballard; in 1864 and 1865, George A. Ballard. 1861. A citizens' meeting was held on the 19th of April, Hon. Nathaniel B. Borden chairman; at which it was voted, that the Government of the Union shall be preserved. The city government was requested to appropriate ten thousand dollars to provide outfits for volunteers and support for their families; and also to pay each volunteer, or his family, twenty dollars a month, in addition to Government pay. April 24th, The committee of the city council, to whom the above resolutions were referred, reported as follows:— Whereas, in the Southern section of our country public law is disregarded, the authority of the United States set at defiance, and armed forces have been, and are, organizing, with the avowed purpose of overthrowing the Government as formed by our Revolutionary Fathers, and of establishing a new government, in which freedom of the press, of speech, and of the individual man, shall be
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 6: Essex County. (search)
iam P. Dolliver. The town-clerk during all these years was Henry Center, and the town-treasurer for the same period was T. Sewall Lancaster. 1861. The first legal town-meeting, to consider matters connected with the war, was held on the 24th of April. The following resolutions were presented to the meeting by J. P. Trask, Esq., and unanimously adopted:— Resolved, By the inhabitants of the town of Gloucester, in legal town-meeting assembled, that while we are utterly and unalterably and dollars were appropriated for that purpose. At the same meeting the mayor was requested to cause the national flag to be raised upon the flagstaff on Lawrence Common, there to remain as a permanent evidence of our devotion to our country. April 24th, Fifteen hundred dollars were appropriated for the purchase of flannels and other materials asked for by the Ladies' Soldiers' Aid Society of Lawrence, to be made into articles for the use of the volunteers. On the receipt of the news of th
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 7: Franklin County. (search)
luation in 1860, $497,592; in 1865, $526,468. The selectmen in 1861 were Samuel Toby, S. L. Bardwell, Thomas Orcutt; in 1862, Samuel Toby, Thomas Orcutt, E. B. Williams; in 1863, David Hawkes, Thomas Orcutt, E. B. Williams; in 1864, David Hawkes, Thomas Orcutt, J. W. Griswold; in 1865, S. W. McKnight, S. J. Ward, Bartlett Ballard. The town-clerk and town-treasurer in 1861 and 1862 was S. L. Bardwell; in 1863, 1864, and 1865, Samuel Toby. 1861. The first legal town-meeting was held April 24th, at which five hundred dollars were appropriated to uniform the militia company in Buckland. June 24th, Voted, to pay State aid to the families of volunteers as provided by act of the Legislature. 1862. March 3d, The selectmen were authorized to borrow money to provide for the comfort of the soldiers' families living in the town. July 26th, Voted, to appropriate four hundred dollars for the sick and wounded soldiers. September 11th, Voted, to pay a bounty of one hundred dollars to e
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 8: Hampden County. (search)
of one hundred and fifty dollars to fill the quota. December 29th, Voted, to raise five hundred dollars for bounties to volunteers to fill the quota of the town. 1863. No action appears to have been taken by the town in its corporate capacity in relation to the war during this year, although recruiting was continued during the whole time. 1864. April—, The town appropriated thirteen hundred dollars for State aid for the year to the families of soldiers residing in the town. 1865. April 24th, Voted, to raise four hundred dollars to pay bounties to veteran recruits who had re-enlisted to fill the quota of the town. Tolland furnished seventy-four men for the war, which was a surplus of eleven over and above all demands. One was a commissioned officer. The whole amount of money appropriated and expended by the town for war purposes, exclusive of State aid, was seven thousand two hundred and ninety-seven dollars and forty-nine cents ($7,297.49). The amount of money raised
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 10: Middlesex County. (search)
to borrow money to meet the expenditure. Several other meetings were held, but all for the same purpose, to obtain recruits and pay bounties, which were continued from time to time until the close of the war. 1865. At a town-meeting held April 24th, a report was made by Charles Heard on the subject of erecting a monument in honor of the soldiers of Brighton who had fallen in the war, the cost of which was to be raised by voluntary subscription from each adult male and female, and from eacy become due under the above order, the same to be charged to the appropriation for incidental expenses. An appropriation of seventeen hundred dollars for watering streets was transferred to the appropriation for aid to soldiers' families. April 24th, a petition was received signed by Hon. Jared Sparks and others asking that the city council would take action in relation to a mass meeting to be holden on the 27th instant, under the Washington Elm, to consider and act upon the present state
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 12: Norfolk County. (search)
aluation in 1860, $3,393,720; in 1865. $4,271,263. The selectmen in 1861 were Samuel Cook, Timothy Tucker, George K. Gannett; in 1862, George K. Gannett, Charles L. Copeland, Stillman L. Tucker; in 1863, Stillman L. Tucker, James Breck, Joseph R. Webster; in 1864, Stillman L. Tucker, Samuel Cook, Amos Poole; in 1865, Stillman L. Tucker, Samuel Cook, John H. Burt. The town-clerk and town-treasurer all through the years of the war was Jason Reed. 1861. A legal town-meeting was held April 24th, to consider what action the town will take in view of the present national crisis. A committee of five was appointed who presented the following resolutions, which were adopted— Resolved, That five thousand dollars be and are hereby appropriated in preparing citizens for military service, and in aiding towards the support of the families of such as shall enter the public service during their absence. Resolved, That the male inhabitants of the town, whether exempted or not from mil
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 13: Plymouth County. (search)
Zaccheus Parker, Charles H. Perkins, Ira S. Holmes; in 1862, Isaiah Churchill, Charles H. Perkins, Alexander Harvey; in 1863, Charles H. Perkins, George W. Sherman, S. Briggs; in 1864, Charles H. Perkins, John Sherman, George W. Sherman; in 1865, William Perkins, George W. Holmes, John Sherman. The town-clerk during all the years of the war was William Perkins. The town-treasurer in 1861 was John P. Ellis; in 1862, 1863, 1864, and 1865, William Perkins. 1861. A town-meeting was held April 24th, at which it was voted to pledge the credit of the town to those men belonging to Plympton who had left as volunteers in Company H, Third Regiment Massachusetts Volunteer Militia; This Company left the State in a transport from Boston with the Third Regiment, April 17th, under Colonel Wardrop, and landed at Fortress Monroe, Va., April 20th. It served three months. and also to those who may hereafter either volunteer or be drafted to fight in defence of our Government, in a sum sufficie
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 14: Suffolk County. (search)
ions were read twice, and assigned for consideration on Monday next at six o'clock. April 19th, One hundred thousand dollars were appropriated for the good care and comfort of the soldiers who may be in Boston. April 22d, It was resolved that for any officer of the city who should enter the military service his place should be kept and his pay continued while absent in the military service. The resolves offered by Alderman Wilson were unanimously adopted, with slight verbal amendments. April 24th, Aldermen Parmenter and Spinney, and Messrs. Brown, Borrowscale, and Roberts of the common council were appointed to take charge of the distribution of military stores. The order concerning city officers who may enlist was reconsidered and referred to a special committee, with authority to consult the city solicitor on the legality of said order. April 29th, The mayor presented a letter from William Evans, Esq., tendering to the city the use of his large new building on Tremont street f