History of Colorguard
Way back in the day, during the English reign around the Civil War period, they had pipers and drummers. These people always accompanied the soldiers to keep them in beat and keep their spirits up. Well, along with the band, they always sent a soldier to carry their "colors". Here began the first guardsmen. After time, the idea caught on and it began to develope. Soon every army had people to bare their colors. It eventually evolved into what we have today through USA's military marching band. It was decided that that there was plenty of good music to please the ear, but there was nothing really to please the eye. This is where we got our modern guard line. It started from fierce battle cries and pride of ones colors, to show stoppin sensations that accompany marching bands every where. They still serve many purposes, but the most useful purpose is to bare your colors with pride. That is colorguard!