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way been made, and by mere dint of ministerial influences are
daily making on our happy constitution, are of a very alarm-
ing nature, and ought to excite the jealousy and attention of
every member of this community, and that such persons as
advise tu a submission, ought to be esteemed enemies to their

" Reaulced, That the rights and liberties, civil and religious,
which have been transmitted to us from our illustrious ances-
tors, ought to be deemed sacred, and kept inviolate by us, their

" Sctulred, particularly, That the late ministerial measures
in allixiug stipends or salaries to the offices of the judges of
our Superior Court, is an innovation that menaces the total
abolition of fair trials and equitable issues at law, and directly
affects both the life and property of the subject, as an entire
dependence on the crown for a support, has a tendenoy to biaa
the minds of the judges, and prevent that strict impartiality
which ought to attend their decisions. But it is not our design
to reflect in the least on the very respectable gentlemen who at
present adorn those offices. But we ground our opinions on the
imperfection and depravity of human nature.

" Reiohed, That the measures so justly complained of by this
Province aud the other colonies on the coutinent are persisted
in and enforced by fleets and armies, they must (we think of it
with pain), they will in a little time issue in the total dissolu-
tion of the union between mother country and the colonies, to
the infinite loss of the former and regret of the latter.

" Resuhed, That the representative of this town be in-
structed, aud accordingly he is instructed, to use his utmost
efforts in the next session of our General Assembly to obtain a
radical redress of our grievances.

" Resolved, That a committee for grievances be chosen to
correspond with the several committees of the same denomina-
tion in our metropolis and the other towns throughout the
Province, and report to this town such proposals as may be
thought proper to remove our unparalleled hardships. Ac-
cordingly, tho following gentlemen were chosen for the above
purposes, aud ordered to transmit a copy of the proceedings of
this town at their present meeting to the committee of corre-
spondence at Boston.

". J no. Turner. Saml. Gould.

"Abel Stetson. Seth Hatch."

" Jeremiah Hall.

1774, Jan. 10. The Committee of Correspondence
laid before the town a letter which had been agreed
upon by the committee of several towns in this pro-
vince, to know their minds at this critical and alarm-
ing juncture, and also the votes and proceedings of
the town of Boston thereon. The town, taking the
same into consideration, thought proper to choose a
committee, and accordingly made choice, — Josiah
Keen, Esq., Dr. Jeremiah Hall, Johu Turner, Eleazer
Hamlin, Seth Hatch, Josiah Smith, Capt. Freedom
Chamberlain, Abel Stetson, and Aaron Soul, and then
adjourned for half an hour. Met again, and Josiah
Keen, Esq., reported the following:

" Voted, That we highly approve of the public conduct of the
town of Boston and others in their late town meeting, and the

resolves they came into in order to prevent the landing and
vending the tea sent here by the East India Company ; and we
shall deem such as may dare in future to attempt to enter any
teas at the custom-house (subjeot by act of Parliament to a
duty for the detestable purpose of raising a revenuo in America
more effectually to enslave the colonies) enemies to our

" Voted, That we much applaud the deportment of the gen-
tlemen of the Southern Colonies to whom the East India Com-
pany's teas were consigned, in that they have done themselves
the honour to resign their appointment out of regard to the
interest of their country, while we detest that of the consignees
in this government for their refusal to comply with the reason-
able request of their fellow-citizens and countrymen.

" Reached, That we will at the risk of our lives and for-
tunes, in every justifiable method, assert and defend our just
rights and privileges as men and as colonists."

Pembroke was noted in those days for its patriot-
ism. There was scarcely a Tory in the town. Con-
spicuous among the leading spirits of those times
were Josiah Keen, Esq., Dr. Jeremiah Hall, John
Turner, Eleazer Hamlin, Seth Hatch, Josiah Smith,
Capt. Freedom Chamberlain, Abel Stetson, Aaron
Soul, Israel Turner, Capt. Ichabod Thomas, Asaph
Tracy, Consider Cole, Asa Keen, and Nathaniel
Stetson. Of these, Dr. Hall, Capt. Seth Hatch, Asa
Keen, Nathaniel Stetson, and Consider Cole, had
served in the French war. Dr. Hall was a surgeon
in the French war. Capt. Seth Hatch commanded
a supply-ship, and at one time ran the blockade of
the St. Lawrence, and furnished supplies to Gen.
Wolfe and his army. For this he was publicly
thanked by the general, and after the battle of
Quebec he was presented with some articles of the
general's tent furniture. John Turner, Dr. Hall,
and Edward Thomas were members of the Provincial
Congress. While attending this congress, Dr. Hall
was chosen on many important committees of that
body. He was afterwards colonel of a Rhode Island
regiment. He was a noted surgeon, and held many
public offices in the colony.

Eleazer Hamlin, mentioned above, was grandfather
to the Hon. Hannibal Hamlin.

"At a ^own-meeting held in Pembroke ye 12th day
of May, a.d. 1783, the town made choice of Capt.
Seth Hatch, to represent the said town ye year en-
suing. At said meeting the town of Pembroke gave
their representative the following instructions, viz. :

"Sin, — You are directed to use your best endeavors to pre-
vent the return of those bitter and implacable enemies to
America, the Tories, from gaining admittance into this country
as fur as may be consistent with the engagements of Congress;
and we, sir, have, though with silence, beheld an unequal tax on
the lands of this good people of this commonwealth with silence
as we hud matters of such great importance to attend to, which
noble exertions of America, Heaven has rewarded with success
in granting to us independence and peace, we have considered



with attention the matter in question, and are not able to see
tbo justice or policy of taxing improved lands at six per cent,
and unimproved lands at two per cent, only, you are therefore
to move in General Court and do your utmost to obtain a repeal
of that discriminating act and that all lunds are taxed at six
per cent, as other property.

"And further, if anything should come before the General
Court respecting the pay of the officers of the army, you are
hereby instructed to fulfill the original contract with them made
by this commonwealth, and to guard against any further pay
or gratuity to [hem after they shall be dismissed the army."

Manufactures. — Some bricks were made at the
" Brick kilos" perhaps before the incorporation of
the town, as the locality bore that name very early.
They have been made there since 1800 in a small
way, also at " Clay pit."

Beaver hats were made by Bailey Hall from about
1800 to 1820. Ship-building was an early industry;
some think as early as 1700. Capt. Benjamin Turner
came to Pembroke about 1730, and built vessels at the
" Brick kilns." His sons and grandsons also carried
on the business there. Seth Briggs, Enos Briggs,
Elisha Briggs, Alden Briggs, and Luther Briggs all
followed that trade successfully on the same spot.
The work was mostly carried on by the Briggs and
Turners, furnishing a market for all the lumber and
work for all the men in all the country round. Some
of the workmen became conspicuous as skilled artisans
and contractors iu other fields of labor, as Thatcher
Magoun and Calvin Turner, of Medford, and Elisha
Briggs, of Newburyport.

Soon after the Revolutionary war Capt. Ichabod
Thomas built a whaling vessel that proved very
famous, having a remarkably good record, being in
sailing trim till within about twenty-five years, costing
her owners but little for repairs and paying for herself
many times. As many as five square-rigged ships
have been on the stocks at one time, being so close
that a person could step from the staging of one vessel
to that of another. It is said that vessels have been
built at " Job's Landing," perhaps by some of the
Randalls. Robert Magoun built one vessel at Sea-
bury Point. Near the North River bridge, on the
estate now occupied by Lorenzo Sherman, Capt.
Thomas Turner built whale-ships for New Bedford
and Nautucket trade. All these vessels were small,
not exceeding three hundred tons in size.

Isaac Hatch commenced the manufacture of satinet
in 1813 at East Pembroke. That locality was then
a very small settlement of only four or five houses.
He continued that business, adding to it the business
of griuding grain and sawing lumber, till about 1834
or 1835, having a good deal of lumber on hand, he
abandoned the manufacture of satinet and began to
make shoe-boxes in a small way. All the work of

sawing, fitting, and planing was then done by hand.
The business was enlarged, including all kinds of
wooden packing-boxes, and bringing into use ma-
chinery for sawing, fitting, and planing.

After the death of Mr. Hatch, in 1850, the business
was carried on by his sons, George F. and Martin,
gradually enlarging it, and in 1859 they built a steam
mill, where they annually manufactured a million feet
of boards into boxes.

The same year (1859) the water-mill was burned,
and a new one built to manufacture covered buckets
and water-pails. This was soon given up, and the
manufacture of mackerel kitts commenced and con-
tinued till 1870, making from fifteen hundred to two
thousand weekly, and using about three hundred
cords of pine stock annually. At one time they em-
ployed about thirty men and about as many horses.

Owing to this business East Pembroke grew from
a little hamlet of four or five houses into a pretty
thriving little village, having a store, post-office, black-
smith- and wheelwright-shop, and public hall.

Calvin Shepherd commenced the manufacture of
boxes at the old Shepherd's cotton-factory at about
the same time that Isaac Hatch begun. It was car-
ried on successfully by him for a number of years till
he gave it up to his son-in-law, James H. West, who
still carries it on at the old place. Nathan T. Shep-
herd, Lemuel Lefurgey, and Johu Foster are also eu-
gaged in the business. The late John Oldham (2d)
also carried it on for some years previous to his death.
For the last forty-five years it has been the main
business of the town, furnishing employment for a
great many men and a quick ready market for pine
lumber. About the year 18G7 F. P. Arnold com-
menced the manufacture of shoes, and a few years
later built a large steam manufactory, employing when
running its full strength about one hundred men and
all the approved modern machinery.

Not much later than 1700 a furnace was built at
the outlet of Furnace Pond, supposed to have been
the first furnace in the country. It was run by the
Barkers and later by the Littles. Traces of it can be
seen now.

About 1750 a good deal of iron ore was dug out
of Jones River Pond and other ponds, and the town
took measures " to prevent persous from carrying off
said ore," and chose an ageut to sell the same. For a
number of years it proved a source of considerable
income to the town.

About the year 1812 a cotton-factory was built
by a company, and run for about twenty years with
same degree of success. The latter part of the time
it was under the management of Calvin Shepherd



(who was also largely an owner), and was known as
Shepherd's factory.

If it had not been for the herrings, whose right of
way to and from the ponds (" their place of spawning")
has always been so jealously guarded, and the votes
for the care, protection, and distribution of which
cover so many pages of our town records, this article
upon manufactures might have been largely extended.

The late Oliver Ames, Esq., the founder of the
shovel works at Easton, had at one time negotiated
for the " Glover Mill" property, — a part of the Lam-
bert Despard Purchase, — for the purpose of erecting
shovel works on the stream ; but when he found he
must open his sluice-ways for the herrings five or six
weeks in the busiest time of each year he gave up the

Pembroke then lost her opportunity, and the town
of Easton to-day rejoices in busy factories and palatial
residences (the homes of munificence) and in splendid
public buildings, all of which might have been hers.

Efforts were early made to have the county build-
ings moved here.

1726. — It was voted that the selectmen petition to
the General Court for the moving of the Inferior
Courts from Plymouth to Pembroke.

1729. — It was voted that the representative use
his utmost endeavors at the General Court, or else-
where, to have the courts or some of them moved to
this town for the future.

1733. — A committee was chosen to petition his
majesty's next court of General Sessions of the Peace
that they would move to the Great and General Court
of this province, that they would move two of the
courts, viz., December and March courts, to Pembroke.

1748. — Chose an agent to join with agents of other
towus to consult about the affair of building a new
court-house at Plymouth, and prevent the same, if
may be, and see if the court-house can't be moved to

1819. — Town voted unanimously in favor of mov-
ing county buildings. 202 voted in favor of mov-
ing to Pembroke, 40 in favor of moving to Hanover.


Lieut. Josiah Barker, in 1713, paid by town £2 12«.

Capt. Thomas Barker, 1714, 1715, at All), 1719, 1720, and

Capt. Joshua Cushing, 1716, fifty-six days at 3». a day, £8
8.., and 1723.

Joseph Stockbridge, 1718, forty-five days, and 1724.

Neheiniah Cushing, 1722, £10.

Elisha Bisbee, 1725, 1727, 1730, 1731, 1732, 1733, 1734, and

Isaac Little, 1735, 1739, 1740, 1741, 1743, 1747, 1748, 1749.

Daniel Lewis, Jr., 1737, 1738, 1744, and 1745.

John Magoun, 1742.


Israel Turner, 1750, 1751, 1752, 1753, 1754, 1755, 1756, and

Josiah Keen, 1757, 1758, 1760, 1761, 1762, 1765.
John Turner, 1763, 1764, 1766, 1767, 1773, 1774, 1777, 177S,
1779, 1780, 1781.
Seth Hatch, 1783.

Capt. Joseph Smith, Ootober, 1780, for remainder of the

Col. Jeremiah Hall, 1785.

Samuel Oould, 1787, 1788.

Deacon Josiah Smith, 1789.

Capt. John Turner, 1784, 1786, 1790, 1791, 1792, 1795, 1796,
1797, and 1798.

Kilborn Whitman, 1800, 1801, 1804, 1812, 1813, 1814, 1SI5,
1816, 1820, 1821, and 1829.

Capt. Nath. Smith, 1803, 1805, 1806.

Isaac Brown Barker, 1806, 1807, 1808.

Bailey Hall, 1807, 1808, 1S09, 1810, 1811.

Anthony Collamore, 1827.

Rev. Morrill Allen, 1830, 1831, 1833.

Seth Whitman, 1834, 1836.

Samuel Brown, 1837.

Nath. Smith, 1833, 1839, 1848.

Iloraco Collamore, 1840, 1841.

Charles Hitchcock, 1842.

Luther Magoun, 1844, 1845.

Seth Whitman, 1849.

Joseph Cobb, 1850.

Martin Bryant, 1851.

Some years the town voted not to send and some
years sent two. The dates given above are the dates of
election. In the earlier years the election was in the
spring, and also the meeting of the Legislature. Lat-
terly the election is in November, and the meeting
of the General Court in January following.

At first the toions paid their representatives instead
of the commonwealth, and their pay was pretty
small too.

May 16, 1857. After voting to send a represen-
tative, and but one the ensuiug year, the question was
put to know whether they would give any person more
than twenty pounds to represent them iu the Great
and General Court, and it passed in the negative.
Made choice of Josiah Keen.

John Turner, Esq., seems to have been a prominent
man. It will be seen he was elected representative
eleven times, and in 1784 he entered upou town rec-
ords as follows, viz., " This certifies that I have served
my native town of Pembroke in the office of selectman
aud assessor thirty-five years, and that I have served
as town clerk more than twenty-eight years, and have
been chosen twenty-nine times."

The Indians that lived in this vicinity belonged to
the Massachusetts, at one time a powerful tribe, num-
bering three thousand warriors and occupying the
whole country from Neponset to Duxbury, and ex-
tending back from the shore to Bridgewater and Mid-



A large portion of this tribe were converted to
Christianity, and were known as praying Indians.
At the breaking out of Philip's war, many of them
were conveyed by government to Clark's Island, where
they might be secured from their hostile brothers.
Chictahut was their sachem. His father, Josias Warn-
patuck, sold Scituate to Mr. Hatherly and his associates
for fourteen pounds.

In 1684, there were about forty at Namattakeeset.
The particular subdivisions of this tribe that lived
near the Indian ponds was called Mattakeeset, aud
from these are descended Joseph Hyatt, Martin
Prince, aud William Joel.

The following is a list of those who served from
Pembroke during the war of the Rebellion :
Allen, Bluney C, Co. D, 58th Regt.
Bates, Andrew 0., 2Utli Regt., unattached.
Barrows, Alfred W., 3d Regt. Heavy Artillery.
Blackman, Allen, 1st Bat. Heavy Artillery.
Bowlar, Jercuiiah, 2d ltogt.
Brophy, Michael, 21st Regt.
Bluker, Hcinrich, 2d Regt.
Borcl, Charles, 28th Kcgt.

Blakeuian, Daniel, Co. II, 3d Uegt., Co. C, 29th Regt.
Baker, Richard II., Co. E, 7th Regt.
Bouncy, Ansel F., Co. E, 18th Regt.
Bouncy, Howland S., Co. E, ISth Regt.
Barrows, Alfred, Co. D, 3Sth Regt.
Bryaut, Charles A., Co. D, 3Sth Regt.
Brown, Ansel W., Co. B, 4Uth Rogt.
Bishop, Nathaniel B., Co. B, 40tk Regt.
Baker, Henry, Co. B, 40th Regt.
BoMvorth, Edwin, Co. I, 4th Regt.
Barrows, William J., Co. I, 4th Regt.
Bisbee, Joseph F., Co. E, 4th Regt.
Bouncy, John G., Co. A, 3d Regt.
Barnard, Thomas, 1st Bat. Heavy Artillery.
Braine, I'etro, Co. G, 50th Regt.
Bradner, Louis, 2d Regt.
Chandler, Jacob C, Co. P, 7th Regt.
Curtis, Albert W., Co. G, 18th Regt.
Curtis, John B., Co. G, ISth Regt.
Curtis, Jacob, Co. G, ISth Regt.
Chandler, Henry 0.

Cuminings, James T., Co. B, 40th Regt.
Curtis, James B., Co. I, 4th Regt.
Church, George U., Co. I, 4th Regt.
Chandler, Philip H., Co. I, 4th Regt.
Church, Edward R., Co. I, 4th Regt.
Chandler, William E., Co. I, 4th Regt.
Cornell, Robert H., Co. I, 4th Regt.
Clark, Charles C, Co. I, 4th Regt.
Churchill, Otis P., 20th Regt., unattached.
Callahan, Michael, 11th Uegt.
Chase, Ira B., 2d Regt.

Cook, Joseph H., 3d Regt. Heavy Artillery.
Craig, James.

Chandler, Marshal M., 20th Regt.
Cook, Thomas W., Co. II, 35th Regt.
Drake, Charles F., Co. E, 13th Regt.
Dwinnels, Andrew H., 26th Regt.
Donovan, Cornelius, 4th Regt., unattached.

Drake, Augustus, 20th Regt., unattached.

Delano, George A., 20th Regt., unattached.

Eddy, George, 2d Regt.

Foster, Otis, Co. D, 38th Regt.

Ford, Charles R., Co. B, 40th Regt.

Ford, Joseph P., Co. I, 4th Rogt., 20th Regt., unattached.

Ford, George H., Co. I, 4th Regt.

Foster, Calvin T., Co. A, 3d Regt.

Ford, Charles H., Co. F, 24th Regt.

Foster, Peter F., Co. C, 11th Regt.

Farnsworth, Hiram M., 2d Cavalry.

Finley, Luke, 2d Regt.

Felton, Isaac, 21st Regt.

Fish, EzraW., 1st Bat. Heavy Artillery.

Ford, Lemuel R., 20th Rogt., unattached.

Grover, John M., Co. E, 7th Regt.

Gerrish, John P., Co. A, 7tb Regt.

Gcrrish, Daniel B., Co. D, 12th Regt.

Gerrish, Samuel, Co. D, 38th Regt.

Howe, Alfred G., Co. D, 18th Regt.

I!., His, Joshua, Co. D, 3Stb Regt.

Howard, Nathan, Co. I, 4th Regt.

Howard, Alden, Co. I, 4th Regt.

Howland, Lewis T., Co. A, 10th Regt.

Hill, Leonard B., Co. D, 58th Regt.

Hopkins, John, 2d Rogt.

Hewins, Marcus H., 1st Bat. Heavy Artillery.

Howard, John H., 2d Mass. Heavy Artillery.

Hill, Francis C, 20th Regt., unattached.

Hill, Nuhuui S., 20th Regt., unattached.

Inglis, Thouia*, Co. E, 7th Regt.

Isaac, Samuel, 2d Regt.

Josselyn, Albert, Co. I, 1st R. I., and Co. A, 3d Bat. Heavy

Jonos, John, Co. I, 4th Regt.
Jackson, John, 19th Regt.

Jewett, John, Co. B, Ind. Bat. of Heavy Artillery.
Kilbrith, John W., Co. B, 40th Uegt.
Kilbrith, Greenleaf, Co. B, 40th Regt.
Kilbrith, Freeman, Co. B, 40th Regt.

Keene, Abel W., Co. I, 4th Regt., 20th Regt., unattached.
Keene, Nathan C, Co. I, 4th Regt., 20th Uegt., unattached.
Kilbrith, Asa, Co. A, 3d Regt.
Keene, George H., 1st Bat. Heavy Artillery.
Kenf, William, 21st Regt.
Loring, Joseph B., Co. D, 3Sth Regt.
Lapham, Luther T., Co. I, 4th Regt.
Loring, Bernard, Co. I, 4th Regt.
Loring, Morton M., Co. I, 4th Regt.

Lapham, Albert, Co. I, 4th Regt., 20th Regt., unattached.
Lapham, Constant C, Co. E, 18th Regt.
Leonard, Jonathan W., Co. F, 24th Regt.
Ludwicher, Lewis, 2d Rogt.
Lapbaui, Oliver, Jr., 20th Uogt., unattached.
Lapham, Charles, 20th Regt., unattached.
Masson, Daniel B., Co. A, 3d Regt.
Mann, George H., Co. II, 35th Regt.
McDonald, William 11., Co. E, 11th Regt.
Magoun, Calvin S., Co. A, 23d Regt.
Magoun, James C, 2d Bat. Heavy Artillery.
Magoun, Francis L., 20th Regt., unattached.
McFarlen, Nabum, Co. I, 4th Rogt.
McCabe, Frank, 2d Regt.
Mitchell, Theodora P., 55th Regt.
Masson, James, 4th Mass. Cavalry.
Nash, William F., Co. I, 4th Regt.



Nash, Thomas M., Co. I, 4th Regt.

Niles, Samuel T., Co. F, 22d Regt.

Poole, Peregrine W., Co. C, 3Sth Regt.

Peterson, Calvin, Co. I, -1th Regt.

Page, Samuel A., Co. I, 4th Regt.

Perry, Marcus T., Co. A, 3d Regt.

Profete, Joseph, Co. G, 50th Regt.

Paine, Eugene W., 2Uth Regt., unattached.

Ryder, Edward T., Co. G, 13th Regt.

Ryder, William J., 1st Bat. Heavy Artillery.

Raiusdell, Asa T., Co. B, 40th Regt.

Reed, Marcus M., Co. I, 4th Regt.

Reed, Ichabod II., 1st Bat. Heavy Artillery.

Reed, William 11., 1st Bat. Heavy Artillery.

Reed, John D., 1st Bat. Heavy Artillery.

Reed, John G., 20th Regt., unattached.

Stevens, Uiraui H., 7th Regt., Co. F.

Stevens, Hiram F., Co. D, 38th Regt.

Stcvcus, Henry T., Co. F, 28th Regt.

Spaulding, Alfred S., Co. G, 18th Regt.

Stetson, Abel 0., Co. D, 38th Regt.

Stet6on, John W., Co. I, 4th Regt.

Stetson, Polhain 0., 4th Bat. Heavy Artillery.

Smith, John, Co. B, 40th Regt.

Smith, William H., 59th Regt.

Smith, Frank T., 2d Regt.

Smith, John, 2d Regt.

Samson, Azor II., Co. I, 4th Regt.

Samson, Horatio C, Co. I, 4th Regt., 2Uth Regt., unattached.

Sampson, Edward, 20th Regt., unattached.

Sturtevant, Lorenzo, Co. K, 31st Regt.

Standish, Otis E., 20th Regt., unattached.

Standish, Otis, 20th Regt., unattached.

Tew, Philip U., Co. D, 38th Regt.

Tew, George F., 20th Regt., unattached.

Thayer, Charles N. ( Co. I, 4th Regt.

Tillson, John P., Co. I, 4th Regt., 20th Regt., unattached.

Tillson, Albion K., 20th Regt., unattached.

Thomas, Rogers W., 2d Mass. Heavy Artillery.

White, Friend, Co. B, 40th Regt.

White, Benjamin F., Co. D, 2d Heavy Artillery.

White. Thomas J., 5th Mass. Cavalry.

Whiting, William, Co. B, 4th Regt.

Whiting, Franklin T., Co. G, 39th Regt.

Witherell, Martin S., Co. I, 4th Regt.

Withered!, George M., Co. I, 4th Regt.

Welch, Nathaniel, Co. I, 59th ltegt.

Willy=, Danforth, 2d Cavalry.

Williams, James, 11th Regt.

Willington, Herbert W., 2Gth Regt.

The following sorved as seamen in the war of the

Rebellion :

Tillson, Myron \V., on " T. A. Ward" and " Lenapee."

Dwclley, James II., on " Isaac P. Smith."

Scribner, Charles A., unknown.

Collamure, Henry H., on " Roanoke" and "Maratanza,"

Baker, Calvin L., on "Juniata" and "Sabine."

Pembroke furnished one hundred and sixty-seven
men for the war of the Rebellion, twenty-nine more
than all its quotas.

The following is a list of those who were killed or
died in the service.

Ansel F. Bonney, Co. E, 18th Regt., wounded in the battle

before Richmond, June 3, and died July 14, 1S64, at Washing-
ton, 1). C.

Jacob Curtis, Co. E, 18th Regt., wounded at Laurel Hill,
and died at Washington, D. C, May 26, 1864.

Alfred G. Howe, Co. H, 18th Regt., killed in the battle of
the wilderness, May, 1864.

Abel O. Stetson, Co. D, 38th Regt., at Port Hudson, La.,

Hiram F. Stevens, Co. D, 38th Regt., at Hampton Hospital,
Virginia, Jan. 2, 1S63, of phthisis.

Ansel W. Brown, Co. B, 40th Regt., at Folly Island, S. C,
Nov. 18, 1863, of diphtheria.

James T. Cummings, Co. B, 40th Regt., wounded at Coal
Harbor, Va., and died at Washington, D. C, June 21, 1*64.

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