Spanish-American War, 1898
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: https://lccn.loc.gov/sh85140286
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
File — Box 4256.001: , Folder: 5
Scope and Contents This file contains a letter from C. A. Koop, a soldier stationed at Camp Thomas, Georgia, during the Spanish-American War, to his sister Amelia Koop in Louisville, Kentucky. He writes that the camp training keeps him busy, asks about various friends and relatives, and wonders why his father has not written to him yet.
Dates: 1898 July 12
Abstract This collection consists of eight photographs depicting soldiers during the period of two wars: the Spanish-American War and Philippine-American War.
File — Box 4256.001: , Folder: 3
Scope and Contents This file contains two letters from James B. Hebden and one letter from D. W. Gray, both of the 1st Regiment of Kentucky Volunteers, US Army, to Clara M. J. Gray, care of the Louisville and Nashville Railroad Freight Office, Louisville, Kentucky. Hebden's letters are dated August 6, 1898, and November 1, 1898. The first was written from Newport News, Virginia, as the unit was shipping out to Puerto Rico. The second was written at Camp Ponce, Puerto Rico, on YMCA stationery. The letter from D....
File — Box 4256.001: , Folder: 12
Scope and Contents This file contains three letters to Joel F. Bledsoe, in Soldier, Kentucky, from three of the comrades with whom he served from 1901-1904 in Company I of the 27th Infantry Regiment--J. J. Kearns, Lewis Marshall, and Jim Franklin. The letter from Franklin, dated December 4, 1941, mentions "the night we were on guard at the beach at Tucuran" and recalls a soldier who died "after we arrived at Cebu."
File — Box 4257.008: , Folder: 3
Scope and Contents Letter from Lois Estie Muffit in Reading, Michigan, to her aunt Ellen Andrew of Wempleton, Illinois, giving updates on her father and a multitude of other family members. Lois also briefly mentions the soldiers in Cuba fighting in the Spanish American War, and worries about yellow fever.
File — Box 4256.001: , Folder: 6
Scope and Contents This file contains a letter from Louis Marsalis, a soldier stationed at Camp George H. Thomas, Georgia, during the Spanish-American War, to his sister in Summit, Mississippi. He writes about life at his Army camp, thanks her for the box she sent, and hopes she is doing well.
Dates: 1898 July 21
File — Box 4256.001: , Folder: 4
Scope and Contents This file contains a signed picture of Richmond P. Hobson in uniform, dated 1898, and an offprint of an article by him, "America, Mistress of the Seas," that appeared in the October 1902 issue of the North American Review.
Dates: 1898, 1902
Overview Extensive scrapbook concerning the life and home of Annie Wheeler, daughter of "Fighting" Joe Wheeler.