Contributed by Town of Cumberland
These minutes from the Cumberland town meeting of July 30, 1863 instruct the town to draw $300 for each man conscripted to serve in the Civil War, and use the money to either find a substitute or go to war.
If neither option was chosen, the $300 would be returned to the town.
About This Item
- Title: Town meeting minutes, Cumberland, 1863
- Creator: Cumberland (Me.), Town of
- Creation Date: 1863-07-30
- Subject Date: 1863
- Town: Cumberland
- County: Cumberland
- State: ME
- Media: Ink on paper
- Object Type: Text
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Bounties, Military
- United States. Army--Recruiting and enlistment, etc.
- Recruiting and enlistment
- United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
- Cumberland (Me.)--Records and correspondence
For more information about this item, contact:Town of Cumberland
290 Tuttle Road, Cumberland Center, ME 04021
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