Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Pyam Cushing, Jr.” in chapter 1 of Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 6.:
May 30, 1868, the first Memorial Day, the Light Guard visited the graves of departed comrades in Medford and in the Catholic Cemetery in Malden.
The old colors were draped and carried by Pyam Cushing, Jr. , one of the company of 1861.
Every year since then, except in 1898, when the command was on duty at Gloucester, the Light Guard has taken part in the memorial exercises.
In 1871, an out-door priz...
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