California Militia and National
Guard Unit Histories
Suisun Home Guard
(1st Company, California Home
The following article was copied from
the December 22, 1917 issue of California Home Guard News
This company has the proud distinction of being the first
company organized in the State.
The officers are Captain Chas. E. Goodell
and First Lieutenant W. W. Cunningham Captain Goodell was an
officer of the First California Regiment that served in the Philippines,
so this company is well provided for in the way of an instructor.
Lieutenant Cunningham served many years in the U. S. Navy and
National Guard, so he is well qualified as an assistant to Capt.
Have a membership of over fifty good enthusiasts, so that it
is a pleasure to work with them. The company is armed, and arrangements
has just been made for uniforms.
What we need is the proper recognition support and co-operation,
and we could at all times render a good account of ourselves.
Recently Colonel Canon and other officers from San Francisco
attended our meeting and drill, and they had nothing but words
of praise for the work that we are doing It has put new life
in the company, and all are now working with increased energy
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