Records of the Westborough Rifle Company, 1861-1870 (Highlights)


The collection includes meeting minutes, personnel records, financial accounts, bills and receipts, and payroll records, as well as a letter by Capt. William P. Blackmer from Harper's Ferry on October 4, 1861 that refers to the abolitionist John Brown. The Company included men from Southborough, Upton, Shrewsbury, Hopkinton, and Northborough, and some of the records in this collection contain information on soldiers and administration that relate to these surrounding towns of Westborough.

The complete collection is housed at the Westborough Public Library.

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