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New Britain Spanish-American War Memorial

 
 
New Britain Spanish-American War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, March 29, 2011
1. New Britain Spanish-American War Memorial
Inscription.
[ 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 Expedition
April 21, 1898 to July 4, 1902
Abetz William Abrahamson John W. Adolphson Charles D. Anderson August Anderson Charles Andersonch A. Anderson Charles Albin Anderson Charles F. Bacon Lewis F. Barnes Eugene F. Barnes George W. Barnes William H. Beaune Edward P. Beckett William H. Beh Frederick G. Belden Walter S. Birmingham Austin A. Blakesley Charles P. Bloom Emil G. Boquist Martin Bower Clarence A. Boyle Thomas J. Brague Louis J. Bresnahan Thomas Broadbent Jesse J. Brown Frank Bullen William W. Burns James J. Burns John F. Callahan Daniel Callender Edward J. Canfield Charles J. Cannell Richard Carlson Carl F. Carlson David Carlson Gusiaf A. Carlson Jacob Carlson John J. Carlson Victor Carroll
Panel 1 image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, March 29, 2011
2. Panel 1
Dennis A. Cassidy Francis A. Chapman Lorenzo B. Charlow Charles Cheney George Y. C. Chichester Burton J. Chute William F. Clark Alpha A. Clark Claude D. Clark Frank D. Clark Menires A. Coffey James F. Coleman Michael Conley Eugene Conlin Martin Connahan Daniel J. Connoley James F. Cooney John J. Corbell Edward J. Cornell Cornelius Cosgrove James J. Coller John F. Cowler John H. Crowe Luke Crowe Luke J. Crowe Matthew Crowe Patrick Curtis Edwin S. Damon Harry Davis Samuel Denn William Devin Patrick Doughly Alonzo Dunbar John A.

[ panel 4 ]
New Britain volunteers in the Spanish American War
Philippine Insurrection and China Relief Expedition
April 21, 1898 to July 4, 1902
Dyson Willard J. Dyson William Eades John A. Eagan Thomas F. Egan Edward F. English Charles R. Evans Frederick Fagan Franklin R. Fagan Thomas P. Finance Paul C. Finley George L. Fincchiette Nicholas Foley Thomas Fox Ernest Frawley James Freese Ernest W. Fritz George J. Fritz Jacob Genter Charles Gifford George B. Gilligan William P. Goodwin Frank D. Graham John F. Greenwood James P. Griffin Maurice D. Griswold Alfred H. Gunther Rudolph J. Gustavson Frederick Hadsell Arthur Hall William C. Halden Andrew Hauerwas Abraham L Hawthorn Walter
Panel 2 image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, March 29, 2011
3. Panel 2
Rough Riders Attacking San Juan Hill
B. Hebb Morris Helm Frank C. Herraslip Fred Hesse Albert W. Higgins Michael J. Higgins Peter J. Hills Ike T. Hilterand Frederick W. Hoffman George Holden Benedict M. Hotchkiss, Charles B. Hultsen Emil Johnson Charles Johnson Charles C. Johnson Edward D. Johnson Theodore Jubb James Kagel Albert Kalick Micke Kane Cornelius Keegan Allan M. Keith James D. Kellerman Emil Kelley Thomas Kelliher Simon J. Kennedy George P. Kennedy John F. Kienell Fred Kierman William Kindilan Edward King Charles F. Koor Ernest H. Kumm Louis A. Lacey Thomas M. Larson Axel Larson Charles O. Larson Gustaf Larson John

[ panel 5 ]
plaque is missing

[ panel 6 ]
Spanish War Veterans
1898 - 1902
Cuba
U.S.A.
Philippines
Puerto Rico


[ panel 7 ]
New Britain volunteers in the Spanish American War
Philippine Insurrection and China Relief Expedition
April 21, 1898 to July 4, 1902
Prevost Charles F. Prior Andrew Rawlings William J. Reed William W. Reeve William R. Rehm William F. Rice William J. Richter Gunther Riley James Riley Patrick J. Robinson Henry J. Roper Thomas J. Russell Frank E. Ryan Thomas J. Ryberg Gottfried Ryquist Per J. Sakelsky Mike Samlow William F. Samuelson
Panel 3 image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, March 29, 2011
4. Panel 3
Axel E. Scanlon Michael J. Schell Reinhold Shiller James Schmidt William J. Schofield William T. Schutz Louis V. Schwab William Shea John F. Shea John J. Sheehan John J. Sheehy Edward J. Shine Cornelius M. Shine P. Sarsfield Slaney Oliver H. Smith Charles H. Smith Frank L. Smith Fred B. Smith Harry E. Smith Hinman L. Sperl Alolph A. Sperry Eugene Spindler Philip Sproch Andro Stanton Daniel H. Staubley George L. Stayna Michael Steele Wilbur J. Stevens John E. Stevens Willard H. Storey Peter Strickland George N. Strong Perry Sullivan John Sullivan John R. Thorngren Carl E. Tobin Thomas R. Towers Samuel E. Traut Frederick A. Tryon George W. Urban Rudolph Veinovitch Aimen Wadsworth Arthur Walsh Michael Walsh William Wells Edwin Westover Frederick H. Wetherell Joseph A. Wilcox Arthur H. Williams Elmer H. Wondruska Frank Woods John E. Wyman Chester L. Young Myron A. Young William T.

[ panel 8 ]
Wreckage of the U.S.S. Maine in Havana Harbor

[ inscribed around the column ]
China Cuba Puerto Rico Philippine Islands
 
Location. 41° 38.967′ N, 72° 46.313′ W. Marker is in New Britain, Connecticut, in Hartford County. Marker is at the intersection of
Panel 4 image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, March 29, 2011
5. Panel 4
South Main Street and Veterans Drive, on the right when traveling south on South Main Street. Click for map. Located in Willow Brook Park next to Veterans Memorial Stadium. Marker is in this post office area: New Britain CT 06051, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. VFW Post 511 Vietnam Veterans Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); New Britain Vietnam Veterans Memorial (about 700 feet away); Joseph J. "Joe" Buzas (approx. 0.2 miles away); To Elihu Burritt (approx. 0.9 miles away); Berlin (approx. 1.1 miles away); Salute To Women (approx. 1.3 miles away); Zlo Dobrem Zwyciezaj (approx. 1.3 miles away); City of New Britain Sesquicentennial Anniversary (approx. 1.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in New Britain.
 
Categories. War, Spanish-American
 
Panel 5 image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, March 29, 2011
6. Panel 5
plaque is missing
Panel 6 image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, March 29, 2011
7. Panel 6
Panel 7 image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, March 29, 2011
8. Panel 7
Panel 8 image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, March 29, 2011
9. Panel 8
Wreckage of the U.S.S. Maine in Havana Harbor
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 1,115 times since then and 9 times this year. This page was the Marker of the Week Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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