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Spanish-American War Markers
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Philippines, Cavite Province, Corregidor Island — Spanish Historical MarkerCorregidor Island
Spanish text: La isla de Corregidor paso a formar parte de la Corona de España el 19 de Mayo de 1571, al ser ocupada por el intrépido navegante Miguel López de Legaspi, fundador de la Ciudad de Manila. Debido a su posición estratégica, Corregidor sivió como Fortaleza protectora guardian de la Bahía de Manila durante 327 años, hasta el 2 de Mayo de 1898. Durante esos años presenció gloriosas escenas de heroism, en las que la historia de Filipinas y la de España se . . . — Map (db m64787) HM
Philippines, Pampanga ("Clark Freeport" a.k.a. "Clark Free Zone"), Angeles — Col. John M. Stotsenburg - Maj. Harold M. ClarkFort Stotsenberg/Clark Air Base — - Clark Air Base Museum -
Panel 1: Col. John M. Stotsenburg Fort Stotsenburg, now the Stotsenburg Area, was named for John M. Stotsenburg, Captain, Sixth U.S. Cavalry, and Colonel, First Nebraska Volunteers. A native of Indiana, and a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy in 1881, he assist [sic] in organizing the First Nebraska Volunteer Regiment immediately after the declaration of war with Spain in 1898 and took it to the Philippines where he became its commander. Colonel Stotsenburg’s regiment saw . . . — Map (db m73353) HM WM
Philippines, Zambales (Subic Bay Freeport Zone), Olongapo — Old West Gate"Spanish Gate"
This gate was the entrance to the original Spanish Naval Station established in Subic Bay in 1885. The principal Spanish construction lay to the east along what is now Rivera Point and consisted of an arsenal, several warehouses, and a number of shop buildings. The base at Subic-Olongapo was used by the Spanish Navy to provide repair, supply, ammunition and medical support for ships. The post was commanded by the Second Commandancia of the base at Cavite and was considered a . . . — Map (db m68100) HM
Alabama (Baldwin County), Fort Morgan — The Pride of Seven Flags
(East Face): Tribute dedicated to the memory of the soldiers who gave their lives in the defense of our country here at Fort Morgan. Here lies the pride of seven flags entombed in our ancestor’s worth, who heard the thunder of the fray break o’er the field beneath knew the watchword of the day was “Victory or Death.” (North Face): Dates of battles and some events relative to Fort Morgan. 1711 – Battle, France – England 1719 – Battle, . . . — Map (db m4649) HM
Alabama (Hale County), Greensboro — Magnolia Grove
Birthplace, ancestral home of Richard Pearson Hobson 1870-1937 Spanish - American War Hero Admiral Hobson, as naval officer, Statesman, lecturer and author, Urged national preparedness: Championed human welfare causes. Alabama made this home a state shrine to Admiral Hobson in 1943. House built in 1838 by Col. Isaac Groom. — Map (db m83755) HM
Alabama (Lauderdale County), Florence — Wheeler Rifles~Organized 1888~
Prior to the repeal of the Militia Act in 1902, states maintained their own militia. One of the last militia in Florence and Lauderdale County was the Wheeler Rifles. Organized in 1888, under the command of Captain Julian Fields, it was named for U.S. Congressman Joseph Wheeler, a Confederate hero who later commanded the U.S. Cavalry in Cuba. The Wheeler Rifles, under the command of Captain William Martin, was the first militia company in Alabama to volunteer for service in the . . . — Map (db m32774) HM
Alabama (Lauderdale County), Rogersville — General Joseph WheelerSoldier • Statesman • Patriot
(plaque) "Trusted, honored, and loved by the people of Alabama for his splendid character and distinguished service as a citizen and soldier." Born September 10, 1836, in Augusta, Georgia, Joseph Wheeler graduated from West Point in 1859, and was commissioned a 2nd Lt., U.S. Army. In 1861, he resigned his commission and offered his services to the Confederate States of America. His devotion to duty and tireless efforts resulted in rapid promotion from 1st Lt. to Colonel of the 19th . . . — Map (db m84295) HM WM
Alabama (Lawrence County), Hillsboro — Home of Annie Wheeler
Born July 31, 1868 ~ Died April 10, 1955 Daughter of General Joseph Wheeler Gallantly served her country three times on foreign soil. Volunteer nurse, Santiago, Cuba~1898. Spanish~American War and Manila, P.I. ~1899 during Philippine Insurrection. Red Cross Worker with A.E.F. France, World War I ~1918. Beloved as a humanitarian and benefactor of mankind. — Map (db m29558) HM
Alabama (Lawrence County), Hillsboro — Home of Gen. Joe Wheeler
The record of his service shines in letters of living light in the annals of his country's history. — Map (db m76926) HM
Alabama (Lawrence County), Wheeler — Home of Gen. Joseph Wheeler1836~1906
"Fighting Joe Wheeler" Confederate Cavalry Commander of Army of Tennessee. Major~General, Cavalry,U.S.A. in Spanish American War Soldier~Statesman~Author~Planter One of Alabama's representatives in the Statuary Hall in Washington. — Map (db m76952) HM
Alabama (Lowndes County), Lowndesboro — Our Confederate Soldiers1861   1865
In Honor of Our Confederate Soldiers 1861 1865 Jno Alexander • Wm. Alexander • Wm. H. Alexander • Ed Alexander • Capt. M.F. Bonham • Maj. Bright • Capt. T.B. Brown • Alberta Caffee • Irvin Crocheron • J.P. Caffee • Jim Crocheron • Jno. Campbell • L.C. Davidson • G.L. Davidson • Mal Douglass • Tom Douglass • Clarence Douglass • Hill Daniel • Ransom Meadows • Ben Edwards • T.L. Farris • Ves Farris • Jno. Frey • N.A. Graham • Andrew Graves • David Graves • Peyton Graves • Geo. Hadley . . . — Map (db m85472) WM
Alabama (Madison County), Huntsville — Buffalo SoldiersHuntsville, AL
(south side) After the Civil War, the future of African-Americans in the United States Army was in doubt. In July 1866, Congress passed legislation establishing two cavalry and four infantry regiments to be made up of African-American soldiers. The mounted regiments (9th and 10th Cavalries) conducted campaigns against Native-American tribes on the Western Frontier, where they were nicknamed “Buffalo Soldiers” by Native-Americans. Their service also included subduing Mexican . . . — Map (db m75092) HM WM
Alabama (Madison County), Huntsville — Spanish American War 1898/Philippine Insurrection 1899-1913
Spanish American War 1898 I am Petty Officer Arnold Wojciechowski of the USS Olympia, a cruiser commissioned by the US Navy in 1895. The Spanish-American War resulted form the ongoing Cuban and Philippine Wars of Independence. Exaggerated newspaper accounts of “atrocities” committed by the Spanish in Cuba incensed the American public. To underscore American concern, the Battleship Maine sailed to Havana, but at 9:40 PM on February 15, 1898, the Maine sank in the harbor . . . — Map (db m85606) WM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell Air Force Base — Major General James Harrison Wilson, USVWilson's Raiders
(Side A) Major General James Harrison Wilson, USV 1837-1925 Exceptional American soldier, born Illinois, West Point Class of 1860, MG at 27. Civil War service: Port Royal 1861-62, Aide to McClellan '62; Vicksburg and Chattanooga Campaigns, Grant's staff '63-64, Chief of Cavalry Bureau '64; Wilderness and Valley Campaigns, Commander Cavalry Division, Sherman's Corps'64; Franklin, Nashville, AL & GA '64-65. Retired from Army 1870; pursued railroading career in U.S., Latin America, . . . — Map (db m64436) HM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Montgomery — Governor William Calvin Oates / Colonel W. C. Oates, CSA at Gettysburg
(Side 1) Governor William Calvin Oates Born in Pike County into a poor Alabama family in 1835, Oates practiced law in Abbeville when the War began. Elected Captain of the "Henry Pioneers," Co. G, 15th Alabama Infantry. He saw service in Jackson's Corps and was appointed Colonel of the 15th Regiment in 1863. Given command of the 48th Alabama infantry in July 1864, Oates' right arm was shattered by a minie ball at Petersburg in August 1864. He later served Alabama as a . . . — Map (db m86116) HM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Montgomery — The Capital City Guards1885 - 1905
In July 1885, the state Adjutant General authorized the organization of a black infantry company known as the Capital City Guards. Joseph L. Ligon was elected captain. Over the next 20 years, the Capital City Guards were a source of tremendous civic pride in the African-American community. They participated in formal inspections, drills, and encampments, as well as in Emancipation Day parades and annual commencement exercises at Tuskegee Institute. Drill meetings were held at Dorsette Hall at . . . — Map (db m71260) HM
Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — John Campbell Greenway1872-1926
Rough Rider, mining engineer, developer of the Ajo copper mines and designer of the town of Ajo for Calumet and Arizona Mining Co., Brigadier General, Army Reserve, and Regent, University of Arizona. The other original casting, representing Arizona, is located in the Capitol, Washington, D.C. Sculptor - Gutzon Borglum Map (db m41974) HM
Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Spanish War Veterans Monument1898-1902
In Memory of Those Who Served Spanish American War 1898-1902 Cuba – Porto Rico – Philippines – China Lest You Forget — Map (db m38993) HM
Arizona (Yavapai County), Prescott — Site of the O'Neill/Munds House
A beautiful Victorian Cottage which faced East Sheldon Street was built on this site by W. B. Jones. On November 15, 1893, William Owen (Buckey) O'Neill and his wife Pauline moved into the house. O'Neill used a portion of the upstairs as his office where he published his livestock newspaper, "Hoof and Horn". O'Neill, who came to Arizona in 1879 at the age of 19, met his future wife, Pauline Marie Schindler, in Prescott in 1885. They were married on April 27, 1886. Two days later, "Buckey" . . . — Map (db m20619) HM
Arizona (Yavapai County), Prescott — Solon Hannibal Borglum America's First Cowboy Sculptor1866 - 1922
This free-spirited Son of the West, sensitive to the changing era in which he lived, portrayed the western epic in marble and bronze. Our "Bucky O'Neill" monumental bronze is among his greatest works, and is acclaimed by art critics as one of the finest equestrian monuments in the world. — Map (db m21165) HM
Arizona (Yavapai County), Prescott — VFW Bucky O'Neill Post No. 541
Founded in Jan. 1921 and named after the famous Rough Rider William "Bucky" O'Neill, the post is the oldest active VFW post in Arizona. Born Feb. 2, 1860 in St. Louis, Missouri, his many accomplishments include being a Lawyer, Judge, Sheriff, Editor of 3 newspapers and Mayor of Prescott, Az. He was killed in action July, 1, 1898 in the battle for San Juan, Cuba. On his grave at Arlington it is written "Who would not die for a new star on the flag" — Map (db m68732) HM
Arkansas (Benton County), Bella Vista — United States Commanders in Chief

[Written on the initial marker, provided for context] Our Constitution names the President of the United States the Commander in Chief of all the Armed Forces. Presidents who have served in our military are displayed on the following plaques. Each has served either on Active Duty, in the National Guard or in the Reserves. History will judge their performance as President and as Commander in Chief, usually long after they have served. Each President is to be commended for their . . . — Map (db m92421) HM WM

Arkansas (Benton County), Bella Vista — War with Spain

There were two principal causes for the war with Spain. The first was the brutality of the methods by which the Spanish Colonial authorities sought to suppress the revolution that began in Cuba in 1859 - methods that outraged the American sense of morality. The second was the mysterious explosion on the battleship USS Maine, which occurred on February 15, 1898, while on a goodwill visit to Havana. Investigations after the war concluded the explosion was accidental, but at the time almost . . . — Map (db m91849) HM

Arkansas (Carroll County), Eureka Springs — Spanish-American and World War Veterans Memorial
In memory of our deceased World War Veterans Western District of Carroll County In Memoriam United Spanish War Veterans 1898 — Map (db m59973) HM
Arkansas (Sebastian County), Fort Smith — United Spanish War Veterans MemorialIn Memoriam

[Title is text] — Map (db m92357) WM

California (Alameda County), Berkeley — Jos. H. McCourt / Bruno L. Putzker
In Memoriam Jos. H. McCourt 1877 – 1900 Co. F. 8th Cal Inf. U.S.V. – Co. I. 35th Inf. U.S.V. ——— Bruno L. Putzker 1880 – 1899 Btry. K. 3rd U.S. Army Berkeley men killed in action in Philippines Insurrection — Map (db m52400) HM
California (Alameda County), Oakland — Oakland War Memorial
In memory of the heroes of the Civil War, Spanish War and the World War who gave their lives that liberty shall not perish June 14, 1920 — Map (db m72915) WM
California (Sacramento County), Sacramento — J. Holland Laidler Camp No.5 Plot
J. Holland Laidler, in honor of whose memory the Camp was named, was on staff of the Southern Pacific Railroad Company’s Hospital in Sacramento prior to the commencement of the war between the United States and Spain. At the outbreak of hostilities, he joined the Hospital Corps. United States Army, and was killed in action during the Philippine insurrection, April 24, 1899, at Quinqua, Philippine Islands. He was born in Elko, Houston County, Georgia, July 11, 1876. The Department of . . . — Map (db m12504) HM
California (Sacramento County), Sacramento — The Maine MemorialSpanish War Veterans Memorial
At forty minutes past nine, on the evening of the 15th of February 1898, the United States Battleship Maine was ripped by a sudden and devastating explosion, demolishing the entire forward section and sending the ship to the bottom of Havana Harbor. After 23 days of testimony and examination of the evidence, a court of inquiry found that the Maine was destroyed by the explosion of a submarine mine, which caused the subsequent explosions in two or more of the ship’s magazines. Of the 355 . . . — Map (db m12520) HM
California (San Francisco City and County), San Francisco — California Volunteers' Memorial
Erected by the Citizens of San Francisco in Honor of the California Volunteers Spanish-American War 1898 “First to the Front” — Map (db m36691) HM
California (San Francisco City and County), San Francisco — Dewey Monument
(Panel 1) On the night of April Thirtieth 1898 Commodore Deweys squadron entered Manila Bay and undaunted by the danger of submerged explosives reached Manila at dawn of May First 1898 • Attacked and destroyed the Spanish fleet of ten war ships • Reduced the forts and held the city in subjection until the arrival of troops from America (Panel 2) Erected by the citizens of San Francisco to commemorate the victory of the American Navy under Commodore George Dewey at Manila . . . — Map (db m15075) HM
California (San Francisco City and County), San Francisco — The Abraham Lincoln BrigadeIt is better die on your feet than to live on your knees! – Dolores Ibarrúri — ... no man ever entered earth more honorably than those who died in Spain – Ernest Hemingway
The Abraham Lincoln Brigade Memorial is part historical marker, part veterans memorial and entirely a work of art. It consists of a number of panels. The panels are in 15 columns of three rows each. Not all panels contain text, and some panels of this much vandalized marker are missing. The columns are presented left to right with each column’s rows presented top to bottom unless otherwise noted. Column 1 The artist must take sides. He must elect to fight for freedom or . . . — Map (db m72028) HM WM
California (San Francisco City and County), San Francisco — The Ordoñez GunA “War Prize” from the Philippines – 1899
The Presidio’s Ordoñez gun was originally mounted in a Spanish coastal fort at Subic Bay in the Philippines. Undamaged during the Spanish American War, the gun was captured by Filipino nationalists, who were known as “Insurrectos” by the occupying Americans. In September 1899, a combined U.S. Army-Navy force attacked the Filipino positions at Subic Bay. This gun was reported to have been destroyed by shellfire from the American cruiser USS Charleston. Some historians . . . — Map (db m12619) HM
California (San Francisco City and County), San Francisco — War in the PhilippinesThe Spanish-American War, the Philippine-American War, and the Presidio — 1898 – 1902
On April 21, 1898, the United States declared war against Spain. The immediate causes were America’s support of Cuba’s ongoing struggle against Spanish rule and the mysterious explosion of the USS Maine in Havana Harbor. This was the first overseas war fought by the United States, with campaigns in Cuba, Puerto Rico, and the Philippines. On May 18, 1898, the Spanish fleet guarding the Philippine Islands was defeated by the U.S. Navy under the command of Commodore George Dewey. Unaware . . . — Map (db m48530) HM
California (Yolo County), West Sacramento — Veterans Plaza
[First Marker] SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR 1898 The Spanish-American War was a turning point in American history. It marked the first time that we sent troops overseas to defend freedom. Whether at San Juan Hill or Manila Bay, these founders of the VFW distinguished themselves heroically. We Pause to Remember VFW Post #8762 [Second Marker] WORLD WAR I 1917 - 1918 America's veterans rose to the challenge of the first world war with courage and dedication. In doing so, they won . . . — Map (db m15707) WM
Colorado (Arapahoe County), Denver — Colorado Volunteers1898-1899
(West Side:) Puerta Real, Royal Gate through which officers of the American Army entered the walled city to negotiate the Surrender of Manila Map of the Philippine Islands emblematic of the territory and responsibility acquired by the United States of America Through this Victory (North Side:) Dedicated by Camp John H. Stewart #1 Army of the Philippines August 13th, 1911 on the 13th. Anniversary of the capture of . . . — Map (db m75608) WM
Colorado (Denver County), Denver — Irving Hale
Scholar, Soldiers, Citizen Valedictorian of the first class, Denver high School, 1877. Graduated from United States Military Academy 1884 with record of 2070.4 out of possible 2075. War with Spain, Colonel 1st Colorado infantry U.S.V. His regiment led the advance in capture of Manila and there raised the first American flag. Brigadier General U.S.V. Aug. 13, 1898, Philippine Insurrection, thirteen engagements, wounded Meycauayan awarded silver medal for gallantry in action at Calumpit. . . . — Map (db m46108) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Bridgeport — U.S.S. Maine Memorial
In Memoriam U.S.S. Maine Destroyed in Havana Harbor February 15th 1898 This tablet is cast from metal recovered from the U.S.S. Maine — Map (db m27128) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Danbury — Soldiers and Sailors Memorial
[ Inscribed around the bronze base ] Dedicated to the Soldiers and Sailors of Danbury 1776 1861 1898 1917 Donald E. Curran SC Map (db m22785) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Darien — Spring Grove Cemetery Veterans Memorial
(inscribed around the base) Dedicated to the Veterans of the Nation 1861 • 1898 • 1917 — Map (db m80263) WM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Ridgefield — Ridgefield Veterans Monument
[ west side ] To the Memory of The Citizens of Ridgefield Who Served Their Country In the Wars of the Republic 1775 – 1918 Erected by the People of Ridgefield MCMXXIV [ east side ] War of the Revolution Patrick Ambrose • Amos Baker • Bartholomew Baker • Seth Baker • John Baldwin • John Barns • Wakeman Barrett • Stephen Beers • Abijah Benedict • Daniel Benedict • Darius Benedict • Gamaliel Benedict • Jesse Benedict • John Benedict • Benjamin Bennett • . . . — Map (db m31972) WM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Wilton — Wilton Veterans Memorial
Wilton Veterans Memorial Honoring Those who served Revolutionary War   1775 – 1784 War of 1812   1812 – 1814 Mexican War   1846 – 1848 Civil War   1861 1865 Spanish – American War   1989 – 1902 World War I   1917 – 1918 World War II   1941 – 1946 Korean Conflict   1950 – 1955 Vietnam War   1964 – 1973 Dedicated Memorial Day 1988 by The American Legion James B. Whipple Post 86 and Rotary Club of . . . — Map (db m32254) WM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Avon — Avon Veterans Monument
[ center panel ] Avon Remembers "No Greater Gift" Mexican War Sperry, Orrin Civil War Beman, Job • Booth, Austin C • Brewer, Gilbert F • Buckley, Frederick O • Calkins, Obed H • Clark, Henry W • Evans, Henry D • Evans, Newton J • Fra, John M • Hawley, Robert A • Hurd, Btron W • McArthur, Henry • Parsons, Norton D • Porter, Henry C • Rice, Eli • Rogers, Chauncey • Rogers, William H • Opson, Charles • Willard, James S • Willard, John L • Woodford, Edgar M • Woodford, Sheldon . . . — Map (db m33168) WM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Bristol — Bristol Spanish War Veterans Monument
[ upper plaque ] Philippine Islands Cuba Porto Rico U.S.A. Spanish War Veterans 1898 - 1902 [ lower plaque ] To Perpetuate the memory of the Citizens of Bristol Who served in the War with Spain, Philippine Insurrection and China Relief Expedition 1898 – 1902 Dedicated Sept. 14, 1929 G. A. Hadsell Camp No. 21 — Map (db m34283) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Hartford — Spanish War Veterans Memorial
To commemorate the valor and patriotism of the Hartford men who served their country in the war with Spain 1898 — Map (db m28288) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), New Britain — New Britain Spanish-American War Memorial
[ panel 1 ] In Memoriam Not a war for conquest or military glory, but a righteous war fought by American volunteers to succor the weak and oppressed against foreign tyranny and to give to Cuba and the Philippines a place among the free peoples of the earth 1898     1902 Spanish American War [ panel 2 ] Rough Riders Attacking San Juan Hill [ panel 3 ] New Britain volunteers in the Spanish American War Philippine Insurrection and China Relief . . . — Map (db m41515) HM
Connecticut (Litchfield County), Barkhamsted — Barkhamsted Soldiers Memorial
[ north side ] 1776 The Tribute Of The People Of Barkhamsted To The Memory Of Her Sons And Daughters Who Fought To Establish Defend And Preserve The Nation --- Erected 1897 [ lower plaque ] World War II Jespersen, Donald • Jones, Edward E. • Kaiser, Herbert J. • Kelly, Harold M. • Lauff, John • Lavender, Charles • Lavieri, Carmine E. • Lavieri, Carmine R. • LeGeyt, Charles H. Jr. • LeGeyt, Henry A. • Lemioux, Edgar • Lemioux, Girard • . . . — Map (db m29847) WM
Connecticut (Litchfield County), East Canaan — East Canaan Veterans Monument
[ north side ] This Memorial Was Erected By The Citizens & Friends of East Canaan Conn 1928 [ west side ] In Memory Of Those Who Answered Their Country's Call 1917 – 1918 [ east side ] In Memory Of Those Who Defended Their Country 1776 – 1812 1865 - 1898 — Map (db m41853) HM
Connecticut (Litchfield County), Torrington — Torrington Veterans Memorial
This Memorial Records The Devotion Of The Sons And Daughters Of Torrington Who In The Hour Of Need Gave Their Services To Their Country Putting Honor And Duty Above Safety They Sought Not Glory But The Good Of Their Country And Humanity Erected By The Grateful City And People Of Torrington — Map (db m30459) WM
Connecticut (New Haven County), Guilford — Guilford Spanish-American War Monument
In Honor Of All Who Served In The Armed Forces Of The United States Of America During The Spanish American War Cuba-Puerto Rico-Philippines-China 1898 – 1902 Erected By Frederick Fuller Camp 24 United Spanish War Veterans 1941 — Map (db m57418) HM
Connecticut (New Haven County), Meriden — Meriden Spanish American War Memorial
This memorial presented by the City of Meriden to the veterans of the Spanish American War Company L., First Regiment, Connecticut Vol. Infantry. Bowen, Charles B. • Jones, Delbert R. • Keeney, Raymond G. • Abel, Alfred A. • Abel, Arthur A. • Aichler, Joseph G. • Amann, Louis C. • Anthony, George H. • Banner, William H. • Bartram, Howard H. • Benson, Axel M. • Benziger, Frederick C. • Bevins, Walter L. • Bickford, Louis H. • Bofird, Maxwell • Bolton, Edwin F. • Borchardt, L. Ferdinand • . . . — Map (db m26601) HM
Connecticut (New Haven County), Meriden — USS Maine Memorial
In Memoriam U.S.S. Maine Destroyed in Havana Harbor February 15, 1898 This tablet is cast from metal recovered from the U.S.S. Maine — Map (db m27286) HM
Connecticut (New Haven County), New Haven — In Memory of Augustus Canfield Ledyard
In Memory of Augustus Canfield Ledyard Of the class of MDCCCXCVIII First Lieu- tenant US Army. Born February XVII MDCCCLXXVII Killed in Action on island of Negros Philippine Islands December VII MDCCCXCIX Erected by his Classmates — Map (db m34886) HM
Connecticut (New Haven County), Orange — Orange Veterans Monument
Amerigion Legion   Post 127 In Memory Of The Veterans Of The War of Independence War of 1812 Civil War Spanish American War World War I World War II Korean War Vietnam War — Map (db m27723) WM
Connecticut (New London County), Groton — Spanish Flagship Gun
This gun was taken from the wreck of Admiral Cervera's flagship Maria Theresa which fired the first shot July 3, 1898 as she steamed from Santiago Harbor. — Map (db m19057) HM
Delaware (New Castle County), Wilmington — African American Medal of Honor Recipients Memorial
[Panel 1:]African American Medal of Honor Recipients Memorial The Medal of Honor takes its place in our country as the highest award for military valor. The honor, awarded by the President in the name of Congress, may only be accorded an individual who in action involving actual conflict with an enemy, "distinguished himself conspicuously by gallantry and intrepidity in action, at the risk of his life, above and beyond the call of duty." The history of this medal, the deeds for . . . — Map (db m80507) HM
Delaware (Sussex County), Lewes — The U.S. Navy at Cape HenlopenA Century of Service
The United States Navy's ties to Cape Henlopen spanned nearly 100 years. The Navy first came to the Cape in 1898 to build a signal tower during the Spanish American War. In the 20th century, the Navy kept a communications station he, beginning with a wireless station in 1904. During World War I, a naval base helped protect the cities and industries along the Delaware River. And in World War II, the Navy watched over shipping in the area and maintained a post to guard the Delaware Bay. From 1962 . . . — Map (db m79201) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Downtown — These Five-Inch Brass Trophy Guns
These five-inch brass trophy guns were captured from the Spanish Arsenal at Cavete [sic], in the Phillipine [sic] Islands on May 1, 1898, following the defeat of the Spanish Squadron in Manila Bay by the United States Navy. Admiral Dewey, the hero of the campaign, directed that the guns be sent to the United States National Museum (now the Smithsonian Institution). The guns are on loan from the Smithsonian Institution Division of Armed Forces History. Plaques atop the gun barrels . . . — Map (db m71257) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), East Potomac Park — Cuban Friendship Urn
(smaller plaque on the urn) El recuerdo del “Maine” tendrá eterna duración durante los siglos los lazos de la amistad entre la tierra de Cuba y la tierra de los Estados Unidos de Norte América. —Gerardo Machado (plaque on base) Esta copa fué esculpida de un fragmento de la columna de mármol del monumento a las víctimas del “Maine” ericido en la ciudad de La Habana, cuya columna fué derribada por el ciclón de 20 de Octubre de 1926. . . . — Map (db m7871) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling [JBAB] — "The Gun"Hontoria 140 mm.
This Hontoria 140 mm. (5.9 in.) naval gun was taken from the Spanish cruiser Almirante Oquendo following her capture at the Battle of Santiago de Cuba on 3 July 1898 during the Spanish-American War. Almirante Oquendo, of the Infanta Maria Teress class, was one of six Spanish ships which sortied from the Cuban port in order to avoid capture in the harbor. None escaped the blockading U.S. Naval Squadron. The hole in the gun's shield was inflicted by one of approximately 50 rounds . . . — Map (db m63901) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Northwest — Walter Reed Memorial
[Front]Walter Reed 1851 - 1902 Bacteriologist - Research Scientist In Honor of his great work in the fight for the eradication of yellow Fever. [Back:] [Insignia of the Army Medical Corps] In recognition of the high public service of Major Walter Reed. — Map (db m68990) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Southeast — Willard ParkWashington Navy YardPanel 2
On display in Willard Park, named for the early 20th century commandant of the Yard, are naval artifacts from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Behind you is the gun mount from the battleship Maine, sunk on the eve of the Spanish-American War, as well as the titanium pressure sphere from the bathyscaphe, Alvin. Mounted throughout the park is a collection of the turn-of-the-century naval ordnance from both American and European manufacturers. The last of the 14-inch railway . . . — Map (db m89380) HM WM
District of Columbia (Washington), Washington Navy Yard — "4-in. 40 caliber rifles"
These two guns, originally known as breech-loading rifles, are trained in a southerly direction, to either side of the flagpole. Gun on East side, registry no. 21, manufactured in 1896 here at the Navy Yard mounted on USS PURITAN (Monitor #1, BM-1, 1896-1922), one of the last of the USN monitors. She participated in the attack on the Spanish fleet at Santiago Cuba in July 1898. Gun on West side, registry no. 152, manufactured in 1898 by American Ordnance Co., mounted on the USS TOPEKA . . . — Map (db m52098) HM
Florida (Duval County), Jacksonville — Camp Site of the Forty-Ninth Regiment Iowa Volunteer Infantry
This tablet marks the camp site of the Forty-Ninth Regiment Iowa Volunteer Infantry Colonel William G. Dows Commanding 1898-1899 War with Spain — Map (db m58576) HM
Florida (Escambia County), Pensacola — Rough Riders
June 1, 1898, Col. Theodore Roosevelt and 170 of his Rough Riders (Indian, cowboys, policemen, clubmen, millionaires, etc.) welcomed here en route to Spanish-American War. There were 6 trains with men, horses and equipment of 1st U.S. Volunteer Cavalry. One month later, San Juan Hill, Cuba, was taken. — Map (db m72270) HM
Florida (Escambia County), Pensacola Beach — Beefing Up Defenses — Fort Pickens
On the brink of war with Spain after the USS "Maine" battleship was sunk in Havana Harbor, Cuba, in February 1898, the U.S. Army installed a minefield in the Pensacola Harbor entrance. Leaving a 1000-foot opening, the Corps of Engineers placed two booms—across the channel from Santa Rosa Island and Period Key. Buoyant and underwater mines were laid behind the booms. A searchlight swept the minefield. The system remained in force until a major hurricane damaged facilities in 1926, and the . . . — Map (db m80095) HM
Florida (Hillsborough County), Tampa — Orestes Ferrara
Cuban patriots used this corner for street meetings in 1895. Among the speakers was Orestes Ferrara young Italian revolutionary in his Garibaldi red shirt. Ferrara stirred the Cuban exiles to fighting frenzy against Spanish oppression. The young Italian joined a Tampa expedition to Cuba and became a celebrated guerrilla under Gen. Maximo Gomez with the birth of the Cuban Republic. Ferrara rose to high office as lawyer, author, President of the Cuban Senate, Secretary of State and Cuban Ambassador to the United States. — Map (db m8939) HM
Florida (Hillsborough County), Tampa — Rough Riders
(Front face) 1 [Crossed Sabres Emblem] 1st U.S. Volunteer Cavalry Regiment Rough Riders Park Dedicated March 1, 2003 Ybor City, Tampa, Florida (Top Plaque) "You Triumphed Over Obstacles Which Would Have Overcome Men Less Brave and Determined"                               President McKinley [Emblem of Hiker of '98] Presented by National Auxiliary United Spanish War Veterans To The City Of Tampa, . . . — Map (db m32795) HM
Florida (Hillsborough County), Tampa — Rough Riders Encampment ~June 1898
At the outbreak of the Spanish-American War, this area, a sand flat without a tree, but surrounded by an extensive forest, was the camp site of Theodore Roosevelt's Rough Riders, the most unusual regiment in the history of the U. S. Army. The Rough Riders (1st U. S. Volunteer Cavalry Regiment), 1200 strong - included cowboys, Indians, polo players, ranchers, hunters, socialites, lawmen, trappers, et al. This hodge podge group left Tampa to fight in the hills of Cuba for their belief that "All . . . — Map (db m47551) HM
Florida (Hillsborough County), Tampa — F-42 — Tampa as Port of Embarkation for Spanish American War
From April to June, 1898, Tampa served as port of embarkation for U.S. troops on their way to Cuba. Some 30,000 troops arrived in Tampa and 16,000 embarked from Port Tampa on June 7. The Tampa Bay Hotel was headquarters for the force's leaders including Generals Miles and Shafter and Colonel "Teddy" Roosevelt. The city also swarmed with visiting civilians including author Richard Harding Davis and Clara Barton, founder of the American Red Cross. — Map (db m13635) HM
Florida (Hillsborough County), Tampa — F-31 — Tampa Bay Hotel
Henry B. Plant built this ornate Moorish structure at a cost of $3 million. Opened in 1891, it became the social and cultural center of early Tampa. During the Spanish American War it was headquarters for troops going to Cuba and house such visitors as Col. Theodore Roosevelt, Clara Barton, Richard Harding Davis and Gen. Nelson Miles. Purchased by the City of Tampa in 1905, it has served as the main building of the University of Tampa since 1933. — Map (db m20020) HM
Florida (Hillsborough County), Tampa — Tampa Bay Hotel
On June 14, 1898, Lt. Col. Theodore Roosevelt and the First United States Volunteer Cavalry, known as the Rough Riders, embarked from Port Tampa for victory in the Spanish-American War. The Tampa Bay Hotel was used as headquarters for general officers who came to organize an invasion force for Cuba, and it gained national attention. Lt. Col. Roosevelt and his wife, Edith Kermit Carow Roosevelt, were hotel guests for a brief stay. Later, Colonel Thoedore Roosevelt became the . . . — Map (db m20160) HM
Florida (Hillsborough County), Tampa — Tampa's Oldest Restaurant1890
Las Novedades was founded on this site when Ybor City was a tiny village. Its proprietor was Manuel (Canuto ) Menendez. The coffee shop was a favorite rendezvous for the pioneer cigarmakers of Sanchez y Haya Cigar Factory located across the street. In November 1891 Las Novedades was destroyed by fire. It reopened in 1892. During the Spanish - American War the Rough Riders gained local fame when they gayly galloped into the small restaurant, and the Latin inhabitants termed the escapade "The Charge Of The Yellow Rice Brigade." — Map (db m31705) HM
Florida (Hillsborough County), Tampa — The Buffalo Soldiers in Tampa Heights1898
  African-Americans have served valiantly in all of America's wars. Although black soldiers fought and died in previous conflicts, they were not permitted to enlist as army regulars until after the Civil War. Organized into separate infantry and cavalry units, the black regiments were assigned to protect settlers in the American West. Native Americans, in honor of the fighting spirit of the African-American troops, called them "Buffalo Soldiers."   In April 1898, the United States declared . . . — Map (db m32837) HM
Florida (Hillsborough County), Tampa — The Rough Riders Passed By Here
On June 3, 1898, when Tampa was a cluster of old weather beaten houses floating on an ocean of sand, Teddy Roosevelt and the Rough Riders disembarked from their seven train convoy in Ybor City, five miles from Tampa City Hall. They commandeered some wagons, and moved men, material and animals, through this intersection to their encampment on the Tampa Bay Hotel Road, about one mile west of the river. The Rough Riders who "could whip Caesar's Tenth Legion," brought enduring fame to Tampa. — Map (db m15569) HM
Florida (Hillsborough County), Tampa — The Rough Riders Rode By Here1898
The intersection of Seventh Avenue and Twentysecond Street was a sandy cross-road connecting three army encampments in the Ybor City area during the Spanish-American War. At this cross-road was located a water-trough where the Rough Riders watered their mounts. Col. "Teddy" Roosevelt frequently rode by here on his horse "Texas," followed by this little dog, "Cuba." — Map (db m33805) HM
Florida (Hillsborough County), Tampa — United Spanish War VeteransTampa's 203 mm Spanish American War Gun
( North face ) This spot was headquarters for Roosevelt Rough Riders. Wheeler Cavalry and the First Florida Troops 1898 ( Northeast face ) This war brought the blue of the cold bleak north and the gray of the sunny south into one great brotherhood and liberty to an oppressed people ( East face ) Remember the Maine ( Southeast face ) [ Portrait ] Admiral George Dewey Victor of the Battle of Manilla Bay May 1 1898 . . . — Map (db m19979) HM
Florida (Monroe), Key West — F-814 — Key West Woman's ClubMartin Hellings House
The Martin Hellings House, constructed c. 1892 by Captain Martin L. Hellings, is one of only a few historic houses in Key West not built of wood. Hellings was a native of Pennsylvania and a Union soldier in the Civil War. In 1881, Hellings married Eleanor Curry, daughter of a prominent Key West merchant famly. In 1883, he became cable manager of the International Ocean Telegraphy Company in Key West, an important position at the time, as telegraphs were the only rapid long distance . . . — Map (db m84718) HM
Florida (Monroe County), Key West — 54 — West Martello
This structure is one of three Civil War era forts in Key West. They were built as a defensive chain around the island and support for Fort Jefferson in the Dry Tortugas. No cannons were ever fired and no soldier died in battle at this fortification. Much of the structure was dismantled and used as fill for Fort Taylor in the 1890s. While primarily abandoned throughout the years the fort saw military use during the Civil War, Spanish American War, World War II and the Cuban Missile Crisis. -Circa 1862- — Map (db m85261) HM
Florida (Polk County), Lakeland — Second Mass. Infantry CampMay 17-30, 1898
Camp Massachusetts, one of the five encampments in Lakeland during the Spanish-American War, bordered part of Lake Morton. Pvt. Wesley S. Brass, of Company I, died here and was given "a funeral that Marshal of France might have deserved..." The 71st New York Infantry encamped by this lake, west of Massachusetts Avenue. — Map (db m51437) HM
Georgia (Ben Hill County), Fitzgerald — Dedicated to the Veterans of 1898 - 1902
“You triumphed over obstacles which would have overcome men less brave and determined” President McKinley Hiker of ‘98 (on base of soldier) Dedicated to the Veterans of 1898 -1902 By the Camps and Auxiliaries of the Department of Georgia, United Spanish War Veterans, at the 18th Encampment May 26-28, 1940 — Map (db m62952) WM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — The Chatham Artillery1786
On thefront,south side is inscribed: Dedicate May 4, 1986 To honor the members of the Chatham Artillery Servants of God, Country, State and Community — Soldiers in War Patriots in Peace On the east side is inscribed: Chatham History 1786-1886 Organized May 1, 1786. Captain Edward Lloyd, former Sergeant Major at battle of Savannah was first commander. First duty in June 1786, was funeral honors for General Nathanael Greene. Participated in . . . — Map (db m13371) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — The Georgia VolunteerSpanish American Monument
[South Face (front)]: To those Georgians who volunteered and served their country in the Spanish American War [North Face (back)]: Spanish * War * Veterans 1898 - 1902 Philippine Islands, Cuba, Porto Rico, U.S.A. [West Face, added in 1946]: A Tribute to that Soldier · Comrade · Citizen William L. Grayson 1870       1941 1st. Lieut. Co. "M" 1st Regt. Ga. Vols. Spanish American War Commander Department of Georgia U.S.W.V. 1925 - . . . — Map (db m10589) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Tybee Island — Battery Hambright
Cockspur Island saw one more military use after the War Between the States. During the Spanish American War, a small force was garrisoned here to protect the river mouth. They operated the controls for electric mines in the Savannah River, and manned guns in Fort Pulaski's demilume, and here, on the left, at Battery Hambright. — Map (db m15064) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Tybee Island — 82002393 — Fort Screven1897 - 1945
Has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places By the United States Department of the Interior May 25, 1982 — Map (db m18842) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Tybee Island — 025-58 — Fort Screven←—«
The Legislature of Georgia in 1786 passed a law providing for a fort on Cockspur or Tybee Island to be named in honor of General James Screven, Revolutionary War hero. It was never built by the state. In 1808 the Federal government obtained jurisdiction over the property on Tybee Island now known as Fort Screven Reservation. Actual title was acquired in 1875 and the post, established in 1898, was in continuous use from the Spanish-American War through both World Wars. Primarily a Coast . . . — Map (db m22316) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Tybee Island — Fort Screven BakeryBuilding #97
Activated just prior to the Spanish-American War and inactivated at the close of World War II, Fort Screven served as a military post for almost 50 years. During that time, Fort Screven was a coast artillery installation, an infantry post, District F, IV Corps Headquarters of the Civilian Conservation Corps, and during World War II, the U.S. Army's only Engineering Diving and Salvage training school of its type in the continental United States. Built c. 1925, the post bakery served the . . . — Map (db m13076) HM
Georgia (Clay County), Fort Gaines — 030-7 — Fort Gaines Guards
Organized in 1836 under the command of Col. J. E. Brown, for 74 years the Fort Gaines Guards was one of the best and, later, the oldest military organization in western Georgia. Kept intact between wars, the Guards fought in the Indian and Mexican Wars In 1861, 120 men under Capt. B. A. Turnipseed, as Co. D, 9th Ga. Regiment, Tige Anderson’s Brigade, Longstreet’s Corps, fought gallantly through the War Between the States. Of the original 120, only 13 remained to surrender at Appomattox. . . . — Map (db m47097) HM
Georgia (Clayton County), Fort Gillem — 031-AGD-4 — Wheeler Drive
Named in honor of Maj. General Joseph Wheeler (USMA 1859), commander of the 2nd Cavalry Corps, Army of Tennessee, CSA. A renowned raider, he guarded the flanks of the Confederate Army, with headquarters near present Depot site, covering the Confederate retreat. A member of Congress 1881-1883 and 1885-1900, he was a Major General U. S. Vols. 1898, Spanish American War and the Philippine Insurrection and was appointed Brig. General, USA. He was one of the nation’s great Cavalry leaders. . . . — Map (db m59396) HM
Georgia (Glynn County), Brunswick — Dedicated to the Veterans of 1898 -1902
“You triumphed over obstacles which would have overcome men less brave and determined” President McKinley Hiker of ’98 (On base of soldier) Dedicated to the Veterans of 1898 -1902 By the Department of Georgia and Department Auxiliary, United Spanish War Veterans Twenty-Fifth Annual Convention June 8-9-10, 1947 — Map (db m62953) WM
Georgia (Hall County), Gainesville — Dedicated to the Veterans of 1898 - 1902
“You triumphed over obstacles which would have overcome men less brave and determined” President McKinley Dedicated to the Veterans of 1898 - 1902 By Department of Georgia National Auxiliary United Spanish War Veterans At the fifteenth Annual Convention May 15-17, 1938 — Map (db m60433) HM
Georgia (Lamar County), Barnesville — Barnesville Blues
Co. B – 121st Infantry Barnesville, Georgia “Old Gray Bonnet” This memorial is dedicated to all who served with the Barnesville Blues. This company served actively as a part of Georgia’s National Guard in four wars. They fought numerous long, hard, and decisive battles, for which they received many distinguished awards for themselves and their company. For their courage, bravery, and devotion as true and loyal Americans, we respectfully place this monument in memory . . . — Map (db m25976) HM
Georgia (McIntosh County), Darien — 095-17 — Old River Road
The River Road has changed but little in location since its beginning as a Military Route in 1739. Scottish Highlanders first marched over it on their way to invade Spanish Florida, and troops have used it in three wars ­- the War with Spain, the Revolution, and the War Between the States. As a civilian highway, this served first as the road to Fort Barrington and the Ferry, later as an important link in the old Macon to Darien highway, over which planters in their carriages, stage coaches, and . . . — Map (db m11352) HM
Georgia (Muscogee County), Columbus — 106-16A — Camp Conrad
Main entrance to site of Camp Conrad, where a brigade of 3,500 troops was stationed in the winter of 1898-99 (Spanish-American War). Camp site occupied space between Third and Sixth Avenues and 29th and 33rd Sts. Brigade was composed of 160th Indiana, Third Kentucky, and First West Virginia Regiments. The Indiana and Kentucky regiments went to Cuba and Puerto Rico in 1899. The West Virginia Regiment was mustered out at Camp Conrad. Troops at Camp Conrad were reviewed on December 7, 1898, . . . — Map (db m42184) HM
Georgia (Muscogee County), Columbus — Dedicated to the Veterans of 1898 to 1902
“You triumphed over obstacles which would have overcome men less brave and determined” President McKinley Dedicated to the Veterans of 1898 to 1902 Camps and Auxiliaries of the Department of Georgia United Spanish War Veterans At the 31st Annual Convention May 10-12 1953 — Map (db m57362) HM
Georgia (Muscogee County), Columbus — Historic Riverdale Cemetery
Side 1: In 1890, availability of lots at Linwood Cemetery, the oldest institution of the Columbus city government, was becoming scarce. At that time, the city acquired additional property on 10th Avenue which became Riverdale Cemetery. The brick building near the entrance, erected in 1915, originally included a chapel, housing for the city sexton and a bell tower atop an arched passageway for funeral processions. Many citizens who have contributed significantly to the development and . . . — Map (db m82689) HM
Georgia (Muscogee County), Columbus — 106-16 — The Columbus Guards>>>>------->
Site, of the last armory of the Columbus Guards, a noted military company chartered by the Georgia Legislature in 1843 and organized in 1835. They served voluntarily in the Indian War, 1836; the War with Mexico, 1846; the War Between the States, the Spanish War, on the Mexican Border in 1916-17, and the first World War after which they became inactive. The Columbus Guards furnished the largest number of volunteers of any of the 21 companies from Muscogee County in the States War. Serving in 31 . . . — Map (db m43951) HM
Georgia (Richmond County), Augusta — 121-43 — Birthplace of General Joseph Wheeler
A short distance north of this place, General Joseph Wheeler was born on Sept. 10, 1836. He graduated from West Point in 1859 and held the rank of 2nd lieutenant when the Civil War broke out. Resigning his commission in the Mounted Rifles, U.S.A., to join the Confederate Army, Wheeler was promoted within twenty-one months to major general in charge of all cavalry of the Army of Tenn. In Feb. 1865, he was commissioned lieutenant general. Wounded three times, Wheeler played prominent parts in . . . — Map (db m14829) HM
Georgia (Richmond County), Augusta — 121-27 — Richmond County
Originally designated as the Parish of St. Paul by the Act creating it in 1758, the name was changed in 1777 to Richmond County in honor of the Duke of Richmond, who, as a member of Parliament, was a zealous supporter of the American cause, advocating independence of the Colonies. It originally included a large part of four other counties: Columbia, Jefferson, McDuffie and Warren. Included within its borders are the incorporated towns of Augusta, the county seat; Hephzibah, formerly . . . — Map (db m9706) HM
Georgia (Richmond County), Augusta — The Veterans of 1898-1902
"You Triumphed Over Obstacles Which Would Have Overcome Men Less Brave And Determined"                        President McKinley Dedicated to The Veterans Of 1898 to 1902 by Department of Georgia National Auxiliary United Spanish War Veterans At the Twentieth Annual Convention May 3, 4, & 5 1942 — Map (db m10187) HM
Georgia (Rockdale County), Conyers — 122-3 — “Fightin’ Joe” Wheeler
Near this spot, May 9, 1865, Major General Joseph Wheeler, C.S.A., and part of his staff were captured by Federal troops who were pursuing President Jefferson Davis. Gen. Wheeler was released at Athens but, later, was again arrested and sent north with Pres. Davis. He was imprisoned at Fort Delaware, Del., until June 8, 1865, when he was released. Gen. Wheeler fought more battles than any other cavalryman in the War Between the States. Wounded 3 times, he had his horse shot out from under him . . . — Map (db m19818) HM
Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — 126-5 — Confederate Camp Milner
Most Georgia troops for the Confederate Army were mobilized in Griffin. Camp Milner, the Cavalry Camp, was named for Ben Milner, prominent Spalding County man who gave financial aid in equipping companies from his county. Camp Stephens, the Infantry Camp, was north of Griffin on McIntosh Road. Griffin and Spalding County furnished 9 companies to the Army and several to the Georgia Militia for local service. Camp Milner became Camp Northen, named for Gov. W. J. Northen, in 1898. During the . . . — Map (db m27510) HM
Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — Camp George H. ThomasHistoric Camp Thomas
In 1895, the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park became the country's first National Military Park. The following year, Congress passed legislation allowing the Military Park to be used as a training ground for the Army. As war with Spain looked inevitable, in early 1898 the Chickamauga Battlefield Park came under consideration is the place of troop training. The reason was the Chickamauga Park offered good railroad link's to most parts of the country. Besides the adequate . . . — Map (db m82704) HM
Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — North and South ReunitedHistoric Camp Thomas
In 1898 the Spanish-American war allowed the South to demonstrate its loyalty and honor under fire. At first, secretary of war Russell A. Alger, was concerned that Southerners would not support the war due to bitterness over losing the Civil War. He then had an absolute brilliant idea he would recruit several former Confederate generals to wear the blue uniform of the U.S. Army once again. He chose, among others, Thomas L. Rosser, Fritz Lee, and Joe Wheeler. All were commissioned as major . . . — Map (db m82710) HM
Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — Sickness at Camp ThomasHistoric Camp Thomas
As the summer of 1898 wore on complaints of sickness in Camp Thomas grew. Sanitary conditions were extremely unfavorable. The soldiers lacked bathing facilities, and those sent to Crawfish Springs to get drinking water drove their teams into the creek, got out and bathed themselves, then filled their barrels. Animal corrals were left unclean. A shallow open pit was dug a few feet back of each of the crude company kitchens. All the refuse and waste from the men was dumped in these enclosed pits, . . . — Map (db m82714) HM
Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — The Town of LytleHistoric Camp Thomas
The presence of military troops at the Chickamauga Park during the Spanish American war constituted the most activities seen there since the Civil War. A small community, called Lytle, grew up just outside the camp. A contemporary description of the town of Lytle, where the troops arrived, pointed up the massive confusion that typified the first days of the Chickamauga Park. “Debarking from the train of the single track road which is the only railway connecting between Chickamauga . . . — Map (db m82705) HM
Georgia (Wheeler County), Alamo — 153-1 — Wheeler County
This County, created by Act of the Legislature Aug. 14, 1912, is named for Gen. Joseph Wheeler, famous Confederate Cavalry leader and Major General of Cavalry in the Spanish War. He twice saved Augusta from Kilpatrick's Union Cavalry, at Waynesboro, Ga., in 1864 and at Aiken, S.C. in `65. For his brilliant work at Santiago Teddy Roosevelt called him "a regular gamecock." First County Officers were: Ordinary Wm. B. Kent, Superior Court Clerk John Durden Brown, Sheriff J.F. Wright, Tax Receiver . . . — Map (db m23634) HM
Illinois (Kane County), Geneva — Spanish-American/Philippines War(1898 - 1902)

Major Campaigns and Deaths

San Juan Heights/El Caney, Cuba (6/98-7/98) 1,475 Cuba Campaign (6/98-8/98) 350 Battle of February 4th, Philippines (2/99) 60 Balangiga Massacre, Philippines (9/01) 48 Manila, Philippines (7/98-8/98) 18 Santiago, Cuba (6/98-7/98) 17 Cardenas (Naval), Cuba (5/98) 5 Battle of Cavite, Philippines (6/99) 4 Battle of Lonoy, Philippines (3/01) 3 Manila (Naval), Philippines (5/98) 1

Military Service . . . — Map (db m94845) HM WM

Illinois (Lake County), Great Lakes — Origins of the Base / Construction
(Left Side): Origins of the Base During the 1898 Spanish-American War, the Navy recognized that over half of the American sailors in that war had come from the Midwest. Congressman Foss of Illinois suggested that in the future, it might be advisable to train recruits from a Midwest facility. The Naval Appropriation Act of July 1, 1902 included a recommendation to Congress of a suitable site for a 1,500 capacity Naval Training Station to be located on the Great Lakes. Lake Bluff, . . . — Map (db m37937) HM
Illinois (Sangamon County), Springfield — Spanish American War Memorial
West Side Illinois Volunteer Regiments 7th Infantry • Colonel Marcus Kavanaugh 8th Infantry • Colonel John R. Marshall 9th Infantry • Colonel James R. Campbell 1st Cavalry • Colonel Edward G. Young Battery A Light Artillery • Captain Oscar F. Yaeger Illinois Naval Militia • Commander John H. Porter North Side Spanish American War Memorial Memorial Commission Dwight H. Green - Governor East Side Illinois Volunteer Regiments 1st Infantry • Colonel Henry L. . . . — Map (db m81690) HM
Illinois (Vermilion County), Potomac — Potomac (Illinois) War Memorial
Center Section Spanish American War - Civil War - W.W. I - W.W. II - Korean War - Vietnam - Gulf War - Lebanon Conflict In Honor of all men aand women who served our Nation in war and peace. Left - Memorial ] Row One Robert Keal • Jack Bergman • Robert Raymond • Phillip Thornton • Greg Thornton • Dallas Denison • Allan Criblez • Ray Frank Butler, I • Mark O. James • Sherman O. James • Edward P. James • Marlou F. James • Tyrus (Ty) Franklin • John Osborn, . . . — Map (db m17191) WM
Illinois (Will County), Plainfield — Erwin E. WoodWith Trust Unfaltering We Await

Born on farm in Plainfield, Feb. 6, 1848 1860-63 Student Northwestern College 1864 — Private Company C, 132d Illinois Volunteers, Civil War 1865-70 Student Northwestern University 1870-73 Editor & Publisher News, Covington, Neb. 1872 — Married Miss Theresa A. Frisbie, Chicago 1874-80 Editor on Chicago Evening Journal 1876-80 West Chicago Park Commissioner 1879-81 Charter Member Chicago Stock Exchange 1882-83 Member Illinois General Assembly 1885-86 U.S. . . . — Map (db m94079) HM

Indiana (Adams County), Decatur — Adams County Peace Monument - Honor Rolls
Left Side Left - Small Plaque Thomas Archibold Pennsylvania Pvt - Capt Bell’s Co Revolutionary War 1755 - ✝ - 1837 Small Plaque James Ball Sgt - Col Bakers MD Regt Revolutionary War 1751 - ✝ - 1834 Right - Small Plaque George Emery Capt - Col Smallwoods Regt Revolutionary War Oct 2, 1752 - ✝ - July 3, 1841 Small Plaque William Shepherd Adam’s Co War of 1812 Aug 18, 1788 - . . . — Map (db m54763) WM
Indiana (Carroll County), Delphi — Spanish American War Veterans Gave Their Cannon
In appreciation of the Spanish American War Veterans who gave their cannon from this Site for World War II Harry Bohannon Post No. 75 American Legion installs and dedicates this field piece in their honor. — Map (db m20803) HM
Indiana (Decatur County), Greensburg — Spanish American War Veterans
( Front Plaque ) ( Bronze “Crest” of the “Spanish War Veterans 1898 - 1902" ) ( Obverse Plaque ) ( Likeness of the Original Memorial ) Original Spanish American War Memorial On 24 August 1921, the surviving Veterans of the Spanish American War organized Greensburg Camp Number 63 - United Spanish American War Veterans. The members held a patriotic program on February 15 each year in observance of the sinking of the U.S.S. Maine until . . . — Map (db m44798) WM
Indiana (Floyd County), New Albany — Floyd County Honor Roll & Veterans Memorial
(( Left Panel )) Honor To our Civil War Veterans ( - - Art Work - - ) (( Center Panel )) In honored memory of Floyd County men who gave their lives for our Country Dedicated by Hobart Beach Post 1693 Veterans of Foreign Wars 1941 ---- World War II ---- 1945 ( - - “Seals” - - U. S. Branches of Military ) (( Right Panel )) Honor to our Spanish American War Veterans ( - - Art Work - - ) . . . — Map (db m47025) WM
Indiana (Floyd County), New Albany — New Albany National Cemetery
This National Cemetery is one of the original 7 established in 1862 by Congress. 5.46 acres were purchased from Dr. Charles Bowman Dec. 1862 for burial of Union and Confederate casualties. There are over 5,000 interments from 7 conflicts. Civil War, Indian Wars, Spanish American War, World Wars I and II, Korean and Vietnam. — Map (db m26409) HM
Indiana (Jefferson County), Madison — Lt. General Walter Krueger
Walter Krueger, born in Prussia 1881, raised in Madison, In Attended Madison School System Rose from a Private during the Spanish-American War to Lt. General Commanding the 6th Corps. of the Army in WW II. Attended the Surrender Ceremony on USS Missouri. Died in 1967. Buried in Arlington National Cemetery Gen. Douglas MacArthur said, “He was swift and sure in attack: tenacious and determined in defense, modest and restrained in Victory... No army in military . . . — Map (db m22059) HM
Indiana (Johnson County), Franklin — Johnson County Spanish American War Honor Roll
( Plaque One ) —∮— ( Official Crest ) —∮— United ★Spanish ★ War ★ Veterans 1898 ★ 1902 —∮— —— —∮— —— —∮— [ Plaque Two ] In Honor and Memory of The Volunteers of 1898 Erected and Dedicated by Franklin Camp No. 64 United Spanish War Veterans ( Row One ) Will O. Allen ∙ William J. Balser ∙ . . . — Map (db m55611) WM
Indiana (Knox County), Vincennes — Knox County (Indiana) Gold Star Honor Roll
Spanish American War, World War I, World War II, Korean War, Vietnam War, Desert Storm Following the American Civil War, the United States emergence on the World scene was profound, if not inevitable. The citizens of Knox County have been summoned on numerous occasions to answer their country’s need to fill the ranks of its armed services in conflicts throughout the world. These monuments before you are dedicated to those who paid the ultimate sacrifice in the hope and belief that . . . — Map (db m23497) WM
Indiana (LaGrange County), LaGrange — LaGrange County Spanish American War Memorial
U. S. S. Maine Destroyed in Havana Harbor February 15th, 1898 This tablet is cast from material recovered from the U. S. S. Maine Map (db m53929) HM
Indiana (LaPorte County), Michigan City — Michigan City Spanish War Veterans Memorial
"You Triumphed Over Obstacles Which Would Have Overcome Men Less Brave and Determined"           President McKinley Dedicated to United Spanish War Veterans By Sheldon Morris Durbin Auxiliary 1936 — Map (db m75721) WM
Indiana (Montgomery County), Crawfordsville — Spanish American War MemorialCrawfordsville - Montgomery County Indiana
(Left Side - Entry) (Small Stone) April 26, 1898 (Large Stone) Remember the Maine Destroyed Feb. 15, 1898 - - - - - - - (Right Side - Entry) (Small Stone) July 4, 1902 (Large Stone) To All Montgomery County Veterans of the War with Spain - - - - - - - - (Front of Obelisk) Co. M. 158th Ind. Vol. Inf. War with Spain (Right of Obelisk) Charles O. Wilhite Captain (Left of Obelisk) . . . — Map (db m18838) WM
Indiana (Montgomery County), Crawfordsville — The Elston Homestead
Built in the year 1835 by Major Isaac Compton Elston. A soldier in the War of 1812 and Black Hawk War. He was then in his thirty-ninth year, a pioneer merchant, banker and financier. Presented to Wabash College by Major Elston's grandson, Isaac Compton Elston, Jr., 1873-1964. Veteran of the Spanish-American War, banker, broker and long a good friend and trustee of the college. — Map (db m6427) HM
Indiana (Perry County), Tell City — Perry County Indiana Honor Roll Memorial
In memory of Perry County Veterans who gave their lives for their Country * * * Spanish American * * * Albert Hemphill * * * World War I * * * ( Row One ) Albert Bauer • Eugene Bolin • James Bolin • Anthony Bruggeman • William Connor • Forrest Cooney • Michael Fishback • Oliver Garrison • William Gilliland • Ernest Goffinet • William Grorhaus • John Hubert • Albert Krieg • John Marshall • James Murry • Harry Meyers • Edward Nelson • George Paulin • Hilmer Rau . . . — Map (db m47449) WM
Indiana (Tippecanoe County), Lafayette — Tippecanoe County War MemorialSpain - Philippine Insurrection - China Relief Expedition — Cuba - Porta Rico
( Upper Plaque: ) United * Spanish * War * Veterans * 1898 * 1902 * Philippine Islands Cuba Porto Rico U. S. A. ( Lower Plaque: ) In memory of our comrades who on land and sea defended the Nation’s Honor in the War with Spain, the Insurrection in the Philippines and the China Relief Expedition 1898 - 1902 — Map (db m34824) WM
Iowa (Cass County), Atlantic — Civil War and Spanish-American War Soldiers Monument

Honor Roll of Cass County Veterans

[Not transcribed] — Map (db m93779) WM

Iowa (Cerro Gordo County), Mason City — Cronin-Dexter Camp No. 28 United Spanish War VeteransDedicated to

who volunteered their services and gave their lives in the War of 1898 — Map (db m89675) WM

Iowa (Montgomery County), Red Oak — Iowa National Guard Memorial1879 - 1979 — Red Oak

To Honor All Who Served — Map (db m87967) WM

Iowa (Pottawattamie County), Council Bluffs — Mormon Battalion Mustering Grounds
One of the most remarkable infantry marches in American history began here in July 1846 with the mustering of the Mormon Battalion. Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon) responded to the request from President James K. Polk to serve the United States in the war with Mexico. The 500 volunteers were among thousands of Mormons who had left Nauvoo, Illinois that year and were moving west in search of a new home. The Battalion demonstrated the patriotism of the Mormons . . . — Map (db m22662) HM
Iowa (Pottawattamie County), Council Bluffs — Spanish War Veterans
1899-1902, Philippine Islands, Cuba, Porto Rico, USA, Presented by Auxiliary No. 6, Dec. 1932, United Spanish War Veterans Camp No. 18. — Map (db m45064) HM
Iowa (Wayne County), Corydon — Corydon Freedom Rock Veterans MemorialRay "Bubba" Sorensen II

May We Never Forget The Service in Wars Past


Anthony Wayne — Map (db m90408) WM

Iowa (Wayne County), Corydon — War Memorial

Dedicated to Wayne County Soldiers of Three Wars

The Defenders of Our Union 1861 - 1865 G.A.R. Emblem

Spanish-American War 1898 - 1901

The World War 1917 - 1918 — Map (db m90410) HM

Kansas (Allen County), Iola — 53 — Boyhood Home of General Funston
Frederick Funston, five feet four and slightly built, went from this farm to a life of amazing adventure. Youthful exploring expeditions in this country were followed by two years in the Arctic from which he returned down the Yukon river 1,500 miles by canoe. After ventures in Latin America, he served 18 months with Cuban Insurgents, fighting in 22 engagements and reaching the rank of lieutenant colonel. Invalided home shortly before the Spanish-American War, Funston was made colonel of the . . . — Map (db m53285) HM
Kansas (Allen County), Iola — General Frederick FunstonIn Memory Of

This tablet placed by the Frederick Funston Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution Humboldt, Kansas 1928 — Map (db m94956) HM

Kansas (Allen County), Iola — Major General Frederick FunstonSeptember 11, 1865 - February 19, 1917

Frederick Funston was born in Ohio and moved to Kansas with his parents in the spring of 1868 at the age of 2. Nicknamed "Fearless Freddy," he was of slight build - be sure to check out the life size statue in front of the Funston Home and Museum Complex. He had a long career in the military, beginning with the 20th Kansas Volunteer Infantry in 1898.

For more information about General Funston, please visit the Allen County Historical Society. — Map (db m83656) HM

Kansas (Bourbon County), Fort Scott — Fort Scott Spanish American War Memorial
In memory of Spanish American War Veterans 1898 -- 1902 One hundred percent volunteers — Map (db m21795) HM
Kansas (Douglas County), Lawrence — Spanish-American War Memorial
Erected by Company H 20th Kansas Inft. U.S.V. Eighth Army Corps Spanish-American War 1898 – 1899 — Map (db m77811) WM
Kansas (Jackson County), Soldier — Veterans Memorial
In Memory of Veterans of All Wars Dedicated May 30, 1933 — Map (db m63857) HM
Kansas (Johnson County), Spring Hill — Spring Hill Cemetery Veterans' Memorial
In Honor of the Veterans of the Civil War 1861-1865, the Spanish-American War 1898, Our Country's Defend- ers in the World War 1917-1918 and the Loyal Women of SpringHill and Community. — Map (db m21684) HM
Kansas (Labette County), Edna — Veterans Honor Roll
Roll of Honored Dead R J Dilorenzo • Lester W Hittle • Billy B Maxwell • Alfred Polson • Ray Preistly • George W Roles • Delbert W Seger • George Taylor • Jearl Thompson • Roscoe Wilson Samuel Triplett Congressional Medal of Honor Spanish-American War Honor Roll of Veterans [Not transcribed] — Map (db m60791) HM
Kansas (Leavenworth County), Fort Leavenworth — 32nd and 44th U.S. Volunteer InfantriesIn Memoriam — Amor Patriae A Tout Prix
This monument was dedicated September 16, 1938 by survivors of the 32nd United States Volunteer Infantry in commemoration of those gallant comrades who made the supreme sacrifice during the Philippine Insurrection 1898-1901 [Roll of Honored Dead] ————————— [44th USVI] Mobilized at Camp Miley, August 26, 1899 Discharged at Presidio, Cal., June 30, 1901 Dedicated to our comrades who made the supreme sacrifice during the . . . — Map (db m66780) WM
Kansas (Leavenworth County), Fort Leavenworth — Major General James Franklin BellBorn January 9, 1856 • Died January 8, 1919
Founder of the Modern Method of Instruction in the American Army — Map (db m66779) HM
Kansas (Leavenworth County), Fort Leavenworth — The Buffalo Soldier Monument
[Seal of the United States Army] Built by those who cherish the spirit, courage and valor of the Buffalo Soldiers Heroes Patriots Warriors - Explorers Surveyors — Map (db m17340) HM
Kansas (Linn County), Cadmus — Cadmus War Memorial
[North Face] In honor of the Veterans of the Civil War 1861-1865 [East Face] In honor of the Soldiers, Sailors and Marines who served in the World War 1917-1918 [South Face] In honor of the Loyal Women of this community [West Face] In honor of the Veterans of the Spanish-American War 1898 Dedicated Nov. 11, 1919 — Map (db m34551) HM
Kansas (Marshall County), Frankfort — Memory of Battleship Maine2-15-1898
In remembrance of the officers and men who lost their lives in the destruction of the USS Maine at Havana Cuba harbor, February Fifteenth, MDCCCXCVIII — Map (db m79146) HM
Kansas (Montgomery County), Cherryvale — Cherryvale War Memorial
Erected to the memory of the Union Soldiers and Sailors of the Civil War Dedicated in memory of the U.S. Armed Forces of the War with Spain Dedicated in memory of the U.S. Armed Forces of World War I Dedicated in memory of the U.S. Armed Forces of World War II — Map (db m53055) HM
Kansas (Montgomery County), Cherryvale — Frank E. BellamyDedicated In Memory Of — Spanish American • Philippine War
To stimulate the patriotism of the Spanish-American War, President McKinley suggested a new pledge of allegiance be written and ask[ed] the patriotic organizations take charge of it. When the contest was over, the honor of writing the "Pledge of Allegiance" for the American flag had fallen to Frank E. Bellamy, and had been adopted as the pledge of allegiance by patriotic societies of America. Lillian A. Hendricks of the State and National Woman's Relief Corps of the Grand Army of the . . . — Map (db m61436) HM WM
Kansas (Montgomery County), Independence — A. C. Stich Memorial
to Captain S. D. Elliott Lieutenant W. McTaggart and other brave soldiers of the 20th Kansas who fell in the Spanish American War — Map (db m61449) WM
Kansas (Montgomery County), Independence — United Spanish War Veterans Memorial1898 - 1902 — Army - Navy
William McTaggart Camp No. 25 instituted Sept 25 1920 USA · Cuba · Porto Rico Philippine Islands — Map (db m57815) HM
Kansas (Montgomery County), Independence — Veterans Memorial
In Memory Of Our Departed Comrades — Map (db m61524) HM WM
Kansas (Pottawatomie County), St. Marys — Site of the Oregon Trail1830 - 1876
Over 300,000 persons passed along this trail in the years of its use to build an empire beyond our western frontier. — Map (db m34795) HM
Kansas (Pottawatomie County), Westmoreland — War Memorial

In memory of those who served their country in time of war. — Map (db m81189) WM

Kansas (Republic County), Scandia — American Legion Post No. 193 Veterans Memorial
To you who have served this flag so bravely and so well — Map (db m53420) HM
Kansas (Riley County), Manhattan — Spanish American War Veterans Memorial

Dedicated to the memory of the Spanish American War Veterans 1898 - 1902

[Dedicated] Oct 27 - 1937 — Map (db m80833) WM

Kansas (Saline County), Salina — Memorial Hall
A Memorial To Our Veterans Of All Wars — Map (db m57173) HM
Kansas (Saline County), Salina — Oakdale Memorial GatewayGrand Army of the Republic 1861 • 1866 — United Spanish War Veterans 1898 • 1902

In 1918 this gateway was erected as a memorial to Civil and Spanish War veterans. The bronze statue on the left is a Union soldier while the one on the right is a Rough Rider. The original gateway was 12 feet apart and included a folding bronze gate. In 1933 the pillars were widened to 33 feet to allow for large vehicles. After a vehicle destroyed part of the left pillar in 1990, it was rebuilt in 1992 at a cost of $70,000. The original cost of the entire gateway was $13,000.

In . . . — Map (db m92188) HM

Kansas (Sedgwick County), Wichita — Forty-Five Star FlagBicentennial Flag Memorial
The United States emerged from the ordeal of the Civil War with deep gulfs of mistrust and bitterness. Reconstruction was lengthy. Then during the 1870's the natural wealth of the country, the industrious people, further expansion beyond the Mississippi, and industrialization all came together to forge a country of international prominence. By the time the forty-fifth star was added to the flag in 1896, Alaska had been acquired; basketball had been invented (1891); Congress had its first . . . — Map (db m56967) HM
Kansas (Sedgwick County), Wichita — Spanish-American War MemorialDedicated 1901 - Re-dedicated 2007
In commemoration of those who on land and sea served their country in the Spanish-American War This cannon was captured in the Spanish-American war in the year 1898, was presented by the United States to the state of Kansas, and assigned to Wichita by Gov. W.E. Stanley, June 15th 1900. This Cannon accepted by mayor Finlay Ross, Aug. 6th, 1900 on behalf of the citizens of Wichita, and assigned to Riverside Park and located by park commissioners C.L. Davidson, G.M. Dickson, B.F. McLain — Map (db m60590) HM
Kansas (Shawnee County), Topeka — G.A.R. Memorial Building
This tablet was erected by the State of Kansas to the memory of Charles Henry Chandler the designer of this building State Architect MCMIX - MCMXVIII — Map (db m61427) HM WM
Kansas (Woodson County), Yates Center — World War and Veterans Memorial
Memorial A tribute to Woodson County's Soldiers and Sailors of the World War and Veterans of All Wars U.S.A. — Map (db m55984) HM
Kentucky (McCracken County), Paducah — Spanish American War Monument
"You triumphed over obstacles which would have overcome men less brave and determined." President Mc Kinley 458,151 Erected in Honor of The Veterans of the Spanish~American War — Map (db m47269) HM
Louisiana (East Baton Rouge Parish), Baton Rouge — Spanish-American War Memorial
In Memoriam U.S.S. Maine Destroyed in Havana Harbor February 15, 1898 This figurehead from the battleship "Louisiana" is erected in memory of the soldiers and sailors who served the flag in the Spanish-American War. 1898-1902 Erected MDMXXXIX — Map (db m86012) WM
Maine (Cumberland County), Brunswick — Company K, 1st Maine Volunteer Infantry
In memory of Company "K" 1st Maine Volunteer Inf. Spanish American War 1898 - 1902 Brunswick Maine — Map (db m51369) HM
Maine (Cumberland County), Cape Elizabeth — Fort Williams
From the 1750s, Portland Harbor was of economic importance as the closest American harbor to Europe and of strategic importance as a protected anchorage for the navy. As part of an upgrading of the harbor defenses in 1873, construction began on a battery at Portland Head to replace the outmoted granite forts in the inner harbor. This location ultimately contained six modern batteries mounting twelve guns and became headquarters for the harbor defenses. Although the original battery was never . . . — Map (db m25385) HM
Maine (Knox County), Camden — Spanish-American War Memorial1898 • In Memoriam • 1902 — Lest We Forget
The men who volunteered their services to the Cause of Liberty in the War with Spain that a nation might enjoy peace and prosperity The Birthright of All Men Honor Roll of Members Past and Present Charles P. Freeman • Ralph L. Higgins Comrades who died in service — Map (db m54676) HM
Maine (Knox County), Rockland — Spanish American War Memorial1898 • In Memoriam • 1902
Lest We Forget the Volunteers who gave their services and lives in the Cause of Liberty in the War with Spain — Map (db m55366) HM
Maine (York County), Kennebunkport — Soldiers and Sailors Memorial
To Our Soldiers and Sailors Honor Roll World War 1917 - 1919 [Not transcribed] William W. Sullivan Died in Service — Map (db m55643) HM
Maine (York County), Saco — Spanish War and Philippine Insurrection Memorial1898 - 1902 — In Memory Of
This plaque is made from bronze taken from Battleship Maine when salvaged from Havana harbor in 1912 In Memoriam U.S.S. Maine Destroyed in Havana Harbor February 15th 1898 This tablet is cast from metal recovered from the U.S.S. Maine Dedicated Nov. 11, 1961 — Map (db m55696) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — Recinoso
Presented by The United Spanish War Veterans of Maryland 1925 On the Muzzle: Captured by the U.S.S. Dixie Manned By the First Naval Battalion M.N.G. Fort Ciamanera, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, Aug. 22, 1899 Presented to Mayor E. Clay Timanus By Dr. Sydney O. Heiskell Past Asst. Surg. C.H. Davis, Comm. Commdg.     C.A. Merriam, Lieut. R.M. Doyle, Lieut.      S.M. Blount, Lieut. R.S .Paul. Chf. Engr.      H.C.Haines, 13T. Lt. Mar. P.Cook, Past Asst. Pay M. . . . — Map (db m79892) WM
Maryland, Baltimore — Spanish American War Monument
Dedicated to the United Spanish War Veterans 1898 - 1902 — Map (db m79886) HM
Maryland (Anne Arundel County), Annapolis — Foremast of the U.S.S. Maine
Ship blown up, Havana 15 Feb. 1898. Mast recovered 6, Oct. 1910. Erected here 5, May. 1913. — Map (db m6388) WM
Maryland (Anne Arundel County), Annapolis — The Maryland Inn
In 1712, Philemon Lloyd of a prominent family of the Maryland Eastern Shore, had a lot surveyed for him which was to be used by the drummer of the town. The drummer, an alternative to the town crier, was unique in Maryland. His duties were to convey public information through a variety of complex drumbeats. One of his duties was to call Maryland's General Assembly to session. If a member of the assembly failed to appear by the third drum roll, he was fined 100 pounds of tobacco. The drummer was . . . — Map (db m5422) HM
Maryland (Baltimore County), Fort Howard — Battery Clagett
Completed in 1900, this battery contained two 3" rapid fire guns. Named in honor of Lieut. Levi Clagett, who was killed in the defense of Fort McHenry. — Map (db m68690) HM
Maryland (Baltimore County), Fort Howard — Fort Howard
Built here in 1896 to defend Baltimore from possible naval attack. Named for Col. John Eager Howard, Revolutionary hero. Five coastal artillery batteries bore names of Col. Davis Harris; Francis Scott Key; Judge Joseph H. Nicholson; Brig. Gen. John Stricker. A sixth battery honored Dr. Jesse W. Lazear of Baltimore who gave his life in 1900 to further Yellow Fever research. Fort remained under Army command until 1940 but its guns were never fired in anger. — Map (db m68401) HM
Maryland (Baltimore County), Reisterstown — “Buffalo Soldiers”
First Sgt. Augustus Walley, a Reisterstown native, awarded The Congressional Medal of Honor for bravery at Cuchillo Negro Mountain, New Mexico. Dedicated on the 100th anniversary of The Spanish-American War July 13, 1998. — Map (db m7196) HM
Maryland (Baltimore County), Towson — AbisadoThe Court House Cannon
There is Glory enough for all. Schley July 3, 1898 You may fire, Gridley, when you are ready Dewey, May 1, 1898 Captured at Manila, May 1, 1898 Received at Towson, May 1, 1903 Donated by the U.S. Government Through Wm Tyler Pace — Map (db m91701) WM
Maryland (Cecil County), Earleville — Mount Pleasant
Built by Dr. John Thompson Veasey, 1825, “of Mount Harmon” as he was known, who, with Colonel Thomas Ward Veasey assisted in the defense of Duffy’s Fort, 1813. He was a greatnephew of George Ross, signer of the Declaration of Independence. His son, Thomas Brocus Veasey, was captured and shot by Cubans during the Lopez Expedition, 1851. Not open to the public. — Map (db m1699) HM
Maryland (Prince George's County), Fort Washington — Capital GuardianThe Endicott System
Coastal fortifications moved into the 20th century with the development of the Endicott System. At Fort Washington, eight reinforced concrete batteries were constructed near the old fort to mount modern artillery. Many support buildings were erected including officer and enlisted quarters. In 1921, after the fort was no longer needed as a coastal defense, it housed part of the 12th U.S. Infantry Regiment. The Endicott System consisted of several types of weapons designated to repel all classes . . . — Map (db m46176) HM
Maryland (Prince George's County), Fort Washington — Fort Washington Park
Fort Washington Park is the site of the first permanent fort constructed between 1814-1824 to guard the Potomac River approach to our Nation's Capital. Today the park offers many recreational opportunities and programs. Explore the historic sites and enjoy the natural areas of this 341-acre reserve. — Map (db m4554) HM
Maryland (Washington County), Hagerstown — In Memory Of1898-1902
In memory of the the men from Washington County Maryland who served in the Armed Forces of the United States of America during the war with Spain, the China Relief Expedition and the Philippine Insurrection. — Map (db m8139) HM
Maryland (Washington County), Hagerstown — This Bronze Cannon
This bronze cannon was made at Douai France in 1751, by Berenger the great gun manufacturer, for the House of the Bourbons. After many travels and vicissitudes, it was discovered mounted in defence of Fort Morro Santiago, Cuba. Upon the surrender of Santiago, it passed into the possession of the United States and was taken to Governors Island N.Y. It was assigned by the Secretary of War to Hagerstown and has been mounted here to commemorate the patriotism and courage of all the volunteers from . . . — Map (db m8140) HM
Massachusetts (Bristol County), Attleboro — Spanish American War Memorial
To the memory of those who faithfully served their country in the war with Spain The Philippine insurrection and the China relief expedition. 1898-1902 All were volunteers — Map (db m57023) HM
Massachusetts (Essex County), Gloucester — Gloucester Spanish American War Memorial
North facing, front side G. Co. Eighth Regiment Massachusetts Infantry, U.S. Vols. Reviewed by General Maximo Gomez at Matanzas, Cuba, February 20, 1899 Gloucester's sons, one hundred strong answered the nation's call to arms in the war for the liberation of Cuba. Bravely they endured in camp and field South Facing back side U.S.S. Gloucester sinking the Spanish destroyers Pluton and Furor off Santiago, Cuba, July 3, 1898 Inspired by the deeds . . . — Map (db m75261) WM
Massachusetts (Hampden County), Chicopee — Lt. Gen. Arthur MacArthur
Dedicated to Lt. Gen. Arthur MacArthur U.S. Army by the people of Chicopee, Mass. on September 7, 1942 Born in house at this square June 2, 1845 Died September 5, 1912 — Map (db m56053) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Everett — Cuba China Philippines
Cuba China Philippines — Map (db m82668) WM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Hudson — Hudson Veteran's Memorial
Pedestal Base Hudson 1861 - 1898 - 1917 - 1941 - 1950 - 1965 Main Panel In honor of those who fought for our country Back Roll of Honor 1861 Civil War 1865 Names of Veterans of the Civil War 1898 Spanish American War 1902 Names of Veterans of the Spanish American War 1917 World War 1918 Names of Veterans of the World War Map (db m66308) WM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Lowell — Soldiers and Sailors Monument1861-1865
Dedicated Sept. 2, 1905 to the memory of the veterans of the Civil War and Spanish Wars. The erection of this monument is largely the efforts of the Women connected with the patriotic organizations of the veterans. This spot was set aside for Soldiers and Sailors burial lots by Mayor A.R. Dimon and Trustees Stevens and Mountford in 1902 and deeded to the Memorial Association by Mayor James B. Casey and Trustees in 1905, Stevens and Griffiths. — Map (db m65898) WM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Malden — Malden Spanish War Veterans Monument
[ front ] Philippine Islands Cuba Porto Rico U.S.A. Spanish War Veterans 1898 - 1902 [ back ] This Monument Erected By The City of Malden To Her Sons Who on Land and Sea Defended The Nation's Honor in the War With Spain, the Insurrection in The Philippines and the China Relief Expedition 1898 – 1902 Dedicated November 20, 1938 Under the Auspices Of Col. Moses B. Lakeman Camp No. 44 United Spanish War Veterans City Government . . . — Map (db m36777) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Marlborough — The VolunteerCity of Marlborough Spanish-American War Monument — 1898 - 1902
Front Panel Ernest D Marshall • Willis H Page • John O Cole • Louis Sasseville • William S Wadden • Timothy E McGee • Ernest A Carpenter • Arhur B Hersey • Cornelius J Donahue • Joseph North • George Lynch • Herbert H Chase They died to make men free Dedicated by the City of Marlborough to her hero sons who freely served in humanity's cause October 12, 1924 Left Panel Honor Roll Original Roster of Co. F. 6th Mass. Inf. U.S.V. in the Cuban and Porto Rican Campaigns . . . — Map (db m66598) WM
Massachusetts (Norfolk County), Franklin — The Spanish American War Memorial
April 21, 1898 In remembrance of the men of Franklin who volunteered to serve in the war against Spain because of: · Conflict of Spanish policies threatening the United States power in the western hemisphere · Mysterious Sinking of the U.S. Battleship "Maine" in Havana Harbor · Inhuman treatment of the Cuban people by the Spanish Military · Great loss of American investments in Cuba

(Memorial contains the names of volunteers) Map (db m61369) WM

Massachusetts (Suffolk County), Boston — The Men of the North EndThe Spanish-American War / World War
In honor of The men of the North End who at the call of their country served as volunteers in The Spanish-American War 1898

In honor of The men of the North End who served their country in the World War 1917 - 1918 — Map (db m76583) WM

Massachusetts (Suffolk County), Chelsea — Chelsea Spanish American War Memorial
In Honor of the Men of Chelsea Who Served in the Spanish American War — Map (db m82056) HM WM
Massachusetts (Suffolk County), Mattapan — Boston Spanish American War Memorial
Boston-to her sons who served their country in the war with Spain-1898-Not time but achievement makes history — Map (db m66275) WM
Michigan (Allegan County), Hopkins — U.S.S. Maine Memorial
In Memoriam U.S.S. Maine Destroyed in Havana Harbor February 15th 1898 This tablet is cast from metal recovered from the U.S.S. Maine — Map (db m74606) WM
Michigan (Berrien County), Niles — U.S.S. Maine Memorial
In Memoriam U.S.S. Maine Destroyed in Havana Harbor February 15th 1898 This tablet is cast from metal recovered from the U.S.S. Maine — Map (db m68477) WM
Michigan (Berrien County), Three Oaks — S0239 — The Dewey Cannon
This cannon, captured in the Spanish-American War by Admiral Dewey, was presented to Three Oaks when its citizens raised $1,400 for a memorial to the men of the battleship Maine. This was the largest contribution, per capita, of any community in the nation. “Three Oaks Against the World,” a local paper proudly boasted. This park was dedicated October 17, 1899, by President William McKinley, and others. Presentation of the cannon took place on June 28, 1900. Guest of honor was Helen . . . — Map (db m1603) HM
Michigan (Branch County), Coldwater — Coldwater War Memorial
(Front Panel) To the memory of the soldier dead Erected by Butterworth Woman's Relief Corps No. 31 and the Citizens of Coldwater Dec 1906 (Right Side Panel) To the memory of the soliders of the Spanish-American and Philippine Wars who gave their lives in defence of the flag in foreign lands (Back Panel) Butterworth Post No. 109 Grand Army Republic organized in the City of Coldwater March 9, 1883 Butterworth . . . — Map (db m66718) WM
Michigan (Branch County), Coldwater — Frank D. NewberryVolunteer Soldier
Born at Rochester, Michigan, June 23, 1840 Died at San Jose, California, December 28, 1912 Civil War 1861-1863 Private Duryees Zouaves, 5th N.Y. Inf. Michigan National Guard Enlisted 1876 Commissioned Capt. Co. A, 2nd Regt. 1878 Lieut. Col., 2nd Regt. 1886 Inspector Gen. 1887-1891 Spanish-American War 1898 Capt. Co. A, 32nd Mich. Vol. Inf. Philippine Insurrection 1899-1901 Capt. Co. A, 30th U.S. Vol. Inf. — Map (db m66691) HM WM
Michigan (Chippewa County), Sault Ste Marie — War Memorial Hospital
Erected by the citizenry of Chippewa County in appreciation of the services of their war heroes.

Civil War 1861-1865; Spanish American War 1898-1902; World War 1917-1918 — Map (db m92742) WM

Michigan (Kalamazoo County), Galesburg — U.S.S. Maine Memorial
In Memoriam U.S.S. Maine Destroyed in Havana Harbor February 15th 1898 This tablet is cast from metal recovered from the U.S.S. Maine — Map (db m68811) WM
Michigan (Kalamazoo County), Galesburg — William Rufus Shafter Memorial
(Left Side Tablet) William Rufus Shafter A Michigan solider whose valorous conduct in the Rebellion, in the Indian Wars and in the Spanish-American War, added glory to the military annals of the United States. Born in this community on October 16, 1835. He grew to manhood in the pioneer life of Michigan, enlisting as a lieutenant in the Seventh Michigan Infantry on August 22, 1861, he won promotion by gallant and meritorious service, and was mustered out a . . . — Map (db m68812) HM WM
Michigan (Kalamazoo County), Kalamazoo — In Memoriam U.S.S Maine
Upper Plaque: In Memoriam U.S.S. Maine Destroyed in Havana Harbor February 15th, 1898 This tablet is cast from metal recovered from the U.S.S. Maine Lower Plaque: Tablet secured for Richard Westnedge Camp No-16, United Spanish War Veterans by past Commander Gus L. Stein August 15-1913. Boulder presented by Holland Simmons of Orcutt Post No-79, G.A.R. — Map (db m30387) HM
Michigan (Kalamazoo County), Kalamazoo — Spanish War Veterans Monument1898-1902
Erected by the citizens of Kalamazoo city and county to commemorate the valor and patriotism of those who served in the war with Spain, the Philippine insurrection, and the China relief expedition. Dedicated May 30th, A.D. 1924 under the auspices of Richard Westnedge Camp No. 16, United Spanish War Veterans, Department of Michigan. — Map (db m30386) HM
Michigan (Washtenaw County), Ann Arbor — Washtenaw County War Memorial
In memory of the soldiers and sailors of Washtenaw County who served in the Civil War, 1861-1865, also those who served in the war with Spain, 1898. Erected A. D. 1914. — Map (db m26659) HM
Michigan (Washtenaw County), Manchester — Manchester War Memorial
In memory of our soldiers dead 1861 - 1865 1898 - 1899 WW I               WW II 1917 - 1918      1941 - 1946 Korean              Vietnam 1950 - 1955       1961 - 1975 — Map (db m26797) HM
Michigan (Wayne County), Detroit — Detroit Spanish American War Monument
Front:Cuba Porto Rico Erected by the people of Wayne County in commemoration of the services of her volunteer sons in the Army, Navy and Marine Corps of the United States during the war with Spain 1898-1902 Reverse: China Philippines In commemoration of the volunteer services of Wayne County's sons during the insurrection in the Philippines and the Chinese relief expedition 1898-1902 — Map (db m26655) HM
Michigan (Wayne County), Detroit — S0182 — Fort Wayne
No hostile shots have ever been fired from this star-shaped fort built in the 1840s to guard against a British invasion from Canada which never came. This third bastion to protect the river approach to the city was named for General "Mad" Anthony Wayne who accepted the surrender of Detroit from the British in 1796. It was a mobilization center for Union troops during the Civil War. Regiments from Fort Wayne served in the Indian conflicts, the Spanish-American War, the Philippine Insurrection, . . . — Map (db m14292) HM
Michigan (Wayne County), River Rouge — Civil War /Spanish War /World War
Erected in 1927 by F.A. Buhl Woman's relief Corps No.43 aux. to the Grand Army of the Republic A tribute to the men of this community who made the supreme sacrifice. Civil War Spanish War World War — Map (db m14890) HM
Michigan (Wayne County), River Rouge — 43 — River Rouge War Memorial
Erected in 1927 by F.AA. Buhl No.43 Women's Relief Corps Aux. To Grand Army Of Republic A tribute to the men of this community who made the supreme sacrifice. Civil War Spanish War World War — Map (db m26617) HM
Minnesota (Brown County), New Ulm — John Lind Home
This home was built by John Lind in 1887 and was a significant cultural, social and political center built on a prominence above early New Ulm. Swedish born Lind came to America and Minnesota in 1867 at age thirteen. While very young he was a rural teacher in the area until 1874 when he came to read law with a lawyer in New Ulm. He was admitted to the bar here in 1877 and resided here almost continuously until 1901 when he moved to Minneapolis. During his residence in New Ulm Lind was a . . . — Map (db m65399) HM
Minnesota (Goodhue County), Red Wing — Remember the Maine1898 • 1902
In Memory of the Soldiers, Sailors and Marines of the Spanish American War, who Volunteered in the Cause of Freedom, Patriotism, and Humanity. Dedicated by the Department of Minnesota Auxiliary United Spanish War Veterans June 19, 1943 Map (db m52401) HM
Missouri (Cole County), Jefferson City — Spanish-American War Memorial
Dedicated to the honor and memory of more than 10,000 Missouri Volunteers who served in the War with Spain 1898 - 1902 Cuba • Manila • Puerto Rico Boxer Rebellion • Phillipines [sic] 1898 - 1902 — Map (db m62390) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Spanish-American War/Philippine Insurrection/China Relief Expedition Monument
To Commemorate the Valor and Patriotism of the Men Who Served in the War with Spain Philippine Insurrection and China Relief Expedition 1898-1902 — Map (db m61146) HM
Missouri (Jasper County), Carthage — Charles Pollard Wood
In memory of Charles Pollard Wood, who died July 11, 1898 while training at Camp George H. Thomas, Chickamauga, Georgia. A Sergeant in Company A, 2nd Missiouri Infantry (Carthage). Only person to "lay in state" in the Jasper County Courthouse. Community's "War Correspondent" for southwest Missouri. Local Spanish American War Veterans Camp and flag carried his name. — Map (db m52065) HM
Missouri (Lafayette County), Concordia — Concordia Veterans Memorial
In memory of those who served in the Civil War Spanish-American War World War. — Map (db m43985) HM
Nebraska (Buffalo County), Kearney — Kearney Civil War and Spanish-American War Memorial
Erected by the City of Kearney, 1910. In honor of the Defenders of our Country, 1861-1865 and 1898-1900. — Map (db m45426) HM
Nebraska (Dawes County), Fort Robinson State Park — 392 — Buffalo Soldiers at Fort Robinson
Black soldiers of the Ninth and Tenth Cavalry regiments (called "buffalo soldiers" by the Plains Indians) garrisoned Fort Robinson for eighteen years and played an important role in northwestern Nebraska's history. Organized in 1866, the regiments first served in the Southwest. In 1885 the Ninth Cavalry arrived at Fort Robinson, which was regimental headquarters from 1887 to 1898. The black troopers helped build the new post during the fort's 1887 expansion and were the first cavalrymen sent . . . — Map (db m4134) HM
Nebraska (Douglas County), Omaha — Spanish-American War Memorialerected 1900
This beautiful monument to the soldiers of the Spanish-American War was erected in 1900 by the Lee Forby Encampment #1 of the Spanish-American War Veterans. Captain Lee Forby, born January 3, 1871, was wounded at the Battle of San Francisco del Norte [sic - Monte], and died near Manila, Philippine Islands, on March 28, 1899. Names of others who died with Captain Forby are engraved on the east side of the monument, which notes their unit's original name, Company L. However, when Company . . . — Map (db m58332) HM
Nebraska (Douglas County), Omaha — Veterans Memorial

Dedicated in grateful tribute to the men and women of Czech descent who served in the Armed Forces of the United States — Map (db m83240) WM

Nebraska (Gage County), Beatrice — Beatrice's Own - Civil War and the Spanish-American WarWe Answered the Call — 1861 - Today
April 12, 1861: Fort Sumter, South Carolina was fired on by Rebel forces. On the 18th of May, Nebraska Territory Governor Alvin Saunders issued a proclamation calling for volunteers to either answer the call from President Lincoln for service in the United States Army or to protect the citizens of the state from Indians. During June 1861, Beatrice residents, Frederick Elwood, 23 and Jonathan Potts, 27 and other Gage County volunteers went to Nebraska City and joined the First Regiment . . . — Map (db m48286) HM
Nebraska (Gage County), Beatrice — Beatrice's Own - Company C 134th Infantry Regiment Nebraska National GuardWe Answered the Call — 1861 - Today
Organized as a local militia, the Paddock Guards were named in honor of Nebraska Senator Algernon S. Paddock. Established June 9, 1875 to protect Beatrice from outlaws and bandits, the Guard furnished their own equipment; city residents furnished the required ammunition. In 1879, the Paddock Guards were mustered to the newly organized State Militia as Company C of the First Nebraska Regiment. Personnel of Company C served overseas in the Spanish-American War, in World War I and World War . . . — Map (db m48375) HM
Nebraska (Gage County), Beatrice — Civil War and Spanish War Memorial
Soldiers of the Civil War 1861-1865 [and] Spanish War, 1898-1901. [Honor Roll of Names] Rawlins Post No. 35. Department of Nebraska Grand Army of the Republic Organized in Fraternity, Charity & Loyalty A.D. 1879 Rawlins Relief Corps No. 92 Auziliary Grand Army of the Republic Organized in Fraternity, Charity & Loyalty A.D. 1889 — Map (db m47656) HM
Nebraska (Hall County), Grand Island — Civil War and Spanish-American War Memorial
In memory of the defenders of our country 1861-1865 — 1898-1900 Committee of Lyon Post No. 11 Nebr. G.A.R. G. C. Humphrey C. B. Norris G. F. Ryan — Map (db m53249) HM
Nebraska (Johnson County), Tecumseh — U.S.S. Maine
Destroyed in Havana Harbor February 15th 1893 This tablet is cast from metal recovered from the U.S.S. Maine — Map (db m48206) HM
Nebraska (Kearney County), Minden — Civil and Spanish-American Wars Memorial
Memorial to the Veterans of the Civil and Spanish-American Wars. [Honor Roll of Veterans] Gettysburg · Vicksburg Antietam · Monitor&Merrimac — Map (db m58986) HM
Nebraska (Platte County), Columbus — In Memory of Veterans1898 - 1902
Spanish-American War Philippine Insurrection Boxer Rebellion — Map (db m53168) HM
Nevada (Washoe County), Reno — Spanish-American War Memorial 1898-1899Dedicated to — Nevada First Cavalry Volunteers
In 1908, the Reno Red Cross Society and the Woman's Christian Temperance Union gave to the City of Reno, a public drinking fountain to serve people, horses, and dogs. It was dedicated to the Nevada Veterans of the Spanish-American War, in particular, The First Cavalry Volunteers who saw action in the Phillippines. The Nevada First Cavalry, Troop A, were distinguished as the first and only U.S. Volunteer Cavalry Unit to serve overseas. They lost one man, several were wounded and two taken . . . — Map (db m77707) WM
New Hampshire (Rockingham County), Manchester — Manchester Spanish-American War Memorial
This monument erected by the city of Manchester to her sons who on land and sea defended the nation's honor in the war with Spain, the insurrection in the Philippines and the China Relief Expedition 1898-1902 Dedicated July 4, 1929. — Map (db m73200) WM
New Hampshire (Rockingham County), Portsmouth — Spanish American War Memorial
Dedicated to the veterans of Portsmouth NH who served in the Spanish American War 1898-1902 — Map (db m85417) HM
New Jersey (Atlantic County), Atlantic City — Spanish War Marker
"You triumphed over over obstacles which would have overcome men less brave and determined."                           President McKinley Presented by the Auxiliary United Spanish War Veterans 36th Annual Convention September 10-14, 1939 Atlantic City, New Jersey — Map (db m5790) HM
New Jersey (Bergen County), Leonia — Civil War Armory and Drill Hall
Built in 1859 by “Jersey Blues Company” of the English Neighborhood. Troops that trained here became Company 1 of the 22nd New Jersey Infantry Regiment during the Civil War. Other troops trained here served during the Spanish-American War in 1898. Used as an armory until about 1910. — Map (db m54805) HM
New Jersey (Bergen County), Rutherford — U.S.S. Maine Memorial
In Memoriam U.S.S. Maine Destroyed in Havana Harbor February 15th 1898 This tablet is cast from metal recovered from the U.S.S. Maine Pro Patria Erected by the school children and citizens of Rutherford under the auspices of John T. Hilton Camp No. 3 U.S.W.V. May 30th 1914 — Map (db m6823) HM
New Jersey (Bergen County), Rutherford — United Spanish War Veterans
United Spanish War Veterans Army       Navy 1898 – 1902 U. S. A. • Philippine Islands • Porto Rico • Cuba < Second Marker : > Erected by John T. Hilton Camp No. 3 United Spanish War Veterans Rutherford, N.J. May 30, 1907 — Map (db m54689) HM
New Jersey (Bergen County), Wallington — U.S.S. Maine Memorial
In Memoriam U.S.S. Maine Destroyed in Havana Harbor February 15th 1898 This tablet is cast from metal recovered from the U.S.S. Maine — Map (db m74377) HM
New Jersey (Hudson County), Bayonne — U.S.S. Maine Memorial
In Memoriam U.S.S. Maine Destroyed in Havana Harbor February 15th 1898 This tablet is cast from metal recovered from the U.S.S. Maine — Map (db m54632) HM
New Jersey (Hudson County), Jersey City — U.S.S. Maine Memorial
In Memoriam U.S.S. Maine Destroyed in Havana Harbor February 15, 1898 This tablet is cast from metal recovered from the U.S.S. Maine Presented to the People of Jersey City, N.J. By General Joseph Wheeler Post No. 4 A.V.F.S. September 20, 1913 Rededicated by General Joseph Wheeler Post No. 62 V.F.W. September 20, 1975 — Map (db m6102) HM
New Jersey (Middlesex County), New Brunswick — Cuban Howitzer
Howitzer taken from Cabanas Fortress Havana Harbor, Cuba 1898 — Map (db m15769) HM
New Jersey (Middlesex County), New Brunswick — New Brunswick Sailors
The city of New Brunswick, N.J. erects this memorial to her three sons who perished on the U.S.S. Maine February 15, 1898 in Havana Harbor, Cuba --------------- Frederick Lawrence Jernee William Henry Robinson John Henry Ziegler Back of Monument: In memory of the New Brunswick N.J. sailors who lost their lives on U.S.S. Maine — Map (db m15768) HM
New Jersey (Monmouth County), Fort Monmouth — Dunwoody Park
Named in memory of Brigadier General Henry H.C. Dunwoody 1842-1933. General Dunwoody was Chief Signal Officer in Cuba from 22 Dec 1898-24 May 1901. Under his leadership, the United States Army Signal Corps reconstructed, extended, and modernized the entire Cuban Telegraph System. — Map (db m6614) HM
New Jersey (Monmouth County), Keyport — Civil War · Spanish War · World War Memorial
A memorial to those who in the spirit of self sacrifice, enrolled themselves in the service of their country in: The Civil War 1861 – 1865 Spanish War 1898 World War 1914 – 1918 — Map (db m6010) HM
New Jersey (Monmouth County), Red Bank — Red Bank War Memorial
"Handing Down Old Glory" In Honor and Memory of All Civil War Veterans and Arrowsmith's Post, No. 61, Grand Army of the Republic Organized at Red Bank, New Jersey, 1881 and Association Of Civil War Veterans. Their Names May Be Forgotten But Their Sacrifices and Deeds On Land and Sea are Recorded in the Annals of Their Grateful Country. This monument was erected through the efforts of the Red Bank Volunteer Fire Department, May 30th, 1926 Navesink Hook & . . . — Map (db m81736) HM
New Jersey (Morris County), Butler — Park Place Veterans Park
Spanish American War Monument Freedom Patriotism and Humanity-To commemorate the war with Spain, The Philippine Insurrection and China Relief Expedition 1898-1902. This tablet was erected by the Corporal Thomas B. Miller Camp No. 17 Department of New Jersey United Spanish War Veterans 1942

Vietnam War Monument Dedicated to all who served Vietnam War 1959-1975 Special Tribute to the men who lost their lives. Charles Harry Haber Jr. Spec 4 Army 10 Jan 45-22 Mar 67; James Michael . . . — Map (db m91203) WM

New Jersey (Morris County), Morristown — Morristown Spanish American War Memorial
In honor and memory of those who served in the Spanish American War 1898   ---   1902 ( Rear of Monument : ) Those who died in service James E. Babcock George W. Cook Frank A. Holloway John A. Kay Patrick Moore — Map (db m66746) WM
New Jersey (Passaic County), Pompton Lakes — Battleship Maine
Here where in March 1782 stood Washington’s Headquarters Federal Rock Council No. 164 Jr. O. U. A. M. have placed this relic of the Battleship Maine in memory of their fellow countrymen who lost their lives in Havana Harbor Feby. 15, 1898 ‘Amor Patriae Duxit’ 1914 — Map (db m40545) HM
New Jersey (Salem County), Pennsville — Finn’s Point National Cemetery
Though located far from any site of armed conflict, Finn’s Point National Cemetery exists as a direct result of the American Civil War. It is the resting place for the remains of 2,436 Confederate soldiers whose military careers ended as prisoners of war under the Union forces. These men were interned 1½ miles from here at Fort Delaware on Pea Patch Island. One hundred thirty-five Union soldiers who died while serving as guards at the prison camp, are also buried here. Additional . . . — Map (db m21651) HM
New Jersey (Salem County), Pennsville — Observation TowersFort Mott State Park
Fifty-two feet above the ground, soldiers in this observational tower were able to identify an enemy vessel, calculate its speed and distance, note weather conditions and communicate this information to the main plotting room and the ten-inch guns at Battery Harker. Soldiers at the gun batterys used this information to compensate for weather, set the firing range and direction and potentially fire at an unsuspecting vessel.

This tower was completed in 1903. It has two levels: an observation . . . — Map (db m88583) WM

New Jersey (Salem County), Pennsville — The Moat and the ParadosFort Mott State Park
The parados (Spanish for rear door) is the earthen hill adjacent to the gun battery. It serve as a shield against gunfire from the rear. Construction of the moat and parados at Fort Mott began in 1897 and took over two years to complete.

The earth used to build the parados came from digging the moat; 44,500 cubic yards of earth, over 200,000 tons, was moved with grapples, wheelbarrows, and shovels. The work was grueling. Each man was expected to move nearly five tons of earth daily for a . . . — Map (db m88582) WM

New Jersey (Warren County), Washington — U.S.S. Maine Memorial
In Memoriam U.S.S. Maine Destroyed in Havana Harbor February 15, 1898 This tablet is cast from metal recovered from the U.S.S. Maine (on the shield) Patriotism Devotion — Map (db m19727) HM
New York (Chemung County), Elmira — Spanish War Veterans1898-1902
Philippine Islands Cuba Porto Rico U.S.A. — Map (db m90211) WM
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