st 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 prize drill was held.
The first and second prizes were donated by the officers of the company, the rest by fine members.
d established a temporary armory at No. 9 High street, while the new armory, a memorial to Daniel Lawrence, was being constructed.
Three years have gone by since the close of the war. New men have taken the places of many of those who enlisted in 1898, and all are working well at their rifle practice, striving to keep up the good record of the company.
With a fine range, and a comfortable clubhouse there, an armory nearly completed, which is far beyond any other in the regiment for solidity,