Spanish-American War

Spanish-American War - The Spanish-American War Though it...

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The Spanish-American War Though it its duration spanned less than four months, the Spanish-American War was not in the least bit insignificant. This altercation was one of the most successful wars waged by the United States and contributed to its rise to world power. As evidenced by soldiers journals, the conflict itself was filled with many battles and was no less a war than any other US campaign. One such journal was that of A.B. “Bud” Feuer, a soldier in the Spanish-American War. In this book "Combat Diary - Episodes from the history of the Twenty-Second Regiment, 1866- 1905", Bud discusses the experiences of himself and his company in Cuba in the summer of 1898. These stories really interested me because they deal with the events surrounding the Spanish-American War. I’ve always been interested in the war itself and I viewed this as an opportunity to learn a little bit more about it. The first event that the Feuer mentions is the arrival of the 22 nd Infantry in the Santiago Bay of Cuba on June 20, 1898. It is described as a hectic arrival as the troops scramble to find
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This note was uploaded on 09/01/2008 for the course HHS 125 taught by Professor Mako during the Fall '08 term at Stevens.

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