companies in the parade—Co. E, 5th Regiment, Co. C, 6th Regiment, and the Ambulance Corps.
December 9, 1897, Capt. James C. D. Clark was elected captain.
The company was in good condition, many of its members being former officers of the High School Cadets.
In less than two months after Capt. Clark's commission, a war cloud overhung the sky, and orders were given for each man to provide himself with clothing and equipments ready for instant duty, should war be declared.
For the thiray. The troops were reviewed at Greenville by the mayor, and marched through the town with the band playing Dixie.
Captain Clark had preceded the company, and tent floors and cook houses were ready for its advent.
Thanksgiving dinner was sent byed out at Greenville, but the men came home in a body and passed in review before Gov. Wolcott at the State House.
Capt. Clark brought back to Medford his whole company, except Sergt. Gray, who was recovering from typhoid fever, and his brother,