hide Matching Documents

Browsing named entities in William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2. You can also browse the collection for Buckland (Massachusetts, United States) or search for Buckland (Massachusetts, United States) in all documents.

Your search returned 2 results in 1 document section:

William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 7: Franklin County. (search)
of the war for State aid to the families of volunteers, and which was afterwards repaid by the Commonwealth, was as follows: In 1861, $46.00; in 1862, $625.88; in 1863, $1,245.76; in 1864, $1,155.55; in 1865, $900.00. Total amount, $3,973.19. Buckland Incorporated April 14, 1779. Population in 1860, 1,702; in 1865, 1,922. Valuation 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. Wiltown-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.