The Alton Jaeger Guard

    A new fixture in Alton’s annual Memorial Day Parade, the Alton Jaeger Guard preserve the memory and spirit of the famed company of the same name, composed of Illinois infantrymen that served in the American Civil War. Along with dressing in period uniforms, the Jaeger Guard also employs a traditional fife and drum corps, which not only makes for a great parade band, but also serves several duties to the functioning of the Guard as a unit.

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