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  • Subject contains "Massachusetts Infantry. Richardson Light Guard"

Date: 1877
Description: "The Richardson Light Guard marched to the home of the late Dr. Solon Richardson in full dress, which may have been prior to the 'mammoth military pageant' in Boston to honor President Rutherford B.…[More]

Date: 08-25-1917
Description: "Thousands of Wakefield residents, business owners and their employees turned out for the welcome parade for the boys of the Richardson Light Guard Company A who returned home from training in Ayer on…[More]

Date: ca. 1900 - 1939
Description: "According to the 'History of the Richardson Light Guard,' the military company was formed after a discussion involving three workers at Thomas Emerson's Sons shoe manufacturing business in September…[More]

Date: 04-07-1917
Description: "Company A, Sixth Regiment, was mustered into service at 9:30 p.m. on April 6, 1917. Soon after they were mustered into service, a call came into Captain Edward J. Connelly to hold the company in…

Creator: Richardson, Solon O.
Description: "The first militia organized in Wakefield was a train-band known as the Reading Infantry Company, established in 1644, one year earlier than the Great and General Court order of 1645 which ordered all…[More]

Date: 10-16-1916
Description: "The 65th Annual Banquet of the Richardson Light Guard Company A was held in the armory on Wednesday night, October 18th. Dinner started at 7:45 p.m. and was followed by remarks from the guest…

Creator: Eaton, William E.
Date: 1901
Description: Preface signed: William E. Eaton; Pub. under the direction and authority of the General Committee on the occasion of the semicentennial celebration of the company, October 11, 1901.