OUR SOLDIER BOYS The Western Star, Sept 17, 1898.
"Will Myers, Geo. Peek and Frank Willard have fell a prey to the fever so prevalent among the soldiers."
THE REUNION: Three Days of Patriotic Exercises and Solid Enjoyment.
EX-SOLDIERS AND CITIZENS FROM FOUR COUNTIES MEET AT WILMORE THIS WEEK.
-- The Western Star, 08 October 1898.
Civil War & Spanish-American War Veterans
Living In or Near Protection, Comanche County, Kansas, in 1919 --The Protection Post, June 5, 1919.
Funeral of R.E. McGually -- The Western Star, January 14, 1938. "He was a member of Company D, 23rd Kansas Volunteers".
SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR VET PASSES AWAY
V. K. Blackard, Retired Carpenter Victim of Heart Attack January 4
The Western Star, January 12, 1951.
PAYNE, Mack 'JM' : November 19, 1877 - December 4, 1969
SGT Trp M 15 Regt CAV, North Carolina
SPANISH AMERICAN WAR
Lot #149, Wilmore/Powell Township Cemetery
Wilmore, Comanche County, Kansas.
Thanks to Shirley Brier for transcribing these articles and providing them for use on this website!
About the Spanish American War:
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The World of 1898: The Spanish American War
The Spanish American War in Motion Pictures
The Spanish American War Centennial Website
Remember the Maine
The Spanish American War
The U.S. Army Yellow Fever Commission (Spanish-American War)
Kansas State Historical Society: Spanish American War records
21st Kansas Volunteers
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