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NATHANIEL GREEN CADETS

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NATHANIEL GREEN CADETS. Formed in 1910 under the direction of the Daughters of the American Revolution, the Cadets was a military company of forty boys ranging in age from ten to fourteen and over. (1) They were also part of the National Society of the Children of the Republic. (2)

The aim of the DAR was to give the boys military training believing that discipline and physical training would be ideal. The group would be available for patriotic days including Flag Day. Training was supplied of Captain Higbee and Lieutenant Ellsworth of the GOVERNOR'S GREYS who served without payment. (3)

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Source:

1. "New Militia Has Been Formed Here," Telegraph Herald, March 11, 1910, p. 2

2. "New Cadets Make a Fine Showing," Telegraph Herald, May 3, 1910, p. 8

3. "New Militia..."