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William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 2: Barnstable County. (search)
in the Twenty-fourth Massachusetts Regiment), at which it was voted to instruct the selectmen to aid the families of those who have, or may hereafter, enlist in the service of the United States. 1862. A special town-meeting was held on the 2d of August, which voted to pay each volunteer citizen of the town, upon his enlisting for three years, a bounty of one hundred and twenty-five dollars, and one hundred dollars in addition when regularly discharged from the service. In addition to this bowed by act of May 23d, 1861. 1862. At the annual town-meeting held March 3d, a sufficient sum of money was appropriated to continue the pay of State aid to the families of volunteers during the year. A special town-meeting was held on the 2d of August, at which it was voted to pay a bounty of one hundred dollars to each volunteer who enlists for three years military service and is mustered in and credited to the quota of the town, and fifty dollars additional to each man who shall enlist an
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 3: Berkshire County. (search)
ice of three months; and to make suitable provision for the comfort of their families during their absence. At a legal town-meeting, held on the 22d of May, the action of the citizens' committee was approved; and the committee were authorized to continue in the performance of their duties. 1862. March 3d, The selectmen were directed to pay State aid to the families of volunteers according to the statutes of the Commonwealth, and two thousand dollars were appropriated for that purpose. August 2d, The selectmen were directed to recruit men to fill the quota of the town, and to pay a bounty of one hundred dollars to each volunteer who shall enlist for three years and be credited to Pittsfield. The following resolution was adopted:— Resolved, That the forces of the United States should be adequate to suppress domestic insurrection and to repel foreign invasion; and that, in order to maintain the authority of this Government and the integrity of the Union, the militia of the Unit
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 6: Essex County. (search)
rs be paid to each citizen of the town who shall become a member of the volunteer company recruiting in Methuen, and hold himself in readiness to be mustered into the United-States service, in addition to his monthly pay. August 26th, Voted, to pay State aid to the families of volunteers as provided by law. 1862. July 21st, Voted, to pay a bounty of one hundred dollars to each volunteer who shall enlist in the military service, and be mustered in and credited to the quota of the town. August 2d, It was voted to pay to each of the forty-seven volunteers required to fill the quota of the town two hundred dollars in addition to that already voted, and to discontinue the payment of all bounties after the 9th of the present month. August 19th, Voted, to pay a bounty of one hundred and fifty dollars to each volunteer for nine months service, when mustered in and credited to the town. 1863. November 2d, Voted, to fill the quota of the town under the call of the President dated Oct.
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 7: Franklin County. (search)
n 1861 was George G. Hall; in 1862, 1863, 1864, and 1865, Nelson Gardner. 1861. The first legal town-meeting, to act upon matters relating to the war, was held on the 6th of May, at which it was voted to pay all inhabitants of Ashfield who have enlisted, or who shall thereafter enlist, to the number of fifteen, twenty-six dollars a month while in the military service. November 29th, The selectmen were directed to pay State aid to the families of volunteers, as provided by law. 1862. August 2d, Voted, to pay a bounty of one hundred and fifty dollars to each volunteer who shall enlist for three years service before the 10th of the month, one hundred and twenty-five dollars to each who shall enlist between the 10th and the 20th, and one hundred to each who shall enlist between the 20th and the 30th of the month, to the number of eighteen, when mustered in and credited to the quota of the town. August 15th, The bounty of one hundred and fifty dollars was continued until the 20th o
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 8: Hampden County. (search)
and that the expenses attending such agency be borne by the town. 1863. No action appears to have been necessary on the part of the town to fill its quotas and provide for the comfort of the families of volunteers during this year. 1864. August 2d, Voted, to pay a bounty of one hundred and twenty-five dollars to each volunteer who shall enlist in the military service for three years, and be credited to the quota of the town; and money was appropriated to pay the same. A vote identical wil 6th, Voted, to reimburse all money paid by individuals for bounty purposes, and to pay a bounty of one hundred and twenty-five dollars to any volunteer or drafted man who shall enter the military service from March 1, 1864, to March 1, 1865. August 2d, The treasurer was directed to pay a bounty of one hundred and twenty-five dollars to each person who furnished a substitute. C. W. Hoisington, A. D. Bagg, A. L. Hayes, J. L. Worthy, and Ethan Brooks were chosen a committee of ways and means t
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 10: Middlesex County. (search)
, Appropriated the sum of five hundred dollars in aid of soldiers' families. August 2d, Voted, to pay a bounty of one hundred dollars to each volunteer enlisting totional, and Amos Hill, Jr., to give a handsome rifle to the first volunteer. August 2d, A large attendance of ladies and gentlemen. The Belmont Musical Associationings appear to have been held during this year in regard to the war. 1862. August 2d, A citizens' meeting was held; Oliver Wetherbee was elected chairman, and Dans were appropriated for the relief of the Hill Cadets and the Butler Rifles. August 2d, The Sixth Regiment arrived home after its service of three months and had a ment roll that evening. An adjourned meeting was held on the evening of the 2d of August, at which patriotic speeches were made by distinguished gentlemen. The effeounties to be paid when the men were mustered into the service and credited. August 2d, Voted, to give each volunteer, to the number of Weston's quota, an additiona
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 13: Plymouth County. (search)
h, The treasurer was authorized to borrow forty-five hundred dollars, and the selectmen to open a recruiting office, and to pay each volunteer who enlists for three years and is credited to the quota of the town a bounty of one hundred dollars. August 2d, This bounty was increased fifty dollars to those who would enlist previous to the twelfth of the month. August 23d, Voted, to pay a bounty of one hundred dollars to each volunteer for nine months service. 1863. No action appears to have br men. 1864. January—, The selectmen were authorized to pay a bounty of one hundred and twenty-five dollars to each volunteer enlisting for three years service, and were directed to proceed in the matter as soon as they may deem expedient. August 2d, The selectmen were authorized to make a deposit of five hundred dollars in the State treasury to procure volunteers to be credited to the town. Only two were obtained, at a cost of two hundred and fifty dollars; the balance of the money was r
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 15: Worcester County. (search)
Voted, to pay aid to the families of volunteers, and to pay all bills for medical attendance. November 5th, Voted, to pay State aid as provided by law. 1862. August 2d, The town authorized the payment of a bounty of one hundred dollars to each volunteer, to the number required to fill its quota, who should enlist for the term oe capacity in regard to the war during this year. 1862. April 7th, The selectmen were directed to pay State aid to soldiers' families so far as is necessary. August 2d, The selectmen were authorized to pay a bounty of one hundred and twenty-five dollars to each volunteer who shall enlist for three years and be credited to the q The treasurer was authorized to borrow five thousand dollars to pay the same. A recruiting committee of one from each school-district was appointed. On the 2d of August Hon. A. H. Bullock addressed a large meeting of citizens with characteristic force and persuasiveness. September 13th, Voted, to pay a bounty to each volunte