SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR

The Third Georgia Volunteer Infantry was the only one to go to Cuba
as a distinctively Georgia organization.
Company I - Augusta, Milledgeville, and Richmond, Baldwin, Wilkinson, Hancock and Warren Counties
(Capt. J. H. Stevens, when organized)

Hancock County Spanish-American Soldiers: 
Elmo E  Birdsong Pvt Co H 2 Ga Inf USV 
Henry B. Flemming Pvt Co F 1 Ga Inf USV 
Robert Patillo Pvt Co D 2 Ga Inf USV 
De Lamar Turner, Jr Co D 1 Ga Inf USV 
Manardia S. Williams PVT., 1 Div. Hosp. 7, Arm. Corps
 

Your ancestor a Spanish American Soldier? Email me.

LINKS:
     Spanish-AmericanWar Forum
   The Spanish-American War (Library of Congress) 
    The Spanish-American War Centennial Website
    African American Soldiers From The Spanish-American War To 1917
    9th Cavalry
    Brief History of the 10th Cavalry
    Fort McPherson Georgia
    Major Micah J. Jenkins Camp of the Sons of Spanish American War Veterans
BOOKS
  • A Roster of Spanish American War Soldiers From Georgia.  Thaxton, Carlton J.,
  •      et. al., eds.Americus: Thaxton Co., 1984
  • Uncle Sam's Little Wars: The Spanish-American War, Philippine Insurrection, and Boxer Rebellion, 
  • 1898-1902 by  J.Phillip Langellier
  • Spanish-American War : The Story and Photographs by Donald M. Goldstein, et al
  • The Spanish War: An American Epic--1898 by G.J.A. O'Toole

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    FORUMS

             Spanish American War Forum


    RECORDS
             Military Records at the National Archives
        Pension Records -
    Veterans Administration (Record Group 15)
    Printed Sources
    Records Relating to Pension and Bounty Land Claims, 17731942
    page 307
    With the exception of certain limited series, the Civil War and Spanish American War pension applications are filed together. These records consist of approved and disapproved pension applications based on service chiefly in these two wars filed between 1861 and 1934, and covering both Army and Navy service after 1910. Pension applications of widows and dependents consist of approved and disapproved applications. Naval files consist of approved and disapproved pension applications of Navy veterans submitted between the years 1861 and 1910. Case files of pension applications of widows and dependents consist of approved and disapproved claims. There are microfilm indexes (2,811 rolls) to most of these case files, and a card index of names or remarried widows. Look under Civil War Pensions at ancestry.com for  Spanish American Soldier Pensions. 

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    copyright 2004 Eileen B. McAdams