rst new man to enlist was James A. Hervey. Major Hutchins was made recruiting officer.
By August 15, eighty-five members were enrolled.
Street drills were held and High Private Samuel C. Lawrence took personal charge of the awkward squad.
Dr. C. V. Bemis was surgical examiner, and donated all his fees to the company treasury.
The roll of the company was carefully corrected.
Some were under age; others had already enlisted.
When the time for departure came, there were ten members left.
The Town Hall was the scene of school examinations, which were great events to the children.
Across the square on High street the Seccomb house
City Hall Annex. was occupied by Joseph Wyman, stage driver and proprietor of a livery stable.
Dr. C. V. Bemis boarded in this house when he came to Medford.
His office was in the Ebenezer Hall house on Main street, and later in the Seccomb house. H. N. Peak, William Peak and Otis Waterman were later tenants.
The next house east was owned by Jose