s of all the Medford men who perished in the war.
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 prize drill was held.
The first and second prithe Civil War made him especially careful in this respect.
While we pity those who suffered so keenly, we must applaud those who, by keeping a model camp, preserved their health.
Three members of the Light Guard, Messrs. Hall, Humphreys, and Cushing, enlisted in Co. A, 6th Regiment, and went to Porto Rico, where they participated in the battle of Guanica.
Sergts. Garrett E. Barry and Amos D. Haskell went to the Philippines after their return from Greenville, and both have been commended fo