The Military History of Medway, Mass. 1745-1885 (Google eBook)

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J.A. & R.A. Reid, printers, 1886 - Medway (Mass. : Town) - 110 pages
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Page 115 - This book is a preservation photocopy. It was produced on Hammermill Laser Print natural white, a 60 # book weight acid-free archival paper which meets the requirements of ANSI/NISO Z39.48-1992 (permanence of paper) Preservation photocopying and binding by Acme Bookbinding Charlestown, Massachusetts CD 1995 The borrower must return this item on or before the last date stamped below.
Page 25 - ... hand is stretched forth to destroy it. " Resolved, That it becomes all good citizens to practice a rigid economy in personal and family expenses, eschewing all luxurious and extravagant living in respect to diet, dress, furniture, and equipage, improving every opportunity to obtain more ample means for the support of government and all objects of public and private charity during the crisis now impending. " Resolved, That a contingent military fund be established by the town, not exceeding in...
Page 33 - Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by authority of the same, as follows: SECTION 1.
Page 26 - That the selectmen be authorized to employ such persons as they may need to assist them in the service of recruiting the requisite number of volunteers. "That the town recommend that the volunteers of this town for nine months, unite with others from adjoining towns to form an entire company, under...
Page 27 - Voted, That the selectmen be authorized to recruit the quota of twelve men for which this town is liable, to serve for three years, by offering a bounty not to exceed the sum of two hundred and fifty dollars, and pay such agent as they shall find it necessary to employ, a reasonable sum as compensation, and, further, that they be authorized to pay the sum of two hundred dollars to all men who shall be drafted under the present call. "July 20, 1863. Voted, That the selectmen...
Page 6 - The Committee of War the 17th Instant advised that Major General Lincoln order the Several Brigades of Suffolk, Essex, Middlesex & Plymouth, to hold themselves in readiness to march at the Shortest notice. And The Brigadier gave orders to me And agreeable hereto I direct that you immediately put your Company into such a state as to march upon sarvice at the shortest notice & I beg that there may be no delay in this business as the Enemy are daily expected upon our coast with a large Fleet & army....
Page 33 - ... soldiers and officers who compose his town's quota, of the troops furnished by the Commonwealth to the United States during the present rebellion, stating the place of residence, the time of enlistment of each, and the number and designation of his regiment and company ; also the names of all who have resigned or been discharged, and at what time and for what cause, and all who have died in the service, and stating when practicable, at what time and place and the cause of death, whether by disease,...
Page 42 - ... seven months, when he was taken ill, and died Dec. 24, 1866. WILLIAM ADAMS, son of Ira and Dolly (Morgan) Adams, was born Dec. 19, 1839, 'in Holliston, Mass. He was mustered into the United States service for nine months, Sept. 13, 1862, as a private of Co. B, 42d Regt. Mass. Vols., in Readville, Mass. He was mustered out of service by reason of the expiration of his term, Aug. 20, 1863, in Readville. He reenlisted, and was mustered July 22, 1864, for one hundred days, as a private of same regiment...
Page 34 - ... whether he was married or single, the vessel or vessels on which he served, the battles or kind of service in which he was engaged, whether he resigned or was discharged, or deserted, and the date of such resignation, discharge, or desertion, the cause of such discharge or resignation, his...

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