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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Civil War

… Item 31138 infoMcArthur Public Library If the quotas were not fulfilled, drafts were initiated. Men with money could pay bounties so that others…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Civil War

As the war progressed, cities and towns were given quotas for recruiting soldiers, either for 1 year or 3 year stints of service.

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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Historical Overview

… each man who volunteered to fill Islesboro’s quota of twenty men. In total, Islesboro paid out for bounty $23,097 and furnished seventy-five men.