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Thomas Leeburn (search for this): chapter 4
burn, Philip Evans. The town-clerk in 1861 and 1862 was Silas P. Richmond; in 1863, George W. Hall; in 1864 and 1865, Don. C. H. Hathaway. The town-treasurer in 1861 was John D. Wilson; in 1862, 1863, and 1864, James Burr; in 1865, Guilford Hathaway. 1861. The first legal town-meeting, to act upon matters connected with the war, was held on the 9th of May, at which one thousand dollars were appropriated to assist the families of volunteers living in the town; and John H. Macomber, Thomas Leeburn, and James W. Hathaway were appointed to disburse the same in an equitable and proper manner. 1862. July 19th, Voted, to pay a bounty of one hundred dollars to each volunteer who shall enlist for three years military service, and be mustered in to fill the quota of the town. The selectmen were authorized to borrow the money to pay the same; and Marcus M. Rounsville and David B. Hill were chosen to attend to the business of recruiting. August 7th, The bounty was increased to two hund
Hiram H. White (search for this): chapter 4
and expended by the town during the four years of the war for State aid to soldiers' families, and which was repaid by the Commonwealth, was as follows: In 1861, $449.45; in 1862, $2,978.62; in 1863, $3,524.34; in 1864, $3,167.48; in 1865, $2,200.00. Total amount in four years, $12,319.89. Mansfield Incorporated April 26, 1776. Population in 1860, 2,114; in 1865, 2,131. Valuation in 1860, $711,080; in 1865, $750,442. The selectmen in 1861 were William B. Bates, Elbridge Sweet, Hiram H. White; in 1862 and 1863, William B. Bates, Elbridge Sweet, James W. White; in 1864, William B. Bates, Elbridge Sweet, William Robinson; in 1865, Elbridge Sweet, William Robinson, E. Copeland. The town-clerk and town-treasurer during all of these years was E. M. Reed. 1861. April 29th, Five thousand dollars were appropriated to pay each inhabitant of the town, when called into service, fifteen dollars, and fifteen dollars a month while in the service; also, to furnish one outfit for each
William B. Bates (search for this): chapter 4
ld Incorporated April 26, 1776. Population in 1860, 2,114; in 1865, 2,131. Valuation in 1860, $711,080; in 1865, $750,442. The selectmen in 1861 were William B. Bates, Elbridge Sweet, Hiram H. White; in 1862 and 1863, William B. Bates, Elbridge Sweet, James W. White; in 1864, William B. Bates, Elbridge Sweet, William RobinWilliam B. Bates, Elbridge Sweet, James W. White; in 1864, William B. Bates, Elbridge Sweet, William Robinson; in 1865, Elbridge Sweet, William Robinson, E. Copeland. The town-clerk and town-treasurer during all of these years was E. M. Reed. 1861. April 29th, Five thousand dollars were appropriated to pay each inhabitant of the town, when called into service, fifteen dollars, and fifteen dollars a month while in the service; aWilliam B. Bates, Elbridge Sweet, William Robinson; in 1865, Elbridge Sweet, William Robinson, E. Copeland. The town-clerk and town-treasurer during all of these years was E. M. Reed. 1861. April 29th, Five thousand dollars were appropriated to pay each inhabitant of the town, when called into service, fifteen dollars, and fifteen dollars a month while in the service; also, to furnish one outfit for each man. James W. White, William Robinson, William C. Bessom, Daniel W. Dean, and Nathaniel Whitmore were appointed to have charge of the appropriation, and to carry out the votes of the town. July 29th, What remained of the five thousand dollars was appropriated to pay State aid to the families of
Horatio Bates (search for this): chapter 4
on in 1860, 1,848; in 1865, 1,709. Valuation in 1860, $818,451; in 1865, $842,527. The selectmen in 1861 and 1862 were Augustus Lane, William D. Wetherill, Horatio Bates; in 1863, William D. Wetherill, Horatio Bates, Benjamin E. Sweet; in 1864 and 1865, William D. Wetherill, Horatio Bates, Charles Sprague, Jr. The town-clerkHoratio Bates, Benjamin E. Sweet; in 1864 and 1865, William D. Wetherill, Horatio Bates, Charles Sprague, Jr. The town-clerk and the town-treasurer during all of these years was Austin Messenger. 1861. The first legal town-meeting, to act upon matters relating to the war, was held on the 4th of May, at which it was voted that the town furnish each soldier who may enter the service of the country from Norton with a uniform, not to exceed ten dollars iHoratio Bates, Charles Sprague, Jr. The town-clerk and the town-treasurer during all of these years was Austin Messenger. 1861. The first legal town-meeting, to act upon matters relating to the war, was held on the 4th of May, at which it was voted that the town furnish each soldier who may enter the service of the country from Norton with a uniform, not to exceed ten dollars in cost; and that each soldier who has entered the service of the country, and who shall hereafter enter it from the town of Norton, shall receive fifteen dollars as a bounty; and a sum per month, in addition to what he may receive from the General Government or from the State, sufficient to make his pay twenty-six dollars per month
William H. Whitfield (search for this): chapter 4
1862. April 7th, The selectmen were directed to continue the payment of State aid to the families of volunteers. July 19th, Voted, to pay a bounty of one hundred dollars to each volunteer who shall enlist for three years, and be credited to the quota of the town; and the selectmen were given full power to act in raising the men. August 23d, The bounty to three-years volunteers was increased fifty dollars, and the bounty to nine-months men was fixed at one hundred dollars. Arthur Cox, William H. Whitfield, George Atwood, Horace Scott, and Isaac Ferry were chosen to aid the selectmen in enlisting men. 1863. April 6th, An appropriation was made for State aid to soldiers' families for the year. 1864. April—, The selectmen were authorized to pay such bounties as they might think proper to volunteers enlisting to fill the quota of the town, provided that not more than one hundred and twenty-five dollars be paid to each person; and to each citizen or resident of the town who enlisted
Nathan Walker (search for this): chapter 4
s, $9,347.01. We have been unable to get a satisfactory statement, one that would do justice to the ladies of Dartmouth for their good works during the war; but we have a general statement, which is highly honorable to them. Dighton Incorporated May 30, 1712. Population in 1860, 1,733; in 1865, 1,815. Valuation in 1860, $711,454; in 1865, $776,779. The selectmen in 1861 were Jeremiah P. Edson, Zebina Wilmarth, Oliver P. Simmons; in 1862, Oliver P. Simmons, George F. Garitt, Nathan Walker; in 1863, George E. Gooding, Weston Earle, Charles H. Gooding; in 1864, Jeremiah P. Edson, Noah Chace, James H. Codding; in 1865, Jeremiah P. Edson, Noah Chace, Allen Talbot. The town-clerk during all these years was William Wood. The town-treasurer in 1861, 1862, 1863, and 1864, was Noah Chace: in 1865, Oliver P. Simmons. 1861. A day or two after the President issued his first call for troops, in April, 1861, a meeting of the citizens of Dighton was held, and initiatory steps we
B. Penniman (search for this): chapter 4
our years, $14,098.64. New Bedford Incorporated as a town Feb. 23, 1787; as a city, March 9, 1847. Population in 1860, 22,300; in 1865, 20,863. Valuation in 1860, $24,196,138; in 1865, $20,525,790. This great diminution in the valuation was the effect of the war upon the whaling interest. In 1861, Isaac C. Taber, mayor; Warren Ladd, James L. Humphrey, Nathan Lewis, John P. Barker, Matthew Howland, William H. Reymond, aldermen. In 1862, Isaac C. Taber, mayor; Warren Ladd, B. Penniman, Jr., Nathan Lewis, John P. Barker, Matthew Howland, William H. Reymond, aldermen. In 1863, George Howland, Jr., mayor; Warren Ladd, George G. Gifford, Ambrose Vincent, John P. Barker, Matthew Howland, John H. Perry, aldermen. In 1864, George Howland, Jr., mayor; Warren Ladd, George G. Gifford, Ambrose Vincent, John P. Barker, Matthew Howland, John H. Perry, aldermen. In 1865, George Howland, Jr., mayor; Warren Ladd, George G. Gifford, Joseph Knowles, George F. Kingman, Matthew Howland, J
Leonard C. Pierce (search for this): chapter 4
.30. Total amount in four years, $2,552.31. Somerset Incorporated Feb. 20, 1790. Population in 1860, 1,793; in 1865, 1,791. Valuation in 1860, $914,070; in 1865, $865,618. The selectmen in 1861, 1862, and 1863, were Henry E. Marble, Alfred Pratt, Nathan A. Chase; in 1864, William P. Hood, William F. Hathaway, Marcus A. Brown; in 1865, William P. Hood, William F. Hathaway, William H. Pierce. The town-clerk and town-treasurer during the years 1861, 1862, 1863, and 1864, was Leonard C. Pierce; in 1865, Elbridge G. Paul. 1861. The first legal meeting, to consider matters relating to the war, was held May 1st, at which it was voted to appropriate five hundred dollars to furnish uniforms for a military company; also, to pay each volunteer a bounty of twenty-five dollars, and to pay him twenty-six dollars a month, including his Government pay, while in active service. The treasurer was authorized to borrow three thousand dollars to meet these expenditures. A committee of s
Thomas C. Dean (search for this): chapter 4
73.64. The ladies of Attleborough, in their labors in behalf of the soldiers during the war, nobly fulfilled the promise made by them at the beginning. Berkley Incorporated April 18, 1735. Population in 1860, 825; in 1865, 888. Valuation in 1860, $317,290; in 1865, $306,002. The selectmen in 1861 were Walter D. Nichols, John C. Crane, Benjamin Luther; in 1862 and 1863, Simeon Briggs, Walter D. Nichols, William Babbitt; in 1863 and 1865, Walter D. Nichols, William Babbitt, Thomas C. Dean. The town-clerk in 1861, 1862, and 1863, was Ephraim French; in 1864 and 1865, Daniel S. Briggs. The town-treasurer during all these years was Abiel B. Crane. 1861. The first legal town-meeting, to act upon matters relating to the war, was held on the 30th of April; at which it was decided to sustain at all hazards the institutions of this nation; and, as an evidence of this determination, it was voted to make up the pay of all volunteers in the military service from that town, an
Augustus Smith (search for this): chapter 4
in 1860, $884,436; in 1865, $764,906. The selectmen in 1861 were George B. Bliss, Nathaniel B. Horton, George W. Bliss; in 1862, George B. Bliss, Nathaniel B. Horton, Ira Perry; in 1863 and 1864, George B. Bliss, Nathaniel B. Horton, Remember Smith; in 1865, Bradford B. Horton, Nathaniel B. Horton, Remember Smith. The town-clerk during all the years of the war was Cyrus M. Wheaton. The town-treasurer during the same period was George H. Carpenter. 1861. A special town-meeting was helSmith. The town-clerk during all the years of the war was Cyrus M. Wheaton. The town-treasurer during the same period was George H. Carpenter. 1861. A special town-meeting was held on the 6th of May, at which it was voted to raise a volunteer company to be in readiness for service when called upon by the Governor; and that fifteen dollars bounty be paid to each person, a citizen of this town, who shall enlist, and when called into actual service to be paid fifteen dollars a month in addition to what he received from the Government during his actual term of service; and to be paid ten dollars for a uniform, and one dollar a day for drill service two days in each week, to
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