Cumberland Civil War bounties, 1864

Contributed by Town of Cumberland

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Document recording the list of subscribers for the Town of Cumberland to provide bounty money to pay for substitute soldiers in the Civil War.

Many Maine towns paid for substitutes to serve in the army during the Civil War because of the necessity of keeping men at home to keep the town viable.

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  • Title: Cumberland Civil War bounties, 1864
  • Creator: Cumberland (Me.), Town of
  • Creation Date: 1864-08-11
  • Subject Date: 1864-08-11
  • Town: Cumberland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: paper
  • Object Type: Text

For more information about this item, contact:

Town of Cumberland
290 Tuttle Road, Cumberland Center, ME 04021
(207) 829-5559

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