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Spanish-American War Historical Markers

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April 4, 2007
The Pride of Seven Flags Marker
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 . . . — 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 . . . — Map (db m83755) HM
Alabama (Lauderdale County), Florence — Rear Adm. John Murray Hood — City of Florence Walk of Honor
Commander of the Hawk, the fastest U.S. ship in the Spanish-American War, Rear Admiral John M. Hood then commanded the Fourth Division of the Atlantic Fleet in World War I. The USS John Hood (DD-655) was named for him. Inducted . . . — Map (db m99380) 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 . . . — Map (db m32774) HM
Alabama (Lauderdale County), Rogersville — General Joseph Wheeler — Soldier • 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, . . . — 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 . . . — 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 Wheeler — 1836~1906
. . . — Map (db m76952) HM
Alabama (Lowndes County), Lowndesboro — Our Confederate Soldiers — 1861   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. . . . — Map (db m85472) WM
Alabama (Madison County), Huntsville — Buffalo Soldiers — Huntsville, 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 . . . — 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 . . . — Map (db m85606) WM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell Air Force Base — Major General James Harrison Wilson, USV — Wilson'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 . . . — 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 . . . — Map (db m86116) HM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Montgomery — The Capital City Guards — 1885 - 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 . . . — Map (db m71260) HM
Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — John Campbell Greenway — 1872-1926
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, . . . — Map (db m41974) HM
Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Spanish War Veterans Monument — 1898-1902
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 . . . — Map (db m20619) HM
Arizona (Yavapai County), Prescott — Solon Hannibal Borglum America's First Cowboy Sculptor — 1866 - 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 . . . — 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 . . . — 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 . . . — 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 . . . — 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 (Crawford County), Van Buren — Crawford County War Memorial
On this lawn was erected our first Courthouse in 1841 and has been the scene for many events during the wars in which Crawford County boys fought. Mexican War, 1846. War Between the States, 1861-1865. Spanish American War, 1898. . . . — Map (db m96859) WM
Arkansas (Sebastian County), Fort Smith — United Spanish War Veterans Memorial — In 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 . . . — 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 (Los Angeles County), Long Beach — La Ciudad de Valparaiso a La Ciudad de Long Beach
Caρon que pertenecio a las defensas del Puerto de Valparaiso aρo 1847 - Valparaiso 4.7.1976 "Canon that belonged to the defenses of the Port of Valparaiso year 1847 - Valparaiso 4.7.1976" — Map (db m97722) HM
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, . . . — Map (db m12504) HM
California (Sacramento County), Sacramento — The Maine Memorial — Spanish 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. . . . — 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 . . . — Map (db m15075) HM
California (San Francisco City and County), San Francisco — The Abraham Lincoln Brigade — It is better die on your feet than to live on your knees! – Dolores Ibarrϊri — ... 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 . . . — Map (db m72028) HM WM
California (San Francisco City and County), San Francisco — The Ordoρez Gun — A “War Prize” from the Philippines – 1899
The Presidio’s Ordoρez 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 . . . — Map (db m12619) HM
California (San Francisco City and County), San Francisco — War in the Philippines — The 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 . . . — 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 . . . — Map (db m15707) WM
Colorado (Denver County), Denver — Colorado Volunteers — 1898-1899
(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 . . . — 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 . . . — 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 . . . — 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 . . . — 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 . . . — 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 . . . — 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), Manchester — Manchester Spanish American War Monument
Ward Cheney Camp No 13 U.S.W.V. A Memorial to the Boys of Manchester Conn. Who Volunteered and Served Their Country in the Spanish American War — Map (db m98737) WM
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 . . . — 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 . . . — 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 . . . — 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 . . . — Map (db m30459) WM
Connecticut (New Haven County), Guilford — Guilford Spanish-American War Monument
. . . — 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. . . . — 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
. . . — 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 . . . — Map (db m80507) HM
Delaware (Sussex County), Lewes — The U.S. Navy at Cape Henlopen — A 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 . . . — 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 . . . — Map (db m71257) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), East Potomac Park — Cuban Friendship Urn
Smaller plaque on the urn El recuerdo del “Maine” tendrα eterna duraciσn durante los siglos los lazos de la amistad entre la tierra de Cuba y la tierra de los Estados Unidos de Norte Amιrica. —Gerardo Machado Plaque . . . — 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 . . . — 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 . . . — Map (db m68990) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Southeast — Willard Park — Washington Navy Yard — Panel 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 . . . — Map (db m89380) HM WM
District of Columbia (Washington), Washington — Healing in War and Peace
Georgetown University Hospital, set atop a row of hills along Reservoir Road, promotes good health through patient care, research and education. Founded in 1898 and shaped by Georgetown's Catholic Jesuit heritage, the hospital consistently has . . . — Map (db m98976) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Washington — Theodore Roosevelt — Dupont Circle — Diverse Visions/One Neighborhood
Theodore Roosevelt resided in a number of houses in Dupont Circle. Two still standing are 1215 19th St. and 1820 Jefferson St. In 1898, he lived at 1810 N St. (below, since razed). That year he led a volunteer cavalry called the Rough Riders into . . . — Map (db m96038) HM
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, . . . — 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 . . . — 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 . . . — 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 . . . — 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 . . . — 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 . . . — 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 . . . — 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 . . . — 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 . . . — Map (db m20160) HM
Florida (Hillsborough County), Tampa — Tampa's Oldest Restaurant — 1890
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 . . . — Map (db m31705) HM
Florida (Hillsborough County), Tampa — The Buffalo Soldiers in Tampa Heights — 1898
  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 . . . — 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 . . . — Map (db m15569) HM
Florida (Hillsborough County), Tampa — The Rough Riders Rode By Here — 1898
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 . . . — Map (db m33805) HM
Florida (Hillsborough County), Tampa — United Spanish War Veterans — Tampa'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 . . . — Map (db m19979) HM
Florida (Monroe County), Key West — F-814 — Key West Woman's Club — Martin 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 . . . — 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 . . . — Map (db m85261) HM
Florida (Palm Beach County), Jupiter — F-587 — Sawfish Bay
The waterfront location of today’s Sawfish Bay Park played a major role in the prehistoric and historic settlement of the Jupiter area. First inhabited during the Archaic Period 5,000 years ago, this site provided access to an intricate . . . — Map (db m96953) HM
Florida (Polk County), Lakeland — Second Mass. Infantry Camp — May 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 . . . — 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 . . . — Map (db m62952) WM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — The Chatham Artillery — 1786
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 . . . — Map (db m13371) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — The Georgia Volunteer — Spanish 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. . . . — 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, . . . — Map (db m15064) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Tybee Island — 82002393 — Fort Screven — 1897 - 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 . . . — Map (db m22316) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Tybee Island — Fort Screven Bakery — Building #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 . . . — 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 . . . — 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 . . . — 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 . . . — 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 . . . — 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 . . . — 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 . . . — 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 . . . — 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 . . . — 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. . . . — 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 . . . — 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., . . . — 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, . . . — 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 . . . — 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 . . . — 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 . . . — Map (db m27510) HM
Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — Camp George H. Thomas — Historic 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 . . . — Map (db m82704) HM
Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — North and South Reunited — Historic 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 . . . — Map (db m82710) HM
Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — Sickness at Camp Thomas — Historic 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 . . . — Map (db m82714) HM
Georgia (Walker County), Chickamauga — The Town of Lytle — Historic 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 . . . — 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, . . . — 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, . . . — 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 . . . — 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 . . . — 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 . . . — Map (db m17191) WM
Illinois (Will County), Plainfield — Erwin E. Wood — With 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. . . . — Map (db m94079) HM

Illinois (Winnebago County), Rockford — Memorial Hall
This Memorial Hall, the first of its kind in the United States, dedicated to our Veterans of all wars, was completed in the year 1903 with dedication ceremonies on June Third of that year by our twenty-sixth President Theodore Roosevelt with these . . . — Map (db m95722) HM WM
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 - . . . — Map (db m54763) WM
Indiana (Carroll County), Delphi — Spanish American War Veterans Gave Their Cannon
. . . — 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 . . . — 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 . . . — 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, . . . — 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 . . . — 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 —∮— —— —∮— —— . . . — 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 . . . — 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
. . . — Map (db m75721) WM
Indiana (Montgomery County), Crawfordsville — Spanish American War Memorial — Crawfordsville - 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 . . . — 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 . . . — 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 . . . — Map (db m47449) WM
Indiana (Tippecanoe County), Lafayette — Tippecanoe County War Memorial — Spain - 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 . . . — 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 Veterans — Dedicated 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 Memorial — 1879 - 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. . . . — 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 Memorial — Ray "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 . . . — Map (db m53285) HM
Kansas (Allen County), Iola — General Frederick Funston — In 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 Funston — September 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 . . . — 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 (Franklin County), Ottawa — Company K, 20th Regiment Kansas Volunteers

In honor of Company K 20th Reg't Kan. Vol. in appreciation of their Gallantry and Patriotism in the Philippine Islands 1898 - 1899 ———————— This gateway was erected by . . . — Map (db m95142) 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 . . . — Map (db m60791) HM
Kansas (Leavenworth County), Fort Leavenworth — 32nd and 44th U.S. Volunteer Infantries — In 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 . . . — Map (db m66780) WM
Kansas (Leavenworth County), Fort Leavenworth — Major General James Franklin Bell — Born 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 . . . — Map (db m34551) HM
Kansas (Marshall County), Frankfort — Memory of Battleship Maine — 2-15-1898
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 . . . — Map (db m53055) HM
Kansas (Montgomery County), Cherryvale — Frank E. Bellamy — Dedicated 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 . . . — Map (db m61436) HM WM
Kansas (Montgomery County), Coffeyville — Company G, 20th Kansas Volunteer Infantry Memorial

In memory of the men killed in action on Luzon Island, P. I. in 1898-9

Capt. D. S. Elliott Lieut. W. A. McTaggart Privates Albert Anibal • Orlin Birlew Alva Dix • John Scherer — Map (db m97022) 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 Memorial — 1898 - 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 Trail — 1830 - 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 Gateway — Grand 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 . . . — Map (db m92188) HM

Kansas (Sedgwick County), Wichita — Forty-Five Star Flag — Bicentennial 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 . . . — Map (db m56967) HM
Kansas (Sedgwick County), Wichita — Spanish-American War Memorial — Dedicated 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 . . . — 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 (Ascension Parish), Donaldsonville — War Veterans Memorial
Panel 1 This monument dedicated in memory of all veterans who served the United States Armed Forces in defense of freedom and peace, having fought bravely against tremendous odds on land, sea and air, were no less honorable, valiant and . . . — Map (db m96911) WM
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. . . . — 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 . . . — Map (db m25385) HM
Maine (Cumberland County), Portland — Portland Maine Fort Allen Park USS Maine Memorial
Gun recovered from USS Maine sunk in the harbor Havana Cuba February 15, 1898 — Map (db m96271) HM WM
Maine (Cumberland County), Portland — Portland Maine Spanish War/World War I Memorial
In honor of the men of Portland who served their country and civilization in the 1898 Spanish War 1898 1914 World War 1919 This tablet erected 1922 — Map (db m96527) WM
Maine (Knox County), Camden — Spanish-American War Memorial — 1898 • 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. . . . — Map (db m54676) HM
Maine (Knox County), Rockland — Spanish American War Memorial — 1898 • 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 Memorial — 1898 - 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. . . . — 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 . . . — 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 — Old Fashioned Anchors
These anchors known as “Old Fashioned” anchors were made for our Navy’s first armored cruiser “New York” the flagship of Rear Admiral William T. Sampson during the Spanish-American War and weigh approximately 10,500 lbs. — Map (db m97273) HM
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 . . . — Map (db m5422) HM
Maryland (Anne Arundel County), Pasadena — The History of Ft Smallwood Park
Before the Park (1674-1896) Native Americans have used this land for more than 5,000 years, leaving behind piles of oyster shell, along with shards of pottery and projectile points from the Lat Archaic (3,750BC-1,250BC) to the Woodland . . . — Map (db m98465) 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 . . . — 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 — Abisado — The Court House Cannon
. . . — 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 . . . — Map (db m1699) HM
Maryland (Prince George's County), Fort Washington — Capital Guardian — The 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 . . . — 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 . . . — Map (db m4554) HM
Maryland (Washington County), Hagerstown — In Memory Of — 1898-1902
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 . . . — 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 . . . — 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 . . . — Map (db m66308) WM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Lowell — Soldiers and Sailors Monument — 1861-1865
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 . . . — Map (db m65898) WM

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