represented the State.
The first indoor prize drill occurred in 1885.
The company gave a gold medal, the veterans two silver ones.
The organization supported a drum and fife corps at this time.
After another period of depression Capt. T. C. Henderson took command in 1889.
He worked hard to bring the company back to its former rank, and was rewarded by a letter of commendation from Col. Bancroft.
March 30, 1890, the first prize drill for the Lawrence medals was held.
During theew regulations were promulgated regarding target practice, by which members of the militia were obliged to qualify as marksmen or be discharged.
These rules had a tendency to stimulate the attendance and interest in the Light Guard, which Capt. Henderson and Capt. Wescott, his successor, worked hard to bring about.
The Light Guard attended the inauguration of President McKinley in 1897.
In this peaceful advance to the capital, thirty-six years after the gray-coated minute men started for