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Thanks of City Council, Aug 1864

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Thanks of the City Council to the Citizen Volunteers. —At a meeting of the Mayor and Council, held on Wednesday, the 3d inst; the following preamble and resolutions were adopted:—

Whereas, on Monday, the 1st. of August, the peace and safety of our city was endangered by an invading enemy, and the military authorities called on the citizens for volunteer aid, therefore

Be it Resolved by the Mayor and Councilmen, That the thanks of the Mayor and Council of the City of Cumberland be and they are hereby tendered to those citizens and others who, at the call of the authorities, volunteered in the defence of the city by taking arms and marching out to meet and repel the invading foe.

Be it further Resolved, That the gratitude and thanks of the citizens are due the bravery displayed by those volunteers, and should be held in grateful remembrance, and that these resolutions be published in the city papers.

Passed August 3rd, 1864.

John Schilling, Clerk


Cumberland Alleganian


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Allegany College of Maryland

Allegany County (Md.), History. Civil War, 1861-1865; Cumberland (Md.), History, Civil War, 1861-1865.

Cumberland (Md.), 1864

Western Maryland Regional Library
100 South Potomac Street
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

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