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Spanish-American War, 1898

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

201st National Guard, Regiment Histories

Collection Number: A&M 1297

Histories of the 201st National Guard Regiment. This regiment dates back to colonial times, beginning as Captain Morgan Morgan's company of militia, and has served with merit in nearly every war in which the United States has engaged. Specific details of this unit's deployment are included in an index.

Dates: 1949-1991

Andrew Summers Rowan (1857-1943) Papers and Memorabilia

Collection Number: A&M 1780
Overview Burial flag, cord, pictures, and correspondence, 1963-1964, concerning disposition of these items. There is a resume of Rowan's life after 1922 and information on his military service, which included a mission in Cuba prior to the Spanish-American War, which was glorified in Elbert Hubbard's A Message to Garcia. There is a resume of Rowan's life, most notably his U.S. Army career, 1881-1909. An 1881 graduate of West Point, he served on the frontier against Indians...
Dates: ca. 1940-1960

C.P. Dorr, Congressman, Letters regarding Re-Election

Collection Number: A&M 0304

Letters from West Virginia newspapers and organizations such as the West Virginia Editorial Association concerning Dorr's prospects for his first re-election as a Congressman. The correspondence is indicative of the lobbying efforts exercised by the press on the political process of that era.

Dates: 1898

George Seldon Wallace (1871-1963) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1710
Overview Papers of a Huntington attorney, member of the West Virginia National Guard, 1909-1916, employee of the C&O Railway Company, president of the Union Bank and Trust Company of Huntington, president of the Ben Lomond Company, president of the Blackberry, Kentucky and West Virginia Coal and Coke Company, attorney for Central City, prosecuting attorney of Cabell County, 1905-1908, chairman of a county Democratic committee, and delegate to the Democratic National Convention, 1912. Wallace...
Dates: 1898-1963

Guy B. Young Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0661

Personal papers of a Glenville attorney, dealing with his law practice, service in the Spanish-American War, and his education at Glenville State Normal School and West Virginia University College of Law.

Dates: 1880-1940

Howard Sutherland, Senator, Pension Records for Civil War Veterans and Other Material

Collection Number: A&M 3769

Papers of U.S. Senator Howard Sutherland of West Virginia regarding the military pensions of Civil War veterans James Forsyth Harrison and Joseph E. Inscoe, and Spanish-American War veteran Thomas Ingram. Collection includes correspondence between Senator Sutherland, pensioners, and others. Includes typed copies of letters, House and Senate bills, petitions, pension claims, and other material.

Dates: ca. 1913-1921

J.C. Sanders, Collector, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 2034

A collection of court records, genealogies, historical sketches and other materials relating to Hampshire and Mineral counties in West Virginia and surrounding areas in Virginia and Maryland. Subjects include a naturalist description of the area and an early history of the region including Indians, white settlement, the French and Indian War and the American Revolution. There is material on the Civil War and World War I and World War II veterans.

Dates: ca. 1700-1950

Jennewine Brothers, Soldiers, Letters from the Spanish-American War and the Philippine-American War

Collection Number: A&M 3765
Overview Incoming letters of two soldiers from Monongalia County, Edgar C. Jennewine and Frederick N. Jennewine of the 10th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, who fought in both the Spanish-American War and in the immediately following Philippine-American War. Includes 40 original letters, many with their envelopes, as well as some clippings and a photograph. Subjects of the letters include descriptions of Manila, attitudes toward and descriptions of Philippine natives and their material culture, and...
Dates: 1898-1899

John W. Mason (1842-1917) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1888
Overview Correspondence, legal papers, photographs, and printed materials of John W. Mason (1842-1917). Mason was a circuit court and state Supreme Court judge, member of the Virginia State Debt Commission, and commissioner of Internal Revenue. The general correspondence contains personal and business letters, as well as manuscript speeches, notebooks, and reports. The period while Mason was circuit judge is particularly sparse. Also includes Internal Revenue correspondence consisting of about 8,500...
Dates: 1831-1928

Kathryn Cramer Morgan, Charles William Cramer Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M 3855
Overview Papers of the Charles William Cramer family of Morgantown. He was born in 1876 in Piedmont, West Virginia; graduated from Law School at West Virginia University in 1897; served in the 6th Cavalry Regiment in the Spanish-American War; and moved to Morgantown in 1901. Includes 176 page narrative by Cramer regarding his life from 1876 to ca. 1905, covering his student days at West Virginia University and his service during the Spanish-American War. There is a photo of Charles Cramer; and photos...
Dates: 1876-ca.1970