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William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 15: Worcester County. (search)
hundred dollars to each volunteer for nine months service. Three informal war meetings were held in the town during the year. 1863. An informal town-meeting was held November 14th, at which measures were taken to recruit volunteers to fill the quota called for from the town. Several other meetings were held during the year for the same purpose, at which prominent gentlemen made speeches. 1864. August 3d, The town voted to raise twenty-five hundred dollars for recruiting purposes. Bolton furnished one hundred and fifty-one men for the war, which was a surplus of nineteen over and above all demands. Two were commissioned officers. The whole amount of money raised and expended by the town for war purposes, exclusive of State aid, was nineteen thousand eight hundred and forty-seven dollars and ninety cents ($19,847.90). The amount of money raised and expended by the town for State aid during the war to soldiers' families, and repaid by the Commonwealth, was as follows: In
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