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Finding Soldiers of "Other Wars"

Spanish-American War, 1898 April (22, 23, or 25) - 1898 December 10

Records of the Philippine American War (aka Philippine Insurrection), 1899 – 1902, are often found with those for the Spanish-American War. See this article for details:

North Carolina Soldiers
  • 973.894 S NCC. North Carolina’s Role in the Spanish-American War (pub. 1975) by Joseph F. Steelman.
  • 975.677 COP NCC. The County of Gaston: Two Centuries of a North Carolina Region by Robert F. Cope and Manly Wade Wellman.
    • A list of Gaston County Spanish-American War Soldiers is in Appendix E, pages 226 – 27.
  • Roster of the North Carolina Volunteers in the Spanish-American War, 1898 – 1899 (pub. 1900) by NC Adjutant General’s Dept.
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  • The Spanish American War Centennial Website provides a searchable listing of some North and South Carolina Military Personnel Rosters and Muster Rolls by Patrick McSherry.
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Other Resources
  • 359.3 LIS NCC. List of officers of the Navy of the United States and of the Marine Corps from 1775 to 1900: comprising a complete register of all present and former commissioned, warranted, and appointed officers of the United States Navy and of the Marine Corps, regular and volunteer. (Includes Spanish-American War)
  • A list of resources on the Spanish-American War from the National Archives.
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  • Fold3 has “Spanish-American War Service Record Index” (full record can be requested from NARA) and “Spanish-American War Service Records – Florida” (searchable images)                                                           
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