er hall of the town house.
Do you remember it, with its sloping roof and its painful lack of air?
In the words of 1st Sergt. Hosea, this spread was tendered by the newly elected lieutenant or somebody else.
From this time until the Light Guard we own officers.
The selectmen granted their request and they chose Capt. John Hutchins, 1st Lieut. Perry Colman, 2d Lieut. I. F. R. Hosea, all veterans of the first campaign.
The day fixed for departure was August 25, 1862, and the ceremonies were nt, in which he was promoted to rank of captain the next year.
Lieut. Perry Colman was discharged for disability, and Lieut. Hosea was transferred to Co. E.
At the battle of Mine Run, November 28, 1863, Companies C and E were deployed as skirmishergt. Eames, Frank J. Curtis, Edwin Ireland, Patrick Gleason, Benjamin J. Ellis, Milton F. Roberts, I. T. Morrison and Lieut. Hosea of the Light Guard proper, beside several others who had been recruited in Medford, including William H. Rogers, a nat