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Book:Reminiscences and thrilling stories of the war by returned heroes : containing vivid accounts of personal experiences by officers and men... / by James Rankin Young in collaboration with J. Hampton Moore.:1899. Book Reminiscences and thrilling stories of the war by returned heroes : containing vivid accounts of personal experiences by officers and men... / by James Rankin Young in collaboration with J. Hampton Moore.
Reminiscences and thrilling stories of the war by returned heroes : containing vivid accounts of personal experiences by officers and men... / by James Rankin Young in collaboration with J. Hampton Moore.
Author: Young, James Rankin 1847-1924.
Associated Name: Moore, J. Hampton 1864-1950.
Publication year: 1899.
Language: English
Call Number E715 .Y75 1899
Media class: Book
Publisher: Chicago : Monroe Book Co
Notes:
Contains folded map in beginning of the book.
Extent: xix, 17-683, [100] p. of plates : (some col.) ill., maps ; 23 cm.
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Admiral Schley's account of the destruction of Cervera's fleet -- Admiral Dewey's story of the famous naval victory at Manila -- Dewey's men tell of the great battle of Manila -- The captain of the Hudson tells of the first Americans killed in our war with Spain -- Eye-witnesses vividly describe the first battles on Cuban soil -- Hobson tells the thrilling story of the sinking of the Merrimac -- Admiral Cervera tells of the great naval battle near Santiago -- Naval officers narrate the story of Cervera's defeat -- General Wheeler describes the advance of the American army on Santiago -- Account of the battle of La Quasina by Colonels Wood and Roosevelt -- Rough riders' stories of their grand achievements -- Thrilling stories told by the regulars -- Army officers praise the heroism of our soldiers at the battles around Santiago -- Stories of camp, field and hospital by the volunteers -- General Shafter tells of the downfall of Santiago and surrender of the Spanish Army -- Graphic accounts by Naval officers of the bombardment of San Juan, Porto Rico -- General Miles' campaign in Porto Rico -- Victorious march of our soldiers to San Juan, Porto Rico -- Story of the gallant fight of our army and navy at Manila -- Surrender of Manila after attack of Dewey and Merritt -- Chief government detective's story of the spies of Spain and how they were captured -- Thrilling stories of the war by our brave heroes -- Stories of the camp, battlefield and hospital -- Vivid account of the siege of Santiago -- Exciting experiences of our soldiers and sailors -- Hospital work in camp and at the battle of Santiago -- Story of Clara Barton and the noble work of the Red Cross -- Trophies and mementoes of the war.

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