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Hanson (Massachusetts, United States) (search for this): chapter 13
d expended by the town during the war for State aid to soldiers' families, and repaid by the Commonwealth, was as follows: In 1861, $325.01; in 1862, $2,087.81; in 1863, $2,759.04; in 1864, $1,956.75; in 1865, $900.00. Total amount, $8,028.61. Hanson Incorporated Feb. 22, 1820. Population in 1860, 1,245; in 1865, 1,195. Valuation in 1860, $541,567; in 1865, $458,168. The selectmen in 1861 were Josiah Barker, Francis W. Bourne, Melzar Sprague; in 1862, Josiah Barker, Francis W. Bourne,undred and twenty-five dollars each. The treasurer was authorized to borrow the money. 1865. May 7th, Voted, to raise by special tax two thousand and fifty dollars to pay citizens who in 1864 had advanced money to pay bounties. The town of Hanson furnished one hundred and eighty men for the war, which was a surplus of twenty over and above all demands. One was a commissioned officer. The whole amount appropriated and expended by the town for war purposes, exclusive of State aid, was nin
West Bridgewater (Massachusetts, United States) (search for this): chapter 13
58.59; in 1862, $10,974.51; in 1863, $9,080.40; in 1864, $6,400.00; in 1865, $3,300.00. Total amount, $32,413.50. West Bridgewater Incorporated Feb. 16, 1822. Population in 1860, 1,846; in 1865, 1,825. Valuation in 1860, $764,408; in 1865, $9ies. 1862. The selectmen were authorized to borrow money to pay State aid to the families of volunteers living in West Bridgewater. July 18th, Voted, to pay a bounty of one hundred and twenty-five dollars to each volunteer who shall enlist for th voted, to pay a bounty of one hundred and twenty-five dollars to men who enlisted and were credited to the quota of West Bridgewater, and had received no bounty. At a meeting held on the 29th of July, it was voted to borrow twelve hundred dollars fho had paid of their personal means to increase bounties. A committee was appointed to arrange and pay the same. West Bridgewater furnished about two hundred and nine men for the war, and at the close of the contest, after having filled its quota
Hanover (Massachusetts, United States) (search for this): chapter 13
$400.10; in 1862, $2,406.66; in 1863, $3,373.14; in 1864, $3,854.80; in 1865, $2,800.00. Total amount, $12,834.70. Hanover Incorporated June 14, 1727. Population in 1860, 1,565; in 1865, 1,545. Valuation in 1860, $821,527; in 1865, $747,5 the war. May 18th, Appropriated two hundred and fifty dollars to purchase uniforms for soldiers who may volunteer from Hanover. It was also voted to pay each soldier a dollar a day for drilling. November 6th, Voted, to raise six hundred dollars the town within one week. August 23d, The bounty was fixed at one hundred and fifty dollars to all who may enlist from Hanover for three years service. It was also voted to borrow five thousand dollars in anticipation of the ordinary revenue of to each volunteer enlisting for three years to the credit of the town. This bounty was paid until the end of the war. Hanover furnished about one hundred and eighty men, and had a surplus of twenty-two at the end of the war over and above all dem
New Bern (North Carolina, United States) (search for this): chapter 13
in the centre of the town, to be given them when the company is ready for service. June 13th, The treasurer was authorized to borrow five thousand dollars for aid to soldiers' families, and one thousand dollars to fulfil any contract entered into with Captain Blanchard's company at East Abington. 1862. April 28th, Resolutions were presented by Hon. Levi Reed, in regard to the death of Corporal John M. Sewall, Company E, Twenty-third Regiment Massachusetts Volunteers, who died at Newbern, North Carolina, April 9, 1862. He was the first citizen of Abington who died in the service. The resolutions were unanimously adopted, and were directed to be placed on the town records, and a copy sent to the family of the deceased. July 17th, Voted to pay a bounty of one hundred dollars to each volunteer for three years service when credited to the quota of the town. The treasurer was authorized to borrow twelve thousand dollars to pay the same. Voted, that we endorse the sentiments of Gen
Fortress Monroe (Virginia, United States) (search for this): chapter 13
, At this time the company was in active service at Fortress Monroe. and for a new military company forming in the centre y of the men enlisted for three years and were sent to Fortress Monroe under the command of Captain Libeas Leach, and afterwaachusetts Volunteer Militia, which left the State for Fortress Monroe on the 17th of April for three months service, under to Halifax, and left the State with the regiment for Fortress Monroe, Va., April 18, 1861. The Company was originally formedoln Light Guards, while in the three-months service at Fortress Monroe, and one thousand eight hundred and fifty dollars to vurnished by Massachusetts in sending to Washington and Fortress Monroe a few of her regiments, thus saving in the present cons Militia, had left the State with the regiment for Fortress Monroe, Va., and as it subsequently appeared had reached its det, April 17th, under Colonel Wardrop, and landed at Fortress Monroe, Va., April 20th. It served three months. and also to t
Lakeville (Massachusetts, United States) (search for this): chapter 13
of money raised and expended by the town for State aid during the war, and repaid by the Commonwealth, was as follows: In 1861, $266.14; in 1862, $1,525.36; in 1863, $1,937.27; in 1864, $2,401.58; in 1865, $1,307.31. Total amount, $7,437.66. Lakeville Incorporated May 14, 1852. Population in 1860, 1,160; in 1865,1,110. Valuation in 1860, $572,242; in 1865, $571,124. The selectmen in 1861 were Job T. Toby, Charles H. Sampson, Eleazer Richmond; in 1862, Job T. Toby, Charles H. Sampson,s James M. Sampson; in 1863, 1864 and 1865, Churchill T. Westgate. This is one of the very few towns from which we have failed to obtain a transcript of the town-records in relation to the war, or of the soldiers' work done by the ladies. Lakeville furnished one hundred and twenty-two men for the war, which was a surplus of twelve over and above all demands. Two were commissioned officers. The whole amount of money appropriated and expended by the town on account of the war, exclusive o
Mattapoisett (Massachusetts, United States) (search for this): chapter 13
Can any thing better exhibit unconscious patriotism than these extracts? Mattapoisett Incorporated May 20, 1857. Population in 1860, 1,483; in 1865, 1,451. Vrs to volunteers who enlist for three years and are credited to the quota of Mattapoisett. Thomas Nelson was appointed special recruiting agent for the town. 1863attract the attention of those who may hereafter examine the town-records of Mattapoisett. In consequence of the good news, no appropriation was made to pay bounties to volunteers. The war was virtually at an end. Mattapoisett furnished one hundred and fifty men for the military service, which was a surplus of eight over and all demands; seven of whom were commissioned officers. Sixty-five men of Mattapoisett served in the navy, of whom thirty-two were warrant-officers. The whole amou500.00. Total amount, $4,894.52. Much good work was done by the ladies of Mattapoisett for the soldiers and sailors belonging to the town, while in the service of
Accomack (Massachusetts, United States) (search for this): chapter 13
hire town of the county, at which the courts are held, is Plymouth. The county has a sea coast on Massachusetts Bay of betw,676.71; in 1865, $2,746.06. Total amount, $13,639.44. Plymouth Incorporated Dec. 11, 1620. Population in 1860, 6,272urth, That six dollars a month be paid to each citizen of Plymouth having a family, and four dollars a month to each citizenhe money raised for this purpose. The representatives of Plymouth in the Legislature were instructed to procure, if possibls G. Davis, Esq., it was— Voted, That the citizens of Plymouth, in town-meeting assembled, hereby pledge themselves to pto recruit men and raise money, to keep the contingent of Plymouth always filled, and also to provide for the comfortable masubjects appear recorded upon the records of the town. Plymouth furnished seven hundred and sixty-four men for the war, w65, $6,600.00. Total amount, $47,837.65. The ladies of Plymouth contributed liberally of their time and means for the com
Hingham (Massachusetts, United States) (search for this): chapter 13
1, $719.20; in 1862, $2,093.10; in 1863, $3,282.80; in 1864, $3,824.78; in 1865, $2,714.01. Total amount, $12,633.89. Hingham Incorporated Sept. 2, 1635. Population in 1860, 4,351; in 1865, 4,176. Valuation in 1860, $2,481,366; in 1865, $2,3he accomplishment of objects of such inestimable value must ever be a gratifying thought to the soldiers and citizens of Hingham. A vote of thanks was given to the committee for their services. Five thousand dollars were appropriated for State aide State aid. 1864. April 11th, The selectmen were authorized to have brought home and properly buried the body of any Hingham soldier who has died or may die in the war. The treasurer was authorized to borrow money to pay bounties, not exceeding dollars to each volunteer for three years service who shall enlist to the credit of the town before March 1st, 1865. Hingham furnished about five hundred men for the war, and had a surplus of twenty-seven over and above all demands. Thirteen we
Mitchel Hooper (search for this): chapter 13
in the military service; also proper aid to his family; and if any volunteer shall be killed in battle or die in the service of disease, his children shall receive proper education, and be put to some honest and honorable calling or pursuit, not as a charity but as a debt due. Voted, that each volunteer be furnished with a uniform, and a revolver and Bowie knife. This vote was subsequently reconsidered as far as it related to revolvers and Bowie knives. Artemas Hale, Joseph A. Hyde, Mitchel Hooper, Lafayette Keith, and Joshua E. Crane were appointed to carry the foregoing votes into effect. Rev. Mr. Douglas was invited to close the meeting with prayer. May 20th, Further provision was made for the comfort of the families of soldiers. The committee appointed to recruit a military company reported that eighty-five native citizens of the town had signed a roll, but no more three-months men would be accepted; many of the men enlisted for three years and were sent to Fortress Monroe
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