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Unformatted text preview: ready for transport to Cuba from Tampa, Florida. Arriving between June 22 nd and June 24 th at the port cities of Daiquiri and Siboney east of Santiago, General Shafter, officer-in-charge of the American V Corps, looked to set up a base of operations before moving on Santiago to General Linares’ army and Admiral Cervera’s fleet located there. As the Americans began to advance toward Santiago, they ran into little resistance outside of the Battle of Las Guasimas where the head of the advancing American columns was effectively ambushed by Spanish soldiers. Bogdan 2...
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- Spring '11
- History, Bogdan, rampant yellow journalism, Spanish overlords