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Pembroke (Massachusetts, United States) (search for this): chapter 13
by the town during the war for State aid to soldiers' families, and repaid by the Commonwealth, was as follows: In 1861, $4,044.35; in 1862, $10,252.60; in 1863, $13,489.72; in 1864, $15,292.00; in 1865, $11,000.00. Total amount, $54,078.67. Pembroke Incorporated March 21, 1711. Population in 1860, 1,524; in 1865, 1,488. Valuation in 1860, $606,200; in 1865, $575,993. The selectmen during 1861, and all through the war, were William H. H. Bryant, Isaac T. Loring, Henry Dyer. The tors to citizens who had subscribed and paid that amount to encourage recruiting. Several other meetings were held during the year, showing the zeal and determination of the town to fulfil every demand made upon it by the Government for men. Pembroke furnished one hundred and ninety-eight men for the war, which was a surplus of twenty-nine over and above all demands. One was a commissioned officer. The whole amount of money raised and expended by the town for war purposes, exclusive of Sta
Westport Harbor (Massachusetts, United States) (search for this): chapter 13
Chapter 13: Plymouth County. This ancient and historic county is bounded north-east and east by Massachusetts Bay, north by Norfolk county and Boston harbor, north-west by Norfolk county, west by Bristol county, and south-east and south by Buzzard's Bay and Barnstable county. The North River, emptying into Massachusetts Bay, and numerous branches of the Taunton are its chief rivers. The shire town of the county, at which the courts are held, is Plymouth. The county has a sea coast on Massachusetts Bay of between thirty and forty miles. The land is not so fertile as in some of the other counties in the Commonwealth, yet there is considerable good land within its limits. The population of Plymouth county in 1860 was 64,758; in 1865, it was 63,074, being a decrease in five years of 1,684. The valuation in 1860 was $29,160,937; in 1865 it was $27,932,058, being a decrease in five years of $1,228,879. The county is divided into twenty-five townships, which, according to the re
United States (United States) (search for this): chapter 13
ly in the late election of the present President of the United States, and without waiting to test the measures of his adminiitution and the Union, and uphold the Government of the United States. June 15th, The treasurer was authorized to borrow ng to that town who were called into the service of the United States. October 5th, Voted, to pay State aid to the families oh drafted man who actually goes into the service of the United States. E. B. K. Gurney, William Bourne, and Elbridge E. Bate has never seen a holier war than that now waged by the United States to put down the Rebellion; that it would be criminal inn his arms and acknowledged paramount allegiance to the United States; sixth, recommends that the Government call upon every t the surplus revenue held by the town in trust for the United States be used for that purpose. A committee of one from eachioned officers), who shall enlist in the service of the United States for the war shall be and the same is hereby appropriate
Massachusetts (Massachusetts, United States) (search for this): chapter 13
in closing their report congratulate the town on the fact that, at the commencement of the present great struggle for the supremacy of our Government over a wicked Rebellion, we had within our borders a military organization who promptly responded to the call made for their services, and that we cannot but look back to that period when promptness of action was the great power required to secure the stronghold of the nation. That power we have the satisfaction of knowing was furnished by Massachusetts in sending to Washington and Fortress Monroe a few of her regiments, thus saving in the present contest, as we believe , thousands of lives and millions of treasure, and perhaps also the great cause of the Union itself. To have given aid for the 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 ai
Norfolk (Virginia, United States) (search for this): chapter 13
Chapter 13: Plymouth County. This ancient and historic county is bounded north-east and east by Massachusetts Bay, north by Norfolk county and Boston harbor, north-west by Norfolk county, west by Bristol county, and south-east and south by Buzzard's Bay and Barnstable county. The North River, emptying into Massachusetts Bay, and numerous branches of the Taunton are its chief rivers. The shire town of the county, at which the courts are held, is Plymouth. The county has a sea coast on MasNorfolk county, west by Bristol county, and south-east and south by Buzzard's Bay and Barnstable county. The North River, emptying into Massachusetts Bay, and numerous branches of the Taunton are its chief rivers. The shire town of the county, at which the courts are held, is Plymouth. The county has a sea coast on Massachusetts Bay of between thirty and forty miles. The land is not so fertile as in some of the other counties in the Commonwealth, yet there is considerable good land within its limits. The population of Plymouth county in 1860 was 64,758; in 1865, it was 63,074, being a decrease in five years of 1,684. The valuation in 1860 was $29,160,937; in 1865 it was $27,932,058, being a decrease in five years of $1,228,879. The county is divided into twenty-five townships, which, according to the ret
Bristol County (Rhode Island, United States) (search for this): chapter 13
Chapter 13: Plymouth County. This ancient and historic county is bounded north-east and east by Massachusetts Bay, north by Norfolk county and Boston harbor, north-west by Norfolk county, west by Bristol county, and south-east and south by Buzzard's Bay and Barnstable county. The North River, emptying into Massachusetts Bay, and numerous branches of the Taunton are its chief rivers. The shire town of the county, at which the courts are held, is Plymouth. The county has a sea coast on Massachusetts Bay of between thirty and forty miles. The land is not so fertile as in some of the other counties in the Commonwealth, yet there is considerable good land within its limits. The population of Plymouth county in 1860 was 64,758; in 1865, it was 63,074, being a decrease in five years of 1,684. The valuation in 1860 was $29,160,937; in 1865 it was $27,932,058, being a decrease in five years of $1,228,879. The county is divided into twenty-five townships, which, according to the ret
Massachusetts Bay (Massachusetts, United States) (search for this): chapter 13
Chapter 13: Plymouth County. This ancient and historic county is bounded north-east and east by Massachusetts Bay, north by Norfolk county and Boston harbor, north-west by Norfolk county, west by Bristol county, and south-east and south by Buzzard's Bay and Barnstable county. The North River, emptying into Massachusetts Bay, Massachusetts Bay, and numerous branches of the Taunton are its chief rivers. The shire town of the county, at which the courts are held, is Plymouth. The county has a sea coast on Massachusetts Bay of between thirty and forty miles. The land is not so fertile as in some of the other counties in the Commonwealth, yet there is considerable good landMassachusetts Bay of between thirty and forty miles. The land is not so fertile as in some of the other counties in the Commonwealth, yet there is considerable good land within its limits. The population of Plymouth county in 1860 was 64,758; in 1865, it was 63,074, being a decrease in five years of 1,684. The valuation in 1860 was $29,160,937; in 1865 it was $27,932,058, being a decrease in five years of $1,228,879. The county is divided into twenty-five townships, which, according to the re
Marshfield (Massachusetts, United States) (search for this): chapter 13
money and clothing for the sick and wounded. Marshfield Incorporated March 2d, 1640. Population in 1860y a gratuity of ten dollars to each inhabitant of Marshfield who has enlisted or may hereafter enlist; to pay were directed to pay the volunteers belonging to Marshfield whatever amount may be due them under the vote pactmen were directed to loan to each inhabitant of Marshfield who may be drafted into the military service, or ived that amount, and who belongs to the quota of Marshfield. 1865. A special meeting was held on the 24th less to add a proper reception was given them. Marshfield, according to the return made by the selectmen inr, in the burial place near the family mansion at Marshfield. The whole amount of money appropriated and expen00.00. Total amount, $14,506.45. The ladies of Marshfield did much for the cause, but like their sisters in, and I shall be glad to have the little that old Marshfield did noticed, for we are very poor here as you kno
East Bridgewater (Massachusetts, United States) (search for this): chapter 13
230.52; in 1862, $5,090.54; in 1863, $7,618.50; in 1864, $4,789.40; in 1865, $2,500.00. Total amount, $21,228.96. East Bridgewater Incorporated June 14, 1823. Population in 1860, 3,207; in 1865, 2,977. Valuation in 1860, $1,327,734; in 1865, in active service. Previous to adjourning the following resolution was adopted:— Resolved, That the citizens of East Bridgewater, this day in town-meeting assembled, do unanimously resolve that they will, to the extent of their ability, maintain 1st, Voted, to pay the same bounty to volunteers enlisting in the navy as paid to those in the military service. East Bridgewater furnished about three hundred and fifty men, and had a surplus at the end of the war of fifteen over and above all d2, $6,819.96; in 1863, $9,182.00; in 1864, $8,621.97; in 1865, $5,400.00. Total amount, $32,730.87. The ladies of East Bridgewater in January, 1862, organized for soldiers' work, and held weekly meetings until July, 1865. During this time they fo
Bridgewater (Massachusetts, United States) (search for this): chapter 13
es, and money. They were distributed to the soldiers through the agency of the Christian and Sanitary Commissions. Bridgewater Incorporated June 3, 1656. Population in 1860, 3,761; in 1865, 4,196. Valuation in 1860, $1,878,831; in 1865, $1,ng the year, at which money was appropriated to pay bounties and State aid, and measures taken to procure recruits. Bridgewater furnished about four hundred and eleven men for the war, which was a surplus of forty over and above all demands. Tens service was fixed at one hundred and twenty-five dollars. It was also recommended that the recruits of West and East Bridgewater unite and form a company for nine months service; also, that the whole town attend the meeting on Wednesday evening next at Agricultural Hall, Bridgewater, to encourage recruiting. Another meeting for a similar purpose was held on the 2d of September, and to create a volunteer fund. 1863. March 16th, Voted, to omit the poll tax on all soldiers and sailors belon
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