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Milton in Santa Rosa County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

The Spanish – American War

1898

 

— Santa Rosa Veterans Memorial Plaza —

 
The Spanish – American War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, June 20, 2020
1. The Spanish – American War Memorial
Inscription.  
February 15, 1898
Sinking Of The USS Maine

April 19, 1898
U.S. Adopts Joint Resolution For War

April 25, 1898
U.S. Declares War On Spain

May 1, 1898
Battle Of Manila Bay

June 14, 1898
Americans Land In Cuba

June 22, 1898
Spanish Surrender Guam To U.S.

July 1, 1898
Battle Of San Juan Hill

July 3, 1898
Santiago Captured

August 13, 1898
Manila Captured

[Insert: Right Side ]:
U.S. Population
76,600,000

Commander In-Chief
William McKinley

Total Service Members
306,800

Combat Deaths
885

Casualties
4,108

“No man is worth his salt who is not ready at all times to risk his well being, to risk his body, to risk his life, in great cause" Theodore Roosevelt

 
Erected by Santa Rosa County and the
The Spanish – American War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, June 20, 2020
2. The Spanish – American War Memorial
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City of Milton.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in this topic list: Military. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #25 William McKinley, and the Former U.S. Presidents: #26 Theodore Roosevelt series lists.
 
Location. 30° 37.364′ N, 87° 2.123′ W. Marker is in Milton, Florida, in Santa Rosa County. Memorial can be reached from Willing Street 0.1 miles west of Caroline Street. The marker is located within the Santa Rosa County Veterans Memorial Plaza. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5191 Willing Street, Milton FL 32570, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Civil War (here, next to this marker); World War II (here, next to this marker); Mexican - American War (here, next to this marker); Wall of Tears (here, next to this marker); World War I (here, next to this marker); The War Of 1812 (a few steps from this marker); Korea (a few steps from this marker); The War of Independence (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Milton.
 
Also see . . .  The Spanish – American War at History.com. (Submitted on August 4, 2020, by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, Georgia.)
 
Santa Rosa County Veterans Memorial Plaza image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, June 20, 2020
3. Santa Rosa County Veterans Memorial Plaza
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 5, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 7, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 53 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 7, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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