embers of the High School Cadets, who had been under the personal tuition of Maj. Whitney, and others members of the Sons of Veterans.
In January, 1897, new regulaen and officers of the company spoke words of inspiration and enthusiasm.
Col. Whitney spoke in his quiet way, and stated that Co. E was the first in the regiment ne was when Capt. Hutchins, at the close of his remarks, grasped the hand of Col. Whitney, who had enlisted under him, a boy, in 1862.
Together they had been throught Guard was escorted by S. C. Lawrence Post 66 and the High School Cadets.
Col. Whitney marched with the company.
History had repeated itself.
Again from the rank, 1st Lieut. Neilson was promoted to take command of Co. K, of Braintree; 2d Lieut. Whitney was promoted to his place.
As section after section of those camped at a mile of them, was due to their obedience to orders regarding sanitation.
Col. Whitney's experience in the Civil War made him especially careful in this respect.